5 Reasons to Bring Your Family to Gen Con Indy 2024

Get ready for the ultimate family adventure at Gen Con Indy 2024, North America’s longest-running and best-attended gaming convention! Held at the Indiana Convention Center and Lucas Oil Stadium from August 1-4, 2024, this year’s Gen Con promises to be the best yet.


Here are 5 reasons why you and your family won’t want to miss it:

1. Endless Fun for All Ages: With over 20,000 events catering to diverse interests, Gen Con offers something for everyone in your family. There’s never a dull moment, from board games and puzzles to arts and crafts, puppet shows, and escape rooms.

2. Budget-Friendly Family Fun: Kids aged 10 and under get in for free, and Sunday badges are just $18 for adults, making Gen Con an affordable family adventure.

3. Bonding Over Shared Experiences: Explore the vast array of games together, participate in exciting events, and create lasting memories that you’ll cherish for years to come.

4. Meet Genevieve the Dragon: Snap a fun family photo with Genevieve, the friendly Gen Con dragon mascot.

5. More Than Just Games: Beyond gaming, Gen Con offers a chance to meet fellow gamers, participate in costume parades, watch magic shows, play arcade games, and so much more. It’s a truly unique and unforgettable experience for the whole family.

Don’t miss out on The Best Four Days in Gaming™ with your family. Grab your badges today and embark on an unforgettable adventure at Gen Con Indy 2024!

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