10 Laser Tag Spots Near New York City

11 Laser Tag Spots Near New York City
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10 Laser Tag Spots Near New York City

As wintertime continues on, it may feel like you’re running out of things to keep the kids (and yourself) entertained. For an afternoon or evening of fun and to get your blood pumping without having to brave the cold, laser tag is a perfect family friendly activity for all ages.

Whether you’re throwing a birthday party, hosting people from out of town or just looking to get out of the house for the day, check out these 11 amazing laser tag spots in and near New York City.

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Bowlero at Chelsea Piers

Chelsea Piers – Pier 60, New York, NY 10011
(212) 835-2695

Don’t let the name fool you: Bowlero is so much more than just another bowling alley. Its extensive arcade, sprawling laser tag arena and crowd-pleasing food and drinks makes this a great spot for a birthday party or a fun night out. Note that the venue is 21+ on Fridays and Saturdays after 9 pm.

Hours:
Monday through Thursday: 12pm – 11pm
Friday: 4pm – 1am
Saturday: 11am – 1am
Sunday: 12pm to 12am  

Area 53 NYC

53 Bridge Street, Brooklyn, NY 11202
(347) 305-7448

Get the ultimate laser tag experience at Area 53 in Dumbo. Whether you want to host a private event of up to 20 people, play a quick round or just lounge around upstairs with friends, this is the spot. Play either traditional laser tag or a gun-less alternative with both reservations and walk-in play available.

Hours:
Monday: Reservation only
Tuesday and Wednesday: 2 to 10 pm
Thursday: 2pm to 12am (18+ after 8pm)
Friday: 2pm to 12am
Saturday: 11am – 12am
Sunday: 11am – 10pm

Prestigious Gaming on Wheels Plus

(718) 673-8529

Want the excitement of a laser tag game, but on your own turf? Turn any space into your own battlefield with this family-owned mobile gaming trailer. Entertain up to 28 people with laser tag, video games, yard games, and plenty more options.

Professional game coaches keep the games running smoothly and ensure everyone is playing safely and having fun. Book them in any borough or Long Island, but be aware of the additional cost for parties outside of Brooklyn, Queens or Long Island. 

Hours: Booking only

Laser Bounce

Queens: 80-28 Cooper Ave, Glendale, NY 11386; (347) 599-1919
Long Island: 2710 Hempstead Turnpike, Levittown, NY 11756; (516) 342-1330

Bowling, a bounce house arena, a massive jungle gym and, of course, laser tag make Laser Bounce a one-stop-shop for all-ages entertainment.

With locations in Queens and Long Island and flexibility in attractions packages, there’s something for everyone. You can even generate your own personalized party invitations on their website! Available for walk-ins or private bookings.

Long Island Hours:
Sunday through Thursday: 11am – 9pm
Friday: 3pm – 11pm
Saturday: 11am – 11pm
Queens Hours:
Sunday through Thursday: 11am – 10pm
Friday: 12pm – 11pm
Saturday: 11am – 11pm

Funtopia USA

66-26 Metropolitan Avenue, Queens, NY 11379
(718) 381-4300

Conveniently located in the Metro Mall in Middle Village, Funtopia USA offers open play attractions seven days a week. Laser tag, a disco room, bumper cars and an arcade are just the start of the all-ages fun available. Walk in for a day of games and playing, or book a birthday party package.

Hours:
Mon-Thur: 2pm – 8pm
Friday: 2pm – 10pm
Saturday: 10am – 10pm
Sunday: 10am – 9pm

Xplore Family Fun Center

54 Vanderbilt Motor Parkway, Commack, NY 11725
(631) 543-8300 

Xplore Commack is the only two-level laser tag arena in Long Island, and the largest, boasting a whopping 5500 square feet throughout. Open play games start at just $16, but be sure to call ahead to make sure they’re taking walk-ins that day. Other attractions include Go-Karts, inflatable slides and much more.

Hours:
Mon-Fri: 11am-6pm
Sat-Sun: 10am-6pm

Q-Zar

151 Voice Road, Carle Place, NY 11514
(516) 877-7200

Head over to Q-Zar in Long Island for special laser tag mines in a game of Battlefield. Your kids can play on teams or try out the arena alone in a one-person game.

This place is great for all ages and makes for an exciting indoor weekend activity. Check out the arcade games if the kids ever get enough laser tag for the day.

Hours: Hours vary, check website.

Active Kidz

200 Robbins Lane, Jericho, NY 11753
(516) 621-6600 

Laser tag and laser frenzy in the 4500 square-foot Battle Quest Arena just scratch the surface of things to do at Active Kidz. Come for the lasers, stay for the ninja course or climbing wall! Plan an epic party or group event, or call ahead to see if walk-ins are available for the day.

Hours:
Monday: Closed
Tuesday through Friday: 10am – 5pm
Saturday & Sunday: 10am – 6pm 

Sportime USA

2 Lawrence St, Ardsley, NY 10502
(914) 592-2111

Westchester County families: look for laser tag enjoyment at Sportime USA. Navigate through the fog and intricate mazes as you try to beat the opposing team. Fun vest packs and gear are provided. For non-laser attractions, check out Sportime’s indoor rides, climbing wall, arcade, and more!

Hours: Subject to change. Call or check the website for current information.

iPlay America

110 Schanck Road, Freehold, NJ 07728
(732) 577-8200

For New Jersey families looking to get in on the action, look no further than iPlay America. Their arena can’t be beat, with two floors of laser excitement in a 6,500-square-foot playing space. Check out the new exciting game modes on Friday night for a unique laser tag experience. 

Hours:
Monday & Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday & Thursday: 4pm – 9pm
Friday: 4pm – 11pm
Saturday: 11am – 11pm
Sunday: 11 am – 9pm

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Monster Mini Golf

<p>Upon entering Monster Mini Golf, all perceptions of traditional mini golf will be spirited away by the indoor, 18-hole, monster-theme, glow-in-the-dark miniature golf course! The locations in <a href="https://monsterminigolf.com/deerpark/">Deer Park</a>, and <a href="https://monsterminigolf.com/gardencity/">Garden City, NY</a> invite guests to experience a host of family-oriented fun activities. Whether visiting for the first time or the one hundredth, mini golfers feel the excitement and adventure of playing mini golf amidst spooktacular monsters and custom, glow-in-the-dark, hand-painted artwork. While testing their skill on the fairways, lively music flows over the course from the unique “WEIRD Radio” station” and an interactive DJ entertains golfers with contests, awarding cool prizes for the wackiest reasons. While the course is challenging enough for adults, it is also quite playable for children. Monster Mini Golf is open year-round and frightfully fun for the entire family. In addition to miniature golf and thrilling arcade and redemption games, the locations offer additional attractions. <a href="https://monsterminigolf.com/deerpark/">Monster Mini Golf in Deer Park, NY</a> offers a Laser Maze and a Virtual Reality experience. The Garden City location offers a Laser Maze, Bowling, and a Virtual Reality Experience. Two very posh, private party rooms are also available and are perfect for any event. Monster Mini Golf looks forward to making it a monstrous success. Monster Mini Golf is indoors, ensuring that the event will always take place, regardless of the weather. It is a climate-controlled, affordable source of family entertainment. For more details please visit <a href="http://monsterminigolf.com">monsterminigolf.com</a> or find them on Facebook.</p>

Brooklyn Robot Foundry - Virtual Classes

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