Visit your local bowling alley for a fun party. Ask for lanes with bumper rails for younger guests. This will avoid the frustration of numerous gutter balls and ensure that all guests achieve a score. Many bowling alleys have party rooms or allow groups to set-up cake and ice-cream at tables behind the lanes. If not, take guests to a nearby pizza or ice-cream parlor after the game.
Buy personalized bowling invitations or make invitations in the shapeof a bowling ball, pin, or lane. Includd bowling terms like strike, spare, and split. Remind guests to wear socks and to know their shoe size. More Invitation ideas and tips!
Bring balloons in black, white & red or your child's favorite colors. Ask the lane for an old pin and have guests sign it with a permanent marker as a keepsake for your child. More Decoration ideas and tips!
Games & Activities
Bowl a couple games and play a bowling trivia quiz. More Games & Activities ideas!
Arts & Crafts
Provide modeling clay and pipecleaners for some non-messy sculpting. More Arts & Crafts ideas!
Serve pizza, baby carrots & dip, string cheese, goldfish crackers, seedless grapes and juice. Have a ice-cream sandwiches for dessert or make a bowling lane cake. More Fun Food ideas!
Fill favor bags with fruit leathers, whistles, ball and jacks, yo-yos, and press-on tattoos. More Party Favor ideas!
Check out the Professional Bowling Association for inspiration and then find a bowling alley near you. Visit the Kids' Party Fun Directory for party places, entertainment, and rentals in your area. Similar parties include Miniature Golf and Video Arcade.