MINNESOTA'S LARGEST GAMING AND ESPORTS EVENT

An annual gathering that celebrates the world of gaming. Hosted by a dedicated team of volunteers.
2D Con welcomes gamers from all walks of life to come together for a weekend of fun.

More than just a convention

2D Con is an annual gathering that celebrates the world of gaming. Hosted by a dedicated team of volunteers 2D Con welcomes gamers from all walks of life to come together for a weekend of fun. We focus on people and their passions all while raising money for charity.

The event features consoles, arcades, tabletop, LAN, vendors, artists guest speakers, and much much more.

We’re more than just a convention, we’re a community. 

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what to do at 2D Con

Over 100 cabinets, free to play for the entire weekend. Rare classics, rhythm games, and new releases. 

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Cosplayers new and old are guaranteed to have a great time in our cosplay show.

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Over 30 casual and competitive gaming tournaments. 2D Con is the largest esports event around.

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Topics such as trivia, game shows, learning about cosplay, learning from indie devs and even game design

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2D Con is proud to feature a marketplace that showcases unique products from over 70 vendors and artists

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Indie Island is our own little paradise. Featuring game demos and discussion with independent developers

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2024 Tournaments

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Announcing our 2D Con 2024 Cosplay Contest Judges!

DewFeathers Dewfeathers is an award winning cosplayer, accomplished dancer, and lifelong environmentalist. She often crafts her cosplays and original designs using recycled, thrifted, and up-cycled ...

Here’s to 10 Years of 2D Con

On this day in 2015, the very first 2D Con became a reality. This year, we celebrate 10 years of coming together as a community ...

Meet The Narrator of Baldurs Gate III at 2D Con 2024

We are excited to have Amelia Tyler, the Dungeon Master in Baldurs Gate III join us for 2D Con 2024. Amelia Tyler is an English ...

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Be a Part of 2D Con

2D Con is always seeking passionate and talented individuals to help make the event happen. 

Are you an artist or retailer specializing in gaming items? A gamer looking to help the convention while learning the ins-and-outs of 2D Con? We want to know. 

Are you a game developer looking to showcase your game to an excited and passionate audience of gamers?

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