March 11th - 13th, 2022

Full event, seminar, special guest and details coming soon!

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

Online tickets are available NOW!

Tickets – Location – Lodging

Ticket options for 2022!

Kids 10 and under are always free with paid adult admission!

General Admission

Adults 18 and up Youth ages 11-17
Friday March 11th 2:00 pm - midnight $25 $15
Saturday March 12th 10:00 am - midnight $30 $20
Sunday March 13th 10:00 am - 4:00 pm $20 $15
Weekend Friday, Saturday, Sunday $60 $40

Tickets are available both online and at the door.

Where is it?

We're at the Triple Crown Pavilion near Hurstbourne and I-64.


Marriott Logo

Lodging is available at a exclusive rate of $131/night at the Louisville Marriott East directly next door.

Come stay the weekend, check in Friday - check out Sunday!

Hurry, as this rate is only available for a limited time and rooms!


The 2022 show marks the eleventh year of the Louisville Arcade Expo for an entire weekend full of retro excitement!

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, 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.

Pinball and Arcade Video Games

Lots of games from the 60's to today on free play, so leave your quarters at home!

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 contests.


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.

Special Guests to be announced soon!

The Games!

(Game List Subject To Change)

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, Marvel vs Capcom 2, Virtua Tennis, Last Blade 2, Crazy Taxi
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

Baby Pacman
Bride of Pinbot
Champions of Aeridath
Cirqus Voltaire
Dr Who
Family Guy
Godzilla Pro
Godzilla Premium
Granny and the Gators
Jungle Queen
Led Zeppelin (PRO)
Mandalorian Pro
Mandalorian Premium
Steamboat Willie
Strikes and Spares (Bally)
Surf Champ Custom
Walking Dead (PRO)

Arcade Games

Arkanoid Revenge of Doh
Ataxx (Leland)
Big Event Golf
Capcom Bowling
Capcom vs Snk 2
Crazy Kong
Donkey Kong
Donkey Kong Jr
Deer Hunting
Gate Of Doom
Hokuto no ken(Fist of the North Star)
Mario Bros.
Marvel VS Capcom 2 New Age of Heroes
Ms Pacman
Moon Patrol
Mortal Kombat 2 Plus
Ms Pac Man
Namco 20th Anniversary Collection
Steet fighter 2 Super Turbo
Silent Scope II
Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (4 player)
Tekken 5 Dark Resurrection
Toy Bizzare
Un Squadron
Vs Super Mario

Bringing a Game?

Would you like to bring a full sized Arcade Video Game or Pinball Machine to the show? Got some you'd like to sell? Bring 'em out!

For each day the game is at the show on free play you will receive a free admission and be registered for prizes. To register your games or get more information about the process, please send an email to Restrictions apply.


Vendors for the 2020 show include

Anime Haus

Imported Japanese anime and video game related merchandise, as well as a selection of rare retro games and accessories for all of your favorite Nintendo/Sega/PlayStation/XBOX consoles!

A Punch In The Art

A Punch In The Art crochets amigurumi and dragon scarves with a heavy focus on both cute and geeky items.

Bardic Kitty

Bardic Kitty creates unique chainmail jewelry, dicebags, and more. Also has a large selection of both original and fan art prints.

Board Game Boss

3D-printed pop culture items, board game, and video game accessories

Card N All Gaming

Retro and modern video games. Handheld games and consoles. Collectables, memorabilia, and plushies of video game characters and games.

The Destination

Pops and collectibles

Flip N Out Pinball

New pinball machines and stair climber dollies.

Gunma Gaming

We will be selling video games from extreme retro to latest gen. We will have systems and accessories as well! Lots of really nice CIB stuff this year!

Gunter Gear

Hand made artwork based on the 8/16 bit era of pixel gaming. We combine perler beads and printed images of game backgrounds; to encapsulate cherished scenes from favorite NES,SNES, and Genesis games.

HelloBay Art

HelloBay is a local digital artist who loves to draw characters from their favorite video games and animated series. They offer a variety of products ranging from art prints, charms, buttons and enamel pins.

Ideal Custom Engraving

Arcade related laser engraving items.

Izzy's Creation's

Izzy's Creation's specializes in custom Costume & Cosplay accessories. Our newest creation's include custom shot glasses, Stainless steel Tumblers We love to make things from all genre's including nerdy, horror and especially anything that includes gaming or cartoons! We started out making thing's that our kids and friends liked, but couldn't find in stores. It quickly turned into a selection of over 100 different style's of hats and accessories.

Mimosa Studio

Momo Co

Art prints, buttons, perler bead sprites/magnets, and more handcrafted items. Featuring fan favorite characters and some original work.


Multicade machines.

Renon's Prints

Art prints and stickers by local illustrator, Amanda Piercey! Colorful collectables for all ages, with video game art and more.

Smidge Fidge

Specializing in cute designs of multiple fandoms as stickers, buttons, prints, and even custom commissions.

Steven Beezer

Comics, art prints, original art.

Studio Pen Pen

Studio specializing in hand painted watercolor or acrylics inspired by gaming history and culture.

Super Skill Shot

Museum quality custom pinball shooter rods.


Game themed decor and lights.

Yatta Creations

Pixel art in various forms like buttons, stickers, enamel pins, etc and dragon egg necklaces!

Schedule of Events

3 full days of retro and gaming fun!

Times and events may change. More events and details to come!

Date Time Event
March, 2022
2:00 PM
LAX 2022 Opens
4:00 PM
Tournament: NES Mystery Game
5:30 PM
Tournament: Atari 2600 Mystery Game
7:00 PM - 8:45 PM
Retro Pub Trivia
10:00 PM
Tournament: Dreamcast Mystery Game
12:00 AM
LAX Friday Closes
March, 2022
10:00 AM
LAX Saturday Opens
12:00 AM
Tournament - Duck Hunt Shootout
1:30 PM
Costume Contest - Kids
2:30 PM
Tournament: Power Pad Olympics
4:00 PM
Tournament: Fire Mario Challenge
6:00 PM
Costume Contest - Adults
7:30 PM
Tournament: N64 Super Smash Bros
9:30 PM
Tournament: Console/Arcade Tournament
12:00 AM
LAX Saturday Closes
March, 2022
10:00 AM
LAX Sunday Opens
12:00 PM
Tournament: Super NES Mystery Game
12:30 PM
Tournament: Xbox 360 LAN Mystery Game
1:30 PM
Tournament: Mystery Arcade Tournament
2:30 PM
Tournament: PC Mystery Game
3:00 PM
Collector Awards Presentation
4:00 PM
LAX 2022 Closes - See you next year!