Northern Lights Recreation, The Sassy Loon Bar & Grill and our Employees appreciate the loyalty of our customers and we are BACK and ready to Entertain You!


Hours of Operation:

Bowling, Arcade & Billiards and Bar:  

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday - 11:00 am to 10:00 pm
Friday and Saturday 11:00 am to Midnight

Laser Tag:  

Games are every 20 minutes
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday (before Labor Day) - 11:20 to 9:40 pm
Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday (after Labor Day) - 4:00 pm to 9:40 pm
Friday (before Labor Day) - 11:20 am to 11:40 pm
Friday (after Labor Day) - 4:00 pm to 11:40 pm
Saturday - 11:20 am to 11:40 pm

 Indoor & Patio Dining:

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday - 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
Friday & Saturday - 11:00 am to 11:00 pm

Take Out Orders

Sunday, Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday - 11:00 am to 8:40 pm
Friday & Saturday - 11:00 am to 10:40 pm

WE ARE OPEN FOR INDOOR DINING!  

Indoor Dining, Bowling Lanes, Billiards, Arcade and Laser Tag Arena are OPEN!


Masks are only mandatory IF the State, CDC or State require them. 
Please feel free to wear a mask if you'd like.

  Take Out Food Orders are available at www.NorthernLightsRec.com 
OR you may call us at 231-347-3100 to place an order.  

We hope that you continue to support our efforts during this very difficult time.  
We will excited to see each of you!! Thank you for your continued support.

Please click HERE to see our COVID Plan (if COVID restrictions are reactivated) in 
full and what you can expect of us and what we expect of you.  

We ask that you be patient with us as we are short staffed like every business in Northern Michigan. 

We are continuing to sanitize and keep our facility clean for YOU! 
We look forward to seeing all our customers!

Please continue to visit our Facebook page and website for the most up to date information.


8865 M-119 Harbor Springs, MI 49740
231-347-3100
Half-way between Petoskey & Harbor Springs near the Harbor Spring's Airport
Where Adults Meet Friends and Family for FUN!!
Northern Lights Recreation is Northern Michigan's Premium Entertainment Center. Whether it's Bowling, Laser Tag, Billiards, Redemption Arcade 
or Dining, WE have it all! 

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 Since 2014!
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

1st Place - Best Place to Have a Birthday Party
1st Place - Best Place to go Dancing
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
Best Dining Experience
Best Early Bird Dinner
Best Sports Bar
Best Place to Hold a Work Event
Best Place to Work