Wednesday, October 12th - Sunday, October 16th 2016.
Pinball Expo 2016 is OPEN to the GENERAL PUBLIC!

**Please Note: If you have not pre-registered and/or prepaid, we will only accept cash payments at the event. We apologize for any inconvenience.**

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Prepare for Pinball Expo 2016! Wednesday, October 12th - Sunday, October 16th 2016.

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A Memorable Pinbal Expo - featured in Play Meter! Click the image above to read the article.

Want to Advertise in the Pinball Expo 2016 souvenir guide? Click HERE for details and pricing.

Check here often for the latest info and details about Pinball Expo. The show will be held at the Westin Chicago North Shore Hotel at 601 N. Milwaukee Ave, Wheeling Illinois 60090 (866-716-8104).

Pinball Expo 2016 is looking to be our largest show to date. Currently, the Westin is booked. We have procured a block of rooms at the Holiday Inn Express & Suites Riverwoods to handle the overflow. There are only a limited number of rooms at this location so reserve your rooms quickly. To reserve a room at the Holiday Inn, please see the information below:

Holiday Inn Express & Suites
2600 Lake Cook Road
Riverwoods, Illinois 60015
Phone 847-374-0260
Fax 847-374-0535
Re: Pinball Expo
The group will receive the following rates:
Wed. Oct 12th - $99 Standard Room
Thurs. Oct 13th - $99 Standard Room
Fri. Oct 14th - $99 Standard Room
Sat. Oct 15th - $99 Standard Room
When you call the above phone number to reserve your room, please mention 'Pinball Expo'.

Vendor hall will not be open during day on Thursday until 6.
Game hall will not be open during day Thursday until 6 but at 1pm on Friday

Pinball Expo is Open to the General Public

Pre-Registration* is suggested before October 1st but on-site ticket sales for Daily Admission and Complete Package Admission can be purchased every day of Expo at the Registration Desk.

The 2 different Halls are open the following hours for the General Public:
Wednesday, October 12th - Game Hall open 6PM to 11PM - Includes Buffet Dinner
Buffet Dinner Starts at 8:00PM
Vendor Hall is CLOSED on Wednesday for Vendor Setup

Thursday, October 13th - Vendor Hall is open 6PM to Midnight
Game Hall is open 6PM to 6AM Friday morning

Friday, October 14th - Vendor Hall is open 10AM to Midnight
Game Hall is open continuous from 1PM to Sunday Morning.

Saturday, October 15th - Vendor Hall opens at 10AM to Midnight
Game Hall will remain open during Banquet

*Pre-registration does include a small discount.
**Kids 10 and Under are FREE!**
**You can buy a One Day Pass for the GAME Hall and VENDOR Hall at the Door: $30.00.

Prepare for Future Pinball Expo for the next TWO Years
2016: October 12th - October 16th
2017: October 11th - October 15th

Play pinball ALL NIGHT on Thursday, Friday and Saturday! REGISTER TODAY!

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Expo Info, Schedule of Events & Seminars. Information about current Expo seminars, schedule of events, and registration info.


Special Events. Details about the factory tour and other special happenings.

Exhibitors. Register to be an Expo exhibitor and see a list of past Expo exhibitors.

Bring a Game to Expo! Bring a game for people to play and get FREE ADMISSION to Expo. Contact Mike Pacak for further details at mgpacak@aol.com or call 330-549-2596 / 330-518-3141.

Flipout tournament at Pinball Expo. This is the "classic" pinball tournament at Expo which goes on the entire weekend.

Expo Brawl tournament at Pinball Expo.
This is a Friday only tournament with lots of pinball fun all day.

Past Pinball Expo Tournament Winners.

Expo Advertising. How to advertise in the Pinball Expo printed materials.

Pinball News - Visit here to get photos from Past Pinball Expo Shows!

Check out Pinsane.Com for 2015 Pinball Expo Photos!

Sponsors. List of the groups making Pinball Expo possible.

Contact Us. How to get in touch with the Pinball Expo staff.

Register For Pinball Expo.