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Fauntastic is a furry convention held near Lyon, France. Its first instance "Celtic Tales" was held May 30-June 2, 2019 at the Hôtel Vallée Bleue, Montalieu-Vercieu, with 174 attendees (87 fursuiters).[1]

Fauntastic's second instance, "Night of the Yōkai", was scheduled for 10-13 April 2020,[2] but was postponed first to 29 May-1 June 2020[3] and then 2-5 April 2021[4] due to COVID-19, it was finally postponned for 15-18 April 2022[5] with 286 attendees. It is to take place at the Double Tree Hilton Lyon Eurexpo in Saint-Priest, Rhône. A online convention, eFaun, was held on Discord during the afternoon and evening of April 11, 2020[6] and the 31 July 2021[7]

Fauntastic's third instance, "Wild in the street" was held 7-11 April 2023 at the same hotel with 338 attendees (144 fursuiters).[8]

Fauntastic's fourth instance, "Camp Critters" will be held from 03/29 to 04/02 at Novotel Lyon Bron Eurexpo


Fauntastic is organized by Francofaune (W442016110), an association registered in Rhône represented by Gmorkh, the convention chair.[9]


  1. Stats - Fauntastic 2019. Retrieved 19 July 2020.
  2. Fauntastic 2020 - Night of the Yōkai. Archived 7 December 2019
  3. "Following the recent decisions taken by the french government about covid-19, we made the decision to postpone Fauntastic, which will be held from may 29th to june 1st, 2020." - Fauntastic, Twitter (14 March 2020)
  4. "We are happy to announce new dates for the 2nd edition of Fauntastic : 2nd to 5th of april, 2021, at the Golden Tulip Lyon." - Fauntastic, Twitter (6 May 2020)
  5. Fauntastic 2022 - Night of the Yōkai. Archived 14 May 2023
  6. "Pour patienter, nous vous proposons l’eFaun, convention 100 % en ligne, dans le confort de chez vous ! Elle aura lieu ce samedi 11 avril sur Discord, de 13h jusqu’au bout de la nuit." - Fauntastic, Twitter (5 April 2020)
  7. It's eFaun time! You can join us on this Discord Twitter (31 July 2021)
  8. Fauntastic 2023 - Wild in the street Archived 14 May 2023
  9. Legal Texts - Francofaun. Retrieved 7 February 2019.

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