The BIG PAX South 2020 Party List – Parties, events, concerts and more!

Well, that decade went by fast. At least we can still party.

It’s officially a new year, which means a new Party List for another gaming event. Enter: PAX SOUTH 2020! We’ll be updating this hot and heavy, so keep coming back!

Special thanks to everyone in our PAX South Parties group on Facebook, as well as the Penny Arcade Boards.

If you have a party you’d like us to add, either post it in the comments, EMAILtweet or post it in the AMAZING FACEBOOK GROUP!

Oh, and check out the DISCORD group for quick convos: PAX SOUTH DISCORD

(Not affiliated with PAX Expo, Penny Arcade, or anyone else).

Enjoy!

Listed by Day


Thursday, January 16


2020 Pre-South Gametacular – 5PM-Midnight @ Pat O’Brien’s San Antonio, 121 Alamo Plz, San Antonio, TXRSVP: Meetup – Info: This year, we’ll be gathering to support Guide Dogs of Texas. All proceeds from our silent auction will go toward supporting their mission to give visually impaired Texans the freedom, mobility and independence that comes with a professionally bred, raised, trained and personally matched certified guide dog. Representatives will also be at the event so our guests can learn more about their work and ways to support their mission.

DuelCircle’s 5th Anniversary Pre-PAX South Fiesta Party – 6:30-10PM @ Dave & Buster’s, 849 East Commerce Street, #740, San Antonio, TX 78205RSVP: Eventbrite – InfoWebsite | DuelCircle’s 5th Anniversary Fiesta Party will be held on Thursday, January 16th from 6:30pm-10pm at Dave & Busters located within Rivercenter Mall, just steps away from the historic Alamo and the Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center. This event is free of charge for the entire community!

Dice Throne With the Stars! – 6:30-11:15PM @ Knight Watch Games, 16350 Blanco Rd, Ste 116, San Antonio, Texas 78232RSVP: $10/ticket, RSVP on Facebook – InfoFacebook | Our favorite game makers are coming to San Antonio for PAX South 2020 and we are hosting a team tournament in their honor! Join us on Thursday, Jan 16th, for a 2 vs 2 tournament and socialization with all your favorite team members from Roxley Games!

SRG Supershow Meet & Greet – 7PM @ Multiverse Games, 739 W Hildebrand Ave, San Antonio, TX 78212RSVP/Tix: Free – InfoFacebook | We’re having a get together at Multiverse Games on Thursday night for the Supershow Wrestling Cardgame!


Friday, January 17


True Dungeon at PAX South – 10AM-1PM @ Convention Center – Tix: $68 each @ TD Events  – Info: Facebook | THREE different and amazing two-hour, seven-room, live-action, escape room adventures awaits you at PAX South! Do you have what it takes to solve group puzzles and fight animatronic monsters to complete this highly immersive adventure? Come play what Wil Wheaton, Patrick Rothfuss and Gary Gygax have said is an amazing event.

CSL Meetup Powered by GameStop – 6:30-9:30PM @ Alamo Beer, 202 Lamar St, San Antonio, TX 78202Tix: FREE Entry – InfoFacebook | Join us at this weekend’s biggest esports meetup powered by GameStop! Hang out and meet with fellow collegiate gamers and industry people over FREE drinks, food, and giveaways.

Proesportsgaming Meetup – 8PM @ Andretti Indoor Karting & Games, 5527 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78249Info: Twitter | Wanna meet up wiff the Proesportsgaming Team?? Meet us Friday & Saturday after #PAXSouth for some after party time💜 After 8. Bowling section. 😈

Houston Gaymers PAX Party 2020 – 8PM-2AM @ The Bonham Exchange, 411 Bonham St, San Antonio, Texas 78205Tix: Entry is $5 for 21+ and $15 for ages 18-20 – InfoFacebook | As in previous years, we’re here to bring you the most entertaining way to start off your PAX weekend. This year we’re going even BIGGER as we take over the entire Bonham Exchange! Inside, you can experience: Live DJs featuring GRIMECRAFT, Houston Outlaws (professional Overwatch League team), and MORE!

PAX After Dark at Jokesters 22 – 10PM @ Jokesters 22 Pub N Grub, 713 South Alamo Street, San Antonio, TX 78205Tix: Cosplay or PAX tickets get 10% entry – InfoEventbrite |Live DJs ~ LIVE MUSIC ~ Ms. Pac Man Competition ~ COSPLAY CONTEST


Saturday, January 18


True Dungeon at PAX South – 10AM-1PM @ Convention Center – Tix: $68 each @ TD Events  – Info: Facebook | THREE different and amazing two-hour, seven-room, live-action, escape room adventures awaits you at PAX South! Do you have what it takes to solve group puzzles and fight animatronic monsters to complete this highly immersive adventure? Come play what Wil Wheaton, Patrick Rothfuss and Gary Gygax have said is an amazing event.

Final Fantasy VII Group Cosplay Meetup – 12-1PM @ Convention Center – Entry: Free  – InfoFacebook | Final Fantasy 7 Group Cosplay Meetup & Photoshoot! Other FF characters welcome as well! Repeats allowed.

Overwatch Meetup – 2-4PM @ Convention Center – Entry: Free  – InfoFacebook | We will be meeting up outside behind the convention center and between the Mexican Cultural Institute building. Photos will start being taken at 2:30PM so that gives everyone a chance to make it to the meetup in time.

GundamNight 25: Pax Gundama – 5PM-Midnight @ RikRic OtakuCafe, 5525 Blanco Rd, # 109, San Antonio, Texas 78216RSVP/InfoFacebook | Our 25th GundamNight will also be the last…in the current store. This time around we are going to have a new on site building contest for groups. Groups of at most 3 and minimum 2 will have 1 kit to build together. And as usual, we will have Food, Cookie Cake, trivia (if there’s time), and Gundam video game tourney (if there is interest)

Mythic Quest: Raven’s Banquet Screening – 7PM @ AMC Rivercenter 11, 849 E Commerce St, San Antonio, TX 78205RSVP: Please RSVP Here – InfoWebsite | Come check out the premiere of the first episode of Apple TV+’s Mythic Quest Episode 1!

Stream Texas Community Meetup @ PAX South – 7-10PM @ Grand Promenade at Pat O’ Briens, 113 Alamo Plaza, San Antonio, 78205RSVP: 21+, No badge required – InfoWebsite | Mingle with attendees and meet new friends! Get some selfies & group photos! Don’t forget to tweet us & tag @TwitchTexas Hang out, network, meet new people, & have fun!

Gearbox VIP Party – 7-10PM @ Howl At The Moon, 111 W. Crockett Street St. #201, San Antonio, TX 78205RSVP: Eventbrite – InfoTwitter | Gearbox invites you to join our writers, influencers, streamers, and team for an evening of gaming, drinks, and music. You MUST RSVP in order to attend. The venue has limited capacity. RSVPs do not guarantee entry, but we will work to accommodate all our community members! This event is 21+ I.D. required. Cosplay encouraged.

PAX South After Party – 7-11PM @ The Cherrity Bar, 302 Montana Street, San Antonio, TX 78203Tix: $1-$18 Eventbrite – Info: The Greater Gaming Society of San Antonio and IGDA San Antonio presents their second annual PAX South After Party on January 18, 2020! This event is to bring together the game developers coming for PAX South.

Proesportsgaming Meetup – 8PM @ Andretti Indoor Karting & Games, 5527 N Loop 1604 W, San Antonio, TX 78249Info: Twitter | Wanna meet up wiff the Proesportsgaming Team?? Meet us Friday & Saturday after #PAXSouth for some after party time💜 After 8. Bowling section. 😈

PAX After Dark at Jokesters 22 – 10PM @ Jokesters 22 Pub N Grub, 713 South Alamo Street, San Antonio, TX 78205Tix: Cosplay or PAX tickets get 10% entry – InfoEventbrite | Live DJs ~ LIVE MUSIC ~ Street Fighter Competition ~ COSPLAY CONTEST


Sunday, January 19


True Dungeon at PAX South – 10AM-1PM @ Convention Center – Tix: $68 each @ TD Events  – Info: Facebook | THREE different and amazing two-hour, seven-room, live-action, escape room adventures awaits you at PAX South! Do you have what it takes to solve group puzzles and fight animatronic monsters to complete this highly immersive adventure? Come play what Wil Wheaton, Patrick Rothfuss and Gary Gygax have said is an amazing event.

Star Fox Group Cosplay Meetup – 12-1PM @ Convention Center – Entry: Free – InfoFacebook | Get together and show your love for Star Fox!


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