HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill., Aug. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas-based Main Event Entertainment, the nation's fastest-growing entertainment center that combines dining, virtual and interactive game play, and bowling, will open in Hoffman Estates' 59/90 Entertainment District on Tuesday, Aug. 30.
The grand opening celebration will begin at 12 p.m. with a ribbon-cutting ceremony. Doors open to the public at 2 p.m.
The new center, located at 2575 Pratum Ave. (near the new Sears Centre Arena), is Main Event's 28th center nationwide and second in Illinois. The nearly 50,000-square-foot entertainment complex is an ideal place for groups to get together, let their fun out and enjoy handcrafted cocktails and innovative American fare in a high-energy grill and bar atmosphere, or signature-style artisan pizza at LaBella's, a fast casual café.
Main Event's unique Eat.Bowl.Play. experience provides an infinite supply of fun for people of all ages, with more than 100 cutting-edge, interactive and virtual games, a multi-level laser tag arena, a challenging high ropes adventure course and state-of-the-art bowling with an innovative entertainment system that offers competitive play on 22 ice-white lanes.
"The Village of Hoffman Estates and the 59/90 Entertainment District make up a rapidly growing area with a variety of thriving businesses, which is one of the reasons we chose this location," said Main Event Entertainment CEO Charlie Keegan. "Main Event is the only entertainment venue where guests can eat great food, play games and bowl all in one place, and we look forward to showcasing our one-of-a-kind experience in Hoffman Estates."
Main Event offers full-service catering with private rooms, free Wi-Fi and the latest audio/visual technology for team-building, holiday parties, company meetings and large group events. Additionally, Main Event consistently has been ranked the "best place for birthday parties," offering a variety of birthday packages to please guests of all ages.
"Hoffman Estates has businesses of all sizes, but we don't have anything like Main Event," said Hoffman Estates Chamber of Commerce President Tricia O'Brien. "This new location offers an exciting entertainment destination to our community as well as employment opportunities."
The center brings nearly 150 full- and part-time positions to the Hoffman Estates community and is currently accepting applications at www.mainevent.com/careers/new-center-opportunity/hoffman-estates.
For more information, visit http://www.mainevent.com/locations/hoffman-estates-il or 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 28 U.S. entertainment centers ranging from 48,000 to 75,000 square feet. Main Event offers a variety of dining options and an infinite supply of fun for people of all ages, with more than 100 cutting-edge, interactive and virtual games, a multi-level laser tag arena, a challenging high ropes adventure course and state-of-the-art bowling. 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." Head for FUN at Main Event Entertainment. More information is available at mainevent.com.
SOURCE Main Event Entertainment