Thank you for your patience as we prepare for Furnal Equinox’s in-person return in March 2022! Our team is working as hard to get everything ready for a safe, memorable weekend as we ready to welcome the new year. What better time to reflect on all the past adventures than with friends old and new at Retro Rewind? We can’t wait to see all of you back in Toronto—in the meantime, check out the latest updates for #Furnal2022!


The above is an excerpt from our policies regarding COVID that all attendees must agree to in order to register for #Furnal2022. See our full list of policies here.

REGISTRATION is OPEN! Head over to our registration page to secure your spot now, and avoid having to pay more to register at the door!


The Westin Harbor Castle block still has a few rooms is open, and rooms for dealers will be available in the near future. Once booking has finished for all interested dealers, any remaining rooms will be released back into the general block. 

We expect updates on dealer rooms in February. As always, more information on travel and lodging can be found on our Travel page

Volunteers & Staffing

We’re looking for team members to help make the magic happen across all departments—you can help out as much or as little as you’d like, and there are LOTS OF PERKS for volunteering (offering just a few hours) or staffing (volunteering more hours with a specific department)!

Many on our team say they actually enjoy the con even more than they did before they started staffing!

Head to our Volunteers page to learn about our available opportunities, or email!

Dealers Den

For anyone who has been patiently waiting on additional slots, we have great news! Applications for the Dealers Den will be open beginning on 1 December 2021 and will remain open for the rest of December. You can find the application for new dealers on our Dealer Application page. Please do not delay if you are looking to secure a spot!

Dealers whose spots are being rolled over from 2020 should have already been contacted to confirm their slot. If you have not received an email, please reach out to us at


We welcome back Hobbitstee as our charity for #Furnal2022! They’ve moved to a new site. This will enable them to have an even greater community impact by helping sick and injured wildlife return to their natural habitats. More details on this to come, but you can stay up to date on their web page here:


DJ applications are open!

If you are enthusiastic about music and want to share that at Furnal Equinox 2022, we would love to hear your demo! Please be sure to read the rules prior to applying and have a link to your demo ready. Demos must be at least 30 minutes in length but no longer than 60 minutes. Submissions will close on Saturday, 15 January 2022. 

You can submit your application on the Dances page.


Programming submissions are now closed. Thank you! Our team is moving to accept the ideas you all sent in. If your submission has been approved, you’ll receive an email in the coming weeks with more information. 

As always, stay tuned to our Twitter and Facebook pages and our website for all the latest details!