After months of birthday car parades and skipping parties, you might be ready to finally celebrate your kiddo’s next birthday in style. If you still prefer to bypass the at-home party, L.A. has plenty of options when it comes to hosting your special day at a party venue.
To help you plan your little ones’ dream day, take a look at the best kids’ birthday party places in Los Angeles.
A long-time favorite of kids across generations, the iconic Santa Monica Pier Carousel will always be one of Los Angeles’ favorite places to host a birthday party. Treat your guests to a few whirls around the carousel, and when you need a break, you can enjoy some sweet treats, like ice cream sundaes and root beer floats at the Soda Jerks.
To book the carousel for a party, contact Anne at 310-458-8786 or mail her through email@example.com.
Address: 1624 Ocean Front Walk, Santa Monica, CA 90401
Looking for a unique play experience for your birthday bash? You can book the Cayton Children’s Museum for your day. Parties and events include unlimited access to the entire museum, as well as a private party room. If you really want to kick things up to the next level, you can even rent the whole museum for a private event.
Party bookings are available on Saturdays and Sundays, with prices starting from $1,150 for up to 40 people.
Address: 395 Santa Monica Place, #374 Santa Monica, CA 90401
Underwood Farms is the go-to spot for party venues with farm-filled fun. Farm parties include access to the animal centers and barnyard rides and attractions, a tractor-drawn wagon ride around the farm, and a private party area.
Address: 3370 Sunset Valley Road, Moorpark, CA
Annenberg PetSpace provides a unique pet adoption experience and hands-on lessons that allow kids to learn how to care for animals, making this ideal place to host a birthday party for young animal lovers.
The venue offers birthday party packages for kids aged 4-10, both on-site and virtually.
Address: 12005 Bluff Creek Dr, Playa Vista, CA 90094
If your birthday kid is an art enthusiast passionate about creation, Art Rebel might be the ideal party place to book. This unique Sherman Oaks staple is a favorite for kids and grown-ups alike. Party themes include paint dancing, graffiti art, and more.
You can book a two-hour party at their location or enlist their mobile services for a party in your own backyard.
Address: 14382 Ventura Blvd, Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
Whether you want to beat the summer heat or pretend it’s actually cold in L.A., any season is perfect for a birthday party at an ice rink. The LA Kings Valley Ice Center is an excellent birthday party place that does all the work (except the ice skating) for you!
The ever-popular birthday party package starts at $350 and includes skate rentals, a 1/2 hour skate lesson for your guests, a private party room, paper goods, party favors, and even invitations. What more could you ask for?
Address: 8750 Van Nuys Blvd. Panorama City, CA 91402
With a five-level play structure, rock climbing wall, ropes course, and more, Adventureplex is the perfect destination for a high-energy kids’ birthday party.
The Adventure Party package accommodates 15 kids and includes a private celebration with full access to the indoor playground’s amenities.
Address: 1701 Marine Ave., Manhattan Beach, CA 90266
Parks and Playgrounds
Los Angeles is full of amazing parks that make the perfect location for a birthday party. Check out our guide to the best parks and playgrounds for some ideas.
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Featured photo: Mike McBey