DreamHack will make U.S West Coast Debut in February

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DreamHack will make it's first ever appearance on the west coast as the traveling gaming festival comes to the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California February 21-23, 2020.

The city of Anaheim will see a 24 hour-a-day festival that takes place the entire weekend. Gaming will be at the forefront of this event as well as the world famous known BYOC (bring your own computer) events, with everything under one roof. In addition to the BYOC events Dreamhack Anaheim will see pro esports tournaments, amateur and varsity gaming tournaments,, cosplay championship, panels, art, activities, expo, screenings, live music and more. Tickets will be available beginning Friday, September 20, 2019.

“I cannot express our excitement at bringing DreamHack to the great city of Anaheim for our first-ever West Coast festival weekend — especially because it comes on the heels of our 25th-anniversary celebration,” said DreamHack Co-CEO Marcus Lindmark. “This debut event in Anaheim will be a not-to-be-missed experience for fans of esports and all things gaming.”

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“We are thrilled to be bringing DreamHack to the West Coast for the first time in the history of the event,” said Visit Anaheim Vice President of Sports Development Roy Edmonson. “Events like DreamHack are perfect for Anaheim, as we have the largest convention center on the west coast, and this is a great addition to our portfolio of clients.”

From the release:

2019 was a tremendous year of growth for DreamHack, including inaugural events in South America (DreamHack Rio); Dallas, TX (DreamHack Dallas); and Rotterdam, Netherlands (DreamHack Rotterdam). The festival experience will continue to innovate and improve the experience for both attendees and fans alike. The complete 2020 festival schedule will be announced in December.

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