DreamHack has announced that it will launch its global Esports Events tour with debut festivals in San Diego, CA, USA, and Makuhari, Japan.
DreamHack Esports Events Locations
As a standalone division, DreamHack is part of ESL FACEIT Group. The company is one of the leading global esports event companies. Since its inception in 1994, DreamHack has held over 110 festivals in 21 different host cities.
The locations for 2023 span 13 countries and five continents. In 2023, DreamHack will host 12 esports events in 9 major cities. These cities are:
- Melbourne, Australia (April)
- Dallas, TX, USA (June)
- Hanover, Germany (June)
- Valencia, Spain (July)
- Hyderabad, India (October)
- Atlanta, Georgia, USA (December) and
- Jönköping, Sweden (June & December)
- San Diego, CA, USA (April)
- Makuhari, Japan (May).
DreamHack has held previous events in seven out of the nine cities. However, San Diego and Makuhari are newcomers to the ever-expanding world of DreamHack esports events.
Event and Festival Activities.
DreamHack festival-goers can admire the cosplay costumes and participate in competitions. Undeniably, the main activity will be watching pros compete in some of the biggest games in esports.
In addition, participants can learn to stream, enjoy live music concerts, or test out new technology. Moreover, these “events/festivals” offer an unforgettable experience for the broad community of gamers and the curious alike.
“DreamHack is a festival for all gamers which creates an arena where you can come to connect, explore, win, play a part, and be yourself through a gaming lifestyle experience,” said Shahin Zarrabi, VP of Strategy & Growth for DreamHack. “With debut appearances in Japan and in San Diego in the U.S., coupled with returns to cities such as Melbourne, Valencia, Hyderabad, and Jönköping, 2023 will be the most global and diverse DreamHack tour to date.”
Select 2023 DreamHack Esports Events Highlights:
- DreamHack San Diego will include the Snapdragon Pro Series Presented by Samsung – Mobile Challenge North America Finals, DreamHack Showdown Magic: the Gathering, with more to be announced
- DreamHack Melbourne will include ESL Challenger (CS:GO)
- DreamHack Dallas will feature Intel® Extreme Masters Dallas (CS:GO), ESL Impact Season 3 Global Finals (CS:GO)
- DreamHack Summer will feature DreamHack Fighters (Fighting Games)
- DreamHack Hanover (June) will include ESL Challenger (CS:GO)
- DreamHack Winter will feature ESL Challenger (CS:GO) and ESL Impact (CS:GO), and DreamHack Fighters (Fighting Games)
- DreamHack Hanover (December) will include ESL Impact Season 4 Global Finals (CS:GO)
- DreamHack Atlanta will feature ESL Challenger (CS:GO), and DreamHack Fighters Championships (Fighting Games)
DreamHack 2023 Schedule
|Apr 7-9, 2023||DreamHack San Diego, California, USA||Early Bird tickets on sale December 14.|
|Apr 28-30, 2023||DreamHack Melbourne, Australia||Early Bird tickets on sale December 12.|
|May 13-14, 2023||DreamHack Japan,Makuhari, Japan||Early Bird tickets on sale December 15.|
|June 2-4, 2023||DreamHack Dallas, Texas, USA||Tickets on sale January 17, 2023.|
|June 8-11, 2023||DreamHack Hanover, Germany||To Be Announced|
|June 16-18, 2023||DreamHack SummerJönköping, Sweden||Early Bird tickets on sale December 9.|
|July 7-9, 2023||DreamHack Valencia, Spain||To Be Announced|
|Oct 29-31, 2023||DreamHack Hyderabad, India||To Be Announced|
|Nov 24-26, 2023||DreamHack WinterJönköping, Sweden||To Be Announced|
|Dec 7-10, 2023||DreamHack Valencia, Spain||To Be Announced|
|Dec 14-17, 2023||DreamHack Hanover, Germany||To Be Announced|
|Dec 15-17, 2023||DreamHack Atlanta, Georgia, USA||To Be Announced|
ALL DATES AND LOCATIONS SUBJECT TO CHANGE
AN UNPRECEDENTED HISTORY
DreamHack has introduced an array of new festival experiences over the years. Read more about the events at dreamhack.com