Are you ready for an adventure that's as electrifying as the Sonic EXPO itself? Dallas-Fort Worth (DFW) is a treasure trove of entertainment waiting to be discovered. To help you make the most of your visit, we've compiled a list of the top 10 things to do in DFW during the Sonic EXPO. From immersive experiences to retro gaming, this list has it all.
1. Meow Wolf: A Surreal Journey in Grapevine, TX
Start your DFW adventure with Meow Wolf, a mind-bending immersive experience. Tickets can sell out quickly, so be sure to book in advance.
Dive into a 2-hour surreal adventure that takes you through an otherworldly landscape.
Meow Wolf is one of only four locations in the United States and is conveniently located next to Grapevine Mills Mall.
2. National Video Game Museum: A Gamer's Paradise in Frisco, TX
Relive the history of video games at the National Video Game Museum. They open at 10 am on weekdays and Saturdays, with Sunday hours starting at 12 pm.
Immerse yourself in the world of gaming history as you explore and even play some classic games along the way.
3. Round1 USA: A Gamer's Paradise in Grapevine and Arlington
For gamers, Round1 USA is a haven. With hours stretching from 10 am to 2 am, you have ample time to enjoy the variety of video games they offer.
Grapevine boasts one of the biggest Round1 locations in America, promising endless gaming fun.
4, Koreatown, Carrollton, TX: A Culinary Journey
If you're a food enthusiast, don't miss Koreatown in Carrollton. This vibrant district offers a wide selection of Asian cuisine.
Explore international shops offering merchandise and books, adding cultural depth to your experience.
5. Free Play Arcade: Retro Gaming Extravaganza
Relive your childhood at Free Play Arcade. For just $12, you gain unlimited access to their arcade machines.
The Fort Worth location even features a SEGASonic Arcade for those craving classic gaming nostalgia.
6. Immersive Game Box: Gaming with a Twist in Dallas, TX
Book your spot online for an immersive gaming adventure at Immersive Game Box.
Enjoy projected game plays, perfect for group outings and unique experiences
7. Zero Latency: Virtual Reality Unleashed
Dive into a virtual reality experience like no other at Zero Latency. Be sure to book your slot online.
Walk, run, and play with friends in a full-motion VR environment that will leave you breathless.
8. Activate: A Test of Skill in Plano, TX
Challenge your physical and mental agility at Activate in Plano. Book your experience online.
Choose from a variety of real-life challenges that last from one to three minutes. Compete with your team and track your progress with electronic wristbands.
9. Cidercade: Arcade Extravaganza in Dallas
Cidercade is an arcade enthusiast's dream. For $12, you can enjoy unlimited access to their extensive collection of arcade machines.
10. Madness Games & Comics: A Haven for Gamers and Collectors
Extend your IDW collection and explore an extensive collection of games at Madness Games & Comics.
They are open late on Fridays and Saturdays, making it a great place to conclude your day of Sonic EXPO adventures.