Our Musician Line-ups are Live!
The party doesn’t stop at #EFNW when the sun goes down. We’ve assembled some of the best musicians the community has to offer to help you dance the night away!
Please welcome Eurobeat Brony, Faulty, NeverLastStanding & loophoof, John Kenza, SOUND BANDIT, VinylTastic, DoTheDaringDew, rawrity, Canto + Thrack, Koa, General Mumble, NAMII, 4EverfreeBrony, MelodyBrony, dBPony, Jeff Burgess, Luck Rock, and Francis Vace!
Head on over to: everfreenw.com/events/gala and everfreenw.com/events/ponystock to learn more about each act and when they’ll be performing during the Grand Galloping Gala and/or Ponystock. Let’s give them all a big hand!
Our Event Schedule is Live!
We know you can’t wait to start planning your unforgettable weekend at #EFNW2023 , which is why we’re happy to announce our schedule is now live!
With so many panels and activities to choose from, Everfree Northwest is the place to be this summer!
Our Vendor Line-Up is Here!
It just wouldn’t be Everfree Northwest without our vendor hall chock full of merch of all your favorite ponies.
That’s why we’re happy to announce our vendor line up for #EFNW2023! Head over to: everfreenw.com/vendors/ to check them all out!
Tony Matthews and Two Mystery Guests are Coming to Everfree!
Just when you thought we couldn't possibly have any more guests for #EFNW2023, a few other friends decided they wanted to come meet everypony too!
First up, please welcome a co-producer of My Little Pony: A New Generation, Tony Matthews!
Next up we have... some surprises!
There's only one way to find out who our other two guests are, and that's by joining us live at the @HyattBellevue for Opening Ceremonies August 11th!
To check out Tony and our other guests, head to: everfreenw.com/guests
Community Personalities, Artists, Hobbyists, and Musician Panelists Coming to Everfree!
Who’s ready to hear about about some more of the amazing Community Guests you’ll be seeing at #EFNW2023?
These ponies are known far and wide for their unique personalities. Say hello to Dustykatt, Fiaura the Tank Girl, and Taylor B Mcardle!
This group of ponies have a knack for creating wonderful works of art. Please welcome Chocolate Pony, Igor, Sky, Rubio Wolf, and Hibiscus Stitch!
When it comes to their respective hobbies, these three ponies are experts in their fields. Put your hooves together for Caerdwyn, The Illustrious Q, and Commentary is Magic!
These ponies know how to get everypony dancing! Please welcome DBPony and Nowacking!
To read about all of our community guests, head over: everfreenw.com/guests/community/
Community Creatives, Analysts and Dancers Coming to Everfree!
Everfree Northwest just wouldn’t be the same without the great people that make up the My Little Pony fan community. So please join us in welcoming some of the Community Guests you’ll be seeing at #EFNW2023!
First up, a group of friends that love to be creative and make us laugh. Please welcome ACRacebest, Toodles, Saberspark, JaxBlade, and Panama Matt!
Our next group of ponies love to dive deep into stories about Equestria. Give it up for Silver Quill, Lightning Bliss, MLP Trinary, and Mad Munchkin!
This lively group loves to dance to the beat. Please welcome the fabulous members of Step2Harmony!
To read about all of our community guests, head over: everfreenw.com/guests/community/
Our PMV Contest is Now Accepting Entries!
Video Makers! Our PMV Contest is back once again for #EFNW2023 ! If you enjoy video editing, head to: https://everfreenw.com/events/pmv-contest/ to submit your PMV. Applications close 7/15.
EFNW has Partnered with Streamily to Bring You Some Special Featured Guests!
Just when you thought #EFNW2023 couldn’t get any better, we have a very special announcement.
For the first time ever, #EFNW has partnered with Streamily to bring you some special Featured Guests!
Please welcome Avi Roque, Ashley Nichols, Elizabeth Grullon, Michael Kovach, and Sarah-Nicole Robles!
Head to: everfreenw.com/guests/featured/ to learn more!
All 5 will be taking part in their own panels throughout the weekend where you can ask them questions about some of your favorite shows they've worked on.
We are so happy to be welcoming them and Streamily to #EFNW2023 this summer.
With this new addition, we’re sure you all have some pressing questions.
We can assure you all that #EFNW is remaining a My Little Pony convention. We have no plans to become a multigenre event. We're just trying to bring you more amazing talent from the field of animation.
Through your continued support, we've been able to bring Equestria to Earth for 3 days every year.
We were astounded at how quick you all filled our hotel block this year.
You inspire us each year to make #EFNW even better, and we can't wait for you to experience #EFNW2023!
Gillian Berrow is Coming to Everfree Northwest!
Whether it’s writing words on the printed page or stories for our favorite characters to act out on your tv, this next guest knows how to tell a good story that will leave you on the edge of your seat. Please welcome Gillian Berrow to #EFNW2023!
Gillian M. Berrow a.k.a. "G.M. Berrow" is the current Story Editor/Head Writer of the generation 5 series, My Little Pony: Make Your Mark, which she also developed for television. Recently, she co-wrote the screenplay for the brand new Netflix animated feature, My Little Pony: A New Generation. Berrow was Story Editor on Season 2 of Pony Life and has written several episodes of Make Your Mark, Pony Life, and Friendship is Magic. She has also written over thirty My Little Pony: Equestria Girls shorts, and has authored twenty-one official MLP:FiM chapter books published by Little Brown Books for Young Readers (such as Lyra and Bon Bon and the Mares from S.M.I.L.E, Rainbow Dash Rights the Ship, and the Daring Do Adventure Collection). In addition to her work on MLP, Berrow has written for many other animated series and films such as Chomp Squad, Out of the Nest, Rescue Heroes and DC Superhero Girls. She also does a bit of acting on the side. You can watch her in Quentin Tarantino's Once Upon a Time in Hollywood, and hear her as "Zoom" the Pegasus Guard in My Little Pony: A New Generation.
To learn more about Gillian and our other Guests of Honor, head over to: everfreenw.com/guests
Bahia Watson is Coming to Everfree Northwest!
Don’t let our next guest’s soft spoken demeanor fool you, she’s a unicorn with a dark secret and evil ties. Please give a warm welcome to our fourth Guest of Honor for #EFNW2023, Bahia Watson!
Bahia just wrapped the theatrical production of the Chekhov’s UNCLE VANYA in Toronto. She can be seen in Hulu's critically acclaimed series THE HANDMAID'S TALE, Amazon Prime's THE EXPANSE and STAR TREK. She was recently nominated for a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for The Handmaid’s Tale and an ACTRA Voiceover award for her work in TOTAL DRAMARAMA. Bahia’s VO work can also be heard in MY LITTLE PONY, STRAWBERRY SHORT CAKE, and ZOKIE SPARKLEBY. Independently, Bahia produces her own music under the name bahia bahia and writes poetry and short stories. She resides in Los Angeles with her working papers.
To learn more about Bahia and our other Guests of Honor, head over to: everfreenw.com/guests
Musician Applications are Now Open!
Light up the floor and turn up the base! Ponystock and the Gala rock the nights away Friday and Saturday at #EFNW, and #EFNW2023 is no different!
Music Apps are now open, so if you want the chance to perform live at #EFNW2023, head over to: everfreenw.com/musician-apps/
Amanda Martinez is Coming to Everfree Northwest!
This pegasus pony is a Mom and Queen who loves her subjects just as much as she loves her two daughters. Please bow in reverence for her royal highness joining us for #EFNW2023, @Amanda Martinez!
Amanda Martinez is a Canadian singer-songwriter whose music is an original blend of influences from her Mexican and South African roots. She voices the radiant Queen Haven in the My Little Pony: Make Your Mark Netflix series.
Amanda has been recognized with multiple nominations as Latin Jazz Artist of the Year (Canada’s National Jazz Awards), Best World Music Artist (Canadian Folk Music Awards) and she was the winner of Best World Music Artist (Toronto Independent Music Awards). Her albums have reached the top 10 on iTunes World Music charts.
Amanda also works as an actor in film and television and has guested on shows including Designated Survivor, Suits, Regenesis and Kim’s Convenience and will be guest starring on an episode of Private Eyes with Jason Priestly. Film credits include My Mother’s Darkest Secrets and I was Lorena Bobbitt for the Lifetime Network.
Amanda lives in Toronto with her husband and their three young children. She holds a Master’s in International Business from York University’s Schulich School of Business.
To learn more about Amanda and our other Guests of Honor, head over to: everfreenw.com/guests
Athena Karkanis is Coming to Everfree Northwest!
Run! Don’t look back! A great evil is descending upon Everfree Northwest the likes of which your little pony minds can’t begin to comprehend. Clap your hooves in terrified realization of our next wicked guest for #EFNW2023, Athena Karkanis!
Athena Karkanis is best known as Grace Stone on the hit Netflix thriller "Manifest". Prior to that she appeared in the 6th and final season of the multiple Emmy award-winning "House of Cards" and as the evil genius villain on "ZOO", as Dani Khalil opposite Mark Strong and Lennie James on the acclaimed drama series "Low Winter Sun". She can also be seen in "The Expanse","Suits", "The Lottery", "The Border", "Murdoch Mysteries" and more. Athena has narrated many audiobooks and her voice can be heard in many video games and cartoons, most notably as Aviva in "Wild Kratts", Ma and many of the dinosaurs in Disney's DinoRanch and the deliciously wicked Opaline on Netflix's new My Little Pony series.
To learn more about Athena and our other Guests of Honor, head over to: everfreenw.com/guests
Jenna Warren is Coming to Everfree Northwest!
Our next VIP Guest is a lively earth pony who loves making new friends. Please join us in welcoming Jenna Warren back again for #EFNW2023!
Jenna Warren is no stranger to the Toronto film industry, and she has always known that acting was what she was meant to do. Her passion and drive has helped her land lead roles in multiple films, tv shows and animated series. At the age of 10, she landed her first cartoon series lead, as “Olive” in ‘Justin Time,’ an Emmy-nominated and three time award winning series (Disney Jr/PBS/Sprout) which helped to launch her voice-over career.
Since then, Jenna has worked as a lead voice actress in over 10 animated series including NBC Universal’s 'Kody Kapow!' playing “Mei" opposite Jason Alexander. Other animation series leads include ‘Frankie and the Zhu Zhu Pets’ (Disney Channel), 'The Doozers' (Jim Henson/Hulu, DHX) 7 time nominated series 'Wild Kratts' (PBS - United States), and 'Monster Math Squad' (DHX Media, CBC-TV, Tiny Pop UK). Most recently, Jenna landed the role of “Carly” in the new ‘Thomas the Tank Engine’ Reboot ‘Thomas & Friends: All Engines Go’ (Netflix).
Her accomplished work in voice over acting earned her two nominations in 2017 for 'Best Leading Voice Over Actress.’ One for "Mei" in 'Kody Kapow!' at the Young Entertainer Awards, and the second for her work as "Frankie" in 'Frankie and the Zhu Zhu Pets' at the Joey Awards.
Jenna can also be seen in lead roles in the upcoming feature films 'The Family’, a psychological thriller directed by Dan Slater, that had its World Premiere at Busan International Film Festival in October 2021, and Sheila Pye’s coming-of-age psychological thriller, “The Young Arsonists” expected to release early 2022.
Jenna has also appeared in the recurring role of "Camille" in the 7-time award-winning and 10 time nominated series 'The Next Step' (The Family Channel - Canada) (Universal Kids - United States), and in guest starring roles in Murdoch Mysteries (CBC), ‘Grand Army’ (Netflix) and ‘October Faction’ (Netflix).
To learn more about Jenna and our other Guests of Honor, head over to: everfreenw.com/guests
Joshua Graham is Coming to Everfree Northwest!
This earth pony still has a long way to go on the path to friendship, but he’s getting better every day. Give a warm welcome to our fourth Guest of Honor for #EFNW2023, Joshua Graham!
Joshua Graham is an award winning Canadian Film, Television and Voice actor who recently received ACTRA’s 2022 voice Award for Outstanding Performance - Gender Non-Conforming or Male Voice. As well as an Audie Award nomination in 2019. Solidifying his place as a staple in the animation community, his voice can be heard in leading and supporting roles on many popular animated projects/series like Go, Dog. Go !, Paw Patrol the Movie, Bakugan, Dino Ranch, PikWik Pack, Big Blue & Doomsday Brothers among various others. Josh can be seen on the small screen as well, most recently in Murdoch Mysteries. Josh is thrilled to be a part of the My Little Pony universe as Sprout and all that he brings to the world.
To learn more about Joshua and our other Guests of Honor, head over to: everfreenw.com/guests
Ana Sani is Coming to Everfree Northwest!
This VIP guest is outgoing, crafty, and known for being very silly. There’s only one unicorn it can be, so please join us in welcoming Ana Sani back for her second #EFNW!
Ana is excited to be back at Everfree in FULL CAPACITY this time around (fingers crossed, aaahhh!!!). Ana works in film, TV and animation in Canada. She voices super crafty Izzy Moonbow in MLP: MYM and TYT. Other notable credits include Strawberry Shortcake in Berry in the Big City, Anika in The Boys or Matilda in Angry Birds: Summer Madness. She loves Everfree Northwest and she’s so happy to be back for #EFNW2023 ! GLITTER!!!!
To learn more about Ana and our other Guests of Honor, head over to: everfreenw.com/guests
Jeremy Whitley and Tony Fleecs are Coming to Everfree Northwest!
When it comes to writing and drawing stories of our favorite ponies on the printed page, our next guests are a cut above the rest! Please join us in welcoming Tony Fleecs and Jeremy Whitley to #EFNW2023!
Tony Fleecs is a prolific and critically acclaimed comic book creator and TV writer. His work has sold hundreds of thousands of copies in the United States and has been translated and reprinted all over the world. Tony's creator owned books include STRAY DOGS (2021,) LOCAL MAN (2023,) TIME SHOPPER (2022,) and JEFF STEINBERG: CHAMPION OF EARTH (2016,) You've seen Tony's art on some of your favorite titles like Star Wars, Rick & Morty, Avengers, Spider-Man, Batman, TMNT, Transformers and just a literal TON of My Little Pony.
Jeremy Whitley has the distinction of having written the most My Little Pony comics of any writer, with his work appearing in a current total of 56 comics. He is also the writer and creator of the all-ages series "Princeless", "Raven Pirate Princess", "The Dog Knight", and "School for Extraterrestrial Girls". He has also written extensively for Marvel comics, including the acclaimed series "The Unstoppable Wasp" and is the writer for the "Sea of Thieves" comic book companion series. His favorite Princess is Princess Luna.
To learn more about Tony & Jeremy and our other Guests of Honor, head over to: everfreenw.com/guests
Bill Newton is Coming to Everfree Northwest!
Our first guest is known for his impeccable style, his charming accent, and his marvelous mustache. Please join us in welcoming Bill Newton as our first Guest of Honor for #EFNW2023!
Born in Melbourne, Australia, into a performance-oriented family, Bill Newton has been surrounded by and involved in entertainment communities –behind the scenes and/or on stage—for over 25 years. From Stage Manager to Lighting and Sound technician to ‘walking the boards’ as an actor in the theatre, he has demonstrated his passion for the performing arts and a fascination and dedication to every aspect of the creative process.
Bill’s inclination for creativity and adventure led him around the world to follow opportunity and pursue his dreams. Taking his theatre ‘chops’ into the sound booth, he found a whole new world of possibility whose challenges and chances he embraces equally and whole-heartedly.
Now, a multi-award nominated voiceover performer, Bill is most well known for his roles in LEGO: Marvel Avengers, Monster Beach and My Little Pony: Friendship is Magic.
To learn more about Bill and our other Guests of Honor, head over to: everfreenw.com/guests
High-Rise Hotel Rooms are Now Available!
High-rise hotel rooms are now available for EFNW 2023 at everfreenw.com/hotel! Book a room directly through the convention and pay up front to support Everfree Northwest. Booking in advance helps fund the convention so we can provide the most magical experience possible in 2023! These exclusive rooms are located in the snazzy Zephyr Heights tower!
High-Tier Badges are Live!
Big news! Everfree Northwest 2023 high tier badges are live at everfreenw.com/register. With our brand new cart feature, you can buy multiple badges in one transaction. Snag badges for the whole family or the whole squad more efficiently than ever!
Bigger news! There's a new highest-tier badge: Princess of Everfree. This glorious badge is exclusive and one-of-a-kind, only one lucky attendee gets the honor. The Princess of Everfree includes a week-long stay in a suite at the Hyatt Regency Bellevue, an additional Tree of Friendship badge to bring a friend along to share in your spoils, and so much more!
Follow the registration link above to learn more about our variety of badge options and sponsor opportunities before they sell out! Register or upgrade now to support Everfree Northwest 2023.