Festival Hours

Friday: 10am - Midnight (Open 24 Hrs for 3-Day Pass Holders)
Saturday: 10am - Midnight (Open 24 Hrs for 3-Day Pass Holders)
Sunday: 10am - 8pm
Expo Hall: Noon - 8pm Daily
Registration Desk: 8am - 10pm Friday/Saturday and 8am - 3pm Sunday

  • BYOC attendee computer drop off time begins at 9AM on Friday
  • Summary of everything going on at DreamHack Austin here

DreamHack Austin Location 

Austin Convention Center
500 E Cesar Chavez St
Austin, TX 78701
Google Map Link 

Rideshare, Travel & Lodging Information here.


Tickets start at $30 for DreamHack Austin 2018! View available tickets here

DreamHack Austin

Thousands of gamers will flock to the Austin Convention Center June 1-3 for the return of DreamHack, the world’s premier gaming lifestyle festival. If you’ve never been, prepare for one of the gaming community's most epic celebrations. Explore worlds of esports, art, music, cosplay, tabletop, arcade, indies, panels, LAN, PC, console, mobile, screenings, expo hall and more over three action packed days. DreamHack is open 24 hours and each night is yours to enjoy with games, music and friends. Be sure not to miss this year's Friday DJ set featuring Krewella, Pegboard Nerds and Tokyo Machine. Day passes start at $30 and the final wave of tickets is selling out fast, so now is the time to grab your ticket to Austin’s biggest and baddest gaming festival.

$100,000 DreamHack PUBG tournament
$100,000 DreamHack Counter-Strike tournament
$100,000 WCS tournament
$20,000 Super Smash Bros. tournament
$20,000 Brawlhalla tournament
$15,000 + 191 HCT points DreamHack Hearthstone tournament
$10,000 Misc Fighting Game Tournaments

$2,500 Cosplay Championship featuring Yaya Han, Meg Turney, Jennifer Van Damsel, Pokket and Wes Johnson

$18,000 in BYOC Tournaments for PUBG, CS:GO, League of Legends, Rocket League, Overwatch and Quake Champions

Celebrity guests include: Smosh Games, Method's MDI Team, Hotted, KittyPlays, Hogman and more to be announced soon.

Music guests include: Krewella, Pegboard Nerds and Tokyo Machine.

Summary of everything going on at DreamHack Austin here

About DreamHack

DreamHack is the world’s largest digital festival, a meeting place for gamers, with major events hosted each year in Europe and North America. Founded in 1994, DreamHack’s core has always been the LAN party where attendees bring their computer from home and set up for 3 straight days of gaming. DreamHack’s festivals have grown organically over time, becoming a platform for esports, Internet and gaming culture, intellectual and creative competitions, live music acts, lectures by industry experts, celebrity content creators, cosplayers, DreamExpo Hall and much more. 

DreamHack is also a production company, creating content focused on gaming, esports, music and arena events, for both traditional Television and digital content networks. In 2017, DreamHack welcomed more than 250,000 visitors to its live events and its online esports broadcasts received more than 375 million views. More information is available at dreamhack.com. DreamHack is part of leading international digital entertainment group MTG. More information at mtg.com