Main Event Entertainment Brings The Fun To Olathe

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Entertainment complex opens with a VIP event honoring Olathe first responders and their families

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Entertainment complex opens with a VIP event honoring Olathe first responders and their families

OLATHE, Kan., Oct. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Dallas-based Main Event Entertainment, the nation's fastest-growing entertainment destination that combines dining, virtual and interactive game play and bowling, will open in the Olathe Gateway shopping center on Tuesday, Oct. 11. Located at 11950 S. Kansas City Road, the center will celebrate with a family VIP grand opening party on Oct. 9 honoring Olathe first responders and their families.

Main Event will offer an exclusive VIP experience during the high-energy celebration, which will feature the Olathe North High School marching band welcoming guests as they arrive, prize giveaways throughout the evening, and complimentary food, beverages and unlimited fun.

The nearly 50,000-square-foot entertainment complex, the company's 29th nationwide, is an ideal place for groups to get together; let their fun out with activities like gravity ropes, laser tag, state-of-the-art bowling and games; watch sports on the center's 61 big-screen TVs; and enjoy innovative American fare and handcrafted cocktails in a high-energy bar and grill, or signature-style artisan pizza at LaBella's fast casual cafe.

"Olathe is a rapidly growing, family-oriented community, which is one of the many reasons we chose this location. Honoring the first responders and the community they serve is our way of saying thank you for serving Olathe," said Main Event Entertainment CEO Charlie Keegan. "Main Event is the only entertainment venue where guests of all ages 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 Olathe."

In addition to its unique Eat.Bowl.Play experience, Main Event offers full-service catering with private rooms, free Wi-Fi and the latest audiovisual technology for company meetings, team-building exercises, holiday parties, social gatherings and large group events.  The new center is currently booking holiday parties that offer companies and large groups fun, food, games, activity play and private party space all under one roof. Additionally, Main Event consistently is ranked the "best place for parties," offering a variety of party packages to entertain guests of all ages.

"As a longtime resident of the Kansas City area, I am so grateful the Olathe community has embraced us, and we can't wait to show everyone what Main Event is all about," said Main Event Olathe General Manager Steven Swift. "We look forward to becoming the city's favorite one-stop destination for food, play and fun."

Main Event centers serve more than 500,000 guests annually and bring nearly 150 full- and part-time positions to their local communities. The Olathe center is currently accepting applications at

For more information, visit 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 29 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 audiovisual 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

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