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PAX South 2018 : Pre/Post-Convention Events & Parties

PennyPtonPennyPton Registered User regular
edited January 2018 in PAX South
Please list any special events or parties in the comments for attendees to do "after hours" once the convention winds down.

Please list the following details to be added : Event name, date, time, location, small description, and a link to the event page

Thursday - 1/11

Magical Mystery Tour 2018

Schedule TBA

Visiting landmark and interesting places around San Antonio with other PAX attendees for a chance to get out and explore the city and all that it has to offer!

Check out the >>>event page<<<


Pre-South Gametacular

Henry B. Gonzalez Convention Center, Room 006 - 200 E Market St, San Antonio, TX 78205

Board games, card games, and other tabletop/analog party games in the Henry B. Gonzalez the night before PAX begins! Silent auction and donations accepted to benefit CASA

Check out the >>>event page<<<


Teen Game Night

At SAY Sí - 1518 S Alamo St

Some board games provided, but encouraging everyone to bring some of their favorites!Teens and parents welcome (please no adults without middle or high school students). Food and drink provided!

Check out the >>> event page <<<


A Shot of Ice & Fire: Book 4
7pm - 1am

RiverWalk Bars - locations assigned once you join a House

Welcome to the PAX South version of the PrePAX bar crawl. You may have attended one of the other PrePAX bar crawls, The Triwizard Drinking Tournament or the Pokecrawl. Or if this is your first PAX, maybe not. In any case, this is a bar crawl. A Game of Thrones-themed bar crawl designed to get you drunk and meet fellow PAXers, all while raising money for the Child’s Play charity.

Check out the >>>event page<<<

Friday - 1/12

Houston Gaymers PAX Party
8pm - 2am

Bonham Exchange
411 Bonham Street

The Opening Night PAX Party will include a private 2nd floor ballroom filled with indie devs featuring their games, content creators, online personalities, live music, drink specials, food, raffle prizes, and much more! Just bring your badge to get in and admission is free if you download the Chappy app or cover is simply $5. You might remember our parties from the previous years - we used to be at On the Rocks Pub underneath the McDonalds but have upgraded to a much larger venue! Kick-off your weekend with this awesome event! You do not want to miss it!

Check out the >>>event page<<


Fancy Forum Dinner

Meal is $80+ per person.

Check out the >>> event page <<<

Saturday - 1/13

The Meatning Year 3 - Meatnando
6pm until you die from gluttony

Texas de Brazil (in the mall next to convention)
313 E Houston St
San Antonio, TX 78205

Gorge yourself to exhaustion with this awesome experience with other PAX attendees at this fine dining brazilian steakhouse. For a good price is all you can eat! Suggest skipping breakfast and lunch to make room for the MEAT!

Check out the >>>event page<<<


Bar Citizens Meetup
6:30pm - 9 pm

Bier Garten Riverwalk
126 Losoya St
San Antonio, TX 78205

We will have a Pax-South BarCitizen (Star Citizens) meet-up. Venue is walking distance from convention center.

Check out the >>> event page <<<
Sunday - 1/14


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  • PennyPtonPennyPton Registered User regular
    Added Pre-South Game Spectacular for Thursday per dragnsteph. Check it out if you'll be in town that day!

  • AerikanAerikan Game Design Manager Wellington NZRegistered User regular
    We are hosting a Teen Game Night at the world-renowned after school art program SAY Sí!

    Thursday, January 11th 630-9pm
    Teens and parents welcome (please no adults without middle or high school students)
    Food and drink provided
    Some board games provided, but encouraging everyone to bring!
    At SAY Sí - 1518 S Alamo St

  • PennyPtonPennyPton Registered User regular
    @Aerikan added to Thursday! Sounds fun!

  • PennyPtonPennyPton Registered User regular
    Updated with new events. Keep them coming!

  • AerikanAerikan Game Design Manager Wellington NZRegistered User regular
    Excellent, thanks!

  • WyllWyll Registered User new member
    Bar Citizens Meet up (Star Citizen)

    We will have a Pax-South BarCitizen meet-up on Saturday January 13th starting at 6:30PM at Bier Garten Riverwalk located at 126 Losoya St, San Antonio, TX 78205.
    This restaurant is in walking distance from the Henry B Gonzales convention center where Pax-South is being held.

  • PennyPtonPennyPton Registered User regular
    @Wyll Do you have any kind of link to an event page?

  • WyllWyll Registered User new member
  • PennyPtonPennyPton Registered User regular
    Okay. Updated and added!

  • KrathoonKrathoon Registered User regular
    Take a look at this. Acq. Inc. on both days.

  • PennyPtonPennyPton Registered User regular
    @Krathoon thanks for the heads up, but that is actually on the PAX schedule. This thread is more for events that happen pre/post convention that people wouldn't otherwise hear about.

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