Alton Room Escape has a conference room and kitchen facilities that can be used before, during, and after the adventure. Ages 10 and older are welcome (with an adult present). Reservations must be made in advance.
Bella Vista Winery Spend a relaxing afternoon tasting delicious foods paired with award-winning wines.
Beverly Farm $250. Young and old alike love to celebrate their birthdays at the barn with an opportunity to ride a horse. Parties include the use of two horses for two hours as well as the use of the party room space.
Bing Field This “City of Bedlam” field encompasses over 5 acres and has over 40 buildings, with no 2 sharing the same layout. Open 7 days a week with reservation for groups of 10 or more.
Blow it Out On Main offers custom party packages. Appointments can be made via phone, via website, or by stopping by the salon. Gift Cards available.
BRISTOW-PLEX offers glow in the dark nerf parties for $250 for 2 hours. Party cost includes nerf guns, safety goggles, nerf bullets, and glow in the dark vest. Facility Rental are $75 per hour.
The Chocolate Affair offers parties for ages 5 to 12 to learn candy making basics. Groups of 6-15. Also offers adult tasting parties with candies, cake, and fondue. Beverages provided, Alcohol may be brought.
Cornerstone Farms has a 1600 sq. foot deck with tables overlooking the arena where ponies give rides. A 2,000+ foot clubhouse with a 60″ Plasma screen, and kitchen. Site provides horse handlers, helmets, and gear. Guests bring food and decorations and stay as long as they like.
Courage and Grace allows groups to select project, time, and date. Groups can be 10 to 34. Groups bring food and drinks (licensed BYOB). Everyone will make a project. Private workshop base price is $40.00.
East Alton Ice Arena has year-round ice skating for hockey, figure skating, public sessions, parties and lessons.
Edison's Entertainment Complex offers bowling, laser tag, an arcade, and a restaurant.
Happy Hooves Equine parties includes 1-hour of ride time with three horses and 1-hour of "free time" in a covered arena with tables and chairs. All funds raised go directly to care of rescued horses.
Highland Arts and Crafts parties include a gift from the studio, snacks, materials, instruction, and up to 2.5 hours studio time. Guests provide cake and decorations. All attendees go home with something they created.
Highland Saddle Club Provides horses, ponies, and handlers for events. Guests provide food and decorations. Parties are held in air-conditioned clubhouse that overlooks the Outdoor Arena. Unicorn birthday parties are available. One hour with 2 horses and handlers is $200 for 8 kids or less. Two hours with 3 horses and handlers is $325 for 25 kids or less
Kraft'n' Korner rents space for all types of events including, but not limited to, parties, Ladies Night Out, book clubs, showers, meetings, and private events, as well as to artists/crafters who wish to teach their craft.
North American Outfitters Golf Simulator & $80 Per hr., archery shop area (open lane), use rental bows or own, $40.00 Per hr., Video Dart, 3-D Pop-Up $40.00 Per hr. All Ranges Including Golf $160.00 Per hr
Patty-Cakes cupcake decorating party has a 20 minute demonstration and kids decorate 6 jumbo cupcakes. Cake decorating party has step by step instructions on how to decorate a cake. After every party, there is 30 minutes to eat cake, drink punch, and open presents.
Painted Lace has events for all ages and groups as small as 7. Guests may provide drinks, decor, or food. The host's project is free with 10 or more participants. Children's Birthday Parties are $150 for up to 10 unframed 12x12 signs, all materials, and 2 studio hours. Additional signs are $15.
Pottery Hollow offers Ladies Night, shower, and corporate parties, and birthday parties for 8-14 painters. A staff member assists through 1 hr 45 min party. Parties Include a chocolate chip cookie cake, juice, plates, napkins, candles, supplies, and complimentary signed plate for the honoree.
Riverbend Axe Throwing features a bar and lounge, pool table, multiple big screen TV's, free popcorn, and seven axe-throwing lanes. Each lane can accommodate up to 12 people. Throwing coaches teach safety. Ages 10+ (with parental discretion). Bring Your Own Food.
Riverbend Bounce has party packages for up to 24 people for 2 hours. Children must be 10 or under. Parties include table covers, plates, cups, napkins, forks, and a birthday banner. Guests can buy additional makeup, build a bear, and balloons. Families bring their own food and drinks. Participants can access a pretend town with a Pizza Diner, paw patrol play, a baby Shark Salon, and lego Land.
Tri-Township Park Activity Center has private: $300 for up to 50 people, Semi-Private: $150 for up to 25 people, 2 hour slots available & skates are included!
Bella Milano has several spaces to host small gatherings or large parties. Rooms can hold between 12 and 60 guests.
Blum House Available for rental for any occasion. Call the Collinsville Library at 618-344-1112 for information. Has Wifi.
Crystal Garden is a family owned and operated business. Custom packages. Three venues offer simple or adventurous, and unique or classic. Can provide a custom menu.
Elijah P's has a downtown wedding and event venue with indoor event room, rustic outdoor lodge, and private parking.
The Ink House has over 5,000 square feet of event space and additional lounge/gathering space.
Olde Wicks Factory is a veteran owned historic event center. Features stained glass, chandeliers, and outdoor space. Three spaces. Also offers bridal suite.
Old Herald Brewery and Distillery features craft spirits and beer made in-house paired with a fresh menu incorporating locally sourced ingredients. Large event space available. Family owned and operated.
Plan Shop Live offers a sophisticated and intimate setting which seats up to 30 people.
Post Commons was built in 1909 as a United States Post Office. The exterior is a stone facade with flowing staircases with black metal accents and river views. The lobby has 25 foot high ceilings with terrazzo flooring and glass windows. There are three main spaces for events. The main coffee room has a 40-foot steel bar. The Ryan Room has a jazz stage, grand piano, and water bar. Hallie Room has a turn of the century Engish bar and banquet or party lighting. The entire building has a capacity of 515 people. Post Office Commons can supply alcohol and bar staff can mix cocktails.
The Sanctuary on Main is a historic church with a unique experience for a wedding ceremony, event, meeting, or reception.
The Studio is available for events of any kind.
Wow Furnishings and Event Center A retail location displaying upcycled furniture and hosting weddings, receptions, and other events.
Brittain’s Princess Parties provides superhero and princesses entertainment for parties and events. Offering 30 and 60 minute party packages for in person parties or a virtual party. Superheroes or princesses can appear in masks. Characters can socially distance.
Bubble Bus was the first mobile business of its kind, the Bubble Bus and its interactive bubble-making magic can appear anywhere you want to attract or entertain a crowd.
Doctor DJ and Karaoke provides affordable entertainment for wedding receptions, birthdays, parties, and other special events. Also provides services for area clubs, bars, and other venues.
Has DJ and Karaoke music for all occasions and ages. Call or Email for a free quote and scheduling. 618-795-1776 firstname.lastname@example.org
Fish Eye Fun sets up at events to take pictures and make prints like a photo booth. They have professional studio lighting and Nikon DSLR cameras for quality photos. They make enough prints for everyone to have their own copy.
Gametime Truck is a game studio in your driveway. The video game theater allows up to 28 players at once. Laser tag games allow a combination of tag and hide and seek. Players can compete in teams or individually.
Glitter Faces by Amy is a face painter who offers Coachella inspired festival bling, a glitter bar, and sweat proof flash tattoo looks for hot summer events.
Jammin Jumpers rents inflatables, obstacle courses, and games. They clean and sanitize the equipment on-site.
Jim's Caricatures & More has cute, fun caricatures for Birthdays, Weddings, Grand Openings and Holiday events. Ask about "Drawn To The Oldies" for Retirement and 50's parties.
Krazy Jump has unique 3D bouncy houses.
Me 2 You Game Truck has game coaches that take charge, keep everyone entertained, and make sure that the guest of honor feels special. Parties are great for kids, teens, and adults.
Mad Science takes care of set-up and clean-up so that parents can enjoy the demonstrations along with your child as everyone keeps their distance. Be amazed by spectacular chemical reactions, rocket launches, electrical sparks, ooey, gooey slime and much, much more!offers packages, optional add-ons and ready-to-go Goody Bags, loaded with multiple science-themed toys, are sure to be the talk of the playground!
Metro STL Bounce House offers a variety of bounce houses. Deliver, set up, and collect the bounce houses after your event has ended. No deposit is required.
Omnidome VR is a virtual reality arcade with VR escape rooms, top trending VR titles, hosts parties or business events, and top of the line VR equipment with custom built computers for each player.
Photo Beast uses top of the line cameras, software, and printers to ensure the best quality. Professional attendants are trained to assist guests through photo booth sessions to give the the best photo booth experience.
Riverbend Bounce has inflatables for any age group. Themes such as SpongeBob, Spiderman, Disney Princesses, Scooby-Doo, Dora, and more. Inflatables are cleaned and sanitized frequently.
Stacey's Faces has some of the most professional makeup art I have ever seen. Madison County Kids personally recommends this fantastic artist!
DJ Rob Hernandez offers lighting setup, rentals, photo booth operation and rentals, officiant seervices, sound system, and dj services. Djemail@example.com or 618-334-3486
DierbergsHas latex, mylar character, and mylar messages balloons. You CAN bring your own balloons to have them blown up. There is a fee to have balloons blown up based on size. Clips are free.
Full service event and rental company. Specializes in all types of events has inflatables, interactive sports/games, concession items, small to large event tents, effects, rental equipment, etc. Fully insured, permitted and inspected in several states.
Goff & Dittman Florists
Offers a variety floral design options. Also offers workshops for learning about floral design.
It's Party TimeBalloon art, party supplies, and party rentals. Offers delivery services as well.
Party BoxDecorations, party supplies, greeting cards, gifts, invitations, holiday decorations, balloons, party favors, and more.
Petaled Pail Uses locally grown flowers to create a variety of beautiful designs.
SchnucksHave solid balloons. You can NOT bring your own balloons to have them blown up. Clip weights are free. Others cost.
Secret GardenUnique florals for weddings, events, or everyday. Orders taken Tuesday-Friday. Walk in store hours vary depending on pre-booked events. Call to place an order or visit online. Offer micro wedding packages that include a bridal bouquet, groom’s boutonniere, bridesmaids bouquet, flower girl florals, and arbor backdrop.
Serendipity Stems Offers a free wedding consultation to discuss floral options.
SignGypsies 618A locally owned yard greeting rental service. Greetings are custom designed and personalized. Purchases include delivery, installation, and removal.
Aria’s Cookies & Confections has cookies, cupcakes, and gourmet cupcakes made by Aria Burnside, a 16-year old entrepreneur.
Cake POP a GO GO... is a Food Truck powered by "Good Knight Cupcakes and Cookies” that brings good treats to food truck events and private events.
The Chocolate Affair hand made cookies and ice cream and they can come in their own ice cream cart
Frosted Fox Cakery is a home baker who works with customers to put together a special cake. Currently specializing in birthday cakes. Can fulfill wedding or special event cake orders.
Gluten Free at Last makes gluten free baked goods - cupcakes, cookies, cakes, quick breads, muffins, yeast breads, wedding cakes, and special occasion cakes. Everything is dedicated gluten free. Dairy, egg, nut-free are available by special order.
It’s A Piece of Cake Cheesecakes, donuts, macaroons, cookies, cake cups, pies, cheesecake waffle cones, and more!
Kaylin Jones Cupcakes A stay at home mom that loves to bake. Bakes custom ordered sugar cookies, cupcakes, and custom cakes.
Little Taste of Heaven Bakery offers personalized cookies for events.
One Smart Cookie makes custom cookies for holidays and events including advent calendars, do it yourself kits, and custom gifts. Cookies are $30/dozen.
Pat's Edible Creations has custom cakes, cupcakes, & cookies for any occasion. Weddings, birthdays, showers, anniversaries. Make your event unique!
Patty Cakes specializes in wedding and occasion cakes. Also selling Custom cakes, cupcakes, and jumbo gourmet cupcakes!
Bella Milano caters Italian cuisine including starters, main dishes, and desserts.
Conway’s Catering offers delivery services, party planning, prepped to serve meals, holiday cooking, and elaborate chef’s tables.
Cygan Delaney provides catering for weddings, banquets, barbeques, business meetings, golf outings, and other occasions.
Plan Shop Live There are healthy breakfast and lunch menu options.
Ravanelli’s offer a large variety of meat and side options. There is boxed lunches, party packs, and delivery available. Sandwiches and sides are included.
Weeping Willow Tea Room Offers quiches, soups, salads, sandwich platters, homemade chicken salad, pasta salad, potato salad, and cucumber salad. Catering Menu is available on website.
Socially Distanced partying
Add creativity to that special day with a birthday scavenger hunt: Setup for a hunt through the house or outside to find gifts or the cake. For younger children, read the clues, draw pictures, or make simple clues to avoid frustration.
Let your child set the menu with a restaurant at home: Cook your child’s favorite meal or order from their favorite restaurant, design, print, and decorate menus, decorate the table with candles, a centerpiece, and fancy dishes. Siblings can act as wait staff to give the experience a more authentic feel.
Spend time with friends and family onscreen with a virtual party: Send out invitations virtually or through the mail. The child can help write invitations, address envelopes, and decorate cards. You may choose to do games, a craft, or a movie. Consider sending a supply list to guests or put together a kit and mail it. You could include a snack for guests.
Shop together in your own home: Set a time where you will sit down together and shop online, give kids a budget and any guidelines. You can prepare their favorite drinks and treats or pickup from their favorite shop to enjoy while shopping.
While Covid has changed the way we celebrate, there are still lots of options for spending time together and having fun!