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CAST OF DOCTOR WHO SPECIAL EVENT – MATT, KAREN & ARTHUR TOGETHER!

Matt Smith is bringing some companions! Karen Gillan & Arthur Darvill are coming to Fan Expo Canada! We are happy to announce a Doctor Who Cast Special Event! August 30 @ 6pm – click here to purchase your tickets now! Please note these tickets do NOT include admission to Fan Expo Canada.

SPECIAL LEAGUE OF LEGENDS CATEGORY ADDED TO MASQUERADE

Calling all League of Legends fans and cosplayers! We've added a League of Legends category to our Cosplay Masquerade show. Get ready to show off your best Jinx and Draven to the crowd! See you in Constitution Hall at 8pm, Saturday, August 30th for the highlight event of Fan Expo weekend!

LEAGUE OF LEGENDS COSPITALITY LOUNGE

Be sure to stop by the League of Legends Cospitality Suite in Room 803, a lounge where all cosplayers can fix their costumes, get dressed, touch up, and chill out.

OFFICIAL FAN EXPO CANADA LIVE ROCK PARTY

Join us Saturday, August 30th @ 9pm for the Official Fan Expo Canada LIVE Rock Party, in the legendary Imperial Room at the Royal York Hotel! An awesome LIVE Rock Band, bar, dance floor and appearances by many of our celebrity guests! Feel like belting one out with the band? You can do that too! Come and rock out with your Spock out! $20 Tickets are very limited! Click here to buy now! 19+ only

COSPLAY MASQUERADE

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.

EXHIBITOR AREA

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 400,000 SQ FT OF SHOPPING MADNESS!

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.

SMALL PRESS / INDY PAVILION

Located in the Artist Alley area, the Indy Press Pavilion brings a fine line up of independent comic book, zine and other related publishers. This Indy Market is just the place for you to meet the next up and coming talent in the comic world!

ARTIST ALLEY

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!

COSTUMES! COSTUMES! COSTUMES!

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

PANELS/Q&As

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!

AUTOGRAPH SESSIONS

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.

CELEBRITY PHOTO SESSIONS

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.

THE 1966 TV BATMOBILE

The original Batmobile made it’s television debut on January 12, 1966. Now you can see a full-size, George Barris design replica of the TV Batmobile at Fan Expo. Even after 45 years, this design of the Batmobile is still the most iconic and popular cars in the world!

LEGO® BOOTH

LEGO® is excited to be attending this year’s Fan Expo Canada! Check out their booth for tons of giveaways and contests on all days! Check out their cool life-size models, and let your imagination soar with tables of LEGO® bricks to play with!

WORKSHOPS & SEMINARS

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.

STAR WARS EVENTS BY THE 501ST LEGION

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.

TORONTO STEAMPUNK SOCIETY ACTIVITIES

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"!

MEET AWARD WINNING AND BEST-SELLING AUTHORS

Meet International Award Winning and Best-Selling Authors. Activities for readers include book signings, Author readings, Panels and launches! This year our author guests include; Ed Greenwood, Lesley Livingston and Eve Silver to name a few.

MEET YOUR FAVOURITE ANIME VOICE ACTORS

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!

FAN EXPO SPEED DATING

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 and Saturday! Free for attendees! This is a 19+ event.  Brought to you by

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MEET THE CAST MEMBERS OF MY LITTLE PONY

The popularity of "My Little Pony" is incredible and now you can meet some of the amazing talent from the show! Meet Tabitha St. Germain (Rarity) and Andrea Libman (Pinkie Pie) live in person at this year’s Fan Expo Canada! Find out what friendship can be!

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