Nexus Game Fair

Show Information

This year's show runs from 8am on Thursday, June 25, 2020, until 6pm on Sunday, June 28, 2020. Early Bird badge registration opens January 26, 2020, and regular badge registration opens February 9, 2020. Be sure to register for a new account, if you haven't done so already, in order to receive important updates.

This year's show hours are:
On Site
Wednesday:None3pm to 1am3pm to 7pmClosed
Thursday:8am to 1am7am to 4am7am to 7pmClosed
Friday:8am to 1am7am to 4am7am to 7pmTBA
Saturday:8am to 1am7am to 4am7am to 7pmTBA
Sunday:8am to 6pm7am to 6pm7am to 3pmTBA

Please note that while scheduled gaming events in the system must start at 8am or later and end by 2am, we will keep some gaming areas open as long as games continue to played, including open gaming. Each year, we have several games playing until the sun came up!

Event Submission

Are you interested in running events at Nexus? We want your events! Nexus Game Fair is proud to offer our attendees a massive line-up for events provided by not only our attendees, but also local area gaming groups, demo teams, organized play groups, and our in-house staff. Our show revolves around playing games and relies upon our attendees and event organizers to help provide them.

If you enjoy playing a board game, but can't find players, or if you love to gamemaster an RPG for a fresh group of players, you're welcome to bring your games and events to Nexus. We have a generous GM rewards program, and our Events Team will do anything they can to help make your events a success at the show.

Table space is limited, so be sure to submit your events early to help ensure you obtain the day and time you're looking for.

Event Registration

Event registration at Nexus is handled via pre-registration. Our event catalog will have its initial release on Sunday, May 17, 2020. Feel free to browse the catalog all month, as additional events will continue to be added. You may use our Favorites feature to save events you like, as a reminder when registration opens.

Standard event registration begins at 8pm on Sunday, May 31, 2020 (Central Time). Our system is a live system, which is a first-come, first-serve. You must have purchased a badge in order to participate in event registration. Please note that our Early Bird and Premier badge holders have access to early event registration.

Upcoming & Important Dates

Sunday, January 26, 2020 Early Bird badge registration opens
Sunday, February 9, 2020 Standard badge registration opens
Friday, April 26, 2020 Cut-off date for Event Submissions to be listed in the On-Site Program Guide
Sunday, May 17, 2020 Online Event Catalog goes live
Friday, May 29, 2020 Early event registration begins at 8pm for Premier Badge holders
Saturday, May 30, 2020 Early event registration begins at 8pm for Early Bird Badge holders
Sunday, May 31, 2020 Event registration begins at 8pm for all Standard 4-Day Badge holders
Thursday, June 25, 2020 Nexus Game Fair begins at 8am!


Nexus Game Fair is proud to carry a limited line of show souvenirs. Additional information regarding this year's souvenirs will be available soon.