’23 News/Info

2023 Dragon Con Night at the Georgia Aquarium

It’s baaaccccck! Channel your inner fantasy and join us for exclusive after-hours views of the Aquarium galleries, with ambient music and food and drinks available for purchase. Don’t miss this mystical and magical experience as you journey through 11 million gallons of wondrous water. Extra fee event; buy tickets here [https://www.georgiaaquarium.org/events/event/dragon-con-night] (general admission $45; VIP sold out). Saturday 7–11PM, Georgia… Read more →

2023 Dragon Con Parade

2023 Dragon Con Parade

The 23rd annual Dragon Con parade steps off at 10AM Saturday! The parade runs south along Peachtree Street to the convention area, ending between the Hyatt and the Marriott. The annual event draws in thousands from all around the Atlanta area to enjoy all the different costumes, groups, and guests. If you’re headed out to watch, be sure to stake… Read more →

2023 Dragon Con Blood Drive T-shirt and badge pin information

2023 Robert A. Heinlein Blood Drive

A Dragon Con tradition continues: the Robert A. Heinlein “Pay It Forward” Blood Drive is back for 2023! This is the 20th anniversary of the blood drive, founded in 2003. Come open a vein and maybe save a life! All donors and volunteers will get a t-shirt and special badge ribbon, and scheduled donors will get a special gift. Make… Read more →

The Dragon Con Virtual Experience

Yes, you really can keep the magic of Dragon Con alive, virtually, through the convention weekend and all year round. Tune in to Dragon Con from home, live from your hotel while finalizing that last costume detail, or even from the future, long after the excitement of the weekend has gone the way of the Marriott Carpet and the Sheraton:… Read more →

Logo for CURE Childhood Cancer

Dragon Con 2023 Charity Events

For 2023, Dragon Con will be raising funds for CURE Childhood Cancer, an Atlanta-based organization whose purpose is right in the name. Founded in 1975, CURE funds targeted research on childhood cancers while supporting patients and their families. This year, Dragon Con will match fundraising for CURE up to $125,000! Dragon Con’s flagship fundraiser each year is the main Charity… Read more →