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Until the Fun begins!

Spill the tea!

ConVivial will be held starting 3pm Friday, January 12th at the Clarion Hotel in Williamsburg, and will end at 3pm on Sunday, January 14th. Weekend passes are available for purchase online until December 31, 2023. At the door you can purchase weekend passes along with day passes. In the event that we sell out, we will post this information first on our social media platform.

What about the hours of all the stuff and things?

Vendor Room hours: Programming hours: Fan table hours*:
Friday: 4:00pm – 9:00pm Friday: 3:00pm – 1:00am Friday: 4:00pm – 9:00pm
Saturday: 10am – 6:00pm Saturday: 9:00am – 1:00am Saturday: 10am – 6:00pm
Sunday: 10am – 3:00pm Sunday: 9:00am – 3:00pm Sunday: 10am – 3:00pm

*Fan tables may open earlier or stay open later if they would like to. These hours are only a guide.

What is ConVivial?

ConVivial is a convention designed by fans for fans. It’s an event meant to highlight geek enthusiasm for all things pop culture, from Science Fiction in all its forms to fan centric music to tabletop gaming and cosplay. All with an idea that we’re all here to have fun. In short, a weekend-long celebration with other geeks.

ConVivial focuses on music and cosplay, but has strong accents on authors, podcasters, and gamers. With over 150 hours of programming, ConVivial strives to provide fun programming as an escape from your everyday schedule.

Why ConVivial?

When looking for a name for our gathering, we had a lot of interesting ideas come up, but the one that resonated the best with us came from some Thesaurus searching. We were looking for something to capture what we are trying to bring uniquely to the convention scene; that being a focus not on one or more specific areas of Fandom, but one of getting together to have fun.

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See synonyms for: convivial / conviviality / convivially on
🎓 College Level
friendly; agreeable
a convivial atmosphere
fond of feasting, drinking, and merry company; jovial
of or befitting a feast; festive