Let the National Videogame Arcade give you the BEST birthday party possible.

From our famous fully-hosted Minecraft parties, to a party room and all-day gallery visit, we've got something for everyone!

 
 

Birthday Suite Party

CapacityUp to 20
FeaturesCrew host
50% discount on NVA ticket for all guests
Price£200

 

We know you love Mario, you know we love Mario, so why not spend your birthday exploring the World of Nintendo with your friends? Mario Kart or Super Smash Bros can be played loud on our HUGE screen with all your guests, in a friendly hosted tournament.

Play on our network of 10 iMacs set up on the NVA server.

(As part of our birthday packages we offer you a 50% discount on entry to the NVA, on the day of your party. Children under 5 get free admission)

Add catering to your party for £4.00 per guest, this includes a selection of sandwiches, crisps, sweet treats and juice, or you are more than welcome to bring your own.

 

Cantina Party

Capacity5-10
FeaturesPrice includes an NVA day ticket
Price£10 per child

Our Cantina party package provides all day entry to The National Videogame Arcade, with a special birthday welcome on your arrival! Our Cantina room is yours to celebrate in - eat birthday cake with your friends and open all your presents!

Bookings of the Cantina last for one hour and include free cordial, tea, and coffee.

One free adult ticket for NVA entry is also included.

Price £10 per child

For up to 10 children (minimum booking of 5)

Wow ! This place ticks all the boxes for an amazing (older) children’s birthday party !!
— Sophie - Tripadvisor Review
Even Just Dance 

FAQ

Can I bring my own catering or cake?

Of course! You're very welcome to bring your own cake and we'l be delighted to store it for you until your party starts. 

Can I order food to the NVA?

Sure! Our address is 24-32 Carlton Street, Nottingham, NG1 1NN.

Your food needs to be delivered and consumed within your party time window.

WHAT GAMES ARE IN the Birthday Suite?

The games that are played are

  • Smash Bros. (rated PEGI12) on Wii U for up to 8 players
  • Game and Wario (rated PEGI7) on Wii U for up to 5 players
  • Minecraft LAN

Please note these can be subject to change.

 

CAN I DECORATE THE ROOM?

You are more than welcome to bring decorations, but we do ask that you remove them afterwards. 

WHAT TIME CAN WE ARRIVE TO SET UP THE ROOM?

The party room will be available 10 mins before for your set up.

CAN WE PLAY ON OUR OWN MINECRAFT SERVER?

Unfortunately no, We have own server here at the NVA. Your party host will run games such as Hunger Games and the NVA’s very own obstacle course.

WHAT TIMES ARE YOUR PARTY ROOMS AVAILABLE?

Our party rooms can be booked at the following times whenever our galleries are open to the public.

Cantina parties: 12.30pm-1.30pm, 2.30pm-3.30pm, 4.30pm-5.30pm
Birthday suite parties: 10am-12pm. 1pm-3pm, 4pm-6pm

Please contact us to find out what availability there is for the day of your party.