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Twin Cities Guide to Birthday Parties & Celebrations

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One of our most asked questions from our readers is about birthday parties — and how to make them amazing! From venues to ideas, we have curated a list of the best ideas for kids’ party places in and around the Twin Cities! These businesses represent some of the area’s best venues for entertainment, activities, and birthday cakes!

Nickelodeon Universe®

Crayola Experience Mall of America®

Urban Air Adventure Park | Coon Rapids


Urban Air Adventure Park is much more than a trampoline park. If you’re looking for the best year-round indoor attractions in the North Metro area, Urban Air is the perfect place! With new adventures behind every corner in our 14 attractions, we are the ultimate indoor playground for your entire family. Take your kid’s birthday party to the next level or spend a day of fun with the family and you’ll see why Urban Air Adventure Park is the best place for jumping, climbing, riding, playing, and fun for all ages!

10 Coon Rapids Blvd, Coon Rapids, MN 55448


Venetian Water Park


Come hang out at the Venetian Water Park for your Childs birthday! Holiday Inn Venetian Waterpark is fun for the whole family to enjoy! Splash in the pool, climb across the floating log course, test your skills at our hoops or slide down our water slides! 

We have packages available to help plan your party with ease! Packages start at $450. Inquire for more information!

11801 Fountains Way, Maple Grove, MN 55369

(763) 425-3800

Adorable Kids Parties


We throw the best Spa Party for your girl and her friends from ages 5 to 16. Our experienced party coordinators set up, keep the party going, and clean up, so all you have to do is enjoy the fun. Our staff are experienced coordinators and have worked with children for many years, making us the perfect people to give them the best day with less stress for you. With fun mini manicures and pedicures for all of the girls and special designs for the birthday girl, they will all feel pampered like princesses.

15343 70th Place North, Maple Grove, MN 55311

(612) 423-8288

Twin City Model Railroad Museum


The home of “small trains, big memories!” Explore amazing toy train displays, get hands on with wooden train and LEGO play tables and shop in oir gift and hobby shop. We now offer Birthday party rooms and packages to help celebrate your little engineer’s big milestone! Open Fri-Mon. Children 4 and under are free during regular admissions.

668 Transfer Road Suite, 8 St. Paul, MN 55114

(651) 647-9628

MiniSota Play Cafe


Play – Create – Caffeinate. A Minnesota themed, clean, safe, imaginative indoor play area for your younger kids. “Mini”sotans can explore the cities of Mini Grove, Infant Grove Heights, and Lake Minitonka by visiting the grocery store, hospital, post office, and so much more! While your Minisotans are playing make believe, you can catch up with friends and enjoy your favorite drink from our café.

Party Room parties available starting at $175 and Private Parties (after 2 pm) starting at $475.

12055 Elm Creek Blvd N, Maple Grove, MN 55369

(763) 432-0428

D1 Saint Paul


Celebrate birthdays, team parties and other special events in a fun, physically engaging, and high-energy environment at D1 Training Saint Paul! Leave the planning and programming to our talented team! Mingle, hangout, and enjoy food and drinks with your guests or join in on the fun too! We allow all outside food and beverages. Call NOW for special pricing options!

400 Wabasha St. N, Suite 380, Saint Paul, MN 55102

(651) 615-1500

Comprehensive Birthday Guide Listings

Bunker Park Stable | 550 Bunker Lake Boulevard NW, Andover MN 55304

Como Zoo | 1225 Estabrook Drive, Saint Paul, MN 55103

Gale Woods Farm | 7210 County Road 110 West, Minnetrista, MN

The Hayloft | 12407 80th St. S., Hastings, MN

Minnesota Zoo | 13000 Zoo Boulevard, Apple Valley, MN 55124

RAD Zoo | Traveling reptile zoo that visits your home in the Twin Cities

The Raptor Center | 1920 Fitch Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55108

SEA Life Minnesota | Mall of America

ARTrageous Adventures | 2121 W. 21st Street, Minneapolis, MN 55404

ArtStart | 1459 St. Clair Ave, St. Paul, MN 55105

Build A Bear | Multiple Twin Cities locations

Color Me Mine | Multiple Twin Cities locations

Crayola Experience | Mall of America

Created to Grow | 2904 Pentagon Dr, St Anthony, MN 55418

Eagan Art House | 3981 Lexington Ave S, Eagan, MN, 55123

Edina Art Center | 4701 W. 64th St., Edina, MN 55435

KidzArt | NW Minneapolis

KidCreate Studio | Multiple Twin Cities locations

Leonardo’s Basement | 150 West 60th Street, Minneapolis, MN 55419

Minnetonka Center for the Arts | 2240 North Shore Drive, Wayzata, MN 55391-9347

Northern Clay Center | 2424 Franklin Avenue East, Minneapolis, MN, 55406

Paint Your Plate | 5027 France Ave. S, Edina, MN 55410 + 1132 Grand Ave., St. Paul, MN 55105

Simply Jane | 4306 Upton Ave South, Minneapolis, MN

Big Thrill Factory | 7053 10th Street North, Oakdale, MN 55128

Bowlero | 11129 162nd Street West, Lakeville, MN 55044

Flaherty’s Arden Bowl | 273 West County Road E, Arden Hills, MN 55112

Grand Slam | 12425 River Ridge Blvd, Burnsville, MN 55337

Kiddywampus | 1023 Main Street, Hopkins, MN 55343

Memory Lanes | 2520 26th Ave S, Minneapolis, MN 55406

Pinstripes | 3849 Gallagher Dr., Edina

Skateville | 201 South River Ridge Circle, Burnsville, Minnesota 55337

Valleyfair | 1 Valleyfair Dr., Shakopee {open seasonally}

Base Camp | 6202 Bloomington Rd., Fort Snelling

Blooma | Minneapolis, St. Paul, and Plymouth locations

Gleason’s Gymnastics | Brooklyn Park and Eagan locations

IGM Gymnastics | 14305 Southcross Dr W, Suite 120, Burnsville, MN 55306

The Little Gym8223 State Highway 7, St Louis Park, MN 55426

Midwest Gymnastics | 3225 Country Drive Ste #100, Little Canada, MN 55117

Minneapolis Bouldering Project | 1433 West River Rd. N., Minneapolis

Perpetual Motion Gymnastics | 12440 Aberdeen St. NE Suite 101, Blaine, MN 55449 + 257 Rivertown Dr., Woodbury, MN 55125

Rising Stars Gymnastics Academy | 520 Hayward Ave N., Oakdale MN 55128

Schwan’s Super Rink | 1850, 105th Ave. NE, Blaine

Spirit Gymnastics | 1550 Taylor Avenue, St. Paul, MN 55104

TAGS Gymnastics | 5880 149th St. West, Apple Valley, MN 55124 + 10300 West 70th St., Eden Prairie, MN 55344

Third Lair Skate Park | 850 Florida Ave. S., Golden Valley

Vertical Endeavors | Multiple Twin Cities locations

Adventure Peak at Edinborough7700 York Ave. S., Edina, MN 55424 {PlayPark currently closed}

The Blast Indoor Playground | 1501 Central Pkwy., Eagan {Indoor Playground currently closed}

Inneractive | Minnetonka and Mounds View locations

Jungle Boogie | 4130 Lakeland Ave North, Robbinsdale, MN 55422

Lookout Ridge Indoor Playground | 8595 Central Park Place, Woodbury, MN 55125

Monkey House | 1815 Buerkle Rd, White Bear Lake, MN 55110 {Currently closed}

Bunker Beach Water Park | 701 County Parkway A, Coon Rapids, MN 55433 {open seasonally}

Cascade Bay Water Park | 1360 Civic Center Dr, Eagan, MN 55122 {open seasonally}

Chaska Community Center | 1661 Park Ridge Drive, Chaska, MN 55318

Goldfish Swim School Oakdale | 7055 10th Street North, Oakdale, MN 55128

Great River Water Park | 270 N. Lexington Parkway, Saint Paul, MN 55104

Great Wolf Lodge | 1700 American Blvd. E, Bloomington

Grove Cove Aquatic Center | 12951 Weaver Lake Road, Maple Grove, MN 55369

Jim Lupient Water Park | 1520 Johnson St. NE, Minneapolis, MN 55413 {open seasonally}

Tropics Indoor Water Park | 4580 Victoria Street North, Shoreview, MN 55126

Pump it Up | Eden Prairie and Plymouth locations

Rockin Jump | 2015 Silver Bell Rd #195, Eagan, MN 55122

Sky Zone | Multiple Twin Cities locations

Zero Gravity | 2292 Woodale Dr, Mounds View, MN 55112

Chutes & Ladders Park @ Hyland Play Area | 10145 Bush Lake Rd, Bloomington, MN 55438 {open seasonally}

French Regional Park | 12605 Rockford Rd., Plymouth

Minnehaha Park | 4801 S. Minnehaha Park Dr., Minneapolis

Minnesota Landscape Arboretum | 3675 Arboretum Drive, Chaska

Springbrook Nature Center | 100 85th Ave. NE, Fridley

Tamarack Nature Center | 5287 Otter Lake Rd., White Bear Lake

The Bakken Museum | 3537 Zenith Avenue South, Minneapolis, MN 55416

Firefighters Hall and Museum | 664 22nd Ave. NE, Minneapolis

Minnesota Children’s Museum | 10 West Seventh Street, St. Paul, MN 55102 {currently not hosting parties}

Science Museum of Minnesota | 120 Kellogg Blvd. W., St. Paul {currently not hosting parties}

Cooks of Crocus Hill | Multiple Twin Cities locations

Kitchen Window |  3001 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis

Sweeteacup | Traveling tea parties in the Twin Cities area

Way Cool Cooking School | 16544 W. 78th Street, Eden Prairie, MN 55346

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