Information on Retropalooza 2017

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Video Gaming Convention

October 7-8, 2017
Arlington Convention Center

Retropalooza was started in 2013 in Arlington, Texas by a couple of guys who enjoy all things retro; from toys to music, to video games... especially video games.

As video game collectors, they spent a lot of time and money looking for retro games when they figured it would be easier to bring the games to them. Thus, Retropalooza was born.

The first year started as a one day, six hour event that drew 350 people through the gates. This year we are adding an extra day to the convention and guest panelists, making Retropalooza a "real" convention instead of just a swap meet. As we continue to grow, we will add more and more attractions to ensure the best experience possible.

The goal of Retropalooza is to bring nerds from all walks of life together for an enjoyable, family friendly time. Good old fashioned fun with like minded people where it will always be affordable, and forever improving.

Norman Caruso (Gaming Historian)
Pat "The NES Punk" Contri (Writer)
The Game Chasers (Game Collectors)
"Trailer" Drake McWhorter (YouTube Personality)

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Previous/Future Events:
Retropalooza 2016  October 1-2, 2016
Retropalooza 2017  October 7-8, 2017
Retropalooza Houston 2018  July 28-29, 2018
Retropalooza 2018  September 29-30, 2018

Update Information for Retropalooza 2017
Last updated: 2017-11-27