Show Events All Weekend Long

The fun never stops at the Golden State Pinball Festival with events planned all weekend to occupy your time between games while resting your flippin’ fingers.

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SAT. & Sun. Win a Pinball Machine

We will be doing 2 drawings for 2 different pinball machines! First drawing is on Saturday evening at 5:30pm and the second on Sunday at 4:30pm.  For $5 you get one chance to win your very own pinball machine! MUST be present to win! Games must be picked up by noon Monday at the show site.

All proceeds from the raffle and pinball machine drawing go to our charity partner:

FRI. Kick-off Dinner

Join the NCPA for our Annual Flippin’ Friday Dinner onsite at the lovely Lodi Grape Festival and Harvest Fairgrounds. Mingle with VIPs, friends and special guests as we honor this year’s recipient of the Spirit of Steve Charland Award.

Reservations include an onsite catered California Fresh inspired Mediterranean Dinner complete with dessert. Das Flipperhais Beer, Lodi Wines, and soda are included.  

The fun starts at 6:00 PM with passed appetizers before our family style dinner featuring  Grilled Kona Tri Tip from the World Famous Swingle Meat Company served with Rice Pilaf and Pasta Primavera featuring the best spring vegetables the Central Valley has to offer. Rounding out dinner is a straight from the farmers’ market Mixed Green Salad served with Italian rolls from Genova Bakery, a Stockton Institution for 102 years. Save room for coffee and glorious California Strawberries with mascarpone whipped cream and a shortbread cookie for dessert. 

Vegans and vegetarians, we’ve got you covered with grilled marinated tofu cutlets served with an agave wasabi glaze for a bit of spicy fun, there’s rice pilaf on the side and a pasta primavera showcasing the best farmers market vegetables. 

SAT. Swap meet

  • Saturday, beginning at 10am
  • Located OUTSIDE under the huge COVERED, shady area
  • Sellers need to bring their own tables
  • No charge to sell once show admission has been paid
  • Items must be related to pinball or “game room stuff;” space is first come, first serve

Sat. silent auction

Our annual Silent Auction is conducted on Saturday. There is always an array of exciting items to bid on. In the past there have been some surprising one-of-a-kind biddable bargains show up for the Golden State Silent Auction. Auction ends promptly at 5:00pm.

These items are graciously donated by our sponsors — our vendors who sell pinball parts & services at the show. Some items are also donated by vendors from out of the area and many are from individual collectors from near and far. You never know what you might find!

SAT. & Sun. raffle

We will raffle off lots of interesting items in a “choose your prize” format. This raffle is priced 6 tickets for $5. Buy your tickets then pop a ticket into a bucket near the prize of your choice! 2 drawings this year! One on Saturday around 6:00pm, another on Sunday afternoon around 4:00pm. You do NOT need be present to win! These items must be picked up at the show site by Monday at noon. If that doesn’t work the organizers have agreed to give the winner a choice of several addresses to pick up their prize within a reasonable amount of time. Some smaller items, at our discretion, may be shipped.