It’s already that time again, time to start planning your child’s next birthday party. This year, you want to do something special, something that will cut down on the amount of work you have to do, and something that will blow your child away. Jacksonville has many different party venues to choose from, there is sure to be a venue that is just screaming your child’s name. Now is the opportunity to talk to your child about his or her wishes for their special day. You may even ask them to help you plan the party, it may give them a sense of pride and purpose. Its also provides an opportunity to bond with your little one. Together you should be brainstorming on any themes they wish to have or if they have any activities they are hoping to do. You will want to pick a convenient date for your family, make a guest list, set a budget, and get to work.
Party venues come in all shapes and sizes. You will want to go with a venue that suits the age group of your child and your guests. If your child has requested any special activities, you will want to specifically search for that type of activity. After selecting the type of party you want to have, you need to research the different facilities in the Jacksonville area that provide what you need. Start by looking online, comb through your list and see if any venues match up with your budget needs, the amount of guests you have, and if your date is available. Some venues may include but are not limited to, arcades, trampoline parks, bowling alleys, petting zoos, city parks with pavilions, children’s museums, skating rinks, zoos, and even aquariums. While researching some of these venues, find out what place will give you the most bang for your buck. Do any of the venues offer a private party space, or is it a shared space? Do they offer any food or beverages? How long are the party packages for? Do they offer a host for your party? Are goodie bags included? Is there a special gift for the birthday child? Are you allowed to bring in outside food? There certainly is no shortage of venues, you just need to decide what suits your needs the best. You will want to read reviews from past guests. You will want to tour the venue.
Once you have your venue list narrowed down start some extensive research. Google will be your best friend for this task. Start looking for any reviews you can find, check out their facebook page, see if they are accredited by the BBB. Remember you are spending quite a bit on this special birthday and you want to make sure things go smoothly. You will want to book a venue that has strict cleanliness practices, great customer service, affordable prices, and a venue that can accommodate the amount of guests you have. Once the decision has been made, place your deposit and start your next task!