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[ August 11, 2019 by Staff 0 Comments ]

Unofficial Guide to DragonCon Events

The app shows all the “official” DragonCon events but some photo shoots and parties aren’t listed. Here are some ways to find things to do at DragonCon that may not be listed in the app.

  1. Visit our Facebook Group and click on the “Events” link on the left. You will see a list of Dragoncon parties, panels and photoshoots that group members have shared. https://www.facebook.com/groups/dcblackgeeks/events/
  2. Join Parties During DragonCon group. https://www.facebook.com/groups/dragoncon/
  3. Dragon*Con Group Photo Shoots has a spreadsheet with all the shoots happening around the convention. https://www.facebook.com/groups/dconphotos/
  4. DragonCon Special events keeps track of official events that don’t involve panels. https://www.facebook.com/Dragon-Con-Special-Events-216968298327932/
  5. Follow the Daily DragonCon on Twitter and their website. They post event cancellations and venue changes during the convention. https://twitter.com/daily_dragon
  6. If you are looking for music, The Flick Track has a list of performers.
  7. Check some of the venus around the host hotels and the hotels themselves, sometimes they have DragonCon related events.
    1. https://twitter.com/hiltonatlanta/status/1158845910446723072
    2. http://www.sweetgeorgiasjukejoint.com/news-and-events.html
    3. https://crazyatlanta.com/
    4. https://tradervicsatl.com/
    5. https://www.hooters.com/locations/1109-atlanta-downtown
    6. http://www.metrocafediner.com/
    7. https://www.facebook.com/PeachtreeCenter/
  8. Check the pages of guests and vendors that will be there.
    1. https://www.facebook.com/wreckthesystem/
    2. https://www.dragoncon.org/people-to-see/
    3. https://www.facebook.com/Marcusthevisual/
    4. https://www.facebook.com/AfuaNjokiRichardson/
  9. Check your favorite content sites and see if they will have a presence there.
  10. Do a Facebook events search for “DragonCon” (just be sure to select “Next week” so you don’t see events that happened in the past. https://csherm.com/2w7LBbO