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13th Birthday Party Ideas

Ok I am turning 13 in April, and I never know what to do for my birthday. I'm not really girly, and I have already done the skating rink and sleepover at my house thing. I want to take friends to a water park or amusement park like Six Flags, but I don't want to spend too much money.

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Also, everyone else has had their parties at The Bear, which is a place downtown that they rent out the top floor which has pool tables, snacks, dance floor, all you can drink Shirley temples and Lori Rogers, but it's gotten boring. The first two parties, everyone danced (except some twerked). Now everyone just sits and talks, and it's no fun. I don't want to do a spa party or any girly thing like that. Also, I am not interested in a mall or pool party (I don't have a pool). I need help so badly. Please help!

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January 30, 20170 found this helpful

You seem to be athletic. Why don't you have a run or walkathon for a charity that means something to you. People can sponsor you and your guests. After the run you can eat pizza or have something in your home if that would be cheaper. Your party will be something everyone will remember for a long time.

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January 30, 20170 found this helpful

bowling?

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January 31, 20170 found this helpful

If you really want to go to six flags or whatnot, I think you should go for it. The sky's the limit. But you need to prepare ahead of time. It sounds like you still have a few months.

Here's what you do, you examine the six flags site and make a tally of all the costs. THis would be

1) tickets
2) transportation
3) food or snacks
4) any additional things

This will give you an idea of the amount of money you have to raise by the beginning of April. Say it is $500. THen you and a close cadre of friends set about raising funds for this. You do bake sales. You do baby sitting. Sell things on craigslist or the internet.

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A better idea, if you can pull it of, is to create a GOFUNDME.COM page. Go fund me is crowdfunding, and you MIGHT need help from an adult to set it up. But you create it, put it on your social media, and send it to ALL your relatives, and say "in lieu of a birthday present (which I probably won't like or already have too many of) I want you do donate, even if just $5, to my Six Flags Party Extravaganza" (of course you would voice it in less obnoxious sounding terms, lol) If you want you can even offer a thank you reward for all donations, such as some crafts that you and your friends might make.

here's some example of some of the less dreadfully depressing gofundme campaigns so you might have an idea:
https://www.gof … o-the-super-bowl

https://www.gofundme.com/2ih74o

https://www.gof … re-drum-for-jack

I really really hope you get to go. It is so rare to actually KNOW what you want in life, the older I get the more this seems true, so I hope you find it in you to follow your dream, trivial and silly though it may at some level feel

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February 3, 20170 found this helpful

Thanks! I appreciate you showing me the links, and being so supportive. I'll look into it!

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January 31, 20170 found this helpful

Maybe go Pontins for a day out with your friends I've been there every year they will love it. Maybe go here and then maybe go shopping and go to a beauty salon or something xx

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February 1, 20170 found this helpful

a dinner party. black and white.

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February 18, 20170 found this helpful

Actually I'm having this dilemma myself. If anything, I'd consider stuff like Laser tag (that can be extremely fun, especially with a hoard of friends to provide as a team ) Or maybe Go-Karting, which is basically driving around in fast cars around a small area. Also pretty fun. (this is all under the assumption that you have these around the area) If all else fails, You can just go out with your friends to a diner or other restaurant of your choice. Perhaps not the most exciting thing, but still a viable option. I hope I could've helped.

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March 1, 20170 found this helpful

Cool

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March 5, 20170 found this helpful

If you like to do stuff out side set up a slip in slide

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March 1, 20170 found this helpful

Cool

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March 5, 20170 found this helpful

Even my cousin is turning 13 in april u should try the trampoline park or laser tag this is is not only fun but really amusing if u do like animals u should visit an animal shelter and feed and pet the animals i live in dubai so there is a paintball park nearby she was planning to do it there also

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March 19, 20170 found this helpful

One of my besties, for her 13th, went to a huge 55ft rock-climbing place and took one friend (me). We stayed at a fancy hotel and went out to eat and went rock-climbing and swimming. It was really fun of course it was a $400 - $800 hotel soo... That would totally contradict the whole "not spend much money" thing. You could try taking it down a notch or 2. You could go rock-climbing and you could have dinner at a restaurant and/or come back home for a sleepover.

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If you don't like rock-climbing or want something bigger, try going to a family amusement center. There'll probably be at least one close by you. (There are 3 close too me.) That would be the park theme you want but not too expensive. They usually have more 'kiddy' rides though. The ones I've been too have one tiny roller coaster. But they also have go-karts, swings, batting arena, water park, mini golf, arcade... etc. I think it would be fun to be those big kids at the arcade cheering for the one of you bossing PAC-man and screaming your hearts out in the kiddie- coaster. I'd be fun but maybe boring if there's nothing thrilling. I say, if they have go-karts, it's worth it.
There's one more solution that I always go to when I give up: TRAMPOLINE ARENA!! They're a total classic and are tons of fun! If you went with this, as I have learned in my past, some people don't like to jump on trampolines for an hour and a half. This us a somewhat risky decision, but if all your friends know how to be safe on a trampoline and like jumping, then you're good, girl!

Welp, that's my long strand of advice that I have to give you. Happy Birthday! Mine 13th is coming up this week and I still don't know what I'm going to do o3o Remember, you aren't the only person who struggles with birthday party problems. I would guess that 86.99% of the US find it hard to decide on birthday parties. Sounds really sad when You say it out loud...

I wish thou luck!
-Rox

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May 17, 20170 found this helpful

you could order a tent off ebay and put it in your backyard you can then make a fire roast marshmallows and have some hot chocolate you can also get a dj and all have a dance then watch a film on a projecter and have loads of fun you could also have a sleepover in the tent it is really fun and is not to girly and not to tomboy it is amazing

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