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

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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!

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www.midwestgamingclassic.com

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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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Grand Ole Gameroom Expo
Nov
10
to Nov 12

Grand Ole Gameroom Expo

  • Franklin Marriot Cool Springs (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

This 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, Game of Thrones, and Metallica.

The Expo also has over 60 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

 

https://grandoleexpo.com/

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Portland Retro Gaming Expo
Oct
20
to Oct 22

Portland Retro Gaming Expo

  • Oregon Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Tons of games (arcades, consoles, pins), vendors, speakers and a retro gaming museum. Retro Gaming Expo, Inc. is a Portland, Oregon-based 501(c)4 non-profit cooperative organization dedicated to creating awareness of, and appreciation for classic video and arcade games through the presentation of events and conventions that celebrate the historic contribution video games have made and continue to make in popular culture.

http://www.retrogamingexpo.com/

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Houston Arcade and Pinball Expo
Oct
20
to Oct 21

Houston Arcade and Pinball Expo

  • Houston Northwest Crown Plaza (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

(Note that the show actually closes at 2am the morning of Sunday the 22nd, but in the interest of avoiding confused and sad people that show up to play Sunday after brunch, our calendar shows it ending on Saturday)

200+ games, tournaments, cosplay contests, speakers, workshops, swap meet....

http://www.arcadecenter.com/

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Cleveland Pinball and Arcade Show
Sep
7
to Sep 10

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. 

http://www.clevelandpinballshow.com/

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Games List! 

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Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown & Gameroom Expo
Jun
9
to Jun 11

Rocky Mountain Pinball Showdown & Gameroom Expo

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

Clear your calendar the weekend of June 9-11, 2017, 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. 

http://www.pinballshowdown.com/

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Northwest Pinball & Arcade Show
Jun
9
to Jun 11

Northwest Pinball & Arcade Show

  • Tacoma Convention Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The 2017 Northwest Pinball and Arcade Show takes place June 9th - 11th at the Tacoma Convention Center in Washington State! The show features over 400 pinball and arcade machines from the 1950s to today, tournaments, world record high score attempts, vendors, seminars, guest speakers, raffles and prizes. This convention draws over 4,000 collectors, players and fans of classic coin-op games.

This is our 10th show! Expect more games, more tournaments, more vendors, more cool things to see and do. We are bringing back some of our favorite special guests from the past decade, it's an all-star cast, check out this line up:

Tickets 

http://www.nwpinballshow.com/

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Pin-a-Go-Go Pinball Show & Swap Meet
May
19
to May 21

Pin-a-Go-Go Pinball Show & Swap Meet

http://pinagogo.org/

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Ann Arbor Michigan Pinball Showcase
May
5
to May 7

Ann Arbor Michigan Pinball Showcase

The Ann Arbor Michigan Pinball Museum will have their 2017 pinball showcase Friday May 5th to Sunday May 7th with 350 machines on free play. Our facility is the third largest dedicated pinball venue (by unique game count) in North America and has games from the 1950s “woodrails” to the latest games from Stern pinball. Every decade, manufacturer and game type is represented at the museum. There are many rare and hard to find games set up and ready to play. All machines are free play, so one entrance ticket allows unlimited play for the day. 

Tickets - Website

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8bitflip
Apr
15
to Apr 16

8bitflip

8bitflip is an annual 2-day pinball and video arcade retro-gaming event run in partnership between Northern Lights Pinball and Arcade Club. Hosted at Arcade Club in Bury Europe’s largest independent video and pinball gaming arcade venue, 8bitflip offers a truly unique and genuine arcade experience for the serious pinball and video arcade game player. There will be over 250 pinball and video arcade games from the 80’s, 90’s and beyond available to play over the weekend with competitions for the serious gamer. Don’t miss it!

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Midwest Gaming Classic 2017
Apr
8
to Apr 10

Midwest Gaming Classic 2017

  • Sheraton Milwaukee Brookfield (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

The Midwest Gaming Classic is a trade show featuring 65,000+ 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!

https://www.midwestgamingclassic.com/

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PAPA 20 World Championships
Apr
5
to Apr 9

PAPA 20 World Championships

The Professional & Amateur Pinball Association World Championships is the most competitive pinball event held anywhere in the world, bringing more than a thousand players and spectators together to enjoy four solid days of pinball battles and plain old-fashioned fun! The World Pinball Championships includes four major divisions for competitors of varying skill levels, three classics tournaments featuring older machines, and more.

Live Scoring

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