Upcoming Conventions

Here’s our official line up of Upcoming Conventions for 2018!

Stay tuned during the year when we announce and add to our upcoming conventions list.
Have a convention in Canada and would like us to vend? Drop us a line!



Kensington's Fantasy Faire

Kensington’s Fantasy Faire (formerly known as Kensington’s Diagon Alley)
July 29

Calling all witches, wizards, fairies and halflings!

We are excited to announce Kensington’s Fantasy Faire on Sunday July 29, 2018 from 10 a.m – 5:30 p.m. This is an evolution of the previously branded Spend a Day in Kensington’s Diagon Alley.

Expect the same wizarding wonders, but this year no magic is off limits. A live music stage, tournament field, Quidditch games, life-sized chess board, costume contest presented by Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo, University of Calgary’s School of Magic, and over 40 participating businesses.

Live sword-fighting sessions, an owl hide-out, parasol duelling, and more will be set up for the day.

Upcoming Conventions - Didsbury's Days of Yore 2018

Days of Yore in Didsbury, AB
August 4 & 5

http://www.mountainviewartssociety.ca/daysyore/
Two days, dozens of historical reenactors, sword fights, big cannons, and live combat!
STEP BACK IN TIME and visit with costumed (and sometimes armed) performers representing 9th C Scandinavia, 11th Century England, 18th Century Scotland, 18th Century England, 19th Century Canada, and 20th Century Germany. Battles throughout the day, music with pipers and fifers, sing-a-longs, storytelling – and did we say – BIG CANNONS?!! And there’s more! You can shop in our Artisan Alley seeing heritage arts and traditional crafts in keeping with the character of this festival. Make sure you take in Sunday afternoon’s GRAND FINALE MELEE, when everybody tries to be the last man standing!

Upcoming Conventions - Drumheller Dinosaur & Comic Expo

Drumheller Dinosaur & Comic Expo
August 18 & 19

https://www.drumhellerdinoexpo.com/
The Drumheller Dinosaur & Comic Expo is Drumheller’s premier comic expo which for 2 days celebrates all things science fiction, comic book, gaming, anime, cartoon, collectible, horror, and dinosaur related.

Upcoming Conventions - Red & White Calgary Comic & Toy Expo

Red & White Comic Expo – Fall Show!
September 9th

http://www.comicandtoy.ca/
The Red & White Calgary Comic & Toy Expo offers comics, toys, manga, original artwork, role-playing games and much, much more! There will be an artist alley, costume contest and silent auction!

The show is located at the Red & White Club at the north end of McMahon Stadium in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. We offer free parking and easy CTrain access from the Banff Trail CTrain Station.

Saskatoon Comic & Entertainment Expo

Saskatchewan Entertainment Expo
September 14-16

http://saskexpo.com/
The Saskatchewan Entertainment Expo is Saskatoon’s premier pop culture event, featuring incredible artists, vendors, guests, workshops, panels, and so much more! Heading into year 3, this show is predicted to grow in size and capacity, akin to its sister shows: The Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo and The Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo. Our 2016 Saskatoon Expo featured special guests Carrie Fisher, Tom Felton and James Marsters, plus professional comic artists & voice actors.

If you’re a fan of comic books, pop culture, film, television, science-fiction, horror, animation, as well as toys, collectables, cosplay, art, workshops, panels and MORE – then this is the show for you! What does your pass get you? Access to the main exhibit show floor, programming, and all the awesomeness that you can handle! You can check out things like the costume contest, Q & A panels with special guests, workshops, and much more!

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Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo
September 21-23

http://edmontonexpo.com/
The Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo is in its fifth year featuring special guests from industries spanning pop culture’s diverse spectrum: from film & television to comic books, to sci-fi, horror, anime, gaming, cartoons & collectibles and more! The Edmonton Expo spans the whole of Northlands Edmonton Expo Centre. There’s a diverse array of panels, workshops, exhibitors, and guests… something for everyone!

With a 2016 attendance of 45,000, the upcoming 2017 show is not one to miss!

What does your pass get you? Access to the main exhibit show floor, panels, workshops, and all the awesomeness that you can handle! You can check out things like the costume contest, Q & A panels with special guests, industry talks, and much more!

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Calgary Tattoo & Arts Festival
Oct 12-14

http://www.albertatattooshows.com/Tattoo-Calgary/
The biggest show of its kind in Canada! Over 350 of the best local & international artists. Entertainment, contests, retail exhibits, and tattooing all weekend long!

Foothills Comic Con
Oct 13

https://www.foothillsconvention.com
Foothills Comic Con is a pop culture fund raising event that features celebrities, vendors, and cosplay lovers coming together to celebrate the uniqueness of humankind at this one day event. All proceeds of this fundraising even will go to the Foothills Fetal Alcohol Society to continue to support families in Southern rural Alberta. Location: Aldersyde Field House at Crescent Point Regional Field House, PO Box 50034, Cornerstone Plaza, Okotoks, AB from 10am-8pm!

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Collectorsfest
Oct 20

http://www.collectorfest.ca
CollectorFest is Calgary’s newest pop and geek culture event. Our third annual show is scheduled for Saturday, October 20, 2018 at the Chinese Cultural Centre. After two successful shows, CollectorFest is back for a one day event specializing in all things pop culture! Toys, Video Games, Movies, Collectibles, this show has something for everyone! There will be a variety of Vendors, Artists, Workshops, and Special Events available for you to check out!

Calgary Expo Holiday Market

Calgary Expo Holiday Market 2018
DATES TBD

http://expoholidaymarket.com
‘Tis the season for comic books, collectibles, cosplay, and Christmas shopping!

Deck the Halls with Boughs of Starships in a Nerdy Wonderland of comic book venders, toy dealers, collectible retailers and more! Santa Claus will, of course, be Coming to Town to make a personal appearance as we celebrate The Most Wonderful Time of the Year geek-style.

Spruce Meadows Christmas Market

Spruce Meadows Christmas Market
Nov 16-18, Nov 23-25 & Nov 30-Dec 2

http://www.sprucemeadows.com/
Established in 2001, the International Christmas Market presented by TELUS has become Calgary’s favourite Christmas Market destination for the whole family. The Spruce Meadows International Christmas Market offers everything a holiday shopper could desire — all in one, unique and beautiful venue!

What’s Coming Up for 2018?