Epic 6 features exciting family entertainment. From state-of-the-art laser tag to full court basketball and an awesome arcade – there’s something for everyone. Party packages are for 10 people, including the guest of honor, but additional guests can be added for an additional per-person fee. Party packages start at $175 and include arcade play cards, event options such as laser tag, dodgeball, rock climbing and more. Epic 6 Laser Tag & Sports Arena is located at 601 Gravois Bluffs Blvd., Suite G, Fenton, MO, 63026. To learn more, call 636-600-1890.
Grandma’s Cookies specializes in fresh-baked, home-style cookies just like your grandma used to bake. And now, your kids can hone their baking skills too! Grandma’s Cookies offers birthday parties for small groups. Parties can be scheduled for any evening after 6 p.m. (except in December). During the party, each child will have the opportunity to help with the baking process and spend some time in grandma’s kitchen. While the cookies are baking (can’t you smell them now?), you will have time to open presents. Parties are priced at $30 per hour (with a 1.5 hour minimum), plus $6 per child. Each child will receive cookies along with a soda, milk or water, and the birthday child will also receive a T-shirt! Grandma’s Cookies is located at 401 S. Main St., St. Charles, MO, 63301. To learn more, call 636-947-0088.
Big Joel’s Safari Petting Zoo and Educational Park
Big Joel’s Safari Petting Zoo features up-close encounters with zebras, llamas, African porcupines, ostriches and emus, parrots, deer, elk and more. You can even ride a camel! Big Joel’s birthday packages start at $175 and includes admission for 10 kids and 10 adults; parents and up to four grandparents are free with the birthday child. All kids receive a souvenir cup to feed the animals, access to the whole park, a private access to the Safari Party Room for two hours, plus cups, napkins and utensils (camel rides are an additional $5 per rider). Big Joel’s Safari is located at 13187 State Highway M, Wright City, MO, 63390. To learn more call 636-745-3031.
Totally Adorable Salon
Totally Adorable Salon’s mission is to “empower young girls, boost their self-confidence and make them feel beautiful inside and out.” Who doesn’t want to get a self-confidence boost and be pampered on their birthday? Parties start at $199 for eight guests (additional guests can be added for a fee). The party packages include options such as fun up-dos with glitter spray, make-up, nail polish, colored hair extensions, a foot soak, glitter tattoos and more. Every party includes a party hostess, private use of the salon, a birthday gift for the birthday girl, use of photo props and 20 minutes of cake time. Totally Adorable Salon is located at 5342 Highway N, Cottleville, MO, 63304. To learn more, call 636-244-0939.
Yucandu Art Studio
At Yucandu, everyone is an artist! If you’re looking for a truly unique, interactive and creative place for your child’s next party this is the place to be. The Yucandu Studio will provide the materials for the party you select and will teach you everything you need to know. You simply have to pick the type of party you want, plus the project you want your group to create. Each party package includes two hours in an inspirational classroom, access to artist-quality materials, qualified and knowledgeable instructors, and complete setup and cleanup. Parties start at $208 for up to eight guests. Art projects include mono-prints, painted canvases, painted wooden critters, painted paper mache animals, painted wooden frames and more! Yucandu Art Studio is located at 20 Allen Ave., Webster Groves, MO, 63119. To learn more, call 314-963-4400.
Does your little monkey like to keep busy? Well, Monkey Joe’s parties are full of bouncing, sliding and jumping fun. With wall-to-wall inflatables, a variety of arcade games, full concession options and a dedicated party room, your child will not have time to be bored! Party packages include setup and cleanup, invitations for your guests, a dedicated party host, drinks, paper plates/cups, tablecloths and utensils. A variety of party packages are available accommodating up to 24 kids. Optional party add-ons include pizza, balloons, goodie bags, ice cream and more. Monkey Joe’s is located at 9061 Watson Rd., St. Louis, MO, 63126; and 4732 Mid Rivers Mall Dr., Cottleville, MO, 63376.
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Kara Roberson is a freelance writer and public relations professional who enjoys exploring Missouri's attractions, museums and cultural destinations with her two daughters.
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