• Pasadena Convention Center
  • 300 E. Green Street.
  • Pasadena, CA 91101
  • United States
  • Friday, March 27, 2020 - Sunday, March 29, 2020
  • Retro Gaming Expo

    Dust off your old NES controllers, get out those Gameboy link cables, and brush up on your Smash Bros skills because the SoCal Retro Gaming Expo is back. Join us at the Pasadena Convention Center for a weekend full of retro gaming, free-play arcades, your favorite YouTube personalities, tournaments, and of course vendors selling your favorite retro games and more.

    Panel schedule, tournaments & competitions, featured arcade cabinets, and cosplay competition to be announced.


    Friday Pass: $20.00

    Saturday Pass: $35.00

    Sunday Pass: $25.00

    Weekend Pass: $60.00

    VIP Pass: $100.00

    Plus convenience fee. Kids 12 and under are free with adult paid admission.



    Friday, March 27: 1 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

    Saturday, March 28: 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

    Sunday, March 29: 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

    Venue & Parking

    SoCal Retro Gaming Expo will take place at the Pasadena Convention Center. Parking is $15 per day for up to 16 hours or $21 per day for in and out privileges (Cost is subject to change).  The convention center’s subterranean parking structure is shared with the Sheraton Pasadena; the entrance is located on Euclid Ave. between Green St. and Cordova St. Additionally, parking is available in several private structures around the Convention Center, most of these parking facilities are operated by Paseo Colorado and not the Convention Center. More info→

    Metro Gold Line

    The Metro Gold Line is a light rail train system that runs from Downtown Los Angeles to Pasadena. There are two train stations within walking distance, (1) Del Mar Station is three blocks away, it is about ten minutes to walk to to the Pasadena Convention Center and there is a small hill. Memorial Park Station is four blocks away, it takes about eight minutes to walk to the convention center and there are no hills on this route. Cost is $1.75 per person each way.

    Nearby Dining

    There are several dining options to explore in nearby Old Pasadena, the Playhouse District, and the South Lake District.  Visit our directory for more information.

  • Cost: Starting at $20.00
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