GeekFest Family Day

GeekFest Family Day
Saturday, June 22 | 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

The family that cosplays together… is just really cool, in our eyes! The Boonshoft Museum is calling all gamers, cosplayers, steampunkers, geeks, trekkies, and Jedis to join us for a full day of special activities! Be a part of all the planetarium shows, kids’ costume contests, Galactic Cotillion, trivia, Ectoplasm station, Midnight 27 Studios, Monster Attack!, Josh Montgomery with his life size R2D2 and more! Included with regular admission; free for Members.

The 2019 event will feature:
The 501st, the Ohio Garrison, The Delorean, Hey Kids, Comics! podcast host Andrew Farmer, House of Hexxx cosplay, Arcade, Game Room, IKV ta'veng Klingon group, artists, vendors, scavenger hunt and merch!

NEW for 2019! The GeekFest Raffle, featuring signed art from Rusty Shackles, a custom steampunk dress, goat yoga, and more will take place on Saturday, June 22. Need not be present to win. Raffle tickets available on the GeekProm purchase page.
Raffle Tickets: 1 for $5 OR 3 for $10

Sponsored by: Quanexus


Time Program Location
10:00 a.m. Indiana Jones Artifact Encounter Discovery Stage, Vet Hospital
10:00 a.m. Movie Sound Effects Bieser Discovery Center
10:30 a.m. Talk Derby to Me Panel Bieser Discovery Center
11:00 a.m. How Sloths are like Jedis Planetarium 
11:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m.  Meet R2D2 Main Exhibit Hall
12:00 p.m. Kids' costume contest Main Exhibit Hall
1:00 p.m. Kat's Cosplay and Tricks Panel Bieser Discovery Center
1:00 p.m. Planets of Star Wars Planetarium
1:00 p.m. Galactic Cotillion Science On a Sphere
1:30 p.m. A Song of Fire and Ice Science Theater
2:00 p.m. How To Care for Your Mummy Discovery Stage, Vet Hospital
2:00 p.m. SpacePark 360 Planetarium
2:30 p.m. Trivia Bieser Discovery Center
2:30 p.m. Movie Sound Effects Discovery Table
2:30 p.m. Tesla Coil Bieser Discovery Center
3:00 p.m. Classic Genre Movie Previews Planetarium
3:45 p.m. Otter Talk Discovery Zoo
4:00 p.m. Planets of Star Wars Planetarium

*Schedule subject to change

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