No matter how your child defines fun, Corpus Christi, Texas, offers a wide variety of venues for your child's next birthday, whether it's arts, sports or gaming. Depending on your budget, this coastal town provides such opportunities as marching in a parade with the Corpus Christi Hooks' own Sammy Seagull for an all-American baseball birthday bash, or having your very own red carpet event.
You can plan your child's birthday party around the attractions in Corpus Christi, including the City of Corpus Christi's Museum of Science and History (cctexas.com), which hosts birthday parties for kids 12 and under. Parties are held in the Junior League Lecture Hall, and your payment covers a two hour rental along with museum participation. Additionally the Texas State Aquarium (texasstateaquarium.org) offers birthday party services with a party host, party room, as well as pizza and soft drinks for the entire party. The birthday boy or girl will also get a special gift.
The Corpus Christi Hooks (web.minorleaguebaseball.com) also host birthday parties for young baseball fans. Their birthday package includes a reserved party area where guests can enjoy hot dogs, chips and soda. The cake is provided by Janet's Cakery and is included in the price of your package. The honored guests also get to participate in a parade with Sammy Seagull. The Corpus Christi AllStar Gym and Events Center (ccallstargymeventscenter.com) offers an active birthday package in a facility with in-ground trampolines, tumbling floors and a rock climbing wall.
Funtrackers Family Fun Center (funtrackers.com) lets your kids enjoy a variety of activities during their birthday bash. Party packages are offered for groups over 10 and provide a hostess for your party room. Decorations include a balloon centerpiece and paper products. You bring the cake; they provide the pizza and soda. Packages include rides such as Go Karts and bumper cars. The Kidz Ultimate Party Zone (kidzultimatepartyzone.com) offers different all-inclusive packages that feature party coordinators, decorations and food depending on which options fit your needs.
Out of the Ordinary
For something a little different, book your party at Starplex Cinemas (starplexcinemas.com), which offers parties in a private party room before the movies begin for the day. You may also splurge on a red carpet event for a group of at least 20 kids. You bring the cake, and they provide the kids' meals and the movie, which you all enjoy in a private auditorium. Galaxy Glow Mini Golf (galaxyglowminigolf.com) provides colorful miniature golf under a black light, and their cosmic party room features such activity as unlimited golf and blacklight pool and air hockey for your entire group, adults included. You get to decorate the room the way you wish, and you are responsible for drinks, food and the cake.
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