SwanCon 2013

The Western Australian Speculative Fiction Convention

March 29 – April 1 2013 | Ibis Styles Hotel, Northbridge

We’re done!

Thanks to all our attendees and volunteers for making Swancon 2013 such a success.

Next up is Swancon 39 – Conjuration. Check out their website for details and to purchase memberships.

Welcome to Swancon, the place to lose yourself in the fantastical – science fiction and fantasy, comics and supernatural, gaming and anime. With so much to see and do at the convention there’s something for everyone:

Special Guests!

Charles Stross (Accelerando, Halting State, The Atrocity Archives )
Gail Simone (Batgirl, Secret Six, Wonder Woman )
John Birmingham (Without Warning, Weapons of Choice, He Died With a Felafel in His Hand )
Lucy Sussex (The Scarlet Rider, Black Ice, Matilda Told Such Dreadful Lies )

These four exciting guests will be meeting fans, speaking about their work and signing autographs throughout the long weekend.

Awesome events!

Our day-to-night convention schedule is loaded with activities, demonstrations, discussion groups and expert panels on a huge range of topics.


The gaming area is stocked with boardgames, cards, videogames, roleplaying & wargaming materials, available free for use. Informal gaming is encouraged and organised competitions are run throughout the convention.


Scour our market area for books, comics, art, toys and those hard to find geeky collectibles. There’s an auction, too!

Plus more!

Cosplay, children’s activities, video screenings, academia, book launches, parties, competitions and our Saturday night Masquerade Ball.

How do I join?

Full and day passes are available, at regular, concession and first-timer rates. Go to our ticket info page for more details. Online sales have closed, but tickets can be purchased at the door.