What is the Orlando Nerd Fest?
The Orlando Nerd Fest is an annual celebration of nerd music and culture. The festival is commonly referred to by it’s acronym ONF. (ie. #ONF2015)
Who runs this festival?
This festival is run by Orlando Nerd Fest, LLC. and is comprised of some of the most experienced and influential people in the nerd music community. There are currently 10 board members and 30 employees working to give you the best weekend of your life. Our total combined experience in running large scale shows and multi-day events comes out to about 115 years.
When is the date for ONF?
August 7th-10th, 2015!
Where is The Day Before Show? (Aug 7th)
The Geek Easy, inside of A Comic Shop 114 S Semoran Blvd #6, Winter Park, FL 32792 (407) 332-9636
Where is the Main Festival? (Aug 8th & 9th)
The Orlando Science Center
777 East Princeton Street
Orlando, FL 32803
Where is The Day After Show? (Aug 10th)
The Geek Easy, inside of A Comic Shop
114 S Semoran Blvd #6, Winter Park, FL 32792
How much is parking?
In 2014 Team ONF paid for everyone’s parking, but for 2015 and beyond this is completely dependent upon community support. As of now we do not have an answer for this but will post it as soon as the information becomes available.
How much does it cost to attend the event?
|Friday Aug. 7th||FREE!|
|Saturday Aug. 8th||$27|
|Sunday Aug. 9th||$27|
|Monday Aug. 10th||FREE!|
(Includes an ONF2014 Poster and an ONF2014 and ONF2015 T-Shirt Pack!) (While Supplies Last!)
Can I purchase beer at both venues?
Yes, but you must be over 21 with valid I.D. to do so!
I need the schedule so I can plan for my travel and hotel stay.
You can find the current schedule here: http://orlandonerdfest.com/onf2015-musical-schedule/
What types of entertainment can I expect to see?
You will get to experience a large collection of the many different types of nerd related music. Nerdcore, VGM, Chiptune, Steampunk, Anime, J-Pop, K-Pop, LMNOP-Pop, Comedy, etc etc etc…
Am I allowed to Cosplay at this event?
As always with our events, Cosplay is STRONGLY ENCOURAGED! Feel free to dress up as your favorite character or come up with your own creations! Just make sure to keep in mind that there will be kids around, so keep it at or above swimsuit level. Oh, and y ou must wear some form of footwear at all times as per the OSC requirement. Is there going to be a Costume Contest?
Yup! Our prizes this year are totally off the wall amazing too. Read more about it and the rules, and register for it here: http://orlandonerdfest.com/costume-contest-online-registration
I have my own business, will you guys be renting vendor spaces?
Yes! You can find information on our Vendor Spaces here: http://orlandonerdfest.com/vendors/
I heard you also have an Artist Alley, is this true?
Indeed we do! You can find info on our Artist Alley here: http://orlandonerdfest.com/artist-alley-application/
What about sponsorships or advertising?
Definitely! If you’re interested in sponsoring the event or purchasing advertising space on the website or elsewhere please send an email to “email@example.com“.
I also happen to be a performer or manage a band that I think would fit in.
APPLY HERE: http://orlandonerdfest.com/performer-application/
I’d like to volunteer at the festival, how do I apply?
Awesome! Fill out the application HERE.
This whole thing sounds neato burrito, how can I help spread the word?
First of all, thank you for your support! Social media is our best friend in terms of getting the word out, so you’re doing us a huge favor by simply liking, sharing, and retweeting our event information. Our Social Media ring is as follows:
Facebook Page – http://facebook.com/orlandonerdfest
ONF Event Page – https://www.facebook.com/events/514273095358587
Twitter – http://twitter.com/orlandonerdfest
When is #ONF2016?
I like your enthusiasm! #ONF2016 information will be announced as soon as absolutely possible.
I have another question that is not on this FAQ!!!
Please send any and all other inquiries to “firstname.lastname@example.org” and we’ll answer them as soon as we can!