Pinball In Arizona

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Places to Play


Grumpy’s Ice Box Arcade-Lounge – Coming soon to downtown Glendale, this retro pinball and arcade spot will feature more than thirty classic pinball machines and old-school arcade games like Tron and Galaga to boot. Also check out the pinball art for sale and grab a cool drink or a hot dog or state in awe at the largest taxidermied polar bear in existence.

Level 1 Arcade Bar – This downtown Gilbert hot spot has 30 classic arcade games and 10 pinball machines, with rotating titles from the owners’ private collections. There’s a custom drink menu, and small plates to snack on too. Cool overhead screens show the pinball machines while you play!

Stardust Pinbar One of the coolest places to play in Phoenix! Find this pinball-only bar by going through the secret entrance in Ziggy’s Pizza! With 15+ games on the floor, a bar made of pinballs, and a wall made of playfields, this place definitely understands the love of the game.

Desert Sky Games & Swingin’ Safari Mini Golf– Between the two of them, these neighboring spots in Chandler are running 11 pinball machines now. Plus, there’s mini golf and just about every adventure game you can throw a card in. Fun for everyone!

Player One Arcade – Now open in Surprise, this retro arcade has a family emphasis and an impressive collection of new pinball machines. Check out the overhead screens while you play! Player One also boasts an impressive collection of upright arcades.

O’Connor’s Pub– This place has kicked it up a notch with six pinball machines that they’re taking great care of. But don’t take our word for it. They made the top of the New Time’s Ten Best Places to Play Pinball!

Ready Player 1 – Located inside Jesse James Comics in Glendale, this cool spot has a great group of pinball machines and arcade games as well. Voted Best Arcade in Phoenix by the New Times for 2020.

Electric Bat Arcade– Inside the venerable Yucca Tap Room in Tempe, this slick spot has amassed an impressive collection of awesome machines. The Bat has around 40 games, from pinball, video games, Japanese rhythm games, and bubble hockey. It also has its own full bar.

StarFighters Arcade– The valley’s largest pinball arcade, with 30+ machines on the floor. Also the valley’s largest provider of vintage arcade games.

Tilt Studio– Twenty pinball machines, lots of arcade and redemption machines, at Arizona Mills Mall in Tempe.

Cobra Arcade– Great arcade in downtown Phoenix with dozens of upright arcades and three pinball machines. They’re opening a new, all-pinball location within months next to The Van Buren.

Dangerzone Arcade – Located inside Uncle Bear’s Brewery & Taproom in Gilbert, this arcade offers some great new pins along with Killer Queen, the new cocktail Pong, and lots more.

Castles and Coasters– In North Phoenix, this childhood memory is still going strong with 15+ Late-Model Bally, Williams and Stern on the upper floor; tons of redemption games on the lower.

Golfland– Located in Mesa. Five pinball machines, dozens of arcade and redemption games.


Cobra Arcade Tucson– In downtown Tucson, boasting dozens of pinball and arcade machines, DJs, and a full bar.

Golf and StuffLocated in Tucson, at least three Stern Pinballs and plenty of arcade and redemption games.

Tucson Indoor Sports Center– Four games on the floor, hoping for more!


Find your own spot– Pinball Locator has lots of local listings.


Local Arizona Pinball Clubs and Tournaments

Arizona Pinball Players League– Monthly tournament at the homes of collectors in the Phoenix Area.

Tilt Studio Tempe Pinball League– A fun league with weekly and monthly tournaments, open to the general public.

Belles & Chimes — A Phoenix-area league for women who enjoy playing pinball in a fun, supportive and social environment.

Tucson Pinball League– Montly tournaments in Tucson, open to the general public.

Play More Pinball– Comprehensive list of tournaments in Arizona.



Where to Buy Pinball machines in Arizona

Firebird Pinball– check out our current inventory.

Roxy’s Gameroom– 602-319-2968, video games and pinballs.

Pinball Investments– 480-309-6206, pinball machines and video games.

Mr Pinball– Biggest and best online classifieds for pinball machines and parts.

Ebay– Buyer beware, most purchasing horror stories come from buying machines from eBay without having somebody check out the game first.

Phoenix Craigslist– Buy from other local collectors and enthusiasts.

Courtesy Coin– 623-516-0544, arcade and pinball rentals