GeekFest at the Boonshoft


The Boonshoft Museum of Discovery is hosting the fifth annual GeekFest on Friday, June 21 from 6:30-10:00 p.m., and Saturday, June 22, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. The Museum’s unique fundraiser and celebration of all things geek, nerd, trekkie, trekker, and otherwise fun and quirky is in support of year ‘round educational exhibits and programs.

NEW for 2019! Friday night will offer an adult-only evening of fun and frivolity at the first GeekProm. Guests 21+ are invited to dance the night away at this extravaganza for nerds from all walks of life.

Adventurers of all kinds will enjoy this cross-genre evening that features:

  • Live music from The BIG WAZU
  • Costume contest hosted by Andrew Farmer of the Hey Kids, Comics! podcast
  • Don’t Lose Your Geek Card Game Show
  • Ferret races

BACK by popular demand! Saturday’s GeekFest Family Day activities also include:

  • Action-packed trivia games
  • Museum-wide Scavenger Hunt
  • How to Care for Your Mummy
  • Galactic Cotillion for Teens and Kids

Throughout the weekend, guests may run into Klingons and Storm Troopers, R2D2, and even an Ectoplasm Station. Planetarium shows include Planets of the Galactic Empire, Sci-fi and action previews, and The Sky Tonight.

  • Friday, Jun 21, 2019 - Saturday, Jun 22, 2019
  • Location: 2600 DeWeese Pkwy., Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, OH
  • Phone: (937) 275-7431
  • Time: Friday, June 21, 2019 6:30 PM - 10:00 PM, Saturday, June 22, 2019 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
  • Price: Friday tickets are $20/person, Saturday; $14.50 for adults, $12.50 for seniors (60+), and $11.50 for children (3-17)
GeekFest at the Boonshoft
  • June 21, 2019 to June 23, 2019
  • Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
  • Friday tickets are $20/person, Saturday; $14.50 for adults, $12.50 for seniors (60+), and $11.50 for children (3-17)
  • Recurring daily