J-Fest is an annual 1-Day event, typically held midway between the larger Anime Evolution and serves as a light version of the main convention with special focus on Japanese arts and culture. J-Fest also offers many of our traditional events on a smaller scale including panels, video and AMV showings, gaming, artists, and vendors.

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The next J-Fest will be held on March 8, 2014 at the Nikkei National Museum and Cultural Centre, Burnaby, BC and will run from 10:00am – 6:00pm. Admission is $15 at the door. Children 6 & under are free when accompanied by a paying adult. Nikkei Centre is located on Kingsway, a few blocks northwest of the Edmonds skytrain station.

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Interested in running a panel at J-Fest? Fill out the Submission Form and send us your idea!

Artists / Vendors

Artist and vendor spaces are $40 each and include one 6′x3′ table, two chairs, and one pass. Up to two additional passes may be purchased for $10 each. Requests for space, questions and comments may be directed to artists@animeevolution.com. To apply for a table please send an e-mail with┬áthe following information:

Subject: J-Fest 2014 Artist / Vendor Registration

Full Name:
Artist/Table Name:
Phone Number (optional):
Number of Tables & Extra Passes:
Type of Merchandise:
Are you primarily an Artist or Vendor:
Method of Payment (PayPal/Cheque):

Once your space has been reserved you will be contacted with details on making payment.


We need your help! If you are interested in volunteering for J-Fest or any of our other upcoming events please email us at volunteers@animeevolution.com Shifts are 5 hours in length and volunteers can choose between helping with set-up (9:00am-2:00pm) or take-down (2:00pm-7:00pm).