Places to Totally Nerd Out in YEG

Dark Matters

Dark Matters
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Telus World of Science hosts an adult-only evening where you can drink, eat, and learn! The next Dark Matters event focuses on the themes of “Fears and Phobias” in time for Halloween.

When: Oct 19, 2017, 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm

How Much: $19.95/person in advance, $25.95 at the door

Breakout VR

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Escape this world and explore awesome virtual realities as this VR lounge. Choose from a huge selection of the latest games with the Occulus Rift or the HTC Vive.

Where: Breakout VR – 10107 81 Ave

How Much: $25/person

Edmonton Comic & Entertainment Expo

Comic Expo
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This annual event draws huge crowds of like-minded people gathering to celebrate all things nerdy! Come out to see some fantastic cosplay, interesting panels, and snag a photo-op with your hero. This year you can meet cast members from Stranger Things, Riverdale and Supernatural!

When: September 22nd-24th

Where: Edmonton Expo Centre

The Buck Trivia Nights

The Buck
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The Buckingham bar on Whyte hosts themed trivia nights to test your knowledge. With awesome prizes and great specials, these are a great night out.  Cannot wait for the upcoming  trivia night theme: Jurassic Park where you could win an inflatable dinosaur costume.

Where: The Buckingham – 10439 82 Ave NW

When: August 13 – Doors open at 3:00 pm. Get there early!

Boardgame Cafes

Board Game
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Board Game Cafes have popped up all over the city! Get a group together or meet new people at one of Edmonton’s board game cafes! Browse huge selections of games with tasty coffee and unleash your inner geek!

Where: The Gamer’s Lodge, Hexagon Board Game CafeTable Top Cafe or Board and Brew

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