3rd Annual SoCal Retro Gaming Expo Coming to Ontario Convention Center

January 30, 2017

By Armida Villalvazo

  Retro Gaming Expo

Calling all gamers to the 3rd Annual SoCal Retro Gaming Expo taking places at Ontario Convention Center on Saturday, Feb. 4, from 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. and, Sunday, Feb.5, 2017, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m. Check out the after-party on Saturday held from 5 p.m. to midnight, free with paid Saturday admission. After-party will feature live bands playing classic video game influenced music and a freeplay arcade area.

Take part in Southern California’s largest and only expo to provide video game lovers with the nostalgic and old-school experience one can have within the trademark event.

The 3rd Annual SoCal Retro Gaming Expo is a haven for original gaming products such as: Original Nintendo, PlayStation, Genesis, Gameboy, and even as far back as Intellivision and Atari. The expo will host the largest Zelda collection to celebrate 30 years of Zelda, a cosplay contest and panels with prominent people in the gaming community.


After Party

The SoCal Retro Gaming Expo, formed by collectors and retailers, with decades of retro gaming experience, as a place for collectors to buy and sell retro video games. The expo will feature 15 pinball machines, 60 upright arcade cabinets and 5 sit down arcade cabinets all set to freeplay for the entire weekend. Gray and gold Nintendo World Championship cartridges will be on display. Live music during Saturday night’s after-party (with a same-day admissions ticket) and food for purchase provided by the Ontario Convention Center will be available to attendees.

Tickets are $25 for Saturday admission, $18 for Sunday admission and $35 for weekend pass (Saturday and Sunday Admission). Children 10 and under free, limit 2 children per paid ticket. Ontario Convention Center parking is $10 per day.

Game on!

For more information visit http://www.socalretrogamingexpo.com/