Tickets

Questions? Visit our Frequently Asked Questions

Can’t buy online? Don’t worry! We will always sell Weekend, Youth, and Child Passes at the door!

Online sales end June 28, 2017.

Note:

Please ensure that you have read our convention policies prior to purchasing your pass.

Weekend Pass

The best value! Enjoy all of our events throughout the entire Otafest weekend with a single pass.
$40.00 Until Dec 31
$50.00 Until Mar 15
$55.00 Until Jun 28
$60.00 At The Door
  • Access to Exhibitor Hall, Concerts, Panels, Events, Autographs, and more throughout the entire weekend!
  • Access to overnight programming!
  • Simple, unobstructive water-and-tear resistant wristband
  • Buy online for discounted early-bird rates, access to early wristband pickup, and first dibs on Otafest merchandise!

Note: Wristband must be presented to gain admission to all events and must be worn at all times when on the premises.

Calgary Stampeders Home Opener

$25.00

Regular $38.00

Otafest has joined forces with the Calgary Stampeders to provide you with discounted tickets to the Stamps’ season opener! The team plays against Ottawa at 7:00PM on June 29! Dressing up is encouraged at this event, and it’s a great way to get you in the cosplay mood on the day before Otafest 2017!

**Please note this ticket is not a pass to Otafest 2017. It is a ticket for the Calgary Stampeders home opener game**

Youth Pass

Youth enjoy a discounted admission rate.
Note: We do not sell 1-Day Youth Passes.

$10.00

  • Valid only for ages 6-12
  • Must be accompanied by a responsible person with valid admission at all times
  • Access to Exhibitor Hall, Concerts, Panels, Events, Autographs, and more throughout the entire weekend!
  • Access to overnight programming!
  • Youth Pass holders are not permitted to enter 18+ events.
  • Simple, unobstructive water-and-tear resistant wristband

Note: Wristband must be presented to gain admission to all events and must be worn at all times when on the premises.

Child Pass

Children are always welcome at Otafest! Bring your little ones at no extra cost.
(Child tickets are free, but they must still be ordered)

FREE

  • Valid only for ages 0-5
  • Must be accompanied by a responsible person with valid admission at all times
  • Access to Exhibitor Hall, Concerts, Panels, Events, Autographs, and more throughout the entire weekend!
  • Access to overnight programming!
  • Child Pass holders are not permitted to enter 18+ events.
  • Simple, unobstructive water-and-tear resistant wristband

Note: Wristband must be presented to gain admission to all events and must be worn at all times when on the premises.

1-Day Pass

$35/$35/$25

Fri/Sat/Sun
Sold at the door only!
  • Sold at the door only, not online.
  • Access to Exhibitor Hall, Concerts, Panels, Events, Autographs, and more on the day of purchase
  • 1-Day Passes do not grant access to overnight events.
  • Simple, unobstructive water-and-tear resistant wristband

Note: Wristband must be presented to gain admission to all events and must be worn at all times when on the premises.

Angel Pass

Make the most of your weekend with our all-inclusive pass full of additional benefits!

$125.00

  • Access to Exhibitor Hall, Concerts, Panels, Events, Autographs, and more throughout the entire weekend!
  • Access to overnight programming!
  • Simple, unobstructive water-and-tear resistant wristband.
  • Your name printed on an exclusive badge design
  • Reserved seating in the popular Main Events room
  • Front of line access to Panels and Events
  • Front of line access to Autograph Sessions
  • One free print at our Photo Booth OR our Selfie Booth
  • A portion of your purchase is donated to our yearly charity

Note: Wristband must be presented to gain admission to all events and must be worn at all times when on the premises. Badge must be presented (in conjunction with your wristband) to receive Angel Pass benefits.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

I PUT THE WRONG NAME ON MY TICKET!

If you have entered an incorrect name on your ticket, follow the name change instructions here.

HOW DO I GET TICKETS TO OTAFEST?

You can buy your tickets online or in person at the convention. Pre-registered guests have exclusive access a separate, faster pick-up line at the convention.

I ONLY WANT TO GO TO THE VENDOR HALL / ARTIST ALLEY - DO I NEED TO BUY A PASS?

Yes. Only guests wearing wristbands will be admitted to Otafest rooms and halls.

WHY DO YOU ASK FOR MY AGE, GENDER, ETC?

This information is anonymized and used purely for demographic purposes.  We use this information to inform the focus of our future events and potential sponsors.

I'VE PRE-REGISTERED, NOW WHAT?

Congratulations, you’re ready to enjoy Otafest! You will get an e-mail with your tickets. You can either print them out or save them to your mobile device and bring them to our pre-registration desk at Otafest to pick up your wristband.

CAN MY MOM/SISTER/FRIEND PICK UP MY WRISTBAND FOR ME?

No, you must pick up your own wristband. Drop by our pre-registration desk during Otafest whenever you arrive and we will be happy to give you your wristband.

I CAN'T COME ANY MORE. CAN I GET A REFUND?

Unfortunately we cannot provide refunds for either online or in-person purchases.

MY WRISTBAND WAS DESTROYED! WHAT CAN I DO?

Don’t worry! As long as you still have the pieces, you can bring them to our Admissions Desk and we put a new wristband on your wrist.

I CAN'T PRE-REGISTER. WILL YOU RUN OF OUT OF PASSES BEFORE I CAN MAKE IT DOWN?

We will always sell Weekend, Youth, and Child Passes at the door. Special passes like Angel Passes may sell out online, and if they do we will not have any to sell at the door.

HOW DO WAIT LISTS WORK?

Depending on demand, Otafest will enable a wait list for sold out tickets (such as Angel Passes). This is how Otafest manages and handles these wait lists:

  • Wait lists apply to online sales only.
  • Your position in the wait list is the order in which you signed up.
  • If a ticket becomes available, you will receive an e-mail notifying you that you have 24 hours to redeem the ticket.
  • If you do not redeem the ticket in the 24 hours, it will automatically move on to the next person. Your position in line will be forfeited and you will need to re-register on the wait list.
  • Once online sales have ended, the wait list is no longer in effect! If tickets become available after online sales have ended, they will be sold at the door on a first come, first served basis.