How does Pinball Land work?

At Pinball Land, you just pay for admission and all of the games inside are free

Admission is only $20 for the whole day, or $9 for 1 hour of play, and $15 for two hours.

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How many pinball machines are at Pinball Land?

We currently have over 20 beautiful pinball machines, ready to play!  We have games from Williams, Bally, Gottlieb and Stern ranging from 1978 to the latest releases.  You can see the up-to-date game list at here.

Pinball machines at Pinball Land arcade in Rockford, MI

Are there other games besides pinball at Pinball Land?

Yes!  We have all of your favorite retro arcade games including Space Invaders, Ms Pac Man, Galaga, Donkey Kong and Q*Bert. We also have tons of hits from the ’90s like Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, NBA Jam, Street Fighter 2, Mortal Kombat 2, Gauntlet Legends, Burgertime, Crazy Taxi, and even sit-down racing games for head-to-head fun! Oh, and did we mention Dance Dance Revolution?

Including our multicade cabinets, we have over 100 video arcade games to play! There’s something for everyone at Pinball Land!

Classic retro video arcade games at Pinball Land

Click here to see our current Game List.


Do I need to make an appointment at Pinball Land?

Nope! You do not need to make an appointment at Pinball Land. We’re open to the public, 6 days a week (closed Mondays.)

Come on in and play!

Play Dance Dance Revolution at Pinball Land arcade in Rockford, MI

Does Pinball Land serve food?

Pinball Land sells freshly made popcorn, candy and soda pop.

If you’re looking for something more substantial, we are surrounded by great food options here in beautiful Downtown Rockford, MI.  Choose from Marinade’s Pizza Bistro, Grill One Eleven, F’nK Tacos, The Corner Bar, Cinco De Mayo, and The Rogue River Tavern, all within a quick walk.  To satisfy your sweet tooth, try The Pump House, Rocky’s, or walk down to the dam for Custard By the Dam!


Does Pinball Land sell beer?

No, we do not sell beer ourselves, but you’re in luck! Feel free to grab one at Marinade’s across the street, Rogue River Tavern, The Corner Bar or Cinco De Mayo and come on back! 

Pinball Land is located within Rockford, MI’s RORA – Rockford Outdoor Refreshment Area – so that means you can walk around with an approved open container and bring it inside the arcade.  With our Play All Day option, you can bounce back and forth all day. It’s basically like we have our own bar!


Can I bring outside food into Pinball Land?

We do not allow outside food or drinks (water bottles are an exception), unless you have booked a private party.

Families and friends love playing classic retro video games at Pinball Land arcade in Rockford, MI

Can I have a birthday party at Pinball Land?


We do 2-hour private birthday parties where you rent the whole arcade to yourself! A private arcade party is terrific for birthday parties, or host any number of special events like company team building events, Boy/Girl Scout outings, Youth Group events,and much more!

Birthday parties can be held any day of the week (except Mondays) before we open or after we close.

The cost is only $100 (paid as a deposit) plus $10 per guest (10 guest minimum) paid on the day of the party.

We will provide 3 4-foot banquet tables (including chairs) you may configure any way you wish to set up your food, cake, presents and anything else you’d like to celebrate with.


How do I book at Private Party at Pinball Land?

If you are interested in a private party, please email info@pinball-land.com.  Include your full name, your phone number, the requested date, and the estimated number of guests attending.  We’ll get back to you as fast as possible with availability and a price quote.


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