Los Angeles provides options of all sorts for your teen's next party. These venues have the added benefit of making you the coolest parent on the block for hosting an extraordinary event. Let your teen fly through the air or spend his special day on the historic Santa Monica Pier. You even can host a party to make your teenager a singing sensation, if only for the day.
At iFly Hollywood (iflyhollywood.com), your group of 12 to 24 teenagers can experience indoor skydiving in an indoor wind tunnel. This isn't a ride; your teens actually will be able to fly. Packages include training, flight gear and a DVD of your flight sessions. Entertaining Adventure (entertainingadventure.com) organizes scavenger hunts and Amazing Race parties for your teenagers that are set up at your own location, whether your neighborhood or a small park. These services come complete with videographer.
For the athletic types, i-Fitness Kid Zone (ifitnesskidzone.com) in Sherman Oaks provides a drop-off fitness facility for kids ages 6 to 16. Their extreme birthday parties last two hours and come with a personalized birthday cake, utensils and invitations as well as pizza. For an additional fee, you can have a themed party. The Adventure Plex (adventureplex.org) in Manhattan Beach offers parties that can be customized with such extras as ropes courses, karaoke and a rock wall.
The Putting Edge Glow in the Dark Mini Golf and Arcade (puttingedge.com) offers a party venue where your teens can have fun under the colorful glow of black light. This full service party venue does all the work for parties for all ages, with refreshments available. Pacific Park (pacpark.com) at the Santa Monica Pier is an amusement park that offers party packages. These include midway games and rides as part of the fun.
If you already have the location, some Los Angeles party vendors come to you. Allow your teens to become their own rock stars with the Rockstar CD Recording Workshop (rockstarworkshop.net.) This mobile recording studio travels all over Southern California for events and allows teens to record, then design and decorate the CDs they will take home. Magnitude Cheer (magnitudecheer.com) trains budding cheerleaders ages 4 to 17 and offers a mobile party option for your teens. These parties include an hour of instruction and conclude with a performance for the parents.
For your older teen who might want a bit more grown-up entertainment for their birthday, mature venues such as LA Connection (laconnectioncomedy.com) offer private parties for teens at their location in the San Fernando Valley or at your home. This comedy club hosts comedy shows similar to "Whose Line is it Anyway?" that are geared especially to the age of the guests. The Fun Party Bus Los Angeles (platinumexpresslimo.com) takes the dance party to the streets in a luxurious limousine buses that can seat a group of 12 up to 40. The whole group enjoys a 2000+ watt sound system and neon lighting in a space big enough to get up and move around.
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