Norwescon 47

April 17–20, 2025 | SeaTac, WA

Guests of Honor

Cute green three-eyed creature.


Writer Guest of Honor

Cute smiling brown blob with horns and green spots.


Artist Guest of Honor

Tracy Drain, a Black woman with short hair, wearing a black blazer over a purple top and a large silver pendant necklace, smiling in front of a grey backdrop.

Tracy Drain

Science Guest of Honor

Paizo 1000sq


Spotlight Publisher

Isis Asare 1000sq upscale

Isis Asare

Special Guest of Honor

About Norwescon

Norwescon is the Pacific Northwest’s premier science fiction and fantasy convention, and one of the largest entirely volunteer-operated regional conventions in the United States. While maintaining a primarily literary focus, Norwescon is large enough to provide a venue for many of the other aspects of science fiction and fantasy and the interests of its fans such as comics, costuming, art, gaming, science, technology, and much, much more.


Hundreds of hours of panel programming presented by more than 200 panelists, covering such diverse subjects as science fiction, fantasy, science, costuming, art, writing, genre television, and movies, as well as myriad other topics of interest to fans.

Special Events

The Masquerade, the Philip K. Dick Awards, dances, concerts, performances, and other events not part of our general panel programming.


Meet and interact with local artists, shop from vendors in the Dealers’ Room, discover art in the Art Show, and learn about local clubs, organizations, and other conventions.

Be A Part

Norwescon is an all-volunteer organization. Volunteer at the convention, or join our Convention Committee and help us throughout the year to put Norwescon together!


Norwescon 47 will be held at our long-time home at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Seattle Airport, located in SeaTac, WA, just a short jaunt south of Seattle.

Recent News

Hotel Reservations are Open!

Hotel reservations for Norwescon 47 are now open! Stay on-site at the DoubleTree by Hilton Seattle Airport and be just moments away from everything going on (or, if you need a break, just moments away from a quiet room to relax in).

NWC47 ConCom Planning Meeting Dates

It seems like Norwescon just happened, yet your Exec Team has already been hard at work planning and looking forward to NWC47 (and beyond!). We have our confirmed dates for the NWC47 ConCom meetings.

Congratulations to the 2024 Locus Award Winners!

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has just announced this year’s Locus Award winners, and as often happens, a number of them have connections to Norwescon!

NWC47 Executive Team

Please join us in welcoming this year’s executive team for Norwescon 47!

News from Norwescon May 2024

We will welcome Tracy Drain, Isis Asare, and Paizo to Norwescon 47; NWC47’s chair, vice-chair, and GOH selection committee have been elected; thanks for your support for Young Black and Brilliant; our Little Free Library re-homed thousands of books this year; and we’re looking for panel ideas and panelists for NWC47!

Congratulations to This Year’s Locus Award Finalists!

The Locus Science Fiction Foundation has just announced this year’s Locus Award finalists, and as often happens, a number of them have connections to Norwescon!

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