Back to articles Birthday Party Planning Guide

Categories: Family Fun Family Guides

Birthday Parties are always lots of fun, leaving everyone with great memories, but they're hard work to plan!! We've got some great ideas here to help you plan your little one's special day, whether you live in Toronto, Durham Region or beyond...

Dave and Buster's

Dave & Buster's kids birthday parties are perfect for all ages. With kid-friendly food to keep them fueled for fun and hundreds of games in our Million Dollar Midway, there's something for everyone. We'll do all the work - they'll have a blast. Call our Special Events Team in Vaughan at 905-760-7600

WnW Toronto Logo

Book the Best Birthday Ever and Let Us Do All the Work

Packages start at $250 for up to 8 guests with options to add additional guests and fun souvenir items. Birthday packages include admission to the park, reserved area, pizza, soda, ice cream and a Souvenir Cup for the Birthday Child, plus 45 acres of water fun.

To reserve your birthday party, book online at

Mad Science Logo 3D M Medium

Mad Science Birthday Parties

Mad Science is an awesome way to entertain your child at their next Party. A high energy performance followed by cool hands-on activities are sure to amaze. They provide mess free & hassle free entertainment and with over 22 years of experience, they'll create memories that will last a lifetime!

GlamaGal logo  1

Glama Gal Tween Spa

Glama Gal Tween Spa is the ultimate go-to tween spa experience. Specializing in birthday parties, spa services, confidence workshops and more! Bring your BFFs to experience the best in glamalicious fun! Locations in Oakville, Vaughan, Ajax, Newmarket, Toronto, Unionville, Sudbury, Barrie and Blue Mountain! Canada's original and award winning spa for tweens!


Ceramics Canada puts "ART" in every Party!

Creative fun for boys and girls of all ages. We offer pottery painting, creating with clay and glass fusing with many packages to choose from starting as low as $15.99 per child. Although our private party room holds up to 16 creative artists, our minimum is only 8. Visit our website for full details at

Bday party ad 4-7 176x176

Ontario Science Centre Birthdays

Celebrate your kid’s birthday with amazing hands-on science activities full of concocting, examining and experimenting! Choose a theme and book online: Imagination Playground (ages 4–7); Biology, Chemistry, Magic or Space (ages 5–9); Engineering (ages 10–12).


Taylar Gymnastics

Celebrate your big day by running, jumping, swinging at one of our gymnastics, superhero, or princess parties! We offer an hour in the gym and 45 minutes in our spacious party room. Reserve your party online today.

Looking glass

Looking Glass Adventures

Your uncle calls. His message is anxious: there’s been a break-in and he needs your help. Sound fun? Ready for an adventure?!

Looking Glass Adventures hosts a live action escape room game on Danforth Ave. We are rated as #1 for family friendly escape games. Book online at or call 647-498-5596.



Put your party into high gear @ Playdium! Check out our party packages for all ages and get ready for extreme fun with over 200 fully interactive games for a one-of-a-kind birthday experience. Playdium is the Ultimate Place to Play - take your party to the next level of celebration!
905-273-9000 x250

Arts Unleashed Birthdays

Arts Unleashed: 100% kid-created Parties, starring YOUR CHILD!

You choose the theme. We create the adventure.
Party goers will create, imagine and explore their way towards a 100% kid-created performance at the end of the party. From a prop creation make-and-take activity to costumes and characters, we provide a Performing Arts Experience fit for a celebration. For children who like to dress up, get silly and have fun. For parents who want to sit back and enjoy the show!




Experience the original play station while in the treetops. Challenge your mind, body and soul on our aerial games and zip lines. Stay safe in the trees with our new continuous belay system.

Age 5 - 15
Minimum of 10
Starting at $25.00 per person (food available)
10 minutes north of Durham College/UOIT on Simcoe St. N. in Oshawa
Call to make your reservation at 905-655-1113 and visit our website at for more information.

PirateLifeBirthday Ad17

Pirate Ship Birthday Party

Join the crew & sail aboard the 45-foot pirate ship Island Rogue in search of sunken treasure. Pirate Life Centre Island invites you to dress in pirate costume, face paint tattoos and get pirate nicknames! Fire the water cannons & live the adventure!!

ekids logo

Earthbound Kids is the perfect place for a party!

Parties include use of our indoor craft loft, sports fields and courts, picnic tent, animal petting areas and a party attendant. Horseback riding and many other special activities are available!


Petite and Posh

A parisian themed venue for children of all ages. Specializing in tea, doll and dress up parties for young children.

Visit to learn more about our Petite and Posh palace.


Introducing the $45 birthday party!

Looking to make your next kid’s birthday or event memorable? Par-T-Pets™ is a fresh approach to teddy bear stuffing parties. Par-T-Pets™ are 8 inch plush animals for your child to create. Our do it yourself parties can be shipped to your door complete with; Pet, stuffing, stuffing sticks, wishing stars adoption certificate and downloadable invitations. NO SEWING required!

Proudly Canadian!

For our complete selection visit us at

SkyzoneLogo Vertical


Ready to take your next birthday to the SKY? Sky Zone Whitby offers several out-of-this-world birthday party packages to make your party soar, literally!

We offer parties for all ages and include one hour of jump time, 40 minutes in a party room plus pizza and drinks. Contact our team today at 905-430-0333 x202 or


Celebrate your child's birthday at Canada's Wonderland this year!

Packages include park admission, Dinosaurs Alive & 3D Movie entry, use of the Birthday pavilion, great food and cupcakes. Guests can also choose one additional Birthday adventure including a meet & greet with a Peanuts character, and more! for all the details.


Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility

Deer Creek Golf & Banquet Facility encompasses the ultimate special events experience coupled with breathtaking scenery. This magnificent facility has many unique and charming rooms to accommodate events ranging from 20 to 600 guests. Your special event will be the most talked about for years to come.


Joey's World

Multiple Themed party options are available! Pick a theme and Joey's World has GOT IT! Whether you're celebrating with a few close friends, or the whole class is invited. Joey's World will make that special event entertaining and fun (and easy for mom and dad)! Be sure to check out our new Sky Trekking Feature

Click here for a coupon for $2 off a Sky Trekking session.

Right Choice Children s Entertainment - Crop

Right Choice Children’s Entertainment

Right Choice Children’s Entertainment is a one stop shop for all entertainment services. We offer a wide range of entertainment from balloon twisters, face painters, magicians, caricature artists, clowns, princess shows, super hero shows & much more!

pickeringathleticcentrelogo 127

Pickering Athletic Centre

Celebrate your big day at PAC! With gymnastics, bounce, superhero, and princess parties, a PAC party is the best way to entertain a group. Enjoy an hour in the gym and 45 minutes in the party room. Book your party online today! or 905.839.5260.


The Loot Lady

Need Loot Bags fast? The Loot Lady has bee helping busy parents since 2000 with name brand toys the kids love and the parents trust. LEGO, Melissa & Doug, Hasbro and much more. Craft Loots, Book & Educational Loots or just fun stuff from 3.99 and up, pick up or quick delivery.



Mega Fun 4 Kids is the perfect place to celebrate your child's birthday party. Our birthday packages are affordably priced, and you get the entire facility to yourself! 2800 sq ft of fun to host your party. Toys, Slides, Ball Pit, and Climber!! Dance parties also available!!

Drop by for a chat, give us a call or drop us an email. We'd love to have you for a party!

91 Rylander Blvd. Scarborough, Ontario

Give Jennifer a call (416)282-6531 Or Email


Creative Club

Creative Club provides educational programs and fun interactive experiences using LEGO Bricks, Robotics, and EverBlocks - Giant Blocks that look like LEGO.

Celebrate your child's birthday with Creative Club!

Popular themes including Star Wars™, Minecraft™ and the super sized excitement of EverBlocks®
LEGO® gift for birthday child and LEGO® prize for fun guessing activity
Add-ons including: Make and Take Parties, LEGO®-themed loot bags, pinatas and more!

MTLogo Black JPEG

Celebrate your birthday for FREE at Medieval Times!

Experience pageantry, horsemanship, breathtaking swordplay, falconry, and romance while feasting on a 4-course medieval banquet. Veggie, Halal & Kosher meals available.

Call 1-888-WE-JOUST or sign up to receive your birthday offer online here

CMM-Logo On Blue

Creative Math & Music

Creative Math & Music is a great place to celebrate by taking the musical party out of the house and into the studio!

2-hour party, invitation/concert tickets.
the rockers divide into bands of drummers, guitarists, vocalists or a mix.
all bands will perform a show at the end up on stage, under the lights, during the last 15 minutes of the party!

Book your birthday celebration by calling 905-686-6284 or on-line at


At Chocolate Tales we specialize in Children Entertainment and provide age appropriate Chocolate Making Experiences. Birthdays, Fundraisers, Camps, After School Programs, Bar/Bat Mitzvah Party Entertainment and Much More!

Chocolate Tales is a company that provides chocolate-making parties on the go. Our one-of-a-kind parties can take place in your home, or anywhere else that suits you. Your party is hosted by a Chocolatier in traditional chef attire. We supply all the necessary equipment and supplies, there are no special layout requirements and we guarantee its mess free! It's as much about Entertainment as it is about Chocolate!


Beach Blast

Your child’s eyes will pop when they see the size of our sandbox! Beach Olympics, Treasure Hunting, or a good old-fashioned Tug-of-War, Beach Blast provides a variety of sand games to keep the kids entertained. The perfect place to entertain your little munchkins! Book now to reserve your spot at the beach :)

BPbirthday logo

Plan your child's Birthday at Boston Pizza!

Let us handle the mess and stress of planning a party! We offer fun and affordable birthday party packages. Call us at our location in Bowmanville or Ajax to see what our birthday packages offer. We decorate, provide loot bags, and other fun activities! We'd be happy to assist you in your planning.

Ajax (905) 686-1908 & Bowmanville (905) 623-999


Kids Zone Indoor Party and Play Centre

Planning a birthday party? We take care of everything to ensure your child’s birthday is one they’ll remember. Super fun for them. Super easy for mom and dad.

Packages include: private party rooms, choice of meal and beverage, party host, exceptional customer service and best of all, play is unlimited, stay and play as long as you like.

We feature delicious made in house pizza!

Call to book today, 905-666-5437
12 Stanley Court Whitby ON


Archery District

Feel like doing something different for your birthday? Why not shoot your friends with a bow & arrow? Come check out the latest combat archery experience at Archery District. Put your dodgeball, archery, and laser tag skills to the test in this all-in-one unique activity. The ultimate birthday party awaits you!

Forsythe Family Farms small Logo

Forsythe Family Farms

Life is an adventure so why not start early. Make your child’s birthday party one to remember; an adventure here on our farm. We offer a mix of fun, farm related activities enjoyable for children ages 2 to 12 - Farm animals, wagon rides, scavenger hunt, play area, kids menu available.


Canlan Ice Sports Oshawa

Canlan Ice Sports – Oshawa offers an exciting variety of Birthday Party packages including use of our private Lakeview Room overlooking beautiful Lake Ontario! Home to two NHL size rink surfaces, six outdoor beach volleyball courts, and Thirsty Penguin Grillhouse, our facility is equipped to provide a party experience you won’t soon forget!

ROM Eng Horiz Colour rgb

Royal Ontario Museum

For a birthday to remember bring your party to the ROM and experience the exciting range of activities we offer to make your child's day special. ROM Birthday Party packages are à la carte, so you can design your own unforgettable day.