Catch the Wave

Calling all fanboys and girls in the Alabama area, are you ready for four-day of pop culture fun? The Calgary Expo is taking place on April 26-29, 2018 at the Calgary Stampede Park at 20 Roundup Way SE, Calgary, Alberta, T2G 2W1.

Special media guests attending the show include Jeff Goldblum (Jurassic Park), Michael J. Fox, Lea Thompson, Christopher Lloyd, and Tom Wilson (Back to the Future), Lou Ferrigno (The Incredible Hulk), Adelaide Kane, Rachel Skarsten, and Megan Follows (Reign), Catherine Tate (Doctor Who), Emma Dumont and Amy Acker (The Gifted), Jason Momoa (Aquaman), Cary Elwes, Chris Sarandon, and Wallace Shawn (The Princess Bride), Gregg Sulkin (Runaways), Joe Flanigan (Stargate: Atlantis), Anthony Daniels (Star Wars), Khary Payton (The Walking Dead), Wil Wheaton (Star Trek: The Next Generation), Tom Cavanagh (The Flash), Paul Reubens (Pee-wee’s Playhouse), Eliza Taylor (The 100), and Jennifer Morrison (Once Upon a Time).

Comic guests attending the show include Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti (Harley Quinn), Donny Cates (Thanos), John Giang (Lucasfilm concept artist), Mark Texeira (Ghost Rider), Nen Chang (Wonder Woman), Sam Humphries (Nightwing), Tyler Jenkins (Grass Kings), Anne Wheaton (Piggy and Pug), Dan Parent (Archie), Fernando Ruiz (Die Kitty Die), Jim Lee (Batman), Josh Adams (Doctor Who), Megan Hutchinson (Rockstar), Ray Fawkes (Ragman), Sara Richard (My Little Pony), Jim Zub (Avengers), Joshua Williamson (The Flash), Meredith Finch (Rose), Rob Guillory (Chew), Steve Orlando (Justice League of America), Chad Hardin (Batman Eternal), and Don Rosa (Uncle Scrooge). 

Along with celebrity autograph and photo sessions, Calgary Expo will also feature and Expo Passport for attendees to get stamped throughout the show for the chance to win a grand prize. The show is also hosting a Parade of Wonders celebrating cosplay, the inaugural Master of Cosplay Grand Prix, and an Artbook and Charity Auction. Not to mention over 750 retailers to browse through, a fully stocked Artists Alley, various panels and workshops, tabletop gaming, a Kids Play Zone, Outdoor Combat Demos and so much more. This family-friendly show has something for everyone. 

Calgary Expo is running Thurday 4 PM to 9 PM, Friday 12 PM to 8 PM, Saturday 10 AM to 7 PM, and Sunday 10 AM to 5 PM. A single day pass is $25, while a 4-day expo pass is available for $110. A family pass, admitting two adults and up to four children, is available for $45, with a regular child pass available for $10. Premium package and VIP passes are currently available as well. 

For more information on the upcoming con, or to purchase tickets, visit calgaryexpo.com