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Are you a minion or a sidekick?  Perhaps you’re the hero NWFF deserves. Or are you the mastermind behind it all?

Northwest Fan Fest is a weekend packed with celebrities, exhibitors, and tons of programming on a huge variety of topics and interests. Featuring musical performances, comedy shows, contests, massive gaming tournaments, and a Saturday street festival, there is something for everyone at NWFF!

We’ve got a lot of new things happening for 2016, including a street fair on the Saturday! Yes, we’ll be closing down a part of Columbia Street for the festivities.  As well, general admission to Northwest Fan Fest is free!  You will not require a badge to attend panels, play casual games or see the exhibitors.  Tournaments and special events may require an entry fee.

However, without the generosity of our supporters, the West Coast Fan Society would be hard pressed to maintain the quality of Northwest Fan Fest and continue to keep the festival free for all to attend in future years.  We have several tiers of supporter memberships for you to choose from, starting at just $10!  Choose your membership and find out your level! 



Mayor of New West opens Northwest Fan Fest 2015

May 29, 2015, New Westminster, BC РMayor of New Westminster Jonathan X. Cot̩ showed his geeky side today as he opened the 2nd annual Northwest Fan Fest at the opening ceremonies today at the Anvil Centre!



NWFF Show Director Brian Hughes said, “€œThe Mayor and City were very excited to have Northwest Fan Fest in the heart of New Westminster in the new Anvil Centre. We’re so pleased to make a positive tourism impact, and bring fandom entertainment out to The Royal City.—

From all of the geeks, nerds, cosplayers, and fans, in the Metro Vancouver area, we thank the Mayor and the City of New Westminster for supporting our celebration of fandom!

Want to help? Last call for Volunteers!

Have you been considering volunteering for Northwest Fan Fest? Now is the time to sign up! 

Northwest Fan Fest is still seeking passionate and dedicated volunteers for all departments and many different positions, from challenging to casual. There is something for every skill level! Come and join our team of awesome volunteers, have a great time, make new friends and contacts, get valuable experience, and earn yourself a discount on your attendance pass*, as well as other benefits.

If you would like to join the team please fill out our volunteer form, and our HR will be in contact with you shortly. If you have questions, please contact

Deadline for application is May 7.
Volunteer orientation is May 9.


Northwest Fan Fest is back for 2015… with a new venue & a new direction.

The West Coast Fan Society is proud to finally announce the 2nd annual Northwest Fan Fest, taking place on May 29th – 31st 2015, and moving to the Anvil Centre, a beautiful new convention space conveniently located right off the skytrain in New Westminster.

We have a number of local guests & programming already lined up. This year will be packed with a more diverse selection of fandoms and a variety of new & exciting content and guests. We are planning 3 FULL days of content (Friday, Saturday & Sunday will start early and end late) and single day passes are only $20 each (3-day weekend early-bird is $40, VIP is $100). Early registration is now OPEN.

Application forms are available for Panels, Vendors, Artist Alley, Volunteers & more.  If you’d like to be involved with us, let us know sooner rather than later.  We expect Vendors & Artists to be full by the end of 2014, and our Panel schedule to be complete shortly after that.

If you have questions about the changes in Northwest Fan Fest for 2015, check our FAQ or send us an email at, or reach out to us on Twitter or Facebook.

We are excited about our new team and the new direction the convention is heading in, and look forward to enjoying it with you next May.

– Brian Hughes (Show Director)