Spearheaded by RuPaul and World of Wonder Productions, RuPaul’s DragCon provides a platform for fans – of all ages and backgrounds – to meet and interact with world-renowned celebrities and icons in a friendly and accessible environment.
The convention will feature over 200 vendors and exhibitors, panel discussions, screenings, autographs, and photo opportunities.
Plus, attendees can shop ‘til they drop on a floor full of unique and custom shoes, apparel, art and many other fabulous products.
In addition to booths on the convention floor, there will be a wide range of programming, including, Q&A sessions with drag stars and icons, lip sync contests, drag herstory discussion groups, and fashion, make-up and styling work shops, for men and women.
“RuPaul’s DragCon is the place to find your tribe,” said RuPaul. “For all the super creative and super sensitive people out there who live in world that says that you’re too much or that you don’t t fit in, DragCon says ‘Welcome home, baby.'”
“During its eighth season, RuPaul’s Drag Race unleashed it’s 100th drag queen contestant to the world. The intensity and loyalty of the fan base continues to explode,” said World of Wonder co-founder, Fenton Bailey. “RuPaul’s DragCon is the direct result of the fans demand for more, more, more!”
“The biggest surprise from last year’s DragCon was how much of a family event this is. Whether your family is San Francisco’s legendary drag queens, Sisters for Perpetual Indulgence, or you’re a tween girl superfan visiting with your Mom & Dad, there’s something for everybody at RuPaul’s DragCon,” said World of Wonder co-founder, Randy Barbato.
Drag is not consent!
RuPaul’s DragCon is dedicated to providing a harassment-free convention experience for everyone [regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, or religion]. We do not tolerate harassment of convention participants in any form. Convention participants violating these rules may be sanctioned or expelled from the convention [without a refund] at the discretion of the convention organizers.
Harassment includes offensive verbal comments [related to gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, disability, physical appearance, body size, race, religion], sexual images in public spaces, deliberate intimidation, stalking, following, harassing photography or recording, sustained disruption of talks or other events, inappropriate physical contact, and unwelcome sexual attention. Participants asked to stop any harassing behavior are expected to comply immediately.
Exhibitors in the expo hall, sponsors, vendor booths, or similar activities are also subject to the anti-harassment policy.
If a participant engages in harassing behavior, the convention organizers may take any action they deem appropriate, including warning the offender or expulsion from the convention [with no refund]. If you are being harassed, notice that someone else is being harassed, or have any other concerns, please contact a member of DragCon staff immediately or security. [DragCon staff can be identified by special badges and pink shirts.]
We expect participants to follow these rules at all convention venues and convention-related social events.