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!
Buy a personalized bowling banner and 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!
Buy bowling favor boxes or 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.