What’s Happening at Gary Con XIV

Gary Con XIV, March 24-27, 2022

Check back here often as we populate the happenings at Gary Con XIV from The Pre-Con Party on Wednesday to the Dead Dog Volunteer Party Sunday Night.

Wednesday – Set Up Day

Vendor Move In Forums:  12pm-midnight (based on Expo finishing pipe and drape)

Badge Pick Up at Con HQs: 5pm-8pm (Special Guests, Diamond and Platinum Badges begin 4pm)

Pre-Con Welcome Party: 7pm- the pizza and Spotted Cow beer run out

 

Thursday- Sci-Fi Thursday 

Wear your Sci-Fi costumes if you are so inclined

Convention HQs: 8am to 8pm

Chainmail Jousting 8am-8pm

Exhibit Hall: 10am to 5pm (Diamond & Platinum Access at 9:30am)

Diamond Dinner: 6-7:30pm at the Chophouse (Diamond Badges Only)

VIP Party in the Chaldea Room at 8pm-midnight (Special Guests, Diamond and Platinum Access)

 

Friday- Fantasy Friday

Dress in fantasy costume if you are so inclined

Convention HQs: 8am to 8pm

Chainmail Jousting 8am-8pm

Exhibit Hall: 10am to 5pm (Diamond & Platinum Access at 9:30am)

Happy Hour: 5:30-7:30pm (Free Soda and Spotted Cow with Official Stadium Cup) * pending health guidance due to CV-19

 

Saturday – Hawaiian Shirt Day

Wear your Hawaiian Shirt the iconic con garb of choice for Gary Gygax

Convention HQs: 8am to 8pm

Chainmail Jousting 8am-noon

Exhibit Hall: 10am to 5pm (Diamond & Platinum Access at 9:30am)

Chainmail Jousting Elimination: 1pm to 6pm

HAWAIIAN SHIRT PICTURE: 2pm in the Lobby (any and all in a Hawaiian shirt are welcome)

E. Gary Gygax Lifetime Achievement Award Presentation: 2:30 in the Lobby

GC Charity Auction: #pm to 6pm in the Lobby (we welcome your rare and unique collectables at Con HQ Thursday – Friday)

Happy Hour: 5:30-7:30pm (Free Soda and Spotted Cow with Official Stadium Cup) * pending health guidance due to CV-19

Chainmail Jousting Championship: 8pm …. Attendee Champion challenges the Black Knight (Gygax Family)

 

Sunday

Convention HQ: 8am to 1pm (Staff  begins tear down of all GC equipment)

Geek Preacher Service: 9am to 10am in Brissago Restaurant (tentatively)

Exhibit Hall: 10am to 1pm- last call to get merch from our amazing vendors

Gary Con XIV is over at 6pm (finish up your games, bid farewell to your fellow adventurers, and get some rest)

Undead Dog Party 8pm:  Pizza, drinks and games for the hard working volunteers only