Dave's Hobby Central

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Up to 56% Off

Customer Reviews

21 Ratings

they were very nice and the guy was very patient when instructing my first ime there grandkids. i will definetly be going again now that i had the intro thru groupon.
Missy D. · August 28, 2012
Our 4 year old loved racing the slot cars. The staff was very friendly. We hope this place makes it because Santa Barbara needs more things for kids! Thank you :)
Katie A. · August 26, 2012
First visit; loved it!
Sian H. · August 2, 2012

What You'll Get


Racing dates back to ancient Greece, where chariot races around city walls settled disputes over farming rights and which philosopher had the best beard. Witness the fairest system of justice with this Groupon.

Choose from Three Options

  • $8 for one hour of slot-car racing for one (a $17 value)
  • $15 for one hour of slot-car racing for two (a $34 value)
  • $99 for a two-hour birthday party for up to ten with pizza and soda for all attendees (a $200 value)

The Fine Print


Promotional value expires Dec 6, 2012. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person. may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 1 per person for birthday party option. Valid only for option purchased. Reservations required for birthday parties. Younger than 6 must be accompanied by an adult. Must use promotional value in 1 visit. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

About Dave’s Hobby Central


Dave’s Hobby Central proliferates the 65-year legacy of Atkins Hobby's with a stock of model airplanes, helicopters, rockets, and cars in both analog and radio-controlled styles. Armed with remote controls, racers pit vehicles against one other in bi-weekly open bouts, hoping to place in the top three to earn a coveted Dave's Hobby Central plaque. During and after races, an onsite repair team stands ready to revitalize damaged models. For more hardcore racing fanatics, the shop stocks a variety of detail paint, allowing owners to intimidate competitors with racing stripes or spot-on depictions of Michelangelo's Sistine Chapel.

By purchasing this deal you'll unlock points which can be spent on discounts and rewards. Every 5,000 points can be redeemed for $5 Off your next purchase.