Great Places to Host a Birthday Party in Cincinnati & NKY

Places to host a birthday party in Cincinnati & NKYPlaces to host a Birthday Party in Cincinnati

We all know how important birthday parties are. We work hard to make sure they’re perfect, that our children have fun and that great memories are made. Unfortunately, sometimes this is easier said than done, as it can be hard to find places other than the typical ones you think of {you know the places we are talking about ;-)}.

This is exactly why a few weeks ago on Facebook we asked you to share your favorite places to host a birthday party in Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Boy were we excited about your responses! So many great suggestions – places we’d not heard of, places we’d been to, places all over the city.  It was a great list and we couldn’t wait to share it here on the blog.

**Please note that our goal is to continue to grow this list, adding new places as we discover them or when you send them our way. If you know of a great place that’s not included on our list, please feel free to leave information about it in the comments, or you can shoot us an email at familyfriendlycincinnati@gmail. com.


 Adventure Zone at Cincinnati Mills Mall ~ Inflatables for the kids to bounce around on, and then you have a party room for half the party.  Prices start at $150 with several packages and add-options available.  Bounce away on your birthday!

Anderson Dance Academy ~ Does your child enjoy dance? How about a dance themed party? Anderson Dance Center offers several themes to choose from including Hip hop, hula and princess ballerina!  Get the details.

Arcade Legacy ~ If gaming is your thing then Arcade Legacy in the Cincinnati Mall is the place to be!

The Art Spark: Birthday parties at The Art Spark are a special opportunity for your child to envision and plan a party with the Lead Sparklers Miss Jacquelyn and Miss Emily.  Whether your child wants to be a superhero for the day or make cupcakes with Pinkalicious, The Art Spark is sure to SPARK embers of imagination.  Each child will engage in art projects that are relevant to the theme including painting, sculpting, design, and more. We offer two different party packages that cater to each of our customer’s needs. To see more information on our birthdays check out our website.  To see examples of some of our parties please go to our Facebook page!

Behringer Crawford Museum ~ Combine fun with learning at this great museum in Northern Kentucky.  It’s one of my kids’ favorite places to explore, and I’m excited to find out that they host birthday parties!  Contact them for more information.

Bowling ~ Superbowl in Erlanger & Eastern Lanes in Middletown.

Brazee Street Studios – Have a young artist at home? Why not incorporate the arts into your child’s next birthday with a glass art creating party at Brazee Street Studios in Oakely. Parties are available for children ages 3-18 and children will have fun creating their own mini masterpiece from fused glass.

Cincinnati Family Enrichment Center ~ The CFEC has alot to offer…and will make your party-planning painless.  Enjoy a party in their beautiful location which is a Victorian Home.  They have many themes to choose from and party planners who take care of all the details for you.

Cincinnati Museum Center ~  Choose from the Duke Energy Children’s Museum or the Cincinnati Museum Center for your party. Lots of party themes available including Construction, Fish, dinosaur, cave and more.  Party includes 15 guests with prices starting at $160 for Museum members, $185 for non members. Visit the Cincinnati Museum Center Web site for complete details and pricing.

Cincinnati Zoo ~ I’ve heard that birthday parties at the Zoo are spectacular!  Check their website for all the details!

Circus Mojo ~ Are you looking for the perfect party for your little performer?  Circus Mojo staff will entertain you and teach you circus skills like balancing feathers & walking on the globe.  Fun for all ages!  See their party brochure for all the details.

Cincinnati Cyclones ~ Do you have a hockey fan in your house?  A night out watching a cyclones game might be just the tickets!  Ticket prices start at $10 for groups of 30 or more ($11 for 20-29 tickets OR $12 for 10-19 tickets).  What an exciting way to spend your birthday!

CoCo Key Indoor Water Park ~ At Crowne Plaza Cincinnati North.  Wild & Wacky birthday packages start at $19.99 per child, with a minimum of 10 children.  This includes time to play in the water park, a party room, a meal for the kids and a t-shirt for the birthday child.  They also have rooms available in the hotel if you want to make a weekend out of it!

Color Me Mine ~ Located in Crestview Hills Towne Center children will have fun painting pottery with their friends. Prices vary based on pieces painted. Details on Color Me Mine Web site.

Cupcake Crazy ~ This is my kind of party!  Decorating cupcakes, cupcake crafts, decorating chef’s hats, and a special present for the birthday child..and more!  All in your own private party room with two party hostesses.

The Enchanted Village in Lebanon~ In addition to being an amazing toy store, one the second level they have the cutest rooms perfect for a princess party for a little girl. You can decorate cookies in the pretend kitchen, play dress up with their beautiful costumes and have cake and a tea party with your animals. Visit the downtown Lebanon web site for contact information.

EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester – Family friendly birthday parties at the EnterTRAINment Junction in West Chester OH, offers boys and girls exciting indoor themed birthday fun. With the world’s largest Train Journey, to the A-Maze-N Funhouse, the entire family will have a blast. Receive food, goodie bags, party supplies, and the most memorable birthday party ever! And of course the admission of the guest of honor is free!

Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati – All little ones want to experience being a hero! Give them the chance to have their party in an exclusive historical part of Downtown Cincinnati within an old firehouse that offers all the surroundings of being a firefighter for a day. Call (513) 621-5553 for special rates.  Make it extra special for your little firefighter by downloading a FREE party kit from Sparky the Fire Dog. For these DIY plans visit Sparky’s birthday website.

Florence Freedom ~ WOW!  For $195 you can host a party for ten people that includes a party space at the ballfield, your child throwing out the first pitch (and being recognized on the PA), a cake from Fantasy in Frosting, tickets to the game, hot dog, chips & soft drink and MORE.  What a memorable way to host a birthday party!

Florence Fundome ~ Have a skate party!  The costs range from $90-$110 for 10 children (additional costs for each extra child up to 15 guests).  The cost includes skate rental for guests, pizza, soft drinks & ice cream.  You provide the cake.  And don’t worry about the mess…they will clean it up!   Read more about Florence Fundome in Amy Q’s post here.

GameWorks – With hundreds of exciting video games and lots of other fun things to do, there’s no place like GameWorks for kids Birthday Parties! All Packages include a Private Room, Soft Drinks, Pizza, Birthday Cake and game cards. Packages start at $10.99 per person. Visit the GameWorks Website for more information on packages and pricing.

GlowGolf ~ Are you looking for a fun & unique birthday party idea?  How about playing glow-in-the-dark mini golf?  Sounds like a blast for kids of all ages!

Grand Sands All Season Beach Volleyball ~ The perfect place for your active child’s birthday party, or for the kid who loves to play volleyball.  Or heck, even the parents who love to play volleyball 😉  The prices start at $5 per person and go up from there depending on whether you want to be inside or outside and if you want food or not.

Gym Nation ~ Located in Mason, they have several different party options starting at $125.  They offer gymnastics parties or parties in their indoor playground.  Looks like a blast!

The Gymnastics Center ~ Parties include one hour of supervised games and fun and a half hour for the party.  And a free t-shirt for the birthday child!

Gymnastics Central ~ Located in Newtown, parties start at $175 and include gymnastics, obstacle courses, fun on the trampoline and more.

Hamilton County Park District ~ Several locations offer birthday packages:  Sharon Woods, Parky’s Ark, Parky’s Pirate Cove, Park’s Farm, and Woodland Mount.  You can also rent shelters at many of the parks and host your own birthday bash.  There are so many options!

Happen, Inc’s Toy Lab ~ How fun would it be to create your own toy? Party goers at Toy Lab on Hamilton Avenue in Northside get to do just that with the help of one of Happen’s wacky professors.  Party packages range in price from $160 – $240. Complete details are available on the Happen, Inc. Web site.

Home Depot ~ They offer free kids classes once a month on Saturdays, talk to your local store to see if you could bring your party to Home Depot for the class…and then back to your house for cake & ice cream!

Jump and Jack’s ~ If your child wants a party where they can jump and climb and slide, then this is the place for you!  They have several party options to choose from, starting at $199.

Jump Stop Safari –  A Jumping jungle in Lebanon, OH! – Fun includes Safari themed play arena with custom-designed, multi-level, padded play center that includes 2 enclosed slides, a glider, punching bags, rope course, climbing mats, and a hippo look-out!  Also home to a children’s playground, plenty of inflatables to play and a Cannonball Air Blaster Cage!

Jump! Zone ~  Jump!Zone is an indoor party center featuring nine large inflatables, interactive games and various toddler activities. Prices start at $159 for 15 kids and run to $259 for 25 kids. Locations in Florence & Milford. Visit the Jume!Zone web site for complete details on party packages and pricing.

Kenton County Parks & Recreation ~ The Kenton County parks system has many locations to choose from where you can rent a shelter for the day.  And the prices are very reasonable.  FFC writer Katie S. had her children’s birthday party at Lincoln Ridge Park with a “summer” theme…squirt guns, water balloons and more!   Your local city may have park shelters or civic centers for rent as well.  Amy Q. hosts parties at the Crescent Springs park where she had a nerf gun blowout with her kids and their friends.  So many options!  Call your city building or local parks district for more details!

Kids First Sports Center ~ Celebrate your child’s special day with a party palooza!  Trampolines, giant inflatable slides, tunnels, and more.  Followed by pizza, ice cream and cupcakes..YUM.

Lazer Kraze – With locations in Erlanger & Deerfield Township, Lazer Kraze is home to some amazing indoor lazer arenas plus Erlanger has an inflatables section and Deerfield Township has a Lazer Maze! Lots of different party packages depending on your budget, starting around $119.

The Little Gym ~ Located in Mason, Kids who have their birthday party at the Little Gym get the whole place to themselves! Party includes lots of tumbling and “gymnastics” fun and they take care of everything for you.  Visit The Little Gym web site for details, call for pricing.  Perfect for children 12 and under.

Mayerson JCC ~ Located in Pleasant Ridge, the Mayerson JCC offers parties in their gym or waterpark.

Michael’s ~ Check your local Michael’s store for an arts & crafts party for your birthday child.

The Mount Washington Educational Arts Center ~ Does your child want to get creative for their birthday party?  The Mt. Washington Educational Arts Center would be just the place…they have parties involving crafts, cooking, games and more!  Check them out!

Movie Theaters ~ Many theaters offer birthday party packages, such as: Parland Theatre, Rave Cinemas Florence, etc.

Northern Kentucky Ice Center ~ Located in Crescent Springs, the Ice Center isn’t just for playing hockey and learning to skate.  They also throw Birthday Parties!  Prices start at $115 for up to ten children, for additional costs you can throw in pizza & drinks, more guests and even skating lessons.  Not available during the months of December & January.

Orange Leaf ~ The Hyde Park & Harper’s Point locations offer parties which include frozen yogurt, toppings, balloons and a party room.  Contact them for more details on pricing.

Perfection Gymnastics ~ Located in West Chester, take your little gymnast and their friends to Perfection for a fabulous party!

Pump It Up ~ Large private indoor arenas, filled with gigantic inflatable slides, bounce houses, obstacle courses and more (Parents can play too!) Parties include a private party room with a party coordinator to help run things so parents can just sit back and enjoy. Parties run from $189 – $269. Located in West Chester. Complete details on the Pump It Up Web site.

Recreations Outlet ~ A giant indoor wonderland for children that includes swingsets, inflatables, basketball hoops and much more!  The party prices start at $149 for up to 15 children for 2 hours.

Rockquest Climbing Center ~ Head to Sharonville with your adventurer for a rock climbing experience like no other.  Parties start at $215 and include gear & harness rental, pizza and soft drinks as well as a party room.

Roller Skating in OH ~ There are several places you can host a skating party in & around Cincinnati:  Skatetown USA, Skate World in Kettering,&  Beechmont Rollarena.

Run Jump-n-Play offers a wide variety of birthday party or event options at affordable prices.  With easy access off of I-71 located in Mason Ohio, they offer an array of activities including our Three Giant Inflatables Arenas, Glow Bowling Alley, Glow Mini Golf Course, Swings-n-Things Play Area, themed birthday party rooms, a junior basketball court and more.

Scallywag Tag–  Cincinnati’s place to party and plunder.  We host families, friends, businesses, teams and any other group you can put together.  Enjoy our multi-level laser tag arena, 18 hole black-light miniature golf, arcade room or concession area.  Locally owned and Operated.

Silverlake, the Family Place ~ Great place for a party. You get your choice of 2 activities such as gymnastics, bouncy house, Kids Zone, Outdoor or Indoor swimming, etc. My oldest had his party there a few years ago and Robbie, the party organizer was amazing. We really didn’t have to do anything but show up.

Skidaddles ~ They want the kids to have a blast and the parents to be able to sit back, relax and enjoy the party!  The staff at Skidaddles will take care of all the details for you!  They will have crafts, snacks and activities and also have many themes you can choose from to make the party perfect for your child.  They have locations in Florence & Mason.

Snappy’s Tomato Pizza Party ~ What child doesn’t love pizza? How about a party at Snappy Tomato where you get to eat what you helped make?  Call your local Snappy Pizza to see if this is offered. We know in Bright, IN the Snappy location offers a ‘make your own pizza’ party for kids for just $5 per child.

Stoney’s Gifts in the Main Strasse Village offers parties in the garden behind the store.  This charming garden is the perfect place to host a small party for your child, and the prices are very reasonable.  Parties are for no more than 8 children, and you can choose from several different activities for the children.  The party includes lemonade and fruit kabobs, cakes are extra.  Check out Stoney’s Gifts on Facebook for more details.  Stoney’s Gifts, All Things Princess & Fairy: Home of the Happy Heart Princess & The FairyTale Kids 323 West Sixth Street  Covington, KY 41011  859-655-9571

Sunrock Farm in Wilder, KYhosts birthday parties for kids too. Parties are 3 hours long and include 2-hours of fun with a farmer. Your child’s guests will have a chance to hold baby chicks, pet goats, interact with cows and lots more! Costs start at $200, but that includes 20 guests. Details:

Swim Clubs ~ Do you belong to a swim club during the summer?  FFC Contributor Michelle writes: We did a birthday party at our pool last summer. Of course we are members, but the whole thing cost $25. We just paid a few dollars for non-members to come and brought our own stuff. Maybe you can get a discount rate if you are a member somewhere already.

Totter’s Otterville ~ I had a party for my children at Totter’s Otterville and it was fantastic.  We had a party coordinator that took care of all the details for me, and the kids had a blast.  You have to have a minimum of 8 children, no more than 30.  The prices start at $13.99 per child and includes: pizza, soft drinks, paper products, invitations, one hour of play time, a Free Return Visit Pass for the Birthday child, party room for one hour and a hostess for two hours.  I loved it, because I just had to show up with the cake.  You can also purchase additional food for adult guests.  They also have a Fire Truck party room, which is out of this world!  Read more about Totter’s Otterville in Michelle’s post here.

Turtle Butt Treasures ~ Located in Burlington, Turtle Butt Treasures allows your child and his/her friends to paint their own pottery and will even bring the party to you! Prices vary depending on chosen pieces to paint. They have a party room in-store for birthday parties or, for a small fee, will deliver all necessary items to the location of the customer’s choice (within 25 miles of the shop – 41005). Still trying to find that perfect birthday cake as well? Turtle Butt Treasures partners with Granny’s Garden, a local farm in Burlington that bakes and creates birthday cakes, pies, and other yummy treats. Complete details on the Turtle Butt Treasures website.

University of Cincinnati Campus Recreation Center ~ You can host a birthday party at the University of Cincinnati’s Campus Recreation Center in the gymnasium, climbing wall or swimming pool. You can even mix and match two areas or all three for your event! Check out their website for more information about birthday parties at the Campus Rec Center or email

Wake Nation ~ Want to take your party to the ‘Extreme’? How about a party at Wake Nation in Fairfield?  Party goers can learn to wakeboard, water ski, and/or kneeboard WITHOUT a boat. The main lake is good for kids 10 and up and this summer they are opening The Practice Pond for ages 5 and up. Pricing starts at $300. Complete details on the Wake Nation Web site.

The Web Extreme Entertainment ~ This place has it ALL: Laser tag, mini-golf, go carts and mini bowling.  Parties start at around $120 for ten kids, and then you can add activities/food/extra kids for additional cost.  Looks like it would be a blast for the whole family!

Whole Foods Market Mason ~ offers fun cooking parties that include everything from sending out the invites to party favors. Perfect for ages 4 and up. Contact or for details.

Whole Foods Market Cincinnati ~ Each child can make their own pizza…YUM!

World Of Golf ~ Located in Florence, at World of Golf you can enjoy mini golf, games and food for $12.95 per child.  They also will make a video of the party and send it to you, put your child’s name on the marquis and give them a t-shirt!

XhilaRacing — Located in Florence, KY, XhilaRacing offers karting parties for ages 8 and up (you must be 8 years old and 48 inches tall to race). Packages include one- and two race parties complete with private party room, pizza, cake, 1st Place medal, tee shirt for the birthday boy or girl and a go kart tire signed by party guests. They also have an arcade. For more information on packages, visit

Yesterdays Cafe & Tea Room ~ Located in Florence, this is the perfect place for a prim & proper tea party.  They have such themes as Princess & Pinkalicious.  Prices vary according to party plans, and they have many options.  Children 4 years and older, with a maximum of 12 children.

YMCA ~ Many local YMCA’s offer birthday packages, check your local Y’s website for details and to see if they offer parties!

Parties at Home

**here’s a few ideas for spicing up your birthday parties at home (or location of your choosing)!

Cake Decorating ~ Bake cakes and have a cake decorating contest with the guests.  Gina, an FFC reader and author of the blog Raising2Tweens, did this for her daughter’s birthday and put the pictures of the cakes on Facebook for her friends to vote on.  The cakes were adorable, and the girls seemed to be having a blast.  This is a great idea for tweens & teens, who love to be creative!

Gallery to Go ~ Bring the party to your house for your budding artist.  Gallery to Go brings all the supplies to make a beautiful masterpiece.  A perfect way to create a lasting treasure from your birthday party!  Parties are for children 8 years and older.

Learning through Art, Inc. ~ This is a perfect birthday in a box for kids preschool through third grade.  Educational & entertaining!  Bring books alive at your child’s birthday party!

Looney Ballooney ~ She’ll bring the party to you!  She can either twist balloons to entertain, or teach you how to twist balloons, and her work looks pretty cool!  Check out her facebook page for more details.

Noah’s Ark Workshop ~ If your son our daughter likes stuffed animals, you might want to look into an animal stuffing party with Noah’s Ark Workshop. They bring the party to your location. Each party includes a professional Party Leader, Party Invitations, optional Party Favor Box, Theme Party Planning Guide, optional Party Supplies, Mascot Entertainment*, Cuddly Animals and Outfits and a FREE gift for the birthday child.

Star Glazers ~No need to travel, Star Glazers brings the party to you.  Paint ceramic mugs, plates etc and w/I 2 weeks your finished pieces return! Details on the Star Glazers web site. Call for party pricing.

Tippi Toes Dance Company ~ They will come to your party and turn it into a dance party!  Or they have a princess party where they send a princess to your party!  Minimum cost is $75, contact them for more details.

Here’s a fun idea one reader submitted:  “We take all the kids to a matinee performance at the Ensemble Theatre of Cincinnati and then have a party at home w/ food and games inspired by the show.” Lots of great local theater productions for children. Visit the Ensemble Theatre or The Children’s Theatre web sites  for details/inspiration.

And see our Birthday Party board on Pinterest for more ideas!


Don’t forget, we know this is just the tip of the iceberg. If you know of a great place to have a party, please let us know. We want to keep this list up-to-date and growing!

Thanks to everyone who shared ideas on the Family Friendly Cincinnati Facebook Fan page!


This post was originally written on March 30, 2011. It is updated regularly.  Last updated: July 2014

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  1. Zach says

    Monster Mini Golf in West Chester has a very unique 18 hole, black light, monster theme golf course. They have the best decorated party rooms I have ever seen. They also have a DJ that asks trivia and gives away prizes. I believe parties start at $175.

  2. says

    I specialize in the magic birthday party. It’s a blast for the kids. There’re lots of laughs, participation, balloon animals, and the birthday child makes the live bunny appear. Let me know if I can help you make your child’s next birthday special and memorable. Jason Jacobs Magic

  3. says

    I saw lots of posts telling about various places where you can plan your birthday parties. But have you ever thought of planning Spa parties for little angel and her friends on her birthday? Just imagine, how lovely it will be. Kids will enjoy this way more than all those outing and dining.They are so regular. Sp parties are so new … Organize the one for your kids and her friends.

  4. Anne says

    Jump Stop Safari is a new place in Lebanon, OH that has a play structure, inflatables, and other games. It opened a few months ago and is super clean….they do parties too–during the week and on the weekends.

  5. Christina says

    I didn’t see EnterTrainment on this list. We had my sons 4th birthday party there and it was awesome!

  6. Elizabeth says

    Great list! One comment – The Little Gym of Liberty has closed but their Mason site is still open (totally agree it is a GREAT place to have Birthdays, had one for my daughter there so don’t want people thinking it’s totally gone!).

  7. Courtney says

    Top Flight Gymnastics in Crestview Hills, KY has fun birthday parties. Also, Laser Adventure in Florence, KY is another good laser tag option. They also have mini golf and a small arcade. Oh yeah, and World of Golf in Florence does mini golf parties.

  8. Alison says

    Cupcake Crazy does parties where you can decorate your own cupcake. They have a party room.
    Located in Silverton minutes from Kenwood Towne Center.

  9. says

    Who do I need to contact/talk with, in order to get our business/info posted on your website. We offer a mobile foam unit/pool that we have been providing to daycares/schools for two summers with great success. We are moving into other markets while we expand and the birthday market is one we would like to touch on…Please let me know if I need to work up a summary of our service to provide for the website and if it costs anything.

    Thank you. I look forward to hearing from you.

    • Lisa says

      I’d love to hear about the mobile foam unit/pool – cost, etc. Always looking for unique ideas for my kids’ birthdays!

  10. Mandi May says

    We absolutely love having birthday parties at Skidaddles in Florence. They’re such a wonderful group of ladies to work with and it was great to be able to enjoy my son’s party. :)

    • Andie says

      What was the price range for the Skidaddles birthday party? We’re considering that for my 5 year old.

  11. Julia says

    We had a great time at my daughter’s 8th birthday party at The Superbowl in Erlanger, KY. Last fall my we had son’s 5th birthday party at Beheringer-Crawford Museum and all the kids had a great time there as well! Last summer we had my daughter’s 7th birthday party at Rave Cinemas in Florence and I would do that as well again. So far, we are 3 for 3 in birthday party locations.

  12. Lauren says

    You can book parties at Parky’s Farm in Winton Woods. It’s $110 for 10 kids, $11 per child up to a max of 24 (occupancy rules for fire safety). Kids get to play 30 min on playground, 30 min in petting zoo, and 30 min in the room. They give you 24 cupcakes, ice cream, juice, and a take home Parky’s Farm souvenir cup. They do it in 1 1/2 hr sessions year round. You do have to make sure your guests know about the $3 day pass to get into the parks (or if you already have a Hamilton County Parks pass-$10 annual-it’s free).

  13. Roxana Fischhaber says

    Love your blog… I just happened to stumble across it last night! I am totally doing this party theme for my little cowgirl!!

    • Tara says


      What more can you tell me about the CFEC? I’m interested in hosting a birthday party there at the end of February. Thanks!

  14. Dina Gomaa says

    We scheduled my daughters 4th birthday at run, jump and play. They have a fairly new princess theme room. I heard good things about it. A little pricey but I’m sure the kids are going to love it

    • angie says

      I hope it’s new because they repainted it. The princess themed room there two years ago had generic disney princesses that looked like they had been painted by hormonal teenage boys. They don’t even show that much cleavage on the street corner. We swore we would never go back, it was really really inappropriate.

  15. Bob says

    I schedule birthday parties at the University of Cincinnati’s Campus Recreation Center. I can help you schedule a party in our gymnasium, climbing wall or swimming pool. I can even help mix and match two areas or all three for your event! Check out our website for more information about birthday parties at the Campus Rec Center or email me at

  16. Katie says

    We just had a birthday party at Gym Nation in Mason and it was great. The kids had a lot of fun in the foam pit especially. I also saw a flyer at my daughter’s daycare that The Sphere (used to be Sports Plus) has parties.

  17. says

    I host birhtday parties at Gymnastics Central in Newtown we offer an hour and a half of stress free birthday fun. 1 hour in the gym with an experienced instructor doing gymnastics, tumbling, trampoline, obstical coarses, games, foam pits etc…, and 1/2 hour in the party room for cake and presents. We provide table clothes, utinsils, napkins, and all the clean up) basic package starting at below $200. Its a great and easy way to let go of the stress and be able to finally enjoy your childs birthday..

  18. Julia says

    We had our 7 yr old’s at Rave Movie Cinema in Florence. They were very easy to work with and took care of almost everything. We just brought in the cake. Our hostess was awesome. She kept bringing the kids drinks & popcorn as much as they wanted. When we went back to the room they brought in a HUGE bowl of popcorn. Take bags with you to take leftovers home. Super easy. I think it cost around $150 with 10 kids and 3 adults.

      • says

        A Sport for All Sorts in Tri-County is another great spot for a Birthday Party in Cincinnati. They have packages starting at $129 and this includes a huge party room, basketball court, indoor playground, plenty of arcade tokens, a tv, fun prizes, and an inflatable bounce house. More Tokens, food, and inflatables are available upon request. It’s best to call in order to reserve a date.

        A Sport for All Sorts
        10138 Transportation Way Cincinnati, OH 45246
        (513) 860-4636

  19. Julia says

    We held our 5 yr old son’s birthday at Behringer-Crawford Museum at the beginning of this month. We had 18 month olds to 13 year olds and they all had a great time. It was $150 for the room & includes admission for everyone which I think can be up to 50 people. We just brought in pizza, drinks, cake etc. Table covers & ballons. ALL the kids still talk about it. They basically had run of the whole museum for 3 hours. Marilyn was SUPER easy to work with.

  20. Jennifer J says

    Michael’s Craft Stores also offers birthday party packages. We recently had my daughters 8th birthday party there. It was a blast. We chose to decorate T-Shirts but they have many different crafts to choose from. The party room has a $50 booking fee and you pay for the craft items. This also includes a hostess and you can bring your own treats. Our party ended up being only $9 per girl (that includes all of the shirts, supplies and booking fee).

  21. says

    The CFEC offers creatively fun and unique birthday party packages appropriate from that all important 1 year old milestone through your child’s first double digit party! Choose from our thoughtfully organized themes and feel that party stress melt off your shoulders knowing our Children’s Event Coordinator will handle all the details. We even have an “in” with local mom-preneur cake and cookie designers who welcome new design challenges! Our beautiful Victorian location creates a “home away from home” feeling, with 3 rooms to spread out in, a kitchen, a gated back deck, and a fenced in front-yard with a large covered porch. Our Children’s Event Coordinator is available to lead the children in music, movement and story activities related to your chosen theme if you would like this service. No set-up, no games to organize, no activities to create, no clean-up, no kids running through your house — you’ll get to enjoy the party as much as your child! Price – $200.00

  22. Kristin G says

    Looks like The Royal Table is looking for a new location now so they aren’t currently booking any new parties.

    • Dawn M says

      What was the phone number you have for them? I wonder if they’ve found a new place yet?


  23. Karen Gutierrez says

    We love going to Florence Freedom games, and last night we saw a child havng a birthday party there, in the picnic table area next to the playground. That looked like fun. Freedom games are a great family event – the playground, the mascots who will hug your kids all day long, the between-inning activities, the game itself. Love it.

  24. Shannon says

    We held our son’s 5th birthday party at Mayerson JCC in Pleasant Ridge. They are easy to work with and the kids had a blast. We had a party room with access to both the indoor and outdoor pool areas. I believe they have more than one option for birthdays too. Highly recommend.

  25. Dorothy @ Kids Birthday Party Places says

    I haven’t heard of those places.But it seems its a great
    place for special occasions like birthdays. Very helpful

  26. Sarah says

    Our hobby farm Gallop Again offers birthday parties March through November where kids get to paint on a real live horse. They get a pony ride. Learn a craft. Feed the goats. Play with the bunnies. This is just a small sample of our birthday packages.

  27. Kim says

    I did an Noah’s Ark Workshop party for my daughter, it’s an animal stuffing party (alot like build-a-bear), brought to your home. They have all sorts of animals to stuff, stuffed animal purses, dinosaurs, etc. The kids really loved it, I didn’t have to lift a finger, and the prices were very reasonable!

  28. Kellie says

    We’ve enjoyed hosting 3 parties at Totter’s Otterville. More recently, we invited guests to a water gun party at Battery-Hooper Park in Fort Wright KY, which was a cost-effective and fun change.

  29. Manish says

    You can also book parties at Run Jump and Play. They are located in Mason and the concept is similar to Pump It Up. Another place is Bananas in Liberty Township. In my experience Bananas is slightly more expensive than RJP.

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  31. says

    Amie – Thanks for the heads up about the Enchanted Village. So sad to hear they closed. This list is comprised of suggestions from our Fans on Facebook back in March. Must be a coincidence, though Kristin of Mason Metu does write for us.

  32. says

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  33. says

    Grand Sands Volleyball is an all season beach volleyball facility located in Loveland, Ohio. They have indoor and outdoor courts and offer birthday parties for kids with pizza, soft drinks etc. Great party idea for kids 10 and up!

  34. says

    My daughters had their parties at Lazer Kraze. My older daughter had her friends and they played laser tag and just had a blast! My younger daughter decided to do the themed party with the inflatables. We had such a hard time picking her theme because they had so many really cute ideas! All in all both parties were terrific and the party coaches were on their toes. I loved it as I was able to enjoy my girls’s parties with them.

  35. says

    My daughter just went to a home birthday party where she had to dress in a princess costume and they were told a “special guest” was coming. The special guest turned out to be Snow White. The little girls (ages 4-5) were in awe. Snow White read them a story (about herself, of course), and kept them entertained with fun princess activities for about 45 minutes. The girls loved it. Tippi Toes can bring the birthday party to you and you can have Snow White and Sleeping Beauty visit with your little princess too.
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  36. says

    I completely forgot to mention Silverlake in northern Kentucky. You get your choice of 2 activities such as gymnastics, bouncy house, swimming, etc. My oldest had his party there and Robbie, the party organizer was amazing. We really didn’t have to do anything but show up.
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  37. says

    A few years ago Blue Manatee, Oakley’s children’s bookstore hosted a very nice birthday party for our daughter who was turning 7. We picked the theme and their party planner helped create events surrounding the theme. It’s been awhile so not sure what they offer now, but so worth making a call to ask.