Now open in the Downtown L.A. Arts District, the spectacular Two Bit Circus offers a new kind of social playspace: the "World’s First Micro-Amusement Park." Spanning 38,000 square feet, Two Bit Circus features numerous game zones, from classic coin-ops to the latest in immersive entertainment and multi-person virtual reality.
“Some of the fondest memories of my youth took place at the Sherman Oaks Galleria arcade where my friends and I would get together after school,” said Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti. “Two Bit Circus will open the doors for today's young Angelenos to create lasting memories of their own -- and glimpse the future of our city in the process."
With so much going on, it will take more than one visit - and probably several - to experience everything. To help you plan your visit, step right up and explore the guide to Two Bit Circus!
Similar to an Escape Room, the Two Bit Circus Story Rooms are immersive group adventures for 3-7 players.
In this thrilling, cooperative, multiplayer VR experience, you and your friends will board The Raft and defend the swamp against an infestation of supernatural creeps. Venture deep into the heart of the swamp, select weapons, and employ tactics to combat your other-worldly adversaries. With enemies emerging from the shoreline, the water, and the sky, it’ll take all four players to make it through the swamp safely.
- 4 players
- Time: 25 min.
THE LOST CITY
In this heart-pounding narrative adventure, explorers of The Lost City have just under one hour to find the ruins of a secret temple and discover long lost treasure – or risk being trapped forever!
- 4-6 Players
- Time: 55 min.
Suit up, Cadets! Space Squad is calling for new recruits to help safeguard a delicate peace in the galaxy. We need daring, cunning, steely-eyed heroes - but in the meantime you’re all we’ve got. Space Squad is a team-based adventure for 4 to 6 players. You and your friends have just 25 minutes to complete your mission. Work together to solve action-packed challenges on the life-sized bridge of a Space Squad starship.
- 4-6 players
- Time: 25 min.
The Midway is a shore-front boardwalk with a high-tech twist. Get your whole body into the action with high-tech updates to Midway-style games. Pop balloons, race trains, and even demolish a building or two!
Classic favorites get mixed with modern tech at the Arcane Arcade. Play Two Bit exclusives like Danger Danger, Hexacade, and Super Thunder Bloxx. Wonder what those are? Come in to find out!
Enter The Arena and strap on a VR headset, roll up your sleeves, and step into your own virtual universe, or gear up with friends in one of several multiplayer experiences.
Experience epic first person VR tank combat across breathtaking sci-fi environments.
- 1-4 players
- Pricing: TBD
Take your friends on an exhilarating adventure and experience the fascinating world of Hologate together. Fight robots, dragons and zombies, throw a virtual snowball, or bond together and try to escape a sinking submarine. Step inside this high-end system and you'll forget about pixels and technology as soon as you put on the headset. The intense graphics on the 90fps headset make every motion feel real - no lagging, no buffering, and no motion sickness.
- 1-4 players
- 10 min.
- Pricing: TBD
Step into a single-player VR station and enter the immersive world of your choosing. Create, explore, interact or compete. The possibilities are endless!
- 1 player
- 15 min.
Cabanas are private gaming lounges for up to six people. Each one is outfitted with the latest in VR and gaming tech, plenty of room to lean in and play hard, and lots of cozy couch space to kick back and relax. Best of all? At the push of a button, someone will arrive and take your drink orders! Note: Cabanas are rented by the hour.
- 3-6 players
- 1 hour
Step backstage to Club01, a laughter-powered, tech-enhanced, interactive stage where you don't just see the show - you ARE the show.
TRIVIA GAME SHOW
Club01’s trivia nights put a wild spin on typical trivia games. In this arena, a loose cadre of nerdy friends can team up, throw down, decimate the opposition with your mighty noggins and team strategy, and ascend the leaderboard to ultimate trivia glory!
- 80-100 players
- 45 min.
WINE TASTING GAME
No sour grapes allowed in this competitive wine tasting game. Fire-breathing robots and overly-pierced sword swallowers both endorse this non-snobby taste test. Info TBA.
FOOD & DRINK
To quench your thirst, there's a robotic bartender named Gearmo del Pouro, or you can belly up to the Big Top Bar, which is designed to look like an inverted circus tent. Stop by the Boxcar Cafe for reimagined carny fare with modern twists and vegan alternatives to circus treats, including hand pies, flatbreads, skewers, veggies, snacks, sliders, corn dogs, bistro fries, hot potato tots, and sweets.
Admission to Two Bit Circus is free. On your first visit, stop by the Main Desk and buy a Playing Card. It loads/reloads like a stored value card and is used at all of the Arcade and Midway games. Bigger shows and attractions can be paid with your Playing Card or with cash/credit. Reservations for popular attractions can be made online at the Two Bit Circus website.
To celebrate its grand opening, Two Bit Circus is offering a Double Up Play special through September 2018: get $50 worth of play for only $25! Purchase your Doubled-Up Playing Card at the Two Bit Circus Box Office.
Two Bit Circus is all ages except after 9pm on Fridays and Saturdays, when its 18 and over.
Two Bit Circus
634 Mateo St., Los Angeles 90021