Frequently Asked Questions

The Basics

DragCon is on September 9th & 10th, 2017 at the Jacob K Javits Convention Center.


655 W. 34th St.
New York, New York 10001


Saturday: 10am to 6pm
Sunday: 10am to 4pm

Where do I park?

There isn’t a parking lot at the Javit’s center but to make parking easy, we’ve partnered with ParkWhiz! Click the link below to purchase parking at a lot near by.

Saturday, September 9, 2017 : Click here, park anywhere
Sunday, September 10, 2017: Click here, park anywhere

Common Questions

Is There an Age Limit?

No! All are welcome at RuPaul’s DragCon. Kids 12 and under are free with an adult with a badge.

Is Javits ADA Compliant?

Yes, including access to elevators and wheelchairs.


What time does registration open?

Friday, September 8th, you can pick up your badge from 2pm -8pm. We highly recommend picking up on Friday so you can walk right onto the show floor on Saturday and/or Sunday.

Saturday, September 9th, you can pick up your badge from 7:30am-6:00pm

Sunday, September 10th, you can pick up your badge from 8:00am-3:00pm


The VIP Experience includes access both Saturday and Sunday, no other badge required. It also includes Early Floor Access Saturday and Sunday, Priority Lines for Autograph Alley, Priority Line for RuPaul, and Priority seating for panels (Please arrive early, seats not guaranteed). You also get the exclusive NYC merch, that won’t be available any other way, including Collectors Edition Badge, RuPaul’s DragCon NY Hoodie, Tote Bag, Enamel Pin, Button, Lanyard, and Patch.

VIP Hours:

Saturday: 9:30am to 6pm
Sunday: 9:30am to 4pm

Los Angeles 2018

DragCon is returning to LA in May of 2018 at the Los Angeles Convention Center More information will be announced this fall.