Not for a long time, they are more casual now.
We always do an extended
Up to this point, we've always done the lots of kids, themed birthday parties.
“Clearly," said Arthur,"you're an idiot- but you're our kind of idiot. Come on.” ― Markus Zusak, The Book Thief
The Dad said, "Well, yes, he did, but I hope you know you do not have to go to the trouble of renting a museum to celebrate a child turning six." I thought that was really rude.
I find a party at home to be much more difficult than a party at a "destination".