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Great Escape Is Your Home For Family Fun In Des Moines

Great Escape – The Ultimate Experience and Social – Eats & Crafts (new restaurant located in Great Escape) has recently renovated, rebranded and restructured the facility. The mission for this new business is to create a valuable experience every day, in every way, for everyone.

Great Escape specializes in group events, corporate group outings, team building activities, VIP boutique bowling suite, adult and youth birthday parties, open bowling, bowling leagues, laser tag, arcade, great food and great fun.

At Social – Eats & Crafts you will find a menu inspired by modern American cuisine. Social represents great food and a variety of craft beers. Social – Eats & Crafts offers 30 draft beers with 26 craft beers.  Learn more about Social.

Hours of Operation

Monday: 11am-Midnight

Tuesday: 9am-Midnight

Wednesday: 10am-Midnight
Thursday: 11am-Midnight

Friday: 11am-2am

Saturday: 9am-2am

Sunday: 9am-Midnight

Actual close time dictated by business. Call first!

Open Bowling Times

Monday: 11am-5pm; 9:15pm-Midnight
Tuesday: Noon-5pm; 9:15pm-Midnight
Wednesday: 10am-5pm; 9:15pm-Midnight
Thursday: 11am-Midnight
Friday: 11am-2am
Saturday: 1pm-2am
Sunday: 9am-3:30pm; 7pm-Midnight


Christmas Break Hours

Sunday, December 23rd: 9am-12am

Monday, December 24th: CLOSED for All Employee Christmas Party

Tuesday, December 25th3pm-10pm

Wednesday, December 26th: 1pm- 12am

Thursday, December 27th: 11am-12am

Friday, December 28th: 11am-2am

Saturday, December 29th: 1pm-2am

Sunday, December 30th: 9am-12am

Monday, December 31st: 11am-2am

Tuesday, January 1st: 11am-12am


Celebrate your Group Outing or Event at Great Escape!

Great Escape is the premier choice for your upcoming holiday party or event! We have just what you need to make this year's event memorable.

From your company outing, office holiday party, or maybe your own family celebrations, Great Escape has the space, attractions (bowling, laser tag, arcade, etc.) and food to make all those attending happy!

Sounds pretty great right? Then don't wait and secure your date today!

Get more information about the experience now!​

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