"Albuquerque is a growing city that offers affordability, quality of life and ease of doing business, all characteristics that attracted us to the area," said Main Event Entertainment CEO Charlie Keegan. "Main Event has already received an enthusiastic response from the community, and we look forward to becoming the city's favorite leisure destination through our unique Eat.Bowl.Play. experience."
The Albuquerque center is Main Event's 27th location nationwide and the company's fifth opening since January 2016. Described as "mega entertainment," Main Event Entertainment is a nearly 50,000-square-foot complex that offers a variety of dining options and a fun, social experience for people of all ages, with a multi-level laser tag arena, a challenging high ropes adventure course and state-of-the-art bowling on 22 ice-white lanes accented with black lighting.
Lanes also feature an innovative bowling entertainment system that offers competitive play and a social media component that allows guests to share their experiences with their social networks and connect with other people in the center. In between frames, bowlers are served eats and drinks lane-side while relaxing on comfortable lounge seating.
Other activities include regulation-sized billiard tables and more than 100 interactive and virtual games. TVs throughout the center allow guests to catch the latest sports, music videos and events while they eat and play.
Main Event offers three distinct dining options, including a full-service restaurant and bar with an extensive chef-inspired menu featuring steaks, burgers, entree salads, specialty pizzas and sharable appetizers. The full bar serves innovative cocktails, wines, and craft and local beers. Guests looking for a quick bite can stop by La Bella's, Main Event's fast casual pizza cafe. For corporate meetings and large group events, the center offers full-service catering with private rooms, free Wi-Fi and the latest audio/visual technology.
Main Event's variety of activities, games and dining options makes it an ideal location for groups. Whether guests are visiting for social gatherings or birthday parties, Main Event makes it easy for everyone to have fun.
As part of the grand opening festivities, the center will also present a donation to the Albuquerque Public Schools Title I Homeless Project.
"We are honored that Main Event has selected the APS Title I Homeless Project for this generous donation. This funding will help us purchase school supplies, food, hygiene products and other critical necessities for homeless students attending the Albuquerque Public Schools," said Title 1 Homeless Project Liaison Patrick Scott. "We welcome Main Event to our community and appreciate their support for our city's most vulnerable population."
The new center will bring nearly 200 full- and part-time positions to the Albuquerque community and is currently accepting applications at www.mainevent.com/careers/new-center-opportunity/albuquerque.
For more information on the new center visit www.mainevent.com/locations/albuquerque-nm. Follow Main Event on Facebook, Instagram or Twitter, with the hashtag #EatBowlPlay.
About Main Event Entertainment
Founded in 1998, Dallas-based Main Event Entertainment is a rapidly growing subsidiary of Ardent Leisure Group (ASX: AAD) of Australia, with 27 U.S. entertainment centers ranging from 48,000 to 75,000 square feet. Main Event is the pioneer in bowling-anchored entertainment and offers state-of-the-art bowling, multi-level laser tag, high ropes adventure courses, billiards, and 100+ interactive and virtual video games, plus chef-inspired dining and a premium full bar. Main Event is also a popular venue for group events such as birthday parties, social gatherings and corporate meetings, offering private rooms equipped with the latest A/V technology and full-service catering. Corporations, individuals and families consistently rank the centers "Best Place to Bowl" and "Best Party Place." More information is available at mainevent.com.
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