Teens celebrating a memorable birthday such as their 13th most often want it to be an experience they and their friends will remember for many years. The Dallas, Texas area offers many options for places to achieve that wish. Whether teens want fun, adventure, fine dining or casual eats, interactive fun or theatrical performances, they can find it all in Dallas and the surrounding areas.
The Magic Time Machine
The Magic Time Machine has been providing food and entertainment for more than 35 years. A great facility for a 13-year-old's birthday party, The Magic Time Machine has food options such as prime rib, grilled chicken, seafood, mozzarella sticks and pork. The workers provide improvisational skits, all while dressed up as well-known characters such as Captain Jack Sparrow, Cinderella, Bat Girl and Little Red Riding Hood.
The Magic Time Machine 5003 Beltline Dr. Dallas, TX 75254 972-980-1903 magictimemachine.com
Medieval Times in Dallas is housed in a castle that will provide the royal treatment for a 13th birthday party. Guests will dine on a four-course meal as they enjoy a dinner show themed around Knights.
Medieval Knights offers birthday packages that include free admission to the guest of honor, a "Happy Birthday" message during the performance, a photo of the group, cake and reasonable pricing per person. The menu includes roasted chicken, spare ribs, garlic bread, soup, potatoes and dessert. Vegetarian meals are also available at Medieval Times.
Entertainment includes special effects, jousting, hand-to-hand combat and performances on stallions. Kings, princesses, battles and knights all add up to an experience teens and party guests of all ages will enjoy.
Medieval Times 2021 N. Stemmons Dallas, TX 75207 866-543-9637 medievaltimes.com
Adventure Landing provides fun for all age groups. Party guests celebrate a birthday party here have a choice of activities and can enjoy arcade tokens, pizza and soda.
Activities at Adventure Landing include an 18-hole miniature golf course with tunnels and waterfalls, laser tag, a go-kart track, batting cages and bumper boats. The arcade has more than 80 games and a redemption center to trade in winning tickets for a wide selection of merchandise.
Adventure Landing 17717 Coit Rd. Dallas, TX 75252 972-248-4653 adventurelanding.com
Bowling alleys have gotten a makeover with the creation of Three Hundred, an upscale bowling alley plus much more. A 13th birthday party at this venue will be take place in a hangout with updated lanes, large video screens, dining options and an attentive staff.
Party packages include bowling shoes, a party attendant, invitations, thank you cards, pizza, drinks, goodie bags and table settings. Guest can sign a bowling pin for the birthday teen. Party hosts also have the option of purchasing a customized Cold Stone Creamery birthday cake.
Three Hundred 3805 Belt Line Rd. Addison, TX 75001 972-620-770 threehundred.com
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