Top 5 Birthday Party Ideas in Durham-Chapel Hill

Planning your child’s birthday party in the Durham-Chapel Hill area has never been easier. With so many location and entertainment options in the area, your hardest task may just be choosing what type of party you want. We are here to help you make this year’s party planning even easier by providing you with a list of the top kid’s birthday party options in the Chapel Hill area. Happy searching!

Snapology Birthday Boy
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1. Snapology

Throwing a fun and stress-free kid's birthday party may sound impossible. But Snapology of Chapel Hill can help make that dream a reality. Snapology will bring the entertainment to the venue of your choosing. With dozens of LEGO® themed parties to choose from, there is something for everyone at Snapology. Your dedicated party host will take care of set-up, clean-up, provide all supplies and lead all party activities. The birthday star will have a blast playing and building with friends while you relax and enjoy the party. In response to recent stay-at-home orders and national guidelines, Snapology is now offering virtual birthday parties! Learn more here.

Glazed Expectations Party Room
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2. Glazed Expectations

Does your little one love to paint and get creative? If so, they will love having their next birthday party at Glazed Expectations. This laid-back art studio hosts painting parties for children ages four and up. Your birthday star and guests will get to paint and take home ceramic pieces, glazed pieces, painted tiles or clay pieces. There are so many fun ceramic options to choose from! Glazed Expectations will provide the table and tablecloth if you want to serve food or cake at your party. All parties are scheduled in 2 hour blocks for children 9 years and older and 90 minute blocks for children 8 years and under.

Spences Farm Birthday Party
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3. Spence's Farm

Your horse and farm lover will have the birthday party of a lifetime at Spence’s Farm in Chapel Hill. Spence’s Farm offers general farm and horse lesson birthday parties at their small, private retreat. Children will learn about farm life including growing, maintaining and preparing organic produce from the garden, feeding and caring for chickens, and grooming and caring for horses. Each child will get a chance to ride a horse or pony! Your birthday star will be talking about his or her party for years to come.

Tumble Gym Birthday Party
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4. The Tumble Gym

Your child will have a blast burning off energy with friends while you sit back and relax at the Tumble Gym in Chapel Hill. Your one-hour party includes two designated, qualified instructors who provide the music, games and high-energy fun – you just provide the birthday star and guests! The Tumble Gym will also provide a half hour of party time in your own private party room, free invitations, and a t-shirt for the birthday child.

Angel Island Party
Photo courtesy of Angel Island Fun Park

5. Angel Island Fun Park

Leave the party entertainment to the pros at Angel Island Fun Park in Cary, North Carolina. With two party rooms that could be combined for an ultimate party experience, you and your guests will love their time at this safe, clean and climate-controlled play center. Your child will have a blast bouncing around on the amazing trampolines, zipping down slides, climbing around play structures and playing games. Parties are booked in 90 minute increments and you can arrive up to 15 minutes early for party room set-up.