The budding gymnast can perfect her moves at a gymnastics-themed birthday party.
Kids in Virginia can find plenty of ways to celebrate their birthday regardless of their interests. Parents can keep their houses clean by finding a local business to take on the task of hosting the birthday party and can find party activities from gymnastics to paintball. Consider what elements you want and find out if you can add items to the party package. Does this Spark an idea?
Virginia Beach’s Virginia Aquarium is the ideal spot for a birthday party for the kid who loves the sea. The guest of honor and his friends can experience marine life firsthand, and parents can choose from a variety of party packages. Kids ages 3 to 12 can participate in the Marsh Animal Party, where they get up close and personal with amphibians and reptiles before going on a bird scavenger hunt. Party packages include invitations, party hats, activity booklets and an aquarium educator to oversee the party.
Richmond Olympiad Gymnastics Party
The birthday girl who dreams of becoming an Olympic gymnast will enjoy a birthday party at the Richmond Olympiad gym. Party guests can be as young as toddlers and as old as 12. Instructors will oversee gymnastics activities and games for guests. Kids participate in the activities for a full hour and then have another 45 minutes to enjoy food and drinks. Richmond Olympiad has four locations that host parties — Trade Road, Chesterfield, Innsbrook and Hanover.
Young Chefs’ Academy
Kids who love to cook will enjoy celebrating their birthday at Richmond’s Young Chefs’ Academy. The guest of honor and his friends will enjoy 90 minutes of hands-on cooking experience. Several themed parties are available, from the perfect pizza or perfect pasta party to the “Take Me Out to the Ballgame Party,” where guests create hot dogs and baseball cupcakes. Parents can add on surprises like an ice cream bar, chef hats for each guest or goody bags as well.
Located in Strasburg, Skyline Paintball plays host to an active birthday party for older kids who aren’t afraid of getting their hands dirty. Skyline offers a number of private party packages depending on the number of guests you plan to have. Kids will wear themselves out playing paintball for two hours. Parents can add time to the package as well as extras like an ice-cream cake, which will cool the kids off after a rousing round or two of paintball.