Texas Pinball Festival to Take Place in Frisco March 22-24
Largest Event of its Kind to Feature Celebrities, More than 400 Machines, Raffle Prizes and More
(Frisco, Texas) February 5, 2019 ~ The Texas Pinball Festival returns to Frisco March 22-24, 2018 at the Embassy Suites Hotel and Frisco Conference Center, 7600 John Q. Hammons Dr. Each year this popular event, the largest of its kind in the industry, welcomes guests from all over the United States and beyond.
The Texas Pinball Festival will feature more than 400 vintage and new pinball machines, as well as classic arcade games to be set on free play. Enjoy a variety of adult and child pinball tournaments throughout the weekend to test player’s pinball skills against others for trophies and prizes. Vendor demonstrations, parts, supplies, equipment and memorabilia will also be available. The DFW Pinball group will host a swap meet in the parking lot on Saturday at
8 a.m. Door Prizes for pinball related memorabilia will be drawn throughout the weekend, including a grand prize raffle drawing Sunday awarding a full-size Pinball Machine.
Festival organizers are excited to announce this year’s event will feature two celebrity guest meet-and-greet opportunities. Butch Patrick, known for his role as Eddie Munster, and Pat Priest, known for her role as Marilyn Munster, from the popular 1960’s classic TV show “The Munsters,” will both be appearing at this year’s festival. Additionally, Butch plans to bring his “Munster Koach” and “Dragula” tribute cars, as seen on the show. Also, in attendance this year will be actor John Rhys-Davies, known for his portrayal of Gimli in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, as well as Sallah in “Raiders of the Lost Ark” and “Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade.” John provided custom voice work for the Williams “Indiana Jones: The Pinball Adventure” and Stern Pinball’s “The Lord of the Rings.” His likeness appears on these machines and Stern Pinball’s “Indiana Jones.”
The Texas Pinball Festival will be open Friday, March 22 from 5 p.m. – 1 a.m., Saturday, March 23 from 10 a.m. – midnight and Sunday, March 24 from 9 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. One-day passes are $30 for adults and $15 for children on Friday, $40 for adults and $25 for children on Saturday, and $25 for adults and $10 for children on Sunday. Weekend passes are $70 for adults and $45 for children ages 5-12. Children under 5 get in free. Save on a weekend pass by purchasing ahead of time online. For more information, call 214-471-5777 or visit texaspinball.com.
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