Buckle up, Vancouver families! Prepare for an exhilarating journey into the heart of pop culture as the Vancouver Convention Centre once again becomes the epicenter of excitement this Family Day long weekend, from February 17th to 19th, 2024. Brace yourselves for Fan Expo Vancouver (FXV), where the thrills are boundless, the surprises are endless, and an unforgettable adventure awaits every member of the family!
Meet Your Favorite Celebrities
Rub shoulders with the stars of beloved classics and contemporary favorites! Join the voice behind Dora the Explorer, Kathleen Herles, along with Jodie Benson, the iconic voice of Ariel from The Little Mermaid, and the talented Tara Strong, known for her role as Raven in Teen Titans. Prepare to be starstruck as you meet these incredible talents throughout the weekend!
Family Zone Extravaganza
Step into the Family Zone, where adventure awaits at every turn! Dive into the depths of the ocean with “Under The Sea,” explore the world of fashion and fun with Barbie, and unleash your imagination in the realm of Castles and Dragons. The Family Zone is bigger and better than ever, offering a plethora of activities designed to delight kids and adults alike.
Science World Returns
Science meets fandom as Science World makes its triumphant return to Fan Expo Vancouver! Discover the scientific wonders behind your favorite fandoms and embark on a journey of exploration and discovery with engaging exhibits and interactive displays.
Cosplay for the Whole Family
Cosplay knows no bounds at FXV! Gather your family and dress up as your favorite characters for a chance to strut your stuff on the Family Cosplay Red Carpet. Whether you’re channeling superheroes, princesses, or wizards, there are prizes awaiting the most creative and imaginative cosplayers.
Anime-Only Red Carpet Extravaganza
Attention all anime enthusiasts! It’s time to unleash your inner fashionista and strut your stuff down the Anime-Only Cosplay Red Carpet. Show off your most fabulous anime-inspired attire in this no-stress, no-pre-registration showcase of fandom fabulosity. Strike a pose, unleash your creativity, and let your passion for anime shine!
Prepare to dive headfirst into the vibrant and captivating world of anime, because Mondays at FXV just got a whole lot more electrifying with Ani-Monday! Get ready to embark on an immersive journey filled with themed events and activities featuring beloved characters from your favorite series.
Shonen Jump Scavenger Hunt
Calling all aspiring heroes! Prepare for an epic quest as characters from some of your favorite Shonen Jump Anime series invade FXV. Can you track them down and capture the ultimate selfie with each one? Keep your eyes peeled, embark on a thrilling scavenger hunt, and collect all eight selfies to earn entry into the raffle for fantastic prizes!
Favorite Anime Bracket Showdown
What’s your ultimate anime obsession? Join in on the heated competition as fans battle it out to determine the very best anime of all time! Submit your top picks and watch as FAN EXPO Vancouver attendees cast their votes throughout the weekend. Will your favorite series reign supreme? There’s only one way to find out!
Immerse yourself in the electrifying atmosphere of Ani-Monday at FXV, where every moment is a celebration of anime fandom. Whether you’re a seasoned otaku or a newcomer to the world of anime, there’s no better place to experience the magic of Japanese animation than at Fan Expo Vancouver!
The Great Baby Race
Is your little one the next speedster sensation? Find out at The Great Fan Expo Vancouver Baby Race! Cheer on your tiny tots as they crawl or toddle their way to victory, with exciting prizes up for grabs for the fastest babies on the block.
Magical Parties and Musical Moments
Experience enchantment in the Family Zone with Pacific Fairytales Parties! Join princesses, wizards, and even the famous Plumber Brothers for a weekend filled with mini-games, spells, and sing-alongs that will transport you to fantastical realms.
Rock Out at the School of Rock
Unleash your inner rock star at the School of Rock! Kids and teens can try their hand at different instruments at the “Instrument Petting Zoo,” providing a fun and interactive way to discover the magic of music.
Forge unforgettable memories with community partners like the 501st Legion, Saber Guild, and Ghostbusters, who will be hosting activities and demonstrations for young fans throughout the event. Learn the ways of the Jedi, wield a lightsaber, or embark on thrilling adventures with your favorite ghost-busting heroes!
Get ready to dive into a world of excitement and adventure at Fan Expo Vancouver! Whether you’re a seasoned fan or discovering the magic of fandom for the first time, there’s something for everyone to enjoy at this spectacular event. Don’t miss out on the ultimate family-friendly celebration of pop culture—it’s an experience you’ll cherish forever!
For more information and to purchase tickets, visit the Fan Expo Vancouver website.