2017 Events

January 7
E.P.I.C. Harry Potter Yule Ball
Flociety : Heroes and Villains, The Legacy of Ra.

January 11, 2017
Nerd Nite Edmonton #4
Super Smash Bros. Tournament @ Denizen Hall

January 12, 2017
Science in The Cinema: Life Itself – Jan. 12

January 13,2017
Jay Ingram & The Cosmonauts @ TWOSE : Jan. 13-14
Aether Revolt Pre-Release Weekend (Jan. 13-15)

January 14, 2017
Beginner Miniature Painting Clinic – Jan.14

January 15, 2017
Starship Troopers-20th Anniversary Screening at Metro Cinema

January 18, 2017
Goldeneye N64 Tournament @ Denizen Hall
Gateway to Cinema: “DeadPool” Free Student Movie: Jan. 18

January 19, 2017
Dark Matters (Telus World Of Science)

January 20, 2017
Hollywood In Space at the Winspear Centre
Taste Of Animethon Begins (Jan. 20-21)

January 21
It Came From Out Of The Basement Begins (Jan. 21-22)
David Bowie’s Labyrinth Pajama Party @ Telus World Of Science

January 22
Pop-Up Cupcakes Cat Café @ Table Top Café

January 23
GOBlet’s Play at Hexagon Café

January 24
DemoCamp 34 (Startup Edmonton)
EDAC Open House

January 25
Mario Party Tournament – Jan. 25 @Denizen Hall

January 28
Halo 5 (4v4) Tournament – Jan. 28 @Microsoft Store WEM (With Prizes)

January 29, 2017
High Score E-Sports Bar & Gaming Lounge Pop-Up event
FIFA 17 Tournament @ The Pint
Table Top Market @Table Top Café

February 2
Groundhog Day (Movie) at Metro Cinema
LGN Presents: Indie Comics 

February 4, 2017
GOBfest’s Games Galore Silent Auction
FaceToFaceGames.com Edmonton Open (3K)

February 8, 2017
Nerd Nite #32: Helping You Dream Of Summer

February 9
Walking Dead Trivia @ The Pint

February 10
Dedfest Presents MAD MAX: Fury Road Black & Chrome

February 14
Quote-A-Long: The Princess Bride @ Metro Cinema
Dice & Dates at Table Top Café

February 18, 2017
UAV Drone Ground School
Reel Family Cinema Presents: Kubo And The Two Strings
Pixar In Concert at the Winspear Centre
smallCON: A Large Event (LARP)  Begins (Feb. 18-19)

February 24
3D Modeling Weekend Workshop (Fri/Sat)
Board Game Night at EPL’s Makerspace

Saturday, February 25, 2017
February #YEG Podcast Meet-Up @ Variant Edition
Intro to Prop and Costume Painting @ Theatre Garage
Come As Your Hero: Little Warriors Fundraiser! @ The Jump (Fort Saskatchewan)
Alberta Youth Chess Championship (Sat/Sun)
February Winter Series (Pokémon Sun & Moon 3DS event @ Happy Harbor)
The Golden Grot 2017 Miniatures Painting Competition: Feb. 25
Science In The Cinema: How To Train Your Dragon
KEFCon Presents: The Gauntlet
GTFO Officially Re-Opens
Books 2 Buy Sale (Enterprise Square) – Feb. 25-26
Monthly Lock-in at Overklocked
TEDxUAlberta 2017 Conference

Sunday, February 26
Shindig 2017 (Bowling with the Alberta Browncoats!)
Winter Commander Commander 2017 @ Wizards (Sherwood Park)
The Academy Awards Live at Metro Cinema
89th Academy Awards® : LIVE Viewing Event! @ The Rec Room

February 27
Ultraman Double Feature

March 3, 2017
Visions Of Comics Art Show Cancelled (Will be back again)
-Nintendo Switch Releases in Stores.
-Logan (Wolverine 3 releases in theatres)
League Of Legends Night at EPL’s Makerspace

March 4
Coast To Coast Comic Con 2017-March 4th
Rolling Empires (Local Kickstarter) launches.
Open Data Day 2017
SNAC Maid Cafe 2017 -Fundraiser
Learn to Play Pandemic & Casual Gaming @Mission Fun & Games
Steampunk Dinner (Clockwork Crafters Consortium)
Open Data Day Hackathon

March 5
Mutts & Meeples
GOBlet’s Play Steampunk Rally!
Edmonton Collector Con

March 8, 2017
Nerd Nite Edmonton #6

March 9
Dark Matters: Projectiles

March 11, 2017
High Score Presents: A MARIO PARTY Party – Mar. 11
DOTA2 tournament at Overklocked
Titans Japanime Festival (Harry Ainlay School)

March 15, 2017
Majesty Industries Store Opening
Board N Brew Café Opens

March 17
Mass Effect Andromeda On The IMAX for Extra Life Presented by Bioware
Books 2 Buy Sale (Whitemud Crossing Branch) Mar. 17-19

March 18
Videogamageddon 2017 (24 Hour Gaming Marathon for GEARS)
IMAX Pajama Party @ Telus World Of Science
-Iron Fist Releases on Netflix.
YEG DND Returns

March 20
Mass Effect: Andromeda Launch Night @ The Rec Room

March 21,2017
-Mass Effect Andromeda Releases.

March 25
March Meltdown – March 25
Student DevCon 2017
Gardening For Geeks: Mar. 25

March 26,2017
Anchorman Quote-A-Long @Metro Cinema
Edmonton Pop Culture Fair

March 29
Knit, Purl, Play! (@ Table Top Café) – March 29

March 30
On Spec Magazine Launch Party

Friday, March 31
Late Night Game Night @ The Gamers’ Lodge
Board Game Night @ EPL Makerspace
World’s Best Commercials – Best of Cannes Lions at Metro Cinema

Saturday, April 1
Spirit of Rebellion Preview Event @ Apt To Game
Let’s Swing Dance – Wookiee Appreciation Day!
Star Wars: Destiny “Spirit of Rebellion” Preview Event
Grand Opening Party for Majesty and Friends!
Happy Harbor Live Model Drawing – April 1
Commander Tournament @ The Fort Gaming in Fort Saskatchewan
Learn to Play Boss Monster @ Mission Fun & Games
Deep Calls 2 Deep / Treasure Hunt @ Wee Book Inn
2017 MMRF Spring Swap Meet
TG X-Wing Game Day: Come And Play! @ Thunderground (St. Albert)
Exquisite Cards and Collectibles Show – Mill Woods Towne Centre

Sunday, April 2
Star City Games Invitational Qualifier Hosted By Red Claw Gaming
TG Star Wars Destiny Spirit Of The Rebellion Prerelease @ Thunderground
Netrunner Tournament at Table Top Cafe South
Dropfleet Commander Escalation League Session Two
Wrestle Mania Playstation Tournament at The Pint

April 5

Mario Kart Tournament @ Denizen Hall

April 6
LGN Presents: BYO Craft Night – April 6

April 8
Gobfest begins (Apr. 8-9)
Hearthstone Tournament @ Microsoft WEM
Costume and Cosplay Super sale
Charity Scotch Tasting- @ Happy Harbor
League of Legends tournament @Overklocked

April 12, 2017
Nerd Nite Edmonton #7

April 15
Monty Python and the Holy Grail Quote-A-Long @ Metro Cinema
Amonket Open House (Learn To Play MTG Event) @ Warp 2
All-You-Can-Eat Cereal Cartoon Party
Animation Character Class with Ron Lamarre

April 20
XGen’s The Low Road Releases (Local Game)

April 22
Hearthstone tournament at Overklocked
YEG DND: Improv Edition Fringe Fundraiser
Variant Edition Community Clothing Swap (AKA Geek Swap)

April 23
PowerCub: Improvised Star Wars

April 26
Building & Beers w/ YEG Date Night

April 27
Reel Science: War of the Worlds

April 28
Introvert’s Reading Night

April 29
International Tabletop Day
Harry Potter and the Field Trip to Hogwarts (Win a trip to the Wizarding World Of Harry Potter!)

May 3
Star Wars Disco Night @ The Needle Vinyl Tavern – May 3

May 4, 2017
Star Wars Day
May The 4th Be With You! Live Music & Screening At The Needle

May 5, 2017
-Guardians Of The Galaxy 2 releases in theatres.
Introvert’s Reading Night

May 6, 2017
Improvised Dungeons & Dragons (w/Mark Meer) (Rapid Fire Theatre)
MayDay Con 2017 (Miniatures Gaming)
Autism Superhero 5k Walk/Run
Free Comic Book Day

May 7
2017 Edmonton French Comic Book Festival: May 7th – 27th
Pray For Brady Bottle Drive

May 10, 2017
Nerd Nite Edmonton #8 (Final Show of Season)
First Ever Nerd Nite Speed Dating

May 11
Suds & Science @ TWOSE

May 13
The Unspoken Tournament
National Girls Learning Code Day – May 13
Overwatch tournament at Overklocked
Improvised Dungeons & Dragons (w/Mark Meer) (Rapid Fire Theatre)

May 15
Chris Hadfield’s Canada 150 Tour – May 15

May 20, 2017
Inception VR: Virtual Reality Art Show
Distant Worlds: Music From Final Fantasy
Improvised Dungeons & Dragons (w/Mark Meer) (Rapid Fire Theatre)

May 25
Arcade Battle At The Rec Room
High Score Pop-up #3

May 27
The Classic Video Games Championship @NAIT  Cancelled
Improvised Dungeons & Dragons (w/Mark Meer) (Rapid Fire Theatre)

May 28
Pop-up Cupcake Cat Café: Take 2 – May 28th

May 31
Mario Kart Deluxe Tournament – May 31 @ Denizen Hall

June 1
Alchemy Apparel Opens

June 2
-Wonder Woman Releases in Theatres

June 3
Wonder Woman Day

June 7
The Music Of Harry Potter @ The Winspear

June 10
The Deadlandz – June 10th
The Devils Steampunk Tea Party  Cancelled

June 11
Edmonton Collector Con – June 11

June 15
Star Wars Trivia at Denizen Hall

June 16
The Apocalypse Kow Spring Fling – June 16
DEDfest Tough As F**K International Action Film Festival: June 16-17
Pac-Man Battle Royale Tournament

June 17
Free RPG Day
Games On A Boat
Alchemy Apparel Presents Kirby Morrow

June 23
Defenders Of The Triforce – Jun 23-25

June 25
High Score Pop-Up & YEG Twitch Meetup
Batman: The Movie – Adam West Tribute at Metro Cinema

July 1
The Science Behind Pixar opens at The Telus World Of Science

July 7
-Spider-Man: Homecoming releases in Theatres.

July 16
Table Top Summer Market

July 21
LARGECON 2017 begins (July 21-23)
Extra Life @ K-Days July 21-30

July 22
Randall City Ft. Squid (Smash Brothers Tournament) Jul 22 & 23
Saturday Morning All You Can Eat Cereal Cartoon Party

July 28
Pure Spec Festival Begins (Jul 28-29)

July 29
Whiskey Belles Charity Scotch Tasting (@ Happy Harbor)

August 3
LGN Presents: Robots, Sex & Gender

August 10
Fragapalooza 2017: August 10-13

August 11
Animethon begins (Aug. 11-13)

August 19
YESS Quest: 24-Hourour Gaming Marathon
Edmonton’s First LEGO Weekend (Aug. 19-20th)

August 26
Alberta Beat Down 2017

September 1
KEFCon Begins (Sep. 1-3)

September 2
Doctor Who Comics Day

September 6
Nerd Nite Edmonton #36: The Fall of the Nerds!

September 16
GDX VR Symposium -Cancelled
The Deadlandz Zombie Apocalypse Simulation

September 17
Variant Edition Fall Community Clothing Swap – September 17th

September 21
Lumen – Where Science Meets Cocktails

September 22
Edmonton Expo Begins (Sept. 22-24)

September 23
-Batman Day