Various venues on Kent's Meeker Street
04:00 PM - 08:00 PM on Sat, 26 Feb 2022
The Kent Downtown Partnership is excited to announce the Meeker Street Nerd party February 26, 2022, from 4-8 pm. There is nothing wrong with being a nerd! In fact, nerds are smart, creative, and unique individuals. Downtown Kent has number of “cool nerd” businesses that embrace this unique culture and aren’t afraid to show it! Release your inner nerd! The Nerd Party promotes downtown local, small businesses by highlighting nerd culture at this event. Small businesses 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. Pager Turner Books: Nerd culture store offering sci-fi, fantasy, mystery, movies, video games, comics, and more. Big Wu Fitness: will be hosting SeaLUG, a Seattle based group of Lego brick enthusiasts. The 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 Pied Piper Pub: Trivia and special Nerd drink specials Cosplay costume contest: A costume contest as a major event during the Nerd Party. FEATURED ARTISTS: Justin Olson – aka JBoom – sketch artist, art animation Andy LeRoy – sci-fi, toys and comic art Bruno Pags – fantasy, vampire, werewolves' art PTB Comics & Manga will be hosting a Dungeons & Dragons panel with guests from the early days of TSR This is a FREE event, RSVP requested; please visit downtownkentwa.com to register. Covid Requirements: Attendees must wear masks at all times This event is brought to you by the Kent Downtown Partnership, a 501c3 non-profit organization, Page Turner Books & Retro Emporium Kent.