Anthrocon History

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Since its inception in 1997, Anthrocon has been working hard on its goal of providing a professional convention for our fans. Attendance has reflected our goal and we thank all of our attendees for their patronage.

1997 - "An East Coast Furry Con" 1998 - "Here Be Dragons"
July 4-6, 1997
Albany, NY

Guests of Honor:
Daphne Lage
Watts Martin

Charity: $2,200.00 for Therapy Dogs/K9 Friends

Attendance: 300 est

July 3-5, 1998
Albany, NY

Guests of Honor:
Jeffrey A. Carver
Uncle Kage
Jim Groat

Charity: $3,092.00 for Whiskers

Attendance: 600 est

1999 - "The Furry Revolution" 2000 - "Furries of Myth and Legend"
July 2-4, 1999
Valley Forge, PA

Guests of Honor:
Vicky Wyman
S. Andrew Swann

Charity: $3,600.00 for Great Valley Nature Center

Attendance: 842

June 30-July 2, 2000
Valley Forge, PA

Guests of Honor:
Sara Palmer
Paul Kidd

Charity: $6,500.00 for The National Greyhound Adoption Program

Attendance: 1,128

2001 - "Furries in Flight" 2002 - "Invention"
July 27-29, 2001
Philadelphia, PA

Guests of Honor:
Bill Holbrook
Dan DeCarlo

Charity: $7,237.00 for Reins of Life

Attendance: 1,457

July 11-14, 2002
Philadelphia, PA

Guests of Honor:
Heather Bruton
Lisanne Norman
Other Guests:
Herbie Hamill
Josie DeCarlo
Benjamin Franklin

Charity: $13,280.00 for Canine Partners for Life

Attendance: 1,648

2003 - "Creatures of the Night" 2004 - "Summer Games"
July 17-20, 2003
Philadelphia, PA

Guests of Honor:
Mark E. Rogers
Guy Gilchrist

Charity: $8,348.00 for Support Our Shelters

Attendance: 1,949

July 8-11, 2004
Philadelphia, PA

Guests of Honor:
Michel Gagne'
Stan Sakai

Charity: $7,200 for Forgotten Felines & Fidos (FFF)

Attendance: 2,404

2005 - "Heroes" 2006 - "Making History"
July 7-10, 2005
Philadelphia, PA

Guests of Honor:
Peter Laird
Timothy Albee

Charity: $6,470.00 for Greater Philadelphia Search & Rescue

Attendance: 2,370

June 15-18, 2006
Pittsburgh, PA

Guests of Honor:
Scott Shaw!
Diane Duane

Charity: $8,407 for Western Pennsylvania National Wild Animal Orphanage

Attendance: 2,489

2007 - "Looking to the Future"
July 5-8, 2007
Pittsburgh, PA

Guests of Honor:
Rob Paulsen
Mark Evanier
Caroyln Kelley

Charity: TBA

Attendance: TBA