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Origins Game Fair

"Five Full Days of Gaming"
Come out with the whole family and enjoy your favorite Origins events like: The Origins costume contest, Origins Film Festival, the Anime track, the Gaming Hall, and True Dungeon-a massive, live-action, walk-through dungeon adventure, complete with working props and amazing monsters. Spend a few days walking the Origins Exhibit Hall, learning about new games, playing demos, and purchasing your favorites to take home and play with your family and friends. Enjoy the fun with a discounted family day pass. Family passes can only be purchased for Sunday of the show. Children nine and under get in for free! Follow the official Origins Game Fair Facebook and Twitter for show updates and photos!


  • Origins hosts dozens of tournaments each year, including World and National championship events
  • Origins University offers attendees the opportunity to learn from some of the best writers & Artists
  • Join the celebration of award-winning games at the annual Origins Awards ceremony.


8:00 AM - 6:00 PM (Jun 16) (General)

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Entertainment & Media


12-16 Jun 2019 Interested
13-17 Jun 2018
14-18 Jun 2017
15-19 Jun 2016

Frequency Annual

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Iris Yu

Iris Yu

Sales Executive at Ningbo Yinzhou Gameland Import & Export Co., Ltd. Ningbo, China
Allen Barwick

Allen Barwick

Presenter at WmFROG Potomac, United States
Nathaniel Wilson

Nathaniel Wilson

n/a at n/a Hampstead, United States
Marlo Perich

Marlo Perich

xx at xx Cincinnati, United States
Russel Miller

Russel Miller

Fire Fighter at N/A Walbridge, United States
Scott Wilson

Scott Wilson

Counselor at None Mansfield, United States
Julie haupert

Julie haupert

General Manager at Na Anoka, United States
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8 Ratings 5 Reviews

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4 Jun 2017 Edition Greg Deutschlander Reviewed on 24 Jun 2017 Engineer at NA
Would prefer a different weekend as the gay pride parade in town caused issues with parking, hotel accommodations, and general crowding of local establishments.

4 Jun 2018 Edition DBone Card Games Reviewed on 18 Jun 2018 Owner at GamePoint Inc
Bathroom in back was very smelly!!!

4 Jun 2016 Edition Greg Deutschlander Reviewed on 20 Jun 2016 Engineer at NA
Registration took a while on Wednesday with all the pre-registered. It would have been faster to go through the normal line on Wednesday.

4 Jun 2018 Edition John K Reid Reviewed on 23 Jun 2018 Individual
It was a good Con

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The exhibitor's profile of Origins Game Fair will include game designers, game developers, software programmers, gaming console experts, gaming platforms, software solutions, board game products, new gaming concepts, gaming protocols, card games.

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