Venue/Location: Floating World Comics, 400 NW Couch St., Phone: 503-241-0227
Date: Tuesday, July 17, 2012 - 3:00 PM
Admission: Free to the public
THE FIRST ANNUAL GREAT PORTLAND HOME VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT SWAPATHON invites VHS aficionados from around the Pacific Northwest to gather with like-minded collectors in a safe, fun, judgement-free environment wherein they’ll swap video tapes, good times and laughs. The swap, birthed from the loins of local VHS collector and Spookies lead singer Mayhaw Hoons, will feature a number of exhibitors displaying the absolute finest VHS tapes from around the world for trade or purchase.
Refreshments and entertainment will be provided. Guests are welcome to bring their own VHS to swap or sell, but exhibitor tables are already filled.
On December 31, 2008, the final truckload in the USA of recorded programming on VHS tapes rolled out of a warehouse owned by Ryan Kugler, the last major supplier of VHS-recorded videos.