Dragon Con is an annual Sci-Fi and Fantasy convention held in Atlanta over Labor Day Weekend. Dragon Con started in 1987 as an outgrowth of a local SF and gaming group, the Dragon Alliance of Gamers and Role-Players.
Over he years, the convention has grown to cover more than just Science Fiction, Fantasy, and gaming. Besides those original programming tracks, Dragon Con now covers over 30 additional areas of interest. Key events at Dragon Con include several Costuming Contests, including the Masquerade, Independent films, 3 dealer rooms, art show, and of course, the famous Dragon Con Parade.