Indianapolis Area Children’s Birthday Party Guide

Best Kids Birthday Party Places

Some of my best memories from my school years are from the birthday parties of my best friends. My parents also knew how to throw some of the best birthday parties for kids, so it’s no surprise that I’m always planning ahead and looking for the best birthday party places near me. Here’s a list of some of the best birthday party venues, best Indianapolis cake decorators, best Indy children’s entertainers, and more. Cheers, and happy birthday!

Twilight Slumber Parties

There’s no reason to leave home. Celebrate in style with DIY slumber party set-up kits that arrive fully cleaned and sanitized. All you do it untie the tents and decorate/set up following simple instructions. Your slumber party will be beautifully styled and ready for your fun-loving guests.
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Best Venues/Locations for Children’s Parties


NinjaZone Academy Parties

11464 Lakeridge Drive, Fishers
(317) 288-4212
NinjaZone parties are awesome! We set up courses for time and speed so that you can test your strength and compete with your friends in a fun and safe space! NinjaZone is fully padded and prepared for the most rambunctious kiddos!
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Indy Gamer Station

5436 W. 86th Street, Indianapolis
(317) 969-6831
We are a party and event venue that combines traditional arcade classics with the excitement of video gaming.  Whether celebrating birthdays, special occasions, or just enjoying good old-fashioned fun, we have the perfect space!
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Sweet Peas Play Cafe

1825 South Plate Street, Kokomo
(765) 450-1825
You’ll have run of the whole building when you book a birthday party at Sweet Peas Play Cafe. Indoor playgrounds, games, ride-on vehicles, construction toys, and more will keep kids happy for hours!
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Other fun Indianapolis birthday party ideas: Rhythm Discovery Center, Skyzone in Plainfield, Skyzone Indianapolis (South), Defy Indy, Kids Planet, Zip City,  Urban Air, Aqua-Tots Swim Parties, Goldfish Swim School

Entertainment & Activities for Children’s Parties

Snapology Indy West

(317) 741-6360
You choose the location, and we will come to you! All parties include a Birthday theme, a certified Snapology party facilitator who will set up, conduct activities, and clean up.
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Science Time

(317) 660-1433
Science Time comes to you, with fun, hands-on experiments! Great for birthdays or playgroups!
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Wandering Braid

Preschool and Baby Birthday Parties

Arts and Crafts Birthday Parties

  • UPaint Pottery
  • Pottery By You
  • Color Me Mine
  • Bisque Barn
  • Teal Canary, Greenwood
  • Creative Corner Art Studio, Indianapolis
  • Cookies & Canvas, Indy
  • Paint It! Kids
  • Bath Junkie
  • Build A Bear Workshop, Multiple Locations
  • Kiln Creations, Noblesville
  • Tie Dye Lab

Foodie or Cooking Birthday Parties

Sporty & Active Birthday Parties

  • Carmel Ice Skadium
  • Youth Ice Pavilion at the Fairgrounds
  • Indy Fuel Tank
  • Geist Sports Academy
  • Gymnastics Unlimited
  • Interactive Academy
  • MyGym, Fishers
  • Off the Wall Sports, Carmel
  • Spectrum Sports
  • Sports Zone
  • Ninjas Edge
  • Climb Time
    Goldfish Swim School
  • DeVeau’s School of Gymnastics
  • Danna Mannix, Indianapolis
  • Hamilton County Sports Complex, Noblesville
  • Hoosier Gymnastics, Plainfield
  • Hoosier Heights
  • Lifetime Fitness, Multiple Locations
  • The Flip Zone, Plainfield
  • The JCC
  • Franklin Aquatic Center
  • Monon Community Center
  • Rec Room gymnastics
    Cirque Indy

Other Venues/Locations for Birthday Parties

Other Entertainment/Activities for Birthday Parties

These businesses and services come to you and provide entertainment and more for kid birthday party, wherever it is.

Creative Escape
It’s a Block Party
Hedgehog Hannah
Elite Game Truck
Willing Hands Designs Face Painting
Jump for Joy Inflatables
Hedgehog Hannah Animal Show
Silly Safaris Live Show
Iced Out Cake Shoppe & Characters
Twilight Slumber Parties

Crown Haven Center in Kokomo
Pony rides, horseback riding, petting zoo, military vehicle rides, indoor archery tag and more. Party room available with rental. Preschoolers will love the pony rides. Other activities are perfect for elementary age and teen birthday party activities.

Duckpin Bowling, Indianapolis
A vintage bowling alley in the Fountain Square neighborhood of Indianapolis. Food and beverages available for sale. Great for kids and families.

Prancing Ponies Miniature Pony Rides
Have the ponies at your house or book a party at Prancing Ponies! Kids will love miniature ponies. Perfect for preschool birthday parties and younger elementary age.

Indy Arty Party

Cupcake Bakeries

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