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Parties and Group Events

The Party HQ

We provide good times and fond memories. Take your birthday bowling. Let us host your next big event. Avoid the mess at home and have your child's next party with us. Just bring the kids and the cake. We can also host your next group or corporate event! Bowling makes everything more fun.

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Ring in the New Year with Us! - Bowl Early or Late

New Year's Eve

Looking for a great night out on New Year's Eve? We've got you covered! We have two great party packages to choose from. Bowl at 6:00pm or 10:00pm. The choice is yours! Both party packages include UNLIMITED Cosmic Bowling, pizza and much more. 

Our snack bar and lounge will be open all night serving up great food and drinks. South Side Bowl offers a great way to ring in the New Year in a fun, family environment! 

Reservations are a must with a deposit. 

Fall League Bowling

Join a League

Bowling leagues are a great way to spend your spare time with friends, co-workers or family. Join as single, couple or team, or we will match you with players at your skill level. All leagues allow pre-bowling if you cannot make a week. Most leagues start in May. After you register you will be contacted with the exact start date.

We have leagues this fall for everyone. From competitive to casual play leagues you can enjoy a great night out at South Side Bowl. Ladies can relax on Wednesday evenings in our short season Women Bowling with Wines Clubs and parents can bowl with their kids on Sunday afternoons where all kids receive a NEW bowling ball! Click the link below to view our complete fall league lineup.

Have questions? Give us a call at 570-961-5213 and a friendly staff member can provide more details about all our fun fall leagues and clubs.

Friday & Saturday

Youth Bowling

South Side Bowl offers youth programs on Friday afternoon and Saturday morning. Our programs promote sportsmanship, team work and fun! Coaches are available to assist bowlers with their game. The youth programs at South Side Bowl are open to kids ages 3-18 with bumper bowling available for the little ones. High school age bowlers have the opportunity to compete for scholarships!

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Best deals in town!

We have specials going all the time, and the best deals in town. Bowl Your Brains Out on Tuesday, Thursday or Sunday evenings for one low price! Also we offer an out of this world bowling experience on Friday and Saturday nights at 9:30pm...COSMIC BOWLING! Check out all our offers!

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Snack Bar & Pub

G&M's Snack Bar &
Poor Richard's Pub

Doesn't matter if there's one, two, four, or ten of you, G&M's Snack Bar really does have something that every one can enjoy! Take a look at our menu and find what you want! Also, check out Poor Richard's Pub! Catch all the college football games and NFL games every Saturday and Sunday starting at noon. Food and drink specials all day on Sunday!!

G & M's Menu


The Annual No-Tap

The Regions Largest Team & Doubles No-Tap Tournament starts back up for 2019 on Saturday, April 27. Teams & Doubles - Instant cash jackpots now pay $50.00! Click below for squad openings, entry form & rules, prize lists, and hotel accommodations.

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  • The next South Side Scratch Shootout Series will be Sunday, December 16 at 10:00am. First place is $1000.00 GUARANTEED. Optional jackpots and brackets available - Learn more
  • Turkey Bowl Doubles Tournament - $2000.00 First Place GUARANTEED! - Fun 4 game format - Win CASH in our instant jackpots!! Official results now posted. Prize checks will be mailed December 5. - Learn more

125 Beech Street
Scranton, PA 18505
Phone: 570-961-5213


Located on the corner of Wyoming Avenue and Beech Street across from the South Side Shopping Center.

  • Open 24 Hours
  • 28 Anvilane Pro Lanes
  • Bumper Bowling/Dragon Ramps
  • Poor Richard's Pub
  • G & M's Snack Bar
  • Dart Supplies & Pro-Shop
  • Game Room
  • Leagues
  • Birthday Parties
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