Wichita’s newest gaming bar is opening just in time for New Year’s Eve celebrations. The Grinning Goblin Gaming Tavern, at 1625 S. Rock Road, will have its grand opening Sunday, Dec.

31. The business will be open from 5 p.m. to 2 a.m., and will offer board games, video games, a full bar and food.

“We’re hoping people will want to come celebrate this with us,” said Jennifer Burton, co-owner of the business with her husband, Patrick. “We’re really excited to finally get this open, [and] we hope everybody else is too.” The business has been in the works since August 2016, she said.

Sign up today for a free 30 day free trial of unlimited digital access. Because the building was completely remodeled, the grand opening is eight months later than originally expected, Burton said.

But she acknowledged that a new year is often associated with new beginnings. “This is kind of a nice kickoff to the new year,” she said. Read more from kansas.com…

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