Pacificon Game Expo 2022

Pacificon Game Expo 43

Yes people, the weekend of September 2-5, 2022 will hail the return of one of the SF Bay Area’s premiere regional gaming events to our long time home at the Santa Clara Marriott Hotel. We are happy to announce our Guests of Honor, Peter Adkison, Luke Gygax, John Butterfield, James Ernest, and Sarah Moore!!

Hotel Registration:
The beautiful and recently renovated Santa Clara Marriott Hotel is our home venue this year. Rooms are available for Pacificon Game Expo 2022 for $150/night for any nights from September 1-6, 2022. Deadline for this rate is August 17, 2022. Just follow the link below to make your registration:
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Pacificon Game Expo Registration:
We have a number of passes available for our Four Day Gaming Event this year!
Pricing and registration is being handled via Eventbrite through the link below.
(Note: Because of the price of Forever Passes, VIP Field Marshall Hotel Packages, and VIP Deluxe Hotel Packages for Two, these are charged by invoice. Please contact us at if you are interested! Very limited supply of these remain.)
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Event Submission:
All Weekend and Single Day badge holders for Pacificon Game Expo 2022 are eligible to submit games to run at the convention. Event staff will work with those submitting for the times that best suit the community, and those that are submitted and approved to run at least eight hours of games, will be awarded a free GM badge for the weekend. (Deadline for GM Badge is July 31, 2022) The link to submit games is located below:
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Events Scheduled:
This link will take you to the events we have scheduled to date. Changes often.
We have over 300 events planned for this year’s convention!!
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PacCon 2022 Covid Care Protocols:
UPDATED JULY 7 2022 Pacificon Game Expo complies with the governmental mandates and then individuals can assess their own risk. After consultation with local community leaders/organizers the convention, as well as the most recent CDC direction for Santa Clara County, we will require either (a) proof of vaccination, or (b) a negative covid test one day prior to the event. (Everyone can now get free covid tests mailed to them. Google it.)
Masks Required: All indoor areas of the convention.

Covid Preparations:
If you have a fever or present other symptoms of covid, we ask that you not attend the event. We are working with the hotel to do regular table cleaning and such, per CDC/County recommendations. Hand sanitizer and wipes will be made available.

Registration, Hotel, Events
Vendors, Artist Alley, Flea Market

Flea Market Table: Fri, Sat, and Sun $25 (One table/person. Must be a paid ticket holder. Gaming related material only, please.)
Fri Sept 2 11pm-1am (10pm setup)
Sat Sept 3 2-4pm (1pm setup) 
Sun Sept 4 2-4pm (1pm setup) 

Vendor Table: All four days of the convention. $350 for an 8×8 space. Please send inquiries to

Registration Hours: (Registratin Desk)
Friday 9am – 9 pm, Saturday 8am – 8pm, Sunday 8am – 6pm, Monday 8am – 2pm

Pacificon Protospiel (CA BR Salon 1-3)
Friday 1-10pm, Saturday and Sunday 9am-10pm, Monday 9am – Noon

War Game Boot Camp: (CA BR Salon 6)
Saturday/Sunday 10am – 6pm

Vendor Hall: (CA BR Salon 4)
Friday 4-8, Saturday/Sunday 9-6, Monday 9-1

Game Library: (Sedona)
Friday 2pm – 11pm, Saturday 9am – 11pm, Sunday 9am – 11pm, Monday 9am – 1pm

Flea Market Hours:
Fri Sept 2 11pm-1am (10pm setup) – (CA BR Salon 5)
Sat Sept 3 2-4pm (1pm setup) – (Outdoor CA BR Parking Lot)
Sun Sept 4 2-4pm (1pm setup) – (Outdoor CA BR Parking Lot)