Here’s all the pop culture & gaming events going on locally I know about that I’ve remembered to put down on the site. If I missed anything, just send me an e-mail at and I’ll add it!

(for an archive of past events, please check 2016 Events or 2017 Events)

Upcoming events:



January 1
CWE Live In St Albert Ft WWE Icon Jake The Snake Roberts
Meet a LEGO Designer at The LEGO Store!
New Year’s Day Evil Dead trilogy at Metro Cinema

January 3
Scott Pilgrim vs. The World Screening with Success 5000
Your Favourite Game Show @ The Rec Room

January 4
Pixar Adult Access Night 18+

January 5
Drawn to Write Manga Class
Late Night Game Night
The Room at Metro Cinema


January 6
Drawn to Write Sidekicks Class!
Introduction to Int/Adv Stage Combat with JP Fournier and Chance Heck
Saturday Series: Red Shirt Diaries
Pride & Prejudice Marathon – BBC Mini Series
Sci-Fi Cinema: Blade Runner: The Final Cut at Metro Cinema
Learning to Sew

January 7
Intro to FX Makeup with Gaylynne Fell

January 8
Big Bang Theory Trivia @ The Pint


January 10
South Park Trivia At Beercade – 730pm

January 11
How to Be a Board Game Guru @ Table Top Café

January 13
Saturday Series: Red Shirt Diaries
CHiMPROV feat. The Professors
Gilmore Girls Trivia @ The Billiard Club
Potion Explosion Tournament
Night Gallery presents DIY Video Jukebox at Metro Cinema

January 14
Art Market “Life&Death” @ Aces’n’Spades

January 16
Nerd Nite #39

-January 18
Science in the Cinema presents: Side Effects
Turkey Shoot! The Wicker Man – The Many Faces of Nicolas Cage
JanLAN 2018

January 19
A Taste of Animethon 2018 (Jan. 19 & 20)
EPL Fireside Gathering (Hearthstone)
JanLAN 2018 (3 Day LAN event)
TheWayGaming Hearthstone Winter Tournament

January 20
Saturday Series: Red Shirt Diaries
Brent Butt @ The River Cree
Data Insights with Python for Beginners
Reel Family Cinema: Wonder Woman – Free for kids 12 & under

January 21
Regency Costume Fair
Kink on Screen: Professor Marston and the Wonder Women – 18+

January 22
Seinfeld Trivia @ The Pint
RPG Matchmaking Night #3

January 23
Reel Learning presents The Phantom of the Opera at Metro Cinema

January 24
Forward Thinking Speaker Series – The Real World Of Online Harassment
Blood Rage Game Night @ Mission: Fun & Games
Rick & Morty Trivia @ Beercade

January 25
Dark Matters ‘Game On’ @ Telus World of Science
Jedi Pinball Tournament! @ Beercade
Saved By The 90s Trivia Night! hosted by Thirsty Nerd Trivia

January 26
Global Game Jam (local event by GameCamp Edmonton)

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January 27
How To Start A Podcast: From Notion To Reality
Saturday Series: Red Shirt Diaries
Tournament Of Power (Dragonball Fighter Z) @ High Score
HackED 2018

January 28
Halo 5 Free For All $10,000 Qualifier @ Microsoft Store WEM
Intro to Face and Body with Gaylynne Fell

January 29
Friends Trivia Night at the Pint Public House

January 30
Step Brothers Trivia Night
Futurama Trivia at the Buck

January 31
Friends Trivia at Beercade January 31st 730pm
Riverdale Trivia Night

February 3
The Edmonton A Cappella Festival
Experience Points Music @ The Yardbird Suite

February 4
6v6 Overwatch Tournament @ High Score ($1720 Prize)
BRING OUT YOUR DEAD! vinyl sale & swap at Table Top Cafe

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February 9
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WWE Live Road to WrestleMania @ Rogers Place
SmallCon 2018 LARP Convention

February 10
Colder Than Carbonite 2018 (Infinity Wargaming Tournament)
Demo Day – Kaiju Conquest

February 11
Halo 5 Free For All $10,000 Qualifier @ Microsoft Store WEM
Pop Culture Painting Night at Beyond Board

February 16
Star Wars Paint Night at Beyond Board

February 17
DreamWorks Animation in Concert – @ The Winspear (Feb. 17th & 18th)

February 19
QuidFam Fantasy Tournament (Quidditch)
Bonnie Doon Mall Family Day Free VR

February 20
Nerd Nite #40

February 24
Pride & Prejudice Ball – Winter 2018
It Came From Out of the Basement 2018 Winter Tournament

March 4
Halo 5 Free For All $10,000 Qualifier @ Microsoft Store WEM

March 20
Nerd Nite #41

March 23
Edmonton Prototype Convention 2018 Mar 23-25

March 30
Video Games Live in Edmonton, AB!

April 14
GOBfest Boardgames Convention (April 14-15)

May 4
YEGPIN 2018 (Edmonton Pinball & Arcade Expo)

May 8
Nerd Nite #42

May 18
DPX – Direct-Play Expo 2018

June 2
Weird Al Yankovic: Ill-Advised Vanity Tour w/Guest Emo Philips

August 9
Fragapalooza (Aug. 9-12)

August 10
Animethon (Aug. 10-12)