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Construction Officially Begins on Henry Dorrbaker’s, Beloit’s Newest Entertainment Venue

Venue will include duckpin bowling, mini golf, arcade games & more

BELOIT, WISC. (May 22, 2024)— In an exciting milestone for downtown Beloit, Hendricks Commercial Properties and Geronimo Hospitality Group proudly announce construction has officially begun on Henry Dorrbaker’s, Beloit’s newest entertainment venue coming to downtown later this year.  

Today, Hendricks Commercial Properties, Geronimo Hospitality Group and community stakeholders held an honorary “first roll” ceremony to celebrate the start of construction and a new era for Beloit’s entertainment scene.  

Named after Beloit’s first bowling alley owner and inspired by the rich history and vibrant culture of the Ironworks Campus, Henry Dorrbaker’s will seamlessly blend vintage charm with modern excitement, offering an array of activities for guests of all ages.  

The 20,000+ square foot facility will reimagine vacant warehouse space on the Ironworks Campus where Spine Road meets the Rock River. Henry Dorrbaker’s plans to revolutionize downtown Beloit’s entertainment scene with duckpin bowling, vintage arcade games, and a lively bar scene that will create an atmosphere unlike any other in the region.  

“We’re excited to see this project come to life,” said Rob Gerbitz, President and CEO of Hendricks Commercial Properties and Geronimo Hospitality Group. “Henry Dorrbaker’s will offer guests an entertainment experience like no other right in the heart of downtown. We can’t wait to let the good times roll and show everyone a great time.”  

Henry Dorrbaker’s plans to open by the end of 2024. For more information and to stay up to date on the progress, please visit  

About Hendricks Commercial Properties

Headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin, Hendricks Commercial Properties (HCP) invests in, develops and manages mixed-use destinations and industrial properties throughout the United States. HCP maintains and creates work environments and lifestyles that people truly enjoy being a part of on a daily basis. For more information, visit

About Geronimo Hospitality Group

Headquartered in Beloit, Wisconsin, Geronimo Hospitality Group owns and operates a growing collection of award-winning, upscale boutique hotels, restaurants and clubs. Committed to providing memorable guest experiences through its genuine service and original brands, Geronimo properties are distinguished as destinations of choice for locals and travelers in the cities they operate. For more information, visit

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