30 Interesting Ideas for Kids’ Birthday Parties

I love organising my son’s birthday party each year, and I also absolutely dread it. It can be hard to come up with ideas for fun, interesting and unique birthday parties; something a bit different from everyone else in the class, but something that’s lots of fun and not too much of an organisational headache.

Over the years my son has had some great parties and some not so great parties. He’s had soft play parties, laser quest, science parties, parties on steam trains and parties at home; all with lashings of jelly and ice cream, party bags and lots of fun and fuss.

But if you’re sitting down to plan a party and you want to do something a bit different, I’ve gathered a list of 30 interesting ideas for kids’ birthday parties to get you started. Some of them might offer the full package; from food and drinks, to entertainment and party bags. Some venues you might need to take packed lunches, or party bags. It’s best to contact them to see what they can offer.

Legoland Manchester birthday party

30 interesting ideas for kids’ birthday parties

  1. Adventure Golf
  2. Afternoon Tea
  3. Animal Handling
  4. Bowling
  5. Build a Bear parties
  6. Cake Decorating
  7. Chill Factore – snow park party, snowboarding etc in Manchester
  8. Cinema
  9. Climbing Wall
  10. Craft
  11. Farm Parties
  12. Football
  13. Go Karting
  14. Gymnastics Party
  15. Ice skating
  16. Indoor Skydiving
  17. Laser Quest
  18. Legoland Discovery Centre
  19. Magician
  20. Outdoor Adventure
  21. Pamper Parties
  22. Party Bus
  23. Pottery Party
  24. Pizza Party (make your own)
  25. Princess Party
  26. Roller Skating
  27. Sea Life Centre
  28. Silent Disco
  29. Soft play
  30. Trampoline Park

I live in Manchester and these kinds of parties are all available to book locally, so something similar should be available in most large towns and cities. Once you’ve got an idea for the kind of party you want, you can search from something suitable which is local to you.

I’m not sure what his birthday party this year will be. What kind of parties do your kids enjoy?

30 Interesting Ideas for Kids' Birthday Parties