Planning A Murder Mystery Party For Your Child's Birthday

Kid's birthday celebrations are big business in the United States. Your child only turns each new age once, and it's only a matter of time before they're older and want to try new ways to celebrate their birthday. While enjoying these precious memories of celebrating your child's milestones, don't shy away from making each birthday one to remember. A murder mystery-themed birthday is a popular option today due to the wonder and excitement it provides. Keep reading to learn more about murder mystery birthdays so you can begin planning your child's party. 

What is a murder mystery gathering?

A murder mystery gathering is an interactive, role-playing game-based party that takes on a life of its own. The party guests will be active participants in the role play as the group works through clues to figure out the fictional culprit's identity.

These sorts of games have story-based twists that require plenty of imagination and creativity. The kids will get lost in the excitement of the game while giving everyone a role to play. Stimulating and encouraging creativity in children can help with their mental development, along with improving communication skills and social awareness. 

How can you plan a murder mystery party?

Now that you know why murder mystery games are so fun, you should look into the details for planning an incredible party. There are some scripts and game packages you can purchase to put the party on yourself, or you can hire professionals that have actors that will lead the charge. The key is to make the game as immersive and organized as possible. One of the best ways to do this is by including costumes that all of the guests can wear. A murder mystery party company can typically outfit everyone with props and costumes, and will even create a realistic set.

Since this is such an interactive experience, you should put together your guest list and send out invites as early as possible. Work with caterers, or make other provisions for food so that everyone also gets their fill of delicious meals and beverages.

It's common today for parents to spend $400-500 on their child's birthday party. There's no wrong or right answer, so make sure that you consider what's most important about your child's birthday party, which services you'd like to receive, and how much you can comfortably spend. 

Use these tips to get started when putting together a murder mystery party game for kids