It’s time to grab your old Superman cape from out of the drawer because of the conventions in town! Pop culture conventions are a place where the world of TV, movies, comics and video games combine to become the ultimate fan-filled event! Jam-packed with stores, cosplay (amazing dress-ups!), celebrities, and all things nerdy, you will find someone out there who shares the same obsession with Daenerys Targaryen as you do! Don’t forget to book your stay with us on It’s time to assemble the squad and hit the convention!

1. Comic Con

Comic Con is perhaps the most well-known convention in the world, and it’s back with a bang! Celebrities from famous TV shows and movies usually head down to meet fans, and you can grab a picture and an autograph for a small fee! There are many stores selling collectable toys, trading cards, books and games – something for everyone!

Dates for 2023 & 2024 shows:

Brisbane: September 16 – 17, 2023
September 23 – 24, 2023
Melbourne Xmas Edition:
December 9 – 10, 2023
May 11 – 12, 2024
June 1 – 2, 2024
June 8 – 9, 2024
August 24 – 25, 2024

2. Supanova

Supanova Comic Con & Gaming has been welcoming Australia’s pop culture fandom since 2000. This event is a place where fans are inspired by imaginary worlds and emanating from comics, sci-fi, fantasy, anime, gaming, nostalgia, and literature!

Dates for 2023 & 2024 shows:

Adelaide: November 4 – 5, 2023
November 11 – 12, 2023
April 6 – 7, 2024
Gold Coast:
April 13 – 14, 2024
June 22 – 23, 2024
June 29 – 30, 2024


In Sydney, SMASH!, the ultimate Anime and Manga Convention will be held in August, where it will be a frenzy for all Japanese animation and comic enthusiasts! Anything and everything Anime and Manga will be showcased here, including a Maid Café straight from the alleyways of Tokyo! Now you can have a coffee while being served by a maid wearing cat ears – the dream. The cosplay event is not to be missed out on, with some entrants spending months on their costume, trying their hardest to emulate their favourite characters. Book your stay at one of these hotels located in Sydney.

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