Private Gaming Party
PRIVATE GAMING PARTY
Enjoy gaming on the BIG screen with your own Private
Grab your friends, bring your Playstation, Xbox or Nintendo Switch console and experience gaming like never before at Harkins Theatres; on the BIG screen with better sound and the most comfortable seats! A Private Gaming Party is perfect for birthday parties, team building, getting together with friends and family, tournaments and of course, the ultimate gamer!
Schedule your ultimate gaming experience today! For availability and pricing, please click on the Gaming Request Form button below.
Scheduling is limited to Monday through Thursday and before noon Friday through Sunday.
Wi-Fi capable auditoriums are available at select locations upon request for an additional fee.
Event Request Form
Prepare for your Private Gaming Party like a pro-gamer!
✔ To maximize your game play, your console should be updated prior to arrival. Any time spent downloading at the theatre will take away from the one-hour time slot provided.
✔ Safely disconnect and pack up your gaming console, power cords, HDMI cords, console docks, games and fully charged controllers .
✔ Bring your own console or use one of ours (PlayStation 4 or Xbox One). Rental consoles come with two wireless controllers and a number of games to choose from for an additional charge.
WHAT CONSOLES ARE SUPPORTED AT THE PRIVATE GAMING PARTY?
Any console with an HDMI output can be supported, including but not limited to Nintendo Switch, XBOX 360, XBOX one, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PlayStation 5 and XBOX Series X.
ARE THERE ANY GAME RESTRICTIONS?
Any title rated AO or Adults Only 18+ and non-rated titles are not allowed.
CAN I BRING MORE THAN ONE CONSOLE?
You can only play one console on-screen at a time. We do not show multiple consoles on the screen simultaneously.
CAN I PLAY GAMES IN 4K RESOLUTION AT THE THEATRE?
No, games will render in HD at a maximum of 1080p resolution.
WILL MY GAMES BE IN SURROUND SOUND?
Yes, all games and consoles that have 5.1 surround sound audio capabilities are supported.
WILL I HAVE TO SET UP MY CONSOLE WHEN I ARRIVE?
Yes. However, a Harkins team member will be present to assist you and ensure audio levels and video are properly set up. The theatre will allow access to the auditorium up to 30 minutes prior to your event start time to allow time for set up.
WHEN DOES THE CLOCK START FOR MY PRIVATE GAMING PARTY?
Your Private Gaming Party will begin at the time of your reservation. The theatre will allow access to the auditorium up to 30 minutes prior to your event start time to allow time for set up. For example, if your event starts at 10am, you will be allowed access at 9:30am at the earliest to set up.
CAN I PLAY VR GAMES?
VR games are not recommended. The gaming console is set up in the back row of the auditorium. If motion sensors are required, you would be limited to the back row.
CAN I PLAY GAMES ON MY PC OR LAPTOP?
Playing games on a PC or laptop is not recommended. A wireless keyboard and mouse will be required if you choose to bring a PC or laptop to your Private Gaming Party.
HOW SHOULD I DISCONNECT MY CONSOLE AT HOME TO BRING IT TO THE THEATRE?
When disconnecting your console at home please follow the manufacturer’s instructions.
HOW EARLY SHOULD I ARRIVE?
Please arrive 30 minutes early to your reserved start time to complete the check-in process and set up your console.
WHAT IF MY PARTY ARRIVES SEPARATELY?
Please instruct your party to check in at Guest Services so a manager can assist them.
CAN I BRING OUTSIDE FOOD AND DRINK?
The full concession stand is open and serving up your favorite movie theatre snacks. Outside food and drinks are prohibited.