Phase Three Reopening Information

3/12 UPDATE: Masks are no longer required, but we appreciate and support customers who choose to wear them Capacity has been increased to 160 guests Friday-Saturday and 120 guests Sunday-Thursday Pinball tournaments and other events are returning to our events calendar -------------------- The blue side of Ground Kontrol is finally reopening! With both sides of the arcade open, you can…

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Phase Two Reopening Information

*UPDATE: Masks are currently required at all times other than when drinking or eating at a table, or taking a sip at a game* Ground Kontrol has progressed to phase two of reopening, now with expanded business hours of noon-midnight every day! We're nearing the completion of our update to the blue side and expect to be ready to reopen…

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SPECIAL HOURS: Fourth of July Holiday

Ground Kontrol will be open for the following hours for the Fourth of July weekend: Friday, July 2nd: noon-midnight Saturday, July 3rd: noon-midnight Sunday, July 4th: noon-5pm Monday, July 5th: noon-11pm All ages will be allowed from noon-5pm, and we'll be 21+ only after 5pm. As always, alcohol service will be available for guests who are 21+ with valid ID…

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Phase One Reopening Information

*Update: Capacity has been increased to 100 on weekends, additional games are now available, and masks are optional but encouraged* Today at 5PM on Wednesday, June 16th we will open Ground Kontrol's doors for our first phase of business since closing in March of 2020. Given current restrictions we're reopening the red side only with limited capacity and a game…

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Reopening Wednesday June 16th

We’re excited to announce that Ground Kontrol will be powering up on Wednesday, June 16th for our first phase of reopening! To begin this process, we’ll be opening the red side of the arcade with a limited capacity, a socially distanced layout of games, and updated business hours. Stay tuned for an update with details and photos next week!

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Update on Reopening

Hey everyone! We’ve been long overdue for an update on our plans for reopening, but we’re excited to finally share that we’re in the process of preparing Ground Kontrol to power back up as soon as possible. We recently rearranged our games to provide more space between groups, and we're currently waiting for our staff to be vaccinated. In the…

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Temporarily Closed

Attention Ground Kontrol customers, In order to help minimize the spread of COVID-19 and keep our customers and staff as safe as possible, Ground Kontrol will be temporarily closing effective today, Tuesday 3/17. Our governor has ordered all restaurants and bars to temporarily close to the public and for gatherings to be limited to 25 people or fewer for the…

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Pinball Tables Reserved for PinballPDX Royal Rumble Players

Attention Ground Kontrol customers: On Sunday 1/26, all of the pinball tables in Ground Kontrol will be accessible exclusively to PinballPDX Royal Rumble tournament players only. Due to the format and large number of players in the tournament, we are expecting most (if not all) of our pinball tables to be needed for tournament matches from noon to roughly 9pm.…

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Now Available: New Year’s Eve 2019 VIP Wristbands – While They Last!

***UPDATE: VIP Wristbands are SOLD OUT! All purchased wristbands will be available for pick-up with our door staff beginning at noon on Tuesday, 12/31.*** Our NYE party is already a killer deal, but sometimes you just need a little bit of VIP treatment. Get a VIP wristband and skip the line at the door, so you can get right to…

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Portland Pinbrawl XI Weekend Limited Pinball Availability

Attention Ground Kontrol customers: The eleventh annual 128-player Portland Pinbrawl tournament is coming up this weekend, and pinball availability will be limited for non-tournament players throughout the weekend in order to keep tournament play as smooth and quick as possible. On Saturday 4/27 and Sunday 4/28, all pinball machines will be reserved until 5pm for tournament players only. Additionally on…

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