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For the Love of Hilliard: A Community Celebration and Charity Event

Posted by Jamie Colegrove on

In the heart of the Hilliard community, a tradition spanning four decades faced an unfortunate setback this year. The iconic street festival, Old Hilliardfest, had to be canceled due to unforeseen circumstances. However, what happened next showcased the true spirit of the Hilliard community – resilience, creativity, and an unwavering commitment to coming together. In its place, a new event emerged, one that promises to bring joy, nostalgia, and support to local businesses and those in need. Welcome to For the Love of Hilliard – a day that will resonate for years to come.

The absence of Old Hilliardfest was felt deeply, yet the community response was inspiring. Residents, local businesses, and organizations banded together to create something extraordinary, an event that encapsulates the essence of Hilliard. On September 9th, from 10am to 2pm, the streets will come alive with For the Love of Hilliard, a celebration of unity, creativity, and community strength.

Packrat Comics is gearing up to host the ultimate celebration of creativity, community, and all things geeky at the upcoming "For the Love of Hilliard" event! Set your calendars for September 9th from 10 AM to 2 PM, because this is an experience you won't want to miss.

Dive into Local Artistry

Prepare to be transported into a world of artistic brilliance as local talents Tom Williams, Matthew Spurock, and Richard Jones III bring their visions to life. From Tom's imaginative strokes to Matthew's intricate details and Richard's thought-provoking concepts, their artworks promise to inspire, intrigue, and ignite your own creativity.

Cosplay Adventures Await

Calling all cosplayers and enthusiasts! The Central Ohio Ghostbusters and Squared Circle Cosplay will be in attendance, ready to make your day truly special. Don your favorite cosplay, pose alongside the iconic Ecto-1, and engage with larger-than-life wrestling characters. Unleash your inner hero, villain, or ghostbuster and be part of the fun! 

Crafting Magic with Jambo's Creation

Don't miss the opportunity to explore Jambo's Creation's booth, a haven for pop culture enthusiasts. Discover an array of knitted and beaded treasures, from adorable characters to intricate accessories. Each piece is a testament to the power of creativity and fandom. Bring a unique piece of geeky art home with you! 

Chet Reams' Horror Collection

Prepare for spine-tingling chills as Chet Reams joins us with a spine-chilling selection of horror posters, stickers, prints, and zines. Perfect for horror enthusiasts and collectors of the macabre!

Kid-Friendly Adventures

But wait, there's even more fun in store! For our youngest attendees, we've got an exciting bounce house that promises laughter, play, and boundless joy. Watch as kids bounce and leap in a safe and enjoyable environment, adding an extra layer of family-friendly entertainment to the event.

Vintage Packrat Logo Shirts for a Cause

Your love for geek culture can also make a positive impact! Grab a classic old-school vintage Packrat Logo shirt, with all proceeds going directly to the Hilliard Food Pantry. It's a chance to give back to the community while proudly wearing a piece of nostalgia. Join us in supporting this worthy cause and making a difference together.

Embrace the Fun

The "For the Love of Hilliard" event by Packrat Comics promises an immersive experience that brings art, cosplay, community, and giving together. Whether you're an art enthusiast, a cosplayer, a fan of pop culture crafts, or simply looking for a day of family fun, there's something here for everyone. Come celebrate creativity, imagination, and giving back in a single incredible event.

For the Love of Hilliard is more than an event; it's a manifestation of community love, dedication, and the ability to turn challenges into opportunities. As the day approaches, mark your calendars and spread the word. Let's come together, celebrate local businesses, embrace nostalgia, and make a positive impact on our community. Join us on September 9th, from 10am to 2pm, as we create memories that will be cherished for years to come. ❤️🏙️

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