VCF West is for everyone! Computer geeks, families/children, students, collectors, IT professionals, curious onlookers…
When: August 3-4, 2019
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Hours: Saturday, 9:00-6:00, Sunday, 9:00-5:30
Special attraction: This year we’re having an Apple 1 pavilion, where there will be about a dozen original 1976 systems, including several up-and-running. There will also be a panel discussion featuring the owners.
Tickets — Online ticketing is open! Tickets will also be available at the door. Admission is $20 for one day, $30 for both days, half-price for Computer History Museum members (or with your CHM admission), and free for anyone 14 or younger.
Exhibits (and exhibit registration) — Hands-on exhibits are presented Saturday and Sunday. You’ll find demos of 1960s minicomputers, 1970s homebrew systems, 1980s eight-bitters, and a few oddities. Some exhibits contain pristine original machines, while others focus on unique modern hacks, and everything in between.
Speakers — Come see our impressive keynote speakers! Read about the speakers and their topics on this page.
Consignment — Vintage Computer Festivals are not flea/swap events, however we do offer a consignment room. Click through to read the rules and to download the consigner form.
Food — Where they are computer nerds, there must be food! Items such as bagels, muffins, coffee, snacks, hot dogs, soft drinks, etc. will be available.
Don’t forget — CHM is the world’s best computer museum, and it will be fully open during VCF West. Do not miss your chance to see their incredible exhibits including the newly constructed software pavilion.
Contacts: Erik Klein (email@example.com), producer, VCF West; or Evan Koblentz (firstname.lastname@example.org), executive director, Vintage Computer Federation