Road To FanFest

We are collaborating with the Matteson Community Center to bring you events before the FanFest. Check out our schedule of events happening at the Matteson Community Center. 

Address: 20642 Matteson Ave, Matteson, IL 60443


Wednesday, August 10

Description to come.


Kick-Off Party

Friday, August 12

7 - 10 pm

Come party with us at the  Matteson Community Center for a Fortnite MAPLD FanFest Kick-Off Party, baseball game sponsored by AFLAC, food and more.



Starts August 1

How much do you know about the FanFest? Test your knowledge by filling out our quiz. All answers must be correct to be entered into the drawing to win prizes! Find the quiz link here on August 1.


**Subject to Change**

Event Line-up

10 am

Lolita Fashion

Join Chicago Lolita Group while they talk about the fashion , diversity and answer questions.

10 am

Crafts For All Ages

Come make a wand, Naruto headband or your own button/magnet.

10:30 am

Draw-A-Long w/ Ashley Esper

Ashley Esper will draw Baby Yoda and answer your questions!  Will also be streamed live on YouTube.

11:15 am

Life As A Streamer Panel

Twitch streamers discuss their experiences with being a streamer. and answer your questions. Will also be live on our YouTube. 

12:30 pm

Learn to Make Dangos With Victoria Rosenthal

Victoria Rosenthal of Pixelated Provisions is the author of several popular video game cookbooks, and will be showing you how to make Dangos from her book: The Ultimate Final Fantasy XIV Online Cookbook.

12:30 pm

Video Game Tournament

Come race in our Mario Kart 8 tournament. Sign up required and you can sign up here.  We will also have Jackbox Games freeplay outside of the room.

2:30 pm

Cosplay Showcase

Come show off your cosplay and then participate in our Cosplay Parade after the show.

12:00 pm

Video Game Truck

Play at our video game truck outside the library while you wait for our outdoor movie to start.

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