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Where To Bowl in Houston

Brooke Lewis
Posted on August 23
A bowling alley with sleek wood floors, black couches, and multi-colored bowling balls.

Spend the day at Bowl & Barrel at City Centre. (Bowl & Barrel/Facebook)

One thing about me, I love going bowling even though I’m not good 😝 If you’re looking for an air-conditioned activity as the summer winds down, then here are some bowling alleys you need to visit. Let’s check it out!

The Best Bougie Bowling Alley

If you want to feel fancy, head to Bowl & Barrel at City Centre.This bowling alley is bougie because of its sleek design, but also because bowling on the weekends can be pretty pricey. On Friday nights and Saturday, you’ll have to pay $56 per hour. I suggest going during the week, when bowling during the day is only $10 per hour/per person before 4:00 p.m. However, for the food, drinks, and vibes, the price is worth it. Make sure to try one of their delicious pizzas!

The Best Affordable Bowling Alley

Funplex has tons of entertaining activities, including a bowling alley with affordable prices. During weeknights, grab your friends or family and bowl for only $20 per hour starting at 5 p.m. On Saturdays, you can jam to music and bowl unlimited starting at 10 p.m. for only $20 per person and get free popcorn.

The Best Family Bowling Alley

If you’re trying to please a variety of family members, take them to Palace Social in Houston or Pasadena which offers bowling but also other fun activities. Rent a lane for $48 per hour during the week or for $60 per hour on Friday or Saturday nights. If your family gets bored with bowling, they can eat at the restaurant, head to the arcade, or go on one of the simulator rides.

The Best Classic Bowling Alley

If you want to skip fancy bowling, then head to AMF Windfern Lanes near Jersey Village, which is the perfect old school bowling alley. Throw a party here to celebrate the end of summer before Sept. 4 and get a discount on your event.

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