Every parent wants their child to feel super special on their birthday. Often, what makes a celebration so great is the way it is tailored to the special interests of your child. If you’re looking for some new ideas or places to hold a memorable birthday party for the kids in your family, try one of these happening spots in MontCo.
For Kids Who Like to Move
Climb the Walls
Philadelphia Rock Gym
E-520 122 Mill Rd
Oaks, PA 19456
Get your party crowd climbing the walls at the Philadelphia Rock Gym in Oaks. Choose your party package based on the number of climbers you’ll invite. Get 1 hour and 45 minutes of party time with expert staff to work the safety ropes, free equipment rentals, food and a private party space. Use the free downloadable party invitations too!
Kick Some Stuff
Premier Martial Arts
Conshohocken & Huntingdon Valley
Make your kid a superhero with their friends at their martial arts-themed party. Enjoy 1 ½ hours of active fun with an instructor who will lead games and a karate lesson. Your child will get a free karate uniform and a birthday black belt to wear for the day. They’ll also get to break a real board in front of the class and cut their birthday cake with a sword!
Jump for Joy
Bounce U – Children’s Party Finalist
420 Babylon Rd., Horsham, PA 19044
Kids are always bouncing with excitement come party time, so why not let them burn off their energy at Bounce U in Horsham. A 2019 Happening List Best Kids’ Party Finalist, Bounce U is an inflatable playground. You’ll get a private party room, private bounce area and a dedicated party pro to help you keep things going smoothly. Choose from a variety of party packages.
Gymboree Play & Music – Best Children’s Play Center Winner
W. Third Ave & Chestnut St., Collegeville, PA 19426
For the littlest party goers, you might try Gymboree in Collegeville, winner of the Happening List Winner for Best Children’s Play Center or Gym. The staff will plan a fun event specifically designed for guests ages 0 to 5 years and an accompanying adult. You’ll get a dedicated Play and Music teacher, party supplies, invitations and a free class pass for each guest.
For Kids Who Love to Cook
Sweet Treats for All
290 Main St., Harleysville, PA 19438
Henning’s offers three party options where your child and their guests can decorate a cake, cupcakes or cookies. Everyone will also receive a chef’s hat and apron to decorate and take home. Choose your party theme and select add-ons like a sundae bar, popcorn machine or chocolate fondue.
Cupcake Wars & More
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Really Cooking with Robin
138 W Germantown Pk., Hillcrest Plaza Shopping Center
East Norriton, PA 19401
Your kids will have the greatest time cooking up their own party treats in Robin’s kitchen. Choose from party themes like Cupcake Wars, Star Wars, Snow Much Fun (Frozen theme), Brownie Boss and more. Make individual pizzas, cheesy quesadillas and sweet treats.
For Kids Who Love to Create
Painting with a Twist – Happenings List Children’s Party Winner
Locations throughout MontCo
Let your child’s creativity flow as they enjoy celebrating their special day while creating a work of art at Painting with a Twist. Party packages are designed for various age levels and abilities with time added for older kids so they can create a more involved painting. Voted as MontCo’s top choice for where to hold your child’s birthday party. The birthday child receives a free hand painted, custom keepsake signed by their friends!
Studios On Main – Dance & Tumble Center
510 Main St 2nd Fl., Pennsburg Pa 18073
Let your creativity run wild and design a party theme for your musical, theatrical, tumbling or dancing child! Choose from stock themes that include classes in dance, tumbling, theater or science. Enjoy an American Girl tea party, pirate party or teddy bear picnic. The possibilities are endless.
Engage Art Studio
1005 N Gravel Pk., Schwenksville PA 19473
Art lovers will have the best time creating during this project-oriented party. Choose a painting, clay pots or boxes, a funky mobile or a glazed dinner plate project. Party includes studio time, a quarter sheet cake and drinks and paper products for up to 12 kids, but the space can accommodate up to 30!
For the Girly Girl
Sweet and Sassy
250 Plaza Drive Collegeville, PA 19426
Sweet and Sassy will pamper your little princess and her guests with spa treatments and makeovers that will make each girl feel special. Choose from themes like Perfect Princess, Fashion Runway, Girls Rock and Spa-tacular!
For Kids Who Love Animals
Elmwood Park Zoo
1661 Harding Blvd., Norristown, PA 1940
If your child loves animals, then holding your party at Elmwood Park Zoo is a great choice. Three party packages are available. Choose from a live animal show and feed the animals experience, the Expedition Elk Zipline package or the Cub Climber Zipline Ropes Course package. Each package also includes food, party rental space in the pavilion and an animal cupcake cake.
Fun-E Farm T.O.O.
3488 Church Rd., Gilbertsville, PA 19525
Animal lovers will enjoy this visit to the farm which includes pony rides for all party guests. After the ride, pet the other farm animals including chickens, donkeys, goats, sheep and a cow. Add-ons include a tractor ride to a Native American tipi for a scavenger hunt, a cow train ride or horseshoe craft to take home.
For Make Your Own Fun
Choose to hold your party at a local public playground for outdoor fun where you supply the food and chaperoned activities. Each park offers something unique from castle-like play structures, to water fun, to mini-golf and more! Call each venue for pavilion rentals.
Park-Sci Playground, Upper Gwynedd Township – Happening List Winner!
1 Parkside Place, North Wales, PA 19454
Everybody’s Playground (Horsham) – Finalist!
540 Dresher Rd, Horsham, PA 19044
Green Lane Park (Green Lane) – Finalist!
2144 Snyder Rd, Green Lane, PA 18054
Limerick Community Park
180 Swamp Pike, Royersford, PA 19468
Jenkintown Rd & Forrest Avenue, Elkins Park, PA 19027
Mason’s Mill Park
3500 Masons Mill Rd, Willow Grove, PA 19090
2235 Bustard Rd, Harleysville, PA 19438