What is GaoKon?


GaoKon is a pop-culture convention with a focus on anime, comics (& manga), gaming, and all things nerdy! Our goal is to create a convention that has both a safe and fun environment to all. While our primary focus is Asian pop culture we are open to all nerd culture.

When is GaoKon?


GaoKon 2018 is taking place on November 10th - 11th, with a November 9th pre-show.


GaoKon 2018 will officially be open November 10th at 9:00 AM. For a comprehensive list of convention and event times see our schedule page.

Where is GaoKon?


Penn State Behrend University
4701 Behrend College Drive
Erie, PA 16563, USA


Check out a comprehensive list of GaoKon attractions on our events page and non-GaoKon attractions on our location page.

Other Questions

I have a question not answered here. Where should I look?

Please search the website, particularly our news feed, before contacting GaoKon staff about a question. You may also find your answer on our Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter.
If you cannot find the answer to your question from the sources above then feel free to contact our staff from our contact page or by emailing info@gaokon.org.