Teens are always looking for "grown up" party ideas where they can have fun and showcase their independence. Parents want a party that is going to be safe and fun. The compromise? Events in public places that cater to teen fun and safety. Lakeland, Florida, has several venues for teen birthday parties that promise satisfaction for all.
Cosmic bowling adds a twist to the fun and retro sport. At Orange Bowl Lanes (orangebowllanes.net), teens can bowl late night with a lights out, glow in the dark atmosphere. Orange Bowl lanes offers lane rental by the hour or by the person so teen birthday parties can be customized. With an adjoining cafe, the bowling alley also provides food to hungry party participants.
Silver Moon Drive-In Theatre
Hail back to the days when movie theaters were all outdoors. The Silver Moon Drive-In Theatre (silvermoondrivein.com) is a teen birthday party location in Lakeland. A small snack bar is stocked with all the movie-time favorites. Teens can enjoy a feature film without the silence required by indoor movie theaters.
The Family Fun Center
Rent a party room at the Lakeland Family Fun Center (thefamilyfuncenter.com) and serve teens pizza and birthday cake after they play mini golf, arcade games or laser tag, or trying their skills on the laser maze. Package deals are available; teens can take advantage of all or only a few of the featured activities to suit their tastes.
Joker Marchant Stadium
Teens with late winter and early spring birthdays can take in a game at the historic Joker Marchant Stadium (lakelandgov.net). The spring training home of the Detroit Tigers, Joker Marchant Stadium has bleacher seating and concessions befitting a baseball-themed birthday. Teens can relax in the stands while watching the Detroit Tigers practice and play for the upcoming baseball season. Games are played beginning in late February and through March.
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