Crypticon Convention Minneapolis

Crypticon 2023

Welcome to the greatest pop cultural experience on the planet. Where all things symbolic in Film, Television, Anime, fantasy, Sci Fi, Horror and/or just all around… family fun reside. The best and most unique in indie films from around the globe are shown in the Crypticon Indie Film Fest & Cryptic Awards.

Come meet the Iconic with the best in celebrity guests to be gathered in one amazing setting and or event.  Also unique vendors and artist from around the world with Toys,  Comics, DVD, Blu Ray, VHS, Posters, Models, Make Up, Props, Effects,  Art, Magazines, Apparel, Jewelry, Collectibles Galore and so much more.

We offer all our attendees a chance to enter and participant in any or all of our sponsor driven competitions in Tattoos, Costume and Cosplay and Makeup & Effects. We have many different categories and are open to all levels of experience. We offer an amazing plethora of prizes for all from our wonderful sponsors and brands. For each contest, feel free to contact the person in charge listed under our contact page. Thank You.


Crowne Plaza West Hotel & Conference Center
3131 Campus Dr. Plymouth, MN 55441
For Reservations Call (763) 559-6600 or click HERE

If the Crowne Plaza is sold out, we have an overflow hotel:
Residence Inn Minneapolis Plymouth,
2750 Annapolis Circle Plymouth, Minnesota 55441, click HERE to make reservations.


Crypticon MN will take place September 15 - 17, 2023.


  • FRIDAY: 4:30 pm - 10:00 pm
  • SATURDAY: 11:30 am - 8:00 pm
  • SUNDAY: 11:30 am - 5:00 pm

VIP Early Entry

  • FRIDAY: 4:00 pm - 10:00 pm
  • SATURDAY: 11:00 am - 8:00 pm
  • SUNDAY: 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

See Q&A schedules, Photo Op schedules and events HERE.

Service Animal Policy

Pets & Service Animals are allowed within the hotel, however due to allergies and other medical concerns, celebrities, vendors, hotel staff, event help and crew all have the right to not be exposed as well as relieved of the liabilities thereof any animals directly being brought into contact with anyone as so. No animals besides ADA trained, licensed, and certified service animals and the rescue animals of our charities are allowed within the ballrooms or showroom floors.