The SuperHero Ball

UPDATE: August 10, 2014: Due to unforeseen circumstance, SickKids, Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation and Fan Expo decided to postpone the inaugural SuperHero Ball to August 28, 2015, when it will be held in connection with Fan Expo 2015. We remain very committed to the SuperHero Ball concept and we intend to make the 2015 SuperHero Ball an incredible event experience for Fan Expo participants, guests, celebrities and sponsors. The SuperHero Ball will raise awareness and funds to benefit childhood cancer research, care and programs at SickKids Hospital.

Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation in partnership with Fan Expo Canada (TM) and SickKids Foundation, is launching the inaugural SuperHero Ball, Friday, August 29, 2014, at the Fairmont Royal York Hotel.

The SuperHero Ball is held in connection with Fan Expo, which draws over 120,000 people to the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in celebration of all things pop culture: comics, sci-fi, horror, anime, gaming, cosplay, and of course every SuperHero who ever saved the world.


Get ready for an evening of fun… pick out your favourite costume, or just come as you are and enjoy the Cosplay Parade as geeks and fans alike strut into the SuperHero Ball dressed as their favourite superhero, fantasy, comic, gaming or movie character. Either way, it will be a party you’ll never forget! Great food and cash bar, $125 p/p

THE VIH PACKAGE (Very Important Hero)!

Want to up the ante for even more exclusive fun? Sign up for the Very Important Hero package and you’ll have the key to the VIH reception where you’ll meet the Fan Expo celebrities in person. Great food and open bar. $249 p/p


Become a SuperHero Ball sponsor and you’ll be able to entertain up to 10 quests in your own exclusive themed SuperHero lounge, with comfy couches and cocktail tables, special menu items, food and beverage services. PLUS, Fan Expo celebrities such as Michael Rooker, Stan Lee, Leeanna Vamp and others, will join your group to chat, sign autographs and take selfies with your guests. (For pricing and details please contact

After the Cosplay Parade, the party will move into hyperdrive with our celebrity DJs. Get ready to drop your shields and power up your force-fields and dance like a SuperHero late into the night at an after-party of kapow proportions!

The SuperHero Ball will be hosted by a celebrity emcee, with special guest appearances by Lights, Jian Gomeshi and many other Fan Expo celebrities and stars.


Send the fun into orbit by bidding on amazing silent and live auction items such as experiences, travel, comic, movie and celebrity collectibles and so much more.

Net proceeds will go to Coast to Coast Against Cancer Foundation and SickKids Foundation in support of the Peter Gilgan Centre for Research and Learning at SickKids.

Sign up today and get ready to be a SuperHero!  


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