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Age 6 & up
Erin P.: C.J. Barrymore’s is a large indoor/outdoor entertainment complex that features a roller coaster, zip line, go-karts, climbing wall, 2 18 hole miniature golf courses, batting cages, bumper boats, bumper cars, arcade, bowling, and more. They offer a variety of party packages.
The Friendship Factory
Erin P.: The Friendship Factory offers party packages for the girly girl in your life. You can choose activities from the Glitter Garage Menu (manis, pedis, etc.) and the Craft Studio Menu.
Lincoln Park Skating Center
Erin P.: Birthday party packages include admission and skate rental, a party host and more. The VIP package even includes a cotton candy tower for your table!
AirTime Trampoline & Game Park
Erin P.: AirTime Trampoline & Game Park is a great place for birthday parties for your active kiddo. Parties include safety grip socks for each jumper, along with jump time and a private party room.
Erin P.: Bounce your birthday away! Your birthday kiddo and his or her guests will have a blast celebrating at this fun bounce house near Detroit. Parties include access to the play area, unlimited bounce, arcades and more.
Erin P.: Zap Zone is a family fun center that features laser tag, indoor mini golf, bumper cars, mini bowling, arcade, go karts, roller skating and more, making it a great birthday party place for kids! All parties include at least two attractions.
Stacie Farina: Our kids are always excited to hold and feed the snakes, spiders, turtles, lizards, and alligators. Plus - no allergens!
Creative Arts Studios
Erin P.: Creative Arts Studios offers a variety of parties for creative birthday kids and their guests! All parties include two hours in the private party room (one hour for personalized instruction and one hour for your celebration). Possible parties include pottery painting, mosaics, glass fusing, beading, wheel throwing and canvas painting.
The Tea Party Castle
Erin P.: At Tea Party Castle, your special event will be magical and fantasy filled. Depending on the specific party selected, it could also include dress up, mini manis, or a tiara.
Under The Sea Playground
Erin P.: Under The Sea Indoor Playground offers a great indoor play structure that was designed for kids from ages 4 - 12, with a designated area for little ones ages 1 - 3. They offer multiple party packages.
Erin P.: Rochester Play offers kids the opportunity to climb, jump, roll, slide, swing, crawl, explore, and play! Their custom built, northern Michigan themed, soft cushioned climbing structure and specially selected active gaming area provides plenty of opportunities for gross motor activities! They offer open and private parties, giving guests all-day access to the play area.
Erin P.: Boogie Babies is an indoor playground and party venue featuring imagination stations, climbers, and toys for young kids. Kids birthday parties include access to the party/prep kitchen area.
Cranbrook Institute of Science
Erin P.: Host your child’s next birthday party at Cranbrook Institute of Science, offering acclaimed exhibitions, including a planetarium and observatory for private viewings of their shows.
Erin P.: Cake Crumbs offers fun baking experience parties in which your birthday child and guests can design cakes, decorate cookies, or get creative with cupcakes! Parties feature aprons to wear, fondants, frostings, a pastry chef instructor, and cookies / cupcakes / cake. They have a long list of available party themes!
SkyZone Trampoline Park
Erin P.: Jump into your new year at SkyZone Trampoline Park! SkyZone Trampoline Park offers several party packages, but the main component of any of them is jump time!
Erin P.: Birthday parties at Bloomfield Gymnastics can include an obstacle course, air-trak trampoline, tumble trak trampoline, parachute, gym games, and the birthday child gets to fly like peter pan!
Erin P.: Sweet Spots is an ideal place to hold a birthday party for your princess, superhero, diva or pajama lover. A private party room is decorated according to your theme, and the kids can enjoy games, dress up, make-up and nail-polish, dancing, and even pillow fights for two hours. The party wraps up with a walk down the lit-up runway.
My Girly Party
Erin P.: My Girly Party offers (you guessed it!) fantastic parties for your girly girl! Party choices include my Diva Party, My Spa Party, and Princess Tea Party. All parties include activities related to the specific theme of the party, such as makeovers or manis/pedis.
Erin P.: Creatopia offers your birthday child and his or her guests the chance to get creative while they celebrate! Guests can choose from their wide selection of pottery pieces. The first half of your party is for painting, and the second is for your birthday celebration.
Erin P.: BonaVenture Family Fun Center is a great place to enjoy your kiddo's next birthday party while skating the day away, with different party options including open skate and private options.
The Bee's Knees Pottery Studio
Erin P.: The Bee's Knees offers a whole bunch of options for hosting your artistic kiddo's next birthday party! They have a pottery painting party, mosaic party, glass fusing party, or a canvas party.
Erin P.: The birthday party packages at Paradise Park are packed with fun! Their attractions include go-kart racing, mini-bowling, interactive laser tag, mini golf, trampolines, climbing walls, euro bungy, spaceship simulator and a large arcade room. Your party could include 2, 3 or unlimited attractions. All of their parties include two slices of pizza/guest, soda, a party hostess, a balloon bouquet, themed party decor and your choice of a private party room for up to 90 minutes or reserved seating for up to two hours in the restaurant or on the veranda.
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Erin P.: The Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum offers birthday parties on Saturdays. Each birthday party includes a hands-on activity run by your birthday party host. There are a variety of themes to choose from based on your age and interests.
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