A children's party can be a difficult event to plan. It is important to find the right locale -- somewhere where a large group of rowdy children can have a fun, possibly even peaceful time. In Roanoake, Va., there are plenty of places to host great parties for children of all ages.
Pump It Up
Hosting a party for children with a lot of energy? Try a bouncing party at Pump It Up, the Inflatable Party Zone. At Pump It Up, parents and children can jump together in indoor, oversized jumping arenas. The location offers several party options based on the size and budget of the party. Party packages can include pizza, drinks, invitations and use of a private decorated party room. Add-on possibilities include a glow-room experience and goodie bags for guests.
For an artistic group of kids, Glazed Bisque-It offers children's parties with art as the focus. Children ages four and older can listen to a story, then paint ceramic dishes or figurines based on the story at "Petite Picasso" parties. Children ages six and older can make their own stuffed animals, and fused-glass project parties are available for teenagers. The art studio offers a private party room.
Our Little Cherubs Boutique
Our Little Cherubs Boutique offers great fantasy parties for children. The boutique offers special dress-up events, from princess or fairy parties to pirate or cowboy affairs. Children choose costumes at the party. Party packages include goodie bags, a group photo of the event, invitations, paper goods, decorations and a take-home craft. Girls can also choose a fairy dust party, where they make lip gloss, sparkly lotion and bath salts, or a spa party complete with a bath fizz soak and mini manicures and pedicures.
Skating parties are classic events for children. At Firehouse Sk8 in Vinton, there are several party packages available, including pizza, a private party room and skating for the group. There is also a play area for younger children, and the entire rink is available for rent. A wide selection of traditional and inline skates are available for rent.
Virginia Museum of Transportation
For a train-loving child, the Virginia Museum of Transportation in Roanoke is the perfect place for a party. The museum has a special party room, and party packages include admission to the entire museum for guests. Cake and decorations are not provided, but hosts can bring their own into the facility.
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