events at ’89

from a monthly pop-culture quiz night to video game tournaments – please check our facebook page for upcoming events.

The Classic Tetris Australian Championships

1989 Arcade Bar and the CTWC present The Classic Tetris Australian Championships 2019.

32 Players will go head-to-head on the PAL Nintendo Entertainment System Tetris. The winner will be crowned the Australian Tetris Champion of 2019 taking home the CTAC Trophy along with heaps of awesome prizes from Sydney legends The Gamesmen and New Zealand brewing legends Garage Project.

Get your player entry tickets via Eventbrite:

Arcade Game Tournaments

’89 holds regular arcade game tournament on an original arcade machine. We’ve played Street Fighter 2, Space Invaders, Mortal Kombat 2, Marvel vs Capcom, Wonderboy and many, many more!

The winner takes home the coveted ’89 Arcade Trophy and a $100 bar tab!

For more information on upcoming tournaments please check out our eventbrite page:

N64 Tournaments

Every two weeks ’89 holds an N64 tournament rotating Mario Kart 64, Goldeneye and Super Smash Bros.

$5 player sign up at the bar on the night, winner takes all!

Game over man. Game over! Monthly pop-culture quiz

Game over man! Game over! Is the ’89 monthly pop-culture trivia night on the first Tuesday of every month. Three rounds on Video games, Movies, TV & Comic books

Trivia starts at 7pm and is free to enter

Bar tabs to be won!

Retro Video Game Market

’89 is owned and operated by retro game enthusiasts and as such we host an annual Retro Game Market where classic consoles and games are on sale all day!

Tap take overs & Pop-culture events

’89 LOVES craft beer and regularly holds tap take overs or collaborates with breweries to create bespoke one-off beers for special events. We also celebrate exciting new film & game releases with special events and gaming tournaments