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Flame Con, created by Geeks OUT

The world’s largest and longest-running LGBTQIA+ comics and pop culture convention returns August 12 & 13, 2023, at the Times Square Sheraton in New York City.

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Latest News

Flame Con Welcomes Special Guest, Chuck Tingle

Flame Con is excited to announce our headlining guest; two-time Hugo Award finalist, Chuck Tingle. 

I am so thankful to be invited to Flame Con to prove love is real and make hearts kiss this sky. The moments we create in the city of apples will make this timeline a better place and you are an important part of that. I can’t wait to trot together with our heads held high and prove love is real for each and every unique way, this is what makes our timeline special buckaroo.

-Chuck Tingle

The Fireball After Party Returns!

The Fireball returns to Industry Bar on Saturday Night, August 12. Hosted by drag power-house, Megami, The Fireball is a 21+ celebration of queer geek culture featuring drag, burlesque, dancing and all the queer joy you can handle. Get your tickets today!

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Quick Links

There are many ways to engage with Flame Con! For your convenience, here is a collection of links that will help you do so in a variety of ways.

Are you an artist, creator, or geeky merchant who wants to table at Flame Con? You can purchase Flame Con tables at this link. Tables will launch in 3 blocks, the first launching February 7th at 10PM EST (7PM PST).

Are you a non-profit, charity, outreach group, public-health organization, educational group, or advocacy group? Do you want to table at Flame Con? Apply here.

Have an idea for a panel? Perhaps you’d like to pitch a Flame Con workshop? Or do you think you have an exciting idea for our performance stage? This is the application for you.

Want to cover Flame Con for your media outlet and attend as a member of the press? Please fill out this press application.

Do you want to volunteer at Flame Con? Flame Con is a 100% volunteer-run event so every bit helps.

Flame Con is a venture of the completely volunteer-run 501(c)(3) non-profit, Geeks OUT. Please consider donating to help Flame Con continue to run and grow.

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Flame Con Sponsors

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We’d like to thank our contributing sponsors, without whom Flame Con would not be possible.

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August 12 & 13, 2023

Saturday: 12pm – 8pm

Saturday After-Party: 7pm – 11pm

Sunday: 12pm – 6pm

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