Join over 6000+ gamers for the largest retro gaming convention in Texas!

AUSTIN, TEXAS (July 1, 2019) — Classic Game Fest (CGF), one of the largest classic video game conventions in the country, returns to the Palmer Event Center in Austin, Texas on July 27-28, 2019. CGF will cover over 70,000 square feet with a massive retro gaming entertainment experience including over 120+ vendor booths selling classic games/consoles/accessories/etc. plus video game themed artists, cosplay contests, special guests, independent game developers and more. Additional attractions include free play arcades/video game consoles, live music, panels and game tournaments. For a full list of vendors/exhibitors/guests for CGF2019, please visit

Wristbands for the retro gaming expo are on sale now. Discounted prices currently range from $10 to $25 for adults and kids under 12 are free with paid adult admission. Interested attendees should visit to purchase their advanced tickets online to save time and money. Tickets will also be available at the door for $15-$30 plus tax/fees.

We are thrilled to be back in Austin,TX for our 12th annual Classic Game Fest! This is an event that continues to grow every year, and it brings joy to gamers of all ages. There is nothing better than seeing an entire family of 2, 3, or even 4 different generations all playing and sharing their retro gaming experiences at CGF together!” Says event founder, David Kaelin.

Classic Game Fest began in 2007 as a video game tournament and party that quickly grew into the largest retro video games convention in Texas. CGF celebrates classic and retro video games with tournaments, vendors selling games and consoles, a video game museum, musical acts, costume contests and more. CGF 2019 is scheduled for July 27 – 28, 2019 at the Palmer Events Center in Austin, TX.

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