There is nothing wrong with being a nerd! In fact, nerds are smart, creative, and unique individuals. The culture of being a nerd is a culture of knowledge. Kent downtown hosts a number of “cool nerd” businesses that embrace this unique culture and aren’t afraid to show it!
Release your inner nerd at the Meeker St. Nerd Party!
The Nerd Party promotes downtown local, small businesses by highlighting nerd culture in a street wide event. Small businesses between 2nd & 4th Ave on W. Meeker will hosts local makers, artists, and authors who specialize in nerd culture, science fiction, fantasy, horror — books, games, toys and more.
Retro Emporium: — Vintage to modern Pop Culture shop specializing in vintage 80s/90s collectibles and retro themed goods.
Pager Turner Books — Nerd culture store offering sci-fi, fantasy, mystery, movies, video games, comics and more.
Sweet Themes – featuring sweet nerdy themed treats!
Cosplay costume contest: A Cosplay costume contest as a major event during the Nerd Party.
Mark your calendar for now, more info coming soon!