Cheers to 21 Years of LANFEST


​With more than 4 million volunteer hours and 21 years of gaming, LANFest strives to build healthy communities through gaming by providing safe spaces for people of all socioeconomic backgrounds and affiliations! This year we’re celebrating creating safe spaces through gaming by creating Home-based LAN Events across the US where members of LANFest communities from all across the nation can have fun, build community, and share that goodness locally through LANs Across America!


LANs Across America 2023!

We’re bringing a LANFest event to YOU! Join LANFest in our 2nd Annual LANs Across America where you can be featured on the LANFest Twitch Channel during the event as we celebrate grassroots gaming and the communities we build by hosting Online and Home-based LAN events! LANs Across America brings friends and family together for the holidays as we encourage gamers to host a LAN event in their homes with friends and family! Community Members that register their Home-Based LAN and meet the minimum fundraising goal are eligible to receive a Sponsor Bundle and LANFest Swag to showcase at their event!

  • Register your Team to host a Home-based LAN event by creating a team through the LANs Across America 2023 DonorDrive! By registering your team to host a Home-Based LAN event December 1st – 3rd, you have the opportunity to get your LAN featured on the LANFest Twitch Channel as we celebrate 21 Years of LANFest!
    • Register HERE or by clicking “FUNDRAISE NOW!” above!
  • By registering as a Team to host a Home-based LAN event you have the opportunity to earn a Sponsor Bundle and LANFest Swag to showcase at your event! In order to be eligible to receive these rewards your team must;
    • Register to host a Home-based LAN Event during LANs Across America
      • December 1st – 3rd, 2023
    • Raise up to or over the minimum fundraising goal of $500 as a team by November 17th to be eligible to receive an Extra Case of New Belgium at your Home-Based LAN! 
          • 6-pack of VooDoo Ranger IPAs
          • Fundraising must be done by November 17th, 2023
          • Redeem case notification by November 27th, 2023 in order to receive order by December 1st
    • Post on Social Media about your participation in LANs Across America and share it with LANFest by tagging us, @LANFestgames!

Cheers to 21 Years!

Did you know that LANFest was created all the way back in April of 2002? The first LANFest event was in collaboration with the Intel DuPont Campus in Washington! That means that LANFest is 21 years old, and what better way to celebrate our 21st birthday than by raising a glass? Join LANFest in the celebration as we “Cheers to 21 Years” during the LANs Across America Campaign and thank our community for another amazing year of gaming, community, and charitable giving! Learn more about how you can “Cheers to 21 Years” with LANFest below! 👇

  • Donate $50 to building healthy communities, and receive a Limited Edition LANFest “Cheers to 21 Years” Pint Glass, a FREE Voodoo Ranger IPAs, and a FREE BAWLS Beverage! Special thanks to our sponsors, New Belgium Brewing and BAWLS, for providing beverages to fill these lovely cups.
    • New Belgium Brewing = Coupon for 2 – 19.2oz Voodoo Ranger IPAs
    • BAWLS = BAWLS Beverage
  • Raise a Glass during LANs Across America 2023! On December 2, 2023 at 6:00PM (Your Local Time) we’ll raise a glass to celebrate the communities around the nation that have built LANFest to what it is today!

Share Your Story!

With 21 Years of Gaming, Fun, and Charitable Giving, LANFest and members of the community certainly have amazing stories to tell! Now tell us them! We want to hear from YOU! Share your story of how LANFest has been part of your life! Share how you and your friends conquered a LANFest Tournament or maybe won that lucky raffle, no matter how crazy, goofy, or whacky the memory, we want to hear it!

  • Share Your Story at the link HERE!

Share Your Donation on Social Media!

Want to share with your friends, family, and community how you made a difference in your community by giving back to LANFest? Share the LANs Across America Campaign page on social media and be sure to tag LANFest (@LANFestgames)! We’ll be sure to share your post with our community and thank you for your generous donation to our campaign and building healthy communities through gaming!

**Pint glasses will be mailed to donors, and will be available at all gaming events that LANFest are part of. 2023 SCHEDULE OF EVENTS