Penny Arcade - Manitou
The Penny Arcade is a great attraction to take people of all ages if you are planning on visiting Colorado Springs! The arcade is located just outside of Colorado Springs in Manitou Springs. It is called the Penny Arcade because it has games there since the 1950's if not earlier where you can play games for only penny. If you are looking for a place to find some lost games that you have not seen or played for centuries the Penny Arcade is the perfect place to go. The Arcade is located just off Main Street and consists of several little buildings, every building has it own atmosphere.
The games that are located at the Penny Arcade is everything from the latest games like guitar hero to several pin ball machines the games cost depends on how old the game is like some ball machines could be a dime while others could be 50 cents. Other great games there are skeeball, racing games, deal or no deal, shooting games, and games you will not be able to find anywhere else. One of the most popular rooms is the Horses. Where you roll a ball into a hole at says 1, 2, or 3 to make you horse move and the first person to the finish line wins. You can compete up to 12 other people. The games costs 50 cents to play one game and you could win a Penny Arcade mug or up to 60 tickets which you will be able to redeem for prizes like stuff animals to candy and so much more.
The Penny Arcade is open all year round but in the winter it is only open if the weather is warmer the 50 degrees Fahrenheit and the store hours in the winter are Monday - Thursday 11am - 5pm and Friday - Sunday 11am- 6pm and the summer hours are 11am - 6pm daily. If you have any more questions you can call +1 719-685-9815 and there address 900 Manitou Avenue, Manitou Springs, CO 80829. If you are in Colorado Springs this is a wonderful to place to stop and see how games have changed over the years and let your grandparents teach you a thing or two about arcade games from there generation.
The location just of Manitou Ave is amazing there is so much to do and see in Manitou this is only one more thing that adds to the amazing Manitou. If you are driving down main street it is located just behind Patsy's candy and Royal Tavern. If you reach the round about in Manitou you have driven to far. Check the map below for complete directions of how to get there!
Directions to Penny Arcade
If you are driving from Colorado Springs just take 85 to W Colorado Ave go west for about 10 minutes then the street will turn into Manitou Ave. drive a few miles into Manitou and you will pass by the Penny Arcade on the right hand side.
Parking for the Penny Arcade
Parking for Manitou can be difficult on weekends, you will be able to park on the main street that goes through Manitou there are also a few parking lots behind the Penny Arcade that are usually less full where you will be able to get a close parking spot without having to walk to far. Warning all parking you will have to pay so make sure you pay for parking before you hit the old time games at the Penny Arcade Manitou Springs, Colorado!