PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A festival this weekend at the Greater Philadelphia Expo Center in Oaks is built entirely around the video game “Minecraft.”

The event, called “Minefaire: A Minecraft Fan Experience,” is it “an experience that you really cannot replicate at home,” according to event founder Chad Collins.

“Imagine walking into 150,000 square feet of ‘Minecraft’ heaven,” he said.

If you're not familiar with “Minecraft,” Collins describes it as using Legos but in digital form.

“So you're able to create worlds and interact with other characters in the game,” he explained, “and just really let your imagination run wild.”

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Some of the highlights of this festival include live gaming, virtual reality and workshops.

“We're going to have Guinness World Records on site,” added Collins, “so you're going to be able to participate in special challenges they're going to have, and brand new this year is the escape room.”

Parents: Don't plan on just sitting back and watching your kids have fun.

“We always have every age group in mind, so we make sure that it's a 100 percent inclusive experience,” said Collins.

That includes the learning lab, where parents and their children are encouraged to participate together.

“You're going to learn something about your kid that you never learned before,” Collins said.

Minefaire takes place Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tickets range from $39 to $69. For more information, visit minefaire.com.