What is The Big House?
The Big House is one of the largest annual gaming conventions in the Midwest. Since 2011, it has been a premier weekend event experience for fans of Smash, Rivals, Splatoon, arcade games, tabletop games, and many more family-friendly activities. Open to attendees of all ages, skill levels, and backgrounds!
Why should you attend?
Amazing venue – huge convention center space and spacious gaming venue
Travel convenience – hotels within walking distance, cheap transportation between venue and DTW airport
Great TO staff – an established reputation for delivering high-quality event organization
Player experience – opportunity to compete in multiple games, side events, and friendlies
Spectator experience – arcade cabs, therapy dogs, cosplay contest, mainstage viewing, and vendors
Tabletop experience – chess, MtG, and a free library of board games for your enjoyment all weekend
Big spotlight – broadcast on the most prominent livestream platforms in the community
Storied history – past attendees Mango, Armada, Mew2King, Hungrybox, Leffen, Zain, ESAM, Zackray, dabuz, Cosmos, Riddles
Michigan community – one of the biggest and most active local gaming scenes in the world