Purchasing individual admission tickets to a trendy venue or hosting a birthday party at your home could be expensive or require a lot of preparations. If you would like to cut costs and preparation associated with your child's party, consider the following celebratory suggestions.
A Community Center Or Church
A community center or church that offers event space could feature plenty of room to host a party, without subjecting you to high fees. If you have a themed event in mind, such as a magic show or a guided painting session, you can hire an outside facilitator for the activity you select.
Bringing an entertainer to your venue may cost less than seeking an entertainer who hosts parties at a custom venue that caters for parties that fit a specific theme. Some community centers and churches offer an on-site kitchen, which will come in handy when preparing snacks and meal options that you will be serving your child and their guests.
A Free Or Inexpensive Outdoor Venue
A park, the beach, or a public hiking spot could provide ample space for your child and their friends to interact. Each of these outdoor venues may be free of charge or cost a small amount. Hosting an outdoor party will allow you the opportunity to offer a wide range of activities. Some outdoor venues provide grills, public restrooms, changing rooms, and waste receptacles.
You could essentially be provided with everything you need to host a picnic-themed event or a swimming or hiking-themed gathering. You may wish to create a relatively simple party food list that outlines ingredients that are needed to prepare sandwiches, burgers, or other basic food items. The purchase of disposable linens, plates, and napkins will allow you to serve your guests and dispose of the items soon afterward.
A Makeshift Venue
Hosting a movie night or an animal-themed event in your backyard can be pulled off without a large investment or a lot of planning. A movie-themed event will require renting a projector, a movie screen, and some viewing materials. Chairs or blankets can be set up outdoors, right in front of where the movie equipment is set up.
An animal-themed event can involve hiring an independent livestock owner or petting zoo supplier. Either person may be willing to transport animals to your yard and set them up inside of a temporary enclosure. The services that either animal owner offers may require you to pay a nominal fee.
Contact a venue to learn if they cater for kids birthday parties.