Birthday Party Destinations

Here are our readers’ top picks for birthday party locations and services. Your partygoers are sure to enjoy a great time with your birthday child at one of these fun places; many offer party-fun for adults too! We’ve even included a variety of mobile services that specialize in making your event even more memorable.

Butte County

Butte County

Athletic Horizons Gymnastics Center
(530) 893-4967.
http://www.athletichorizons.com.
415 Otterson Dr., Ste. 70, Chico.
Your party participants will have a “bouncing good time” enjoying a variety of energetic games & activities facilitated by a trained gymnastics instructor. An obstacle course, trampolines, in-ground foam pit, music, tables & chairs provided.

A Maker’s Space
(530) 413-9499.
http://www.amakersspace.com
5729 Almond St., Paradise.
The Maker movement is a 21st century do-it-yourself shop class designed as a nurturing and stimulating environment to explore science, technology, engineering, arts & mathematics (S.T.E.A.M.) subjects. Everyone is welcome to come, play, explore & create. Birthday parties, small events & field trips.

Barry R. Kirshner Wildlife Foundation
(530) 533-1000.
http://www.kirshner.org
4995 Durham-Pentz Rd., Oroville.
Lions & tigers & bears, oh my! Enjoy a truly educational & memorable wildlife party that includes a private tour of the sanctuary by a wildlife educator, a “reptile encounter” with an animal ambassador, & private use of a shaded picnic area for three hours. Children will meet a remarkable variety of non-releasable endangered & exotic animals, including leopards, servals, owls, foxes, lemurs, snakes, lions, tigers & bears.

Bricks 4 Kidz
(530) 332-9172.
http://www.bricks4kidz.com/california-chico
1141 Forest Ave., Ste. 40, Chico.
Looking for something fun & different to do for your child’s birthday? Choose from unique party packages that create an extraordinary party atmosphere where kids build unique creations, play games & have loads of fun using LEGO® bricks.

Chico Bullpen Baseball Academy
(530) 230-2100.
http://www.chicobullpenba.com
1070 Marauder St., Ste. 120, Chico.
Offers baseball-themed parties that are loads of fun for all ages & leave parents free to enjoy themselves too. Includes setup, three reserved batting cages, two reserved tee stations, supervised group games, cups, plates, napkins, forks & clean-up.

Chico Cheer All Stars, Inc.
(530) 894-2227.
http://www.ChicoCheerAllStars.com
13306 Cabin Hollow Ct., Ste. 120, Chico.
Celebrate your special event with ease in Chico Cheer’s indoor facility! Price includes access to the entire facility, including all toys & equipment, for two fun-filled hours. Also included are two party attendants to help with set up and supervision. Great any time of the year! Parties are available Fridays and Saturdays.

Chico Creek Nature Center
(530) 891-4671.
http://www.ccnaturecenter.org
1968 East 8th St., Chico.
In the heart of Bidwell Park, the Nature Center designs hands-on children’s parties that blend outdoors and indoors. A “naturalist” leads a park walk, introduces kids to live animals, sets up a cool craft, and ties it all together with a theme of your child’s choice like “Feathered Friends” or “Wild Things” (7 available themes).

Funland & Cal Skate Chico
(530) 343-1601.
http://www.funlandchico.com
2465 Carmichael Dr., Chico.
Offers party packages for kids of all ages, complete with a party room, decorations & a party specialist to ensure a great time. Options include roller skating, miniature golf, batting cages, arcade time, a glow/black light theme, bounce house, treat bags, Round Table pizza, Baskin-Robbins ice cream cake & more.

Gateway Science Museum
(530) 898-4121.
http://www.csuchico.edu/gateway
625 Esplanade, Chico.
Gateway Science Museum birthday parties are fun, science themed celebrations! Parties include a dedicated docent to guide your group through the gallery exhibits; a private hands-on activity of your choice from our list of more than 11 different science themes including nature, chemistry, physics and astronomy; and a birthday space for gifts and celebration. Check out our website for information on party add-ons, available activities and cost. Call to reserve your party today!

In Motion Fitness
(530) 343-5678.
http://www.inmotionfitness.com
1293 East 1st Ave., Chico.
Children of all ages will enjoy a Splish-Splash Pool Party, offered year-round, complete with a chaperone, certified lifeguard & reserved party area with tables & chairs. Add-ons include face painting, balloon art, a yoga or Zumba class & sno-cone or popcorn machine.

KidsPark
(530) 894-6800.
http://www.kidspark.com
2477 Forest Ave., Ste. 190, Chico.
A personal party hostess will help plan & coordinate your private party … and clean up! Parties available for ages 2 to 12 & include face painting, an art project, group games, paper plates, napkins, forks, juice, a party favor for each guest & a special gift for the birthday boy or girl. Food options available.

Kinetics Academy of Dance
(530) 345-2505.
http://www.kineticsacademyofdance.com
627 Broadway, Ste. 100, Chico.
Enchanting and magical parties for little princesses and fairies! Our two-hour themed parties (Fairies or Fancy Nancy-type) include dancing, a craft and a tea party with real china! We can customize other themes and also offer Hip Hop parties for older kids. $215.00 for up to ten kids.  Come visit our beautifully decorated party room! Book your party today!

Oroville YMCA
(530) 533-9622
http://www.tinyurl.com/OrovilleYMCA
1684 Robinson St., Oroville.
The Y offers unique options for celebrating. Rent the entire facility or just the pool area. It’s a fun-filled environment & the heated indoor-outdoor pool offers a great year-round pool-party option!

Sweet Chico Confections
(530) 332-9866.
http://www.sweetchico.com
121 3rd St., Chico.
For a unique & sweet birthday experience, Sweet Chico Confections offers themed Scavenger Hunts where party guests search the store for many fun candy treats to take home. Book a group party in their dedicated party room, or add sweet fun to your birthday celebration with a candy buffet or centerpiece. There’s something for all party sizes & budgets.

Rare Air Trampoline Park
http://www.rareairpark.com
1090 E. 20th Street, Chico
Opening Fall 2017
For an active party that tots through teens will love, book jumping fun in 10,000 sq. feet of trampoline space. Packages offered for any day of the week & any size party. Includes party room, napkins, plates, drinks, setup & cleanup. Add-ons like pizza, extra jump time, tokens & party favor goodie-bags are available.

Ron’s Reptiles
(530) 893-2095.
http://www.ronsreptiles.com
44 Rock Creek Rd., Chico.
Visit a variety of lizards, snakes & amphibians, or Ron will come to you for clubs, birthday parties or school assemblies in Butte & Tehama Counties. Open 5 days/week.

String Bead
(530) 894-2323.
http://www.stringbead.com
2201 Pillsbury Rd., Ste. 142, Chico.
Three party options offer guests an opportunity for imaginations to soar while having fun getting creative with beads! Guests can make a necklace & bracelet to take home or choose from an array of available classes for personalized group instruction. An especially great experience for older children & teens.

Surplus City’s Combat Zone Paintball Park
(530) 533-5300.
http://www.combatzonepaintball.com
4444 Pacific Heights Rd., Oroville.
Caters to groups of all sizes & ages. Kids’ packages for ages 7-12 (parents can play too) include two hours of play with unlimited paint in a separate kids’ area. All group packages happen rain or shine. BBQ grill available for use. Add-on Round Table pizza available.

The Red Wagon
(530) 514-4080.
http://www.theredwagon.org
6360 Clark Rd., Paradise.
Let creative juices flow in a party featuring sewing, painting, crafting, dancing, karaoke or one of many other unique ideas. Age-appropriate projects provided to please children & adults. No need to worry about party favors, since guests take home the projects they make for themselves!

Two by Two Ranch & Petting Zoo
(530) 893-1088.
http://www.twobytworanch.com
13080 Hosler Ave., Chico.
Have a party at the ranch or let the ranch come to your location with its mobile petting zoo or ponies to ride. Guests at the ranch will take a farm animal tour where children will meet friendly sheep, Nubian & pygmy goats, turkeys, llamas, chickens & others. Pony rides are available & a shade picnic area is available for use.

Water Sprites Swim School
(530) 342-2999.
http://www.chicowatersprites.com
2280 Ivy St., Ste. 110, Chico.
Pool parties include exclusive access to the entire facility, including all toys & equipment, plus supervision & setup assistance from the helpful staff. Parties are available Saturdays from 3-5pm and 5:30-7:30pm. Book early as parties tend to be reserved 1 to 2 months in advance.

Shasta County

Shasta County

Adventure Recreation Center
(530) 365-2235.
http://www.skillmeetswill.com.
Have a party with jumping, climbing, flipping & fun! A coach leads activities, including an obstacle course & parachute games. Guests enjoy a party room & open gym, & take home a sticker & bracelet. Parents bring food – there’s even room for a piñata!

All Fired Up Redding
(530) 226-1638.
http://www.allfiredupnorcal.com.
1818 Churn Creek Rd., Redding.
Birthday packages include two hours of studio time, with a wide selection of pottery pieces for guests to paint. Includes helpful assistance & instruction during the creative process, & kiln firing of guests’ creations.

Build It Redding
(530) 638-3399.
http://www.builditredding.com.
925 Merchant St., Ste. 2, Redding.
Our high tech birthday parties will blow your mind! Customize and battle LEGO® robots, or play with friends on our private Minecraft® server. Build your own race car and compete against your friends (or parents!) on the Build It Raceway. Capture the moment with green screen photos, and pick out a keepsake to print in 3D. This birthday party is perfect for children ages 6-15.

California Dance Company
(530) 365-7749.
http://www.cadanceco.com.
2150 Marx Way #1, Anderson.
or
2620 Larkspur Ln., Redding.
At California Dance Company, you can host the coolest events ever! From birthday parties for all ages to bachelorette and Girls’ Night parties, we’ve got you covered! Rent the studio for any event, and we will do the rest. We provide a staff member to teach, run games and help with anything you need. We are flexible with themes, styles, and times and encourage you to be as creative as you’d like – whether you need a Princess Party for your 2-year-old, a high-energy Hip Hop Swag party for the soccer team, or a relaxing bachelorette party with Aerial Silks.

Fantasy Fountain 
(530) 225-4095.
http://www.facebook.com/fantasyfountainredding.
Enterprise Community Park
4300 Victor Ave., Redding.
Beat the heat by planning a summer party where your guests will have a blast getting wet under the erupting fountain & playing with other fun water features. Due to the construction of the new Kids’ Kingdom, the nearby Enterprise Park Pavillion is on a first come, first served basis until June 1, or when the Kids Kingdom playground has been completed. After June 1, call the office at 225-4095 to reserve your shaded birthday party space!

Galaxy Gymnastics
(530) 222-4496.
910 Wall St., Redding.
Galaxy Gymnastics knows how to put the spark in a party experience with supervised games & activities in a 12,000 sq. ft. padded floor area, plus a party room. Guests can use the tumble track, jump into foam pits, bounce on trampolines, & use other gymnastics equipment. Includes ice cream & goodie bag for each guest. Great fun for all ages!

Grace Place Tea House & Gift Boutique
(530) 232-5543.
http://www.graceplaceteahouse.org.
1448 Pine St., Redding.
This charming tea house is a delightful party destination. Rent the facility for your party or other celebratory event & choose from a customizable menu of teas, coffees, pastries & homemade delectables. Perfect for a children’s story hour or tea party. All proceeds benefit Compass ShiningCare, providing assistance to elderly and disabled individuals & their families.

NorCal Elite Gymnastics
(530) 223-5483.
http://www.norcalelitegymnastics.com.
4425 Tenaya Ct., Redding.
Guests will experience a tumbling-good time with a 50-ft. tumble trampoline & pit, obstacle course, fun games, exclusive party area & bounce house.

Prime Playtime
(530) 605-4777.
http://www.pmaredding.com.
1161 Hilltop Dr., Redding.
Your Prime Birthday Party Destination! Prime Playtime offers birthday parties for ages 0-6. Package includes: exclusive use of entire facility for 2 hours, party setup and clean up by Prime staff, decorations, and themed party supplies. Visit our website for more information and to book your party now!

Rare Air Trampoline Park
(530) 221-1206.
http://www.rareairpark.com.
3625 Old 44 Dr., Redding.
For an active party that tots through teens will love, book jumping fun in 10,000 sq. feet of trampoline space. Packages offered for any day of the week & any size party. Includes party room, napkins, plates, drinks, setup & cleanup. Add-ons like Papa John’s Pizza, extra jump time & party favor goodie-bags are available. Facility also includes rock wall, arcade games and spacious seating areas.

Redding Aquatic Center
(530) 225-4095.
http://www.reddingaquaticcenter.com.
44 Quartz Hill Rd., Redding.
This all-ages swim facility offers party packages that make party planning easy & fun.  “Mega Splash,” “Super Splash” & “Preschool Splash” packages include a party assistant, a visit from a party mascot, a birthday announcement, picnic tables in a shaded party area, juice & cups, cleanup … & of course water fun, with life jackets available for all guests.

Redding Paintball
(530) 945-2880.
http://www.reddingpaintball.com.
19000 Spring Gulch Rd., Anderson.
Whether big or small, young or old, Redding Paintball offers a fun & exciting birthday experience! Various packages are available to cater to any party size & come complete with all necessary gear & amenities. Open weekends.

Sandy’s Specialties Cakes & Catering
(530) 347-0599.
http://www.sandys-specialties.com.
3540 Main St., Cottonwood.
What’s more exciting than eating a gooey donut for your birthday experience? Make, decorate and eat the best donut in town that you’ve made from scratch! Book a donut party at Sandy’s Specialties.

Shasta Rock Club
(530) 691-4505.
http://www.shastarockclub.com.
2325 Athens Ave., Redding.
Redding’s only indoor rock-climbing gym hosts a birthday experience full of fun & laughter for ages 5 & up. Experienced staff lead guests in energetic activities & games, guiding them through challenges & accomplishments. Packages include two hours of supervised rock climbing & reserved table.

Sun Oaks Tennis & Fitness
(530) 221-4405.
http://www.sunoaks.com.
3452 Argyle Rd., Redding.
Have your next birthday party or event at Sun Oaks! Year-round customized parties for all ages can include swimming, basketball, volleyball, Zumba class & other creative options. Bring food or purchase on site. Parties include a party supervisor, lifeguard, tables, chairs & use of a BBQ.

The Redding Arts Project – Dance and Theatre Arts Studio
(530) 245-1019.
http://www.thereddingartsproject.com.
1726 Market St., Redding.
The RAP offers delightful two-hour Fairy Princess, Ballerina or Super-Hero themed parties that include a dance class (ballet, tap, jazz, or hip hop), games, a craft project, dress-up, themed cupcakes and more! Let us do all the work while you, your little one and their party guests enjoy a magical dance party at the RAP.

Turtle Bay Exploration Park
(530) 243-8850.
http://www.turtlebay.org.
844 Sundial Bridge Dr., Redding.
Choose from a variety of unique locations on Turtle Bay’s campus for your next birthday party! Turtle Bay is a fun, educational, and entertaining environment that will inspire wonder and bring your special occasion to life!

US Airsoft World
(530) 365-1000.
http://www.usairsoft.com.
4506 Panorama Point Rd., Anderson.
Ages 10 & up can enjoy an exciting party on 10 acres of dedicated Airsoft space. Guests will play a variety of game scenarios, all supervised by US Airsoft referees. Shaded picnic tables & concessions are available as well as 50,000 sq. ft. of indoor space. Book your party to play during regular open hours, or rent the facility for a private event.

Viking Skate Country
(530) 246-3901.
http://www.vikingskatecountry.com.
737 Auditorium Dr., Redding.
Birthday parties at Viking Skate Country feature lots of fun activity plus a special time spotlighting the birthday child in a private and decorated birthday celebration room. Our friendly staff makes sure the birthday child is the star of the show. We’ll take care of the work and the fun, letting parents relax and have fun too.

Waterworks Park
(530) 246-9550.
http://www.waterworkspark.com.
151 N. Boulder Dr., Redding.
WaterWorks Park is the coolest place to have your summer birthday party. Relax in our exclusive birthday party area or rent a cabana and have your own little oasis. Leave the planning to us and order food from the Beach Club Cafe or a frosty drink from the Sno Shack. Birthday parties get special pricing on entrance tickets, food and drinks. From the pulse racing Dragon to the Kiddie Pool, there is something fun for everyone!

Glenn County

Glenn County

Orland Bowl Bowling Alley
(530) 865-4313.
http://www.tinyurl.com/OrlandBowl.
507 Monterey St., Orland.
Offers two birthday packages for a fun-filled bowling party! Includes bowling time, drinks & a scoop of ice cream per partygoer. The guest of honor takes home a commemorative bowling pin guests can sign.

Jackson County, OR

Jackson County, OR

ScienceWorks Hands-on Museum
(541) 482-6767.
http://www.scienceworksmuseum.org.
1500 E. Main St., Ashland, Oregon.
Birthday Parties (Fri−Sun) include admission to ScienceWorks, use of a private celebration room for two hours, party invitations, a science activity & party favors. Guests are free to explore & enjoy ScienceWorks, an indoor hands-on facility geared for those with curious minds.

Tehama County

Tehama County

Balloons and More
(530) 528-1033.
redbluffballoonsandmore.com
1040 Monroe St., Red Bluff.
Serving Tehama County and surrounding areas. Balloons and More is a fully equiped resource for party and event rentals, as well as supplies. Owners Dexter and Becki Hooker have been in the balloon industry for nearly 15 years and enjoy helping their customers celebrate special occassions of all types; birthday parties, weddings, baby showers, graduation parties and more!

Red Bluff Performing Arts Centre
(530) 255-4180.
redbluffperformingartscentre.com.
1325 Vista Way, Ste. A, Red Bluff.
Rent the beautiful 2,000 sq ft. dance studio for your party. The center offers options that include themed decorations, guest appearances from your child’s favorite character, crafts, a dance lesson & more. It’s a great opportunity to create a special customized event.

Siskiyou County

Siskiyou County

Bella Art Works & Ice Cream Parlor
(530) 842-5411.
http://www.facebook.com/BellaArtWorksGlassStudio.
117 W. Miner St., Yreka.
Book an exclusive party or join the fun during public hours. Guests of all ages focus on creativity by painting pottery, choosing from a range of glazes & pottery options. Treat your partygoers to a scoop of BJ’s Old-Fashioned Ice Cream to sweeten the experience.

Cedar Lanes Bowling Alley
(530) 938-3278.
http://www.cedarlanesweed.com.
137 Main St., Weed.
Offers party packages for a fun experience that all ages will enjoy. All packages include a bowling pin that guests can sign for the birthday boy or girl. Partygoers have access to bowling fun, arcade games, and gutter bumpers are available for young bowlers!

Mountain Fitness South
(530) 926-3589.
http://www.mtshastapt.com.
1630 S. Mt. Shasta Blvd., Mt. Shasta.
Offers a pool party package (with lifeguard on duty) on weekends from 12-4pm at their indoor pool for ages 8 & up. Extra party room available; bring snacks & cake! We supply tables and chairs. Member and non-member rates available.

River Dancers, River & Kayak Adventures
(800) 925-0237.
http://www.riverdancers.com.
705 Kenneth Way, Mt. Shasta.
Add whitewater thrills for a unique birthday celebration. Customize your trip for a day outing or multiple-day camps. Trained guides help guests discover new ways to enjoy the environment & learn new skills on the river. Includes swimming, water-play, learning about wildlife, seasonal berry picking and a snack or meals. What a great way to celebrate a teen!

Say Cheese! Pizza
(530) 926-2821.
http://www.saycheesepizza.net.
201 Maple St., Mt. Shasta.
Offers a party room, large game room & arcade, air hockey & pool tables, plus tasty pizza, salad bar, sandwiches & drinks.

Shasta Mountain Guides
(530) 926-3117.
http://www.shastaguides.com.
Based in Mt. Shasta.
Older kids & teens will enjoy an ultimate outdoor birthday experience with options for rock climbing, mountain climbing, or other customizable trips. Professional guides make the experience memorable and fun.

Siskiyou Family YMCA
(530) 842-9622.
http://www.siskiyouymca.org.
350 N. Foothill Dr., Yreka.
Schedule your next kid’s birthday party at the Siskiyou Family YMCA with after hours facility rentals of their Gymnasium and Teen Center. The friendly Siskiyou YMCA staff can facilitate and they offer party packages utilizing the Indoor Climbing Wall, 2 Jump Houses and other fun events for kids of all ages!

Siskiyou Ice Skating Rink
(530) 926-1715.
http://www.siskiyourink.org.
Shastice Park
800 Rockfellow Dr., Mt Shasta.
Tots to teens will enjoy a one-of-a-kind “cool” party experience at the rink. Rent the entire NHL-sized outdoor rink for an exclusive party or get a group discount during public skate times. Includes skate rentals & rink-side picnic table reservations. Ask about adding a short skate/safety lesson for your skaters. Available for ice skating seasonally late Nov−Feb.

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Updated: Jul 13, 2017 @ 2:32 pm