The BIG PAX East 2015 Party List: Your guide to events, parties, and more!

pax-east-2015-party-listWooooo baby! It’s that time of year again when we hike up our britches and head on over to Boston for some fine, fine PAX time with our friends! Though there are a bajillion conferences now, we still love getting together as often as possible. You should know the drill by now: we post a list, you go to the events. Simple! Done! Bingo!

We’ve done a little housekeeping this year, cleaning up the Facebook Group (JOIN!) and tidying up some of the posts.

We’re JUST getting rolling, but we’ll be updating this list fast and furious, so keep checking back OFTEN! If you know of a party or event the post it in the comments below, contact us, post in the Facebook group or tweet us at @SideQuesting or me directly @DaliDimovski. As usual, the wonderful Bryanna will be coordinating the list on the Facebook page (follow her on Twitter @glittervelocity!) and this year we have the amazing Becky helping out as well! Find her awesomeness on Twitter @omglazerkittens. In fact, Becky already has the amazing list up in the Facebook group. So quick!

Anyhoo, while we get this page going we’re list out the events below as quick as we can and update them with flyers, maps, etc. Is there anything you’d like to see us do differently this year? Feel free to let us know! We’re always looking to get this into your eyeballs as easy as possible!

Party on, Wayne!

[box_dark]All Weekend[/box_dark]

[box_light]assassins-ball-pax-2015Assassin’s Ball PAX East 2015
All day, each day event (open to close)
Location: Boston Convention Center, 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/marschelios/assassins-ball-at-pax-east-2015

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[box_dark]Thursday, March 5[/box_dark]

[box_light]IGN And 505 Games Present ADR1FT at PAX East 2015 [SOLD OUT]
4:00 PM to 5:30 PM
Location: AMC Theater Boston Common, 175 Tremont St, Boston, MA 02111
No Age Limit, Tix: Free
Info on IGN.com[/box_light]

[box_light]Pre-PAX DinnerPre-PAX Dinner
5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Location: Anthem Kitchen & Bar, 101 South Market Street, South Market Building, Faneuil Hall, Boston, MA 02109
No Age Limit, Tix: $29.95
Eventbrite[/box_light]

[box_light]Champlain College Alumni Reception in Boston during PAX East
6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Location: Salvatore’s Boston Seaport, 225 Seaport Blvd, Boston, Massachusetts 02210
No Age Limit, Admission: Alumni & Boston friends, RSVP to Hannah Campbell: hcampbell@champlain.edu or 802.860-2747
Facebook Event page[/box_light]

[box_light]Pre-PAX Made in MA
Location: Microsoft NERD Center, 1 Memorial Drive #1, Cambridge, MA 02142
6PM-9PM
Tickets: $10 (free for Students w/badge), GET TICKETS HERE
http://www.massdigi.org/events/pre-pax-east-made-in-ma-party-march-5-2015-cambridge-ma/[/box_light]

[box_light]Free UNITY Workshop with Code Liberation
Location: Microsoft NERD Center, 1 Memorial Drive #1, Cambridge, MA 02142
6PM-9PM
Tickets: Free Registration on Eventbrite
Join WIG Boston and Code Liberation for a FREE game development workshop on the eve of PAX East![/box_light]

[box_light]Halo 5 TeaserMajor Nelson Microsoft Fan Event
7:00 PM to 9PM, Lines open at 6PM
Location: Microsoft Store at the Prudential Shops, 800 Boylston Street, Suite 27, Boston, MA 02199
Free Admission
Xbox Wire Website Information[/box_light]

[box_light]Pokecrawl PAX East PartyPokecrawl Episode 6: Pokemon Forever [SOLD OUT]
7:15PM – ???
Location: Several bars around Boston
Ages 21+, Tickets: Free
The PAX East version of the Pre-PAX bar crawl, now in its 6th year!
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[box_light]indies-pax-east-partyIndies Need Booze
8:00 PM to 2:00AM
Location: PRIME, 295 Franklin Street, Boston, MA
Ages 21+, Tix :$16.82
https://indiesdrinkpaxeast.eventbrite.com/
10% of all ticket sales will be donated to Able Gamers Charity.[/box_light]

[box_dark]Friday, March 6[/box_dark]

[box_light]Trion Worlds Community Party at PAX East 2015
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Legal Harborside, 270 Northern Ave., Boston, MA 02210
No Age Limit, Tix: Free Entry for community
Trion Worlds Website with Information[/box_light]

[box_light]Curse PAX East After Party 2013Curse’s PAX East Happy Hour
6:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: Frost Ice Bar, 200 State Street, Boston, MA 02109
21+, Tix: Invite Only
Keep an eye out at the show for potential invites![/box_light]

[box_light]Official Extra Life PAX East Meet and Greet [SOLD OUT]
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Location: The Bell In Hand Tavern, 45 Union Street, Boston, MA 02108
21+, Tix: Free
Eventbrite[/box_light]

[box_light]An Evening With Disruptor Beam [SOLD OUT]
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Location: Whiskey Priest, 150 Northern Avenue, Boston, MA 02210
21+, Tix: Free 
Disruptor Beam Website with Information[/box_light]

[box_light]IGL_logo_c1Indie Games Live
7:00PM – ???
Location: Guilt Boston, 279 Tremont St.Boston, MA 02116
http://indiegameslive.com/
Featuring tons of great indie games to play, and a performance by Sabrepulse!
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[box_light]8-bit-boston-pax-east-2015-party8 Bit Boston 2: The 16 Bit Invasion
8:00 PM to 2:00AM
Location: PRIME, 295 Franklin Street, Boston, MA
Ages 21+, Tix: $22.09
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/8-bit-boston-2-the-16-bit-invasion-live-at-pax-east-tickets-15215676498[/box_light]

[box_light]tenno-pax-partyTennoLive 2015: PAX East!
8:00PM (Following live stream)
Location: Boston Convention Center, 415 Summer Street, Boston, MA
https://warframe.com/tennolive
Can’t make it to Boston for TennoLive 2015: PAX East? No worries! Join us at www.twitch.tv/warframe for a livestream of the event.[/box_light]

[box_light]Destructoid PAX Prime Community Eventsght]Destructoid Community Meetup
8:00 PM – ???
Location: Elephant & Castle, 161 Devonshire St, Boston, MA 02110
Ages 21+
Info on Destructoid.com[/box_light]

[box_light]Infinite Crisis presents Twitch PAX East Party
9:00 PM – 2 AM
Location: Jillian’s & Lucky Strike, 145 Ipswich St Boston, MA 02215
Ages 21+, Tickets: (Free) Eventbrite RSVP, must bring PAX badge
Info on Twitch.com[/box_light]

[box_light]ASUS-PAX-East-PartyASUS + PC Gamer present the Republic of Gamers PAX East Afterparty
10PM-2AM
Location: Royale Boston, 279 Tremont St.Boston, MA 02116
Ages 21+, Tix: Free, First come first serve admission, GET THEM HERE
PC Gamer Website w/Information[/box_light]

[box_dark]Saturday, March 7[/box_dark]

[box_light]CIG-pax-east-partyCIG Returns to PAX East (Star Citizen Party)
4:30 PM (VIP), 5PM (Backers), 6PM (Presentation)
Location: Royale Boston, 279 Tremont St.Boston, MA 02116
Ages 21+, Tix: $15.00
https://robertsspaceindustries.com/comm-link/transmission/14470-CIG-Returns-To-PAX-East[/box_light]

[box_light]Amazon PAX East Event
5-9PM
Location: Sip Cafe, 0 Post Office Sq, Boston, MA 02109
Admission: RSVP to Kate at KDistler@amazon.com

Play games, meet developers!
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[box_light]Wargaming E3 2013 PartyWargaming at PAX East
7:00PM – 9:30PM
Location: Game On Fenway, 82 Lansdowne St, Boston, Massachusetts 02215
Ages 21+, Tix: RSVP on Facebook
First 150 people to arrive get a code card to premium content[/box_light]

[box_light]PAX East Grey Goo PartyGrey Box PAX East Meet & Greet Party
7:00PM – 11PM
Location: Nearby Hotel
Ages 21+, Tix: Come by the booth (#8068) and ask for an invite
Info on Grey Box’s website[/box_light]

[box_light]eve-logoPAX East EVE Online Meetup
7:00PM – 12:00AM
Location: JJ Foley’s, 117 E Berkley St, South Boston, MA
Ages 21+
https://forums.eveonline.com/default.aspx?g=posts&m=5187099[/box_light]

[box_light]Destructoid PAX Prime Community EventsDestructoid Community Meetup
8:00 PM – ???
Location: Rosebud Kitchen, 381 Summer St., Somerville, MA 02144
Ages 21+
Info on Destructoid.com[/box_light]

[box_light]Bit Fest Presents: Bit Party at the Salon
8:00 PM – ???
Location: Phillipostyle Hair Studio, 485 Harrison Ave, Boston, Massachusetts 02218
Ages 21+, Entry: free, but donations suggested to support Bit fest
Info on Facebook Event Page[/box_light]

[box_light]The Borderlands Pants-Optional Couch Party at PAX East 2015!* [SOLD OUT]
8:00PM – 12:00AM
Location: EpiCenter, 100 W 2nd St, Boston, MA 02127
Ages 21+, Tickets: Free
(*Pants not optional) Info on Website, Tickets on Eventbrite[/box_light]

[box_light]Harmonix Top Pot donut partyHarmonix PAX East 2015 Party [SOLD OUT]
8:00PM – 12:00AM
Location: Hard Rock Cafe, 22-24 Clinton Street, Boston, MA
All Ages, Tickets: $22.09
Harmonix Website[/box_light]

[box_light]geekbeatradio.com PAX East 2015 Party with MegaRan, Danimal Cannon, robotsexmusic, Sam Mulligan and Radio Scotvoid
8:00PM – 1:00AM
Location: Sweetwater Boston, 3 Boylston Pl, Boston, MA 02116
Ages 21+, Tickets: $15 at door
Facebook Event Page[/box_light]

[box_light]sanshee-pax-east-party-2015Sanshee 2015 Block Party [CANCELLED]
8:00 PM – 3AM
Location: PRIME, 295 Franklin Street, Boston, MA
Ages 21+, Tix: $11.54
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/sanshee-2015-block-party-at-pax-east-tickets-15585704261[/box_light]

[box_light]49 Social Presents: ABSRDST, ROBOKID & NOMS
10:00PM – ???
Location: 49 Social, 49 Temple Place, Boston, Massachusetts
Ages 21+, Free Admission
Facebook Event Page[/box_light]

[box_light]GayGamer.net PAX East Meetup
10:00PM – ???
Location: Club Cafe, 209 Columbus Avenue, Boston, MA
Ages 21+, Free Admission
GayGaymer.net Website[/box_light]

[box_dark]Sunday, March 8[/box_dark]

[box_light]Destructoid PAX Prime Community EventsDestructoid Community Meetup
7:00 PM – ???
Location: Atlantic Beer Garden, 146 Seaport Blvd, Boston, MA
All Ages
Info on Destructoid.com[/box_light]

[box_light]dt-bar-logoPost-PAX Party at Double Tap Bar
7:00 PM – ???
Location: The Phoenix Landing, 512 Mass Ave, Cambridge, Massachusetts 02139
Ages 21+
Info on Facebook[/box_light]

[box_dark]Monday, March 9[/box_dark]

[box_light]MC Frontalot Post Pax Party
7:00PM -??
Location: Middle East Downstairs, 472 Massachusetts Avenue, Cambridge, MA, 02139
Ages 18+, Tix: $15 BUY THEM HERE
MC Frontalot Website Info[/box_light]

Author: Dalibor Dimovski

Dali is the Editor-in-Chief and co-founder of SideQuesting, as well as the co-Founder of CarDesignFetish and the founder of MakLink. Dali is also a car designer, deejay, and introductory beer-brewer.

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