Gayming LIVE 2022

Saturday, July 16, 2022 - Sunday, July 17, 2022
11:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Knockdown Center
52-19 Flushing Ave, Queens, NY 11378, USA

TICKETS ARE NOW ON SALE!


Debuting in 2022, Gayming LIVE is the perfect blend of geek and queer culture all under one roof. Attendees can immerse themselves in the world of gaming, drag and community LGBTQ+ groups over the course of a weekend. For upcoming news on vendors, scheduling and entertainment, stay tuned to this page and the Gayming LIVE Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, with full updates available at Gayming.LIVE.

Alongside appearances, panels and stage performances from these fierce gaymer drag stars, there will be opportunities to meet your favourites at their meet and greet booths. On the gaming side, expect vendors, comic and anime zones, cosplay parades, AAA titles, indie game demos and a community experience aiming to be unlike any other.

Gayming LIVE was previously scheduled to take place at the Brooklyn Expo Center, you can read more about the change of venue here on Gayming Magazine


CONFIRMED ATTENDING:

Performers

Biqtch Puddin’

Erika Klash

Jiggly Caliente

Juice Boxx

Rock M Sakura

DEERE

Luc Ami

Megami

Voice Over Artists

Danielle McRae (Karma, League of Legends; Sue, Arcade Spirits; Amira/Red & Faith, Monster Prom; Gwen, Final Fantasy VII: Remake; Onderia, Gargantia: On the Verderous Planet; Orba, Magi: The Kingdom of Magic; Ralph: Ascendence of a Bookworm; Lucy/Nyu, Death Battle)




Tickets

General Admission

Saturday (1 Day): $39.95

Sunday (1 Day): $39.95

Weekend (2 Day): $67.65

Entry to the venue and all activities (subject to area capacities) during the regular event hours.


VIP Admission

Saturday (1 Day): $95.15

Sunday (1 Day): $95.15

Weekend (2 Day): $178.05

Everything included in the General Admission, plus:

  • Hour early entry (excludes meet and greets)
  • VIP Lounge
  • Light Refreshment
  • Tote Bag



Tickets are non-refundable


Travel:

Nearest Train

Jefferson L Train


Nearest Bus Routes

Q59 - GRAND AV/54 ST

Q54 - METROPOLITAN AV/FLUSHING AV

B57 - FLUSHING AV/54 ST

B38 - STARR ST/WOODWARD AV


Nearest Airports

John F Kennedy Airport

LaGuardia Airport

Newark Liberty Airport


Accommodation Options:

These hotels are not endorsed nor affiliated with Gayming LIVE.

Holiday Inn Express Queens - Maspeth

Comfort Inn & Suites Laguardia Airport

BKLYN House Hotel


FAQ:

Will Tickets be available on the day?

We will not be withholding any tickets for same-day purchase. If you would like to guarantee your entry, you will need to book in advance to not risk missing out.


How old do I have to be to attend?

Gayming LIVE is an 18+ Event, attendees will be required to show valid ID upon entry into the venue.


Can I attend in Drag?

Of course you can.


Will there be food and drink available?

There will be a zone for food vendors to sell refreshments and the surrounding area has plenty of options for seated dining during and after event hours. 


Will there be meet and greets?

Meet and greets will be available with all of the announced Drag Artists, full details to follow on Gayming LIVE Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.


Harassment Policy

Gayming LIVE is at its heart a celebration of diverse gaming enthusiasts, and as such its attendees must be provided an event free from harassment. Attendees can rest assured that Gayming LIVE will not tolerate phobic and damaging behavior towards anyone, regardless of their beliefs, lifestyles, genders and identities. 

Harassment can take many forms and Gayming LIVE will not tolerate any of the following, but not limited to:

  • Unwanted and Public Sexualisation 
  • Intimidation
  • Following
  • Unsolicited recording or photography
  • Unwanted physical contact
  • Offensive commentary


By entering the Event, attendees agree to act respectfully at all times. Any instance of harassment could see attendees sanctioned with a warning up to removal from the venue, with no rights to refund, at the discretion of event organisers. 

Attendees can speak up to event organisers when they feel they are the victims of harassment, or they are a witness to others. Gayming LIVE staff are present to make sure everyone enjoys their event, and will deal with any queries with professionalism and discretion.

Cancellations Policy

In the event that the state of New York updates their COVID-19 restrictions to prohibit the operation of the event, we will be unable to issue refunds for any and all tickets purchased or transport and accommodations arranged in relation to the event.


Security

We want to make sure everybody is able to enjoy Gayming LIVE safely. This is why we ask that all attendees go through security before entering the Expo Center. 


This will include a bag check and passing through a metal detector. In order for security to get everybody into the event quickly and efficiently, we recommend that you pack light and don’t wear any metal materials. If you leave the Expo Center at any time, you will be required to go through security before re-entering.

All attendees must wear their Gayming LIVE lanyard OR wristband at all times during the weekend.


ADA (Disability/Accessibility)

Upon arrival at the venue, please head to VIP/ADA registration to register your details to receive your ADA pass and briefing from the ADA staff member who will direct you to where accessible toilets and routes are located.

Entrances to the Knockdown have ramp access and all activities are located on the ground floor of the venue.

Due to NYC Department of Health statutes, only working service animals with proper documentation are permitted inside the building.

There will be an allocation of accessible seating available in the panel room that will be provided on a first come, first served basis. This includes dedicated seating for ADA pass holders, and space for attendees with disabilities or mobility issues.

On-site parking for Accessible Vehicles, when needed. Feel free to reach out to mail@knockdowncenter.com with any other questions.


COVID

Gayming LIVE prioritises the safety of its attendees and will comply with any current COVID-19 restrictions active in the state of New York at the time of event. Attendees can stay up to date with current restrictions by visiting nyc.gov.

Before you proceed with purchasing tickets for the event, please make sure you have read the following information. Should you have any questions please contact the Gayming LIVE team directly via email at tickets@grayjonesmedia.com.

In accordance with New York City mandate, visitors must have received at least one dose of the COVID-19 vaccine to enter the event. Visitors will be required to show valid proof of vaccination using a CDC Vaccination Card (or photo), NYC COVID Safe app, New York State Excelsior Pass, NYC Vaccination Record, or an official immunization record from outside NYC or the U.S. Read more details at NYC.gov.

Please do not visit if you are experiencing any cold, flu or COVID-19 related symptoms, including fever, loss of taste, cough, etc., you’ve had contact with a known case of COVID-19 or you are currently under quarantine orders. If our staff feel you are displaying symptoms, we will respectfully ask you to leave. 

In the event that the state of New York updates their COVID-19 restrictions to prohibit the operation of the event, we will be unable to issue refunds for any and all tickets purchased or transport and accommodations arranged in relation to the event.




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General Admission - Saturday

$35.00+ $3.15 fee
+ $1.80 sales tax

General Admission - Sunday

$35.00+ $3.15 fee
+ $1.80 sales tax

General Admission - Weekend

$60.00+ $4.45 fee
+ $3.20 sales tax

VIP - Saturday

$85.00+ $5.75 fee
+ $4.40 sales tax

VIP - Sunday

$85.00+ $5.75 fee
+ $4.40 sales tax

VIP - Weekend

$160.00+ $9.65 fee
+ $8.40 sales tax

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