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British Columbia conventions for 2024

It’s time to dust those costumes off as we have the 2024 convention schedule for the province. With shows planned from the Lower Mainland, to the island and into the interior, there’s something for everyone, be they a Trekkie, ninja, pirate, Jedi, Sith, otaku, gamer, Avenger, collector or just a casual fan.

Events will be added to this list as they become available. Know of an upcoming convention but don’t see it on the list? Leave a comment or use the contact form to have it added.

Fan Expo Vancouver

When? February 17th-19th, 2024
Where? Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC
Admission? Paid

The province’s largest pop culture event that’s family-friendly and attracts big name stars!

Tsukino-Con

When? February 23rd-25th, 2024
Where? Bob Wright Centre, University of Victoria, 3800 Finnerty Rd, Victoria, BC
Admission? Paid

Tsukino-Con celebrates everything anime and manga related for fans on Vancouver Island in a fun and friendly environment.

Kelowna Fan Experience

When? March 22nd-24th, 2024
Where? Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave, Kelowna, BC
Admission? Paid

There’s something for everyone at the Kelowna Fan Experience who are into all things pop culture, anime, manga, comics, sci-fi, movies, gaming and horror.

Vancouver Comic & Toy Show

When? April 6th-7th, 2024
Where? PNE Forum, 2091 East Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC
Admission? Paid

Meet up with fellow fans of comics to buy, sell and talk all things super heroes and more!

Northern FanCon

When? May 3rd-5th, 2024
Where? CN Centre, 2187 Ospika Blvd S, Prince George, BC
Admission? Paid

Join other fans of pop culture from across BC for one of Prince George’s largest events. Come in costume or as you are to enjoy comics, gaming, super heroes, anime, manga, and more!

Curious Comicon

When? May 4th, 2024
Where? Country Club Centre, 3200 North Island Highway, Nanaimo, BC
Admission? Free

A community-oriented event aiming to give mid-island fans of comics and pop culture the full convention exprience while supporting local charities and programs.

Vancouver Comic Arts Festival

When? May 18th-19th, 2024
Where? Roundhouse Community Arts & Recreation Centre, 181 Roundhouse Mews, Vancouver, BC
Admission? Free

Celebrate everything to do with comics and graphic novels at this two-day festival. Explore work from local artists and international guests, with panels, vendors and more!

Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo

When? June 22nd, 2024
Where? Anvil Centre, 777 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC
Admission? Paid

Relive the days of old with classic consoles and video games, participate in multiplayer tournaments, or purchase that missing title for your collection at the Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo.

Anirevo Summer

When? August 9th-11th, 2024
Where? Vancouver Convention Centre, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC
Admission? Paid

Vancouver’s largest anime convention with concerts, contests, and celebration of all things anime and Japanese pop culture!

SFU Summer Festival

When? September 7th, 2024
Where? BCIT Burnaby Campus, 3700 Willingdon Avenue, Burnaby, BC
Admission? Free

Styled like a Japanese Matsuri festival, the SFU Summer Festival is a single-day convention with games, vendors, artists, performances and cosplay!

KupoCon: Pom West

When? November 9th , 2024
Where? Hilton Vancouver Metrotown, 6083 McKay Ave, Burnaby, BC
Admission? Paid

Celebrate all things Final Fantasy with guests, live events, workshops, cosplay and more! Fans of all ages are invited to stop by. Kweh!

 

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