Everyone wants to have their cake and eat it too. But as we all know, planning a birthday party for your child can be a daunting task. From balancing your budget, finding a location, deciding on a delicious cake, getting all of the party supplies and goodie bags....The list goes on.
Whether you're looking for a party venue to take care of everything, or a venue where you can bring all of your own fun, we've got something for everyone.
Here's our list of the best birthday party venues in Toronto.
Birthday parties at the Make Station allow all guests to express their creativity and imagination. All parties include 60 minutes of craft making led by an instructor and 45 minutes of party time, eating cake and pizza. There's an array of party art projects to choose from, including paint your own ceramics, unicorn and dragon pouring, dog and cat sculpey, and more. If none of their craft options are quite the right fit, the staff at the Make Station are happy to create a custom project.
Chamelea Science Center is the place where your party guests' intuition, curiosity creativity and imagination will be ignited! For two hours, you can rent their entire facility. Party guests will be led through a fun, hands-on science experiment by a Chamelea staff member, and kids can take home their experiment at the end of the party! They have over a dozen party themes to choose from, including Finding Nemo, Outer Space Explorer, The Science Behinf Frozen, FairyTale Science, and more.
Kidville is a great place to take any child for his or her birthday. They offer 16 party themes for your child to pick from, like Glow in the Dark Dance Party, Little Explorers Safari Adventure, and Superhero Birthday Bash. The fun staff at Kidville are also more than happy to customize a party for you. If you can dream it, they can make it happen! One of our favourites is their Royal Princess And Knight Party where your child will be dressed up like a princess and a knight. Every guest will be crowned royalty after they decorate his or her own crown to make this party end happily ever after.
Mad Science's birthday parties are hands-on, interactive, and tons of fun! A Mad Scientist will lead party goers through an experiment of your choice of Slime, Mad Science Putty, or Mad Science Bouncy Balls, and children will take home their creations. Best of all, they bring all of the materials to your home or location of choice and take care of all of the clean up! You can crank up the fun with lots of party upgrades, like dry ice, cotton candy, or a rocket launch.
Let your child's birthday party be a creative experience! Avenue Road Arts School offers "Visual Art Parties" for children ages 4 to 12 years. Professional instructors will lead partiers through a fun and creative art activity, like creating masks, wishing wands, rainsticks, and other cool art projects. They also have Drama Birthday Parties where children will transform into fascinating characters and perform in a short play.
Join the A Pirate's Life crew for a birthday party your children will never forget! Kids will transform into pirates with costumes, face paint, and their very own pirate names. Then they will set sail on a 50-foot pirate ship on an adventure in Toronto's Harbour searching for sunken treasure. This is seriously one of the most unique party programs Toronto has to offer.
Amici School of Music & Music Together offers a fun and educational birthday party for children ages 0 to 7. It's 45 minutes of interactive music, entertainment, and activities with 2 instructors. Activities include instruments (egg shakers, rhythm sticks, drums, and more), puppets, parachute fun, jam sessions, dancing with colourful scarves, and games.
Beading Buds' totally awesome birthday parties are a blast for the kids and a hit with parents. Parties are held in the comfort of your own home. An instructor will come to your house and lead party goers through a jewellery making project. There will be thousands of beads and plenty of materials so each child can make something that they will love to wear and show off. Don't be fooled: these party programs can be fun for boys too! Beading Buds has a keychain or zipper option that boys can decorate with sport-themed charms.
Bizzy Bee in an indoor playspace for children ages 0 to 6. Their birthday parties are hassle-free. Kids will get two hours of play time in the play gym decked out with a slide and ball pit, dress-up area, a construction play area, and a crafts station. They have different themes to choose from including Ahoy! Pirate Party, Royal Tea Party, Teddy Bear Picnic and Pajamarama. Parents can sit back and relax and sip on endless amounts of tea and coffee or join in on the outrageous fun! And don't even think about cleaning up. That will all be taken care of for you.
Children's Forest knows how to make birthday parties epic, fun, and memorable. Their parties are designed for children 3 to 12 years old and there's and endless list of fun themes to choose from - Sports, Comic, Unicorn, Ninja, PJ, Treasure, and more. Parties include a full hour of games, sports, or activities based on your chosen theme and then 30 minutes to sing Happy Birthday and munch on cake!
Do you love chocolate? Duh! Who doesn't? A birthday party at Chocolate Tales will be just as much fun for the parents as it is for the birthday boy or girl and guests! A chocolatier will come to a location of your choice and lead guests through chocolate entertainment and decorating. Activities may include chocolate finger painting, rolling chocolate truffles, cake decorating, animal-shaped lollipop making, and much more. Guests will die and go to chocolate heaven as they dive into this fabulous chocolate experience.
If your looking for a birthday party that’s both fun and educational, host your party at MakerKids. You can choose from a Coding, Robotics, or Minecraft themed party. By the end of the party, kids will have learned technical and soft skills, including robotics, design, engineering, coding, problem solving, and leadership. Kids will be in awe as they bring their own invention to life. Projects include designing video games, making Minecraft contraptions, and making night lights. Their birthday parties are great for kids ages 6 to 13.
Filmberries offers a unique birthday party for your child. They have three different themes, Claymation, Filmmaking, and Photography. Our favourite is their Filmmaking birthday party where kids make their own personalized five to ten minute film. Partiers will work together behind the scenes to plan their story and then act it out. Movies can be made extra special by adding a green screen so kids can be filmed jumping on the moon, swimming with dolphins, or whatever your heart desires.
Fun Space is an indoor playground that includes a bouncy castle, a climbing tower, ride-on toys, and many more play structures for children 6 years old and under. Their birthday party packages include two hours of private play time - you get the entire facility just for your birthday party! They also have a range of terrific add-ons like brining Elsa and Olaf or Minnie Mouse to pump up the party.
Kidnasium offers a variety of family oriented recreational gymnastics programs that are both fun and educational. All of their party packages include up to 12 children (although they can accommodate up to 30), set up/clean up and everything in between, and use of their party room and fully equipped gym. Parties are scheduled for an hour and a half, and for an extra fee the birthday boy or girl can choose from gymnastics, ninja, arts and crafts, science, or nerf game activities to make his or her special day even more special.
Who doesn't love laser tag? No one, that's who! Laser tag is the ultimate birthday party experience for kids and teens. Laser Quest in East Toronto has a handful of terrific party packages to choose from. All packages include two epic missions of Laser Quest. All guests are bound to have loads of interactive fun at Laser Quest!
Sprouts is an 6,000 square foot indoor play gym filled with toys and play structures. Their birthday parties are held on the weekends after 4pm. Kids get to run, jump, and play in the play area and then eat cake in the private party room, which can seat up to 30 guests. Awesome, add-on party activities add 30 minutes to the party. The guest of honour can choose from a Dance Party, Sports Ball Party, Yoga Party, Beading and Bangles, and more!