Event Hours!

United States:
Conference & Events Center of Niagara Falls; including Exhibitors, Artist Alley, Panels and Events, and guest signings:
  • Friday: 4:00pm - 10:30pm
  • Saturday: 10:00am - 10:30pm
  • Sunday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Quality Hotel & Suites; including dances, video gaming, tournaments, and overnight gaming/dances:
  • Friday: 4:00pm - Midnight
  • Saturday: 12:00am - Midnight
  • Sunday: Special Hours due
Hard Rock Club; including Main Events Stage:
  • Friday: 3:00pm - 1:00am
  • Saturday: 12:00pm - 1:00am
Crowne Plaza; including panel room, Exhibitors' Room, Artists Alley, and guest signings: (Note: Canadian Artist Alley hours will match the Exhibitors' Room hours.)
  • Friday: 4:00pm - Midnight
  • Saturday: 12:00am - Midnight
  • Sunday: 12:00am - 5:00pm

Want to host a fan panel or have an event idea for Fan World? You may apply now to host an event!

Fan panels may be run by two main panelists. and may invite more panelists to assist. However, those main panelists hosting fan panels will be entitled to $10 USD off their admission for each approved panel. If you host three or more panels as a main panelist, you will be entitled to free admission at Fan World!

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Fan World will be bringing many great events to its fans this August! From cosplay panels and contests, to tabletop- and video-gaming tournaments, to fan panels and guest speaking engagements - here are just a very few opportunities of what Fan World will be bringing Niagara this summer!

The Fire Nation Reunion of Prince Zuko and Mai!

Join the voices of Avatar's fiery couple, Zuko and Mai (played by Dante Basco and Cricket Leigh), as they reunite for their only public appearance in history! Have questions about their characters, their voice work, or maybe even preferred 'shipping?' Stop by and join Fan World as we make history!

Vic Mignogna's Birthday Party

Join fellow fans of Vic Mignogna on August 27th as Fan World celebrates the anime voice acting legend! Enjoy the fun and festivities - maybe even a few surprises! What better place to celebrate the voice of one of anime's shortest heroes than at one of the world's tallest natural wonders!

Promstuck: A Homestuck Dance and More!

Join co-host Dante Basco and fellow Homestuck fans as everyone dances the night away in the Hard Rock Cafe Studio overlooking the Niagara Falls in Clifton Hill, Canada! The private bar is open, the drinking age is 19, and *maybe* you stand a chance of Dante Basco himself awarding you the "Promstuck Queen" crown!

Everyone's invited regardless of whether you're a die hard Homestuck fan or not! Drink responsibly, and dance like no one's watching! Click here for more event details!

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Rika Muranaka's Music Symposium

Are you serious about getting into the video game music industry? Maybe you want to learn jazz composition from a master? Perhaps you just want to check out the incredible opportunity to see one of Konami's most legendary composers instructing current and future musicians on the world of gaming music! This is a once in a lifetime opportunity, so don't miss out on this fun, learning experience!

Rika Muranaka insists: "Bring your instruments!"

E-Love and the Inside World of Hip-Hop and the Music Industry

He won the Grammy Award! He co-produced a Double Platinum record! He helped launch Def Jams Records and the career of Tupac Shakur and John Forte. Join the legend himself, Damien "E-Love" Matthias, in this one-of-a-kind chance to learn from one of the true pioneers on the forefront of the 90's hip hop scene.

Voice Actors: Inside the Studio!

Join Fan World's celebrity voice actors for stories, lessons, and a Q&A about their experiences voice acting, the world of voice acting, and the adventures they've had! Tentatively scheduled to appear are Vic Mignogna, Chuck Huber, Dante Basco, Cricket Leigh, William Kircher, and Roland Parliament!

Meet "Channel Awesome!"

Join Doug "The Nostalgia Critic" Walker, his brother Rob Walker, co-stars Malcolm Ray and Tamara Chambers, and Brad "The Cinema Snob" Jones as they discuss their online careers as reviewers and actors, anecdotes through the years, and the Q&A of the year!

Late Night with the Cinema Snob

There are some things which should never see the light of day. Luckily, it's after hours and Brad "The Cinema Snob" Jones has some things to discuss (maybe even show) which will forever warp your perspective of popular cinema - including versions of E.T. which are NOT family-friendly! This event is 18+ for reasons we shan't discuss in public.

Getting into the Comics Industry: Then and Now!

Want to become a comic book creator or illustrator? Want some insight about the industries behind digital and classic comics? We've invited "Captain Canuck's" legendary creator, Richard Comely, and the genius behind "Bee & Puppycat," Natasha Allegri, to discuss the worlds off- and on-line comics creation! With both titles seeing current or upcoming animations, this is an excellent opportunity to learn from the masters!

Arcade Warrior and his Video Arcade Adventures!

He has almost 200,000 followers on Youtube with his video documentaries of the world of video arcades, and his adventures within! Journey with him as he discusses the histories, sight and sounds, and anecdotes of video games and claw machines in arcades! Who knows - you may even be able to join him on a new episode to video arcades around Clifton Hill and Niagara Falls!

Escape Room

Fan World 2016 in Niagara Falls will be getting its own escape room! Lock & Key Escape Room will be bringing a brand new escape game to this year’s convention. Our room will be located in the Niagara Falls Conference Center in Niagara Falls, New York. The room will have a sci-fi theme and is entitled “The Search for the Timelord.”


Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator lets you turn your living room into the bridge of a spaceship. You and your friends assume the jobs of Captain, Helm, Science, Communication, Engineering, and Weapon Control. Together you operate your ship and defend the sector from evil aliens.


Joining Fan World: 2016 for Saturday, August 27 is an amazing spectacle on the American side - weapons and battle demonstrations by the great Dagohir Battle Games group! Taking place outside on Old Falls Street (weather permitting), learn from experienced battlers and even try your hand at the sword in their battle royale!

Maybe we should even arrange a REAL episode of Border Wars, and match Canada and the United States in battle!