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Southampton Birthday Party Ideas

Overview

Southampton greets over 4 million visitors a year and has an impressive cultural offering from museums to music venues and art galleries. Southampton is a perfect birthday party destination, with fantastic shopping facilities, restaurants and nightlife and a fab place for a birthday party weekend. The harbour is a nice place to enjoy some cocktails during the afternoon, or maybe you want to learn how to make cocktails instead. Every one of our Birthday weekends are made up of a selection of our Southampton Birthday party ideas and top quality, city centre hotels which are close to the city’s must-try bars and nightclubs.

You can create your own Birthday party to suit you and your friends by building your own package with some of our Southampton Birthday party ideas included. Our party planners are waiting to answer any questions and help you build the perfect Southampton Birthday party, so give us a call or enquire for a quote when you’re ready!

Travel

Southampton is a large city on the River Test. Southampton Central is the main train station and along with the local buses and taxis is the best way to navigate the city. If you fancy something different then why not take a River Cruise and soak up the sights.

Tips

Here are a few tips that might help you during your party or group event in Southampton

  • Ocean Village - East of Southampton's old town, Princess Alexandra Dock has been transformed into a modern leisure and shopping centre. Smart yachts are moored in the harbor in front of Canute's Pavilionwith its designer boutiques, gourmet restaurants, cinemas. You can take daily boat trips.
  • Southampton plays host to a spectacular range of events each year, from large national and international one-off events to smaller community events.

Nightlife

The nightlife in Southampton is a pretty lively affair. From the WW1 trench-like dance floor of Jesters to the high-end establishments of Voodoo and Oceana, there’s something for everyone. There are many nightclubs to choose from in Southampton and they are very popular for birthday parties the interiors are stylish and the atmosphere very vibrant. Southampton’s nightlife draws in hundreds of visitors every month to enjoy the party.

The city offers a variety of traditional and historical old pubs, alongside trendy bars and music venues to satisfy its thriving birthday party scene. Most party seeker in stay in the centre of Southampton as everything is in a short walking distance from each another. No matter what you’re looking for whether it be real ale beer bar or classy cocktail bar, an urban country pub, the theatre scene, gig venue or booming nightclub, you will not be disappointed.

Eating out in Southampton is sure to have something to tantalise your taste buds during your birthday party weekend, with a large range of restaurants and takeaways to choose from. Plus some popular food bars, themed pubs with grub and coffee houses. 

Take a look through our Southampton Birthday party ideas for some late night entertainment options that are guaranteed to give you a stag do to remember! 

Activities

Cocktail Making

  • Welcome drink
  • Mix and shake cocktails
  • Includes food platters
  • City centre venues
  • From £27.50 pp

Nude Male Life Drawing

  • Nude Male Model
  • Plus includes a tutor
  • City centre private venue
  • All drawing materials included
  • From £29.50 pp

Dance Party Ideas

  • 30+ Dance party themes
  • Props used in some classes
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • From £25.00 pp

Oceana Nightclub & Booths

  • Entry into Southampton’s biggest nightclub
  • Queue jumper entry, no queuing
  • Multi coloured LED dance floor
  • Reserved booths & drinks
  • From £20.00 pp

Smartphone Pub Treasure Hunt

  • Fully organised pub quiz hunt
  • Self run – start any time
  • Great value, latest technology
  • Team challenges, great questions
  • From £15.00 pp

Two Birthday Party Activities ONLY £52pp

  • Cocktail Making Party
  • Dance Class Party (any theme)
  • Life Drawing Party
  • Old School Sports Day
  • Zorb Bubble Games
  • Disco Dodgeball
  • Was £59.00
  • Now From £52.00 pp
Valid until 01/11/2017

Cocktail Making & Life Drawing

  • Save Money!
  • City Centre Venues
  • Cocktail Making Masterclass
  • Life Drawing Party
  • Was £57.00
  • Now From £52.00 pp
Valid until 01/11/2017

Cocktail Masterclass & Meal

  • Mix and shake cocktails
  • Fun & Games
  • Enjoy a 2 Course Meal
  • City centre venues
  • From £42.50 pp

2 Course Meal

  • Choose your own restaurant
  • 2 Courses
  • Modern restaurants
  • City centre locations

80's Dance

  • Learn a fun 80’s dance routine
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • From £25.00 pp

90’s Dance

  • Learn a fun 90’s dance theme
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • From £25.00 pp

ABBA Dance

  • Classic ABBA songs
  • Learn a dance routine to ABBA
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • From £25.00 pp

Afternoon Tease

  • Selection of sandwiches & cakes
  • Hosted by a naked butler
  • City centre venues
  • Cheeky & sophisticated
  • From £45.00 pp

Any Two Mobile Craft Party Activities ONLY £70

  • Mobile Cocktail Making
  • Mobile Flower Crown Making
  • Mobile Jewellery Making
  • Mobile Garter Making
  • Mobile Bunting Making
  • Mobile Knicker Making
  • Mobile Flapper Headband
  • Mobile Nipple Tassels Making
  • Mobile Cocktail Ring Making
  • Was £79.00
  • Now From £70.00 pp
Valid until 01/11/2017

Archery

  • Competitive fun activity
  • All equipment included
  • Expert instructor
  • Games and competitions
  • From £25.00 pp

Archery Battle Zone Tag

  • Action packed day
  • Battle against each other
  • Bunkers and barriers
  • Latest Craze!
  • From £33.00 pp

Art of Seduction

  • Light hearted sex & foreplay class
  • Play games, tell stories
  • Not for the faint hearted
  • City centre venues
  • From £35.00 pp

Ask Italian Meal

  • Modern Italian restaurant
  • 2 course meal
  • City centre locations
  • Silver or gold menu options
  • From £18.00 pp

Belly Dance

  • Get your hips ready!
  • Dress to impress
  • City centre venues
  • Guided by dance instructor
  • From £25.00 pp

Beyoncé Single Ladies

  • Fun dance class to single ladies
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • From £25.00 pp

Binocular Football

  • Crazy binocular football goggles
  • Football bibs and headbands
  • Event co-ordinator
  • Challenges and 5 a-side
  • From £29.50 pp

Bollywood Dance

  • Learn a story through dance
  • City centre private venues
  • Guided by an instructor
  • Spectators free of charge
  • From £25.00 pp

Burlesque Dance

  • Learn a fun burlesque routine
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Fun props like fans or boa's
  • From £25.00 pp

Can Can Dance

  • Energetic, high kicking dance routine
  • Can Can skirts included
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • From £25.00 pp

Charleston Dance

  • 1920’s dance theme
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • From £25.00 pp

Cheerleading Dance

  • High energy cheerleading routine
  • Pom-poms included
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • From £25.00 pp

Chicago Dance

  • Jazz hands at the ready ladies!
  • Dress to impress
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • From £25.00 pp

Chocolate Making

  • Mould, shape and decorate
  • Sampling different chocolates
  • City centre venues
  • Take home your creations
  • From £45.00 pp

Clay Pigeon Shooting

  • Shoot using shotguns
  • Expert Tuition
  • One to one coaching
  • Friendly shooting competition
  • From £45.00 pp

Dance Class & Cocktail Making

  • Save Money!
  • City Centre Venues
  • Dance Class Party (any theme)
  • Cocktail Making Party
  • Was £54.50
  • Now From £52.00 pp
Valid until 01/11/2017

Dirty Dancing Dance

  • Fun dirty dancing routine
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • From £25.00 pp

Disco Dodgeball

  • Learn and play dodgeball
  • In game disco music
  • Bibs and headbands
  • Play many mini games
  • From £29.50 pp

Dodgeball

  • Play many games
  • Dodge, duck & dive
  • Venue hire & referee
  • Team bibs included
  • From £29.50 pp

Electric Shock Football

  • Latest crazy football game
  • Electric shock each other
  • Hilarious fun
  • Venue hire included
  • From £29.50 pp

Evening Meal Options

  • You choose the restaurant
  • 2 or 3 course options
  • Modern restaurants
  • City centre locations
  • From £18.00 pp

Fascinator Making

  • Create your own fascinator
  • All materials included
  • Take home your creation
  • City centre venues
  • From £35.00 pp

Finger Food & Fizz

  • Glass of prosecco
  • Hot & cold finger food
  • Reserved seating for 2 hours
  • Perfect for lunch or afternoon
  • From £12.00 pp

Footgolf Elite

  • 18 holes of footgolf elite
  • Play 4 ball & Texas Scramble
  • Event co-ordinator
  • Scorecard & forfeits & Prizes
  • From £29.50 pp

Gangnam Style Dance

  • Learn the dance routine
  • Includes a dance instructor
  • City centre venues
  • Spectators are free
  • From £25.00 pp

GLEE Dance

  • Inspired by hit TV show GLEE
  • Songs include Don’t Stop Believing
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • From £25.00 pp

Go Ape

  • Adventurous outdoor activity
  • All equipment included
  • Expert instructor
  • Zip lining, Tree top adventures
  • From £38.00 pp

Go Karting

  • Fast, furious racing
  • Latest go karts
  • Morning & afternoon sessions
  • Trophy & bubbly presentation
  • From £45.00 pp

Grease Dance

  • Taking you back to Rydell High
  • Grease themed dance routine
  • City centre private venues
  • Pink Lady Jackets included
  • From £25.00 pp

Hip Hop Dance

  • Learn a totally Hip Hop theme
  • City centre private venues
  • Expert instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • From £25.00 pp

Hire a Cocktail Bartender

  • Professional bartender hire
  • All equipment is included
  • Cocktail shopping list
  • Cottages, Apartments, Hotels
  • From £20.00 pp

Jam Jar Cocktail Masterclass

  • Make & drink 3 jam jar cocktails
  • Late night start times
  • City centre venues
  • Smirnoff & Ciroc based cocktails
  • From £27.50 pp

Jive Dance

  • Learn a Jive dance theme
  • Taught by a dance instructor
  • City centre private venues
  • Spectators come free
  • From £25.00 pp

Kids Pamper Party

  • Professional treatments
  • 30 mins worth of treatments
  • Two pamper package options
  • Pamper Party invitations
  • From £22.00 pp

Kylie Dance

  • Learn a Kylie dance routine
  • City centre venues
  • Includes a dance instructor
  • Spectators come free
  • From £25.00 pp

Late Night Cocktail Making

  • Mix and shake cocktails
  • Late night start times
  • City centre venues
  • Includes Nightclub Entry
  • From £25.00 pp

Learn to Massage Parties

  • Learn a full body massage
  • Oils, towels & goodie bags
  • Massage tables provided
  • Cottages, apartments & homes
  • From £37.50 pp

Life Drawing & Dance Class

  • Save Money!
  • City Centre Venues
  • Life Drawing Party
  • Dance Class Party (any theme)
  • Was £54.50
  • Now From £52.00 pp
Valid until 01/11/2017

LMFAO Dance

  • Learn the LMFAO routine
  • City centre venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators come free
  • From £25.00 pp

Local Bar Guide

  • List of local bars
  • Save time researching
  • Party bars & chic cocktail bars
  • You choose where to go

Lip Sync Battle

  • Choose your song
  • Professionally choreographed routine
  • Split into two teams to battle
  • Private central venue
  • From £39.50 pp

Madonna Vogue Dance

  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Learn the famous routine
  • City centre private venues
  • Spectators are free
  • From £25.00 pp

Man Vs Food Burger Challenge

  • Massive burger food challenge
  • Everyone can take part
  • Great birthday party activity
  • City centre venues
  • From £13.50 pp

Mobile 1920's Flapper Headband Making

  • We come to you!
  • Create your own 1920’s flapper headbands
  • Laces, ribbons, pearl trims, feathers
  • Cottages, Apartments, Offices
  • From £39.50 pp

Mobile Afternoon Tea

  • Mobile Afternoon Tea
  • Professional private chef
  • All food made from scratch
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • From £31.00 pp

Mobile Bunting Making

  • We come to you!
  • Bespoke bunting to suit your theme
  • All materials and equipment included
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • From £39.50 pp

Mobile Cocktail Making

  • Make cocktails at your own venue
  • Mix and shake cocktails
  • Fun & Games
  • Cottages, Apartments, Hotels
  • From £33.50 pp

Mobile Cocktail Ring Making

  • Create your own cocktail ring
  • Swarovoski crystals, pearls, glass beads
  • Includes a presentation box
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • From £39.50 pp

Mobile Dance Party

  • We come to you!
  • 15+ Dance party themes
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Cottages, Apartments, Home
  • From £25.00 pp

Mobile Fascinator Making

  • We come to you!
  • Create your own fascinator
  • All materials included
  • Cottages, Apartments, Offices
  • From £39.50 pp

Mobile Flower Crown Making

  • We come to you!
  • Create beautiful flower crowns
  • All materials and equipment included
  • Cottages, Apartments, Offices
  • From £39.50 pp

Mobile Garter Making

  • We come to you!
  • Create your own garter
  • Fabric flowers, bows, beads
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • From £39.50 pp

Mobile Jewellery Making

  • Create your own jewellery
  • Bracelets, necklaces, earrings
  • Swarovoski crystals, pearls, glass beads
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • From £39.50 pp

Mobile Knicker Making

  • Held at your home or venue
  • Customise knickers to your design
  • All materials and equipment included
  • Great fun, cheeky activity
  • From £39.50 pp

Mobile Life Drawing

  • Nude Model
  • Plus includes a tutor
  • All drawing materials included
  • Apartments, Cottages, Homes
  • From £34.00 pp

Mobile Life Drawing & Cocktail Making

  • Two Fantastic Activities
  • Mobile Life Drawing
  • Mobile Cocktail Making
  • Apartments, Cottages, Homes
  • From £67.50 pp

Mobile Nipple Tassels

  • We come to you!
  • Create your own nipple tassels
  • Sequins, Swarovski crystals, silk
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • From £39.50 pp

Modern British Meal

  • Choice of dishes from set menu
  • Modern bar restaurants
  • Choose either 2 or 3 courses
  • City centre locations
  • From £18.00 pp

Naked Butlers

  • Hot butler wearing just an apron
  • Available day & evening
  • Hire more than one
  • Play games, serve drinks
  • From £15.00 pp

Naked Chef - Afternoon Tea

  • Mobile Afternoon Tea
  • Professional chef
  • Hunky naked butler
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • From £35.00 pp

Naked Chef - Asian Meal

  • 2 course Asian meal
  • Professional chef
  • Hunky naked butler
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • From £38.75 pp

Naked Chef - Indulgent Meal

  • 2 course Indulgent meal
  • Professional chef
  • Hunky naked butler
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • From £48.00 pp

Naked Chef - Italian Meal

  • 2 course Italian meal
  • Professional chef
  • Hunky naked butler
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • From £38.75 pp

Naked Chef - Premium Meal

  • 2 course Premium meal
  • Professional chef
  • Hunky naked butler
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • From £55.00 pp

Naked Chef - Spanish Meal

  • 2 course Spanish meal
  • Professional chef
  • Hunky naked butler
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes
  • From £42.00 pp

Nightclub Entry

  • Nightclub Entry
  • Queue jumper, so no waiting
  • Nothing else to pay on the door
  • Less Hassle on the night
  • From £5.00 pp

Nude Female Life Drawing

  • Nude Female Model
  • Plus includes a tutor
  • City centre private venue
  • All drawing materials included
  • From £29.50 pp

Oceana Nightclub Entry

  • Entry into Southampton’s biggest nightclub
  • Queue jumper entry, no queuing
  • Multi coloured LED dance floor
  • Reserved booths can be added
  • From £5.00 pp

Old School Sports Day

  • Classic school sports games
  • Sports day bibs and headbands
  • Event co-ordinator
  • Prizes for the winning team
  • From £29.50 pp

Paintballing

  • Competitive Action
  • Fantastic courses
  • Masks, overalls and guns
  • Half day or full day
  • From £18.00 pp

Perfume Making

  • Welcome glass of bubbly
  • Create your own fragrance
  • Choose from 18 blends
  • Free gift for the Birthday Guest
  • From £47.50 pp

Personal Chef Service

  • Gourmet dining experience
  • Professional Chef
  • Fresh ingredients used
  • Cottages, Apartments, Homes

Pizza Express Meal

  • Fabulous Italian meal
  • Includes a choice of drink
  • Great party atmosphere
  • City centre locations
  • From £21.00 pp

Pizza Making

  • Welcome glass of prosecco
  • Learn to toss dough
  • Create calzone and pizza
  • Includes some dough balls, nibbles
  • From £26.50 pp

Pizza or Burger & Drink

  • Perfect for groups
  • Choose one of the following
  • Pizza & drink or burger/ chips & drink
  • City centre bars
  • From £13.50 pp

Pole Dancing Dance

  • Learn basic spins, moves & tricks
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • From £25.00 pp

Popworld Nightclub Entry

  • Entry into a lively & retro nightclub
  • Queue jumper entry, no queuing
  • Flashing dance floor
  • Reserved booths can be added
  • From £5.00 pp

Revolution - 2 Course Meal

  • Reserved seating
  • 2 course meal
  • Lively venue
  • City centre location
  • From £17.00 pp

Revolution – 3 Course Meal

  • Reserved seating
  • 3 course meal
  • Lively venue
  • City centre location
  • From £21.00 pp

Rock n Roll Dance

  • Learn a rock n roll dance theme
  • Guided by a dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • City centre venues
  • From £25.00 pp

Slug & Lettuce - 2 Course Meal

  • Reserved seating
  • 2 course meal
  • Great cocktails
  • City centre location
  • From £16.00 pp

Slug & Lettuce - 3 Course Meal

  • Reserved seating
  • 3 course meal
  • Great cocktails
  • City centre location
  • From £19.00 pp

Slug & Lettuce - Signature Meal

  • Reserved seating
  • Glass of prosecco
  • Signature 2 course meal
  • Great cocktails
  • From £22.00 pp

Song Recording Studio

  • Record 1 track
  • Choose from 10,000 backing tracks
  • Recording Studios
  • Venues close to city centres
  • From £35.00 pp

Smartphone City Treasure Hunt

  • Fully organised city treasure hunt
  • Self run – start any time
  • Great value, latest APP technology
  • Team challenges, clues and puzzles
  • From £15.00 pp

Spice Girls Dance

  • Learn a Spice Girls routine
  • Held in city centre venues
  • Experience dance instructor
  • Spectators come free
  • From £25.00 pp

Sports MegaMix

  • Choose any three activities
  • Zorb Bubble Games / Zorb Football
  • Old School Sports Day
  • Binocular Football
  • Disco Dodgeball
  • Archery Battle Zone Tag
  • Was £88.00
  • Now From £70.00 pp
Valid until 01/11/2017

Spy School Smartphone Challenge

  • Spy themed challenges
  • Self run – start any time
  • Great value, latest technology
  • GPS and image recognition
  • From £15.00 pp

Street Dance

  • Learn a street dance theme
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators come free
  • From £25.00 pp

Strictly Dance

  • Learn to become a Strictly Champion
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • Spectators are free
  • From £25.00 pp

Thriller Dance

  • Michael Jackson Thriller routine
  • Fancy dress welcome
  • City centre private venues
  • Experienced dance instructor
  • From £25.00 pp

Yates - 2 Course Meal

  • Reserved seating
  • 2 course meal
  • Party atmosphere
  • Super value drinks
  • From £13.00 pp

Yates - 3 Course Meal

  • Reserved seating
  • 3 course meal
  • Party atmosphere
  • Super value drinks
  • From £15.00 pp

Yates - Beer & Banter

  • Reserved area
  • Cold glass of beer
  • Party bar atmosphere
  • Hot & cold buffet
  • From £11.00 pp

Yates - Beer & Burger

  • Burger & sides
  • Reserved tables
  • One beer each
  • Great for groups

Yates - Boozy Brunch

  • Enjoy a late morning breakfast
  • Free flowing beer, cider or prosecco
  • Reserved tables
  • Perfect for groups
  • From £25.00 pp

Yates Cocktail Making

  • Welcome Drink
  • Mix and shake cocktails
  • City centre venues
  • Includes food options
  • From £23.50 pp

Yates - Steak & Beer

  • Steak meal
  • Reserved tables
  • One beer each
  • Great for groups
  • From £11.50 pp

Zorb Bubble Games

  • Classic games like bulldog, relay races
  • Event co-ordinator
  • Zorb Bubbles
  • Fun forfeits to play
  • From £29.50 pp

Zorb Football

  • Inflatable bubbles
  • Footballs, bibs and goals
  • Pitch hire included
  • Event Co-ordinator / Referee
  • Was £29.50
  • Now From £27.50 pp
Valid until 01/11/2017

Special Offers

Any Two Mobile Craft Party Activities ONLY £70

  • Mobile Cocktail Making
  • Mobile Flower Crown Making
  • Mobile Jewellery Making
  • Mobile Garter Making
  • Mobile Bunting Making
  • Mobile Knicker Making
  • Mobile Flapper Headband
  • Mobile Nipple Tassels Making
  • Mobile Cocktail Ring Making
  • Was £79.00
  • Now From £70.00 pp
Valid until 01/11/2017

Cocktail Making & Life Drawing

  • Save Money!
  • City Centre Venues
  • Cocktail Making Masterclass
  • Life Drawing Party
  • Was £57.00
  • Now From £52.00 pp
Valid until 01/11/2017

Dance Class & Cocktail Making

  • Save Money!
  • City Centre Venues
  • Dance Class Party (any theme)
  • Cocktail Making Party
  • Was £54.50
  • Now From £52.00 pp
Valid until 01/11/2017

Life Drawing & Dance Class

  • Save Money!
  • City Centre Venues
  • Life Drawing Party
  • Dance Class Party (any theme)
  • Was £54.50
  • Now From £52.00 pp
Valid until 01/11/2017

Mobile Life Drawing & Cocktail Making

  • Two Fantastic Activities
  • Mobile Life Drawing
  • Mobile Cocktail Making
  • Apartments, Cottages, Homes
  • From £67.50 pp

Two Birthday Party Activities ONLY £52pp

  • Cocktail Making Party
  • Dance Class Party (any theme)
  • Life Drawing Party
  • Old School Sports Day
  • Zorb Bubble Games
  • Disco Dodgeball
  • Was £59.00
  • Now From £52.00 pp
Valid until 01/11/2017

Zorb Football

  • Inflatable bubbles
  • Footballs, bibs and goals
  • Pitch hire included
  • Event Co-ordinator / Referee
  • Was £29.50
  • Now From £27.50 pp
Valid until 01/11/2017