At the Show
The Midwest Gaming Classic features many different things to see and do while you are at the show! From our popular "Events within an Event" to special displays at the show, everyone will have something that they find interesting that they may have never seen before! Check out below to find out about the events, tournaments, speakers and displays that will be at the show! You will also find details about Family Day and our Friday activities, too!
Want to play your favorite arcade video and pinball machines from yesterday to today? The Jersey Jack Pinball Arcade Hall where you'll want to start your day! Featuring more than 250 machines all set to free play, you don't want to miss this amazing hall.
The Midwest Gaming Classic hosts many "events within an event" which focus on specific unique areas of electronic gaming. This year, the show is introducing some brand new events, while enhancing many of the traditional favorites!
The Midwest Gaming Classic is a great place to bring your kids to show them the history of gaming! Introduce them to pinball, challenge them to Pong, or see if you have what it takes against them on the Wii. On Sunday, the Midwest Gaming Classic discounts the regular ticket price to just $15 and has a variety of great family activities that everyone can enjoy together!
The Friday before the Midwest Gaming Classic has become an event in itself, and this year stay after on Saturday night for more fun things too! With activities, tournaments, and our popular Karaoke, you need to get here the day before the show to get started!
Perhaps the signature attraction of the Midwest Gaming Classic, the Gaming and Computing Museum boasts nearly every console ever manufactured... and allows you to play them too! Whether you want to relive the days of the Atari 2600, discover one of the rarest consoles ever made in the Super A'Can, or challenge your friends to the latest in PS3 software, you won't want to miss this awesome event!
Find out the stories behind the games and the people behind the stories at the Midwest Gaming Classic! Speakers discuss a variety of topics, from making the latest and hottest games to discussing what it was like to design games in the very beginning and lots of other topics. You can spend the entire day just listening to these fascinating figures in gaming!
Join industry pioneer Scott Adams for dinner, check out table top gaming and eat awesome appetizers at Games & Grub, or check out the Arcade After Party (only if you bring a machine though). Just because the show is over at 8pm doesn't mean that the fun ends!
Want to game without electricity? This section of the show allows you to check out and play lots of different board games. Don't miss Games & Grub Saturday night to play games while eating some great food too! If you like games that don't use electricity, this is the spot for you.