The biggest retro video game convention in Texas just got a whole lot bigger!
July 30–31, 2016 in Austin, Texas

Now in its 8th year, CLASSIC GAME FEST has become one of the largest retro video game conventions in the country. Our last event featured more than 25,000 square feet of retro gaming awesomeness and attracted over 5,000 enthusiastic attendees from all over Texas and around the world. Come celebrate the biggest retro video game convention in Texas during 2 days of exciting classic video games, retro game tournaments, costume contests, live video game music, and more! See you July 30–31, 2016 in Austin, Texas!

Free Play Arcades and Consoles

Free Play Arcades & Consoles

Play classic arcade machines and retro game consoles from the 80s and 90s for free.

Retro Game Tournaments

Retro Game Tournaments

Score prizes, trophies, and bragging rights at tournaments that will put your skills to the test.

Costume Contests

Costume Contests

Win prizes at amateur, professional, and best team/mash-up contests open to all ages.

Live Video Game Music

Live Video Game Music

Enjoy performances from rock bands, chiptune artists, hip-hop performers, and comedy acts.

Cash for Games

CA$H for Games

Bring in your old games, systems, and accessories and trade them for cash.

Vintage Video Game Repair

Vintage Video Game Repair

Get those old cartridge batteries replaced, find new connectors, analog sticks, and more.

Buy Classic Video Games

Buy Classic Video Games

Shop for classic games and consoles available from multiple vendors.

Classic Video Game Museum

Classic Video Game Museum

Come see what video games were like "back in the day" with everything from Atari to Xbox.

Local Artists and Dealers

Local Artists & Dealers

Browse unique video game-inspired arts and crafts for sale by local Texas artists.

Special Guests and Speakers

Special Guests & Speakers

Meet best-selling authors, gaming celebrities, and popular fan groups.

Videos

We'll be posting tons of new videos from CGF2015 very soon. For now, check out the awesome recap of our best year yet!

You can also visit our YouTube channel for more interviews with vendors, performers, and attendees!

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336 days until CGF2016!