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Game Obsession Expo 2017

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The ultimate family day out

Following the success of the inaugural event in 2016, Game Obsession Expo is back, bigger and better with brand NEW activities and entertainment for lovers of video games, movies, comic books and all things pop culture!

Whether you love the magical world of Harry Potter, the epic Star Wars universe or Lord of the Ring's Middle Earth, Game Obsession Expo brings these extraordinary worlds to life through interactive activities, spectacular entertainment and a vibrant community atmosphere at Mannum Showgrounds!

All are welcome to take part in this grand family-friendly event on Sunday 6th August 2017 from 9.30am to 4.30pm!

New highlights of this year's jam-packed program include Nova Hollandia Jousting Demonstrations, Scriptease Unplotted Potter Improv Comedy Group (as seen at Adelaide Fringe 2017), the Trebuchet Challenge, where you can build & fire your own trebuchet and SA Quidditch Association Demonstration Match and Come & Try session!

Alll the favourites are back as well including The Valiant Order of Historical Entertainers with their Medieval re-enactment, the firing of a Moat Perrier, the Warhammer 40K tournament, Southern Wilds LARP's displays of Live Action Role Play & Come & Try sessions, Southern Dewback Garrison and Rebel Legion Ryloth Base, Firebear Armour and so much more!

Complementing the stellar entertainment line-up are all your favourite Amusements Rides & Sideshows, Pony & Camel Rides, a V8 Simulator, thrilling Rally Cars in action and FREE Face Painting with the talented Rebekah Bianca.

There will also be a diverse range of traders and exhibitors displaying their awesome private collections and offering games, toys, hobbies and collectables and so much more! You can even join a remote control boat or plane club!

Don't forget to come dressed as your favourite comic book, film, anime or video game character and enter the popular Cosplay Competition!

There will also be heaps of delicious food and drinks on site as well!

Game Obsession Expo is the ultimate family day out - where else can you see a Moat Perrier fire pumpkins across the oval, watch a live medieval battle and join a game of Quidditch!

Best of all, admission is only $8 Adults, $2 children or $20 for a family!

Mannum is just over an hour's drive from Adelaide. Start planning your day trip today!

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When: Sunday 6th August 2017, 9.30 am to 4.30pm
Where: Mannum Showgrounds, North Tce Mannum
Cost: Admission only $8 Adults, $2 Children or $20 Family
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Very hard to go to such an event in such a cold time of year when it's been raining and strong storm like winds for days now. Would have been better to set this up during warmer weather.
by SilvaDasher (score: 1|79) 293 days ago
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