This is a list of professional wrestling conventions.


A professional wrestling fan convention typically features a professional wrestling promotion's talent and alumni autograph signings, interviews, fan activities, memorabilia displays, meet-and-greets, and matches. One of the oldest professional wrestling fan convention is Cauliflower Alley Club established in 1965.


Convention Years active Location Founder(s) Notes
Great Canadian Wrestling Expo 2005- Various
Pro Wrestling Expo 2015- Various

United Kingdom

Convention Years active Location Founder(s) Notes
London Wrestling Convention 2015- Grange Tower Bridge Hotel [1]
Wrestle Expo UK 2015- Second City CrossFit
Wrestling MediaCon 2018- BBC Manchester

United States

Convention Years active Location Founder(s) Notes
SummerSlam Axxess 2009-2013 Various Vince McMahon
Starrcast 2018- Various Conrad Thompson[2]
WrestleCon 2005- Various Michael Bochicchio Held on WrestleMania weekend
WWNLive Supershow Mercury Rising 2010- Various WWNLive Held on WrestleMania weekend
WrestleMania Axxess 1999- Various Vince McMahon
WrestleReunion 2005-2014 Various Sal Corrente [3][4][5]
Wrestling Fans International Association 1969-1983 Various Mike Gratchner
Diane Devine
Tom Burke
Don Wilson

East Coast

Convention Years active Location Founder(s) Notes
Baltimore Celebfest 2021- Baltimore, Maryland Chad Clark
The Big Event 2011- Queens, New York Brian Barth [6]
Eddie Gilbert Memorial Brawl 1996-1999 Cherry Hill, New Jersey Dennis Coraluzzo Convention and banquet ceremony was held during the weekend of the shows.
Fan Slam Wrestling Convention 2004- Totowa, New Jersey Tommy Fierro [7]
Hardcore Reunion 2009 Allentown, Pennsylvania [8][9][10][11][12]
K&S Wrestlefest Wrestling Convention 2004- Philadelphia, Pennsylvania [13]
Legends of the Ring 1999- New Jersey [14][15][16][17]
Memories, Moments and Mayhem Convention 2013- Delanson, New York In Your Face Wrestling The convention is followed by a live In Your Face Wrestling event.
PWHF Induction Weekend Convention 2005- Amsterdam, New York Convention is held at the annual induction ceremony.
RSPW Convention 1995 Philadelphia, Pennsylvania The first and only fan organized convention via internet newsgroup. It featured a Q&A session with the ECW roster in addition to a live wrestling event.[18][19][20]
Wrestling Spectacular 2012- Middletown, New York John Menechino
Lou Sabowski
WrestleCade Weekend 2012- Winston-Salem, NC Tracy Myers, Brian Hawks, George South WrestleCade Weekend began as a 1-day wrestling convention in 2012 and has turned into 6 family-friendly wrestling events held over the course of 3 days the weekend after Thanksgiving in Winston-Salem, NC. Featuring more than 100 wrestling stars from yesterday, today and tomorrow.

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Convention Years active Location Founder(s) Notes
Wrestle Legends 2018- Hilliard, Ohio Matthew Sweeney First ever pro wrestling fan fest held in Hilliard, OH.
Squared Circle Expo 2021- Indianapolis, Indiana Ed & Heather Gonzales, Adolfo & Carrie Dorta

New England

Convention Years active Location Founder(s) Notes
New England Pro Wrestling Hall of Fame and Fanfest 2008- Providence, Rhode Island Joseph Bruen Convention is held at the annual induction ceremony.
Pro Wrestling Icons 2009- Cromwell, Connecticut Justin Credible [23]

Southern United States

Convention Years active Location Founder(s) Notes
Atlanta Reunion Pro Wrestling Fanfest 2010- Atlanta, Georgia The first-ever pro wrestling convention held in Atlanta.[24]
Mid-Atlantic Wrestling Legends Fanfest 2004- Charlotte, North Carolina Greg Price A special edition of the NWA Fanfest, "Last Battle of Atlanta", was held at the Atlanta Airport Marriott Hotel on August 3–7, 2011.[25][26]
Superstars of Wrestling Fan Fest Weekend 2013- Rome, Georgia
CWF Legends Fanfest 2017- Tampa, Florida Barry Rose
River City Wrestling Con 2019- Jacksonville, Florida The first-ever annual pro wrestling convention held in Florida.

Southwest United States

Convention Years active Location Founder(s) Notes
Cauliflower Alley Club Wrestling Convention and Banquet 1965- Las Vegas, Nevada Mike Mazurki
Art Abrams
ClickJab Wrestling Fanfest 2014- Arizona ClickJab Entertainment
Legends of Wrestling Fanfest 2009- Houston, Texas Booker T [27][28]

West Coast

Convention Years active Location Founder(s) Notes
Women's Wrestling Convention 1998- San Diego David C. Jackson
Wrestlefest 2009-2014 Newark, California Kirk White [29][30]


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