(credit: Lucky Strike)
Don’t let the frosty winter temperatures keep you indoors. Strike out on a bowling adventure at one of Denver’s top alleys. Roll your winter blues away by checking in for a night out with friends, a family excursion or some competitive league play.
Punch Bowl Social
Denver, CO 80203
This 24,000-square-foot bowling alley has quickly become one of Denver’s favorite destinations. With eight bowling lanes, you can get the ball rolling on your game but the fun doesn’t stop there. You can also enjoy billiards, ping pong and many other games, such as shuffleboard and darts. If you work up an appetite, Punch Bowl Social couples its entertainment with a classy gourmet menu. The vast array of options offered at this venue means you simply can’t get bored or leave hungry when you choose to visit.
500 16th St. Mall, Suite 340
Denver, CO 80202
Located in the Denver Pavilions on the 16th Street Mall, Lucky Strike is one the city’s premiere bowling alleys. Housing 12 lanes inside 20,000 square feet of wall-to-wall, upscale entertainment, you can get in the strike zone. Sparing no pins, you can roll through your game while enjoying DJs spinning and munching on classy signature dishes such as tacos, flatbread pizza or wings. Lucky Strike also offers private parties or large groups a room with four additional bowling lanes all to yourself. Whether it’s just a night out with friends or a celebration of sorts, Lucky Strike plays host to a memorable evening.
3825 Tennyson St.
Denver, CO 80212
Elitch Lanes has been called a quintessential, classic, old school bowling alley. It offers deals like $1 games, $1 hot dogs and $1 beers you can’t find anywhere else in the Mile High City and delivers them with a friendly, customer service-oriented staff. With 24 lanes, there is rarely a wait time and this spot can easily accommodate large groups. Open 365 days, there literally isn’t a day you can’t get your bowling fix in Denver.
Crown Lanes Bowling Center & Sports Bar
2325 S. Federal Blvd.
Denver, CO 80219
Voted the number one bowling center in Denver, Crown Lanes keeps its patrons happy by offering great prices, specials and events. Hosting fundraisers, parties, leagues, a “Breakfast and Bowl” every weekend and even an annual car show, Crown Lanes prove to be a staple in the Denver community and much more than just a bowling center.
945 S. Kipling Parkway
Lakewood, CO 80226
Brunswick Zone is a metro-area family favorite. With several locations throughout the city, this 40-lane entertainment complex just about has it all, from an arcade, to laser tag, to a full bar and snack menu. Keep track of your strikes and spares easily on the Lakewood location’s newly upgraded widescreen scoring monitors. Whether you are looking for a night out with friends or some family bonding time, Brunswick Zone has you and yours covered.
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