Pintastic New England
Jun
28
to Jun 30

Pintastic New England

Are you looking for a little relief from the hot summer sun? Look no further than Pintastic New England, which is the first of its kind, centrally located in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. This expo is 30,000 square feet of fun for the whole family. The kids can have never-ending excitement with a caricature artist, face painting, friendly clowns & balloon animals. The adults can bring out their inner child with over 200 pinball machines set on free play, all while enjoying an ice-cold craft beer.

https://pintasticnewengland.com/

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Southern Fried Gaming Expo
Jul
12
to Jul 14

Southern Fried Gaming Expo

  • Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Southern-Fried Gaming Expo (SFGE) is a 3-day fan convention focused exclusively on gaming. The expo is held July 12-14 at the Renaissance Waverly Hotel and Cobb Galleria Convention Center in Atlanta, GA, and boasts over 250 full-sized arcade games, pinball machines and console systems, along with tabletop gaming, vendors, special guest speakers, a film fest, wrestling, tournaments and more! SFGE is a family-friendly event that will be fun for all ages.

http://southernfriedgameroomexpo.com/about-us/

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California Extreme
Jul
27
to Jul 28

California Extreme

  • Hyatt Regency Santa Clara (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

California Extreme is the "Classic Arcade Games Show". It's an annual celebration of coin operated pinball machines, video games and other novelties you once found in game arcades. All games on display are set for free play, so leave your quarters in the ash tray in your car. You won't need 'em.

http://caextreme.com/

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Replay FX
Aug
1
to Aug 4

Replay FX

  • David L. Lawrence Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Home of the Pinburgh tournament- the largest pinball tournament in the world and the Women’s International Pinball Tournament. A huge number of pinball, arcade machines on free play. Also has console games, esports and cosplay. A great time for everyone!

https://replayfx.org/

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The BPAC Showcase
Aug
9
to Aug 18

The BPAC Showcase

  • The Ekka Brisbane Showgrounds (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Brisbane Pinball & Arcade Inc collective is a group based in Brisbane with the sole purpose of promoting competitive pinball, arcades and classic gaming.

The group was formed in January of 2019 and includes representatives from the local pinball and arcade venues, Netherworld, Pincadia, Pinball Haus and 1 Up Freeplay Arcade.

The BPAC Showcase is an epic 10-Day event filled with several IFPA sanctioned pinball tournaments, and arcade tournaments including the Kong-Off.

http://bnepac.org

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Saratoga Pinball and Arcade Show
Aug
9
to Aug 10

Saratoga Pinball and Arcade Show

The show will feature approximately 50 pinball machines & arcade games from the past and present, all set on free play.  For one admission price, you are welcome to stay all day and play as much as you like for no additional cost. Many of the games available to play will also be for sale.

The show will also feature an indoor flea market with various pinball & arcade games and parts for sale, as well as a beginner-friendly pinball tournament.

There will also be a special exhibit featuring film memorabilia, including various original costumes and props from:

  • Once Upon a Time

  • Stargate

  • Ender’s Game

  • Chronicles of Riddick

  • Electric Dreams

  • Dune & Children of Dune Mini-Series

  • Divergent

  • Colony

  • Passengers

  • And more!

Some of these props and costumes will be for sale!

https://pinballsaratoga.com/

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UK Pinfest
Aug
23
to Aug 25

UK Pinfest

  • Mercure Daventry Court Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

UKPinFest has approximately 100 machines all set to FREE PLAY. Play machines from the 60’s to the very latest releases. Held at The Mercure Hotel Daventry, the event will run from Friday Evening to Sunday.

Only 150 VIP Tickets!

VIP tickets will give you access to the four available sessions: –

Friday Evening 7pm-11pm VIP only
Saturday all day 10:30am-6pm
Saturday Evening 7pm-11pm VIP only
Sunday 10:30am-4:30pm

http://www.ukpinfest.com/

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Cleveland Pinball and Arcade Show
Sep
5
to Sep 8

Cleveland Pinball and Arcade Show

The Cleveland Pinball and Arcade Show will be four fun-filled days of pinball machines, arcade games, toys, and all things classic gaming! All of the games present will be set on FREE PLAY for the weekend. There will be 100 pinball machines and 30+ classic arcade games for you to enjoy with your paid admission. 

The show will also be hosting an IFPA-backed pinball tournament, which is a great, friendly competition that is open to novice and advanced players alike. 

As if that weren’t enough, we will be having guest speakers from your favorite pinball manufacturers, games located in the hallway outside of the general game room will be available 24 hours for hotels guests, a flea market, and much much more! 

http://clevelandpinballshow.com

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Pin-A-Go-Go
Oct
11
to Oct 13

Pin-A-Go-Go

Pinball machines all on free play, vendors, flea market and games available for sale.

This annual event has long been supported by pinball enthusiasts from all over Northern California and helps local youth charities. Many people bring their pinball machines to share, the organizers and volunteers are not paid to put on the show, we spread pinball joy and everyone benefits! 

Through the years, thousands of dollars have been raised for local Boys and Girls Clubs and the Dixon Teen Center (DTC).

https://pin-a-go-go.org

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Portland Retro Gaming Expo
Oct
18
to Oct 20

Portland Retro Gaming Expo

  • Oregon Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

PRGE is expanding in 2019, adding an additional 30,000 square feet of convention space bringing the total footage of the Expo to 150,000 square feet! As part of the expansion, we will be moving our panel rooms into the second floor Portland Ballroom space with more room for seating, better acoustics and easier queuing for attendees.

Our arcade has been bursting at the seams so we will be moving some of our tournament qualifiers and freeplay games to the lower meeting areas, freeing up more space in the Retrocade for a larger tournament finals stage, guest seating, and more arcade & pinball games. Additionally there will be space available to add more exhibitors than ever before.

https://www.retrogamingexpo.com

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Grand Ole Gameroom
Nov
8
to Nov 10

Grand Ole Gameroom

  • Millenium Maxwell House Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Grand Ole Gameroom Expo is a public event for gamers of all ages. Join us for a weekend packed with over 200 arcade and pinball games all set to free play. Play classic arcade games like Donkey Kong, Centipede, Ms Pac-Man, Double Dragon, Street Fighter II, and many others. Also play many classic pinball games like Black Knight, The Addams Family, and even some of the latest pinball games from Stern like Aerosmith, Star Wars, Deadpool, and Black Knight Sword of Rage. We also have air hockey, skeeball, and other family friendly games.

The Expo also has over 80 game consoles spanning the Atari 2600 to the latest Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, and Playstation VR. There are multiple tournaments for casual players and competitive players on games like Super Smash Bros and Mortal Kombat 11, and we host the largest IFPA pinball tournament in Tennessee.

https://grandoleexpo.com/

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Houston Arcade Expo
Nov
15
to Nov 16

Houston Arcade Expo

  • Houston Marriott Westchase (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Houston Area Arcade Group (HAAG) is holding their 18th Annual Arcade Expo on November 15th & 16th at the Houston Marriott Westchase.

There will be over 400 classic and current coin-op pinball machines, video arcade games, penny arcades, and console video games ready for attendees to play on free play or buy them for their home.

There will be Tournaments, events, music and workshops to keep the young and young at heart entertained.

http://www.arcadecenter.com/

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Free Play Florida
Nov
22
to Nov 24

Free Play Florida

Free Play Florida is an exciting three day event that encompasses a complete pinball, arcade, and console gaming experience. All of your classic and current pinball and arcade games will be on display for you to play, join the International Flipper Pinball Association (IFPA) sanctioned pinball tournament and compete with the best in the state of Florida, sit in on our speaker panels that include industry icons, and visit our valued vendors selling parts, memorabilia, and some of the coolest themed art on the planet!

http://wp.freeplayflorida.com

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Pincinnati
Nov
22
to Nov 24

Pincinnati

Over 120 machines from the 70's through the present will be well represented. Several machines will be available for purchase with contact and pricing listed on these machines.

Tickets will be limited to avoid overcrowding. Buy early to guarantee your spot. If the show does not sell out in advance, tickets will be sold at the door. If tickets do sell out prior to the show, the website will be updated to reflect such. Free entry for children 12 and under (1 per paying adult). IFPA registered tournaments will be held Friday and Saturday, with a gauntlet style tournament Sunday. There will also be an IFPA registered Women's tournament on Sunday.

https://pincinnati.com/

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Louisville Arcade Expo
Mar
1
to Mar 3

Louisville Arcade Expo

Do you remember arcades in shopping centers and malls filled with video games and pinball machines? Did you ever play Adventure on the Atari 2600? How about making a greeting card with an Apple II and using Print Shop? With hundreds of arcade and pinball machines on FREE PLAY and every console you can imagine up to 1999, the Louisville Arcade Expo is where you can relive all your memories. Best of all bring your family and show them how good you are at some real gaming. 

All arcade games and pinball machines at Louisville Arcade Expo are on FREE PLAY so leave your quarters at home!

http://www.louisvillearcade.com/

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Retrocity Fest
Jan
5
to Jan 6

Retrocity Fest

  • 1101 West McKinley Avenue Pomona, CA, 91768 United States (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We are very pleased to officially announce the first Retro City Festival!! It will be held on January 20th & 21st at the Pomona Fairplex Expo Hall 9 located in Pomona, California. Join us for over 60,000 square feet of retro gaming fun suitable for all ages!

Retro City Festival is an annual celebration dedicated to the history of retro gaming. We showcase the largest selection of retro console gaming under one roof in California. Experience Retro City’s classic arcades, pinball, tournaments, museums and huge console play area!

http://retrocityfestival.com/

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Pincinnati
Nov
30
to Dec 2

Pincinnati

Greater Cincinnati's first annual pinball show featuring over 100 machines from local collections. All machines will be set for free play, so leave your quarters at home.

Machines from the 70's through the present will be well represented. Several machines will be available for purchase with contact and pricing listed on these machines.

Get Tickets!

Website Here

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Grand Ole Gameroom Expo
Nov
9
to Nov 11

Grand Ole Gameroom Expo

  • Millenium Maxwell House Hotel (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Grand Ole Gameroom Expo is a public event for gamers of all ages. Join us for a weekend packed with over 200 arcade and pinball games all set to free play. Play classic arcade games like Donkey Kong, Centipede, Ms Pac-Man, Double Dragon, Street Fighter II, and many others. Also play many classic pinball games like Black Knight, The Addams Family, and even some of the latest pinball games from Stern like Aerosmith, Ghostbusters, Star Wars, and Guardians of the Galaxy. We also have air hockey, skeeball, and other family friendly games.

The Expo also has over 80 game consoles spanning the Atari 2600 to the latest Xbox One, PS4, Wii U, Nintendo Switch, and Playstation VR. There are multiple tournaments for casual players and competitive players on games like Super Smash Bros.

website: grandoleexpo.com

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Arcade Expo Houston
Oct
19
to Oct 20

Arcade Expo Houston

  • Houston Marriott Westchase (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This show is a Friday and Saturday show (note it actually ends Sunday morning at 2am, not Saturday morning at 2am as the calendar indicates, but we didn't want people skimming the calendar dates to think this was a 3 day show and miss it).

The Houston Area Arcade Group (HAAG) is holding their 17th Annual Arcade Expo on October 19th & 20th at theHouston Marriott Westchase.

There will be over 300 classic and current coin-op pinball machines, video arcade games, penny arcades, and console video games ready for attendees to play on free play or buy them for their home.

There will be Tournaments, events, music and workshops to keep the young and young at heart entertained.

Website: arcadecenter.com

 

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Pinball Expo (Chicago)
Oct
17
to Oct 20

Pinball Expo (Chicago)

  • The Westin Chicago North Shore (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Always a great place to see industry speakers, play in a tournament, buy things from vendors and of course go on the Stern factory tour. 

(Note show hours have not been announced at the time of this posting so check the website for accurate hours of fun, as well as a seminar schedule.)

Website: pinballexpo.net

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Pin-A-Go-Go
Oct
12
to Oct 14

Pin-A-Go-Go

  • Pinball machines from six different decades on FREE PLAY
  • Pinball parts, memorabilia and games for sale
  • Outdoor Flea Market & Swap Meet on Saturday
  • Pinball Workshops, see schedule closer to show time.
  • Pinball machine and board repair by Rob Anthony on site!
  • Food Service- tempting goodies and a place to enjoy in the shade
  • RV parking on the premises
  • Special nearby hotel room rates, see the FAQ page!
  • Great fun for the whole family!

http://www.pin-a-go-go.org/

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White Rose Gameroom Show
Oct
12
to Oct 13

White Rose Gameroom Show

  • York Fairgounds and Expo Center- Memorial Hall East (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

*  Pinball machines, video games, jukeboxes, slot machines, etc.

*  One price admission to play games all day, no quarters required!

*  Lots of door prizes.

*  Pinball and Gameroom items on sale.

*  Kids and adults pinball machine tournaments.

*  Refreshments will be available.

http://www.theyorkshow.com/

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Ottawa Pinball and Gameroom Show
Sep
22
to Sep 23

Ottawa Pinball and Gameroom Show

Join us for 2 days of all you can play Pinball and Arcade machines. Shop for Games, Parts, and Gameroom treasures from our Vendor and flea market tables. Play over 100 of your favorite classic and current pinball and arcade games all on free-play!

Take a tour of our interactive amusements museum with table games, trade stimulators and antique coin-operated machines from the 1930's through to the solid state electronic revolution

Compete in the O-Town Throwdown: Capital Pinball Championship Tournament to win cash and prizes, as well as IFPA WPR points.

Website: ottawapinball.com

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Saratoga Pinball and Arcade Show
Aug
10
to Aug 11

Saratoga Pinball and Arcade Show

The show will feature approximately 50 pinball machines & arcade games from the past and present, all set on free play. 

The show will also feature an indoor flea market with various pinball & arcade games and parts for sale, as well as a beginner-friendly pinball tournament.

Proceeds from the show will benefit the Saratoga Regional YMCA, a local non-profit charity organization.

Website: pinballsaratoga.com

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California Extreme
Jul
28
to Jul 29

California Extreme

  • Hyatt Regency Santa Clara (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 22nd annual California Extreme!

California Extreme is the "Classic Arcade Games Show". It's an annual celebration of coin operated pinball machines, video games and other novelties you once found in game arcades. All games on display are set for free play, so leave your quarters in the ash tray in your car. You won't need 'em.

http://www.caextreme.org/

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Pintastic Pinball and Game Room Expo
Jun
28
to Jul 1

Pintastic Pinball and Game Room Expo

  • Sturbridge Host Hotel and Conference Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

 

Are you looking for a little relief from the hot summer sun? Look no further than Pintastic New England, which is the first of its kind, centrally located in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. This expo is 30,000 square feet of fun for the whole family. The kids can have never-ending excitement with a caricature artist, face painting, friendly clowns, balloon animals, yo yo and juggling show. The adults can bring out their inner child with over 200 pinball machines set on free play, all while enjoying an ice-cold craft beer.

https://pintasticnewengland.com/

 

 

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Southern Fried Gameroom Expo
Jun
8
to Jun 10

Southern Fried Gameroom Expo

  • Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel and Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Southern-Fried Gaming Expo features more than 250 arcade, pinball and console machines, the fourth annual Southern-Fried Pinball Tournament, tabletop gaming, a vendor expo, exciting programs and guest speakers, movie screenings, and other special events.

http://southernfriedgameroomexpo.com/

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Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show
Jun
8
to Jun 10

Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show

  • Tacoma Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 2018 Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show will take place June 8th-10th at the Tacoma Convention Center in Washington State!

-This is our 11th year and it's one of the biggest and smoothest running shows in the world!
-Featuring over 400 pinball and arcade games from the 1950s to the newest games!
-5 pinball tournaments!
-Over a dozen satellite pinball tournaments leading up to the show where you can win prizes, weekend passes, and tournament entries!
-The Northwest Show draws over 4,000 collectors, players and fans of classic coin-op games!
-Top national and local vendors and sponsors!
-One of the best seminar and speaker lineups of any show, run by our top notch video and audio team!
-World record high score attempts!
-Tons of raffle items, prizes and merch! Win a pinball or arcade game each day the show!
-Dozens of one of a kind homebrew games, whitewoods, prototypes, rare games and the debut of newest games from pinball and arcade manufacturers!
-Nice modern air conditioned convention center with 2 hotels within a block of the venue, situated near bars, restaurants and in a town with a dozen microbreweries, many within walking distance!

http://www.nwpinballshow.com/

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Rocky Mountain Pinball Expo
Jun
8
to Jun 10

Rocky Mountain Pinball Expo

  • Denver Marriott South at Park Meadows (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Clear your calendar the weekend of June 8-10, 2018, for three amazing days in Denver, Colorado, with hundreds of pinball, retro console and classic arcade video games to play for free with admission. Play a huge game list and variety of themes in pinball machines and classic arcade video games -- No Quarters Needed. Play, buy, sell, mod, repair, tournament, meetup, and have fun. Game on!

http://www.pinballshowdown.com/

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Midwest Gaming Classic
Apr
13
to Apr 15

Midwest Gaming Classic

The Midwest Gaming Classic is a trade show featuring 100,000+ square feet of retro and modern home video game consoles, pinball machines, arcade video games, computers, table top gaming, crane games, collectible card games and air hockey, and that’s just the start!

The Midwest Gaming Classic is about celebrating gaming, trying new things, learning about the gaming hobby, about meeting others who share the love of gaming, and having fun doing it!

Tickets!

www.midwestgamingclassic.com

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Louisville Arcade Expo
Mar
2
to Mar 4

Louisville Arcade Expo

Do you remember arcades in shopping centers and malls filled with video games and pinball machines? Did you ever play Adventure on the Atari 2600? How about making a greeting card with an Apple II and using Print Shop? With hundreds of Arcade and Pinball machines set on Free Play, and every console you can imagine up to 1999, the Louisville Arcade Expo is where you can relive you memories. Best of all, bring your family and show them how good you are at some real gaming

Website!

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Retro City Festival
Jan
20
to Jan 21

Retro City Festival

  • Pomona Fairplex - Expo Hall 9 (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

We are very pleased to officially announce the first Retro City Festival!! It will be held on January 20th & 21st at the Pomona Fairplex Expo Hall 9 located in Pomona, California. Join us for over 42,000 square feet of retro gaming fun suitable for all ages!

Retro City Festival is an annual celebration dedicated to the history of retro gaming. We showcase the largest selection of retro console gaming under one roof in California. Experience Retro City’s classic arcades, pinball, tournaments, museums and huge console play area!

http://retrocityfestival.com/

Tickets are here: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/video-game-convention-retro-city-festival-tickets-33838628248

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