February 18 - 20, 2023

Vancouver Convention Centre

FAN EXPO Vancouver

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MAIN EVENTS

CELEBRITY Q&A’S, AUTOGRAPHS & 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 or an opportunity to get something signed. Then get up close and personal with your favourite celebrities during the Celeb Q&As!

FAN FAVE COSPLAYS, COMPETITIONS, & COSPLAY RED CARPETS

Fans dressing up in costumes, or cosplay as it is called, is a huge part of the show! See thousands of amazing costumes available for your viewing pleasure throughout the weekend. Don’t be shy, ask for a photo with your favourite characters or come dressed up yourself!

COMICS, ANIME, SCI-FI, HORROR, ANIMATION, GAMING, & MORE

You won't want to miss FAN EXPO Vancouver's programming! From discussions, debates, comics, and gaming, there is something for everyone! Check the daily schedule to find out when and where the fun happens.

PANELS, DEMOS, & WORKSHOPS

From fabrication to acting, our lineup of pros are on hand to show you how to take your skills to the next level. Attend a panel, check out a demo, or meet them one-on-one! Check the schedule for specific topics, days, and times.

COMIC CREATORS, ARTIST ALLEY, & COMMISSIONS

Comic Legends, Pro Comic Book artists, and writers will be with us all weekend. Be sure to drop by the Comic Creator area next to Artist Alley to meet them and geek out over their amazing work.

TABLETOP GAMING

Roll for initiative! Play your favourites, take part in learn to play sessions, or borrow a new board game from the library! Meet new friends and challenge old rivals!

COMMUNITY GROUPS & FAN MEETUPS

Whether you're a Whovian or Jedi, a cosplayer or crafter, the Community Zone is where you find people who share your fandom! Find out about local clubs, get up close to movie props, test your trivia, and snap photos galore with fans who are excited as you are to get together.

INTERACTIVE FAMILY ZONE

Our event prides itself on having activities and attractions for the whole family. Meet your favourite Superheroes, Princesses, and voice actors, and take part in workshops & panels just for kids (or kids at heart). Plus, there are coupons and Family Passes available!

OVER 300,000 SQUARE FEET OF SHOPPING

Shop hundreds of retailers from all over to make your experience unforgettable. Whether it’s a rare comic book, original artwork, graphic novels, memorabilia, Blu-rays, videos, games, toys, or t-shirts – you'll find it all here.

MEET YOUR FAVOURITE VOICE ACTORS

The actors that provide the voices of your favourite animated 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 super-friendly and enthusiastic!

MEET LEGENDARY COMIC BOOK CREATORS

Comic Legends, Pro Comic Book artists, and writers will be with us all weekend. Be sure to drop by the Comic Creator area next to Artist Alley to meet them and geek out over their amazing work.

COSPLAY MEET UPS

Meet like-minded fans and get a picture to remember at a themed cosplay meet up. Watch for a schedule of specific fandom meet-ups closer to show time.

GET YOUR COMIC BOOKS AUTOGRAPHED

Dig through your collection or visit some of the vendors for elusive 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.

SKETCH DUELS AND MORE!

Back by popular demand! Check out your favourite comic artists as they go “pen to pen” and be entered to win the original art they produce once they’re done! An amazing experience to witness, these friendly rival competitions show who has got the edge in comic book illustration!

THE FAN EXPO VANCOUVER COSPLAY CRAFTSMANSHIP CUP

Cosplayers, get ready to show off your craftsmanship skills and compete for cosplay glory in the 2023 FAN EXPO Vancouver Cosplay Craftsmanship Cup!