Main Event Opens in Greenville, SC

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Did you know that Greenville has a new family entertainment venue? Main Event Greenville, SC opens July 14th, 2023 at noon. You’ll find this fun venue right next to Top Golf, off of Garlington Road right near the I-85 Pelham Road exit.

Main Event offers bowling, laser tag, tons of arcade games, and virtual reality games, a restaurant, a bar with billiards tables, and lots more. They’ll be hosting birthday parties, events, and special deals like Kids Eat Free on Tuesdays. We visited Main Event before opening and got the scoop on all the family fun.

Arcade games at Main Event

Laser Tag

Reserve your laser tag time and then get ready to seek out your opponents as you creep and dart around the laser tag room’s maze-like walls and openings. My whole family agreed this was their favorite thing to do at Main Event, even for a mom who hasn’t played laser tag in at least 2 decades.

Laser Tag

Also, for the official record, I scored higher than all my kids and my husband. My teens were in disbelief that Mom beat them.

Anyway, the laser tag was lots of fun, the equipment was easy to use, and the room was mainly flat so maneuvering was easy.

Bowling at Main Event

You could play a standard game of bowling, or you can mix things up with a huge variety of themed games and special challenges. Terrible bowlers? That’s ok. We played one challenge where the goal was actually to hit the lit-up bumper with the ball at specific places in order to double or triple the points earned for pins knocked down.

Bowling at Main Event

The bowling alley offers an open alley with lots of lanes, and then also a more private room with 4 lanes. These lanes were much quieter and our group enjoyed the break from the noise of the venue.

The Arcade

You won’t need tokens or coins for this arcade. Load your Main Event game card and swipe at each game you’d like to play.

Arcade games at Main Event

The arcade offers virtual reality games, lots of claw-style prize games, traditional ball arcade games, games for prize points, and also favorites like Mario Kart, motorcycle racing, and dance games.

Restaurant and Bar at Main Event

The Family Kitchen offers pizza, burgers, chicken sandwiches, nachos, salads, and even desserts. Main Event will be offering lots of specials including a Kids Eat Free special for Tuesdays, all day. Kids 12 and under will eat free with an adult’s food purchase of $8.99 or more.

The bar area, with billiards tables, offers a variety of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.

Food at Main Event, Greenville, SC

Birthday Parties at Main Event

Yes, Main Event will host birthday parties. This would be a great spot for the sometimes hard-to-please pre-teen and teen birthday kid. Packages range from $12 to $30 per person and offer a variety of venue attractions and food options.

Main Event
225 Entertainment Boulevard
Greenville, SC

About the Author
Maria Bassett is a former school orchestra teacher, turned homeschool mom. She and her husband homeschool their 3 sons and 1 daughter, who range from 4th grade through 9th grade. Believing children learn best when they are engaged and having fun, this family loves to take their homeschool on the road, around Greenville and beyond.

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