Birthday Party Planner
Want ponies for your party, or a superhero, perhaps? How about a giant movie screen? Looking for an inflatable arena for an off-site birthday bash? Our annual guide will help you find what you’re looking for. Party on!
A Zoo to You – Wildlife Wonders. A variety of animals: alligators, kangaroos, monkeys, zebras and parrots. Petting zoo and pony rides available. $200 and up. 706-348-7279.
Exotic Paradise Animal Shows. Owls, parrots, cockatoo, iguanas, tortoises, monitors, a variety of insects and arachnids. Full show $250; half show, $195. 770-969-1112 or 954-592-0047.
Little Red Barn Mobile Petting Farm. Brings friendly, miniature farm animals and ponies to you. $375/hour and up. 678-493-5860.
Mr. Greg’s Reptile Roadshow. Alligators, snakes, lizards and more. $150 for ages 4-6, 30 minutes; $200 for 7 and up, 1 hour. 678-764-3636.
The Mane Event Pony Parties. Mobile themed pony parties, a barnyard of farm animals. $225 and up. 770-962-7545.
My Reptile Guys. Snakes, iguana, tortoise, lizards and more. Educational and interactive with tricks, jokes, demos and surprises. $189/hour and up. 678-472-8441.
Reptile Wrangler. Critter shows with reptiles or giant bugs. Select from a collection of over 25 critters including snakes, lizards, frogs, tortoises, gator and more. $125 and up. 770-489-3512.
Sam’s Path Petting Zoo. Monkeys, camels, parrots, kangaroos, fox, zebras. $300 and up. 706-717-8837.
Summer & Friends. Pony rides, face painting, clowns, balloon art and concessions. $145 and up. 678-508-0475.
A & E Clowns. Face painting, balloon twists, comedy magic, sing-a-longs and bubble shows. $155/hour and up. 404-345-1094.
A Clown Named Ruby. Magic show, balloon art, face painting and live music. Also interactive bubble, music or clown magic workshops. Ages 1 and older. $175 and up. 404-895-2312.
Tommy the Clown. Professional clowning, mime, magic, comedy, balloons, plate spinning and juggling. $160 and up. 678-462-1009 or 770-867-2696.
Happy Face Entertainment. Clowns, costumed characters, face painting, magic, balloons, jugglers, superheroes, martial arts, dance, circus arts. $135 and up. 404-762-7845.
Copy Cats For Kids. TV and movie look-a-likes, princesses, superheroes, cartoon characters and moonwalks. $95 and up. 770-424-2287.
Captain Jack Sparrow Parties. Costumed, look-alike characters. $300 and up. 404-388-4544.
Fun-O-Rama Parties. Theme décor, face painting, balloon art, costumed entertainers, inflatables and rental. $75-$250 per event. 770-572-1737.
Dream Friends Entertainment. Characters and entertainment. Princesses, superheroes, Hannah Montana and cartoon characters. $115 and up. 404-319-0180.
Kidazzl Parties. Storytelling, theme characters, illusions, song, dance, games, musical activities, face painting, balloon twisting. $175/hour 770-318-3652.
Party Animals Entertainment. Costumed characters, balloon art, temporary tattoos, face painting, magic. $125 and up. 770-645-0901.
Dance and Music
All Star Kids’ Party DJs. Party packages include music, games and interactive entertainment. $195 and up. 770-664-0320.
Disc Jockey’s Unlimited. Theme parties, karaoke, novelty prizes, music, games, and face painting. $275 and up. 770-498-7030.
Jason’s Music Party. Interactive, musical entertainment. Ages 1-8. $150 and up. 323-387-0366.
Little Beat Music DJ. DJ services, children’s music CDs, bounce house rental and more. $275 and up. 877-545-2328.
Music Together with Ms. Gail. Interactive musical parties. Up to age 6. $165 and up. 678-437-3304.
Games 2 U Entertainment. A mobile gaming and entertaiment provider. $249/6 kids and up. 770-807-0212.
Game Truck Party. Air-conditioned video game theater with over 40 multi-player games and seating for 16. 90 minutes. $299. 770-755-5100.
Rolling Video Games. A mobile video game theater for parties with Xbox 360, Wii and PS3 titles. $225 and up, ages 5 and older. 877-426-3007.
Xtreme Gaming 360. Portable gaming karts for video games. Provides set-up anywhere with electricity. Ages 5 to adult. $150-$175. 678-859-4605.
Dan Garrett Magic. “Dan the Wizard” show for ages 4-12. Harry Potter theme available. Also shows for older kids. $275 and up. 770-981-0310.
Ken Scott Magical Entertainment. Magic shows with a live bunny, balloon sculptures, games and more. $275 and up. 770-252-1516.
Magic Debbie. Interactive comedy magic shows with birthday child as the star. Free balloon animals, magic kit for birthday child. $250 and up. 404-630-1120.
Magic Ladder Entertainment. Party services include theme parties, magic tricks, face painting, balloons and more. $225 and up. 770-307-7646.
Bill Packard’s Magic Man Entertainment. Bill Packard the Magic Man and other magicians, balloon twisters, face painters, clowns, characters. $150-$300. 770-926-1168.
MisterGreggy.Com. Comedy magic shows, Rocky Raccoon puppet, balloons, face painting, juggling classes. 45 mins. for 2 hrs. $195 and up. 404-452-4620.
Never Grow Up Magic. Kid comedy, birthday party magic, live bunny, puppets, and balloons. $200 and up. 678-591-0018.
Alison Agency. Clowns, characters, balloons, face painting, magic. $125 and up. 770-509-9409.
Artzy Party. Mobile art party brings all art supplies and table coverings. 1 hour for ages 3-6; 90 minutes for ages 7-10. $120 and up/6 kids for ages 3 to 6; $150 and up/6 kids, ages 7-10. 404-895-7069.
Auntie Kim’s. Children decorate a personal sized birthday cake. Tots to teens. $20/child. 770-310-6963.
Caricatures By Fitzroy. Black and white pencil drawings for each guest. Custom-designed logo for the birthday child. Ages 1-12. $125/hour; $25 off the 2nd hour. 678-851-5656.
Caricatures by Susan Moreno. Professional artist. From $125/hr. 770-443-1824.
Creative Caricatures. Full-color caricatures on canvas by Kourosh and Patrick. $125/hour and up; 2-hour min. 770-966-8804.
Clay Time Mobile Ceramics Studio. Paint your own ceramics or make a clay project. $100 and up. 404-313-1425.
Events by Noelle Kidz. Theme parties specializing in Spa-jama, Pirate, Glamalicious, Mad Scientist and otheres. Starting at $300 for 12 kids, 90 min. 404-234-5675.
Fun Bus. Tumble, climb, jump, swing and slide. 1 hour of fitness fun with music and games. Ages 2-7. $235 and up. Metro Atlanta, 770-569-7529; North Gwinnett, 770-676-6356.
Georgia Outdoor Laser. Laser tag party comes to you, includes set up. 100 minutes, ages 8-12. $300/12 kids; $450/20 kids. 404-314-2129.
Glazed And Amused. Mobile pottery party, from babies to moms, any time, anywhere. $125 and up/8 people. 770-876-2304.
Mobile Masterpieces Inc. Mobile art studio for 3-hour party. Each guest paints 16×20 acrylic canvas to take home. Ages 7 and up. $30/person and up; 6-child minimum. 404-909-7541.
Pottery on Wheels. Create pottery at your location. $150 and up. 770-862-6354.
Red Hot Fire Truck Events. Take a ride or sound the siren of a real, red fire truck. “5-Alarm Fun” package includes fire truck ride, squirting water from a real fire hose, decorations, kid-size firefighter gear and more. $175-$500 (5-Alarm Package). 404-925-1221.
Southern Outdoor Cinema. Movie screens, sound systems, digital projection and DVD players for indoor and outdoor parties. $349 and up with delivery, set up and tear down included. 678-689-8143.
Spoiled Rotten Princess Parties. Over 19 themes, includes: fashion shows, spa parties, photo shoots, jewelry making. Packages start at $250. 770-354-7548.
Sugar and Spice Girls Glam. Mobile spa party. Décor, crafts, rose petal-pedis, fashion show, makeup, tutus, karaoke, red and pink carpet, and more. Starting at $80 for 90 minutes. 404-395-5308.
Tumblebus Atlanta. A Gym on Wheels with tumbling, rock climbing, monkey bars, trampoline and more. Ages 18 mos.-6 years.15-child maximum. $200/hour and up. 404-370-0001.
Big Thinkers Science Exploration. Interactive, hands-on birthday parties. Experiment with rockets, bubbling potions and more. Ages 4-12. $189 and up. 678-392-1500.
Club Scientific. One-hour interactive science parties with demonstration and take-home projects. Pick from different themes. Goodie bags included. Ages 4-13. $225 and up. 678-880-6460.
GA Bubbleman. 1-hour interactive show with bubbles from pinheads up to the size of a person. $135 and up. 770-717-9158.
High Touch-High Tech, Inc. Hands-on science experiments such as volcanoes, silly putty rockets, gemstones and more. Ages 5-12. $225-$250. 770-667-9443.
Imagine That! Science, technology and art birthday parties with party favors. $190 and up. 770-392-1627.
Science Creations. Science parties plus horseback riding, reptiles, face painting, ballooning, and more. $150 and up/10 children, ages 4-13. 678-531-2357.
Yes! Youth Engaged in Science. Build robotic models you program to move and use sensors. Ages 6-9, 10-14 coming soon. $180/8 children for 90 min. 404-551-3993.
Akbar Imhotep. Storytelling, puppetry and stories from around the world. $175 and up. 404-468-3392.
Auntie Renee Speaks. Storytelling, puppet shows, games, face painting, arts and crafts. $95 and up. 770-402-0564.
Curious Moon Puppets. Songs, games and prizes. Puppets, portable stage, puppet gift, puppet making. $175 and up. 404-377-8141.
Kevin Pittman and His Forest Friends. Fairytale puppet shows, costume character, handcrafted animal characters. $100. 770-312-8451.
Lori’s Stories. Storytelling, music and interactive performances. Have a custom song written for the birthday child. $180 and up. 678-425-6229.
Mama Koku Storytellin’. Interactive storytelling. $175/hour. 404-305-8549.
Miss Mary’s Storytime. Storytime, puppetry and music. $50 for 30 minutes. 770-656-4602.
Piccadilly Puppets Company. Shows with puppets, music, audience participation and stories. Make-a-puppet activity also available. $175 and up. 404-636-0022.
Young Audiences, Woodruff Arts Center. Theatre, music, literary arts, dance, visual arts activities by professional artists. $185 and up. 404-733-5293.
Places to Go
Amusement Center/ Arcades
Andretti Indoor Karting & Games. All-inclusive packages include 1 hour in the party area, tableware, decorations, invitations, ice cream cake, kids’ meal for each child, arcade credit and host. $300 to $425, 10-child minimum. 11000 Alpharetta Hwy, Roswell. 770-992-5688
Chuck E. Cheese. Includes food, cake, tokens, special show and visit from Chuck E. Cheese. $11.99-$16.99/child for 2 hours; 4-child minimum. Alpharetta, 678-893-0171; Buford, 770-614-5803; Cumberland, 770-435-9036; Conyers, 678-413-0045; Douglasville, 770-577-8951; Kennesaw, 770-420-3340; Jonesboro, 770-996-3250; Marietta, 770-971-0002; Norcross, 770-449-1767.
Dave and Busters. 2-hour parties include kids’ meal, eat & play combo, or youth buffet. Unlimited soft drinks and Power Card with chips also provided. $16.99-$24.99/child; 10-child minimum. Duluth, 770-497-1152; Lawrenceville, 678-847-5400; Marietta, 770-951-5554.
Dixieland Fun Park. All-day fun pass group packages for 10-19 guests. Includes fun pass, 10 percent off one-time food purchase, 5 arcade tokens each, free non-rider pass; reservations required. Party room rental available. $24.99-$45/person up to 19 guests; $100 for party room rental. 1675 Hwy 85 North, Fayetteville. 770-460-5862.
Funopolis. 5-acre indoor/outdoor complex, laser tag, mini-golf, bumper boats and cars, go-carts, mini-bowling, arcades, four party rooms, and more. 90 min., minimum 8 children. $111.60 and up. 40155 Hwy 4415, Commerce. 706-335-3866.
Laser Voyage Café. Two games of Pirate laser tag, arcade tokens, party tables, email invitations, free return pass for birthday child, 2 for 1 return pass guests. $150 and up. 1866 Buford Hwy., Duluth. 678-514-3430.
Legoland Discovery Center. Packages and prices to be determined. Recommend booking at least six weeks in advance. Parties begin summer 2012. Phipps Plaza, Atlanta. 404-848-9252.
Malibu Grand Prix. Miniature golf, bumper boats, go-karts, arcade and more. Several packages available. $12.99/child and up, 8-child minimum. 5400 Brook Hollow Pkwy., Norcross. 770-416-7630.
Monster Mini Golf. Indoor monster-themed glow in the dark 18-hole mini golf course and arcade games. Many packages, party room included. $175/12 kids. 2505 Chastain Meadows Pkwy. NW, Marietta. 770-423-2212.
Mountasia Family Fun Center. Miniature golf, go-karts, bumper boats, game room, party host, tickets. $12.99/person and up, 8-child minimum. 175 Barrett Pkwy. Marietta. 770-422-7227.
Sandy Springs Funhouse. Multi-level tag arena, inflatable obstacle course, arcades, private party rooms and more. $150 and up. 6650-B Roswell Rd., Sandy Springs. 404-843-1121.
Sky Zone. All-trampoline, walled playing courts. Includes one hour jump time and shoe rental, 40 min. in private party room, invitations, paper supplies, food and drinks. Add-ons available. Starting at $16/person, minimum 10 kids. 560 Old Peachtree Rd. NW, Suwanee. 678-745-9900.
Diamond Girlz Day Spa and Boutique. Several party packages to choose from, Diamond Diva facial party, glam party, fashion shows, spa treatment, music, mini mani-pedi, hair do’s and more. Ages 3-15. $255-$500/8 girls. 11705 Jones Bridge Rd., Johns Creek. 678-240-9056.
Dolls and Divas. A dress-up party venue for girls ages 3-14. $250 and up. 740F N. Glynn St., Fayetteville. 1-800-388-2810.
Glamour Girls Day Spa – Princesses, Tweens & Teens, Ages 2yrs.+, Spa Memberships, Customized SPArty packages to fit ALL BUDGETS up to 20 girls, Fashion Shows, Dressup, Glamtini & Popcorn incl. in all pkgs., Glamoursine Pickup & more, 1350 Wooten Lake Rd., Ste. 204, Kennesaw, 404-919-GLAM (4526)
Pigtails & Crewcuts. Themes include: Ahoy Matey, Princess, Darling Divas, Let’s Luau or Howdy Partner party; Includes dress-up, craft, party favors. Prices vary by location, $250/7 children and up. Buckhead, 404-963-5612; Buford, 770-271-1990; East Cobb, 770-565-8765; Roswell, 770-993-3303; West Cobb, 770-795-9450,
Pink Pastry Parlor. Customized theme events, tea parties, pampering spa, loft sleepovers, baking parties, and more. $200 and up for 8 children. 6385 Spalding Dr., Norcross. 770-263-8303.
Salon Red Kids. Themes and activities including jewelry making, manicures, cowboy, updos, makeup, storytime, games, and more. $195 and up for 8 children; $15/additional child. 123 E. Ponce de Leon Ave., Atlanta. 404-377-6230.
Snip-its. Glamour, Hollywood, Style-A-Doll, Rock Star, Spa, Slumber Jam party. Prices vary. $100 and up. Snellville, 770-979-3818.
Sugar & Spice. Several theme party packages to choose from: arts and crafts, manicures, pedicures, and fashion show. Sleepovers available. Ages 3-18. $250 and up for a maxium of 10 children. The Spa at Stonecrest, 8052 Mall Parkway, Suite 104, Lithonia. 678-672-4100.
Sweet & Sassy. Theme party packages include Pajama Jam, Perfect Princess, Fashion Diva and more. Spa treatments, makeovers, stage sets, limo rides and more. $249/9 children and up. 410 Peachtree Pkwy., Cumming. 770-781-0300.
Chamberlain’s Gourmet Chocolatier. Chocolate-making parties include instruction, chocolate, goodie bag and more. 6365 Spalding Dr., Norcross. 678-728-0100.
Greene’s Fine Foods. Candy making activities, tour and learn how candy is made. Full-service theme party packages available. $250 and up. 141 E. Trinity Place, Decatur. 404-378-2001.
Henri’s Bakery. Decorate your cake or cookie parties; tea sandwiches and juice provided. Includes apron and hat. $18/child; 10-child minimum; 25 maximum. 61 Irvy Ave., Buckhead. 404-237-0202.
Young Chefs Academy. Cooking birthday parties. Druid Hills location accomodates special needs. Ages 3-18. 90 min., $275 and up. North Druid Hills, 404-633-2633; Sandy Springs, 404-255-9263.
ARTS @ West Cobb. Private parties with music, face painting, princesses and more. $195-$225. 19 Powder Springs St., Marietta. 770-425-9660.
Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament. 2-hour show and four-course dinner in an 11th century-style castle with music, sword fighting and jousting. Ages 4-12, $37.93; 12 and up, $45.35; 10-person minimum. 5900 Sugarloaf Pkwy., Lawrenceville. 888-935-6878.
The Royal Dance Academy. Interactive princess dance party, arts & crafts and more. Includes facility and clean-up. 2 hours, $200 for 10 children, $10/additional child. Ages 3-8. 7784 McGinnis Ferry Rd. Suwanee. 770-232-2997.
The Singin’ Bean. Tea parties include private room, dress-up, food and drink. Also, 2-hour karaoke parties. $200/12 people and up; $10/additional person. 195-B N. Perry St., Lawrenceville. 678-534-5220.
The Bounce House Amusement Center. Two jump arenas and toddler area. Private jumping and party room packages for up to 25 kids; full arena private party for up to 40 kids. Ages 2 and under jump free. $155 and up. 765 Ash St., Canton. 770-345-5867.
HippoHopp. 90 min. in play area and 45 minutes in party room. Drinks and paper goods included. Six packages for up to 40 children, $99 and up. 1936 Briarwood Ct. NE, Atlanta. 404-634-4964.
BounceU. Open bounce, structured play, giant inflatables. $129 and up 1634 Cobb International Blvd., Kennesaw, 770-919-2226.
Catch Air. Playhouse, wall climbing, moonwalks, movie and more. Includes party room, drinks and invitations. $129 and up. 1515 Redi Rd., Cumming. 678-965-6868.
Glow Galaxy. Private party with one of two glow-in-the-dark play arenas with sports court and mini-golf course. $190 and up. 6527-D Jimmy Carter Blvd., Norcross. 770-368-3008.
Jump 4 Joey. Inflatable jump arena. Four party rooms, arcade, concession stand, 120-inch movie screen. $100 for 8 children, $150 for 15 children, $210 for 25 children. 782 Cleburne Pkwy., Hiram. 770-222-5867
Jump for Joy Adventure Island. Party package includes jump time on inflatables. Add-ons include pizzas, drinks. 90 min., $99 and up. Discover Mills, 678-847-0073.
Jump Oasis Party Studio. 2-hour party provides 75 min. of play and 45 min. private party room with pizza, drinks, and host. $99 and up for 6 children. 1940 Parker Ct., Suite F, Stone Mountain. 678-713-4503.
KangaZoom. 90 min. Includes juice boxes, paper products, set-up and clean-up. Birthday child gets 2 jump passes. Non-private parties, $195 and up; private parties, $295 and up. 5530 Windward Pkwy., Suite 400, Alpharetta. 770-772-0552.
Leapin’ Lizards. Includes 2-hour party with private party room, admission, set up, clean up and juice boxes. Starting at $180 for 10 children. 185 Sams St., Decatur. 404-537-3030.
Leaping Lions Family Fun Center. 2-hour experience. Private party room, snacks. $100/10 children and up. 4855 Old National Hwy., College Park. 404-819-5877.
Mighty Jumps. Private party room for 1 hour, unlimited play time. Includes drinks and admission. $100/8 children and up. 1019-B Collier Rd., Atlanta. 404-351-1818.
Monkey Joe’s Party and Play. Inflatable playgrounds with moon bounces, slides, jumps and private party rooms with drinks and paper goods. $99-$299. Pricing varies by location. Cumming, 770-887-5678; Dacula, 770-682-5437; Duluth, 770-497-9887; Fayetteville, 770-461-2723; Lawrenceville, 770-338-7529; Marietta 770-792-2244; Morrow, 770-960-7529; Newnan, 770-251-7226; Roswell, 678-381-0400; Tucker, 770-270-6292.
Jump Its. Indoor private party facility with inflatables and music. Various party packages available. $119-$349. 102 Greystone Power Blvd., Dallas. 770-505-2891.
Atlanta History Center. Custom parties for all ages and interests. $250 and up. 130 W. Paces Ferry Rd., Atlanta. 404-814-4110.
Fernbank Museum of Natural History. Includes unlimited access to the museum for 10 kids and 10 adults; 2 hours in private room, dinosaur throne, T-shirt for the birthday child, favors. $275 and up; add-ons available. 767 Clifton Rd. NE, Atlanta. 404-929-6318.
Georgia Aquarium. Theme parties like Deepo Party, Island Party, Pirate Party or Ocean Party. Includes activities, decorations and a themed cake, admission to the aquarium. 15-person maximum. $647.95; $37.75/additional person. 225 Baker St. NW, Atlanta. 404-581-4000.
Imagine It! The Children’s Museum of Atlanta. Includes admission to the museum, party room, host and each guest receives admission for future date. $270. $13.77/additional. Max. 23 guests. Ages 1-8. 275 Centennial Park Dr. Atlanta. 404-527-3693.
Interactive Neighborhood for Kids. Parties include admission to the museum for 16 kids, 90 minutes in the party room and a T-shirt for the birthday child. $150 and up. 999 Chestnut St., Gainesville. 770-536-1900.
Southeastern Railway Museum. Parties in restored rail cars or outdoor pavilion. Includes admission for up to 20 guests. 2 hours, $150 and up. 3595 Buford Hwy., Duluth. 770-476-2013.
Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History. Self-guided tour and access to train depot. 5-child minimum. $5/child, $50/hour to reserve train depot. Reservations required. 2829 Cherokee St., Kennesaw. 770-427-2117, ext. 3058.
Art Barn – Farmer Sue & Her Barnyard Buddies. Private party with farm animals, create an art project and take a hayride. 2 hours. $425 for 18 children; hand-led ponies, additional $75. Ages 2-12. 208 Roper Rd., Alpharetta/Canton. 678-319-0286.
Big Boot Ranch. Complete 3-hour party for 15 children includes half-hour horseback riding, petting zoo, hayride, moonwalk, private pavilion and more. Off-site pony parties and moonwalk rentals also available. $250. 677 Panola Rd. Ellenwood. 770-808-6262.
Cagle’s Family Farm. Barnyard birthday parties at a working farm. $350 and up. 362 Stringer Rd., Canton. 770-345-5591.
Chastain Horse Park Pony Parties. Includes pony rides, horse-related arts and crafts and games. 2 hours. Ages 4 and up. $500. 4371 Powers Ferry Rd., Atlanta. 404-252-4244.
Chattahoochee Nature Center. Includes invitations, refreshments, party favors, live animals, activities, hiking and more. $200 and up for 12 kids and 4 adults. 9135 Willeo Rd., Roswell. 770-992-2055, ext. 237.
Corn Dawgs. Corn Dawgs Country Theme Park and Corn Maze offers a unique party experience year round. $130 and up/11 children. 955 Leone Ave., Loganville. 770-359-9852.
Dunwoody Nature Center. Must be a DNC member. Includes invitations, DNC educator, gift for birthday child, stickers, favors. $150 and up. 5343 Roberts Dr., Dunwoody. 770-394-3322.
East Cobb Stables. Outdoor pony ride parties. 2 hours. $220 for up to 10 kids, $249 for up to 20 kids for weekend parties. 1649 Johnson Ferry Rd., Marietta. 678-560-9154.
Elachee Nature Science Center. Nature and live animal parties. Hikes, exhibit tours or hands-on science programs, plus goodie bags and postcard invites. Ages 4-12. $150 for 12 kids and 12 adults. 2125 Elachee Dr., Gainesville. 770-535-1976.
Ellenwood Equestrian Center. Birthday parties with horseback riding, above-ground pool and indoor recreation room. $200 and up. 500 Clark Rd., Ellenwood. 770-507-0464.
Fairhope Stables. Horseback rides with picnic area. $375 for up to 12 kids. 2755 Bunten Rd., Duluth. 770-813-1287.
Foxhall Equestrian. Pony rides, games, party room, hay rides and more. $350 and up for 10 children. 8000 Capps Ferry Rd., Douglasville. 770-573-2193.
Fruition Farm. Horseback riding parties. Peachtree City has indoor party room, Vinings location, rain or shine. Extras include hayride, cake, extra riding time. Ages 4 and up. $250/12 children for 3 hours. 404-512-0834.
Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center. Admission, crafts or guided activity, host, paper products and invitations. Three themes based on age. Age 5 and up. Tree Top Quest available. $15-$18/child, 10-child minimum. 2020 Clean Water Dr., Buford. 770-904-3500.
Linda’s Riding School. Parties at the farm with covered arena or at your home. Includes ring lead-arounds for ages 7 and under, lessons and trail time for ages 8 and up. Home parties, $300 and up; farm parties, $195 and up. 3475 Daniels Bridge Rd. Conyers. 770-922-0184.
Oakhurst Community Garden Project. Includes private room, use of garden, picnic tables, recycling, compost, playhouse and view of chicken coop. Theme parties with host available. $100 and up. 435 Oakview Rd., Decatur. 404-371-1920
Pettit Creek Farm. Includes fishing, pony rides and petting zoo. Add-ons include hayrides, moonwalks, and invite your favorite animal. $225 and up. 337 Cassville Rd., Cartersville. 770-386-8688.
The Polo Club of Atlanta. Pony parties including petting zoo, pony rides, dressing up miniature horse and donkey, play and picnic area. $500 and up. 5890 Polo Dr., Cumming. 770-344-0274.
Rancho Alegre Farm. Hayride, moonwalk, pony rides, petting zoo, food. $350 for up to 20 children for 2 hours; $195 for up to 10 kids for 90 minutes. 2225 Givens Rd., Dacula. 770-339-3065.
Tanglewood Farm. Pet and feed more than 100 miniature farm animals. Pony rides, bungee bull rides, picnic and play area. $400 and up. 171 Tanglewood Dr., Canton. 770-667-6464.
White Dog Farm. Horseback riding parties with picnic area. Three party packages available. $250 and up. 685 Old Alpharetta Rd., Alpharetta. 770-889-7373.
WildeWood Farm Inc. An encounter with horses and nature. $225 and up for 8 riders. $15 each additional rider. 4867 Heardsville Rd., Cumming. 770-843-2478.
Zoo Atlanta. Includes 90-minute pavilion rental, admission and catering for 16 guests. Additional entertainment options. $400. 800 Cherokee Ave., Atlanta. 404-624-5650.
American Girl Boutique and Bistro. Deluxe: 90 min. in private room with game, craft, dining service. 6-14 kids, 8 years and older. $45/child; $35/adult. Bistro: Dining service. 5 years and up. $28/child. $18/adult. $28-$45/child; $18-$35/adult. North Point Mall, 1202 North Point Cir., Alpharetta. 877-247-5223
Art Station. Pottery parties including supplies and 3 hrs. in party room. $200 for 10 children. 5384 Manor Dr., Stone Mountain Village. 770-469-1105.
Atlanta Kids Zone. Indoor playground parties with music, private party room with 2-hr. occupancy and hostess. Food, cake, crafts and goodie bags additional cost. $275 for unlimited guests. 1940 Briarwood Ct., Atlanta. 404-315-4658.
Baskin-Robbins. Party room reservations required. Decorate a Mini Cake Party $16.99/child or Ice Cream Sundae Party $10.99/child, 10-child minimum. 230 Hammond Dr., Sandy Springs. 404-252-6311.
Bean Head Toys. Choose the “Garden” or “Jungle” room, then select a theme: Mad Scientists, Mock Sleepover, Pirates, Pinkalicious, Webkinz, Train and more. $195 and up. 220 Johnson Ferry Rd. N.E., Sandy Springs. 404-851-2980.
Bean Work Play Café. Packages include: Space Explorer, Tea Party, Puppy Power and Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. Includes decorations, partyware, games, food and clean up. $385 for 10 guests. 134 New St., Decatur. 404-828-0810.
Build-a-Bear Workshop. Ages 3 and up make their own stuffed animals. Party of six includes party favors for all children and a special gift for the guest of honor. $10/child and up. Alpharetta, 770-442-0900; Atlanta, 770-482-9239; Buford, 770-945-2990; Douglasville, 678-838-4567; Kennesaw, 678-354-0603.
Center for Puppetry Arts. For members only. Includes performance, birthday announcement before performance, crown and throne for birthday child. $125/hour room rental, $8.25/person for 2 years and older, with every 10th person free, Create-A-Puppet add-on $4.50/child. 1404 Spring St., Atlanta. 404-881-5149.
Circus Camp Birthday Parties. Learn to fly on the trapeze, spin on the Spanish web and aerial silks. Face painting. Includes party room. Ages 5-teen. $400/2 hrs. for 12 kids. Dunwoody and Decatur locations. 404-370-0001.
DACKids. Pirate birthday parties at pirate cove. $89 and up for 5 children. 3102 Loring Rd., Acworth. 770-966-9900.
Farmhouse in the City. Dress-up, face painting, crafts, bracelet making, scavenger hunts and time with Farmhouse bunny and guinea pigs. Also canvas painting parties. $275 for up to 10 guests. 1094 Green St., Roswell. 770-312-7926.
Gwinnett County Parks & Recreation. Various facilities available to rent for birthday parties. $35/hour and up. 770-822-8840.
Little Bears Indoor Playground. Four packages, multiple themes. Include decorated party room, coordinator and paper products. $75-$350, 5-child min. on weekdays; 12-child min. on weekends. 440 Earnest Barrett Pkwy, Suite 58, Kennesaw. 770-429-0331.
Little Shop of Stories. Book-themed parties include room, storytime, juice boxes, invitations, paper goods. $175 for 12 children; $5/additional child. 133 East Court Square., Decatur. 404-373-6300.
Little Voyages. Birthday parties with an international flair. Set up, clean up, decorations, invitations, video display, arts & crafts, party hostess included. $175 for 2 hours and 10 kids. 5975 Roswell Rd., Suite C-311, Sandy Springs. 1-855-698-6924.
The Music Class. Birthday Bash includes singing, dancing, movement and instrument play, CD party favors, invitations and thank you cards. Up to 15 children, $300 includes use of our Buckhead facility, parties at your location start at $200. 257 Buckhead Ave., Atlanta. 770-645-5578.
Play: An Activity Center for Kids. Private gym play with party room, tattoos and party favors for each child, invitations included and more. 105 min., $289/20 children and up. 10930 Crabapple Rd, Roswell. 770-650-0122.
RY Robotics Explorers. Engage in head to head robot competition. Ages 9-14. $75/8 guests and up. 715 Hembree Place, Roswell. 770-772-6622.
Tumbletots Preschool & Birthday Parties. Private parties with indoor playground, moonwalk, theme cake, crafts, tattoos, storytime, balloons and gift bags. Ages 1-7. $200/12 children; $10/additional child. 6375 Spalding Dr., Suite D, Norcross. 770-729-9660.
Yellow Llama. Create custom T-shirt artwork and Yellow Llama gift bag. 90 min. private party room. $265/12 children; $12/additonal child. 4420 Hugh Howell Rd., Tucker. 770-493-8030.
300 Atlanta. Includes 90 minutes of bowling, pizza and sodas, invitations, keepsake bowling pin, paper products. Ages 12 and under. $17/child, 10-child minimum. 2175 Savoy Dr., Atlanta. 770-451-8605.
Adrenaline Climbing. “Parties on the Rocks”. $125 and up for up to 5 climbers. 460 Brogdon Rd. NE, Suwanee. 770-271-1390.
All American Skating Center. Packages include admission and skate rental for up to 10. $89 and up. Hwy. 78 at W. Park Pl., Stone Mountain. 770-469-9775..
Athletic Club Northeast. Indoor/outdoor pool, rock wall, gym or combination. Four party packages. $300 and up. 1515 Sheridan Rd. NE, Atlanta. 404-566-4580.
Atlanta Braves All-Star Kids Party at Turner Field. Includes invitations, personalized welcome message, visit from mascot, cake, drinks and goodie bags. Min. purchase of 20 tickets required from the Club Pavilion, Outfield Pavilion, Upper Box, Upper Reserved, and other locations. Fri., Sat. and Sun. only. Players do not attend. Ages 12 and younger. Tickets $6 and up, $50 fee. 755 Hank Aaron Dr. SE, Atlanta. 404-614-1404.
Atlanta Eagles Sport Center. Parties include coach running soccer drills and games on indoor field and time in inflatable party zone. $149 and up. 5660 Buford Hwy., Doraville. 770-455-0641.
Atlanta Hawks. Includes gift for birthday child, birthday message on arena scoreboard. Add-ons: popcorn, beverage, mascot visit. Ages 12 and younger. $16/person and up, varies with package; 10-child minimum. 101 Marietta St., Atlanta. 866-715-1500, ext. 4.
Atlanta Rocks Indoor Climbing Gym. Includes use of the facility, one instructor for every six climbers, harness and climbing shoes for each guest. $25/climber for 2 hours, 10-person minimum for party room. 1019 Collier Rd. NW, Suite A, Atlanta. 404-351-3009.
Atlanta School of Gymnastics. 90 min. for parties. $175/ 1-10 children; $210/ 11-20 children; $250/ 21-30 children. 3345 Montreal Station, Tucker. 770-938-1212.
Atlanta Swim Academy. Swim parties in indoor heated pools. Party room available. Certified lifeguard, pool toys and floats included. $150 and up. 732 Johnson Ferry Rd., Marietta. 770-973-3120.
Braves Museum/Tour Turner Field. Admission includes the Braves Museum and Hall of Fame and visits to the press box, broadcast booth, clubhouse, dugout and more. Groups of 20 or more should make reservations two weeks in advance. Group rates for children’s birthday parties are $5/child and $7/adult. 755 Hank Aaron Dr., Atlanta. 404-614-2311.
Brunswick Bowling. Includes bowling, balloons, invitations, shoes, food and paper products. $11.99/child and up. East Cobb, 770-988-8813; Kennesaw, 770-427-7679; Lawrenceville, 770-925-2000; Marietta, 770-435-2120; Norcross, 770-840-8200; Roswell, 770-998-9437.
The Cooler- Alpharetta Family Skate Center. Roller- or ice-skating. Includes party room, popcorn, drinks and birthday T-shirt for party child. Fri., Sat. and Sun. only. $175-$225, up to 8 children; $13-$15/additional child. 10800 Davis Dr., Alpharetta. 770-649-6600.
Fayetteville Fun Bowl. Each guest gets two arcade tokens, a free pass for another visit, hot dog or pizza and drinks. Includes 90 min. of bowling and 30 minutes in the party room. $100 for 8 children, $12.50/additional child. 124 North 85 Pkwy., Fayetteville. 770-461-8822.
Gymboree. Play and song activities using parachutes, tunnels, bridges and more. Ages 1-5. $179 and up. Alpharetta, 770-772-4000; Mall of Georgia, 678-482-4440; Sandy Springs, 404-256-2223; Toco Hills, 404-320-0060; West Cobb, 770-499-0023.
Gym South. Parties are 90 min.; include 1 hour of gymnastics and games, and 30 minutes for cake and presents in the snack bar. Tablecloth and drinks included. Packages $130 and up. 119 North 85 Pkwy., Fayetteville. 770-461-5528.
Ice Forum. Skating parties include admission and rental, 45 minutes in party room, unlimited drinks. $75 package for 6 children; $12.50/additional child. Duluth, 770-813-1010; Kennesaw, 770-218-1010.
Jump Start Gym. Gymnastics or Mighty Mites, or a combination. 90 min. Includes birthday banner, gym time, instructor, activities. Ages 3 and up. $200 for 10 kids; $10/additional guest. 5920 Roswell Rd., Ste. C, Sandy Springs. 404-252-5867.
Laser Quest. Two Laser Quest missions/person, 20-minute game, free pass for birthday child, two for one passes for guests and a private party room. $16/person, 8-child minimum. 3650 Satellite Blvd., Duluth. 770-814-8801.
The Little Gym. Gymnastics-based. Private and instructor led. Includes invitations, paper goods, drinks, use of inflatables and parachute. 90 min. Pricing varies by location, $235 and up. Duluth, 770-476-4400; Smyrna/Vinings, 770-434-6661; Snellville/Lawrenceville, 770-982-0901.
MetroPlex Atlanta. Bowling area, skating rink, playland and super-sized video arcade. $161.95/10 children and up. 1959 Metropolitan Pkwy., Atlanta. 404-767-1990.
Midtown Athletic Club at Windy Hill. Parties include use of facility, host, fountain drinks, paper products, decorations and activities for ages 4 and up. About $295/party. 135 Interstate N. Pkwy., Atlanta. 770-953-1100.
Midtown Bowl. Bowling, private party room and food. $17.75/child (plus tax). 1936 Piedmont Circle, NE., Atlanta. 404-874-5703.
Modern Gymnastics. Gymnastics parties. Ages 3 and up. Sat. and Sun. afternoons. 12 kids for $150 and up, $7 per additional child. 736 Johnson Ferry Rd. NE, Marietta. 770-977-3637.
My Gym Children’s Fitness Center. Includes songs, dances, games, puppet shows, spaceflight and more. Ages 1-9. $275 and up for 20 children. 267 W. Wieuca Rd., Suite 101, Buckhead. 404-252-1201.
Nellya Fencers. Instruction on technique/footwork. After drills and practice, participants compete. $300/10 guests; $25/additional child, 2 hours. 1530 Carroll Dr., Atlanta. 404-603-3600.
Pirate’s Cove Adventure Golf. Miniature golf. $6.50/child. 3380 Venture Pkwy., Duluth. 770-623-4184.
Q-Zar Family Entertainment Center. Includes laser tag, pizza and more. Birthday party packages available. $46-$250. 3750 Venture Dr., Duluth. 770-497-1313.
Rainbow Ranch Trout. Includes use of rods, reel, bait and tackle in trout-stocked pond. Picnic pavilion available with reservations. $5.49/lb. of trout caught. 41 Ruth Lane, Cumming. 770-887-4797.
Rome Braves. Packages include 15 Home Run Hill tickets, food, drinks, reserved picnic tables, mascot visit, stadium announcement and video board salute. $250 and up; $11/additional child. 755 Braves Blvd., Rome. 706-368-9388.
Sandy Springs Parks and Recreation. Gymnastics and sports parties with relay races, obstacle courses and tumble track. Ages 2 and up. $165 up to 28 kids with instructors. Hammond Park Gym, 705 Hammond Dr., Atlanta. 770-206-2037.
SeaVentures. Swim, snorkel and scuba parties in an indoor, heated pool. Includes use of party room. $150-$300 for 8-14 children. 2880 Holcomb Br. Rd., Alpharetta. 770-992-3772.
Skatetown. Includes pizza or hot dog, drinks, popcorn, decorations, tableware, skate rental and more. $105 for 10 children; $10.50/additional child. 5570 Old National Hwy., College Park. 404-768-0095.
Stars Athletic Club. Packages include 1 hour on the indoor field with facilitator and 30 min. in decorated party room. $120 per 10 kids and up. 14295 Birmingham Hwy., Milton. 678-366-9008.
Sparkles Family Fun Center. Pizza, game tokens, admission, skate rental, party room, soda, paper supplies. $149 and up, 10 child minimum. Hiram, 770-943-4446; Kennesaw, 770-428-3941; Lawrenceville, 770-963-0922; Smyrna 770-432-6222.
Sports-a-Rama. Flag football, dodgeball, kickball and wiffle ball parties. $14-$20/child and up. 736 Johnson Ferry Rd. NE, Marietta. 770-977-9789.
Stars and Strikes Getaway-n-Play. Includes bowling, shoe rental, hostess, pizza, drinks, paper goods, invitations, balloon bouquet, bowling gift cards. Option: laser tag/game center. $184.99 and up, 8-child minimum. Cumming, Decatur, Dallas, Stone Mountain. 678-965-5707.
Tree Climbers International, Inc. Safe climbing with a rope and saddle. Ages 7 and up. $25/climber, minimim $300. DeKalb County’s Blackburn Park. 404-377-3150.
Twin Bridges Lake. Includes use of pole, line, hook, sinker and floater. Extra fish stocked in the lake. Picnic and staging area available. $7.50/person, 10-person minimum. 1119 Braselton Hwy., Lawrenceville. 770-963-6739.
Supplies & Rentals
A-1 Tent & Party Rentals. Moonwalks, dunk tanks, tents, tables, chairs and more. $30 and up. 770-458-7740.
Action Packed Parties. Tropical waterslide, Pirate Ship, 3D Disney Princess Castle, obstacle courses, moonwalk/slide combos and moonwalks and more. $89 and up. 770-466-3437.
AirPlay Parties. Balloon decorating, moonwalks, slides, décor and obstacle courses. Party packages available. $125 and up. 404-451-5943.
Astro Events of Atlanta. Super water slides, Slip-N-Slides, theme moonwalks, combos, obstacle courses, hoops, food and more. $125 and up. 770-972-6500.
Atlanta Moonwalk and Party Rentals. Theme moonwalk, combos, tables/chairs, karaoke, yard art, cotton candy, hotdogs, snow cones, popcorn. $8-$200. Windy Hill, Atlanta. 770-432-4555.
Better Moonwalks of Georgia. Moonwalks, giant slides, combos with slides, games, and cotton candy, popcorn, snow cone machines. $35 and up. 770-844-9978.
Clownin’ Around Amusement Rentals. Over 75 attractions. $200 and up. 888-386-3861.
Burgess Amusements. Inflatables, carnival games, and rides for your event. $500 and up. 770-788-9109.
Fun-Fare. Moonwalks, slides, obstacle courses, dunk tanks, rock walls, concessions and carnival games. $99 and up. 770-425-3033.
J & S Funtastic Entertainment. Miniature train rides, 24-foot rock climbing wall, moonwalks, water slides, combos, concessions, carnival games and more. $99 and up. 770-973-2633.
Jumping for Joy. Tents, moonwalks, slides, cotton candy, popcorn, snow cone machines. $135 and up inlcuding free delivery and set-up in Cobb, Cherokee and Paulding. 770-789-7675.
Kool Bounce. Moonwalks, obstacle courses, carnival games, popcorn, cotton candy, snow cone machines, picnic tables and more. $80 minimum rental. 770-995-6777.
Moonwalk Stop and Jump. Moonwalks, cotton candy, snow cones, popcorn and more. $119 and up. 770-322-3100.
O’Brien Productions. Trackless train, DJs, rock walls, inflatables, concession items and party supplies. $200 and up. 770-422-7200.
The Rental Place. Tents, tables, chairs, linens, popcorn, cotton candy, frozen drink machines, carnival games and more. Prices vary. 770-594-9000.
Shaw Special Events. Moonwalks, inflatable slides, popcorn, snow cone and cotton candy machines. Packages available. $50 and up. 770-934-8600.
Space Walk of Marietta/Cobb County. Inflatables, rides, games and concessions. $99 and up, delivery or pick up available. 770-794-8338.
Suburban Rental. Inflatables, carnival games, concessions, tables, chairs and more. No minimum. 678-569-1271.
TLC Rents. Concessions, tenting, children’s tables and chairs, and karaoke. $1 and up. 404-873-0833. c