Birthday Guide

. January 15, 2013.

Imagination Station
1 Discovery Way
419-244-2674
 http://www.imaginationstationtoledo.org
Choose from three packages for your birthday delight! All packages include free admission for the birthday child along with entry for 15 guests. Prices range from $225-$375 depending on membership. A birthday table, four large pizzas, four pitchers of soda are provided, but guests must bring their own plates, napkins, goody bags and balloons. Get a visit from Imagination Station’s ‘Lab’rador, Gizmo or watch a 30-minute liquid nitrogen ice cream activity.

 

Hero’s
9851 Meridian Ct., Rossford
419-873-9400
www.herostoledo.com 
Whether it’s classic or premium, there’s plenty of fun at Hero’s. Parties range from $209 to $325 and include time on Hero’s in-house inflatables, games in the sandlot, games in the carnival tent and prizes, along with pizza, drinks and cupcakes. Goody bags, invitations and snacks for the adults are available for an extra charge.

 

Daryl Jervis Dance Studio
7575 Sylvan Towne Dr., Sylvania
419-843-9000
www.jervisdanceplex.com
Young people are looking for new and exciting things to do. Many find joy expressing themselves through dance. Having a birthday? Let Daryl Jervis Dance Studios help you celebrate your special occasion with a Hip Hop Dance Party at its state of the art dance studio!

 

Toledo Zoo
2 Hippo Way
419-385-4040   www.toledozoo.org
Have an African adventure at The Toledo Zoo. Birthday packages for 12 ($180-$225) or 16 guests ($255-$300) include a personal “Birthday Keeper” (party host), a customized birthday cake, a game/craft, a ride on the African carousel as well as admission and free parking for all party guests. Safari hats and souvenir cups are also provided. 

 

Toledo Walleye
500 Jefferson St.
419-725-4537
www.toledowalleye.com
Visit Spike at the Toledo Walleye! Starting at $20.50 party-goers will enjoy a ticket to the game and voucher for one hotdog, hamburger or slice of pizza per guest. A t-shirt for the birthday child is provided along with the birthday child’s name on the scoreboard. Hockey pucks for each guest are available for an additional cost, as are Ultimate Experience Packages which include watching the warm-ups from the penalty box, your photo taken on the Walleye bench and an autographed puck.

 

Splash Bay
1705 Toll Gate Dr., Maumee
419-482-7777
www.splashbayresort.com
Make a big splash at Splash Bay. Choose from two packages ranging from $20 to $25 per swimmer for either a half or full day’s stay. The Splash Package includes complimentary decor, cake, host or hostess for the party, and set up and clean up. The Big Splash includes two slices of pizza or a hot dog and chips for each child. Children will also receive six arcade tokens and swimming for the birthday child is free of charge.

 

Meant To Bead
6536 W. Central Ave.
419-842-8183
www.meant2bead.com
With different projects for all ages, Meant To Bead offers something for everyone. For $4-$6 per child, along with an additional fee for teacher and room rental. Party hosts should bring their own refreshments and decorations.

 

 

Gold Medal Indoor Sports
10020 S. Compass Rd., Rossford
419-874-9800
www.gmisports.net
Go for the gold at Gold Medal Indoor Sports! Three packages, the Olympic, World Cup and Lil’ Kickers provide an hour and a half to two hours of field time, paper products, a pitcher of drinks, pizza and a party host. Parties can host up to 30 children with party packages costing from $125 to $300. Looking for even more ways to get active? Rent Gold Medal’s new inflatables for an additional $100 or do a combination of field time and inflatables for $50.

 

Vail Meadows Equestrian Center
6118 Cedar Point Rd., Oregon
419-697-8960
www.vailmeadows.com
Horse around on your birthday! Use Vail Meadows’ banquet room for four hours ($120) and ride their ponies for $10 per child. The birthday family should provide cake, ice cream and other refreshments along with goody bags and decorations.

 

Mini Motions Dance Center
2249 Tremainsville Rd.
419-475-2754
www.minimotionsdance.com
Sing and dance all through your birthday with games, karaoke, dancing and more. For $160, guests enjoy two hours of fun, up to four games of your choice, entertainment and a birthday t-shirt for the birthday child. Mini Motions’ staff will facilitate the party, but all food and goody bags should be supplied.

 

Ellen’s
Glass Act
419-699-2215
www.ellensglassact.com
Bring the cake, decorations and any additional refreshments and Ellen Rubin will supply the fun! Offering glass fusing for children as young as age three, Rubin provides four hours of fun for $20 per person at her studio! Call for address and additional info.

 

Common Space
1700 N. Reynolds
419-531-2046
www.aclew.org
Your child and their guests can get creative, as the staff of Common Space helps create an art-themed party. You provide the food and cake, and Common Space provides the materials for an art project — painting, clay, drawing, even dance or theater. Tailor the project to what your child loves. $75 for up to 13 children, $3 for each additional guest.

 
 

Dragonfly Artisan Tea Cottage
5723 N. Main St., Sylvania
419-824-2153
Get elegant, and enjoy a birthday tea party at the Dragonfly. Guests can do a craft, and the Cottage provides homemade food, tea and cake. A fairy-themed party is available, or a “Fancy Nancy” extravaganza. Parties last approximately two hours, and time can be reserved outside of the shop’s regular hours. $5.95-9.95 per guest, depending on menu.

 

Southwyck Lanes
5225 Heatherdowns Blvd.
419-865-8815
www.southwycklanes.com
Ready to roll? Southwyck Lanes offers two party  packages, with an hour and a half of bowling. Shoes and balls are provided. Bumpers are available on request. Birthday child bowls free, and gets a free gift! Bring your own cake; ice cream and outside beverages not allowed. Basic package $8.50 per child, $10 per child includes hot dog, chips and drink. 10 guest minimum.

 

Team Toledo
Ice House
1258 W. Alexis Rd.
419-476-4690
www.teamtoledoicehouse.com
Take to the ice, with packages available for small or large groups. $150 for eight guests and $250 for 15, including two hours of skating, skate rental, hot dog or pizza, and drinks. You’ll have the Ice House’s party room for an hour and a half either before or after public skating time. Or, rent an hour of private ice time for $350, depending
on availability. 

 

Warzone Paintgames
5340 N. Centennial Rd., Sylvania
419-517-1750
www.warzonepaintgames.com
Kids 10-16 can have a party that’s a bit more intense, with three hours of paintball action. Parties have the run of Warzone’s fields to pursue each other to their hearts’ content. The rental package includes all equipment, including marker and 500 paint rounds. Also included are 2 large pizzas and drinks. Cost is $350 for the 10-guest minimum, with $38 for additional guests. Reserve your time early. Prime weekend slots fill

up fast!