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Bowling is the #1 participant sport in the country with over 71 million people hitting the lanes every year. With bowling alleys offering fun for kids of all ages, the sport gets increasingly more popular every year. Polish up your poise and take the lanes at one of these most popular bowling alleys in Orange County.
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(credit: Bowlmor)

Bowlmor Anaheim
321 W Katella Ave
Anaheim, CA 92802
(714) 783-2810

Formerly 300, Bowlmor Anaheim is not your typical bowling alley, but a luxurious state- of-the-art entertainment center. They have floor to ceiling video screens, lane-side service and a plush lounge. The alley has an upscale menu designed by a fantastic executive chef. 300 Anaheim has 41 lanes, two full service bars, billiards and 9 private lanes. Monday through Thursday, guests can enjoy all-you-can bowl for just $10. Located in the Anaheim Garden Walk, 300 Anaheim offers a unique bowling experience.

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Forest Lanes
22771 Centre Dr
Lake Forest, CA 92630
(949) 770-0055

The best times to experience Forest Lanes is during their exhilarating Cosmic Bowling nights happening every Friday and Saturday night. The lights go down the music starts pumping and the strobe lights light up the lanes for an exciting night of bowling. Forest Lanes is a clean and newly refurbished facility perfect for an afternoon of bowling with the family or birthday party. Get two free games of bowling when filing out the information questionnaire on the Forest Lanes website!

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(credit: Lupita M./Yelp)

Saddleback Lanes
25402 Marguerite Pkwy
Mission Viejo, CA 92692
(949) 586-5300

An iconic bowling alley in Orange County, Saddleback Lanes has an on-site pro shop, bar and arcade room for families to enjoy and much more. This alley gets busy quickly on the weekend, so it’s recommended to come early or call ahead to reserve your lanes for the day. A full service coffee shop, lounge and more is also offered here.

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Irvine Lanes
3415 Michelson Dr
Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 786-9625

Located right next to the popular Boomer’s Family Entertainment Center, Irvine Lanes offers state-of-the-art scoring, ramps and bumpers for the little ones and much more. Because of its location, this bowling alley is always busy so make sure to reserve your lane in advance and then spend some time at Boomer’s before coming back to play your game. Lanes feature their own seating area too where you can sit back, eat, drink and relax.

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Concourse Bowling
3364 E La Palma Ave
Anaheim, CA 92806
(714) 666-2695

The Concourse Bowling alley is much more than a traditional bowling alley. With an exclusive on-site bar and restaurants featuring an expansive menu of salads, pizzas, burgers and appetizers, this bowling alley trumps many others in the area. The alley has 40 lanes as well, and VIP suites for private parties to boot. Want to have some fun? There is $2 cosmic bowling almost every day of the week. Be prepared for the ultimate bowling experience after visiting Concourse Bowling alley.

Shelby Barone is a local freelance writer in Orange County. She writes for OC Family Magazine, OC Menus Magazine, and more! You can keep up with her adventures around Orange County at the OC Mom Blog.