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We’re back! HeyDaze Springfest will be on Saturday, April 20th, 2024 at Heyday Brewing in Raleigh from 12pm-4pm. Block party! This will be an outdoor market in the main parking lot outside of Heyday and will feature music and a 25+ vendor marketplace.

This is an all-ages family-friendly event and it’s FREE! We have 25+ gaming & geek-related vendors. You can find retro and modern games, Pokémon, Funko Pops, anime, and more!

What to expect:

– 25+ vendor marketplace (gaming and geek vendors only)
– Block party-style outdoor marketplace (we are blocking off the parking lots)
– Music all day by DJ Rickey Smith
– Kid Zone (activities for the kids!)
– Gaming tournament featuring Mario Kart 64 and Super Smash Bros Melee. (Hosted by NC Eclectic Esports, indoors)
– Freeplay stations
– Giveaways!! (Just scan the QR codes around the event to enter. Winners will be announced at the top of the hour, we’ll also have other giveaways you can win and don’t have to be present)
– Heyday will be serving up all the food and drinks!

NC Eclectic Esports will be running gaming tournaments on N64 and Gamecube.

Plus we’ll have retro and modern consoles inside Heyday for freeplay!

When: Saturday, April 20th, 2024
Where: 5301 Tin Roof Way, Raleigh, NC 27616
Time: 12pm-4pm

heydaze springfest


Join us for Raleigh Retro Rumble! A chill, retro tournament series in partnership with Raleigh Retro Gamers. Come revisit your childhood in our Mario Kart 64 and Super Smash Bros. Melee tournaments!

  • Sat 4-20-24, 1-4pm

  • Heyday Brewing, Raleigh

  • Swiss or double elimination brackets. See additional info for more details.

  • $5 cash or digital per brackets. $10 to be in both brackets. Free to spectate.

  • Prizes for both brackets provided by Raleigh Retro Gamers.

  • Doors open at 12 PM, Check-ins start at 12:30pm, event starts at 1 PM

🕹️Registration Cap

Registration is capped based on number of setups to reduce wait times. Sign up today to secure your spot! We can take walk-ins, but cannot guarantee a spot.

🕹️How to Register

Advanced registration helps us plan for a smooth flowing event! Pay at venue

If you have discord, feel free to join the NC Eclectic Esports Server

🏳️‍🌈✊🏾Message us any concerns or questions including no more room for signing up at: [email protected]


We are always looking for gaming and geek-related vendors. 


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  • April 1, 2024

    Alex Filosa

    Hi my name is Alex and I love video games and having fun playing them with other people. I am looking to maybe trade a few games just for fun. But I really just want to meet some good gaming buddies. Hoping to have a good time. Thank you.

    • April 1, 2024

      RRG Jeff

      Hi Alex! That’s awesome, you can totally bring video games to trade with our vendors! Look forward to having you come out!

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