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Great Escape Is Your Home For Family Fun In Des Moines

Great Escape - The Ultimate Experience is a locally owned family entertainment center in Des Moines featuring 24 bowling lanes, laser tag, 50+ game arcade, virtual reality and Social - Eats & Crafts (restaurant located in Great Escape). The mission for this 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 clubs, 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.

Great Escape Hours:

Monday: 11am-11pm
Actual close time dictated by business. Call first!

Open Bowling Times:

Monday: 11am-11pm (limited lanes 5:30pm-9:15pm)

Tuesday: 12pm-5:30pm & 9:15pm-11pm

Wednesday: 11am-5:30pm & 9:15pm-11pm

Thursday: 11am-11pm

Friday: 11am-12am

Saturday: 11am-12am

Sunday: 11am-10pm (limited lanes 3pm-7pm)

Actual close time dictated by business. Call first!

All reservations must be booked 48 hours prior.
Call Andrea at 515-263-1700 ext. 213 or email

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50 Game Arcade

Prize Redemption Store

Virtual Reality

State-of-the-Art Laser Tag Arena

Come on in and check out all of our new attractions!

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!

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