A True Celebration of Classic Gaming

Whether you’re an 8-bit or modern open-world player, a console junkie or arcade enthusiast, hardcore or casual – you’ll be in the GAME at LI Retro.  

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LI Retro Gaming Expo Returns in...


The Long Island Retro Gaming Expo is where gamers, new and old, can experience the joy and history of videogames in an environment that encapsulates the golden eras of gaming but re-imagined for today’s player. Held annually every August at our home venue The Cradle of Aviation, LI Retro houses over three levels of arcades, hundreds of console and PC gaming events, exclusive exhibits, engaging panels, curated vendors, live performances, and more.

Featured Guests

John Riggs

John Riggs has a knack for nostalgia with everything from classic breakfast cereal to video games and all points in between. His YouTube channel shows

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88bit is the alter ego of Cleveland-based pianist, composer and recording artist, Rob Kovacs, where he performs virtuosic note-for-note piano arrangements of classic video game

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Jeremy Parish

Jeremy Parish writes and talks about video game history rather a great deal, having done so under the auspices of the Retronauts podcast, USgamer, IGN,

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