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Rent Ground Kontrol By The Hour

Ground Kontrol’s unique combination of authentic classic arcade, full bar, food, DJ booth, and lounge area make it ideal for any party of 4 to 175 people.

Rental Inquiry
Table rentals are for parties of 4 or more, Private rentals include the entire facility. Private and table rentals have limited availability!
Please tell us about your event, and any special requests or questions you may have.

Table Reservations for Small Parties

Best for

  • Birthday parties
  • Bachelorette or Bachelor parties
  • Get-togethers for family and friends
  • Project completion celebrations
  • Fundraisers (We sometimes donate rental fees to eligible non-profit charities. Ask for details!)

Features

Guaranteed space and seating for parties of 4-8 guests per table
Bring your own dessert, decorations, and place settings (must be pre-approved by Ground Kontrol)

Cost

$25 per table for up to 2 hours. Up to 2 tables available for rental. Minimum 4 guests per table. Please give us 14 days’ notice for table reservations.

Availability

Table reservations are unavailable Second Sundays (Rock Band x Ground Kontrol Night) from 7pm-close, Second Thursdays (Free Play Night) from 4pm-close, Last Wednesdays (Free Play Night) from 4pm-close, Saturdays from 5pm-close, and Fridays & Tuesdays (Geeks Who Drink Pub Quiz Night) from 7pm-close. Special events may further limit table reservation availability, but we will work with you to find the right date and time for your event!

Reservations

Please use the form on this page.

Private Rental: Reserved Space for Large Parties

Best for

  • Company parties
  • Wedding celebrations
  • Milestone birthdays
  • Large gatherings of any kind

Features

  • Exclusive use of the arcade and bar space with capacity for up to 175 guests
  • 70+ classic video games and pinball machines
  • Lounge area with seating for up to 30 guests
  • Bring your own decorations and place settings (must be pre-approved by Ground Kontrol)
  • Alcohol allowed during all hours of event
  • Minors allowed during all hours of event, and when alcohol is present if they are accompanied by an adult guardian or spouse

Options

  • Free Play for all games so your guests pay nothing (rates vary)
  • Rolled Quarters for you and/or your guests (rates vary)
  • Bring your own food ($50/hour)
  • Provide your own entertainment: iPod, DJ, or A/V presentation ($25/hour setup fee for DJ booth, PA, or any other special audio or visual equipment set up requested for your event) Request special food or drink options (rates vary, all alcohol must be purchased from Ground Kontrol and served by Ground Kontrol staff)

Cost

Minimum 2-hour rental required for private events. Private events are intended for groups 30 or larger. If a rental period overlaps multiple hourly and free play rates, the higher rates will be charged for the event.

Daytime Rates

Monday-Thursday, Noon-5pm
$500 per hour *
$500 setup fee for Free Play on all games

Friday, Noon-5pm
$750 per hour *
$500 setup fee for Free Play on all games

Evening Rates

Sunday-Wednesday, 5pm-9pm
$750 per hour *
$1,000 setup fee for Free Play on all games

Thursday, 5pm-9pm
Sunday-Wednesday 9pm-2:30am
$900 per hour *
$1,250 setup fee for Free Play on all games

*Includes $100/hour bar credit applicable to food and both alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, and $25/hour service charge for group tabs. Any charges beyond the $100/hour credit also carry a 25% service charge, and must be secured with a credit or debit card from the Renter at the time of the rental.

Availability

Private rentals are currently UNAVAILABLE during the following periods:

  • Fridays after 4:00pm
  • Saturdays Noon-2:30am
  • Sundays Noon-5pm
  • Last Wednesdays 5pm-2:30am
  • 1st Thursdays 5pm-2:30am
  • 2nd Thursdays 5pm-2:30am
  • All Other Thursdays 8pm-2:30am

The Fine Print

Ready to make a reservation? Use the form on this page, or email rentals@groundkontrol.com with the following information:

  • Your full name
  • Contact phone number
  • Date and time frame you wish to reserve
  • Type of rental – Table reservation (public) or private (entire facility)
  • Number of guests anticipated
  • Any special requests or questions you may have

We’ll get back to you as soon as possible. Please allow 24 hours for a response, longer Friday-Sunday. Our rental office hours are Monday-Friday, 12PM-5PM.

All reservations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis and are only confirmed upon completion of the rental agreement and full payment of applicable fees. 14 days notice is required for table reservations, and 30 days or more notice is required for private reservations. Shorter notice accepted only if it presents no conflict with previously scheduled events, and upon payment of a “rush” fee to be determined at time of rental.

Ground Kontrol reserves the right to decline any reservation for any reason.

Renter assumes liability for any damage to Ground Kontrol location or property caused by guests.

Private rentals cannot be open to the general public with a cover or admission fee. Renter must provide Ground Kontrol with a guest list, code word, entry ticket or other method of identifying guests attending a private event.

In the event of discrepancies between this webpage and the rental contract, refer to the contract for the actual contract terms.