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πŸŽ‚ 2021 Birthdays & Special Occasions Party Planning Guide

April 29, 2021

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!

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!

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, imagine, and create!

Songs for Seeds: Super fun and interactive musical entertainment will get the birthday person and their guests to sing, dance, and play instruments along with the band. Great for all ages; specializing in children newborn to 6 years old.

Teepees, Tents & Pajamas: Parties are better in pajamas! Sleepover tents or teepees for the ultimate slumber party or celebration with lots of different themes for boys, girls, and adults! They also offer picnic party dining set-ups and mini spa parties. All rentals include delivery, set up and styling, pick up the next day, and laundering.

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!

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 clean-up 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 Backcountry Wilderness Area (Highlands Ranch) Your local wild place for summer camp, outdoor recreation, environmental education, and wildlife habitat conservation.

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.

Momentum Athletic Center (Parker) Founded by families, for families. As parents of gymnasts, we created a place focused on delivering the very best that gymnastics has to offer young athletes and their families.

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 Academy of Martial Arts (Parker) Make it a superhero birthday party, a ninja birthday party, a karate birthday party — we've even had unicorn ninja parties! Whatever the theme, we would love to be your host! Our premiere 6,000 square foot facility covered with 2” thick zebra mats provides a safe and fun location to hold your child’s best birthday yet!

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.

Pop! Arts (Parker) Pop! Arts offers the best birthday parties — and balloons — around! Choose from Build a Bear, Slime, Pour Paint & Splat, Adopt a Pet, themed crafting, and so much more!

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!

OTHER PARTY SERVICES

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

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!

Sandy Puc' Photography (Littleton) An award-winning portrait photography studio in Littleton that furnishes its clients with works of art destined to become family heirlooms. Expect to be treated with warmth and respect from the moment you enter the studio all the way through to your final pick-up.



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