Escape Room Day! (2021)

Posted: Friday, Sep 24 2021

It’s time to celebrate!

This year, The Escape Game is celebrating Escape Room Day! Woo hoo! We’re so excited for the opportunity do something special with the people who make The Escape Game possible — YOU! 🥳

Every guest that plays in-person on October 1, 2021 will receive a special edition pin and sticker to celebrate the day! (This promotion does not apply to virtual players).

We encourage you to make reservations early as spots will fill up quickly. You can book a game here.


We appreciate you.

escape room day sticker

We want to show our gratitude to all our players, even the ones who can’t play on Escape Room Day. One winner from the comments section of our October 1st Instagram post will receive a FREE game for themselves and up to 8 players!


Rules For Entry

1. Follow @theescapegame on Instagram

2. Comment on our Oct. 1 post and tell us why you love escape rooms! (Photo will be posted at 9 am CST on Oct. 1 2021) 

3. That’s it!


What is Escape Room Day?

Believe it or not, Escape Room Day is a worldwide event! Started as an initiative of Escape Rooms Nederland in October of 2016, Escape Room Day has evolved into a global celebration for escape room lovers across the world!

Why October 1st?

As they planned the first Escape Room Day, Escape Rooms Nederland wanted to find a date that would be a bit of a puzzle itself. First, they started with the word “escape room”. Based on their positions in the alphabet, the sum of all the letters is 110. (Ex: e = 5, s = 19, etc.)

The number 110 is the same as the date 1-10, or October 1st. In the Netherlands, they put the date before the month! (dd/mm/yyyy). So “escape room” added together numerically led to October 1 officially becoming Escape Room Day!


Come escape with us!

We’re so excited to celebrate with you! Thank you for being the best guests and showing us your support!

escape room day pins
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