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Texas Pinball Festival Returns To Frisco In March

Tickets available now for the largest pinball event in the industry
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Photo: The Texas Pinball Festival

The popular Texas Pinball Festival will be returning to Frisco from March 15 to 17. This year marks the 20th anniversary of the Texas Pinball Festival. The show will welcome guests from all over the United States and beyond to the Embassy Suites Hotel & Frisco Conference Center for a weekend of fun. 

The Texas Pinball Festival will feature more than 400 vintage and new pinball machines, as well as classic arcade games set to free play. Attendees can play the latest game releases, including Stern Pinball’s Jaws, Spooky Pinball’s Loony Tunes and a new Texas manufacturer, Barrels of Fun, will show off their new Labyrinth machine.

Enjoy a variety of adult and child pinball tournaments throughout the weekend to win trophies and prizes. Exhibitor demonstrations, parts, supplies, equipment and memorabilia will be available, and collectors bring rare and custom games to compete for coveted machine awards.

Seminars with pinball designers and artists will take place on both Friday and Saturday. Early Saturday morning at 6:30 a.m. the DFW Pinball and Arcade Club will host a swap meet in the parking lot featuring coin-operated collectibles, project machines, and more.

Guests will have a chance to win a new Jersey Jack Elton John Platinum Edition pinball machine valued at $12,000 with the raffle benefitting the National Videogame Museum. During the weekend, present your Texas Pinball Festival wristband at the National Videogame Museum in Frisco and get 50% off admission. Raffle tickets can only be purchased at the show, and you must be present Sunday to win.

Weekend passes are $95 at the door. One-day passes are $40 for adults and $25 for children on Friday, $50 for adults and $35 for children on Saturday, and $30 for adults and $15 for children on Sunday. Children under 5 get in free. Save on a weekend pass by purchasing ahead of time online.

The Texas Pinball Festival will be open Friday, March 15 from 4 p.m. to 1 a.m., Saturday, March 16 from 9 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., and Sunday, March 17 from 9 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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