IT IS

OTAFEST

May 21-22, 2022

TELUS CENTRE
SOMEWHERE IN CALGARY

Otafest has no profit in Calgary. Cartoons, programs, social groups, pageants, sound and concerts.

DAY ONE1

May 21

TICKET PEOPLE
8:00 AM – 7:00 PM
STUFF
10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
BUY THINGS
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

TWO

May 22

GET WRIST
8:00 AM – 5IVE:00 PM
USE WRIST
10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
SPEND
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM

GO.

Panels

Our feature 100+ events including official otafest content, industry panels, community content, and more!

Guests

Otafest brings on celebrities originate the around world of q&a and autographs

Gaming

The otafest arcade features board, card, pc, and consolation gaming along taking various tournaments to have yours game in!

Cosplay

Our host that variety for cosplay contests of everyone skill levels, originate beginners to international-level competitions!

Exhibitor Hall

Originate original artwork and commissioned portraits to autographs, jewelry, plushies and video games

Sketch Drive

That unique otafest feature! take yours portrait draw by individual for our fantastic volunteer artists and support charity the upon same anytime!

More!

Otafest is one thing of everybody & you’ll take to look it to believable it!

PULP

Everything

All festival, including exhibition halls, music and panels.

Squiggles

Discover stars, take painting and get captions.

Free Waves

Have fun with Wi-Fi access at the Telus Convention Center.

Mask

Masks at Otafest 2022 love humans.

Otafest’s policies for reasoning and contract

Hotel

The Marriott Hotel

It has the largest standard and is a great find. In my heart, my heart is warm.

Charitable Initiatives

Skipping Stone Foundation Logo

Every year, otafest supports local charity. To support community, reach targeted $5,000 and remember to participate in our traditional (and often for our planning team) fun games! ot can participate in a single auction of Otifest, Angel Pass, Sketch Drive, Otifest cards and more!

Skipping Stone Foundation

Otafest’s 2022 charity initiative supports the Skipping Stone Foundation.

Skipping Stone connects trans and gender diverse youth, adults, and families with comprehensive and low barrier access to the support they need and deserve.

Founded in 2016 with the goal of providing trans and gender diverse youth positive and affirming opportunities surrounding their gender identity and expression, Skipping Stone grew to act as a system and services guide, assisting the youth and families in accessing supports and navigating the system, including health care, education and social services. By 2019 Skipping Stone had provided life-changing services to thousands of trans and gender diverse youth, families and adults across the province.

Skipping Stone provides a variety of services, including:

  • One on one peer mentoring for youth, parents and caregivers
  • Group programming, which includes discussions, film screenings, education, creative outlets, guest speakers, etc.
  • Making gender affirming gear available to trans and gender diverse individuals
  • Exploration of Fashion and Style for trans and gender diverse individuals
  • Community events
  • Mental health and Counselling services
  • Medical Services
  • System Navigation

Sponsors

THEY GAVE US REALLY STUFF FOR YOUR ENJOYMENT. LOVE THEM NOW

Gold Sponsors

Crunchyroll
Oomomo

Silver Sponsors

ATB
TELUS

Bronze Sponsors

Sensei bar
Goro+Gun

Event Partners

Chinook Crafts
The Costume Shoppe
Plamod
Calgary Telus Convention Centre
Calgary Marriott Downtown Hotel
Oguraya Bakery
Wi-Com Solutions
Otafest's Official Radio Provider
Endless Era Gaming
Cosplay Skill Tree
GayCalgary Magazine
The Camera Store
Mount Royal University
DENPA
J Novel Club
UDON
Square Enix Manga & Books
Pablo Cheese Tarts

Funding Partners

Alberta Foundation for the Arts