Planning a family gathering for your loved ones or an exciting birthday party for your child is an exciting task. One of the best ways to ensure the party is to your liking and pleases all guests, including the guest of honor, is to find a proper venue that is supportive of your needs. Because many people don’t have time to do background research, we’ve done it for you. Here is our list of the top family-friendly party venues in and around Sugarloaf where you and your family can celebrate your next special occasion.

Zoo Atlanta

A gorilla looking menacing at Zoo Atlanta near Sugarloaf, GA

Gorilla by brokinhrt2 is licensed with CC BY 2.0

For a wild time, plan a fun-filled learning adventure at Zoo Atlanta. For animal lovers, there is no better experience than a fun time at the zoo. You can have anything from formal events such as weddings to corporate retreats or kids’ birthday parties. The zoo has the Savannah Hall, which is an exceptional space for many functions, including your next family reunion.

If you want a laid-back feel, try one of the outdoor locations on the grounds, such as the Takamenda Gorilla Deck. This fun location starts at just $1,200 for a weekday event and holds up to 100 people. Birthday party packages are also available for your future zoologist, beginning at just $700, and they include 16 admission tickets. There is a discount for zoo members. 

  • Location: 800 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta. 
  • Hours: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily, with last entrance at 3:30 p.m.
  • Contact: 404-624-5600.

The 3 O’Clock Spot

If you’re looking for an ideal place to host a family party that caters to the likes of many personalities, this is the one you want to check out. The 3 O’Clock Spot is the self-described “perfect atmosphere for any event,” and it delivers on that promise. The venue is designed specifically to be flexible and create a unique experience for any type of gathering, with a floor plan that lends itself to multiple configurations. Whether you’re hosting a graduation party, family reunion, baby shower, school lock-in party, or child’s birthday party, there are activities suitable for all.

There are over 200 virtual reality games and experiences like Richie’s Plank, Robo Recall, and the Climb. Kid-friendly games include Fairy Forest, Lucky Tales, and Henry’s 3D stories. There are also PlayStations, Xbox systems, nine different televisions, a sound system and stage, air hockey, table tennis, and a wide selection of board games. If you have a Fortnite fanatic, consider the party bus. For more information or to learn about packages and payment plans, call or visit the website. 

  • Location: 4120 Chattahoochee Trace, Suite B, Duluth. 
  • Hours: 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday and 7 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday and Friday. Closed Saturday and Sunday. 
  • Contact: 770-910-7013.   

Glow Galaxy

If you’re looking to have the time of your life and be transported into a fantasy world, then Glow Galaxy is an out-of-this-world experience you must try. Glow Galaxy of Norcross is a glow-in-the-dark party place that specializes in awesome birthday bashes. True to its name, the party area features a glow-in-the-dark play area, with glowing inflatables like obstacle courses, slides, and a bounce house ideal for the younger crowd.

Older party attendees will have a blast using the air cannon blaster game, playing a round of mini-golf, or having a friendly competition on the glow-in-the-dark sports court. There are two full-size glowing basketball hoops, two soccer goals, and glow-in-the-dark footballs. For something a little surprising, there is also the basketball pop-a-shot game. Party rooms feature regular lighting to give your eyes a break, but they can also be outfitted with glowing lights. There is artwork hanging on the walls to accent the atmosphere that works well in both lighting configurations.

You can choose from a number of packages ranging in price from $310 for 12 kids and up to two hours of play time to $654 for 28 kids and two hours of play time. Other add-ons are available as well. The venue also hosts open play time. Check the website for details like pricing, or call for more information.

  • Location: 6527 Jimmy Carter Blvd., Suite D, Norcross.
  • Hours: No set hours. They accept reservations for parties and events seven days a week.
  • Contact: 770-368-3008.

My Lil Party Princess

To treat your little princess like royalty on her birthday or for her next celebration, consider renting out the My Lil Princess Spa Bus. This novel idea is an experience that goes to wherever you are. A pampering experience on wheels, your little girl will enjoy sharing in the fun with her friends and family. Designed specifically to provide young girls with an unforgettable birthday experience, you can opt for the standard Spa Bus with quirky packages like the Pamper and Petz or Pamper and Pajama options. 

For the tween to teenage age group, consider the Glam Bus or the new Pretty Plush Glam Bus, which adds extra luxury to the whole experience with a full-service make-up bar and pedicure stations. For more information and deposit details, call or check the website.

  • Location: Services Atlanta and Metro-Atlanta areas. 
  • Hours: Vary by appointment. 
  • Contact: 678-902-6577.

So there you have it. Crème de la Crème of Sugarloaf has enjoyed sharing our list of the top party venues where you can host a family gathering or your child’s next birthday party in and around Duluth. While some of these locations may be out of the ordinary, the right one for your child and family will prove to be an unforgettable experience.

While you plan your next family celebration, consider checking out Crème de la Crème of Sugarloaf for your child care needs. Whether you need a dependable option for child care when family isn’t available or a fun summer camp for your child, Crème de la Crème of Sugarloaf has many programs and options available. Our welcoming environment and enriching curriculum ensure your child will thrive in our care. Call our friendly staff at 678-973-4107 to set up a tour of our state-of-the-art facility and learn why a Crème de la Crème experience is right for you and your family.