April 11, 2015
CALLING ALL SUPERHEROES AND VILLAINS!
Thursday April 16th kicks off the 10th annual Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo: an epic four day convention hosted at the Stampede Grounds! The Calgary Expo has had humble beginnings, but over the past ten years they have made quite a name for themselves, and are now the second largest pop culture convention in Canada! With a loyal following organizers are expecting over 100,000 cosplayers in attendance over the four days. Tickets will not be available at the door (you can buy them online here
) and the event is selling out quickly!
The Expo offers many activities for the whole family including several activities scheduled featuring arts and crafts, hands-on workshops, educational and academic programs, film screenings and opportunities for aspiring artists to showcase their talent and portfolios. Many high profile stars will be making appearances so don’t forget to book your photo op
with your favorite hero!
As the excitement continues into the weekend, Calgary will be fuelled by superheroes and villains by the 3rd Annual Parade of Wonders! POW! which will take place on Friday April 17th at 10:45 am along Stephen Avenue. POW! will feature an array of favorites stars from sci-fi, comic books, fantasy, horror, pop culture, and animation.
You only have a few days left so get your costume, your tickets and get yourself over to the Calgary Expo to celebrate the 10 year anniversary!