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Sat, Aug 10


Bordon Building and Fred Fletcher Park

Geek and Grub Market (Anime Edition)

๐ŸŽŒ Step Into a World of Anime in Downtown Raleigh! ๐ŸŽŒ

Geek and Grub Market (Anime Edition)
Geek and Grub Market (Anime Edition)

Time & Location

Aug 10, 2024, 6:00 PM โ€“ 10:00 PM

Bordon Building and Fred Fletcher Park, 820 Clay St, Raleigh, NC 27605, USA


About the event

🌌 Immerse in Anime & Manga Culture in Downtown Raleigh! 🌌

Enter the realm of ultimate Anime fandom at the special Anime Edition of the Geek & Grub Market! Don your best cosplay, be it from iconic anime, beloved manga, or your favorite JRPG, and join fellow geeks in a celebration packed with themed competitions and activities straight from Akihabara.

🍙 HQ Booth: Heart of Fandom! 🍙

Begin your adventure at our HQ booth, where little geeks can receive a free themed goodie. Discover the exciting, FREE scavenger hunt with a twist of anime and manga! Thirsty from your adventures? Refresh at our Geek Tavern with a selection of non-alcoholic beverages inspired by Japanese pop culture.

🍣 Culinary Adventure (Food Trucks & Vendors) 🍣

Refuel with delicious offerings from our food trucks and vendors, perfect for anime heroes and heroines alike. Don't miss the opportunity to explore the array of anime merchandise and unique items our geeky merchants have brought to life, each piece a tribute to the vibrant world of anime!

📅 Anime Event Schedule: A Saga of Updates! 📅

Keep an eye out for the latest heroic updates! To join any activity, teleport to the HQ desk 10 minutes before the adventure begins.

🌟 Anime FAQs: Your Guide to the Anime Galaxy 🌟

Need an Adventure Pass? No ticket required for this anime journey.

Where's the Anime Realm? Located at Fred Fletcher Park, 820 Clay Street, Downtown Raleigh.

Where to Park Your Mecha? We're excited to announce that we now have a FREE SHUTTLE AND ADDITIONAL PARKING! Here's your parking options below:

Option 1: Park in Washington Street Parking Lot or along Washington Street (📍Washington Street Parking Lot GPS Pin)

Option 2: Satellite Parking Lot and Shuttle Stop (Shuttle Runs from 6pm to 10pm) (📍Shuttle Stop & Additional Parking GPS Pin)

Option 3: Parking Lot in Downtown (6 Minute Walk to Shuttle Stop) (📍Overflow Parking Lot GPS Pin)

HANDICAPPED PARKING > Clay Street Parking Lot (📍Handicapped Parking GPS Pin)

Feasts and Elixirs? A variety of food vendors and trucks, plus our Geek Tavern with special Anime themed non-alcoholic mocktails (alcohol-free zone).ย 

Anime Raffle Quest? Each purchase grants you a pair of raffle tickets. Exchange them at HQ for a chance to win anime-themed prizes at 7pm and 10pm. Heroes must be present to claim their loot.

Scavenger Hunt Challenge? A family-friendly anime adventure through our market. Download our app and visit vendor booths to complete fun missions. Complete the hunt for a chance to spin the prize wheel!

Join as an Anime Vendor? Apply for the 2024 season at

Accessibility for All Anime Fans? Absolutely! The event is fully accessible, with plenty of sidewalks and handicap accessible restrooms.

Preview the Anime Universe? Yes! Visit our website to view the vendor list and map before the event.

Gear up for a day where the excitement of anime meets the joy of delicious food in a festival of color and fantasy. Let your anime adventure begin!

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