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Geekin' on 66

Get your geek on at the 2nd Annual Geekin’ On 66 Festival as it returns expecting to be even bigger and better than last year! You'll see the streets of downtown Wilmington lined with all sorts of interesting things to see!

Comic book hall is sold out, with than 20 main exhibitors located at Water Street Fitness, 315 N. Water St. The exhibitors include Gaming Goat, Maille Man, Cooper's Comics, Limitless Adventures, Grim Comics, That Star Wars Guy, Joshua's Wood and Tipsy Badger. The first 300 people to check in will receive a goody bag with a comic books and smaller items. One in three bags will be instant win bag for bigger prizes like vintage comic books, signed comic books, graphic novels, action figures or gift certificates to local restaurants, including Nelly's and City Pizza and Subs. City Pizza and Wilmington Pizzaria are offering pizza deals.


This free event coincides with the flea market and you can also test your trivia skills at Geekin' on 66 Trivia! Assemble your team and prepare to go against others, with a prize for the top team overall! This event will use their proprietary TRINGO format, which combines all the challenge of pub trivia with the luck and fun of bar bingo to crown a champion! There will be TWO separate trivia events, starting at 12:30pm and 3:30pm on September 1st. You are welcome to compete in either or both!

Geekin' on 66 offers a variety of fun things to do so make your way to downtown Wilmington on Sept. 1st! Click here for more information!