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Miami Birthday Parties


Looking for a great place to host your child's birthday party in Miami? Here are ten great ideas that I've either used for my own kids or where we attended birthday parties hosted by other families.

1. Jungle Island

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Jungle Island's party packages range from $30-$40 per guest with a 30 guest minimum. You'll receive a meal, use of a private party area, admission to Jungle Island, a group photo, return admission passes and recognition at the Jungle Island shows throughout the day.

2. Miami Science Museum

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The Miami Science Museum offers staff-assisted birthday parties for groups of up to 20 guests for $400 ($7 per additional child). The party includes a private science demonstration, three hours' use of the private party room, museum admission, invitations and a gift certificate for the birthday child.

3. Miami Seaquarium

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The Seaquarium also provides private birthday parties at a cost of $495 for 15 guests or $990 for 30 guests. You'll receive lunch, a personalized birthday cake, admission to the park, a t-shirt and return admission ticket for each child and a plush toy for the birthday guest. If weather permits, a Seaquarium character will visit your party as well. You may also add on a Dolphin Encounter experience for $79 per child.

4. Miami Children's Museum

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Birthday packages at the Miami Children's Museum begin at $350 and include admission for 20 children, a hands-on activity, a visit from a character and use of a private party room. You can also theme your party or add other experiences for an additional fee.

5. Miami MetroZoo

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My children love attending parties at the zoo! The zoo birthday party package is $490 for 20 guests and includes zoo admission, a meal in a private area, birthday cake and a zoo-themed party favor for each child. You can also add on a tram tour, animal encounter, or visit from Diego for an additional fee.

6. Play at the Park

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Why not host your own party at one of Miami-Dade's many parks? You can reserve a private area and set up your own fun in a natural setting.

7. Kendall Ice Arena

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The Kendall Ice Arena offers an affordable party experience, beginning at $170 for 10 guests. The party includes admission, skate rental, a meal and a t-shirt for the birthday child. You may also add on an ice-skating coach for $30/half hour for children who need help learning how to skate.

8. Little Farm

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The Little Farm Petting Zoo in Southern Miami-Dade County offers 3-hour private parties for up to 30 children for $700. Your guests will enjoy use of the petting farm, pony rides, and the butterfly garden in addition to a play area, picnic tables and a gas grill.

9. SuperWheels

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Looking for a physically active party experience? Roller skating parties at SuperWheels are $350 for a semi-private party or $550 for exclusive use of the arena. They include admission, skate rental, and a live DJ. Food is available for an additional charge.

10. Build-a-Bear

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Build-a-bear offers a quick and fun party for any size group, beginning at $10 per guest. You'll receive a photo and party favors for your guests, but you cannot have food at the Build-a-Bear workshop.
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