Taking place on September 22 and 23, Pinfest Newcastle currently has over 70 machines lined up for free play. New machines on display will include Stern's Iron Maiden, Homepin's Thunderbirds and various models of the Arcooda Video Pinball machine. Homebrew machines from local creators will also be on display. Taking place in a new location from previous years, the event will be held at Club Macquarie, 458 Lake Rd, Argenton.
The seventh annual Newcastle Pinfest is proud to announce they have raised over $50,000 for local charities. This years event, being held over September 22 and 23 will donate its proceeds to the Westpac Rescue Helicopter, Hunter and Northern Kidney Association and Wesley Mission Newcastle.
Current confirmed speakers include Gary Stern and Mike Kalinowski, director of Homepin. Other guest speakers are yet to be confirmed.
Pinball machines for the event have been contributed by over 35 enthusiasts and will include a range of cabinets from the 1960's to current models. Machines will travel from local homes as well as from Sydney and QLD.
The Saturday morning session runs from 9.30am to 1pm, the afternoon session from 2.00 to 5.30 pm and the Sunday super session 10-3pm. All sessions cost $15 per adult or $30 per family.