Ideas for a Girl's Party in Tampa, Florida

by Stacy Zeiger, Demand Media

    Tampa, Fla., is home to a wealth of venues for parties for girls of all ages. From a spa day, to a tea party, to painting their own pottery, girls can enjoy a day or night of entertainment. For those who are not sure what type of party to plan, Tampa has party planners to do the work for you.

    Cooking and Tea Parties

    For younger girls, consider hosting a tea party. Miracle and Maggie's Tea Room (experiencemiracles.com) offers a "Teddy Bear Tea" that includes sandwiches, mini cakes and a variety of beverages, including tea for little girls. Tea parties can be held in the tea room or catered in your own home. Older children and adults can have a "Hearty High Tea" party consisting of finger sandwiches, scones, assorted parties and tea. A cooking party is another option for a girl's party. Young Chefs Academy (youngchefsacademy.com), just outside of Tampa in Valrico, offers private birthday cooking classes for kids ages 4 and up.

    Spa and Princess Parties

    Little girls love princesses and being pampered. Sweet & Sassy (sweetandsassy.com) is a girls' salon that offers party package for girls ages 4 through 13. Girls can choose from an "Enchanted Princess" party where they are given a princess makeover, an "Ultimate Spa" day and six other packages. A hot pink limo is also available to pick girls up for the party. Make Believe Parties (makebelieveparties.com) is a Tampa-based party-planning company that brings princess parties and spa parties into your home.

    Art Parties

    Tampa is home to numerous paint-your-own pottery studios that host birthday parties. Color Me Mine (colormeminetampa.com) offers parties in their studio or provides to-go packages for an in-home party. Pottery Bears 'n Beads (everyonesanartist.com), west of Tampa in Clearwater, also offers birthday packages for kids. For older girls, You Do the Dishes (youdothedishes.com) is a more adult pottery studio and coffee house.

    Party Planner

    Consider hiring a party planner to put together all of the party details. Girl's Night (tampagirlsnight.com) offers parties and event packages for women of all ages. Little girls can choose from princess parties, spa parties and teddy bear parties. Women can choose from wine parties, pamper parties and glam sessions. Butterfly Dreams (butterflydreamsparty.com) offers theme parties for kids. The company specializes in princess parties, spa parties and other parties for girls.

    About the Author

    Stacy Zeiger began writing in 2000 for "Suburban News Publication" in Ohio and has expanded to teaching writing as an eighth grade English teacher. Zeiger completed creative writing course work at Miami University and holds a B.A. in English and a M.Ed. in secondary education from Ohio State.

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