2024 Mini-Con

Here Be Dragons!

Where the map ends, adventure begins!

Are you ready to embark on a thrilling journey through uncharted territories? Look no further than Here Be Dragons, a one-day event celebrating the spirit of exploration and discovery in speculative fiction, history and science.

Join us at the Burnaby BCIT Campus (bldgs SE12 & SE14) on Saturday, November 23, 2024, for a day filled with exploration, discovery, and endless excitement.




Dive into a realm of adventure

At Here Be Dragons your mind will be whisked away to lands unknown. Get ready for an experience that will leave you inspired and wanting more.

Highlights of the event include:

  • Costumes: Embrace your inner adventurer and come dressed as your favourite explorer or innovator from speculative fiction!
  • Games: Challenge fellow enthusiasts to epic battles with dice, cards and meeples.
  • Panels: Engage in insightful discussions with local authors, artists, and creators.
  • Presentations: Immerse yourself in captivating presentations that explore the realms of science and fantasy.
  • Readings: Discover new worlds as talented local authors share excerpts from their latest works.
  • Vendors: Find amazing treasures, crafts, and curiosities in our Cave of Vendors!
  • Workshops: Hone your skills and learn from local experts in workshops designed to unleash your creativity.t


Participate at Here Be Dragons

If you would like to participate at Here Be Dragons as a Vendor, a Fan Organization, or in our Scheduled Programming, visit our Participation Inquiry form, select the corresponding FREE ticket and fill in the questions for it to let us know your interest.

Vendor Rates

We Need YOU!

WCSFA requires a decent-sized and dedicated volunteer community to help plan, promote, and produce this and other future events. Without it, Here Be Dragons could end up being cancelled, and future events might not be possible.

If you would like to become part of our volunteer community to help get this and other events going strong, fill out our Volunteer Registration form and consider joining our Discord server.

Join the quest

Whether you’re seeking wisdom from literary legends or looking to connect with like-minded fans, Here Be Dragons offers an opportunity to be part of something extraordinary. Grab your tickets now and prepare for an adventure that will transport you beyond the limits of imagination. Don’t miss out on this fun and exciting event!

Please note that the event description is subject to change as programming is finalized.

Stay tuned for updates!

Event Details

  • Date: Saturday, November 23, 2024
  • Time: 10:00 AM – 06:00 PM
  • Location: 
    Burnaby BCIT Campus, Bldg SE12 & SE14, 3700 Willingdon Ave, Burnaby, BC
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