A kid’s birthday is THE event of their year! If you are a caregiver for children, you know all about the party prepping, birthday invites, themed cakes, and fun surrounding their special day. But what about us? Often, adults’ birthdays get overlooked and we miss out on a great opportunity to have fun with friends and family. One of the biggest challenges is choosing an activity or location to celebrate your special day. If you, a spouse, or a friend have a birthday on the horizon, have no fear! We did the work for you. Here are our top 25 birthday party venues for adults in the Indianapolis area.
Looking for teen or tween approved party ideas? We’ve got those too!
Pinheads and Alley’s Alehouse
This is not your average bowling alley. Enjoy a full service restaurant, great drinks, a dance floor, and fun bowling events including cosmic bowling, complete with a DJ. They have a party room with private lanes that you can book. Invite your friends and embrace this classic activity for your birthday party. Don’t forget to check out the arcade!
The HandleBar provides an epic tour of Indianapolis, all while riding a 14-seater pedal bike. Bring your own drinks, listen to music, and have a blast on this boozy tour of Indianapolis. You can pick a variety of tours, such as a brunch tour, classic, and a progressive dinner tour. You can book individual seats, or rent an entire bike for your private birthday party.
16 Bit Bar & Arcade
An adult arcade? Say no more! This awesome venue features over 50 different classic arcade games, as well as a super fun and unique drink menu. Find fun classics like Mario Bros, Pac- Man, and superhero classics at this fun bar in the heart of downtown Indy.
If you have a need for speed, this is the perfect birthday party venue for you. With customizable birthday packages available, they take the work out of planning for you. This indoor Go Kart cart venue has electric cars that are FAST, slick, and quiet. The track is routinely changed to keep it interesting and exciting. They have a bar inside and a great atmosphere with comfortable seating for you to relax and enjoy yourself.
Anarchy Axe Throwing
Get adventurous at this exciting venue, complete with private axe throwing bays, and a bar with made-to-order drinks. The first hour you throw axes, and the second hour they offer other things to try, such as shovels, knives, and throwing stars. They offer birthday party packages, so grab your friends and head over to this fun birthday party location.
Even if you aren’t good at golf, you’re sure to have a blast at Top Golf in Fishers. Reserve a bay, invite your friends, and enjoy a fun night out with friends. This golf simulator game played in bowling-style rounds provides some healthy competition and challenge, while remaining fun and easy to learn. They have a full restaurant inside, with great food and drinks to complete your birthday evening.
Indy Joy Ride Winery Tour
Indy Joy Ride offers a Winery Tour that is perfect for a birthday celebration. Sit back, relax, and enjoy a custom winery tour. You’ll have the option to purchase bottles of wine along the way, as well as sample delicious cheeses on this relaxing day out.
Visit the best breweries around Indianapolis on this personalized brewery tour. Enjoy approximately four hours touring Indy in the custom designed limo-style bus, complete with neon lights and Bluetooth speakers.
Pleasures Party Bus
Pleasures Party Bus would make for an unforgettable birthday party. Rent a party bus that can accommodate 15, 22, or 27 people! This bus will take you anywhere you want to go, and even has a plug in for a karaoke machine! Grab all of your friends and jump aboard for an epic birthday celebration with your very own party bus.
Kicasso Sneaker Art Bar
Get creative for your birthday at this unique birthday party venue. Book a self-guided sneaker painting class, where you receive a pair of white sneakers as your canvas. They have snacks and beverages available for purchase, or you are welcome to bring your own birthday treats.
Penn and Beech Candle Co.
Penn and Beech Candle Co. offers a relaxing and fun atmosphere. This shop features candle pouring, where you get to select your scents, mix them with the wax, and choose your candle style. As your new candle cures, enjoy drinks and the company of your friends for your birthday celebration.
Wine and Canvas
Paint while you sip your favorite glass of wine for your birthday this year. Select a private class, or book space for you and your friends at a public class, where you participate in a guided painting session. Bring home your masterpiece as a memory of your birthday celebration!
Visiting an escape room is the perfect birthday party outing. Work together with your crew to solve mind bending mysteries and riddles and “escape” from the room in under an hour! Make dinner reservations afterwards and blow out your candles to round out this fun night.
Indy Spa Parties
This traveling spa party is the perfect birthday package to enjoy with your girlfriends. They come to houses, hotels, or your location of choice to deliver high quality spa services. This is the perfect way to pamper yourself (and your friends!) and ring in your birthday with the ultimate relaxing party.
Go Ape Zip Line and High Ropes Course
Fly high at this awesome outdoor ropes course and zip line! Spend your birthday swinging from the trees with this adventurous bash. Choose from either the Treehouse Discovery or the Treehouse Adventure tour and have a blast with your friends.
Dave and Busters
Drinks, games, food, and fun makes Dave and Busters a great option for an adult birthday party venue. They have a full service restaurant, a huge selection of fun arcade games, and great drinks on tap. Reserve a table and celebrate with all of your friends at this upscale arcade.
Howl at The Moon
Howl at the Moon is the perfect venue for a birthday night out on the town. Live music, amazing drinks, and an even better atmosphere makes this a great option for those who like to let loose and have some fun. They offer special birthday party packages on their website, which takes all the fuss and planning out of the equation. Bring yourself, and your friends for a perfect night of celebrating you.
Attend A Sporting Event
We have some top-notch sports teams in Indy, and several of them offer group sales and party packages for the sports fans out there. Basketball, Football, Hockey, Baseball – we have it all! Make a party out of watching your favorite team with your friends.
Cirque Indy is the only circus school in the city. Believe it or not, you can take acrobatic circus classes right here in Indy, and they have birthday party packages! Practice your aerial skills and fly through the sky with your friends at this amazing birthday venue.
Tappers Arcade Bar
This 21+ arcade bar in Indianapolis would be a great place to host a birthday party for the kid at heart. Expect to find pinball, arcade games, and great drinks at this vibrant venue. Arcade games, excluding pinball, are free to play if you’re purchasing food or beverages. Check their website for special event nights to see what they might be doing on your special day!
The Fowling Warehouse
What is fowling, you might ask? It’s a fun mix of bowling and football! Throw a football instead of a bowling ball to knock down all ten pins. The Fowling Warehouse offers a full bar and you can bring any food you’d like for your birthday celebration. Private parties are an option here also.
Fastimes Indoor Karting is an exciting birthday venue for anyone who loves a little competition! These fun indoor racing carts go up to 40 mph. You can book a birthday party online, so invite all your friends and get ready to race!
Daredevil Taproom Brewing
Daredevil Taproom is a local favorite, serving up fresh house-made beer, great pizzas, and an even better atmosphere. Bring your cake and candles, and have a party at the taproom. They allow for group reservations, so no worries about waiting for a table on your big day.
Punch Bowl Social
Punch Bowl Social is a favorite venue in town. They are truly a one stop shop for fun with options for everyone in your group. Choose from karaoke, table games, and bowling, as well as great food and drinks. You’ll be coming back with your friends at every opportunity after an epic birthday bash here! Don’t forget to make a reservation for your party!
Helium Comedy Club
With regularly scheduled shows at the comedy club, this is a great place to let loose and laugh with your friends for your birthday celebration. They have a full menu, drinks, and of course great entertainment. Make a group reservation with your friends and laugh the night away.
Birthday parties don’t need to end once you become an adult. There are so many wonderful venues to celebrate your birthday all around Indy. Whatever your hobbies or interests, you’re sure to find a place you love. So blow out those candles and live it up on your special day! After all, there’s never going to be another you, and you are worth celebrating.