Toy and Game Expo presents...

In 2015 we regretfully announced the cancellation of the Sydney Toy & Game Expo. Now we have something new for you:

LFG Australia: Looking For Gamers

LFG Canberra: Essen Unplugged

11-13 Nov 2016
Canberra Southern Cross Club Woden

Essen Unplugged is an exclusive event for Aussie gamers who want to try all the latest releases from Essen months before they hit the shelves down under. Join us at the Southern Cross Club Woden for three days of gaming, where you can play a huge range of fresh titles from Essen Spiel 2016 as well as games from our library of classics.

Tickets to LFG Canberra: Essen Unplugged are strictly limited! Want to be the first to know when tickets open? Sign up to our newsletter!

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  • Play the latest releases from Essen Spiel 2016
  • Borrow & play a title from the Games Library for free
  • Pick up a new game from our retail stall

What games are we bringing back?

That's up to you! Let us know what you'd like to play in November, and we'll do our best to hunt it down when we attend Essen Spiel in October.


Australian Boardgaming Tournaments

Euro-game tournaments

Feb-Jun 2017

The Australian Boardgaming Tournaments are fun, family-friendly competitions with a focus on euro-style games including Ticket to Ride, Carcassonne, Settlers of Catan, and Dominion.

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Prizes range from $20 gift vouchers all the way up to overseas airfares for world championship tournaments.

2017 tournament dates:



Big Boys Toys Expo Canberra

The ultimate big boys' playground

Aug 2017
Exhibition Park in Canberra

Big Boys Toys Expo Canberra (BBT) is the ultimate playground for big boys (and girls of course) to see, touch, experience and buy all the toys, tools, gizmos, gadgets, sports and hobbies they've always dreamed of.

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Attracting over 9000 attendees in its first year, Big Boys Toys 2016 aimed even higher - occupying over 15,000m2 and adding two new pavilions!

Featured in 2016:

  • Autoland - show your ride some love, and admire vehicles of the two and four-wheeled variety
  • Sports & Fitness - get the latest gear to help you stay in shape, with help from the experts
  • Outdoors & Leisure - kick back with a locally-brewed craft beer, in a spa, on a boat...
  • DIY - spoil yourself with that new tool you always wanted and go MAKE something awesome!
  • Technology - check out the latest in 3D printing, or grab your controller and pilot an RC vehicle
  • Entertainment & Activities - Marvel at the muscles in the Strongman Competition, challenge the high score on the arcade & pinball machines, spread your wings in the flight simulator, check out the Crossfit Challenge, and more!


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