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Events At Montecasino

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GeekFest

GeekFest

GeekFest

From Saturday, 19 May 2018 to Sunday, 20 May 2018

Venue: Outdoor Event Area
Time: Saturday: 10h00 – 21h00
          Sunday: 10h00 – 17h00
Tickets: General Access
              R120 online | R150 at the door.
              Weekend Pass
             R200 online | R290 at the door

The Dark Carnival, organisers of the 2nd annual Geek Fest in Johannesburg, invite everyone to embrace their inner geek. In our technologically forward society, geek culture is rapidly becoming a way of life for people of all ages.  Whether you’re a gamer, a cosplayer, into gadgets and technology or like to read and watch series, Geek Fest has something to excite you.

Aside from over 100 unique market stalls selling geeky items, there will be different elements of entertainment to entice and educate festival goers: try your hand at Live Action Role Play (or LARP for short) in one of our arenas, get some pics with awesome knights (in real armour) showing off their medieval martial arts skills, cheer on your favourite robot during the RoboWars challenge, learn to play the multitude of board/tabletop games on offer, let your kids run wild in the kid’s play area, enjoy gourmet meals in our food court abd enjoy craft beer in the beer garden, check out amazing cosplay competitions on stage and enjoy all the other sights and sounds well into the evening. 
  
What You Can See: 

  • Robo Wars Tournament (with amazing prizes to be won) 
  • LARP (live action role playing) Demos
  • Medieval Fight Club 
  • Cosplayers
  • Massive Geek Themed Market