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HORROR ATTRACTIONS

FAN EXPO COSPLAY KICK-OFF PARTY

Start your Fan Expo with a bang! Join us at 9pm, Thursday, Aug. 31st for the Official Fan Expo Cosplay Kick-Off Party at EFS Nightclub (647 King St), hosted by the delightful LeeAnna Vamp and all her friends! With hot tracks by DJ Dlux, bottle service, photo booth and dance floor. Serving until 4 AM! Dress code: cosplay or stylish. $20 in advance only. 19+ Click here to purchase now. UPDATE: LESS THAN 100 TICKETS LEFT!

RETRO GLOW AFTER PARTY WITH JESSICA NIGRI

Join us at 9pm, Friday, Sept. 1st for the amazing Retro Glow Party at Orchid Nightclub (82 Peter St). Hosted by the incredible Jessica Nigri and all her friends! The legendary DJ Lazarus will be spinning massive throwbacks all night, give-aways, bottle service, photo booth and huge dance floor. Glow sticks provided! Don’t forget to wear white to add to the glow! Dress code: cosplay or stylish. $25 in advance, $40 at the door. 19+ Click here to get yours! UPDATE: MORE THAN 50% SOLD!

OFFICIAL AFTER PARTY WITH INNERSPACE

Dress up and join us for the Official After Party with Innerspace at the upscale Brassaii Lounge (461 King St. W), 9pm Friday, Sept. 1st. Hosted by the lovable Teddy, Morgan and Ajay! Hottest music in the city by DJ Daf, swag, drink specials, bottle service, patio, dance floor, special guests and eye popping electric décor by United Torch! Free Molecular Mixology Cocktail included. Dress code: stylish. $20 in advance only. 19+ Click here to purchase yours today!

OFFICIAL FAN EXPO AFTER PARTY

Look sharp and join us at 9pm, Saturday, Sept. 2nd for the biggest Fan Expo After Party of them all at the super-hot night spot Tequila Jacks (184 Pearl St.). The best music in the city by top DJs, plus drink specials, bottle service, amazing dance floor and special guests! Dress code: cosplay or stylish. $25 in advance, $40 at the door. 19+ Click here to get your today! UPDATE: MORE THAN 50% SOLD!

THE CARMILLA MOVIE: SNEAK PEEK WITH CAST

Be the first to catch an exclusive teaser trailer of the hotly anticipated The Carmilla Movie, launching this fall! This panel will touch on what to expect for this next chapter of Carmilla, how it’s evolved, and shooting a full-fledged feature. Panelists will also discuss the importance of on-screen and off-screen queer representation in the media. Panelists include stars of Carmilla, Elise Bauman and Natasha Negovanlis. Moderated by Sam Maggs, author of The Fangirl’s Guide to the Galaxy and Wonder Women. More CARMILLA cast to be announced. 4pm, Saturday, Room 701B

MEET INTERNATIONAL BESTSELLING AUTHOR JEFF VANDERMEER

Jeff VanderMeer is the award-winning author of the SOUTHERN REACH TRILOGY of which the first book, ANNIHILATION, will be a major motion picture directed by Alex Garland. VanderMeer will be at Fan Expo 2017 to discuss the highly anticipated ANNIHILATION book-to-film as well as to engage in a lively conversation about his latest novel BORNE with author and game writer Sam Maggs. 3pm, Sunday, Room 701B followed by signing at 4pm in Autograph Area BB.

TODD & THE BOOK OF PURE EVIL: THE END OF THE END – SNEAK PEEK WITH CAST & CREATORS

Get an exclusive sneak peek at the upcoming animated feature film with stars Jason Mewes, Alex House, Bill Turnbull, Melanie Leishman, Chris Leavins, Maggie Castle and Directors Craig Wallace, Richard Duhaney, writer Charles Picco and Producer Andrew Rosen.

BRUCE CAMPBELL’S LAST FAN STANDING LIVE GAME SHOW

A SPECIALLY TICKETED EVENT! Think you have what it takes to be the Last Fan Standing? Watch and take part as sci-fi & horror icon, Bruce Campbell drills contestants with tough trivia in front of a live audience - separating the geek from the weak, the nerds from the herd! Everyone gets a chance to play but only the best will face off in the ultimate test of pop-culture knowledge! Click here to get your ticket!

THE ROCKY HORROR EXPERIENCE

Meet the stars TIM CURRY, MEAT LOAF, BARRY BOSTWICK, PATRICIA QUINN, and NELL CAMPBELL as they assemble for a rare convention appearance. Enjoy the ultimate Rocky Horror experience including screenings of the film with an introduction by one of the stars, panels, photo-ops, autograph sessions and much more.

ROCKY HORROR PICTURE SHOW LIVE SHADOWCAST

Let us chill you, thrill you, and fulfill you! Experience The Rocky Horror Picture Show with the Live Shadowcast performing in step with a full length screening of the original classic. Costumed performers and audience participation with shout-outs and interactive props to throw make The Rocky Horror Picture Show an exciting party and multi-layered experience! Not to be missed – Age 18+ Recommended.

TIME WARP DANCE LESSONS

You may know it starts with just a jump to the left and then a step to the right, but what do you do with your hands again? Join cast members from the Rocky Horror Shadowcast as they teach you how to do the Time Warp (again)!

ROCKY HORROR ETIQUETTE 101

Did you remember to bring your water pistol? How about some toast? And if you don’t know what the toilet paper is for, you badly need to attend this panel! Bring your questions (and your props) and hear from our panel of experts on how to do The Rocky Horror Picture Show properly!

“HOW TO” ROCKY HORROR COSTUME PANEL

What began as a cult hit has become a full-fledged icon of pop culture and it comes with a ready-made selection of cosplay! Join cosplay experts and cast from the Shadowcast as they share their experiences on building the most beloved and obscure Rocky Horror costumes.

ROCKY HORROR GAME SHOW

Think you know your stuff? Here’s your chance to go head to head with experts and other fans to show off your Rocky Horror Picture Show knowledge. Bragging rights to be won and guaranteed fun to be had! “I’ll take Sweet Transvestite for $100 Alex!”. “Answer: It’s the Science Fiction Double Feature! What would you like to bet?”

CELEBRATE BUFFY’S 20TH ANNIVERSARY WITH US

It's hard to believe that it has already been 20 years since the premiere episode of Buffy: The Vampire Slayer, but here we are. Come and join us in celebrating one of the most important television series in broadcast history with Buffy alumni; James Marsters (Spike) and Anthony Stewart Head (Giles). 

WHAT’S HOT IN HORROR?

Will movie vampires continue to sparkle? Will you be able to play a Nazi-killing werewolf in the latest Nintendo game? Join moderator Brad Middleton and his guests for an inside look at the newest trends in our beloved genre. Get the breaking news on upcoming movies, TV shows, games, comics, and literature while learning what to look forward to and what to beware of. Panelist include: Bill Snider, Alessia Giacomi, Karen Dales, Stephen Pearl and Lou Rera.

SO YOU WANT TO BE A HORROR WRITER?

From nightmare to newsstand, a cabal of authors from the Horror Writers Association of Ontario host a detailed discussion on the rudimentary craft of successfully writing your very own horror story. Topics will include tips on marketing your prospective novel to potential publishers, developing plotlines, building characters and boosting the fright factor right through the roof! With Sèphera Girón,  Nancy Kilpatrick, Brian Clement, Lou Rera, moderator: Brad Middleton

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 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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