Schedule of Events

 

October 29–30th

Pre-con Programs

Plan to arrive in Dallas a day or two early and explore this vibrant and cultured city. For more details, visit our Dallas Tours and Travel page.


Wednesday, October 30th

A Conversation with James Patterson

Benefiting Literacy Instruction for Texas (LIFT)

Individual Gala Tickets: $300
VIP Meet-and-Greet Reception: $75 (requires Gala attendance ticket)
Individual Gala Table: $3,000
Reader Sponsorship Level: $5,000

  • Reader Sponsorship Level includes:

    • One Table for Ten

    • Logo/Name on Event Signage and Event Presentations

    • Recognition in Print Materials and on Bouchercon Website

For additional sponsorship opportunities, contact Carolyn Tillery: carolyntillery@att.net

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Thursday, October 31st

50th Celebration Kickoff

8:00am in the LANDMARK BALLROOM

Celebrate the last 50 years of Mystery! Plus, introductions of our Guests of Honor.

 

Panels & Programs

8:00am 5:00pm

We'll pack your day with interesting panels, special programs, book signings, entertaining gatherings, and plenty of socializing. Detailed information will be posted when we get closer.
 

Opening Ceremonies

6:00pm in the LANDMARK BALLROOM

Welcome to Bouchercon Dallas 2019! We'll celebrate our Guests of Honor and present the David Thompson Special Service Award.
 

Death Night Party

7:00pm in the MARSALIS HALL

Murder in a Mansion Interactive Mystery Dinner Theater written by Heather Graham. Music will be provided by Heather Graham. Gothic Decorations will be used. Before guests enter the room, costumed actors will explain the play, plot, and how to participate. Guest costumes are optional.


Friday, November 1st

Panels & Programs

8:00am5:00pm

We'll pack your day with interesting panels, special programs, book signings, entertaining gatherings, and plenty of socializing. Detailed information will be posted when we get closer.
 

Award Lunch

11:00am in the MARSALIS HALL

Barry, Macavity, and Derringer Awards. Also, the Bill Crider Prize for Short Fiction (details coming soon).
 

Denim Night Party

6:00pm in the MARSALIS HALL

Get ready to kick off your boots and don your denim, we're going to celebrate the casual side of Dallas.
 

Nero Wolfe Banquet

6:30–10:30pm in the BRYAN BEEMAN ROOM

As Nero Wolfe was both a gourmand and a gourmet, it is fitting that during Bouchercon, the Wolfe Pack will be independently hosting a lavish banquet in his honor. Event registration includes dinner (with wine) and passed hors d’oeuvres. A cash bar will be available.

TICKETS: $175 (registration coming soon)

We eat. We drink. We sing. We toast.
We have fun! We’re the Wolfe Pack!
All Are Welcome!

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Shamus Awards Banquet

Time & Location TBA

THE PRIVATE EYE WRITERS OF AMERICA invite you...

Join us for the 2019 Shamus Award Banquet. This will be a ticketed event.
Location and price will be released as we get closer to the convention.


For more information, email: RRandisi@sbcglobal.net
 


Saturday, November 2nd

Panels & Programs

8:00am5:00pm

We'll pack your day with interesting panels, special programs, book signings, entertaining gatherings, and plenty of socializing. Detailed information will be posted when we get closer.
 

Diamonds Night Celebration

6:00pm in the MARSALIS HALL

Time to celebrate our Anthony Award nominees and 50 years of Bouchercon!


Sunday, November 3rd

Panels & Programs

8:00am11:00am

We'll pack your morning with interesting panels, special programs, book signings, entertaining gatherings, and plenty of socializing. Detailed information will be posted when we get closer.
 

Closing Ceremonies

Last event of the week-long 50th year celebration. We'll make the most of it!