YouTube FanFest Toronto 2016

Mark Saturday, August 13th on your calendar because there is a live showcase coming to Toronto’s Molson Canadian Amphitheatre that you will not want to miss! I’m talking about the YouTube FanFest returning to Toronto for its second year. And get this, tickets are FREE, but you do need to register through Ticketmaster. So go do that now, I’ll wait.


Last year’s YouTube FanFest in Toronto was not only the very first one in North America, but it also drew in more people than previous FanFests in Asia, Australia and India with over 15,000 fans attending! This year’s event will be amazing. I saw the line-up and some of my favourite YouTube stars will be performing. Expect lots of music, dance, mashups and FUN.

It’s no secret that Canadians LOVE YouTube. Did you know that Canadians watch 2 billion videos on YouTube in Canada each month? My daughter is an avid YouTube user and I enjoy watching videos with her on her iPad.

Canada is also home to a ton of talented YouTube creators and many will be at this year’s show.

The crowd at YouTube FanFest in Yonge-Dundas Square

Lauren Toyota, co-host of the YouTube channel, Hot For Food, is hosting the event. Toronto YouTube Superstar and my fave, Lilly Singh, (IISuperwomanII), is headlining. Lilly’s videos always crack me up. She has 9 million+ subscribers, me included, and I’m sure some of you are fans too!


Recognize any of these YouTube Superstars? They’ll be there too!

AsapSCIENCE and musical artists, Kurt Hugo Schneider, Ruth B, Megan Nicole, Tiffany Alvord and Sam Tsui will be performing  along with dancers, Marquese Scott of WHZGUD2 and Poppin John.

These YouTube creators are some of the most-watched stars on the planet with a combined reach of over 52+million subscribers and a cumulative 7.9+ billion views. This showcase is the perfect opportunity for you to connect with other YouTube fans and your favourite performers. It’s an event like no other where fans and YouTube Creators can engage IRL (in real life) similar to what happens every day in the YouTube community online.

Want Tickets?

I know you do! Visit Ticketmaster to register for your FREE tickets. You must register to be granted entry to the event!

Visit YouTube FanFest for more information including the full line-up, important times and venue details.

Which YouTube Superstar are you most looking forward to seeing?

Disclosure: I was compensated for this post. All opinions are my own.

Stacie Vaughan

Stacie is the mom of two girls and lives in Ontario, Canada. She enjoys cooking/baking, photography, reading, DIY and is fueled by lots of coffee!

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