165 places to host your child’s birthday party
1830 E Baseline Road, Mesa
480-926-PIZZA (7499) • amazingjakes.com
All ages. All-day, unlimited access to rides and attractions like Carousel, Frog Hopper and Tea Cups (with Kiddie celebration). Go-karts, laser-tag, mini coaster, bowling, video games and more are included with Extreme and Amazing celebrations. All packages feature a private party host, $5 Fun Card for each guest, all-you-can-eat buffet, birthday party supplies and a balloon bouquet. $159 to $299 depending on package and day of the week.
Big Surf Waterpark
1500 N McClintock Drive, Tempe
480-994-2297 • bigsurffun.com
All ages. All-day, unlimited access to giant slides, a wave pool and even a zip line. Package includes host, reserved birthday cabana tables with paper goods, pizzas and soda. Two hours of table time. $279-$349 for 10 guests depending on day of the week. $27.90-$34.90 for each additional guest up to 15 people maximum.
Castles N’ Coasters
9445 Metro Parkway East, Phoenix
602-997-7575 • castlesncoasters.com
All ages. Customizable packages featuring all-day unlimited rides, mini-golf and video games. All packages include one hour in a party room with a personal party host, pizza, unlimited drinks while in the party room, ice cream and paper products. $107.50 to $277.50. Ten-person minimum. $10.75 to $27.75 for each additional guest.
CrackerJax Family Fun and Sports Park
16001 N Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
480-998-2800 • crackerjax.com
Choose from four different packages including some combination of go-karts, miniature golf, bumper boats, batting cages and laser-tag. Each option features an exclusive party host, invitations, 45 minutes in the party room, a choice of hot dog or pizza, chips, ice cream cups, unlimited fountain drinks, game tokens for each guest and redemption tickets for the guest of honor. $14.99-$19.99 per person; eight-person minimum.
Enchanted Island Amusement Park
1202 W Encanto Blvd, Phoenix
602-254-1200 • enchantedisland.com
All ages. Unlimited rides and attractions like the Dragon Wagon, CP Huntington Train, Kiddie Cars, Parachute Tower and more. Basic party package includes dedicated host, party favors, ice cream and a T-shirt for the guest of honor. $129.99 for two adult admissions plus seven kids. Two hours. Do-It-Yourself and private packages also available.
155 W Hampton Ave, Mesa
480-834-8319 • golfland.com
Golfland: Ages 14 and younger. One round of miniature golf, a dedicated host, unlimited games in a private arcade, pizza, soda, goodie bags and more. $99-$275 with a 10-person minimum; option to include access to Sunsplash for $19.99 per person.
Sunsplash: Ages 14 and younger. All-day water-park admission, reserved table in a birthday cabana, pizza, one-hour arcade card, goody bags, free game of mini-golf. $27.99-$29.99 with a 15-person minimum.
Jambo! Indoor Amusement Park
12046 N 32nd St, Phoenix
602-274-4653 • jambopark.com
Ages 3 to 12. Jungle-themed packages include a host, private party room, jungle laser tag, six-hole mini-golf, rides and more. Add-ons include pizza, drinks and game tokens. $15.99 per guest with a 10-person minimum. Two hours. Birthday party discounts and coupons available online.
Jubeelieve Indoor Playground
965 E Van Buren St #115, Avondale
623-428-7529 • jubeelieve.com
Ages 1-5. 1.5 to 3 hours of socks-only, indoor play on climbers, jumpers, and a bounce houses along with push cars, toys and slides. Packages include party host, balloons, paper goods, choice of pizza, 1-5 return passes for birthday child depending on package. Option to bring your own food, cake and decorations. Add-ons include additional pizza, a pinata extra party time and socks. $199 to $349 with an eight-person minimum. Additional guests $9.52 per person.
455 E. Warner Road, Chandler • 480-270-8008
5665 W. Bell Road, Glendale • 602-889-0081
“Earthquake” package for kids 7 and younger includes two hours of access to inflatables and mini trampolines. “Jumpstreet” package for kids 8 and older features two hours of access too the main trampolines, dodge-ball courts and all other activities. $5-$20 per person. Add-ons include pizza, drinks, cake, paper goods, party room (Glendale location only).
2425 S. 21st St., Phoenix
602-275-5278 • k1speed.com
Two to four practice, qualifying and final races consisting of at least 12 laps each. All packages include medals for the top three finishers, K1RS racing score sheet, podium photo, eVite and T-shirt. Children must be at least 48” tall. $44-$80 per person with an eight-person minimum (nine on weekends).
3335 W Peoria Ave, Phoenix
602-548-0005 • laserquest.com
All ages. “Classic” birthday party consists of 2 laser quest games, private party room, tableware settings, invitations, free game pass for future visit for guest of honor, 2-for-1 discounts on return passes for guests. “Premium” package includes all features in “Classic” party plus a dedicated party host, 2 slices of pizza per guest, photos of the birthday collected on an SD card and more. $14-$27 per person depending on day of the week attending. 8 person minimum. 2 hour time frame.
OdySea Mirror Maze
9500 E. Via de Ventura, Scottsdale
480-270-6200 • odyseamirrormaze.com
All ages. Three different packages include either one hour or all-day admission into the rain forest mirror maze and laser maze challenge, personalized cake or cupcakes, special gift and laser-maze video for the birthday child. Add-ons include pizza and an autograph shirt. Ten-person minimum. $325-$400.
Phoenix Indoor Karting
3401 W. Greenway Road, Phoenix
855-955-7223 • phoenixindoorkarting.com
Ages 5 to 13 (must be 54” to race). Safety training plus one junior-kart race, temporary PIK license and a winner’s medal. Decorations, unlimited fountain drinks and winner’s trophy for guests to sign. One hour. $25 per person.
Stratum Laser Tag
1455 S. Stapley Drive, Mesa
480-545-5500 • stratumhq.com
Ages 5 and up. “Lightspeed” or “Glow Party” themes both include two to five games of laser tag per player, a party room with host, paper goods, arcade tokens for birthday child, unlimited beverages, pizza and more. $199-$399 for up to 10 players depending on party package and day of the week.
Wet ‘n’ Wild Phoenix
4243 W. Pinnacle Peak Road, Glendale
623-201-2000 • wetnwildphoenix.com
Ages 12 and younger. Unlimited access to rides, slides, a roaring river, a “monsoon” wave pool and more. Dedicated party host and reserved tables with coverings and balloon decorations, a pizza lunch with unlimited soda, birthday cupcakes and more. $39.99-$32.99 depending on time of day.
ANIMALS, FARMS & RANCHES
Arizona Animal Welfare League & SPCA
30 N. 40th Place, Phoenix
602-273-6852 x122 • aawl.org/birthday-parties
Ages 4 and older. Up-close animal interactions with dogs/cats and at least two exotic animals. Includes host, invitations, party favors, private room, tour of facility, T-shirt for guest of honor. Add-ons include pizza, water bottles, cake. New “Future Vet” birthday package (for ages 10 and older) explores animal medicine. Two to three hours. $250 and up (10-30 people, including adults/chaperones).
Arizona Humane Society
1521 W Dobbins Rd, Phoenix
602-997-7585 • azhumane.org
Animal lovers aged 5-12 years old will enjoy a birthday spent with animal friends. Private party room plus decorations, invitations, party host, shelter tour and animal themed crafts and activities. $225 for 2 ½ hours of party time for up to 20 guests. Additional guests can be added for $10, up to 25 people maximum.
Desert Palms Equestrian Center
28410 N 44th St, Cave Creek
480-239-4896 • desertpalms.net
Ages 5 & up. 2-3 horses provided for 1 hour of riding time. Attendees take a barn tour, learn about grooming and horse safety and participate on painting, coloring and games. Bring your own cake, decorations and refreshments. 2 hours of party time for up to 15 guests. $350, Saturday afternoons only.
Mother Nature’s Farm
1663 E Baseline Rd, Gilbert
480-892-5874 • mothernaturesfarm.com
All ages. Hayride, air bounce, animals, maze, pumpkin picking/decorating (seasonal). Private space available with access to bounce house. 2 hrs. $10/child, $3/adult (for hayride).All ages. Visit and feed farm animals, jump around in a bouncy house, take a hayride and find your way through the Alexander Adventure Maze. Bring your own cake, food and decorations. If your child’s birthday is in October, all kids get a free pumpkin to decorate and take home. $10 per person with a minimum 10 guests. 2 tables for 2 hours or rent a private birthday party area with access to the bouncy house for $100 more.
455 N Galvin Pkwy, Phoenix
602-914-4333 • phoenixzoo.org
Ages 12 & under. Choice of 4 party themes, zoo admission, host, party ramada, party-favor bags, paper goods, one carousel ride/Stingray Bay admission, craft activity, cake, ice cream, lemonade, T-shirt for guest of honor. 1½ hrs. $325 & up (10 children and 12 adults). Note: Stingray bay closed until 9/1 for maintenance.
24810 S Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek
480-987-3100 • schnepffarms.com
Ages 1-12. Kids can spend their big day at the farm with a live petting zoo, unlimited train rides, carousel or jumping pillows, lil farmers play yard, glitter tattoos for up to 8 children and more. Fresh lemonade and water with optional farm animal cupcakes, farm fresh pizza, hamburgers and hot dogs. Add-ons include pony rides at $150 per hour and little farmer veggie picking experience for $5 each. Up 35 people. Weekday/weekend prices range from $200-$250.
Sea Life Arizona Aquarium
5000 S Arizona Mills Circle #145, Tempe
480-478-7598 • visitsealife.com/arizona
Ages 4-12. Dive in to unlimited, all-day access to Sea Life Arizona. Basic party packages include a decorated party room, dedicated host, goody bags for guests and an annual pass for the guest of honor. Deluxe package includes a themed party host (pirate or mermaid), craft activity, “Under the Sea” party games, gift for guest of honor and more. 1 ½ to 2 hours, 15 to 20 guests. $275-$400 depending on party package.
602-477-2462 • shamrockfarms.net
All ages. Farm tour, covered area with tables in barn. Can bring cake/light refreshments. Food available for purchase. $5.50/child, $8/adult (10-person minimum).
3440 S Hawes Rd, Mesa
602-432-6865 • superstitionfarm.com
All ages. Celebrate your child’s birthday and learn all about how your milk gets to your table with a fun farm party and dairy tour. Also features an animal expo, hayride, a petting zoo, private party space and hosted milk bar with 13 flavors. Bring your own food, decorations and supplies. Add-ons include extended hayride & tour, Udder Delights ice cream, bbq grill catering and more. $120 and up.
5726 N 75th Ave, Glendale
602-377-4747 • tolmachoff-farms.com
All ages. Petting zoo, train ride, pony rides, go-karts, rope climb, picnic area, T-shirt for guest of honor and more. 3 hrs. Seasonal. $275 & up (up to 25 guests).
4011 S Power Rd, Mesa
480-882-1482 • vertucchiofarms.com
All ages. Two hours of unlimited access to the farm’s air pillow, giant jump pad, mini zip line, hay maze, tube slide, farm animals and train ride. Includes covered reserved area and picnic tables, plus half an hour before and after for set up and tear down. Bring your own food and drinks. By reservation only. $275 and up for up to 50 people.
ARTS & CRAFTS
Art for Fun! Studio and Gallery
3508 N 7th St #115 South, Phoenix
602-274-6441 • art4funstudio.com
Ages 6-15. Custom-made art parties offer painting on silk, glass fusing, mixed media canvas collages and more. Children create a unique work of art to take home. Bring your own refreshments. 3 hrs. $35/person for up to 20 guests. $10 extra per child for glass fusing materials.
As You Wish
7 Valley locations • asyouwishpottery.com
Ages 2 & up. Unleash your child’s creativity with a pottery or canvas painting party. A party host will assist with tips for painting, table and food set-up and cleanup of any food, drinks and cake that you choose to bring. Guest of honor receives a keepsake party plate that guests can sign and a birthday pin and invites can be downloaded and printed at home. 2 hours of studio time. $175 to $275 depending on size of pottery or canvas used. Price covers up to 10 people. $15 to $25 for additional guests.
4025 E Chandler Blvd #6 & 7, Phoenix
480-247-6689 • beanartistaz.com
Ages 2 and up. Customizable art parties with fun themes like painting, cooking, chocolate making, clay sculpting, mini bug condo making (for crickets who are let go at the end of the party) or choose your own theme like Pokemon Go and staff will create a party package for you. Prices feature private use of entire facility and activities include games, parades and parachute paint drying and each party ends with a karaoke song of your child’s choice. Bring your own food and cake or have it catered by a local restaurant that the studio works with. Starting at $250 for 2 hours of art time with up to 8 kids.
Board & Brush
538 S Gilbert Rd, Gilbert • 480-486-6151
2022 N 67th Ave, Glendale • 623-330-2126
156 S Montezuma St, Prescott • 928-899-5524
Ages 6 to 11 for kids’ parties and 12 to 15 for teen celebrations. Kids can create their very own take-home, custom wood sign from start to finish to. Studio staff will handle all setup and cleanup, and will show all party guests how to work with wood by sanding, distressing, waxing and installing picture hangers using hand and power tools. Bring your own cake, snacks and drinks. $25 per kid and $30 per teen.
5 Valley locations • buildabear.com
Ages 3 & up. Party leader to help select animals that guests make and take home (for 5 or more guests), clothing, accessories, games, activities. Includes party hats, gift for guest of honor and a special ceremony. $18 & up per person.
Carrie Curran Art Studios
10636 N 71st Way #12, Scottsdale
480-478-8121 • carriecurranart.com
Ages 6 and up. Channel your birthday kid’s inner Van Gogh with a painting party. Pick from a popular theme or have the staff design a personal work of art of your child’s choosing for guests to recreate. Bring all your own food, beverages and cake. $35 per painter with discounts for parties over 15 people. 2 hours of party time. 10 painter minimum.
4102 E Beryl Ave, Phoenix
602-316-8596 • kalensplace.com
Ages 3 & up. Balloons, decorations, several party themes to choose from. Guests create personalized canvas with instruction and guidance from staff. Bring your own snacks and drinks. 2 hrs. $275 for up to 8 guests.
Me The Artist
5355 E High St #109, Phoenix
480-822-7999 • metheartist.com
Ages 4-11. Invitations, guided instructions, supplies to paint 8”x10” mini-me’sterpiece to take home, cap for guest of honor, group photo. 1 hr. $375 (up to 15 guests; $25/additional guest).
1800-MICHAELS • michaels.com
Ages 4-14. Associate lead, themed crafting party in a Michael’s classroom. Includes crafting supplies, 8 invitations & thank you cards and a party bag for guest of honor. $120 for up to 8 guests. 2 hours.
4220 W Opportunity Way Anthem
623-551-9177 • mudpiestudios.net
Ages 5-15. Choose from Plaster, Ceramics or Brush to Canvas party packages with all supplies included, games, activities, host, hand print on “wall of fame” for guest of honor. Bring your own food, drinks and even party games. $10 to $19 per guest plus $50 room rental fee. 5 guest minimum.
5410 E High St #105, Phoenix
480-636-8010 • pinspirationaz.com
Splatter Party Package (guests paint and take home a splattered covered canvas and alcohol-ink tile craft) or Main Studio Craft Party (choice of craft from featured project menu). Add-ons include a pull-string piñata, glow paint, decorate your own cupcake, s’mores, alphabet letter craft and paint tattoos. $300 to $325 depending on day of the week attending.
Arizona Science Center
600 E Washington St, Phoenix
602-716-2000 x217 • azscience.org
All ages. Packages include admission to center for up to 25 people, 2 party hosts, decorated party room, science demonstration, pizza and paper goods, refreshments and party favors. Add-ons include discounts for planetarium, IMAX Theater, SkyCycle or special ticketed traveling exhibits. 1-1½ hrs. $435 & up.
Arizona Museum of Natural History
53 N Macdonald, Mesa
480-644-3553 • azmnh.org
All ages. Have a prehistoric party for your dino lover with huge dinosaur fossils, a paleo dig, recreations of real dinosaurs in their natural habitats and more. Packages include admission for up to 30 guests, party host, private party room, themed craft for kids to make and take home. Bring your own food, decorations and paper goods. Add ons include Gift Memory Packets. $250 for 1 ½ hours in party room and all day access to museum.
9500 E Via de Ventura, Scottsdale
480-800-3000 x206 • butterflywonderland.com
Ages 4 & up. All-day admission, 3D theater, time in Butterfly Wonderland exhibits and Stingray Touch Pool, butterfly or bugs party theme, party room, themed decorations, gift for guest of honor, party favor for all guests, cake or cupcakes, beverages, 10% discount at gift shop. $295 & up for up to 15 kids plus 3 adults.
Challenger Space Center Arizona
21170 N 83rd Ave, Peoria
623-322-2007 • azchallenger.org
Party Like an Astronaut or Fly to Outer Space with 2 party theme options. Both packages include admission into the center, 1 age appropriate science activity, a private room and party host, goody bags for each child, 3 large, 1-topping pizzas, drinks, paper goods and more. All ages. Add ons include a liquid nitrogen show, extra food and additional goody bags. Maximum 30 to 32 guests but the Fly to Outer Space theme is for guests 11 and older only. 2 hours of party time. $375 to $450 depending on package choice.
Children’s Museum of Phoenix
215 N 7th St, Phoenix
602-648-2750 • childrensmuseumofphoenix.org
Ages 10 & under. Unlimited museum playtime for the day including access to the museums noodle forest, mini supermarket, fort building room, art studio, texture cafe’, it’s Schuff-Perini climber and much more. Packages feature 1 hour in private party room with “Party Pal” host, party invitations, gift for guest of honor. Extras include pizza, cupcakes and additional guests. $345 & up. 1 hour with up to 15 guests.
Hall of Flame Museum of Firefighting
6101 E Van Buren St, Phoenix
602-275-3473 • hallofflame.org
Museum tour, fire safety videos, activities, board a 1952 fire engine. Add ons include a trip on a vintage fire truck around the museum and operating the pump of a fire truck.
Halle Heart Children’s Museum
2929 S 48th St, Tempe
602-414-2800 • halleheartchildrensmuseum.org
All ages. Get kids active for their birthday party and also learn all about how the heart works and how to keep it healthy with heart-centric exhibits and activities. Nutritious, heart-healthy snacks, decorations and party favors included. Bring your own cake and refreshments. Starting at $150 for up to 10 kids. 2 adults per child included.
150 W Pepper Pl, Mesa
480-644-IDEA (4332) • ideamuseum.org
Ages 1-10. Art studio party includes museum admission and a hands-on, age-appropriate art activity lead by museum staff. Packages also feature a private party room, host and table covers. Bring your own food, cake and party supplies although the museum does not allow any balloons. 1 ½ hours of party time. $250 for 10 children, 10 adults. $8-$10 for additional guests.
Tempe Center for the Arts
700 W Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe
480-921-5763 • childsplayaz.org
Ages 3-17. Guest of honor receives birthday wish from the stage, discounted tickets to show of choice, birthday table in the lobby, VIP button. Additions include backstage tour, themed toy, memory book with autographed cast photos. $16/person & up.
Great Arizona Puppet Theater
302 W Latham St, Phoenix
602-262-2050 • azpuppets.org
Ages 3 & up. Take in original and traditional stories performed by professional puppeteers. Afterward, kids get to design their own puppets with paper bags, scissors and glue. Package includes use of party room, refrigerator and microwave for 3 hrs. $100 room rental plus $5/person, including adults.
Rockin’ R Ranch
6136 E Baseline Rd, Mesa
480-832-1539 • rockinr.net
All ages. All-you-can-eat barbecue dinner, show. Saloon and shops include gold panning, petting corral. $22/child, $32/adult.
AZ Air Time
13802 N Scottsdale Rd #145, Scottsdale
480-427-2000 • azairtime.com
All ages. Have a big, bouncing birthday party with 5000 sf of trampolines, a foam pit, party area, host, unlimited fountain drinks, free return Jump Pass for guest of honor and more. 1-3 hrs. $149 & up for first 10 jumpers, $7 & up additional jumpers.
1166 S Gilbert Rd #110, Gilbert
480-632-9663 • bounceu.com
Ages 3 & up. 1-hr bounce time, 45 min in party room, host, invitations, paper goods, unlimited drinks, gift and return pass for guest of honor. $159 & up.
Dave & Buster’s
21001 N Tatum Blvd #44-1400, Phoenix • 480-538-8956
2000 E Rio Salado Pkwy, Tempe • 480-281-8456
9460 W Hanna Ln, Glendale • 623-759-7800 (opening Nov 23)
Choice of 2 or more family-style entrees or “Big Day” buffet. $10 to $20 Power Game card for each guest, unlimited soft drinks and french fries plus minimum 300 tickets for guest of honor. Shared event space for 2 hours. Starting at $17.99 per person. 10-person minimum.
4321 E Baseline Rd, Gilbert
480-498-3323 • gilbert.fatcatsfun.com/birthdays
Choice of bowling or movie party themes. Each package comes with a host and $5 dollar arcade card. Bowling includes shoe rental, group photo and party balloons. Movies feature choice of film plus one hour Pizini table reservations, glow golf, pizza, group photo and more. Add ons include glow golf and pizza for bowling party and sipper pins for movie party. $14.99 to $24.99 per person depending on package choice and day of the week attending. 8 person minimum.
4874 S Val Vista Dr, Gilbert
480-471-8444 • exploreflipside.com
All ages. Bowling or attractions (laser tag, mini bowling, laser maze, blast pad, crash pods); parties include pizza, soft drinks, prize tickets for guest of honor, party hostess, invitations, thank-you cards. 1-1½ hrs. $19 & up/person (up to 28 guests).
Glow Putt Mini Golf
9160 E Shea Blvd #110, Scottsdale
480-451-4569 • glowputt.com
Ages 3 & up. 2 full rounds of glow-in-the-dark mini golf (36 holes), glow bracelets and necklaces for all participants, special gift and t-shirt for birthday honoree. Parents bring their own food, cake and party supplies. Includes a private bathroom and sound system to play your own music. $100 – $200 for party room rental plus $3.00 to $12.95 per person for golf, depending on age. Up to 30 people.
Gymboree Play & Music
2160 W Chandler Blvd #18, Chandler • 480-963-1756
19420 N 59th Ave #A103, Glendale • 623-939-1777
7077 E Bell Rd #205, Scottsdale • 480-656-0801
Ages 0-5. Themed parties, private use of facility, activities, trained staff member, party supplies, invitations, take-home gift. Play & music parties. 1½ hrs.
965 E. Van Buren St. #115 • Avondale
623-428-PLAY (7529) • jubeelieve.com
More than 2,000 square feet of indoor play space where children under age 5 can run, jump, slide and enjoy toys and equipment that help develop motor and social skills and promote imaginative play. Private parties start at $189.
Jump City Trampoline Park
3921 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix
602-522-8000 • jumpcityaz.com
All ages. Inflatable bouncers, trampolines and jumpers equipped with basketball and dodgeball areas along with a tumbling area, video games and more. 2 hrs jump time, 2 semi-private party tables, balloon bouquet, pizza, drinks, paper goods and passes for each guest. $175-$395. Up to 10 – 20 guests depending on party package.
Krazy Air Trampoline Park
4310 E McDowell Rd, Mesa
480-355-1930 • krazyair.com
All ages. Trampolines, foam pits, basketball, slack lines and more. Party includes food, drinks and a party attendant. $165 to $385 for 2 hours of jump time depending on age, number of guests and day of the week. Up to 15 kids.
Kroc Corps Community Center
1375 E Broadway Rd, Phoenix
602-425-5000 • krocphoenix.org
Ages 5-16. Splash Bash Pool Party includes full access to Kroc corps aquatics center with water cannons, splash buckets, a 170 foot twisting slide and more plus a splash pad for little guests. Party packages include swim passes for 15-50 people and an event attendant. Option of bringing your own food and beverages or have it catered. 3 hours of swim time. $220 to $500.
8545 S Emerald Drive, Tempe • 480-753-1200
10315 W McDowell Road • 623-936-5300
“Big Blast” party includes choice of bowling, laser tag or gravity ropes party or a combination of two activities “Extreme” parties. All packages feature FUNcard, selection from party menu, reserved party space and host. Add-ons include souvenir bowling pin, gelato, and extra games of laser tag. $14.95-$19.95/person. 10 person minimum.
6919 W Ray Rd, Chandler
480-344-3740 • makutusisland.com
All ages. Unlimited play on indoor playground, 1 hr in party room, host, game tokens, pizza, drinks, cake, invitations, thank-you cards, party favors, gift for guest of honor. $189.99-$399.99.
PlayGrounds Fun Zone & Café
8190 W Union Hills Dr #110, Glendale
602-761-9663 • playgroundsfunzone.com
Ages 1-10. Admission to Fun Zone (3,500 square-foot indoor play space), balloons, pizza, ice cream, unlimited drinks, party room, paper goods, host. 2 hrs. $275-$400.
Pump It Up
14131 N Rio Vista Blvd #5, Peoria • 623-572-0090
9378 E Bahia Dr, Scottsdale • 480-425-7867
1325 W Auto Dr #101, Tempe • 480-940-7867
All ages. Indoor arenas with inflatables, attractions. Includes host, party room. Themes include Glow Parties, Superhero Training Camp and Pirate Quest. 2 hrs. $139-$487.
Ready, Set, Play!
4568 E. Cactus Rd, Phoenix
602-482-0287 • readysetplayaz.com
Ages 6 months to 6 years. Bouncers, climbers, rides and toys for little ones. Party coordinator, access to private rooms, background music and coffee for adults. Parents have the option to bring own food or pay for pizza. $285 to $785 depending on party package and number of guests. 2-3 hours.
Sky Zone Peoria
9040 W Larkspur Dr #134, Peoria
623-979-4000 • skyzone.com/peoria
All ages. Trampoline time, party room with paper goods, host, pizza, drinks, invitations, gift for guest of honor. 2 hrs. $249-$429.
The Play Factory
Desert Ridge Marketplace, 21001 N Tatum Blvd, Phoenix
480-473-PLAY (7529) • playfactoryparty.com
Entire facility reserved for private party, 2 party hosts, food, drink, invitations, paper goods, balloons. 2 hrs. $149-$349.
5000 Arizona Mills Circle, No. 669, Tempe
480-648-1222 • tiltstudio.com
Ages 3 and up. Modern, interactive video games plus an entire second floor dedicated to classic games such as Pac Man and Asteroids. Attractions include Time Freak interactive 3-D prop game. Party packages include unlimited soda, choice of pizza, hot dogs, beef or chicken sliders, tater tots and bread sticks plus a $10-$15 game card for each guest. Add-ons include unlimited access to all video games for 2 hours for $5 per guest. $17.99-$21.99 per person; 10-guest minimum.
Toys & Playtime Oasis
13802 N. Scottsdale Road, Scottsdale
480-948-4630 • azdollhouse.com
Ages 5 and younger. This longtime local toy store features a large indoor playroom with lots of developmental, creative, bouncing and building toys. $250 for 2 hours.
13525 N Litchfield Rd, Surprise
623-975-PLAY (7529) • uptownalleysurprise.com
1 hour of bowling (shoes included), laser tag, or $10 in game play for each guest. Includes 2 slice of pizza per child plus unlimited drinks. Upgraded package features 1 additional game of laser tag and a $10 game card for each guest. Add-ons include a private party room, paper goods, balloon bouquet and more. $15.99-$24.99 per person, minimum 8 guests.
9750 W Peoria Ave, Peoria
623-418-8234 • wazeesworld.com
Choice of laser tag or inflatables party. Each option includes a dedicated host and a $5 discount for arcade tokens. Ages 7 & up for laser tag. Two games of laser tag per person. 2 Extra large pizzas, 2 pitchers of unlimited soda and paper products included. Gift for guest of honor. 2 hrs. $199 for up to 8 guests. $19.99 for each additional player.Ages 6 and under for inflatables party. One full hour of private bounce time plus 4 extra large pizzas, 4 pitchers of unlimited soda and paper products. $269.99 for up to 20 guests. $4.99 for each additional bouncer.
Xtreme Air Park
4960 W Ray Rd, Chandler • 480-775-3800
910 E Pecos Rd, Chandler • 480-409-4555
All ages. Pecos location includes trampolines, dodgeball arena, an extreme obstacle course, high performance trampolines and more. Ray Road locations features a ninja adventure course, hoverboard arena and slam ball. $169 to $369 for 2 hours of jump time depending on number of jumpers and day of the week. Party pricing includes a host, private use of party room, invitations, paper products and a gift for the birthday child.
Daisy Mountain Railroad
41703 N Gavilan Peak Pkwy, Anthem
623-551-5880 • daisymountainrailroad.com
Ages 1-10. 1 to unlimited train rides for party guests, playground time. 1 hr. $2-$5/person.
Desert Breeze Railroad
660 N Desert Breeze Blvd E, Chandler
480-893-6652 • desertbreezerr.com
Ages 2-10. Packages include amusement rides, party patio seating, free printable invitations, ice cream. Guest of honor is free. 2 hrs. $69.95 & up.
1021 E Juniper, Gilbert
480-632-2702 • freestonerr.com
Ages 2-10. Packages include amusement rides, party patio seating, free printable invitations, ice cream. Guest of honor is free. 2 hrs. $69.95 & up.
McCormick-Stillman Railroad Park
7301 E. Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale
480-312-2312 • therailroadpark.com
Ages 3-8. Party inside a real train car includes train and carousel rides, two party hosts, T-shirt for the birthday kid, group photo, balloons, a paper engineer hat for each guest, train postcard, ice cream, punch, paper products. 1.5 hours. $80 plus $6 per person; 20 guests maximum.
Pointe Hilton Squaw Peak Resort
7677 N 16th St, Phoenix
602-997-2626 • pointehiltonsquawpeak.com
All ages. Coyote Camp party. Theme of birthday guest’s choice, goodie bags, decorations. 2 hrs. $25/person, up to 8 guests.
Chuck E Cheese’s
7 Valley locations • chuckecheese.com
Ages 2 & up. Pizza, drinks, host, paper goods, reserved space, game tokens, balloon, medallion, inflatable crown or tiara, recognition in show for guest of honor.
McDonald’s of Arizona
Valleywide • mcdonalds.com
All ages. Play spaces, party packages vary by location.
Peter Piper Pizza
Valleywide • peterpiperpizza.com
Pizza, drinks, ice cream, game tokens, invitations, decorations, paper goods, host. $8.99 & up/person.
Sugar Bowl Restaurant
4005 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale
480-946-0051 • sugarbowlscottsdale.com
All ages. Ice cream parlor/restaurant, arcade games, token-redemption area. 2 hrs.
21505 N 78th Ave #120, Peoria
602-570-7012 • allstarkarateaz.com
Karate class with instructor, board breaking, games, paper products and cake cut with a Samurai sword.
American Sports Centers Avondale
755 N 114 Ave, Avondale
623-792-5504 • ascavondale.com
Ages 18 months-9 years. Lil’ Kickers Soccer for Kids parties include 50 minutes of field time, 40 minutes reserved table space plus a coach to guide activities. Optional upgrades include paper products, pizza and drinks. $175-$250 (16 guests)
AMF Bowling Centers
Valleywide • amf.com
Ages 12 & under. Bowling, shoe rental, pizza, soda. Add-ons include decorations, invitations, thank-you cards, goody bags, bowling pin to sign for guest of honor. $12.99 & up/person.
Ape Index Rock Climbing Gym
9700 N 91st Ave, Peoria
623-242-9164 • apeindex.net
Climbing (equipment provided), party host, access to slide, handprint on the birthday wall, reserved area for cake. Add-ons include birthday cake, 30 min on the giant swing, visit from Ferdinand the Ape, birthday hat, custom color décor, 2 drinks per climber and goody bags. 3 hrs. $245 & up.
Aqua-Tots Swim Schools
7 Valley locations • aqua-tots.com
Ages 5-12. Indoor swimming, pool games, activities, cake, snacks, invitations, goody bags. Call for prices.
Arcadia Ice Arena
3853 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix
602-957-9966 • arcadiaice.com
Ages 5-14. Packages can include ice-skating, broomball, skating lessons, skate rental, Zamboni ride for guest of honor, party room, host, pizza, drinks. 1-2 hrs. $140-$200.
Arizona Archery Club and Pro Shop
1115 W Deer Valley Rd, Phoenix
623-266-4647 • azarcheryclub.com
Private range, party room.
Chase Field, 401 E Jefferson St, Phoenix
602-462-4600 • dbacks.com/birthday
Ages 16 & under. Tickets to Diamondbacks game, food, gift for guest of honor, personalized birthday message on dbTV. 3 hrs. $200-$1,200.
Arizona Dynamics Gymnastics and Cheer
2450 E Germann Rd #17, Chandler
480-633-8414 • azdynamics.com
Ages 4 & up. Gym time, games, activities, party room, invitations, tablecloths, balloons, birthday coach, goody bags. 1½ hrs & up. $200-420 (members), $240-460 (non-members) for 10 guests.
Arizona Sports Complex
3555 W Pinnacle Peak Rd, Glendale
623-587-7171 • arizonasportscomplex.com
All ages. Indoor soccer, dodgeball, flag football, kickball, paper goods, invitations. 2 hrs. $250 for 20 guests.
Arizona Sunrays Gymnastics
13832 N. 32nd St., No. 162, Phoenix
3110 E. Thunderbird Road, Phoenix
602-992-5790 • arizonasunrays.com
Ages 2-17. Themed gymnastics or dance birthday parties. Choose from Barbie, Super Hero, Hello Kitty, Angry Birds and more. Staff-led gym time includes trampolines, TumblTrak, dancing, two foam pits, games, rope swing, foam dodge ball, obstacle courses. Balloons, T-shirt for guest of honor; souvenir cup, Sunrays coupons for guests. Add-ons include themes, bounce house, invitations, pizza, cake, juice. 1.5-2.5 hours; $264 and up.
Arrowhead Martial Arts Academy
20165 N 67th Ave #120, Glendale, 623-937-9032
15459 W Bell Rd #113, Surprise, 623-556-0371
Ages 4 & up. Martial arts, games, races, cake cutting with Samurai sword, invitations, group photo, board breaking, free 2-week passes for guests and more. $239 & up.
19085 N 83rd Ave, Peoria
623-825-4777 • arrowheadgymnastics.com
1 hr of instructor-led gym time, games, invitations, tables and chairs. $150 & up (discount for members).
Aspire Kids Sports Center
50 S Hearthstone Way, Chandler
480-820-3774 • aspirekidssports.com
Ages 3-14. Gymnastics and/or swim parties. $185-$400.
8743 E. Pecos Road, Ste 136, Mesa
480-888-0499 • azgrindskatepark.com
Unlimited use of the park’s many skating surfaces and features including ramps, rails, verts and bowls. Decorations and paper goods also included along with gift bags for each guest, AZ Grind T-shirt for guest of honor and 2 large one topping pizzas. Bring your own cake, drinks, ice and cups. 2 ½ hours of ride time for up to 10 riders. Additional guests $5 each. $219 and up.
2305 E Knox Rd, Gilbert • 480-503-7080
3853 E Thomas Rd, Phoenix • 602-957-9966
15829 N 83rd Ave, Peoria • 623-334-1200
Skating, party room, decorations and surprise for guest of honor.
AZ on the Rocks
16447 N 91st St #105, Scottsdale
480-502-9777 • azontherocks.com/birthday-parties
Ages 7 & up. Climbing (equipment provided), party room, host and T-shirt for the guest of honor. $295 & up.
2401 E Baseline Rd, Gilbert
480-635-6505 • balletetudes.net
Ballet class by company members, hostesses, games, story time, decorated pointe shoe for guest of honor, invitations, decorations, goody bags, story time, photo op, “free month with paid month” offer for guests. $250 & up.
Beginners Edge Sports Training
623-748-9453 • thebestinaz.com
18 months-10 years. Sports fun (your choice of 1-2 sports), party room, lead coach, party coordinator, popcorn, ice water, gift for guest of honor, invitations, paper goods. Includes scrimmage (if children are old enough). 2 hrs. $249 & up.
7300 E Thomas Rd, Scottsdale
480-946-5308 • bowlmor.com/scottsdale
Unlimited bowling, shoe rental, juice and soda, custom birthday cake/cupcakes, invitations and signable bowling pin for guest of honor. 1½-2½ hrs. $13.99-28.99.
Brunswick Zone Bowling
7 Valley locations • brunswickzone.com
Bowling, shoe rental, pizza, drinks, host, paper goods, invitations, thank-you cards, balloon bouquet, free pass for guests, gift for guest of honor. Add-ons include game card, glow necklaces, laser tag and more. 1½ hrs. $159.99 & up.
Bump and Roll
3111 W Chandler Blvd #2092, Chandler
626-788-2867 • bumpandroll.com
Ages 3 and up. Bump, roll and crash inside of giant inflatable hamster balls. Up to 4 players can roll during each 3 minute session. Bring your own food, drinks, decorations and music and staff will clean up. Rent the entire facility for up to 20 guests in 1 hour sessions for just $240, additional hours at $200.
21501 N 78th Ave #105, Peoria
623-362-1000 • deserttumbling.com
Ages 5 and up. Tumble, twist and flip on a 40 foot tumble track, 2 in-ground trampolines, a foam pit, mini trampolines and more. $10 per child (10 child minimum), parents bring food and drinks, staff sets up and cleans up. 1.5 hours.
298 S McQueen, Chandler
480-963-1053 • chandlerbmxracing.com
Ages 2 & up (ages 2-4 Strider bikes, ages 5 & up bicycles; helmets required). 2-4 hrs track time (riders bring their own bikes and helmets), unlimited guests and track laps. Bring your own food & drink. Host must have ABA/USA BMX membership. $175-325.
Circus School of Arizona
7432 E Tierra Buena Ln #104, Scottsdale
480-292-7360 • circusschoolofarizona.com
All ages. Aerial and ground acrobatics, prop manipulation, balancing skills and more. 1½ hrs. Add-ons include extra activity time with coaches, cake time, popcorn machine, themed character appearance.
El Mar Diving Center
2245 W Broadway Rd, Mesa
480-833-2971 • elmar.com
Ages 8 & up. Introduction to scuba diving in a heated pool. Includes all gear, certified instructor. 3 hrs. $399 (6 guests; guest of honor is free).
EVO Swim School
868 N Gilbert Rd #100, Gilbert
480-539-2660 • evoswimschool.com
All ages. Swimming, pool games, 2 party assistants, invitations, paper goods, decorations, drinks, cake. Saturday only. 2 hrs. $300 for 20 guests.
3530 E Southern Ave, Mesa
480-325-3438 • extrainnings-eastvalley.com
Batting time, host, invitations, pizza, soda or juice. 1 hr. $135 & up.
Flip Dunk Sports
1515 E Bethany Home Rd #160, Phoenix
602-277-0067 • flipdunksports.com
Ages 2 & up. Trampoline, gymnastics, dance, theme parties, host, paper goods, drinks. 1 hr 45 min. $275-350 for 15 guests.
10054 N 43rd Ave, Glendale
623-842-1181 • greatskateglendale.com
Ages 3 & up. Admission, skate rental, pizza, drinks, host, paper goods, invitations, reserved seating, trip to DJ booth, souvenir cup, trip to wheel of fortune, free future-visit pass. 2 hrs. $10.99-$16.99/person (10-guest minimum).
7225 W Harrison St, Chandler • 480-598-9400
9375 E Bell Rd, Scottsdale • 480-473-5824
iceskateparty.com • iceskatepartychandler.com
Ages 4-15. Ice skating, Zamboni ride for guest of honor, private party suite, party coordinator, pizza, drinks, cake, paper goods, balloons. 3 hrs. $299 & up for 10-20 guests.
1819 W Rose Garden Lane
623-869-6725 • insidepitch.com
Ages 5 and up. Supervised baseball and softball hitting plus dodgeball. Invitations, t-shirt and ball for birthday kid. Cake, beverages and party favors for up to 12 guests. $200 for 2 hours, $240 to add 2 pizzas.
Kiwanis Recreation Center
6111 S All America Way, Tempe
480-350-5201 • tempe.gov
Sportball parties include structured activities in up to 3 sports (inside or outside), guest of honor is MVP and receives a Sportball hat; Splash Bash (at wave pool from March-Sept) includes swim time, 2-for-1 return visit pass, discount on tube rentals, welcome sign in front of building and soda; Wave Crave (at wave pool from April-Oct) includes all that Splash Bash offers and private use of the wave pool.
Let’s Grow Studio
4100 S Lindsay Rd #101, Gilbert
480-699-1004 • letsgrowstudio.com
All ages. Choose from themed party packages including zumba glow with pop music and glow jewelry, sports party with make your own team jerseys, downward doll yoga with your child’s favorite stuffed toy and much more. Or customize your own party and create something brand new. All parties include a fitness class, drinks and food and parents can bring their own cake. $200 for 2 hours of party time with up to 10 kids.
Life Time Fitness
4 Valley locations (not all locations offer parties to non-members)
Ages 1-12. Party themes, rock climbing, swimming, gym games, pizza, juice, add-ons available. 1½-3 hrs. $225-$275 up to 12 guests.
Lori’s Swim School
5320 E Shea Blvd, Scottsdale
602-787-5977 • loriswimschool.com
Ages 4-16. Pool parties with lifeguards, paper products. 2 hrs. $300 up to 18 guests.
50 W Jefferson St, Phoenix
602-732-5490 • bowlluckystrike.com
Ages 12 & under (kids) and 13-17 (teens). Bowling, shoe rental, unlimited soft drinks. Add-ons include invitations, food, signable bowling pin, glow necklaces. 2 hrs.
4142 E Chandler Blvd, Phoenix
480-940-4967 • mygym.com
Ages 6 weeks to 10 years old. Customizable theme and party activities plus full, private access to entire gym. Party includes decorations, paper products, tablecloths and utensils. $265 to $365 depending on number of guests and length of party. 1.5 – 2 hours.
9119 E. Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale
602-427-4405 • octaneraceway.com
54-inch height requirement. They host all kinds of events, including birthday parties for both kids and adults at their Brickyard Grill. Includes kart racing, mini bowling, $5-$10 game card, pizza, drinks, T-shirt for guest of honor, keychain for each guest. 8-guest minimum. Prices vary.
Paseo Vista Archery Club
3850 S McQueen Rd, Chandler
Ages 8 & up. Range time, archery equipment and certified instructor. 2 hrs.
Phoenix Gymnastics Academy
1926 W Monona Dr, Phoenix
623-582-5293 • phoenixgymnasticsacademy.com
Ages 3-12. Gym activities (trampolines, foam pits, rope swings, mountain slides and more), paper goods, goody bags and T-shirt for guest of honor. 1½-2 hrs. $130-$270.
Power Black Belt Academy
1350 S Clearview Ave#101, Mesa
480-380-0404 • powerblackbelt.com
Ages 7 & up (recommended). Games, martial arts, kick and punch exercises breaking boards. 2 hrs. $150 & up.
Rebound Gymnastics West
16611 N 91st St #101, Scottsdale
480-515-1205 • reboundwest.com
All ages. 1 hr in the gym (obstacle course, pits, in-ground trampoline, tumble track), coach, games, 30 min in party room. $$250 & up.
Scottsdale Batting Cages
7498 E Monte Cristo Ave #103, Scottsdale
480-878-5250 • scottsdalebattingcages.com
Supervised play time in 2 tunnels to either hit and/or play games in, party room, T-shirt and ball for guest of honor, water, Gatorade and paper goods. Add-ons include pizza and party favors. $250 & up.
9321 N 94th St, Scottsdale
480-951-0496 • scottsdalegymnastics.com/parties
1 hr in the gym, ½ hr in the party room, medal for guest of honor, ribbons for each guest. Add-ons include Nerf battles, glow items, parkour. $250 & up.
Scuba Professionals of Arizona
9299 W Olive Ave #816, Peoria
602-314-6650 • scubaprofaz.com
Ages 10 & up. Instructor-led scuba party in 13-foot-deep indoor pool. 3 hrs. $199 & up.
7 E Southern Ave, Mesa
480-833-7775 • unitedskates.com
Ages 3 & up. Admission, skate rental and tokens. Includes pizza, drinks, host, paper goods, spin on winner’s wheel, gift for guest of honor. 2 hrs. $10.99 & up/person. New this year: princess or pirate adventure theme parties ($239 & up for 10 guests).
2725 W Guadalupe Rd, Mesa
480-820-9109 • swimkidsusa.us
Ages 1-10. Indoor swimming with CPR and first-aid certified lifeguards. 2 hrs. $325 & up (up to 15 guests), $10 each additional guest.
1689 Santan Fwy, Gilbert • 480-240-1282
9500 E Indian Bend Rd, Scottsdale • 480-291-6371
Ages 12 and up. Topgolf is a completely different take on classic golf. It involves hitting microchipped balls into huge targets equipped with sensors that award points based on accuracy, much like a gigantic dartboard. Birthday packages include unlimited golf playtime, dedicated bay host, catered meals from kids’ menu, unlimited soda, lemonade or iced tea, lifetime playing cards. 2 hrs. $25 & up/person. 12 person minimum. All planning (scheduling, reservations, food and beverage selections, party favor packages and more) can be done online through a new Direct book system.
Valley of the Sun YMCA
Valleywide • valleyymca.org
All ages. Activities and prices vary by facility. 2 hrs.
Westworld Paintball Adventures
Buckeye Xtreme Sports (outdoor field), 8203 S Johnson Rd, Buckeye
Splatter Range (outdoor field), 7025 E Jomax Rd, Scottsdale
Xtreme Pursuit (indoor field), 4240 W Camelback Rd #C-3, Phoenix
602-447-8200 • westworldpaintball.com
Ages 10 & up. Paintball (300 paintballs per player). Includes free paintball gun upgrade for guest of honor. $34.95 & up (minimum 6 players).
We Rock The Spectrum – Scottsdale
4848 E Cactus Rd #820 Scottsdale
480-466-9200 • werockthespectrumscottsdale.com
Ages 1 & up. A sensory-friendly environment appropriate for children with special needs and those who are typically developing. Includes full use of the gym and arts & crafts area. Add-ons include staff assistance, art projects, zip-line, birthday cake, pizza, party favors. $150 & up.
World Champions Alpha Krav Maga
115 E Williams Field Rd #103, Gilbert
480-360-5425 • freekarateaz.com
Ages 4 & up. Martial arts instruction (with guest of honor as instructor’s aide), games, activities, challenges. Includes decorations, pizza, drinks and free uniform and class for each guest. 1½ hrs. $375 (up to 10 guests), $20 each additional child.
15821 N 79th St #3, Scottsdale
480-596-3543 • xtremegymnastics.com
Ages 3-12. Trampolines, tumble track, foam pit. Includes trained staff, cake, balloons, decorations, paper products, invitations/thank-you notes, T-shirt for guest of honor. Add-ons include pizza, inflatables, additional play time. 1½ hrs. $230 & up (up to 10 guests), $9 each additional child.
7001 N Scottsdale Rd #175, Scottsdale
480-699-6220 • 21cakes.com
Ages 5 & up. Cupcake decorating parties include two unfrosted cupcakes, a variety of frosting in piping bags, toppings, instruction by pastry chef, take-home box. $23/person. Optional: pizza during party.
15059 N. Scottsdale Road, No. 100, Scottsdale
877-247-5223 • americangirl.com
Ages 3 and up. Girls and their dolls can celebrate with goody bags, doll tiaras and a delicious meal. Packages include a special gift for the birthday girl, signature cake and ice cream, invitations and thank-you cards, a table activity and a take-home craft. $30-$47 per child, $20-$37 per adult. 12 person maximum.
American Paintball Coliseum
2915 E Washington St, Phoenix
602-275-5285 • americanpaintballcoliseum.com/phoenix
Ages 10 and up and adults can be included in on all the fun. Gun, mask, air, and 200 initial paint balls provided to play across 2 astroturf fields. Includes 2 pieces of pizza, 1 soft drink and 1 cupcake per guest. $40/player. 2 hours. Air soft and laser tag also available.
4550 E. Indian School Road, Phoenix
602-954-5200 • bricksstudio.com
All ages. Celebrate with dancing and games during music- and movement-themed parties, including ballet, hip-hop, princess, rock star, sports, karate and yoga. Packages include party planner, instructors, dessert (cupcakes, cookies or cake), drinks, crafts, decorations, games. 1.5 hours. $350 for up to 14 guests; $10 for each additional guest.
Chocolade van Brugge
4225 N Marshall Way #2, Scottsdale
480-721-7363 • chocoladevanbrugge.com
Ages 5 & up. Chocolate dipping parties with more than 100 different dipping items. 60-90 min. 10-40 guests.
Circus School of Arizona
7432 E Tierra Buena Ln #104, Scottsdale
480-292-7360 • circusschoolofarizona.com
All ages. Aerial silks and lyra, acrobatics, rolling globe, hula hoop and more. $225 & up.
City of Chandler
Tumbleweed Recreation Center
745 E Germann Rd, Chandler
480-782-2908 • chandleraz.gov/tumbleweed
Environmental Education Center
4050 E. Chandler Heights Rd., Chandler
480-782-2890 • chandleraz.gov/eec
Ages 3 & up. Tumbleweed offers crafts, sports, theme parties, group challenge, bounce house. Environmental Education Center offers fishing, treasure hunts, nature themes and more. All parties include invitations, paper products, decorations, craft supplies, party host. Parental supervision required.
Engineering for Kids
2451 N Arizona Ave, Chandler
480-779-8184 • engineeringforkids.com
Ages 4 and up. Use of facility plus a themed, 1 to 2 hour long engineering activity. Pick from themes like MineCraft gaming, rocket blast off party, robotic sumo bot battle and more. Packages include two teacher, printable party invitations and a t-shirt for birthday child. $250 – $350 for 12 to guests, depending on chosen activity. 2 hours to 3 hours.
Event Upon a Time
111 N Gilbert Road #106, Gilbert
602-770-5833 • eventuponatime.com
Theme parties include Girls Spa, Pricess Belle photo party, Daddy-Daughter Dance, Ariel Under the Sea, Movie and Game Night, Alice In Wonderland Tea Party. Also will customize. $450-$550; includes pizza, beverages and desert table.
3610 N 44th St, Phoenix
602-980-1344 • futureforwardkids.com
Ages 3-18. Themed parties (construction, Pinkalicious, Frozen, Star Wars, sports and more) with activities, food selections. $295 & up (6 children).
6 Valley locations
Ages 6-12. Learn and practice multiple frosting techniques from bakers, then decorate your own cupcakes. Packages vary per location. 2 hrs.
3426 E Baseline Rd #111, Mesa
15425 N Scottsdale Rd #240, Scottsdale
Ages 3 & up. Diva Day Spa party or choose from one of 25 other theme parties (themes vary by location). Includes invitations, RSVP management, party food, crafts, favors. $29.95/child (4-6 children, Diva Day Spa), $299 & up (theme parties).
Valleywide • harkinstheatres.com
Ages 3-17. Birthday packages include ticket to public screening, kid’s combo, free ticket/combo for guest of honor. Prices vary per location (10-child minimum). Also offers auditorium rentals for private screenings. $400 & up.
5000 S. Arizona Mills Circle, Tempe
877-526-3960 • legolanddiscoverycenter.com/arizona
Ages 3 to 12. Let your birthday boy or girl snap, build and create with full access to Legoland for your child and 10 friends. Includes private party room and dedicated host. Includes choice of two beverages plus cake. Premium package features pizza and a private model-building session that kids can take home. $325 and up. 10 person minimum.
26540 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale
480-585-0239 • macdonaldsranch.com
All ages up to 12 years old. Two different party options include horse-pulled hayride, train ride or trail ride through the AZ desert. Kids get to play “western games” such as a bean bag toss, horseshoes, steer head rope and more plus a petting zoo and bonfire. Bring your own food, cake and decorations or cook up your own food right on site on a charcoal grill. $16 to $48 per adult and $10 to $45 per child with a $300 to $450 minimum depending on package.
Mission 2 Play
1315 S. Arizona Ave, Chandler
480-980-7952 • m2ptactical.com
Ages 10 and up. Tactical archery or laser tag party complete with technical gear and equipment. Packages include 30 minutes of safety training, 1 hour of archery or laser tag (or 1 hour of each with upgraded package), sports headband and plenty of water/sports drinks. Add-ons include private party room, food, drinks and cake. $24 to $39 per person.
Mrs. Potts Tea Party
264 W 2nd St, Mesa
480-827-0654 • mrspottsteaparty.com
Ages 3 & up. Themes include Petite Princess, Mad Hatter, Rock Star, Dress Up and more. 2 hrs. $300 & up.
9500 E. Via De Ventura, Scottsdale • polarplay.com
This new venue next to the OdySea Aquarium promises the coolest experience in the desert with its thermostat set at 23 degrees. Parties in the Private Polar Party Room include coats and gloves for guests, a scavenger hunt and full access to the Cold Zone (with ice sculptures and games) and The Explorers Club, where they can warm up by the fire. Parties include penguin or polar-bear decorations, a personalized birthday cake or cupcakes and a polar prize pack for each guest. $30 per person for 1.5 hours; 8 guests minimum. Contact Evelyn Olson at firstname.lastname@example.org.
3415 W Frye Rd #4, Chandler • 480-963-0800
2743 S Market St #104, Gilbert • 480-963-8111
All ages. Glamour, Hollywood, spa, rock star parties.
The Little Gym
538 S Gilbert Rd #109, Gilbert • 480-855-7766
319 N Litchfield Rd #104B, Goodyear • 623-535-5222
4848 E Cactus Rd #510, Scottsdale • 602-996-1380
10953 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd #107, Scottsdale • 480-596-9310
Ages 1-12. Games, music, LEGO builds and Nickelodeon character themes including Dora the Explorer, SpongeBob SquarePants and Go, Diego, Go!
Twinkle Toes Dance
20118 N 67th Ave, #300, Glendale
623-810-6153 • twinkletoesdance.com
Ages 3 to 12 years. Choose from many different themes such as popstar, fashionista or hip hop and have a dance party! Dress up costumes provides for all guests and kids learn a dance routine. Staff will even custom coordinate a dance to your child’s favorite song. Crafts and games with prizes included. “Superstar” status recognition for the birthday girls. $95/hr for up to 6 children.
UltraStar Multi-tainment Center at Ak-Chin Circle
16000 Maricopa Rd, Maricopa
520-233-2431 • ultrastarakchin.com
All ages. Party packages with bowling, laser tag, arcade games, and/or movie. Includes party host, pizza, soft drinks, cupcakes, private party room, guest of honor’s name on Jumbotron, $16.95 & up/person. 1-3 hrs. Minimum 6 children.
Valley of the Sun JCC
12701 N Scottsdale Rd, Scottsdale
480-483-7121 x1275 • vosjcc.org/kids-birthday-parties
All ages. Crafts, pajama/spa, sports or theme of your choice. $350 & up (up to 15 children).
Vanity Blowout Bar
15807 N Frank Lloyd Wright Blvd #110, Scottsdale
480-451-7000 • vanityblowoutbar.com
Ages 4 & up. Hair styling and more. $275 & up (up to 10 children), $25 each additional child.
Cerreta Candy Company
5345 W. Glendale Ave., Glendale
623-930-9000 • cerreta.com
Ages 4 and up. Who doesn’t love chocolate? Get a 30-minute factory tour and try a make-and-take activity such as a chocolate pizza. Saturdays only at 10 a.m. or 1 p.m. $12.50 per person; 10 guests minimum. 1.5 hours.
5150 W Baseline Rd #102, Laveen
602-237-0254 • scooptacular.net
All ages. Tour workroom where handcrafted ice cream is made (10:30am, before store opens). Includes ice cream (do-ahead custom flavor, ice cream cake or scoops with toppings) 2 party hosts, decorations, paper products, drinks, games, coloring pages.
Stuffington Bear Factory
1717 W. McDowell Road, Phoenix
602-225-9513 • stuffingtonbear.com
All ages. Guided factory tour, bear-making activity and birth certificate, private party room. Add-ons include pizza, cake, drinks, paper goods. 2 hours. $150 for 6 guests; $20 per additional guest.
More birthday party ideas
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