Balticon 55

The Maryland Regional Science Fiction and Fantasy Convention

May 28-31, 2021 (Memorial Day Weekend)

Renaissance Baltimore Harborplace Hotel

Guest of Honor:
Seanan McGuire

Seanan McGuire photo

Artist Guest of Honor:
Alyssa Winans

Alyssa Winans art (tree and white unicorn)

Music Guests of Honor:
Margaret & Kristoph

Margaret and Kristoph (with harp and guitar)

Fan Guests of Honor:
Bruce & Cheryl Evry

Special Guest:
Petra Mayer

Petra Mayer (photo by Allison Shelley)

2019 Compton Crook Award Winner:
R.F. Kuang

RF Kuang author photo

2020 Compton Crook Award Winner:
Arkady Martine

Arkady Martine publicity photo


If you want a reminder when registration opens for Balticon 55, please fill out this form.

Short Science Fiction Film Festival

The Balticon Sunday Short Science Fiction Film Festival (BSSSFFF) is seeking entries for the 2021 festival. The description of the festival and the submission process is on the Sunday Film Festival page.

Balticon Event Video DVDs for Sale

Many Balticon events are recorded and are available on DVD, including Events and GoH Presentations, DVD sets starting with Balticon 40 (2006), Masquerade sets starting with Balticon 27 (1993) and Parody Play performances.

Orders help support the Baltimore Science Fiction Society. Find detailed information about available DVDs on the Balticon DVDs page; download the order form as a PDF.