|Location:||Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.A.|
|Focus:||science fiction and fantasy, comics, gaming, anime, etc.|
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Dragon*Con is the largest multi-media, popular culture convention focusing on science fiction and fantasy, gaming, comics, literature, art, music, and film in the world.
This massive media convention held yearly in Atlanta, Georgia. It began in 1987 as an organization of fans who wanted to continue an Atlanta convention after their city hosted WorldCon in 1986. In 1989, it became much bigger thanks to hosting Anne McCaffrey and has maintained a Pern-track called 'Weyrfest' ever since - making it one of the only conventions to do Dragonriders of Pern programming. Now it's one of the bigger media conventions in America, frequently mentioned in the same breath as San Diego Comic-Con.
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