Here are some of the exciting events going on at GenreCon 2017! Check out our full weekend schedule here!


Cybertronic Spree Concert and Meet and Greet

Friday February 3 @ 10pm. Doors open at 9:30pm.

Concert: $20 // Concert & Convention Weekend Pass: $25

Known across the galaxy for having cast aside their warring factions for the sake of entertainment, the band play music from The Transformers: The Movie, hit film and anime songs, and video game covers at full volume. These rockstars in disguise blend their love for 80’s metal into an unforgettable live show. It’s your cartoon childhood coming back to whack you in the face with awesome! Keep up to date on all the details and side events on the Cybertronic Spree Concert Facebook event page!

Sponsored by: Ctrl V



Magic the Gathering PPTQ Tournament

Saturday February 4 @ 9am. Registration at 8:30am.

Tournament & Convention Weekend Pass: $45

The tournament, sanctioned by Moz Magic, is a MTG PPTQ 1K Standard Sealed with tones of side events! Come get your Aether on! Keep up to date on all the details and side events on the MTG PPTQ Facebook event page!

Sponsored by: The Round Table.



Superhero Murder Mystery Dinner

Saturday February 4 @ 7pm.

Murder Mystery Dinner: $25 // Murder Mystery Dinner & Convention Weekend Pass: $30

Tickets are limited! The annual superhero summit where ANYTHING can happen! Dinner included.



Burlesque My Drag! Artistic 5

Saturday February 4 @ 9:30pm. Doors open at 9pm.

Cosplay Drag Show & Convention Weekend Pass: $25

Burlesque My Drag! Artistic 5 is a wonderful and exciting cosplay-themed drag and burlesque show performed by TroyBoy Entertainment. See guest page for details.

Sponsored by: The Royal Garrison.



Kings of War Tournament

Sunday February 5 @10am. Registration at 9:30am.

KoW Tournament & Convention Weekend Pass: $20

Tickets are limited! GenreCon is hosting a grand Kings of War tournament with prizing and product support!

Sponsored by: The Round Table.



Paw Patrol Meet and Greet

Sunday February 5 @11am.

Paw Patrol: $20 // Paw Patrol and Convention Weekend Pass: $25

Come see the famous fire fighting pup, the police pup and their flying helicopter pup – for all ages! Parents and kids under 2 are free. There will be sing a longs, games, and balloon animals!

Sponsored by: The Dragon



X-Wing Tournament

Sunday February 5 @1pm. Registration at 12:30pm.

Tournament: $20

Tickets are limited! An official Star Wars: X-Wing Tournament held at GenreCon with PRIZING in product and credit.

Sponsored by: The Round Table.



Ctrl V


Game play time purchased in the Ctrl V room. All money raised from the Ctrl V station at GenreCon will be donated to SickKids Hospital in Toronto.

Ctrl V is Canada’s first virtual reality arcade, offering experiences in the newest frontier of entertainment and gaming. With custom-designed VR stations featuring the HTC Vive, each Ctrl V location offers high-end commercial VR experiences and a variety of different games.



Rock Band

Friday February 3 @ALL DAY!

This event is free with any GenreCon pass!

Sing karaoke-style and rock out with plastic instruments playing the best-selling video game, Rock Band! Featuring a projector screen, premium equipment, three mics, and a 2500+ song library full of all your favourites.

Sponsored by: Nerd Nite KW.




Saturday February 4 @ALL DAY!

This event is free with any GenreCon pass!

Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator lets you turn your living room into the bridge of a spaceship. You and your friends assume the jobs of Captain, Helm, Science, Communication, Engineering, and Weapon Control (and now Fighters!). Together you operate your ship and defend the sector from evil aliens.