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We look forward to seeing so many of you Friday night. We will send an email with full information for the event tonight. Be sure to read the email and have your tickets with you on Friday.
Happy Birthday! Kidding Around is turning 11 this year and we are inviting you to celebrate with us and our 2024 KABOOM winners.
What is the Biggest Birthday Party Bash in Greenville?
Our annual birthday party celebrates Kidding Around, our KABOOM winners and Kidding Around partners, and every family that follows Kidding Around!
Your ticket includes 2 hours of fun in The Children’s Museum of the Upstate, fun activities with our KABOOM winners, giveaways with our KABOOM winners, and birthday surprises!
What to expect:
- Fun birthday themed party where every kid gets to be the birthday kid for the night!
- 2 hours of play in the many exhibits of the museum
- Birthday Gifts (AKA door prizes) for lucky winners
- Birthday games & favors from our many partners
- A chance to meet our KABOOM 2024 winners in person and learn about their offerings
- Meet and get your photo with guests from Once Upon a Dream Parties including Rapunzel, Belle, Elsa, & Olaf! This year we will also have Reedy Rip’It from the Greenville Drive & Bubbles from Goldfish Swim School at our event
- See below for a full list of activities including free cupcake decorating for the kids, free face painting with My Heart’s Desire Photography and more!
- NEW: Each kid gets a free certificate for a kids’ meal at Habit Burger Grill!
- NEW: Kona Ice of Greenville is providing free Konas to our guests outside from 6-7 pm (Konas must be eaten outside the museum.)
All children must be accompanied by an adult. Children under 2 are free but must have a ticket.
Massive Giveaway Event with Approximately $5000 in prizes
Purchasing a ticket to the Biggest Birthday Bash in Greenville allows you to opt into our massive giveaway at the event. Many of our vendors will offer special door prizes during the event listed below! See our Kidding Around Greenville terms & conditions page for our full giveaway rules.
To enter, all you have to do is opt-into our massive giveaway event when you purchase your tickets. We will pick a winner for the limo ride one week before the event. Other prizes will be chosen after midnight on Thursday, February 22, 2024. Terms & Conditions apply and the ride must be under 30 minutes from The Children’s Museum of the Upstate.
KABOOM Winners that will be at our event:
One lucky attendee of our party will win a free limo ride for their party (up to 10 people) from GVL Limo to and from the Biggest Birthday Party Bash in Greenville. The winner will arrive in style right up to the front of The Children’s Museum of the Upstate where they will be escorted by one of our royal guests with Once Upon a Dream parties (weather permitting) from the limo to the very front of the line. The limo will also be scheduled to pick up our winner when the party ends at 8:30.
Visit each of our winners for chances to win prizes, get party favors, and play games! Check out the vendors you’ll see and some of the amazing prizes you can look forward to potentially winning:
- Cherry Orchard Pediatric Dentistry & Cherry Orchard Oral Surgery
PRIZE: Family Movie Night Bucket- multiple types of popcorn and popular candy along with a $25 Amazon Gift Card for movie purchases or rentals.
AT THEIR TABLE: color & get fun goodies for the kids
- Children’s Art Classes
PRIZE: Free Summer Session valued at $125.
- Dance Without Limits
PRIZE: Free Half-day Summer Camp- Camps are for ages 3-6 and 6-10 with fun themes including Barbie, Taylor Swift, and Trolls. Camps include dancing, a themed craft, and a snack each day. We have a performance for parents at the end of each camp
AT THEIR TABLE: an obstacle course for kids with a mini trampoline, hula hoops, cones, and a small wedge mat
- Davis Orthodontics
PRIZE: $500 off braces or invisalign
AT THEIR TABLE: a prize wheel and will give away t-shirts, glow-in-the-dark bracelets, temporary tattoos, color-changing cups, and more!
- Dr. Tom’s Orthodontics
PRIZE: Gift certificate for $250 off orthodontic treatment
AT THEIR TABLE: a prize wheel
- Greenville Drive
PRIZE: Greenville Drive Prize Pack – including tickets to a 2024 Drive game, Drive branded merch, and a special welcome shoutout for your group at the game
AT THEIR TABLE: Reedy Rip’It will be there! Plus crafts and fun giveaways.
- Greenville Martial Art Center
PRIZE: GMAC merchandise and a certificate for a month of free classes ($145)
AT THEIR TABLE: Experiment with Makey Makey and Energy Sticks.
- Giggles Drop-in Childcare
PRIZE: A date night package good for 4 date nights for up to 4 hours each, including dinner.
AT THEIR TABLE: Glitter Tattoos and birthday party goody bags
- Girl Scouts Mountains to Midlands
- Goldfish Swim School
PRIZE: Goldfish Swim Bag stocked with a FREE month of swim lessons, FREE month of Friday Night Family Swim, goggles, towel, book, & toy.
AT THEIR TABLE: Get your photo with Bubbles the Goldfish Swim School Mascot and then join a scavenger hunt with the Bubbles and Friends mat in the Waterworks exhibit. Plus a prize wheel.
- Ignite Learning Center
PRIZE: Free week of STEAM camp
AT THEIR TABLE: playdough and LED lights to experiment with circuits
- Kids Play and Cafe
PRIZE: 2 weekend passes and $10 at the cafe ($50)
AT THEIR TABLE: decorate birthday cupcakes
- My Heart’s Desire Photography
PRIZE: Cake Smash Session with 10 digital images ($365)
AT THEIR TABLE: face painting
- Palmetto Gymnastics
PRIZE: Free week of Summer Camp ($175 Value). One full week, 9:00 am – 1:00 pm with lots of gymnastics play plus a craft project each day. Snacks provided. For ages 5+
AT THEIR TABLE: to be announced
- Parkkonen Photography
PRIZE: A free photo session and 11×20 canvas values at $250
AT THEIR TABLE: A free photo session and 11×20 canvas values at $250
- Piano Central Studios
PRIZE: Two $50 gift cards which may be used towards any new enrollment with Piano Central Studios.
AT THEIR TABLE: an instrument petting zoo
- Provista Wealth Advisors
PRIZE: The prize will be a combination of a Golf shirt, golf balls, hat, t-shirt, and mug.
AT THEIR TABLE: play dough sensory kits & each kid gets a free piggy bank
- Roper Mountain Science Center
PRIZE: RMSC Family Membership.
AT THEIR TABLE: Visit the Roper Mountain Science Center table to make a Robot Artist! Design and decorate your own robot then set it loose to draw unique artwork.
- Strides Systematic Tutoring
PRIZE: Harry Potter book and Spot It game
AT THEIR TABLE: Spin a prize wheel to win 3D printed objects
- Sylvan Learning Center
PRIZE: A FREE month of Sylvan, including the initial assessment in order to generate the personalized learning plan that every student has at Sylvan. This is valued at $694 value. Attendance would be 2 sessions a week at any of our Upstate locations (Greenville, N.Main, Spartanburg, Easley, or Anderson).
AT THEIR TABLE: A prize wheel with STEM questions
- Takeoff Mini Golf
PRIZE: Birthday Party package for 10 guests including shaved ice, water bottles, and 1.5 hours of private party space.
AT THEIR TABLE: prize wheel & a fun airplane toss game
- The Little Gym of Greenville
PRIZE: A FREE Birthday Bash at The Little Gym of Greenville.
AT THEIR TABLE: Prize wheel & swag giveaways
- Trapped in the Upstate
PRIZE: A four-player escape room gift card.
AT THEIR TABLE: A mobile 10 minute escape room!
- The Children’s Museum of the Upstate
PRIZE: A family 4 pack of tickets to the museum!
AT THEIR TABLE: A family membership giveaway plus a prize wheel
- Yellowbobbypins Art Camp
PRIZE: $100 gift certificate.
AT THEIR TABLE: Sign the Biggest Birthday Party Card in Greenville
Terms and conditions apply. Giveaway prizes and activities are through our partners and subject to change.
The basement is packed with fun activities this year! You can play a fun game in the Waterworks exhibit with Bubbles the Goldfish mascot, head to the cafeteria to decorate cupcakes with Kid Play N’ Cafe, Join a Dance Party with Belle and run through an obstacle course with Dance Without Limits, sign the Biggest Birthday Card in Greenville with Yellowbobbypins Art Camp, and take a photo with Rapunzel before getting your face painted with My Heart’s Desire Photography.
Our main floor will be packed with fun activities from our partners & prizes for the kids. Be sure to visit Reedy Rip’It. A full list will be posted this week!
Upstairs we have tons of fun including making robot artists with Roper Mountain Science Center, getting your photo with Elsa and Olaf, and more to be announced this week!
GVL Limo Giveaway – CLOSED
GVL Limo’s NEW STRETCH LIMO is the ultimate party vehicle. This vehicle has it all…an insane Bose Professional Performance Sound System, two Flat Screen TVs, Karaoke, Video Games, LED Lights, Full Length Wet Bar, and Outside Digital Message Boards…what more could you want! Seating 10 people there is room for everyone!