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Join us 6pm Saturday, September 5th, for a evening of tales from the TARDIS with Doctor Who stars Karen Gillan, Jenna Coleman and Billie Piper on stage together! There is a limited number of seats for this special event, so click here to purchase your ticket now!
HOGWARTS REUNION: An evening with the stars of Harry Potter. A specially ticketed event inside Fan Expo at 7pm Friday, September 4th! Join us for a night of magic and mischief with Harry Potter stars Tom Felton, Bonnie Wright and the Phelps twins on stage together! There is a limited number of tickets for this event so be sure to purchase yours today! Click here for details.
Carmilla is a Canadian web series starring Elise Bauman and Natasha Negovanlis, based on the novella of the same name by Sheridan Le Fanu. The series takes place at the fictional Silas University in Styria, Austria, where more strange things happen than normal. The series is told from the perspective of Laura, a freshman student who is investigating the disappearance of her roommate, when she is suddenly assigned a mysterious new roommate named Carmilla. The series is a multi-platform digital media experience with many outlets on social media sites, where fans can follow the characters' stories when they are not on-screen.
Join top voice actors TROY BAKER, PHIL LAMARR, GREY DELISLE, JESS HARNELL and NOLAN NORTH as they perform a LIVE script reading of the well-known Hollywood Blockbuster – BACK TO THE FUTURE! You won't want to miss this hilarious re-telling of a classic, as the voice actors use their huge list of cartoon characters to breathe new life into some legendary characters.
GeekFest Film Festival is the world’s 1st traveling film fest, exhibiting the best in geek content in the genres of science fiction, fantasy, horror, and gaming. We invite you, the fans to come and see these exciting new shows in our Geekfest screening room, running all four days at Fan Expo Canada! We are scouring the Earth and Tatooine for the best geek genre films in the Galaxy! Submit your project and have it screened all over North America at some of your favorite cons. For more details and entry form CLICK HERE.
Fan Expo Canada is honoured to be hosting the Klingon World Summit! Activities include; Klingon Karaoke, Learn how to speak Klingon, Klingon Prosthetics workshops, Kostuming panels, Klingon gadgets, weapons and props panel, Author panels, Live Bat’leth demonstration, the Klingon Grand March and Photo Ops beyond your dreams! Click here to see the details of each event.
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 see the schedule and purchase your photo op now!
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 including play stations, art and crafts tables, reading nook and TV cartoon theatre with content provided by Teletoon. Famous costumed visitors will be through the lounge regularly all weekend! 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.
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.
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.
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
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!
With over 4 Million subscribers to the Explosm Entertainment YouTube channel, and over 1 Million unique visitors a week to their web comic, there is no stopping the massive popularity of these twisted little cartoons! Come and meet Kris Wilson, Dave McElfatrick and Mike Salcedo in person in the Cyanide & Happiness booth all weekend!
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.
This panel covers news on the official Google Ingress Game, community feeds and is also a regional player meetup. An exclusive mission will be created for players to complete on their devices while attending Fan Expo, with lots of Official Ingress swag to be given away to those who attend the panel! Not playing yet? Click 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"!
Be sure to drop by the Space booth and meet InnerSpace hosts; Teddy Wilson, Morgan Hoffman and Ajay Fry! Photo-ops, Autograph signings and free giveaways every day of the event.
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!
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.
Travel back to 1980 and join Star Wars fans Ricky, Peter, Muppet-loving Denise and just-got-dumped Kevin for the much anticipated squeal of all time: The Empire Strikes Back! Not even sitting beside the only Star Trek fan in the entire theatre will ruin this monumental evening…That is until Kevin’s ex-girlfriend, Emily, decides that she’s going to make a come-back into his life. It’s going to take more than the force to keep Emily from ruining their night—and the theatre’s!
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.