5 Tips for Planning an Outdoor Birthday Party

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Everyone deserves an unforgettable birthday party! A wonderful celebration that they’ll remember each time their special date comes back around. Are you ready to try something new, fun and exciting? If so, how about an outdoor-themed birthday party to bring some fresh air to the party table?

There’s plenty of outdoor birthday ideas that are perfect for warmer weather when the sun comes out to play. Whether it’s a backyard BBQ serving up delicious grilled food or an adventure birthday party hosted right here at The Adventure Park. We say come out to play in the happy sunny vibes too!

We all know that things don’t always go to plan, so we’ve created five tips to consider when organizing a birthday event to help make it as smooth and successful as possible.

Here’s a list of our best tips on how to master your outdoor birthday party planning, no matter how, when or where you’ll be celebrating. We do have one essential rule, though: make sure everyone has fun!

1. Provide the All-Important Details

If you’re planning an outdoor-themed birthday party, your guests will need to know the ins and outs of what’s in store. Send out informative invitations that tell the guests what to expect from your outdoor plans. They’ll need to know everything about what to bring and most importantly, what to wear.

If you’re planning a thrilling party with us here at The Adventure Park, check out our attire suggestions to ensure you feel comfortable up in the trees! Free-moving tops and bottoms and closed-toed shoes are key! We can also send out electronic invitations to your guest list! Follow the Evite instructions and design a tree-rific invitation you can customize with your all-important info. Best of all, you’ll be saving some trees while you’re at it.

2. Think About Food and Drinks

No outdoor birthday party is complete without a selection of food and drinks to keep your guests energized and satisfied. Plan your menu to cater to your entire guest list, whether it’s bite-size finger-food, an assortment of summer refreshments or a more wholesome meal like a home-cooked lasagna for you all to tuck into.

Of course, all summer parties outdoors require ice-cold thirst-quenching drinks too, so make sure there’s plenty of beverages to go around, especially for the little ones who’ll need hydrating after frolicking in the sun.

Food and drink are a must to feed hungry mouths at The Adventure Park too. You can reserve picnic tables to bring in your own snacks, or you can book our catering if your chosen park offers it. Be sure to check the rules at your Park location. We can also provide goodie bags at an additional cost as an extra-special touch for a youngster’s birthday.

3. Entertain Your Entire Guest List

Depending on the type of outdoor birthday party you’re planning, you should make sure everyone is entertained and enjoying themselves. Happy guests make a happy party. There’s a huge list of outside birthday party ideas you can choose from, so plan a party that entertains the masses, from toddlers to adults and friends to family members.

For a backyard party, organize a range of kids’ activities throughout the day to keep them occupied while the adults sit back and relax. Have an agenda that considers all of your guests, not just a few.

Your entire birthday guest list will be entertained here with us at The Adventure Park. This is the perfect place for the entire family! There’s fun to be had for everyone: older kids can enjoy our variety of treetop zipline trails and younger adventurers can climb our special scaled-down Adventure playground. Plus adults can become big kids for the day by finding their inner brave youngster once again.

4. Embrace the Outdoors

Since your party is taking place in the great outdoors, embrace it whole-heartedly. Breathe in the fresh air and take in the sights and sounds of the forest.

Here at The Adventure Park, you don’t have to be an expert climber to join us. In fact, you don’t have to be a climber at all! You can join family and friends on the day free of charge. Watch the adventures from down below or simply enjoy exploring the grounds. Spending time in nature is shown to benefit both your mental and physical health, so enjoy the experience.

5. Always Plan Ahead

We suggest you start planning and prepping your outdoor birthday party as soon as possible! Get your guest list together early to avoid any unwanted mishaps like lost invitations or late responders.

We suggest booking your space here at The Adventure Park at your earliest convenience too! Choose your perfect slot before it’s gone because we sure do book up super fast!

If the weather isn’t cooperating the day of your party, our cancellation policy will cover you should you want to postpone for another day. Simply fill out our form and we’ll help you reschedule or provide you an account credit to be spent another time.

Join The Adventure Park for Your Outdoor Birthday Party!

You’re welcome here at The Adventure Park for one of the most exciting outdoor birthday party ideas that gets everyone to join in the fun. Celebrate by swinging and soaring above the trees and showing us what you’re made of. Then head down to our picnic area for some well-needed refreshments and sing, “Happy Birthday” to the guest of honor.

A treetop zipline party is the best kind of party for all ages, so read our birthday planning guide to find out how we can bring your dream outdoor birthday party to life. The guest of honor and each one of their guests can reminisce about it for years to come.

Find the nearest location and discover how we host the most thrilling park birthday parties out in the great outdoors. Book your date now! Planning an outdoor birthday party here with us is as smooth and exciting as our ziplines, so call or send an email today to find out more about your options.