Sat: 10:00AM - 7:00PM, Sun: 10:00AM - 5:00PM, Mon: 10:00AM - 5:00PM



Celebrity Photo Ops

FLASH FICTION COMPETITION

Fire up that imagination and sharpen those Short Story ideas because FAN EXPO Vancouver is having a Flash Fiction Competition! Winners will receive amazing prizes, including tickets to FAN EXPO Vancouver 2020! 

 


Celebrity Photo Ops

COSTUME CONTEST

This exciting event features fans showcasing their original costumes from the comic, sci-fi, horror, anime and fantasy worlds – all on stage for a chance to win bragging rights. From caped-crusaders to anime characters, be awed as a spectator or strut your stuff on stage.

 


Celebrity Photo Ops

CELEBRITY PHOTO OPS

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.


Autograph Sessions

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.

Have questions about how it all works? Here's a link to our FAQ.


Artist Alley

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!


Fun For The Entire Family

FUN FOR THE ENTIRE FAMILY!

Welcome to FAN EXPO Vancouver! Our event prides itself on having a lot of activities and attractions that are family orientated, so come on down with the whole family to meet your favourite Superheroes, Princesses, and voice actors! Plus there are coupons and Family Passes still available!


Shopping Madness

SHOPPING MADNESS!

Hundreds of retailers from all over will join us to make your experience an unforgettable one! Specializing in everything comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming, these retailers have what you need. It is THE area to find just what you’re looking for - whether it’s comic books from any era, original artwork, graphic novels, memorabilia, DVD’s, videos, games, toys, or T-shirts - you will find it all here.


Panels and Q&As

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!


Creator Spotlights

CREATOR SPOTLIGHTS

Some of the world’s biggest comic book creators will be featured at FAN EXPO Vancouver this year, with hour-long panels of their own. Here’s your chance to ask those questions you have always wanted answers to, and to hear the perspectives of those who shape the industry!


Meet Legendary Comic Book Creators

MEET LEGENDARY COMIC BOOK CREATORS

Comics Legends and Professional Comic Book artists are invading FAN EXPO!


Workshops & Seminars

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.


Exhibitor Area

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.


Get Your Comics Autographed

GET YOUR COMICS AUTOGRAPHED

Dig through your collection or visit some of the vendors at FAN EXPO for exlusive back issues and graphic novels by our many creator guests.

NOTE: Some guests may have autograph fees and/or signing limits. Please check with creators individually.


Sketches, Lithographs, Limited Prints & Original Art

SKETCHES, LITHOGRAPHS, LIMITED PRINTS & ORIGINAL ART

Many of our artist guests and Artist Alley creators will have original art, lithographs, limited edition art prints, original sketches, and take commissions from fans at FAN EXPO. 

NOTE: Fees vary, please check with creators individually for prices and availability.


Costumes! Costumes! Costumes!

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!

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Small Press / Indy Pavilion

SMALL PRESS / INDY PAVILION

Located in the Artist Alley area, the Indy Press Pavilion brings a fine line up of independent comic book, zine, and other related publishers. This Indy Market is just the place for you to meet the next up and coming talent in the comic world!


Meetups

MEETUPS

Whether you're a Whovian or Jedi, a cosplayer, or crafter, you are welcome here! Spend an hour with people who love the same things you do, share your awesome cosplay, find new local Meetup friends, or just take some photos. These themed Meetups are absolutely free and designed to help you connect with people you otherwise might not ever meet.



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