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Planning a birthday party for your kids, regardless of age, can be stressful for parents, especially when they aren

Durham Region offers a lot of great birthday party activities, regardless of the age of the child. We've provided some great ideas from some of our sponsors, and some resources that will help you plan a fun-filled party.


For example, rent some ice time and have a party at Canlan Ice Sports in Oshawa for your little, or not so little, hockey player or figure skater. For younger kids, check out Tumbles N’ Toys Indoor Playground, where they will create a fun party to fit any budget. The Toy Blox is another excellent choice for those of you with kids that love to build, because they have every LEGO block imaginable. Not only do they host great parties, but they also put together some great loots bags that you can purchase for your own home party.

For additional ideas on where to go and what to do for parties around Durham Region, make sure you check out our Parent Source directory. We've also put together a list of some helpful party planning websites to help you plan your party regardless of whether it is on a big or shoestring budget, or whether it is for a first birthday or a sweet-sixteen.

1) Visit Best Birthday Parties ( )for party theme ideas, games, printable invitations and more for babies to teenagers

2) Here are some birthday party ideas for older kids: (

3) Send out your invitations online for free using Evite ( Import your e-mail address book,  keep track of your guest list, and send out customized and colourful invitations.

4) Fun cake and cupcake recipes at Family Fun