Columbus Birthday Party Guide:: 2016-2017


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

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Sky Zone

Location: Lewis Center

Sky Zone is the world’s first indoor trampoline park! We’re the inventors of “fun fitness” and the makers of trampolines as far as the eye can see. Sky Zone Columbus is 2016’s only multiple category winner for Columbus Parent readers Family Faves survey. Sky Zone took top honors in the categories of Indoor Play Space and Birthday Party Venue, which it has won for the fifth year in a row. Activities include open jump times, dodge ball and a cube-filled foam pit, Sensory Nights for special needs students, as well as events for different age groups.

Lazer Kraze

Locations: Lewis Center and Gahanna

Lazer Kraze has been bringing ‘Out of this World’ fun to the Columbus area for over 5 years now. Now with locations in Lewis Center and Gahanna there is double the fun! The Lewis center location features multi-level laser tag , huge inflatables and an awesome arcade. In the new Gahanna location there is another awesome multi-level laser tag arena but also a trampoline park and Cyber Sport – a cross between lacrosse & basketball all while maneuvering your cyber car. See website for waiver, height and age requirements.

Young Chefs Academy

Location: Gahanna

Create a memorable party experience where guests are immersed in interactive cooking lessons that take on an uproariously fun flair that your child will never forget.

Kona Ice

Location: Mobile

Kona Ice is perfect for private parties, school events, sports, and festivals. We love to help our customers fundraise, whether it’s for a school, sports team, church, or other community organization. Our icy treats are Smart Snack approved and 100% allergen free. The variety of flavors will please everyone – children and adults alike! Contact us to learn more about how you can have a Kona truck or mini cart serve you and your guests!

Premier at Sawmill Athletic Club

Location: Dublin

Looking for a place to host a convenient birthday party for your child? Look no further than Premier at Sawmill Athletic Club! We will take care of all of the setting up and cleaning up so you have more time to spend with your guests. Your guests will enjoy pizza and opening presents in our private party room then spend the remainder of the time swimming. Paper products, decorations, and goodie bags are all included.

Perfect Parties

Location: We offer mobile parties, at your home or venue of choice, throughout the Columbus and surrounding areas.

At Perfect Parties we provide theme parties for children! From personalized decorations, to entertaining activities, to an on-site party hostess, we can provide everything that you need to make your child’s special day Perfect. We have a large variety of party themes to choose from that your child will definitely love! However you enlist Perfect Parties to be a part of your celebration, our approach will be fresh, modern and perfect for you! Party packages: Spa, Princess Tea, Olympic Games, PopStar, Sleepover, Enchanted Faires, Pirate Adventure, Glow Party, Artist & More.

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Tropical Chill Hawaiian Ice

Location: Mobile

Tropical Chill Hawaiian Ice is the perfect way to celebrate your special day in a unique way! Our goal is to put smiles on the faces of kids of all ages, making your event one to remember. We offer over 30 flavors that smoothly blend into our Authentic Hawaiian Shave ice; as well as offer a variety of toppings to create your own unique experience. We are fully mobile allowing us to meet you at any location.

Peapod Play Cafe

Location: Columbus

Peapod play cafe is the perfect place to host a birthday party or any special event for kids age 7 and younger. We make it easy to entertain large groups of children, and adult chaperones leave pretty happy, too! Daily playtime hours offer unique toys specially imported to provide a one-of-a-kind experience. Cafe offerings include fresh brewed coffees, specialty teas, and organic kid-sized portion snacks.

The Little Gym

Location: Polaris

The Little Gym introduces children ages 4 months to 12 years to experiential learning and physical development with a noncompetitive gymnastics-based curriculum. Each week our professionally-developed programs help children grow physically, intellectually and emotionally at their own pace, all in a safe, fun and nurturing environment. Named Best Gym Party by Parents Magazine, our Awesome Birthday Bash gives your child and their friends the full run of the entire facility with instructor-led games, music and LEGO® activities. The gym is completely yours for the party, as no other classes or parties are held at the same time. The best part is that we will handle the setup and clean-up, so you can focus on your child having the time of their life!

Gymboree Play & Music

Location: Gahanna

Host your child’s next party, Gymboree Play and Music style! Our basic party package offers you and your guests 90 minutes of private party fun for up to 15 children. Gymboree Play and Music’s personalized party experience is filled with kid-friendly activities guaranteed to be 100% fun with zero clean up! Party packages include invitations, paper products, setup and cleanup with additional party options available. Book your special party today by calling us at 614-414-7265.

Lilubela Party Stylist

Lilubela Events and Design is a unique company that takes an artistic an individual approach about crafting your event. We specialize in themed children’s birthday parties, sweet sixteen, intimate celebrations, corporate events and weddings. We create the entire affair including invitations, party paper printables, dècor and customized details that reflect your personality to an unforgettable event.

Marmom Valley

Birthday Party

Location: Zanesfield

The Glass Slipper

Location: Powell

The Glass Slipper specializes in all inclusive themed birthday parties for girls ages 4+. It’s all in the details and you can leave the details to us! We provide the birthday cake, tea party food, favor bags, games and fun! You just bring the birthday girl and your camera and we will take care of the rest. We have many themes to choose from and we can easily customize a party too!

Easterseals Central and Southeast Ohio

Location: Hilliard

Easterseals Central and Southeast Ohio is the perfect place to celebrate your toddler’s birthday. Our accessible indoor gym is full of fun including slides, ball pit, and rock climbing wall.

ZenKidz Play Cafe

Location: Westerville

Relax and enjoy your child’s special day in comfort! Our affordable & fun parties provide complete private space rental with tons of hands-on play options, a party host, party room essentials and we do the clean up!

Little Green House

Location: Grandview Heights

The Little Green House is an imagination based play space ideal for ages 6 months and up. While closed on the weekends for private parties, admission is $5 per child throughout the week with light lunch options available.


Location: Easton

KDB features a unique two-story layout with 32,000 square feet of space and over 150 interactive arcade games. Our variety of party packages and customizable options make us the ideal birthday party venue for all ages!

Canvas Creations For You

Location: Delaware, OH

Paint Parties- Fun for all ages! We come to you, or you can come to our studio! Tons of options to choose from. Let us help you create that memorable party!

Square Canvas

Painting Party

Location: We come to your location of choice!

Book your private painting party and enjoy a social art experience today! You pick the location and we bring the party to you!

Movement Lab Ohio

Location: Columbus (near Worthington and Polaris)

Movement Lab Ohio offers exciting NINJA WARRIOR birthday parties for kids and adults of all ages! Enjoy obstacles from the show as well a trampoline, foam pit, spring floor, rock wall, and more!

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

American Girl

AMF Sawmill Lanes

Art with Anna


Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports

Bookmark Farms

Brick of Dreams

Bricks 4 Kidz

Buckeye Raceway


California Pizza Kitchen

Central Ohio Fire Museum



Chuck E. Cheese’s

Color Me Mine

Columbus Clippers

Columbus Fencing & Fitness

Columbus Gymnastics Academy

Columbus Zoo

Cookie Cutters


Dave & Buster’s

Dublin Dance Centre & Gymnastics

Elements Art Studio

Elevate Basketball Academy

Engineering For Kids

Firefly Play Cafe

Four Seasons Sports

Gahanna Lanes

Galaxy Games & Golf

Get Air

Glow Putt

Goldfish Swim School


Grand Prix Karting

Gym X-Treme

Hard Knocks

Integrity Athletics

Inventure Kids’ Science Lab

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Jungle Gym Adventure Center

Lil’ Kickers

Locker Soccer

Magic Mountain

Marcy’s Clayground

Mannino’s Grand Slam



Miner 49er

Ohio Movement

Ohio Wildlife Center

Our Cupcakery

Paulettes Princess Parties


Purple Dog Art Studio


Recreation Outlets

Rockin’ Jump

Rock Solid Academy

Rule 3

Sid Griffth Equestrian Center

Skate Zone 71

Smidge & Pinch

Star Lanes Polaris

Stars Indoor Sports

Strike Zone

Studio J

Splatter Park



Sweet & Sassy

Ten Pin Alley

The Batter’s Box

The Bounce Club

The Chiller

The Depot

The PARTy Studio

The Works

Treehive Cafe

Universal Gymnasts

Vizion Athletix

Wendy’s Gymnastics

World of Bounce

Xcel Martial Arts


Young Chefs Academy

Remember to book a local photographer to capture the special day!

Entertainers and Rentals:

Awesome Family Entertainment

Buckeye Bounce Houses

Cool Cats Sites Entertainment

Erica Carlson Children’s Entertainment

Jump House Entertainment

Matt the Balloon Guy

Ohio Party Bull

Party Peeps

Party Princess Productions

Tammy’s Twisted Balloons

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