30 Incredible Kid’s Birthday Party Places in Cincinnati

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Thanks to the plethora of places to have a kid’s birthday party in Cincinnati, there’s no need to stress out planning, rearranging your home to accommodate guests, decorating, or cleaning up afterwards. In fact, there are so many birthday party venues available in Cincy that your child will have fun deciding on the type of birthday party to have each year. Options range from attractions and themed activities to museums and sports. Here’s an exhaustive list of 30 incredible places to hold a kid’s birthday party in the Cincinnati, Ohio, area.

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Attractions

1. The Web Extreme Entertainment

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You didn’t think we’d include a list of amazing birthday party places without at least mentioning ourselves, right? Customize your birthday party celebration with one or more action-packed attractions that include laser tagmini golfmini bowlinginside track go-karts and arcade games in one of Cincinnati’s largest arcades. Birthday party packagesinclude birthday party invitations, a dedicated party host for your event, a private party room, game credits for the arcade and a cool The Web t-shirt for the birthday child. Package options include pizza, soda and ice cream. There’s so many fun attractions to do, The Web may become your child’s birthday tradition each year. Details: 7172 Cincinnati Dayton Road, West Chester, OH 45069; phone: 513-860-2882.

2. Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Gardens

Features 1-1/2  to 2 hours of a “zoo-nique” party where your guests will have two interactive visits from some special animals. All parties are now held in our Birthday Clubhouse and after or before the party, all guests are welcome to explore the rest of the zoo. The Zoo Clubhouse rental fee is for groups up to 40 guests; you do your own decorating but, cleanup, tables and chairs are included in the cost. You may provide your own light snacks such as chips, pretzels and small fruit or veggie trays. Pizza meals available at an additional cost. Details: You can check package options, availability and book your party all on our website, cincinnatizoo.org. you may also e-mail the birthday coordinator at tiffany.dodenhoff@cincinnatizoo.org for more information.

3. University of Cincinnati Campus Recreation Center

Customize a birthday party in the pool, gym, or climbing wall area. Activities include swimming, basketball, volleyball, corn hole, or climbing. Birthday packages range from two to three settings for two to three hours. Bring your own refreshments. Details: 2820 Bearcat Way, Cincinnati, OH 45221; phone: 513-556-0604.

4. Rock Quest Climbing Center

The two-hour kids birthday party includes 90 minutes of climbing time with staff belayers, harness rental, and pizza and drinks after the climb. Details: 3475 East Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45241; phone: 513-733-0123.

5. Bee Active Adventure Zone

Giant inflatables provide the bounce fun for this two-hour birthday party that includes one hour of play time on the inflatables and one hour of play in your own private party room. Bring your own food, with drinks available to purchase. Details: Forest Fair Village, 600 Cincinnati Mills Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45240; phone: 513-563-2600.

6. Arcade Legacy

Gaming is the attraction for your child’s birthday party, with 7,800 square feet of arcade and pinball games, 18 console stations and hi-def projection screens for playing favorites likes Rock Band. Details: Forest Fair Village, 662 Cincinnati Mills Drive, Cincinnati, OH 45240; phone: 513-874-8766.

7. Mayerson JCC

Your child’s birthday party can be held either in the 12,000 square foot indoor waterpark, two-court gym, or party room. Details: 8485 Ridge Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236; phone: 513-792-5659.

8. Winton Woods

From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, Winton Woods Harbor offers kids party packages that include admission to Parky’s Ark wet playground, reserved tables and an ice cream cone and juice for each guest. A kids meal option is available. Details: 10245 Winton Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231; phone: 513-522-1798.

9. Woodland Mound’s Breezy Point

Choose from two birthday party packages for children ages 2-12 available seasonally from Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend. Both packages include reserved tables, admission to Parky’s Wetland Adventure wet playground, ice cream cones and juice. A kids meal option is available. Details: 8250 Old Kellogg Road, Cincinnati, OH 45255; phone: 513-474-2666.

10. CoCo Key Water Resort

A child’s birthday party that’s sure to be a splash. Birthday party packages include three hours in the giant indoor waterpark, $5 cards to the video arcade, one hour in a private party room, a pizza party with birthday cake, a celebrations coordinator and party hosts handling all the details, a goodie bag for all guests and more. Details: Located at Crowne Plaza Cincinnati North, 11320 Chester Road, Cincinnati, OH 45246; phone: 513-552-6208.

Themed Activities

11. Parky’s Farm

A farm-themed party is in store, including a tour of the animal barn and hands-on interaction with farm animals, fun activities in Parky’s Playbarn, and a birthday part in the children’s celebration room. The party package includes a party host, farm admission, a farm-themed cupcake birthday cake, ice cream and juice. All party guests receive a Parky’s Farm keepsake cup. Choose from a 1-1/2 hour or 3 hour party. Details: 10073 Daly Road, Cincinnati, OH 45231; phone: 513-521-7275.

12. Mount Washington Educational Arts Center

Just about any child’s birthday party theme wish can be created, with some options involving arts, crafts, dance, cooking, games and more. Two-hour birthday party theme packages, which range from Princess and Princes to Make My Cupcake and Eat it Too to Jungle Gym Antics, include a party host, paper supplies, a signature mat for the birthday child and lemonade. Details: 2127 Beechmont Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45230; phone: 513-827-9144.

13. Blue Manatee Children’s Bookstore & Decafe

Dinosaurs, pirates, a favorite book character and many other themes are available with the full service “partee” package that provides stories, activities and games based on that theme. Ice cream, a smoothie, party favors and paper goods are included, plus the birthday child gets a Manatee birthday shirt. Custom parties also available. Details: 3054 Madison Road, Cincinnati, OH 45209; phone: 513-731-2665.

14. The Gymnastics Center

Kids enjoy 45 minutes of gymnastics, 15 minutes of structured games and 30 minutes for cake and ice cream. The gymnastics instructor handles all setup and cleanup. Drinks and table coverings provided, plus the birthday child gets a free t-shirt. Details: 3660 Werk Road, Cincinnati, OH 45248; phone: 513-922-3433.

15. Cincinnati Family Enrichment Center

Choose from more than 15 party themes and your own children’s event coordinator will provide music, story and movement activities based on the theme. The Victorian home setting adds a homey touch to the festivities. Details: 4244 Hamilton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45223; phone: 513-591-2332.

16. Fun Factory Roller Rink

Three birthday party packages to choose from, with all including party invitations, admission and skate rental, 2-1/2 hours of reserved seating, your own party hostess, party settings, food and drink, game tokens and a free admission return pass. Plus the birthday child receives special gifts. Details: 1631 Sherman Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45212; phone: 513-631-1311.

17. Beechmont Rollarena

This roller/inline skating rink is ideal for holding a skating party to fun music. Food and drink party packages available. Details: 3988 Commercial Boulevard, Cincinnati, OH 45245; phone: 513-753-6868.

18. The Skatin Place

Have a private party with a DJ playing your favorite tunes after school on Tuesdays and Thursdays, or choose from three birthday packages available anytime that include Skatin Place invitations, admission and skate rental, a reserved party table for two hours, table decorations and party place settings, pizza, soda and ice cream, game tokens and prizes for the birthday child. Details: 3211 Lina Place, Cincinnati OH 45239; phone: 513-522-2424.

19. Cinemark Oakley Station and XD

Host your child’s birthday party in the Cinemark theatre and give your son or daughter the star treatment. Party packages include admission tickets to a movie, movie snack packs and party room rental before or after the movie. Details: 3025 Disney Street, Cincinnati, OH 45209; phone: 513-351-2381.

20. Make It A Party

Kids, crafts and play merge together at a personalized birthday party at Jo-Ann Fabrics. Make It A Party includes party invitations, use of the party room for two hours, all craft and treat decorating supplies, an instructor for all activities, setup and cleanup. Details: 3866 Paxton Avenue, Suite B, Cincinnati, OH 45209; phone: 513-871-0790.

21. Cupcake Crazy

It’s all about the cupcake at this birthday party. Activities, led by two hostesses, include decorating cupcakes, decorating chef’s hats and cupcake crafts. Birthday parties include your choice of a cupcake theme, two-hour party room rental, all craft and decorating supplies and two cupcakes per child. The birthday child receives a special present. Details: 7458 Montgomery Road, Suite B, Cincinnati, OH 45236; phone: 513-984-1100.

22. Craft Party

Michaels offers a craft party based on your child’s preferred theme. Pick a project and the Michaels staff will tailor a craft project based on it, plus party guests take home what they make. Details: 3862 Paxton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45209; phone: 513-871-3170. Craft birthday parties available at all other Michaels in the Cincinnati area.

23. Build-A-Party

Party guests build their own stuffed animal friend at the Build-A-Bear Workshop Build-A-Party. A party leader helps with the bear-making and leads the kids in special games. Also included are invitations and thank you cards, party favors for all guests, and a photo and gift for the birthday child. Details: Kenwood Towne Centre, 7875 Montgomery Road, Cincinnati, OH 45236; phone: 513-794-1333.

24. Anderson Dance Academy

Select a custom theme for your party, like winged fantasy, hip hop, Disney, Rock Star, etc., and then customize your birthday package. The basic price includes one hour of dance, organized activities and games, and 30 minutes in studio eating and opening gifts. The birthday child receives a free ADA t-shirt. Add-on options include party favors, birthday cake or catering, additional time, and other party requests. Details: Anderson Dance Academy, 8263 Beechmont Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45255; phone: 513-474-7837.

Museums

25. Cincinnati Museum Center

Kids parties at the Duke Energy Children’s Museum and the Museum of Natural History and Science are based on a theme of your choosing, with options including space, construction, animals, dinosaurs, bat caves, trains, Egypt and a tea party. Birthday party packages include a museum educational presenter, a themed birthday cake, juice, decorations, paperware and a gift for the birthday boy or girl. A pizza party can be added for an additional fee. Details: 1301 Western Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45203; phone: 513-287-7000.

26. Fire Museum of Greater Cincinnati

Kids party in an old firehouse and can be a firefighter for a day. All birthday parties include free admission for all guests and use of the fire museum’s assembly or conference room, complete with tables and chairs. You supply your own decorations and refreshments. Details: 315 West Court Street, Cincinnati, OH 45202; phone: 513-621-5553.

27. Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame & Museum

If your child loves baseball, then a Cincinnati Reds Hall of Fame Birthday Bash is the winning ticket. Two birthday party packages are available, with admission and a tour of the Hall of Fame, your own private party room and a pizza party included. Details: 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202; phone: 513-765-7923.

Sports

28. Kid’s First Sports Center

Party Palooza features three kids birthday party packages so you can customize the ideal birthday experience for your child. The 90-minute party includes an obstacle course of trampolines, slides, rings, mountains, tunnels, trapezes and a 20-foot inflatable slide, plus a private party room. Details: 7900 East Kemper Road, Cincinnati, OH 45249; phone: 513-489-7575.

29. Cincinnati Cyclones

If your child is a Cincinnati Cyclones fan, the team has birthday packages just for the perfect birthday party. Packages include tickets to the game for your group, the luxury of watching the game from a private suite, your child’s name on the video board, a visit from Twister and a birthday puck and birthday card for your child. Add on food, birthday cake, a locker room tour and fan tunnel on ice for additional fees. Details: U.S. Bank Arena, 100 Broadway, Cincinnati, OH 45202; phone: 513-421-PUCK.

30. Lil’ Kickers Cincinnati

A two-hour soccer party hosted by a Lil’ Kickers coach features soccer and related activities and a birthday celebration with cupcakes, popcorn, soft drinks and ice cream. Choose from two birthday party packages. Details: Tri-County Sportsplex, 530 Northland Boulevard, Cincinnati, OH 45240 or Wall 2 Wall Soccer, 846 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45040; phone: 513-825-1902.

When it comes to celebrating a child’s birthday, the Cincinnati area has lots of ways to party. With the diverse offerings, there’s something to suit all ages and interests. And since there’s so many options available to meet all budgets, there’s no need for parents to stress anymore with all the intricacies involved in holding a home birthday party.