Ad Astra 2015:  April 10, 11 & 12

Location:  Sheraton Parkway Toronto North Hotel

Ad Astra is a not-for-profit, volunteer-run, weekend-long, science fiction, fantasy and horror event with a focus on authors and other creative professionals.

The weekend includes discussion panels and presentations on a variety of topics including writing, publishing, tv and movies, science and costuming, as well as many events including book signings, a meet and greet with our Guests, writing workshops, our Masquerade costume competition, book launches, a Saturday night dance, live music and comedy and a return of the Dr Who TARDIS Charity Tea party!

In addition to our programming and events, Ad Astra also has a Vendors area, Art Show and Auction, Tabletop Gaming, Anime Room, Hospitality Suite, and new this year we are hosting a Cosplay Repair Lounge

Important Hotel Update

The Ad Astra hotel is almost sold out! Book by March 26th to avoid disappointment. After that date, rooms will be released to other groups and will be booked on a first come, first served basis.

Guests of Honour:

Author: Anne Bishop
Author/Musician: Charles de Lint
Artist/Musician: MaryAnn Harris
Screenwriter/Producer: Denis McGrath
Literary Agent: Monica Pacheco

Welcome back to returning past Guests of Honour:

Author: Kelley Armstrong
Author: Ed Greenwood
Author: Julie E. Czerneda
Author: Lesley Livingston  (Cancelled)
Musician: Heather Dale
Artist: Scott Caple

Special Media Guests

Dr. Stevil (Saturday Only)
Doctor Holocaust (Masquerade Host)

** All Guest appearances are subject to professional commitments.

Notice: Annual General Meeting

Guest of Honour Brunch

Friday before the con is Workshop day!