Columbus Birthday Party Guide

birthday party locations

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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Rule (3)

Rule (3) birthday

Type of Party Business :: Full Service Family Entertainment Center (Bowling, Mini Bowling, Arcade, Sand Volleyball, Escape room, Restaurant, Bar)

Location  :: 650 Windmiller Drive, Pickerington, Oh, 43147

Rule (3) is a full service family entertainment center that has been serving the central Ohio area for the last 12 years! Since we opened back in 2009, we have become the premier birthday party location in central Ohio! With the ability to host anything from a 1st birthday party to somebody’s 100th, we have something fun for all ages!

Our 25,000 square foot facility features activities such as bowling, mini bowling, arcade, sand volleyball, and escape rooms, as well as a full service restaurant and bar.

Use promocode CBUSMOMS for a free gift with your booking!

Movement Lab Ohio

Movement Lab

Type of Party Business :: Active Entertainment, Ninja Warrior Obstacles, Games, Open Play

Location :: 7086 Huntley Road
Columbus, Ohio 43229

Come swing into your next party at Movement Lab Ohio. If you are 5 or older and want to conquer obstacles like the Warped Wall, play epic games like “Floor is Lava” and “Parkour Tag”, bounce around on a trampoline and in a foam pit, or even have an ultimate Nerf war in our amazing facility, we have lots of party options for you. Our parties are the perfect way to celebrate your birthday, so check out our website and book your party today!

The Little Gym of Polaris

Little gym birthday party

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, 30 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!

Libby Lou's Fun Factory

ice cream party

Type of Party Business :: Ice Cream / Sweet Shop Gifts and Parties

Location :: 3039 Indianola Ave Columbus Ohio 43202

We are Columbus’ ORIGINAL extreme shake venue, we have 24 different kinds; not including our specials that pop up. Our shakes are made with 100% super premium ice cream, we do not add whipping cream to reduce the amount of ice cream that is needed. We don’t use whip cream to fill space we use actual toppings. It doesn’t get anymore extreme then this. Check out our other crazy desserts, cereal infused ice cream, cereal bowls, cotton candy burritos, cotton candy pizzas, cotton candy cakes, Belgian Waffles loaded with your favorite toppings, mini donuts, ice cream sliders, funnel fries, churros and so much more!!

The Five Party & Event Center

party center

Type of Party Business :: Full Service

Location :: 4977 E. Dublin Granville Rd. Westerville, OH 43081

The Five Party & Event Center is Central Ohio’s Premier event venue specializing in children’s parties and social events. Parties at The Five are created with you in mind! Our service model is designed to provide a one stop shop for the ultimate kid party! Our standard party includes private event space rental, custom décor, activities, food & beverages, dedicated party host, invitations and thank you notes! The Five takes care of all of the party details leaving time for parents to enjoy their kid’s special day!

Reigning Tee Pee Parties

sleepover birthday party

Type of Party Business :: Sleepover Tee Pee Party

Location :: We bring the party to you! Columbus and all surrounding suburbs within 25 miles.

Reigning Tee Pee Parties offer unique, luxury, and perfectly magical slumber parties in Columbus, Ohio and surrounding areas. Our sleepover packages make every sleepover memorable, ensuring you and your guest have the perfect setting for the perfect night. Our goal is to bring you one-of-a-kind supplies that you can use to turn the evening into something memorable while reducing the stress that comes with planning every little detail. Instead, you can leave that all to us.

We offer customized decor as well as take-home gifts for each guest, so you can take all of the fuss and guesswork out of putting it all together. We will organize it, deliver it, set everything up and then pick it all back up the next day. We offer a huge variety of themes to choose from and can even create a custom theme just for you. They are well-suited for everyone from a four-year-old to that Sweet 16 year old.

Momi Land

Momi Land

Type of Party Business :: Indoor playground with party rooms.

Location :: 704 Radio Dr, Lewis Center, OH 43035
3681 Park Mill Run Dr, Hilliard, OH 43026

Host your next party at Momi Land, the largest indoor playground in Columbus for kids 8 and under! We strive to provide a safe, fun, and unique play space at both our Polaris and Hilliard locations where your children can play for hours in the ball pits, trampolines, climbing structures, slides, and themed play stations. Whether your little ones want to be a world-famous chef for a day, a trampoline jumper, or a diver in our famous giant ball pit, parents can rest assured that our staff our staff take great care in ensuring safety and cleanliness (check out our eye-opening ball cleaning machine)!

We offer multiple birthday packages to provide the best experience for our guests. Our favorite, the premium package, includes themed decoration, pizzas, beverages, and cupcakes so all you need to do is enjoy and celebrate! Mention this ad at time of booking, and you can get a free Momi Land T-shirt for your little one!


robot Lego party

Type of Party Business :: Lego, Robot, BattleBot

Location :: Comes to you

Love LEGOs? Love Robots? Kids build LEGO 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 until all kids win. The birthday child gets a special Robot Academy t-shirt to make it the best birthday ever. Option to buy a LEGO Robot for the birthday child to keep for only $125. Great for ages 4-12!

Coliseum X

Laser tag and axe throwing

Type of Party Business :: Entertainment, food, attractions

Location :: 100 Dillmont Dr Columbus, OH 43065

Coliseum X is Ohio’s largest indoor laser tag. It also offers the city’s only dedicated Nerf Arena, Urban Axe Throwing, and an Arcade. Our massive facility also has free parking, live video feeds of the action, sports on TV, free WiFi and a Cafe with food, drinks, adult beverages and catering.

Coliseum X is perfect for a multitude of events, including birthdays, graduations, corporate outings, youth groups, churches, schools and teams.

Activities can be combined to create combo packages. Group events also receive reserved seating for the entire 2-3.5 hour event, and a group picture.

Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio

Pottery birthday party

Type of Party Business :: Art & Entertainment

Location :: 6685 Dublin Center Dr.
Dublin, OH 43017
(Next to the AMC Movie theatre)

Busy Bees Pottery & Arts Studio is a contemporary studio where you can create original pieces of art using a myriad of mediums. Finished pieces are displayed throughout the studio providing you with endless ideas and inspiration. The studio is open 5 days a week for drop-in fun and creating! The studio also conducts classes throughout the week for those looking for a more guided approach to their art. Private parties and birthday parties are easily accommodated in our spacious studio. We offer a wide range of bisque pieces for you to paint your own pottery, great mosaics for you to build, glass designs to create, clay to sculpt your own masterpiece with and canvas painting to feel like a true artist.

Sign Greeters, GW LLC

yard signs

Type of Party Business :: If you are looking for the perfect yard greeting or birthday yard sign in the Grove City area, Gayle and her Sign Greeters Birdies have you covered! Sign Greeters creates yard art to help you celebrate your special day in an unforgettable way.

Territories include: Reynoldsburg, Pickerington, Galloway, Pataskala, Johnstown, Groveport, Delaware, Canal Winchester, Obetz, Bexley, Dublin, Powell, Hilliard, Grove City, New Albany

Whether it’s a birthday, graduation, baby shower, bar/bat mitzvah, anniversary, or any other celebration, Sign Greeters has big, fun yard signs that are sure to make everyone smile! Choose a special birthday yard sign or graduation yard sign to add some fun to your celebration!

Cotton Sugar Co.

cotton candy machine at birthday party

Type of Party Business :: Food – Dessert

Location :: We travel to the site of your event in the greater Columbus area

Cotton Sugar Co. is a mobile gourmet cotton candy cart offering over a dozen unique flavors along with toppings like sprinkle and edible glitter. Book by the hour, and we bring our adorable cart to your event and spin unlimited cotton candy for your guests to enjoy in the flavors of your choice!

Sign Greeters Columbus

yard signs

Type of Party Business ::  Sign Greeters creates yard art to help you celebrate your special day in an unforgettable way.

Territories include :: Clintonville, Worthington, NW Columbus, Lewis Center, Westerville, Gahanna, Upper Arlington and Grandview Heights

Whether it’s a birthday, graduation, baby shower, bar/bat mitzvah, anniversary, or any other celebration, Sign Greeters has big, fun yard signs that are sure to make everyone smile! Choose a special birthday yard sign or graduation yard sign to add some fun to your celebration!

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  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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