Marshall’s HerdCon Cancelled

Huntington - Due to the COVID-19 coronavirus panic, Marshall University announced Monday cancellation of an upcoming pop culture convention

"After consulting with the university administration and Marshall Health officials, the HerdCon team has decided to cancel the 2020 event,” said Dr. Monica Brooks, associate vice-president for libraries and online learning. "This was a difficult decision.

"While we have heavy hearts, the health and safety of our participants is our number one priority. I want to extend a big thank you to the HerdCon team and our guests and volunteers who have participated in the planning of this event," Brooks added. 

Slated for Saturday, March 14, HerdCon will return March 6, 2021. Vendor registration will be available this summer.

Refunds are being arranged for participating artists, vendors and sponsors. Pre-ordered shirts and merchandise will be shipped to customers.

Tickets purchased for the 2020 event will be applied to the March 6, 2021 event. If a refund is preferred, please contact