Every Whovian, Trekkie, Star Wars fanatic and passionate nerd was in their element at the Summer of Sci-FiCosplay Day heldon Sunday.
The event, hosted by the Queen Victoria Museum and Art Gallery, was a perfect way for cosplayers - people who wear costumes to represent a specific character, often from popular TV shows or books - to show their passion.
There were costume competitions, improvised performances, creative workshops, live screenings of The Martian and Interstellar, swap and sell stalls, and attendees were even treated to a sneak peak of the Planetarium before its official reopening in early February.
The catwalk saw people of all ages don elaborate costumes and show off their hard work to a panel of judges and an enthusiastic crowd.
Danielle Murach, of Launceston, was dressed in goth attire she found in her wardrobe.
"I was going for cyber goth and I believe I reached that target," she said.
"It took a couple of days to make."
Larissa Priest, from Hobart, attended the event dressed as Rey Skywalker, and said it took about three months to create the costume.
"I'm always willing to cosplay," she said.
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"It would be great if we could get more of [these cosplay events] in Tasmania."
Grace Breward, from Launceston, gussied up as Trixie from SlugTerra.
"This was actually my first time doing a cosplay competition," she said.
"I was nervous."
QVMAG's general manager of creative arts and cultural services Tracy Puklowski, dressed as Maleficent, said Summer of Sci-Fi was a great way to engage with the cosplay community.
"QVMAG is proud to be hosting the first cosplay event in Tasmania since lockdown," she said.
"So much of what drives us at QVMAG is providing opportunities for our community to connect and have fun. This event is ... a fabulous way to celebrate summer with cosplay fans, and spectators, and share in the cosmic world of science fiction.
"It's just been fantastic to see different audiences come to the museum."
The event was the last for QVMAG's science-fiction inspired takeover which commenced in November 2020.
Ms Puklowski said there was the potential to have future cosplay events, as January's affair had been so successful.