Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo 2024

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The Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo (VRGE) will be at the Anvil Centre in New Westminster on June 22nd for its biggest show ever, featuring an amazing selection of games, music, and experiences for attendees of all ages.

Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo 2024

Vancouver Retro Gaming Expo

  • Dates: Saturday, June 22 2024 from 11:00am to 7:00pm
  • Location: Anvil Centre (New Westminster)
  • Tickets: Available online

VRGE will have a lineup of music acts this year, who will transport attendees back to the golden age of gaming. Expect to hear chiptunes, classic video game soundtracks, and other retro-inspired music presented by Bonus Stage, including missingNo, Freaky DNA, The Wavebirds, The Koopa Troopas, ROM-hack, Pongball, Lena Raine, and dannyBstyle.

Event Highlights

  • Play classic games from all eras.
  • Shop a variety of vendors with games, art, and collectibles.
  • Learn about retro computing and gaming history.
  • Enjoy video game musical acts on our main stage.
  • Attend panels with Brad Hodge (Tech Time Traveller), John Hancock, The Fictionals, and more.
  • Experience tournaments and e-sports gaming from Tetris to Smash Bros.
  • Photo ops with mascots.

The Chilliwack Retro Computing Club will be on site showcasing their collections of vintage computers and consoles. Members will share their passion for retro computing, answer questions, and host panels on the TRS-80 and NABU Computers.

For more information, follow VRGE on Facebook.

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