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RuPaul's DragCon NYC 2018

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Javits Center

655 West 34th Street

New York, NY 10001

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A Three Day Event Celebrating Pop Culture, Art, and All Things Drag!

September 28, 29, & 30 at the Javits Center

Want to continue the party once the DragCon floor is closed? Click here to learn more and get tickets to our two sickening parties on Friday and Saturday night.


Weekend Ticket

Now 3 days instead of 2! Not only does the weekend ticket get you in Saturday and Sunday, it gets you into our new (for NYC) Preview Night on Friday!

Doors open for Preview Night at 4pm and goes until 8pm. Access Saturday and Sunday to RuPaul's DragCon NYC starts at 10am.

Single Day Tickets

Single day tickets get you in either Saturday or Sunday starting at 10am.

Kids Tickets - Free!

All are welcome at RuPaul’s DragCon. Kids 10 and under on the day of DragCon are free with an adult with a ticket. When purchasing your ticket, make sure you add a free kids ticket. The kids ticket will grant them the same access to DragCon as the adult’s ticket level, but does not include VIP perks or access to the parties. Kids will be let in during VIP hours if the adult has a VIP ticket.

VIP Experience - Sold Out

The biggest NYC VIP experience yet. No other DragCon ticket required because the VIP Experience gets you in early Friday, Saturday, and Sunday.

VIP Perks:

  • Extended VIP hours gives holders 3 extra hours!

  • Priority Lines for Meeting the Queens

  • Autographed picture of RuPaul, with a certificate of authenticity, included in the VIP Merch Bag

  • 10% off merch at the World of Wonder booth

  • Priority seating for panels

  • Special Collector’s Edition Badge

  • Exclusive DragCon NYC merch, including a hoodie, enamel pin, and more! (picked up during registration at the Javits Center)

  • And More!

The DragCon tickets do not include entrance to separate DragCon Parties.



RuPaul’s DragCon is the only place to kiki with your favorite drag queens and stars all under one roof! Come through and meet your faves, snap a selfie, and get your life! Here at DragCon it is RuPaul’s Best Friends Race!

The Runway

Sissy on over to The Runway: Presented by WOW Presents Plus! See performances from special guests, participate in contests, and more. Check back here for exciting news about what's taking place.


Don’t miss out on some of the most entertaining and informative panels at RuPaul’s DragCon! Hear from your favorite queens and celebs on topics ranging from drag tips to art, culture, and political resistance.

The Lounge

It’s the perfect meet up spot for you and your friends, a place to come kick your feet up, relax, and charge your phone.

Photo Ops

Get ready to pose the house down! RuPaul’s DragCon NYC is going to have more photo ops than ever before!


Make sure to stop by the World of Wonder booth for official RuPaul’s DragCon merch! Snatch t-shirts, mugs, tote bags, plus brand-new merchandise. And for the first collectable Series 2 enamel pins!


RuPaul’s DragCon is the place for some of the most sickening shopping around! Shop art, fashion, wigs, and beyond!


DragCon is a fully accessible event. Get all the details on ADA viewing areas, seating for panels, autograph lines, service animals, and more.

RuPaul’s DragCon provides a platform for fans – of all ages and backgrounds – to meet and interact with world-renowned RuPaul's Drag Race Queens, celebrities, and icons in a friendly and accessible environment.

In addition to booths on the convention floor, there will be a wide range of programming, including Q&A sessions with drag stars and icons, lip sync contests, drag herstory, fashion, make-up, styling, and pop culture workshops, for men and women.

Frequently Asked Questions

Visit help.rupaulsdragcon.com for answers to common questions or email us at help@rupaulsdragcon.com.

DragCon Hours

DragCon Discounted Hotel Rates

Talent may charge for autographs, photographs, or meet and greets. Preview night is primarily meant for shopping, and there will not be any panels or other programing scheduled. The VIP Experience, Weekend, Saturday, Sunday, and Kids Tickets do not include entrance to separate DragCon Parties. DragCon does not guarantee meeting talent.

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Javits Center

655 West 34th Street

New York, NY 10001

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Refund Policy

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