Virginia Beach, Virginia provides many options for birthday parties. The area sits in the southern part of the state, near the North Carolina border. Out-of- town visitors and local residents crowd the resort area during the summer, but several activities and entertainment venues are available throughout the city year round. Does this Spark an idea?
Many restaurants in Virginia Beach offer options for birthday parties. Chuck E.Cheese(chuckecheese.com) offers girls or boys theme packages for children that include food, beverages and game tokens. Adults and seniors may enjoy Murphy’s Grand Irish Pub(murphyspub.com), which features space for up to 100 party goers. Parties can have a full bar as well as food service for waiters or a buffet. The upstairs event space also has a fireplace.
Birthday celebrations with an animal theme are especially popular with children but fit any age group. The Virginia Aquarium and Marine Science Center(virginiaaquarium.com) in Virginia Beach presents birthday parties for children ages 3 to 12. A staff member is on hand and each guest receives activities books. Resorts such as Turtle Bay(turtlebayvirginiabeach.com) are available for party rental. The Turtle House sits on a canal that leads to the Back Bay National Wildlife Reserve. This reserve offers the opportunity to view several types of migratory birds like the American Swallow-tailed Kite. Kayaks at the resort gives guests even more viewing options. There is also the option for guests to book overnight stays. Hunt Club Farm(huntclubfarm.com), five miles from the beach, is a family-owned farm. Packages include a two hour rental of a room in the barn, petting zoo, inflatable moonwalk, animal feed and a farm gift for the birthday child. Pony rides are one of the extras that can be added to the celebration. During the fall or winter, package additions of pumpkins or tractor guided farm tours are also on hand.
Some venues such as Cinema Cafe(cinema-cafe.com) provide a movie theme for parties. The theater offers packages that include movie admission, food and ice cream or dessert. A standard package consists of two slices of pizza, all you can eat popcorn, bottomless soda, cup of ice cream and ticket for each party goer. There is at least one G rated or PG rated film playing to accommodate any age group. Group bookings require a minimum of eight guests.
Sports are another popular theme for birthday events. Lynnhaven Lanes(amf.com/lynnhavenlanes) presents birthday party packages for adults and children. Packages include food, beverages, bowling shoe rental and party supplies. Children’s parties feature a real bowling pin gift for the birthday celebrant that attendees can autograph. Motor world(vbmotorworld.com) has packages that cover go karts and paintball. There are age requirements for paintball activities as well as height requirements for go karts. The Little Gym(thelittlegym.com/virginiabeachva) hosts birthday parties for kids ages 1 through 12. Packages cover use of the facility, after party clean up, onsite staff, games, activities and music.