Leading up to the Party

1. After booking your party you will receive an email that will include a list of question the Event Manager will use to help plan your party! Please answer the questions and send them back to the Event Manager at parties@nestphilly.com.

2. After we receive your questionnaire, the Event Manager will schedule a consultation with you to go over all the details to make your party perfect! You may come in for an in person consultation or conduct the consultation by phone.

3. Our Events team will design a simple birthday invite graphic that can be sent out via Paperless Post, Evite, etc; or printed.
 

Deadlines

1. A non-refundable $200 deposit is required to reserve your party time. 

2. Cake orders are due one week before the party. Custom and upgraded cake orders are due 14 days prior to party.

3. Any additional décor orders are due one week before the party.

4. A final headcount is due the Tuesday before the party. 

5. Food selections are due the Tuesday morning before the party.

6. You will be able to review a summary of your event and an initial invoice three days before your event. If the number of children who attend the party differs from the final count your invoice may change.

7. Items such as favors, decorations, beverages, and other non-perishables must be dropped off by 5pm the Friday before the party. Late arrivals and day-of items may be subject to a $75 fee unless approved by the Events Manager. As a convenience, NEST offers a 30-minute loading zone on the NW corner of 13th & Locust with a side door for easy loading.
 

 

During the Party

1. Arrival Time - 15 – 20 minutes
Children will enjoy open play while their friends are arriving.Guests will settle in and say hello to friends! 
 
2. Opening Circle - 15-20 minutes
It’s time to recognize the birthday child and do some introductions. Party hosts offer varied structured play not limited to parachute activities, stretchy rope, shaker eggs, bubbles, and songs.

We can incorporate your theme into some activities
 
3. Activity Time - 40 minutes
This is where the theme comes into play! Whatever your theme is we’ll spend this time focusing on those activities. 
 
4. Pizza, Happy Birthday, Cake! – 35 minutes
It’s time to enjoy pizza for kids (Adults are encouraged to eat before pizza time if little ones need help eating). Honor the birthday child with “Happy Birthday” and enjoy some cake!
 
5. Goodbyes & Party Favors - 5 minutes
NEST Hosts will give out favors (if any) as well as a free Day Pass to come back and play!

* The party family and all guests must leave their party floor no more than 15 minutes after their party end time or a $75 additional half hour time fee will be charged.