Indianapolis Area Children’s Birthday Party Guide

Birthday Party Guide Presented by Urban Air

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!

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Urban Air Adventure Park

14450 Mundy Drive
Noblesville, Indiana 46060

(317) 565-2035

Urban Air Adventure Park is an indoor amusement center with trampolines, Dodgeball, Climbing Walls, a Battle Beam, Sky Rider Coaster, Ropes Course, Bumper Cars, Virtual Reality, Warrior Course, and more!

SoChatti Chocolate

Host your party at our beautiful chocolate tasting room in downtown Indianapolis! We can customize a kids chocolate class for your group, including exciting chocolate activities and a chocolate factory tour. You may bring your own catering, cake and decorations. SoChatti is a local, artisanal chocolate company and all our chocolate is perfect for children with allergies! All chocolate is nut-free, dairy-free, soy-free, gluten-free and vegan.

Royal Events

Royal Events travels central Indiana to perform for Birthdays, Festivals, Businesses, & much more. Our professionally trained and talented cast members embody heart, passion, and imagination to create magical moments for ALL ages. Our Characters sing, act, dance, and story-tell LIVE to bring magic into the hearts’ of Indiana!

Once Upon A Party

Specializing in professional face painting, balloon twisting, glitter tattoos, and over-the-top balloon decor, Once Upon A Party brings the FUN! Whether you are entertaining 10 or 100, we can take your party to the next level with our good, old-fashioned, fun activities. 

White Bounce House Indy

The White Bounce House Indy is a small, family-owned, and run business and the only place to rent all-white bounce houses in Indy. You are never too old to bounce and have fun while enjoying Insta-worthy photo ops. Let’s Bounce! 

Indy DJ Connect: Kids Party Entertainment

When it comes to entertaining your kids and their friends, you must keep up with the latest trends or you’ll have a serious uphill battle. Our local kid’s party DJs have years of experience playing today’s hit music for youngin’s all over Indianapolis!

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.

Indianapolis Bouncy Castle Rentals

At Indianapolis Bouncy Castle Rentals, LLC, we are a small, family-owned Bounce House rental business. We strive to provide our service with the highest levels of customer satisfaction. We will do everything we can to meet your expectations to ensure your celebration event leaves your children with lasting fun memories.

The Music Playhouse

Enjoy a fun-filled birthday party with lots of singing, dancing, movement, and instrument play! The Music Playhouse would love to host your child’s next birthday party at our Carmel location led by one of our very talented Music Playhouse Instructors.

Best Venues/Locations for Children’s Parties

NinjaZone Academy Parties

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!

Indy Gamer Station

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!

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

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.

Science Time

Science Time comes to you, with fun, hands-on experiments! Great for birthdays or playgroups!

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

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 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
  • Indy Arty Party
  • Cupcake Bakeries
  • 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

Crown Haven Center offers 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.

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