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Joystick Gamebar

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PHOTO CREDIT: Courtesy Joystick Gamebar
Call: (404) 525-3002 or visit joystickgamebar.com
An arcade for grown-ups in Old Fourth Ward. Joystick Gamebar features lively bar bites (via its innovative Kitchen Incubation Program), creative cocktails, and a collection of vintage games.

ATL D&D

Tuesday January 7, 2020 07:00 pm EST
Beginner-friendly drop-in games of Dungeons & Dragons 5th Edition every Monday and Tuesday at Joystick Gamebar! Dream of being a daring adventurer in kick-ass magical realms? Wish you were an actual elf wizard or a brawny but soft-hearted half-orc? Then come out to ATL D&D and play the wor...
Cost: No Cover

ATL D&D

Monday December 23, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Dream of being a daring adventurer in kick-ass magical realms? Wish you were an actual elf wizard or a brawny but soft-hearted half-orc? Then come out to ATL D&D and play the world's greatest role-playing games!
Cost: No Cover

Dungeons and Dragons Pub Crawl IV - Devil's Night

Saturday October 26, 2019 11:00 am EDT
ATL D&D Presents a Bar Crawl of Hellish proportions - A Dungeons and Dragons Pub Crawl in Which Devils Vie for Your Very Soul! Play Dungeons and Dragons (5th edition) while you visit seven bars and Devils and Angels tempt you with rewards - for a price. The Devil himself may even drop by t...
Cost: $25

NerdLanta Live Podcast at Joystick Gamebar

Sunday November 25, 2018 09:00 pm EST
Atlanta's only late night nerdy podcast talk show is NerdLanta Live at Joystick Gamebar (say that 5 times fast) Hosted by Kristopher Bolz, Paul Byron, and Christian Davis. We bring you the latest in Geek/Pop culture news along with commentary, special guest interviews, segments on video games, anime...
Cost: Free w/ limited seating

Drunks and Dragons at Joystick

Monday November 19, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Beginner-friendly campaigns and drop-in games of Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition and other RPGs. No sign-up required and always free to play - just show up and we'll provide everything you need, plus free drinks for Dungeon Masters and free dice for players.

How it Works:

DMs pitch game ideas at Jo...
Cost: No Cover

Drunks and Dragons at Joystick

Monday November 12, 2018 07:00 pm EST
Beginner-friendly campaigns and drop-in games of Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition and other RPGs. No sign-up required and always free to play - just show up and we'll provide everything you need, plus free drinks for Dungeon Masters and free dice for players.
Cost: Free

NerdLanta Halloween Show

Sunday October 28, 2018 09:00 pm EDT
Atlanta's only late night nerdy talk show is NerdLanta Live at Joystick Gamebar. We bring you the latest in Geek/Pop culture news along with commentary, special guest interviews, segments on video games, anime, upcoming movies, TV shows and so much more! Our live podcast is on the 2nd & 4th Sunday o...
Cost: Free

Freakshow Funhouse FunkFest Fun'Raiser (DJ Battle & Costume Contest)

Thursday October 25, 2018 05:00 pm EDT
Autumn is officially here and Joystick Gamebar is celebrating the season through fun & Fundraising for the Metro Atlanta Task Force for the Homeless (MATH). During the month of October, when you purchase one Hofbrau beer, $1.00 will go to MATH but the desire to help didn't end there. Joystick Gameba...
Cost: $5-$10

Drunks and Dragons at Joystick

Monday September 17, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Beginner-friendly campaigns and drop-in games of Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition and other RPGs. No sign-up required and always free to play - just show up and we'll provide everything you need, plus free drinks for Dungeon Masters and free dice for players. DMs pitch game ideas at Joystick Gamebar a...
Cost: Free

Drunks & Dragons

Monday August 20, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Beginner-friendly campaigns and drop-in games of Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition and other RPGs. No sign-up required and always free to play - just show up and we'll provide everything you need, plus free drinks for Dungeon Masters and free dice for players.
Cost: Free

Atlanta Drunks and Dragons

Tuesday August 7, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Beginner-friendly campaigns and drop-in games of Dungeons & Dragons 5th edition and other RPGs. No sign-up required and always free to play - just show up and we'll provide everything you need, plus free drinks for Dungeon Masters and free dice for players. How it Works: DMs pitch game ideas at Joys...
Cost: Free

Drunk Chess

Sunday November 20, 2016 07:00 pm EST
First-timers and experienced players are invited to play chess at the 20th installment of Joystick's monthly match-up. Never played before? Joystick will have instructors on hand and a full bar to help loosen players up.
Cost: Free

Drunk Chess

Sunday August 21, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
First-timers and experienced players are invited to play chess at the 20th installment of Joystick's monthly match-up. Never played before? Joystick will have instructors on hand and a full bar to help loosen players up.
Cost:

Atlanta Film Festival's Music Video Presentation at Joystick Gamebar

Sunday April 3, 2016 08:00 pm EDT
Join the 40th Annual Atlanta Film Festival at Joystick Gamebar for a series of music videos of all different styles. This series will showcase local and international brands on the rise. Afterwards, stay with us for drinks and games with the filmmakers.
Cost: FREE

Chef Joey Zelinka Presents Babcia's Pierogi

Wednesday December 30, 2015 07:00 pm EST
For this pop-up, chef Joey Zelinka serves beloved Polish dumplings. Every Monday through Thursday, guests can get as many or as few traditional, oxtail and potato, and seasonal vegetable pierogi as they can handle with their choice of sauce. Just walk up to Joystick's back door from noon-2 p.m. and ...
Cost: $2-3

8-Bit Comedy Night

Tuesday December 29, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Joe Pettis hosts this show featuring Dan Weeks, Jen Lenny, and Amber North, among others.
Cost:

Porch Light Latin Kitchen/Junk Food BBQ Collaboration

Sunday May 24, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
A Memorial Day BBQ collaboration between Junk Food: The EP and the soon-to-open Porch Light Latin Kitchen & BBQ with chefs Joey Zelinka & Andre Gomez.
Cost: Plates: $8-$10, Sides: $3

Fire in the 4th Festival and Logo Contest

Friday May 1, 2015 08:00 pm EDT
With the purpose of building awareness for the Old Fourth Ward community, as well as to raise funds for street signage, and public safety initiatives, Fire in the 4th is looking to be an annual staple for one of Atlanta’s most recognized neighborhoods. Paying homage to the Great Atlanta Fire of 19...
Cost: Free

Charity Auction and Beer Drinking

Wednesday February 25, 2015 07:00 pm EST
Joystick Gamebar is hosting a charity event for Big Bethel Saturday School, where kids at or below the poverty level get feed. With every beer bought, 100 percent of the proceeds will go towards this school. This event is sponsored by Second Self Beer Company, 18.21 Bitters, Dad’s Garage, Village ...
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Match Game

Tuesday September 17, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Wed Sept. 18th at 8pm you will have the chance to win house cash by matching answers with our panel of (probably drunk) celebrities:- Kwanza Hall (Greatest City Councilman of all Time)- Beverlee Pleasants (Edgewood Legend & #1 Falcons Fan)- Anthony David (R&B smooth operator)- Amber Nash (Ar...
Cost: Free

Indoor Picnic to benefit Peachtree N.O.R.M.L.

Friday July 26, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Joystick Gamebar will be hosting an Indoor Picnic to benefit Peachtree N.O.R.M.L.. Tickets will get you entry into this private event, where all the video games, pinball machines, and jukebox will be on free play. It also includes beer provided by a local brewery and a boozy root beer float featurin...
Cost: $25-30

Boobs, Booze, and Balls Fundraiser

Tuesday June 18, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
Joystick is hosting a pinball tournament on their Big Guns table. It is a casual night of games and fun with $2 Four Roses bourbon all night long. 100% of the $5 suggested entry fee, every quarter that goes into any game that night, and any further donation will go towards Susan G. Komen for the Cur...
Cost: $5

Mortal Kombat II Tournament

Sunday November 25, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Joystick Gamebar is hosting a Mortal Kombat II tournament sponsored by Deep Eddy vodka. Grand prize is $100.
Cost: Free
427 Edgewood Ave. S.E.
Atlanta, GA 30312
(404) 525-3002
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