ACTIVATE’S CUTTING-EDGE GAMING EXPANDS TO KANSAS CITY The thrilling adventure experience arrives in Kansas City, offering residents exciting new challenges.

News release by Activate

facebook icon linkedin icon twitter icon pinterest icon email icon Kansas City, MO | June 12, 2024 09:27 AM Eastern Daylight Time

 Activate, the world’s first active gaming facility and TikTok viral sensation, is thrilled to announce its first location in Kansas City, set to open on June 21, 2024. Building on the success of its openings in Dallas-Southlake, Charlotte, Cincinnati, Atlanta, and Houston-Katy, Activate provides a one-of-a-kind entertainment experience that continues to capture the imagination of gamers everywhere. Activate Kansas City is located at 6900 W 119th St, Overland Park, KS 66209.

Activate is transforming the gaming landscape, counting 11 locations in the United States and 13 locations across Canada with no signs of slowing down. Attracting over 2.6 million players worldwide, the experience blends cutting-edge technology with action-packed challenges for an adrenaline-fueled adventure.

"Bringing our interactive and immersive gaming experience to Kansas City’s vibrant community is a significant milestone for us," expressed Will Gray, Director of Marketing at Activate Games. “We can't wait for locals to dive into our high-tech, adrenaline-pumping adventures that blend physical activity with digital gameplay. This opening marks our expansion into a dynamic new market and reinforces our commitment to delivering unforgettable experiences. Get ready, Kansas City – the future of gaming has arrived.”

With over 11,000 square feet of fun, Activate Kansas City’s new state-of-the-art gaming facility welcomes all ages and skill levels, encouraging players to explore and create their own unique experiences. Here’s what to expect:

  • Guests can sign up in groups of two to five players

  • Through progress tracking via Activate’s high-tech electronic RFID wristbands, players can rack up points, level up, and earn prizes along the way.

  • Top gaming rooms include the TikTok viral sensation Mega Grid with 500+ multi-activated rainbow-colored tiles, blasting the beaming bullseye in a game called Strike, and feel like a modern-day spy in the Laser room.

  • Try Level 1 easy or take it to Level 10 extreme.

  • Play as a team in cooperative mode, or challenge your friends in competitive mode games.

In addition to Kansas City, Activate can be found in major U.S. markets such as Houston, Dallas, Chicago, Atlanta, and New Jersey, along with Canadian markets such as Calgary, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Halifax, and Brampton. Additional Activate locations are set to open in 2024 across the United States in markets such as New York (Roosevelt Field), and Detroit, MI, along with internationally, including Dubai opening in the Fall, 2024 and launching in the UK in 2025. Activate operates over 30 locations across Canada, and the U.S.


  • Book in advance to save time and ensure your preferred time is available.

  • Each game lasts 1-3 minutes. The entire gaming experience lasts 75 minutes.

  • Complete the waiver required for you to play in advance.

  • Wear activewear and indoor runners.

  • Age requirements: 10 and older.

  • Where: 6900 W 119th St Overland Park, KS 66209.

  • When: Sun-Thurs 9:30am - 10:00pm, Fri-Sat 9:30am - 11:00pm.

For a sneak peek into Activate’s dynamic gaming experience and to keep tabs on the Activate Kansas City grand opening, click here.

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    Activate is the world's first active gaming experience where players #EnterTheGame. Activate offers a unique blend of physical activity and gaming that promotes a healthy lifestyle. Each Activate location provides fun and interactive rooms for players to compete, earn stars and track achievements. With the global headquarters located in Winnipeg, Canada, Activate has grown to 30 locations across Canada, the U.S. and now the world! To join the active gaming movement, visit Follow Activate on social media:


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