50+ Awesome Kids Birthday Party Places in Atlanta

Birthday Party places can make or break a great event. Have no fear: we’ve collected a giant list of birthday party ideas in Atlanta.  Whether you are looking for toddler birthday party ideas, birthday party ideas for boys or girls birthday party ideas, we’ve got you covered. You can spend more time enjoying the moments of the occasion, and less time serving, entertaining, and worrying about clean up! Here are 52 Atlanta-area places for arranging the happiest birthday party ever for your kids!


Kids Birthday Party Places in Atlanta

The Big Guys

The thing you’ll notice about these locations is that membership is everything. You will save a significant amount if you have a membership to the location, so consider that when you book.

Georgia Aquarium – All Birthday guests (adults or kids) get FREE admission to the Aquarium on their birthday. If you want to go all out, then consider a birthday party here. Your day of fun includes a party AND Aquarium admission for all your guests, all for about an extra $10-$15 per guest on top of regular admission, and that includes a special sheet cake, ice cream, and juice/milk for all guests.

Zoo Atlanta– The Atlanta Zoo offers two birthday party options – a fun nightime special, or a more affordable daytime party. The daytime option includes 90-minutes in the pavilion, 16 zoo tickets, and disposable tablecloths, plates, cups & napkins. The night time package also includes a reservation of the Splash Fountain (weather permitting.) There is also a pizza party package, animal encounters, and more.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History– Get unlimited access to Fernbank for 10 kiddos and 10 adults, plus two hours int he private party room and use of the birthday dinosaur throne! Birthday party lunch packages are also available.

Children’s Museum of Atlanta – Birthdays at CMA are perfect for kids 2-8 years old. Select from three different packages (or build your own.) The Classic Party is most affordable, with admission for 20 guests to explore 1 hour and 45 minutes prior to the party, then celebrate an additional 45 minutes in the lunch table room. The Deluxe Party Package is a tad more, but allows you to give each child a return ticket as a thank you present for attending. The Ultimate Experience adds an extra 15 minutes in the party room for a guided make-and-take art or science project.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center – Currently, the LEGOLAND  Discovery Center birthday package runs about $35 per child (10-40 guests) and includes 75 minutes in the party room for a private Builder Workshop. After that, everyone is offered unlimited use of the attraction. A new ALL INCLUSIVE party package is coming Feb 2017, which includes 60 minutes in the party room, general admission to the center, a Builder Workshop PLUS 6 pizzas and utensils, unlimited fountain drinks, a cupcake for each attendee and a special game.


Get Active

Tank Town USA – The party includes a group ride in a military truck and a tank. There is also a paintball target shooting competition with the winner and the birthday boy/girl getting a special tank ride. They allow plenty of time for cake and gifts too! Ages 7-14 yo. Take 8 kiddos for only $300.

Atlanta Contact Point – If your kid loves sports, this is where to party. You pick 3 of your favorite sports, then enjoy 90 minutes with coaches and equipment to help with the fun. Options include soccer, dodgeball, tennis, hockey, wiffleball, lacrosse, tug-of-war, relay races, dance, obstacle courses, sword fighting, and more. Afterward, enjoy the game room/lounge for 30 minutes to celebrate with cake/food/etc. All this for $300 for up to 20 kiddos. Other birthday options coming soon so see the website.

Atlanta Rocks! – A party here warrants 2 hours of climbing time (no experience required!) harnesses and shoes for each person, and one belayer for every 6 people. You need 10 people in order to reserve the mezzanine or party room, and the cost is $25 per person.

Bowlmor Atlanta – DELICIOUS food and a no-fuss, fun place to escape the heat. You can expect a great buffet right behind you lanes, so kids can play, eat, bowl and have fun the entire time.

Andretti Karting – Multiple packages are available, including game cards, races, Race Car ice cream cake, and more. Add on this race car party pack and your done.

BowlingHead to you nearest bowling alley for a great party for the kids.  They usually include a few hours of bowling, and dinner and cake. Some places include paper products, but if not, check out these bowling themed plates.

Circus Camp – Enjoy 90 minutes of instruction in the aerial room, then 30 minutes in the party room.  Bring your own refreshments and make cupcakes and put them on this themed big top cupcake holder.

Sky Zone – Jump for an hour, eat pizza in the party room, supplies included, and more. Multiple options available. Sky Zone also offers a new Glow Zone Birthday Party option for Friday and Saturday nights. The nighttime soirees feature black lights, LEDs, lasers, a live DJ, glowing paint, contests and more, making for unforgettable black light party experience. The all-ages fun atmosphere and wide array of choices make it the perfect pick for parents with thrill-seeking kids, from the littlest jumpers turning 4 to their oldest turning 17.

Catch Air – Jump until you drop, free drinks, slide show, and your kiddos favorite music.  You bring the cake, food at additional cost.

Gwinnett Braves – Enjoy a pre-game meal, watch the game, and bask in a serenade in the dugout during the game. Goodie bag idea: a baseball to have signed

Ice Forum – Admission to skate, rental, a party room, and free drinks.  You bring supplies and the cake! Make is a Frozen themed party with these supplies.

Nellya Fencers – Have a coach guide your group through the basics of fencing, then suit up and give it a whirl.  You bring the supplies, cake, and food. Goodie bag idea: a foam sword

Sparkles/Atlanta Family Fun Center – Pizza, soda, paper products, game tokens, and multiple activities to choose from at each location.  Pick skating, the playground, laser tag, inflatables, or the arcade. Theme it to the 80’s with these goodie bag items.

Hippo Hop – Pick from the “bring your own” or the deluxe party option. You’ll get 75 minutes of jump time and 45 minutes of party time, with paper products, juice boxes and more.  There is a private party option, too. See Mommy Talk Show’s post about a Hippo Hop Birthday extravaganza!

Pro Martial Arts – Everyone can enjoy the fun, regardless of their skill level. Mommy Talk Show has the scoop! Goodie bag idea: sticky ninjas

Fun BusImagine a full sized bus with climate control.  The seats are removed, and the walls and floor are carpeted.  The bus is parked while the party kids enjoy a hands-on approach to fitness.

SS Airsoft – Reserve the replica bomb shelter for two hours of airsoft play and an hour in the party room. You supply the cake and refreshments. These camo paper products are perfect too.

Buck’s Sports Barn – Buck‘s Sports Barn offers tons of kids activities including birthday parties with circus performers, cheerleader training, tumbling training, circus arts training, wrestling, a climbing wall and much more.

Stars and StrikesBowling, bumper cars, an arcade and more. See why Macaoni Kid Lawrenceville loved it.

Game Truck Party – This is one of the easiest parties we’ve ever done and the Game Truck offers more than just video games.


Get Creative

Owl + Acorn – We are head over heels for art classes with Owl + Acorn, and know their birthday parties will be super special. Entertain up to 10 kiddos for $285, with your choice of a Wood or Canvas party. For about an hour your kids can get creative making a birdhouse, picture frame, or a jewelry/treasure box OR painting a custom canvas. That leaves about 30 minutes for (parent-supplied) party time with cake and such. Available Sundays in Alpharetta.

Ink!– Multiple packages available from do-it-yourself to full “bonanza” with the option to make it a pottery party

Knock Music House – Laugh away while you make a music video with a dance party! They greet the kids with props and costumes as they prepare for a music video shoot. DJ, red carpet and all the stops..plus a memorable video take-home.Goodie bag idea: electric guitars

Bean Head Toys – Pick a party theme like Mad Scientist or Pinkalicious, and work with their party planner for the perfect bash.

The Art Barn – Tour the farm, meet the animals, take a hayride, and create an art project. You bring the cake, and these fun farm candles.

Young Chefs Academy – An all-inclusive party for the little chef in your family. Pick from a large selection of recipes and themes.

Paint Your Own Pottery – Check out the studio nearest you. Most include painting options for kids, refreshments, and more. Goodie bag idea: aprons for the kids to decorate.

Build A Bear – Each kiddo makes a stuffed animal, with special party games. Party rooms (for refreshments) are not available in Georgia.

California Pizza Kitchen – Kids can make their own pizzas and add toppings of their choosing. At $10 per kid, it’s not too bad – especially because that includes dessert. No cake necessary. 2 hours.

Spruill Arts Center – Work with an instructor to make a special art project such as fiber arts, sculpting, collaging, and more. Parents supply refreshments. Make it easy with cupcakes and these artist cupcake toppers.

Cupcakelicious – Tour the kitchen, and then spend 90 minutes decorating three cupcakes – 1 to eat and 2 to take home. Bring special cupcake toppers in your theme just for fun.

Robotics Explorers – LEGO and LEGO robotics parties with experienced instructors. You bring the cake and snacks.

Downwind Restaurant and Lounge – Downwind provides the food and cake, and awesome views of the airport’s planes taking off and landing. Head to the playground after the party! These inexpensive glider planes are a perfect parting gift.

Youth Technology Learning Center – Parties held at your home or their John’s Creek location. Includes LEGO Robotics activity and goody bag, and pizza. I love these robot cupcake rings to decorate the cupcakes.

Chamberlain’s Chocolates – Helllooo…chocolate!!! Enjoy 90-minutes of instruction and chocolate making and molding. Kids sample as they go and leave with a goody bag. They also provide punch, ice cream cups, and paper goods.

Farmhouse in the City – Choose from Art and Animal Parties or Canvas Parties. Includes a themed table with paper goods, party helpers, and ton of fun!

Uncle Maddios Smyrna – A pizza restaurant with full service parties that even lets kids make their own pie! Spice things up by bring some authentic pizza music.


Make Believe

American Girl – Enjoy a meal in the Bistro, cake and ice cream, and a goody bag. An upgrade is available. Coupons Are Great has the details on a special birthday at American Girl.

Medieval Times – Obtain free admission on your birthday, and upgrade to preferred seating, a slice of cake, and more. Goodie bag idea:  Foam Swords

Center for Puppetry Arts – For CPA members only. Enjoy tickets to a show and birthday room rental. Additional options available. Goodie bag idea: Finger puppets

Olivia’s Dollhouse Tearoom – Imagine a private dress up tea party for your princess? Olivia’s pulls out all the stops. Multiple packages available.

Southeastern Railway Museum – Enjoy a train themed party, with or without refreshments, and including a train ride. For Thomas fans, you could bring these tattoos for the kids.

Little Shop of Stories – Use the party room for two hours, 30 minutes themed story time, invitations, juice, and paper goods. Goodie bag idea: A cape to become whoever you want!

BabyLand General Hospital – Spend 90 minutes in the party room, and visit the cabbage patch kids. Cabbage Patch Kid paper products and party favors included, and a t-shirt for the birthday kid.


All Natural

Tanglewood Farms – Enjoy a barnyard bash in the Wild West Town at this mini-animal petting zoo. Goodie bag idea: farm animal finger puppets

Chattahoochee Nature Center – Hike the woods, see the birds, enjoy nature activities and animal encounters, a cookie cake and more. Multiple themes available. Goodie bag idea: tumbled rocks in a burlap sack

Dunwoody Nature Center – Enjoy an hour-long educational program, a nature hike, an insect collecting jar, and more. Multiple themes available. Goodie bag idea: insect finger puppets

East Cobb Stables – Enjoy two hours of the party pavilion, with pony rides during the first hour. Upgrade to include a bounce house and cotton candy machine. These horses could be a party favor or used as a cake topper.

Petite CreekEnjoy a two-hour party on farm lands with creeks, streams, roaming buffalo, and exotic animals. Enjoy pony rides, the petting zoo, cane-pole fishing, grilling, and more. Goodie bag idea: An inflatable bobber beach ball

The Rock Ranch – Pick from two packages: Farmland Petting Zoo or Tiny Town. Enjoy the benefits of the ranch, with a reserved area for your party. Goodie bag idea: farm animal masks

Treetop Quest – Bring five or more guest to monkey around in the trees, and get free admission for the birthday guest. You can supply all the party components (cake, food, etc) or have the location make the arrangements. Upgrade to a treasure hunt or grill reservation, too. Goodie bag idea: A barrel full of monkeys

Tree Climbers International – “My kids are climbing the walls.” Put that energy to good use and set your party at Blackburn Park in Brookhaven. An instructor will come with all the gear necessary to teach the kids how to climb a stately tree safely. Always rave reviews!

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47 Comments on "50+ Awesome Kids Birthday Party Places in Atlanta"

  1. John Jones | 12/18/2014 at 12:01 am | Reply

    I’m looking for place to have a birthday party for my two year old for this Saturday early afternoon. I primarly want somewhere that I can bring my guest, everything is layed out, and I don’t have to clean up after. HELP!!!

    • What part of town are you in John? I recommend Painted Penguin. My two year old loved the painting. Let the kids do several ornaments for a birthday tree. Get a cookie cake from the food court downstairs.

  2. Good day,
    I’m in need of a place to keep my Sun’s 5 birthday party on Feb. 7. Please contact me with any suggestions.

    • it would be great if you took him to get air or circus camp been to two of those places and there are great and safe i took my 6 year old daughter there another are very respectful

  3. glow galaxy is a fun and awesome place. we took mu four year old brother there and when we stepped in the door he was gone. kids planet and monkey joes are great too

  4. where is a great place to take my 4 yr old nephew for his b-day in atl

  5. You might add Stone Summit – rock climbing and Center Ice – ice skating to your birthday parties list.

  6. Im looking for a birthday party thats age appropriate for a two year old planned something outside last year and it got rained out so maybe inside but any suggestions would be great

  7. I’m looking for an inexpensive place to have my daughter third birthday party. I would love to find a venue that will allow me to bring a bouncy house on the premise.

  8. I’m looking for a place in April for my son’s 1st birthday party. .any suggestions?

  9. I’m looking for a place to have my son’s first birthday party at its May 4th and time is approaching. I need help fast

  10. Hi,
    Looking for a party venue for a 6yr. Looking for something new fun and exciting. Where kids from 2-8 can all have something to do. Will be a group of about 50 total includes kids & adults. I would prefer option to bring own food & decor if possible. Any suggestions are appreciated.

  11. Hello,

    I am looking for two separate venues. My son is celebrating his birthday in late June, and he loves wrestling. Are there any venues that may be amateur wrestling that will put on a show and allow a tour?? Help!!

    Also, I have twin daughters that will turn the BIG 13 in early December. They are really girly and enjoy arts and crafts, design, and cooking. Any ideas on venues that will not be overly geared towards the little ones, but will allow them to be the superstar/glamour girls for a day? Any and all help and ideas will be greatly appreciated!

  12. Has anyone had any experience with the human sized hampster balls or zorb balls or water walking balls? Expensive to rent them, wondering if they are worth it? Is there a venue to where you can just go do it? All that I have seen are rentals.

  13. Hey my child is turning 10 in July but I’m trying to find out a good birthday party place to go to .Any ideas will be very helpful.

  14. My son is turning 4 at the end of the month in June, I need a amazing place with food included for him and maybe 9 other guests. Looking for something that is not extremely expensive and very clean. In the Atlanta area

  15. Looking for a ninja themed birthday party for a 5 year old in late July. Any suggestions?

  16. I’m so excited! I’m planning my daughter’s FIRST birthday so many of her guests including herself are hardly walking. Do you have any suggestions for great party locations for babies (early August)?

  17. Kimberly Hardy | 10/06/2015 at 6:43 pm | Reply

    My daughter is turning 9 and is disabled (wheelchair ) but is very smart , intelligent and loves to have fun. Any suggestions on somewhere fun that would accomodate a wheelchair?

    • I can think of a few places! Let me get my kiddos to bed and I’ll email you back some ideas!

    • OK Kimberly — Here is what comes to mind… a cooking birthday party with Young Chef’s Academy?? My nephew did this when he was 9 and it was AWESOME! Maybe a Paint Your Own pottery or canvas class?? Chamberlains Chocolates recently changed owners and they are doing some neat classes where they tell you about the history of chocolate and let you make a few pieces. I think you even get to paint your chocolate with colorful chocolate icing. Not sure if she is into American Girl, but they have a gorgeous cafe with fun birthday celebrations…Little Shope of Stories is neat too, if she’s a bookworm like I am! I hope this helps a little!

  18. I am look for a nice place to take my daughter for her birthday with 16 other guest with food include

  19. Hi! My son turns 2 at the end of January and I am looking for an indoor venue in the Marietta/East Cobb area. Are you aware of a fire station that holds parties in Marietta?

    • I don’t know of one, Lauren, but INK in Gainesville has a real firetruck inside that the kids can climb on…and they allow parties. I think it’d be a great compromise!

  20. I’m looking for a place to have my son’s first birthday party at its January 10, 2016.

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  21. I am looking for an affordable place on the south side of Atlanta to do a party for my 6 year old daughter in April. Love the princess party ideas looking for venue that provides everything

  22. Need fun place for a 2 year old birthday something exciting he is a busy body any suggestions?

    • Uncle Maddio’s pizza in Smyrna lets the kids make their own pizza at the table. you can decorate as much or as little as you want or have them do it. They even dedicate someone to your party so you can enjoy it instead of running around

  23. What are some good place for a 1 year old birthday party?

  24. Hi I’m looking forward for a birthday party of my son but I don’t know where you guys are and how to make a booking for 33 kids? I live in Dudley West Midlands and all his class mates are from Dudley too. Thanks regards Sam

    • Sam – I am a website that just offered a list of places. You will need to contact the venue directly. Thanks! Good luck!

  25. How and where should I celebrate my 5th and 10th bday of my girls together?

  26. I’m looking for a place to have an adult tea party in Atlanta ga area.

    • Lesli Peterson | 12/15/2016 at 9:39 am | Reply

      Kimberly, I love love love Dr. Bombay’s for an adult tea party. I have never been to Tipple & Rose or Tea Leaves & Thyme, but I’ve heard amazing things about both of them – and they do adult tea parties, too. How fun! Let us know how it goes.

  27. Looking for a construction themed place for a 5 yr old party. He loves construction trucks. If he could sit on a real truck thay would make his day. Any ideas?

  28. T. Manibusan | 02/01/2017 at 10:44 am | Reply

    Hi, I’m in search of a great venue that is inexpensive and can keep kids occupied the whole time of the celebration. My daughter will be turning 8. Thank you all in advance.

  29. Hi! I am trying to figure out a good place to have a birthday party for my 12 year old daughter. She loves all animals and baking. I am also trying to find a cheap place to do it. Do you have any suggestions?

  30. animal lover | 02/09/2017 at 5:13 pm | Reply

    Hi! I am looking for a place that is not to expensive and that is also really fun. I am trying to do this for my 12 year old daughter. She loves all types of animals and baking. Any suggestions?

  31. My son is turning 1 year old, most of the guests are adults with maybe about 4 kids total including my son. I live in Grayson but area is not limited. We are hoping to do a cookie monster theme. Any recommendations of places??
    Thank you!

  32. Hi! I am looking for a venue to host my son’s first birthday party in November. Please help! I am torn and continue to go back and forth. This is a very special occasion due to my first son passing away at 7 weeks old; so this is special for many reasons! What do you suggest? I am looking to have around 20 kids.

    Thanks in advance

  33. thanks for including my ball maze in your post! you have such a fabulous site here, always full of wonderful ideas, and it’s an honor to be part of it!

    thank you!!!

  34. Hi,
    Any ideas for a hang out spot for a 12 year old boy? My son doesn’t want a party per se, but somewhere we he can just hang out with his friends (supervised, of course). We’ve been to Dave and Busters, Main Event, and those types of places. His bday is the 22nd of this month, any suggestions appreciated!
    He is not really into video games or things like that.

  35. strongly recommend adding Red Door Playhouse in Marietta http://reddoorplayhouse.com/open/youth-programs/birthday-parties/. Best kid’s birthday party EVER!! We did my daughter’s 5th birthday there (3 years ago) and parents are still telling me it was the best birthday party they have ever been to. They also do adult parties and since my daughter’s party was so much fun my husband and I did a joint birthday party for us there this summer. So. Much. Fun!!!

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