PAX West 2023 Dates Announced

8 May 2023

The 2023 convention season is starting up all around the globe again. After several years of digital events, organizers are slowly opening their convention doors again. As is the case with PAX West, Penny Arcade’s annual convention that takes place in early September in Seattle.

Organizers ReedPop and Penny Arcade confirmed the exact date for the event: Friday, September 1, to Monday, September 4, 2023 in the newly-expanded Seattle Convention Center in Washington state. This year’s event is bound to be the biggest yet in recent history, as a special Nintendo Live event will be held simultaneously during PAX West.

The separate event, also being held in the Seattle Convention Center, will feature live stage performances, tournaments, photo ops, event merchandise and Switch gameplay. Head over here for more information on the Nintendo Live show or to buy tickets for it.

ReedPop also announced the dates for this year’s PAX Unplugged: Friday, December 1st to Sunday, December 3rd, 2023 at the Philadelphia Convention Center in Pennsylvania.

Tickets for PAX West convention will go on sale May 31st. If you acquire your tickets before July 7th, you are automatically eligible to win a free access to Nintendo’s event. More info and tickets can be found on PAX West’s website.

We will certainly report from the event, so look out for further announcements closer to the convention!


Images courtesy of ReedPop and Penny Arcade.