Tickets for Wellycon 2023 on sale now!

See you for some epic board gaming on June 3-4 at Tākina Convention Centre.

3-4 June 2023

Wellycon 2023 will be held at the brand new events and convention centre, Tākina over King's Birthday Weekend

50 Cable Street, Te Aro, Wellington 6011

Be the first to see Great Western Trail NZ!

We're delighted to have the world premiere of the almost-released Great Western Trail New Zealand.


Borrow a game from the play-to-win table, give it a try, and cross your fingers because these games will be given away as prizes. Check out the over 200 play-to-win titles.

Hate reading rulebooks? Dozens of these games will be demo'ed at Wellycon! Check out the schedule!

Orbit Sessions

New in 2023, this is a series of sessions on board game related topics with a focus on community. Expect panels, presentations, workshops and the unexpected. The Orbit Sessions are for the curious gamer who wants something a little bit special and to broaden their perspective.

Catan National Champs

The Catan National Championship will be hosted at Wellycon 2023. The qualifiers were held in Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington. The full details can be found on the Catan 2023 page.

Prototype Event

Play-test games that are not quite ready and go into a prize draw for a major prize! See what's on offer!

Demo your prototype to get feedback from game enthusiasts!

Games Library

Looking for a game to play? Borrow one of ours. Want a recommendation? Ask a volunteer. Need help learning a game? Put a 'need help' flag on your table. Looking for other players? There's a flag for that, too. With hundreds of games to borrow and play, we've got you covered. Please bring along your collection just clearly label the outside of the box for any games you add to the library.


We love to run tournaments during Wellycon! Check out the tournament schedule.

We're all set for 2023 but if you'd like to run an event at a future Wellycon please get in touch with our events team.

Looking for something else?

Try your hand at an Intro-to session, delve into the world of Dungeon & Dragons, or challenge yourself with a tournament against other skilled players. With a diverse selection of events, you're sure to find something that suits your interests.

Events are a great way to make new friends and join new groups. We have a number of free and subsidised events and some that have been crafted specifically for the convention. Check out the Addons on the ticketing website and sign up to try something new and exciting!

Game sales

On-site retailers at Wellycon 2023 are our FLGS, Bea DnD, Caffeinated Dragon and Cerberus Games

Buy, Sell, Swap

Bring your old games to buy, sell, or trade.
Pricing stickers are available to purchase from the front desk. Check out the info page if you still have questions


Ask a volunteer if you need any help. That's what we're there for!


This year there's a LEGO exhibition on in the building and we'll have bins of blocks to play with

Attendees at Wellycon will receive a special branded souvenir die featuring this year's theme game!