Atari Party

Davis, California

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.

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Atari Party 2015 - Davis Public Library, 315 E 14 St Davis - Saturday, May 2, 12pm-5pm

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 party!
  • 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 IGDA Sacramento's "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), and An Interview With Bill Kendrick On His Atari Parties!, July 16, 2014.

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Sac-Con comic, toy and anime show
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IGDA 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 pinball show
July 18-19, 2015
Santa Clara, CA

Previous Events & Info:

[2009 logo]
[2010 logo]
[2011 logo]
2011/2012 Retrogaming for Teens
[2011 & 2012 Retrogaming]
2012 with Digital Game Museum, Sunnyvale
[2012 DGM logo]
[2013 logo]
2014, Sunnyvale
[2014 logo]
about & history

"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.