Des Moines Arcades & Pinball Machines
You do not have to a kid to enjoy old school pinball machines, arcade games and larger than life games! Des Moines has a few great options to play. Make it a date night, girls night out, or a family fun day. Take a look at our list of Des Moines arcades.
209 E. Main Street, Grimes
Wednesday & Thursday: 5 to 8 p.m.
Friday: 5 to 10 p.m.
Saturday: Noon to 10 p.m.
Sunday: Noon to 5 p.m.
The Old School Pinball & Arcade offers over 60 pinball machines and other classic arcades games, serves food, old fashioned ice cream shakes, and malts. All ages are welcome!
5515 Mills Civic Parkway #130, West Des Moines
Monday – Friday: 3 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. to 1 a.m.
** Check Facebook page. They may open earlier on special days.
The Operating Room offers arcade games, pinball machines, fun cocktails, bar food, pizza and more. The Operating Room is open to all ages until 7:30 p.m. This is a fun place to play for all ages. Collect tickets and claim prizes.
6625 Coach Light Drive, West Des Moines
Monday – Thursday: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Friday & Saturday: 8 a.m. to 12 a.m.
Sunday: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Smash Park is one of our favorite places to play as a family! They offer tons of board games, pickleball, dart boards, arcade games, outdoor yard games, and much more! Delicious food and drinks as well.
500 E. Locust Street, Des Moines
Monday – Friday: 5 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Saturday: 2 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Sunday: 2 p.m. to 2 a.m.
Up-Down Des Moines offers over 40 arcade games, pinball machines, skee ball alleys, Nintendo, life-size Jenga, craft beer, pizza and more. You must be 21 years or older to play at Up-Down Des Moines.