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    Upcoming events

    For events that require reservations, please call 877-247-5223.

    A signed emergency contact release form is required to attend specific American Girl events. Those events where the form is required will be noted below.

    Give her a party to remember

    Parties and special packages

    You bring the guests. We'll do the rest. Celebrate with all-inclusive party packages sure to make her dreams come true.

    • For girls ages 3 and up

      Birthday celebration

      $37 per girl, $27 per adult

      Wish your girl a happy birthday! This party package includes:

      • A delicious meal
      • Signature cake and ice cream
      • Goody bags and doll tiaras
      • A special gift for the birthday girl
      • Digital invitations

      Duration of party is based on party size. Each attendee is required to pay (including adults). An adult must be present during party. Parties last 60 minutes and are booked based on availability. Outside food and decorations are not allowed. Other restrictions may apply.

    • For girls ages 3 and up

      Bitty Baby deluxe birthday celebration

      $55 per girl, $45 per adult
      For Groups 6 - 16

      Little girls will love this sweet party inspired by Bitty Baby. This all-inclusive, themed package includes 90 minutes of time in a private dining room:

      • A delicious meal
      • Signature cake and ice cream
      • Digital invitations
      • A ribbon wand craft
      • Themed goody bags and doll tiaras
      • A special gift for the birthday girl

      Deposit required. Please see reservation confirmation for cancellation and modification details. Each attendee is required to pay (including adults). An adult must be present during party. Parties are booked based on availability. Outside food and decorations are not allowed. 18% gratuity is charged for all parties of 7 or more. Other restrictions may apply.

    • For girls ages 5 and up

      WellieWishers™ birthday celebration

      $37 per girl, $27 per adult

      Girls will love celebrating their big day with special WellieWishers™ flair. This all-inclusive, themed package provides everything you need to make memories that will last a lifetime, including:

      • A delicious meal
      • Signature cake and ice cream
      • Themed WellieWishers™ goody bags and doll tiaras
      • A crown for the birthday girl
      • Digital invitations

      Duration of party is based on party size. Each attendee is required to pay (including adults). An adult must be present during party. Parties are booked based on availability. Outside food and decorations are not allowed. Other restrictions may apply.

    • For girls ages 8 and up

      Deluxe birthday celebration

      $55 per girl, $45 per adult
      For Groups 6 - 16

      Give your girl the party of her dreams. This deluxe package includes 90 minutes of time in a private dining room:

      • A delicious meal
      • Signature cake and ice cream
      • Digital invitations
      • Table activity and take-home craft
      • Goody bags and doll tiaras
      • A special gift for the birthday girl

      Deposit required. Please see reservation confirmation for cancellation and modification details. Each attendee is required to pay (including adults). An adult must be present during party. Parties are booked based on availability. Outside food and decorations are not allowed. 18% gratuity is charged for all parties of 7 or more. Other restrictions may apply.

    • For girls ages 5 and up

      WellieWishers™ deluxe birthday celebration

      $55 per girl, $45 per adult
      For Groups 6 - 16

      Throw a party inspired by the WellieWishers! This all-inclusive, themed package includes 90 minutes of time in a private dining room:

      • A delicious meal
      • Signature cake and ice cream
      • Digital invitations
      • Table activity and take-home craft
      • Goody bags and doll tiaras
      • A special gift and crown for the birthday girl

      Deposit required. Please see reservation confirmation for cancellation and modification details. Each attendee is required to pay (including adults). An adult must be present during party. Parties are booked based on availability. Outside food and decorations are not allowed. 18% gratuity is charged for all parties of 7 or more. Other restrictions may apply.

    • For girls ages 8 and up

      Salon styles deluxe birthday celebration

      $55 per girl, $45 per adult
      For Groups 6 - 16

      Treat your girl to an unforgettable salon-themed party with special extras including a salon cape, mini hair clips, and book! This deluxe package includes 90 minutes of time in a private dining room:

      • A delicious meal
      • Signature cake and ice cream
      • Digital invitations
      • Table activity and take-home craft
      • Goody bags and doll tiaras
      • A special gift for the birthday girl

      Deposit required. Please see reservation confirmation for cancellation and modification details. Each attendee is required to pay (including adults). An adult must be present during party. Parties are booked based on availability. Outside food and decorations are not allowed. Party is held in Private Dining Room. Doll Hair Salon service not included. 18% gratuity is charged for all parties of 7 or more. Other restrictions may apply.

    • For girls ages 8 and up

      Late night at American Girl Place

      $235 per girl, $195 per adult
      For Groups 6 - 16

      By special invite only! Treat your girl to an after-hours private party—just for her and her closest friends. Party guests can shop the store, have a VIP meal, get new styles at the Doll Hair Salon, and receive a $40 American Girl gift card to shop.

      Duration of party is based on party size. Requires one-month notice. Each attendee is required to pay (including adults). An adult must be present during party. Parties are booked based on availability. Outside food and decorations are not allowed. 18% gratuity is charged for all parties of 7 or more. Other restrictions may apply.

    For party and event reservations call 877-247-5223

    Delicious dining

    American Girl Cafe

    A fun and fancy restaurant where memories are always on the menu! Enjoy gourmet dining (and plenty of giggles) together.

    Meal options and availability:

    Now accepting reservations through January 27, 2019.
    Deposit required for parties of 6 or more, to be applied to bill at time of visit. 
    To review, change, or cancel current reservations, please refer to your e-mail confirmation or call 877-247-5223 for assistance. 
    18% gratuity is charged for all parties of 7 or more.

    Which hairstyle will she choose?

    Doll Hair Salon and Girl Ear Piercing

    Watch as our expert stylists give dolls a new look! Choose doll hairdos, ear piercing, pampering services and more.

    The salon is open during regular store hours.

    Guests may book an appointment online. Number of guests refer to the number of dolls having the chosen service. Guests planning to visit the store, but unable to book desired salon time in advance, may be able to make appointment upon arrival at the store. Please visit the Salon as soon as you arrive to check availability as it is not guaranteed. If you wish to have your girl's doll join you for your dining reservation, please make doll hair appointment 60 minutes prior to your dining reservation.

    New! Get ear piercing for WellieWishers® dolls, too!

    • Doll hairstyling + Ear piercing package

      Give her doll a new look! This special package includes a doll hairstyling session at the salon, where our stylists will create a great hairdo and share tips to take home. Then, get her doll's ears pierced for a little extra shine. She'll also receive extra earring pairs and a take-home care tips booklet.

      Ear piercing services are for American Girl dolls only.

    • Girl ear piercing

      Safe and gentle ear piercing is performed by certified American Girl associates, Ear-piercing service includes a pair of earrings, a bottle of ear-care solution, and take-home instructions.

      For ages 3+

    • Doll hairstyling

      A look-book of styles starts the fun! Then girls can watch as stylists transform their dolls and share tips of creating great hairdos at home.

    • Doll ear piercing

      All dolled up! Ear piercing is perfect for dolls that like a bit of glitz—it includes doll ear piercing, extra earring pairs, and a take-home care tips booklet.

      For American Girl dolls only.

    • Girl and doll ear piercing

      A bit of glitz—times two! Service includes doll ear piercing and doll earring set. Girls can choose from titanium, 14kt white gold, or 14kt gold, and they'll take home an after-care kit with Ear Care Solution, an ear care guide, earring craft ideas, and a paper earring frame.

      For ages 3+ and for American Girl dolls only.

    • Contemporary character doll ear piercing

      Exclusive! Add ear-piercing service for her 18" doll at the Doll Hair Salon and get a special earring set.

      For American Girl dolls only.

    • Doll spa deluxe package

      Make it a spa day! A soft scrub on her face, arms, and legs will have her doll feeling like new. And girls can take home a special pampering kit, too; it includes cucumber stickers for her eyes, nail decals, a headband, a salon cape, and a faux face mask.

      For 18" dolls only.

    • Doll pampering plus package

      Relaxed and refreshed! Order a pampering for 18" and 15" dolls. They'll get a soft scrub to make them feel squeaky-clean. Includes nail decals for 18" dolls.

      For 15" and 18" dolls only.

    • Doll hearing aid

      Some friends need a little extra care. Add a hearing aid to one or both ears. Permanent piercing ensures a perfect fit; hearing aids are removable.

      For 18" dolls only.

    Explore all of the Doll hair Salon styles and services before you go!
    Prices range from $10 to $25. Prices are listed in USD and are subject to change.
    To review, change, or cancel current reservations, please refer to your e-mail confirmation or call 877-247-5223 for assistance.

    One of a Kind

    Create Your Own

    With more than a million combinations, your girl can create a One of a Kind† doll! This online experience lets her tap into her creativity to decide the look from head to toe, plus select a special style from six outfits and accessory sets.

    Your girl can also be an American Girl fashion designer! She’ll create one-of-a-kind designs for girl and doll apparel in-store—then have them printed to take home.

    • Create a doll that matches your style and spirit

      Every One of a Kind† doll order includes:

      • The doll you design
      • Outfit & accessory
      • Keepsake doll box
      • 6-month subscription to American Girl magazine
      • Doll tee you design online††

      $200, plus it all ships free!

      More than 1.3 million combinations

      ††Certificate included in keepsake doll box

    • Design one-of-a-kind doll outfits and girl-sized apparel and take them home the same day!

      Girls can put their own touches on outfits and more, including:

      • T-shirts
      • Dresses
      • Pants & shorts
      • Backpacks
      • Accessories

      Starting at $14

    Hotels

    Please call the hotel directly to ask about special packages and rates for American Girl visitors. Don't forget to inquire about a bed for your doll! (Rates are subject to change, and blackout dates do apply.)

    Special services

    Personal shopping

    Find a gift, plan a special day, place a pick-up order—our complimentary personal shoppers are here to help!

    To request an appointment, simply fill out our contact form

    Military discount

    We salute members of the US military with an exclusive 15% discount on product purchases at American Girl stores nationwide. 

    Doll hospital admissions

    Dolls in need of a little TLC can be brought to the store and admitted to the Doll Hospital for refresh and repair. We'll get them feeling in tip-top shape and safely delivered to your home in two to four weeks.

    Returns and exchanges

    Not exactly what she had hoped for? No worries. Bring it to the store with the receipt or packing slip for a quick and easy return or exchange. See our return policy

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