Feature Attractions

Costume and Cosplay Showcase

Break out your favorite cosplay—or show off your Halloween costume a little early—during the Costume and Cosplay Celebration on our main stage.

Video Games, Board Games, and Tabletop Role-Playing Games

Get your game on with the chance to play and purchase video games, board games, and tabletop role-playing games, courtesy of Level 7 Games.


Find comics recommendations for readers of any age, plus collectibles and gift ideas for the pop culture fans in your life. Or, take a break and relax in our reading corner!

Kids’ Authors

Learn how children’s books are written with
Lighthouse Writers Workshop

Kids’ Pop Culture Meet Ups

Kids can meet new friends and exchange Nintendo Switch codes in this supervised, family friendly setting, so they can play together online later with parental permission. Or, make new friends who share your interest in comics, gaming, and other pop culture.

Kids’ Meet ups include:
– Anime and Manga Fans
– Cosplay and Costume fans
– Nintendo Switch Players
– Pokémon Card Collectors

Workshops, Tutorials, and Draw Alongs

Learn how you can create art, turn yourself into a zombie with makeup, create a new Halloween costume, and more from Pop Culture classroom’s team of artists and instructors
and this year’s PopUP exhibitors and community partners.

Board Game Design Jam

Learn how to make a board game, create your own, and see if you take home the PopUP prize for best board game. Pre-registration is required. Sign up online before Wednesday, October 12, 2022 to participate.

Awesome Pop Culture Themed Learning and Fun

Take part in interactive Learning Experiences with Colorado School of Mines and other
community partners.