Welcome to the Convention

Vendors. Artists. Crafters. Authors. Entertainers. Educators.


Open 11am-7pm Friday & Saturday, 9am-2pm Sunday

The largest bookish market ever

Find your favorite artists, creators and vendors in Once Upon A Con’s Marketplace! From specially designed jewelry to fantasy clothing and special editions of books, there is something here for everyone!

Author Alley

Fantasy? Romance? Smut?

Author Alley is dedicated to all of the amazing book writers, visionaries and world creators that have brought us together.

Booktok Burlesque

Friday Night 

7-10 PM

Get ready to be entertained

Here to bring you DC’s golden burlesque performers and variety artists, Ginger Jameson — long-time lover of whiskey — joined forces with Delilah Dentata, Midori Minx, and Ophelia Zayna Hart. They are committed to empowering all marginalized voices in the burlesque and variety arts industry by creating a safe space for performers of all races, ethnicities, sizes, genders, abilities, and sexualities to thrive. Their mission is inclusion, and they are committed to creating high quality shows while ensuring that all of their cast members feel comfortable, safe, and respected.

Partners Row

lets be friends

Are you an event organizer that would like to trade table space with us?

Send us an email to chair@onceuponaconvention.com!

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