2024 Summer Expo, Raleigh gaming

Raleigh Retro Gamers and Moore Square and Raleigh Parks are throwing our 3rd annual Summer Expo in Raleigh on June 15th, 2024. This event is FREE to the public. We have vendors from all over the region bringing thousands of retro & modern games, consoles, and other geek merchandise! Last year we welcomed over 5k people to Downtown Raleigh for this event!

You don’t want to miss NC’s biggest gaming expo of the year! 

There will be music throughout the day and plenty of geek merchandise including Pokemon, anime, comics, Magic: The Gathering, Yu-Gi-Oh, Funko Pops, vintage toys, board games, card games, geeky arts & crafts, vintage clothing, art, pop culture collectibles, handmade items, face painting, and more!


– Vendor Marketplace with over 85 vendors! (Gaming & Geek only)

– LIVE Music and DJ all day! We have 3 bands and a DJ to keep you rocking!

– Newly added Drone Attack, interactive outdoor game by Aerial Adrenaline!

– Food Trucks! Over 8 local food trucks!

– Special guests!

– FREE play gaming stations. (Retro and Modern video games set up for the public to play)

– Cosplay Contest and Runway (and prizes!)

– Kids activities! Splash pad, Sidewalk Chalk Art, Nintendo Giveaways

– Game On For Good Extra Life charity game. (Benefits Dukes Children’s Hospital)



When: Saturday, June 15th 2024
Where: Moore Square Park – Downtown Raleigh
Address: 201 S Blount St, Raleigh NC 27601
Time: 10am-4pm

Parking is FREE in these parking decks until 5pm. 

Moore Square Lot 304 E Hargett St (336 feet NE)

City Market Parking Lot *230 E Martin St (374 feet SE)

137 E Hargett St Parking Lot 137 E Hargett St (461 feet NW)

Moore Square Parking Deck* 233 S Wilmington St (509 feet W)

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Check Out Our Sponsors!

Hidden Block Games is Raleigh’s only Brick and Mortar store specializing in video games and TCGs.

2409 Crabtree Blvd Ste 103, Raleigh, NC 

Open Wed-Saturday from 12pm to 6pm. And 12pm-6pm on Sunday

Questions? Give us a call! 984-683-4071

At Retroid Games we BUY, SELL & TRADE retro video games, consoles and collectibles in downtown Winston-Salem, NC!

1147 Burke St. Winston-Salem, NC

Open every day from 12pm to 6pm

Questions? Give us a call! (336) 840-8673

At Paymore we buy, sell, and trade electronics such as cell phones, gaming, laptops and much more! Two locations!

1629 N.Market Dr. Raleigh, NC and 329 N Harrision Ave. Ste F, Cary NC

Open from 10am to 6pm Mon-Saturday

Questions? Give us a call! 919-521-5700

At Almghty Amaterasu, we specialize in Anime merchandise and interest groups. Pre-Order and Ready Stock. Catch us at various Expos and Trade Shows throughout the United States.

Online store: almghtyamaterasu.com

Questions? Drop us an email: [email protected]

Sign Up For Cosplay Contest & Runway

Cosplay check-in, runway, and photo area will be near booths 19-20 on the map. Check-in is from 12pm-1:30pm. The contest starts at 2pm sharp! The contest will be near booths 19-20. 

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Play Drone Attack For Free!!

Professional Photography By Caitlin Register

Caitlin Register photography

Triangle's Best Food Trucks

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Check Out The Incredible Bands!

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DJ Rickey Smith 10am-12pm
Fuchsia City – 12:00-12:45
Stage Select Band – 2:15-3:15
DJ Rickey Smith – 3:15 – 4pm

Sign Up For The Tournaments! It's FREE!

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This event is sold out for vendor space. You can still apply to vend at future events. 


Put your brand in front of a massive gaming and geek audience.

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