2024 Illinois Comic Cons & Anime Conventions Schedule

In Illinois, most comic convention events are held in Chicago around the year. Known as the Windy City, Chicago is home to many fantastic comic and anime cons. Top conventions include Chicago Comic Con, C2E2 and Anime Midwest. Find the best Illinois comic cons and anime cons near you.

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Upcoming Illinois Conventions

March 2, 2024

DuPage Comic Con (Wheaton / Chicago, Illinois)

Dupage County Fairgrounds
2015 Manchester Rd
Wheaton, IL 60187 United States
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April 26, 2024 - April 28, 2024

Chicago Comic & Entertainment Expo C2E2 (Illinois)

McCormick Place
2301 S King Dr.
Chicago, IL 60616 United States
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April 28, 2024

Chicago Toy Show (Illinois)

Kane County Fair Grounds
525 Randall Rd
St. Charles, IL 60174 United States
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May 17, 2024 - May 19, 2024

Anime Central ACEN (Chicago, Illinois)

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018 United States
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July 5, 2024 - July 7, 2024

Anime Midwest (Rosemont / Chicago, Illinois)

Hyatt Regency O’Hare Chicago
9300 W Bryn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL 60018 United States
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July 12, 2024 - July 14, 2024

G-FEST (Chicago, Illinois)

Hyatt Regency O’Hare Chicago
9300 W Bryn Mawr Ave
Rosemont, IL 60018 United States
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August 16, 2024 - August 18, 2024

Fan Expo Chicago ( Illinois)

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018 United States
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October 12, 2024 - October 13, 2024

Collect-A-Con Chicago (Illinois)

Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
5555 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018 United States
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October 19, 2024

Wauke-Con (Waukegan / Chicago, Illinois)

Three Brothers Theatre
115 N Genesee St
Waukegan, IL 60085 United States
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Past Illinois Conventions

October 2, 2020 - October 4, 2020

CREATION of the DEAD (Chicago, Illinois)

Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center
1551 N. Thoreau Dr.
Schaumburg, IL 60173 United States
June 10, 2022 - June 12, 2022

Gateway: The Official Stargate Convention (Chicago, Illinois)

The Westin O’Hare
6100 N River Rd
Rosemont, IL 60018 United States
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October 8, 2022 - October 9, 2022

Stranger Con (Chicago, Illinois)

Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center
1551 N. Thoreau Dr.
Schaumburg, IL 60173 United States
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November 10, 2023 - November 12, 2023

Anime Pops Up (Deerfield / Chicago, Illinois)

Hyatt Regency Deerfield
1750 Lake Cook Road
Deerfield, IL 60015 United States
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About Illinois

Illinois is a midwestern state bordering Indiana in the east and the Mississippi River in the west. Nicknamed the Prairie State, it’s marked by farmland, forests, rolling hills and wetlands. Chicago, one of the largest cities in the U.S, is in the northeast on the shores of Lake Michigan. The capital of Illinois is Springfield. It has a state population of 12.67 million from 2021 data.
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Top Places to Visit in Illinois
Millennium Park, Shedd Aquarium, Abraham Lincoln Presidential Library and Museum, Shawnee National Forest, Lincoln Park Zoo, Field Museum

What is Illinois known for?
Illinois is probably best known for its world class city of Chicago. Its regarded as the cultural heart of the USA with a broad economic base. Attractive towns and farmland, also highlight the landscape of the state.