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Press PLAY to start, and get your game on! We’ve rounded up the best local arcades, laser tag and game rooms for kids (or kids at heart) in the western suburbs of Chicago.

For those of you new to the options, “game room” refers to places with varying forms of entertainment, buy mainly arcade-style games. Those with tickets and prizes are called “redemption arcades” and those games tend to be low-skill games where the number of tickets awarded is somewhat random. Retro and vintage arcades tend not to have prize redemption from tickets and the games are skill-based and more challenging. They may have a few machines such as basketball and Skee-Ball that are set to unlimited free play.

This article is sponsored by The Game Show, a vintage video and pinball arcade.

The Game Show
340 Yorktown Shopping Center
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 442-0002
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The Game Show is an all-ages, family-friendly arcade, showcasing vintage games from the 1980’s and 90’s. Conveniently and centrally located at Yorktown Center in Lombard, they feature video arcade machines, pinball, air hockey, basketball, foosball, and Skee-Ball. 

Private rentals of the arcade start at $149 Monday-Thursday, and $249 Friday-Sunday.  All 50 games/machines are set to unlimited free play; no quarters, tokens, or play cards necessary!

The Game Show is ideal for families or groups of 10-20 celebrating a birthday, or simply looking for a few hours of fun together. Outside food and drink is welcome without any additional fees. Enjoy complimentary soft drinks and bottled water. Tables and chairs are provided at no charge.

For more information, or to book a private rental, visit

Arcades, Game Rooms, Laser Tag, Go-Karts in the Western Suburbs

Lazer X
1455 W Lake Street
Addison, IL 60101
(630) 691-9800
This laser tag arena also has arcade games to play. Currently open.

K1 Speed
2381 E. Army Trail Rd, Addison: (630) 389-8340
301 Hastings Dr, Buffalo Grove: (847) 450-6033
Indoor go-kart racing

Luigi’s Pizza and Fun Center
732 Prairie Street
Aurora, IL 60506
(630) 756-5451
Luigi’s has a prize redemption arcade and laser tag. Currently open with masks and gloves required in the arcade; arcade and laser tag open at 4 p.m. on weekdays during the school year.

Funway Entertainment Center
1335 S River Street
Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 879-8717
Outdoor dining, go karts, mini golf, batting cages, basketball, bumper boats, and water wars are all open. Face coverings and social distancing required; see website for attraction hours.

Prince Arcades
639 E. Boughton Rd., Ste. 120
Bolingbrook, IL  60440
(630) 378-1517
Currently open Friday through Sunday with a single entrance fee.

Galloping Ghost Arcade
9415 Ogden Avenue
Brookfield, IL 60513
(708) 485-4700
Play unlimited games after paying the single entrance fee. The arcade is now open.

Lazer Maxx Family Fun Center
941 South McLean Blvd
Elgin, IL 60123
(847) 429-1900
Now open for reservations only.

The Game Show
340 Yorktown Shopping Center
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 442-0002
Open for private rental. Get all the details above!

Enchanted Castle
1103 S. Main Street
Lombard, IL 60148
(630) 953-7860
This entertainment center includes a game room, mini golf, bumper cars, Go Karts, laser tag, and a restaurant. Now open; see new hours and safety restrictions.

Accelerate Indoor Speedway
8580 Springlake Drive
Mokena, IL 60448
(708) 457-7772
Indoor go-karting

Chasers Laser Tag
1811 High Grove Lane, Suite 115
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 851-6930
Laser tag, arcade games, a climbing area, indoor play space, and concessions. Open for private reservations as well as hourly play.

Sandbox VR
560 Oakbrook Center
Oak Brook, IL 60523
(630) 318-6090
Virtual reality experience taking reservations.

Safari Land
701 West North Avenue
Villa Park, IL 60181
(630) 530-4649
Indoor rides, bowling, and play areas in addition to an arcade with games and a ticket redemption center. Currently open; reservations are suggested for weekends due to occupancy limits.

Main Event Entertainment
28248 W Diehl Road
Warrenville, IL 60555
(630) 393-9400
Bowling, multi-level laser tag, and arcade games at this spot that also includes a restaurant and bar. Currently open.

Papa Passeros Pizza
6323 S Cass Avenue
Westmont, IL 60559
(630) 963-7660
This family-owned pizzeria has a kid’s game room, and kids get free tokens Monday through Wednesday.

1555 75th Street
Woodridge, IL 60517
(630) 985-1115
Bowling, plus an arcade area with games. Open on a modified schedule.

Entertainment Centers Currently Closed

Chuck E Cheese
511 N. Randall Rd.
Batavia, IL 60510
(630) 482-2374

7409 Cass Avenue
Darien, IL 60561
(630) 964-0740

506 South Route 59
Naperville, IL 60540
(630) 778-9204

200 W. Roosevelt Road
Villa Park, IL 60181
(630) 833-6212

Food, games, and prizes at this classic kids’ entertainment option. Currently closed.

PGN Fun Village
8125 95th Street
Hickory Hills, IL 60457
(708) 430-7900
A castle-themed family fun center with outdoor mini-golf, a 3-story indoor playland, driving ranges, and arcade and redemption games. Currently closed for renovations.

The Streets of Woodfield
601 N Martingale Road
Schaumburg, IL 60173
(847) 330-9675
This big amusement center includes games, movie rides, tickets, prizes and more, as well as a restaurant with big-screen TVs to watch sports. Currently closed.

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Check out our indoor activities page for more ideas of things to do with kids in the western suburbs of Chicago!

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