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FAN EXPO Picnic and Parade

The CNE has teamed up with FAN EXPO Canada to host a Cosplay Day Picnic & Parade at the Bandshell for the first time this year!

Meet costumed characters from around the galaxy, learn to play the magical world’s favourite sport at the Quidditch Pitch, and show off your costume on the Cosplay Red Carpet. Everything wraps up with the nerdiest parade you’ll ever see! Fun for all ages! Listen to your favourite tunes from the movies and television performed live by musician Brigit O’Regan.

This event will also feature a Celebrity Car Show! FAN EXPO Canada pays tribute to the iconic vehicles from your favourite pop culture movies and TV shows.  Check out the 1981 DeLorean from Back to the Future, Herbie the Love Bug , The Dukes of Hazzard General Lee and many more!

Don’t miss your opportunity to experience this Cosplay Day at the CNE on August 19!

Note: The Cosplay Parade will depart from the east side of Bandshell Park at 3:30 pm. It will move north travelling east on Princes Boulevard turning north at BMO Field to Quebec Street heading towards the Fire Hall, moves east in front of the Press Building and then moves south back to Bandshell Park.

All Programming Subject to Change

Dates & Times:
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August 19
12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bandshell Park

All Programming Subject to Change

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