Geek Events Australia is your guide to every geeky event, meet and convention across Australia. (And New Zealand too!)

The word “geek” is a malleable term that encompasses a variety of interests including (but certainly not limited to) films, comics, animation, costuming, cosplay, books, technology, video games, role playing games, LARP, music, art, science fiction, steampunk, cyberpunk, furries, anime, writing, robotics and programming. To paraphrase The Matrix: no one needs to tell you’re a geek, you just know it, through and through.

In September 2007, Will Owen and Kyle Evans created CannedGeek.com which had articles, podcasts and an events guide. Over the years we shifted our focus more and more onto being the best (and often only) geeky events guide out there.

Meanwhile in March 2016, Hannah Smith created a similar list on Facebook called Geek Events Australia. (She is also the creator of the gaming convention BezerkaCon.) So in August 2016, the two groups merged like Voltron and the website became Geek Events Australia.

The effects of Covid have been massive. In 2019 we had 280 events listed across Australia and New Zealand. As of 2023 we list 110 events with confirmed dates – that’s a loss of 60%. We have dozens of events who may or may not yet make a return.

But rest assured Geek Events Australia isn’t going anywhere. So if you want to find out what gaming conventions are happening in Queensland, or if there are any furry events in May – we’ve got you covered.

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If you want to contact us to suggest an event, make a press enquiry, update your event listing or just say hello – you can contact us via this form here.

Geek Events Australia is a non-profit, advertisement-free website.