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2015 ATTRACTIONS

HOGWARTS REUNION: AN EVENING WITH THE STARS OF HARRY POTTER

HOGWARTS REUNION: An evening with the stars of Harry Potter. A specially ticketed event inside Fan Expo at 6:15 pm Saturday, September 5th! Join us for a night of magic and mischief with Harry Potter stars Rupert Grint, Tom Felton 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.

BREAKFAST WITH THE STARS SPECIAL EVENT

Join us for Breakfast with the Stars, a special event in support of SickKids! Enjoy a delicious breakfast at the Intercontinental Hotel, where celebrity guests will share behind-the-scenes anecdotes about their work on fan-favourite TV shows and movies. Get ready for a morning of fun, delicious food, and an experience you’ll never forget – all for a great cause! Click here for all the details!

FAN EXPO COSPLAY KICK-OFF PARTY

Join us Thursday, September 3 @ 9pm for the Official Fan Expo Cosplay Kick-Off Party at EFS Nightclub, 647 King St. Hosted by our Cosplay guests, Meg Turney, Kristen Hughey, Riddle, 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

OFFICIAL FAN EXPO AFTER PARTY

Dress up Friday, Sept. 4 @ 9pm and join us for the Official Fan Expo After Party at the upscale Brassaii Lounge, 461 King St. W.! Hosted by the hasts 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 (Dress to impress!) $10 in advance only! Click here to buy now! 19+ only

FAN EXPO HORROR HOWL

Join us Saturday, September 05 @9pm for the Official Fan Expo Horror Howl at Revival Nightclub, 783 College St, Toronto. Featuring live performances by Sideshow Entertainer Erica Furness, and special musical guests, Cadillacs & Cadavers. DJ Jimi LaMort will be spinning all the scariest tunes, so you can dance with the living dead (and un-dead) all night long. Tickets are $15 in advance. Click here to buy now! 19+ only

FAN EXPO RETRO GLOW PARTY

Join us Saturday, Sept. 5 @ 9pm for the Official Fan Expo Retro Glow Party in the legendary Concert Hall at the Royal York Hotel! In our 20 year history, this is the biggest party we have ever put on! Music by DJ Lazarus, with bar, dance floor and appearances by many of our celebrity guests! Glow sticks provided and share more glow by wearing white clothing! $15 in advance only! Click here to buy now! 19+ only

LEGO® STAR WARS™: DROID TALES EXCLUSIVE PRE-SCREENING

Fan Expo Canada is proud to welcome back our friends at LEGO® Canada and excited that they are bringing the next episode of the newly released LEGO® Star Wars™: Droid Tales to screen so you can be among the very first to see it! As you may know, LEGO® Star Wars™: Droid Tales, which airs on Disney XD and Family Channel, is a re-telling of classic Star Wars adventures in LEGO® brick form helping fans of all ages “catch up” on the legend. Screening: 2pm Friday in the John Bassett Theatre. Don’t miss it!

The first 500 guests in line will receive a FREE LEGO® gift bag and all in attendance will have the chance of winning one of five LEGO® Star Wars™ Fan Expo™ Exclusive set!

AN EVENING WITH THE DOCTOR’S COMPANIONS

Join us 6pm Saturday, September 5th, for a evening of tales from the TARDIS with Doctor Who stars Karen Gillan and Jenna Coleman on stage together! There is a limited number of seats for this special event, so click here to purchase your ticket now!

MEET THE CAST OF CARMILLA SERIES

It’s time to girl the hell up with the cast from the massively popular YouTube series CARMILLA, who will be making their Fan Expo Canada debut on Friday, September 4! Come meet the stars of the show with 27 million views and counting: Elise Bauman (Laura), Natasha Negovanlis (Carmilla), Annie Briggs (Perry), Kaitlyn Alexander (LaFontaine), Sharon Belle (Danny), Aaron Chartrand (J.P.), Nicole Stamp (Mel), and Shannon Kook (Theo). Hosted by Sam Maggs (author, The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy), the cast will present an exclusive live reading of select Season 2 episodes—they’ll be swapping character roles!— a Q&A and autograph session. So buckle up, Creampuffs and Creampuffs-to-be, this is an event you won’t want to miss. Click here to check out CARMILLA!

SUPERSTAR VOICE ACTOR LIVE SCRIPT READING

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 – UPDATED!

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. Click here to check out the awesome schedule!

KLINGON WORLD SUMMIT

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.

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. Click here to see the schedule and purchase your photo op now!

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 including All day cafts- Superhero Masks / Colouring / Pipe Cleaner Fun! Kids can make and Air Dry Clay Kawaii Bear, Build A Gameboy Plushie, Make Lolita Craft Jewelery, Pikachu Paper Oragami, Pool Noodle Light Saber Craft, Star Wars Kids Hour and more! 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.

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

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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

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!

MY LITTLE PONY LIVE STAGE SHOW

Calling all Ponies! MY LITTLE PONY takes the stage with a lively musical show packed with energy and enthusiasm from start to finish. The MY LITTLE PONY live show features fun songs, the transitions between worlds and audience participation of the EG Stomp. This is sure to be an event no Pony will want to miss!

MEET THE CREATIVE TEAM OF CYANIDE & HAPPINESS

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!

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.

CARTOON NETWORK PRESENTS: ADVENTURE TIME WITH JEREMY SHADA & TOM KENNY

Finn and Ice King! Shmowzow! Join Cartoon Network for a screening of Adventure Time and Q&A session with Jeremy Shada and Tom Kenny – the voices of Finn and Ice King!

Adventure Time airs exclusively on Cartoon Network with an all-new season this October.

[adult swim] PRESENTS: FUGGET ABOUT IT EXCLUSIVE SEASON 3 SNEAK PEEK AND CAST PANEL

Everyone’s favourite New York mob family are still living large in witness protection… in Regina, Saskatchewan. Don’t miss this exclusive sneak peek of season 3 along with the family themselves: Jimmy, Cookie, Petey, and McCool! Hosted by Fearless Fred Kennedy. Fugget About It Season 3 premieres this November, exclusively on [adult swim].

[adult swim] PRESENTS: NIGHT SWEATS SCREENING AND PANEL

What do you get when you mix the best animated shorts from the emerging Canadian creative community with the off-beat comedic sensibility of two guys named Bart Batchelor and Chris Nielsen? 22-minutes of laughter, insanity and animated awesomeness. Join Fearless Fred Kennedy for a special screening and Q&A with the wacky hosts and one of the show’s creators, Jeff Shorkey. And, don’t miss Night Sweats Fridays @ 10PM on [adult swim].

OFFICIAL GOOGLE INGRESS GAME PANEL & MISSION

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.

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 THE HOSTS OF INNERSPACE

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.

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!

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.

EMILY STRIKES BACK – LIVE PERFORMANCE OF A PLAY ABOUT FANDOM

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!

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.


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