If you’re looking for a con that honors all in imaginative fiction, Farpoint is the con that spans the genres. And this con is open to all geeks and nerds who love a great con!
And when you attend, you have a chance to meet a number of special guests. Of course, we’re sure plenty of people will look forward to meeting Wallace Shawn of fandom fame!
At the same time, there’s going to be tons of authors, book readings, and even writings! The panels will be your one-stop-shop for every aspect of storytelling and more.
Just make sure you don’t miss the absolutely free workshop for writers of all kinds. This one is promises to help you hone your skills and craft your voice, from character creation to plot creation and the business side of writing.
And you can bring the whole family to this one! But everyone is sure to love the cosplay and costuming, including the new Stuffed Animal Cosplay Contest. Once you’ve thrown in the live events, from escape rooms to self-defense workshops, you’re talking about one con that’s out of this world!
Friday: 1pm to 1am
Saturday: 9am to 2am
Sunday: 9am to 4:30pm
How can you get tickets to Farpoint?
You can buy Farpoint passes directly from their website! Just click the button below.
- Friday: all ages $15 / bar add-on $25
- Saturday: all ages $60 / after 7pm $10
- Sunday: all ages $45
- 3-Day Weekend: adult $85 / teen $55 / child $25 / child under 5 FREE
How should you get to Farpoint and where should you stay?
The Delta Hotel by Marriott offers FREE parking to all attendees!
From Baltimore MD – take I-83 North to exit 20A Shawan Road. Take first right into Hunt Valley Inn parking lot.
From Washington DC/Richmond VA – take I-95 or I-295 North to I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) West toward Towson. Leave I-695 at exit 24 I-83 North, take exit 20A Shawan Road. Take first right into Hunt Valley Inn parking lot.
From York PA – take I-83 South to exit 20A Shawan Road. Take first right into Hunt Valley Inn parking lot.
From Philadelphia PA and further North – take I-95 South to I-695 (Baltimore Beltway) West toward Towson. Leave I-695 at exit 24 I-83 North, exit I-83 at 20A Shawan Road. Take first right into Hunt Valley Inn parking
The nearest airport is Baltimore Washington International Thurgood Marshal Airport (BWI). Driving from BWI to the hotel is easily done by rental car (follow directions from Washington DC/Richmond VA above) or by taxi or airport shuttle service.
There is a Baltimore Light Rail station approximately 0.25 mile from the Hunt Valley Inn. You can get to a Baltimore Light Rail connection from the MARC commuter line (http://mta.maryland.gov/marc-train). You can also start from the Washington DC area by using DC Metro (http://www.wmata.com/) to a station that also has MARC service (Red Line: Union Station, Rockville, Silver Spring or Green Line: Greenbelt, College Park-U of MD).
Use Baltimore Light Rail towards Hunt Valley to Hunt Valley station. Cross Shawan Road and turn right, walking 0.25 mile to Hunt Valley Inn NOTE: you can contact the hotel directly to ask about the availability of the hotel’s shuttle for transportation to/from the Hunt Valley station.
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