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Geek and Grub Market (Fantasy Edition)

🎪 Hear Ye, Hear Ye! Join us for a Festive Frolic at the Geek and Grub Market! 🎪

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Geek and Grub Market (Fantasy Edition)
Geek and Grub Market (Fantasy Edition)

Time & Location

Apr 07, 2024, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM

Raleigh, 820 Clay St, Raleigh, NC 27605, USA


About the event

🏰 Step into the Renaissance at Downtown Raleigh! 🏰

Gather, noble lords and ladies, for a splendid day of merriment and wonder at the Geek and Grub Market, set amidst the bustling streets of Downtown Raleigh. This grand assembly is open to all, demanding not a single coin for entry!

🛡 March's Revel: A Renaissance Spectacle! 🛡

Adorn thyself in finery fit for a festival of yore and join us in a celebration where the echoes of history meet the joys of modern geekery. Prepare for contests of skill and wit, and activities that harken back to the days of yore.

🌟 Featuring: The Valiant Sword Circle! 🌟

Behold! At the Geek and Grub Market, we're thrilled to showcase the awe-inspiring Sword Circle! Witness these masterful sword artists as they bring to life the ancient art of swordplay. Their captivating demonstrations of historical combat will transport you back to the valiant days of yore. A must-see for enthusiasts of Renaissance martial prowess and thrilling sword battles!

📜 Event Schedule: An Enchanting Enigma 📜

12:30pm Lady Kathana Performance @ Amphitheatre Area

1pm Raffle #1 @ DJ Booth

1:30pm Sword Circle Demo #1 @ Amphitheatre Area

2pm Shield Wall Demo @ Amphitheatre Area (All Ages) Witcher Coin Toss @ HQ Booth (All Ages)

2:30pm Lady Kathana Performance @ DJ Booth

3pm Ye Olde Joust @ Amphitheatre Area (All Ages)

3:30pm Sword Circle Demo #2 @ Amphitheatre Area

4pm Raffle #2

🎉 Frequently Queried Answers: Your Guide to Ye Olde Geekery 🎉

Need of a Scroll of Entry? Nay, for this market requires no ticket.

Location of this Grand Assembly? At Fred Fletcher Park, 820 Clay Street, in the heart of Downtown Raleigh.

Where to Moor Thy Carriage? 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 12pm to 4pm) (📍Shuttle Stop & Additional Parking GPS Pin) or use address of 203 E North Street in Raleigh.

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)

Feast and Libations? A variety of food peddlers and trucks await, along with our non-alcoholic tavern, serving potions and brews of a geeky nature. No spirits of alcohol here, just spirits of fun!

Raffle of Fortunes? Each purchase from a merchant bestows upon you a raffle ticket. Submit these at our headquarters for a chance to win prizes of wonder at 12:30pm and 2:30pm. Presence is a must to claim your prize!

Scavenger Hunt Quest? Partake in a family-friendly quest around the market. Acquire our magical app and embark upon a journey through vendor stalls, with a chance to spin the wheel of prizes upon completion!

To Become a Merchant? Visit to apply for our 2023 season's market.

View Merchants Selling Wares? Click here to view our event sitemap and see which shopkeepers will be in attendance. 

Join us for a day of enchantment, where the love of geek culture and the spirit of a Renaissance festival combine in a spectacular celebration. All are welcome to partake in this unique and wondrous event!

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