History of Iowa's ICON Science Fiction Convention

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1 - 1975 October 31-November 2 -SkinnyCon - Iowa City, Iowa

2 - 1976 November 5–7 -Destructocon - Coralville, Iowa

3 - 1977 October 28–30 - - Coralville, Iowa

4 - 1979 November 9–11 -DisasterCon - Coralville, Iowa

5 - 1980 November 7–9 - - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

6 - 1981 October 30-November 1 -first appearance of Trans Iowa Canal Company - Coralville, Iowa

7 - 1982 November 5–7 - - Coralville, Iowa

8 - 1983 October 21–23 -L-Con - Coralville, Iowa

9 - 1984 October 26–28 - - Coralville, Iowa

10 - 1985 October 25–27 -SFLIS Family Reunion - Coralville, Iowa

11 - 1986 October 24–26 -Habittrail Con - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

12 - 1987 October 16–18 -Money-Grubbing Capitalist Con - Coralville, Iowa

13 - 1989 January 20–22 -Beauty and the Beast Con-within-a-Con - Coralville, Iowa

14 - 1989 October 13–15 - - Coralville, Iowa

15 - 1990 September 28–30 - - Coralville, Iowa

16 - 1991 October 12–14 -GinCon aka BlondeCon - Coralville, Iowa

17 - 1992 October 7–9 -Escape the Mundane CruiseCon, StressCon - Coralville, Iowa

18 - 1993 October 8–10 -Pirats of Phenzance, BarneyCon - Coralville, Iowa

19 - 1994 October 14–16 -One Last Teen Fling - Coralville, Iowa

20 - 1995 October 6–8 -ICON Goes Platinum - Coralville, Iowa

21 - 1996 October 11–13 -ICON Comes of Age - Coralville, Iowa

22 - 1997 October 10–12 -Catch 22 - Coralville, Iowa

23 - 1998 October 16–18 -"Working Today For A Better Tomorrow, Fnord" - Coralville, Iowa

24 - 1999 October 29–31 -efiL fO gninaeM ehT, The Return of HabitrailCon, Seat of Our Pants Con - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

25 - 2000 October 13–15 -Prodigal Son - Coralville, Iowa

26 - 2001 October 12–14 -Hey, nice hotel! - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

27 - 2002 October 18–20 -Carrot Juice - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

28 - 2003 October 10–12 -Cheesy Poofs - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

29 - 2004 October 8–10 - - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

30 - 2005 October 28–30 [6] -' - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

31 - 2006 October 13–15 -Gallium: The Other Soft Metal - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

32 - 2007 November 2–4 -Rise of the Phoenix - Coralville, Iowa

33 - 2008 October 31-November 2 -Horror/Halloween - Coralville, Iowa

34 - 2009 October 23–25 -Adventures in the Secret Kingdom of Fandom - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

35 - 2010 November 5–7 -A Steam-Powered Convention of the Future - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

36 - 2011 October 28–30 -Genre Fusion: When Worlds Collide - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

37 - 2012 November 2–4 -The Convention at the End of the Universe - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

38 - 2013 November 15–17 -Recalling 1013 - The Year When Nothing Happened - Cedar Rapids, Iowa


39 - 2014 October 31 - November 2 -League of Extraordinary Gentlefen - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

40 - 2015 October 16-18 -Con of Futures Past - Cedar Rapids, Iowa


41 - 2016 October 28-30 -Back to the ICON - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

42 - 2017 September 29 - October 1 -Hitchhikers Guide to ICON42 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

43 - 2018 October 5-7 -Eruption - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

44 - 2019 November 1-3 -Unpacking Non-Binary Reality - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

45 - 2020 October 9-11 -To Be Announced at ICON 44 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

46 - 2021 October 15-17 -To Be Announced at ICON 45 - Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Additional Information

Other Midwestwestern SF conventions we love and support (an incomplete list)

ICON is the original Iowa Convention from Mindbridge Foundation