Gen Con 2019: Best 4 days in gaming kick off Thursday at Indianapolis Convention Center

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INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – The best four days in gaming kick off at the Indianapolis Convention Center today! Gen Con runs from August 1-4.

This is the largest convention of its kind in North America. In 2018, an attendance record was set as more than 60,000 people attended and 500 exhibitors set up.

Gen Con started in 1968, and since 2003, it’s been held in Indy. It brings about $70 million in revenue to central Indiana.

The convention is dedicated to gaming, including tournaments, art, guest appearances, and a costume contest.

Gen Con 2019 hours

  • Thursday, Friday, Saturday: 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
  • Sunday: 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.

Costume Parade and Contest

  • Costume Parade: Saturday, 3 p.m.
  • Costume Contest: Saturday, 4 p.m.

Click here for a map of the Indianapolis Convention Center.

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