Nerd Nite at the Pop Culture Fair
Full frontal nerd-ity is at hand at this Edmonton event for comic fans. Nerd Nite offers 20-minute fun yet informative presentations on niche topics from experts and enthusiasts.
Hundreds packed the Alberta Aviation Museum to attend the fair, which is one of the largest of its kind in western Canada. It features vendors from across the region and a wide variety of merchandise, including action figures, trading cards, comics, t-shirts and video games.
Collectible Toys & Comics
As a collector, Shane Turgeon has amassed an impressive collection of action figures, comic books and more over the years. He has even started his own business, specializing in buying and selling comics, toys and other collectibles.
Turgeon was born in the heyday of pop culture, allowing him to grow up immersed in a world of Star Wars, GI Joe and Transformers. He is now a photographer, writer, business owner and appraiser who travels the world in search of rare items.
The Edmonton Collector Con is a one day event held in the spring and fall that specializes in toys, comics, video games and other pop culture memorabilia. The fair attracts vendors from all over Western Canada.
Movies & TV
Hundreds of fans packed the Alberta Aviation Museum Sunday for Edmonton’s Pop Culture Fair. It’s one of the biggest events of its kind in western Canada. Organizer John do Rosario says there’s something for everyone. He says there’s an abundance of action figures, comic books, trading cards and more.
It’s an all-ages event and there’s even a cosplay costume contest! There are also displays of toys, music and video games. The Fair is a one day pop-up market held every spring and fall. Vendors come from all over Western Canada. Local artists and private collectors are also invited to participate. This gives the novice collector as well as the seasoned enthusiast an opportunity to add to their collections.
Anime & Manga
Anime and manga fans will love this event for its wide selection of anime, comics, games, toys and more. There are also special events and panels. A popular crafter known for her handmade pop culture wallets will be on hand to create personalized merch.
Nerd Nite is a series of 20-minute fun yet informative presentations given by experts, enthusiasts and general nerds on a niche topic. This month’s show will be on TV theme songs.
Meet voice actors and artists from anime, video games and other popular entertainment genres at this festival. Past guests have included Tartaglia from Genshin Impact and Doppio from JoJo’s Bizarre Adventure!
Hundreds of fans packed the Alberta Aviation Museum Sunday to check out a massive assortment of toys, comics, video games and other pop culture items. The fair is one of the largest of its kind in western Canada. It features 120 vendors from across the province.
Art based on popular culture, where the primary driving force is mass appeal. It may also be a critical or ironic commentary on traditional fine art values.
One-day event in Spring and Fall specializing in all things pop culture. Collectors, enthusiasts and peers gather to share their passion and buy, sell or trade their collections. There are also workshops, contests and live performances.
The Edmonton Pop Culture Fair is one of the biggest events of its kind in western Canada. It features a wide variety of toys, games, collectibles, and comic books that cover many different aspects of popular culture. The event takes place twice a year and has been around for several years.
This is a 3-day event that celebrates Comics, Sci-Fi, Horror, Anime, & Gaming. It’s fun, inclusive, and family friendly. It’s also a chance to meet World-Renowned Celebrities! Past guests have included Stan Lee, Carrie Fisher, Anthony Mackie, Gaten Matarazzo and stars from Stranger Things, Firefly, The Boys, and Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.
The Edmonton Pop Culture Fair is one of the largest of its kind in Western Canada. It brings collectors, business owners and enthusiasts together for a day to share their passions with fellow fans.
There are hundreds of vendors who travel across Alberta and Western Canada to bring their wares to the event. You can find everything from records and action figures to comic books, trading cards and more.
The event also draws celebrities who are big fans of the fair. This year, there are actors like Ryan Hurst (Beta, The Walking Dead) and Ross Marquand (Opie Winston, Sons of Anarchy). Cosplayers are also a major draw at the event.