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2019 Geek Gala: Geeky Tiki Slumber Party-o-Rama

Joey Starnes - Charlotte Geeks

Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 11:59 PM (EDT)

2019 Geek Gala: Geeky Tiki Slumber Party-o-Rama

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Join The Charlotte Geeks for a night of pjs, ghost stories, and tiki bar goodness! This year our theme is Geeky Tiki Slumber Party-o-Rama. So come in your geekiest pjs, or cosplay as your favorite character in *their* pjs and prepare for a fantastical night of laughing, relaxing and getting your geek on. 

We are excited to partner once again with Noah's Event Venue - an amazing event space here in Charlotte, North Carolina! And we are returning to the amazing Renaissance Hotel for our PreGala event.

Make sure to check out our very limited VIP Passes - for the elite Geek Gala experience!

Pre-Geek Gala Activities include:
(7:00 PM - 11:00 PM (Renaissance Hotel) $5 suggested donation):

  • Open Gaming with No Ordinary Gamers
  • Live Guardians of the Geekery podcast with special guests
  • More events to be announced - check back! 

Daytime Activities include:
(10:00 AM - 4:00 PM, canned good or $2 donation):

  • Muggles Market - over 50 artisan vendors (It's real life Etsy for Geeks!)
  • Geek Short Film Fest
  • Music Tent
  • Muggles Art Shop
  • Food Truck Rally
  • Fan Car Showcase
  • Face Painting & Caricatures
  • Medieval Courtyard
  • City-Wide Gala Quest
  • Kids' Activities 

Main Event Activities include: (PG-13)
(7:00 PM - Midnight, ticket required)

  • Live Music & Comedy from Mikey Mason and Valentine Wolfe
  • PJs & Ghost Stories with storyteller Tally Johnson
  • Geeks Got Talent! Contest ($150 cash first prize)
  • Trivia & Prizes
  • Photos & Caricatures
  • Free Food & Cash Bar
  • Geeky Goody Basket Raffle

For the latest information about our event - please make sure to visit our website at www.GeekGala.com!

FAQs

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

Please note that the Geek Gala is rated PG-13 overall, although at times an R rating may be more appropriate.   Alcohol, Strong Language, Sexual Content and Partial Nudity may be present.  The management is not responsible for what your kids see, hear, taste and learn.  We will try to warn about more adult content as we can, but we are not omniscient in these things.  

There is alcohol served at this event.  The event management reserves the right to request ID from anyone purchasing or partaking at our event. 

What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is free parking onsite as well as directly beside and across the street in the industrial park.  

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Please contact us at gala@charlottegeeks.com

What's the refund policy?

All sales are final.  If you have any questions, please contact management at gala@charlottegeeks.com.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

You do not have to bring your printed ticket, but if you have the ticket available on your phone or printed, it may speed up your registration.  

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, you can edit the information yourself by clicking on your registration email and returning to Eventbrite.  Or you can email the necessary changes at gala@charlottegeeks.com 

Is my ticket transferrable?

Ticket and merchandise sales are transferable as long as the notification is received in writing via email to gala@charlottegeeks.com prior to Thursday, October 31st and generated from the email address of original purchase. Please note, if your ticket includes a t-shirt, and you transfer the ticket after October 1st, we will not be able to change the size. 

Is it ok if the name on my ticket doesn't match the person who attends?

Please notify us at gala@charlottegeeks.com if you need to update the name of the person who will be attending.  Please make sure to email us from the same email acocunt you used at registration. Please notify us by October 31st of any changes. 

 

Have questions about 2019 Geek Gala: Geeky Tiki Slumber Party-o-Rama? Contact Joey Starnes - Charlotte Geeks

When & Where


Noah's Event Venue
2421 Yorkmont Road
Charlotte, NC 28217

Saturday, November 2, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 11:59 PM (EDT)


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Organizer

Joey Starnes - Charlotte Geeks

Joey founded the Charlotte Geeks in 2008 after attending her second DragonCon in Atlanta, GA.  The Charlotte Geeks are a social club that gets together 2-3 times a month.  The membership grew quickly from 9 to 25 to 100 to 300 to now over 2500 registered members on Meetup and over 1500 on Facebook.  The Geek Gala is their annual birthday celebration and charity event - with proceeds from the event going to local adoptive/foster groups in memory of Joey's little sister Christina, a former foster child. 

Joey lives in Charlotte with her husband Matt.  

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