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!

Hal-Con’s First Annual Yule Ball

Time to dust of your dress robes and join us at the first annual Yule Ball!

Inspired by Harry Potter, we’ll invite you to don your favourite costumes or fancy dress attire for a night of revelry and dance. A DJ will be spinning great tunes with a dance floor for you to boogie on.

Only $10 per ticket. Free coat check. There will be a bar on site for refreshments and optional adult beverages.
Attendance restricted to 19+.

PRIZES! Want to win tickets to Hal-Con 2015 months before they even go on sale? Then this is where you have to be. Plus more prizes TBA.

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Photo Galleries

Our friends at Aperture Studios has created a gallery with all of the digital copies (if requested) of your photos.  You find it here…

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