Rescheduled Geek and Grub Market (Book Nerd Edition)

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Rescheduled Geek and Grub Market (Book Nerd Edition)

Come out and join us for 30+ Geeky Vendors, Yummy Food, Giant Games and fun competitions!

When and where

Date and time


Fred Fletcher Park 820 Clay Street Raleigh, NC 27605

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About this event

  • 4 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Come out and join us in Downtown Raleigh for the monthly Geek and Grub Market. This event is FREE ADMISSION and is a celebration of all things GEEK! This February, dress up like your favorite literary character and enjoy fun themed competitions and activities based off your favorite books!


To sign up for an activity, show up to the HQ desk 10 minutes before the scheduled start time.

12:30pm - Catcher and the Rye Competition (Kids)

1pm - Kids Storytime w/ Oberlin Regional Library

1:30pm - Raffle #1

2pm - Hunger Games Dodgeball (Adults)

3pm - Game of Thrones Musical Chairs (Adults)

3:30pm - Raffle #2


Do I Need a Ticket?

No, no ticket is required for entry.

Is this event free?

Yes, all Geek and Grub Markets are free to the public.

Where is this month's event located?

At Fred Fletcher Park in Downtown Raleigh located at 820 Clay Street in Downtown Raleigh.

Where Do I Park?

There are two small parking lots available at Fred Fletcher Park - one on Clay Street and another on Washington Street but parking is limited (hey, it's downtown). Plan on arriving early to grab a spot in the lot or if you come later, utilize street parking off Washington Street if the parking lots are full.

Will There Be Food and Drinks Available?

There will be food trucks and some food vendors. We'll have our Geek Tavern up and running featuring some special Geek themed non-alcoholic mocktails. Please note that we do not serve alcohol at this event.

How Does the Free Raffle Work?

You will receive a raffle ticket with every purchase from a vendor. Tickets can be turned in to the HQ desk for a chance to win fun prizes. Raffles drawings will take place at 12:30pm and 2:30pm and you must be present to win.

What is the Scavenger Hunt? How Do I Participate in it?

Our Geek & Grub Scavenger Hunt is a fun family-friendly activity that attendees can enjoy while shopping. Download our app when you arrive and visit vendor booths to complete fun missions. Complete the Scavenger Hunt and get a spin on our prize wheel!

Can I Still Spin the Prize Wheel if I haven't completed the Scavenger Hunt? Yes, like us on FB and IG and get a spin on the wheel!

Where Can I Sign Up to be a Vendor at future Geek and Grub Events? You can visit to submit an application for the 2023 Geek & Grub Market Season.

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