Conventions & Events Calendar

With thanks to Lloyd Penny

Last updated: May 24, 2017 (Past events deleted, 1 local event added)

Local events and other events we know have been or will be attended by MonSFFen are in bold. A con is more fun when attended with friends!


May 20 – 28 Huge Montreal Book Sale!  More than 100,000 books and periodicals for $3 or less.  Click here for information & map

l’Aréna Martin-Brodeur,
5300, boulevard Robert, Montréal (St-Léonard)
(next to St-Léonard library)

The bulk of the books and magazines on sale come from Montréal public libraries. Most documents on sale are in French, but we usually showcase between 12,000 and 15,000 English books. We may also have foreign language books, and a few audio tapes, CDs, CD-ROMs, and DVDs.

May 26-28, 2017 – Anime North 2017, Toronto Congress Centre and surrounding hotels, Toronto. For more information,

May 26-28, 2017 – Festival BD de Montreal, Espace la Fontaine, Montreal. Convention for bandes dessinees. For more information,

June 2-4, 2017 – Niagara Falls Comic Con, ScotiaBank Convention Centre, Niagara Falls. Guests: Caleb McLaughlin, more. For more information,

June 4, 2017 – Montreal ToyCon, 10AM to 4PM Courtyard Marriott Hotel, 7000 Place Robert-Joncas, St Laurent, QC  (Near Mega-Plex Speheretech 14 – Cinema Guzzo)   Admission $5

June 10, 2017 – Graphic-Con 2017, Sudbury Arena, Sudbury. For more information,

June 11, 2017 – Quinte Toy Con, Quinte Sports & Wellness Centre, Belleville. For more information,

June 16&17, 2017 – Yeticon 2017, Blue Mountain Conference Centre, Collingwood. ON. For more information,

June 24, 2017 – Toronto Sailor Moon Celebration, Ontario Science Centre, Toronto. For more information,

July 7-9, 2017 – ComicCon de Montreal, Palais de congres, Montreal. For more information,

July 14-16, 2017 – TFCon, Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale Hotel, Mississauga. Transformers convention. For more information,

July 14-16, 2017 – Motor City Steam Con, Sheraton Detroit Metro Airport, Romulus, MI. Steampunk convention. For more information,

July 16, 2017 – Mississauga Collectors Expo 2017, Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale Hotel, Mississauga. For more information,

July 28-30, 2017 – ConBravo!, Hamilton Convention Centre & Sheraton Hamilton Hotel, Hamilton. For more information,

July 28-30, 2017 – What The Fur? – Getting Medieval, Holiday Inn Pointe-Claire, Montreal. Furry convention. For more information,

August 4-6, 2017 – Otakuthon, Palais de Congres, Montreal. For more information,

August 9-13 World Con 75, Helsinki, Finland, GoH: John-Henri Holmberg, Nalo Hopkinson, Johanna Sinisalo, Claire Wendling, Walter Jon Williams

August 12, 2017 – Coldwater Steampunk Festival, Coldwater, ON. For more information,

August 25-29, 2017 – Camp Feral! Algonquin Park, ON. Furry camp. For more information,

August 31 – September 3, 2017 – Fan eXpo Canada, Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Guests: Tim Curry, many more. For more information,

September 15-17, 2017 – Animara Con, Delta Hotels by Marriott Sherbrooke Conference Centre, Sherbrooke, QC. For more information,

September 23m 2017 – Capcon Model Competition, Ottawa, ON

September 22-24, 2017 – 2017 Grand Canadian Steampunk Exposition, Fort George, Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON. Steampunk event.

September 30 – October 1, 2017 – Hamilton Comic Con, Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Port Hope, ON. For more information,

October 12-15, 2017 – Bouchercon XLVIII, Sheraton Centre Hotel, Toronto. World Mystery Convention. Guests: Louise Penny, Chris Grabenstein, Twist Phelan, Gary Phillips, Megan Abbott, Christopher Brookmyre, Margaret Cannon. For more information,

October 13-14-15 – Can-Con, Sheraton hotel in downtown Ottawa,  Guests TBA

October 15, 2017 – Action Figure Expo, Hilton Mississauga Meadowvale, Mississauga. For more information,

October 28, 2017 – Vivala Con, Lviv Hall, Oshawa. Anime/gaming convention. For more information,

November 5&6, 2017 – Geekfest Montreal, College de Maisonneuve, Montreal. For more information,

December 1-3, 2017 – Smofcon 35, a con for conrunners, Boston, MA.


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