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PAX East (Boston, Massachusetts)

May 8, 2025 - May 11, 2025

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PAX, originally known as Penny Arcade Expo, has grown to be the largest gaming festival in North America. This video game convention is a celebration of gaming and gaming culture featuring thought-provoking panels, a massive expo hall filled with the best publishers and studios, new game demos, musical performances, tournaments, and a community experience unlike any other.

Celebrate all things gaming, PAX East features an expansive expo hall with wall-to-wall developers and publishers, both local and from around the world, showing off highly anticipated titles. In-depth panel discussions from top industry professionals and content creators Live events featuring iconic gaming personalities, ESports tournaments with some of the biggest names in professional gaming, and video game music concerts.

Show Hours
Thursday 10:00 AM – Midnight
Friday 10:00 AM – Midnight
Saturday 10:00 AM – Midnight
Sunday 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM
Expo Hall Hours
10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Each Day

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Is PAX East always in Boston?
PAX East has been held in Boston annually since 2010.

Is PAX East kid friendly?
PAX East is a show for all ages but there are certain things that are for older kids and it’s flagged in the schedule as 13+.

What happens at PAX East?
This convention showcases new game demos from big and small names and upcoming publishers. It also hosts esports, gaming sessions, tournaments, panels on game topics, as well as autograph sessions.

PAX East 2024 Photos & Videos

2024 Exhibitors – featuring Pokémon, Nintendo, Atari , FINAL FANTASY XIV, Retroware, and more.

Pax East 2024 Floor Walkthrough

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PAX East 2023 Photos & Videos


May 8, 2025
May 11, 2025
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Boston Convention & Exhibition Center
415 Summer St
Boston, MA 02210 United States
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