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FAQ

Events

How long is an average event?

Events are typically 3 hours long. That allows plenty of time for arrivals, getting shoes and set up on the lanes and of course eating, drinking and gutter balls!

Do you require a deposit?

Yes, we require a 50% non-refundable deposit to book an event. We require the remaining balance to be paid in full five days prior to your event.

What if I need to change my event date?

If you move or cancel your event more than 5-business days prior to the scheduled date and would like to use your non-refundable deposit towards another event, you must host your event within 90 days from the original event date. The rescheduled event must be of equal or greater value. If you cancel your event within five-business days of the scheduled function date your full 50% deposit will be forfeited.

Can we bring in kosher catering company?

We understand the specialty needs required to produce kosher catering and will work hard to meet these needs. Your local Event Manager will be able to discuss the different options available.

How long does it take to bowl one game?

This varies greatly depending on the number of bowlers and what their playing speed is. A good estimate is 2 hours for 8 bowlers on a lane.

Who is my contact the day of the event?

Once you arrive at Lucky Strike, the manager on duty will be taking care of your event. Our managers are there to ensure your event will be a complete success and facilitate any onsite needs you may have.

Do I have to leave a deposit?

To secure your event, we do require a 50% non-refundable deposit upon confirmation, as well as a signed event contract. We require the remaining balance to be paid in full five days prior to your event.

What happens if I have to cancel?

If you move or cancel your event more than 5-business days prior to the scheduled date and would like to use your non-refundable deposit towards another event, you must host your event within 90 days from the original event date. The rescheduled event must be of equal or greater value. If you cancel your event within five-business days of the scheduled function date your full 50% deposit will be forfeited.

How early should I arrive prior to my event?

We suggest you arrive fifteen minutes prior to your event, as your lanes will be ready at the time your party is scheduled to begin.

What happens if I’m late for my party?

Please contact us if you are running late. We start and end your lanes according to the times stated on your event contract. However, we may be able to extend your lanes, dependent upon lane availability at the time your event ends.

Will my lanes be together?

Yes. When you schedule an event, your lanes are automatically reserved in a consecutive group

What else can our group do other than bowl?

Lucky Strike offers something for everyone. Each venue offers a wide arrangement of alternate activities such as ping-pong, pool tables, gaming, & shuffleboard. For those guests that want to sit back and mingle, all venues provide an upbeat lounge style atmosphere for your guests to enjoy. Your Sales Manager will be able to provide the options for your specific location.

Is your venue rental fee price flexible?

The rental fee covers the cost for the activities within your event space. If there is a specific budget for your event, please communicate to your sales manager who is available to help make the event fit your group’s needs. Rentals are based off of both date and time, your salesperson would be able to provide alternate availability and the rates associated.

If we book now, can we drop our head count as we get closer to the event, since we do not know how many guests we will have since we do not have RSVP’s yet?

While keeping in mind the minimum & maximum requirements for your desired event space, we suggest confirming for your lower guaranteed number at this time. During the month of December, you are unable to decrease your guest count from the contracted amount. You can then increase your count as you get closer to your event date.

Do you offer discounts for large groups?

Lucky Strike offers great incentives for large groups. Please contact your local Sales Manager to see what is available during your event time.

We are interested in a sit down dinner – do you offer this?

Plated Dinners are available. Because of the setup, please discuss with your EventManager to confirm proper space rentals are available on your desired date/time.

Can you waive the 21 and over rule since we have attendees that are not quite that age yet?

This can be discussed and determined on a case by case basis but we will certainly try to accommodate your request.

Can we just reserve space and pay a la carte?

In order to secure lane space in advance we do require the purchase of a food and beverage package.

Do you offer coat check?

Yes, you can coordinate this with your Event Sales Manager

Do you validate parking?

Each location is unique, please contact your Sales Manager to discuss the options available.

Do you allow outside catering?

We are a full service restaurant so we do not allow outside food & beverage. If there are specific menu needs or dietary restrictions, please contact your Sales Manager to discuss the options available.

Am I able to extend our event time on-site?

We suggest confirming your event space in advance for the desired amount of time since there will most likely be a group booked after your event. If you do decide to extend on-site & the space is available, your Event Manager will work with you to accommodate.

What is Service Charge?

Service charge is applied to all events. This fee covers your event staff gratuity along with all items required for both setup and breakdown of your event space.

Kids & Teen Parties

What is the minimum age a child is included in a kid’s package?

Any child who is able to bowl is included in the package, which is usually around the age of 3 or 4 years old. Children younger than this would not be included in your guest count.

Can I bring in decorations?

Yes, as soon as your lanes are made available for your event you are free to decorate your reserved lanes as you choose.

Can adults be included in the kid’s package?

Our kid’s packages can only include the kids attending your event. You can purchase additional bowling lanes and food platters for the adults attending your party with your Event Manager.

How do you charge for the adults attending my child’s birthday party?

There is no charge for adults attending a kid’s party, unless they would like to eat, drink, or bowl themselves.

Can I book an Adult and Kid’s party package together?

Absolutely. If you are expecting a large number of adults to attend your child’s birthday party, or vice versa, it makes perfect sense to include all your guests in the fun!!

Can I bring outside food?

Cake, ice cream cake or cupcakes are allowed as long as they are purchased from a store or bakery. Home baked goods and any other outside food are not allowed.

How long is an average kid’s party?

Parties are typically 2 hours long.

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