The Ultimate Guide to Birthdays Party Ideas in the Tri-City, MI Area

The Tri-City region offers many amazing venues for birthday parties that you have to check out! Whether you’re planning a special first birthday or the ultimate class party for pre teens, this guide includes something for children of all ages with various interests. Plan the perfect birthday party with one of these unique Tri-City venues below. We’ve included some helpful details to help make you decision easy.

Snapology

Snapology
Location

Saginaw, Bay Saginaw, Bay City, Frankenmuth, Midland and BirchCity. You choose the venue and they come to you!

Price

Prices start at $175 for 12 guests. They can even provide the treat bags for you!

Recommended Ages

Ages 2 - 14

Party Details

Choose your own birthday party theme with Snapology! Snapology will come to you with theme-based building and related games sure to make your party a hit. With a broad range of themes, they are sure to entertain the kiddos while you sit back, relax and actually enjoy your child's party.

Little Midland

Location

713 W. Ashman St Midland, Michigan

Price

$35/hr to rent the Loft/ $40 Little Midland  (flat rate, unlimited guests)
*Little Midland is built inside the Loft which is rented out for purposes other than using Little Midland. Guests may bring their own food, drinks, decorations, games, tables, chairs, etc. Tables & Chairs available for rent.

Recommended Ages

Ages 4+

Party Details

Little Midland provides many opportunities for children to role play what it’s like to be a Midland Citizen. They imitate us, learn how to share or take turns, how to compromise and be kind.


Saginaw Children’s Zoo

Location

1730 S Washington Ave., Saginaw, MI

Price

$195  for up to 25 guests

Recommended Ages

All Ages

Party Details

Parties include a 2 hour reservation of the party pavillion, zoo gift for the birthday child, unlimited carousel rides, unlimited train rides, a handful of hay for each for each to feed the animals in the Barnyard, and themed invitations. You can add a visit from and animal friend for $50.

Primed to Paint

Location

487 N Main St, Ste C., Frankenmuth, MI

Price

12x12 canvases geared  towards kids are $25/person. If you have 10 people for a birthday party, you get an 11th painter to paint free!

Recommended Ages

Ages 3+

Party Details

Party includes a complimentary birthday apron for the birthday person that the whole birthday party can sign with well wishes and/or decorate for the guest of honor.  Guests are welcome to bring in snacks, beverages, cake, ice cream, and such.  Table decorations, balloons, and gifts are also welcome to be brought in.  


Tri-City Sports Complex

Location

5117 Garfield Rd., Auburn, MI

Price

Price starting at $300

Recommended Ages

Ages 8+

Party Details

All birthday parties will include 1 hour of turf time and 30 minutues of club house time. TCSC will provide a staff member to chaperone.

Kokomo's Family Fun Center

Location

5200 Kokomo Dr., Saginaw, MI

Price

Packages start at $120

Recommended Ages

Ages 5+

Party Details

Parties include  a Spin on the Party Wheel, discounted attraction passes ($5), $25 in Arcade credit, two pizzas, balloons, soft drinks, and a birthday cake and ice cream.

Roll Arena

Location

2909 Bay City Rd., Midland, MI

Price

Kid’s party packages start at$130 for 10 people

Recommended Ages

Ages 4+

Party Details

Includes admission, skate rental (regular or inline), parent orientation, personalized cake, soft drinks (2 pitchers for 10 people), 30 minutes in the birthday area fand a free admission pass for the birthday child’s next visit. Don’t forget to request a birthday song played and child’s name announced.



Mid-Michigan Children's Museum

Location

315 West Genesee Ave., Saginaw, MI

Price

Price packages start at $100 per 10 children

Recommended Ages

Ages 3+

Party Details

Two-hour party includes use of room, table and chairs. A Mid Michigan Children's Museum guide will assist with the party and provide the museum experience. Hosts are welcome to bring their own cake, ice cream and refreshments.

Tummy Ache Candy Store

Location

1116 N Johnson St., Bay City, MI

Price

$100 plus $15 per child

Recommended Ages

Ages 3+

Party Details

Your party package includes homemade invitations, handmade birthday hats, handmade birthday cake, helium balloons, surprise bags, sno cones, and a secret project.

Chuck E. Cheese’s

chuck e cheese
Location


5105 Bay Rd. Saginaw, MI 48604

Price

Prices start at $12.99 with a minimum of 4 kids.

Recommended Ages

All ages

Party Details

Every party includes the Ticket Blaster Experience for the Birthday child, Birthday crown or tiara with 8 tokens, jumbo guitar balloon, rock star recognition in the birthday show, 30 tokens per guest as well as soft drinks and 2 slices of pizza per child. A party host/hostess will be there to help ensure maximum entertainment for every child!

Saginaw Art Museum

Location

1126 N. Michigan, Saginaw

Price

$12 per child; 20 child maximum.

Recommended Ages

4+

Party Details

Choose art-making activities from options including Fierce Beasties and Magical Creatures, Imaginative Clay Sculpture, Musical Monotypes and Princess Castles. Experience the Visionarea hands-on gallery with its art-making stations, science and art-based exhibits dealing with vision and perception, creative dress-up, tessellation puzzles and an art reading area.

Painterly Pottery


Location

904 N. Water, Bay City

Price

$16-$19 per guest

Recommended Ages

5+

Party Details

Gather friends for a simple outing of painting bisque or schedule a Kids Painterly Pottery Pizza Party including pizza, snacks, beverages and a wide selection of bisque to paint, plus a keepsake plate for the birthday child signed in porcelain pen by fellow revelers. Pizza party includes decorations tailored to fit your theme.


Chippewa Nature Center

Location

400 S. Badour, Midland

Price

$142 with membership

Recommended Ages

4+

Party Details

Choose from themes including insects in the meadow, frogs in the pond and animal tracks in winter for nature lovers ages 4 and up. Includes one hour staff-led program for birthday person and up to 14 guests.

Space Studios

Location

16 N. Winding Drive, Midland

Price

$100-$324, dependent upon number of participants,

Recommended Ages

Ages 5+

Party Details

Space Studios Sunday-only events are all about pottery -- you decide whether to create one or more projects in hand building or on the potter's wheel. Your creations are generally available for pickup two weeks after your gathering.