Hey, who says Florida is mainly a senior citizen party place! How about those kids? Here is a review of the top places to throw a birthday party in St. Petersburg, Florida -for kids! Please refer to the contact information for specific cost and times.
*Please note, in regard to the number of children allowed with initial cost, many of these programs allow for more children for an additional fee.
Top Places to Have a Birthday in St. Petersburg, Florida: The Pier Aquarium
The Pier Aquarium has birthday parties for children ages 5-14. The minimum number of children to book a party is ten. The activities include an aquarium tour, arts and crafts activities, and interactive educational activities. Depending upon the children’s’ ages, the activities are: catching marine life in the water, uncovering fossilized marine life on the shore, viewing marine life under a microscope, creating their own marine life for use in contests, designing an estuary, creating an aquarium, and designing jewelry from marine life.
Address: 800 Second Ave. NE
Phone: (727) 895-7437
Top Places to Have a Birthday in St. Petersburg, Florida:Great Explorations
Great Explorations is a hands on children’s museum. They offer a range of birthday parties. The Basic Birthday Party will get you: free all-day admission, a party room for 1.5 hours, primary colored decorations, vanilla ice cream, drinks, one hands on activity and 20 guests. The difference in the Great Themed Party is: thirty minute longer party, themed invitations, themed decorations, a themed activity, a themed game, goodie bags, and you can invite 10 more guests. The Themed Sleep Over requires a minimum of 20 children and there must be one adult per five children. In addition to being themed, you get: all night admission to the museum, pizza and drinks, ice cream and cake, and breakfast. Two museum hosts also spend the night and you get a private room from 7-9 p.m. The Ultimate Party is basically anything that you can imagine that the museum can pull off, and it can go outside the confines of the other party types. The themes of the parties and their recommended gender and ages are: American Idol (girls/boys, 8-12), Fairytales (girls/boys 1-7), Pirates of the Caribbean (boys, 1-7), ArtSmart (girls/boys, 6-12), Nails and Tales (girls 8-12), MI Spy girls/boys, 6-12).
Address: 800 2nd St. NE
Phone: (727) 821-8992
Top Places to Have a Birthday in St. Petersburg, Florida:On The Mat Martial Arts
Talk about an action-packed birthday! On the Mat Martial Arts provides three different packages for birthday parties. All packages are at the place of training and children are lead through a series of basic martial arts moves. Package 1 includes a two-hour party with up to 20 kids. They also receive a free weeklong pass. Package 2 is the same as 1 except each kid receives a tee shirt. Package 3 is the same as 2 except it includes special introductory rates for joining, and a uniform. There are two staff present at each party. For this one the parent is responsible for invitations, decorations, food, drinks, and goodie bags.
Address: Eagles Park Shopping Center
5543 Park Street North
Phone: (727) 548-kick
Top Places to Have a Birthday in St. Petersburg, Florida:Ultimate Party & Play Zone
The Ultimate Party and Play Zone gives two-hour private parties weekends: one hour in a private room and one-hour private use of play area. Fifteen children plus the birthday child are included in the cost. The party includes: invitations, decorations, a gift from the staff, and staff supervision. For additional fees they will provide pizza, drinks, cake, balloons, goodie bags, and party supplies. For and additional fee you can also have access to their cool inflatable maze! They also have weekday private room rentals (public access to play areas only), which is an entirely do it yourself affair.
Address: 1804 62nd Avenue North
Phone: (727) 525-3888
Top Places to Have a Birthday in St. Petersburg, Florida:Pirate Ship at Johns Pass
With the current popularity of pirates, I couldn’t resist this particular place. Though not in St. Petersburg, it is mere hop, skip, and a jump, away. This Pirate Ship provides birthday parties for children ages three and up. The parties include treasure hunts, water gun battles, face painting, pirate stories, dancing, music and drinks. Plus, the entire staff and crew is dressed to the hilt in pirate outfits and they talk and act like pirates too. Though it’s a little spendy, up to 40 passengers can come along and what a memorable party!
Address: 140 Boardwalk Place West
John’s Pass Boardwalk
Phone: (727) 423-7824