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Organising kids’ birthday parties can be terrifying. Putting together the Pinterest party of our child’s dream doesn’t come naturally to all of us!
That’s why kids’ birthday parties can strike equal parts excitement and fear for us parents… excitement because our precious little one has grown so much and is about to celebrate another wonderful spin around the sun.
But also…fear! Because that means one thing: a party. Which (if our birthday mathematics is correct) equals TWO things: mess + stress.
We want to eliminate all of that with…
Kiddo’s Ultimate Adelaide Party Venue Guide!!
There are so many amazing birthday party options in Adelaide, your biggest problem will be settling on just one!
Now, go and get to it and plan your kiddo the incredible party they deserve!
Kiddo’s Adelaide Kids’ Party Venue Guide
Everyone’s a winner when you celebrate your child’s birthday at AFL Max! The team at AFL Max will take care of everything – food, drinks and the post party clean up (phew!). As Australia’s first immersive AFL skills and entertainment venue, AFL Max is the perfect place to party, with rock climbing, trampolines, interactive screens, inflatables, and a dedicated host for each party who will ensure the fun runs smoothly until the final siren! After the kids play their hardest, they head to their party room to eat, drink and celebrate the birthday child, together, while parents can relax and watch the action from the upstairs bar and cafe. Choose from one of three packages which all include a host, dedicated party room and facilitated play throughout the venue, plus a food and drinks package. You might even like to surprise the birthday child with a message from an AFL player from their favourite team! The birthday message shout out will be shown on the big screen at the start of their birthday party. Parties are available Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
Address: 32 Butler Boulevard, Adelaide Airport, SA
Phone: 8312 6585
The perfect place to take your birthday party to new heights… (geddit?). This is the action packed party of your child’s dreams, whether they’re crazy about climbing, mad for an obstacle course, wild about bouncing or psyched for the mind boggling, body bending challenge of The Grid, Latitude offers a choice of epic aerial adventures, all led by a dedicated superstar party host and a choice of party food packages. At one easy, all-inclusive price, Latitude party packages are all about you and your birthday thrill seeker and the team have everything covered, right down to the small but oh-so-important details. The hardest part will be telling them when it’s time to go home!
Address: 13-15 Fosters Road, Greenacres, SA
Phone: 1300 123 528
Baby Sensory and Toddler Sense
If you’ve experienced the award-winning Baby Sensory sessions then you’ll know what’s in store for you and your baby. If not, then your class leader will suggest the theme, activities and songs to suit the occasion and venue. Whether you’re planning a party for a small group of parents and babies at home or in an outside venue, you can be sure that Baby Sensory will design the perfect party!
Baby and Toddler Sensory parties are ideal for babies and toddlers up to 4 years old.
The following Toddler Sense workshops are also ideal for parties:
• Rock and Roll – music that will keep you on your feet! Dance, jive, bounce, twist, turn and shake to the beat in an electrifying atmosphere of light and sound. Unforgettable!
• Disco Space Party – dance your way through the ultimate disco space party and light show. Orbit rockets into space, be Superman, complete an impossible mission, dance with comets, explore the stars and ride a space horse! Exciting, fast-moving, action packed and great fun!
Adelaide Horse and Carriage Drive
Give your kiddo a unique and priceless experience for their birthday with a Unicorn Tea Party hosted by Adelaide Horse and Carriage Drive! There isn’t a unicorn or pony loving poppet in the world who wouldn’t love this party!
UNICORN TEA PARTY INCLUDES
- Intimate tea party in a teepee set in an enchanting location
- 1.5 hours to feed, groom and pamper a Unicorn.
- ‘Indiana’ the Percheron and ‘Ziggy’ the adorable miniature pony love the attention and interaction with children
- A great photo opportunity!
Adelaide Horse and Carriage Drive also offer full Horse and Carriage Drive + vintage picnic experiences for children’s birthday parties with 45 minute meandering carriage rides through Montacute Valley.
Gymnastics Birthday Parties
For a fun, active and memorable birthday party, kids of all abilities aged from 4 – 12 years old can join in on the fun at a Gymnastics Birthday Party!
Experienced gymnastics coaches will run the party for you, and your guests will have the chance to play, swing, jump and tumble on our Olympic sized sprung floor, uneven bars, balance beams, tumble tracks, trampolines, foam pit, and more!
You will also have access to fully-equipped kitchen facilities and party room on the day. These gymnastics parties are self-catered, so you choose what you’d like to bring along to serve your guests!
Take the stress out of your kids celebrations with a Star Academy party! Hosted by experienced performers, Star Academy all-in-one parties are high energy and totally entertaining! Star Academy has recently launched our bespoke themes to their party repertoire; say hello to Enchanted Fairy Forest, Mexican Fiesta, Kidchella, Candy Land, Picnic, Tea Party and Boho. All parties are completely customisable with loads of inclusions and additions to select from to design the perfect birthday party for your child! Parents can sit back and enjoy a grazing platter while we take care of the rest. We make sure that all you have to do is pick a package and rock up with your crew!
Find out more in our profile piece about how Star Academy make kids’ parties a piece of cakes for parents!
Address: 100 Grote Street, Adelaide, SA
Phone: (08) 8211 9384
Little Picasso’s art studios for children have amazing, fun and creative art parties! A Little Picassos Party is a themed party to include a fantastic and creative 2 hour art session, plus time to celebrate with food, drinks and Birthday Cake. Bring your own food and drink on the day or we can organise catering for you. Individually designed full colour DL invitation for each invited guest, a fully set party table including cloth, plates, cups and napkins in party theme colour. Exclusive use of the STUDIO, and all materials including quality canvas, smocks, resources, motivation and fully qualified art teachers to host.
Locations: Glenelg, 686 Anzac Hwy, Hyde Park, rear of 330 Unley Rd, Magill 485 The Parade
Phone: 0408 769 667
Funbelievable parties, you bring the kids…Funtopia does the rest!
Funtopia Prospect is one of Adelaide’s newest and most unique party venues and is guaranteed to leave an impression on your guests. Every Funtopia Birthday party includes a private party room and party host and can cater for a varied number of guests. Funtopia are the party experts, so you don’t have to worry about the nitty gritty of party planning!
Playground parties start from ages 1+ and climbing parties are for 4 to 84!
A fun-tastic way to spend a Birthday!
Address: 269 Main North Road, Sefton Park
Phone: (08) 8164 5118
That Creative Co.
An all-things-party-planning loving sister duo that just wants to bring the magic so you can sit back and make the memories! From full styling packages to just invitations or floristry… The team at That Creative Co. can do as much, or as little as you like! Parties aren’t just for big people – we all love celebrating tiny humans whether it’s baby showers, christenings, birthdays or anything in-between. Check out That Creative Co. socials for some examples of their party work and have a chat!
Address: Adelaide, SA
THE PARKSIDE HOTEL
If you’re looking for a fun party idea for budding chefs, choose The Parkside’s Pizza Masterpiece package at Bob & Olives is where kids can decorate their own pizzas all while decked out in chefs aprons and hats! They will also create a dessert at the ice-cream station, so not only will they have fun, but they’ll get fed at the same time. The Kid’s Menu includes favourites like spaghetti meatballs, ‘parky’ fried rice, chicken schnitzel, salads, pizzas, smoothies, juices aaaand don’t forget the ice-cream sundae! For the ‘big kids’ aka the adults there’s a huge range from tapas, to classic pub meals and lighter/healthier options. There is literally something for every pallet even the fussy ones. Bonus!
Address: 142 Glen Osmond Rd, Parkside, SA
Phone: 8271 5288
Get 2 hours of pure awesomeness with a BOUNCE Party – it’s the ultimate fun and active way to celebrate your kid’s birthday! Guests get a private party room, catering and their own dedicated host to make sure everyone has a magic experience. With prices from $30.50 per person, you can sit back and relax while BOUNCE looks after everything.
Address: 164-168 Richmond Rd, Marleston, SA
Phone: 1300 000 540
Are your kids forever climbing trees? Turn it into a party! The parklands provides a serene spot for parents to wait while children do the epic course up high in the branches. There are dedicated picnic spots for you to layout your spread, ready for hungry little people to attack once they’ve finished their adventure.
- A TreeClimb host to take an iconic photo of your party on your phone, device or camera
- Open Access to the Public Park Lands near TreeClimb
- Snacks and drinks are available from the café in the eco hut and exclusive party merch available when booking
- Suitable for groups as small as 2 or as large as 30 (split into 2 Safety Training groups of 15)
- Children’s Course – parties for children 100-135cm tall
- Grand Course – parties for adults and young adults 135cm+ tall
- Parents who want to bring their own party to a beautiful open, outdoor space
- Option to get involved and climb with the party on the Grand Course or participate from the ground
Address: Cnr Greenhill Road, Unley Road, Adelaide, SA
Phone: 0411 268 486
DIVA DOLLY PARTY
Simply choose a character and prepare to be parent of the year! With lots of themes to choose from (think: Hawaiian, fairy, snow queen and more) your host will arrive at your home or venue in costume and with everything they need to create a magical event. You can pick from packages that include treasure hunts, games, balloon animals, face painting, and if you know some fashionistas there’s a theme that includes outfit creation, a mini catwalk and Polaroid photo shoot!
Phone: 0499 176 940
Finally, a sleepover party made easy! With nine gorgeous themes to choose from, the experts bring absolutely everything you need from tents and bedding to fairy lights, cushions, decorations and more, setting it all up with serious wow factor. You can even add extras like flower crown making kits or choose from their ready-made party bags. The team will then come back the next morning to pack it all away (hallelujah!)
Phone: 0402 289 547
HAHNDORF FARM BARN
Join the Farm Barn’s cuddly, furry friends for two hours of (fully catered, decorated and organised) fun! A host will introduce the party goers to sweet baby (and big!) animals and ensure the guests have a memorable time. If you’d rather have your party at home, they offer a mobile farm party option too.
Address: 2282 Mount Barker Rd Hahndorf, SA
Phone: 8388 7289
Always a crowd pleaser, there is so much to see and do at the Zoo. You can pick a basic package like the Panda Picnic where you pick up a pack and do a DIY run around of all your child’s favourite spots before stopping to enjoy your lunch. Or, you could do the Party Animal package with a Zoo tour by a dedicated host, plus a decorated party table, signage and even a toy for the birthday child.
Address: Frome Road, Adelaide, SA
Phone: 8267 3255
Calling all adventurers! This 54 hectare property features obstacle courses, a Labyrinth, epic slides and even laser skirmish. There are several party packages to choose from and for a little extra you can camp overnight! Perfect for outdoor-loving kids with energy to burn.
Address: 37 Spring Gully Road, Piccadilly, SA
Phone: 8339 3333
CLELAND WILDLIFE PARK
No matter your age, birthday parties are the wildest at Cleland! Let us take care of the mess with a fun filled, stress free day! Hand feed the animals, explore the park, have photos taken with some of South Australia’s unique wildlife – and then relax in our cafe.You’ll get park entry, party invites, reserved café seating for 2.5 hours, a party feast and the kids will be given special feed for the animals, all you need to do is choose your chow.
Address: 365 Mount Lofty Summit Road, Crafers SA
Phone: 8339 2444
BRICKS 4 KIDZ
Is your kiddo lego obsessed? The classic toy of all toys is still going strong and as nostalgic as it is for mum and dad, its new, exciting and no-holds-barred when it comes to kids imaginations. Fun, creative, lego themed parties from superhero academy to spinning ninjas to princesses and palaces, experienced party hosts lead activities and games, branded gift for the birthday child, invitations, games and activities and alllllll the lego your little kiddo could dream of playing with on their day of days. Package options include your choice of theme, tonnes of activities and additional adds on like gifts for each child to take home, extra time added on and many other choices.
Address: North Adelaide SA 5006
Phone: 0420 900 445
What kiddo doesn’t love an indoor play-centre? Stumped you, right?! My point exactly. Well, Lollipops isn’t just any ol’ play centre but an amazing playLAND!! This incredible space is filled with everything your birthday child and their friends could possibly want to play on… so much so that you might have trouble dragging them away! An amazing space to host a birthday, check out Lollipops for a fun filled, energy-burning, energetic atmosphere birthday party that will delight all involved.
Phone: (03) 9579 7493
THE FAIRY BAY
Transport your kiddo and their friends into the whimsical, fantasy world of fairies and all the magic that comes along with that. A long-standing institution in Adelaide, The Fairy Bay has been hosting kids’ birthday parties and bringing imaginations and fairies to life for years, and it’s no wonder it’s still as popular today as it was many moons ago! After a 30 year residency at the Bay, they are now mobile and can come to you – whether it’s your home or a nearby park – and transform it into a whimsical world. If you’re looking for a magical, imagination inducing, magical kinda party… The Fairy Bay is where it’s at.
Phone: 0448 934 111
The SA Museum has a vibrant calendar of rotating exhibitions and is a fantastic option for a birthday that’s sure to delight and educate at the same time. A birthday party at SA Museum is an intriguing way to celebrate your kiddos birthday. Packages available… and don’t forget to select the dinosaur nuggets as part of your kiddos birthday menu… they are delicious… and nuggets… in the shape of dinosaurs… ‘nuff said!
Address: North Terrace, Adelaide SA 5000
Phone: 8207 7500
THE BEACHOUSE GLENELG
The Beachouse Glenelg knows how to throw fun, jam-packed, entertaining kids parties… come rain or shine, this is a venue all year round! There’s plenty of room for kiddos to frolic and adventure until their hearts content and the space is packed with heated water slides, dodgem cars, bumper boats and games galore. With their ‘build your own package’ option, there are loads of package variations available to suit both your budget and needs… and it’s literally as simple as picking a package and away you go. Highly recommended by kids – and adults – alike!
Address: 4 Colley Terrace, Glenelg SA 5045
Phone: 8295 1511
We can all agree that bowling is sahhhh much fun. We can also agree that a birthday party at Zone Bowling is the best idea because a) fun and b) no mess or weather issues. Tell me more I hear you say?! Well, Zone Bowling is the bees knees when it comes to kids birthday parties, with customisable packages that include bowling, laser tag, invitations, games, food, music and a dedicated party host… what more do you need? With multiple centres dotted around Adelaide, there’s bound to be one close to you!
Phone: 1300 368 067
GROOVY CHICKS AND PIRATE SHIPS
One stop kids party venues for girls and boys alike, you can choose to have the celebrations at their venue or let them bring the party to you!! Themed rooms, activities, entertainment, catering, prizes, decorations, costumes, themed cupcake tower and party bags… there’s really not much you need to do!
Address: 592 North East Road, Holden Hill SA 5088
Phone: 0407 171 956
If your child wants to run off and join the circus, let them… for their birthday! Cirkidz offers a range of party options to suit everyone with all the circus activities your budding acrobat could dream of. Including trapeze, juggling, human pyramids, tight wire and trampoline… amongst others; Cirkidz parties are the perfect mix of fun, physical, educational and interesting. There’s a viewing area for parents to watch on and marvel in their kiddos flexibility and new found skills.
Address: 27 Fifth St, Bowden SA 5007
Phone: 8346 5735
Let your kiddo reach new heights for their birthday with a sky-high celebration. Mega Adventure is an adventurers dream with over 70 aerial obstacles to tackle. In addition to all the fun in the air, Mega Adventure has supervised para jumping AND a mega trampoline! So you can bet your bottom dollar that this party will be money well spent for you and your kiddo, because not only would they have had a birthday adventure to remember and the time of their life, but they’ll be so worn out after the party that it will be early to bed and you can put your feet up and a movie on… win win.
Address: 4 Hamra Avenue, West Beach, 5024
Phone: 1300 634 269
SCOFFED COOKING SCHOOL
Kids + Cooking + Birthday + Party might be four small words bur enough to send shivers down your spine, because mess. We get it. But, that’s where the incredible Scoffed Cooking School comes in. For your budding Jamie Oliver or Nigella Lawson, what better way to celebrate their birthday than getting them in an apron, utensils in hand, whipping up a tasty lunch from scratch (note: they cater to dietary requirements) for themselves and their party go-ers and decorating their own FRESHLY baked birthday cake (I mean, at this point, we cannot compete!)? AND the best part? (Like it wasn’t already amazing enough!!) ZERO mess for mum and dad to clean up. It’s ok, you can stop reading now and get straight onto booking.
Address: 441/D, Magill Rd, St Morris SA 5068
Phone: 7226 0715
Inflatable zone is exactly as it reads… an incredible zone full of inflatable fun! Think huge outdoor bouncy playground -with options suitable for young and older kiddos with varying degrees of ability from ages 3+, there’s seriously something for everyone including bouncing balls, jousting pit and inflatable basketball hoops. It’s fully supervised, heating + aircon (weather depending) and the option of self catering or having food provided. Too easy, right?!
Address: The Hub Recreation Centre, Park Ave, Aberfoyle Park SA 5159
Phone: 1300 119 663
For all those golf loving kiddos, Holey Moley is the dream party destination! Mini golf for mini people, your kiddos birthday party will be a hole in one. They have varying package options available and it really is such a fun birthday party idea, I mean… who doesn’t love mini golf?! And combine mini golf with a party atmosphere and birthday cake… This is sure to be a hit with the birthday kid and all their friends! You can thank us later
Address: Level 1/162 – 170 Pulteney St, Adelaide SA 5000
Phone: 1300 727 833
OLD ADELAIDE GAOL
Take the stress out of planning your child’s next birthday and hand them over to the Gaols Warden for the afternoon. Adelaide Gaol provides a unique venue for children to explore, with a dedicated party host on hand and ready to provide 2 hours of fun! Kids can participate in our escape trail activity, along with a range of games and activities that will be sure to keep them entertained.
Address: 18 Gaol Rd, Thebarton SA 5031
Phone: 8231 4062
ESCAPE HUNT ADELAIDE
Ever dreamed of locking your kids in a room where they can’t get out? Lols but also seriously… Escape Hunt Adelaide has you covered! A concept taking the world by storm with escape rooms popping up all over the place, this one is designed especially for kiddos where they have to figure their way out by working together, uncovering clues and solving mysteries. Teamwork – check, Problem Solving – check, So much fun and a birthday they won’t forget – check!
Address: Rundle Mall, SA
Phone: 8223 7770
How cool is laser tag? So cool that we’re pretty sure the adults will want to join in. Your kiddo (and their parents!) will be jumping for joy when you suggest having their birthday party at Mega Courts Adelaide where they can engage in the ultimate laser battle over 2500 square metres of urban battlefield. The property layout is amazing (think laser tag heaven) and the kids will be in their element, immersed in getting their battle on.
Address: 10-18 Albert Street, Windsor Gardens, Adelaide SA 5087
Phone: 8366 2240
SA BASE CAMP NINJA PARTIES
What’s a kids ninja party I hear you ask? Only, like, the coolest party idea for your kiddo… aka the ULTIMATE obstacle course your little one could dream of. Remember ‘Who Dare Wins’ with the Gladiators back in the day? Well, it’s that… in real life. SA Base Camp has got it going on, in a gladiator-esque arena, Ninja Parties are epic. And best yet, the kids are getting some fitness in while they are blindsided by super-awesome-party fun and hence won’t even notice… win, win! With three packages to choose from, each option comes with 2 hour party time frame, designated space and host as standard. We highly recommend!
Address: 3 Brandwood Street, Royal Park SA 5014
Phone: 7226 0533
BAROSSA VALLEY CHOCOLATE COMPANY
You can imagine our delight when we found out that Barossa Valley Chocolate Company are now hosting kids parties. Yes, you heard right… kids parties, in the chocolate factory. It’s every kiddo’s (and adults!) Willy Wonka dreams coming to life!! Your little one will be in chocolate heaven as they get to make their own chocolate letter, have a shared party lunch, build a marshmallow tower and get an ice-cream on departure.
Address: 64 Burings Rd, Tanunda SA 5352
Phone: 8565 9800
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