Historicon 2018

12 Jul 2018 - 15 Jul 2018
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Lancaster Host Hotel Resort and Conference Center
Lancaster / Pennsylvania / United States of America

Historicon is the largest gaming convention in North America devoted to historical miniature wargaming. Thousands of miniature gamers and military history enthusiasts gather to play in hundreds of tabletop games, tournaments, and demonstrations. The convention is accompanied by a large flea market of used gaming items and accessories, a large dealer hall offering new merchandise, a series of seminars and training sessions, painting competitions, and similar events. This 4 days gaming convention is being organized by Historical Miniatures Gaming Society (HMGS). The venue of this event is Lancaster Host Hotel Resort and Conference Center which is located in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States of America. The event will be held from 12 July 2018, Thursday to 15 July 2018, Sunday. Historicon 2018 will showcase a wide range of products and services related to games sector from the leading exhibitors, for example, fantasy, science fiction, steampunk, horror miniature games. Over 100 exhibitors are expected at this event to showcase their products and services. The event will accommodate approximately 90,000 square feet of exhibit space. Over 4,000 visitors are expected at this gaming convention. The frequency of Historicon is annual. The first year of this gaming convention is 2006.

  Address : 2300 Lincoln Highway East (Route 30)

  City : Lancaster, PA

  Country : United States of America

  Phone : +1 717-299-5500

  Website : Click here for venue website

Lancaster Host Hotel Resort and Conference Center
Organized by

Historical Miniatures Gaming Society (HMGS)

Incorporated in the state of Maryland in July 1986, Historical Miniatures Gaming Society (HMGS) is a registered non-profit 501(c)3 charitable educational membership organization that promotes the study of military history through the hobby of historical tabletop miniature wargaming.

Address: 25 West Courtland Street

City: Bel Air, MD

Country: United States of America

Phone: 225-753-7165

Phone: (940) 786-4000

Fax: (540) 548-0552

Hours

  • Thursday :
    Events: 10 AM - 1 AM | Vendor Hall: Noon - 6 PM
  • Friday :
    Events: 8 AM - 1 AM | Vendor Hall: 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Saturday :
    Events: 8 AM - 1 AM | Vendor Hall: 9 AM - 6 PM
  • Sunday :
    Events: 8 AM - 5 PM | Vendor Hall: 9 AM - Noon

Event at a glance

  Event Type Regional Trade Show
  Start Date 12 July 2018, Thursday
  End Date 15 July 2018, Sunday
  Category Toys & Games
  Venue Lancaster Host Hotel Resort and Conference Center
  City Lancaster, PA
  State Pennsylvania
  Country United States of America
  Organizer Historical Miniatures Gaming Society (HMGS)
  First Year 2006
  Frequency Annual
  Visitors 4,000+
  Exhibitors 100+
  Space 90,000 square feet
  Open to The public

Past Editions

  • 12 Jun 2017 - 15 Jun 2017
    Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, Fredericksburg, VA
  • 14 Jul 2016 - 17 Jul 2016
    Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, Fredericksburg, VA
  • 16 Jul 2015 - 19 Jul 2015
    Fredericksburg Expo & Conference Center, Fredericksburg, VA
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