Looking for a new way to spend a night out with friends or a happy hour with colleagues? Then check out Boston's experiential bar scene!
From indoor mini golf, darts, and F1® racing to craft brews, delicious bites, and cocktails named after exotic animals, the city's experiential bar scene has the perfect ingredients to add excitement to your Boston experience. Read on for our top picks!
PuttshackBack to Top of List
58 Pier 4 Blvd, Boston
If you're a little competitive – maybe even a lot – and love music and eclectic street food, Puttshack has you covered. Located in Boston's Seaport, this new tech-infused mini golf spot replaces the papers, pencils, and the outdoors with a fun, upbeat indoor experience that allows you to enjoy a warm weather staple no matter the season!
Chances are, you'll work out an appetite from all that friendly competition. Luckily, Puttshack's passionate chefs and bartenders have menu offerings for the sophisticated old-fashioners, beach umbrella dreamers, experimental appreciators – and everyone in between. Get your game face ready for the perfect outing at Puttshack.
Flight ClubBack to Top of List
60 Seaport Blvd, Boston
Offering a range of fast and exciting multi-player options designed to keep you unexpectedly hooked, entertained, and full of joy, Flight Club is reinventing darts for the twenty-first century! No matter if you’re a sniper or a beginner, everyone has a chance to win due to the multiple throw lines. As you’d expect from an award-winning bar, Flight Club has mouthwatering food and drink, including signature cocktails like The Lynx, The Capuchin, and our favorite, The Iguana.
Kings Dining & EntertainmentBack to Top of List
60 Seaport Blvd, Boston
Featuring interactive bowling, billiards, high-tech arcades, and countless big screens, Kings perfectly pairs an innovative and immersive experience with sleek retro vibes. And, since you can't play your best when you're hungry, Kings offers a menu of sharable appetizers, craveable handhelds, and creative cocktails to fuel your game. With locations throughout Greater Boston, including spots in Back Bay and Seaport, there's a good chance you'll find yourself next to a Kings, making it a must-stop!
SPINBack to Top of List
30 Melcher St, Boston
SPIN lives by the motto "United by Ping Pong." And for good reason! Home to a diverse group of people who connect through ping pong, Boston's original membership free ping pong social club is the place to find your community! And, with their upbeat games, locally sourced farm-to-table bites, and creative cocktails, it's easy not to take life too seriously while at SPIN, making it the ideal place to spend a night out with your favorites.
Lucky Strike & Cheeky Monkey Brewing Co.Back to Top of List
145 IPSWICH ST, BOSTON, MA; 3 LANSDOWNE ST. BOSTON, MA
Level up your night out in Fenway at Lucky Strike! This bowling utopia features two floors of unforgettable fun, including 16 bowling lanes, a massive LED video wall, classic parlor games, and an ultramodern arcade. After you play, head down the stairs to neighboring Cheeky Monkey Brewing Co., an energetic brewpub offering housemade beers and globally-inspired dishes that are the perfect starter to your time on Lansdowne Street.
PKL BostonBack to Top of List
64 C St, South Boston
PKL is a first-of-its-kind pickleball parlor in South Boston that is the spot to learn this growing sport. But the fun doesn't stop at pickleball! From cornhole, shuffleboard, beer pong, and events almost every night, PKL is the playground grownups have been looking for. Don't forget to grab one of their signature craft cocktails and shareable plates, including their out-of-this-world brunch, while you serve on the court!
Alamo Drafthouse CinemaBack to Top of List
60 Seaport Blvd #315, Boston
Few activities rival the nostalgia of a night out at the movies. And Alamo Drafthouse Cinema is revolutionizing that experience! From the most anticipated releases to the cherished classics, bottomless popcorn to unlimited soda refills, buffalo cauliflower to supreme vegan pizza, and craft cocktails to local brews, Alamno's movie selection and food menu are seemingly endless. Not in the mood for a movie? Check out The Press Room, the cinema's separate full-service bar that's decked out with a huge collection of original cinema newspaper advertising from the 1930s to the 1980s.
Topgolf Boston - CantonBack to Top of List
777 Dedham St, Canton
Whether you're an aspiring pro or a casual newbie, a trip to Topgolf in Canton is a hole-in-one, no matter your swing! With games like Angry Birds and Topscore for the rookie to contests like Closest to the Hole and Topdrive for the more advanced, Topgolf has something for even the most competitive friend groups. And, if the New England weather prevents you from playing a round, Topgolf even offers virtual courses like Spanish Bay and Spyglass Hill right from your climate-controlled bay.
F1® Arcade BostonBack to Top of List
Opening Spring 2024
87 Pier 4 Blvd, Boston
Let's be honest, you've probably watched professional racing before and thought. "I can do that." Well, now is your chance to prove it! Featuring 69 race simulators and four game modes, F1® Arcade Boston brings the excitement, glamour, and thrills of Formula 1® to Boston's Seaport. And, with five skill levels to choose from, the experience is accessible even if you're an absolute beginner or a seasoned veteran. Don't forget to grab a drink while you cheer on your friends from the arcade's cocktail bar, including an impressive list of mocktails for the designated drivers.