Host a Birthday Film Festival at Facets!

Roll out the red carpet and celebrate your child's birthday in superstar fashion with a private screening of films from Facets' Chicago International Children's Film Festival archive collection.

Party Packages

Option 1:
Private Festival Screening

$400 general
$350 Facets Members*

*Must hold an active Facets membership for 90 days prior to scheduling your party to receive the member discount. Click here to learn more about membership levels and pricing.

Limited to 125 guests total

Available Saturday and Sunday mornings from 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. ONLY.
Theater lobby opens at 9:30 a.m.

What you get:

Optional Party Add Ons:

If outside food or drinks are served, a $100 concession service fee is required.

Option 2:
Private Festival Screening + Post-Film Party

$500 general
$450 Facets Members*

*Must hold an active Facets membership for 90 days prior to scheduling your party to receive the member discount. Click here to learn more about membership levels and pricing.

Limited to 40 guests total (20 kids + 20 adults)

Available Saturday and Sunday mornings from 10:00 a.m.–12:30 p.m. ONLY.
Party set-up access available from 9:00 a.m.

What you get:

All of the above + use of private space upstairs for a post-screening party. Screening time + party time cannot exceed the two and a half hour slot. Table/chair set up is provided for up to 20 kids with additional seating provided for up to 10 parents. Host provides decorations and supplies for post-screening party.**

**Decorations may only be hung in the party room, must be hung with painter's tape (no other tape, nails, tacks or push pins are allowed), and must be completely removed along with all food and other supplies at the end of the party. All trash must be bagged at the end of the party. A $100 fee may be assessed if guests damage the space or fail to remove all party supplies.

Optional Party Add Ons:

If outside food or drinks are served at the box office/in the theater, a $100 concession service fee is required. Outside food and drinks may be served in the upstairs space after the screening at no additional charge.

 

How to Book Your Party

A $100 non-refundable deposit payable by credit card (Visa, MasterCard, American Express) is required to reserve your date. The balance is payable by check or credit card and is due 14 days prior to the party. Unpaid balances may result in forfeiture of the reserved date and loss of deposit.

Call 773.281.9075 ext. 3037 or email kids@facets.org to get the ball rolling!

About Facets

Facets is a Chicago-based non-profit film organization founded in 1975. Facets' mission is to preserve, to present and to distribute independent, world and classic film, and to educate adults and children in the art and legacy of film. For more information about Facets, visit facets.org.

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