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Birthday Parties & Special Events

We are not accepting birthday party & special event requests at this time. Learn more about local preparation, prevention, quick tips & additional resources, latest news on Coronavirus, canceled or postponed event information and more here.

In order to allow for a "whirly" good event, all party requests must be received at least 10 business days before the requested event date.

We'd love to be a part of your special celebration! Book your party online today! Whether you reserve space in the prized Historic Looff Carrousel or the Numerica Skate Ribbon, you'll have a brag-worthy event and memories to last.

Step 1. Choose a Venue

  1. Looff Carrousel – Inside the historic Looff Carrousel, treat your guests to unlimited Carrousel rides.
  2. Skate Ribbon (1-24 guests only) – This open-air party room leads directly to the patio where guests will have a rockin' and rollin' good time!

*Our catering team offers a tasty selection of snacks, meals and/or desserts to complement your party. You may bring your own birthday cake, cupcakes, or doughnuts. All paper products, utensils, and cake cutting knife will be provided. Other than the cake, cupcakes, or doughnuts, outside food and beverage is not permitted, which includes beverages, snacks and candy. Some exceptions may be made in the case of life-threatening allergies.

Step 2. Complete the Birthday Party Request Form

  1. Looff Carrousel parties have a 1.5 hour rental window with 15 minutes before and after your party for setup and cleanup. You may request additional time on the birthday party request form.
  2. Numerica Skate Ribbon (if during ice season) parties have a 2 hour rental window with 15 minutes before and after your party for setup and cleanup. The additional time is to accommodate for a 30 minute ice scrape time. You may request additional time on the birthday party request form.
    • If the requested party date is not during ice season, the party will have a 1.5 hour rental window with 15 minutes before and after your party for setup and cleanup.

Packages

1-24 Guests / $225

  • (1) room to accommodate guests
  • Complimentary ice and water
  • Birthday button for birthday guest
  • Plates, napkins, cups, silverware
  • (15) wristbands for unlimited carrousel rides or skating (distribute however you please – includes skate rental)

25-48 Guests / $325 (available only at the Looff Carrousel)

  • (2) rooms to accommodate guests
  • Complimentary ice and water
  • Birthday button for birthday guest
  • Plates, napkins, cups, silverware
  • (30) wristbands for unlimited carrousel rides
  • BOGO rental coupon for all guests

49+ Guests

Please contact rfpinfo@spokanecity.org

Rental Policies

Payment
Payment on balance due must be paid 10 days prior to the event.

Cancellations & Refunds
14 days + prior written notice = 100% refund
10-13 days + prior written notice = 75% refund
7-9 days + prior written notice = 50% refund
0-6 days = No refund

Questions? Please contact rfpinfo@spokanecity.org.

Birthday Party FAQ

The birthday party package includes 15 wristbands but can I purchase more?

Yes, you may purchase additional wristbands.
There are two options:

  1. When confirming your birthday party details prior to the event, please let the event coordinator know that you would like to add additional wristbands to your order.
  2. On the day of your party, please let your party attendant know that you need additional wristbands. They will add them to the final invoice.
What is the definition of guest?

A guest is any member of your party who is wearing a wristband. Each party package includes 15 wristbands. A wristbands allows guests to enjoy attractions (skate ribbon or carrousel ride) without presenting a ticket. If you need additional wristbands, please inform your party attendant. However, you are more than welcome to have other guests attend the party without riding the attractions as long as the total party attendees does not exceed the room capacity.

What are the party room capacities?
  • Looff Carrousel – 24 per room, 72 if using all three rooms
  • Looff Patio – 49
  • Skate Ribbon Party Room – 30
Can we bring our own decorations?

Yes, you may bring your own room decorations. Simple decorations are welcomed but please no confetti or tape/ tacks on walls. Helium balloons are allowed in the party rooms but not in the main carrousel building.

How do I check party room availability?

To check room availability, please complete/submit the birthday party reservation form. An event planner will contact you to review party details and availability.