Top 4 Gaming Events in Europe to Mark on Your Calendar

If you are planning a trip to Europe, and you happen to pass through the UK, you probably already have an itinerary in mind. Sights to see, landmarks to visit. But traveling in another country doesn’t have to be all about sightseeing and clubbing.

Europe is known for hosting some of the world’s best gaming events and conferences. It would be a shame if you miss out on an experience of a lifetime while you are there. We’ve found some of the events you simply cannot miss out on. See the list below and try to work at least one of them in during your trip to the UK.

Retro Games Fair

The Retro Games Fair is held in Leeds and showcases more than 130 tables of some of the best in retro gaming. If you are a sucker for some of the golden oldies, you’d better not miss out on this opportunity to buy your favorite classic retro game.

Cardiff Anime & Gaming Convention

From cosplay to tournaments and other fun activities, the Cardiff Anime & Gaming Convention is the place to be! There are also prizes up for grabs as you indulge in the wonderful world of anime and gaming at this must-attend event.


This expo is geared toward business professionals in the gaming industry. It sees businesses from more than 130 countries annually, making it the biggest gaming event in the world. If you want to mix business with pleasure as a gaming professional, this is a great event to attend.


Virtual Reality (VR) is the way of the future. This annual event and conferences cover just about every aspect related to the present and future state of virtual reality. If you, like us, thrive on everything related to entertainment including gaming, it’s not to be missed!

And that’s all of them! You probably won’t be able to attend all of them, but even attending one is still better than none at all! Be sure to check out some of the rad festivals taking place in Europe while you are busy drafting a fun-packed itinerary for your trip.

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