Wellycon is New Zealand’s biggest, fun, friendly board game convention.

We’re run professionally by a team of dedicated volunteers.

We hold two events each year: Wellycon is held over Queen’s Birthday Weekend
and Mini Wellycon is held over Labour Weekend.

Scroll down for details on our next event!

Wellycon 2021 Sponsors

What can you do at Wellycon 2021?

Play board games with family and friends. Meet other board game enthusiasts.
Play our 2021 theme Wingspan and the new Oceania Expansion courtesy of Stonemaier Games.
Borrow a game from our library. There are 1100+ to choose from.
Play brand new releases. Try prototypes. Meet their designers.
Learn to play classic games like Chess, Crokinole, and Dungeons & Dragons. Play a Mega Game.   
Play a game in our massive play-to-win event and enter a prize draw to take it home with you.
Enter our Pandemic Survival tournament or the NZ National Catan Championship.
Can’t get enough? Stay for our Saturday late-night session.

Discounted night tours at Zealandia for Wellycon attendees

Do you love Wingspan Oceania? Then it's time to see NZ's iconic birds in person!

The Zealandia eco-sanctuary is home to at least 150 little spotted kiwi, which only come out at night. Your only chance of seeing them is to book a guided night tour, and Zealandia is offering a 10% discount on night tours for Wellycon attendees! 

Simply enter the code WELLYCON when booking a night tour for 4-7 June on the Zealandia website. Spaces are strictly limited, and the minimum age is 12 years.

Wellycon 2021 Highlights

Games library
Our games library sponsored by Game Kings has 1100+ titles. Ask a volunteer if you need recommendations on what to play. 

Tournaments
Save the world in the annual Pandemic Survival tournament sponsored by Caffeinated Dragon! Or build the best settlement in the the New Zealand National Catan Championship sponsored by Pixel Park!

Play-to-Win
With 100 games, we have the largest play-to-win event anywhere! Play a game, tell us how you liked it, and go into a prize draw to take it home!  

On-site retailer
Want a copy of that hot new release? Cerberus Games is on-site with special discount prices for Wellycon attendees!