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Bringing pop culture to the cane fields. Saturday 13 August 2016 10am to 6pm!

Welcome to Sugar City Con


Tickets are now available for Sugar City Con 2016.  Go to the Tickets page to buy your tickets…..


Annual Sugar City Con Art Competition now open to applications

Sugar City Con has launched their annual Art Competition, with applications now open. This year we have made some changes to the annual art competition. There will be three categories, a theme for each category, and the artwork will be on display at the Fredricks Mackay Artist Space in Victoria Street in the lead up to Sugar City Con as well as during the event. Check out the Art Competition page for more details.


Let’s do the time warp again………

Sugar City Con is proud to bring back to Mackay “Rocky Horror Picture Show” for one night only 11 May 2016 at BCC Mount Pleasant.  Jump on through to the Events page to buy your tickets…..


Sugar City Con Trivia Night 23 April 2016


Thank you Mackay region for supporting us tonight. Congratulations to the Avengers for winning the trivia competition, it all came down to knowing your bonus questions. Also congratulations to Jo and her son for winning the Secret Identity Costume Hire cosplay competition, those vouchers will go to good use – look forward to seeing what you wear to our next event.

Thank you to everyone who donated items to make our night a success:

Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal Pty Ltd
Woolworths Mt Pleasant
Birch, Carroll & Coyle Mackay
Sugar Shed Sarina
Wayne Nicholls
George Ivanoff
Darren Close
Steve Stamatiadis
Tom Taylor
Alisha Jade

Matt Kyme
Mischa Freeman
Toni-Lee Munro


A big thank you to Morgan for running the computer for us tonight. A thank you to Mischa, Ben, Shogo, and their crew of Volunteers, a BIG thank you to Katrina for all of your help prior to and on the night, thank you to the rest of the Committee who worked together a fantastic evening tonight. And finally a thank you to you the Patrons, for supporting Sugar City Con in its second Trivia Night event.

The money raised tonight will be put back into the Con, so we can keep putting on the best event we can.

Watch this space for our next event that is coming up very shortly.



Trivia Night – 23 April 2016 – Andergrove Community Hall


Head over to our Events  or Tickets pages to book your tickets for our second Annual Trivia Night.



We are gearing up for a great year again in 2016! Keep an eye on our social media for announcements. But if you want to hear it first then join up our Social Club group.

We are happy to announce following our Annual General Meeting which was held in November and there is a new committee for Sugar City Con 2016.   Congratulations to our new committee:

President: Toni-Lee Munro
Secretary: Natasha Crozier
Treasurer: Katrina Matthews
Convention Coordinator: Jack Barnett
Guest Coordinator: Peter Dahms
Sponsorship Coordinator: Georgia Ramsamy
Media & Advertising Coordinator: Nadine Croyden
Events Coordinator: Mischa Freeman
Art Coordinator: Sharon Johnston
Online Coordinator: Sharon
Vendor Coordinators: Toni-Lee and Katrina
Social Club Coordinator: Ben Humberdross
Volunteer Coordinator: Mischa Freeman

The Committee are already planning Sugar City Con 2016, so remember to check in with us either via Facebook, Twitter or here on the webpage to stay up to date with any news.  Better still – join our Social Club and get the news FIRST!!

Thank you everyone who supported Sugar City Con 2015, including our Sponsors Dalrymple Bay Coal Terminal Pty Ltd, Mackay Regional Council, Hot FM, The Quest in Mackay, Rio Tinto, Channel 7, All Star Comics, DPA and our Friends of the Con: Berserk, Big W, BCC Cinemas, Flight Centre – Sydney Street Markets, Headspace Mackay, Mackay Tourism, North Jacklin and Simon Crouther.  Also thank you to the Vendors and Artists who traveled near and far to be part of the event. Thank you to our Guests: Paul Eiding and Becky Cloonan travelling from America to join us, our interstate guests:  Tom Taylor, Lani Tupu, Darren Close, Alisha Jade, Matt Kyme,  Ryan Lindsay and Evey Dante, our intrastate guests Steve Stamatiadis, Wayne Nichols, Vicky-Vic and Twerkin Gerkin.  A shout out to our patrons and our volunteers – without you – there wouldn’t be a Sugar City Con. And finally last, but definitely not least, our Committee – Grant Robinson, Toni-Lee Munro, Sean McGoldrick, Morgan Stream, Craig Andrews, Mark Shew, Sharon Johnston, Peter Dahms and Chelsea Marrinan. Look forward to seeing you all again in 2016.