There are a number of factors which contribute to the success of any party. Right from the location, to its menu, decor, theme, and activities that will be conducted in it, all have to be chosen with a lot of care and deliberation. If its location is something different and unique, it will automatically make the guests look forward to attending the same with lots of enthusiasm. So, if you too have your or a family member's birthday coming up and are looking for some interesting and fun places to celebrate it, then here is a list of some carefully chosen ones for you.
One of the best choices is a banquet hall of some good hotel. Agreed, it can be quite expensive, but look at its positive side. If the gathering for this occasion is big, then, everybody can fit in comfortably. You can decorate the banquet the way you want to. Many hotels have their in-house event planners, so you can tell the kind of decor you want and they will do the needful. Menu too, can be decided according to your likes and dislikes. All you need is to pay the hotel and rest will be managed by the staff. This will give you enough time to really enjoy the celebration and not worry about anything else.
One of the most fun ideas is an amusement park. Most kids will simply love the different kinds of rides, giant wheels, and other games that are present there. Many theme parks have mini playgrounds, so your kid and his friends can enjoy outdoor sports there. Museum and zoo are some other unique locations to have a party for kids.
If you are looking for some inexpensive options, then a local movie theater that has dollar shows or rents out the whole theater to private groups will solve your purpose. For this, you need to check around in your city and talk to the theater owners, whether they rent out the place for birthday parties. There are some places, which besides giving theater on rent, offer large discounts on the snacks and sodas as well. Some theaters even let in outside snacks and cake. So, plan your party in a movie theater, as it can be one of the cheapest yet the most exclusive location to have the same.
A bowling alley can be one of the most fun locations, especially if you are the kinds who likes games and fun physical activities. You can keep friendly matches among the couples or you can even opt for boys vs girls, and have fun. Most bowling alleys serve refreshments, so food would not be a problem, plus it will require no extra effort on your part, with regards to decor, planning activities or menu, as these things are already in place.
Home is the ideal choice to celebrate the first birthday of your kid. Since, with the first one, lots of memories are bound to be attached, no other place even comes close than one's own home as the ideal location to have it.
The choice of places depends on a number of things, such as your budget, your likings, the kind of gathering you are having, their likings, and also on how much time and effort you are willing to spend on making the party a success. Once you have thought about and considered all these things, you can come up with your own ideas, if not, go with the ones suggested above.