The Best YouTube Conventions Taking Place In The UK and Europe In 2018

23 January 2018, 15:54 | Updated: 23 January 2018, 16:28

Dan Howell and Phil Lester At VidCon
Dan Howell and Phil Lester At VidCon. Picture: Other

By Josh Lee

Dates, ticket prices and locations for Summer In The City, VidFest, Hello World Live and all the best YouTube conventions taking place across the UK and Europe in 2018

A brand new year means a brand new set of opportunities to meet your fave YouTubers, connect IRL with online pals and experience what is quite possibly the best part of being a YouTube fan - YouTube conventions!

We'll be updating this page with more info as soon as it becomes available, so make sure to bookmark us to hear all about the best YouTube conventions first.

All of your Favourite YouTuber conventions are returning in 2018

So to help you keep track of what's happening where, and when, here's every YouTuber convention taking place in the UK and Europe in 2018! Please note, we'll update this article as more details from events and conventions are announced, so keep checking back for more info.

Summer In The City 2018

Summer In The City Logo
Summer In The City Logo. Picture: Summer In The City

What is Summer In The City? The original community-led UK YouTuber convention, Summer In The City brings together more creators than you can count for a weekend of games, performances, panels, meet & greets and merch. SiTC is celebrating it's 10th year in 2018, so expect lots of special surprises to mark this milestone!

Where does Summer In The City take place? London's Excel Centre

When is Summer In The City? 10th-12th August

Summer In The City ticket info: Tickets for SiTC are on sale now! These are your ticket options are:- Creator Day + Weekend Entry SITC 2018 - £60- Creator Day entry - £30- Saturday entry - £30- Sunday entry - £30- Saturday and Sunday entry - £30 Buy tickets for Summer In The City 2018 here.

VidFest 2018

VidFest logo
VidFest logo. Picture: Comic Con

What is VidFest? Powered by the people behind Summer In The City, Comic Con's VidFest focuses on a wide range of online video content, including YouTubers, Gaming, Animations, Vine, Vlogging, Web Series, Comedy Sketches, Music, Geek Videos, Livestreaming and more.

Where does VidFest take place? In London's Excel Centre

When is VidFest? 25-27 May 2018

VidFest ticket info: VidFest tickets are bought as part of Comic Can and are on sale now! You can grab them here. Your ticket options are: Priority entry weekend London Comic Con May 2018 - £68.49Priority entry Friday London Comic Con May 2018 - £25.00Priority entry Saturday London Comic Con May 2018 - £27.00Priority entry Sunday London Comic Con May 2018 - £26.00

Hello World Live 2018

Hello World Live logo
Hello World Live logo. Picture: Hello World Live

What is Hello World Live? Billed as an immersive experience (and absolutely not a meet & greet), Hello World turns a humble arena into a YouTuber wonderland filled with stages, games, merch and, of course, hundreds and hundreds of fellow YouTube fans. At Hello World Live 2017, YouTubers performed skits and met with lucky fans throughout the day, which culminated in a two-hour performance by some of your favourite vloggers.

When is Hello World Live? TBA, but most likely around October time

Where is Hello World Live? TBA, but 2017's event was in the Genting Arena, BirminghamTicket info: Tickets are not yet on sale, but you can sign up to be the first to hear when they are here.

BeautyCon 2018

BeautyCon Logo
BeautyCon Logo. Picture: BeautyCon

What is BeautyCon? Describing themselves as "The only platform in the world that aggregates the best of Instagram, Vine, Snapchat and YouTube," BeautyCon is dedicated to all things makeup, fashion, lifestyle and beauty! Details about this year's event are still under wraps, but here's everything we know so far:

When is BeautyCon? TBA (most likely November/December)

Where is BeautyCon? TBA, but last year's event took place in Olympia, London

Ticket info: Based on last year's information:General admission - £30The Hauler Package (including early entry, access to all Main Stage panels and your very own Beautycon Tote Bag filled with products) - £100The Social Package (including early entry, access to all brands, Main Stage Panels and Activations, opportunities to take selfies with influencers and access to the exclusive VIP social lounge) - £120Buy tickets for BeautyCon 2018 when they go on sale here.

VidCon EU

VidCon Logo
VidCon Logo. Picture: VidCon

VidCon is the mack daddy of YouTube conventions. Returning for its 8th year in 2018, the European version of the highly popular American event boasts thousands of attendees and the creme de la creme of YouTuber talent. You can meet creators to collaborate with, brands to partner with, and business execs and mentors to learn from. Whether you want to become the next big vlogger or just bask in the greatness of your faves, VidCon EU has it all.

Where is VidCon EU? ijVENUES – Amsterdam, Netherlands

When is VidCon EU? 22 – 24 March 2018

VidCon EU ticket info: Tickets are on sale now and can be bought here. Your VidCon EU ticket options are:Creator - €199 until March 19th and €299 from March 20th-24thStudent creator - €129 Industry - €599 until March 19th and €825 from March 20th-24thStudent industry - €399


VideoDays logo
VideoDays logo. Picture: VideoDays

What is VideoDays? VideoDays is the biggest YouTuber convention in Europe, with 10,000 attendees last year. Boasting some of the biggest online talent from across the continent and loads of meet and greet opportunities, VideoDays is a live show like no other.

Where Is VideoDays? Mercedes-Benz Arena - Berlin, Germany

When is VideoDays? 16th-17th June

VideoDays ticket info: VideoDays tickets are on sale now and can be bought here.

RTX London

RTX Logo
RTX Logo. Picture: RTX

What is RTX London? Hosted by gaming legends Rooster Teeth, RTX London is a two-day internet culture and video gaming convention where you'll get to see the greatest new games, meet with fans and streamers and learn everything about the gaming industry.

Where is RTX London? London, UK

When is RTX London? TBA

RTX London ticket info: TBA