» BronyCon Moving to Baltimore in August 2013

After being located in Secaucus, NJ for 2012, BronyCon has announced they will be moving to Baltimore, Maryland for 2013. The event will run August 2-4, a one-day increase from last year, and will be the only convention they hold in 2013.

Read the full announcement after the bump.

BRONYCON ANNOUNCES DATE AND VENUE
BronyCon is Moving from New York Area to Downtown Baltimore in 2013,
Hosts the Largest Convention for Adult Fans of My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic

BronyCon, the world’s largest and longest-running brony convention, will run Aug. 2-4, 2013, and will be held at the Hilton Baltimore and convention center in Baltimore, Md.According to The Associated Press article Guys Who Like My Little Pony Gather For ‘BronyCon,’ BronyCon Summer 2012 attracted 4,000 bronies—the adult fans of the television series My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic—to its convention from all across the country when it was held at the Meadowlands Exposition Center in Secaucus, N.J., June 2012, showing an incredible increase of audience from the 100 attendees in its premiere year of 2011.

Located next to Oriole Park at Camden Yards, home of the Baltimore Orioles Major League Baseball team, the Hilton Baltimore hotel is attached to the Baltimore Convention Center, which will also be used for events at the convention. The venue is a convenient 15 minutes from the Baltimore Washington International airport for those flying in for the convention, which is located by a light rail station that goes directly from BWI to the convention center.

Unlike previous years, BronyCon is extending their event to three days in 2013 starting Friday, Aug. 2, and ending Sunday, Aug. 4, however, they will only be hosting one convention in 2013.

FOR ADMISSIONS AND MORE INFORMATION: Registration for BronyCon will cost $75 at the door ($70 pre-registered online). An early-bird rate of $65 will be offered for a limited time only starting Nov. 10, 2012. In order to register for BronyCon 2013, visit their website at www.bronycon.org/. For even more up-to-the-minute news, check out BronyCon’s social media pages on Facebook, Twitter and Tumblr.

 
 

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  1. Wow that’s pretty big news. I wonder why. It seemed fitting that the biggest Brony convention was held in the largest city in North America. But I’m sure Baltimore will be great too.

    • Cost vs. venue size. The Baltimore convention center is huge (big anime cons like Otakon use it) and the hotel prices should be cheaper than they were in Secaucus.

      • That’s right. We’re actually looking at $125 / night for hotel costs with our group rate. Be sure to keep an eye on our site!