Lower pricing for Friday and Sunday!
New Youth ticket (ages 11-17)!
Kids 10 and under are always free with paid adult admission!
||Adults 18 and up||Youth ages 11-17|
|Friday March 6th||2:00 pm - midnight||$25||$15|
|Saturday March 7th||10:00 am - midnight||$30||$20|
|Sunday March 8th||10:00 am - 4:00 pm||$20||$15|
|Weekend||Friday, Saturday, Sunday||$60||$40|
We're at the Triple Crown Pavilion right behind the Ramada Plaza near Hurstbourne and I-64.
Discount lodging at the Louisville Arcade Expo now available!
Louisville Arcade Expo 2020 is at the Triple Crown Pavilion, next door to the Ramada Plaza. Stay a night or the whole weekend to maximize your time at LAX 2020!
For a limited time, the Ramada Plaza is accepting group code "ARCADE" for $69.99/night on either King or Double rooms. The group code is available until February 15th but is likely to sell out before then.
Please call the Ramada Plaza front desk at (502) 491-4830 to book. Online booking is not available for the group code.
Ramada Plaza Hotel Conference Center
9700 Bluegrass Parkway
Louisville, Kentucky 40299
Front Desk/Reservations: (502) 491-4830
Remember, please call the Ramada Plaza front desk at (502) 491-4830 to book. Online booking is not available for the group code.
The 2020 show marks the tenth 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.
Lots of games from the 60's to today on free play, so leave your quarters at home!
Everything from Pong to games made at the beginning of this century!
All the games you love on the systems that you grew up on.
Come dressed as your favorite characters and enter our costume contests.
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.
We are excited to announce special guest Daniel Pesina - an arcade icon and Mortal Kombat's original Johnny Cage, Scorpion, Sub Zero, Reptile, Smoke, and Noob Saibot.
Appearing Saturday March 7th. Panel Saturday March 7th - at 5:00PM
Arcade legend Daniel Pesina will be available for autographs and photo ops.
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We are honored to welcome legendary pinball designer Brian Eddy - designer of the new Stern Pinball Stranger Things pinball machine.
Brian has previously worked on iconic titles such as Medieval Madness, Attack From Mars, Bride of Pinbot, Funhouse, and many other great games.
Panel on Stranger Things Pinball to be held Friday March 6th.
The greatest Luke alike in the galaxy will be gracing us at the Louisville Arcade Expo.
Come by his booth any time during the weekend for a free photo op.
Please consider donating to the many charities that he supports. More information can be found on Fluke's website at www.imflukeskywalker.com
Appearing Friday, Saturday, Sunday.
March 6th, 7th, and 8th.
May the Force be with you!
(as of 2/27/2020)
|System||Released||Games to Play|
|Atari 2600||1977||Pitfall, Outlaw, Combat, Video Pinball|
|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|
|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|
|Back To The Future|
|Circa 1933 (cocktail)|
|El Dorado (1975)|
|Elvira's House of Horrors Premium|
|Iron Maiden Premium|
|Jurassic Park Premium|
|Jurassic Park Pro|
|Nitro Ground Shaker|
|Revenge from Mars|
|Stranger Things Premium|
|Stranger Things Pro|
|Street Fighter II Champion Edition|
|Strikes and Spares|
|Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles|
|The Machine: Bride of Pinbot|
|Time Fantasy UV|
|4-Play Let's Go Bowling, Centipede, Millipede, Missile Command|
|Beach Head 2000|
|Donkey Kong (cocktail table)|
|Donkey Kong (cocktail)|
|Donkey Kong 3|
|Donkey Kong Jr|
|Donkey Kong Jr. (cocktail)|
|Galaga (cocktail table)|
|Garou: Mark of the Wolves, Neo Turf Masters, Stakes Winners, Magical Drop III|
|King of Fighters 98|
|Marvel VS Capcom 2|
|Millipede/ centipede/ Missile Command/ lets go Bowing|
|Mortal Kombat 3|
|Mrs PAC Man/Galaga|
|Neo Geo 2 slot: King of Fighter '98/Windjammers|
|Pony Mark II 28|
|Pony Mark IV|
|Pump it up|
|Star Wars Penny Arcade|
|Time Crisis 3|
|Time Pilot (cocktail)|
|Ultimate Marvel vs Capcom 3|
|Ultra Street Fighter 4|
|Wizard of Wor|
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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Restrictions apply.
Vendors scheduled for the 2020 show include (subject to change)
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 crochets amigurumi and dragon scarves with a heavy focus on both cute and geeky items.
Bardic Kitty creates unique chainmail jewelry, dicebags, and more. Also has a large selection of both original and fan art prints.
3D-printed pop culture items, board game, and video game accessories
Retro and modern video games. Handheld games and consoles. Collectables, memorabilia, and plushies of video game characters and games.
Pops and collectibles
New pinball machines and stair climber dollies.
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!
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 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.
Arcade related laser engraving items.
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.
Art prints, buttons, perler bead sprites/magnets, and more handcrafted items. Featuring fan favorite characters and some original work.
Art prints and stickers by local illustrator, Amanda Piercey! Colorful collectables for all ages, with video game art and more.
Specializing in cute designs of multiple fandoms as stickers, buttons, prints, and even custom commissions.
Comics, art prints, original art.
Studio specializing in hand painted watercolor or acrylics inspired by gaming history and culture.
Museum quality custom pinball shooter rods.
Game themed decor and lights.
Pixel art in various forms like buttons, stickers, enamel pins, etc and dragon egg necklaces!
3 full days of retro and gaming fun!
LAX 2020 Opens
Tournament: NES Mystery Game
Tournament: Atari 2600 Mystery Game
|6:00 PM - 7:45 PM||
Retro Pub Trivia
Panel - Stranger Things Pinball with Brian Eddy and Mike Vinikour
|9:00 PM - 9:30 PM||
Charity Raffle (Friday tickets)
Tournament: Dreamcast Pole Calibur (Soul Calibur with fishing controllers)
|10:30 PM - 12:00 AM||
Concert: Str8 Jakkit
LAX Friday Closes
LAX Saturday Opens
Tournament - Duck Hunt Shootout
Costume Contest - Kids
Tournament: Power Pad Olympics
Panel: Super Mario World Speedrun by @rezephos
Tournament: Fire Mario Challenge
Panel: Kombat Tales: A Retrospective - with the Immortal Master Pesina
Costume Contest - Adults
Charity Raffle (Saturday tickets)
Tournament: N64 Super Smash Bros
Tournament: Mortal Kombat
Super Bout: Mortal Kombat
DJ Rockman and DJ Link Dance Party
LAX Saturday Closes
LAX Sunday Opens
Tournament: Super NES Mystery Game
Tournament: Halo 3 - Xbox 360 LAN
Panel: Create your own NES game
Tournament: Galaga Arcade
Tournament: PC Mystery Game
Collector Awards Presentation
LAX 2020 Closes - See you next year!