Canada’s biggest pop culture celebration, Fan Expo Canada, has sent out their guest list for this year’s show – and it’s huge! Taking place August 22nd through the 25th this annual show has expanded this year to include Fan Expo Sports. To see the guest list and for details on how to purchase tickets – keep reading after the jump.
CELEBRITY GUEST LINEUP ANNOUNCED FOR 19th ANNUAL
FAN EXPO CANADA™ AND FIRST-EVER FAN EXPO SPORTS™
Star-Studded Lineup Includes First-Time Guests:
David Hasselhoff, Hulk Hogan, Dean Cain, Bobby Orr, Roberto Alomar,
Nathan Fillion, Lena Headey and more!
Ultimate Four-Day Fan Experience Takes Over the Entire Metro Toronto
Tickets On Sale Now
TORONTO, ON (June 4, 2013) – Celebrating 19 years as Canada’s biggest pop culture convention, Fan Expo Canada™ is gearing up for this year’s event boasting one of the largest combined gaming, horror, comic, science fiction and anime showcases in the world! Plus, new this year, Fan Expo Canada™ introduces Fan Expo Sports™ – The Ultimate Sports Celebrity Experience, making it the only convention of its kind to marry the worlds of pop culture with sports.
This year’s Fan Expo Canada™ is the biggest to-date, taking over the entire North and South buildings of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre for the first time ever and promising over 100,000 entertainment and sports fans over 750,000 square feet packed with 900 retailers, artists and exhibitors.
*MEDIA NOTE: Accreditation for Fan Expo Canada™ and Fan Expo Sports™ opens on July 2 at www.fanexpocanada.com
This year’s growing lineup of Fan Expo Canada™ celebrities, comprised of both first-time guests and returning favourites, include:
DAVID HASSELHOFF (Knight Rider, Baywatch)
STAN LEE (Legendary Creator of Spider-Man, The Incredible Hulk, X-Men, The Fantastic Four, Iron Man, as well as countless others)
DEAN CAIN (Lois & Clark, The New Adventures of Superman)
LENA HEADEY (Game of Thrones)
NORMAN REEDUS (The Walking Dead, The Boondock Saints)
MICHAEL ROOKER (The Walking Dead)
SHAWN ASHMORE (X-Men Film Series, The Following)
AARON ASHMORE (Lost Girl, Smallville, Warehouse 13)
NATHAN FILLION (Castle, Firefly)
GEORGE TAKEI (Star Trek, The Howard Stern Show)
MORENA BACCARIN (Firefly, Homeland)
RICHARD DEAN ANDERSON (MacGyver, Stargate SG1)
JAMES HONG (Blade Runner, Kung Fu Panda)
KEN FOREE (Dawn of the Dead, The Devil’s Rejects)
AUSTIN “CHUMLEE” RUSSELL (Pawn Stars)
In addition, this year’s Fan Expo Sports™ guests confirmed to-date include:
HULK HOGAN (Wrestling Legend)
BOBBY ORR (Boston Bruins #4)
ROBERTO ALOMAR (Hall of Fame, Toronto Blue Jays)
JOE MONTANA (Hall of Fame Quarterback, San Francisco 49ers)
JOE SAKIC (Colorado Avalanche)
PAUL MOLITOR (1993 World Series MVP, Toronto Blue Jays)
MARTIN BRODEUR (Goaltending legend, New Jersey Devils)
RICKEY HENDERSON (Toronto Blue Jays, World Series Champion)
GORDIE HOWE (Detroit Red Wings, Mr. Hockey)
RON TURCOTTE (Secretariat’s Jockey, Triple Crown 1973)
For more information on Fan Expo Canada™ and Fan Expo Sports™, visit www.fanexpocanada.com and www.fanexposports.com.
To purchase passes or single day tickets to Fan Expo Canada™, visit
About Fan Expo Canada™ and Fan Expo Sports™:
Founded by Hobby Star Marketing Inc. as the Canadian National Comic Book Expo in 1995, FanExpo Canada™ is an annual four-day multi-genre fan convention featuring comic, anime, science, fiction, horror, and gaming plus, new this year (2013), the introduction of Fan Expo Sports™. The convention is the largest of its kind in Canada and among the largest in the world, filling the North and South buildings of the Metro Toronto Convention Centre with over 100,000 attendees expected. Other shows produced by Hobby Star Marketing Inc. include Toronto ComiCon™ and FanExpo Vancouver™.