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2016 ATTRACTIONS

MARGARET ATWOOD PRESENTS WORLD PREMIERE OF ANGEL CATBIRD

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!

LAST APPEARANCE IN CANADA BY COMIC LEGEND STAN LEE

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.

MEET FRANK MILLER AND THE DARK KNIGHT III TEAM

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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KEVIN SMITH & JASON MEWES STRIKE BACK

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.

MEET THE STARS OF DAREDEVIL – CHARLIE COX – ELDEN HENSON – JON BERNTHAL

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!

FAREWELL APPEARANCE OF THE STARS OF BATMAN – ADAM WEST & BURT WARD

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.

SEE THE 1966 BATMOBILE

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.

SEE THE BACK TO THE FUTURE TIME MACHINE

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.

SUNDAY IS STAR TREK COSPLAY DAY AT FAN EXPO!

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!

GEEKFEST FILM FESTIVAL – CALL FOR ENTRIES!

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.

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.

KIDS ZONE & FAMILY LOUNGE

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.

KIDS COSTUME CONTEST (12 AND UNDER)

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)

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.

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!

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.

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

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.

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, 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.

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 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!

SUPERSTAR VOICE ACTOR LIVE SCRIPT READING

Top voice actors Rob Paulsen, Bill Farmer, Maurice LaMarche, David Hayter 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.

SCREENING OF STAR TREK CONTINUES WITH CAST!

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® BOOTH

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 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 will be the best year yet!

FAN EXPO COSPLAY KICK-OFF PARTY

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

EDM X EDP DANCE PARTY WITH DJ RYU☆ + DJ KORSK ft. KRADNESS

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!

OFFICIAL FAN EXPO AFTER PARTY

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


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