Jollibee Kid's Party Organizer: A Review
Throwing a party for the coming birthday of your kids but lack space and time to cater all the needed arrangements and place? You might want to consider having a kid’s party organizer to handle all your worries.
Having a party in the middle of hectic schedule at work might jeopardize both your time and the event. Busy parents especially those both spouse are working are now opting for Kids Party Services to cater all the food, balloons, paraphernalia and the venue for their kid's party.
But hiring a third service for the party worth your money?
In this review, I have tackled some pros and cons on having a third party service to handle the job.
Indeed, these services are more expensive compared to the traditional home-cooked or catered food for the visitors but it also lets you enjoy a stress-free party.
Last September 30, Atiya Kayley turns seven. She had a fantastic Pretty in Pink Jollibee Kids Party at BlueWave, Marikina. Her mom, Lot, is a great cook, but was tied to her work every single day until 6PM and had no time to plan for her daughter's birthday party. That's when we chose to hire a third-party organizer.
I've been also keeping up close with her transactions to Jollibee, to see if this was also a good idea to choose someday.
She then considered hiring Jollibee Kids Party Service to be the one to handle the arrangements, the balloons, the food and the decorations.
Let's talk about money matters.
Not every parent has the budget to spend on parties but also want their kid’s birthday to be enjoyable and memorable.
The estimated cost is around Php15K more or less, excluding additional mascot, besides Jolly. But this budget will also depend on what food and accessories and giveaways (on games) you would like include.
For the food, the Php15K budget was allotted to a 65/pax and will also charge in case of excess. So it is also your choice at the end.
But aside from the service package, you also have to take into considerations the giveaway to your visitors and extra décor you want to put up like picture banner hanging on the wall. You just have to take it to organizer and they'll be the one to set it up.
Since Lot and Willie would like to make the party extra special for their only daughter, they also hired a professional photographer, Mr. Wallace Francisco to do the photo-shoot and compile the pictures to a princess-like album.
As you all know, I have interviewed Mr. Francisco of the success he reached working as a Freelance Photographer and Lot was very eager to get his services too. And well, we were not disappointed.
He is really indeed one great photographer and focused on giving his utmost support to his clients.
You can read the interview here: Unraveling Success in Freelance Photography
Since kids are into chicken joy and spaghetti with french fries and sundaes, the party turns out to be perfect - well, almost perfect. My concern is the time being allotted - only 2 hours.
It's not really enough - well, for me because there is already a "rush" of hour to finish on time and visitors wouldn't have enough time to take many pictures or just mingle with others.
Additional charge will apply for every hour excess after two-hour period; so that's pretty tough. I know some people would find it enough for a party but hey, we're talking about little kids who want to stay and play.
But I think the overall cost is also negotiable, that is if there's an addition/reduction of the services and food.
The Jolly Mascot was included on the service package and kids are very happy to touch the mascot and take pictures of Jolly and Hetty. Plus, there were two emcees who assist the children on games, even taped their names to their suits and dress. You can really see the glow on their faces especially when Jolly and Hetty made their way and dance in front of the crowd.
You want to see how Jolly and Hetty do their move? Watch the video:
So you might also want to give a little tip or extra to the mascot/s afterwards - but that's really optional. They were already included on the payment and it’s up to the host to decide.
For the food and service crews, I don’t really have any comments though, but only be a little more proactive in servicing and attending to the guests. The food is well - just awesome!
The program party was also not that organized. But the 2 emcees were not really kids-oriented and would like to suggest that they should be a little more friendly.
Jolly and Hetty were both great too. They put Kayley on the middle of the room for all the visitors to see. She looks so gorgeous in her pink princess dress. They also treat her like a princess and focus their attention to her.
Her dad, Willie, was also very happy to see their only daughter with a full smile on her face on her very special day. He also said, "Have you seen Kayley's smile? She's really happy. It's all worth it."
So overall, I think the service is great except for a little organization on program and time, which is pretty short - but if you have extra budget, you could make a room for another 1 or 2 hours though. Good thing again, after the party, you don't have to worry of the waste or left-overs, the dishes and the tablecloths. It's all taken care of.
Lot survived the event. She's also happy of the outcome; good weather and almost all visitors that were invited came to the party.
So for moms and dads who want best parties for their kids but don’t have much time to make arrangements and plans, I think Jollibee Kids Party Service is a great option. You can have the convenience to choose what food or mascots for the party and at the same time, worry-free of the handling and arranging of things for the event plus the fact that kids love Jolly!
Note: All images uploaded on this article are with consent from and are credited to Mr. Wallace Francisco.
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