Best Bowling Alleys for National Bowling Day

Updated for 2021 | Whether you prefer ten-pin, duckpin, or candlepin – bowling is a competitive target sport and a recreational activity enjoyed by young and old and played by 100 million of people in over 90 countries world-wide. National Bowling Day is the second Saturday of August, so we’ve put together a list of our favorite bowling alleys on Cape Cod, Greater Boston, the South Coast and South Shore where you can meet up with family and friends for fun.  

Top Bowling Alleys – Cape Cod to Boston

Ryan's Family BowlingRyan Family Amusements | Multiple Locations
With locations in Buzzards Bay, Millis, Raynham and South Yarmouth – Ryan Family Amusements has been welcoming bowlers for over 60 years. Their newest location at the Cape Cod Mall, Ten Pin Eatery, also offers a full restaurant & bar, laser tag, escape rooms, golf simulator and more.

The Lanes Bowl & BistroThe Lanes Bowl & Bistro | Mashpee
Located in the center of Mashpee Commons, The Lanes combines upscale casual dining, bowling, entertainment and events under one roof. You can even enjoy your food and drinks lane-side while you bowl.

Top Bowling Alleys - The Alley Bowling + BBQ, OrleansThe Alley Bowling & BBQ | Orleans
Formerly the Orleans Bowling Center, The Alley Bowling & BBQ was completely renovated in 2014. Owned by the same family since the 1970’s, they continue to offer twelve candlepin bowling lanes and have added a house smoked BBQ restaurant with full bar. Join them for homemade BBQ, pitchers of beer & bowling!

AlleyKat BowlingAlley Kat Lane | Kingston
For nearly 40 years, Alley Kat Lane has offered candlepin bowling for guests of all ages including birthday parties & league bowling.  Youth leagues are offered multiple days per week for the younger bowlers in your family.

Top Bowling Alleys -Holiday Lanes, WestportHoliday Lanes | Westport
For decades, Holiday Lanes of Westport has been synonymous with bowling on the South Coast. Family game nights, children’s parties, snack bar, video games, sports pub and bowling leagues, you can have “a ball” there.

Top Bowling Alleys - Lucky Strike Fenway, BostonLucky Strike | Boston
Looking for a more upscale lounge-worthy bowling experience? Head to Lucky Strike Lanes, located just a 4-minute walk from Fenway Park. They offer 16 lanes, lounge, dancing & regular DJs, with 21+ policy at night.

Top Bowling Alleys - Town Line Luxury Lanes, MaldenTown Line Luxury Lanes| Malden
North of Boston, designed for modern comfort and style, Town Line Luxury Lanes offers 48 lanes of bowling, a luxury sports bar, arcade, pool room and nightclub, making it a popular venue for birthdays, bachelor parties and other special events.