Puppet Program

Fun with Puppets returns to Gen Con for the fifth year!

Puppetry is an ancient art form that has been used to educate, entertain, and inspire audiences of adults and children for centuries. Whether you’re already a puppeteer, interested in the art form, or you just want to be entertained, there’s puppetry programming at Gen Con that is sure to captivate you. We’re bringing in top performers in their field to offer everything from workshops, to shows for kids, to after-hours shows for adults-only.

NEW LOCATION THIS YEAR! You'll find most puppet programming in the Mariott, Indiana Ballroom E.

Indulge your childlike side, or your adult sense of humor, with these events:

SEM18140358 Building a Shoulder Familiar Puppet 5pm
ENT18140247 Puppet Karaoke 8pm
KID18140535 Kids Make a Moving Mouth Puppet 9am
ENT18140255 Late Night Puppet Slam 11pm
SEM18140538 Character Design for Puppetry and Beyond 1pm
ZED18140551 Puppeteer Social 4pm
WKS18141267 Puppet Playtime Improv Experience 9pm
KID18141266 Puppet Petting Zoo 10am
KID18143077 Food Rod Puppets with Stacey Gordon 2pm

*Go to our Find Events page to get tickets for these and many more incredible options.

Puppet Program Guests of Honor:

We're so proud to have Caroll Spinney and Steve Whitmire as our 2018 Puppet Guests of Honor!