Diary of Events and Happenings in Calgary, Alberta.
Calgary Expo & Downtown Calgary Association presents 8th Ann
Calgary Expo & Downtown Calgary Association presents 8th Ann Dates / Times 2020-04-24 to 2020-04-24 (10:30 to 11:45) Organization Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo Type Single Day Community Stephen Avenue and Olympic Plaza Calgary, ABT2G 2W1 The POW! Parade of Wonders is a cosplay parade celebrating pop culture and creativity in Calgary's downtown, and the official kick off to the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo! It's FREE to participate, but there is a catch … to walk in the parade you MUST be decked out in cosplay. Expo goers and downtown office workers alike get involved and join in on the fun and witness this unique event. The parade begins at 10:30 AM at 8th Ave and 8th St, and parades down Stephen Avenue, concluding at Olympic Plaza for the Calgary Expo Opening Ceremony at approximately 11:15 AM. Over 20,000 spectators show up along Stephen Avenue, especially in the fan zone, to watch more than 5,000 cosplayers (and a few special celebrity guests from Calgary Expo) celebrate fandom! Want to walk in the parade? Secure your place by signing up at calgaryexpo.com/parade. POW! Parade of Wonders Presented by Downtown Calgary and the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo . Event Details. Location: Stephen Avenue and Olympic Plaza, Calgary