I wish I had more stars! We spent an afternoon at the district and after 90 minutes on the grid I would have happily done another 90. What a great and imaginative experience which takes brains and brawn to complete. Don't sleep on district 57... Just go!
Had a great time. The equipment is realistic! The laser gun looks and feels just like a real gun. I had a little bit of a hard time carrying it because it was so heavy. We ran through a 60 minute session that consists of various scenarios. The staff was anxious in describing everything that you were going to do. I strongly suggest getting bottled water or Gatorade to drink before going in to play. You are definitely going to need it during game play. Any drinks must have a cap on it.
This place is neat. I came with just one other friend, but I bet it'd be a blast to go with a group! Even still, we just came to grab some food and hang out. They have beers on tap that you get to pour for yourself with an electronic wristband that keeps tabs on what you ordered. They said it was all locals on tap but in closer inspection I think only one or two were local from NC, the rest were still small breweries, but not local, which is a bummer. More than half were IPAs too, which considering there were only like 10 taps, and 2 were wine and two cider, left like only 3 non-IPA options. The food was tasty though! We got the poutine and two pizzas! The pizzas are made in-house and were So So good! There are a bunch of table top games to play, a few group games, and some rooms with other games like laser tag and such. We just mostly came to sit around and catch up, so we were easily entertained by the table top games ourselves. The whole staff were really friendly and engaging. They all looked like a great crew. I'd love to come back for an event sometime if I'm back in town.
Super unique and fun spot. Some of the rooms were a little too challenging, but overall we had a great time. Make sure you wear clothes that you can move around in as we were not as prepared for how much activity there would be.
If you are looking for a fun workout this is the place. It not only works out the body, it works out the mind! Staff are super helpful and District 57 was very clean. Was a great place to celebrate my son's 21st birthday!