Check out this page for the latest updates in our guest line-up. Actors, authors, comic writers and artists, directors, and local celebrities – we’ve got them all.

Autographs & Photographs

Autographs and photograph presales are now open!


It takes thousands of volunteer hours during the year to pull off the event. It takes over 350 people to run the event during the nerdiest weekend in Halifax. Be part of the fun and get to check out behind the scenes!



With a jam-packed 3-day convention, many con goers will want to stay on site. Check out this page for hotel deals, getting to/from the airport and downtown, plus contact info for our travel agent if you need help planning!


What is a convention without great memories? Our attendees captured some of their favourite convention moments, costumes, and community events from the past few years and posted them on out Facebook group for your viewing pleasure. Come check them out!

Local Events

Hal-Con isn’t just a convention. We are at the forefront of the geek community. We try to work with local partners to provide fun year round. Hal-Con has also put together a calendar of local geek events pulling from various groups and sources. Here you can find out what’s happen in the city!

Colin Ferguson Schedule Change

Due to filming commitments on The Vampire Diaries,  Colin Ferguson will only be appearing on Saturday.  Refunds for any Friday or Sunday prepurchased autographs or photographs will occur over the next couple of days.

Morena Baccarin Schedule Change

Due to her new filming commitments on Gotham, Morena Baccarin will appearing at Hal-Con only on Saturday and Sunday. Friday autograph and photograph sessions will be refunded over the next couple of days. Thank you for your patience.

Mark Sheppard Schedule Change

Due to filming commitments, Mark Sheppard will regrettably not be able to appear on Friday, November 7th.  He will be in attendance Saturday and Sunday and has extended his Saturday and Sunday autograph and photograph sessions to make sure he’s able to accomodate his fans.  If you purchased an autograph or photograph session for Friday, November 7th we will be starting the refund process by October 30th for autographs, ASAP for photographs. If you purchased an autograph session you will have the option of receiving an unpersonalized autographed photo INSTEAD of your autograph refund. IF YOU ARE CHOOSING TO RECEIVE THE UNPERSONALIZED AUTOGRAPHED PHOTO YOU NEED TO EMAIL US AT TICKETS@HAL-CON.COM BY OCTOBER 29TH OTHERWISE YOUR PURCHASE WILL BE REFUNDED. Please use “Mark Sheppard Unpersonalized Autograph” as your subject line so we can easily see it. If you would simply like a refund, you don’t have to do a thing.  We cannot transfer your Friday ticket purchase to another day because of how our inventory system works.  If you have any questions, please email us at

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