Seminole Square Shopping Center


Marshall’s, Big Lots, Party Starts Here, Bounce Play-n-Create, plus over 40 more stores and restaurants circle the square. Enjoy casual dining, jewelry, gifts, outdoor recreation, home decoration, physical fitness, and personal services. Future home of Kroger (2018) and Ferguson (2017).


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Party Starts Here Expansion


February 13, 2017 Central Virginia’s largest selection of party supplies and costumes is about to get even bigger. This February, Party Starts Here will begin a storewide expansion, increasing both the store’s product selection and physical space.

New Products and Services

Party Starts Here balloon archThe selection of nearly every party category will increase, including candy, gifts, wedding and bachelorette party, costumes, and holiday décor. There will also be more solid color tableware options, making it even easier to match plates, cups, and napkins to a specific color scheme. The costume shop will add more inflatable costumes and other offbeat outfits.

Changes are also coming to Party Starts Here’s balloon delivery services and party rentals. In addition to their current offerings—which include banners, balloon bouquets, balloon arches, airwalkers, bubble machines, and snack machines—delivery and product offerings will expand. Popular for both private parties and corporate events, balloon bouquets and arches can be custom ordered to match any theme.

Larger Store, Larger Party

Party Starts Here Charlottesville Mardi Gras party suppliesThe store will increase from the 7,000 sq. ft.  to 10,000 sq. ft, as it expands into the former Family Christian space next door. Renovations are scheduled for completion in May, in time for graduations, and Party Starts Here will remain open throughout the entire process.

Locally-owned and operated for over 25 years, Party Starts Here is dedicated to the Charlottesville community.

“We’re excited to better serve the Charlottesville community and offer more variety with expanded services and products, with the same knowledgeable, friendly service.” – Ray, owner, Party Starts Here

With Valentine’s Day, Mardi Gras, and St. Patty’s Day just around the corner, grab a Party Starts Here coupon, and start partying!

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