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Hal-Con volunteer running the registration desk, assisting two people in cosplay.

Participate

Be a part of the experience! Host a panel, work behind the scenes as a volunteer, or even become an event sponsor there are a number of ways for everyone to get involved with Hal-Con.

Hal-Con mascot Nelson dancing with a crowd of attendees in front of the Halifax Convention Center.

Plan Your Trip

Whether you are looking for a hotel or want to know more about venue accessibility, we’ve got you covered! Find maps, directions, FAQs, and more on our information page.

Hal-Con mascot Nelson dancing with a crowd of attendees in front of the Halifax Convention Center.
A crowd lined up at the Hal-Con Autograph and Photo table.

Autographs & Photos

Is someone you love coming to Hal-Con? Well, don’t miss out on meeting your favourite guests; get a photo as a memento to take home or bring an item of your own to be signed!

Hal-Con attendee cosplaying as Link playing a pinball machine.

Gaming

Board games, TTRPG, and VR, oh my! The Hal-Con gaming floor has it all; join a campaign to slay Venca, paint some minis, or earn bragging rights in a tournament. There’s something fun for everyone!

Hal-Con attendee cosplaying as Link playing a pinball machine.

Featured Guests

Jim Butcher

Jim Butcher

Jim Butcher is the author of the Dresden Files, the Codex Alera, and a new steampunk series, the Cinder Spires. His resume includes a laundry list of skills which were useful a couple of centuries ago, and he plays guitar quite badly. An avid gamer, he plays tabletop...

Aicosu

Aicosu

We are Darling and Sylar Santa Maria! We met in 2009 and have been cosplaying since. Over the last 15 years, we have made hundreds of cosplays, won competitions in masters, and judged internationally with accolades that include Crypton Media, Bioware Games, and...

Gavin Guidry

Gavin Guidry

Gavin Guidry is a comic artist from the New Orleans area. His most recent work includes Birds of Prey, Superman ‘78: The Metal Curtain, and Predator vs Wolverine, as well as for drawing multiple shorts and covers for DC Comics, Marvel Comics, IDW, Aftershock, and...

Kelley Armstrong

Kelley Armstrong

Kelley Armstrong is the author of the "Rip Through Time" and “Haven’s Rock" mystery series. Past works include the Otherworld urban fantasy series, the Rockton mystery series, the Stitch in Time time-travel series, the Cainsville gothic mystery series, the Nadia...

Alan Tudyk

Alan Tudyk

Alan Tudyk is a multi-dimensional actor whose credits span throughout stage, film, television and voiceover entertainment platforms. Over the span of his career, his films have garnered over $2 Billion at the Box Office.   In 2016, Tudyk appeared in...

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Our Sponsors

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