100,000 square-foot family entertainment center opens in The Colony, March 2020
Andretti Indoor Karting and Games, an Orlando-based entertainment facility will bring high-speed electric super karts, bowling, VR gaming, arcade games, a ropes course, unique dining, legendary event space and much more to The Colony when it opens on March 3, 2020. The entertainment and gaming center is located adjacent to Nebraska Furniture Mart in Warren Buffett’s new and growing Grandscape development. Named after the legendary racing family, Andretti Indoor Karting and Games offers nearly 100,000 square feet of nonstop action and excitement.
FEATURES AND ATTRACTIONS Andretti Indoor Karting and Games is a pay as you go facility with no general admission fee. The Colony location will feature the below thrilling attractions and fun for kids and adults of all ages.
Multi-Level Race Track Experience the adrenaline rush of electric go-karts on a ½ mile multi-level track with downward spirals, multiple hairpin turns and straightaways for maximum speed.
Laser TagThe two-story 2,596-square-foot black light laser tag arena features the latest technology from Delta Strike, the leader in the laser tag equipment industry.
Arcade Games Guests can enjoy more than 90 of the latest and greatest video, redemption and prize games in Andretti Karting’s state-of-the-art arcade.
RacerXClub SimulatorsExperience the heart-pounding thrills of driving a racecar on the world’s most famous tracks! Whether you’re a casual gamer looking for an immersive VR experience or an avid competitor on the iRacing circuit, this is the attraction for you!
Ropes Course with Zip LineTake your entertainment experience to a whole new level on the indoor high adventure ropes course that towers several feet above the arcade. Both the beginner and the advanced adventurer will delight as they tackle multiple obstacles and fly through the finish on a curved rail zip line.
Hologate VRHologate is a four-player virtual reality attraction that delivers a full sensory immersion experience using advanced graphic technology on a 90fps headset hat makes every motion feel real with no lagging, buffering and no motion sickness. Spectators will feel like they are part of the experience as they take in the action on the monitors above the open air playing space.
Hyperdeck VRHyperdeck is a four-person virtual reality experience that employs 360 degrees of strong wind machines, elevated projected heat mechanisms and a full motion platform that lifts and lowers the players to correspond with the action of the story. Players will be transported to parallel universes where their fate might be unexpectedly altered by participation from the spectators with beneficial power-ups from crystals or unexpected threats that could make their lives easier or so much harder! The Hyperdeck is a theme park level attraction pushing the limits of motion in VR with zero motion sickness.
Duck Pin Bowling Spare yourself from the same old bowling experience and rack up the fun in a whole new way on eight uniquely designed black-lit lanes. When hunger rolls in, no need to split as dedicated bowling servers deliver fresh hand-crafted selections from the bar and dining menu directly to your lane.
The food and fun are at a higher level at Andretti Indoor Karting and Games. Award-winning Corporate Chef, Richard Pacilio, takes great pride in this menu with fresh takes on classic recipes.
Andretti Karting at The Colony will offer several dining options including a Food Truck Plaza, sit-down dining, a dessert bar and multiple bars.
The indoor Food Truck Plaza will feature three different food trucks and a Dessert Bar: Fusion Bowl featuring Asian cuisine including bowls hot off the wok, cold bowls and spring rolls. Mama Andretti’s featuring Italian cuisine including salads and brick oven pizzas and calzones.
Let’s Roll Diner featuring American cuisine including wings, burgers, sandwiches and chicken tenders.
The Main Bar, Sky Bar and Sky Bar Patio area will feature the full restaurant menu including Shareables, Salads, Asian Bowls, Burgers, Sandwiches, Brick Oven Pizzas & Calzones, Chef-Crafted Entrees and Desserts. In addition to dining, guests can also enjoy two full bars, lounge areas and a semi-covered patio on the second floor where guests can relax and enjoy a meal or specialty cocktail as they take in all the sights and action of the outside plaza below.
With more than 4,000 square feet of dedicated private event space, Andretti Indoor Karting & Games is ideal for corporate events, birthday parties and any special occasions of any size. There are a wide variety of birthday party packages and add-ons to customize each event to the unique vision of the planner or the team building corporate goals of the CEO. Event spaces include:Full Grand Room: 300-person capacity Half Grand Room: 200-person capacityVIP Rooms (3): 25-person capacity per room
Mario Room: Viewing Area with two glass walls overlooking the Arcade and Track.
HIRING Andretti Karting is hiring for approximately 350 positions, including game and attraction attendants, culinary, janitorial, mechanics and much more. Employees must be at least 18 years old. Two hiring fairs will take place in January & February on the following dates and locations: Fairfield by Marriott in The Colony- January 13- January 18, January 20, January 24- 25, January 27- February 1, February 3- February 5 and February 10-14 and Courtyard by Marriott Plano/The Colony- January 21-23 and February 6-8. The Job Fair hours will be Monday- Friday 9:00am- 6:00pm and on Saturdays 10:00am- 4:00pm. For more information on open positions and to submit your application in advance, visit andrettikarting.com/careers. About Andretti Indoor Karting & Games: Andretti Indoor Karting and Games was established in 2001 and is based in Orlando, Florida. They currently have four state of the art entertainment and event destinations located in Florida, Georgia and Texas. Two additional locations will be opening in 2020 in The Colony, Texas and Katy, Texas. Andretti Indoor Karting and Games has undergone exponential expansion over the last four years and will be debuting several more of their legendary entertainment centers across the United States in the near future. Their locations feature varying entertainment options all under one roof including high-speed super-karts, multi-level tracks, state of the art arcade, cutting edge virtual reality attractions, challenging ropes obstacle courses, unique two-level laser tag arenas, boutique bowling and custom high-tech mini-golf. Each location also offers a fresh, hand-crafted menu, a full bar and in-house gourmet catering to over 10,000+ square feet of event and meeting space. Andretti Indoor Karting and Games’ locations are frequently recognized as “#1 Birthday Party Venue”, “Best Family Entertainment Center” and “Top Event Destination.” For more information, please visit www.andrettikarting.com.
About Grandscape:Grandscape, one of the largest and most unique mixed-use development projects in the U.S., will occupy more than 400 acres in North Dallas, Texas. At build-out, Grandscape will boast over 3 million square feet of retail, entertainment, dining, residential, office, and attractions. Construction is underway on the first phase of the 95-acre lifestyle center portion of the project, slated to open in March 2020, which will include such attractions at Andretti Indoor Karting & Games, Galaxy Theatres and the world’s largest all-sports store, SCHEELS. For more information on Grandscape visit http://www.grandscape.com, follow on twitter http://www.twitter.com/GrandscapeTX, or check us out on http://www.facebook.com/GrandscapeTexas or http://www.instagram.com/GrandscapeTX.