Anthro Weekend Utah

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Anthro Weekend Utah

Status Ongoing
First iteration October 27-28, 2017
Organizer(s) Anthro Weekend Utah
Subject Furry
Resources Photos, videos, reports: Anthro Weekend Utah resources

Anthro Weekend Utah (AWU) is a furry convention in Layton, Utah, organized by a nonprofit of the same name. It is the largest furry convention to take place in the state[1].

Origin of AWU[edit]

The concept of Anthro Weekend Utah was dreamed up by three furries known as Bexis, Rocky and Giga in early 2016. However, it wasn't until later that year that Giga revived the idea of a convention with Bexis and Rocky, this time bringing in a few others- Talon, JoJo, and Charcoal- and began planning what would soon become Anthro Weekend Utah.


2017: Legalize "AWU"[edit]

Anthro Weekend Utah's inaugural event was held October 27th-28th, 2017 at the Radisson Hotel in Salt Lake City, Utah. The theme this year was "Legalize AWU!", building on the popular "Don't Awoo: $350 Fine" meme. The official attendee count was 457. AWU was honored to host as Guests of Honor Tayerr (aka AlbinoTopaz) and artist RUdragon. The response from the furry community was incredibly positive, and plans have since been finalized to migrate to a larger convention space in order to accommodate future growth.

2018: Bark to the 80's![edit]

AWU 2018 will be held on August 10-12th, 2018, at the Davis Convention Center. The theme, as announced at the closing ceremonies of the 2017 convention, is "Bark to the 80's", and will be based around 80's pop-culture (with its own furry spin). This year's featured Guests of Honor are Silvixen[2] , an Australian artist, and Atlas Inu[3]


  1. Pre-registration already breaking records! post on Anthro Weekend Utah's Facebook. Retrieved October 29, 2017.
  2. Silvixen Twitter. Retrieved April 21, 2018.
  3. Atlas Inu Twitter. Retrieved April 21, 2018.

External links[edit]

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Anthro Weekend Utah  · Furry Unlocked (defunct) (originally Unthrocon)
Fur What It's Worth (podcast in Utah)  · House of Were (furry house)  · PawPet Rocky Mountain  · PORTZcast (podcast in Utah)

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Ongoing conventions and annual or quarterly events