Venue/Location: Doubletree Hotel, 1000 NE Multnomah Street, Phone: 503-281-6111
- Saturday, September 24, 2011 - 10:00 AM
- Sunday, September 25, 2011 - 10:00 AM
Portland Retro Gaming Expo
Admission: $10.00 One Day / $15.00 Two Day
Click here to buy tickets online.
Saturday, September 24: Show Floor: 10:00am - 5:00pm / Theater: 11:00am - 10:00pm
Sunday, September 25: Show Floor: 10:00am - 5:00pm / Theater: 11:00am - 4:30pm
Click here for a full schedule
Portland Retro Gaming Expo (PRGE) is a convention attracting fans of video games and their history. It is made up of three areas: The Freeplay Arcade, the Theater and the Vendor Marketplace.
The Freeplay Arcade allows attendees to play 30 full-size arcade games, 6 pinball machines and over 40 home video game consoles including classic like the Atari 2600, Nintendo Entertainment System and the Sega Genesis. All games are free to play with paid admission.
The Theater is a venue within the Expo hall where attendees can see a number of speakers and panels. The Expo keynote will include Thor Aackerlund and Robin Mihara, the first- and third-place winners of the 1990 Nintendo World Championships.
The Vendor Marketplace is by far the largest and most popular part of the convention. It will host over 35 vendors selling everything from classic video game consoles to gaming-related crafts and homebrew video games.
Additionally, the Expo includes a video game trivia contest, a cosplay/costume contest and a live auction featuring rare video game items and memorabilia.
At 17,000 square feet, the exhibit hall at the Doubletree will double the size of last year's Expo. This will allow more breathing room for vendors and attendees and, unlike last year, the event will take place in one large hall instead of being spread across multiple smaller rooms. Additional enhancements in 2011 include a live DJ, a larger theater and an expanded roster of speakers and entertainers.For more information on the Portland Retro Gaming Expo visit retrogamingexpo.com.