GrandCon Gaming Convention 2017


From Monopoly to Tokaido, Dungeons and Dragons to Champions, or even Euchre to Fabled Fruit, GrandCon Gaming Convention will have something for everyone interested in the tabletop gaming industry at DeVos Place. The convention will allow attendees to shop artists and vendors, play games, and mingle with industry celebrities September 15-17, 2017.


GrandCon will feature tabletop (board, card, and role playing) gaming in all its forms, including the creators and/or authors behind them, and provide an atmosphere that will allow attendees to mingle and appreciate shared interests. Come dressed as your favorite character, play games, or chat with fellow enthusiasts from the community which understands your passion.


Meet the designers and artists behind your favorite titles, and crafters who make wares to support your interests or hobby. You can check out unpublished games in the Prototype Pub Zone, learn how to design a game, and sneak a peek at great things to come in the tabletop gaming world!


GrandCon Registration Dates and Hours:

Friday, September 15 - 8 AM – 8 PM

Saturday, September 16 - 8 AM – 6 PM

Sunday, September 17 - 8 AM – 2 PM


If you are attending the convention on Saturday morning, please note that the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure will be taking place downtown beginning at 9:00 AM. Parking in the DeVos Place ramp will be accessible from Michigan Street only. Please click here for maps of road closures due to the race. 

Event Times:
Fri, Sep 15, 2017
11:45 PM
Sat, Sep 16, 2017
11:45 PM
Sun, Sep 17, 2017
11:45 PM

Badge pricing is $40 for an advance 3-Day Badge, $25 for an advance Friday or Saturday badge, and $15 for an advance Sunday badge. Friday, Saturday, and 3-Day Badge prices will increase $5 on the day of the event, and will be subject to a $5 service charge at the door. Children ages 9 and under get in free. A portion of all proceeds will be donated to the Helen DeVos Children’s Hospital and MacKenzie’s Animal Sanctuary.


Boy & Girl Scouts of America and Family members receive discounted Badges.  A Scout must be in uniform to receive a discounted badge.  A Scout family is welcome to purchase up to 3 additional family badges as long as their Scout in uniform accompanies them.  Included in the badge pricing:  Boy Scouts will be eligible to pick up a Game Design Merit Badge Kit at a later date to use while earning their badge. 

  • Scout 3-Day Weekend Badge $30
  • Scout 3-Day Family Member Weekend Badge $30 (Max 3)
  • Scout 1-Day Saturday Badge $20
  • Scout 1-Day Family Saturday Badge $20 (Max 3)
  • Webelos or Junior Scout Badges (and younger ranks) are FREE when they attend in uniform

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