If you are looking for a fun birthday party option for your child in Cleveland, look no further. The city has a multitude of options for children of all ages and interests. Your child will love these action packed parties and parents can enjoy the party as well as there is not set-up or clean-up involved.
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Memphis Kiddie Park, on Cleveland's west side, is a great place to host a child's birthday party. The park offers old-fashioned-style kids-size rides, miniature golf, and a classic carousel. Their special party package, for groups of six children or more, includes unlimited rides for two hours, popcorn, a drink, and a balloon. Prices for 6 - 19 children are $12 per child; for 20 or more children, it's $10.75. You can also add a hot dog to the package for an additional $2.50 per child.
Memphis Kiddie Park
10340 Memphis Ave.
Brooklyn, OH 44114
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Birthday parties at the zoo include admission, lunch, drinks, a reserved party area for 2 hours, a birthday surprise for each child and the birthday child, and a guest appearance from the zoo mascot. Parties are available year-round on Saturdays and Sundays at 11am and 2pm. The cost for 10 guests (minimum) is $375 for and available for members only. Add-ons like face-painting and crafts are available for an additional charge. Call 216-635-3303 for reservations at least three weeks in advance.
Cleveland Metroparks Zoo
3900 Wildlife Way
Cleveland, OH 44109
For the ultimate glow in the dark adventure, choose FireFly's MiniGolf for your next birthday party. Parties include a private party room for one hour, a 18-hole round of golf, all paper products, souvenir pictures,pizza, soft drinks, chocolate mousse filled marble birthday cake, glow bracelets, two free guest passes and online printable party invitations. Cost: Monday Thursday $14.99/person, Friday Sunday $16.99/person. A 10% discount is offered for groups of 20 or more. A minimum of 8 people is required.
Westfield Shoppingtown Southpark
200 Southpark Center
Strongsville, OH 44136
Kids ConcoctionsEnter the world of wacky and crazy fun at Kid Concoctions. Birthday parties include two event tickets per child to create items from the concoction stations, spa stations, fill-a-tube of wild republic animals, or fill-a-pouch of polished stones. The fun continues on the Concoction Star Stage with karaoke. Each child goes home with balloons and the birthday child receives a t-shirt. You can also add a puppet show, balloon animals, and a snapshots taken of the entire party. The cost is $14.99 per child (minimum 6; maximum 20).
500 Southpark Ctr
Strongsville, OH 44136
Swings n- Things offers two birthday packages. The Birthday Bash includes a trained party captain; a large cheese pizza, pop, and birthday cake; 16 gameroom tokens; unlimited time in Kids Korner Softplay area or Ground Zero Laser Shoot-out; and one round of mini-golf. The Paintball Village Birthday Blast includes unlimited field access, basic rental package, 200 paintballs, a large cheese pizza, pop, and birthday cake. The cost is $12.99 for the Birthday Bash and $23.99 for the Paintball Village Birthday Blast (minimum of 10).
Swings N- Things
8501 Stearns Rd.
Olmsted Township, OH 44138
Your daughter and her friends will feel like real princesses with a tea party at the Enchanted Tea House. They'll be pampered with hair and makeup makeovers, dressed in velvet and satin costumes, and draped in "jewels." After a photo session, they'll be seated at tables of linen and crystal where they will hear stories of tea parties in far away castles and dine on kid-friendly foods. Guests receive a photo and the birthday girl gets a special gift. The cost is $250 for 4-6 guests and $350 for 7-10 guests; additional guests are $20.
Enchanted Tea House
5685 Hudson Industrial Pkwy.
Hudson, OH 44236
Pump It Up Party Centers provide a fun and safe place to jump, climb, slide, and bounce on the giant inflatable play structures. Parties include time in the supervised party area, a decorated party room, sound system with popular music playing, table service, and invitations. Prices vary based on the number of guests, day and time of the party, and the amount of time in the party area. Food and drinks are available for purchase. Costs range from $175 to $249, depending on the package.
Pump It Up Party Centers
7077 Engle Rd.
Middleburg Heights, OH 44120
1756 Moor Rd.
Avon Lake, OH 44012
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The Nature Center at Shaker Lakes, founded in 1966, is a peaceful green space nestled among the gracious houses of Shaker Heights
, just each of Cleveland. The facility features a variety of trails that illustrate six natural habitats, as well as a nature center with exhibits about the Northeast Ohio landscape.
The Center offers b'earth'day packages for children's parties that include the room rental, dessert, and an hour long program led by a naturalist. For more information, see the Center's Web site
At Spirit of Clay, each child designs and paints bisque from the party bisque collection. Parties include a decorated party room with balloons, your own studio artist, and all the supplies to create masterpieces. The birthday child will receive a beautiful birthday plate to remember the day. You may bring your own snacks and cake or choose a package where everything is included. The cost ranges from $15 to $25 per child with a minimum of six.
Spirit of Clay
828 Som Center Rd.
Mayfield Village, OH 44143
Parties at Fun 'n' Stuff are fun for young and "not-so-young." Attractions include laser tag, mini-golf, roller skating, a kid's playground, bumper boats, rock wall, inflatables, batting cages, video games, and grand prix go karts. Party packages include reserved tables with balloons, invitations, table service, birthday candles, mini-golf, video game tokens, pizza, and pop. Add-ons include a private party room, personal party hostess, and themes such as "gross and slimy" science experiment. The cost ranges from $11.95 to $19.95+ per person (minimum of 10).
661 E. Highland Rd.
Macedonia, OH 44056