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Main Event Entertainment

4600 S Cochise Dr, Independence, MO 64055-6509
+1 816-350-1000
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Nice and clean place. Lots to do and reasonable. We had issues with both lanes for bowling we were... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
1frequenttraveler03
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Fun time and super service!

Main Event in Independence is a great place. My family and I (huge group of us) visited recently... read more

Reviewed March 19, 2018
AnnieTigers
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Overland Park, KS
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Main Event Entertainment - Independence is a top entertainment destination for people ready to play, featuring attractions such as state of-the-art bowling, a multi-level laser tag arena, billiards, a games gallery with more than 100 virtual and interactive games. Gravity ropes, rock climbing, mini golf, bocce ball and karaoke are also available at select locations. Main Event redefines the bowling experience with state-of-the-art lanes and lounge areas where players can eat and relax. Each center hosts FUNleagues, a non-competitive eight-week bowling leagues during the spring, fall and winter. In addition to bowling, Main Event offers specials including Monday Night Madness, Buy More Get More FUNcard offers and Summer FUNcamps for kids ages 8-15 with laser tag battles, bowling fundamentals and more. Main Event offers dining options for all tastes including chef-inspired casual dining featuring American classics, a pizza café and a full bar. Main Event offers full-service catering and private rooms, equipped with the latest A/V technology, making it the ideal venue for special events such as birthday parties, social gatherings and corporate meetings. Centers also have free Wi-Fi for guests.
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  • Very good32%
  • Average21%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“laser tag” (11 reviews)
“ropes course” (6 reviews)
“video games” (5 reviews)
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4600 S Cochise Dr, Independence, MO 64055-6509
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Nice and clean place. Lots to do and reasonable. We had issues with both lanes for bowling we were on and was quite frustrating. For this with the lack of help/concern I have it a 3. We told 3 people the same thing before anything...More

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Christopher M, Guest Relations Manager at Main Event Entertainment, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hey 1frequenttraveler03, I'm very sorry to hear about your bowling experience. I'd love to learn more about your visit at our Independence location! Please send us an email (socialmedia@mainevent.com) so we can try and make things right.

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Reviewed March 19, 2018

Main Event in Independence is a great place. My family and I (huge group of us) visited recently and had a great time. It took quite some time to get our bill after bowling and Melissa was so very kind and helpful....she went over and...More

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Christopher M, Guest Relations Manager at Main Event Entertainment, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello AnnieTigers, thank you so much for taking the time to leave us an awesome review! Make sure you sign up for a FUNaccount to receive $5 for your next visit!

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Reviewed January 2, 2018 via mobile

Not a big selection of games, but one of the biggest in this area. It’s expensive, and for the money you think they could add some sound control measure. I couldn’t even hear the game instruction for the game I was playing. Sad thing is...More

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Main E, Guest Relations Manager at Main Event Entertainment, responded to this reviewResponded January 28, 2018

Hey mike50401, I'm very sorry to hear about your service experience. I'd love to learn more about your visit at our Independence location! Please send us an email (socialmedia@mainevent.com) so we can try and make things right.

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Reviewed November 27, 2017 via mobile

We decided to stop in while visiting friends in KC. We rented a bowling lane for an hour. The bowling alley is cool with music videos playing. There were five of us bowling and we were able to bowl one game and two frames of...More

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Reviewed July 17, 2017 via mobile

This was our second trip to Main Event first time getting to bowl. Not to expensive for 6 people bowling on two lanes plus shoe rentals for all. Up to date state of the art bowling facility, with a wide selection of balls to choose...More

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Reviewed July 6, 2017 via mobile

Food was great and staff was exceptional. The facility was super clean with a variety of fun games for the kids. We will definitely come here again when we are in town. It was so much cleaner and nicer than Dave and Busters.

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Reviewed May 24, 2017

Went there with family for my grandson's birthday. Great pizza, lots of fun things to do for the kids and adults. They were busy but the building is spacious so, you don't feel crowded. Bowling was fun!

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Reviewed May 21, 2017

Went to the Main Event in Kansas City North for the summer special of 12.95 for unlimited bowling, pool and laser tag. We arrived at 9:30 am and bought the unlimited item. We started bowling we only were allowed to bowl two games which lasted...More

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Reviewed May 1, 2017

We had a bday party here in February staff was fantastic. Bday packages are well worth it was a birthday party for my 9 year old to remember. After that visited again in April for a team building activity. Great fun for all ages!!

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Reviewed April 27, 2017

Attended with daughter for her school field trip. Glad it was already a designated price because I noticed games could be pricey. At least in my opinion for an arcade. The kids had a blast playing games and winning tickets. They also bowled and had...More

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Honestly we didn't play any of the video game, so we never used the cards.
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