Columbus Birthday Party Guide


Finding the perfect birthday party venue or service can be a fun, overwhelming and time-consuming process. There are SO many amazing options in Columbus and throughout Central Ohio. Below you will find a variety of venues and businesses to make your (and your kiddos’!) dream party a reality!

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Type of Party Business :: Laser tag, trampoline, inflatables, cyber sport, arcade

Location  :: Lewis Center & Gahanna

From kids to adults, you’ll have a blast celebrating your next party at Lazer Kraze. The Lewis center location features multi-level laser tag, huge inflatables and an awesome arcade. In the Gahanna location there is another awesome multi-level laser tag arena but also a huge trampoline park and Cyber Sport – a cross between lacrosse & basketball all while maneuvering your own cyber car. With both private and open options at each location, you can play with other groups, or have just your party involved in your activities.  Whether it’s private air dodgeball for Dad’s party or private jump time for your younger ones, private jump times start at just $228 for a private half hour on the trampoline. Our facility, cleanliness, and staff bring many party parents in year after year while our awesome laser tag brings kids of all ages in again and again. Make your child’s party the coolest ever with the GLOW party in the Glow room! Many party options are available to customize a party just for you. If you don’t see something you’re looking for don’t hesitate to ask! If you are ready to book your party call (614) 656-8216 in Gahanna or (740) 548-7788 in Lewis Center and ask for a personal party planner.


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Type of Party Business :: Play + Cafe

Location :: Hilliard

Have a ball with us on your birthday! Enjoy a private rental of our second floor play area for your Child’s next birthday. Featuring two interactive floor games, tunnels, slide, ball pit, trampoline & more! Included is a two hour private rental, two large one topping pizzas, & two pitchers. Additional menu available & add on jump time with Get Air Columbus.


Type of Party Business :: Gym

Location :: Polaris

Parties at The Little Gym are a no-brainer! We provide a full-service party so you can enjoy celebrating with your child. We provide 1 hour, 45 minute parties with instructor-led activities. The whole gym is yours and closed to the public for your special event! What are you waiting for!? Make it the best birthday ever!

RULE (3)

Type of Party Business :: Family Entertainment Center

Location :: Pickerington

At Rule (3), we call it My Day, My Moment – we craft every second of each birthday experience to keep your child, his or her guests (and of course, you) wrapped up in your very own homespun moment, just as sweet as the ones you remember. We have packages for all ages with activities including Mini bowling, Bowling, and Arcade, so whether you’re celebrating your child’s 1st birthday, or grandmas 80th, Rule (3) has options that will appeal to everybody! We are proud to offer the most hands free party experience around, and our hostess are highly trained at providing the BEST birthday experience your child can have! So relax, kick your feet up, and allow our staff to provide your family a fun filled, stress free birthday!



Type of Party Business :: Gaming – Minecraft, Fortnite, Roblox, Overwatch, Rocket League and Super Smash Brothers Ultimate!

Location :: Dublin

GAME-U teaches kids valuable STEM skills, art concepts, and logical reasoning through video game design and robotics.

When we’re not designing games, we also love to play them!! Bring your best gamer friends and join us for a birthday party full of Minecraft, Fortnite, Roblox, Overwatch, Rocket League, or Super Smash Brothers Ultimate fun! In addition to game play for up to 12 children, with favors for the guests and a special gift for the birthday boy or girl, we also offer Deluxe and Ultimate Packages with pizza, drinks, and even a video recap of your child’s special day! A standard party is 2 hours, which includes 1.5 hours of play, then 30 minutes of pizza and cake. Our packages start at $250. Additional time and guest options are available for purchase – contact us for more details!


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Type of Party Business :: Personalized Themed Parties | Sleepover Rentals & More

Location :: We bring the fun to your home or venue of choice!

We offer different sleepover themes to satisfy everyone’s taste, and if you cannot find your favorite theme, we can definitely customize the sleepover of your dreams. Perfect Events was the first business to bring sleepover parties to Ohio. We have set up so many parties that we definitely can provide the best experience. Besides offering themes for boys and girls, we can also set up lounges and tents for other types of events and celebrations such as bridal parties, baby showers, girls night in and more. We also offer entertainment such as Spas, Princess Parties, under 4-year-old parties, slumber parties and more. You can hire us for up to 3 hours to host magical events for your kids and their friends. While you sit back and relax enjoying the moment with your child.


Type of Party Business :: Indoor Gym

Location :: Hilliard

Let’s party! Reserve our indoor gym for your child’s next celebration. Our indoor gym is perfect for ages 1-6 and includes a ball pit, tire swing, slides, rock climbing wall, the option for a bounce house and much more! Child-sized tables and chairs are also available. Contact us today for more information!


Type of Party Business :: Indoor Facility

Location :: Powell

Conveniently located in the heart of Powell, KSM Sports and Fitness Indoor Facility is the perfect place to celebrate your child’s next birthday. A state-of-the-art turf facility, KSM offers different field package options to fit your specific party needs and interests. Party activities range from building blocks and soft ball playtime for toddlers, to sports and nerf wars for older kids. Book with KSM today!


Type of Party Business :: Lego, Robot, BattleBot

Location :: Comes to you

Students will build robots to compete against each other in an epic “BattleBot” championship where the robots will battle “to the death”, and the builder of the “last robot standing” will win a ribbon and prize. We run the rounds several times so lots of students have chances to win and birthday child gets a special Robot Academy t-shirt to make it the best birthday ever. Great for ages 4-16!


Type of Party Business ::  Trampoline Park

Location :: Westerville

Wanna have a Rockin’ Birthday party? Rockin’ Jump Westerville offers Open Jump, Dodgeball, Widget Ladder, Rock Wall, X-Beam, Slam Dunk/Basketball, Stunt Bag, a Challenge Ninja Course and so much more. We welcome all ages at our park. Book now to have the BEST birthday ever.   

Receive $50 off any premium or platinum birthday party package at either the Dublin or Westerville locations.  Simply mention you saw this listing on Columbus Moms Blog.


Type of Party Business ::  Indoor play space

Location :: Gahanna

Host your child’s next party, Gymboree Play and Music style! Our private birthday party experience includes teacher-led activities on our play equipment, parachute time, bubbles and so much more! Parties start at $220 for members and $270 for non-members for 90 minutes of private party fun for up to 15 children, ages 0-5. Party packages include invitations, paper products, setup and cleanup. Additional party options are available. Book your special party today by calling us at 614-414-7265.


Type of Party Business :: Kid’s culinary school

Location :: Gahanna

Young Chefs® Academy offers our “ALL-INCLUSIVE” party packages for children of all ages where you supply the chefs and we supply the rest! As a parent, you are able to sit back and let our team handle everything from your party invitations and decorations all the way down to recording gifts as they are opened and most importantly… the cleanup!

For $25 off your next Birthday Party mention code Mom25


Type of Party Business :: Indoor Mini Golf

Location ::  Gahanna

For a unique miniature golfing experience, escape from the norm and come on a safari with us that is safe and fun for the whole family! Under a spectacular umbrella of black lights, you will navigate through a jungle of tiki Gods, wildlife, bamboo forest, and Dino invasion.


Type of Party Business :: Kids’ Museum

Location ::  Newark

What could be cooler than hosting your birthday at The Works museum? Build a race car, experience a show in our SciDome planetarium, and get hands-on in our science labs.


Type of Party Business :: art parties, classes, and camps for all ages

Location :: Bexley

Art With Anna strives to be your ultimate creative escape while creating an artistic space where you + your child feel free to be exactly who you are. Between youth + adult art classes, workshops, parties, events, + camps – you’ll be sure to find something creative for the entire family.


Type of Party Business :: Full-Service Party Venue & Play Café

Location :: Bexley

Indoor playspace, café and toy store for kids 0-10yrs. We hold classes & events for babies to tweens and offer full-service birthday parties.


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Type of Party Business :: Fully propped and planned kid parties. Created by us. Thrown by you.

Location ::  Delivered to your door

Imagination, pretend play and games are at the core of a Rock Paper Sprinkles party – all supported with props, party favors, costumes, decorations, tableware, supplies and a storybook-like script for parents to lead kids through two hours of party play. Our parties are a laugh. And interactive. And unique. And FUN. Buy a Rock Paper Sprinkles party and throw the party your guests will never forget!


Paulette's Palace

Type of Party Business :: full service character production company with more than 80 characters to choose from, providing high-quality entertainment for birthday parties, luncheons, holiday parties, fundraisers, school events and more!

Location :: Worthington

You can be confident that you will get an experienced, talented, caring performer when you hire Paulette’s Princess Parties. The characters arrive in a beautiful, clean, custom made costume and a professionally styled wig, ready to perform magical, engaging activities that will have your little one and all of your guests believing their favorite fairytale character has come to life right before before their eyes. You can host your party at The Palace (venue inside of The Shops at Worthington Place) or have the characters come to you!

More Party Businesses

In addition to our featured partners, the following local businesses offer birthday parties in the Columbus area.

Entertainers and Rentals


  1. I love what you said about there being many businesses that can make your dream party a reality. Finding a venue for your child’s birthday party is a great way to make an incredibly memorable experience for them. I want to find the perfect place for my daughter’s party, so I’ll be sure to locate the best option in my vicinity.

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