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Electric City Escape holds grand opening of escape room adventure game on June 3 in downtown Scranton

Electric City Escape holds grand opening of escape room adventure game on June 3 in downtown Scranton
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From a press release:

Electric City Escape, a real-life adventure game in which participants have to break codes, unlock locks, and escape in one hour, is officially open and hosting a celebration for First Friday Scranton on June 3 from 6 p.m.-8 p.m., with music by the Indigo Moon Brass Band from 6 p.m.-7 p.m.

The new business will be running promotions for booking your first escape experience, as well as a chance to win tickets to a Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders game and the Pocono Raceway. You will have to use your detective skills to find and discover the giveaways in their exhibition of “BOXES” by Anonymous. This event is free and open to the public.

Located in downtown Scranton inside of the historical Scranton Electric Building (507 Linden St., Scranton) on the first floor in the Marywood University Entrepreneurial Launch Pad, Electric City Escape is an escape room, a physical adventure game where players are locked in and must solve a series of puzzles within 60 minutes in order to win. These puzzles will challenge one’s wit, patience, and problem-solving skills to beat the clock.

Step into a 1940s film noir private investigator's office and find out if you can escape #electriccityescape

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The escape room designs are original to Electric City Escape, and the themes of each room play on local history and folklore. Escape rooms are great for a date night, family night, corporate team building, and a night out with friends.

The owners, Ryan Hnat (artist and educator) and Amy Hnat (interior designer), are problem-solving enthusiasts who took a trip to the Czech Republic, where they first heard about escape rooms, sparking an idea and this business. After researching, brainstorming, and much planning, they decided to open Electric City Escape.

To join in the celebration on First Friday, June 3, stop by from 6 p.m.-8 p.m. at the Scranton Electric Building. To find out more and book your first escape room experience, visit Electric City Escape’s website. You can also find them on Facebook and Instagram.

  • Greg escaper

    I have heard a lot about Electricity Escape games, and they seem very interesting. I was glad to hear that they are doing a grand opening for an escape room game. I will try to attend the function.