PopUp!

Join us for a day of creativity, learning, and fun for the whole family!

October 16, 2022

The McNichols Civic Center Building, Denver

Kids (ages 5+) and their families will have the chance to participate in over 40 hours of fun activities, workshops, and live demonstrations, including:

  • Talks from artists, educators, and creators from across the pop culture spectrum
  • Interactive STEM, art, and movement-based activities for kids
  • Live games, raffles, and giveaways for attendees
  • Costumes and cosplay
  • And so much more!
  

Tickets are limited, get yours now.

  • Single tickets: $10-$20
  • Family Pack of 4 tickets: $50
  • Kids 10 and under get in free!

2021 Summer PopUP Schedule (Parker, CO)

11:00 AM

Creative Studio-E

Parent Panel: Unlocking Educational Potential in Pop Culture. Pop Culture Classroom shows parents how they can unlock meaningful educational opportunities in the video games, comics, movies, and TV that kids love.

Dance Studio

APEX Denver Obstacle Course. Test your skills in balance, jumping, and vaulting with APEX Denver. Who knows? Maybe the ground will be made of lava.

11:30 AM

Creative Studio-W

Aurora History Museum Presents Space Race Mini-Puzzle Competition. Break the codes as you race to be the first country to plant your flag on the moon. Join an Aurora History Museum and race to be the first team to solve the puzzles and unlock your flag. You only have 10 minutes to solve the puzzles, so this activity goes fast!

12:00 PM

Creative Studio-E

Gaming Beyond the Basics: Tabletop Board Games and TTRPGs Pop Culture Classroom will help you take your tabletop board and role-playing games to the next level.

1:00 PM

Creative Studio-E

World-Building for Sci-Fi & Fantasy with Pop. Culture Classroom. Create compelling worlds for your comics, writing, and gaming.  

1:30 PM

Creative Studio-W

Fantastic Foldable Paper Airplane Fun with Wings Over the Rockies. Build a better paper airplane. The aviation experts from Wings over the Rockies will show you how.

2:00 PM

Creative Studio-E

Career Exploration Panel. Explore ways you can translate your passion into a career in the creative arts.

Dance Studio

Ballet Heroes with Colorado Ballet

2:30 PM

Creative Studio-W

Conquering Cosplay: A Round Table Discussion. Get started in cosplay with advice from cosplayers and experts

3:00 PM

Creative Studio-E

10 Tips to Make Better Comics. Ever wanted to make your own comic books? Pop Culture Classroom will show you how.

Dance Studio

Avengers Dance Battle with Colorado Ballet. Dancers, Assemble! Learn heroic dance floor moves from the Colorado Ballet’s dance professionals.

3:30 PM

Creative Studio-W

Aurora History Museum Presents Space Race Mini-Puzzle Competition. Break the codes as you race to be the first country to plant your flag on the moon. Join an Aurora History Museum and race to be the first team to solve the puzzles and unlock your flag. You only have 10 minutes to solve the puzzles, so this activity goes fast!

4:00 PM

Creative Studio-E

Creating Cosplay – Summer Floral Crowns Celebrate summer with a simple — and fun — cosplay project from Pop Culture Classroom

Presented by Hall of Justice Comics and Collectibles

Presented by Hall of Justice Comics and Collectibles

Programming Sponsored by

Canvas Credit Union

Reading Room Sponsored by

Douglas County Libraries

Community Partners

Colorado Ballet
Tattered Cover Book Store
Apex Denver
FanExpo Denver
Wings Over the Rockies
Aurora History Museum

Event Cancellation and Refund Policy

  • Cancellation requests made within 14 days of the event date will receive a refund minus 50% administrative fees.
  • Cancellation requests made 14 days or more before the event date will receive a full refund.
  • We are unable to offer refunds for cancellation requests made within 5 days of the event date.

To request a cancelation on your PopUP registration, email ticketing@popcultureclassroom.org with your full name and a receipt for your purchase. Pop Culture Classroom reserves the right to cancel the event for any reason at any time. In this case, full refunds will be issued and you will be notified as soon as possible.

Please note: Pop Culture Classroom reserves the right to remove any attendees from the event if they display any behavior that is harmful to others and/or disruptive to the event. Under these circumstances, a refund would not be issued.