The Arcade Age Exhibit
Learn the History, Play the Games!
80s Arcade & Karaoke Night
80s Arcade and Karaoke Night!
Brought to you by:
Cradle-Con, A Comic, Collectible and Pop Culture Con
and the Long Island Retro Gaming Expo
Relive the glory days of the 1980s while playing over 70 classic arcade games like Pac-Man and Donkey Kong and singing your hearts out to '80s karaoke music. No need to bring quarters as games are all set to free play, but please do bring the big hair, acid-washed jeans, shoulder pads, and Members-Only jackets and enter our costume contest for fun prizes. Courtesy of the Long Island Retro Gaming Expo, we'll also have dozens of classic consoles from the 70s through the 90s set up for free play and retro tournaments.
- Over 70 Arcade Cabinets
- Dozens of Classic Consoles
- 80s Karaoke
- 80s Costume Contest hosted by the NY Avengers cosplay group
- Retro Console Tournaments
- Artist & Merch Vendors
- $1 Raffle - Drawing same night!
- Cash Bar & Food Truck
$20 advance tickets, $25 at the door!
(Museum members $15 in advance only)
About Cradle-Con - A Comic, Collectible and Pop Culture Con - Spring 2022
Cradle-Con was founded in June 2018 to raise funds for the Cradle of Aviation Museum's education programs. Cradle-Con is a pure celebration of all things comic book culture. It is an opportunity for readers to meet and greet local comic book creators, for collectors on the hunt for those elusive rare books and toys, and for cosplayers to show off some of their best work. This is a spectacular yet more intimate comic con experience for fans of all ages to gather, socialize, and be passionate about what they love. Visit http://www.cradlecon.com/ for more info.
About the Long Island Retro Gaming Expo - August 2022
Long Island’s premier gaming convention began with a simple idea, “Let’s make the kind of show we’d all want to go to!” And that’s exactly what LI Retro has done by providing a welcoming environment to everyone, including guests, volunteers, and vendors. Heading into their 7th year in 2022, their “fun-first” approach has guided LI Retro from a small single-day show to a multi-day celebration of gaming with over 4300 attendees in 2018. In 2017, they expanded their reach to include tabletop gaming, and the Long Island Tabletop Gaming Expo was born. This “con-within-a-con” is included with admission and features role-playing, wargaming, board games, and CCGs for gamers of all skill levels. Find more info at http://expo.liretro.com/