Best Birthday Party Ideas on the SF Peninsula

Published May 30, 2018

Are you planning a big birthday party for your child?  When planning a birthday party, it's best to think ahead. We have some super fun  birthday ideas that will keep you organized leading up to party day. 

Hosting a birthday party for your child can be a lot of work. From loot bags, to the birthday cake, to invitations, there are a lot of little things that add up. To make the party planning process easier on parents ChatterBlock has put together a list of our favorite birthday party venues and ideas on the SF Peninsula. 

Feel free to check out our list. We know you will discover an awesome birthday party venue that your kid will adore! 

Art is Happening

Celebrate your child's birthday creatively with a unique art party. Each party here typically hosts three to eight artists work for three hours to complete a project in the medium of the birthday child's choice. For younger children, two-hour parties work best. Depending on the medium, more than eight guests may be accommodated.

Peninsula Party

Headquartered in Mountain View, Peninsula Party provides service to the Peninsula, South Bay and San Francisco. They provide top quality party rentals and supplies for birthday parties, corporate events, church and non-profit events. Peninsula Party’s friendly staff is always available to answer any questions.

Mad Science

Children will have the opportunity to make Mad Science Slime, super bouncy balls, or Mad Science putty. Kids are always amazed by the interactive demonstrations, hands-on activities and the super chemical reactions. Parents love the fact that these super parties are hassle-free. They will come to you and provide all the excitement!

Wizbots will come to your home and bring a full cart of LEGO NXT robotics equipment, laptops, building supplies, arts & craft materials and more to provide 90 minutes of hands-on robotics fun. Kids receive a brief tutorial on how to work with the equipment, and then break out into pairs to design, build, and program complete working robots from their own imagination. 

Bay Area Discovery Museum

Whether you’re planning a children’s birthday party or baby shower, all parties at the Bay Area Discovery Museum have something in common: A great setting and seamless execution. From themed shindigs to the bounce house, the options are endless for children’s birthday parties at BADM!

Twisters Sports

Twisters’ parties have something fun for every child! Choose between a gymnastics or Tae Kwon Do theme,. The birthday kid and guests will enjoy an hour of games, obstacle courses, bounce house, and free play with an upbeat and friendly staff. For the second hour, he / she will enjoy time with close friends and family in one of our private party rooms. The birthday child and all guests will receive a Twisters goody bag at the end of the party. From our basic “Blue” package to our deluxe “Purple” package, we’ll make sure the kids have a great time! 


Whether you are looking for a special Art Birthday Party, Art Assembly at your school, or Art Activities for a Community, Business or School Event, Abrakadoodle can help make it special.  They have delighted thousands of kids with our Arty Birthday Parties, painted kids' faces around the world with Arty Faces and helped to make countless events memorable through our Arty Events. 


Brainvyne delivers fun-filled parties at their Palo Alto venue, or anywhere else that works for you. Their entertaining and enriching LEGO® themed parties that are fun and educational. In "LEGO Zoom" parties, kids will build automated vehicles; while in "LEGO® Robotics" parties, they will learn the basics of scratch programming and build and program robots with their own code.

Small Fry Dance Club

Small Fry Dance Club offers private birthday parties for preschool age children. They offer have a general birthday party dance class plan, but take pride in creating a unique and special event. Choose your own music, party theme, class exercises, meals, treats, and even the dance teacher! Possible party themes include cowboys/cowgirls, princesses. ballerina, and more! 


Opal'z party space can accommodate up to 30 people. The parties are 1 1/2 to two hours. The first hour is soap making, then the soaps need to cool before they come out of the molds, so they clean up the soap supplies and you and your guests have the snacks and cake (that you supply) and then they bring the soaps back before your guests leave.  You and your guests will have a great time, and they will each leave with 3 or 4 of their very own, personalized, homemade pure vegetable glycerin soaps. No need for goody bags because their own handmade creations are each guest's treasures!

Wow! There are so many cool places to have a birthday party on the SF Peninsula!

While you are on Chatterblock, we recommend you check out our list of other fun things to do. 😀 

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