Ad Astra’s 31st Con was held on April 13, 14 & 15, 2012

Ad Astra is a literary fan-run convention, promoting local talent within the genres of Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror and Paranormal, for all media of the written word. Our weekend includes panels on a variety of topics including writing, publishing, media, creative works, comics, costuming and steampunk, as well as many events including Masquerade, writer workshops, and book launches. Complementing our programming, Ad Astra also has a dealer area, featuring many vendors, writers, exhibitors, artists and artisans and an Art Show and auction.

Ad Astra is thrilled to announce the guests for 2012:

Lesley Livingston, Joe Jusko, Shelly Shapiro

Harry Turtledove and Peter Halasz


Hotel Change – all function space is fully accessible!

Holiday Inn Markham Hotel and Suites

Online Registration – Closes on April 8

Check the Registration Page for details

Ad Astra goes to Dave and Busters – November 5, 2011 @ 8 pm

Join us for an evening of games, friends and mayhem at Vaughan’s playground for grownups. Please drop by our reserved area to enter for our door prizes.

D&B is very costume friendly – they’ve asked if we can bring back a few storm troopers so they can take pictures!

The venue is 19+ after 10 pm. – Toronto location