10 Places to Get Your Game On in Memphis

All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy…

From sunrise to sunset the grind city does exactly that–grind. We grind so hard, in fact, there is a beer and a Grizzlies slogan dedicated to depicting just how hard Memphians work.

Simply put, we get it in until the job is done. There’s no room for quitters on team Memphis.

When it comes to quitting time, though, where are you going after 5? A well deserved nap is usually at the top of anyone’s to do list, but for the sake of your sanity it’s worth it to put a few of those hard earned coins toward something fun!

1. The Rec Room

Memphis’ only arcade bar will transport you back to a totally bitchin’ time where arcade games were in their prime. In addition to vintage arcade games, the 6,000 square foot facility has board games, indoor and outdoor games, plus six living rooms ready for you to lounge in or rent!

2. Civil Axe Memphis

Channel your inner lumberjack with some axe target practice. Head on over to the Broad Street Arts District and see how many bullseyes you can hit! The axe throwing spot neighbors The Rec Room, creating the perfect one stop shop for your adventures! You won’t be going in blind, there are professional instructors there to guide you to reach your lumberjack best.

3. Craze: Memphis Rage Room

Don’t think, just rage! Unleash your pent up stress at the first rage room in Memphis. In a rage room, the rules don’t apply. No rules. No worries. Wanna smash a glass vase or a flat screen TV without any consequences? Welcome to Craze!

We tried this place out, take a look here!

4. Escape Rooms

Test your mind with riddles and clues. Escape rooms are a life-sized maze of thematic proportions with plenty of twists and turns. Look for and strategically solve each clue to make your way out and celebrate your escape. Luckily, you don’t have to go far for this unique adventure. An escape could be just around the corner. Check out these Memphis Escape Rooms!

Memphis Escape Rooms

Bluff City Escape Room

Breakout Games


Broad Escape

5. Memphis Rox

Get your climb on! Come experience the place that “uses climbing to bring people together.” Memphis Rox offers free admission to those without monetary means. Climb your way to the top with the horizontal climbing walls. Or, if you’re feeling brave, try your hand at bouldering up the side of the slanted 15-inch rock wall.

6. Recess 901

This is not your average gym. Working out just got fun, and its happening right here in the Bluff City. This gym offers 4 workout environments:

  • The Strength Lab
  • The Art Department
  • The Jungle Gym
  • The Library

Each experience is and fun to help you reach your fitness goals, without making it feel like a chore!

7. Trivia Nights

Test your knowledge and win some prizes! The 901 has an array of trivia opportunities. You’ll be able to impress your friends with your endless trivia knowledge. Grab a team, grab a bite and get ready to dive into trivia all night long!


2021 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN 38104

When: Wednesdays, 7pm

From The Office to Parks and Rec see how much you know about these classic binge-worthy shows!

Take a look at some of LBOE’s burgers here!


Enjoy trivia with no cover charge and live music!


  • Monday at 8pm (Collierville, 2130 W Poplar Ave)
  • Tuesday at 8pm (Midtown, 1927 Madison Avenue)
  • Wednesday at 8:30pm (Downtown, 77 South Second St)
  • Thursday at 7:30pm (Southaven, 7090 Malco Blvd.)
  • Thursday at 8pm (East Memphis, 7825 Winchester Rd #101)

The Green Beetle

325 S Main St, Memphis, TN 38103

When: Thursday, 8pm

In this game, you’ll need a team of 1 to 8 people and can double their points for a chosen round. Six rounds will be played, each containing 5 questions of the trivia theme that night. Play for your prize, it’s a mystery every week.


8. High Point Climbing

If you’re not a climbing expert, have no fear. The gym is equipped with auto-belays that automatically repel you down after you have reach your rock climbing summit. This gym also includes a foam skyscraper to leap from and a bouldering section to give yourself a challenge!


9. Trampoline Parks

Fly off the walls with a room full of trampolines at your disposal! Challenge your friends to a game of dodgeball or a basketball shootout! Trampoline parks allow you to get all your energy out in the best way possible.

(Source: Sky Zone Facebook)

Check out this chain of indoor trampoline parks featuring freestyle bouncing, dodgeball, fitness programs & more.

Sky Zone Trampoline Park

Urban Air

Jumping World

Get Air

10. Putt Putt

Who doesn’t love a good game of putt-putt? But, mini golf is not all they have to offer. From Laser Tag to Go Karts, either way you look at it, Golf & Games Family Park is the perfect place for the entire family. If you’re not into those attractions, there’s still plenty more for you to choose from. Don’t miss out on daily specials like $.25 arcade games and unlimited laser tag!


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