Forget cakes, punch, festive tables and pinatas.
And go bowling.
Lakewood Patch readers picked as the best place in Lakewood to throw a kid's party.
If bowling's not your style, there are plenty of awesome places to have a kid's party — where you can save yourself the trouble of cleaning up.
Here were the nominations.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The co-owner of Mahall's 20 Lanes is the wife of Lakewood Patch Editor Colin McEwen.