The Best Birthday Parties in Chicago, IL

As parents, we know party planning can be stressful. But planning a birthday party for your little one shouldn’t be. There are so many party activities and options available in the Chicago area, planning your child’s birthday should be a piece of cake! The hardest part might just be making the decision of where and when to have it! To help you out, we’ve narrowed it down to the top 5 children’s birthday parties in and around Chicago, IL. 

Snapology birthday party
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1. Snapology

Let Snapology help you throw a truly stress-free birthday party for the LEGO® lover in your life! All you have to do is choose the location and Snapology will bring the party entertainment to you! With so many themes to choose from, your birthday star is sure to have the best party ever. LEGO® themed parties cover every interest from Paw Patrol® to Frozen® to Star Wars® and superheroes. Snapology also offers more specialized parties for children interested in robotics! Free e-invitations and thank you cards are included in each package, along with a complimentary Snapology shirt for the birthday star! If you need help choosing an event location, Snapology can help you with that, too. Virtual birthday parties are also available!

Cooking Party
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2. The Kids’ Table

The Kids’ Table is a great birthday party venue that focuses on fun and teaching children a great life skill. There are different party options available depending on the age of the birthday child and their guests. Kids can learn to cook dishes like pizza, tacos, and (of course) birthday cake! Staff members will take the lead in instruction and keeping kids engaged so parents get to sit back and enjoy the party. The planning process is a breeze since the Kids’ Table provides everything from the venue to the supplies, to the invitations. Virtual birthday parties are also available. 

Little Gym
Photo courtesy of the Little Gym

3. The Little Gym

The Little Gym is the place to be for awesome gymnastics birthday parties. You can reserve the entire facility for your child’s special day. Instructors will lead your child and guests in fun games and activities. The best part for parents is that set-up and clean-up is completely taken care of for you! The Little Gym can also provide electronic invitations. The entire gym is sanitized in between events to ensure safety of all guests and staff.  

Pump It Up Party
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4. Pump It Up 

Pump It Up is a party place like no other! Your birthday child and their friends will have loads of fun with Pump It Up’s huge inflatable party playgrounds, games, and blow-up birthday throne. Your child’s party will be able to jump and play together in a bounce house area just for them and can celebrate in a private party room. Planning is a stress-free experience for any parent. Reservations can be made easily online and staff will be there during the party to help with supervision, set-up, and clean-up. Parents can also choose a party package to include food, beverages, and party favors. Check out the Chicago location or find another Illinois location near you!

Pottery Party
Photo courtesy of Kids Clay Room

5. Kids Clay Room

Kids Clay Room provides a super fun and creative birthday party for kids of all ages. Different pottery birthday packages are available for your choosing. All party packages include clay, tools, glazes and firings.The birthday child will have the choice of project. Projects can be suggested by staff or you can come up with a new project based on a theme. Staff will be there to instruct and help the kiddos create beautiful works of art. There is also a party room available for celebration. Table cloths, plates, cups, napkins, forks and spoons are provided, you bring the food and drinks. Staff will be there to take care of set up, clean up and serving of food/beverages.