Play

The first of its kind, Play is the result of combining your favorite neighborhood bar with the fun of your youth – The arcade.  From the second floor of 16 South Palafox in Downtown Pensacola, Play is located in the heart of Pensacola’s Entertainment District.  21 and over.

About Us

Play is the result of combining your favorite neighborhood bar with the nostalgia of vintage pop culture - The arcade. Located in Downtown Pensacola on S. Palafox Street, above Wine Bar, next to Hopjacks, Play is also the current Best Bar Overall Best of the Coast winner (2017/18) and former Best Bar Downtown (2015). With your boozy favorites, a combination of vintage and some state of the art arcade games, pool table, skeeball machines, competition worthy shuffleboard, air hockey and much more, Play is Pensacola’s favorite neighborhood bar with a side of fun.

Would you, your organization or business like to book a private event? We provide a unique party space that's perfect for a variety of events. From wedding receptions to birthday parties and office holiday parties to anniversaries, Play makes for an uncommon memorable experience. But it doesn't stop there. When we're not hosting private events, we are open seven days a week. On any given night, you'll experience live musicians, live djs, video trivia, skee ball league play or other competitive tournaments.

  L ocated above the Wine Bar, next Hopjacks.

Located above the Wine Bar, next Hopjacks.

  T wo full size regulation pool tables.

Two full size regulation pool tables.

 A vintage regulation air hockey table. Host to weekly air hockey tournaments.

A vintage regulation air hockey table. Host to weekly air hockey tournaments.


Skee Ball League

Skee Ball League is a competitive fun-filled event. Usually every Monday, the tournament lasts six weeks with an overall grand-prize awarded to the winning three-person team. A six week commitment isn't required, however, as we offer weekly prizes too! From a weekend getaway to the Saints season-opener to an Apple prize pack, the prizes are what makes the league so entertaining. 

Best of the Coast Best Karaoke Night

As voted by the alt-weekly located right here in Pensacola, The Independent Weekly, we host the official Best of the Coast Best Karaoke Night every Tuesday. Karaoke starts at 10pm.

Bar Bingo

Join us every Wednesday night starting at 9pm for bar bingo. Great weekly rotating drink specials. Bingo is free to play and prizes from small to large are up for grabs!

THURSDAY'S = KARAOKE PART DEUX

Every Thursday, $4 Crown & Down and the Best of the Coast Best Karaoke Night yet again! Starts at 9pm. 

Weekends

Every Friday and Saturday, we showcase the best area nightclub DJs. The Palafox Entertainment Corridor is located on our block right in the heart of Downtown Pensacola. Stick around for a real locals night every Sunday.

 

16 S. Palafox Place, Pensacola, FL 32502