Blerds Will Take Over Philadelphia On Labor Day Weekend

Blerd (Black Nerd) Bash is coming to Philadelphia on September 4th from 12 pm through September 5th at 2 am.

May be a cartoon of text that says 'LOCALHOST LOCALHOST The Block 401 N BROAD ST PHILADELPHIA, PA 19108 BLERD BASH PHILADELPHIA 2022 LABOR DAY WEEKEND SUNDAY Sept. 4 12 PM- AM POWERED BY ਜ The Otaku Box'

“Blerd Bash”, formerly known as the “Throw Down Party Tour” is a day-long celebration of urban nerd culture. These events are hosted as a tour around the country and provide us with an opportunity to connect with our community in a meaningful way through a festive and memorable experience.

The “Blerd Bash” is headed to Philly! Come join them this Labor Day weekend for a day of gaming, music, cosplay, and lots more fun activities! Whether you come alone or with a group of friends, you’ll be surrounded by people with similar interests for a night of good vibes. Blerds unite!

The presenting sponsor, The Otaku Box, is supplying prizes to the cosplay contest winner, including their very own personalized anime crate and also powering the photoshoot and red carpet experience.

Use code “OtakuBB5” for a discount on your very own anime subscription crate at http://www.theotakubox.com. The only anime subscription crate with ecchi, voting, and scale figures.

WHAT TO EXPECT
💃🏾 Dance Party (Hip-Hop/Rap/R&B)
🦹‍♀️ Cosplay Contest
🏆 Competitive Video Game Show
💃🏿 Talent show
🎮 Video Games Stations
🍸 Food and Drinks
🛍️ Vendors
🎁 Raffle
📷 Photoshoot
🎤 Local Hip-Hop Music Showcase

THE VENUE
This event will be held at Localhost The Block, a gaming lounge packed with numerous PCs, Xbox, PlayStation, and Nintendo Switch consoles available for your enjoyment.

DAYTIME 12:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Our daytime event will be jam-packed with activities! If you have a unique talent, enter our Talent Show. If you’re a versatile gamer, apply to compete in our Variety Video Game Show. Come shop with our vendors or simply mingle with others while playing video games and spectating all activities.

Talent show contestants must be 14 years or older with permission granted by a parent or guardian for all applicants under the age of 18.

Game Show contestants must be 18 years or older.

NIGHTTIME 9:00 PM – 2:00 AM
When the sun goes down is when the party starts! Starting at 9:00 pm, the space will transform for our after-party where we’ll have a huge dance floor and our DJ chopping and screwing some of the best hip-hop and r&b classics and latest hits. You’ll have the chance to participate in our photo shoot, compete in (or spectate) our cosplay contest, and enjoy some energic live music performances from local hip-hop artists.

This portion of the event is strictly for ages 18 and up, 21 and up to drink.
 
Tickets can be purchased here.

About Tiffany Padilla

Tiffany Padilla is a cryptid that enjoys anything horror and nerdy. They collect taxidermy frog purses and are best friends with the shadow person who lives in their closet. Tiffany's proudest nerd moment is they once played Tupac in a one-shot D&D campaign.

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