See the calendar below for my availability. Note, I only do a maximum of three events
per weekend so the weekends often fill up. I try to respond to emails within 24 hours.
Sometimes it takes longer on the weekends. :)
In your initial email please include the date, time, and location of your event.
If the party will be in a backyard, please provide the dimensions of the grass area
and a photo if possible, thanks!
(Please Inquire for my Corporate and Other Events Rates)
OUTDOOR BIRTHDAY PARTIES AND PICNICS:
San Francisco to Burlingame rates:
$300 - One hour
South of Burlingame to San Carlos
$325 - One hour
South of San Carlos to Mountain View
$350 - One hour
North Bay to San Rafael:
$350 - One hour
(Note: I'm not doing events in the east bay at this time.)
In the event of rain we can simply cancel, no charge!
***San Francisco parks I recommend are listed below the calendar***
Here are some San Francisco Parks I recommend. There are many others that can work also. Go to SF Rec & Park to reserve your spot. It is NOT necessary to mention there will be bubbles. (My bubble parties are safe for grass. I've done many, many parties on backyard lawns and never had one complaint.) Note: When I say a park is "Well contained" I mean that it is surrounded by a fence or natural boundary and therefore a bit easier to keep an eye on the kids.
Midtown Terrace: This one has been great so far. It has a small playground so it's not too crowded, really easy parking, and very well contained. An indoor space is also available.
McKinley Square: Not a very well known park, but it works well. Not too crowded which is nice, and the parking was quite good.
Douglass: Very well contained, secluded, and scenically interesting. It has a small playground and is generally not too crowded. Easy parking. I like this hidden gem. (Note, I only book this particular park in the summer and fall. During the winter and spring it's can get too muddy)
Sunnyside: Big playground, also very well contained. Pretty easy parking. I like this spot.
West Portal Playground: Another well contained park. Mid sized playground, nice view of Sutro Tower in the background. Parking is pretty good.
Julius Kahn: I've done a lot of parties here. Semi contained. Good playground. An indoor space is available. We do the bubbles on a slight slope but it's not a problem. There is often soccer or baseball practice happening on the field below but I've never had any complaints about the bubbles. Parking is pretty good.
Glen Park Playground: I've been doing a lot of parties here lately. Very cool looking playground which is popular on some days so expect some extra kiddies to join in the fun. (This happens at most parks) Semi contained. Parking is ok but expect to walk a bit.
Lafayette: Big playground, very popular park. Not well contained. I recommend the picnic tables that are located on the NW side of the playground. Important: The tables at the top of the park that are called "Top of the park northside/southside" or "Summit South, Summit North" WILL NOT WORK. The surface is hard gravel, slippery, and can cause skinned knees/hands on the kids. Note, parking can be a challenge here.
Lindley Meadow: This is one of the spots I would go to on weekdays to practice bubbling when I first started. I've done a few weekend parties here, the humid air from the nearby pacific ocean makes for good bubbles. Parking is pretty good. They have bbq's.
Mountain Lake at 9th Ave: Lots of beautiful trees. Parking can be a challenge at times. The picnic tables have a concrete shelter above and around them. I've always gotten lucky with good bubble conditions here. (Good humidity, moderate/steady wind)
Koret Children's Quarter Barnyard: This is a very unique location. It's right by a carousel and playground in Golden Gate park, yet it's surrounded by a low wooden fence which makes it your own private area. It has a red barn structure which makes this a memorable and fun little spot. Be forewarned: Parking can be very, very challenging.
Bunny Meadow: Not a very well known spot. It's a nice secluded area surrounded by nature. No playground. I don't recall picnic tables either, I'm not sure. In fact, I don't recall there even being bathrooms? Maybe. In any case I've done several parties here and they went very well. (Note: I'm no longer doing parties here on Sundays due to the street closures on that day. It makes it difficult to get my bubble gear in, thanks for understanding!)
I'm sure there are other parks that would work well also. Large backyards work too! Note, I'm no longer doing parties at Presidio Heights Playground due to the confined space, thanks for understanding!