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July 21 @ 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm

$15 – $18

Games, creatures, cosplay & more! Join the Museum for a nerdy night to remember for our first ever Geek Fest. Challenge friends and family to Super Smash Bros 4, explore our new Mythic Creatures exhibition, enjoy Laser Floyd and play Star Wars trivia in the Dome Planetarium! Join La Vie Cosplay for a Q&A panel discussion: “Cosplay Tips and Tricks” on the tips and tricks to leveling up your cosplays. Throughout the night there will be fabulous door prizes, jumbo sized games in the galleries, vendors selling geeky wares and showing off cool stuff, as well as a juried costume contest (winners get 2 tickets to Anime-Zap! 2019)! Plus at 6 pm, Spirited Away is on the Giant Screen Theater (tickets sold separately).

Activities & Demos by:
Table top game room provided by Just For Fun Games, plus games for sale
Comic books, art, and paraphernalia by Acme Comics Peoria, Illinois
Makers Demos with 3D printers, laser cutters and more by River City Labs
Interactive Q&A Panel by La Vie Cosplay
Treats from Kona Ice of Peoria
501st Midwest Garrison
Table Magic by Peoria Magician’s Assembly
Intro to video game coding by Code Ninjas
Makeup Demos by Teresa Bejjoudi
and much more!

Geek Art by Zentner
Jeremy Berkley Art
Kagan Masters Art
Merrell Hickey
Jeremiah Lambert Art
Rachel Newell
Joe Hudson
Joshua Hawkins
The Art of Mitchell Blumenshine
Ana V. Fleming Artwork
Camron Johnson Illustrations
Kiley Beecher

$15 Members | $18 Public

Geek Fest | All Ages Fun!
Sat, Jul 21 | 5-9 pm

Buy tickets online now – click the link above.
Tickets & more info also available at the Museum or by phone: 309.686.7000.


July 21
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
$15 – $18
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Peoria Riverfront Museum
222 SW Washington St
Peoria, IL 61602 United States
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