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MGC Belt Challenge

Stop by the Garcade to challenge for the MGC Title Belt! Made by the same people who have made belts for the WWE and NFL, the Midwest Gaming Classic Belt is an impressive piece of metal and leather that you can strap on and take your photo with for defeating your opponent in a game! […]

MGC GameShow

Super The Hardest presents the return of the most popular event at the Midwest Gaming Classic ten years ago… the GAME SHOW! Stop by to see a hilarious spin on a game show revolving around trivia, questions, gaming, and above all, FUN!

Watch Out for Fireballs: Donkey Kong ’94

Watch Out for Fireballs!, the game club podcast hosted by Kole Ross and Gary Butterfield, will be appearing at MGC 2018 to talk about the classic GameBoy game Donkey Kong ’94. Butterfield and Ross host several shows about games and culture on the podcast network.

Ticket Sales and Pre-Sale Ticket Redemption

Bring your pre-sale tickets to this door to get in, or bring cash or credit to buy your tickets! If you pre-ordered, you can enter the Vendor Hall at 9:30am on Saturday, and the Game Center at 9:30am on Sunday! If you are a VIG, you get early access to the Vendor Hall on Saturday […]

Vendor Hall

Over 50,000 square feet of gaming goodness! Whatever you are looking for – from games and systems to shirts, toys, machine parts, costume pieces, and so much more – find it among our  100+ vendors from all over the country! Remember, if you pre-ordered tickets, you get into the vendor hall 30 minutes early on […]


Come to the show dressed as your favorite character from gaming! Come Saturday for a chance to win prizes for the best costumes when we host our Spooky Pinball Cosplay tournament! On Sunday, we invite kids to come in costume and show it off!