Westercon 74 in Tonopah, Nevada

The Westercon 74 programming schedule is now online on our Program Schedule page

The program schedule is subject to change without notice, although we will update the online schedule as often as possible.

Advance registration ended June 25, 2022

Full four-day memberships are $70 at the door. Single-day memberships are $30/day. See our Membership Types page for further details. Membership sales will be in the lobby of the Belvada Hotel on Friday July 1 and in the lobby of the Tonopah Convention Center on Saturday, July 2 through Monday, July 4.

COVID-19 Health and Safety Policy: Vaccination and Masks required

Please read our COVID-19 Health and Safety Policy and our Code of Conduct and other policies before registering for Westercon 74. All members must be vaccinated and boosted against COVID-19 and wear a N95/KN95/KF94 or surgical mask in convention-controlled spaces including the Convention Center and other program rooms in our hotels.

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Hotels: See our Hotels page for an interactive map of Tonopah and the list of Tonopah’s hotels, including the promotional booking codes for the Belvada, Mizpah, and Old Brewery Hostel. Some hotels are sold out or no longer have rooms at our promotional rate. You can also call the hotels directly, and you may get better results that way. If you have problems booking a room, write to our Facilities liaison. See our Contact Us page to contact us.

Our Guests of Honor are Kevin Andrew Murphy and Myrna Donato. We will have additional program participants on our convention program that we will announce at a later date.

Westercon 74 is still scheduled to be held in person Friday, July 1, through Monday, July 4, 2022. The convention will have a single “hybrid” track (including some online-only items) where one function room will be equipped to allow both members attending in person and those participating remotely (including supporting members) to participate simultaneously.

Tonopah, Nevada will host Westercon 74, the 2022 West Coast Science Fantasy Conference, in Tonopah, Nevada, Friday, July 1 through Monday, July 4, 2022. The convention will start on the morning of Friday, July 1, and will officially end on the late afternoon of Monday, July 4 (but don’t miss the Alien Autopsy Party later on Monday evening until midnight).

Westercon 74 Progress Reports 0, 1, 2, 3, 4, and 5 are available for download from our Publications page.

If you did not vote in Westercon 74 Site Selection, you can buy a membership at the door only.

If you purchased a membership online prior to June 26, 2022, please note that Grenadine’s system uses the word “ticket” to refer to what we call a “membership,” and that credit card payments through Grenadine will be processed by Stripe. Credit card payments made in person at our fan table or via postal mail are processed through Square.

Advance registration is now closed. Pre-registered collect your membership credentials at the convention starting on Thursday, June 30, in the lobby of the Belvada Hotel.

Convention registration will be open at the following locations and times:

  • Thursday: Belvada Hotel Lobby, 2 PM – 7 PM
  • Friday: Belvada Hotel Lobby, 9 AM – 7 PM
  • Saturday: Tonopah Convention Center Lobby, 9 AM – 7 PM
  • Sunday: Tonopah Convention Center Lobby, 9 AM –  7 PM
  • Monday: Tonopah Convention Center Lobby, 9 AM – 2 PM