ReWired Fest Oct 6-7
  • Event date: 2023-10-07
  • October 6-7

October 6-7

ReWired Fest is combines a fully immersive esports and digital experience with a two-day festival celebration in Fayetteville, Arkansas this fall! Fun is the name of the game for this action-packed weekend of gaming, panels, celebrity events, and music from October 6-7, 2023 at Bud Walton Arena on the University of Arkansas campus. 

ReWired Fest’s tech and gaming experience is designed to inspire and encourage young minds and people of all abilities - especially BIPOC and women-aligned people - to pursue careers in science, technology, engineering, arts and math (STEAM). For two festival days, attendees will experience live esports tournaments, gaming lounges, retro gameplay, industry panels, groundbreaking tech immersion, food expo, music, action sports, STEAM education, and more!

This premier event – free and open to the public – combines global creators/influencers, tech, esports, gaming, entertainment, and food & beverage innovators. This two-day event is free and offers dozens of unique experiences including a U.S. Air Force flight simulator, many new gaming opportunities to play, racing simulators, virtual reality experiences, and more!

Global celebrity influencers will participate in Creator Connect, a speaker series highlighting their uniquely personal journeys to fame with entrepreneurial insights for other aspiring influencers. Hear first-hand from creators including Dude Perfect, Danny Duncan, Typical Gamer and Justin Flom, who combined, boast nearly 200 million followers on their social channels.

Esports enthusiasts are in for a thrill with electrifying live Street Fighter6 and Super Smash Bros tournaments with a large cash prize pool. Participants can cheer on regional high school esports teams from Northwest Arkansas competing for school scholarship funds, with surprise exhibitions rounding out the event.

Creator Connect starts on Friday, Oct. 6 at 3 p.m. in Bud Walton Arena. While ReWired Fest is free and open to the public, seating is limited for Creator Connect. 

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