Meeker Street Nerd Party
- Presented By: Kent Downtown Partnership
- Location: Sweet Themes, Big Wu Fitness, Retro Emporium, Page Turner Books, Pied Piper, west Meeker Street buisinesses
- Address: 328 W Meeker St, Kent, WA 98032
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.
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.