About ICON

ICON is Iowa’s longest running science fiction and fantasy convention. Typically held in the fall every year, ICON is completely volunteer-run and features a wide range of programming, an Art Show, Dealers’ Room, Gaming and more.

ICON is a 501(c)7 not-for-profit organization and is a Mindbridge Foundation project.

Photos from Past Conventions | Past Program Books | History of ICON (Dates & Guests)

ICON Traditions

  • Opening and Closing Ceremonies.
  • The Trans Iowa Canal Company’s (TICC) performs a special skit after Opening Ceremonies.
  • Wylde Nept on Friday evening.  Must be registered for ICON to attend.
  • Masquerade/Cosplay Competition on Saturday.
  • Bulwer-Lytton Contest
  • Vogon Poetry Contest

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