When cowboys celebrated perfect bowling scores, they would errantly fire off a shot for each point scored in the direction of the nearest piñata, bringing excited cowboy children to tears. Commemorate a perfect score using future bullets with today's Groupon: for $10, you get $20 worth of bowling, shoes, and laser tag at eSkape Entertainment Center in Buffalo Grove.
eSkape Entertainment Center is a large indoor entertainment complex stocked to the rafters with a variety of family-friendly and fun activities. The bowling alley features individual instructional displays, electronic scorekeeping, and player-specific bumper options that allow a broad range of bowlers to set foot on the same lane ($2.99 per game up to $39.99 per hour, depending on bowling type, day, and season). Rent bowling shoes ($3.50) to ensure proper glideyness and stopability. Bowling is always a guarantee of a convivial time; after all, nothing says "party" like noshing on platters of eats, hurling heavy objects at neatly arranged knickknacks, and punching complicated arithmetic in its fancy, finagling face.
Alternatively, engage in a round or three of eSkape's laser tag ($7 per mission, every 15 minutes on the hour). Designed as an interactive adventure, top-shelf laser equipment and software immerse players in a world where ultra-futuristic vests and handheld weapons are the norm, and the opposing team can be struck down with greater accuracy. Thirteen sensors spread over the shoulder, back, chest, and phaser clue the equipment in to the player's whereabouts, while unlimited shots keep the fun machine well oiled. Games can be played just for yuks, as well as potential prizes from eSkape Entertainment Center.
No reservations allowed. Bowling is subject to availability.
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- With state-of-the-art bowling--who can resist glow in the dark lanes?-- laser tag, a party room, and an arcade, it has everything you can want from a party place. – alex p., Insider Pages
- This is a really nice bowling alley with good specials. I went here on a weekday with a few of my buddies we all had a good time. – Erick P., Yelp
- Been going there for the last few years and I have never EVER had a bad experience. – San T., Yelp
One part bowling alley, one part laser-tag arena, and one part sports bar, eSkape Entertainment facilitates friendly competition and allows guests to bond over rivalry-burying toasts. The high-tech bowling lanes aid players’ games with electronic score keeping, automated bumpers, and instructional videos on how to high-five. In the laser-tag course, players wield phasers and wind through dim corridors while searching for opposing team members. In between strikes and futuristic games of tag, guests can refuel at eSkape's in-house sports bar and lounge. The kitchen staff fires pub specialties—including mini cheeseburgers and slow-roasted baby back ribs—and orders can be delivered to each lane.
350 McHenry Rd.
Buffalo Grove, Illinois 60089Get Directions