Tokens, Tunes, and TriumphsTokens, Tunes, and Triumphs

As the year ends and holiday lights go down, the signature arcade lights don’t! Have fun with family, friends, or a date at the different arcades the Dallas Region has to offer. From crafted ciders on tap, to DJs and tournaments with other gamers, you are sure to walk down memory lane with high-scores and famous video game intros. 




Unwind with unlimited retro and console games at Infinity Arcade! Infinity Arcade offers the chance to reserve for two-hours for parties or events with convenient food and drinks options on-site. Want to tune in to Sunday night football while you game? You can at Infinity Arcade with TVs set up so you and your friends can enjoy the touchdowns while you score big too. 


Opening its doors to gamers in 1996, NickleRama gives guests a variety of games from ticket and video arcade games, pinball machines, simulators and more. Craving something other than concessions while you beat your own high score? NickleRama prides itself on its “bring your own food and drinks” so that you can game and grub however you want. NickleRama has two different venues in Garland, which are within 2 miles of each other, and are the perfect venues for parties for the whole family to enjoy! 

CIDERCADE: Arlington, Dallas, Fort Worth 

This regional gem is located in Arlington, Dallas, and Fort Worth with each location offering more than 100 arcade games and pinball machines. Get a little thirsty while beating your friends? Cidercade also offers a wide selection of crafted ciders, seltzers, and wines! Spanning over 25,000 square feet, the biggest Cidercade in the region will be Arlington , just blocks away from AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Field, offering: foot billiards, shuffleboard, ping pong, pool tables and over 300 arcade games to play. This family-friendly establishment is perfect for a day out with the kiddos—but don’t forget that after 8 p.m. it is 21+ only. Interested in hosting a party or corporate event? Each location offers reservations for parties where more than 500 people can be invited! 


This Dallas arcade bar combines retro games with consoles of today for the best gaming experience. Located in the Bishop Arts District, Round Two Arcade offers 50+ arcade games, 4 retro console tables, board games, and video game style drinks with special food for the holidays to enjoy. Want a gaming bay for you and your friends? Rent one at Round Two Arcade for the chance to place Xbox, Wii, or the Nintendo Switch. You will have the options to play Just Dance, Rocket League, Smash Bros., and more! Round Two also hosts DJs, raves, karaoke nights, and tournaments for 21+ guests! Round Two Arcade is perfect for a date night or quick stop while strolling through the Bishop Arts District. 

THE ARCADE TX: Waxahachie 

Specialty hot dogs? Nostalgic arcade experiences? The Arcade in Waxahachie recently opened its own grill, Updawg Grill, so that players of all ages can grab a bite and circle back to beat their arcade high scores. Tournaments and events are held so check out their social channels to stay up to date. 

FREE PLAY ARCADE: Arlington, Dallas, Denton, Fort Worth, Richardson 

Opening its first location in Richardson, TX, Free Play Arcade was the first retro video game buffet in the area. Offering food and drinks, Free Play Arcade has daily drink specials with exclusive beers and the chance to try their award-winning wine. Cheers! With appetizers, hot-pressed sandwiches, and hand-crafted flatbread pizzas, Free Play Arcade brings the full gaming experience to you without you needing to bring bags of quarters.