Buckeye Game Fest 2023


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Columbus, Ohio


Hyatt Regency Columbus

350 N High St, Columbus, OH 43215, USA

Time zone: America/New_York (UTC {{ '2023-04-24 13:00:00' | timezone_offset: 'America/New_York' }})

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Buckeye Game Fest 2023 will be held April 27-30, 2023.

The War Room at Buckeye Game Fest will be held April 24-30, 2023.

Located at the Hyatt Regency at 350 North High Street connected to the Convention Center in downtown Columbus. You can access our room block at the special room block page, or call the Hyatt directly at +1-614-463-1234 and tell them you're reserving a room for Buckeye Game Fest 2023.

Buckeye Game Fest is central Ohio’s friendliest board gaming convention. Best known for our open board gaming space, and featuring the Columbus Area Boardgaming Society's extensive game library, this convention has been a local favorite for nearly two decades. Check out a game you’ve been dying to play or bring your own. Our main gaming hall doors and tables stay open the whole convention.

Library Hours

  • Thursday, April 27: 9 a.m.–midnight
  • Friday, April 8: 29 a.m.–midnight
  • Saturday, April 29: 9 a.m.–midnight
  • Sunday, April 30: 9 a.m.–3 p.m.

Must have BGF 2023 badge and a valid government-issued ID to check out a game.

In addition to open gaming, our show also offers:

  • Several FREE events, including Artemis ship bridge simulator, Elder Entertainment role-playing events, brand new playtests, and more!
  • Annual Raffle: Chance to win great prizes like badges to Origins Game Fair, a weekend stay at Ravenwood Castle, games, and more. Half of the proceeds will be donated to The Extra Life Campaign.
  • Play To Win: Play newly sealed games for a chance to win them. Each play = One Entry
  • Vendor Hall
  • Flea Market

Don’t miss out on the fun with friends old and new.

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