Lunacon

Regional convention usually held in or near New York City - also, various locations in New Jersey and Stanford CT. Sponsored by the Lunarians.

One of the features for many years had been the Book Raffle for the Wollheim Scholarship.

# Date Location Guests
Lunacon 1 May 12, 1957 Room 203, 213 West 53rd St, Manhattan none
Lunacon 2 April 13, 1958 Room 203, 213 West 53rd St, Manhattan Frank R. Paul
Lunacon 3 April 12, 1959 Room 203, 213 West 53rd St, Manhattan Lester del Rey
Lunacon 4 April 10, 1960 Room 203, 213 West 53rd St, Manhattan Ed Emshwiller
Lunacon 5 April 9, 1961 Room 203, 213 West 53rd St, Manhattan Willy Ley
Lunacon 6 April 29, 1962 Adelphi Hall, Manhattan Frederik Pohl
Lunacon 7 April 21, 1963 Adelphi Hall, Manhattan Judith Merril
The 1964 Lunacon was cancelled because planning started too late, but it was officially due to the World's Fair.
Lunacon 8 April 24, 1965 Hotel Edison, Manhattan Hal Clement
Lunacon 9 April 16-17, 1966 Hotel Edison, Manhattan Isaac Asimov
Lunacon 10 April 29-30, 1967 Hotel Roosevelt, Manhattan James Blish
Lunacon 11 April 19-21, 1968 Park Sheraton Hotel, Manhattan Don Wollheim
Lunacon 12 April 11-14, 1969 Hotel McAlpin, Manhattan Robert A. W. Lowndes
Lunacon 13 April 11-12, 1970 Hotel McAlpin, Manhattan Larry T. Shaw
Lunacon 14 April 16-18, 1971 Hotel Commodore, Manhattan John W. Campbell, Howard DeVore
Lunacon 15 March 31-April 2, 1972 Statler-Hilton Hotel, Manhattan Theodore Sturgeon
Lunacon 16 April 20-22, 1973 Statler-Hilton Hotel, Manhattan Harlan Ellison
Lunacon 17 April 12-14, 1974 Statler-Hilton Hotel, Manhattan Forrest J Ackerman
Lunacon 18 April 18-20, 1975 Hotel Commodore, Manhattan Brian Aldiss
Lunacon 19 April 9-11, 1976 Statler-Hilton Hotel, Manhattan Amazing & Fantastic Magazines
Lunacon 20 April 8-10, 1977 Biltmore Hotel, Manhattan L. Sprague de Camp, Catherine Crook de Camp
Lunacon 21 February 24-26, 1978 Sheraton Hasbrouck Heights, NJ Robert Bloch, Rosalyn S. Yalow
Lunacon 22 March 30 — April 1, 1979 Sheraton Inn at La Guardia, NY Ron Goulart, Gahan Wilson
Lunacon 23 March 14-16, 1980 Sheraton Hasbrouck Heights, NJ Larry Niven, Vincent Di Fate, Rosalyn S. Yalow
Lunacon 24 March 20-22, 1981 Sheraton Hasbrouck Heights, NJ James White, Jack Gaughan
Lunacon 25 March 19-21, 1982 Sheraton Hasbrouck Heights, NJ Fred Saberhagen, John Schoenherr, Steve Stiles
Lunacon 26 March 18-20, 1983 Sheraton Hasbrouck Heights, NJ Anne McCaffrey, Don Wollheim, Elsie Wollheim, Barbi Johnson
Lunacon 27 March 16-18, 1984 Sheraton Hasbrouck Heights, NJ Terry Carr, Cy Chauvin, Tom Kidd
Lunacon 28 March 15-17, 1985 Sheraton Inn at La Guardia, NY Gordon R. Dickson, Don Maitz, Curt Clemmer
Lunacon 29 March 7-9, 1986 Tarrytown Marriott, Tarrytown, NY Madeline L'Engle, Marta Randall, Dawn Wilson, Art Saha
Lunacon 30 March 20-22, 1987 Tarrytown Marriott, Tarrytown, NY Jack Williamson, Jack Chalker, Darrell Sweet
Lunacon 31 March 11-13, 1988 Tarrytown Marriott, Tarrytown, NY Harry Harrison, Pat Mueller, N. Taylor Blanchard
Lunacon 32 March 10-12, 1989 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Town, NY Roger Zelazny, David Hartwell, Ron Walotsky, Dave Kyle
Lunacon 33 March 16-18, 1990 Tarrytown Marriott, Tarrytown, NY Tom Doherty, Katherine Kurtz, Tom Canty
Lunacon 34 March 10-12, 1991 Sheraton, Stamford, CT John Brunner, Frank Kelly Freas, Hal Clement, Ian Ballantine, Betty Ballantine, Gerald Feinberg
Lunacon 35 1992 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Kristin Kathryn Rusch, Samuel R. Delany, Paul Lehr, Jon Singer
Lunacon 36 March 19-21, 1993 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Orson Scott Card, Barclay Shaw, Richard Curtis, Alexis Gilliland
Lunacon 37 1994 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Vonda N. McIntyre, James Warhola, Walter R. Cole, Peter Grubbs, Dean Friedman
Lunacon 38 March 17-19, 1995 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Poul Anderson, Mike Glyer, Stephen Hickman, Graham Leathers
Lunacon 39 March 15-17, 1996 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Terry Pratchett, Esther Friesner, Stephen Hickman, Phil Foglio, Bruce Pelz, Mark Kennedy
Lunacon 40 March 7-9, 1997 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY David Cherry, C. J. Cherryh, Mike Walsh Michael O'Hare
Lunacon 41 1998 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Octavia Butler, Donato Giancola, John Boardman, Perdita Boardman
Lunacon 42 March 5-7, 1999 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Vernor Vinge, Bob Eggleton, Tony Lewis
Lunacon 43 March 24-26, 2000 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Barbara Hambly, George Alec Effinger, Lisa Snellings, Stu Shiffman
Lunacon 44 March 23-25, 2001 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Nancy Kress, Jody Lee, Charles Sheffield, John Hertz
Lunacon 45 March 15-17, 2002 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Peter F. Hamilton, Alan Dean Foster, James Gurney, Ron Ontell, Val Ontell
Lunacon 46 March 21-23, 2003 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Spider Robinson, Jeanne Robinson, Rowena Morrill, Joni Dashoff, Todd Dashoff
Lunacon 47 March 19-21, 2004 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Storm Constantine, Michael Whelan, Lucy Schmeidler, Peter Abrams, Rick Dick, Karen Dick
Lunacon 48 March 18-20, 2005 Sheraton Meadowlands, NJ Michael Swanwick, Butch Honeck, Skip Morrison, Pierre Pettinger, and Sandy Pettinger
Lunacon 49 March 17–20, 2006 Hilton Hasbrouck Heights, NJ (same hotel as former Sheraton) Jim Butcher, David B. Mattingly, Byron Connell, Lisa Ashton
Lunacon 50 March 16–18, 2007 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Christopher Moore, Dave Seeley, Frank Dietz
Lunacon 51 March 14–16, 2008 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Jacqueline Carey, Johnna Y. Klukas, Joseph D. Siclari, Winston A. Howlett
Lunacon 52 March 20–22, 2009 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Dave Freer, Larry Dixon, Mercedes Lackey, Leigh Grossman
Lunacon 53 March 19–21, 2010 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Tanya Huff, Theresa Mather, Allison Lonsdale, Mercedes Lackey, Dominick Corrado
Lunacon 54 March 18–20, 2011 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY Lawrence M. Schoen, Rachael Mayo, Eric Zuckerman
Lunacon 55 March 16–18, 2012 Rye Town Hilton, Rye Brook, NY John Ringo, Howard Taylor, Tamora Pierce
Lunacon 2013 March 15-17, 2013 Hilton Westchester, Rye Brook, NY Michael F. Flynn, William O'Connor, Leslie Fish
Lunacon 2014 March 14-16, 2014 Hilton Westchester, Rye Brook, NY Ryk Spoor, Randy Gallegos, Michael F. Flynn
Lunacon 2015 March 2015 Hilton Westchester, Rye Brook, NY Cancelled
Lunacon 2016 March 18-20, 2016 Hilton Westchester, Rye Brook, NY Robert Sawyer, Rick Sternbach, Naomi Novik
Lunacon 2017 April 7-9, 2017 Westchester Marriott Hotel, Tarrytown, NY Ben Bova, Roberta Rogow, The Boogie Knights, Bob Eggleton, Marianne Plumridge

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