You may not remember every birthday present you ever received, but you probably remember the parties you had. Around age 3 or 4, your child is old enough to care about birthdays and having a fun time with friends. Whether you’re looking to plan your first party or are just searching for something a little different for this year’s birthday bash, we have you covered! Check out our list of favorite venues around San Diego County by age group.
Balboa Park – The playground and picnic area at Pepper Grove in Balboa Park is the perfect place for a outdoor party.
FUNbelievable – With its fair share of accolades, this indoor play center offers a “party in a box” with three package options – easy for you and fun for the kids.
My Gym – The birthday party specialists at this children’s fitness center in Carlsbad promise a unique party for your child, including nonstop action-packed activities, games, puppets, songs, and more.
San Diego Children’s Discovery Museum – The museum in Escondido offers several party themes based around science, art, and world cultures.
Birch Aquarium – Kids can meet and feed live animals and do an art activity at the aquarium at Scripps Institute of Oceanography.
Cool Creations Pottery Studio & Café – Party favors – and ice cream – are part of the package with this paint-you-own-pottery birthday party package in Pacific Beach.
Flip Force – Parties at this gym last 90 minutes and include instruction, games, and races on trampolines, foam pit, and floor. They also throw in pizza, drinks, invitations, table settings, and party favors.
Rockin’ Jump – This “ultimate trampoline park” offers three party packages that include jump time, a party host, and a party room.
San Diego Air & Space Museum – The Air & Space museum provides an educational and fun setting for a party where kids choose to build and fly sled kites, Alka-Seltzer rockets, or foam flyers.
San Diego Gymnastics – You can book a two-hour long party at three of the San Diego Gymnastic locations (Point Loma, Otay Ranch, Grossmont) that includes gym and party time.
Belmont Park – A variety of party packages at this amusement park include tons of exciting rides and games, plus food and dessert.
Boardwalk Indoor Amusement Park – All party packages include the arcade, games, indoor rides, and a pizza parlor. Upgrade for cosmic bowling and laser tag.
Boomers! – With a host of activities – including go carts, bumper boats, miniature golf, a rock wall, and a game room – and multiple locations in San Diego, you can’t go wrong with a Boomers! party.
Bubble Soccer Club – Great for an active group, you choose a park and the Bubble Soccer crew brings the equipment, which includes bubble suits and balls.
San Diego Paintball Park – Locals love this unique birthday party experience. Packages vary depending on the number of participants and include all the equipment you need for 2-3 hour playtime.