Main Event Entertainment to Open First Center in the Rio Grande Valley

Company opens its doors in Pharr on August 6

DALLAS--()--Main Event Entertainment, the fastest-growing family entertainment center in America, is celebrating its new center opening in Pharr, Texas, a suburb near McAllen in the Rio Grande Valley. Doors will open to the public at 9 a.m. on August 6.

The new center in Pharr follows the company’s recent opening in the Atlanta-area suburb of Alpharetta, Georgia, and it’s the second of seven centers Main Event will open across the U.S. over the next seven months. The Pharr location is the first of two new locations that will open in Texas. The company will open a new center in West San Antonio later this year as part of its ongoing national expansion.

The new 58,000-square-foot Main Event Entertainment center in Pharr will be at 500 N. Jackson Road, at the corner of Expressway 83 and Jackson Road, next to Cinemark Pharr Town Center. The company’s unique “Eat.Bowl.Play.” experience features state-of-the-art bowling; multi-level laser tag; a gravity ropes adventure course; more than 100 interactive, virtual and video games; regulation size billiard tables; full-service bars; quality dining experiences and free Wi-Fi access.

“We’re expanding our FUN destination footprint into Texas’ Rio Grande Valley for the first time,” said Charlie Keegan, CEO of Main Event Entertainment. “As we develop new centers across the country, we’re focused on creating quality entertainment experiences for the people and families within each community.”

Main Event Entertainment has locations throughout Texas, including Dallas, Fort Worth, Houston and San Antonio. The company’s performance in recent years has positioned it for an aggressive growth strategy that will build on its high-performing centers in Texas and its newest locations in Tempe, Arizona, which opened in November 2013 and Alpharetta, Georgia which opened in June 2014. Earlier this year, the company announced plans to develop new locations in Warrenville, Illinois; Oklahoma City and Tulsa, Oklahoma; and San Antonio, Texas.

About Main Event Entertainment

Main Event Entertainment is the ultimate FUN destination for people of all ages. Founded in 1998, the rapidly expanding Dallas-based company operates high-volume family entertainment centers throughout the U.S. that range in size from 45,000 to 75,000 square feet and provide unique “Eat.Bowl.Play.” experiences. Designed for guests who value fun with friends and family, its centers offer state-of-the-art bowling, multi-level laser tag, high ropes adventure courses, over 100 virtual and interactive video games, regulation size billiards, high-energy bars, quality dining experiences and free Wi-Fi. Main Event is a subsidiary of Ardent Leisure Group (ASX: AAD) of Australia. Industry analysts have described the company as “unrivaled in quality,” and its centers are consistently voted “Best Place to Bowl” and “Best Party Place” in its markets. For more information, visit mainevent.com.

Contacts

OCG PR
Amanda L. Ray, 817-332-0404 ext. 318
amanda.ray@ocgpr.com
or
Main Event Entertainment
Tamara Petersen-Teter, 972-406-2630
tamarap@mainevent.com

Main Event Entertainment's unique "Eat.Bowl.Play." experience features state-of-the-art bowling; multi-level laser tag; a gravity ropes adventure course; more than 100 interactive, virtual and video games; regulation size billiard tables; full-service bars; quality dining experiences and free Wi-Fi access. (Photo: David Schacher)

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Main Event Entertainment, the fastest-growing family entertainment center in America, is celebrating its new center opening in Pharr, Texas, a suburb near McAllen in the Rio Grande Valley.

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Contacts

OCG PR
Amanda L. Ray, 817-332-0404 ext. 318
amanda.ray@ocgpr.com
or
Main Event Entertainment
Tamara Petersen-Teter, 972-406-2630
tamarap@mainevent.com