Delaware County District Library
Delaware Main Library
84 E Winter St.
Delaware, OH 43015
Saturday, October 20
10 AM - 5 PM
Panels, Cosplay, Photo Ops, Screening
Room, Video Game Tournament,
Tabletop Game Tournament, Children's Area, Vendors, Artists, Food Trucks, Event Map
Welcome to the Great GeekFest!
The Great GeekFest is a celebration of all the things people geek out over. Come and share what you’re geeky for in the home of all geekdoms: the Library. Whether you’re a die-hard cosplayer, a video game nut or a casual fan there’s something to entertain you all day.
Admission is FREE and all ages are welcome to attend. We've even got an area for the littlest of "geeks."
Great GeekFest General Rules
Featured Guest: Paranormal Investigator, Author, and Board Game Designer Grant Wilson
Grant Wilson has been actively involved in all types of paranormal investigation since his first intense encounter with the paranormal at age 15. He is perhaps best known for the cable show Ghost Hunters. When he isn't helping people cope with the paranormal Grant is traveling the world or at home with his family. He is an avid composer of piano music with two albums to date. He has co-authored Brotherhood of the Strange, a steampunk fiction novel. He is Art Director & Developer for Rather Dashing Games where he helps design and create art for family style board games.
Reed & Ashton Masterson are nationally touring, award-winning illusionists, that bring a whole new meaning to the term 'magic show.' With their signature rockstar style, and larger than life personalities in high demand, this pair spends more time on stage than off. They’ve performed for numerous celebrities, have been featured on ABC, FOX, NBC, THE CW, and just recently performed for a studio audience of 1,000 during the filming of an A&E television special.
We are no longer accepting applications for vendors. If you are interested in becoming a vendor in 2019, please contact Megan Shoemaker at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Know who you're going to cosplay? Want to enter the contest? Pre-register here!
• Ages 0-11
• Ages 12-17
• Ages 18 & up
Winner of each age division will win a special prize pack. One grand prize winner will win a FujiMax instant camera!
• Age Division Awards
• 2:30 p.m. - All contestants must check in at the mainstage
• 2:45 p.m. - Line up
• 3:00 p.m. - Cosplay runway
Please be sure to read all the Cosplay Rules before entering the contest.
Take photos with characters from some of your favorite franchises!
Pictures will be taken with Library equipment, and attendees own phones or cameras may also be used. Appearances will last 1 hour per character session.
10 AM: Star Wars Favorites
12 PM: Wonder Woman
2 PM: Black Panther & Captain America
3 PM: Elsa & Tiana
Explore the children's area in the library's upstairs mezzanine. Throughout the day there will be crafts and more for our "little geeks."
10 AM: Star Wars Craft
12 PM: Super Hero Craft
2 PM: Fantastic Beasts Craft
4 PM: Pokemon Craft
10 AM: Erica Carlson Balloons & Art
12 PM: Chat with a Mermaid
2 PM: Caricature Artist
Watch a boatload of movies, trailers, episodes and other amazing examples of videography throughout the day!
11 AM: Sci-Fi Trailers
11:10 AM: The Goonies
1 PM: Star Trek The Next Generation: S.2 E.12
2 PM: Space Ghost Coast to Coast: Switcheroo ‘97
2:10 PM: Tartakovsky’s Clone Wars Season 1
3 PM: Godzilla vs Mothra
More information coming soon.
There will be a selection of new and recent tabletop games from DCDL’s collection that guests can choose from. Staff will be on hand to teach the games to players.
Sign up for a session as early as 30 minutes before it begins in the tabletop area. Spaces are filled on a first come, first served basis. Games will be limited to 5 people per session.
Dungeons & Dragons:
A mainstay at all comic-cons is the coming together of ideas through informational and fan panels! Join us throughout the day for these panels that cover movies, TV, art, culture, contemporary issues, comedy and much more!
10 AM - Advanced Cosplay
11 AM - Intro to Comic Collecting
12 PM - Anime Under the Radar
2 PM - Heroes by the Pint vs. Beer Mongers
3 PM - Drawing Class with Bryan Moss
More information on local partners and parking coming soon!
|Great GeekFest Coordinator
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