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Westercon66 -- Fourth of July Weekend 2013

What can you expect from Westercon66?  Costume masquerade, fanzine lounge, game rooms, room parties, concurrent panels and programs, special author guests and book signings, live music, art show, vendors, fan tables, writers workshop, hospitality lounge and more!  Plus since it's 4th of July, fireworks!

Read all about it at

Westercon 66, the 2013 West Coast Science Fantasy Conference (and the 66th such conference!), is coming to the Sacramento area summer of 2013, making the oldest SciFi con in the west new again!


Online registration is now open at

Use the code SacGeeks612 now for $10 off, for the first hundred users!  Buy your tix before the prices go up! Support the con early to guarantee the best experience!

Westercon 66, the 2013 West Coast Science Fantasy Conference

@The Hilton Arden West, Sacramento CA

July 4th-7th, 2013

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(Note, there is a promotional spy/Agent 66 theme as part of the advertising of the convention -- FB messages are written as "coded messages," etc. This is not a spy or secret agent convention -- it's just the "theme", not the subject matter.  Subject matter is sci-fi/fantasy and general geeky fandom.  I think the organizers thought that since we're a state government town [state capitol], a spy theme made sense to them, lol.)



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  • Steph of w.

    August 2, 2013

  • Nathan S.

    I had a very good time, there were great parties and dancing, It was fun to see old friends and meet some new ones.

    1 · July 7, 2013

  • Steph of w.

    Note: They're having a FREE "sneak peek" on THURSDAY (opening day)! Never been to a Westercon? Wondering if it’s worth it? If you live in the Sacramento area, they invite you to stop by on the afternoon of Thursday July 4 for a public “Sneak Peek” at the convention! The Art Atrium, Dealers Room and Fan Table areas of the convention will be open to non-members from noon to 5PM.

    2 · July 1, 2013

    • Catherine D.


      July 2, 2013

    • Steph of w.

      Also, I just found out, the Dealers Room will be free Sunday as well.

      July 2, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Has anyone here attended Westercon66 before? If so, can you share what it was like? I get a general idea from their website, but I'm looking for more info. Pretend you're talking to someone who hasn't been to a convention before ... :)
    Thank you!

    June 7, 2013

    • A former member
      A former member

      Thank you

      June 10, 2013

    • Catherine D.

      "Bimbos of the Death Sun" is a great send-up of SF conventions--don't know if you can find it on Amazon. Cons are lots of fun. The big ones are really exciting; I'm not sure how lavish this one will be. I have been to WorldCons where the costumes for the masquerade were made by professionals: dragons with 30-foot wingspans blowing smoke etc. The attendees are really openminded neat people. Watch out for the Klingon women, though. . . .

      1 · July 2, 2013

  • Steph of w.

    Don't wait to reg if you plan to stay for the whole 4 day weekend! Current reg is $65, at the door will be $75. There should be some single day at the door rates as well but they haven't been announced yet.

    June 10, 2013

  • Catherine D.

    Wow! How did Sacramento score this? I am very excited!

    1 · June 7, 2013

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