Otafest is a Calgary based non-profit organization expressing the values of charity, quality, and transparency. The body of our activity pertains to the promotion of Japanese art, culture, and media in the Canadian community, and our organization rests firmly on the spirit of community collaboration and volunteerism.
Gala: Fri Nov 4, 7:00 PM – 12:00 AM
Festival: Sat Nov 5, 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
Otafest raises money through various fundraising drives and activities during the festival. Funds are donated to the festival’s selected charity or cause. This years charity is Between Friends! See past donations here!
From plushies and body pillows to original art and made-to-order commissioned drawings, Otafest’s giant hall has exhibitors of all types for your shopping needs.
Otafest hosts multiple cosplay contests including performance pieces, craftsmanship contests, and more. Show off your hard work and win cash prizes.