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Ready to get your read on @ TropiCon 2025 St. Augustine?

About TropiCon St. Augustine

Are you ready for the 2nd Annual TropiCon Book Expo & Writing Convention in Saint Augustine? Good! Because we're bringing 70 Authors & Vendors to town and 4 days of bookish bliss! Bestselling New York Times, USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Amazon, Award-Winning and Local / Regional Authors all at one expo in the heart of America's Oldest City!



  • Welcome Wednesday 2/19/24: 7-10 p.m. Meet & Mingle at the Renaissance Saint Augustine Historic Downtown Hotel (6 Castillo Drive, Saint Augustine, FL) with our authors, vendors, models and special guests!

  • Thirsty Thursday 2/20/24 (Flamingo VIPs only): 8 a.m. - Flamingo VIP registration, badges/lanyards, convention totes and swag! 9 a.m. - Orientation for VIPs, Authors, Vendors, Models and Special Guests. 10 a.m.- 5 p.m. - Author Panels, Special Guest Speakers, Classes from Publishing Industry Professionals, and How-To Workshops for authors and aspiring authors of all skill and experience levels! 12 p.m. Buffet Lunch with the authors included!

  • Fangirl Friday 2/21/24 (Flamingo VIPs only): 8 a.m. - Flamingo VIP late registration. 9 a.m. - Orientation and casual social hour with the authors. 10 a.m. Author Panel and Q&A for readers. 11 a.m. - Surprise! 12 - 2 p.m. Lunch Break. 2 - 5 p.m. - Reader-centric classes: How To Write A Book Review Like A Pro; Bookfluence - What Is It And How Do I Start?; How Do I Start A Book Club And Keep It Going? As Scheduled: LIVE readings with the authors! 12-5 p.m.: (OPTIONAL) Lunch With The Authors and Author Group Excursions around Saint Augustine (sign-up list will be available in the readers group on Facebook as we get closer to the convention - TropiCon Book Expo Readers Group | Facebook ).

  • Super Signing Saturday 2/22/24: 9:30 a.m. - Early Bird Entry for physically disabled guests (wheelchair, walker, cane, motorized chair). 10 a.m. - Flamingo VIP Entry for the book signing event. 11 a.m. - Early Entry (1-day) VIP ticket holders entry. 12 p.m. - Box Lunch time for authors. 1- 5 p.m. - General Admission entry (Saturday only). 

  • SATURDAY RAFFLE: 1 Raffle Ticket will be awarded for each book you purchase and get signed by an attending author! Additional tickets may be purchased for $1 each, or $5 for 6, or $10 for 12, or $20 for 30! ***100% of raffle ticket sales go to the official local humanitarian 501c non-profit charity partner of TropiCon Saint Augustine!

  • Survivor Sunday 2/23/24: 9 a.m. - 12 p.m. - Champagne Brunch & Recovery with the authors (off-site, pay as you go -- restaurant TBA -- meet in the lobby). 1 - 4 p.m. - Last Chance Signing in the ballroom. 6 p.m. - ??? - Sip & Shop through Colonial Saint Augustine (meet in the lobby).

Date and time

February 19, 2025 · 7pm - February 23, 2025 · 4pm EST



Renaissance St. Augustine Historic Downtown Hotel

6 West Castillo Drive St. Augustine, FL 32084

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*We currently have a waitlist 200 deep, but if you add your name, you have a shot. 

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