A list of active zine & small press festivals around the United States (updated September 2023)

Fests listed here are considered active through 2022-2023 unless indicated otherwise "last active in [year]"

Scroll to the bottom to check out our live calendar of upcoming fests & fest applications!

Strictly Zines

Mid-Atlantic/East Coast

West Coast & Pacific Northwest


Southeast US


Rocky Mountain & North Central Region

Far Out! North America

Virtual Fests

Alt/Indie Comix & Small Press US

Eastern US

Western US

Art Book Fairs US

Eastern US

Western US

Comic & Anime Cons*

*click for a nicely organized list that already exists elsewhere!

Other Fest Resources

Don't see your local fest here? Send it to us via DM on Instagram @keepitweird.art

Server IP: