Hotel & Location Information

Youmacon 2018 will be held November 1 – 4 at two of the most iconic locations in Downtown Detroit: The world famous Cobo Center, and The Renaissance Center. Separating these locations is the beautiful Detroit Riverwalk. Remember, attendees traveling from outside the United States are required to bring a passport or enhanced license to enter the country.

For Youmacon attendees, the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center and Greektown Casino–Hotel will both be offering their rooms at special discounted rates.

Hotel Reservation Information

Online hotel reservations for Youmacon 2018 are now live for:

Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center
Greektown Casnio–Hotel
Crowne Plaza Detroit Downtown Riverfront

Please note that the maximum capacity for standard rooms is 4 people.

If reserving your hotel room by phone, make sure to mention Youmacon 2018 to take advantage of the special Youmacon attendee rates.


Please consult the above map for parking locations near The Renaissance Center, Cobo, and Greektown. Rates will be posted on this page when available.

By Train

The Detroit Amtrak station is located approximately 4 miles from the convention. From there it’s just a short ride on the Q-line or bus to the hotels of Downtown.

By Air

Detroit Metropolitan Wayne County Airport is located 21 miles from the convention. It’s approximately $40 by taxi, or $25-$30 by Rideshare, or $2.00 by the new FAST Bus’ Michigan Ave route. The hotels do not provide a shuttle service from the airport.

By Bus

New for Youmacon 2018 is the SMART FAST buses. These buses run with limited stops along Metro Detroit’s most popular arterial roads (Michigan Ave, Woodward, and Gratiot), and each express bus will take you to Downtown Detroit for $2.00. Most importantly, the FAST Michigan Ave route begins at Metro Airport.