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Dress up Friday, Sept. 2 @ 9pm and join us for the Official Fan Expo After Party at the upscale Brassaii Lounge, 461 King St. W.! Hosted by the hosts of InnerSpace, Teddy, Morgan and Ajay! Hottest music in the city by DJ Daf, drink specials, dance floor and some very special guests! Dress code: Stylish & upscale. $10 in advance only! Click here to buy now! 19+ only
Join us 9pm Saturday, September 3 at Orchid Nightclub for the Official Fan Expo Retro 90s After Party Presented by Netflix, with former PJ stars spinning tunes from back in the day! Featuring PJ Phil, Tarzan Dan, PJ Paul and Bradie Whetham – and don’t miss our Heroes & Villains Costume Contest at Midnight! Come dressed as your favourite hero such as Luke Cage, premiering on Netflix on September 30th! Click here to buy now! Orchid, 82 Peter St. 19+ only.
FAN EXPO CANADA is proud to welcome the Chief Creative Officer of Marvel Entertainment for a very rate and exclusive appearance! The longest serving editor-in-chief of Marvel after Stan Lee, legendary artist and more – this is your opportunity to meet the man who has shaped the modern Marvel Universe from comics to the mega-blockbuster films! Make sure to catch one of his two presentations: “Cup O’ Joe” on Friday, September 2 and “Inside the Mind of Joe Quesada”, hosted by Ralph Cirella of Howard Stern & Geektime fame! Click here for special package information.
Stan Lee, the creator of the X-Men, Spider-Man, and the Hulk, returns to Toronto by popular demand! At 93, the legendary creator has enjoyed an extraordinary career that spans over seven decades. We are proud and excited to announce that he has chosen Fan Expo Canada as one of his limited appearances in 2016. Don’t miss this unique opportunity to meet the legend himself! Click here for more.
Frank Miller, in a very rare appearance, and the team behind Dark Knight III are appearing at FAN EXPO CANADA™. Whether you see them at the general fan panel, autograph session or at an exclusive special event, this unique opportunity to meet Frank Miller, Andy Kubert, Brian Azzarello, and Klaus Janson is not to be missed.
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Join us for the special event on Friday, September 2 as the legendary duo takes the stage together in JAY & SILENT BOB GET OLD. And don’t miss out on Kevin Smith & Jason Mewes posing for photo ops for the first time in an exclusive Fan Expo Canada experience! Click here for more.
For one of the first times ever you can meet the cast of the smash hit Netflix series "Daredevil". Stars Charlie Cox (appearing Sunday only), Elden Henson and Jon Bernthal will be on hand to meet their fans, sign autographs and pose for photo ops. Make your plans not to miss this rare opportunity!
International Best-Selling author, Margaret Atwood will be attending Fan Expo Canada on Saturday, September 3rd to unveil her much anticipated graphic novel, "Angel Catbird". Illustrator Johnny Christmas will be joining her on stage as they discuss the project with audience Q&A included. After the onstage presentation, Atwood and Christmas will sit for book signing and you will have your chance to purchase Angel Catbird before anyone else in world, only at Fan Expo Canada!
The classic and iconic Batman television series of the 1960’s entertained millions and still lives fondly in the hearts of fans. We are thrilled to welcome the original dynamic dual to FAN EXPO CANADA one last time! Click here for more.
Come and see the 1966 Batmobile from the hit TV show Batman starring Adam West and Burt Ward. The vehicle features an impressive array of bat gadgets and is powered by an atomic turbine engine. The car has bullet proof wheel wells to protect wheels and tires. Other gadgets include a nose mounted chain slicer, battering ram, bat-ray, rockets, bat-phone, radar, dash monitor, on-board bat-computer, bat-scanner, detect-a-scope, and bat-beacon. Mounted to the cockpit are front and rear bullet proof air craft canopies to protect the dynamic duo.
Time-circuits on. Flux-capacitor...fluxing. Engine running... well, the engine won't actually be running, but come and see one of the most famous vehicles in all of film history and help The Michael J. Fox Foundation in its fight against Parkinson's disease.
Check out the world preview premiere of Son of Zorn, a live-action/animated comedy about an animated warrior from a faraway island who returns to Orange County, California to win back his live-action ex-wife and teenage son. Tune in to Son of Zorn Sunday nights this fall on City. THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 1 - 7PM IN ROOM 701B
Don’t miss this exclusive sneak peek of Space’s new series Aftermath with InnerSpace and stars James Tupper (Revenge, Men in Trees) and Anne Heche (Hung, Men in Trees, Psycho).
Saturday at 11am in 701B. Free autographs to follow in the Space booth for the first 75 fans at the panel.
Aftermath premieres September 27 at 10, only on Space. Watch the trailer here.
Join Aaron Ashmore (aka Johnny), Sarah Power (aka Pawter) and Rob Stewart (aka Khylen) for a special Space advanced screening of the season two finale Thursday, September 1st at 6:30 in room 102 (John Bassett Theatre)
Free autographs to follow in the Space booth for the first 50 fans at the screening.
Join the stars of The Expanse; Shohreh Aghdashloo, Frankie Adams, Dominique Tipper, Steven Strait and Wes Chatham and InnerSpace as they discuss season two (Sunday, 2pm, 701A). Free autographs to follow in the Space booth for the first 75 fans at the panel.
Join Creator Brad Wright (Stargate SG-1) and star Eric McCormack for the world premiere of Travelers, Showcase’s new series. Hundreds of years from now, the last surviving humans discover how to send consciousness back through time to the 21st century. These ‘travelers’ assume the lives of seemingly random people while working to save humanity from a terrible future. Stay for a Q&A, followed by an autograph signing at Showcase’s booth. 12:30PM, SATURDAY, ROOM 701A Moderator: ET Canada's, Sangita Patel.
Meet PJ "Phresh" Phil, PJ Paul and Tarzan Dan as they reunite on stage to share stories from being on the air back in the day. For millions of young people in the 90's these were the guys that we loved to tune in to. Don't miss this very rare event that brings these popular personalities together after a long time. WARNING: session may contain fun, zany and highly emotional states of mind.
Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Star Trek all day Sunday with thousands of your fellow Trekkers/Trekkies! Be sure to pull on your Starfleet tunic and grab your phaser before you head down to FAN EXPO CANADA. The photo ops are going to be incredible!
Dan Steininger is a LEGO® Master Builder, which means that he basically plays with LEGO® for a living. There are only eight in the entire world! He’s hosting a workshop on Sunday, sharing all kinds of cool building tips and talking about the famous models he has built and designed! Plus, attendees have a chance to win some awesome LEGO books courtesy of DK Publishing!
Northern Arena Online has the top teams that will be competing against each other in a Championship Counter-Strike Global Offensive (CS:GO) eSports tournament. The top 2 teams of the Canadian qualifier will play in the Northern Arena LAN Finals at Fan Expo Canada! Here they will get the opportunity to compete on a world-class eSports stage against 12 of the best CS:GO eSports teams in World with the hopes of tapping into the $100 000+ prize pool.
Don’t miss out on a chance of a lifetime to have your photo taken by a professional photographer with your favourite celebrity! This is the only way to get a beautiful 8x10 glossy photo of you with one of our guests in an intimate setting. Click here to purchase in advance!
Are you having the time of your life with all your kids in tow? Are you a little pooped? Do you just need to sit down and take a breather? Here is a place to rest for all you great families! For parent(s) with kids under 12, the Kids Zone and Family Lounge is a quiet corner where you can just chill and get away from the crowds for a bit. Lots of activities for the kids! Take a load off, and thanks for bringing the kids! *Note - this area is not a daycare service, all children must be with an adult at all times. Click here to see the schedule of activities!
The Kids Cosplay Masquerade Costume Contest is the time for the younger cosplayers to shine in a special contest focused specifically on them. With great support and encouragement, these energetic boys and girls will become the next generation of fandom and are the future of Cosplay. (Ages 12 and under) Sign-ups start at 1:30 in front of Room 714 - Show starts at 2:30pm!
A perfect opportunity to get that special something signed by your favourite celebrity! Be sure to check out the schedule so you don’t miss out! NOTE: Some guests may charge additional fees for an autograph.
They say knowledge is power. If you don’t know, all you have to do is ask…and you shall receive! The pros will be here to answer all your questions about the industry and to talk about their latest projects. You never know what they might say!
If you’ve never been to a masquerade or cosplay, THIS is the one to attend! This exciting event features creative fans showcasing their original costumes derived from the comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and fantasy worlds – all on stage for a chance to win bragging rights. From caped-crusaders to hot anime characters, be awed as a spectator or strut your stuff on stage. Master of Ceremonies, Gordon Rose, brings you the most popular event of the weekend and the largest show of its kind in Canada! For more details click here.
Be one of the first to see episodes 1 and 2 from Star Wars Rebels new season, before it airs on Disney XD. In season 3, the Ghost crew strengthens the rebel fleet by acquiring new resources and recruits while Imperial efforts to eliminate the rebellion are now being led by Grand Admiral Thrawn. Ezra and Sabine take on new roles as the rebels prepare for their biggest mission yet – a direct assault on the Empire! Catch the entire season on Disney XD premiering Saturday, September 24th at 8:30PM.
Top voice actors Rob Paulsen, Bill Farmer, Maurice LaMarche, David Hayter, William Salyers and others perform a LIVE script reading of the Hollywood Blockbuster – GHOSTBUSTERS! This hilarious re-telling of a classic will bring the house down as the actors use their huge list of cartoon characters to breathe new life into some legendary characters.
Cast members of Wynonna Earp, one of Syfy's most popular shows of 2015, will be attending Fan Expo Canada Saturday, September 3rd to get fans amped about the highly anticipated SEASON 2. Lead role Melanie Scrofano (Wynonna Earp) and Tim Rozon (Doc Holliday) will be joined by show runner Emily Andras to discuss the biggest moments of Season 1 and what may be in the works for the upcoming season. Audience Q&A will be immediately followed by a free autograph signing and photo up!
Get your exclusive first-look at Season 3 of the popular YouTube series Carmilla, as the cast returns to Fan Expo Canada by popular demand! Meet the stars of the award-winning show with 45 million views and counting: Elise Bauman, Natasha Negovanlis, Kaitlyn Alexander, Annie Briggs, Sharon Belle, Aaron Chartrand, Nicole Stamp, and Shannon Kook. Moderated by Sam Maggs, Assistant Editor at BioWare and author of The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy and Wonder Women.
We have scoured the Earth for the best independent geek genre films in the Galaxy! Come and see the best Science Fiction, Horror, Fantasy, Action, Thriller, Superhero, Comic Book, Indy Fan Films! Geekfest Film Festival is running all weekend at in a dedicated theatre throughout show hours. Click here to see the scheduled screenings.
The PowerPuff Girls are back on Cartoon Network this fall with all new episodes Thursdays at 6:30pm. Don’t miss an exclusive Canadian screening on Friday, September 2nd at 11am; Ep 34 -Odd Bubbles Out: When Donny the Unicorn visits, Bubbles becomes jealous of his new friend.
Be sure to stop by the Cartoon Network Canada’s booth (1251) and PowerPuff yourself onto a customized tote bag! Catch new episodes of The PowerPuff Girls beginning Thursday, September 8th at 6:30pm on Cartoon Network.
Experience the hottest new products and services - before anyone else sees them! Companies from all corners of the industry will be showcasing their upcoming projects and promos in the Exhibitor area and you get to be there for a sneak peek. You’ll also be sure to receive samples, goodies and chances to win prizes through their contests.
Over 900 retailers from all over join FAN EXPO CANADA™ to make your experience an unforgettable one! Specializing in everything comics, anime, gaming, science fiction and/or horror, these retailers have what you need. It is THE area to find just what you’re looking for – whether it’s a comic books from any era, original artwork, graphic novels, memorabilia, DVD’s, videos, games, toys or t-shirts – you will find it all here.
Join the Alliance! Be part of the Rebel force who will help in creating a never-before-seen 10 foot tall LEGO® STAR WARS® build from the upcoming movie ROUGE ONE: A STAR WARS STORY®! Stop by Booth #747 or follow at #LEGOStarWarsGoRogue
Indie meets pro in this special area where you will find all of your favourite pencillers, inkers and writers. This is a ”must experience area” for anyone interested in meeting the rising stars and the people who work the front lines of the industry! Here you’ll find it all – comics, graphic novels, limited edition prints and best of all, original art and sketches!
Fans dressing up in costumes, or cosplay as it is sometimes called, is a BIG part of Fan Expo weekend. Literally thousands of amazing costumes are available for your viewing pleasure throughout the weekend. Don't be shy; get your photo taken with all your favourite characters or come dressed up yourself. It's all good! View our props policy here: Props and Weapons Policy
Listen in and participate in our numerous sessions! Soak it all in through seminars and workshops held by the pros of the industry. With the professionals leading the way, you’ll be sure to learn how they do it in the real world.
The 501st Legion is one of the greatest fan organizations in the world, and fortunately Fan Expo Canada is one of the biggest events of the year for them. If you love Star Wars, you'll have a busy weekend with Jedi School, Panels, Workshops and even a Star Wars themed Kids Hour every day. The Stormtroopers provide a spectacle for the eye every year with an elaborate booth, and all kinds of photo opportunities throughout the weekend.
Back by popular demand, speed dating is returning to FAN EXPO CANADA™! Come and join in the fun and experience the thrill of meeting your potential soul mate, future spouse or maybe someone a little more casual! Mixed genre sessions all day Friday, Saturday & Sunday! On site sign up only! This is a 19+ event. If you have questions, please post them on Sci-Fi Speed Dating's Facebook page here.
From the group that promotes all things Steampunk locally, the Society has planned activities all weekend including; from an introduction to Steampunk for beginners, to advanced costume making ideas for the well aversed. You can also attend workshops on how to build gadgets and props, take part in the photo shoots or witness a "Tea Duel"; yes... a "Tea Duel"!
The Cosplay Recovery Lounge (Room 711) provides an area for attendees to repair an element of their costume, or simply a place to sit for a few minutes and recharge the batteries (literally and/or figuratively). The Lounge gives you the space you need. Most importantly: it’s a paparazzi-free zone. If you need a break from the posing, the Lounge is just the place to get that breather you deserve. Special thanks to the Cosplay For A Cure group for all of your help!
The actors that provide the voices of your favourite Anime characters will be on hand to sign autographs, pose for photos and meet with their fans. They have developed a well-deserved reputation for being most amiable and enthusiastic!
EPISODE SEVEN: EMBRACING THE WINDS - Be among the first to see the latest episode! Meet stars Vic Mignogna (Kirk) and Todd Haberkorn (Spock)! Screening introduction by the cast with Q&A to follow this Canadian Premiere presentation!
LEGO® is excited to be returning to this year’s Fan Expo Canada! Check out their booth for tons of giveaways and contests on all days! Check out their amazing life-size models, and let your imagination soar with tables of LEGO® bricks to play with!
Meet International Award Winning and Best-Selling Authors. Activities for readers include book signings, Author readings, Panels and launches! This year will be the best year yet!
Don't miss the Pokemon Go Lure Party at 4pm Saturday just outside the South Building main Entrance!
Join us Thursday, September 1 @ 9pm for the Official Fan Expo Cosplay Kick-Off Party at EFS Nightclub, 647 King St. Hosted by our Cosplay guests, Meg Turney, Ivy Doomkitty, LeeAnna Vamp and Karli Woods! Hot tracks by Dlux, bottle service, dance floor and you never know who might drop by... Feel like cosplay? We do too! $10 only 250 tickets are available in advance, very limited! Click here to buy now! 19+ only
Join us Friday at 8pm for the Official FAN EXPO CANADA EDM X EDP Party @ The Opera House, 735 Queen St. East! The hottest EDM straight from Japan! Hosted by DJ RYU☆ + DJ KORSK & KRADNESS! Click here to buy now! 19+ only.