Family Fan Day

Come meet your favourite stars on Saturday, March 30 at the Canadian Screen Awards Family Fan Day!  Performances, giveaways, and activities for FREE!  Fun for the whole family!  More appearances to be announced!

10AM-2PM

SATURDAY, MARCH 30, 2019

SONY CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
1 FRONT ST E
TORONTO, ON, M5E 1B2

First 100 people receive free gift bags!

The Main Stage is hosted by Suki & Spencer from The Zone on YTV

Main Stage Schedule

10:15AM – Performance by The Next Step & Backstage 
Get ready for a show stopping dance performance by cast members from The Next Step and Backstage!

10:45AM – Learn how to make slime with the Cast of Bajillionaires
Cast members Mya Singh, Arista Arhin, and Alec Dahmer teach fans how to make their own slime while talking about what it’s like to film a TV series for Family Channel.

11:25AM – Circus Tips and Tricks with the Cast of Big Top Academy
Meet the cast of Big Top Academy and get a lesson on how to juggle!

11:55AM – Hands on Exotics
Hands on Exotics specializes in educating the public about responsible pet ownership and wildlife conservation. What better way to learn than to have some hands-on fun with some amazing animals? Come meet a variety of birds, furry friends, and reptiles with us!

12:30PM – CBC Toronto Junior Journalist
Does your child love to ask questions? He or she may be a journalist-in-the-making! CBC Toronto host Dwight Drummond will be on stage for our interactive Junior Journalist Contest. Your child could be featured on CBC Toronto News at 6PM!

1:15PM – Dance Tutorial with The Next Step
Here’s your chance to learn a fun dance routine from The Next Step’s Victoria Baldesarra!

1:40PM – THE THRILLUSIONISTS present MAGIC & MYSTERY!
The Thrillusionists Explored The Mystical And Fascinating World Of Magic With Kid Magicians! Our Team Of Three Master Magicians Are Guaranteed To Blow Your Mind! Watch As They Travel The City Of Toronto, Gaining Access To Various VIP Locations — Backstage At Concerts, Professional Sports Arenas And Amusement Parks — And Perform Their Trickery For Celebrities!

The Thrillusionists is brought to you by television-magic masterminds who have worked with some of the biggest names in the industry, including Criss Angel and Shin Lim! This is the first magic series that involves kid magicians performing “grown up” illusions, all to delight and entertain kids!

Alec Dahmer/Noodles, Bajillionaires
10AM-2PM - Learn to Make Slime with the Cast of Bajillionaires in Zone A Purple

10:45AM - Main Stage: Learn How to Make Slime with the Cast of Bajillionaires
Alexandra Chaves/Piper, The Next Step
10:15AM - Main Stage: Performance by The Next Step and Backstage

11AM-1PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Ana Elizaga Tecuapetia/Rosa, Big Top Academy
10AM-2PM - Learn to Juggle with the Cast of Big Top Academy in Zone A Purple

11:25AM - Main Stage: Circus Tips and Tricks with the Cast of Big Top Academy
Andrea Bang/Janet, Kim's Convenience
10AM-12PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Andrew Miller/Houseguest, Big Brother Canada Season 6
12PM-2PM - Meet and Greet in Zone C Orange
Andrew Phung/Kimchee, Kim’s Convenience
10AM-12PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Anthony Farnell & Storm the Weather Dog/Global News Chief Meteorologist & Trusty Weather Dog
12PM-2PM - Meet and Greet in Zone C Orange
Arista Arhin/Alicia Windsor, Bajillionaires
10AM-2PM - Learn to Make Slime with the Cast of Bajillionaires in Zone A Purple

10:45AM - Main Stage: Learn How to Make Slime with the Cast of Bajillionaires
Ava Ro/Ella, Big Top Academy
10AM-2PM - Learn to Juggle with the Cast of Big Top Academy in Zone B Pink

11:25AM - Main Stage: Circus Tips and Tricks with the Cast of Big Top Academy
Aviva Mongillo/Alya Kendrick, Backstage
10:15AM - Main Stage: Performance by The Next Step and Backstage

11AM-1PM - Meet and Greet in Zone C Orange
Billy Campbell/John Cardinal, Cardinal
1PM-2PM - Meet and Greet in Zone A Purple
Brad, The Thrillusionists
10AM-2PM - The Thrillusionists in Zone D Green

1:40PM - Main Stage: THE THRILLUSIONISTS present MAGIC and MYSTERY!
Brian McCourt/Host, HGTV Canada’s Backyard Builds and Home to Win
10AM-12PM - Meet and Greet in Zone C Orange
Chantel Riley/Trudy Clarke, Frankie Drake Mysteries
12PM-2PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Charles Vandervaart/Robbie Hobbie, Holly Hobbie
12PM-2PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Chloe Wilde/Host, Etalk
10AM-2PM - ETalk Gets Social at the Canadian Screen Awards in Zone B Pink
Colin Petierre/Sasha Roy, Backstage
10:15AM - Main Stage: Performance by The Next Step and Backstage

11AM-1PM - Meet and Greet in Zone C Orange
Dina Pugliese/Co-host, Breakfast Television Toronto
12PM-2PM - Meet and Greet in Zone D Green
Drew Davis/Nicholas, Big Top Academy
10AM-2PM - Learn to Juggle with the Cast of Big Top Academy in Zone B Pink

11:25AM - Main Stage: Circus Tips and Tricks with the Cast of Big Top Academy
Dwight Drummond/Host, CBC Toronto News
10AM-12:15PM - CBC Toronto Kids Zone in Zone A Purple

12:30PM - Main Stage: CBC Toronto Junior Journalist
Ellowyn Stanton/Phoenix, Big Top Academy
10AM-2PM - Learn to Juggle with the Cast of Big Top Academy in Zone B Pink

11:25AM - Main Stage: Circus Tips and Tricks with the Cast of Big Top Academy
Emmerly Tinglin/Kenzie, The Next Step
10:15AM - Main Stage: Performance by The Next Step and Backstage

11AM-1PM - Meet and Greet in Zone C Orange
Hailey Fauchere/Mindy Dobson, Backstage
10:15AM - Main Stage: Performance by The Next Step and Backstage

11AM-1PM - Meet and Greet in Zone C Orange
Jerry O'Connell/Harley Carter, Carter
1PM-2PM - Meet and Greet in Zone A Purple
Jesse/Host, YTV
12PM-1PM - Meet and Greet in Zone A Purple
Joey, The Thrillusionists
10AM-2PM - The Thrillusionists in Zone D Green

1:40PM - Main Stage: THE THRILLUSIONISTS present MAGIC and MYSTERY!
Jonny Harris/Constable George Crabtree, Murdoch Mysteries
12PM-2PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Kamaia Fairburn/Piper Parish, Holly Hobbie
12PM-2PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Kimberly Persona, Miss Persona
10AM-2PM - Miss Persona's Dress-Up Photo Booth in Zone D Green
Kylee Evans/Host, Just Like Mom and Dad
10AM-2PM - Just Like Mom and Dad Meet and Greet in Zone A Purple
Lauren Lee Smith/Frankie Drake, Frankie Drake Mysteries
12PM-2PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Liam Patenaude/Chase, Big Top Academy
10AM-2PM - Learn to Juggle with the Cast of Big Top Academy in Zone B Pink

11:25AM - Main Stage: Circus Tips and Tricks with the Cast of Big Top Academy
Madison Brydges/April, Big Top Academy
10AM-2PM - Learn to Juggle with the Cast of Big Top Academy in Zone B Pink

11:25AM - Main Stage: Circus Tips and Tricks with the Cast of Big Top Academy
Maya, The Thrillusionists
10AM-2PM - The Thrillusionists in Zone D Green

1:40PM - Main Stage: THE THRILLUSIONISTS present MAGIC and MYSTERY!
Melanie Ng/Anchor/Reporter, Breakfast Television Toronto
10AM-12PM - Meet and Greet in Zone D Green
Mya Singh/Kaylyn French, Bajillionaires
10AM-2PM - Learn to Make Slime with the Cast of Bajillionaires in Zone A Purple

10:45AM - Main Stage: Learn How to Make Slime with the Cast of Bajillionaires
Nicole Power/Shannon, Kim’s Convenience
10AM-12PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Nicole Servinis/Live Eye Reporter, Breakfast Television
12PM-2PM - Meet and Greet in Zone D Green
Noah Zulfikar/Kingston, The Next Step
10:15AM - Main Stage: Performance by The Next Step and Backstage

11AM-1PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Paul Sun-Hyung Lee/Appa, Kim’s Convenience
10AM-12PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Riley O'Donnell/Celeste, Big Top Academy
10AM-2PM - Learn to Juggle with the Cast of Big Top Academy in Zone B Pink

11:25AM - Main Stage: Circus Tips and Tricks with the Cast of Big Top Academy
Saara Chaudry/Amy Abassi, Holly Hobbie
12PM-2PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Sandy Jobin-Bevans/Host, Just Like Mom and Dad
10AM-2PM - Just Like Mom and Dad Meet and Greet in Zone A Purple
Sarah Keenleyside/Host, HGTV Canada’s Backyard Builds and Home to Win
10AM-12PM - Meet and Greet in Zone C Orange
Sharron Matthews/Flo Chakowitz, Frankie Drake Mysteries
12PM-2PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Shelby Bain/Amy, The Next Step
Academy Social Media Instagram Takeover Host

11AM-1PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Simu Liu/Jung, Kim's Convenience
10AM-12PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Susan Kent, This Hour Has 22 Minutes
11AM-12PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Thomas Colford/Beckett Bradstreet, Backstage
10:15AM - Main Stage: Performance by The Next Step and Backstage

11AM-1PM - Meet and Greet in Zone C Orange
Tony Kim/Host, CBC Kids
10AM-2PM - CBC Kids in Zone A Purple
Tracy Moore/Host, Cityline
10AM-12PM - Meet and Greet in Zone D Green
Tyrone Edwards/Host, Etalk
10AM-2PM - ETalk Gets Social at the Canadian Screen Awards in Zone B Pink
Victoria Baldesarra/Michelle, The Next Step
11AM-1PM - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink

1:15PM - Main Stage: Dance Tutorial with The Next Step
Yannick Bisson/Detective William Murdoch, Murdoch Mysteries
TBD - Meet and Greet in Zone B Pink
Meet PAW Patrol Chase & Rubble
10AM-2PM - Meet PAW Patrol Chase & Rubble in Zone C Orange

Meet & Greet | Photo Opportunity with PAW Patrol Chase & Rubble
Meet Peppa Pig & George Pig
10AM-2PM - Meet Peppa Pig & George Pig in Zone D Green

Don’t miss your chance to take a photo with Peppa Pig and George Pig.
A Meet and Greet with Sesame Street
10AM-2PM - A Meet and Greet with Sesame Street in Zone A Purple

Have you ever wanted to meet your favourite characters in person? Now you can! Come say hi and snap a photo of you and your little ones with Elmo, Abby, and Cookie Monster from Sesame Street! These three loveable characters can’t wait to meet you. Don’t forget your cameras!
Meet & Greet with True, from True and the Rainbow Kingdom on CBC Kids!
10AM-2PM - CBC Kids in Zone A Purple

Meet True! The star of CBC Kids’ hit series True and the Rainbow Kingdom. Get your Wishes and your camera ready because she’ll be at Family Fan Day for hugs under the magical rainbow!

Get moving at Studio K Digital Dress Up!, a digital action station where 6 kids can see themselves on screen with characters from our Studio K in place of their face and hands. Jumping turns them into new characters.
Puzzles and Fun with OwlKids
10AM-2PM - Puzzles and Fun with OwlKids in Zone C Orange

Come by the Owlkids booth to receive a copy of a magazine by completing the Owlkids Canada Quiz, or the Niagara Falls puzzle, PLUS, enter for the chance to win a trip to Ottawa with the Chickadee Birthday contest!
Hands on Exotics
10AM-2PM - Hands on Exotics in Zone A Purple

Hands on Exotics specializes in educating the public about responsible pet ownership and wildlife conservation. What better way to learn than to have some hands-on fun with some amazing animals? Come meet a variety of birds, furry friends, and reptiles with us!

11:55AM - Main Stage: Hands on Exotics
The Code Mobile: Canada’s Computer Lab on Wheels!
10AM-2PM - The Code Mobile: Canada's Computer Lab on Wheels! in Zone D Green

Experience different types of coding at the Canada Learning Code: Code Mobile Tech Station! We will offer learning opportunities with a block based programming app called Scratch. Play games on our laptops, experience activities with Makey, create or explore with the Scratch program on your own, or compete in a Dash & Dot Robots obstacle course!
98.1 CHFI FM
10AM-2PM - 98.1 CHFI FM in Zone D Green

Spin the giant wheel for your chance to win some cool prizes and take a photo with the 98.1 CHFI branded wall!
CHUM 104.5's Birthday Game
10AM-2PM - CHUM 104.5's Birthday Game in Zone B Pink

Attendees will spin a wheel and try to match their birthday date with the date on the wheel. If their birthday lands on the wheel, they win CHUM swag!
Contraverse Virtual Reality Cinema
10AM-2PM - Contraverse Virtual Reality Cinema in Zone D Green

Go beyond the screen and immerse yourself in the worlds of Canada’s best Virtual Reality experiences.
Corner Gas Animated presents
10AM-2PM - Corner Gas Animated presents in Zone D Green

Visit the animated set of Dog River as seen in Corner Gas Animated.
Crave Screening Room
10AM-2PM - Crave Screening Room in Zone B Pink

Crave presents a space for kids and families to enjoy quiet screen time from the Crave children’s collection.
Encore+
10AM-2PM - Encore+ in Zone D Green

Encore+ allows you to discover or rediscover memorable Canadian movies and TV shows, whenever and wherever you are in the world. Comedies, dramas, children’s shows, docs, shorts, feature films - it’s all here for fans of all ages. Subscribe and access new English and French content every week.
xoTO - Made Here. Seen Everywhere
10AM-2PM - xoTO - Made Here. Seen Everywhere in Zone C Orange

Come take photos in front of images from your favourite screen projects made in Toronto! Also take home an xoTO pin or sticker and spread the love and pride of projects filmed in Toronto.
Sportsnet
10AM-2PM - Sportsnet in Zone B Pink

Take a photo with your favourite Sportsnet Canadian Screen Award nominee!
The Amazing Race Canada Pit Stop
10AM-2PM - The Amazing Race Canada Pit Stop in Zone C Orange

Land on The Amazing Race Canada pit stop mat used on every leg of the race.

Special Guests & Schedule are subject to change without notice

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