February 7th, 2019
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Looking for somewhere new and exciting to take your Valentine instead of the same old cliched date night? Or maybe you just want a place to hang out with friends and get away from the romance of the day. Well, there are some exciting and fun opportunities in Rhode Island that provide a fun and alternative experience. These attractions provide drinks and plenty of entertainment, no matter the occasion or the company you are with.

Shelter Arcade Bar

103 Dike Street – Providence, RI 02909

Shelter Arcade Bar is a 21+ facility that features arcade cabinets across multiple decades along with Skee-ball and pinball. There is no cover charge and all of the games are free to play. This is a barcade, so grab a beer or cocktail to drink as you mash buttons. Shelter hosts many special events, including a pinball league, live music, and theme nights. 

For more information, check out their website HERE.

 

Free Play Bar Arcade

182 Pine Street – Providence, RI 02903

freeplay

Free Play, is a spacious barcade featuring row upon row of classic games and an extensive bar. There is a cover charge to get in, $10 on Friday and Saturday and $5 every other day, but the name comes from the fact that the games are all free unlimited play. An array of pinball tables offer sights and sounds of many classic cultural icons, while you can also play at the air hockey table, or Skee-ball machines.

For more information, check out their website HERE.

 

R1 Indoor Karting

100 Higginson Avenue – Lincoln, RI 02865

R1 Indoor Karting

R1 Indoor Karting is a magnificent facility full of unique opportunities. The main attraction is the European-style asphalt mega track. Strap on official helmets and gear as you race against friends, lovers, and strangers alike on this large time trial course. The newest attraction is the astonishing Axe Bar where, yes, you get to throw axes at targets. The Axe Bar provides drink and food service, while a professional throwing coach guides you through the process. For the full bar, head to the Fuel Restaurant and Sports Bar complete with Billiards and Bowling Lane.

For full details, hours, ages, and events visit their website HERE.

 

Breaktime Bowl & Bar

999 Main Street – Pawtucket, RI 02860

breaktime bowl

Built in the 1920s this duckpin bowling alley is a piece of Pawtucket and Rhode Island history. The restored lanes bring forth a lively history that will keep you coming back. Pinsetters build on the landmark atmosphere as they reset the duckpins by hand, and will even cheer you on and keep score. Breaktime Bowl & Bar is located inside Hope Artiste Village, and as the name suggests, has a bar with a wide selection of brews and food options.

For more information on their history and reservations, please visit their website HERE.

 

These places are great locations for singles and couples alike. They offer an array of activities to help keep you entertained all night. Spend your Valentine’s Day or any other night at one of these great local businesses.

Let us know if you are going to one of these great places or somewhere else for Valentine’s Day, even if it’s your beautiful home.