52 Plus Joker
Playing Card Convention
Rub shoulders with legendary collectors and designers, mingle with top-tier card manufacturers, and engage in endless conversations about playing cards with fellow enthusiasts throughout the night. It’s a gathering of passion and prestige that you’ll love!
Held At Sheraton Niagara Falls
Oct. 2nd – Oct. 6th, 2024
$50 Registration Fee
The Perfect Location
We’re super excited about hosting the 52 Plus Joker convention at the Sheraton Niagara Falls in lovely Niagara Falls, New York. Our hotel is just what we need for a fantastic convention experience. You can find us at 300 3rd Street, Niagara Falls, NY, 14303, USA.
A Unique Experience
A Playing Card Dream
Discover decks at 52 Plus Joker’s convention you’ve only heard about. You won’t believe what awaits! Trust us, playing card dreams come true!
What Are You Waiting For?
Our 2024 Events
Although our schedule is still in the works, anticipate the grand reveal of the 2024 club deck and more at the New Deck Launch reception. Brace yourself for engaging speakers, lively trading sessions, fast-paced auctions, entertaining raffles, and a closing buffet banquet featuring the Diamond Awards ceremony. The 2024 convention is gearing up to be the most thrilling playing card event of the year.
*Please note, this line-up may change due to unforeseen circumstances. Check this website regularly for updates.
Register For The Convention Then Book Your Hotel Room.
Secure your spot at the convention and lock in your accommodations at the Sheraton Niagara Falls—all under one roof! Enjoy an exclusive rate of $119+tax effective (resort fee included in price) per night, and complimentary parking for our driving attendees. Simply hit the green button to snag your convention spot and reserve your cozy haven. We look forward to welcoming you!
Register first. Then we will send you information about booking your hotel room at the Sheratan Niagara Falls, New York.
What's in store for this year's convention?
This schedule is subject to change without notice.
Final Night > Diamond Awards
It all culminates on Saturday evening!
Most frequent questions and answers
No. You are not required to attend the closing night banquet. Though, you will miss the Diamond Awards ceremony, a highlight of our convention. Plus, everyone else will be there in attendance. You should buy tickets to the banquet.
Yes. Registration is inexpensive as it is. We don’t have a daily rate. Regardless how long you come, the convention registration price does not change.
- 2024 – Niagara Falls, New York
- 2023 – Cleveland, Ohio
- 2022 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
- 2021 – Niagara Falls, New York (Cancelled) [Virtual Convention]
- 2020 – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania (Postponed due to Covid-19) [Virtual Convention]
- 2019 – Charlotte, North Carolina
- 2018 – Cleveland, Ohio (Merger with Chicago Playing Card Collectors)
- 2017 – Erlanger, Kentucky
- 2016 – Chicago, Illinois
- 2015 – Orlando, Florida
- 2014 – Charleston, South Carolina
- 2013 – Las Vegas, Nevada
- 2012 – Erlanger, Kentucky (Joint with Chicago Playing Card Collectors)
- 2011 – Denver, Colorado
- 2010 – New Orleans, Louisiana
- 2009 – Toronto, Canada (Joint with International Playing Card Society)
- 2008 – Las Vegas, Nevada
- 2007 – Westborough, Massachusetts
- 2006 – Montreal, Canada
- 2005 – San Francisco, California
- 2004 – Milwaukee, Wisconsin
- 2003 – Wilmington, Delaware (Joint with Chicago Playing Card Collectors)
- 2002 – Atlanta, Georgia
- 2001 – Albuquerque, New Mexico
- 2000 – New Haven, Connecticut (Joint with International Playing Card Society)
- 1999 – Cincinnati, OH
- 1998 – Toronto, Canada
- 1997 – Kansas City, Kansas
- 1996 – Las Vegas, Nevada
- 1995 – Cincinnati, OH (Joint with Chicago Playing Card Collectors)
- 1994 – Arlington, Virginia
- 1993 – Kissimmee, Florida
- 1992 – Las Vegas, Nevada
- 1991 – Cincinnati, OH (Joint with Chicago Playing Card Collectors)
- 1990 – New Haven, Connecticut
- 1989 – Indianapolis, Indiana (Joint with Chicago Playing Card Collectors)
- 1988 – Chicago, Illinois (Joint with Chicago Playing Card Collectors)
- 1987 – Cincinnati, OH (Joint with Chicago Playing Card Collector)