Columbus Birthday Party Guide:: 2017-2018

Party locations

Finding the perfect party venue or service can be a fun, overwhelming and time-consuming process. There are SO many amazing options in Columbus. Below you will find a variety of venues and businesses to make your dream party a reality!

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Lazer Kraze

Type of Party Business: Laser tag, trampoline, inflatables, cyber sport, arcade

Location: Lewis Center & Gahanna

From kids to adults, you’ll have a blast celebrating your next party at Lazer Kraze. Now with locations in Lewis Center and Gahanna there is double the fun! The Lewis center location features multi-level laser tag , huge inflatables and an awesome arcade. In the new Gahanna location there is another awesome multi-level laser tag arena but also a trampoline park and Cyber Sport – a cross between lacrosse & basketball all while maneuvering your own cyber car.  Our facility, cleanliness, and staff bring many party parents in year after year while our awesome laser tag brings kids of all ages in again and again.   Many party options are available to customize a party just for you. If you don’t see something you’re looking for don’t hesitate to ask!  If you are ready to book your party call (614) 656-8216 in Gahanna or (740) 548-7788 in Lewis Center and ask for a personal party planner.

Easterseals Central and Southeast Ohio

Type of Party Business: Indoor Gym

Location: Hilliard

Let’s party! Reserve our indoor gym for your child’s next celebration. Our indoor gym is perfect for ages 1-6 and includes a ball pit, tire swing, slides, rock climbing wall and much more! Child size tables and chairs are also available.

The Little Gym

Type of Party Business: Fun, non-competitive gymnastics

Location: Polaris

Enjoy an Awesome Birthday Bash at The Little Gym! The gym is all yours! Closed to the public for your private party!  An hour of instructor led fun in the gym and a half hour in the party room! We provide a full service party so you can sit back and enjoy your child’s birthday party!

Gymboree Play and Music of Gahanna

Type of Party Business:  Indoor play space

Location: Gahanna

Host your child’s next party, Gymboree Play and Music style! Our private birthday party experience includes activities on our play equipment, parachute time, bubbles and so much more for children 1-5 years of age! Parties start at $220 for members and $270 for non-members for 90 minutes of private party fun for up to 15 children. Party packages include invitations, paper products, setup and cleanup. Additional party options are available. Book your special party today by calling us at 614-414-7265.

Peapod Play Cafe

Type of Party Business: Play Cafe

Location: Gahanna

Peapod play cafe was picked as one of “The 10 Best Places for a Kid’s Birthday Party in Ohio!”
It is the perfect place to host a birthday party or any special event for kids. We make it easy to entertain large groups of children, and adult chaperones leave pretty happy, too!

Color Me Mine

Type of Party Business:  Painting/Art

Location: Dublin

Color Me Mine is the perfect place to host a creative birthday party. We offer various ceramic painting packages to perfectly fit any age (even adults!) We put the “art” in Party! We have been serving Dublin for over 12 years and love offering a unique party choice. You can bring in food and beverages, and we will do the rest. Our customers tell us it is the easiest party they have ever had!

Marmon Valley Farm

Type of Party Business:  Riding Stables and Retreat Center

Location: Zanesfield

The Lil’ Cowpoke: Your little ones will enjoy parent led pony rides and a hay ride.
The Trail Boss: Children and adults will enjoy a trail ride and a hayride.
The Ten Gallon Hat: Enjoy an exciting trail ride plus a fun hayride through the woods and an hour of climbing on the indoor rock wall.

PARTY Like it's Your Birthday

Type of Party Business:  Party Boutique/Art Studio

Location: Worthington

PARTY like it’s your birthday is an art studio/party boutique that offers custom themed parties for all occasions, art classes for all ages, a splatter room and creation stations available by appointment or walk-in. Art classes include weekly toddler art play groups AND a bi-weekly parents night out where children get to eat and create while parents enjoy the evening out!

Rockin' Jump the Ultimate Trampoline Park

Type of Party Business:  Trampoline Park

Location: Westerville

Wanna have a Rockin’ Birthday party? Rockin’ Jump Westerville offers Open Jump, Dodgeball, Widget Ladder, Rock Wall, X-Beam, Slam Dunk/Basketball, Stunt Bag, a Challenge Ninja Course and so much more. We welcome all ages at our park. Book now to have the BEST birthday ever.  For a limited time call and give the code “COLUMBUSMOMS” and get $25.00 off any birthday party package.

Young Chefs Academy

Type of Party Business:  Kids Cooking Parties

Location: Gahanna

Create a memorable party experience where guests are immersed in interactive cooking lessons that take on an uproariously fun flair that your child will never forget. Choose from a variety of fun and tasty party themes with hands on cooking for kids ages 4-16! Mention promo code MOMBLOG for $20 off your next private party.

Skate Zone 71

Type of Party Business:  Rollerskating Birthday Parties

Location: Columbus

Clean, Fun, Friendly & Safe! We provide Roller Skating & Family Fun for all ages! Our Birthday Party Packages offer Roller Skating, Laser Tag, Arcade tokens and MORE at an affordable price! As low as $15.00 per child. Serving the Columbus & surrounding areas!

We Rock the Spectrum

Type of Party Business:  Kids Indoor Play Gym

Location: Lewis Center

We Rock the Spectrum Columbus is a safe, nurturing, and fun environment to foster learning, exploration and safe sensory experiences for ALL KIDS! Our unique equipment assists all children in their neurological growth and development. If you are looking for a great way to celebrate a birthday, a special event or plan a private playdate, We Rock the Spectrum Columbus is just the place for you! Our gym closes for you and your guests during these events, making your party an extra special experience!

Art with Anna

Type of Party Business: Art Studio

Location: Bexley

Art With Anna strives to be your ultimate creative escape while creating an artistic space where you + your child feel free to be exactly who you are. Between youth + adult art classes, workshops, parties, events, + camps – you’ll be sure to find something creative for the entire family.


Type of Party Business: Play Cafe, Indoor Play Space, Party Decor

Location: Bexley

Voted one of the best birthday party locations in Columbus Monthly – you can plan the perfect party, without all the work! Our parties for kids 1-10yrs include the exclusive use of our entire facility, a party planner, craft or activity, playtime, decorations, Cherbourg Bakery cupcakes, free coffee for adults, plates, napkins, cups, and cleanup, too!

Goldfish Swim School - Dublin and Westerville

Type of Party Business: Pool Party

Location: Westerville and Dublin

At Goldfish we provide a party planner and two lifeguards for you and your family to enjoy two hours of private use of our entire facility for up to 24 children .  We provide everything you need including invitations and envelopes, table cloths, plates, cupcakes, juice boxes, napkins, forks, balloons, pool toys…and of course warm 90 degree water in a clean state of the art facility!

Glow Putt Mini Golf

Type of Party Business: Glow-in-the-dark/INDOOR Mini-Golf

Location: Gahanna

For a unique miniature golfing experience, escape from the norm and come on a safari with us that is safe and fun for the whole family! Under a spectacular umbrella of black lights, you will navigate through a jungle of tiki Gods, wildlife, bamboo forest, and Dino invasion.

AR Workshop Worthington

Type of Party Business: DIY Workshop and Art Studio

Location: Worthington

“Best birthday party EVER!” they’ll say! Host your kiddo’s next event at our boutique DIY studio, where each child will get to create a personalized pillow or wood sign, picking their own design and colors (using a stencil – yes its fun and easy for kids 7 and up!).

In addition to our sponsors, the following local businesses offer birthday parties in the Columbus area.

American Girl

AMF Sawmill Lanes


Bo Jackson’s Elite Sports

Bookmark Farms

Brick of Dreams

Bricks 4 Kidz

Buckeye Raceway


California Pizza Kitchen

Canvas Creations for You

Central Ohio Fire Museum



Chuck E. Cheese’s

Columbus Clippers

Columbus Fencing & Fitness

Columbus Gymnastics Academy

Columbus Zoo

Cookie Cutters


Dave & Buster’s

Diva’s on the Move

Dublin Dance Centre & Gymnastics

Elements Art Studio

Elevate Basketball Academy

Firefly Play Cafe

Fun in the Jungle

Gahanna Lanes

Galaxy Games & Golf

Get Air


Grand Prix Karting

Gym X-Treme

Hard Knocks

Integrity Athletics

Inventure Kids’ Science Lab

Jo-Ann Fabric and Craft Stores

Jump Bunch

Jungle Gym Adventure Center

Kona Ice

Kinetic Climbing & Fitness

Lil’ Kickers

Lilubela Party Stylist

Locker Soccer

Magic Mountain

Marcy’s Clayground

Mannino’s Grand Slam



Miner 49er

Movement Lab

Ohio Wildlife Center

Our Cupcakery

Paulettes Princess Parties

Perfect Parties

Purple Dog Art Studio


Premier at Sawmill

Recreation Outlets

Robot Academy

Rock Solid Academy

Rule 3

Sid Griffth Equestrian Center

Smidge & Pinch

Star Lanes Polaris

Stars Indoor Sports

Strike Zone

Splatter Park


Square Canvas


Sweet & Sassy

Ten Pin Alley

The Batter’s Box

The Bounce Club

The Chiller

The Depot

The Mobile World of Games

The PARTy Studio

The Works

Tropical Chill Hawaiian Ice

Universal Gymnasts

Wendy’s Gymnastics

We Rock the Spectrum

World of Bounce

Xcel Martial Arts


ZenKidz Play Cafe

ZipZone Outdoor Adventures

Remember to book a local photographer to capture the special day!

Entertainers and Rentals:

Awesome Family Entertainment

Buckeye Bounce Houses

Cool Cats Sites Entertainment

Erica Carlson Children’s Entertainment

L. Hetherington Studio (A talented face painter and more!)

Matt the Balloon Guy

Ohio Party Bull

Party Peeps

Party Princess Productions

Tammy’s Twisted Balloons

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