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🎂 2020 Birthdays & Special Occasions Party Planning Guide

July 1, 2019

Planning a party? Whether it's a birthday, baby shower, or graduation shindig, our Birthdays & Special Occasions Party Planning Guide is a great place to get started. From treats and toys to party venues and entertainers that are as fun for adults as they are for kids, these local businesses want to help make your celebration one to remember forever!

Looking for birthday party themes, tips and time savers, recipes, and more? Check out the articles in our AWESOME Birthday Issue!

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PARTY ENTERTAINERS & ACTIVITIES

5280 Slumber Parties: We are here to help provide your child with a special night by transforming your space into an overnight slumber party they will never forget. Whether you want to celebrate a birthday with your child and their friends or break the monotony and add some fun for siblings or family we are here to help!

Blinks and Winks Photo Booth: A fun way to capture all the special moments of your events and the photo strips make great take-home keepsakes for your guests! We include lots of customization options to tailor the photo booth and love creating custom props.

Castle Rock Foam Parties: Fill your outdoor space with clouds of fluffy foam for a unique and fun summer party option. A great choice for birthdays, summer camps, church groups, and block parties!

* Inspire to Learn & Imagine: I2LI offers fun, educational programs for children ages 3-14. We believe kids learn best when they are having fun. Our hands-on programs inspire kids to remember what they learn, imaging, and create!

* Party Safari: Party Safari has a hands-on enthusiastic approach, which will leave those involved inspired by what they have learned (and excited for more). Exotic animal presentations come from a man with a Bachelors in Biology and a Masters in Zoology, but who retains a connectivity to kids and their families.

* Starshine Slumber Parties: Starshine Slumber Parties provides custom tents, bedding, lighting, and themed decor to create a spectacular slumber party celebration for your Little Star and their guests. Why have a boring sleepover when you can make Big Memories for your Little Star with a Starshine Slumber Party!

PARTY VENUES

Boondocks Food & Fun (Parker) With indoor and outdoor attractions — Miniature Golf, Go-Karts, Bowling, Bumper Boats, Laser Tag, XD Dark Ride, and a Huge Arcade — every party is an event beyond anything you've experienced before. Your kid will feel special at Boondocks!

* Castle Rock Recreation Center (Castle Rock) At the Town of Castle Rock Recreation Center, we pride ourselves on helping you plan the perfect celebration! With multiple party packages to choose from, we can help you make your child's birthday memorable and fun!

Douglas County Libraries (Most Library Locations) Celebrate your child’s birthday at Douglas County Libraries! Our playful birthday parties incorporate the love of stories and discovery in three fun themes: Once Upon a Time, Fantasy and Folklore, and Things That Roar. Our event planners handle the legwork, setup, and cleanup so you can enjoy the party!

Flour Power Kids Cooking Studios (Highlands Ranch) Stir up some fun and enjoy a sizzlin' celebration with hands-on themes such as Cupcake Wars, Pizza Palooza, SuperHero and Princess, Grosser than Gross, and many more! We offer nearly two dozen themes and do all the work so you can enjoy the big day!

HRCA Birthday Parties (Highlands Ranch) Whether your child loves art, cooking, tumbling, splashing in the pool, sports, or outdoor nature parties, Highlands Ranch Community Association (HRCA) has a birthday party for you. HRCA offers all-inclusive affordable parties to make that special day easy for you and fun for everyone.

Jack & Jill Children's Salon (Lone Tree) For 15 years, Jack & Jill has been Colorado's #1 kids' salon... and we know how to throw a great party too! We offer six glamour-packed party themes, because you're never too young to pamper yourself!

Kidcreate Studio (Parker) Kidcreate Studio is an art studio just for kids! We specialize in children’s art classes, camps, and art-themed birthday parties for children ages 18 months through 12 years.

Little Monkey Bizness (Parker) Little Monkey Bizness in Parker is a place where kids ages 1-8 can truly “monkey around”! Whether it be on our giant indoor playground or for a birthday party or event, we provide a safe, clean environment for family fun.

* Miller Activity Complex (Castle Rock) Celebrate your child’s next birthday at the Miller Activity Complex in Castle Rock! We pride ourselves on helping you plan the perfect celebration! With multiple party packages to choose from, you are sure to make your child’s birthday memorable and fun!

* Miss M's Tea Parlour (Castle Rock) For over 18 years, Miss M's has been helping to make memories by providing Victorian Tea Parties in Historic Downtown Castle Rock. You invite the guests, we'll take care of the rest!

My Gym (Highlands Ranch) Our birthday parties are one of a kind! We're definitely in the business of making dreams come true. Whether your theme is superheroes, princesses, or anything in between, we'll make it happen with a smile. Perfect for kids aged 1-10 years!

Ninja Intensity (Castle Rock) We LOVE a good party! Our obstacle training gym originated from the famous TV show, American Ninja Warrior. Challenge yourself to conquer obstacles just like you see on the show, such as the Warped Wall, Spider Wall, Salmon Ladder, and many more!

Parker Parks and Recreation (Parker) We offer a variety of exciting and affordable hosted party options at our Parker Recreation Center and Parker Fieldhouse locations, including sports/games, climbing wall, and swim parties!

Pirates Cove (Englewood) Are you ready for fun in the sun? Pirates Cover offers a leisure pool with a large play structure, a 25-meter 6-lane pool, a 35-foot slide tower with three slides, a lazy river, concessions, and more for your summer party! Both our party packages include admission to Pirates Cove, two hours at a private table, cake and ice cream, goodie bags, and more!

Play Street Museum (Highlands Ranch) Play Street Museum is a small-scale children's museum that caters to children 8 and under. Kids will have fun imagining and pretending in the miniature Town Square buildings or exploring the interactive exhibits and activities throughout the educational play space. Adults may join in on the adventure or just sit back and relax.

* SafeSplash (Castle Rock) We can help you plan the perfect celebration for your special day, whether it's your child's birthday party, end of season party for the team, Scout party, or any other reason to have a great time! Our warm water pools are set at 90 degrees so we are a great party venue year round!

* SafeSplash (Lone Tree/Parker) At SafeSplash, we understand … swimming is a life skill®. Giving your child the opportunity to learn from passionate instructors who provide individual attention in the best facilities sets them up for an outstanding experience. That is the SafeSplash Way. SafeSplash offers swim lessons, camps, birthday parties, and more.

* Tiger Lee's World Class Tae Kwon Do (Parker) Birthday parties with a kick! Celebrate your child's birthday with Parker's most energetic party! Each party is filled with specially designed activities and games, with no prior martial arts experience required to participate.

Uncorked Kitchen (Centennial) Instead of another predictable birthday party, try something different this year. Celebrate your child’s birthday with a hands-on interactive cooking party!

Waterworks Aquatics (Highlands Ranch) Host your child's next birthday party at Waterworks Aquatics Highlands Ranch. No mess and no stress when you book your birthday party at one of our indoor heated pools.

OTHER PARTY SERVICES

* Dough Dreamery (Parker) Edible Cookie Dough hand-made FRESH! Regular, Gluten-Free, and Vegan Options.

* Elle Photography (Douglas County) You place great value on having stylish, timeless, and unique pictures of you and your family. Commission a photographer who can create exceptional portraits and deliver a photo session experience to match.

Jamie Herrera Photography (Douglas County) Jamie Herrera is a professional, natural light family, newborn, and high school senior portrait photographer in Parker, Colorado with an emphasis on genuine moments of togetherness.

* Laura Wolfgang Photography (Douglas County) Timeless memories, beautifully captured. Each moment only happens once — have it captured beautifully before it's gone.

Nothing Bundt Cakes (Lone Tree) Our premium Bundt Cakes are crafted by hand in every bakery and made from the finest ingredients: real eggs, butter, and cream cheese. Our cakes come in four sizes and ten different flavors.

* Parker Party America (Parker) The best parties begin with us! Parker Party America is Douglas County's one-stop shop for everything "PARTY!" We offer Balloon Bouquets, Balloon Art, Birthday and Theme Party Supplies, Costume Accessories, and Costumes all year round... and we deliver! Let our party specialists help you create an event to remember!

Parker Yard Greetings (Parker) Say it in your yard with a life-size card! Parker Yard Greetings provides custom yard greetings for celebrations, graduations, anniversaries, birthdays, holidays, and other events.

* SJY Photography (Douglas County) There are many milestones to capture in our children's lives! Simply Just You Photography focuses on creating candid photos with minimal editing to truly highlight you and your family! 

Timbuk Toys (Highlands Ranch) Timbuk Toys offers the world's best toys for Learning, Laughter, and FUN! Shop a wide selection of gifts for ages 0 and up! Kids love our interactive play stations and everyone enjoys Story Play Time! We’re proud to be an independent, woman-owned and -operated Colorado Company!



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