Blerd (Black Nerd) Bash is coming to Philadelphia on September 4th from 12 pm through September 5th at 2 am.
“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.
Competitive Video Game Show
Video Games Stations
Food and Drinks
Local Hip-Hop Music Showcase
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.
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.