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Mari Del Valle (Dzhelasi) is a digital artist with several years of graphic design experience with a degree in Digital Media and certification in Graphic Design. Mari has also worked as a freelance artist working for several virtual sites and businesses since 2006.


From adorable animals to Pokemon and more, Dzheasi draws it all. Learn how to draw Pikachu with step by step tips and tricks to make cute art. All levels welcome. 

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Japanese Culture Center


The Japanese Culture Center was established in 1977 in Chicago by Aikido Shihan (Teacher of Teachers) and Zen Master Fumio Toyoda to make some of the martial arts, crafts, and philosophical riches of Japan available to the public.

Come join us for an exciting beginner’s Japanese course. We’ll learn common greetings and basic conversation. By the end of this class, you’ll be able to greet people, introduce yourself and even have an easy conversation, all in Japanese! Are you ready?

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Windy City Ghostbusters

Cosplay Group

We welcome back The Windy City Ghostbusters who are a registered 501c3 charitable organization made up of
Chicagoland Ghostbusters enthusiasts who make and build their own Ghostbusters Universe inspired costumes and props. The proceeds from Windy City Ghostbusters events go to La Rabida Children's Hospital and other like organizations. Visit their table at the MAPLD FanFest and maybe even book them for your next party or event!

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Jackbox Games

Video Game Company

Jackbox Games is the party game-making studio best known for hit games like YOU DON’T KNOW JACK, Quiplash, Fibbage, Drawful, Trivia Murder Party, and more! Think of us as the child of classic social games
like ‘charades’… the child who dropped out of college, then earned the family’s respect by founding a jam company. We’re here to make parties and gatherings with loved ones weird, fun, and memorable.

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Aaliyah Hunt

K-pop Dancer

Aaliyah has been a K-pop fan for more than 10 years, and I’ve been running Kpop
dance events since 2013.

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Game Truck

Video Game Truck

Whether you want a Video Game Party or your own LaserTag Arena, GameTruck’s unique mobile video gaming theaters and arenas can make your ultimate party wishes come true. With our expert GameCoaches and state-of-the-art equipment, your party will be as stress-free as it is spectacular.

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Black Cosplayer Continuum

Cosplay Group

We a Chicago based group of black cosplayers that love to educate of
our struggles and triumphs in the cosplay community.

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Maid To Be - Maid and Butler Café


Welcome Kings and Adventurers! We are Maid to Be, a dnd/rpg inspired maid & butler café!
After a long day of travel, you must be exhausted! Please join us at our café for snacks, drinks and games! Our maids and butlers are excited to serve you before you continue your journey! We look forward to your visit!

The Café is a separate charge at
the event.

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