FanExpo
Aug
22
to Aug 25

FanExpo

  • Metro Toronto Convention Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

According to the website:

FAN EXPO Canada is the largest Comics, Sci-Fi, Horror, Anime, and Gaming event in Canada and the 3rd largest Pop Culture event in North America.

Celebrating its 24th year, FAN EXPO Canada has grown from a small comic book convention attracting 1,500 fans into a multi-faceted, 4-day citywide event that attracts over 129,000 people from around the world. The event provides a substantial multi-million dollar economic impact to the City of Toronto, filling up hotels and restaurants throughout the duration of the Expo.

Every year, FAN EXPO Canada offers exciting family-friendly attractions, events, and world-renowned celebrities! Previous guests include: Stan Lee, Patrick Stewart, Buzz Aldrin, William Shatner, Christopher Lloyd, Elijah Wood, Leonard Nimoy, Carrie Fisher, Gillian Anderson, and stars from hit television shows: The Walking Dead, Star Trek, The Vampire Diaries, Arrow, Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D, Teen Wolf, Doctor Who, Gotham, Criminal Minds, Castle, and many, many more.

Everyone is a fan of something, and FAN EXPO Canada is a place to celebrate all things pop culture. Get an autograph or a photo with your favourite guest and get the inside scoop about your favourite movies and TV shows at our celebrity panels! Watch professional comic artists battle it out in our popular Sketch Duels, learn from our “How To” workshops, and take photos with your favourite costumed characters! It’s also a great place to buy a unique gift (or treat yourself!) with over 400,000 square feet of shopping madness.

FAN EXPO Canada was founded by Aman Gupta, and acquired by Informa Exhibitions in 2013. Together, they are devoted to celebrating the popular arts by producing the biggest and best events, and providing our customers with The Ultimate Fan Experience.

FAN EXPO Canada showcases over 1,000 exhibitors and sprawls over 750,000 square feet, occupying the North and South buildings of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, in the heart of downtown Toronto.”

See you there!

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Toronto Comicon
Mar
15
to Mar 17

Toronto Comicon

  • Metro Toronto Convention Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

According to the website:

Toronto Comicon as presented by FAN EXPO Canada has now grown to become a spectacular 3 day event!

Located in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, the show will be boasting unique exhibitors, presentations, workshops, and many celebrity guests.

Don’t miss out on Spring’s #1 community event in Toronto!”

Hope to see you there!

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Festival of Thrones
Jun
2
to Jun 3

Festival of Thrones

~~~***UPDATE***~~~

The event has bee cancelled. :(

 

Winter is Coming to Blyth ON…

Combining immersive festival and exciting convention, inspired by fantasy fiction such as Game of Thrones.

Be immersed in the greatest Game ever played! 

Explore the 7 Great Houses; from icy North to sandy South. From the ships in the West to the temples in the East. First, enter through castle gates and swear fealty to one of the seven great houses. Compete, wager, convince, and participate to earn points for your house and a chance to win the festival’s grand prize. Areas will be divided according to Kingdom with immersive and interactive entertainment.

Pull up a throne of swords and prepare your drinking horns to be filled with unique private label brews crafted by Cowbell Brewing Co. This 111-acre event property will host your next great adventure.

Be a spectator at the lists as six champions challenge each other for the honor of greatest knight in the kingdom.

Enter King’s Landing to shop, eat, and drink to fill up on all your licensed and craft Game of Thrones needs. Surround yourself with viking and medieval inspired live music coming from all over the UK and Europe that will make you feel like you’re in the Eolian.

Don’t miss out on Fan Day Sunday, with special guest panelists and workshops. Rub elbows with actors from t.v. series such as Game of Thrones, fantasy fiction authors, and other great panelists. Grab an autograph or picture while you’re at it!
This is only the beginning. Stay tuned for more details.


Joining us (so far) will be:
Medieval Baebes, Featuring music from Victoria, Jamie East (ThroneCast), Knights of Valour, Hood Archery, 
 

More to come!

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Fan Expo Canada
Aug
31
to Sep 3

Fan Expo Canada

  • Metro Toronto Convention Centre (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

As per the Fan Expo Canada Facebook page: "FAN EXPO CANADA is about celebrating ALL things fandom. From Comics, Graphic Novels, Anime, Manga, Sci-fi and Fantasy to Cosplay, Horror, to Gaming, Toys, Movies, and Television. Come and meet your heroes, attend celebrity guest panels, autograph sessions, family-friendly programming, and so much more. There’s something for everyone at FAN EXPO CANADA – Aug.31 - Sep.3, 2017. "

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Wonder Woman Opening Night
Jun
1
7:30 PM19:30

Wonder Woman Opening Night

Before she was Wonder Woman, she was Diana, princess of the Amazons, trained to be an unconquerable warrior. Raised on a sheltered island paradise, when an American pilot crashes on their shores and tells of a massive conflict raging in the outside world, Diana leaves her home, convinced she can stop the threat. Fighting alongside man in a war to end all wars, Diana will discover her full powers and her true destiny.

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Rib Fest at YDS
May
18
to May 21

Rib Fest at YDS

I'll Be here one of these three days, hope to see you there! -CB

As per the Facebook event:

FREE ENTRY

RIB & CRAFT BEER FEST at Yonge & Dundas Square will feature the BEST RIB TEAMS IN CANADA along with amazing craft beer vendors!

May is BBQ MONTH and what better way to celebrate our favourite way to cook food then with a massive BACK YARD BBQ at the epicentre of the GREATEST CITY IN THE WORLD!

If you can BBQ it, you can eat it at RIB FEST, so come out and celebrate the launch of Toronto's newest annual summer kick off!

RIBBERS:
Kentucky Smokehouse, New York BBQ, Oak & Barrel, Louisiana BBQ,

CRAFT BREWERS:
Flying Monkeys, Barnstormer Brewing, Iconic Brewing, Highlander Brewing, Naughty Otter + MORE

FOODS:
Funnel Cakes, Blooming Onions, Ice Cream, Poutine, Burgers/Sausages, Deep Fried Treats, Jerk Brothers, Jolly Rancher Slushies, Fresh Squeezed Lemonade + MORE

VENDOR INQUIRIES: info@northernheatribseries.ca

Date: May 18 & 21 of 2017
Hours: Thursday 10AM - 11PM, Friday 10AM - 11PM, Saturday 10AM - 11PM, Sunday 10AM - 11PM

***RIB FEST ENTERTAINMENT***

- LIVE MUSIC ALL WEEKEND
- ON SITE CONTESTS
- LINE DANCING LESSONS
- COOKING LESSONS
- FACEPAINTING
- + MORE!!

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Toronto Red Carpet Event for King Arthur: Legend of the Sword
May
2
7:00 PM19:00

Toronto Red Carpet Event for King Arthur: Legend of the Sword

 As per Warner Brothers: "On May 2nd, THE BORN KING WILL COME, IT IS INEVITABLE.

In celebration of the theatrical release of KING ARTHUR: LEGEND OF THE SWORD, cast from the #KingArthur movie will be visiting Toronto’s Scotiabank Theatre for a special red-carpet event!

Visit this special #KingArthur fan event for your chance to see #CharlieHunnam from Sons of Anarchy and an exclusive opportunity to see the film immediately following red-carpet arrivals.

Presented by: Warner Bros. Pictures Canada"

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