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Attractions

We’ve got more than just shopping to keep you busy and in geeky bliss at the Ottawa Geek Market! To help celebrate  all things sci-fi, fantasy, gaming, comics, costumes, anime, steampunk, and horror, we offer a wide range of activities at our event that are fun for everyone. Join us this March to shop and play! Tickets are now on sale, buy them now to save 30%

Geek Quest Scavenger Hunt

Canada’s largest indoor scavenger hunt

The Geek Quest (scavenger hunt-style activity) is back and better than ever, with 3 awesome new scavenger hunts to check out for just $5 each (kids are free with a paying adult)! Everyone who plays gets at least one prize for participating from our redemption area. Be sure to visit our Geek Quest page for all the details.

Carnival Games

To help celebrate our ‘Team Spirit’ theme, we’re running 18 geeky carnival games at the event! These games are inspired by famous teams from geek history, and are a lot of fun to play! The more of these games you play, the more prizes you could win, so be sure to play them all!

$25,000 in Prizes to be Won!

We have over $25,000 in prizes available to be won at our prize redemption booth. How can you win some of these prizes? Play any number of our cool activities, win tokens, and use them to “buy” prizes! For more details, visit our prize redemption booth page.

Team Spirit Themed Activities

This year our event’s theme is ‘team spirit’. Join us this March as we honour the friendships formed through our combined love of all things geeky and celebrate some of the best teams in geek history. For more information, visit our Team Spirit webpage.

Meetup Area

Adults! Are you looking to make new friends? We can help! We’re introducing a new meetup area at our event where adults can sit down and meet some geeks who share their same interests. Think of it as our version of a buddy bench. For more information, visit our Meetup Area webpage.

Board Gaming Convention 

Our friends at Meeples to Go are running a mini-board gaming convention at our event! Not only will there be a board gaming library, there will be  tournaments and demos too…and prizing, lots and lots of prizing. For more details, check out our Board Gaming Convention page.

Video Gaming

We have three great video gaming opportunities this year including:

  • An open video gaming area (with a Smash Bros. tournament on Saturday)
  • Old school arcade games
  • Virtual reality games

For more information visit our Video Gaming page.

Facebook Battles

We’ll be running weekly epic battles between some of your geeky teams, squads, and gangs on our Facebook page. The final vote will be taking place on site at our event this March so be sure to come and help pick the ultimate winner!

Check out the full bracket here.

Costumes & Cosplay

About 1/3rd of our patrons come in costume, and you’ll see some of the best costumes out there! 

If you’re an avid cosplayer and are looking to compete in a costume contest, be sure to participate in our workmanship competition.

For more details on all things costume-related, please visit our Cosplay/Costuming page.

Kids Activities

The weekend will be host to many activities for children of all age groups and fandoms including:

  • Face painting
  • Colouring area
  • Costume contest
  • LEGO play area and display

For more details visit our Kids Activities webpage.

LEGO Play Area & Display

We’re hosting our biggest LEGO display and play area ever! With over 1,300 square feet of LEGO, you’ll be in LEGO heaven. Be sure to check out the massive area in Rink 3.

Geeky Food Court

When it’s time to fuel up be sure to stop by our food court in the Curling Rink and enjoy some geek-themed noms including butterbeer, hot soups, tea, and geeky-themed baking.

Shopping

Our event is famous for it’s amazing geeky shopping. With a focus on local artists and vendors, you’re sure to find that perfect item. For more information visit our What Can I Buy page and our Exhibitors page (that provides a list of all the exhibitors joining us this year).

Community Groups

Come hang out with some of Ottawa’s best fan groups including: Doctor Who Society of Canada – Ottawa ChapterIKV PhoenixLadies Who TrekSteampunk Ottawa, and Parlugment (who host the giant LEGO display). Each group will be hosting some cool activities too!

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