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Mother is left devastated after NO ONE showed up to her daughter’s third birthday party

A mother has shared her devastation after she invited 27 children to her daughter’s third birthday party – only for none of them to show up. 

Mom-of-three Breanna Strong, 27, from Salt Lake City, Utah, threw what she thought would be a massive celebration for her daughter, Avery, at KidsTopia Playground – a ‘jungle-themed indoor playground’ with giant slides, ball pits, and tunnels. 

She ordered pizzas, an intricate Frozen-themed cake, and tons more goodies, expecting at least some of the 27 kids she had invited to come. 

However, she was left devastated for her three-year-old daughter when not one of the invited guests turned up for the party.

A mother has revealed that not one of the 27 kids that she invited to her daughter’s third birthday party showed up

Mom-of-three Breanna Strong, 27, from Salt Lake City, Utah, threw what she believed would be a massive celebration for her daughter, Avery's third birthday

Mom-of-three Breanna Strong, 27, from Salt Lake City, Utah, threw what she believed would be a massive celebration for her daughter, Avery’s third birthday

She ordered a few pizzas, an intricate Frozen-themed cake, and tons more goodies, but the bash resulted in heartbreak when all of the 27 guests that she invited stood them up

She ordered a few pizzas, an intricate Frozen-themed cake, and tons more goodies, but the bash resulted in heartbreak when all of the 27 guests that she invited stood them up

She opened up about the heart wrenching ordeal on TikTok in a video that quickly went viral and resulted in many people around the world sending Avery their love

She opened up about the heart wrenching ordeal on TikTok in a video that quickly went viral and resulted in many people around the world sending Avery their love

She opened up about the heart wrenching ordeal on TikTok in a video that quickly went viral – gaining more than four million views in a matter of days – and resulted in many people around the world sending Avery their love.

Mother is left devastated after NO ONE showed up to her daughter's third birthday party

‘We invited 27 kids to Avery’s third birthday party. Not a single one of her friends showed up,’ Breanna wrote in the video. ‘Money and time wasted. Breaks my momma heart so bad’

‘We invited 27 kids to Avery’s third birthday party. Not a single one of her friends showed up,’ Breanna wrote in the video, as she showed off the empty room.

‘Money and time wasted. Breaks my momma heart so bad. Literally going to go home and snuggle my babies.’

One clip featured Avery sitting by herself and eating some pizza, before the mother took the rest and dropped it in the garbage. Another saw Breanna holding back tears as she drove home from the failed party. 

‘I wish I was making this up,’ she added in the caption.

In the comment section, Breanna revealed that she had sent out virtual invitations to the party through Facebook. And while she said seven families had initially RSVP’d with a ‘yes,’ some messaged her last minute to let her know they couldn’t make it anymore – while the rest stood them up with no explanation. 

One clip featured Avery sitting by herself and eating some pizza, before the mother took the rest and dropped it in the garbage

One clip featured Avery sitting by herself and eating some pizza, before the mother took the rest and dropped it in the garbage

One clip featured Avery sitting by herself and eating some pizza, before the mother took the rest and dropped it in the garbage

The mother said she was going to go home to 'snuggle her baby' in the video. She added in the caption, 'I wish I was making this up.' Avery is seen recently

The mother said she was going to go home to ‘snuggle her baby’ in the video. She added in the caption, ‘I wish I was making this up.’ Avery is seen recently

She added that she was more upset about it than her daughter was – since the youngster still had a fun time at the indoor playground and was too young to fully understand what had happened.

‘She got everything she wanted. Pizza, Frozen cake, and jungle gym. She didn’t know any different rather than having fun. Just shattered my heart,’ Breanna explained.

Even so, many people quickly flooded the comment section of the video with nice messages for Avery, while others voiced their distain for the people who didn’t show up.

‘Let’s have a redo. I’ll travel and got a bunch of kids who loves to make friends,’ suggested one person. 

‘This makes me so sad,’ another added, while someone else said, ‘This breaks my heart.’

‘This is a rule at my house. If we are invited, we’re GOING!’ read a fourth comment. ‘We have been the only one that shows up. So sad this happens, I’m so sorry.’

In the comment section, Breanna explained that some families messaged her last minute to let her know they couldn't make it anymore - while the rest stood them up with no explanation

In the comment section, Breanna explained that some families messaged her last minute to let her know they couldn’t make it anymore – while the rest stood them up with no explanation

She added that she was more upset about it than her daughter was - since the youngster still had a fun time at the indoor playground and was too young to fully understand what happened

She added that she was more upset about it than her daughter was – since the youngster still had a fun time at the indoor playground and was too young to fully understand what happened

Mother is left devastated after NO ONE showed up to her daughter's third birthday party

Mother is left devastated after NO ONE showed up to her daughter's third birthday party

Mother is left devastated after NO ONE showed up to her daughter's third birthday party

Mother is left devastated after NO ONE showed up to her daughter's third birthday party

Mother is left devastated after NO ONE showed up to her daughter's third birthday party

Mother is left devastated after NO ONE showed up to her daughter's third birthday party

Mother is left devastated after NO ONE showed up to her daughter's third birthday party

Mother is left devastated after NO ONE showed up to her daughter's third birthday party

Mother is left devastated after NO ONE showed up to her daughter's third birthday party

Even so, many people quickly flooded the comment section of the video with nice messages for Avery, while others voiced their distain for the people who didn't show up

Even so, many people quickly flooded the comment section of the video with nice messages for Avery, while others voiced their distain for the people who didn’t show up

‘This happened to one of my daughters. Now I make sure we show up to everyone’s party we are invited to. I never want to see that pain for any child,’ agreed another parent. 

Some even admitted that they don’t throw parties for their kids anymore for this exact reason.

‘I honestly think people just don’t attend bday parties anymore. I’ve stopped doing them. We just have a social day celebrating our kid,’ another person explained.

Someone else said: ‘Exactly why I don’t have parties, I grab a cousin/friend and travel to give my kids experiences.’ 

‘This is so sad,’ wrote a different user. ‘We don’t do these parties because I have a fear of this. We prefer smaller parties with just family and close friends.’

Others shared their own experience of being stood up for birthday parties, with one woman revealing, ‘This happened to me on my sixteenth b-day. Never had tried again until I was like 26 and it happened again. I’m 39, now I always treat myself to a spa day.’

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