Get ready for a celebration like no other, as downtown Kent transforms into the ultimate haven for nerds, geeks, and enthusiasts alike at the Kent Nerd Party on Saturday, June 1, 2024.

This event – which will run from 2 – 7 p.m. – promises an evening of unparalleled excitement, bringing together intellect, passion, and creativity.

The Nerd Party promotes downtown local, small businesses by highlighting nerd culture in a street wide event.

Small businesses on 1st Ave S. and W. Meeker Street 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.
  • Big Wu’s Gym: 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 nerdy themed treats!
  • Cosplay Costume Contest: A Cosplay costume contest is a major event during the Nerd Party. Prizes will be awarded.

You can also expect food trucks, artists, vendors and authors and other shenanigans!

Vendor applications are open!

Apply to be a Vendor Here

RSVP for free or learn more about the Kent Nerd Party below:

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Scott Schaefer

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