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Louisville Arcade Expo takes fans back to the glory days of video games.

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The Louisville Arcade Expo takes you back to the glory days of video games.

The Arcade Expo covers more than 25,000 square feet of retro gaming fun.

The 3rd annual Louisville Arcade Expo happens March 8th, 9th, and 10th at the Ramada Plaza Louisville Convention center right off I-64 and Hurstbourne Parkway.

The Expo is a celebration of all things retro gaming, and features 100s of pinball (Wizard of Oz, Eight Ball Deluxe), arcade machines (Donkey Kong, Galaga), and classic consoles (Atari, NES, Sega, etc) from the 70s, 80s, and 90s setup for people to enjoy playing.

No quarters needed, all games are set on free-play, $15 Day $35 Weekend at the door.

FEATURES:

Pinball Tournaments as part of their 2012 Tournament Circuit - Over $1500 in cash and prizes.

Classic Arcade and Console tournaments with cool retro prizes

Expert Seminars including Pinball Legend Roger Sharpe who will deliver the keynote seminar detailing the evolution and future of pinball.

Free Concert Friday night - featuring chiptune game musician Ricky Henry laying down 8bit beats from his Gameboy.

Costume contests Friday and Saturday - come dressed as your favorite sci-fi, anime, or video game character to compete for prizes.

Free Movie Premiere - "Zach Cooper's Epic Speed Run"

Dare to Care and Kosair Children's Hospital Charity Raffle - Donate 2 canned goods or $1 for a chance to win a full size arcade machine amongst other prizes. 100% of raffle donations go to charities.

CLICK HERE for more information about the Louisville Arcade Expo.

 

 

 

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