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Name: GrandCon
Dates: 1990, 1991
Frequency: twice
Location: Grand Rapids, Michigan
Type: fan run
Focus: multimedia
Founding Date:
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GrandCon was a media con held in Michigan.


GrandCon 1 was held March 23-25, 1990 in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Harley Hotel.

another 1991 flyer

Guests of Honor: Julia Ecklar and Sheila Willis (filksingers), Karen River (artist), and Mary Lou Dodge (Star Trek Welcommittee)

The con announcement said: "Proceeds to to International Fund for Animal Welfare. Art Show (expecting work by Liltz, Fister-Liltz, River and Paulie (B&B, Art, Trek Classic, Pepsi Trek, Pern, Tolkien, Zines, UNCLE, Batman, Remington Steele, Pros, Crystals...), Fashion Show and Hall Costume judging, 24-hour gaming, Reading Room, Murder Mystery." -- printed in Herne's Son #2


GrandCon 2 was held March 15-17, 1991 in Grand Rapids, Michigan at the Harley Hotel.

From a December 1990 ad: "Registration is $15.00 until December 31, 1990 and $20.00 thereafter and at the door. GrandCon is a media convention with Guests, Dealer's Room, Art Show, Print Shop, Video Rooms, Panels, Entertainment, Costumes, Filk concert fan GOH Tom Smith, Filking in evenings. Gaming, Charity Auction (The Internationa! Society for Endangered Cats), Zine Reading Room, and Scavenger Hunt. (GrandCon 1990 had a Murder Mystery.)"