BookCon 2018
Bring the whole family to BookCon

Bring the whole family to BookCon, an immersive experience that features two full days of amazing content including Q&As with the best children’s authors, fun activities that bring their favorite stories to life, storytelling, interactive workshops, and so much more!

Get tickets before the Price Increase on May 28

Stories That Jump Off the Page

  • Put yourself in the cover of a Harry Potter book!

    Put yourself in the cover of a Harry Potter book!

  • Dreamworks Animation FAMILY FUN BOOTH

    Dreamworks Animation FAMILY FUN BOOTH

    face painting, a Spirit-themed braid bar, giant coloring wall, & a screening area with episodes of Trolls & Spirit all day

  • Intro To Spells for Witches & Wizards

    Intro To Spells for Witches & Wizards

    Sunday, 1:00 PM, Family HQ Booth 1061

Plus Step into Diary of a Wimpy Kid. Plus Step into Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

Plus Step into Diary of a Wimpy Kid.

  • Snap a picture on The Heffley’s Family Vacation Getaway

    Three fun family photo ops await including THE GETAWAY plane and two vacation postcards. Say, “Cheese touch!”

  • What’s an Island Getaway Resort Trip without Island Games?

    Fans can play THE GETAWAY Plinko Board Game and win some awesome prizes!

  • Meet Greg Heffley and Take a Photo at the island GETAWAY

    Greg Heffley will be at BookCon to take pictures with Fans! Share your photos with Greg using the hashtag #THEGETAWAY. Make sure to tag @BOOKCON too!

  • Jeff Kinney Live

    Sunday, June 3 at 3:15 PM in Room 1E10

Meet Your Favorite Authors

Meet your favorite authors

Jump In! Catch A Panel!

  • Brain Quest Challenge

    Saturday, June 2, 1:00 PM Family HQ Booth 1061

    Brain Quest is bringing its fast-paced, curriculum-based question and answer game to life with lots of fun prizes! All ages are welcome to participate.

  • Middle Grade Blowout

    Sunday, 10:45 AM, 1E14

    Join Renée Russell, John August, Daniel José Older & Zach King with moderator Soman Chainani as they discuss writing from all different perspectives.

Plus an inspiring panel for young campers everywhere!

Plus an inspiring panel for young campers everywhere!

Lumberjanes to the Max!

Saturday, 2:30 PM, Downtown Stage

Based on the bestselling, cult-favorite graphic novels, the Lumberjanes series of middle-grade novels follows the five scouts of Roanoke cabin on totally new, action-packed adventures. Join series author Mariko Tamaki & illustrator & comics co-creator Brooklyn Allen in a discussion about what’s next for Jo, April, Molly, Mal, & Ripley.

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