Awesome Spots to Host Your Child’s Birthday Party in Tampa Bay
We’re sharing some of our favorite spots in Tampa Bay to host your child’s next birthday party whether you are looking for somewhere to go or someone to come to you, we’ve got our staff picks here to help you plan the best birthday party ever!
AdventHealth Center Ice Parties & Events, Wesley Chapel — AdventHealth Center Ice offers ice-skating birthday party options that are customizable for every child’s individual style. Their events crew works hard to ensure each party is hassle free for organizers, and that each guest has fun from start to finish. Let their party coordinators handle the next birthday celebration for you or your loved one and you will find out that they are ‘more than an ice rink’. Center Ice has 4 private party rooms that can be combined to accommodate any size party, with each room up to 20 guests comfortably. Custom catering options are available from their in-house restaurant, Top Shelf Sports Lounge. 813-803-7372; ahcenterice.com/events-birthdayparties
Allisongs for Tots — If your little one loves music and dancing, this is the perfect choice for the guest of honor and all of their friends! Locations are throughout Tampa Bay. allisongsfortots.com
The Airosphere — Jump your way into booking your child’s birthday party at the Airosphere, a trampoline arena for every kid and kid at heartto enjoy. There is also an arcade full of games with chances to win tickets for prizes. theairosphere.com
Bryan Glazer Family JCC — Swimmers, athletes and artists alike can have a birthday party they’ll love. Choose from one of the many party packages and make sure your child has a celebration to remember. bryanglazerfamilyjcc.com
Busch Gardens — With so many activities and rides available, Busch Gardens is a great place for your kid’s birthday celebration. The little ones can enjoy Sesame Street Safari of Fun, shows, and animal exhibits while older children can enjoy all that and rides across the park. buschgardens.com/tampa
Bricks 4 Kidz – There are several locations throughout Tampa Bay for your LEGO loving kid to celebrate their birthday party. Birthday party packages include a birthday party host, LEGO themed activities and invitations/thank you notes. There are several different birthday party packages available. Learn more and book your Bricks 4 Kidz birthday party here.
Captain Memo’s Original Pirate Cruise — An adventure-filled birthday to remember on a real pirate ship, the birthday cruise includes treasure hunts, face painting, musical games, pirate stories, pirate pinata and more. captainmemo.com
Clearwater Marine Aquarium — If your kid loves marine life, this is the perfect place for your birthday party. The Clearwater Marine Aquarium, home to Winter the dolphin from the Dolphin Tale movies, has a special gift for the birthday child and many party packages to choose from to make sure that your child’s birthday won’t be one to forget. seewinter.com
Color Me Mine — The artist in your child will love the chance to celebrate their birthday party at Color Me Mine pottery studio. Guests can paint their own pottery pieces and take them home. tampa.colormemine.com
Dinosaur World — Have your child’s birthday party at Dinosaur world for a chance to explore the park, use the picnic area for the celebration, receive goodie bags, and more. dinosaurworld.com
Dunedin Fine Art Center — Let your child be creative on their birthday. With seven different party options for children and teens, the Dunedin Fine Art Center will have something that is sure to make your child’s birthday extra special. dfac.org
Esports Players Club – Offering the best experience in all things gaming for your party. They have two gaming rooms that fit 20 gamers each with top of the line equipment. Each room can be rented by the hour, and comes with gaming coaches that will set up a tournament around the party goers favorite games. They also offer Next Gen console gaming along with VR making ESPC a gamers paradise. Book now to throw the best gaming party possible! esportsplayersclub.com
Florida Aquarium — Party with the fishes at the Florida Aquarium, where all parties include admission for all guests, discounted parking, a Creature Feature, a special gift for the birthday child, cake, decorations and more. With everything the aquarium has to offer, your child’s birthday celebration will be one they don’t forget. flaquarium.org
Game Time — Give your child a fun filled birthday celebration at Game Time, where you can choose from several party packages including game cards for the arcade, food, drinks and more. gametimeplayers.com
Glamp with Me Teepee – This NEW tee pee party businesss provides the ultimate sleepover experience. They provide themed rental teepees and set up and breakdown your curated sleepover event. Serving Tampa, St. Pete and Clearwater. Come Glamp with Me @ Glamp with Me Teepee (Facebook) and @Glamp_with_me_teepee (Instagram)
Glazer Children’s Museum — Give your child a party to remember at the Glazer Children’s Museum. Enjoy the museum all day, get a special t-shirt for the birthday child, and more. glazermuseum.org
Great Explorations — Celebrate your child’s birthday at Great Explorations for a chance to experience all the museum has to offer. With a variety of extras available, you can customize the party to be perfect for your child. greatex.org/
Horse Power for Kids and Animal Sanctuary – If you’re looking for a great place to give your child a birthday party, look no further. HorsePower for Kids is the perfect place to host your child’s birthday party they won’t forget. Their ranch parties are fun, they stand out from all the others, and even come with an animal petting area! If you don’t want to have your party at the ranch, they can bring the pony/animal party to you! horsepowerforkids.com
Human Society of Tampa Bay – Yes, you CAN celebrate your child’s birthday party at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay! The parties are geared for kids ages 5-16, for up to 20 kids. You’ll get 2 hours which includes decor, goodie bags, and of course, time with the animals! Click here to book your birthday party at the Humane Society of Tampa Bay.
Kid Collective Party Rentals – Kids Collective is here to take your child’s party to the next level with unique and stylish party décor and rentals! Our inventory includes kid-sized custom tables, chairs, backdrops, sleep over tents and props. We also offer full event planning services and coordination. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to book your event! @Kidcollectiveparties Kidcollectiveparties.com
Lafleur’s Gymnastics Tampa – Your child and their friends can put their gymnastic skills to the test and simply just have FUN during the unique birthday parties offered at Lafleur’s! lafleurstampa.com
Largo Central Railroad — A picnic celebration is perfect for your child’s birthday party. Parties can reserve the train and ask for a special train birthday t-shirt. lcrailroad.com/
Laser Ops Xtreme Fun Center — An affordable Family Fun Center in the heart of Tampa right off the Veterans and Waters Ave, it’s a magical place for Birthday Parties with package prices ranging from $249 to $349. Each party package includes 10 partygoers, Laser Tag or Bazooka Ball and an Arcade Card in a Birthday Party Room, with a Party Host, Pizza, Drinks, Plates, Napkins and Table Cloth. You can upgrade your experience to include VR or add points to the Arcade Cards but neither is necessary to have an amazing experience! They also have a Mobile Gametruck that comes to YOU for the birthday and can include Laser Tag, Foam Party, Inflatables and Yard Games at your request. Visit laserops.com or laseropsmobile.com for more details.
Let them Eat Cake — Let your child be a chef for a day at Let them Eat Cake birthday parties. Every child makes their own personal pizza and decorates a cake. letthemeatcaketampa.com
Lost Pearl Pirate Ship — Tampa’s very own pirate ship is a swashbuckling good time for birthday party guests. There are a few different packages to choose from as you set sail on an adventure your child will nevARRGHH forget. tampapirateship.com
Main Event — Laser tag, bowling, a ropes course, video games galore and MORE! This is a great spot in Wesley Chapel to host a birthday party for active kiddos and their friends! mainevent.com
Mary Jo’s Performing Arts Academy — The perfect birthday party for your dancer. Mary Jo’s offers a dance instructor and several themes to choose from for your child’s party. mjpaa.com
MOSI (Museum of Science and Industry) – Your STEAM loving kid will absolutely love celebrating their big day at MOSI! They offer a few different party packages which all include a birthday host and admission for guests. You can book your MOSI birthday party here and learn more.
Ms Lisa’s Dance Studio — Dancing, music, crafts and a dozen themes to choose from makes Ms Lisa’a birthday parties one that your child will love. From safaris to luaus to princess balls, every kid will have a great time. mslisasdancestudio.com
Munchkin Town — Their indoor playground, designed for children ages 0 to 6, is the perfect spot for your little one’s next birthday. With multiples slides, a bounce house and endless toys, there is something for everyone. Most importantly, their space is safe and secure so that you can worry less and enjoy more. All parties are private and include clean up! munchkintownusa.com
My Gym — Your child will have a blast at My Gym for their birthday parties. Guests can enjoy songs, games and activities. and there are several party packages to choose from. mygym.com
Painting With A Twist — The studio offers private parties for children and adults, providing an art instructor and all the supplies for each partygoer to create a masterpiece. paintingwithatwist.com
Parties with Character – Your child’s princess dreams can come true with a special invite from their favorite princess! There are several packages to choose from to create forever memories. partieswithcharacter.com
Pinarama Bowl Lanes — Bowling is an activity for children of all ages to enjoy. At Pinarama, your party can include up to 2 hours of fun and even a real bowling pin for the birthday child. pinarama.com
Playgrounds of Tampa — An indoor bounce house is perfect for your kid’s birthday party. A 2 hour party full of fun jumping in the bounce houses or playing arcade games is sure to make your celebration worth remembering. playgroundsoftampa.com
Silly Sam the Music Man — Do you want to give your kid a party to remember? Bring Silly Sam the Music Man to your birthday celebration for singing, dancing, magic and even face painting. The birthday child will even get a CD with a personalized cover and song just for them. sillysamthemusicman.com
School of Rock — Is your child a rock star at heart? A birthday party at School of Rock is perfect for those kids who love music. Experience a real band experience and try out band instruments. locations.schoolofrock.com/tampa
Tampa Bay Buccaneers – Did you know Jr. Bucs Fan Club Members and Krewe members can take advantage of the Bucs Party Pack for your own private, Bucs-themed party?! For $500, you will get a Bucs RV Camper or Bucs Ford Truck. Quarterback Toss Inflatable Game, GIF Photo Station, football and cheerleader uniform props station, football skills and drills, and MORE all hosted by the Bucs Street Team! Learn more about the Bucs Party Pack here.
Tampa Bay Lightning — Celebrate your child’s birthday at a Tampa Bay Lightning game. Party packages include group tickets, birthday shoutouts on Lightning Vision, meet and greet with ThunderBug, and more. nhl.com/lightning
Tampa Pirate Ship – Pirate Water Taxi has a new member of its fleet! The Lost Pearl is a real pirate ship that is not only available for public rides, but private party rentals too! tampapirateship.com. (Currently not available. Returning to port soon.)
Tampa Bay Skating Academy — Spend your birthday on the ice! Tampa Bay Skating Academy offers birthday packages including skating rentals, food, balloons, a t-shirt for the birthday child, and much more! tampabayice.com
Tampa Bay Turners — Swimmers and gymnasts alike will enjoy the opportunity to celebrate their special day at Tampa Bay Turners, where you can choose to have a swimming party, a gymnastics party, or a combo party. Princess parties also available. tampabayturners.com
Tampa Firefighter’s Museum — If your child has ever wanted to be a firefighter, this is the party for you. Guests can try on real firefighting gear and explore a firetruck. tampafirefightersmuseum.org
The Enchanted Spot — Your child’s birthday party will be a celebration to remember at the Enchanted Sport at Silly Dilly’s. Choose from a variety of themes and enjoy party games, puppet shows, crafts and snacks. sillydillys.com
The Prep South Tampa — Whether your child is an athlete, an artist, or a gymnast, The Prep has the perfect party for you. Each theme has special activities to keep every child entertained. theprepofsouthtampa.org
Urban Air Adventure Park in Tampa and Brandon – This is a great spot for kids to get out and PLAY whether they want to go zip lining, rock wall climbing, try the ropes course, bounce on the trampoline and MORE! They also offer glow parties as well. You can book your Urban Air Adventure Park birthday party here.
Vertical Ventures — A birthday celebration at the Vertical Ventures indoor rock climbing gym won’t be one to forget. Standard and private events are available for reservation and include use of an event room. verticalventures.com
Water Works Park — If there’s nice weather, your child can enjoy a beautiful outdoor birthday celebration at Water Works Park. Enjoy a picnicking area, a playground, and a splash pad.
Yellow Bird Studio — Artists of all ages can enjoy a themed birthday party at Yellow Bird studio with time for making art projects and celebrating with other activities. yellowbirdstudiotampa.com
YMCAs of Tampa Bay — The YMCA has so much to offer, including birthday parties. Check with your local YMCA for party availability. ymcatampabay.org
Young Chefs Academy — Celebrate your child’s birthday party at Young Chefs Academy, where every child can be a chef for the day. The birthday child will receive a special birthday apron while all guests can enjoy the experience of cooking their own creations and participating in other fun activities. youngchefsacademy.com
ZooTampa at Lowry Park — Celebrate your child’s birthday with real party animals. ZooTampa at Lowry Park offers an up close animal encounter for birthday parties, along with a special gift for the birthday child, admission to the park for all guests, food and more. zootampa.org