Located just south of Las Vegas, Henderson, Nevada is a prime destination for vacationing families. Calmer and more focused on residential living than its glitzy neighbor, Henderson offers an abundance of natural attractions that, combined with the pleasant desert climate, make for great outdoor adventure. Those planning a birthday party in Henderson can choose from a wide variety of venues and activities, both indoor and outdoor.
Strike Zone is a 24-hour bowling center with 72 lanes, a video game arcade, pool tables and a restaurant and lounge. Strike Zone offers a variety of party packages, including birthday packages for both kids and adults which include food and a birthday cake. Private rooms are available for birthday party celebrations and live entertainment, such as magicians or bands, can be arranged in advance.
Lake Mead National Recreation Area
Lined with scenic beaches and offering plenty of outdoor fun year-round, Lake Mead National Recreation Area is located just 10 minutes outside of downtown Henderson. Shaded picnic areas, complete with barbecue facilities and public restrooms, are available in several different locations along the lake shore. These should be reserved in advance, especially for birthdays. Canoes and kayaks can be rented at Willow Beach Marina (willowbeachharbor.com) and guided tours of the area are led by rangers on the weekends.
Located just north of the Galleria Mall, BounceU (bounceu.com) is an indoor inflatable fun-house that features inflatable toys, an indoor inflatable amphitheater and several rooms full of inflatable mazes. BounceU offers birthday party packages that include pizza, party favors, cake and balloons. Packages include use of the inflatable facilities as well as a private room in which to hold the event.
Callville Bay Marina
Located in an isolated and private cove of Lake Mead, the Callville Bay Marina (callvillebay.com) offers a variety of watercraft rental services that allow you throw a birthday party right on the water. Rent a houseboat for the day or evening and invite your guests to party it up in your floating house. Rent jet-skis and turn you birthday party celebration into an adventure-packed day of sun and open water. A lounge and snack bar is located in the marina. Nearby beaches offer crystal clear water for swimming and relaxing.
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