Cecil College
Shawn Markey
Phone: 443-907-1451

Web Master & Event Coordinator
Meredith S. Keating
Phone: 443-252-2800

Cecil Con Staff

If you would like to contribute any ideas to the convention then please send us an email. We’d like to hear your suggestions to make Cecil Con a success!


What is Cecil Con?

Cecil Con is a public, family-friendly, sci-fi, fantasy, anime, and gaming convention at Cecil College. We have panels, workshops, special guests, an Artist Alley/Vendor’s Hall, a Tabletop Game Center, a D&D and RPG Room, a Video Game Center (with tournaments), Game Jam competition, a cosplay photobooth and other photo ops, cosplay contests, kid’s corner, all day anime rooms, movie theater, and more! Admission is $5 for Friday Only, $10 for Saturday Only, or $12 for both days, and it’s FREE for Cecil College Students & Staff (with valid ID), children under the age of 3 and persons over the age of 65. ID’s will be checked at registration. Come on out and help us celebrate all things geeky!

You can purchase 2019 tickets right here!

What are the food options at Cecil Con?

There will be food and drink available for purchase in the Seahawk Roost Cafe located on the 1st floor in the Tech Center (Con Space 1), vending machines with drinks and snacks available, PLUS many food truck vendors located just outside! No outside Food or Drink will be permitted inside certain areas of the convention.

Kona Ice

Kona Ice Truck - Cecil Con North East MDWe’re mobile. We’re fun. We’re stocked with the most delicious flavors you’ve ever tasted. Need a moment of pure bliss? Kona Ice has you covered. Come visit us, let our sweet tunes sweep you away to an island in the middle of the ocean. And while you’re there, kick up your feet and enjoy a nice cup of our premium shaved ice.

Find out more about Kona Ice on their website here:


Maryland in a Can

Screen Shot 2017-03-03 at 12.36.04 AMMaryland in a Can is a mobile kitchen making farm to table sandwiches and soups. Their produce is purchased locally and all bread is made daily by a local bake shop! Here’s a few of the items they have: cheese steak sandwiches, chicken noodle soup, Maryland crap soup, creamy asparagus and shrimp soup, crab cake sandwich, chicken and crab combo sandwich, fish sandwich, po’boys, french fries, fried squash and zucchini, coleslaw, and more! They take cash and credit/debit.

Vegan/Vegetarian: The Grinder (Portobello mushroom, local peppers, local red onions, provolone cheese, and fresh roll). Vegans hold the cheese! Also french fries, and fried squash and zucchini. This sandwich is huge and a staff favorite!

Follow them on Facebook here:

Nude Food

Nude Food Food Truck - Cecil Con North East MDNude Food is Delaware’s first and only, 100% Plant-Based food truck. Offering everything from tacos with house made taco meat, mushroom and pepper cheezesteaks as well as their infamous Impossible Foods cheez burger (crowd favorite!). Nude Food uses creativity and the beauty of fruits and vegetables to put a healthy twist on your favorite comfort foods.
Menu is 100% Vegan including the Impossible Cheez Burger, Mushroom and Pepper Cheezesteak, Fiesta Tacos with housemade walnut meat and of course, Loaded Chili Nachos. All of these options either come GF or can be modified to accommodate dietary restrictions.
Check out their menu beforehand here:

Waffle’n Joe

Waffle'n Joe Cecil Con North East MDIn an Italian American family you always feel loved because of the food that accompanies every family occasion. Our family has applied this kind of hospitality to our business, Waffle’n Joe. We strive to provide you with the best coffee and waffles in an atmosphere that lets you know you can relax, because you are among friends.

Check out their website beforehand here:


Also Joining Us…

– Notorious Dogs (A hot dog cart on Friday & Saturday)

Can I purchase items using cash, check, credit or debit card?

We strongly encourage attendees to have cash on hand. ATM’s are available on site. Artists and vendors may accept credit/debit cards at their discretion. The cafe and food trucks also accept credit and debit cards.

Registration for Friday and Saturday can be paid in cash or with debit/credit in person. However, to cut down on your wait time, we encourage you to purchase convention tickets before the event by following this link:

Checks are not accepted at Cecil Con.

What is available for purchase in the Artist Alley/Vendor Hall?

There are plenty of items available for purchase in our Artist Alley and Vendor Hall such as artwork, crafts, commissioned artwork, books, buttons, posters, ornaments, jewelry, official merchandise, fan art and more! Please bring cash on hand as not all artists and vendors may be able to accept debit/credit cards.

Please note that some artists, authors, and vendors may be teaching workshops that require a small Materials fee, which will be posted, and those fees are handled by the workshop instructor who is teaching.

Am I allowed to come in costume?

Yes, absolutely! Costumes (cosplays) are welcome and encouraged, but please read our rules to adhere to guidelines for what is considered appropriate cosplay at our convention. We also have multiple Cosplay Contests happening the day of the convention. Click here to Register.

How do I get to Cecil Con, and where do I park?

Cecil Con 2019 is held on the Cecil College North East, MD campus. There are events happening in a few different buildings on campus this year which may affect where you want to park in our expansive parking lot.

You can find directions to the college and a campus map here.
Also, if you would like to program your own GPS device please use the address below:

Cecil College
1 Seahawk Drive
North East, MD 21901

I’m in the Artist, Author, or Vendor, where can I unload my items?

The Artist Alley/Vendor’s Hall is located inside of the Phys Ed building, first floor, in the gym. To access the unloading area, drive to the rear of the Phys Ed building. Cecil Con staff are available to help you unload; let them know if you have a small or large setup.

I have another question that isn’t listed here. How do I contact you?

Please fill out the information on the contact page and we will get back to you promptly.