• Games for all types of adventures

  • Dozens of paper and pencil RPGs

  • Board games for the entire family

  • Sci-fi, fantasy and historical miniature games

Nov 8-10, 2024 | Bethlehem, PA
Theme: Covert Operations

New for Fall - VIP Badges!

Our new VIP badge is only $105 and includes tons of benefits including a free t-shirt, exclusive check-in line, special badge, earliest access to game signups, extra raffle tickets, bag check on Sunday, reserved seating at the auction, and more. Get your VIP badge

See what MEPACON is all about

Please note the video references our previous location in Scranton.

About Mepacon

Mepacon is a three-day gaming convention in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania that runs in spring and fall. We feature all kinds of games from social board and card games to tabletop and live-action role-playing. Besides gaming we have a wide variety of vendors and events, including contests, auctions, and game raffles.

Mepacon is held at the SureStay Plus Hotel by Best Western at 300 Gateway Dr. Bethlehem, PA.

If you’ve attended MEPACON in the past, we’d love to hear your feedback. Please use our form at www.mepacon.com/feedback. Tell us what you think can improve the convention.

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Pre-Registered Prices

  • Full Weekend - $65
  • Friday Only - $35
  • Saturday Only - $45
  • Sunday Only - $25
  • Children under 10 - Free ($2 processing charge on TTE)
  • Unpub Game Designers - $65

At The Door Prices

  • Full Weekend - $75
  • Friday Only - $45
  • Saturday Only - $55
  • Sunday Only - $35

Rules and Policies

MEPACON is dedicated to having a fun and fair convention. We urge you to please read our Rules and Code of Conduct before attending.

What types of games are there?

  • Board games
  • Card games
  • RPGs
  • LARP
  • Miniatures
  • Social

Check out our gaming schedule

I was hesitant to go to a smaller con at first, but I've enjoyed getting to know people in intimate ways at MEPACON that's hard to get when you're rushing to do everything at bigger cons.

MEPACON runs three days: Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

On site registration and badge pickup starts at noon on Friday.

Game Hours

  • Friday: 2 p.m. - 4 a.m.
  • Saturday: 8 a.m. - 4 a.m.
  • Sunday: 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.

All days include board games, card games, roleplaying games (RPGs), live action roleplaying games (LARP), miniature games, and kid games.

Meet Our Guests

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Dan Hundycz
Board Game Guest
Dan has been the head of DPH Games since 2013. A retired counselor, he was the lead designer on their games Cache Me If You Can! (geocaching), Zombie Apocalypse Geocaching (expansion), Superhero Geocaching (expansion), Psychological Warfare, CATS a sad but necessary cycle of violent predatory behavior and Affliction: Salem 1692. DPH Games Inc. is going strong and hopes to release two more games in the future; Legacy at Sea and Yokai Hunters.
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Brendan LaSalle
Past Guest
Brendan J. LaSalle has been writing and publishing in the game industry since 2001. He has written for Goodman Games, Fat Dragon Games, Troll Lord’s Games, Pandahead Publishing, and Hand Made Games. He has many adventures and source books, including the award winning Age of Cthulhu: A Dream of Japan, as well as several Dungeon Crawl Classics adventure modules. He is the creator of Xcrawl, which is about to be reintroduced in its new edition. He lives in Salem, MA, with his wife, dog, and cat.

More than Just Gaming

Vendor Floor

MEPACON features a great vendor section all three days. Our vendors offer items for all your gaming needs: Board and card games; roleplaying books, supplies and dice; geeky crafts and clothing; gamer-themed cupcakes; And more.

Main Event

On Saturday at 6pm, we offer the MEPACON Main Event! We announce the winners of our costume, miniatures, and coloring contests, as well as the winner of our charity dice guess! And we have a live auction! For more information, see our Special Features Page.

Our Vendors


If you'd like to attend our convention, visit our Tabletop.events site to register and view a listing of the games.