Bronies love meeting up, and these meetups eventually grow large enough to warrant a full blown convention. This year we have a bucketload of them. Countries across the world are hosting events.
If you are looking for one in your area, but aren't sure where to turn, we will be keeping this convention section on the side bar in chronological order.
If you are running a con, the required submission materials can be found Everyone else head past the break for a list of pony conventions happening in 2013!
Date: March 23-24th
Location: Brooklyn, NY
Date: April 5th-6th
Location: Salt Lake City, Utah
Formerly known as Equestricon, Crystal Mountain Pony Con is an exciting new pony convention in Salt Lake City Utah. CMPC is a fan run convention with a lot to offer! We are made by the fans for the fans. Featuring Fandom guests like Laser Pon3, Rina-Chan, Solrac and more you can see a full list at the website www.crystalmtnponycon.com also don't forget to check out our ask Salt Lick tumblr. Crystal Mountain Pony con is a jam packed weekend that is sure to knock your cutie marks off! We look forward to seeing you there!
Date: April 6-7th
Location: Sydney, Australia
Saddle up for PonyCon AU, Australia’s first convention for the popular franchise My Little Pony! PonyCon AU will run over the weekend, and will give bronies and families alike the opportunity to get cool merchandise, talk to notable fans who have involved themselves with the show, and dance to fan-made music during our evening concert.
All ages welcome, children under 13 must bring an adult supervisor. More information here.
Location: Phoenix AZ
It's finally time for a My Little Pony convention to come to Phoenix. The United Bronies of Arizona are proud to present to you AppleloosaCon, with the help of the Phoenix Convention Center we hope
to put on an awesome convention for everyone to enjoy. Appleloosacon will be happening from Friday April 19th, to Sunday April 21st of 2013, so be prepared to reserve your passes soon! In fact, as an incentive, all passes until the beginning of Feburary, are just less than 35 dollars for the full event! We are also proud to have several guests looking forward to appearing at AppleloosaCon, and look forward to welcoming more as time goes on! So keep an eye out for some exciting announcements soon
Date: May 10-12
Locaton: Anaheim, CA
Equestria LA returns for a second year as the premier Southern California My Little Pony convention! Located in Anaheim, California EQLA will take place on May 10-12 at the Anaheim Marriott hotel, located near the world-famous Disneyland Resort! Attendees can reserve a room at our convention hotel for the special low rate of $115 per night using the link below. Hurry now! Tickets start at $55 for all three days, pre-registration ends on April 19th! Book your room here!
Date: May 10-12th
Location: Omaha, Nebraska
You get to make some awesome some new friends when go to [PON3Con.] (http://www.pon3con.com/defaultsite) We offer interactive panels for everybody out at the Sheraton Hotel in Omaha, Nebraska. With amazing artists, musicians, and anything else you can imagine from the Brony community, this will be the best convention out in the Plains of the United States. Be one of the first 100 to pre-register and not only do you get an awesome price, but a free one-of-a-kind PON3 Con T-shirt. [Register now.](http://www.pon3con.com/defaultsite#!registration/cqmm) Also check out our awesome [Guests]( http://www.pon3con.com/#!specials/c21c9) such as Whitedove Creations and Hot Diggedy Demon! If you have any questions, comments or concerns about anything, don't hesitate to email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. We would love to help you. Hope to see you this May!
Date: May 31-June 2nd
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio
Ladies and Gentlemen, Fillies and Gentlecolts, Cutie Mark Con is pleased to be bringing Cincinnati, Ohio a unique and wonderful experience. Cutie Mark Con will be May 31 - June 2, 2013 at the Crowne Plaza Cincinnati North. There are many guests announced, with more yet to come. visit us at www.cutiemarkcon.com for more information
Date: Summer 2013
Location: British Columbia
BronyCAN is Canada’s premiere pony convention, and will be occurring during summer 2013 in beautiful British Columbia. The convention will run a full weekend, with panels, a dance, guest question and answers, and many other events you’ve come to expect at Brony conventions, with a few surprises. BronyCAN's kickstarter, with many wonderful reward tiers, is open for contributions at http://www.indiegogo.com/bronycan. For further general information, bookmark our website at http://www.bronycan.ca , like our Facebook page at http://www.facebook.com/BronyCAN, and be sure to follow our twitter @BronyCAN for news as-it-happens. We can’t wait to provide the MLP community a friendly place where like-minded people can get together and enjoy all the wonderful activities we have planned. Come join us this summer!
Date: June 14-16
Location: Columbus, Ohio
TrotCon 2013 will be held on June 14-16, right in the middle of downtown Columbus, Ohio at the Sheraton at Capitol Square. For our second year, we’re once again gathering together some of the fandom’s greatest and most powerful names for a weekend packed full of over fifty hours of nonstop pony. Check out our website at http://trotcon.com/, and follow us on Twitter (https://twitter.com/TrotCon) and Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/
trotcon.ohio) to keep up with all the awesome plans we have in store for this summer!
Date: June 28-30
Location: Houston, Texas
Fiesta Equestria! June 28th- 30th in Houston, Texas, will be the first major pony convention in the southern United States. It’s sure to be a blast with a large dealers’ room, exciting panels, a 24 hour gaming room, guests such as Hey Ocean!, featuring the vocal talent of Ashleigh Ball (voice actress of Applejack and Rainbow Dash), and events such as Pon3techtronica, our Saturday night EDM concert. A room at our venue, the massive Westchase Marriott hotel, will only cost $95 a night, and parking is free. Make sure to follow us, like us, and come on down this June- and don’t forget, everything is bigger in Texas!
Date: July 4-6th
Location: Helinski, Finland 2014
The Crystal Fair 2014 convention will be held in the Finnish capital city of Helsinki between the 4th and the 6th of July 2014. Our event will be hosted at the Finlandia Hall, which is located at the very center of the capital. The convention will mainly focus on European aspects of the brony fandom. We welcome you to our capital city with open arms (hooves?). If you desire to combine a vacation with ponies, then you should seriously consider joining us over here! We hope that you decide to attend and are eagerly looking forward to your visit! If you want to know more, you can find us at: www.crystalfair.fi
Date: July 5-7
Location: Seattle, Washington
Everfree Northwest is the Pacific Northwest's premiere My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic convention. Now in it's second year, this year’s con will take place July 5th through the 7th, 2013, at the Seattle Airport Hilton Conference Center, in Seattle, WA. We have several VAs from the show announced as guests, such as Peter New, Michelle Creber, Andrew Francis and Tabitha St. Germain. In addition, we have a sizable number of community guests running the gamut from musicians and visual artists to game makers and writers and so forth. In addition to the usual offerings of pony conventions, such as a vendor hall and panels, we are proud to feature a 24 hour convention space, allowing attendees round-the-clock access to several areas such as our gaming room, art jam space, and our immensely popular arts and crafts room.
Date: July 12-14
Location: Nashville, Tenn.
Sweet Apple Acres Con is Nashville’s premiere convention for the show My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic. For its inaugural event this summer, SAA aims to provide the highest quality entertainment possible to the South East, a region of the US that has long awaited its first major brony convention, by bringing renowned guests and musicians into Music City for panels, performances, parties, convention debuts and exhibitions. The event will be July 12-14 at Millennium Maxwell House. Visit SAA online at http://sweetapplecon.com/
Date: July 27-28th
Location: Kansas City
Midwest Bronyfest KC is Kansas City's premiere My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic fan convention. Formally known as Silly Filly Con, we've grown a bit, so we got ourselves a new name. Come out to an event that promises to have awesome programming, music, community, and show guests. And most importantly, come and hang with your fellow Bronies! Our convention is July 27th-28th at the Overland Park Convention Center in Overland Park, KS just outside KC. Full details can be found at www.mwbfkc.net. Registration is open, and we'll have rolling updates as the weeks progress. Hope to see you there!
Date: August 2-4th
Location: Baltimore, MD
BronyCon is the largest brony gathering put on by the fans for the fans of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic and prides itself with being the first-ever convention for the show with its inaugural event taking place in June 2011 in New York City. Formerly putting on multiple events per year, BronyCon is now focusing its efforts on a single annual convention and aims to please its attendees with an extensive guest list of talent from the show and related content, community guests and the largest brony musician concert in the world—BronyPalooza. BronyCon 2013 is a 24-hour event and will be Aug. 2-4 in Baltimore, Md. at the Baltimore Convention Center. For more information about the convention, visit BronyCon’s website: http://bronycon.org
Date: August 3-4th
Location: Schlosspark, Ludwigsburg, Germany
GalaCon is an event open for pony enthusiasts from Europe and beyond! Building on the foundation laid down in 2012, the event will expand on all accounts. Heaps of possiblities await - Whether you want to hang out with friends old and new, meet staff from various dubs of the show, attend the big gala evening or shop till you drop, GalaCon got you covered. The talent, cooperation and joy of the community reaches all across Europe; GalaCon will bring you that at its fullest!
Date: August 23-25th
Location: Manchester, UK
Europe's largest Brony convention is back for round two! August 23rd-25th 2013 will see the second annual BUCK convention in Manchester, England set to be bigger and better than the last! Featuring many talented guests, community panels, workshops, parties, performances and gratuitous amounts of swag, BUCK 2013 is all set to be the biggest weekend of your year. For the latest news, please like us on Facebook: https://www.
Date: September 13-15th
Location: Austin, Texas
Founded in 2012, Brony Fan Fair is an annual My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic fan convention in Austin, Texas. With a total of more than ten years of convention organizing experience, the team behind Brony Fan Fair endeavors to provide and nurture an environment where for Bronies and Pegasisters alike can celebrate their love for My Little Pony. Three days of My Little Pony-related events and making friends is what Brony Fan Fair is all about. Brony Fan Fair, doing our best to "Keep Austin Weird," is proud to host BFF2013 in Austin, Texas on September 13-15, 2013 at the Holiday Inn Austin Midtown. Please visit our website at www.BronyFanFair.com for more information. You can also keep up with us on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/BronyFanFair.
Date: September 14th
Location: Sacramento State University
Date: September 14th-15th
Location: Southern Ontario
"CANterlot is Ontario's premier "My Little Pony - Friendship is Magic" fan-run convention, located in the fine city of Toronto where some of our beloved voice actors hail. CANterlot will be held on September 14-15 of 2013! Check us out at http://www.canterlotcon.
Date: October 26-27
Location: Paris, France
Fillies and gentlecolts, we are pleased to announce that the very first French brony convention, the BronyDays, will take place in Paris at the end of October 2013, a few days before Halloween. For those of you who do not speak in fancy, fear not, for the convention will be entirely bilingual, in both french and english. The program? Games, cosplay and art contests, interviews, a party, and more including a few surprises... At that time of the year, expect a Nightmare Night theme as well as some related events and activites. Stay tuned for future announcements, and rendezvous in October !
Date: November 8-10
Location: Dallas, Texas
Nightmare Nights Dallas is an unofficial My Little Pony fan convention in Addison, Texas. We are a family-friendly event, welcoming fans of all ages with a primary focus on “My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic“. We welcome collectors, animation fans, and cosplayers of all generations, and hope to provide a fun & safe event for everyone and help raise money for St Jude Children’s Hospital to boot.
Our guests include voice talent and show production staff, as well as celebrated members of the FiM fan community.
Our venue is the wonderful Crowne Plaza Addison, located in north Dallas. Convenient from two airports with a wealth of dining options nearby, it is the place to go for North Texas fandom conventions.
Date: March 28-30th 2014
Location: Lewisville, Texas
BRONY-FEST March 28th- 30th in Lewisville, Texas, will be celebrating its second year running by taking DFW area pony fandom to all new limits! We are back at the Hilton Garden Inn & Lewisville Convention Center & rooms will only cost $69 a night with 2 free breakfasts per night, & parking is free. Our guests this year include the Wonderbolts Matt Hill & Kelly Matzger among others industry actors and fan guests like Neil 'drawponies' Double sized vendor room, platinum event with a limo ride to Dave & Busters with our guests, Dance presented by PONYVILLE LIVE! plus lots more! Find us out on Twitter and on Facebook for news, more guests as we add em, & updates on everything Brony-Fest!
Location: Southeast Louisiana
The Gulf Coast Circle of friends invites our fellow bronies to a fun filled weekend in illustrious SE Louisiana. Come celebrate our wonderful brony culture with fellow fans and talented artists and musicians.
All missing convention websites can be found here.
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