8865 M-119 Harbor Springs, MI 49740
231-347-3100
Half-way between Petoskey & Harbor Springs near the Harbor Spring's Airport
Cash, Credit or Debit Cards Only - We do NOT accept personal checks in any part of our facility.
We do not allow outside food or drinks to be brought into our center or restaurant. 
Proud Member of: 
@NorthernLtsRec
The Best of the Northwest for 2020:

1st Place -  Best Place to Hold a Work Event
1st Place -  Best Place to Have a Birthday Party
1st Place -  Best Place to Play Billiards
1st Place -  Best Employee Recognition Program
1st Place -  Best Overall Company to Work For
2nd Place - Best for Customer Service
2nd Place - Best Place to Work
2nd Place - Best Place to Go Dancing
3rd Place -  Best Company Culture
3rd Place -  Best Overall Leadership
3rd Place -  Best Place for Most Innovative Work Place

As well as nominations in the following categories:
Best All Around Restaurant; Best Bloody Mary; Best Burger; Best Chicken Wings; Best Dining Experience; Best Pizza; Best Happy Hour; and Best Place to Have a Cold Beer.
​Best Boss: Kara Schlagenhauser and Crystal Patrick 
Nominated Every Year 
Winner:  
Best Bowling Alley in The Northwest.
Best Place to Listen to Live Music.

Since 2004, Northern Lights Recreation has been Northern Michigan's Premier Family Entertainment Center!  

Visit us for Bowling, Laser Tag, Billiards, Events, Parties, Dining and MORE!   
Click HERE for more information on all the things we offer.
BIRTHDAY PARTIES
Click HERE
Employment opportunities:

Interested in employment at Northern Lights Recreation? We are always looking for fun, hard working people to join our team! Servers, Bartenders, Kitchen, Bowling/Laser Tag Counters.  Servers, Bartenders and Kitchen must be at least 18 years old.  Counter must be at least 15 years old.

Email your name, email and phone number or your resume' to ManagerNorthernLightsRec@gmail.com or click HERE and then on the Inquiries tab. Applications are on inquiries tab. 


The Best of the Northwest for 2021 and 2022

1st Place - Best Place to Hold a Work Event (2022)
1st Place - Best Place to Have a Birthday Party
1st Place - Best Place to go Dancing (2021, 2022)
1st Place - Best Place to Play Pool
1st Place - Overall Best Company to Work For

Finalist in the following Categories:

Best All Around Restaurant
Best Bloody Mary
Best Burger
Best Casual Dining
Best Chicken Wings (2021, 2022)
Best Dining Experience
Best Early Bird Dinner
Best Sports Bar (2021, 2022)
Best Place to Hold a Work Event (2021)
Best Benefits Program (2022)
Best Place to Work
Best Carry Out / Curbside (2022)




Laser Tag Reservations
Please call for available times
For Laser Tag if you wish to reserve a spot.
Laser Tag Reservations are
$10.00 per Game. You must have DRY closed toe shoes to play. Please see our Laser Tag page for all information.
Please arrive at Least 15-20 minutes before
your scheduled reservation time.
Since 2004, Northern Lights Recreation has been Northern Michigan's Premier Family Entertainment Center!  

We're OPEN 7 Days a week! 
Visit us for Great Food, Bowling, Laser Tag, Billiards, 
Events, Parties and MORE!  

Click HERE for more information on all the things we offer.
Hours of Operation:

Bowling:
Sunday through Thursday 11 am to 10 pm
Friday and Saturday 11 am to Midnight
Please call for availability due to leagues on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday

Laser Tag:
Saturday Noon until 10:40 pm
Sunday Noon until 9:40 pm
Monday through Thursday 4 pm until 9:40 pm
Friday 4 pm until 10:40 pm
Games are played every 20 minutes.

Sassy Loon Bar & Grill
Sunday through Thursday 11 am until 9 pm
Take out & Online orders 11 am until 8:30 pm

Friday and Saturday 11 am until 11 pm
Take out and Online orders 11 am until 10:30 pm