The Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo returns September 20–22, 2019, to celebrate all things pop culture!
From anime to graphic novels, sci-fi to action heroes, there’s something for every fan at this spectacular comic convention-style show. Guests can explore over 300 vendors and attend workshops, Q&A panels, and industry insider presentations, and get autographs and photos with media and celebrity guests. Industry guests (comic book creators, video game personalities, and more) will also be on-site to talk about new and current projects, industry career insights, and all things creative.
Q&A panels, autographs, and photo sessions will be available with celebrity guests, including:
· SEAN ASTIN (Goonies; The Lord of the Rings)
· GEORGE TAKEI (Star Trek)
· CARY ELWES (Stranger Things; Princess Bride)
· VERONICA TAYLOR (original voice of Ash in Pokemon)
· FELICIA DAY (The Guild; Supernatural)
· CASEY COTT (Riverdale)
· WWE Superstars, including Alexa Bliss and Braun Strowman
New this year!
– Legal Geeks & the 501st Present: The Stormtrooper Mock Trial, where real lawyers will test their legal skills against the Empire.
– An Improvised Star Wars Saga & other amazing Star Wars programming
– Cosplay Red Carpet to show off your costume and get your picture taken by an official photographer (for free!)
– Geek Speed Dating
– Sorting Hat ceremonies and Potions class
– A screening of the original Pokemon in celebration of its 20th anniversary
– Family Zone Room, complete with workshops to make your own mini lightsabers and plushies!
Tickets: Available in advance or at the door; tickets at the door are first-come, first-served and venue may reach capacity. Guests who pre-purchase tickets will be guaranteed admission. Cost: Weekend pass $69, single-day passes start at $15+. Tickets available online.
Date: September 20–22, 2019; Friday 4 pm–10 pm, Saturday 10 am–7 pm; Sunday 10 am–5 pm
Location: Edmonton EXPO Centre, 7515-118 Ave. Easily accessible by taking the LRT to Stadium Station.
Looking for Expo tips? Best-selling writer and past Expo moderator, Sam Maggs, shared her geek knowledge.
And here, we chatted with Charles Martinet… the voice of MARIO from Super Mario Bros.