Runefest Confirmed for October! Tickets Now on Sale for Runescape's Annual Community Celebration
Exclusive opening festivity ‘The Golden Gnome Awards’, keynote announcements, and hands-on opportunities with the eagerly awaited RuneScape Mobile.Jagex has announced that tickets for RuneFest 2019, the annual celebration of RuneScape and Old School RuneScape, go on sale from 4pm BST today. Set to become the biggest and best RuneFest yet, the player convention is taking place on Friday 4th and Saturday 5th October at Farnborough International Exhibition & Conference Centre.
RuneFest 2019 will feature a wide range of entertainment for community members attending from across the globe to enjoy. The Golden Gnome Awards, the annual celebration of the franchise’s prestigious community award ceremony will take place on the Friday night, with Jagex promising a night to remember. The next day will see the curtains pulled back on an experience packed full of gaming, cosplay, camaraderie, in-depth developer panels, exclusive merchandise, and all the latest news for RuneScape and Old School RuneScape players alike.
A limited number of early bird tickets will be available from £135* to buy via the official RuneFest website. Each ticket provides access to both The Golden Gnome Awards and the ‘Night Before Party’ on Friday 4th October, and RuneFest 2019 the next day. The two-day spectacular will also be available for fans to tune in and watch from the comfort of their own home. The theme for the ninth RuneFest will be announced in the coming weeks.
Head of Events at Jagex, Josh Winward, said:
“There’s no better way to connect with the ever-expanding RuneScape community than by bringing everyone together to forge some legendary memories both in person or online. RuneFest at Farnborough provides us with the opportunity to bring more of our living game world of Gielinor to life than ever before, while expanding The Golden Gnome Awards on the first night gives us the perfect chance for our community to shine in the spotlight!”