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!
This year's Atari Party will be held at the long-time home of Atari,
Sunnyvale, California! Thanks to the
Sunnyvale Public Library for inviting us to run the party at their venue,
Digital Game Museum for
helping run the show!
|When:||Saturday, June 14, 2014|
|Where:||Sunnyvale Public Library|
665 W. Olive Ave.
Sunnyvale, CA 94086
|Price:||Free & open to the public!|
- Dozens of computers & game consoles
- Arcade games
- Hundreds of video games
- Four decades of Atari history
- Guest speakers
Enter Atari Party 2014 →
- 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.
- 2014-06-12 - The big day's this Saturday! We have
over a dozen volunteers lined up
to bring you
tons of games from their
perosnal collections! All for you to play, all for free!
- 2014-05-07 - Plans are well underway for Atari Party 2014
in Sunnyvale next month. We have Al Alcorn (employee #3 at Atari,
and designer of the PONG arcade game) and Dan Kramer
(who championed the home Trak-Ball controllers within Atari in the
early 1980s) lined up as this year's guest speakers, and lots of
volunteers geared up to bring their systems for you to come play!
- 2014-01-24 - The Atari Party in Sunnyvale will be
on Saturday, June 14th. We'll have video game consoles, handhelds,
computers, and arcade games. We also hope to have 2 or 3 guest speakers.
The event will be oriented to teens.
- 2014-01-17 - Plans are underway to put together another
Atari Party with the
Digital Game Museum,
this time at the Sunnyvale public library, some time in summer 2014.
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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.