Events

Con-G always has tons of great events to participate in all weekend long!  Come out and play, you’re sure to have a great time, and win some great prizes. All events are held in the Royal City Ballroom B unless otherwise specified.

To see the pdf of the schedule – click HERE!

~ ~ ~ ~ WEEKEND LONG EVENTS ~ ~ ~ ~

The Con-G Murder Mystery
All Weekend Long
Find clues and use your detective skills over the weekend to uncover who is the murderer and their choice of weapon. Prizes to people who can solve it!
Conclusion Sunday 4:00 pm in the Flanders Room

Challenge the Pokemon Gym Leaders
All day Friday, Saturday and Sunday
in the Front Lobby
A live-action pokemon battle event! Come with your 3DS and Pokemon X or Y, and challenge our resident gym leaders for badges and prizes. For more information check out their website.

Gaming Room
Located in the Terrace Room (As well as the Aberfoyle/Elora at certain times)
Friday 5 pm – 11 pm
Saturday 10 am – 11 pm
Sunday 10 am – 5 pm
The gaming room offers free play on some board and card games as well as free play on our console video game system. No food or drinks allowed in this room please. We’d like to thank Gryphcon for their support and help with running the gaming room.
This room will have limited video gaming because…

The Asylum After Dark Game Trailer
Friday 7 pm – onwards (N64 Super Smash Bros Tournament)
Saturday 7 pm – onward (free play)
Sunday 1 pm – 5 pm (free play)
Game Asylum is a state of the art 32′ trailer full of video game goodness that’s coming to Con-G.

Showing Room
Located in the Elora Room. There will also be screenings in the main hotel lobby. Please see the schedule for programming details.
Thanks to Crunchy Roll and DHX Media.

~ ~ ~ ~ FRIDAY EVENTS ~ ~ ~ ~

Anime Music Video Showcase
Friday 5 pm
Join us for fun and amusing AMVs! Both old classics and new favourites!

Con-G Season 5 Opening Ceremonies
Friday 6 pm
Wow! 6 years of Con-G, and look how we’ve grown. Come out and hear what exciting events we have planned for the weekend.

Fandom Hearts: The Musical
Friday 7 pm in the Aberfoyle Room.
“Fandom Hearts: The Musical” is an unofficial, fan-made, parody show! Preformed by Fandom Musicals Live at ConBravo! last year. Come meet the cast and watch the screening.

Q & A with Scott McNeil
Friday 7 pm
Scott first appeared on stage at the age of 3, and hasn’t stopped acting since (according to his mother). Appearing on screen, stage, and even as an Elvis impersonator for a time, Scott has done a lot and is here to tell you all about it!

Asylum After Dark
Friday 7 pm – onwards in the Game Asylum Trailer
Game Asylum is a state of the art 32′ trailer full of video game goodness that’s coming to Con-G. Game Asylum and KW Vintage Games will be running an N64 Super Smash Bros. tournament! The tournament will be free entry for all Con-G pass holders.
http://www.asylumafterdark.ca/ Visit the Game Asylum Booth to sign up!

The 404’s Improv Comedy Show – Late Nite Show
Friday 8 pm (2hr)
The premier anime improv group is returning to Con-G this year and this time it’s a late nite show! Be prepared for lots of laughs and fun in their shows.

NN Host Club: Durarara!!
Friday 9 pm in the Ken Danby Room
Need a moment to relax, but don’t want to miss out on the fun of Con-G? Presenting the strongest Host Club in Ikebukuro… um, we mean, the most protazoic Host Club you’ll have the pleasure of witnessing! No need to feel awkward because Shizu-chan has that covered~ All my lovely humans can enjoy free entertainment, including dancing, games, dress-up, and more at the expense of Kida Masaomi, Kishitani Shinra, Ryugamine Mikado, yours truly The Great Orihara Izaya, and our pet the monster “Heiwajima Shizuo….-chan”!~

Con-G Speed Dating
Friday 9:00 pm in the John McCrae Room
Not sure how to meet someone of the opposite sex at a con? Join us for speed dating – a fun, fast, fantastical way to meet a bunch of people in a short period of time! Note- please be prepared to provide a valid email address and an open mind for this event!

Prince of the Fire Nation with Dante Basco
Friday 10 pm
As Prince Zuko, Dante Basco played a big part of Avatar: The Last Airbender. Here he provides insight into the character and other awesome tidbits and discussion about what is arguably one of the best shows from Nickelodeon.

Most Extreme Japanese Game Show Challenge
Friday 11 pm
Ever wanted to be on one of those wacky Japanese game shows? Now here’s your chance, just without the flying to Japan part… Come play and get big super fun time with happy prizes!

Name that Tune – Toon Edition
Friday Midnight
Know your cartoon theme songs? Come out to Name that Tune and prove it to the rest of us!

 ~ ~ ~ ~ SATURDAY EVENTS ~ ~ ~ ~

DDR
Saturday 9 am
Everyone’s favourite dancing game. Come enjoy the music and wake up with a nice dance! It will also be available in the Aberfoyle Room and Ken Danby throughout the weekend so check the schedule.

Weeping Angel Tag
Saturday 10 am
What better way to start your morning than with some exercise…running from weeping angels in fear and tears. Enjoy. And Don’t Blink.

Cosplay Chess
Saturday 11 am
Exactly what it says on the tin, it’s cosplay chess! Come try your luck on the chess board.

Plushie Workshop
Saturday 11 am – 2 pm in the Elora Room
Come drop in to our plushie workshop with HushPlush and stitch up your own cute little plushie to take home with you!

Wii-U Release – Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Demo
Saturday Noon -4 pm
Come check out Nintendo’s new release for the Wii-U Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze. Come join us in the Terrace room to demo the game!

Lightning Round Kon-test
Saturday Noon
Put your cosplay skills to the test by building a costume with a team in this 1-hour lightning round with the use of scrap material, duct tape, and cardboard.
Sponsored by Queen of Hearts .

The 404’s Improv Comedy Show
Saturday 2 pm (2hr)
The premier anime improv group is returning to Con-G this year. Be prepared for lots of laughs and fun in their shows.

Ball Joint Doll Meet and Swap
Saturday 3 pm – 5 pm in the Elora Room
BJD101; Learn about why more and more people are getting interested in this hobby. Stick around after the panel for a doll meet/swap, talk to other doll owners and you may learn some interesting as well.

Q & A with Dante Basco
Saturday 4 pm
As a pioneering figure in Asian American acting, with a career spanning over two and a half decades, Dante has a unique perspective on the industry and his many famous roles. Here he answers your questions and recounts tales of his acting adventures.

Debs and Errol perform Live!
Saturday 5 pm
A mix of original songs, parodies and covers, with quite a bit of spontaneous banter thrown in between songs. Anime, Star Wars, BSG, memes, video games – the list goes on but it’s all geeky.

The Many Voices of Scott McNeil
Saturday 6 pm
From Dinobot to Duo Maxwell to Wolverine, to musical MLP Flam, Scott provides a wide variety of voices for many of the shows we love. In 2007, it was estimated he voiced over 8,500! Come out to hear some of them, and who knows, maybe we’ll get a sneak peek at some of the new roles he’s working on.

Asylum After Dark
Saturday 7 pm – onwards in the Game Asylum Trailer
Game Asylum is a state of the art 32′ trailer full of video game goodness that’s coming to Con-G. Play your favourite XBox and Nintendo Wii games in a head to head competition with up to 16 players all in the same room. Free play and potentially some tournaments!!

MASQUERADE!!!! – Yeah it has it’s own page
Saturday 7:30 pm

The 404’s Improv Comedy Show – Late Nite Show
Saturday 9 pm (1hr)
The premier anime improv group is returning to Con-G this year and this time it’s a late nite show! Be prepared for lots of laughs and fun in their shows.

Underworld Larp Demo
9 pm – 11 pm in the Gryphon/Ken Danby Room
Register at our headquarters (promo table) at Con-G to be a part of what could be the best LARP tournament in the history of Con-G.

Kon’s Dance Party
Saturday 10:30pm in the Royal City Ballroom B
Come dance the night away at our dance, run by the fantastic DJ Janos. His vast collection of awesome music will make for a great time! Water will be provided.

Godzilla Monster Smash
Saturday 11 pm in the Gryphon/Ken Danby Room.
Dress up like Godzilla (at least a really, really bad version of him) and lay waste to the city as fast as you can! Don’t forget to stomp/eat people!

ALL NIGHT SHOWING – ATTACK ON TITAN (
Starts at Saturday 11 pm in the Terrace Room.
We’ll be marathoning the wildy popular series ATTACK ON TITAN (Shingeki no Kyojin). The last remnants of humanity were forced to retreat behind the walls of a fortified city to escape massive, man-eating Titans that roam the land. Those within the city clung to the illusion of a peaceful existence until the day that dream was shattered along with the wall.

~ ~ ~ ~ SUNDAY EVENTS ~ ~ ~ ~

DDR
Sunday 9 am
Everyone’s favourite dancing game. Come enjoy the music and wake up with a nice dance! It will also be available in the Aberfoyle Room and Ken Danby throughout the weekend so check the schedule.

Name that Tune – Toon Edition
Sunday 10 am
Know your cartoon theme songs? Come out to Name that Tune and prove it to the rest of us!

Debs and Errol perform Live!
Sunday 11 am
A mix of original songs, parodies and covers, with quite a bit of spontaneous banter thrown in between songs. Anime, Star Wars, BSG, memes, video games – the list goes on but it’s all geeky.

Evil Laughter Contest
Sunday Noon
Do you have what it takes to stand up and show this convention just how evil you are through the majesty of maniacal laughter? If you posses the sinister and menacing demeanour then stand up and give it your all at the Evil Laughter Contest hosted by Toronto’s greatest villain, Dr. Holocaust! All are welcome!

Ultimate Animanga Quiz
Sunday 1 pm
It’s the ultimate manga and anime trivia game! Put your geek to the test and see if you can take home a prize from this game show. Hosted by ConBravo!

Asylum After Dark
Saturday 1 pm – 5 pm in the Game Asylum Trailer
Game Asylum is a state of the art 32′ trailer full of video game goodness that’s coming to Con-G. Play your favourite XBox and Nintendo Wii games in a head to head competition with up to 16 players all in the same room. Free play and potentially some tournaments!!

The 404’s Improv Comedy Show
Sunday 2 pm (2hr)
The premier anime improv group is returning to Con-G this year. Be prepared for lots of laughs and fun in their shows.

Voice Actors
Sunday 4 pm
Scott and Dante provided the voices for all your favourite heroes, villains, and anti-heroes. Seriously, like all of them. Come out and get a behind-the-scenes peek at acting, voice acting, and the industry. Or just come listen to them do funny voices, we’re not picky.

Con-G Series Finale Closing Ceremony
Sunday 5 pm
Sunday afternoon. You’ve seen the panels, you’ve attended the events, you’ve raided the booths for mementos, but now where can you go? Have no fear! You can join us in the closing ceremonies for Con-G 2014. Our paramedic dons his emcee persona with a beautiful music arrangement while we staff return to the stage to talk with all of you about the experiences of Con-G 2014 and Con-G in general. There will be laughter, love, and perhaps some surprises. One of which might involve a tasty pastry that will revive the ceremonies’ birth name of “Cake Panel.”