Main Event Entertainment Independence Now Open

New center is the company's first Missouri location, 21st location nationwide

Nov 18, 2015, 06:00 ET from Main Event Entertainment

INDEPENDENCE, Mo., Nov. 18, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas-based Main Event Entertainment, the fastest-growing bowling-anchored entertainment center in America, has opened its first Missouri location at 4600 S. Cochise Court in Independence at the Crackerneck West retail development. The new center is Main Event's 21st location nationwide and brings more than 150 jobs to the community.

"Opening our first Kansas City-area location is a milestone for our growing brand, and we've received an enthusiastic welcome from the community," said Main Event Vice President of Marketing Sherri Landry. "We welcome everyone to come and discover Main Event's 'Eat.Bowl.Play.' experience, have some fun and create lasting memories with their friends and families."

The new Independence center is nearly 50,000 square feet, providing a unique entertainment and dining destination for people of all ages. Attractions include a state-of-the-art bowling experience with 22 lanes, a multi-level laser tag arena and a challenging gravity ropes course suspended over a games gallery featuring more than 100 interactive and virtual games. Dining options include an extensive chef-inspired menu, specialty pizzas and a full bar serving innovative cocktails, wines and craft and local beers.

Main Event also offers private rooms with full-service catering and the latest A/V technology available, making it the ideal venue for special events such as birthday parties, social gatherings and corporate meetings.

Described as "unrivaled in quality" by industry analysts, Main Event Entertainment plans to open six new centers by June 2016.

About Main Event Entertainment
Founded in 1998, Main Event Entertainment is a rapidly growing subsidiary of Ardent Leisure Group (ASX: AAD) of Australia, with 21 U.S. family entertainment centers ranging from 48,000-75,000 square feet. Main Event turns ordinary days into memories with state-of-the-art bowling, multi-level laser tag, high ropes adventure courses, billiards, and interactive and virtual video games, plus new chef-inspired dining options for all tastes, including casual American dining, a stand-alone pizza cafe and a premium full bar. Main Event offers full service catering and private rooms equipped with the latest A/V technology, making it ideal for special events, birthday parties, social gatherings and corporate meetings. Corporations, individuals and families consistently rank the centers "Best Place to Bowl" and "Best Party Place." More information is available at

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