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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

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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!

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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, East York, Sudbury, and Barrie! 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, glass fusing and canvas with many packages to choose from starting as low as $16.99 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

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Ready to take your next birthday to the SKY with a PREMIUM PARTY EXPERIENCE?

We offer parties for all ages and each party includes a minimum of one hour of jump time, one hour in a party room, a dedicated party pro, pizza, drinks and access to our Open Jump, Sky Slam, Foam Zone and Sky Ladder. Check out our new Ultimate Warrior Course and Warped Wall for ages 6+.  Contact our team today at 905-430-0333 x202 or


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.

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Looking Glass Adventures

We are the top rated Escape Room Adventures in Toronto! We host games for adult groups, families, schools, camps plus also birthdays. Your birthday child and friends will have an amazing adventure with Looking Glass Adventures! We have a variety of birthday party packages to suit a variety of budgets. Located along the Danforth with parking, we have 4000 sq ft of games and party rooms.

Find out more online or by calling 647-498-5596.


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.

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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!
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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 $27.00 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.


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.

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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!


Canlan Ice Sports Oshawa

Canlan Ice Sports – Oshawa offers an exciting variety of youth and adult 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, Wild Wing Restaurant and patio, our facility is equipped to provide a party experience you won’t soon forget!


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!


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.


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.


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!

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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) 623-9993

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Ultimate Canadian Athletics

Ultimate Canadian Athletics offers party themes that are exciting and fun for everyone and every age!

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Each party is 90 minutes in length (1 hour of activity and 30 minutes in the party room). Every party has pizza, juice and invitations plus our excellent, trained staff provided!

Yes, we customize and have add-ons too!

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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!

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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!!


Arts Unleashed Production Parties

You choose the theme, we create a live play starring your child and up to 11 of their friends. Party goers get the total Arts experience from story and prop creation to costumes and characters. Parties end with a live performance for parents! No two parties are ever the same. For children who like to dress up, get silly and have fun. For parents who want to sit back and enjoy the show!

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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


Kids Zone Indoor Party and Play Centre

Kids Zone Birthday Parties are super fun for the kids and super easy for mom and dad!

We offer a safe and secure indoor playground with an assortment of kiddie rides and redemption games.

Our Packages include: private party rooms, designated party host, choice of meal (delicious made in house pizza or jumbo hot dog) and beverage, exceptional customer service and best of all, play is unlimited during and after the party, stay and play as long as you like.

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

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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