Birthday Party Ideas for 6-Year-Old Girls in Myrtle Beach

by Emily Jones, Demand Media
    Myrtle Beach, S.C., is full of exciting options for birthday parties.

    Myrtle Beach, S.C., is full of exciting options for birthday parties.

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    Myrtle Beach, South Carolina is an activity-packed coastal community popular with residents and vacationers alike. It offers miles upon miles of sand and surf, a water park, multiple family activity centers, an aquarium and countless restaurants and nightlife establishments. Because Myrtle Beach caters to families, it includes many options to a 6-year-old and her friends for celebrating a birthday. Establishments that top the list are the Ripley's Aquarium, Mad Science, The Children's Museum of South Carolina and Build-A-Bear Workshop.

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    Ripley's Aquarium

    Ripley's Aquarium (1110 Celebrity Circle; is home to sharks, manta rays, monthly exhibits and a plethora of tropical fish. Party guests can watch the sea creatures being fed by a scuba diver, walk through a glass tunnel with sharks swimming overhead or pet a live manta ray. At time of publication, the price of an on-site birthday party began at $159, including admission for up to 10 people (adults and children), paper plates and napkins, unlimited Coke products, a guided tour of the aquarium, an arts and crafts project, and the name of the birthday girl announced on the entry marquee as well as at the end of a dive show. The aquarium doesn't provide a birthday cake, so you are free to bring one of your daughter's choosing. Book your party by calling 843-916-0888, ext. 3226.

    Mad Science

    Mad Science ( is a unique option for a birthday party because it brings the party to your birthday girl. Mad Science parties can be held at your home, a local park or another venue of your choice. A real "mad scientist" presents an hour-long show that includes cotton-candy making and rocket launching, as well as a hands-on gooey slime project. At time of publication, prices began at $179. This kind of party is guaranteed to make a lasting memory for your daughter and her friends. To book your party, contact Sharon at 843-651-7505 or email

    The Children's Museum of South Carolina

    The Children's Museum of South Carolina (2501 North Kings Highway; is an interactive and educational learning center that will let your daughter and her guests touch everything without worry. The kids can look through a telescope, experiment with magnets, hold turtles and dig through "ancient" sand for fossils. At time of publication, party prices started at $150 for up to 25 guests (adults and children), including free admission for guests, access to a refrigerator, a tablecloth and a gift for the birthday girl. To book your party, call the museum at 843-946-9469 at least a month in advance.

    Build-A-Bear Workshop

    You will be the coolest parents ever when you host your daughter's birthday party at Build-A-Bear Workshop (1301 Celebrity Circle Suite FS3 at Broadway at the Beach; At time of publication, prices started at $10 per guest, including a stuffed animal for each child, an access code for play in the Build-A-Bear virtual world, a group photo and a gift for the guest of honor. Parties can be scheduled online or by phone at 843-445-7675 up to six days in advance.

    About the Author

    Emily Jones started writing professionally in 2003. Her articles have been published in "North Georgia Living," "The Athens Banner-Herald" and "Mainstreet News." Jones received her Bachelor of Science in business education and English literature from the University of Georgia.

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