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 February 9, 2016
(North America only,
Strikethrough denotes event is over)
Yuma Prison ParaCon 2016
February 5-7, 2016, Yuma, Arizona.
American Hauntings' Annual Dead of Winter Festival
February 6, 2016, Decatur, Illinois (FREE admission).
- SpiritCruise II: The Voodoo Voyage
February 10-14, 2016 (land portion), February 14-21, 2016 (sea portion), New Orleans, Louisiana.
- Gift of Light Expo
March 12-13, 2016, Columbus, Ohio.
- 5th Annual Texas Paranormal Unity Fest
March 19, 2016, Glen Rose, Texas.
- Oregon Ghost Conference
April 1-3, 2016, Seaside, Oregon.
- Hudson Valley Paracon
April 1-3, 2016, New Paltz, New York.
- Gift of Light Expo
April 2-3, 2016, Cleveland, Ohio.
- Salem Con 2
April 8-9, 2016, Salem, Massachussetts.
- 2016 New England Parafest
April 9, 2016, Hampton Beach, New Hampshire.
- 9th Annual Butler Paranormal Conference (Facebook event information)
April 16, 2016, Butler, Pennsylvania. Dr. Brian will be speaking at this event
- Paradigm Symposium 2015
May 12-15, 2016, Minneapolis, Minnesota.
- The Sixth Annual Afterlife Awareness Conference
May 12-15, 2016, St. Louis, Missouri.
- 2nd Annuan A Haunting in the Desert
May 20, 2016, Tombstone, Arizona.
- Pennhurst Paracon
June 4-5, 2016, Spring City, Pennsylvania.
- 59th Annual Convention of the Parapsychological Association
35th Annual Conference of the Society for Scientific Exploration
Both events are combined to create Accessing the Exceptional, Experiencing the Extraordinary, June 19-24, 2016, Boulder, Colorado.
- Haunted America Conference 2016
June 24-25, 2016, Alton, Illinois.
- 2016 IANDS Conference (International Association for Near-Death Studies)
July 28-31, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
- Las Vegas Paracon 2016
Date TBA, Goldfield, Nevada.
- Kansas City Paracon 2016
August 6-7, 2016, Sugar Creek, Missouri.
- The 7th Annual Michigan Paranormal Convention
August 26-27, 2016, Sault Ste. Marie, Michigan.
- East Coast Para Con
September 24, 2016, Scranton, Pennsylvania.
- 2016 Utah Paranormal Festival
October 1, 2016, Salt Lake City, Utah.
- Chicago Ghost Shores Ghost Conference 2016
October 7-9, 2016, Willow Springs, Illinois.
- Millwaukee Paranormal Conference
October 15-16, 2016, Millwaukee, Wisconsin.
- Dr. Brian at the Westerville Public Library
October 27, 2016 at 6:30 PM (9th consecutive year!)
- International UFO Congress
February 17-21, 2016, Scottsdale, Arizona.
- UFO Paranormal Summit
March 4-5, 2016, Ocean Shores, Washington.
- 2016 Swamp Gas UFO Conference
March 19, 2016, Ann Arbor, Michigan.
- Ozark Mountain UFO Conference
April 8-10, 2016, Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
- MUFON PA Conference 2016: Erie
Arpil 30, 2016, Erie, Pennsylvania.
- McMenamins UFO Festival
May 12-15, 2016, McMinnville, Oregon.
- Contact in the Desert
June 3-6, 2016, Joshua Tree, California.
- 2016 MUFON of Ohio Conference
June 18, 2016, Location TBD
- 2016 MUFON Symposium
September 25-28, 2016, Orlando, Florida.
- MUFON Philadelphia Area UFO Conference
October 28-29, 2016, Langhorne, Pennsylvania.
- MUFON Pittsburgh Area UFO Conference
November 19, 2016, Greensburg, Pennsylvania.
International Cryptozoology Museum Conference
January 4-6, 2016, St. Augustine, Florida.
- Sasquatch Event Weekend
March 4-6, 2016, Tridelphia, West Virginia (Free event at Cabela's)
- 2016 Pennsylvania Bigfoot Camping Adventure
May 6-8, 2016, Farmington, Pennsylvania.
- Dr. Brian Parsons at the Westerville Public Library (cryptozoology program)
May 12, 2016, Westerville, Ohio.
- Ohio Bigfoot Conference
May 14, 2016, Salt Fork State Park Lodge and Conference Center, Lore City, Ohio.
- Creature Weekend
June 3-5, 2016, Cambridge, Ohio.
- Virginia Bigfoot Conference
August 26-27, 2016, Marion, Virginia.
- International Bigfoot Conference
September 2-4, 2016, Kennewick, Washington.
- Alabatwitch Festival
Date TBD, Columbia, Pennsylvania.
- Mothman Festival
September 17-18, 2016, Point Pleasant, West Virginia.