Planning a birthday party for your kid can be tough. From loot bags, to cake, to the type of pizza to order, there are endless items you need to organize. Picking a party venue is probably both the biggest and hardest decision. After all, you'll have to balance a budget, your kid's interests, and other factors.
To make help you out, we've put together a list of some of the best places to host a kid's birthday party in Halifax.
Ice Patch Hollow is one of Halifax's top indoor playground. It brings to life the cartoon fantasy world—Ice Patch Hollow—from Brian Hiltz's children's book series. The indoor playground has highly-entertaining play structures and endless toys. Kids also get to interact with real characters from Ice Patch Hollow, like Joey the Penguin and Edna the Octopus.
Best of all, Ice Patch Hollow loves birthday parties. When you book a birthday with them, you get a dedicated party room for two hours where you can brining your own food, cakes, and supplies. Your guests can play as much as they want in the two-hour timeframe. If you've left the party planning to the last minute, don't worry. Ice Patch Hollow only requires 24 hours notice for party bookings.
Go Active Kids is an indoor play centre that offers safe, fun birthday party rental packages to keep kids moving and encourage healthy play. They offer two party packages, which allow for a maximum of 20 kids. Parties are two to three hours long and come with paper plates and cutlery and use of the kitchen. The Glow in the Dark Pyjama Party is a fantastic option if you want to take your child's party to the next level.
Hatfield Farm offers everything from trail, wagon and sleigh rides to the perfect venue for your child's Birthday Party. They have all-you-can-eat hot dogs or all-you-can-eat pizza! All you need to bring is the cake and presents.
Their Cowpoke Birthday Adventure package includes a wagon or sleigh ride to and from Fort Clayton, supervised playtime in their indoor heated Rubber Rodeo, all-you-can-drink (juice, soda pop, water, coffee & tea), napkins & cups. With this package, you and your guests can use the Hillbilly Adventure Lines, play a round of mini-golf, run around on the playground, and visit the animals at the Petting Pens. You can also add pony rides to the end of your party.
Mad Science birthday parties entertain children of all ages with exciting, high-energy, interactive shows that come to you. Their no mess, hassle-free birthday parties are packed with science and fun! Mad Science has a laboratory full of interactive demonstrations and activities to make your child’s next birthday party the best ever! They have two themes to choose from: Dry Ice or Glow Show. Every child at your Mad Science party will also make a fun, hands-on item to take home; options include slippery slime or a colourful bouncy ball.
The Kids Fun Factory, an indoor playground, will handle all the stress and plan your birthday party for your kid. With party packages starting at $150, space rental is more affordable than you think, and you don’t have to worry about entertainment planning or cleaning up the mess created by your little ones. You can just relax and enjoy watching your kids have a blast.
The Kids Fun Factory has three party packages to choose from, and they all come with a party room for two hours and unlimited playtime within your two-hour slot.
Feel like hosting your child's party from the comfort of your own home? Sandy Greenberg of Razzmatazz for Kids, an award-winning musical duo that has been performing for almost 20 years, will come to you and perform solo at your event. Sandy can entertain your little ones with an action-packed puppet show and fun interactive songs with her guitar. She will also face paint all the guests with their choice of sparkling rainbows, unicorns, snakes, lightning zaps, hearts, and more.
4Cats Art Studio's birthday parties are hands-on art experiences, and every child gets to take home his or her creation. Parties are an hour and 45 minutes; the first hour is for art instruction, and the remaining 45 minutes is for food and birthday cake. They offer a variety of party themes, such as paint splatter parties, clay parties, dragon parties, and many more. Make sure your guests are dressed for the mess!
Let your little one's birthday party be extra special at hop! skip! jump! They have three colourful party rooms to choose from: Orange, Blue and Pink! The Blue Room can hold 32 people and the Pink and Orange Rooms can accommodate 24 people each. They also have four different birthday party packages based on how many little ones will be attending.
They have a dedicated area for toddlers, spinning palm trees, a space spinner, balloon carnival, trampoline, animal merry-go-round, and lots more!
Book your Paint your own pottery party at Clay Cafe. They will set up, clean up and guide your children throughout. Fun and easy for you. Just bring your own food, drink and paper goods. Painting Parties Made Simple! They have a Private Party Room with seating for up to 25 people for Birthday Parties (for all ages!). After your party, they will hold the pieces to glaze and fire them and you can pick them up a few days after your party.
Their expert performers are highly trained, experienced, talented and beautiful inside and out. Most of their performers have been in the industry for many years and have a great deal of experience.
Sackville Sports Stadium hosts two-hour pool parties starting at $150. For the first hour, you get access to both pools, and for the second hour you get to use their party room, which can accommodate up to 35 people. Parties are held on weekends.
Did you find a fun birthday party venue in Halifax? If you want to browse for more birthday party providers, check out ChatterBlock's Birthday Parties Directory.
Read more about the author