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Article updated: 4/23/2013 7:43 AM

Birthday parties with pizazz

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You want your child's birthday party to not only be fun, but also a unique experience. Below are some entertainment, food, and location suggestions to make sure that your child's birthday party is memorable:

Sugar Monkey Cupcakes

Location: Naperville

Forget about a traditional, boring sheet cake, and instead get cupcakes. Sugar Monkey cupcakes are made from scratch daily, and can be customized to fit your child's birthday theme.

$3 per cupcake, includes custom décor

sugarmonkeycupcakes.com

Constructive Chaos

Location: River Forest

There's no need to worry about party chaos anymore. Constructive Chaos will decorate and plan activities for your child's birthday party. With hundreds of activities and over 20 party themes to choose from (i.e. Olympics, Mad Scientist, Fun Fair, and more), your child will have a great party.

$32 per child, a party minimum of 8 is required

constructive-chaos.com

All Aboard Diner

Location: Downers Grove

A train themed restaurant is the perfect location for your little conductor's birthday party. The birthday boy/girl and party guests will love having their food delivered via train.

$12 per child ($100 minimum per party)

allaboarddiner.com

My Party Princess

Location: Schaumburg

The birthday girl can choose whether she wants a princess, spa, diva, doll, Hannah, or pajama themed party. Your daughter and her friends can dress-up, and have makeovers, a fashion parade, a karaoke party, and more depending on what party theme is chosen.

Princess party for 6 girls is $170 (additional guests $19.95), Minimum of 8 girls on the weekends ($210)

Prices vary depending on party theme

mypartyprincess.com

Smarty Pants

Your child and his/her friends will be in awe at Smarty Pants' unique balloon entertainment along with face painting by Miss Dena. The Big Balloon Show can also be preformed which incorporates Smarty's magic, comedy, and world's biggest balloon props.

Pricing for The Smarty Pants Big Balloon Show starts at $599. Party packages range from $299 to $899.

smartypantsworld.com

Miss Christy Music

During her 45-minute set, Miss Christy will preform up to 14 songs, finger plays and large movement activities that are fun for kids and their parents to dance and sing along to. Miss Christy will provide play-along instruments and props to make sure that your child and the party guests will all join in the fun.

$195 for up to 14 children within a 25 mile radius of Naperville. Additional children $5 each. Princess party package is $245 for 60-75 minutes of entertainment.

weeheartmusic.com

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