This April 20 to 21, 2013, Fan Expo Vancouver returns to the Vancouver Convention Centre. Nearly 17,000 attendees attended the 2012 inaugural event, flocking to meet film and TV stars, geek-out over new video games and technology, flick through bins of rare comics and cosplaying as their favorite characters, not to mention taking in the special Q&A sessions, sketching duels and workshops.
Once again this year, Fan Expo Vancouver will host the fourth annual Canadian Video Game Awards on April 20, 2013, honoring the best and brightest in Canadian video games, and broadcast on G4 Canada and City TV.
Special Guests this year include:
- STAN LEE (legendary comic creator, Spider-Man, X-Men, Iron Man, The Hulk, The Avengers)
- MICHAEL ROOKER (The Walking Dead)
- SEAN PATRICK FLANNERY (The Boondock Saints, Young Indiana Jones)
- TIA CARRERE (Relic Hunter, Wayne’s World)
- SEAN ASTIN (The Goonies, The Lord of the Rings)
- NICHELLE NICHOLS (Star Trek: The Original Series)
- And many more!
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC
When: April 20 to 21, 2013; 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturday. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday
For more information: www.fanexpovancouver.com
To enter for a chance to win a “Family Pack” of tickets which includes 2 adults and 2 children (10 and under) + priority seating for four people at the Amanda Tapping Q&A panel, all you have to do is the following:
1. Retweet the following:
- Win a Family Pack to Fan @ExpoVancouver via @VancityBuzz http://ow.ly/jR6j6 RT to Enter!
3. Comment below telling us what you are most excited to see at Fan Expo Vancouver 2013.
Contest closes Monday, April 15, 2013. One winner will be drawn at random. Good Luck!
Official Fan Expo Vancouver After Party
What: Following the Canadian Videogame Awards, the Galaxion Official Fan Expo Vancouver After Party features celebrity guests, paparazzi, fans, and industry heavyweights for exclusive post-expo celebrations in the style of sci-fi classic Ghostbusters.
Benefitting the BC Children’s Hospital Foundation, Galaxion and the Ghostbusters of BC will transform the Vancouver Fan Club into an 80’s retro arcade dance party, complete with spooky consoles and a silent auction of original Ghostbusters art pieces and merchandise. A costume contest, judged by Ghostbuster twins Carlo and Julio, rounds out the night of red carpet nerdity.
Where: Vancouver Fan Club, 1050 Granville St, Vancouver, BC. (Venue is 19+)
When: Saturday, April 20, 2013 – Doors 10 p.m.
Tickets: With Fan Expo Vancouver pass $8; Public $12
Image by Andres Markwart