Feb 24, 2022« Back to News
THE ULTIMATE FAN CULTURE PLAYGROUND RETURNS WITH CELEBRITY GUESTS GALORE!
From Admiral Ackbar to the Hulk, there’s someone for everyone to meet!
TORONTO, ON (February 24, 2022) - Toronto Comicon, presented by FAN EXPO Canada, is back with a geektastic slate of returning and newcomer guests that fans will not want to miss! After a two-year hiatus, the annual pop culture convention returns to bring together the greatest talents in comics, sci-fi, fantasy, and animation for three days of non-stop programming for fans of all ages. Toronto Comicon's Family Zone will keep even the youngest superheroes entertained, and bring the fun back to March Break this year. The ultimate fan celebration touches down at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre’s South Building from March 18-20, 2022.
"It's been a long two years without Toronto Comicon, so we are thrilled to welcome the community back in March after the success this fall of FAN EXPO Canada: LIMITED EDITION 2021,” said Andrew Moyes, Vice President, FAN EXPO HQ. “The fans have been eager to return and we couldn't be more pleased to re-open our doors so fans can come together and celebrate what unites us, while supporting our local artists, makers, creators and exhibitors.”
Special guests at this year’s show include Star Wars legends Tim Rose, who brought Admiral Ackbar to life, and BB-8 and porg puppeteer Brian Herring; the original Red Ranger Austin St. John; Hollywood icon John Cusack; beloved Canadian actress Laura Vandervoort; former TARDIS time-traveller Jenna Coleman; and many other iconic guests.
TORONTO COMICON 2022 HIGHLIGHTED GUESTS INCLUDE:
JENNA COLEMAN (Doctor Who, Victoria)
JOHN CUSACK (Being John Malkovich, High Fidelity)
TIM ROSE (Star Wars universe)
BRIAN HERRING (Star Wars universe)
AUSTIN ST. JOHN (Mighty Morphin Power Rangers)
LOU FERRIGNO (The Incredible Hulk)
LAURA VANDERVOORT (Smallville, The Handmaid's Tale)
For a complete list of guests, info and tickets, visit: comicontoronto.com
HIGHLIGHTS FROM THIS YEAR’S PROGRAMMING INCLUDE:
AUTOGRAPHS & PHOTO OPS
COMIC CREATOR PANELS
FAMILY FRIENDLY PROGRAMMING
Health & Safety Guidelines
Toronto Comicon will follow official government and local authority guidance as well as any venue or location-specific regulations. Due to the evolving nature of the circumstances surrounding COVID-19, we are committed to announcing our full Health & Safety plan in the coming days.
Please note that there will be no onsite media accreditation. If you wish to attend and cover this year’s show, please apply here: https://forms.gle/mm82KxjbEhqcW2je9
Attending the Show from outside of Toronto?
Fans of all ages can save on the cost of admission and travel together with the GO Combo Saver Program which includes a round-trip GO fare. With Union Station just a short walk away from the Metro Toronto Convention Centre, passengers can take advantage of regularly scheduled train trips to Toronto and ensure they don’t miss a minute of the action. BUY & SAVE HERE
Toronto Comicon presented by FAN EXPO Canada™ is a pop culture convention for fans of comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, and gaming. The annual three-day convention is jam-packed with family-friendly activities and celebrities. This year’s show takes place at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre from March 18-20, 2022. www.comicontoronto.com
ABOUT FAN EXPO HQ
FAN EXPO HQ is the largest comic con producer in the world. Collectively it hosts nearly 1 million fans annually at FAN EXPO Canada™, MEGACON Orlando, FAN EXPO Dallas™, FAN EXPO Boston™, FAN EXPO Denver, FAN EXPO San Francisco, Calgary Comics & Entertainment Expo, FAN EXPO Vancouver™, Toronto Comicon, Dallas FAN FESTIVAL and Edmonton Comics & Entertainment Expo. In 2022, FAN EXPO HQ will present six new shows previously organized by Wizard World: FAN EXPO Chicago, FAN EXPO Philadelphia, FAN EXPO St. Louis, FAN EXPO Portland, FAN EXPO New Orleans, and FAN EXPO Cleveland. The latest 2021 schedule of events is available here, along with up-to-date ticket information, and a regular schedule will return in 2022. Discover. Celebrate. Belong.
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