An all-ages celebration of Nintendo fun!
Share the excitement of playing games together, enjoying live stage performances, and more across a large-scale themed area. Whether you and your family are new to the games, characters, and worlds of Nintendo or are lifelong fans, everyone’s welcome to have fun!
Events and activities
Have a blast together with Nintendo Switch™ games! Play familiar favorites at your own pace or try something new to you.
Nintendo Switch gameplay
Play games like The Legend of Zelda™: Tears of the Kingdom, Pikmin™ 4, Mario Kart™ 8 Deluxe, Kirby™ and the Forgotten Land, and more.
Put your skills to the test and compete in a series of games featuring Mario, like Mario Kart 8 Deluxe and Super Mario Maker™ 2. Try to win all three rounds!
Nintendo Switch Online classic zone
Enter a retro-themed area and enjoy a selection of classic games on the Nintendo Switch system.
Bring your energy and enjoy daily live performances, fun competitions, and more.
Super Mario musical performance
Bop along to pieces from games featuring Super Mario.
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The Legend of Zelda musical performance
Enjoy musical selections from games in the series.
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Cheer on top competitors as they rally for victory in exciting tournaments. If you fancy your own gameplay skills, you might be able to join in select tournaments at the event. These tournament events only happen once, so keep them in mind when you register for event tickets!
Friday, Sept. 1
Super Smash Bros.™ Ultimate Squad Strike Challenge 20232
Saturday, Sept. 2
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Championship 2023 Qualifier at Nintendo Live2
Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Championship 2023
Sunday, Sept. 3
Super Smash Bros. Ultimate amiibo + me Exhibition 20232
Monday, Sept. 4
Splatoon™ 3 Championship 2023
Snap a fun picture inspired by some of your favorite Nintendo worlds.
Character meet and greets
Meet Mario, Luigi, Princess Peach, Tom Nook, Isabelle, KK Slider, Kirby, and other Nintendo characters.
Relax in the Animal Crossing™: New Horizons island-themed space.
Super Smash Bros.™ Ultimate mural
Walk along the extended mural artwork inspired by the game, featuring the complete character roster.
Explore real-world recreations of in-game fun from games like Kirby and the Forgotten Land, an Item Gallery from Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, and more.
Nintendo POP-UP STORE at Nintendo Live 2023
Celebrate Nintendo Live 2023 with exclusive themed items.
Select items are available now to pre-purchase for a limited time!
Check back for updates leading up to the event!
How to join the fun
Register by June 22 for a chance to attend
You can now register for a chance to attend Nintendo Live 2023 through a free-to-enter, randomly selected drawing. Registration is open through June 22 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
If selected, attendance will be for one event day.
Please see the Frequently Asked Questions section for more details.
You can register for a chance to receive tickets as an individual or as a group of up to six people. To register for the drawing, you must be at least 18 years old and have a Nintendo Account. If you are registering for a group of two or more, each member of the group must have a Nintendo Account that is linked to the same Nintendo Account family group. If someone under the age of 13 wants to attend, a parent or guardian can create a Nintendo Account for a child as part of a Nintendo Account Family group.
Going to PAX West?
PAX West badge holders who are interested in attending Nintendo Live 2023 can visit the official PAX West website for details. (One ticket per person maximum, regardless of entry method. Nintendo Account required.)
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
Event tickets and entry
You can register for the drawing here at any time through June 22 at 11:59 p.m. PT.
When you register, you can select what type of event ticket (individual or group) you would like and the day you’d like to attend.
To register yourself or a Nintendo Account Family group, you’ll need to be 18 or older and have a U.S. Nintendo Account.How to create a free Nintendo Account
You may enter a Nintendo Account Family group of up to six people. For groups of two or more, each attendee must have a Nintendo Account that is linked to a Nintendo Account Family group, which will also ensure that all parties in the same group can attend together and on the same day.
Users aged 13 or older can create a Nintendo Account. Nintendo Account users age 18 and older can create and add up to five Nintendo Accounts for children (age 17 and under) to their Nintendo Account. Those under the age of 13 need a parent or guardian to create an account for a child as part of a Nintendo Account Family group. Terms apply.
Children ages 6 and under do not need an individual event ticket to attend. They may attend with their parent or guardian who does have an event ticket.
Children ages 7 and above can receive tickets as part of a Nintendo Account Family group.
1 NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Void where prohibited. Registration for a chance to receive tickets to attend Nintendo Live 2023 in Seattle, WA is open to legal residents of the United States who are 18 years old or older. Registration begins 9:00AM PT on 5/31/2023 and ends at 11:59PM PT on 6/22/23. To register, you must (1) have a Nintendo Account (if you do not have a Nintendo Account you can register for one at https://my.nintendo.com/); (2) visit https://www.nintendo.com/nintendo-live/; (3) sign in to your Nintendo Account, and (4) complete the registration form and register for the individual ticket drawing for a chance to receive a ticket or register for the family ticket drawing for a chance for up to 6 people from the same Nintendo Account Family group to receive tickets. Chances of being selected to receive tickets depend on the number of eligible individuals that are registered. Details and restrictions apply. For full Terms & Conditions, visit https://www.nintendo.com/events/rules/nintendo-live-2023-ticket-registration-terms-and-conditions/ Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Avenue NE, Redmond, WA 98052.
2 NO PURCHASE NECESSARY. Tournaments are open to legal residents of the US who have a valid Nintendo Live 2023 entry ticket for tournament day. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Qualifier at Nintendo Live and Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Squad Strike Challenge are open to ages 13+; Super Smash Bros. Ultimate amiibo + me Exhibition 2023 is open to ages 10 -16 and requires players to bring an amiibo accessory. Registration for tournaments begins in early August. Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Qualifier at Nintendo Live tournament begins 11:30 AM PT and ends 2:00 PM PT on 9/2/23, has a total of 48 winners (8 Grand Prize and 40 First Prize), and total prize ARV is $1,680. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Squad Strike tournament begins 12:00 PM PT and ends at approximately 6:00 PM PT on 9/1/23, has a total of 8 winners (1 Grand Prize, 1 First Prize, 2 Second Prize and 4 Third Prize), and total prize ARV is $680. Super Smash Bros. Ultimate amiibo + me Exhibition 2023 Tournament begins 1:00 PM PT and ends 6:00 PM PT on 9/3/23, has a total of 8 winners (1 Grand Prize, 1 First Prize, 2 Second Prize and 4 Third Prize), and total prize ARV is $680. The Grand Prize winner of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate amiibo + me Exhibition 2023 will receive a trip for 4 to Super Nintendo World – Universal Studios Hollywood, 3 nights lodging, round trip airfare, 2-day general admission tickets to Super Nintendo World – Universal Studios Hollywood, 1 trophy and 1 commemorative coin (ARV $4,756 US). The following winners will receive a trophy and commemorative coin (ARV $160 each): (i) Grand Prize winner of the Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Qualifier at Nintendo Live; (ii) Grand Prize, First Prize, and Second Prize winners of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate Squad Strike Challenge; and (iii) First Prize and Second Prize Winner of the Super Smash Bros. Ultimate amiibo + me Exhibition 2023. The following winners will receive a commemorative coin (ARV $10 each): (i) First Prize winners from Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Qualifier at Nintendo Live, and (ii) Third Prize winners from both from both Super Smash Bros. Ultimate tournaments. Skill of participating players determines the winner(s). See Official Rules for details and restrictions: https://nintendo.com/events/rules/mario-kart-8-deluxe-championship-2023-qualifier-nintendo-live/, https://nintendo.com/events/rules/super-smash-bros-ultimate-squad-strike-challenge-2023/, https://nintendo.com/events/rules/super-smash-bros-ultimate-amiibo-exhibition-2023/. Sponsor: Nintendo of America Inc., 4600 150th Ave NE, Redmond, WA 98052.