The 2016 Texas Pinball Festival will be held the weekend of March 18th-20th, 2016 in a HUGE 40,000 square foot game room! We’ll be at the Embassy Suites Dallas – Frisco Hotel and Conference Center in Frisco again, and we want to top what we did last year and fill this space with more than 400 pinball machines, classic video games and other game room goodies set up on free play for everyone to enjoy the entire weekend. Leave your quarters at home!
Show Times: Friday 5pm-1am, Saturday 10am-1am, Sunday 9am-2:00pm.
Children under 5 get in free. Pre-register for the 2016 Texas Pinball Festival or find out how get in FREE when you bring a game! T-shirts will be available for pre-order and sale at the show. You can find details on our swag page. And don’t forget to book your room. Check out all the details here.
Vendors, collectors and hobbyists from the surrounding area and beyond will be bringing parts, supplies, game room memorabilia, pinballs, slot machines, jukeboxes and video games for sale. People just like YOU will be bringing their own machines to display. Lucky winners will take home door prizes and someone will take home a new pinball machine from our annual raffle.
The Pinball Festival opens it’s door Friday evening at 5pm and will stay open until 1am on Friday and Saturday. The hotel offers multiple options for food and drink. And don’t worry about trying to find a way home. We’ve contracted with the hotel for a block of rooms available at a special rate just for our guests. Be sure to book your room(s) early as they go super fast. Find out more about the Embassy Suites here.
Do you have what it takes to be a pinball wizard? A variety of adult and children’s tournaments will be held throughout the weekend to test your skills. Compete against others for trophies, ribbons and cash prizes. Our tournaments are endorsed by the International Flipper Pinball Association and reported to TwinGalaxies.com. You could walk out a superstar!
As if inside wasn’t fun enough… Check out the bargains outside! Saturday, March 19th starting at 8:00am, the DFW Pinball and Arcade Club will be putting on an outdoor flea market and swap meet featuring coin operated collectibles, project machines and more! Admission is free to all guests. Got a machine taking up space in your garage? Too many projects? Too many parts? Bring ‘em to the swap meet! Interested in participating in the swap meet? Find out more here.
The show will conclude Sunday afternoon after the Awards Ceremony scheduled for 2pm. One lucky winner will take home the Raffle Drawing grand prize: a brand new pinball machine!
This show draws people from all over the United States and beyond. It is one of the largest shows in the industry and we want you to experience it first hand. So come on out and join us!