Parents, we want to hear about your picks for the best kids birthday party places around DC! Like and add your reviews for the kids party places recommended below, or suggest another favorite at the bottom of the list and let us know why you love it.

Share your experience throwing (or attending) a party at one of these Washington DC kids birthday party venues, and help fellow parents who are looking to skip the at home party and leave the effort to the experts. They'll often handle everything, right down to the party favors!

    Hyper Kidz!

     (2.8 mi)


    Erin P.:  Hyper Kidz is the ultimate indoor playground near Washington DC. Attractions include an interactive LED dance floor, giant pin screens, and multi-level play structures. Birthday parties here feature unlimited playtime in their playground for all guests on the day of the party.


     (5.3 mi)


    Erin P.:  ZavaZone is a multi-attraction indoor fun facility outside Washington DC and Baltimore that offers something for the whole family. Opportunities for fun include trampolines, jump slides, ninja warrior courses, and more. They host parties every day of the week featuring fun on the attractions, followed by time for cake.

    APEX Gym

     (5.4 mi)


    Age 3 & up

    Erin P.:  Parties at APEX Gymnastics include instructor-led activities in the gym, including obstacle courses, trampolines, games and the foam pit, followed by time in the party room for refreshments and cake.

    Sky Zone

     (6.1 mi)

    Lisa R:  Parties at these DC area indoor trampoline parks include jump time featuring the dodgeball court, Foam Zone, and Sky Slam, as well as time in a party room with a party assistant, food and drinks.

    Launch Trampoline Park

     (11.1 mi)


    Lisa R:  Book the highest flying birthday party ever at this Baltimore and DC area trampoline park that treats all ages to a fun party. Have fun jumping and dodging on the trampoline courts then head to the Party Zone for pizza and drinks!

    Shadowland Adventures

     (19.1 mi)


    Erin P.:  ShadowLand Adventures offer a unique and exciting laser tag party near Washington DC, Virginia and Baltimore. Birthday parties include one or two adventures, a private party room, a staff member to assist in the fun, and more. Depending on your location, choose from glow golf or laser tag.

    American Girl

     (20.1 mi)

    $25-$38/adult, $25-$48/child

    christadiserio:  Give your birthday girl a party of a lifetime at American Girl! Packages can include personalized digital invitations, their signature cake and ice cream, goody bags and doll tiaras, a gift or crown for the guest of honor, doll crowns and doll‑sized cups and saucers, and a delicious meal featuring girl favorites!

    Hills Gymnastics

     (24.1 mi)

    Sundays Only

    $195 - $385

    Erin P.:  Hills Gymnastics of Maryland, near DC, hosts fun gymnastics birthday parties for kids. Party instructors guide the party through an hour of structured play, free play, and games in the gym. The group can then enjoy 30 minutes in the party room for cake and refreshments.


     (24.6 mi)


    Erin P.:  Scramble is an amazing indoor playground near DC in Northern Virginia. Birthday parties include admission to play, pizzas, fruit, and water.


     (25.3 mi)


    Erin P.:  Pinstripes offers several great party packages for kids and teens! All packages include bowling or bocce, shoe rental, and Pinstripes socks. Their menu includes several kid favorite choices, including pizza, cheeseburgers, chicken tenders and mac & cheese.

    The Agility Center

     (26.6 mi)


    Age 5 & up

    Erin P.:  Enjoy your kiddo's special day at The Agility Center as they have fun jumping, running, climbing and swinging! Let the party professionals at The Agility Center handle the details (leading games, serving the food, organizing the gifts and cleaning up). Parties include exclusive use of the gym and time for cake.

    Urban Evolution

     (27.8 mi)


    Lisa R:  Book your choice of Parkour/Ninja Warrior-style obstacle course, Aerial Silks, and/or Hip Hop Dance for an unforgettable party at Urban Evolution. Parties include 1.5 hours of instructor-led activity.

    Circle Yoga

     (28.7 mi)


    Erin P.:  Birthday parties at Circle Yoga are taught by a Budding Yogis trained yoga instructor. The 90-minute party includes 60 minutes of yoga and 30 minutes for eating or opening presents. Yoga parties can be designed around almost any theme that you and your child have in mind! Previous themes have included Beach Blanket, Hawaiian Luau, Space Travel, and Animal Farm.

    Flight Trampoline Park

     (29.2 mi)


    Lisa R:   Flight Trampoline Park is an indoor adventure parks for all ages featuring trampolines, ninja warrior courses, dodgeball, climbing structures, laser mazes, ice skating, virtual reality games, and more. Their parties include jump time, jump socks, a party host and more.

    International Spy Museum

     (33.7 mi)

    $35/kit plus museum admission

    Age 6-12

    Lisa R:  For kids obsessed with espionage and intrigue, nothing beats a party at this museum devoted entirely to the world of spies. Mission Top Secret Birthday is an add-on experience and does NOT include Museum admission. Museum admission should be purchased before purchasing Mission Top Secret Birthday.

    Pump It Up

     (33.9 mi)


    Erin P.:  Pump It Up offers huge inflatable slides, jump zones and games. Their birthday parties are 100% private, so it will be just you and your guests in the bounce houses and party room! You can customize your party to achieve the ideal package of food, beverages, party favors and more to suit your desires and budget.

    Be With Me Children's Playseum

     (44.4 mi)


    Erin P.:  Be With Me Children's Playseum offers birthday parties that include a party room, birthday celebration, the opportunity to explore the city shops, visit the pet shop, enjoy pizza, and spend Playseum dollars.

Primary photo:   Pinstripes

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