Birthday parties

Best birthday party places across Canada

Planning your kid's big day will be a piece of cake with our cross-country guide.

Photo: Vancouver Aquarium

Photo: Vancouver Aquarium

Snowtubing, zip-lining or recording a music video—Vancouver has lots of options for your adventurous kid’s next birthday celebration.

Check out our top picks: 10 party places in Vancouver

Photo: John Janzen Nature Centre

Photo: John Janzen Nature Centre

Does your kid love nature? They can explore bugs and animals at the John Janzen Nature Centre or visit the Edmonton Valley Zoo! For the dramatic kid, there’s the John Walter Magazine where you can play dress up in old-fashioned costumes. Edmonton offers a variety of places to host a super cool b-day bash!

Check out our top picks: 10 awesome birthday party places in Edmonton

Photo: Little Hippies Yoga

Photo: Little Hippies Yoga

Throw your birthday kid a fun, educational bash at the Bow Habitat Station, where they’ll learn about aquatic and wetland life in Alberta. Not her thing? Let her ride around on ponies and pet all the animals at Horsin’ Around. Still not working for her? She and her friends can zen out at Little Hippies Yoga and meditate to their hearts content. Bonus: they have healthy smoothies for the kids, too!

Check out our top picks: 10 exciting places to host your birthday party in Calgary

Photo: Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada

Photo: Royal Aviation Museum of Western Canada

Playgrounds and airplanes and museums, oh my! The kids can finger paint, explore helicopters, or create cool potions at any of these awesome party places.

Check out our top picks: 10 places in Winnipeg to host your next birthday party

Photo: Saskatoon Blades

Photo: Saskatoon Blades

We’ve found the best of the best in Saskatoon. If your kid’s a hockey fan (who isn’t?) they can watch the Saskatoon Blades play while enjoying some yummy ice cream. If she’s not-so-into hockey, she and her friends can tumble and roll in gymnastics, play soccer or splash around at an indoor water park!

Check out our top picks: 10 best birthday party places in Saskatoon

Photo: Black Creek Pioneer Village via Facebook

Photo: Black Creek Pioneer Village via Facebook

From baking cupcakes and taking trips back in time to 3D printing Star Wars figurines and making jewellery—Toronto has you covered for a super cool birthday party extravaganza!

Check out our top picks: 10 awesome birthday party places in Toronto


Photo: Glama Gal Tween Spa

Greater Toronto Area
Your birthday girl can be the next performer at Cirque Du Soleil! She can swing from trapezes with her friends or enjoy an afternoon at the Glama Gal Tween Spa. These are a few of the many awesome spots to fete your birthday kid.

Check out our top picks: 10 birthday party placces in the GTA


Photo: Viva Vida Centre d’Art

Push the pedal to metal on this non-stop ride to Fun Town! Your kid can work on their swing at the batting cages, among other sports, at Sportira Cage, or channel their inner Da Vinci at Viva Vida Centre d’Art. They can even role play, with themes like archaeology and veterinary hospital, or watch an IMAX flick  at the Montreal Science Centre.

Check out our top picks: 10 cool birthday party places in Montreal

Photo: Pirate Adventures Mooney's Bay

Photo: Pirate Adventures Mooney’s Bay

Kid’s party options are plentiful in Ottawa. They can sail on a pirate ship, try space food or learn Nigerian drumming if they choose. With places like Pirate Adventures Mooney’s Bay, or Funhaven, there’s no way the little ones won’t have a blast!

Check out our top picks: 9 great birthday party places in Ottawa

Photo: New Brunswick Museum

Photo: New Brunswick Museum

Atlantic Canada
Make your kid’s next birthday bash one to remember! Go for a sleigh ride in Hammond’s Plains (perfect for winter birthdays), play video games to your heart’s content at GameZilla in New Brunswick or swing and squeal like Tarzan on a rope in Halifax.

Check out our top picks: 10 fun places to host your kid’s birthday in Atlantic Canada

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