The Handlery Hotel

Convention hours:

Friday 8:00AM to 11:00PM

Saturday 8:00AM to 11:00PM

Sunday 8:00AM to 9:00PM 

Discounted daytime parking

950 Hotel Cir N,

San Diego, CA 92108

Call the hotel directly to reserve at 619-298-0511 or 800-676-6567 and mention the San Diego Historical Games Convention. The convention will accrue a small benefit that helps us keep registration low!

Open Gaming. Plenty of open tables all weekend!

Open Gaming!

Bring your favorite game and your favorite opponents!   Plenty of open tables all weekend!

Play with Designers. Play with Designers like mark Simonitch, Cole Wehrle, Bruce Mansfield, Ananda Gupta, Volko Ruhnke, Mark Herman, Harold Buchanan, Morgane Gouyon-Rety, Gene Billingsley, Ken Tee, Trevor Bender, Michael Resch, Kevin Bertram and more!  

Organized Gaming

We have a complete schedule of boardgames for the weekend.  You can play with Designers play an organized game or just play for fun! 

Support our friends at EsCon

2019 Sponsors


$1,000 worth of games in a massive drawing Saturday evening!  

Schedule Highlights

San Diego Historical Games Convention

​is canceled for 2020!

Be back in 2021!



Open Gaming!

Whether you're 18 or 48, a day on the lake will make you feel like a kid. Spend a day with us, and enjoy memories for years to come.


Virtual Flea Market

Click here to buy and sell items!

Conflicts in the Ancient World 

Yes, our theme this year is Conflicts of the Ancient World - and so many to choose from!


2019 Special Guests

Mark Simonitch and Cole Wehrle

Special guests this year include Mark Simonitch (Hannibal: Rome vs Carthage, Normandy 44 and The US Civil War to name a few) and Cole Wehrle (Root, Pax Pamir and John Company)