Arizona’s premier tabletop gaming event will be March 29-31 at the Mesa Convention Center. The 3-day event features open and scheduled tabletop gaming with exhibitors, panels, tournaments, industry guests and special events.
With over 25,000 square feet of gaming space, we’re sure you will find a place to play your favorite game.
We will have: Board Games, Card Games, Role Playing Games, Miniatures, CCGs, Scheduled Gaming, Open Gaming, 800+ Board Game Library, Industry Guests, Special Events, Panels, Workshops AND MORE….
The Arizona Game Fair game library provides 800+ board and card games for attendees to check out and play during the convention. We are a family friendly event.
Our featured guests this year are Vital Lacerda and Vincent Baker. Both are mavericks in tabletop design. We are excited to bring them to Arizona to meet you.
Other guests to Be Announced.
Arizona Board Game Championships
Catan US Nationals Qualifier Tournament
Tabletop Traders – Flea Market
No Ship Math Trade
Miniatures games and tournaments
Miniatures Painting Station, with workshops and classes
Role Playing Games
Collectable Card Games
D&D Adventurers League
Pathfinder Society Organized Play
GM Smackdown with Ben Mandall
CCGs including Magic the Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh
ProtoAZ game design contest
NOTICE: There maybe additional costs with some events.
Badges are now available. Prices do not include sales tax.
Full Badge – $45
Friday Only – $20
Saturday Only – $20
Sunday Only – $15
Sidekick (children under 12) – $5
Full Badge – $55
Friday Only – $30
Saturday Only – $30
Sunday Only – $25
Sidekick (children under 12) – $5
Patron Badges $100
Support the Arizona Game Fair by becoming a Patron. Patron support helps us build the infrastructure for a gaming community in Arizona. Friday, Saturday, Sunday access to Arizona Game Fair. Early, guaranteed entrance to featured events. Arizona Game Fair T-shirt. Library Patrons will be honored with their name in the library. This badge is not tax deductible.
Arizona Game Fair Hours
Friday March 29: 8am – 11pm
Saturday March 30: 8am – 11pm
Sunday March 31: 8am – 5pm
Exhibitor Hall Hours
Friday March 29: Noon – 9pm
Saturday March 30: 9am – 6pm
Sunday March 31: 9am – 4pm
Game submissions are open. They will close Feb 15, 2019. Signups for scheduled gaming will open Friday, March 15, 2019 at 6pm.
Registration is not transferable. Refunds will be available through Eventbrite up until the day of the event.
Parking is free and can be found in various lots surround the convention center.
Mesa Convention Center
The Mesa Convention Center is located in the heart of downtown Mesa, Arizona. The adjacent Phoenix Marriott Mesa hotel makes sleeping room accommodations easy and accessible.
The Mesa Convention Center is located just 20 minutes from both Phoenix Sky Harbor Airport and Mesa Phoenix Gateway Airport and is easily accessed via the Loop 202, Loop 101 and US 60. The Center is walking distance to the Metro Light Rail.
The Mesa Convention Center provides free parking, and offers two Electric Vehicle Charging Stations.
Downtown Mesa has some amazing food accommodations including: Republica Empanada, Queens Pizzaria and Desert Eagle Brewing Company.
Hotel and lodging
Phoenix Marriott Mesa – 200 North Centennial Way, Mesa, AZ
Our group discount for the Marriott is $179 a night. Use this link to book online. As it is the peak season for Arizona and Mesa, we expect this hotel to sellout. Please register early. Booking at this hotel entitles you to one free full badge. See our website for more details on this program.