The countdown is on and Fan Expo Vancouver, one of British Columbia’s largest pop-culture events, is just a few days away.
Expect a packed house, drawing in tens of thousands of people, ranging from comic book fans, cosplay lovers, and video game fanatics, to name a few.
If any more excitement was needed, Fan Expo Vancouver has prepped a list of what to check out at Fan Expo Vancouver 2019.
- Vancouver's most popular cosplays for the 2019 Fan Expo
- A very geeky citizenship ceremony is being held in Vancouver for 50 new Canadians
- 7 essential tips for first-timers at Fan Expo Vancouver 2019
Whether it’s your first time at Fan Expo or a long-awaited return, there’ll be no shortage of familiar faces.
Over the course of the weekend, visitors will have the chance to meet them at Photo Ops and Autograph Signings, or see them live on-stage during panels (along with the chance to ask them questions!).
It’s time to find that comic book or video game that you loved as a kid. Who knows, at Fan Expo Vancouver, you might even meet the person who made it!
Not to mention, you’ll likely find some art or fanware that will blow your mind.
The event will boast more than 150 vendors and artists, so come early and get ready for the hunt. Make sure to bring cash though, as ATMs at the event can often run out of cash.
Make sure to check the website (or the app!) to see the weekend schedule and plan your days accordingly.
You’ll get a chance to hear from your favourite stars and creators live on stage, and sometimes, the chance to hear big news before it breaks! Last year, for example, Doctor Strange’s Benedict Wong revealed when filming would begin on the sequel.
Come for the con, stay for the cosplay.
Showing off, checking out, and snagging pictures of weekend cosplays, for many, is the best part of the Fan Expo experience. Just be sure to ask permission and be respectful before taking photos!
To see the absolute best that the weekend has to offer, be sure to check out the costume contest on Saturday night!
When: March 1 to 3, 2019
Where: Vancouver Convention Centre – 999 Canada Place
Tickets: Available online, $25 to $30
Daily Hive is a proud media sponsor of Fan Expo 2019