Parents, we want to hear about your picks for the best kids birthday party places around Miami and South Florida! 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 South Florida 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!
Lion Country Safari
Starting at $524.99/ 15 guests
Jennie Utsinger: Your child will have a roaring good time celebrating their birthday at Lion Country Safari. All guests receive free entry to the drive-through and walk-through preserves, where they can view lions, giraffes, impala, ostriches, monkeys, alligators, pythons, and more. In the restaurant, kids can enjoy pizza and ice cream. Private animal presentations are also available, if your child would like to interact with some too.
Starting at $229.99 - $449.99/ 10 kids
Jennie Utsinger: If your kids love action, Boomers is a great spot for a birthday party. Options include video games, miniature golf, go karts, bumper cars, bumper boats, a rock wall, and lazer tag. All parties include pizza and "Boomers Bucks" for each child, to be used throughout the facility on attractions, the arcade, or food.
Xtreme Action Park
Starting at $299-$649
Jennie Utsinger: Give your kid an action packed birthday at Xtreme Action Park. Party attractions can include roller skating, bowling, kart racing, bazooka blast (a laser tag-paintball hybrid), and ninja warrior ropes courses. All packages include an arcade play card, pizza, and event room access.
Rockstar Recording Studio
Starting at $399/10 kids
Jennie Utsinger: For a unique party experience, try a jam session at the Rockstar Recording Studio. Kids can record songs on drums, guitars, or keyboards. They'll also enjoy a photo shoot and a black light dance party. All attendees take home a custom CD of their song. Pizza & cake, limo service, and red carpet paparazzi are also available to add-on.
Flippo's Indoor Kids Playground and Cafe
Starting at $499-$1,499
Jennie Utsinger: Flippo's is an elaborate indoor play space for kids in Miami - Ft. Lauderdale. Birthday guests can enjoy celebrating in a private party room and then stay and play in the facility for as long as they want! To further entertain, parents can add on a magic show, caricature artist, glitter tattoos, a bubble show, or more.
Mia Cake House
Starting at $399/12 kids
Ages: 5+ (8+ years can be dropped off)
Jennie Utsinger: Bakers and sweet-lovers will enjoy celebrating birthdays at Mia Cake House. Younger kids can decorate cupcakes and older children can also choose from cake decorating, baking, or cupcake wars.
BlueFoot Pirate Adventures
Starting at $695-$1,020; 49-passenger maximum
Jennie Utsinger: Celebrate with a unique Ft. Lauderdale adventure on the high seas for your next birthday party. Kids can dress up in vests and sashes and have their face painted before battling the pirate Barnacle Bill and searching for hidden treasure on The Bluefoot boat.
Museum of Discovery and Science
Starting at $450/ 20 guests
Jennie Utsinger: Choose from several themed programs, including color chemistry, animal mania, or super scientist, for your birthday party at the Museum of Discovery and Science. Kids will enjoy exciting themed activities, pizza and cake, and free admission to the museum. Whether you're digging for dinosaurs, petting snakes, or creating chemical reactions, your kids are sure to have a blast.
Monster Mini Golf
Starting at $295- $650
Jennie Utsinger: Birthdays at monster mini golf feature 18 holes of glow-in-the-dark mini golf surrounded by pop-culture artwork and animated monsters. Birthday party packages also include a haunted mansion party room with a party host organizing games and activities, pizza, and cake and ice cream. A small game card is also included for each guest, so you can finish off the day in the arcade.
Ninja Lounge at Dezerland Park
Starting at $15.95-$39.95/person
Toddler - Teen (some attractions have height restrictions)
Jennie Utsinger: Ninja Lounge is a huge facility with trampolines, a virtual reality park, a ropes course, video games, climbing activities, and a soft gym for little ones. Kids can celebrate their birthday at the Ninja Lounge. Packages can include your choice of activities, and add-ons are available. All packages also include use of the party room, decorations, and pizza.
Starting at $249-$674
Jennie Utsinger: Bring the kids to Sky Zone for a birthday party and let them work out their energy with trampoline jump time. Kids can choose between freestyle jumping, dodgeball, "sky slam", or a squishy foam zone. All packages include the services of a staff member to lead games and activities, and to serve pizza and cake in a private party area.
The Art Shack Miami
Jennie Utsinger: The Art Shack offers a variety of creative art classes for toddlers through adults. Kids celebrating their birthday pick a unique project for the party, such as creating a sculpture from modeling clay or painting a group picture. You have your own teacher, and all supplies are included.
Frost Museum of Science
Starting at $595/ 25 guests
Jennie Utsinger: Choose from a variety of fun, science activities for your birthday party at this Miami favorite children's museum. Kids can participate in hands-on experiences such as coaster creation, building a circuit, or even dissecting a sheep brain! Demonstrations of liquid nitrogen explosions and chemical reactions are also available. Museum admission is included, so after the party, kids can explore even more on their own.
Erin P.: If your baseball-loving kiddo is celebrating a birthday, consider hosting a major league baseball bash at Marlins Park! The Marlins birthday bash package can include group game tickets, selfies with Billy The Marlin, scoreboard messages, and more. Pricing and ticket minimums vary based on the home game that you select.
Bird Bowl Bowling Center
Starting at $24.99/person; 12 person min
Jennie Utsinger: A bowling party is a great activity for kids' birthday celebrations - and adults usually love it as well. At Bird Bowl, kids can enjoy bowling, food, and video games in the gameroom.
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