Here you can find details on upcoming artist alley events and which artists are intending to attend them.

Big Gay Out 2023

Where: Coyle Park, Auckland
When: Sunday 12th of February 2023 12:00 PM - Sunday 12th of February 2023 07:00 PM

The gayest festival in Aotearoa, Big Gay Out returns this summer on Feb 12, 2023 in Coyle Park. Join us for a day of queer music, markets, the gayest dance party ever and of course the fabulous Thirst Trap Vogue Ball by House of Aitu.
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Whau Zine Fest

Where: New Lynn Community Centre, 45 Totara Ave, New Lynn, Auckland
When: Saturday 18th of February 2023 11:00 AM - Saturday 18th of February 2023 03:00 PM

New Lynn Community Hub celebrating everything zines and DIY with our first Whau Zine Fest! Enjoy works from zine makers and artists from around Aotearoa New Zealand, ranging from poetry to politics to comics to essays!
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GGWP 2023

Where: Wellington National Library
When: Saturday 25th of February 2023 10:00 AM - Saturday 25th of February 2023 04:00 PM

Cosplay Competition, Artist Alley, Panels, Video Game Tournaments, Skit Competition, Performances, DND One shots, Photowall with Photographers .. and more!
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Tauranga Armageddon 2023

Where: Baypark Arena
When: Saturday 25th of March 2023 09:00 AM - Sunday 26th of March 2023 05:00 PM

Welcome to New Zealand’s most exciting Science Fiction and Fantasy fair. Armageddon Expo showcases some of the greatest pop culture names in comics, movies, television, animation and gaming. Our events highlight the best in collectables, merchandise, gaming and memorabilia from both industry and the fans. We present amazing costumes, props, art and impressive fan based cosplay, coupled with innovative customer interactions.
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Overload 2023

Where: The Cloud, Auckland
When: Saturday 15th of April 2023 10:00 AM - Sunday 16th of April 2023 06:00 PM

Overload is a two-day convention devoted to celebrating Aotearoa New Zealand’s ever growing anime and manga culture! With a focus on artists, this lively event sees local fans and creative enthusiasts collectively gather each year to exhibit and sell their creations. Overload is a fun-filled event with International guests, cosplay, competitions, performances and genuine, unique collectible goodies – there’s sure to be something for everyone!
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Wellington Armageddon 2023

Where: Sky Stadium
When: Saturday 22nd of April 2023 09:00 AM - Sunday 23rd of April 2023 05:00 PM

Welcome to New Zealand’s most exciting Science Fiction and Fantasy fair. Armageddon Expo showcases some of the greatest pop culture names in comics, movies, television, animation and gaming. Our events highlight the best in collectables, merchandise, gaming and memorabilia from both industry and the fans. We present amazing costumes, props, art and impressive fan based cosplay, coupled with innovative customer interactions.
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Christchurch Armageddon 2023

Where: Te Pae
When: Saturday 29th of April 2023 09:00 AM - Sunday 30th of April 2023 05:00 PM

Welcome to New Zealand’s most exciting Science Fiction and Fantasy fair. Armageddon Expo showcases some of the greatest pop culture names in comics, movies, television, animation and gaming. Our events highlight the best in collectables, merchandise, gaming and memorabilia from both industry and the fans. We present amazing costumes, props, art and impressive fan based cosplay, coupled with innovative customer interactions.
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Cancer Society Games Fair 2023

Where: The Cloud, Auckland
When: Saturday 29th of April 2023 09:00 AM - Sunday 30th of April 2023 05:00 PM

After a fantastic first event last year the Games Fair is back in 2023 to raise even more money for New Zealanders facing cancer. For the entire weekend of the 29th and 30th of April The Cloud is being transformed into a tabletop haven. Board Games, D&D, Card Games, Warhammer and more will be on offer, so come down and join in the fun while supporting a great cause!
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Auckland Winter Armageddon 2023

Where: Showgrounds
When: Saturday 3rd of June 2023 09:00 AM - Monday 5th of June 2023 05:00 PM

Welcome to New Zealand’s most exciting Science Fiction and Fantasy fair. Armageddon Expo showcases some of the greatest pop culture names in comics, movies, television, animation and gaming. Our events highlight the best in collectables, merchandise, gaming and memorabilia from both industry and the fans. We present amazing costumes, props, art and impressive fan based cosplay, coupled with innovative customer interactions.
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Palmerston North Armageddon 2023

Where: Fly Palmy Arena
When: Saturday 5th of August 2023 09:00 AM - Sunday 6th of August 2023 05:00 PM

Welcome to New Zealand’s most exciting Science Fiction and Fantasy fair. Armageddon Expo showcases some of the greatest pop culture names in comics, movies, television, animation and gaming. Our events highlight the best in collectables, merchandise, gaming and memorabilia from both industry and the fans. We present amazing costumes, props, art and impressive fan based cosplay, coupled with innovative customer interactions.
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