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Ottawa Geek Market – October 14, 2012

The Ottawa Geek Market is poised to be your ultimate sci-fi, fantasy, horror, anime, steampunk and gaming shopping experience! We’ll be hosting a number of vendors selling all sorts of wonderfully geeky items including games, comics, art, jewellery, Lego, toys, movies and more.


Sunday October 14th, 2012
10:00 – 17:00


Kids 12 and under are free

Please help us make this a fragrance-free event.


Nepean Sportsplex
1701 Woodroffe Avenue, Halls A & B

If you are coming to the event by car, you’ll be happy to know that there’s lots of free parking at the Nepean Sportsplex! The best way to get to the event is through Entrance 3 at the back of the building.

If you’re coming to the event by bus, you can get there on bus #94, #95 or #173

Harassment Policy

Please be respectful of all guests, event participants, volunteers and staff. Harassment of any kind will not be tolerated. Harassment may include, but is not limited to, abusive actions and/or language that is: insulting, intimidating, bothersome or behavior that promotes or encourages threats, embarrasses or is hateful towards others. It could include physical or verbal activities and includes acting in any unsafe manner. If someone tells you “no” or asks you to leave them alone, your business with them is done, please respect that and move on. Our staff have the right to enact penalties, up to and including your immediate removal from the event and the facility.

Weapons/Props Rules and Guidelines

Prop weapons will be allowed providing they are composed of:

  • Cardboard
  • Foam
  • Wood
  • Other light materials, such as plastic

Prop firearms will only be allowed if they cannot be mistaken for real weapons.

The following items are forbidden:

  • Functional firearms
  • Realistic looking replica firearms
  • Functional projectile weapons
  • Metal-bladed weapons
  • Explosives
  • Chemical weapons
  • Blunted weapons
  • Instruments which cause excessive noise
  • Whips, crops and floggers

All weapons and props will be inspected before entrance is granted.

We reserve the right to ask you to remove any weapons or props in question – these can be left in our care or returned to your vehicle.

  • All weapons are to be holstered, sheathed or slung in appropriate manner.
  • Weapons cannot be drawn or displayed outside of the event’s function space or in any public or crowded area except for specific photo op areas.
  • Event security staff and all Ottawa Geek Market staff members reserve the right to inspect weapons at any time.
  • Horseplay with weapons will not be tolerated.

Failure to adhere to one or more of the above rules will result in your expulsion from the event without a refund.

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