List of demoparties

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The following is a list of demoparties, past and present.

Additional, more up-to-date information is available at http://www.demoparty.net

(Note: Year ranges might include years when the party wasn't organized, but was organized both before and after.)

Party name Location Years Description
7DX Party Turkey Istanbul, Turkey 2002–2013 7DX is an annual demoparty that has been held since 2002 in Turkey. It is Turkey's first demo party that consists of demo-oriented competitions.
Alternative Party Finland Helsinki, Finland 1998– An alternative party visited mostly by demo scene veterans.
Assembly Finland Helsinki, Finland 1992– One of the longest-running demo parties in the world. See also: Boozembly
Bizarre Netherlands Etten-Leur, Netherlands 1994–2000 First PC demo party in The Netherlands, 1994: Nijmegen, rest in Etten-Leur.
Blockparty United States Cleveland, Ohio, USA 2007 - 2010 During its run, the largest stand-alone demo party in the United States.
Breakpoint Germany Bingen, Germany 2003–2010 Formerly the world's largest "scene-only" demoparty, successor of the Mekka & Symposium party series. Followed by Revision
Demodays (used to be Buenzli) Switzerland Olten, Switzerland 1996 -
Chaos Constructions Russia Saint Petersburg, Russia 1999 - The largest demoparty in ex-Soviet countries, successor of the Enlight parties.
Coven Australia Adelaide, Australia 1996–2001
Datastorm Sweden Göteborg, Sweden 2010– Amiga/C64 copy party
DemoJS France Paris, France 2011 - The only demoparty strictly focused on open web technologies
DiHalt Russia Nizhny Novgorod, Russia 1999 - Second largest demoparty in Russia (after Chaos Constructions)
DreamHack Sweden Jönköping, Sweden 1994 - World's largest LAN-party, with demo events
Evoke Germany Köln, Germany 1997 - Demoparty organized by Digitale Kultur e. V..
Gardening Greece Patras, Greece 1995–1997 First demoparty in Greece.
The Gathering Norway Hamar, Norway 1992 - Norway's largest demoparty, which recently has become more of a LAN/game-party.
Hackerence Sweden Härnösand, Sweden 1989–2000 Organized by the youth club ComUn (Computer Union).
Horde Italy Udine, Italy 2007– A result of a split from Codex Alpe Adria (computer event) to focus on demo scene only. It currently is the only 100% pure demo scene event in Italy.
Icons artparty Finland Helsinki, Finland 2007, 2008, 2012– Demoparty and a festival of electronic art.
Kindergarden Norway Haga, Norway 1994 - The oldest, still running, pure demoparty in the world.
Mekka & Symposium Germany Fallingbostel, Germany 1996–2002 One of the most respected demoparties. Part of the organizing staff went on to create Breakpoint.
NAID Canada Longueuil, Quebec, Canada 1995–1996 The first, and to date, largest demoparty in North America.
Nordlicht Germany Bremen, Germany 2012 - First pure demoscene party in Bremen since the Siliconvention in 1997.
Nullarbor Australia Perth, Australia 2005–
NVScene United States San Jose, California, USA 2008 Held in conjunction with Nvision (nVidia conference) in 2008.
Pilgrimage United States Salt Lake City, Utah, USA 2003–2005
PixelJam United States Cleveland, Ohio, USA 2011– Runs concurrently with Notacon
Revision Germany Saarbrücken, Germany 2011– The world's largest "scene-only" demoparty, successor of the Breakpoint party series.
Rewired Belgium Hasselt, Belgium 2008– The only annual demoparty in Belgium.
Saturne Party France Paris, France 1993–1997
Somewhere In Holland Netherlands Nijmegen, Netherlands 1993, 1995 Demoparty in The Netherlands.
Sundown United Kingdom Exeter, UK 2005– The first UK-based party since 1999.
Syntax Party Australia Melbourne, Australia 2007– Melbourne's biggest and (currently) only demoparty
The Party Denmark Aars, Denmark 1991–2002 One of the oldest and largest parties - abandoned by the demoscene in its final years due to lack of support.
The Ultimate Meeting Germany Griesheim, Germany 1999– One of the biggest German demoparties, initially thought as a warm-up meeting for The Party. It finally moved to the same date as The Party when it was clear that The Party became obsolete.
VIP France Lyon, France 1999–
Wired Belgium Mons, Belgium 1994–1998
X Netherlands Someren, Netherlands 1995– Commodore 64 party, currently held every second year. Last one was on October 26–28, 2012.