• Exhibit Hall

    This hall is packed with exhibitors ranging from AAA publishers and developers behind the latest blockbuster games, to the innovative indie teams disrupting the industry.

  • Panels

    The best way to learn about the panels is to check out our schedule page, typically opened about a month before showtime. We strive to see all aspects of culture and the gaming community represented in our theatres.

  • Omegathon

    A mega-tournament spanning the entire length of PAX, this event features games of all platforms and genres. We start with 20 Omeganauts and eliminate players each round until the last 2 compete in the Final Round.

  • Performances

    If you ever need to take a break from gaming, be sure to check out our assortment of performances featuring the likes of Acquisitions Incorporated and other main stage events.

    Meet the Performers
  • Tournaments

    PAX features a full schedule of tournaments highlighting games from all genres and platforms. Expect the full schedule about a month before each event.

  • Kids Day

    On Sunday PAX Unplugged shifts gears to highlight content across the show for families and kids, as well as offering discounted badges for ages 6-12.

    Kids Day Details
  • Family Room

    Whether your kids are just getting into boardgaming or they routinely wipe the table with adults, bring them by this area to learn how to play old and new favorites in a family-friendly environment.

  • PAX XP

    Each PAX has a series of features for those who have activated their badges including the Arcadia scavenger hunt, instant win prize towers, photo stations, and more.

  • PAX Arena

    The PAX Arena features the very best players from around the world competing for your amusement. You can expect the full schedule to be released in the weeks before each event.

    PAX Arena Details
  • Pin Trading

    Pinny Arcade is an ecosystem of pins you can collect or trade with attendees, Enforcers, and staff members throughout PAX. Get started with your collection a variety of ways, including at the Official PAX Merch Booth.

    Buy Pins
  • AFK Room

    The AFK Room is a place to regain your calm and take a break from the hustle of the show. Brought to you by our friends at TakeThis.org.

    Visit Take This
  • Diversity Lounge

    The gaming community is a wonderfully diverse place and the Diversity Lounge is meant as a celebration of that. Whether you count yourself among the under-represented, or just want to learn a little more about your friends, the Diversity Lounge is well worth a visit.

  • Tabletop Freeplay

    Tabletop Freeplay has hundreds of tables and a lending library where you can check out games similar to how you might check out books in one of those other libraries.

  • RPG Dungeon

    Continue epic campaigns or embark on a new one in this slightly quieter part of the show.

  • Miniatures Area

    There’s nothing diminutive about our Miniatures Area. Bring your set and play, paint, and bond with like-minded Generals.

  • Alpha Build

    Learn, play, critique, and support upcoming, self-published, and crowdfunded titles, brought to you by the fine folks at UnPub and Kickstarter.

  • LFG Area

    Tackling Unplugged alone or with a small group? Meet up in the LFG Area and meet new friends who want to play similar games from our extensive lending library.

  • First Look

    Play the buzziest games that just came out on the market in the US or overseas.