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Bayside Bowl is a unique wedding venue in Portland, ME. Perfect for fun-loving couples, this bowling alley is an event facility like no other. You and your partner can exchange your vows in a cool and quirky setting, surrounded by all your loved ones.

At Bayside Bowl, we offer several private and semi-private event spaces for your special event. Our team understands that each wedding is different, and we strive to provide an unforgettable experience for you and your guests. From exchanging your vows on the Rooftop to knocking down a few pins at your reception, we will be there to make your occasion vibrant and memorable.

A variety of services are available, including in-house catering, bartending, and day-of coordination. We aim to make the planning process seamless and easy, giving you more time to enjoy the festivities. Let us help you throw the most fun wedding ever!

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Frequently asked questions

Do you have a site fee for wedding receptions at your venue?

No

Do you have a site fee for wedding ceremonies at your venue?

No

Which of the following are included in the cost of wedding catering?

Server(s)

Which of the following are included in the starting price for bar service?

Bartender(s)
Champagne Toast
House Liquor
House Wine
Limited Bar
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink

How many event spaces or rooms does your venue offer?

6

Describe your venue:

Restaurant

What kind of settings are available?

Indoor
Uncovered Outdoor

Which of the following wedding events does your venue service?

Ceremony
Reception
Bridal Shower
Engagement Party
Rehearsal Dinner

What event services do you offer?

Bar Services
Clean Up
Event Planner
Wifi

What bar services do you provide?

Bartender(s)
Cash Bar
Champagne Toast
House Beer
House Liquor
House Wine
Liquor License
Open Bar
Premium Liquor
Signature Drink
Specialty Beer
Specialty Wine

What food and beverage items are available?

Barware
Flatware
Glassware

What transportation and access is available?

Parking
Wheelchair Access
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100% Recommended by couples

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Janelle Sent on 10/14/2018
5 out of 5 rating
Bayside bowl hosted our dinner rehearsal and it was insanely fun! The food was great, the service was awesome, and Dawn made sure we were well taken care of. We had so much fun we didn't even realize the time and shut the place down with them. We LOVED it and our guests loved it. Would HIGHLY recommend!
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Caitlyn Sent on 09/18/2018
5 out of 5 rating
Wow. I couldn’t have even imagined how perfect this venue would be for us. We held our reception in the original section of Bayside. Perfect space for a live band, dancing, and bowling! We had about 160 people and definitely had enough room for more. It was such an amazing, fun night. My favorite compliment from a guest ....”I was having a tough time picturing what a reception would be like at a bowling alley. This turned out incredible. I’ve never seen anything like it.” The food was so perfect (get the late night pizza!) for a more casual approach....and it was so nice to just have everything provided by the venue (hello simple planning). If you book this section of Bayside you’ll definitely be looking at more of a “party” type wedding reception as there is no space for a sit down dinner (exactly how we wanted it and I felt guests really got to interact more with each other and us).

Okay. The real reason I’m writing this review (I have only written one other one in my life). Micaela. She’s the Event Coordinator and she’s amazing. She goes above and beyond. She gives honest feedback when you ask for it (in the most polite and helpful way ever). She really helped us refine our food order to make sure we didn’t order wayyyy too much. She let us know what works well in the space. She made sure to set up a meeting to run through each hour of the event and create a timeline for us. She’s funny. She didn’t forget a thing (I would’ve forgotten half the stuff she reminded us about, ha). She doesn’t just charge your credit card and run away. She cares.

I’d give five stars over and over.

Thank you Micaela and Bayside!!!!!
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Christine Sent on 10/18/2017
5 out of 5 rating
We booked Bayside Bowl as our wedding venue... that's right! That place can throw a kick ass wedding! We loved Bayside Bowl so much, we booked it before their amazing new addition was even completed. When we saw the designs and spoke with Micaela (their Event Manager), there wasn't a doubt in our minds that Bayside was the place for us! Micaela was wonderful from the very beginning. She worked closely with us from start to finish. Everyone at Bayside was such a joy to work with - we truly could not imagine a more perfect experience or wedding.

We had our ceremony on the roof deck in front of the Airstream. The staff transformed the Airstream from a taco truck into a beautiful background. We used the mezzanine for our cocktail hour (and ping pong) before moving down to the bowling lanes where we had a live band, delicious cocktails, a taco extravaganza and eight private lanes for bowling.

Our friends and family keep saying it was the best wedding they have ever been to. If you're up for something different, we HIGHLY recommend booking Bayside Bowl - whatever your vision is, they will work with you to make it happen.

What's even better is anytime we want to re-live our wedding experience, all we have to do is go back to Bayside, order some tacos, listen to the awesome music and pretend we are experiencing our wedding day all over again.

We cannot say enough about how amazing Micaela and the staff of Bayside were leading up to and during our big day! Thank you, thank you, thank you!
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Bayside Bowl frequently asked questions

Bayside Bowl includes the following items and services in its wedding catering costs:
  • Server(s)
The bar service starting price at Bayside Bowl includes:
  • Bartender(s)
  • Champagne Toast
  • House Liquor
  • House Wine
  • Limited Bar
  • Open Bar
  • Premium Liquor
  • Signature Drink
The space offered by Bayside Bowl for wedding events is known for:
  • Restaurant
Bayside Bowl offers the following indoor/outdoor options for weddings:
  • Indoor
  • Uncovered Outdoor
Bayside Bowl offers the following types of wedding events:
  • Ceremony
  • Reception
  • Bridal Shower
  • Engagement Party
  • Rehearsal Dinner
Bayside Bowl offers the following services for wedding events:
  • Bar Services
  • Clean Up
  • Event Planner
  • Wifi
Bayside Bowl is recommended by 100% of couples who have used their services. Their overall rating is 5.0, with the same score awarded for quality of service, flexibility, value, professionalism and average response time.

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