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 Road, Indianapolis (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. More Info

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! More Info

Goldfish Swim School

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

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! More Info

Gymboree Play & Music

12524 Gray Road, Carmel (317) 574-9626 Indoor parties perfect for preschoolers, babies and their friends. More Info

Evolve Youth Esports

13644 N. Meridian Street, Carmel (317) 574-9626 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. More Info

Little Village Playroom

9850 N Michigan Road, Carmel (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! More Info 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. More Info

Science Time

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

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
  • Line Form Art Center

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
  • 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.

Once Upon a Party Face Painting

Indy Arty Party

Cupcake Bakeries

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