GeekFest is almost here!

I am rather excited for GeekFest especially since I have never been to it before and am not really sure what to expect.  This will be their  6th annual GeekFest and will be held in Johannesburg.

~What they say~

What You Can See:

  • Robo Wars (with amazing prizes to be won)
  • LARP (live action role-playing) Displays by The Dahogrian Empire
  • Medieval Combat displays
  • Cosplayers
  • Massive Geek Themed Market
  • …and so much more

What You Can Do:

  • Chill in our huge gaming tent or in the craft beer garden
  • Participate in all manner of board games
  • Test your brainpower with the Geek Quiz
  • Dress up and enter the cosplay competitions
  • ….and this is only the beginning!

Take a break after browsing our stalls and kick back in the chill zone. Craft beer, refreshments and an assortment of awesome food will be available.

~What  they told me~

There shall be over 100 unique market stalls that shall be selling geeky items. You shall be able to try live action role-play and take some pics with guys in real armour! Plus there will be a RoboWars challenge, what! Will without a doubt be my first time seeing that. I am looking forward to the cosplay competitions that they are going to be hosting. I really am a sucker for cosplay.

There will also be a craft beer garden and a great kids play area.

The Details:

  • When: 19 (Saturday) and 20 (Sunday) May
  • Where: MonteCasino
  • Pricing:
    • R120 Saturday (R150 at door)
    • R120 Sunday (R150 at door)
    • R200 for a weekend pass
  • Time:
    • Saturday
      • 10am – late
    • Sunday
      • 10am – 5pm

Wanna learn more? Check out their website here  or their Facebook page. Otherwise, you can grab your tickets from Ticketpro here or get a full weekend pass over here! This has just hyped me up and has really picked up my mood. I am really excited and can’t wait for GeekFest. Plus, I will hopefully be able to meet a couple familiar faces and new friends and hopefully meet some new ones.

Only 16 days to go!

Will I be seeing you there?


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