JULY 6-8 2017

STURBRIDGE HOST HOTEL STURBRIDGE, MA

PINTASTIC PINBALL & GAME ROOM EXPO

NEW ENGLAND'S FIRST PINBALL & GAME ROOM EXPO!

Do you love pinball? Are you looking for a little relief from the hot summer sun? Look no further than Pintastic New England, which is the first of its kind, centrally located in Sturbridge, Massachusetts. This expo is 30,000 square feet of fun for the whole family. The kids can have never-ending excitement with a caricature artist, face painting, friendly clowns, balloon animals, yo yo and juggling show. The adults can bring out their inner child with over 200 pinball machines set on free play, all while enjoying an ice-cold craft beer.

Limited quantity of 100!

3-DAY ADULT SUPER PASS: $85

3-DAY CHILD SUPER PASS: $27

(Ages 12 and under)

Extra $60 worth of swag is included with the adult SUPER PASS only.

You also get 1 hour early entry into the show on all 3 days and entry into the exclusive after party with free dinner buffet!

*** New VIP Game Lounge open 10:00 p.m. – 6:00 a.m. ***

New & popular titles just for SUPER PASS holders!

THURSDAY

ACTIVITIES

ONLY the Free Play room is open!

ADMISSION

$15 adults / $7 kids

FREE PLAY HOURS

6:00PM-12:00AM

VENDOR HALL HOURS

CLOSED

                                               VIP LOUNGE

8:00 PM – 6:00 AM

Pintastic Expo Name Badge required for entry. (Superpass Holders)

FRIDAY

ACTIVITIES

Free Play, Free Kids activities, Full Access to Seminars & Workshops & Exclusive Vendor Discounts!

ADMISSION

$20 adults / $15 kids

After 6PM:

$15 adult / $10 kids

(At the door only)

FREE PLAY HOURS

10:00 AM -2:00 AM

(After Party 9:30PM – 2:00AM Free Food for Hotel Guests & SUPER PASS HOLDERS)

 

VENDOR HALL HOURS

11:00 AM – 9:00 PM

SUPERPASS HOLDERS 10AM ENTRY!

VIP LOUNGE

10:00 PM – 6:00 AM

Pintastic Expo Name Badge required for entry. (Superpass Holders)

SATURDAY

ACTIVITIES

Free Play, Free Kids activities, Full Access to Seminars & Workshops & Exclusive Vendor Discounts!

ADMISSION

$20 adults / $15 kids

After 6PM:

$15 adult / $10 kids

(At the door only)

FREE PLAY HOURS

10:00 AM -2:00 AM

VENDOR HALL HOURS

11:00 AM – 9:00 PM

SUPERPASS HOLDERS 10AM ENTRY!

VIP LOUNGE

10:00 PM – 6:00 AM

Pintastic Expo Name Badge required for entry. (Superpass Holders)

KIDS ACTIVITIES

  • Caricature artist
  • Balloon Animals
  • Maggie the Clown
  • Bending Gravity yo yo and juggling
  • Face Painting
  • Pinball Tournament with Prizes

BUY-SELL-TRADE-AUCTION

  • New & Used Pinball/Arcade Games for sale
  • Exclusive Show Deals & Discounts!
  • Vendors can finance your machine purchase – ask them how!
  • Flea Market
  • 50+ Game Auction

 

PINBALL TOURNAMENT

There will be a competitive pinball tournament with cash prizes. Players can play qualifying rounds (entry fee required for each attempt) until 2:00 Saturday, at which time the elimination rounds begin. IFPA points will be awarded.

SEMINARS

Learn about new developments in pinball and enhance your enjoyment of the games you own by attending presentations, discussions, and workshops. Seminars will run Friday and Saturday.

NEW! General Show Schedule

Thursday, July 6

6:00 PM – Free Play Rooms open (closing at Midnight)

8:00 PM – VIP Lounge opens (lanyard and badge required)

 

Friday, July 7

6:00 AM – VIP Lounge closes

9:00 AM – Holders of Super Pass badges can enter rooms designated for 10:00 entry!

10:00 AM – Free Play Rooms open (closing at 2:00 AM next day)

10:00 AM – Vendor Hall and outdoor Flea Market open (closing at 8:00 PM)

10:00 AM – Outdoor amusements open (closing at 6:00 PM)

Noon – Tournament qualifying rounds begin in Executive Room (ending 8:00 PM)

More information on page 20 of program book

12:30 PM – Seminars begin in Seminar Room

More information on page 17 of program book

5:00 PM – Game-bringer giveaway Friday prize awards in Cheshire Room

6:30 PM – Evening seminars begin

8:30 PM – After-Party begins in American Grille (closing at 2:00 AM next day)

Must have hand stamp to enter

10:00 PM –  VIP Lounge opens (lanyard and badge required)

 

 

Saturday, July 8

6:00 AM _ VIP Lounge closes

8:00 AM – Holders of Super Pass badges can enter rooms designated for 9:00 entry!

9:00 AM – Free Play Rooms open (closing at 2:00 next day)

9:00 AM – Vendor Hall and outdoor Flea Market open (closing at 8:00 PM)

10:00 AM – Outdoor amusements open (closing at 6:00 PM)

10:00 AM – Seminars begin in Seminar Room

10:00 AM – Tournament qualifying rounds begin in Executive Room (ending 2:00 PM)

12:30 PM – Afternoon seminars in Seminar Room

3:00 PM – Tournament elimination rounds begin

3:30 PM – Game auction begins in Sturbridge Room

More information on page 24 of program book

4:00 PM – Autograph session in Seminar Room

5:05 PM – Charity auction of Ghostbusters Pro game in Vendor Hall

5:50 PM – Ultimate Door Prize Drawing (VPCabs game) in Vendor Hall prize booth

6:00 PM – Awards for Kids’ Pindemption Tournament in Vendor Hall Kids Korner

6:15 PM – Raffle prize drawings in Vendor Hall prize booth (near entrance)

6:30 PM – Best Game awards in Cheshire Room

More information on page 22 of program book

6:45 PM – Winners drawn for Spooky Pinball games, if all tickets are sold, at Project Pinball booth in Vendor Hall

7:00 PM – Evening seminar: Jersey Jack Pinball Update in Seminar Room

9:00 PM – Game-bringer giveaway Saturday prize awards in Cheshire Room

10:00 PM – Game-bringer thank-you drawing in Cheshire Room

10:30 PM – VIP Lounge opens (lanyard and badge required)

Sunday July 9th

6:00 AM – VIP Lounge closes

6:00 AM – to 4:00 PM Break down and clean up

 

 

 

Setup times

You must have the appropriate show badge (Vendor, Sponsor, Staff, etc.) or be bringing in games for free play to enter during setup times. Most setup takes place Thursday between 11:00 AM and 6:00 PM. Morning setup times have been allocated starting at 7:00 AM on Friday and Saturday.

Move-out times

Vendor Hall move-out is after each day’s closing time and also Sunday morning from 7:00 to 11:00 AM. Auction buys may be moved out once the payment has been remitted. For the Free Play Rooms, most move-out takes place Sunday morning, but individual games may be removed early. An early-removal fee of $35.00 per game, payable by the person actually removing the game from the room, applies all night Thursday, before 8:00 PM Friday, and before 8:00 PM Saturday.