BlizzCon 2023 returns to the Anaheim Convention Center this November
BlizzCon will be running from November 3 – 4, 2023 at the Anaheim Convention Center. This is the first in-person BlizzCon we’ve seen since 2019 — though online events have filled the gap — and there’s a lot of hype about having another big in-person event. (Heck, we were just talking about it on the podcast this week.)
But while we have the dates, we don’t really have any details on this BlizzCon. When Blizzard canceled its last BlizzConline in 2022, they said they wanted to rethink what BlizzCon was:
But all we have right now is a date. There’s no word on how this BlizzCon will be different from the last, or what Blizzard will do to ensure a “safe, welcoming, and inclusive” environment when Blizzard itself has been part of the problem in the past, with BlizzCon specifically coming up in sexual harassment allegations against the company. The dates, the location, the preview — so far this looks like BlizzCon as usual.
However, we know more details are coming soon, which will hopefully include more about how this year’s convention will be formatted. I’m definitely looking forward to see what Blizzard has come up with for the convention after a few years without one.
There’s no ticketing information yet, but tickets for BlizzCon 2019 cost $229 each, and they were in short supply. If you want to attend, be ready to jump on those tickets as soon as they’re available. You can book hotel rooms now — BlizzCon has a block of hotels that you can book — but be sure your reservations are refundable, just in case you can’t get tickets. I’d recommend holding off on booking airfare — which usually isn’t refundable — until you’re sure you can get in the doors.
We’ll have more information here as it becomes available. Hopefully we’ll know more about the event soon!
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