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Sci-Fi on the Rock Easter Reading Challenge


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2014’s Special Guests Are

Are you ready St. John's? Cause here we go again. The Organizing committee is now in the planning stages for Sci-Fi on the Rock 8.

More Vendors, more Fan Clubs & Groups, more Panels, more Authors, more Artists, More Games and of course our Special Guests.

Keep an eye on our Twitter and Facebook and as well, we're adding an E-mail list for updates click here to signup!

Sci-Fi on the Rock is Newfoundland's premiere science fiction & fantasy event. Our 8th event takes place on May 23rd to 25th of 2014, and we're working to make it bigger and better than ever.


The Holiday Inn (festival venue)
180 Portugal Cove Road
St. John's Newfoundland
Holiday Inn website

The Holiday Inn is offering a special discounted rate of $128.95 (plus tax) per night during the festival. Use the Group Code "R14" (without the quotes) to get the special rate for SFOTR. You must book before April 23 to get this rate, and there are a limited number of rooms available.

If you have trouble booking or can't get the website to show you the rate or what days it's still available for (as the rooms fill up), give the Holiday Inn a call at 1-709-722-0506.

The Quality Hotel Harbourview
2 Hill O'Chips
St. John's, Newfoundland
Quality Hotel website

The Quality Hotel Harbourview is offering a special discounted rate of $119.00 (plus tax) per night during the festival.
Nestled in the heart of downtown St. John's, the Quality Hotel Harbourview is the perfect place to wake up to the first sunrise in North America. Located steps away from shopping, walking trails, art galleries and nightlife, and five minutes from the Holiday Inn.
Individual reservations may be made by calling the hotel directly at 709-754-7788. Guests must identify themselves as coming in for Sci-Fi On The Rock.

Ticket Pricing

The advance ticket ordering is now open, click Tickets at the top of the page.

Pricing is as follows:

Children 5 years of age and under get free admission

Day Pass - Friday Only:
Child Pass (Ages 6-12) $5.00
Adult Pass $10.00
Family Pass $ 25.00 (2 Adults, 2 Children)

Day Pass - Saturday or Sunday:
Child Pass (Ages 6-12) 10.00
Adult Pass 20.00
Family Pass 50.00 (2 Adults, 2 Children)

Full Convention Pass - Friday, Saturday & Sunday:
Child Pass (Ages 6-12) 20.00
Adult Pass 40.00
Family Pass 95.00 (2 Adults, 2 Children)

Stay tuned to our Twitter and Facebook pages for the latest information!

2013 Costume Contest Winners

Prizes provived by Timemasters Inc.
Photos by Philippe Photography
Daft Punk
First Place, Novice Division: Ryan Skanes (Thomas Bengalter from Daft Punk)
Dead Master
Second Place, Novice Division: Danica Templeton (Dead Master from Black Rock Shooter)
First Place, Journeyman Division: Chantelle Small (Storm from X-Men, body paint done by Dylan Cag of Wandering Brush)
Steampunk Lady DeadpoolWorkmanship: Nicole Maddox (Steampunk Lady Deadpool)

Want to see what kind of shenanigans we get up to? Volunteer!

Volunteering with Sci-Fi on the Rock is great way to be part of things.

Volunteers get free admission for each day that they help out. C'mon everybody likes free stuff, right?

If you are interested in Volunteering for Sci-Fi on the Rock 8, send an e-mail to

Vendor Tables

All tables for Sci-Fi on the Rock 8 have been booked!

Want to host a Workshop or Panel?

All timeslots for Sci-Fi on the Rock 8 have been filled!

Sponsorship and Advertising Opportunities

Sci-Fi on the Rock 8 offers a wide range of affordable options to help your business or organization reach a diverse and growing audience. Last year a record number of people attended Sci-Fi on the Rock’s 3-day festival, and we anticipate even greater numbers this year. To find an advertising option that suits your needs, please see the following:

Advertise in Program Book

Advertise Online with Sci-Fi on the Rock

Festival and Event Sponsorship

Sponsorship through Donation of Products and Services

Sci-Fi on the Rock on Twitter

Sci-Fi on the Rock needs your help

Sci-Fi on the Rock is a not for profit organization based in St. John's, Newfoundland.

The event is for the fans, brought to you by fans. In order to keep bringing the fans one of the very best Science Fiction events in Newfoundland, we need the support of the fans.

Each year, Sci-Fi on the Rock holds a Charity Auction with proceeds split between Sci-Fi on the Rock and a local charity.

This year's charity is the Austism Society of Newfoundland and Labrador.

To donate items to the Sci-Fi on the Rock Charity Auction, please contact us at:

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