Logo designed by Jessica Kennedy, Avon, CT


All ages, free admission. No registration. Cosplay encouraged.

April 21, 2018 11am-4pm

AvonCon 2018 is a celebration of fairy tales!

Confirmed programs and presenters (as of 3/5/2018:)

Tour the Enchanted Forest Art Gallery

11:00 am: Knight Fight with Laurel City Historical Fencing

11:00 am: Tea Party for kids with Miss Elise (register here)

11:30 am: Make a crown! Drop in art activity

12:15 pm: Draw off game with Matt Ryan of Free Lunch Comics

1:30 pm: Kids Superfight with Marisa our Teen Librarian!

1:30 pm: “What Disney Never Told Us,” a lecture on fairy tales with Christine Doyle, CCSU

1:30 -3:30 pm: Meet the Tower Princess from  CT Princess Parties!

2:00 pm: Learn to draw dragons with Matt Ryan of Free Lunch Comics

3:00 pm: Sword demo with  Laurel City Historical Fencing

Green Screen: Take pictures in fantasy worlds

Photos ops with fairy tale character cutouts

Vendors: shop for comics, games, costumes, and more!! Featuring Time Machine Hobby2, Dick Blick, comic book collector Tim Goselin, and Fairy Godmother for Hire

Food available from the Toasted food truck!

#AvonCon2017 was attended by 1000 people; #AvonCon2016 was attended by 850 people;

#AvonCon2015 our first year, had attendance of 650 and featured the talents of Scott McCloud.

Help us make #AvonCon2018 amazing!


Apr 21

AvonCon 2018!

Saturday, April 21 at 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Apr 21

Fairytales: What Disney never told us: part of AvonCon 2018!

Saturday, April 21 at 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm



  • Thank you for a great AvonCon 2017

    Posted on 2017-04-22 04:42

    Rise of the Villains, AVONCON 2017 was a blast!

    Thank you to our presenters:

    Bill Dougal, caricatures
    The hosts of the Brick City Brockade Star Wars Podcasts
    Matt Ryan, draw-off event and a kids art workshop on
    “How draw The Joker and Harley!”
    ConnLUG: Lego Enthusiasts of CT
    Matt Herring, Doctor Who 101
    Brian LeTendre, “Creating a Good Villain”
    Dr. Stuart Barnett, “Moriarty as Meme”
    (aka: the bad guy who gets mentioned once and becomes iconic)
    Super Fan Nick Mills, “Negan of the Walking Dead”
    Avon High School Anime Club

    Plus the Jedis of Ju Long Wushu

    Thank you to our vendors!

    Free Lunch Comics
    Friendly Neighborhood comics
    Comic book collector Tim Gosselin
    Time Machine