Paranormal events and gatherings as well as conferences and conventions for ghost, UFO, and cryptozoological themes. *This list does not include comic-cons, TV show/movie based "scare"-cons, horror, gaming, or anime based themes even if "paracelebs" are present (although some exceptions may be made).
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Updated January 15, 2017
(North America only,
Strikethrough denotes event is over)
- Live Skype with Nick Redfern at the Erie MUFON (Mutual UFO Network) Meetup Group. Tuesday, January 31, 2017, at 7 PM in Erie, Pennsylvania (142 West 12 Street, Erie, PA).
Free to the public! We will be holding our second Meet Up and will be skyping live with Nick Redfern. Nick has authored 51 books at last count. You have also seen him on the TV show Ancient Aliens. Nick will be talking about a variety of topics. Come and join us and bring a friend. Click the link above to RSVP. More information available on the Facebook event site.
Winter Parafest 2017
January 8, 2017, Rochester, New York.
- Ghosts of the Gold Rush
January 13-15, 2017, Mokelumne Hill, California.
- Yuma Prison ParaCon 2017
January 20-22, 2017, Yuma, Arizona.
- American Hauntings' Annual Dead of Winter Festival
February 11, 2017, Decatur, Illinois (FREE admission with food donation).
- ParAmericon 2017
March 4, 2017, Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
- Gift of Light Expo
March 11-12, 2017, Columbus, Ohio.
- 6th Annual Paranormal Unity Fest
March 18, 2017, Glen Rose, Texas.
- Oregon Ghost Conference
March 31- April 2, 2017, Seaside, Oregon.
- 10th Annual Butler Paranormal Conference
April 1, Lyndora, Pennsylvania.
- Gift of Light Expo
April 1-2, 2017, Cleveland, Ohio.
- Salem Con 3
April 21-22, 2017, Salem, Massachussetts.
- SpiritCruise III: The Ghostly Gallivant
April 29- May 6, 2017 cruising from Orlando, Florida on the Carnival Magic.
- Little Traverse Bay Parafest
May 5-6, 2017, Petoskey, Michigan.
- New Jersey Paraunity Expo
May 13, 2017, Woodbridge, New Jersey.
- 3rd Annual A Haunting in the Desert
May 19-21, 2017, Tombstone, Arizona.
May 19-20, 2017, Radford, Virginia. Dr. Brian will be presenting at this event.
- The Seventh Annual Afterlife Awareness Conference
June 1-4, 2017, Portland, Oregon.
- Haunted America Conference 2016
June 23-24, 2017, Alton, Illinois.
- Iands 2017 Conference
August 3-6, 2017, Denver, Colorado.
- The 8th Annual Michigan Paranormal Convention
August 25-26, 2017, Sault Sainte Marie, Michigan.
- Dr. Brian at the Westerville Public Library
October 23, 2017, Westerville, Ohio (6:30 PM - 8:30 PM).
- International UFO Congress
February 15-19, 2017, Scottsdale, Arizona.
- UFO Paranormal Summit
February 23-25, 2017, Ocean Shores, Washington.
- Ozark Mountain UFO Conference
April 14-16, 2017, Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
- Aurora Alien Encounter
April 21-22, 2017, Aurora, Texas.
- MUFON PA Conference 2016: Erie
Arpil 29, 2017, Erie, Pennsylvania.
- McMenamins UFO Festival
May 18-21, 2017, McMinnville, Oregon.
- Dulce Base UFO Conference
June 30- July 2, 2017, Dulce, New Mexico.
- Kecksburg UFO Festival
July 28-30, 2017, Kecksburg, Pennsylvania. Dr. Brian will be speaking at this event
- MUFON Philadelphia Area UFO Conference
October 27-28, 2017, Langhorne, Pennsylvania.
- MUFON Pittsburgh Area UFO Conference
Tentatively scheduled for November 18, 2016, Venue TBD.
- Squatch Fest
January 27, 2017, Longview, Washington.
- 1st Annual Nebraska Bigfoot Conference
February 17-18, 2017, Hastings, Nebraska.
- North American Dogman Project Event
May 4-7, 2017, Eddyville, Kentucky (Cravens Bay Campground at Land Between the Lakes).
- 2017 Pennsylvania Bigfoot Camping Adventure
May 5-7, 2017, Farmington, Pennsylvania. Dr. Brian will be speaking at this event
- Ohio Bigfoot Conference
May 20, 2017, Salt Fork State Park Lodge and Conference Center, Lore City, Ohio.
- International Bigfoot Conference
September 1-3, 2017, Kennewick, Washington.
- Cryptid Con
September 9-10, 2017, Frankfurt, Kentucky.
- Mothman Festival
September 16-17, 2017, Point Pleasant, West Virginia.
- 16th Annual Texas Bigfoot Conference
October 6-7, 2017, Jefferson, Texas.
- Alabatwitch Festival
October 14, 2017, Columbia, Pennsylvania.