Conventions, Comic Book Shops, Cosplay Events, Steampunk, Anime and so much more! Click on the title of the events for direct links to information. Nerdy in NJ Events are listed in date order. *Note, I am not personally affiliated with any of these events. If you have questions, please contact the event directly. Thank you!
Nerdy in New Jersey Events 2017:
Jersey Shore Comic Book Show – November 26th
Featuring vendors, artists, writers, costume groups. The Marine Corps will be collecting toys to benefit Toys for Tots. Special appearance by Santa Claus.
Date: Sunday, November 26th, 2017; 10am to 4pm
Address: Flemington Elk’s Lodge; 165 State Route 31, Flemington, NJ
Cost: $3.00 Children 12 and under Free. Receive $1.00 off admission when you bring and item for Charity.
The StrangeXchange – December 2nd
Here comes another holiday StrangeXchange! Come One, Come All! Join the Strange Xchange and Weird NJ at the historic Wellmont Theater! Over 40 vendors selling unique, unusual and amazing items – perfect for one-of-a-kind gifts and stocking stuffers! So do some holiday shopping with us at The StrangeXchange! Fun for the entire family!
Date: Saturday, December 2nd, 2017; 11am to 5pm
Address: The Wellmont Theater; 5 Seymour St, Montclair, New Jersey
Hudson Alternative Art Market – December 16th & 17th
A weekend of art and handmade goods, Sponsored by JC Oddities Market. Free parking on site, handicap accessible venue. All ages welcome.
Dates: December 16th & 17th, 2017; 12pm to 6pm
Address: Kearny Point; 78 John Miller Way, Kearny, New Jersey
Cost: Free Admission
Asbury Park Punk Rock Flea Market – December 30th
Asbury Park Punk Rock Flea Market returns to Convention Hall on the boardwalk!! As always, they have over 125 amazing and unique vendors and 4 bands playing upstaris at the Overlook.
Date: Saturday, December 30th, 2017; 11am to 5pm ,early admission at 10am
Address: Convention Hall, Asbury Park, NJ
Cost: $5, $10 early admission
Nerdy in New Jersey Events 2018:
NJ Horror Con and Film Festival 2018 – March 2nd – 4th
The event will include over 30 well known celebrities, many indie Horror films, red carpet, awards, exclusive Q and A panels, 100 vendors and many more to be announced. New Jersey Horror Con and Film Festival will be announcing celebrity guests and films as they are confirmed. Call the hotel and book now! Mention “New Jersey Horror Con” and get a special rate. New Jersey Horror Con co-founder, Ryan Scott Weber, commented, “The New York/ New Jersey area has many enthusiastic horror fans and filmmakers that need an outlet like this to celebrate films and the genre. Rob Bruce and I are excited to deliver a great experience for fans and professionals alike. “We are pleased to join together great people and create something new and fresh “says New Jersey Horror Con co-founder, Rob Bruce. “Ryan and I are born and raised in New Jersey. We can not wait to create an event dear to our hearts.”
MARCH 2ND: Friday 5pm-11pm
MARCH 3RD: Saturday: 10AM – 7 PM
MARCH 4TH: Sunday: 10 AM – 5 PM
Dates: March 2nd – 4th, 2018
Address: Renaissance Woodbridge Hotel, 515 U.S. 1, Woodbridge Township, NJ
Cost: $25 – $65