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Best Places for a Kid’s Birthday Party in Philly

It's going to be a stress-free party to remember!

Planning a birthday party for your kid? Feeling overwhelmed? Look no further. These Philadelphia destinations take away the stress, while adding a good dose of fun, to planning birthday parties. Whether your kids are into art, sports, or just having a good time with their friends, these play spaces, arts organizations, and gyms all across the city offer birthday parties that you can customize to your party needs. It will be a party to remember!

Beehive at Bok

1901 S 9th Street Suite B03A


This indoor play space in South Philly’s Bok Building offers private birthday parties. You can choose from a variety of themes and have access to the space’s toys and materials.

Rutabaga Toy Garden

3526 Conrad Street


Rutabaga Toy Garden specializes in zero-waste birthday parties. Their team has perfected the process of cutting out the waste so often present at parties. Each party also includes a one-of-a-kind guided eco-play activity. Host at Rutabaga, a park or house, or rent a zero-waste party supply kit.

Primp & Play

1520 Locust Street, 2nd Floor


An award-winning family spa and event space, Primp & Play offers fun and relaxing parties with themes and activities.


Photo courtesy of We Rock the Spectrum

We Rock the Spectrum

12357-59 Academy Road


We Rock the Spectrum is a indoor gym designed for all kids, including those on the autism spectrum and who have sensory sensitivities. Their birthday parties are inclusive, safe, and fun.


1301 Locust Street


This Center City play space takes the stress out of party planning. You can choose to bring all your own supplies or have them take care of everything from catering to activities to entertainment.

Sandcastle Fun Co.

Any location


Choose from a movement party, sports party, or music party offered by this mobile children’s educational and entertainment company. They’ll bring the equipment and activities to you!

Smith Memorial Playground

3500 Reservoir Drive


This family favorite playground and playhouse in Fairmount Park offers birthday packages. Make sure you plan in advance; this popular spot can be booked up two months ahead.

Kids at Play

3502 Scotts Lane Suite 711


Book this indoor playground for a two hour birthday party.


500 Kenilworth Street, Queen Village

810 N. Hancock Street, Northern Liberties


This gymnastics gym offers birthday parties on Sundays for ages 1-12. Choose from gymnastics party, ninja party, or open play party.

Buddha Babe

308 Levering Mill Road, Bala Cynwyd


This sewing studio offers tons of different themed birthday parties for your child to choose from, including shark theme, ninja theme, and princess doll workshop. Your guests will learn sewing skills and get to take a fun handmade project home!


Photo courtesy of Kith + Kin

Kith + Kin

3060 W. Jefferson Street


A play space and gathering place for kids and their families, Kith + Kin’s parties include access to their play equipment, a private party room, and decorations.

ARTrageous Brush and Flow

6345 Germantown Avenue


Host an artsy party either at ARTrageous’s studio or at your own preferred location. Their children’s parties include a 2-hour artist-led workshop.


Lead photo courtesy of Rutabaga Toy Garden

Contributing Writer for Philadelphia Family.