Birthday Guide 2013
Celebration Center of Lexington
1509 Trent Blvd. / 272-3414
Celebrate and enjoy each milestone of life at Lexington’s newest reception center. Birthday parties, receptions, family gatherings, christenings, mitzvahs and reunions.
Explorium of Lexington
440 W. Short St. / 258-3253
All parties include tableware, balloons, all-day admission to the museum, and setup and cleanup. Party packages start at $200 for up to 22 people. The Explorium offers a large a la carte menu, so you can create the perfect party.
180 Stone Road, Georgetown
502-863-2255 / www.evansorchard.com
Party includes birthday tent with six picnic tables, plus entrance to play area that includes apple cider slide and hay castle, a wagon ride through the orchard and goody bags. $150 for up to 10 children for two hours.
2524 Nicholasville Road
Gattitown has the largest selection of games in Central Kentucky. Party packages can include private rooms, decorations, games, bumper car rides, invitations, a party host and all you want to eat pizza, pasta, salad, dessert and drinks. No minimum number of guests required.
Gymboree Play and Music
4383 Old Harrodsburg Road, Suite 145
Choose your child’s favorite theme, and Gymboree will create a private, personalized party experience filled with kid-friendly activities. Specializing in birthdays for children 1-5 years old.
Kentucky Railway Museum
136 S. Main St., New Haven
(502) 549-5470 / www.kyrail.org
Your celebration includes a private train coach that seats 42 or a private 48-seat dining car plus admission to the museum and model train center for everyone in your party. Balloon bouquet for the birthday child and goody bags for each guest. Train excursion is approximately 1.5 hours. $250-$475 for 25-48 guests.
Kentucky Science Center
727 W. Main Street, Louisville
(502) 561-6100 ext. 6561
From Mummies and K’Nex to the super Splash! table, nothing says “Totally Cool” like Super Genius Birthday Parties, which include all-day admission, a themed science activity, liquid nitrogen ice cream, nut-free birthday cake, fruit juice, water and all disposables for up to 20 children. Cost: $210 Members/ $240 non members.
Saturday: 10 a.m., 1 p.m., 4 p.m.; Sunday: 10 a.m., 1 p.m.
Lexington Children’s Theatre
418 West Short St.
254-4546 ext. 223
Parties include a private room with tableware and decorations ($150.) Add some pizzazz with your choice of a themed costume party or tickets to a Main Stage show (+$150 or the cost of group tickets to a performance).
Lexington Taekwondo Jiujitsu
3120 Pimlico Parkway
245-1733 / LexingtonTKD@gmail.com
“Birthday parties are our specialty!” Two hours/unlimited guests. Dodgeball, a free martial arts class, games, and your birthday cake sliced with a real samurai sword! $175.
Living Arts & Science Center
362 N. MLK Blvd. / 252-5222
Birthday parties include a teacher-led art or science activity (designed for your theme), time in the Discovery Exhibit, set-up, and paper party products. Guests may take home their creative projects. A $30 non-refundable deposit is due for reservation. $120 for up to 7 participants; each additional is $10. More extensive projects and party lengths can be planned for additional fees.
Monkey Joe’s Party & Play
1850 Bryant Road / 264-0405
Parties feature a private party room for two full hours and unlimited play in more than 16,000 square feet of jumps, slides, obstacle courses and an arcade. Monkey Joe’s has three party packages and a private party option to choose from to help meet your party needs.
Sugar & Spice
3101 Richmond Road, Suite 301
Custom parties for all occasions: birthdays, graduations or girls’ day out!
“A Pampered Princess” or “The Drama Queen”
Includes two hours of your choice:
* Apparel/accessory craft
* Mini mani/pedi experience
* Specialty hair featuring exotic braids
* Party room with “Servants”
Wild Thyme Cooking School
1060 Chinoe Road, # 108
Kids cooking parties are one of the hottest new birthday party trends. Choose from a variety of themes or customize your cooking party theme around your favorite book, movie, etc. Plates, balloons, cooking activities, cupcake decorating with cupcake tower and candles, setup and cleanup included. $285 for 10 kids (16 maximum) plus birthday child.
2041 Creative Drive / 255-5231
Cake, ice cream, paper goods, drinks and invitations provided. Parties are 1½ hours long, with an hour in the foam pit, relay races, trampolines, obstacle courses and parachute. Prices begin at $145 for up to 14 children. Slumber parties available.
Barbara Ann School of Dance
898 East High Street / 266-5861
Enjoy a hands free ballet themed birthday party with instructor Ms. Maura. Package includes: 2 hours of fun, ballerina doll craft, 45-minute ballet class with fairy wings, ribbons, scarves, pompoms, and a short ballet routine. Costumes for dress-up in recital at the end of the party. Decorations, tableware, drinks, and ice cream are included. Ages: 3-8.
3644 Boston Road / 268-6238
High-energy party includes up to 2 hours of time for 10-25 kids, including a Party Pro, paper products, invitations and a gift for the birthday child. Parties begin at $139.
Cambo the Clown
Cambo brings fun and laughter with juggling, clown magic, balloon animals and interactive show. Cambo has been clowning for more than 30 years and is a graduate of the Ringling Brothers and Barnum & Bailey Clown College.
Champ’s Entertainment Center
297 Ruccio Way / 268-3888
Make your next Birthday Party “a piece of cake,” with 7 party packages to choose from, including skating, laser tag and miniature golf. Select your Birthday Party Package, bring the kids and the cake and we will take care of the rest with a smile. You can book your party online at www.ChampsBirthdays.com.
Eastland Bowling Lanes
750 E. New Circle Road / 252-3429
Southland Bowling Lanes
205 Southland Drive / 277-5746
Parties include 2 hours of bowling & shoe rental. Beginner/The Pro Package ($8.95-$10.95 per child)includes decorative “bowling theme” party decorations, balloons, plates, cups, napkins, table cloth, cutlery and a Pepsi product. Hi Roller Package ($12.95 per child) includes decorative themed party supplies, Pepsi product plus your choice of a slice of pizza or a hot dog & chips. Ultimate Big Party Blowout ($250 for up to 24 guests) includes decorative party supplies and decorations, goody bags, 4 large single topping pizzas, unlimited soda,100 game tokens, autograph bowling pin.
The Curious EDGE & Club
3306 Clays Mill Road, Suite 203
Club Scientific Bluegrass offers a variety of themes in one-hour parties for 4-13-year-olds. Packages include postcard birthday invitation, exciting make-and-take-home project, theme-specific science experiment by one of the club’s fun scientists, and goody bags featuring a test-tube experiment. Birthday child receives a T-shirt and science gift. $225 for up to 15 partygoers.
7895 Tates Creek Rd. / 272-7751
Number of horses used depends on the number of guests riding. Standard birthday party with one hour of riding is $15 per child. Indoor arena available for bad-weather parties. For small parties, trail rides are available for $35 per child. $100 minimum for all parties.
3347 Tates Creek Road, Suite 201
268-3382 / www.gottadancelex.org
Gotta Dance staff will decorate the studio, host the 90-minute party and clean up afterward. You will provide the food, drinks, plates, cups, and utensils with multiple themes to choose from. Starting at $200.
825 National Ave. / 389-9681
Party packages include wheelthrowing or handbuilding projects in clay, plus instruction, clay and studio rental. Bring your own food, beverages and decorations. $15-$25 per child for 5-20 children.
3882 Mall Road / 272-KIDD (5433)
Kids Place has private party rooms, more than 45 age-appropriate games, more prizes, a bigger snack stop, unlimited play in Kentucky’s premier indoor adventure playground and rock climbing.
3130 Maple Leaf Dr, Ste. 140
543-0200 / www.lastinglegacyky.com
Lasting Legacy offers parties for birthdays, and school and daycare groups, and is committed to helping children learn to love the art of scrapbooking. Rubber stamping, card making and other paper crafts available. Create a mini-scrapbook, four stamping projects, and/or complete a pre-teen project customized to your request. $10/per person per project.
Lexington Ice Center
560 Eureka Springs Dr. / 269-5681
Parties include ice skating and skate rental. Birthday cake, drinks, party favor bags, invitations, paper products, candles, cake slicer, party room and a birthday T-shirt for the child included. Parties for basketball/volleyball and mini-golf also available. $155-175 for 10 guests.
Man O’ War Golf
1201 Man O’ War Blvd. / 259-4653
Man O’ War Junior Golf programs help your child establish a love for the game of golf. The No. 1 objective of the programs is to have fun. Call to set up your own custom junior clinic and party for the spring.
3385 Tates Creek Road / 269-4591
Party guests will create a unique keepsake for themselves or to give as a gift in a cheerful party room with a knowledgeable, helpful staff. Parents can bring food and paper goods. Minimum 8 children at $12-$17 per child.
4394 Old Versailles Road / 368-7334
Non-traditional party activities including unusual indoor and outdoor games and activities as well as a teacher-led hands-on project for kids in the workshop. $150 minimum for up to 5 children ($20 per extra child) up to three hours. Party space is provided. Parents provide their own food and decorations with access to facility ahead of time if needed.
Tiger Kim’s Taekwondo Academy
3601 Palomar Centre Dr. / 296-0088
Tiger Kim’s Taekwondo offers very popular birthday parties for all ages. You can experience fantastic demonstration from Master Kim and Team Tiger Demo Team, Taekwondo trial lessons, special cake cutting with a sword, and lots of physical activities. $200 for members, $250 for non-members for 90-minute party with up to 20 kids. Invitations, setup, cleanup, activities and utensils are included.
Caramanda’s Bake Shoppe
3805 Dylan Ct. / 223-9755
Along with birthday cakes and cupcakes, Caramanda’s offers private parties that include instruction on how to bake cupcakes. Decorate as many cupcakes as you want for $1 each. Total party cost is $75.
520 Lagonda Ave. / 255-3432
Need something to fill those goody bags? Check out Kremer Wholesale for a huge selection of party favors and toys. Party supplies for all budgets.