Frequently Asked Questions: PARTIEs

What are included in the party package?

Dedicated staffs to faciliate event flow and activities, full use of our kitchen, refrigerator, water dispenser, and decoration. We help with set up and clean up. You are welcome to come 30 min a head of the party schedule to set up.

What can sibling (not participating in the theme activity) do?

Our Play Space has wide range of toys for kids ages 1-10 years old. Kids are welcomed to play in the Play Space with adult supervision while theme activity takes place.  

Where can my guests park?

There is limited parking in our neighborhood. Metered parking is available along Mission Street and 29th Street

2 h parking is available along Tiffany Street and San Jose Street

Do you supply food or a cake?

No, we do not supply food; however, we have many suggestions for great places to buy food that you can serve up in our kitchen.

Do you supply plates and cups?

Yes! We have plates, cups, utensils, napkins and serving utensils that you can use as part of your package. It is our way of helping to eliminate extra material that would go into the landfill. 

Do you have serving utensils and platters?

Yes! We have serving utensils and platters, including a cake knife. Let us know if you need anything specific.                      

What kind of beverages are allowed at the studio? 

You are welcome to bring in any beverages, including alcohol. We ask that you DO NOT bring in bottled water. We have a water dispenser and reusable cups.

Where do you suggest I get food to bring to the party?

There are many wonderful places to get catered food in our neighborhood! STEMful is located around the corner from Safeway if you need groceries. You can also place an order for delivery.

Please let us know timing of deliver  ahead of time.

Here is a list some of our neighbor restaurants and grocery stores:

Bernal Heights Pizzeria, Baby Blue BBQ, Zante Pizza and Indian Cuisine, Bi-Rite Grocery, Safeway

Can I bring in my own decorations?

You are welcome to bring in your own decorations, but we provide “Happy Birthday” banner and science theme decors. We have table covers for the beverage, food and cake tables. 

Can I add in extra time to the party?

Yes, you can if there isn’t another party scheduled afterwards. An extra 30 min is $80.

How can I book my party?

Once you fill out our party quote, we will contact you and ask for you to put down a non-refundable deposit of $150. Then we will provide a more detail outline so that you can plan the party with ease.

Click here to start your party planning!

What else do I need to know?

Our space has a NO SHOE policy, and all guests MUST wear SOCKS. Please remind guests to bring their socks or bring socks for your guests to wear. 

Still have questions?

We have answers! Contact the helpful STEMful staff. Phone: 415.660.5975 Email: