Harford Magazine - Page 48 - Let's Party

Harford Magazine
- Page 48
Let's Party

By JohN-JohN WiLLiAms iV | harford magazine


Finding the right venue for a children’s birthday party can be tricky. You have to factor in personality of the birthday child and their friends, the size of the party and the cost.


We’ve taken some of the guesswork out of the process by finding some ideal party venues based on your type of child.


For Sweet-toothed kidS


Jarrettsville Creamery

1747 W. Jarrettsville Road, Jarrettsville, 410-692-5100, jarrettsvillecreamery.com


An ice cream party for children is a no-brainer.


At Jarrettsville Creamery, it’s a first-come, first-served approach to birthday parties, according to general manager Marcus Stevenson.


“We don’t have a birthday room,” he explains. “They will come in, hang out, have ice cream and they are on their way.”


Customers can choose from 35 seats inside and an additional 16 outside, while eating soups, salads, and assorted hot and cold sandwiches and, of course, homemade ice cream and ice cream cakes. In addition to 24 flavors of ice cream, the shop also carries two types of Italian ice for lactose-intolerant customers. Ice cream cakes typically come in vanilla and chocolate. But with two weeks’ notice, the shop can customize the cakes to come in any of the 24 flavors. They range in price from $19.99 for a 7-inch cake to $36.99 for a sheet cake.