March 1st - 3rd, 2019

An annual event featuring pinball, arcade games, console games, classic computers, cosplay, vendors, retro goodness

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What is the 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!

Tickets and Hours

General Admission
Adults and Kids 11+
Friday March 1st 2:00 pm - midnight $30
Saturday March 2nd 10:00 am - midnight $30
Sunday March 3rd 10:00 am - 4:00 pm $25
Weekend Super Saver Friday, Saturday, Sunday $65
(Kids 10 and under are free with a paid admission)


Triple Crown Pavilion
1776 Plantside Drive
Louisville, KY 40299

The 2019 show marks the ninth year of the Louisville Arcade Expo. We're at the Triple Crown Pavilion right behind the Ramada Plaza near Hurstbourne and I-64. Other than games on free play, there will be seminars, vendors, a costume contest and gaming tournaments.

Click for the special LAX $79.95/night rate at the Ramada Plaza. This rate is good for rooms booked thru January 31st, so don't delay! The Ramada also has a free shuttle from the airport, so fly in and have a good time all weekend.

Please note: The Ramada Plaza will be undergoing renovations during LAX 2019. Room availability will be limited. We suggest you get your reservations in early!


An entire weekend full of retro excitement!

Pinball and Arcade Video Games

Lots of games from the 60's to today on free play.

Classic Consoles

Everything from Pong to games made at the beginning of this century!

Classic Computers

All the games you love on the systems that you grew up on.


Come dressed as your favorite characters and enter our costume contest.


Friday and Saturday night enjoy some sweet music.


Looking for a hard to find classic game, or some great hand made gaming art? It's probably here.

2019 Game List (Tentative)

Console and Computer Games

System Released     Games to Play
Atari 2600 1977 Pitfall, Outlaw, Combat, Video Pinball
Intellivision 1979 Everything
Commodore 64 1982 Paradroid, Ghostbusters, M.U.L.E.
Apple IIe 1982 Oregon Trail, Printshop
Colecovision 1982 Tapper, Smurfs, etc
Vectrex 1982 Armor Attack, Minestorm, Fortress of Narzod
Atari 800XL 1983 Ms. Pac-Man
Nintendo NES 1985 Punch Out, Contra, SMB, Excitebike, Jackal, Blades of Steel, etc
Sega Genesis 1989 Streets of Rage 2, Sonic, Golden Axe, Altered Beast, Fix it Felix Jr
Turbo Grafx 16 1989 Bonk's Revenge, Parasol Stars
Super Nintendo 1991 Super Mario Kart, Super Mario World, NBA JAM TE
Philips CD-i 1991 Zelda Wand of Gamelon, Link: Faces of Evil
Neo Geo AES 1991 Samurai Shodown 2
Neo Geo CD 1993 Wind Jammers
Sega Saturn 1995 Daytona USA, Panzer Dragoon, etc
Sony Playstation 1995 Incredible Crisis, Crash Bandicoot, Spyro, etc
Nintendo Virtual Boy 1995 Wario Land, Mario Tennis
Nintendo 64 1996 Mario Kart 64, Goldeneye, Super Smash Bros
Sega Dreamcast 1999 Ikaruga, MvsC2, Virtua Tennis, Last Blade 2, Crazy Taxi, etc
Sony Playstation 2 2000 Katamari Damacy, Psychonauts, DDR
Microsoft Xbox 2001 Halo
Nintendo Gamecube 2001 F-Zero GX, Mario Kart Double Dash, Super Smash Brothers Melee
Microsoft Xbox 360 2005 Halo 3, Fez
Nintendo Wii 2006 Super Mario Galaxy, Wii Sports, Just Dance
Nintendo NES Classic 2016 Kirby's Adventure, Super Mario Bros. 3, The Legend of Zelda
Nintendo SNES Classic 2017 Super Mario World, Mega Man X, Donkey Kong Country, Kirby Super Star

Pinball Games

Back To The Future
Bad Cats
Bally World Cup Soccer
Barb Wire
Batman 66
Black Knight
Bobby Orr Power Play
Bon Voyage
Bugs Bunny's Birthday Ball
Creature from the Black Lagoon
Cue Ball Wizard
Diamond Lady
Doctor Who
Eight Ball Deluxe
F-14 Tomcat
High Speed
Hot Shot
Iron Maiden
Last Action Hero
Lethal Weapon 3
Mario Andretti
Medieval Madness - original
Monday Night Football
NBA Fastbreak
Rat Race
Secret Service
Ship Ahoy
Slick Chick
Silver Slugger
Star Light
Star Trek
Star Trek: The Next Generation
Star Wars
Strikes and Spares
Super Mario Mushroom World
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles
The Getaway: High Speed II
The Walking Dead
Theater of Magic
Trade Winds

Arcade Games

Asteroids Deluxe
Atari Football
Bad Dudes
Bozo Toss
Bubble Bobble
Capcom Bowling
Capcom Marvel Super Heroes
Cobra Command
Continental Circuit
Crystal Castles cocktail
Daytona USA
Domino Man
Donkey Kong
Donkey Kong Jr
Donkey Kong 3
Dragon's Lair
Final Fight
Final Furlong
Fix it Felix, Jr.
Gate of Doom
Ghosts and Gobblins
Mario Bros
Maximum Force
Ms. Pacman
OFFROAD 3 player
Pac-Man Plus
Pac-Man/Ms. Pac-Man combo
Puzzle Fighter
Rough Ranger
The Simpsons
Skee Ball
Soul Calibur
Space Ace
Space Invaders
Star Trek
Star Wars
Super Chexx Bubble Hockey
Tekken 2
Title Fight
Two Tigers
Virtual On 2
Wrestlemania 4 Player
WWF Wrestlefest
X-men VS Streetfighter

Bringing a Game?

Are you planning on bringing a full sized Arcade Video Game or Pinball Machine to the show? Thank you!
For every day the game is at the show on free play you will receive a free admission and be registered for prizes. If you plan on bringing something, or have questions, send an email to