What is it? An event to celebrate old video games; a hands-on,
living museum, where a variety of classic game systems and computers and
retro games will be showcased. Atari Party is a free event, open to the
public, hosted by volunteers from the local community.
Be sure to also visit our Facebook page and group, and subscribe to the announcement and coordination mailing lists!
|When:||Saturday, May 2nd, 2015|
|Where:||Yolo County Public Library|
Mary L Stephens Davis Branch
315 East 14th Street
Davis, CA 95616
Blanchard community meeting room
|Price:||Free & open to the public!|
- Atari home computers (8-bit & 16/32-bit)
- Atari home video game consoles (2600, 5200, 7800, Jaguar)
- Atari handheld game systems (Lynx)
- Non-Atari systems running Atari games (NES, PlayStation, PS2, Rasbperry Pi)
- Free give-away prize drawing
Enter Atari Party 2015 →
IGDA Sacramento Indie Arcade mini-Atari Party →
- 2015-03-15 - For the first time for a Davis event, there'll be
an arcade game! Mark of
California Extreme (an annual
classic arcade & pinball show in Santa Clara) has been kind
enough to agree to bring his Tempest unit to this year's
- 2015-03-09 - Going to an event and want to hand out lots of
little flyers advertising Atari Party 2015?
Go download the new 2-up handout PDF! (And thanks!)
- 2015-02-26 - We're looking for some additional (non-exhibitor)
volunteers to help run the show, as well as TVs/monitors that some of
the exhibitors can borrow. Learn how can you help
on the Volunteer page.
- 2015-02-13 - A flyer
is available for this year's event!
- 2015-02-10 - Thanks to numerous sponsors, we've got a great
line-up of free give-away prizes
for this year!
- 2015-02-04 - I've been invited to hold a mini-Atari Party at
"Indie Arcade 2015"
on Sat. April 11th. More details here.
- 2015-02-03 - This year's event
is scheduled! Saturday, May 2nd at the Davis public library!
- 2015-01-21 - Plans will soon be underway for this year's
Atari Party, to once again be held in Davis. Stay tuned!
- 2014-10-27 - Davis Makerpsace
will be hosting a video game exhibit during November's
"2nd Friday ArtAbout" (on Nov. 14th).
Bill Kendrick, founder of Atari Party, will be bringing
a small selection of Atari gear to this event, and others are
encouraged to contribute.
- 2014-08-12 - Recent interviews with Bill Kendrick, founder of
the Atari Party:
ANTIC: The Atari 8-bit Podcast, Episode 12 (podcast, June 23, 2014),
An Interview With Bill Kendrick On His Atari Parties!, July 16, 2014.
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Sac-Con comic, toy and anime show
March 1, 2015
Sacramento, CA (near Davis!)
Sacramento Indie Arcade, showcasing local indie game developers
2015's will include a mini-Atari Party!
April 11, 2015
Sacramento, CA (near Davis!)
Pin-A-Go-Go pinball show
May 15-17, 2015
Dixon, CA (near Davis!)
Maker Faire Bay Area festival of
invention, creativity and resourcefulness
May 16-17, 2015
San Mateo, CA
California Extreme arcade and
July 18-19, 2015
Santa Clara, CA
Previous Events & Info:
"Atari" is a trademark of Atari, Inc..
"Atari Games" is a trademark of Warner Bros..
Game console names and game titles are trademarks of their respective owners.
This event is a not-for-profit event, put together by volunteers and is
free and open to the public.