Game On At Wamesit Lanes In Tewksbury, MA

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If you’re looking for a place to play a string of bowling, enjoy a round of virtual golf, play the latest arcade games, or enjoy delicious pub fare with your friends and family, Wamesit Lanes Entertainment Center is the place to go.

Today, let’s take a brief look at the famous Merrimack Valley entertainment center and the many activities that you can take part in.

The Story Behind Wamesit Lanes

In 2014, lifelong bowling Donald MacLaren Sr. had an idea to bring a bowling and entertainment center to his hometown. In 2015, the Wamesit Lanes Family Entertainment opened its doors in Tewksbury for the first time. By creating a positive, family-friendly play environment for children and adults alike, Wamesit Lanes has become a must-stop in the Merrimack Valley area.

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Things To Do At Wamesit Lanes

Ten-Pin AND Candlepin Bowling

While most bowling alleys choose between traditional ten-pin bowling and candlepin bowling, Wamesit Lanes went ahead and created space for both! In fact, Wamesit Lanes boasts “the first and only luxury Candlepin and Ten-Pin center in the world.” In addition, each lane features comfortable seating, energetic lighting, and big-screen TVs rocking the latest music videos and sports games.

Play The Latest Arcade Games

Wamesit Lanes’ on-site arcade is perfect for gamers of all ages! Here, guests can take on the latest arcade games, battling it out for prize tickets (and bragging rights). The newest games featured include Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Connect 4 Hoops, and Virtual Rabbids: The Big Ride VR experience, among upgraded versions of your favorite classics. All games can be played via an easy-to-use reloadable black card.

The Links Golf Simulator

The virtual golf simulator at Wamesit Lanes uses state-of-the-art technology to create an authentic golfing experience. According to the Wamesit Lane’s website, the simulators are “the most advanced golf simulators in New England” and “use dual ball-tracking technologies that feed the golf software the information needed to render true ball-flight.” 

So yeah, they work pretty well. Be sure to visit the Wamesit Lanes website to reserve your golf simulator today.

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Grab A Bite At The Firewater Tavern

While getting your game on, be sure to stop by the Firewater Tavern to fuel up–whether that’s on food or drinks is up to you. 

The tavern menu features all your favorite pub food, such as nachos, burgers, sandwiches, flatbreads, salads, and much more. You can even order footlong “River Dogs” featuring a variety of combinations. 

The 21+ cocktail and beer menu featuring plenty of specialty drinks. Cocktails include the Firewater Breeze, Blueberry Slide, Pineapple Rum Runner, and Mai Tais, to name a few. The tavern can also whip up martinis, pour a glass of red or white wine, and pour draft beer straight from local, national, and international breweries. 

Special Events

Host A Special Event

In addition to all the incredible activities that we have outlined above, you can also plan and reserve spaces for special events at Wamesit Lanes, including bowling lanes and golf simulators. These spaces are perfect for birthdays, anniversaries, fundraisers, and more.

Join An Upcoming Event

Wamesit Lanes also hosts various special events and shows throughout the year. Be sure to keep checking their events calendar for the most up-to-date information about upcoming events.

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