Rules & FAQs

Safety Rules

  • All guests must abide by posted rules, regulations and verbal instructions from Widgets Family Fun team members.
  • All minors must be accompanied by a responsible guardian.
  • Widgets Family Fun is not responsible for any lost or stolen items. Please leave your valuables at home or use one of our complimentary lockers.
  • This is a family facility, please use kind words and actions.
  • We know you are excited but please walk.
  • Please play safe, do not climb on or damage props, attractions, furniture, handrails, etc.
  • The Toddler Zone in the Ballocity is reserved for our young guests under the age of 3. Toddlers must be supervised at all times.
  • All guests under the age of 12 are encouraged to play in the Ballocity, however, children under the age of four (4) must be accompanied by an adult. One (1) adult is allowed entry with one (1) paid toddler. All guests playing in Ballocity must purchase and wear wristbands and be wearing socks at all times.
  • All guests are encouraged to play laser tag, however, children may not play if the vest/phaser impedes their ability to walk.
  • No outside food or beverages are allowed inside Widgets Family Fun. Cakes and cupcakes are allowed for birthday events only.

Virtual Reality Rules & Regulations

  • Recommended for guests ages 8 and older. No refunds will be given for younger players if they are unable to complete their time.
  • The session time does not pause when switching players.
  • The session time may be paused periodically, at the discretion of the VR Game Master, to clean the equipment.
  • Players can extend their time play IF they paid online AND the schedule allows.
  • Players may be held liable if any equipment is damaged due to negligence or improper use of equipment.
  • Players and spectators must follow the directions of the VR Game Master and Widgets Family Fun staff at all times.
  • All online VR reservations must be paid in full at the time of booking and is non-refundable if cancelled within 24 hours of the scheduled start time.
  • Any missed reservations will not receive a refund or the option to reschedule.
  • Any changes are subject to availability and cancellation policy.

WARNING: This is a rigorous activity. Participants must be in good health, free from heart ailments, dizziness, back problems, pregnancy or other physical ailments to participate. This establishment is not responsible for accidents. Individuals participating in this activity do so at their own risk. Staff reserve the right to pause or end the session if the participants health or safety are in jeopardy.

Frequently Asked Questions

Where is Widgets Family Fun located?

Widgets Family Fun is located just to the southeast of the intersection of Highway 24 and South Port Drive.

Our address is 8232 South Port Drive, Manhattan, KS 66502

Is there an admission into Widgets Family Fun?

There is no admission fee into Widgets Family Fun and guests “pay as you play” at each attraction.

For more information on attractions and pricing, visit the “Plan Your Trip” page.

What is the Widgets Family Fun rechargeable play card?

Guests load their rechargable play card with their pre-selected package or desired dollar amount to use during their stay at Widgets Family Fun. Each attraction and game has an attached swiper that debits the play card and begins the game. Any e-tickets won from redemption games will be stored on the play card until items are “purchased” at the Redemption Counter.

How do I purchase a rechargeable play card?

Play cards may be purchased at the Guest Services or from the kiosk located in the arcade.

What do I do with my belongings while at Widgets Family Fun?

Widgets Family Fun offers complimentary, electronic lockers for guest use across from the Guest Services. We encourage all guests to keep all valuables at home, on their person or safely locked away.

What is there to do at Widgets Family Fun?

Never run out of things to do! Widgets Family Fun has five attractions, all of which can be enjoyed by guests of all ages and abilities. The attractions are:

  • Laser Tag
  • Ballocity
  • Laser Frenzy – permanently closed
  • Mini Bowling
  • Arcade
  • Virtual Reality Experience – NEW!

Learn more by browsing all of our attractions.

How should I dress for my stay at Widgets Family Fun?

Widgets Family Fun encourages guests to dress appropriately for the amount of activity in which you plan to participate. Athletic clothes and shoes are encouraged but not required. Shoes are not allowed and socks are required for all guests inside the Ballocity play structure. Socks are available for purchase at Guest Services. Shoes are required to play laser tag and all other attractions; closed toed athletic shoes are encouraged but not required.

Do I need to rent shoes to play Mini Bowling?

Special bowling shoes are not required to play mini bowling.

What food options are available at Widgets Family Fun?

Widgets Family Fun offers a wide variety of options at the Cargo Cafe. Browse our menu to learn more!

How do I schedule a birthday party?

Widgets Family Fun offers five (5) standard birthday party packages that may be booked online, over the phone or in person with one of our team members. Book your party now!

Can I host a non-birthday event or party at Widgets Family Fun?

Widgets Family Fun can help you with any event up to 250 guests with or without food options. Call or stop by to talk to one of the Widgets Family Fun team members or view our Group Events page for more information.

Does Widgets Family Fun have trampolines?

Widgets Family Fun does not have trampolines or go carts.  View our different attractions here!