Birthday Party Frequently Asked Questions

How LONG does my party last?
Answer: Birthday Parties are scheduled for 2 hours, parties start at the reserved time & end 2 hours from the reserved time. Lanes & tables must be cleared at the end of two hours so they can be cleaned & prepared for the next group.

What is the structure/format of the 2-hour party?
Answer: Bowling first so that lunch may be prepared and served, eating lunch, cake cutting, opening presents & more bowling for a total of 2 hours.

Can my PARTY TIME be EXTENDED on the day of the party?
Answer: MAYBE - Due to other SCHEDULED events, time extensions MAY be available. Please check on arrival - Additional fees apply for additional time.

Can ADULTS bowl with my party?
Answer: YES - Anyone can bowl on the birthday party lanes and pay EITHER - $13.95 per person for bowling only OR $16.95 per person for bowling & "Super Snack" option. Bowling Shoes are included & guest may bowl anytime during the 2 hour reservation period.

Can guests pay separately for their bowling?
Answer: YES & NO - Your party attendant will present you with a consolidated bill for all activity on the reserved party lanes. Guests bowling on birthday party lanes should pay the person responsible for the final bill. IF LANES ARE AVAILABLE - Guests can get a separate lane from the party & pay the bowling center directly.

Does the deposit apply to my final bill?
Answer: Yes - the prepaid deposit in full will be applied against the final balance due from the party.

Is my deposit refundable?
Answer: Yes, if the party reservation is canceled more than 72 hours in advance of the scheduled time.

Is tax included already in the quoted price?
Answer: Yes.

May I tip the party hostess?
Answer: Gratuities are permitted & accepted, but are optional.

Can two and three year-old children bowl?
Answer: Yes, all lanes have computer-controlled bumpers which prevent the ball from entering the gutter, ball ramps are available which assist very young & handicapped guest to participate.

What is the minimum number of children required to purchase a birthday party package? What is the maximum party size?
Answer: There is no minimum number of guest to schedule a birthday. The maximum birthday party size is 128.

Can I change my party to regular bowling if I do not have enough guests attend?
Answer: Yes. There are non-birthday party packages available as well as regular bowling pricing. You decide which works best for you once you know how many guest you have. Your party deposit will apply towards your final bill.

How soon should I arrive before my party?
Answer: We suggest 15 minutes prior to the party time. You may arrive earlier, HOWEVER, your lanes may not be ready if there are other events prior to yours.

What food comes with my birthday party package?
Answer: The $16.95 - "Super Snack" option includes a soft drink & either one slice of cheese pizza or one hot dog for each $16.95 guest.

Can we bring our own food and drinks?
Answer: Food items you may bring are Cake, Cupcakes, & Ice Cream, decorative plates & table settings. Note: Pinboy's will provide at no charge plates, napkins, spoons & forks.

When does the food get served during my party?
Answer: Food is served about way through the party. If you prefer something different, please inform your party attendant when you arrive.

What if my child or a guest has food allergies?
Answer: Inform us when booking the party, Pinboy's will make every effort to accommodate your needs.

Is a Cake included? Is Ice Cream available at Pinboy's.
Answer: No - Pinboy's does not provide cake or ice cream. Party planners are encouraged to bring a cake or cupcakes & ice cream.

Do the children sit at the same table to eat?
Answer: Children eat at the tables located behind your parties bowling lanes; tables are suited to 4 or 5 persons per table - tables may be pulled together if preferable.

Are goodie bags or party favors included?
Answer: No. However, each guest will receive a Birthday Party Free Bowling Pass at the end of the party.

What decorations are provided?
Answer: A 6-foot gift table with table cloth & helium-filled balloons. You may bring additional decorations - PLEASE - DO NOT BRING GLITTER/CONFETTI OR PINATAS.

What does the party attendant do?
Answer:  Pre-party set-up, manage food orders, lane assistance, serve requests by party attendees, bill preparation, & clean-up.

Will my party attendant be exclusive to my party?
Answer: Not necessarily, your hostess may be assisting other parties at the same time as yours depending on group sizes.

Is smoking permitted in the building?
Answer: Pinboys common areas are smoke free. Only in enclosed designated smoking areas with separate ventilation systems - Castawayz Lounge & a room behind lane 28.

Please contact us by email at; or at 428-5897 if you have questions that are not answered here.

We also offer special pricing on corporate functions, large groups, etc.
Call for more information 757-428-5897
Party Type
Contact - required
Email Address - required
Phone Number - required
How would you like to be contacted? E-Mail
Birthday Child's first name?
Birthday Child's age
Select Month
Date Preferred
Kids Party - Time Preference
Birthday Party Package. What is your Package preference? 2 Hours "UNLIMITED BOWLING" with "SUPER SNACK" (Pizza/Hot Dogs,Drinks) = $16.95


Would you like to add Signature Bowling Pin - $15 yes
About how many bowlers will be in your Party?
Questions & Comments

Pinboy's At The Beach
In Hilltop - 31st St
1577 Laskin Rd
Va Beach, Virginia 23451
1.8 miles from Oceanfront - Use 31st St.
Party Type

Kids Birthday Party
Length of Party
2 Hours
Maximum Guest Per Lane
Party Type
Day & Hour
Mon - Fri Open till 4pm
Sat 12:30pm
Sat 3pm
Sun 12:30pm
Sun 3pm
Unlimited Bowling
Bowling Shoes Included
Decorated Party Table
Tableware & Napkins
Signature Bowling Pin
$15 each
Guest Gift
Party Hostess
Food Options
"Super Snack"
Hot Dog or Pizza,
Soft Drink
Custom Food Packages
Maximum Number of Guest
Advance Reservation Time
24 Hours
Party Cost

$16.95 per child with "Super Snack"

$13.95 without "Super Snack
Reservation &  Deposit Required
All Reservations are based on Lane Availability
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#1 Kids Participation Birthday Party Format
by 2016