The E3 2017 Party List: Parties, events, concerts and more!

The E3 2017 Party List: Parties, events, concerts and more!


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It’s that time of year again! E3 is coming up in JUNE and we have party details! Our annual guide to the big event is back again to fill you in on all the pertinent details.


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Sit back, enjoy the list, plan your partying and we’ll see you there!



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Tuesday, June 06

IGDA-OC Pre-E3 Mixer – 7-10PM @ Mission Control, 515 N Main St, Santa Ana, CA 92701RSVP: EventbriteInfo: Join us for our Pre-E3 Mixer at Mission Control, a new barcade in Santa Ana! From industry professionals to students, all game developers are welcome.

Saturday, June 10

EA Play – 4-8PM – The Hollywood Palladium, 6215 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028Register Online – Info: Nas will be joined by DJ Green Lantern and Dave East for a free live concert

IGN Pre-E3 Meetup – 6-10PM @ Belasco Ballroom, 1050 Hill St, Los Angeles, CA 90015Tickets: Free!

Vital VR: An Unofficial E3 Pre-Party Featuring Award Winning VR Experiences – 7-11PM @ Fabric Media, 201 San Juan Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90291Tix: EventbriteInfo:

World 8 Art Show – 7-11PM @ World 8, 1057 South Vermont Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90006RSVP: Free / EventbriteInfo: Pop culture and event site Things To Do In LA ( and independent video game store World 8 ( are having their first video game tribute art show.

Kingdom Hearts World Tour Symphony – 8PM @ Dolby Theatre, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028Tix: TicketmasterInfo: Please call 1-800-745-3000 to order your tickets by phone.

Dragon Maids Cosplay AfterParty – 8PM @ IKO Studios, 915 Mateo St, Los Angeles, CA 90021RSVP: Facebook – Info: Based on the popular anime “Kobayashi Dragon Maids”, Cloud 9 Cute Maid Cafe is bringing you the best Dragon Maid cosplay party ever!

EMX x MDA present: Speaker Of The House x MDA Residents – 9PM-1AM @ Esports Arena, 120 W 5th St, Santa Ana, California 92701Tickets: 21 & over, limited tickets available – Info: This will take place during a very special Counter Strike / Smash Bros tournament so come on down, play some games, grab a drink, and let’s get down

Sunday, June 11

Sonic Revolution 2017 – 10AM – 6PM @ Fiesta Hall, 12703 Philadelphia Street Whittier, CA 90601Tix: $15 EventbriteInfo: Sonic Revolution celebrates our favorite video game mascot with guests, presentations, contests

League of Legends: NA LCS Summer Split 2017 – 12-6PM @ NA LCS STUDIOS, 12312 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90064RSVP: Eventbrite Info: Watch North America’s best teams battle in the NA LCS!

EA Play – 12-8PM – The Hollywood Palladium, 6215 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028Register Online

Kingdom Hearts World Tour Symphony – 8PM @ Dolby Theatre, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028Tix: TicketmasterInfo: Please call 1-800-745-3000 to order your tickets by phone.

E3 Party List PARTY TIME – 9PM-Close @ JW Marriott L.A. LIVE, 900 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015RSVP: Free – Info: Get together and meet your E3 Party List friends! Taking place during and after the Bethesda press conference until closing time, in the JW Marriott lobby bar.

Monday, June 12

PC Gaming Show @ E3 2017 – 10-11:30AM @ The Theater at Ace Hotel, 929 S Broadway, Los Angeles, CA 90015Tickets: Registration SoonInfo: Hosted by Sean ‘Day[9]’ Plott, the PC Gaming Show will feature new game reveals, updates on beloved series, and perspectives from key PC developers. The PC Gaming Show is powered by Intel and in partnership with Bohemia Interactive, Cygames, Nexon, and Tripwire Interactive.

EA Play – 12-5PM – The Hollywood Palladium, 6215 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028Register Online

Destructoid & Enthusiast Gaming Party – 8PM-2AM @ Golden Gopher, 417 W 8th St, Los Angeles, CA 90014Info: Come have a chillaxing, refreshing, possibly fatal non-dance party drink-up hosted by Destructoid’s Editors and the Enthusiast Gaming Network.

Faceit x Monstercat AFK E3 Pre-party – 8:30PM-1:30AM @ Exchange LA, 618 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014Register: MonstercatInfo: Join FACEIT & Monstercat as they return to set the stage for an epic E3 Pre-party on Monday, June 12th, presented by YouTube! – Hat Tip: Daniel Molzahn

9th Annual GGP at E3 – 9PM-12AM @ Redline Food & Bar, 131 E 6th St, Los Angeles, California 90014RSVP & Info: Facebook | It’s the 9th annual GGP event at E3… this time it’s right in DTLA! Woot! Right on 6th & Main!

Tuesday, June 13

Big Indie Pitch & Big Indie Drinks in Los Angeles with Samsung – 5-8PM @ Shoo Shoo, Baby, 717 W 7th St., Los Angeles, CA 90017Tix: Free RegistrationInfo: Twenty teams will run the gauntlet, giving their all in quickfire four-minute pitches to demonstrate that their title is worth of the Big Indie Pitch crown and coverage in the mobile games media.

8bitLA + Play It Loud! Present Hack The Multiverse 2017 – 5PM-Midnight @ The Airliner Nightclub, 2419 N Broadway, Los Angeles, California 90031RSVP: 18+, FacebookInfo: Music includes Ben Prunty, Captain Backpack, clover & sealife and more! – Hat tip: Gerardo Vega

LA Houdini User Group E3 Party! – 5PM-Midnight @ Arts District Brewing Co., 828 Traction Avenue, Los Angeles, CA 90013RSVP: Eventbrite (Free) – Info: This party will be sponsored by SideFX and Pluralsight! Note: You do NOT need an E3 pass/badge to attend, you’ll just need to show your RSVP.

Women in Gaming E3 Meetup – 5:30-8:30PM @ P.Y.T., 400 South Main Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013RSVP: EventbriteInfo: Come join us for a casual networking and socializing event. Join the conversation on Twitter and on Instagram with the hashtag #WIGSquad

#GameAudioE3 meetup – 6:30-9PM @ Caña Rum Bar, 714 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015RSVP: EventbriteInfo: This is for any dev and for anyone who is in the area, regardless of E3 attendance or not. Just a hangout for any devs who want to meet others and relax for the night. Have fun!

Digital LA Games Mixer – 7-10PM @ CTRL Collective, 833 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA  – Tix: Free w/E3 Badge, $10 without – Info: RSVP for our pre-E3 Games Party Cocktails at CTRL Collective! Trade notes on E3 parties and plans with other game industry and game fans. Check out VR demos, and take pics with our video game related standees!

Atomic Blonde Screening with partner IGN – 7:30PM @ Regal LA Live, 1000 W Olympic Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90015Tickets: GoFobo – Hat tip: Andrew Baxter

iam8bit: A Love Story – 8-11PM @ iam8bit, 2147 Sunset Boulevard, Los Angeles, CA 90026RSVP: EventbriteInfo: Tons of great artists, with artwork available to be purchased starting at 8PM

Gamer vs Cosplay vs Fashion Presented by InstaSleep Mint Melts – 8PM-2AM @ The Reserve, 650 S Spring St, Los Angeles, CA 90014RSVP: Splashthat, Pass Code = YES – Info: The event will mix gamers, cosplayers and fashion insiders into one festive night. InstaSleep:

Avenue: A Videogame & Entertainment Networking & Unifying Event – 9PM-2AM @ The Mayan, 1038 South Hill Street, Los Angeles, CA 90015Tix: $10 | EventbriteInfo: Facebook
PERFORMANCES BY: GRIMECRAFT, MEGA RAN, James Landino, Baroqueen, Charlie Malone, GKMusique, LiteBeats

Wednesday, June 14

Trees by Game | Sunset Beach – NBA 2K17 TOURNAMENT – 4-11PM @ Nexus Social Lounge, 511 East 4th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90013RSVP: EventbriteInfo: $10,000 in prizes, This event is 18+ RSVP | VIP TICKETS ONLY Enjoy an evening with the eSports & Cannabis communities during the E3 Expo in LA hosted by rap superstar THE GAME.

Unreal E3 Meetup – 6-8PM @ Golden Gopher, 417 West 8th Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014RSVP for Devs: Eventbrite – Info: Come hang out with the folks from Epic Games at the Golden Gopher after the expo closes on Wednesday.

ARcade 8: E3 and Reaching 1.3 Billion People in VR – 7-9PM @ Upload LA, 4505 Glencoe Avenue, Marina Del Rey, CA 90292Tickets: $5-$25 Eventbrite | E3 badge holders get in freeInfo: Paul Rothbein, organizer of ARLA, will share his insight about his month of research in China of the VR arcade scene. In addition, will have content with Oculus Touch, HTC Vive, and have a special focus of gaming content in honor of E3.

E3 WEEK MIX 2017 – 7-11PM @ TenTen, 1010 Wilshire Boulevard, Los Angeles, CARSVP: Register nowInfo: Special showcase for shining a light on indie games during E3 week! – Hat tip: Christopher Arnold

E3 Vainglory Hollywood Halcyon Gathering – 7PM-Midnight @ TCL Chinese Theatre, 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028RSVP: Eventbrite Info: We are back at the TCL Chinese Theatre, and we are very excited to invite our community to come and play Vainglory during the second night of E3.

Hollywood Esports x MediaMation E3 Afterparty – 7PM-Midnight @ TCL Chinese Theatre, 6925 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028RSVP: Eventbrite – We are hosting an “E3 After Party” at the TCL Chinese Theatre to celebrate our new venture into the world of competitive gaming. A E3 badge or VIP ‘Golden Ticket’ will be required to enter.

E3 Gaming & Cosplay Afterparty, presented by Sonicboombox & EMX – 8PM-2AM @ The Reserve, 650 South Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90014Tickets: Free w/E3 badge, $10 withoutInfo: All attendees must RSVP at link. HOSTED BY: Stella Chuu MUSIC: YYntendo, GRIMECRAFT, b2b, GOJIRA, Chuck None, & special mystery guests! ;)

Kingdom Hearts World Tour Symphony – 8PM @ Dolby Theatre, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA 90028Tix: TicketmasterInfo: Please call 1-800-745-3000 to order your tickets by phone.

Thursday, June 15

GameDevDrinkUp E3 Party 2017 – 6-9PM @ Bar Clacson, 351 S. Broadway, Los Angeles, California 90013 – RSVP: FacebookInfo: Join us for our annual E3 party at The Slipper Clutch and Bar Clacson in downtown Los Angeles! It’s a great way to close down the show and meet up with your developer friends from across all the DrinkUps! First come first serve.

Sh*t Arcade: Comedians Play Bad Games – 9-10:30PM @ NerdMelt Showroom, 7522 Sunset Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90046Tickets: $10, all ages with parent or guardian 21+Info: Featuring: Ron Funches (Comedy Central, NBC), Baron Vaughn (Mystery Science Theater 3000), Eliza Skinner (Corden, TruTV), Greg Miller (Kinda Funny, IGN), Joseph Scrimshaw (RiffTrax, ScreenJunkies) and special guests!

Friday, June 16 (and beyond)

E3 Extravaganza – 7-11PM @ Upload Los Angeles, 4505 Glencoe Avenue, Marina del Rey, CA 90292Tickets: $15-$40 EventbriteInfo: In addition to the coolest AR/VR demos E3 has to offer, we’ll be celebrating five years of the AR/VR revoultion in style. We’ll have light snacks, drinks, great music, and good people. So join us for an E3 Extravaganza to remember!

Trials of Bahamut: Real Escape Game x FINAL FANTASY XIV in LA – Times daily @ DoubleTree by Hilton Los Angeles Downtown, 120 South Los Angeles Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012Tix: $38-$41 | EventbriteInfo: A Final Fantasy themed escape room event – Hat tip: Kai Powell