Tickets – Location – Lodging
Ticket options for 2023!
Kids 10 and under are always free with paid adult admission!
||Adults 18 and up||Youth ages 11-17|
|Friday March 10th||2:00 pm -
|Saturday March 11th||10:00 am -
|Sunday March 12th||10:00 am -
|Weekend||Friday, Saturday, Sunday||$65||$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.
Lodging is available at a exclusive rate of $149/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 thru February 9th, 2023 and not sold out!
The 2023 show marks the twelfth 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!
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.
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 will be posted soon!)
2023 Schedule of Events
3 full days of retro and gaming fun!
(more events will be posted soon!)
LAX 2023 Opens
Tournament: Atari 2600 Mystery Game
|7:00 PM- 8:45 PM||
Retro Pub Trivia
Tournament: Street Fighter 2
Tournament: Dreamcast "Pole" Calibur
LAX Friday Closes
LAX Saturday Opens
Tournament: Nintendo Duck Hunt Shoot Out - High Noon
Costume Contest - Kids
Tournament: Power Pad Olympics
Tournament: Fire Mario Challenge (Kids and Adults)
Costume Contest - Adults
Raffle Drawing - Must be present to win!
Tournament: Nintendo 64 Super Smash Bros
LAX Saturday Closes
LAX Sunday Opens
Tournament: NES Mystery Game
Tournament: XBox 360 LAN Mystery Game
Tournament: Galaga Arcade
Tournament: PC LAN Mystery Game
Collector Awards Presentation
LAX Closes - See you next year!
(2022 Game List - 2023 Games will be posted soon)
Console and Computer Games
|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|
|America's Most Haunted|
|Bride of Pinbot|
|Champions of Aeridath|
|Granny and the Gators|
|Indiana Jones (Williams)|
|Jurassic Park (PRO)|
|Led Zeppelin (PRO)|
|Lethal Weapon 3)|
|Super Mario Bros|
|Strikes and Spares (Bally)|
|Surf Champ Custom|
|Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles PRO|
|Theatre of Magic|
|Walking Dead (PRO)|
|World Cup Soccer '94|
|Arkanoid Revenge of Doh|
|Big Event Golf|
|Capcom vs Snk 2|
|Donkey Kong Jr|
|Fix It Felix|
|Gate Of Doom|
|Hokuto no ken(Fist of the North Star)|
|Marvel VS Capcom 2 New Age of Heroes|
|Mortal Kombat 2 Plus|
|Mortal Kombat 4|
|Ms Pac Man|
|Namco 20th Anniversary Collection|
|NFL Blitz / NBA Showdown|
|Pac Man Battle Royale|
|A Robot Named Fight|
|Steet fighter 2 Super Turbo|
|Silent Scope II|
|Star Wars Penny Arcade|
|Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles (4 player)|
|Tekken 5 Dark Resurrection|
|Vs Super Mario|
|X-Men (6 Player)|
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 email@example.com. Restrictions apply.
2022 Vendors listed below - 2023 Vendors will be posted soon!
Imported Japanese anime and video game related merchandise, as well as retro video games, TCG card game singles, and mystery boxes!
As Found Arcade Machines
Unique Arcade and Pinball Machines for sale, with parts, artwork and accessories!
Bardic Kitty creates unique chainmail jewelry, dicebags, and more. Also has a large selection of both original and fan art prints.
Card N All Gaming
Retro and modern video games. Handheld games and consoles. Collectables, memorabilia, and plushies of video game characters and games.
100s of video games and game systems, console and handhelds!
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!
Ideal Custom Engraving
Arcade related laser engraving items.
The Lost Empires
Vintage hand held games and computer systems, Coleco table tops and other game related merchandise.
Perlers and Prints
Perler bead sprites and artwork by Travis Murphy (instagram @professortrav) and art prints by Logan Box (instagram @logan.box.art) featuring video game, anime, and comic book characters.
Pik N Choose Games & Collectibles
Video games toys and collectibles
Art prints, pins, stickers, charms, papercraft, and art commissions.
Comics, art prints, original art.