Birthday Parties

Have your next birthday party at the Frisco Train Store!

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We do the setup! We do the cleanup!

Enjoy your birthday festivities in our train themed party rooms.

Your birthday child and friends will also love our 16 foot train table playroom, which is open only to your party!

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The Frisco Train Store is located in Valley Park’s historic Frisco Hotel building, originally built as a hotel for the Frisco railroad workers in the 1880s. We are next to the Frisco Caboose park and between 2 railway lines, making this the perfect spot for your young train enthusiast. We are at…

24 Front Street
Valley Park, MO 63088
(636)529-1660

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Party Cost: $165.00 (tax included)

Your party includes:

  • 90 minutes in our party rooms (Party Room, Train Table Room & Build-A-Track Room)
  • Up to sixteen children, including the birthday child (adults welcome)
  • A party hostess to run your party
  • 15 train-themed invitations
  • One of our two party games (Steam Engine Piñata or Hot Engine Game)
  • A special Frisco Steam Engine and Birthday Car, personalized by us (train made by Maple Landmark, VermontUSA)
  • An “It’s My Birthday” train bitton

Store Hours
Monday: Closed
Tues thru Sat: 10:00am to 5:00pm
Sunday: 12:00pm to 5:00pm

Party Times
Saturdays – 10:00am, 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm
Sundays – 12:00pm, 2:00pm, 4:00pm

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How to book a party:
  • Full payment of party, $165.00 (tax included) is due when party is reserved
  • You can pay for your party in the store with cash, check or charge. You may also pay for your party over the phone with a credit card by calling us at 636-529-1660.
  • Parties are booked on a first-come, first-served basis.
  • We cannot hold your party timeslot until full payment is received.
  • Birthday party fees are non-refundable. You may have The Frisco Train Store re-open your time slot if you would like to try to cancel your party. If your time slot is booked, we can refund your money.
  • If your time slot needs to be moved, we will make every effort to work with you. We need at least 3 to 4 weeks notice to change your party time.
How the parties are run:
  • You can arrive about 10 to 15 minutes before your party start time to get settled in and do any set-up you need to do. Your hostess will help you with your set-up
  • Your party will start in the train-table party room on our second floor. Your guests are allowed to play in the train rooms until you feel most of your guests have arrived. The hostess will then blow the train whistle and have the children line up in the hallway to follow the birthday child to the party room. (Adults will follow!)
  • Once in the party room, the children will play a party game, either the Train Piñata or Hot Engine Game.
  • After the game, the hostess will bring the children to the table for cake, or start with lunch and then cake if that is something you have decided to include.
  • If you choose to open gifts, the children then sit in a circle for gift opening. Your hostess will help keep track of writing down the gifts.
  • Your party will spend the remaining time playing in our train table rooms.
  • The party guests are picked-up or leave from the train rooms. When your party time is over, we ask that you gather your guests and party items from the party rooms and move downstairs. This is in consideration to the party that follows yours, and to your party hostess. We thank you for your assistance with this issue.
  • If our store is still open, you and your guests are then welcome to gather downstairs in the store.
Party Games

Your party will include one of the following party games:

Steam Engine Piñata – We fill a train shaped piñata with candy and provide a Nerf covered bat and brown paper bags for the children to collect the candy. The piñata game is great for children of all ages!

Hot Engine Game – This game is played the way the classic game of “Hot Potato” is played, except we use an engine that is “hot” from working all day. We did change the rules a bit: when the train music stops, the child who is holding the “hot” engine will get a bag of candy and leave the circle. This continues until all of the children have received a bag of candy. The Hot Engine game is great for children 5 and 6 years old, but may be too long or complicated for younger children to understand.

*All party games are run by your party hostess.
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FAQ’s:

Can I bring my own food and/or beverages?

You may bring a cake and/or lunch. You are also welcome to bring a cooler with drinks for your guests. Please note: We do not allow alcoholic beverages in the building at any time. If you choose to order pizzas for your party, please feel free to contact our store and we can give you the numbers to several pizza places that deliver to our parties on a regular basis. Please make sure to call your pizza places ahead of time, and have your pizza delivered at your party start time. You are responsible for paying and tipping your delivery drivers.

Can I bring decorations and balloons?

Both of our rooms are colorful and fun, but you are more than welcome to bring in your own decorations and balloons. However, we do have ceiling fans in all of our rooms and require that balloons be weighted at all times. If you would like to hand balloons out to children as they leave, please make sure they are outside of the building first.

What kind of candy is used for the party games?

Because of allergy concerns and the ages of our guests, we have chosen to use the Tootsie Mix candy. This includes Tootsie Rolls in various flavors, Tootsie Pops and Dots candies. If you would like to use your own candy, please inform us ahead of time.

How early can I arrive to set-up my party?

You may arrive up to 15 minutes ahead of your party start time to set-up your party. Your party hostess will help you with your set-up, as well as take care of the clean-up.

Can my party guests play downstairs before and/or after my party?

Your guests are more than welcome to come in before or stay after your party to play downstairs in our store if we are still open. Please note that we cannot allow any birthday activities (cake, gift opening, etc.) in the store at any time.

What if I have more than one birthday child?

No problem! There is an additional charge of $15.00 for each additional birthday child. This refers to additional children celebrating their birthday, not party guests.

How many people can we invite?

Parties are limited to a maximum of 15 party guests. This number does not include all parents, grandparents, etc. Party guests are children that are of the age to participate in the party game, sit at the cake table and play at the train table. We are sorry, but we cannot allow more than 15 party guests per party, even at an additional fee. Please note that seating is limited for adults attending the party.

Are you handicapped accessible?

The party rooms are located on the second floor. Due to the age and historical nature of the building, they are only accessible by staircase.

What if we don’t want to open presents?

Many people choose not to open presents at their party to save time. We can collect your presents downstairs, and help you load them into your vehicle after your party.

Can I tip my party hostess?

It is not required or expected to tip your party hostess, but tips are definitely welcome and appreciated.

Treat Bags

The Frisco Train store offers many different items for party treat bags. If you book a party at our store, you get 10% OFF your treat-bag items in our store. Plus, we will even put them into fun party bags for you!

We also stock train-themed party supplies in our store!

 

See more photos of our party rooms in our Facebook photo album.

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