If you don't want to have your child's party at home then consider a local park or community hall. Check out your local council website for options. Some things to consider if you are going to hold a party outside your home:
|Bowen Street Community Centre (102 Bowen Street, Camberwell - 03 9889 0791)
Bowen Street Community Centre is a community organisation run by a Committee of Management for the local community.
Bowen Street Community Centre is particularily popular for children's birthday parties, offering a large playroom, kitchen and outdoor play area and is available on Saturdays and Sundays from 9.00am - 1.30pm and from 1.30pm - 5.00pm..
Facilities include kitchen with oven, cooktop, fridge, freezer, pots, pans, plastic bowls, utensils, cups, urn and dishwasher plus kids tables, kids chairs, adults chairs, indoor and outdoor toys, dress-ups, kids toilets and adult toilets. There is also outdoor play equipment, a BBQ, shaded area and sandpit.
Rules include no popcorn, no helium balloons, no nuts and rubbish must be taken home and the venue cleaned and vacuumed before leaving.
Number of people the centre fits is 40 people inside and 40 people outside.
Venue hire - $100
|Brooke's Party Buses (03 9802 0888)
|Brooke's Party Buses are known for their night cruiser parties BUT they
are also available daytime or early evening any day of the week, for
Get the birthday child involved had have her/him plan the birthday tour, from picking, to taking them to a fun venue or restaurant and then delivering them back for parent pick-up.
As long as there is adult supervision on board there is no age limit and nibbles and drinks are allowed (conditions apply).
Perfect venue for disco and rock star parties – music will be pumping through the sub woofers and the party lights spinning flat out!
Hire fees - $550 for 2 hours or $1,000 for 4 hours
|Oliver's Garden (Queens Park Lake, Cnr Strand & Mt Alexander Rd, Moonee Ponds - 03 9372 0438)
Oliver’s Garden is the perfect location for your personal and business functions, events and special occasions. Conveniently located in the heart of Moonee Ponds in the beautiful surrounds of Queens Park, with ample parking, private function space and licensed to cater for groups of up to eighty.
From $215 for 12 kids
|Wendy's Music (53 Greville Road, Rosanna - 03 9457 1158)
If you are looking for an fun, memorable, original and easily managed kids party, Wendy’s Music studio in Rosanna provide Hosted Themed Music Parties. They include the use of a party room, themed tableware & decorations, an experienced musical host, musical activities & party games appropriate to the theme and the age group, goodies for each child to take home including a balloon, party hat (or themed accessory), loot bags and prizes. Cakes can also be arranged.
Party packages are for a minimum of 10 kids and maximum of 20 kids and run for 90 minutes for pre school aged children or 2 hours for kids from 5 to 11 years. Themes available include Disco, Rock Star and more.
$500 for 10 kids & $35 for each additional child
"Hi michelle,just wanted to say a BIG THANK YOU for the lovely, colourful, tasteful cake and the awesome princess snow white Emily,the girls all enjoyed the fun activities and I hope she did the same. Allara was soooooooooooo happy and very excited, she couldn’t stop talking about the activities and fun she had - thanks!!!!!"
"Hi Michelle, Just wanting to say a big thank you for the two beautiful princesses who came to host Hannah's birthday. Princess Sally and Princess Hayley were absolutely wonderful. They kept the girls entertained and happy. Last night Hannah gave me a big cuddle and said "Thank you Mummy, that was the best birthday ever!!" So once again, Thank you....Your business cards were quickly snapped up too."
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"We had the disco party and my daughter and her friends just loved it and we could relax and just enjoy it as well."
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