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American Ninja Warrior fans can meet the Ninjas and hosts in person at NBC FanFest

Taking place in Cleveland and Denver, the two day events will break down the barrier between fans and the show.

NBC has just announced a new way for you to get up close and personal with your favorite shows, including American Ninja Warrior!

For the American Ninja Warrior tapings in both Cleveland and Denver, NBC is hosting FanFest. They will take place May 8-9 in Cleveland Public Square and May 23-24 in Denver’s Lincoln Park at Civic Center. The two day events will be right near the course and have tons of ways for fans to live out their Ninja Warrior dreams.

You’ll be able to climb an inflatable course, rub elbows with some of your favorite Ninjas, and maybe even bump into Matt, Akbar and Kristine.

Best of all? It’s free!

American Ninja Warrior Nation will be on hand as well, so come fan-out with us!

Here are the full details from the NBC press release:

NBC is taking its most popular summer programming on the road and directly to the fans with the unveiling of “NBC FanFest,” set for May 8-9 in Cleveland Public Square and May 23-24 in Denver’s Lincoln Park at Civic Center.

This unique two-day fan activation will feature hands-on activities showcasing several of the network’s most popular series, including “American Ninja Warrior,” “America’s Got Talent,” “The Voice,” “Little Big Shots,” “Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge” and the upcoming dance competition series “World of Dance.”

“NBC FanFest” will be set up adjacent to the “American Ninja Warrior” course in both Cleveland and Denver as the show tapes episodes for the new season, which premieres Monday, June 12 (8 p.m. ET/PT).

“We are incredibly excited to provide viewers an opportunity to interact with our shows through FanFest,” said Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Reality Group, NBC Entertainment. “From the thrill of taking on ‘American Ninja Warrior’ and ‘Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge’ obstacles, to becoming a part of ‘The Voice’ and ‘America’s Got Talent’ panels, fans will truly experience their favorite NBC shows.”

The event is free to the public and attendees are invited to engage in a variety of activities from a 120-foot inflatable “American Ninja Warrior” course to a 12-foot cargo net climb from “Spartan: Ultimate Team Challenge.”

“American Ninja Warrior” hosts Matt Iseman, Akbar Gbajabiamila and co-host Kristine Leahy, along with popular ninjas from the show, will be on hand. Former contestants from “America’s Got Talent,” “The Voice” and other shows will also make special appearances.

Additional activities include:

  • A unique photo opportunity with the iconic red chair from “The Voice” and the “America’s Got Talent” judges, as well as NBC’s upcoming “Red Nose Day” special.
  • A shareable photo on the “Little Big Shots” sofa.
  • A “World of Dance” motion photo opportunity.
  • Giveaways, food trucks, merchandise sales and more.

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  • American Ninja Warrior
  • The Voice
  • World of Dance
  • Little Big Shots
  • America’s Got Talent
  • Red Nose Day
  • Spartan
  • The Wall