Hosting your child’s birthday party at home isn’t always possible or practical. And frankly, it can be a lot of work. Instead, why not book a party venue that hosts, plans, and cleans up for you? But first, you have to find a venue with a party package that match the current interests of the birthday tyke.
Luckily for us, Toronto has no shortage of great places and packages for any interest. Here are ten options in the West End. This list will keep us going for a few more solar revolutions, at least!
So the little ones have American Ninja Warrior fever? We don’t blame them—we love to watch the show and marvel at those athletic feats. And now there are training gyms in the GTA for a party that’s both fun and fitness-focused. With everything from a salmon ladder to a warped wall, these little ninjas will be buzzing with excitement.104 Bronte St. N., Milton L9T 2N5
If the birthday kid has always dreamed of flying, iFly Toronto is the place to be. It offers the real sensation of a free-fall skydive without actually jumping out of a plane (phew). After flying, partygoers can watch the instructors perform super-cool demos and chat about the sensation of flying.2007 Winston Park Dr., Oakville L6H 6P5
This maker space is all about experiential learning in the STEM fields. Choose from a party that focuses on robotics, coding, or Minecraft and watch as the kids’ skills spark, making connections and delving deep into the world of gaming, coding and more. Cue the robot wars!2451 Bloor St. W., Toronto M6S 1P7
Art Works has so many options for wonderfully artistic parties. Younger kids can dabble in making costumes or plasticine dioramas. As the guests get older, there is silk screening, sculpture, mask making, and so much more. We also love the huge range in loot bags available for purchase at a variety of price points.238 Jane St., Toronto M6S 3Z1
With locations in Yorkdale, Brampton, and a mobile party unit, Kidnetix is there when you need them. Both permanent locations have much to offer, with sliders, climbers, rock climbing, a LEGO wall, and of course an inflatable for bouncy fun. At the Brampton location kids can play Bazooka Ball, a kid-friendly combo of paintball and laser tag.35 Van Kirk Dr., Unit 15, Brampton L7A 1A5
905-459-7529 100 Bridgeland Ave., North York M6A 1Z4
Two words: roller rink! Kids will have an absolute blast discovering (or re-discovering) inline skating. And, depending on the package selected, parties can also include activities like laser tag, photo booth, and mini golf.65 Orfus Rd., Toronto M6A 1L7
Kids adore painting ceramics, and we admit to a certain fondness for choosing the items, colours, and patterns and seeing how it all turns out. Plus, it really appeals to their creative sides. Make it a themed party by painting ice cream bowls and serving the frozen goodness as a party treat! It’s all a bit messy and a whole lot of fun.3422 Lake Shore Blvd. W., Etobicoke
Whirly ball! We love whirly ball, played on the always-fun bumper cars. But there’s more than that at eZone: you can also choose from the Sports Court with dodgeball or ball hockey, as well as awesome arcade games. This is a super active party that will burn off steam and make for great memories.120 N. Queen St., Etobicoke M8Z 2C4
Love to groove? Then chabArts is the place for the birthday kid. Parties include both a facilitated dancing activity as well as an art project. It all takes place in the fully equipped dance and art studio, and there are plenty of festive add-ons available.238 Dundas St. W., Suite 111, Toronto M6R 3A9
If the kids just love to dabble in the kitchen, Le Dolci is the place to be. Offering both a cupcake decorating and a pizza-making party, the junior chefs will get their share of mixing and creating—as well as the delicious taste-testing.1006 Dundas St. W., Toronto M6J 1W6
Browse our birthday party places directory for more options nearby or elsewhere in the GTA.
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