Welcome to the GRAND OLE GAMEROOM EXPO, the Largest Video Game Event in Tennessee. We are back for year four at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville November 8-10, 2019.

The Grand Ole Gameroom Expo is a public event for gamers of all ages. Join us for a weekend packed with over 200 arcade and pinball games all set to free play. Play classic arcade games like Donkey Kong, Centipede, Ms Pac-Man, Double Dragon, Street Fighter II, and many others. Also play many classic pinball games like Black Knight, The Addams Family, and even some of the latest pinball games from Stern Pinball like Jurassic Park, Star Wars, Deadpool, and Black Knight Sword of Rage. We also have air hockey, skeeball, and other family friendly games.

The Expo features 80 video game consoles in over 3,000 square feet of space. The Retro Gaming room has all of the consoles from Atari, Nintendo, Sega, and harder to find systems like the TurboGrafx-16, Neo Geo AES, and the Vectrex. The VR Lounge features multiple Playstation VR systems. The Modern Gaming room has the latest systems like the Xbox One, Playstation 4, and Nintendo Switch set up with games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Mario Kart 8, Mortal Kombat 11, Tekken 7, and Street Fighter V.

Lastly we have multiple vendors selling used games and merchandise, and special guests doing panels all weekend long.

Show Hours
  • Friday Nov 8, 4:00 pm - 2:00 am
  • Saturday Nov 9, 10:00 am - 2:00 am
  • Sunday Nov 10, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm


Tickets for the Grand Ole Gameroom Expo can be purchased in advance at a discounted price or at the door the day of the event. We recommend the Discounted 3-Day Weekend Pass so you have plenty of time to play your favorite games. We also encourage you to bring the whole family. Kid's tickets are discounted even more so bringing the whole family won't break your budget. If you are traveling from out of town we recommend booking your hotel and buying your tickets early.

  • 3-Day Weekend Pass: $60 Adults, $30 Kids
  • Single Day Tickets: $30 Adults, $15 Kids
  • * Adult ticket prices are for age 14 and up
  • * Kids discounted ticket prices are for ages 6-13
  • * Kids 5 and under are free
  • * We offer a 20% discount for military and first responders


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Millennium Maxwell House Hotel Nashville

To get the most out of the Grand Ole Gameroom Expo we recommend you stay at the Millennium Maxwell House Hotel. The expo will open early and stay open till late at night. This gives you a chance to keep the party going and play games when the day crowds have died down. If you plan to visit downtown Nashville during your stay the hotel offers a complimentary shuttle to the Music City Center. We have a special discounted room rate for attendees so be sure to book your room with the link below or use the Group Code: 1911DIGITA when contacting the hotel.

Reserve your Room HERE


Tournaments/Special Events

There will be multiple tournaments and special events taking place during the expo.

An expo pass is required for entry in all tournaments.

Grand OGRE Pinball Tournaments

• Saturday Nov 9, 8:30 PM - 3rd ANNUAL OUT ON BAIL TENNESSEE SHOWDOWN!!!!

Grand Ogre Pinball Tournament


Preorder Your 2019 Merchandise

To ensure we don't run out of your size order your 2019 Grand Ole Gameroom Expo t-shirts and posters now and pick them up at the event.

Presales end on Monday, September 30th.


Preorder Your Merchandise Shop Now


Pictures from the Expo

Here is a sample from past events. View the full Gallery HERE


2018 Panel Videos Are Online Browse Videos


Featured Video

Nintendo Arcade Games – A Visual History

From the 2018 Grand Ole Gameroom Expo in Nashville, TN, Whitney Roberts from the Broken Token Classic Arcade and Pinball Podcast discusses Nintendo’s arcade history.

Bring a Game to the Expo

We want the Expo to have as many arcade and pinball machines as we can fit in there and power. We want to have all your favorite games here and maybe some games you never got a chance to play. To do that we need your help.


Bringing a machine to the expo gets you a Free Weekend Pass to the event. You receive one weekend pass for every machine you bring up to a maximum of four passes. So if you bring one machine you receive one pass, four machines you receive four passes, 10 machines you will receive four passes.

Sign up to bring a Game HERE

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