Painted Desert Fur Con

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Painted Desert Fur Con
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Location - Scottsdale Plaza Resort
Status Ongoing
First iteration February 1-3, 2019
Organizer(s) AEIOU,
Subject Furry
Resources Photos, videos, reports: Painted Desert Fur Con resources
Painted Desert Fur Con (edit)
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Painted Desert Fur Con 2019
Painted Desert Fur Con 2020
Painted Desert Fur Con 2021
Painted Desert Fur Con 2022
Painted Desert Fur Con 2023
Painted Desert Fur Con 2024
Painted Desert Fur Con 2025

Painted Desert Fur Con staff
Painted Desert Fur Con guests of honor

Painted Desert Fur Con is a furry convention that is held in Paradise Valley, Arizona, U.S.A.[1]

Painted Desert Fur Con is described on its website as "a new convention in Arizona for the furry enthusiast, created for local and non-locals to get together for a weekend as a community, to have fun and make lasting memories".

The first occurrence of the convention was in 2019, and had an attendance of 1,135, with 207 suiters included in the fursuit parade and photograph.[2] The convention raised $10,618 for its charity, Retired Paws.[3]

The second event was held January 3-5, 2020. There were 1233 attendees, 270 fursuiters, and $15,050 raised for their charity, The Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary.[4]

The third event took place December 31, 2021-January 2, 2022.[5] 916 tickets were sold and $12,338 raised for The Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary.[6]

The fourth event took place December 30, 2022-January 1, 2023, at the Sheraton Phoenix Downtown Hotel. The theme is "The Island: Pirates!". The Guests of Honor are The Fuzz, Nalu Catfish, and Alkali Bismuth.[7] The charity remains as the Phoenix Herpetological Sanctuary.[8] There were 1047 total attendees, 178 fursuiters in the parade, and $12,260.69 raised for charity.[9]

The fifth event's theme is to be "Carnivale," to be held Jan 5 to 7, 2024.


  1. Painted Desert Fur Con. Retrieved February 3, 2019.
  2. The Dust Has Settled at PDFC on the Painted Desert Fur Con website. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  3. Update: they won't let PR go home, the total is now $10,618 thanks to another $80 anonymous donation. on the Painted Desert Fur Con Twitter feed. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  4. PDFC Twitter, posted January 6, 2020.
  5. PDFC Twitter, posted June 18, 2021.
  6. PDFC Twitter, posted January 9, 2022.
  7. "Meet our 2022/2023 Painted Desert Furcon Guests of Honor!!" Retrieved November 12, 2022.
  8. Charity, retrieved November 12, 2022.
  9. PDFC Twitter, posted January 3, 2023.

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