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!

Incrediplex Indoor Family Entertainment Center

6002 Sunnyside Rd, Indianapolis, IN 46236
(317) 823-9555

A huge obstacle climber, inflatable play areas, private party rooms, tons of arcade games, laser tag, bowling, a theater screening room and sports fields (soccer, volleyball, flag football, Frisbee, basketball and lacrosse) all make Incrediplex a fantastic place to play and celebrate many occasions, especially birthday parties! School aged children, pre-teens and even teen birthday parties are a blast at Incrediplex on Indianapolis’ east side in the Lawrence area.

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Best Venues/Locations for Children’s Parties

NinjaZone Academy Parties

11464 Lakeridge Dr
Fishers, IN 46037

(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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Goldfish Swim School

271 Merchants Square Dr, Carmel
11581 Geist Pavilion Dr, Fishers
(317) 810-0790
Small classes, fun birthday parties, all in a pool that’s 90 degrees warm.
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Indy Gamer Station   

5436 W. 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46268
(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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Gymboree Play & Music

1101 IN-135, Greenwood
(317) 885-9154
12524 Gray Rd, Carmel
(317) 574-9626
Indoor parties perfect for preschoolers, babies and their friends.
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Evolve Youth Esports

13644 N. Meridian St., Carmel, IN 46032

Evolve Youth Esports strives to provide world-class esports and gaming entertainment, and we’re excited for the opportunity to open our doors and share our love of games with you and your guests.
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Little Village Playroom

9850 N Michigan Rd, Carmel IN 46032
(317) 559-3210

We can handle a little, or a lot. You decide!
 Flexible and completely custom private party packages for your 1 – 5 year old!
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Rhythm Discovery Center
Skyzone in Fishers, Skyzone in Plainfield, Skyzone Indianapolis (South)
Defy Indy
Aqua Tots Swim School
Kids Planet

Zip City, Indianapolis, Southside
Main Event Entertainment
Indy Urban Air
Aqua-Tots Swim Parties

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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Preschool and Baby Birthday Parties

Other Venues/Locations for Birthday Parties

Indy Parks and Recreation
Cool Creek Nature Center, Carmel
Curvy Girl Studio Music & Motion, Noblesville
4 Kids Books and Toys, Zionsville
Bongo Boy Music Center, Indianapolis
Teal Canary, Greenwood
Bounce U Inflatable Center, Fishers
Pink Party Palace, Indianapolis
Build A Bear Workshop, Multiple Locations
Conner Prairie, Fishers
Danna Mannix, Indianapolis

GreaTimes, Indianapolis
Hamilton County Sports Complex, Noblesville
Hoosier Gymnastics, Plainfield
Kiln Creations, Noblesville
Laser Tag, Multiple Locations
Lifetime Fitness, Multiple Locations
Monkey Joes Inflatable Center, Indianapolis
Creative Corner Art Studio, Indianapolis
School Stony Creek Swim Center, Noblesville
That Fun Place, Greenfield
The Flip Zone, Plainfield
Poplar Ridge Stables, Carmel
Cookies & Canvas, Indianapolis
Wrights Fundamentals, Multiple Locations
Skateland, Indianapolis
Table + Tea, Indianapolis
Natural Valley Ranch

Mass Ave. Toys Party Room
Krenolies Donuts
MyGym, Fishers
Off the Wall Sports, Carmel
Cake Bake Shop, Indianapolis
Peewinkles Puppet Studio, Indianapolis
Pinheads, Fishers
Rascals Fun Zone, Whiteland
Rhythm Discovery Center, Indianapolis
Skyzone Trampoline Park, Multiple Locations
Sprouts Cooking School for Kids
Indy Stars Gymnastics

Kiln Creations
The Donut Experiment
Tie Dye Lab
Jack’s Donuts
Splash Island, Plainfield
UPaint Pottery
Greenwood Community Center Kid City
Movie Theater
Carter’s Play Place
The Flying Cupcake

Other Entertainment/Activities for Birthday Parties

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

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.

Once Upon a Party Face Painting
It’s a Block Party
Indy Arty Party