Saskatoon Comic & Entertainment Expo welcomes record crowd

More than 15,000 fans visited the two-day event.

More than 15,000 fans visited the two-day event

More than 15,000 fans attended the 2016 Sask. Expo. (Albert Couillard/CBC)

Saskatoon Comic & Entertainment Expo is done for another year with the 2016 event welcoming a record crowd.

Saskatoon Comic & Entertainment Expo ran Saturday and Sunday at Prairieland Park. (Albert Couillard/CBC)

More than 15,000 fans visited the two-day event, which included panels featuring Carrie Fisher of Star Wars, Tom Felton of Harry Potter, James Marsters of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, as well as other celebrities and numerous vendors.

"The atmosphere in the room this weekend was the perfect mix of enthusiasm and ease. Everyone was genuinely happy to be celebrating the things they love with other like-minded fans, and that is really what conventions are all about," said spokesperson Emily Expo in a written release.

Along with various panels and vendors, Sask. Expo 2016 featured a lot of cosplay. (Albert Couillard/CBC)