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The Perfect Places for Girls' Parties in Wichita, KS

by Nakia Jackson

Wichita, Kansas combines the best of Midwestern charm with enough activity to keep the whole family happy. Whether your little girl is the most girly of princesses, an Olympian in the making or a pint-sized scientist, Wichita has the perfect party venue. Many Wichita party venues handle everything from decorations to goody bags, meaning that your biggest problem will be explaining to your little girl that birthdays only come once a year.

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The Greater Wichita YMCA (ymcawichita.org/programs-activities/family-youth/birthday-parties) offers birthday party packages for up to 10 children. For girls who are active or are currently participating in programs at the Y, the location can be convenient. The Y offers several party themes centered around athletic activities, and the staff can work with you to create a custom theme. If your little girl loves Ariel, a pool party with a mermaid theme will thrill her. Wearing mermaid tails in the pool, however, will not be approved by the staff.

Funtastics and Pure Entertainment Wichita

For once, that's not your sofa.

It may seem like your little girl bounces off the walls sometimes, but perhaps she'd like a chance to actually do so. Funtastics (located in nearby Derby) and Pure Entertainment Wichita offer inflatable equipment for kids of all ages to jump, bounce and dive on. Pure Entertainment Wichita (purewichita.com/party) offers all party supplies and refreshments for your convenience, and Funtastics (funtasticsusa.com/about.html) lets you bring the cake and party supplies of your choice. Both are good options for parties with boy guests, as the bouncing and climbing appeal to kids of both sexes.

Exploration Place

If you are still trying to remove the results of your budding scientist's last experiment from the carpet, consider Exploration Place (exploration.org/birthdays.html) for her next scientific endeavor. Your little girl and her friends will participate in a hands-on science activity and see a live demonstration. Let Exploration Place handle the refreshments, decorations, goody bags, and most importantly, the clean-up. You get to relax for a few minutes and perhaps learn something new.

Go Wild at the Sedgwick County Zoo

The Sedgwick County Zoo (scz.org/visitor_tickets-one.php) makes a great party venue with its central location that will be familiar to most parents. Your little girl and her friends can learn about hedgehogs or snakes with the Cub Club Birthday Party package, and photo packages are available separately. Your little girl will learn more about the creatures that call the Sedgwick County Zoo home while having a blast.

About the Author

Nakia Jackson has written for online publications since 2006, including columns for Sadie Magazine, Naseeb and Muslim Wake Up!. She has written on religion and beauty, crafts and music. Jackson's expertise stems from personal experience and her years at Berklee College of Music, pursuing a Bachelor of Music.

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