Birthday Guide

We’ve compiled a list of some of the best places in the area to have a birthday party! Have a spot we should add? Email us! info@bgparent.com

FOR THE ACTIVE CHILD

Best Western
Use of indoor pool area for 3 hours – $75

Chuck E. Cheese | 270.842.3862
Two reserved birthday party packages to choose from, starting at $11.99 per child. Includes two hours of table space and each child receives two slices of pizza, soft drink with free refills, Ticket Blaster experience and 20 tokens.

Great Escape 12 (off Industrial Dr.) | 270.782.3198
Movie tickets are $7.25 each for kids under 11, throw in a Kid Tray for $5.50, which includes popcorn, gummies and a drink. If you’d like a private space for cake and gifts, their balcony in the game room rents for $50.

Hopscotch’s Playplace | 270.842.0420
Appropriate for children age 6 months – 6 years, the party packages starting at $99 for up to 10 children, includes use of facility for two full hours and paper products.

Hot Rods Baseball Game | 270.842.0420
For $200, 10 kids will receive a box seat ticket to the game, hot dog, Coca-Cola fountain drink, souvenir and the group will get a special visit from Axle the Bear and a birthday cake! The birthday child also gets a personal meeting with a Hot Rods player, special gift and name on the stadium video board. Extra kids are $20 each, and adult guests (without the food and goodies) will receive a special group rate of $8.50.

Mr. Gattis | 270.393.0333
Each child receives 10 tokens, a party bag, pizza buffet and drink for $9. This includes use of the party room for 1-1/2 hours, and the birthday boy or girl receives 15 tokens plus 100 tickets. Call at least a week in advance to save your spot!

Otte Golf & Family Fun Center | 270.781.6072
For only $50, get a round of mini golf for up to 10 kids plus 20 batting cage tokens (each token good for 15 pitches) and use of the gazebo for cake and gifts.

Prime Tyme Athletics | 270.904.4455
$10 each kid with a minimum of 10 kids, 2 hours of gym time. Birthday child is free.

Russell Sims Aquatic Center | 270.393.3249
A great summer option, $60 includes admission to the waterpark for 8 youth (17 and under) and 2 adults plus a slice of pizza or hot dog and drink for each person and use of the party space. You may bring in your own cake and ice cream. Additional youth are $6 each, and adults are $10 each.

Skate Box | 270.843.3394
A basic party includes 10 skaters (plus birthday child), pitcher of soda and paper products for $70. For $25 more get a slice of pizza per child, another pitcher of soda and a cake.

Southern Lanes | 270.843.8741
Starting at just $9 per child – includes 1 hour of bowling or mini golf, party room for 1 hour, slice of pizza or hot dog and small soft drink plus 6 game tokens per child. Eight guest minimum, and while you may bring in your own cake and ice cream, other outside food and drinks are not allowed. A $20 deposit holds your spot!

Starz Elite | 270.793.0004
$175 for 2 hours in the gym, up to 10 kids ($5 each addtl.), $125 for two hours in the dance studio, 5-10 kids.

Tumble Town | 270.842.3405
Enjoy use of the gym facilities for 45 min., and the party area for 45 min. for $105 (up to 10 kids), $6 each additional kid.

FOR THE LITTLE PRINCESS

Spa Fabulous | 270.842.2172
Choose from a variety of fabulous packages that include everything from horse drawn carriage rides to limo pick-ups, pajama parties, tea parties and more. You can also custom design your party with their a la carte menu.

FOR THE CURIOUS NATURED

Chaney’s Dairy Barn | 270.843.5567
Have fun down on the farm! Enjoy build your own sundaes, drinks, games, balloons, room space for 2 hours plus the playground area for only $100 for up to 10 kids ($10 each additional). Add on a hayride for only $25.

Dinosaur World | 270.773.4345
Enjoy the fossil dig, boneyard, playground and more for only $6 per guest (age 3 or older min. 12 guests). A 24 hour notice is required. Bring your own food to enjoy in their picnic area.

Kentucky Down Under | 270.786.2634
Enjoy the day at KDU for only $7 per child (age 3-14) and $12.50 per adult. The price includes admission to the park and cave and 1 hour use of outdoor party space (min. 8 guests, 2 free adults). For only $5.50 more per child you get a hot dog or sandwich with chips, fruit snack, refillable KDU mug and prize.

KOA Kampground | 270.843-1919
The KOA is probably not the first place you’d think of for a party, but they have a private meeting space complete with kitchen and restrooms, perfect for a gathering. Mini golf, paddle boats and other recreational activities are available.

FOR THE CRAFTY AND ARTISTIC

The Bead Store | 270.904.4944
Party-goers will have their own gift! For only $10 per person, they each get to make a bracelet from a huge selection of beads, and get use of the party room for two hours. Bring your own food, cake, decorations, etc. If less than 10 people, it is an additional $20 for the room.

Memphis Marsha’s | 270.843.1726
Bring out the artist in your little one with parties starting at $10 per child (min. 4). Macreme, tie dye, drawing, painting and more for ages 3 and up.

The Paint ‘n Place | 270.783.0830
Kids can enjoy plaster painting for only $90 (up to 10 kids, $8 each additional). This also includes party invites and paper products. Pottery painting parties also available.

Playful Picasso | playfulpicasso.com
$250 gets each child a 11”x14” flat canvas and all the supplies to make their own work of art. Price includes up to 10 children for 2 hours ($25 each additional child).

TRULY UNIQUE

Historic Railpark & Train Museum | 270.991.7449
Have a memorable party on the caboose! Party includes caboose rental for 4 hours, 3D train cake, table cover, juice box drinks, train theme plates, napkins, forks, balloons, bubble whistle party favor, delivery & set-up for $195 (capacity 12). Reservations required 4-8 weeks in advance.

BUDGET FRIENDLY

Chick-fil-A (Campbell Lane) | 270.782.6807
Indoor play places can be a great option for parties, and here there’s no fee to use it! Call a day ahead and they can have a section of tables ready for you, and with kids meals starting at $3.09 it’s a bargain. Bring your own cake!

Eternal Gaming | 270.904.0657
If your child loves video games, this is the ultimate. For only $3 per hour, per child you can have up to 24 kids playing at a time! A huge number of games are available – including multiplayer games allowing everyone to play each other. Bring your own pizza and cake!

McDonald’s (Campbell Lane) | 270.793.0810
Offered Saturdays and Sundays at 2, 4 or 6pm, parties include happy meals, cake and ice cream for 10 kids, and use of their indoor playplace for $58.30. Call at least two weeks in advance to reserve your party.

Food Fun

Stakz (Scottsville Road)
Party room rental $30/2 hours (max. 15 guests). Outdoor room rental $50/2 hours. All guests receive 30% off 1 yogurt purchase. Large pizza: $7.99 (1-2 toppings, for additional toppings add $1.00). Drinks 10% off (bottled water, juice box or soft drinks), Stakz T-shirts 10% off. Event helper: $15/hour. Free toppings: Birthday boy/girl receives free yogurt, balloons, games available. $20 deposit required one week in advance.

Dipped Ice Cream ConesMake it at Home: Cool Cones!
These crafty cones can make ice cream fun!

Supplies:
Cake Cones
Almond Bark / White Melting Chocolate
Colored Sugar Crystals
Ice Cream Toppings: Sprinkles, Confetti, Colored
Marshmellows, Skittles, M&Ms

1. Pour colored sugar crystals into small bowl (one bowl per color).
2. In small bowl, melt bark or chocolate in microwave (start with 30 seconds, stir and heat until melted).
3. Dip top of cake cone into the bark, then dip into the sugar. Allow to cool and harden.
4. Create a display of ice cream toppings using clear glass containers. You can use different sizes of containers, and create different heights to make a unique table display of sweets!
5. Scoop ice cream into the cones and let the kids “decorate” their ice cream!

Party Planning Sites

For: Games, Activities & Themes
birthdaypartyideas.com
The site has over 100 party themes, from your child’s favorite character to timeless classics. And it’s not just decorations… check out activity ideas, prizes, food – all fitting the theme!

For: Decorations, supplies & favors
shindigz.com
Our favorite was the photo stand-ins, a fun way to capture the party goers. This site also offers cool party favors that you can personalize – and the favors are great for showers and weddings, too. Also check out: birthdayexpress.com and celebrateexpress.com

For: Invitations
shutterfly.com
Sign up for a free account and you’ll get emails with special offers, including discounted cards and invitations. Plus, they have super nice photo books so you can create one to remember the festivities.

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