Places To Have a Birthday Party in Marion, Arkansas

by Kimberly Dyke

Whether you are young in years or young at heart, Marion, Arkansas, and its surrounding areas offer several venues where you can have the perfect birthday party. From a party that's formal and sophisticated to one that features video games, you are sure to find the place that best suits your special someone. Start making out your guest list and get ready for a birthday celebration to remember.

The Cedars of Marion

Whether you are throwing a large birthday party or a small, intimate affair, the Cedars Event Center (thecedarsofmarion.com) can accommodate your needs. The property features gardens and fountains alongside patios and porches, and the interior is decorated with antiques and paintings. Buffets and bars are arranged throughout the venue to allow guests to flow from room to room. Choose to hold a party for up to 40 guests on the patio around the fountain. An additional fee is charged during the month of December, and dinnerware setup is not included.

The Peabody Hotel

The Peabody Hotel (peabodymemphis.com) is located approximately 12 miles from Marion in Memphis, Tennessee. A four-star hotel situated in the heart of Memphis, The Peabody Hotel is close to many area attractions. Use the audiovisual, banquet and catering services for your birthday celebration in one of seven ballrooms and halls. Choose a smaller ballroom with historic décor, set up a dance floor, or go all out with a party on the rooftop with views of the Mississippi River. Professional staff assist with all of your party details.

The Children's Museum of Memphis

Make your child's birthday a memorable and educational event at the Children's Museum of Memphis (cmom.com). Party packages include an hour in a private party room with cups of ice cream for up to 35 guests and free time to explore the museum. Check the Children's Museum's website for party coupon specials and to sign up your little one for the birthday club. Museum members receive a discount on party package pricing, and early reservations are recommended. One adult for every five children in your party is required.

Fire Museum of Memphis

Adults and kids alike will enjoy a birthday celebration at the Fire Museum of Memphis (firemuseum.com), located in downtown Memphis, Tennessee. A basic party package for up to 20 guests includes a museum tour and two hours in the private party room decorated with balloon bouquets. Additional options feature fire chief hats, a museum T-shirt for the birthday child and paper products. Rental space for adult parties includes the outdoor courtyard and a second-floor special events room. The Fire Museum provides tables, chairs and catering services.

Golf and Games Family Park

Bring your own cake and celebrate your birthday at Golf and Games Family Park (golfandgamesmemphis.com) in Memphis, Tennessee. Select the party package that suits you best, and a party coordinator will handle all the details. Packages include a trip on the ropes course; go-kart or bumper boat rides; mini-golf and games in the arcade. Pizza, soda, ice cream and goody bags are served to the group. Karate-themed parties feature martial arts instruction, and laser tag parties include a 30-minute Lasertron mission.

About the Author

Kimberly Dyke is a Spanish interpreter with a B.A. in language and international trade from Clemson University. She began writing professionally in 2010, specializing in education, parenting and culture. Currently residing in South Carolina, Dyke has received certificates in photography and medical interpretation.

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