A Guide to Birthday Party Venues in Dallas


When it comes to party venues in Dallas, you have LOTS of options. To help, we divided them up into categories:

  • Art + Creativity
  • Educational + Fun
  • Fashion + Beauty
  • Outdoor
  • Sports + Play
  • Tech + Gaming
  • Unique Dining

And for even MORE choices just a little up the road, read our Guide to Party Venues in Collin County. Hint: If you have a membership at any of these places, make sure to check for party discounts.

As always, we want our guides to be as helpful as possible to local moms, so if you have any favorites that aren’t on the list, please recommend them in the comments!

Click on a city below each category to see fun birthday party venues near you.

Art + Creativity

CAMP :: Both the show party and craft party packages include private access to the Campitheater, which serves as home base for your party. CAMP Counselors handle all the crafting fun and excitement, and you handle the snacks and decorations. Prices start at $800.

Dallas Children’s Theater :: Think of this as a day at the theater, where you celebrate with your friends (in the party room), and then go see a show, (down the hall!). You can bring and set up any outside food and decorations in a private party room, and don’t forget to sign up your child on the birthday list, so the cast sings “Happy Birthday” from the stage. Call for pricing.

Kids Garden Club :: If you want to throw a really cute birthday party for your little one without lifting a finger, this is a good option, because everything is included. They are pricier than some of the others on this list, but that’s because its packages include cake, catered food, decor, entertainment, and party favors. You just pick the theme! Prices start at $595.

Lakewood Conservatory of Fine Arts :: Rent the space and create your own party or choose from one of its themed birthday party packages: Laraoke, art, baking, music and dance, or a foam party. Prices start at $450.

Museum of Illusions :: Book a downtown birthday party full of unique visual and sensory experiences such as holograms, optical illusions, and a vortex tunnel. They can provide all sorts of entertainment at the party including an illusionist.

Park Cities School of Music :: They offer a few different options, like a 1.5-hour event that includes a teacher, instruments, different forms of art, and dance. Additional options can be held at the Lakewood Conservatory and include art, Barbie, baking, Karaoke, and more! Prices start at $450.

Play Street Museum :: With the most themes to choose from, PSM offers 1.5-hour private parties for little ones. You can book packages from “Do-It-Yourself” to “Sit Back & Relax.” Prices start at $395. Note: Various DFW Play Street Musuem locations may offer different party themes and packages.

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! :: Prices start at $29.99 per child (ages four and up) and include two hours in the party room, and tickets to Ripley’s Believe It or Not! Odditorium, Louis Tussaud’s Waxworks, Ripley’s Enchanted Mirror Maze, and the 7D Moving Theater.

LEGOLAND Discovery Center :: The premium party package for $750 includes admission to all attractions for up to 25 people, plus activity packs, a party host, one hour in a private room, pizza, drinks, and LEGO kits for all the kids.

Build-A-Bear :: Dallas, Garland, Grapevine :: Each party package includes a furry friend for each guest, a party leader, special heart ceremony, party games and activities, party hats, and photo ops with props. Prices start at $20 per person.

North Texas Performing Arts :: Dallas, Plano, Southlake, et al. :: How about a theater party? A professional director leads kids ages four and up through a script (choose from 10), theater exercises, activities, and games in one of the studios. Then, it’s showtime! Packages start at $300.

Painting with a Twist :: Dallas, Richardson, Garland, Lewisville, Rockwall, Grapevine, Mesquite, et al. :: This spot for girls night is great for kids’ birthdays, too. Follow the teacher’s instructions to paint a masterpiece of your own. This place is BYOBC – so don’t forget the cake! Packages start at $30 per person.

Quigley’s Clayhouse :: Paint pottery, make mosaics, sculpt, or use the potter’s wheel at your custom birthday party in a private room that seats up to 30 people. Parties are generally 90 minutes, and start at $20 per child.

Educational + Fun

Children’s Aquarium :: This venue is located near the Texas Discovery Gardens in Fair Park. There are two ocean party packages complete with digital invitations, decor, and tableware, starting at $250 for up to 12 guests ($15 for each additional person). Enjoy the aquarium at your leisure and get access to a private party room for 90 minutes. Upgrade for an animal encounter!

Frontiers of Flight Museum :: Birthday parties are offered on weekends only. They include 1.5 hours of party time (with 30 minutes for setup) in the dedicated party area and access to the Children’s Play Area. This one is very DIY—they provide the venue; you provide the rest. Watch your child become a jumbo jet pilot, or an air traffic controller in the FOFM Airport Control Tower!

Perot Museum of Nature and Science :: Birthday parties are exclusive to Perot Museum members on select Saturdays. Packages include all-day admission, Camp Crafty, and Wolfgang Puck Catering. Submit a form at the link for pricing!

Texas Discovery Gardens :: Right near the Children’s Aquarium in Fair Park, this venue offers bookings for 2-hour parties starting at $300. Choose up to two add-ons like critter encounters, story time, butterfly release, scavenger hunt, and more.

Fashion + Beauty

Livi’s Glam Spa :: Get pampered at the spa that comes to you. On-site parties include but are not limited to manis, pedis, facials, nail art, and DIY beauty products like lip-gloss, lotion, and sugar scrub, all natural, of course. Packages start at $450.

Themed Mobile Spa Parties :: The name couldn’t be more descriptive if it tried. Multiple party options include some manis and pedis, and others with a craft/makeover combo. For ages 5–13. Prices start at $200, with decorations and robes.

Let’s Pretend :: Here’s an adorable tea party venue for kids that also offers makeup, glitter, dress-up, fashion shows, dance parties, and more. Prices start at $329.

Sweet & Sassy :: A salon, spa, and celebration spot for children and tweens. Book parties by the theme – makeup and fancy updos, fashion runway, and pop star. (This is the place with the hot pink limo add-on!)


Adventure Landing :: Mini golf, bumper boats, and go-karts outside, arcade games and laser tag inside. Note: All games are half off Thursday evenings, so book your party then.

Bahama Beach :: If your child has a summer birthday, Bahama Beach in South Dallas is a pretty good value. For $20 per person (eight-person minimum), you get full-day admission, one hour of party time in the reserved birthday area, a kid’s meal and cupcake for each guest, party favors, a party host, and more!

Dallas Zoo :: The zoo has spaces to accommodate just about any occasion, but you can also go DIY with a zoo party and bring your own food and drinks — groups of 15 or more receive discounted admission.

Trinity Forest Adventure Park :: Satisfy your child’s inner Tarzan at TFAP. Kids conquer wobble bridges, tight ropes, ladders, cargo nets, zip lines, and more. They even have a course designed especially for little kids. Birthday party packages are divided by age group: 4–7, 6–9, 10–15. Prices start at $200.

Hawaiian Waters :: All-inclusive summer party packages start at $360 for eight guests, and includes pizza, drinks, cupcakes, beach towels, and sunglasses for all your guests. All-day cabana rentals start at $150!

Celebration Station :: Reserve the outdoor pavilion next to the 18-hole mini golf course for a celebration outside. Other options include paintball, go-karts, laser tag, arcade games, batting cages, bumper boats, and lots more. Party packages start at $14.99 per child.

Bubble VibeZ :: Keep the party outdoors with odorless, non-toxic, hypoallergenic, and biodegradable foam delivered right to your curb. Whether you choose a bubble bash, foam party, or glow foam party, the kids will have an absolute ball. Prices start at $295.

The Bubble Truck :: Book an hour of bubbles or glow foam with kid-friendly music on the speakers and assorted fun extras like neon face paint. Prices start at $325.

Topgolf :: Party packages for kids or teens include two hours of game play, food platters for six guests, a party manager, and multiple upgrade options. Packages start at $440 ($220 per bay; six players per bay).

Sports + Play

Adventure Landing :: A party captain takes care of everything – even the balloons – for 90 minutes at this indoor/outdoor mix of fun. Party packages are for a maximum of eight guests (additions cost per person). Prices start at $229.

Bowl & Barrel :: Located at the Shops at Park Lane near NorthPark, Bowl & Barrel has a buffet-style kids menu for parties, ramps and bumpers for little ones, house-made specialties, and craft cocktails for adults.

Chamberlain Studios :: Book a karate birthday party for kids ages 4 and up at the Lakewood dojo. The hour-and-a-half party features a great karate workout, fun games and activities, and a one-month, free membership to the dojo. How’s that for a party favor! Prices start at $200.

Galleria Ice Rink :: Party packages start at $160 and include 60 minutes on the ice, skate rentals, and a table near the ice. You can also rent the rink for broomball.

Pump It Up :: This inflatable party place in South Dallas with three private party options allows you to be as hands-on (or -off) with the food, decor, and favors as you want to be. Weekday or weekend bookings available. Prices start at $199.

SPARK! :: Saturdays are reserved for parties at SPARK! in The Cedars. For two hours, kids ages seven and older climb, crawl, and slide through a gigantic, air-conditioned indoor playground. Add-on creative experiences like making slime, bracelets, painting a rock garden, an acrylic pour, and more. Prices start at $400.

The Soccer Box :: Celebrate your kid at this indoor soccer center, on Friday evenings. You can either bring the food and decor yourself, or have The Soccer Box supply everything. Either way, it provides the field and one or two party coaches for two hours. Prices start at $325.

yogees yoga 4 kids :: This mobile yoga studio meets you at home, in a yoga studio, at the park, or even the zoo to host a yoga-filled celebration. No need to haul yoga mats or a sound system — the yogees provide it all according to the birthday’s child requested theme. In the past, they have hosted pajama parties, beach-themed parties, and spa parties, just to name a few. Prices start at $150.

Strike + Reel :: Most packages include bowling with shoe rental, a private party room, food and drinks, and two hours of access to the other attractions.

Epic Waters :: The basic package includes food, drinks, full-day admission, and a gift for the guest of honor. Also, a dedicated host assists you for the 90-minute party. Prices start at $350.

Great Wolf Lodge :: One of the few venues that provides the cake, Great Wolf Lodge takes your child on a magic quest complete with wands. Parties start at $350 and include food, drinks, dedicated party area, and wolf ears. Add-on Build-A-Bear, character appearances, water park access, decor, and goodie bags.

Peppa Pig World of Play :: Kids explore 14 themed areas during a 2-hour party (plus stay-and-play after) at Grapevine Mills. All parties include pizza, drinks, a private room, a dedicated party host, and digital invitation. Add on ice cream cups and party bags. Parties start at $300.

Round1 Bowling & Amusement :: Located inside Grapevine Mills Mall, this spot has bowling, arcade games, karaoke, billiards, ping pong, and more. Base party package is $24.99 per person, 6-guest minimum party size.

Celebration Station :: Party for 90 minutes at this indoor/outdoor option with tons of stuff to do. Party packages start at $14.99 per person.

Altitude Trampoline Park :: Cedar Hill, Grapevine, Richardson :: Party hosts do all of the work, from setup to cleanup, and outfitting each jumper with socks and a water bottle. Packages start at $250.

AMF Bowling :: DeSoto, Lewisville, Richardson :: A great birthday party spot for kids or teens, AMF’s party package includes two hours of blacklight bowling with shoe rental, arcade games, food and drinks, and party hosts to help you out. Starting at $24.99 per person. Upgrade for a cookie cake! Note: Bowlero is also in the AMF family, with locations in Addison and Garland.

GatSplat :: Lewisville, Rowlett :: Paintball and Nerf parties for ages 6 and up last as long as your party goes west at GatSplat’s indoor paintball field. Axe-throwing parties are also offered for ages 12 and up. Ages 4 and up play Gellyball, which uses softer gel balls that leave no mess or sting. Prices start at $35 per person.

StarCenter :: Farmers Branch, Frisco, McKinney, Plano, Richardson, et al. :: Stay cool with an ice skating or hockey party at one of our local StarCenters. Hour-long parties include bucket aids, skate rentals, party room, and tablecloths for tables. Add-ons include $13 pizzas, balloons, or a broomball referee. Prices start at $249.

Urban Air Adventure Park :: Garland, Mesquite, North Dallas, and more :: Not your average trampoline park, this one also has climbing walls, a ropes course, indoor skydiving, and lots more. Visit the link to choose your theme, pick your attractions, and select add-ons for the party room.

Gymboree Play & Music :: Need an option for little kids up to five years old? You’ll get a personalized experience for 90 minutes, complete with set-up, clean-up, and themed activities in play, music, art, sports, open gym, or a combination. Prices start at $260.

Tech + Gaming

The G.O.A.T. Gaming Mobile Arcade :: Hire a gaming truck and have your venue come to you! Check out its party packages, starting with the base package for up to 30 gamers at $435 for two hours of indoor and outdoor gameplay.

Video Gamers Express :: Here’s another gaming truck option, this one with PS5 consoles. It does parties for ages six and up — 20 can play inside the truck and eight more can play outside (weather permitting). Packages start at $329 for an hour and a half, plus a travel surcharge for destinations over 40 miles away.

Zero Latency :: Billed as “VR on a scale you need to see to believe,” Zero Latency offers free-roam virtual reality experiences for up to eight players. The experiences last from 30 to 60 minutes, and are for ages 13 and older. It is located at Beltline and the tollway, right before Addison. Call for pricing of parties larger than eight people.

NickelRama :: An arcade where games only cost nickels to play. A flat rate of $79.95 gets you admission for 15 guests and a long party table for two hours.

Chuck E. Cheese :: Dallas, Garland, Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Irving, et. al. :: Choose from a a variety of packages for every budget and group size. Every package comes with two slices of pizza and a drink per child, and they start at $24.99 per child. The guest of honor is FREE!

Dave & Buster’s :: Arlington, Dallas, Euless, Frisco :: Enjoy kid-friendly food and hundreds of arcade games in the Million Dollar Midway. Book your party online; packages start at $29.99 per person.

Main Event :: Grand Prairie, Grapevine, Plano :: Lots of party packages from weekday events to brunch bashes, teen parties to VR-intensive experiences. Priced per person, starting at $11.99 for a self-guided weekday party.

Free Play :: Dallas, Richardson :: Kids party packages start at $20 per person, which includes admission, unlimited free game play, a drink ticket, and a party favor bag (other party add-ons available).

Unique Dining

American Girl Store :: Choose from a variety of party packages for children ages 18 months to 6 years. Enjoy perks like signature cake and ice cream, doll crowns, goodie bags, and more. Prices start at $25 per guest.

Medieval Times :: All parties include dinner and a two-hour live tournament; but you can get as VIP as you want, with a knighting ceremony for the birthday child.

Monster Yogurt :: 90-minute parties for ages 3 and up include an attendant, use of the indoor playground, DIY froyo bowls, unlimited barista-style coffee drinks, bottled water, decorations, and a make-a-monster craft. Add on a monster appearance, too. Prices start at $189.

Small Pockets Tea Room :: This combination children’s boutique and tea room on Inwood offers eight different tea party packages. The most popular are the Princess Tea Party and Paint Your Own Tea Set, and all include finger sandwiches, fruit, and biscotti. Prices start at $160.

Studio Movie Grill :: A meal and a movie sounds like a great way to spend a birthday. Purchase tickets for your group like you would for any movie outing, or book a private screening of a new release, classic film, or gaming event. Prices start at $300 for Monday–Wednesday parties, and goes up the closer you get to peak hours.

Alamo Drafthouse :: Dallas, Richardson, Las Colinas :: If you’d like to host a private theater event at Alamo Drafthouse, fill out an event request form at the link for the location of your choice.

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