E3 2019 parties, events, and concerts

Looking to have some E3 fun after-hours? Check out this list of E3 2019 after parties, concerts, events, mixers, and more.

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E3 2019 can be considered one big party, but what if you want to actually party? Trust us, you aren't alone. There are loads of E3 parties and after-parties planned, being hosted all around the Los Angeles area. If you're looking to grab some grub, swill some drinks, schmooze with friends, or just meet up with folks for some fun times, check out our guide to E3 2019 after parties, concerts, post-E3 events, mixers, and more.


E3 2019 After-parties, concerts, and other events

Here are details of some of the hottest upcoming E3 2019 parties, after-parties, and concerts. Details for each can be found over on Eventbrite, where event coordinators and hosts have provided additional information regarding tickets, pricing, reservations, and more.

E3 2019 parties - Shacknews Champions League E3 After Party Marc Rebillet
Join Shack at the Shacknews Champions League E3 After Party!

Also, we'd be remiss if we didn't personally invite readers to the Shacknews Champions League E3 After Party, which will be hosted at The Mayan in LA on Tuesday night with special musical guests Blau and Vicetone setting the stage ahead of a performance from Marc Rebillet.

Now, onto the events.

Insomniac Fan and Family Appreciation Day
June 8 // 11 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Two Bit Circus, 634 Mateo Street
Come join Insomniac Games and our families as we celebrate our 25th anniversary at the micro-amusement park, Two-Bit Circus in downtown Los Angeles! Kick off E3 weekend in style, as we will offer plenty of free entertainment and food/drinks! Bring your Insomniac memorabilia to get signed, play games with us, and more! Entry is limited to the first 300 fans who sign up here.

Summoner's War: Tour of Americas Los Angeles
June 8 // 2 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Tom's Urban LA Live, 1011 South Figueroa Street #b101
Come game with us on our fifth stop of the tour and celebrate the 5th Year Anniversary of Summoners War! Featuring swag, goodie bags, and more!

Final Fantasy 7: A Symphonic Reunion
June 9 // 6 p.m.
Dolby Theatre, 6801 Hollywood Blvd, Hollywood, CA
Final Fantasy VII: A Symphonic Reunion, is a brand-new concert dedicated exclusively to the mythical video game, the most beloved Japanese RPG of all time, and will feature a symphonic orchestra and choir of more than 100 musicians on stage with giant screen HD video projection.

Digital LA - Digital Drinks
June 9 // 6 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Two Bit Circus, 634 Mateo Street
Play games and get drinks on your own, as we network and get ready for E3 week! Trade notes on best panels, booths, and parties with other digital and games peeps from LA and nationwide. Look for us by the long tables.

8BitSalute E3 Gathering
June 10 // 4:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Lucky Strike, 800 West Olympic Blvd #202
Calling all OSD and 8BitSalute community members and supporters! We are holding our E3 meetup at Lucky Strike at the LA Live ( Xbox Plaza) area from 430pm- 7pm June 10th! Come hang out and celebrate an amazing year helping veterans! Proceeds go towards charity!

LucidSound E3 Pre-Party
June 10 // 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
2025 S. Figueroa St.
E3 2019 is almost here! LucidSound E3 Pre-Party presented by Hollywood Gene Int’l LLC with Special Guest DJ, the one and only SNOOP DOGG.

Shacknews Champions League E3 After Party
June 11 // 6 p.m. - 2 a.m.
The Mayan, 1038 South Hill Street
The Shacknews Champions League Afterparty kicks off our over-30 years old esports tour with a tournament following day one of E3 2019. Players will square off in a gauntlet-style tournament featuring different console and PC games. The party will also feature musical guests Blau and Vicetone leading up to headliner and Hero of Time Marc Rebillet. Register to attend over at Eventbrite.

8bitLA Presents - Hack The Multiverse 4.0
June 11 // 7 p.m. - 12:30 a.m.
Los Globos, 3040 Sunset Blvd.
One of the biggest events each year at E3, with a huge concert line-up featuring minibosses, Mega Ran, Extra Lives and more!

GWU E3 Social
June 12 // 6 p.m. - 10 p.m.
The Smell, 247 South Main Street
GWU Orange County and GWU Los Angeles will be joinly hosting an E3 social on June 12th at 6pm. Come join us at the punk rock venue The Smell, we will have food refreshments and great company. Let’s build friendships that will sustain a labor movement and bring economic and social justice to our industry!

Catherine: Full Body Experience After-Party
June 12 // 9 p.m. - 1 a.m.
1827 South Hope Street
Experience a more mature side of the expo as you sip on Catherine-themed libations, take captivating pictures at our photospot, be enticed by the sounds of our live in-house DJ, and get your waiting hands on the game at one of our demo stations. We’ll also have exciting swag (while supplies last).

GameDev Mixer (LA) E3 Edition
June 13 // 6 p.m. - 9 p.m.
District 7 DTLA, 555 West 7th St.
Network with other GameDevs, IndieDevs, Publishers, Programmers, Producers, Animators, and Game Designers!

GameDevDrinkUp E3 Party 2019
June 13 // 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Monty Bar, 1222 W. 7th St.
E3 is right around the corner and we are happy to host our annual GameDevDrinkUp E3 party! Close down the show with your local DrinkUp friends and members in town from other chapters.

Fortnite Summer Block Party
June 15 // All day
The Forum in Inglewood, 3900 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, CA
Introducing the Fortnite Summer Block Party – a two-day event at the Forum in Inglewood, California celebrating the Fortnite community along with some of your favorite creators and celebrities, like Ninja, Brendon Urie of Panic! At The Disco, Dillon Francis, Kitty Plays, Cray and Jordan Fisher.

NBA Game Night Glow Party
June 15 // 3 p.m. - 12 a.m.
GlowHouse Gaming & Studios, 25061 Avenue Stanford #40, Santa Clarita, CA
Live DJs, Live Stream Meet & Greet, Glow In The Dark Face & Body Paint, Tournament, Cash Prizes, Silent Disco Dance Contest

Fortnite Celebrity Pro-Am & Summer Block Party
June 16 // All day
The Forum in Inglewood, 3900 W. Manchester Blvd., Inglewood, CA
Introducing the Fortnite Summer Block Party – a two-day event at the Forum in Inglewood, California celebrating the Fortnite community. On Sunday, June 16, the Fortnite Celebrity Pro-Am returns! Find out which team will take home the Victory Royale, LIVE.


If this list of E3 2019 after-parties and events is anything to go by, E3 attendees are spoiled for choice when it comes to post-presentation fun. If there are drinks and tacos to be found, rest assured that Shacknews will point you in the right direction. Stay on top of all the latest reveals from this year's convention by heading over to Shacknews' E3 2019 home page.

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