• Open Noon-Late Daily
  • All Ages Admitted Until 4:30PM
  • 21+ & I.D. Required After 5PM
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UPCOMING EVENTS +

Roxy’s Ego Hour

Roxy Epoxy steps behind the decks to bring you cutting-edge new wave and post-punk circa 1981 and stretching into infinity in either direction. $2 cover from 7:30pm-12:30am, 21+ only after 5pm

2 Towns Ciderhouse Mario Kart Battle Royale

2 Towns Ciderhouse and Ground Kontrol Classic Arcade are partnering up for a night of craft cider and balloon battles! Join us for the Mario Kart Battle Royale, where 32 players will meet on the field of Mario Kart 64's Battle Mode, but only 1 will reign supreme. Power up or ease your pain with a specially-curated selection of 2 Towns Ciderhouse concotions, and enter the raffle for extra giveaways! To sign up, grab a 2 Towns cider and you'll get a raffle ticket. Take that ticket to the tournament organizer in the lounge and register for the 32-player, single-elimination Mario Kart 64 Battle Mode tourney. Don't feel like grabbing a cider? No problem, you can grab a raffle ticket with any $3 purchase at the bar - just make sure you ask the bartender! You'll earn another raffle ticket with every 2 Towns purchase, and we'll hold a few giveaways throughout the night so anyone that's not playing in the tournament can win, too! The top winner of the night will walk away with Portland Thorns FC tickets plus 2 Towns and Ground Kontrol swag! Raffle winners will be eligible to win even more stuff from 2 Towns, Ground Kontrol, and some of our favorite local businesses! 32 players, 8 characters, 3 balloons, one winner, *some* rules: It's time for the 2 Towns Ciderhouse Mario Kart Battle Royale! 2 Towns Ciderhouse selections: * Hop & Stalk - draft - Imperial Hopped Cider - 8% ABV An outrageous amount of Citra hops, locally grown Crimson Red rhubarb, and fresh-pressed NW apples create a trenchant hard cider with huge floral, citrus & passion fruit notes. The outspoken dry-hopped character of this cider is best when fresh, so make sure to exercise your Stalk Hoptions before they expire! * Sun’s Out Saison - draft - Peach Cider - 5.8% ABV Sun’s Out Saison is made with tart, fresh-pressed Northwest apples fermented on peaches with an authentic French saison yeast. Roll up your sleeves, or better yet, rip ‘em off to get ready for this unfiltered, dry, slightly spicy and phenolic cider, with lots of big, clean, fresh-peach aromatics. Savor liquid sunshine from Oregon’s leading craft cider producer. * La Mûre - Sour Lambic-Style - 16oz pour - 6.9% ABV "Inspired by the Flemish beers of Belgium, La Mûre is 6.9% ABV, bone dry, and holds complex fruit character. La Mûre is aged in local Pinot Noir barrels with lactobacillus for over a year, resulting in a strong backbone, light oak flavors and a wild lactic tang." - The New School: Dedicated to craft beer * Made Marion - Marionberry Cider - 12oz cans - 6% ABV Ripe & juicy, The Made Marion is made with fresh-pressed NW apples and Oregon-grown marionberries! Tournament Info: * Version: Mario Kart 64 * Format - Single-elimination * Max # of players: 32 2 Towns Ciderhouse Mario Kart Battle Royale · Sunday 6/26 · Tournament sign-ups 5-7pm, first game 7pm · No cover · 21+ only

Monday Night Fights: Mortal Kombat X + Street Fighter V Tournaments

Throw down on the latest entries in two of the biggest fighting game franchises ever at Monday Night Fights! We're hosting FREE tournaments on Mortal Kombat X and Street Fighter V. Winners walk away with Ground Kontrol credit and bragging rights! Sign-ups for both tournaments begin at 6pm. We'll host Mortal Kombat X first, then follow it with Street Fighter V. Get here by 7pm if you want to compete in MKX, 8pm if you want to compete in Street Fighter V! *Start time for SFV may be earlier if MKX runs quickly* FORMAT - Double elimination, best 2 of 3. Finals best 3 of 5. Game Settings: Versus Mode, 99 Seconds, 2/3 Rounds, 2/3 Games, No Handicap Loser may switch characters, winner is locked into the character they won with. HARDWARE - PS4 - controllers provided, bring your own fighting stick if you'd like. Monday Night Fights: Mortal Kombat X + Street Fighter V Tournaments · Monday 4/25 · 6pm-late · FREE · 21+ only

Reaganomix DJ: Robert Ham

Geeks Who Drink

Geeks Who Drink is a homegrown Pub Trivia Quiz modeled after those in Ireland and the UK. Our quizzes cover everything from celebrities in trouble to wordplay to bad television. You can get a feel for the questions we ask by playing a sample round here. Each quiz has two audio rounds: a "Name that Tune” style round, and another round comprised of soundbites from movies and TV. Play in teams of up to six or by yourself if you're some kind of savant. If you want to play but don’t have a team, come anyway. We can usually get single players recruited onto an existing team. Winning teams gets street cred, bar credit and other prizes! Bonus Questions for more prizes are sprinkled throughout the quiz. You don’t have to be a trivia God to enjoy the quiz. Since you’re playing on a team, the collective knowledge base makes for more fun, less pressure. It’s not final friggin' Jeopardy! http://www.geekswhodrink.com/

Closed for Free Play Party Set Up!

Ground Kontrol will be CLOSED from 4:00 - 5PM today to set up for tonight's FREE PLAY PARTY! Join us at 5PM!

Last Wednesday FREE PLAY Party!

Let's FREE PLAY! On Last Wednesdays and Second Thursdays each month, Ground Kontrol helps you stretch your gaming dollar by setting all of our video games and pinball tables to FREE play! Beat your personal best scores, shatter a world record, or just try something new! 21+, $5 cover for FREE GAMES ALL NIGHT! Please do not bring any large bags or backpacks! Doors open at 5pm, DJs start at 9pm

TRONix: Logical Aggression

Megaphysics pounds and expounds on the philosophy of sound and machine. DJ CEV parries dark electro with darker electro. Their DJ tag-team will transfer subtle energies to the unsuspecting listener. 21+

Indie Game Night

Every Last Thursday, Indie Game Night invites you to play and preview new and unreleased independently-developed video games in Ground Kontrol's lounge. These games are made by small teams (often just a few people) and are usually retro-inspired with refined game play that's easy to pick up in just a couple of rounds. Get down here at 7 and join gamemaster Rich Lau, who will be on hand to help you get started. There's no cost to play and no pressure to win, just grab a beer and a controller and have a blast! Indie Game Night · Every Last Thursday · 7pm-late · 21+ · FREE