Classic Pinball and Video Game Bar

Classic Pinball and Video Game Bar


Frequently Asked Questions 

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Below is a list of the most commonly asked questions by patrons just like you.

Q. What is CityCade?

A. The local City Arcade (City Cade), with video games, pinball, craft beer, wine, cocktails, and food.

Q. What ages can enter CityCade?

A. All ages. We allow children under 21 until 8pm each day. After 8pm, the environment becomes less kid friendly. We love the kids, and want to protect them from growing up too fast.

Q. What are your hours of operation?

A. Wed and Thurs from 5pm to 12am, Fri and Sat 5pm to 2am.

Q. Do you have food? 

A. Yes! We have numerous food items like salad, pizza, hot dogs, nachos, and more!

Q. What drink options do you offer?

A. We have water, soft drinks, domestic beer, craft beer, wine, and mixed drinks.

Q. Do you need an ID for alcohol?

A. Yes. Be sure to bring a NC approved ID.

Q. How does the arcade work?

A. All games are pay to play, just luke the old days.. Some games are $1,00 and others only $0.50. On some ocassions we offer free play on various machines as well.

Q. How do we get cash for the games?

A. We have an ATM and change machine on premise.

Q. What games do you have?

A. Games change often, however we maintain a good mix of classic and new video games, pinball, board games, and we also have some video game consoles.

Q. What entertainment do you offer?

A. We frequently host weekly games, karaoke, costume parties, and a revolving schedule of live music.

Q. How can I follow CityCade events, and updates?

A. We have Social Media accounts on the following platforms: Facebook @citycade, Instagram @citycadegastonia, and TikTok @citycade

Q. What age group attends?

A. All ages are welcome. While children, and teenagers visit, most of our patrons predominantly consist of mid twenties, up to mid forties. 

Q. What is the address?

122 South Oakland Street, Gastonia NC 28052. We are located in the beautiful and growing downtown district of Gastonia NC.

Q. Does CityCade buy quarters?

A. Yes! We can always use change. We will buy back your unused quarters on your visit, or even quarters you have saved at home.