Gamers, it's your weekend; Galaxy Fest is back in Colorado Springs

February 22, 2014 Updated: February 22, 2014 at 2:22 pm
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photo - One of the Sand People from Star Wars does a little shopping while attending Galaxy Fest at the Antlers on Saturday, February 25, 2012. Gazette File
One of the Sand People from Star Wars does a little shopping while attending Galaxy Fest at the Antlers on Saturday, February 25, 2012. Gazette File 

Artists, vendors, monsters, Ewoks and self-proclaimed-nerds converged in the Antler's Hilton Hotel Friday for the first day of Colorado Springs's third annual Galaxy Fest. 

The multimedia/pop culture convention, runs through late Sunday night, and features everything from kid-friendly activities, workshops and CosPlay to adult-oriented entertainment including burlesque shows and kilt blowing (it's pretty much what it sounds like).

Also featuring 24-hour gaming and a 24-hour film festival, the convention offers something for fans of Sci-fi, Anime, SteamPunk, Horror and more.

Doors opened at 8 a.m. this weekend and runs until late night at the Antler's Hilton Hotel, 4 S. Cascade Ave. Players need a weekend or daily pass in order to game. Passes are available online or at the door. Details: 955-5600, galaxyfest.com

Gamers, it's your weekend; Galaxy Fest is back in Colorado Springs

Updated: February 22, 2014 at 2:22 pm

Artists, vendors, monsters, Ewoks and self-proclaimed-nerds converged in the Antler's Hilton Hotel Friday for the first day of Colorado Springs's third annual Galaxy Fest.  The multimedia/pop culture convention, runs through late Sunday night, and features everything from kid-friendly...

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