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Meeker Street Nerd Party

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Free

The Kent Downtown Partnership is excited to announce the Meeker Street Nerd party February 25, 2022, from 3-7 pm.

Downtown Kent has a number of “cool nerd” businesses that embrace this unique culture and are not afraid to show it.   Release your inner nerd at the Nerd Party!

This event promotes downtown local, small businesses by highlighting nerd culture in a street-wide event.  Small businesses between 2nd & 4th Ave on W. Meeker will host local makers, artists, and authors who specialize in nerd culture, science fiction, fantasy, horror — books, games, toys, and more.

Retro Emporium:   — Vintage to modern Pop Culture shop specializing in vintage 80s/90s collectibles and retro-themed goods.

Page Turner Books — Nerd culture store offering sci-fi, fantasy, mystery, movies, video games, comics, and more.

PTB Comics & Manga:    Specializing in comics, manga, graphic novels and toys.

Big Wu Fitness:

  • Hosting SeaLUG Seattle based Lego brick enthusiasts
  • Lego creations are large and elaborate, often taking hundreds of hours to create, and will be on display at this location

Sweet Themes Bakery – featuring sweet nerd-themed treats and hosting the Cosplay costume contest

All Aglow Spa – hosting artists and authors.

Grey Sunz Tattoo  – hosting CybFest NW who will join the party with a celebration of all things Transformers, put on by fans for fans. Toy dealers, artists, contests and raffles are just some of the fun!

COSPLAY COSTUME CONTEST:  Dress up as your favorite character!   Prizes will be awarded for best costumes in the following categories:  adult, child (under 10 yrs) and honorable mentions.  Grand prizes $100, gift cards and other great stuff!

FEATURED AUTHORS:
Maria GiakoumatosJ.P. Barnett, Tiffany Shearn, Lora SenfJeff GrubbTommy RiceWill McDermott and more to come.

FEATURED ARTISTS:
Bruno Pags – fantasy, vampire, werewolves’ art
Lori Collins –  art and illustrations
J Boom – sketch artist, art animation
Stannex  – cartoonist, game designer
Rihana Martinson – stickers, coloring book pages and prints
BrickCon – Lego creations, past and custom Lego sets
BritCon – British media and culture with an emphasis on science fiction and fantasy
Steve Miller – game designer, and more to be announced.

CybFest NW will join the party with a celebration of all things Transformers, put on by fans for fans. Toy dealers, artists, contests and raffles are just some of the fun!

Also featuring Big Dawg premiere hot dog cart.

More authors, artists and activities to come.  Keep an eye on our website for full details.

This is a FREE event, RSVP requested; please visit downtownkentwa.com to register.

This event is brought to you by the Kent Downtown Partnership, a 501c3 non-profit organization, Page Turner Books & Retro Emporium Kent.

Details

Date:
February 25
Time:
3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Organizer

Kent Downtown Partnership
Phone:
253-813-6976
Email:
BarbaraS@kentdowntown.org
View Organizer Website