Nixon's Urban Air Birthday Party

Friday night we partied hard nine-year-old boy style at the new Urban Air in McKinney.  I'd never been but my mom had taken my kiddos and they all had such a great time that Nix decided he'd love to invite his friends for his birthday!

This place has ALL THE THINGS...trampolines, dodge ball, zip line, ropes course, slides, ball pit, and more so this post is gonna have a couple pictures but basically I saw the boys, told them what to be listening for to come to the party table and didn't see them again until it was pizza time.  I should add-the place was totally safe.  They actually had to walk by our party table to get to the exit so I wasn't worried about anyone's safety. 

My, oh my how birthday parties have changed in the Slaughter House.  I remember working on decorations months before parties back when I had tiny babies.  This party I showed up with an Amazon box full of party favors and THAT WAS IT!  Tab picked up the cupcakes on the way.  Now if all the decorations are your thing, that's awesome but this group of boys didn't care one bit about decorations.  They were there to run, jump, climb, and have a crazy amount of fun!

We had our own party host who took care of our table, got our food, and made sure things were running smoothly.  Friday nights at Urban Air are Glo Nights...so everything was black light/glow in the dark.

This post isn't sponsored in the least bit but I'm just adding party details for anyone interested.

*That big tub housed all their shoes.  If you're there to play, you have to wear a pair of their special socks.  Everyone who's there without a party has a big area to store shoes.
*If you'd prefer a private room for your party, I'd ask at the time of booking.  I booked WAY late and this table in the middle of the crazy was all that was left, but I was told a private room is $50 more.  You just have to let them know at the time of booking.
*You and your party host decide a time on food/cake and they make the announcement about Nixon's party going to the table at that time.  Even though I had a hard time hearing what they were saying over the loud speakers-the boys came running!  But yet Nixon doesn't hear me when I tell him multiple times to pick up his shoes?  Hmmmmm......  :)

Just a few pictures of the fun...



As I was walking around, I looked up at one point and a boy from the party was ziplining right above my head!

I found these two on my {nearly impossible} quest to locate each kiddo.

You know who was unfazed by all the crazy?  That girl.  Can you spot Britt on that trampoline.  Smith and Drew were doing flips and she was trying her to best to hang with them.

DINNER TIME!

The Birthday Boy

I added those balloons to the pic because I caught a girlfriend mid-talk.  :)




Bowen thought he was so cool to be hanging with the "big boys".




As soon as the pizza and cupcakes were eaten, they were playing again before parents arrived.

The PERFECT nine-year-old party-Nixon had a BLAST!  And that's what it's all about.

Happy Monday, Friends!
XO

11 comments

Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} said...

SO MUCH FUN! Carter has never been there, we are going to have to change that asap!

Mix and Match Mama said...

Smith had THE BEST time!!!! He's ready for you to take him back! Hahaha!

R's Rue said...

Looks like so much fun.
Happy Birthday Nixon.
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Narci said...

This sounds like the perfect birthday party!! Urban Air is SO fun!

Simple Purposeful Living said...

Sounds like he had a blast! We have a place like that opening soon here and my kids can't wait!

Kara said...

I love Britt hanging with the big boys...even at the table.

Looks like a perfect 9 year old boy party.

Amanda @ That Inspired Chick said...

Mason had so much fun!! The perfect place for a kids party for sure!
That Inspired Chick

ifl said...

How do you handle parents? Do parents stay or leave and how do they know what is expected? I only have a kiddo in K so I'm not sure what people expect as the kids are getting bigger.

Bri said...

I am curious as to what age you stopped attending the birthday parties with your kids? Or did/does the host let you know you don't have to stick around?! Thanks!

Christy said...

Curious.... what type of party favors you do for the boys? Planning my son’s party and need ideas! Thank you!!!

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