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Places to Have a Birthday Party in Independence, Missouri

When it’s the best time of year for your child, their birthday, you need to ensure that you give them the birthday bash of a lifetime. That’s where Independence’s Main Event comes in. We’re your go-to destination for all things fun and exciting. We’re sure to have everything that your kid will enjoy with our variety of fun experiences that they can’t enjoy anywhere else. 

We have a 20-foot high gravity ropes course that is sure to lift your spirits high as you navigate all of the obstacles way up in the air. We also have an arcade with over 100 games, both retro and modern, that adults and kids alike can enjoy. Not to mention our multi-level laser tag course where you can blast away your friends and family while avoiding their blasts. We even have a professional-level bowling alley where you can bowl a perfect strike, no matter your skill level. There are dragon ramps available, so even the little ones can get involved. There’s something for everyone to enjoy at Independence’s Main Event! 

When you have a moment of pause, stop by our full-service restaurant to try out some of our delicious food options. We have everything your kids like, including pizza, burgers, and wings. You can see our full menu online here. The adults can enjoy our delicious array of fun cocktails while the kids have fun of their own. There’s something for everyone in the family to enjoy at our Main Event in Independence. Book your birthday party today online!

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Every day is a celebration when you visit Main Event Independence, your first and only stop for family fun and entertainment. Main Event in Independence, Missouri, is located off East US-40 and I-470 on the corner of 46th Terrace South and South Cochise Court, just south of I-70. It’s part of the Kansas City metro area; nearby cities are Blue Springs and Raytown. It is located 20 minutes from I-35. Parking is always free on site. Whenever you're seeking fun things to do in Independence, including bowling or the best sports bar in Independence, we've got you covered. You can also play video games, watch sports on the big screen, or even just kick back and grab a refreshment at our bar. We've got dedicated meeting room space, perfect for team building, mini retreats, and planning sessions. Remember: nobody does birthday celebrations, group events, and company outings like Main Event Independence.      


Main Event Independence is more than just 22 lanes of state-of-the-art bowling, billiards, gravity ropes, and over 100 games. It's also one of the best spaces for birthday parties, group events, company holiday parties, and even team building.  Almost 50,000 square feet of excitement! Book your next event online and you'll see—we take the stress out of party planning! Enjoy full-service catering in our private party rooms, free Wifi, and big screen TVs with the newest audiovisual technology. Need a kid’s birthday venue that won't disappoint? We handle the small things, from the invitations to the clean-up, so you can focus on fun. Looking to throw an office party your employees will love to attend? We can help there, too! Our party venues are easy to book online and fun for all age groups. Book your next birthday party or corporate gathering at Main Event Independence to make it a memorable experience!