Family Entertainment Group (“FEG”), has acquired three Going Bonkers Family Fun Centers in Quincy, Illinois, Columbia, Missouri, and Topeka, Kansas.

This transaction is one of several recent acquisitions by FEG as the company continues to expand their wholly owned business through the purchase of high-quality entertainment venues. The Going Bonkers locations, join the portfolio of successful parks and entertainment centers owned by FEG including Bonkers Fun House, in Peabody, Massachusetts, Funtrackers in Corpus Christi, Texas, GameRoom Sawgrass located in Sunrise, Florida, Hollywood Fun Park, in Crestwood, Illinois and Freedom Station in Prescott Valley, Arizona.

The Going Bonkers locations have been making memories and entertaining families and children for many years featuring multi-level indoor playgrounds, games, party rooms and cafes.

The Going Bonkers locations were previously owned and operated by Richard and Lori Houseweart and Tim Anderson. The Houseweart’s and Anderson will continue to operate the Lewisville, Texas location in addition to managing their other business interests.

Richard Houseweart stated, “I’ve been fortunate to work with many companies over the years. I can honestly say without reservation that none have been more honest, fair and pleasant to deal with than FEG. We are confident that Going Bonkers is in good hands going forward.”

According to Ray Smith, Director of Business Development at FEG, “Going Bonkers is a perfect fit for FEG aligning with our strategy of acquiring high-quality, well-operated locations and driving the business to the next level through strategic investment, technology and innovation.”

As part of the acquisition, Family Entertainment Group is excited to enhance the facility over the next year through the installation of a new games and attractions package, restaurant expansion, exterior renovations and improved online presence. The locations will also be included in Family Entertainment Groups’ Bonkers brand.


Scott Brown, Director of Marketing
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