5 Unique Birthday Party Ideas for Tweens

Tired of the same gym or play space? Here is a round-up of the coolest, most unique birthday parties for your tween!

Snapology Building Party

Offering a variety of fun and unique programming for birthday parties, Snapology parties bring building and coding to life through hands-on building projects. Each party is focused around a theme and includes one hour of fun at a location of your choosing. Snapology provides customized invites and thank yous as well as a birthday t-shirt.

And hey, your tweens will even be learning STEAM fundamentals- but don’t tell them!

Phillies Ballpark Party

Citizens Bank Ballpark is the perfect birthday party venue for your baseball-loving tween. The new “Pitch Perfect Pizza Party” package is $515 for a 10-pack of tickets on the field. Included in the 1.5 hour party before game-time is pizza, cake, foam fingers and more. Party goers will receive vouchers for refreshments, a visit from the Phanatic and the experience of a lifetime.

Best part? Seeing your tween’s name on the scoreboard! Another perk? If you need more seats, buy another 10 pack!

Ella Vanilla Cake Decorating Party

Ella Vanilla in Chestnut Hill offers cake decorating parties for all ages. Starting at just $45/person, The shop is small and cozy, accommodating up to parties of 5 in-shop, but will travel to other venues. Utilizing cake and icing from neighborhood favorite Night Kitchen Bakery, party participants will decorate their own 4″ cake. Learn how to work with fondant, make a cake topper, pipe frosting and more.

Every party needs cake, so why not decorate your own!

AR Workshop

AR Workshop (Chestnut Hill, coming soon in Fishtown) parties are designed for tweens who love to craft and create. With a large variety of project options, each party-goer can choose their own creation. Youth parties include a 2-hour time slot as well as all materials and instruction for each project. Party hosts can bring their own food and beverages (rules vary by franchise).

Bonus? Guests will get to take home their completed projects that day!

Max Brenner Birthday Party

Because who can’t get enough chocolate? Max Brenner offers unique, fun and delicious birthday party options. With a variety of packages and price points, favorites include the fondue and pizza parties. Choose to make your party all chocolate themed or add dinner/lunch. Prices are as low as $17.50/person.

Link to packages can be found here– and they are drool-worthy.

More Fun Ideas!

Check out Paige’s video on how to make a piñata!