The Best Bowling Alleys & Pro Shops In Minneapolis & St Paul

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We are about to share everything we know about the best bowling alleys and pro shops in Minneapolis and St Paul over the next few minutes. Whether you are a professional or are just looking to have some fun at the lanes we will do our best to point you in the right direction.

There really is no better way for us to begin than by listing the best Minneapolis and St Paul bowling alleys. Most of our visitors are probably just looking for a place to have some fun making them the most natural starting point.

During our discussion of the best places to bowl near you we will try to give you some information on what is available at each of these centers. Some may host leagues and tournaments for youth, adults, seniors, or ladies and if so that will be mentioned.

Cosmic bowling is more popular than ever so we will of course let you know if it is available, plus we will mention which places are family friendly and good for kids, birthday parties, have arcades or laser tag, pool tables, private rooms, and any specials, discounts, or happy hours they might offer will get a shout out.

There are also some alleys that are better for adults that might have sports bars or play music at night with more of a grown up party atmosphere and that will be mentioned too. Following that you will find a list of local bowling pro shops where you can buy balls, bags, shoes, grips, finger inserts, and all kind of accessories.

Plus they should be able to handle drilling, plugging, fitting, resurfacing, cleaning and engraving as well. Towards the end there will be a bowling map for your area with the best alleys and pro shops pinned so that you can get a better lay for the land.

For more tips on finding leagues, tournaments, and pro shops around the Midwest check out that link.

Best Bowling Alleys In Minneapolis & St Paul

Whether you want to join a league, get some practice in at the lanes, or just have some fun the best Minneapolis and St Paul bowling alleys and centers are ready whenever you are:

Elsie’s is open 7 days a week offering 16 bowling lanes in your area that are ideal for open play, leagues, events, and birthday parties.

New Hope Bowl also hosts Minneapolis leagues, tournaments, birthday parties, and private events plus they offer cosmic moonlight bowling every Saturday for those over 21.

There are 30 lanes at Memory which hosts local bowling leagues, birthday parties, and other events and they even offer volleyball.

Sun Ray provides 24 lanes for open and league bowling in St Paul plus they host birthday parties, events, and more while even having an on site pro shop.

AMF Saxon is a great place to go bowling near you while they also host leagues and birthday parties.

Bowlero in Lakeville has 38 alleys where leagues and club play go down along with arcade games, laser tag, pool tables, and birthday parties.

Country Club Lanes in Excelsior is open daily at 10am offering leagues and tournaments, cosmic glow in the dark bowling, and a pro shop.

Best Local Pro Shops

Visit one of the best bowling pro shops near you to get the right gear for your next trip to the lanes:

You can probably expect that each of those bowling pro shops in your area will be a good place to buy balls, bags, shoes, grips, league uniforms, finger inserts, cleaning kits, towels and more equipment. Plus they should also be able to handle drilling, plugging, fitting, resurfacing, cleaning, and engraving balls too.

Other places we have mentioned throughout the post that also have pro shops include Sun Ray Lanes and Country Club Lanes.

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Have Fun Bowling In Minneapolis & St Paul

Well, we tried to cover the local bowling scene to the best of our abilities. Whether you want to head to an alley in your area to have fun at the lanes, join a league, win a tournament, throw a kids birthday party, or enjoy the music and lights for a fun cosmic game you should have got the info you need here.

Now go have fun visiting the best bowling alleys and pro shops in Minneapolis and St Paul!

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This post and all of the posts on our site are edited by Tom Harrington who has been bowling for as long as he had the strength to pick up a plastic ball. His dad was a former semi-professional bowler, and Tom bowled for his high school and college teams. He has worked in the industry since graduating, and over the past few years has started to do more online work like editing this site and creating content for other online media platforms.

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