Comics and Entertainment at the Calgary Expo

Luis Ernesto de la Garza

Comics and Entertainment at the Calgary Expo

Comics and Entertainment at the Calgary ExpoZombies, superheroes, aliens, cartoon characters, the Enterprise crew, and all your favorite characters from comic books, science-fiction movies, and television will be at the annual Calgary Comic and Entertainment Expo. It’s the second largest convention in Canada, and each year since 2006, it has attracted thousands of visitors to the city of Calgary, Alberta. Just try to resist taking a selfie with Iron Man, Superman, or Harry Potter. You can also dress up as your favorite character and interact with other great characters. 

Cosplay Contest at the Calgary ExpoFrom April 16 to 19, 2015, Stampede Park will host the new edition of this event with an incredible variety of products for sale, including collectables, videos, clothing, and comic books, as well as an exhibit of original drawings by comic book artists, workshops on film, television, and editorial creation, costume contests or Cosplay for all ages, a contest to create short films in 48 hours, a live concert featuring music from the Final Fantasy videogame, and much more.

Conferences at the Calgary ExpoOne of the main attractions at this convention is the autograph signings by actors and creators of science-fiction stories, including Stephen Amell, who stars in the TV series Arrow; Tom Kenny, who does the voice of SpongeBob; Stan Lee, who created an entire universe of comic book superheroes; cartoonist Tom Cook, who created the He-Man, She-Ra and Godzilla television series; and actors such as Skeet Ulrich, Brandon Routh, Jason Priestley, and many more.

Zombie Cosplay at the Calgary ExpoAt this convention, the geeks and nerds of comics and science-fiction will enjoy the perfect opportunity to make friends or maybe even find true love. That’s because it also includes a Speed Dating event during which attendees can interview potential romantic partners for a few minutes each to get an idea of who might become their real-life hero, villain, or source of inspiration. It’s another good reason to go and it might just change your life forever!

Books and Comics in Calgary ExpoThe city of Calgary transforms into a world of comics and science fiction at this annual convention, which continues to get bigger and better with each passing year. Tickets are only available on the official Calgary Expo website, so get yours now because this event sells out fast. Book your hotel at BestDay and get ready for an unforgettable experience that could dramatically change your life. Don’t miss it!



Written by Luiser de la Garza