Is your teen’s birthday just around the corner? Are you looking to throw an unforgettable celebration that will be the talk of the town? Look no further! In this guide, we’ll explore the best teenage birthday party stops in different cities across the Valley, along with why a party bus is the perfect addition to amp up the excitement.
Arizona Boardwalk: the Arizona Boardwalk boasts 8 attractions at one convenient location. This dynamic entertainment hub ensures a diverse and exciting experience for teens and their friends. Apart from the attractions, there’s restaurants, dessert shops, and gift shops making the Arizona Boardwalk a one-stop-shop for a full day’s adventure.
- Odysea Aquarium: not only is the aquarium a walk-through experience, there are touch pools, movie shorts, and the world’s only rotating aquarium which is an absolute can’t miss! Oh, and be sure to check out the restroom right through the front doors for a cool view.
- Butterfly Wonderland: enjoy a 3D movie about Monarch butterflies, watch cocoons hatch into butterflies, explore the conservatory (a rainforest paradise that houses up to 70 species of butterflies), and more.
- UFO Experience, Laser + Mirror Maze, Ripley’s Believe It or Not!, Museum of Illusions, and many more to explore!
Octane Raceway: give those 16+ year olds a chance to get behind the wheel of a 45 mph go kart. Pro tip: have any minors fill out the waiver forms with their parent / guardian before the event.
Fashion Square Mall: for those teens that can shop til they drop!
Puttshack: taking mini-golf to a whole new level with crazy courses and modern technology. They offer party planning packages and have food and drink options. Note: Puttshack is 21+ only after 8pm.
Geisha A Go Go: where your teen and his / her friends can sing their hearts out. This popular karaoke destination offers private karaoke rooms for groups, small (up to 6 guests) or large (up to 20 guests). Note: Geisha A Go Go is 21+ after 8pm Mon-Sat and after 7pm on Sun.
JoJo’s Shake Bar: delicious bites and crazy shake creations that are big enough to be the whole meal!
Sugar Bowl: a cute vintage-style ice cream shop offering malts, shakes, and sandwiches since 1958.
Glendale / West Valley
Castles and Coasters: home to one of Arizona’s best rated roller coasters, Castles and Coasters offers various rides, four unique mini-golf courses, and arcade games to keep the teens having fun all day long. They even offer birthday packages to make planning a breeze.
Wildlife Zoo: teens can embark on a wild journey exploring diverse animal exhibits, interactive displays, and even participate in behind-the-scenes experiences. This zoo offers close up encounters to wildlife and unique rides throughout the park – don’t miss the Sky Ride which takes you through the treetops to view the habitats from above. Pro tip: in my experience, the animals seem to be up and moving more in the morning!
Dave and Busters: you can’t go wrong with a Dave and Busters! Arcade games, prizes, good food, this place is fun for everyone, so let those teens run wild and maybe try a few rounds of Skee – Ball yourself.
Incredible Escape Rooms: they offer various physical escape rooms or VR escape rooms. Solving puzzles and running into obstacles and surprises makes for a fun afternoon with friends. Reviews note this escape room as perfect for teens, so add this adventure to your teen’s birthday itinerary.
Gilbert / Chandler
Gravity Extreme Zone: with trampolines, a ropes course, and unnerving attractions like their Leap of Faith, it’s a high-energy destination for non-stop fun. The unique Drop Slide is Gravity Extreme Zone’s most fun attraction in my opinion – hold onto the handlebars as the mechanism slowly pull you up to 30-feet in the air and let go when you’re ready!
Topgolf: with climate-controlled bays, games for all skill levels, and tasty food options, Topgolf promises a memorable and fun celebration. Whether they’re golf enthusiasts or just want a unique experience, Topgolf creates the perfect atmosphere for a fantastic teenage birthday party.
Main Event: bowling, arcade games, laser tag, gravity ropes course, and more, there’s something for everyone at Main Event. Conveniently located next to Topgolf in Gilbert, make the day extra special by stopping at both destinations for extra fun.
The Role of a Party Bus
Now that you’ve mapped out the perfect party stops, let’s talk about transportation. Why settle for the ordinary when you can add a touch of luxury and fun with a party bus?
The Party Bus Experience
Picture this: a stylish, spacious bus equipped with booming sound systems, LED lights, and comfy seating. A party bus takes your celebration to the next level, allowing the party to continue between stops. It’s not just transportation; it’s an experience on wheels!
Our most popular option is our Mercedes Party Bus. Seating for up to 14 guests, these party buses have limousine style interiors with the room to stand up and move around. With Bluetooth audio, your teenager can build his / her favorite playlist and jam with friends to and from the birthday party destination(s).
For larger groups, we have 20-40 passenger party buses equipped with all the party bus amenities: Bluetooth audio, party lights, plush leather seating, etc. We stock all party buses with water / ice and the group is welcome to bring additional age-appropriate drinks on board.
Advantages of Choosing a Party Bus
- Convenience: Forget the hassle of coordinating multiple cars. A party bus ensures everyone arrives together, making logistics a breeze.
- Safety First: With a professional driver at the wheel, safety is a top priority, so parents can rest easy knowing their teens are in good hands. We have additional rules for minors to keep your child safe the entirety of the trip.
- Onboard Entertainment: The fun doesn’t stop when you’re on the move. Party buses come equipped with entertainment systems, so the celebration continues between destinations.
Why a Party Bus Makes a Difference
A party bus isn’t just a ride; it’s a memory-maker. It adds an extra layer of excitement and eliminates transportation stress, allowing everyone to focus on creating unforgettable moments. To make the experience even more special, you can coordinate with your driver to add birthday decorations to the party bus prior to pickup! We recommend decor such as balloon bouquets and ask that you avoid messy decorations like confetti.
Time to Book
Planning a teenage birthday party in the Valley can be a breeze with the right stops and the perfect transportation solution. From golfing in Gilbert to underwater adventures in Scottsdale, and Glendale’s adventure parks – the Valley has it all. And with a party bus in the mix, you’re guaranteed a celebration that will be remembered for years to come.
Fridays and Saturdays sell out very quickly, so it’s recommended you reserve your transportation needs in advance. A 25% non-refundable deposit blocks your vehicle of choice off the schedule. The remaining balance is charged to the card on file 10 days prior to your trip.
Let the birthday planning begin!
Does your teen have an important school dance coming up? We provide prom and homecoming transportation as well!