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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 Kids Party Venue Guide!!
There are so many amazing birthday party options in Adelaide for your kids, your biggest problem will be settling on just one!
Now, go and get to it and plan your kiddo the incredible party they deserve!
Updated: September 2023
One Sneaky Cheetah
What better food is there for a kid’s party than pizza? How about pizza they’ve made themselves?!
One Sneaky Cheetah pizzeria is helping parents take their children’s birthday party game to the next level with the introduction of their ‘Pizza Cubs’ junior pizza makers classes.
Launched at the Melrose Park location in October, Pizza Cubs is a truly unique experience that the kids will be talking about until their next birthday comes around.
Since opening the first store in December 2021, One Sneaky Cheetah has always had a focus on the freshness and quality of ingredients and sharing their passion for Neapolitan style, wood-fired pizza. Both the original Ridleyton site and latest Melrose Park location are designed to give everybody in the pizzeria front row seats to watch the hand stretching of dough, pizza topping & wood-fired cooking.
$60 per child (minimum of 10 children), the party package runs for 2 hours and each child receives:
- Food and beverage upon arrival.
- A Pizza Cubs apron & chef hat that is theirs to keep.
- One on one expert training from a head pizzaiola using their individual Margherita kit.
- Their finished, cooked pizza, which can be taken home in the pizza box they have designed themselves.
- A selection of pizzas, to be shared with the rest of the party kids.
The birthday boy or girl will also receive a soft cheetah toy to take home with them to remember their big day. There’s even a complimentary drink for the birthday child’s parents, which includes soft drinks or any of the Sneaky wine or Sneaky beer range! The full food and beverage menu is available for adults to purchase on the day.
Ridleyton | Melrose Park
Kids love birthday parties at The Beachouse! Choose from 3 awesome birthday party packages! All parties include rides & amusements, an exclusive party host, a reserved table with balloons and a free gift for the birthday child! All you need to do is sit back and relax with a coffee and let the team at The Beachouse do all the work
1. Build It Birthdays – from $35pp
- Perfect for all ages
- Choose any 3 activities over 2 hours of fun (waterslides, dodgems, bumper boats, mini golf, arcade games, carousel, train, playcastle
- Free gift for the birthday child
2. Extreme Birthdays – from $38pp
- Awesome for ages 6-14
- Includes 2 hours of all waterslides, dodgems, bumper boats, mini golf, carousel, train and arcade games
- Free gift for birthday child
3. Kids Birthdays – from $25pp
- Great for ages 1 – 5 years
- Includes 1 x playcastle entry, 1x carousel ride, 1 x train ride, 1 x pair of Beachouse socks
- Free gift for the birthday child
You can also add some food and party favourites from only $8.00 per child. Option to bring your own cake or let The Beachouse supply a delicious donut tower cake.
4 Colley Terrace, Glenelg
Drip Splash Painting Party
Probably the coolest place in Adelaide to host your next kids party! The kids will enjoy a fun hosted paint session with time to eat and enjoy the birthday cake. This is a fun and unique way to celebrate your child’s birthday, with Drip Splash’s experienced instructors guiding your crew step-by-step through the process of creating their own masterpiece, while also providing a fun and relaxed atmosphere for them to enjoy.
The team offer a range of painting options to choose from and can accommodate a variety of party sizes. Plus, with all necessary materials provided, including aprons, paint, and canvases, parents can relax and enjoy the celebration with their child. Book your child’s paint and sip birthday party with Drip Splash Adelaide today and make their special day one they’ll never forget!
201 Waymouth St, Adelaide
Barossa Valley Chocolate Company
Head to the Barossa Valley Chocolate Company for a kids party choc-o-block full of fun and yum! Book your two hour fully hosted birthday party with chocolate workshop, games, activities and lunch in an exclusive party room not accessible to the public.
This collaboration between BVCC Chocolatiers and local professional party business, Barossa Fun Factory will see kids unleashing their inner chocolatier, making their own custom chocolate creation using BVCC sustainable Belgian chocolate, which is packaged for each child to take home. Party goers will also learn about chocolate while getting creative and a little bit messy, as well as picking up real skills used by BVCC chocolatiers including piping, enrobing and moulding.
Kids lunch is included, as well as personalised BVCC Ice Cream Cake!
64 Burings Rd, Tanunda
Your kids’ birthday party will be totally awesome and memorable in the exciting Imagination Kidz play centre! Let Imagination Kidz entertain your party guests and create the special day your child is dreaming of, making things easy for Mum and Dad. With a choice of selected food options, drinks, parents’ platters, good coffee, reserved adult seating and additional extras, it will be fun for kids… and fun for the grown ups too! Want a private party? You can even hire the entire play centre and enjoy it exclusively, ideal for larger functions and gatherings.
Imagination Kidz parties are suitable for kids aged 1-10, with a soft play toddler area available for kids under 3 years old. Birthday party packages are available to suit all budgets, hosted in private party rooms, with a minimum of 8 children per party on the weekend or during the school holidays.
5/264 Richmond Road, Marleston
Bricks4Kidz Lego Parties
Bricks4Kidz Adelaide prides themselves on being a high quality provider of edu-tainment… for those playing at home, that’s a whole lot of fun with a little bit of hidden learning in there for good measure… and we sure do like the sound of that!
For your little Lego Master, the classic toy of all toys is still going strong and as nostalgic as it is for us mums and dads, its new, exciting and no-holds-barred when it comes to kids imaginations. Bricks4Kidz offer fun, creative, Lego themed parties from superhero academy to spinning ninjas, to princesses and palaces, dinosaurs and Disney!
Experienced party hosts lead activities and games, invitations, games, activities and alllllll the Lego your kiddo could dream of playing with on their day of days. Package options include your choice of theme, tons of activities and additional adds-on like gifts for each child to take home, optional extra time and even Lego decorations and special set up included with the premium package.
Ascot Park | Norwood | Prospect | Burnside | Woodcroft | Mobile
Get 2 hours of pure awesomeness with a BOUNCEinc 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 BOUNCEinc looks after everything.
Marleston | Greenacres
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.
32 Butler Boulevard, Adelaide Airport
Cook n Create Birthday Party
Creativity and fun are at the heart of a Cook n Create party – and EVERY child has the best experience ever, getting hands-on and knee-deep in nosh! The culinary crew at Cook n Create will make sure your party is as stress-free and fun as possible for you all.
You choose the location (they can even come to your house!), leaving you to enjoy the fun with your children and guests. Cook n Create bring all of the kit needed (but will need access to an oven!) and take care of all the set up and clean up – no hassle, no mess, no prep required by you!
The best bit??? You save a heap of money on party food because the kids make their own! Think pizza, or cake pops or cupcakes, cookies, brownies or muffins – perfect festive fodder for your little foodies.
They offer a variety of packages (including a package for tweens or teens) but really love to spend the time creating an experience that is tailored around your child, their interests, preferences, and age and ability.
First Senses Slime Party
Give your child the ultimate birthday party, and wow your guests with up to 90 minutes of birthday slime making awesomeness!
Guests get make and take home their slime, and the team from First Senses have all the glitters, sequins, pigments and beans to create your perfect slime.
Slime parties are suitable for children aged 5 years old and upwards, but First Senses also offer a Messy Birthday Party option for younger kiddos that explore a variety of messy sensory activities!
Bungee Core Fitness
Bungee Core Fitness (yes, this is that fitness craze taking TikTok by storm!) parties are a great way of getting the kids involved in fitness and being active… and having an awesome time while they’re at it!
Kids will learn the basic bungee moves then jump into having some fun with it, burning some excess energy in the process! Party games include dodgeball, marks up with a footy and even some dance moves while in the bungee harness – which, needless to say, really takes these games to another level.
Bungee Core Fitness can accomodate a maximum of 11 participants per class with no age requirement but a 32kg weight minimum. The team are also happy to cater for some drinks and snacks at an extra charge per head.
1 Main Street, Beverley
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.
63 Institute Rd, Montacute
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!
Koorana Gymnastics Club, Corner Rosedale Ave and Oaklands Rd, Morphettville
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!
199 Franklin St, Adelaide
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.
Glenelg | Hyde Park | Magill
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!
269 Main North Road, Sefton Park
The Parkside Hotel Pizza Party
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!
142 Glen Osmond Rd, Parkside
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
Adelaide | Kuipto Forest
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!)
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.
2282 Mount Barker Rd, Hahndorf
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.
Frome Road, Adelaide
Woodhouse Activity Centre
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.
37 Spring Gully Road, Piccadilly
Cleland Wildlife Park
No matter your age, birthday parties are the wildest at Cleland! Let the party team at Cleland 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.
365 Mount Lofty Summit Road, Crafers
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.
Happy Valley | Golden Grove | Croydon
The Fairy Bay
Transport your kiddo and their friends into the whimsical, fantasy world of fairies and all the magic that comes along with it! 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.
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!
North Terrace, Adelaide
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!
Westbourne Park | Noarlunga | Woodville
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!
592 North East Road, Holden Hill
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.
27 Fifth St, Bowden
West Beach Adventure
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.
4 Hamra Avenue, West Beach
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.
441/D, Magill Rd, St Morris
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?!
The Hub Recreation Centre, Park Ave, Aberfoyle Park
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.
Level 1/162 – 170 Pulteney St, Adelaide
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.
18 Gaol Rd, Thebarton
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!
Rundle Mall, SA
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.
10-18 Albert Street, Windsor Gardens