Gen Con Indy is the original, longest-running, best-attended, gaming convention in the world.
With thousands of events, a costume contest, film festival, anime, Authors' Avenue, art show, and more, Gen Con is a can't-miss event.
- August 1 - Gen Con Block Party on Georgia Street. No badge is needed to attend. The tapping party is open to those 21 and older. Try the official beer of Gen Coo 2018, Sun King's Everlasting Gamer; eat a limited-edition slice from Hot Box Pizza or snack on eats from food trucks; and enjoy a concert from Local H and Brother O'Brother. Local H is an iconic alt-rock duo known for their blistering live shows and pioneering use of the two-piece band set-up. Brother O’ Brother’s live performance has been dubbed the best live performance in all of Indianapolis by multiple press outlets as well as the "best rock band" in all of Indianapolis by NUVO for 2017.
Gen Con Indy truly is the BEST FOUR DAYS IN GAMING!