What’s Up This Weekend: April 27 – April 29

From the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo to the Belmont Grand Opening Celebration, here's what's up this weekend in YYC.

From the Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo to the Belmont Grand Opening Celebration, here’s what’s up this weekend in YYC.


1. Calgary Comic & Entertainment Expo
April 26th – April 29th at Various Times
BMO Centre – Calgary Stampede Park, 20 Roundup Way SW

This one’s for the nerds. Calgary’s nerdiest event returns to Stampede Park from April 26th to 29th. Dress up in your best cosplay outfits and experience this four-day long comic and entertainment convention. Enjoy celebrity guest appearances from stars like Back to the Future’s Michael J. Fox, Justice League’s Jason Momoa, Jurassic Park’s Jeff Goldblum, and more. There will also be a Master of Cosplay contest, an artbook and charity auction, celebrity photo and autograph sessions, panels, and hundreds of vendors’ booths for fans to marvel at and shop from.

2. YYC Taco Fiesta

April 27th – May 6th, all day
Various locations

YYC Taco Fiesta starts on April 27th and runs until May 6th.  In support of the Calgary Homeless Foundation and Kids Up Front, over 30 restaurants will offer a choice of individual tacos for $4-$6 or a taco platter from $12-$18 with 15% of the sale going towards their charity partners. Your part is easy – go out and enjoy some tasty tacos for a good cause. Sign us up!

3. Market Collective
April 27th from 4pm-9pm & April 28th – April 29th from 10am-6pm
Calgary Chinese Cultural Centre, 197 1 St SW

Market Collective is back again or the first MC of 2018. Bring a date to the Chinese Cultural Centre as you take a peek at the local art, craft, and design you’ve come to know and love. There will also be music, food, drinks and more to add to the liveliness of the event.

4. GoodLife Fitness Volleyball Tournament
April 28th from 9am-5pm
Various gyms around Calgary

Get active and register for a full-day Co-ed Indoor Volleyball Tournament this Spring. With multiple divisions to choose from, whether teams are experienced or just getting into the sport, it’s sure to be a good time for all.


5. Belmont Grand Opening Celebration
April 28th from 12pm-5pm
Belmont Dr SE

Thinking about moving to South Calgary or just want to check out what’s up and coming in YYC? Join us at the Grand Opening Celebration of Calgary’s newest community (Belmont, by Anthem United) this Saturday. Take bae around as you check out what the community has to offer. Tour some beautiful showhomes, indulge in food truck eats, hang out by the Amp Radio tent, and check out some other fun events happening inside the homes.


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