Gymboree Play & Music, Chuck E. Cheese's and Build-a-Bear Workshops are national chains that have packages available for children's birthday parties. Local parks and family-friendly restaurants are also good options for a child's first birthday celebration.
Birthday Party venue options depend on what is available in the local area. Gymboree Play & Music specializes in hosting birthday parties for children 1 to 5 years of age. They have personalized party themes and kid-friendly activities. Patrons can select a party package with features such as exclusive use of the facility for 1 ½ hours or more, all party supplies, invitations, and a gift for the birthday honoree and the guests. Chuck E. Cheese and Build-A-Bear Workshops offer similar packages.
Public parks, zoos, the local YMCA, and restaurants such as Chick-fil-A and McDonald’s may also have spaces and birthday packages available for young children. Restaurant party packages often include food, party favors, supplies, a host or hostess, and in some cases, even a restaurant mascot.