Octocon 2024

The National Irish Science Fiction Convention

The Gibson Hotel & Online, 5-6 October 2024

Octocon, the National Irish Science Fiction Convention, is a weekend celebration of our favourite stories from books, comics, TV, films and games; from science fiction, fantasy, horror and beyond; attracting artists, writers, film-makers and fans from across the human sphere of influence.

Octocon is Heading Back to The Gibson Hotel and Online

On October 5th and 6th, we’ll be heading to The Gibson Hotel, located beside the 3 Arena in Dublin 1, with ‘The Point’ Luas stop right outside its front door. At the same time, we’re also headed Online, with items streamed from The Gibson as well as online-only.

About the venue and how to get there

The Gibson Hotel

Sign up now for Octocon 2024

The Gibson Hotel & Online, 5-6 October 2024

  • Adult (22+) – €65
  • Young Adult (13-21) – €20
  • Children (under 13) – FREE
    (Must be accompanied by an adult member)
  • Friend of the Convention – €100
  • Concession – €40
  • Virtual and Supporting – €20
  • Buy four memberships, get the fifth one free!

We look forward to seeing you there!

Important Note: There will be a price increase in January. Details to be announced.

Find out more about our membership levels

Octo with programme book and badge

Volunteers are the backbone of conventions

Octo with tape measure and toolbox

We are looking for volunteers for both on-site and virtual operations. If you’d like to get involved:

Octo with crochet and books

We’re currently recruiting for some new members of the team to help us make Octocon 2024 as amazing as it can be.