If life is just a bowl of cherries, then bowling is a life of launching 12-pound cherry-flavored gum balls. Experience life's sweetest pastime with today's Groupon: for $29, you get three games of bowling for four people ($14.25 per person), including shoe rental for each player ($4.25 per person), plus $7 worth of finger food at Fountain Bowl in Fountain Hills (an $81 total value).
Just two blocks from Fountain Hills' famous 560-foot fountain, Fountain Bowl stands as a monument itself, celebrating strikes, spares, and even the occasional split. After its 2009 renovation, the family-friendly alley now boasts shiny new lanes, pin-spotter machines, glow-in-the-dark carpeting, and flat-screen TVs. With two friends and a frenemy, 10-pin fans can fill up four seats at one bowling lane, throwing slashes and Xs for as many as three rabble-rousing rounds.
While feeding pin-mouthed caves marble spheres, gamers can graze on a variety of finger foods, such as jalapeño poppers with fries or chips ($5.95), mozzarella sticks with fries or chips ($4.95), or chicken tenders with fries or chips ($6.95). A fully stocked game room offers variety to tired tossers, with pool and air hockey tables to keep aim sharp and a digital jukebox to keep sing a longs shattering tacky glass menageries worldwide.
16737 E Parkview Ave.
Fountain Hills, Arizona 85268Get Directions