This is a COMPLETE list of birthday party venues in Calgary. No sponsored links, no advertising - just an awesome resource for YYC parents.
4Cats Arts Studio - 4 locations in Calgary, themes include Paint Splatter, Pop Art, Fairy, Knight and Pirate. Read a complete review of a Paint Splatter Party here!
5 Elements Martial Arts - Parties start at $120 and include an hour of martial art instruction. You can purchase favours such as karate belts or lessons, and the cake can be cut with a samurai sword!
Absolute Baseball Academy - $225 for two hours with pitching machines, t-ball stands and balls, a throwing game with an inflatable pitching target, food and more.
Absolute Dance - $250 for a 45-minute ballet or hip hop class, for up to 10 dancers.
Aerospace Museum - Parties include a private room and access to the Museum. Check out my review of parties at the Aerospace Museum of Calgary here!
Alive Danceworks - Themes include Princess (ballet), Diva (jazz funk), and Spotlight (singing and dancing). Prices start at $250 for a 45 minute class and 45 minutes for cake and presents.
Amaze Arts - Parties for ages 4 - 15. Themes include canvas painting, candle making, soap making, polymer clay, and more. Kids get to bring their work of art home after the party.
Altadore Gymnastics Club - An hour of gymnastics and games lead by a certified coach, plus time in the party room and the foam pit.
Ambition Performing Arts - Dance parties for ages 4 - 10. $140 for an hour of instruction and an hour for gifts. Locations in North and South Calgary, and Airdrie.
Artopia - Choose from 9 different parties, including wire sculpting, glass fusing, pottery wheel, and painting. Cost is $11 - $25 per child.
ATCO Blue Flame Kitchen - Cooking parties for ages 8 - 14. Party themes include pizza, pasta, high tea, and Mexican.
Battlefield Live - Ages 8 and up. 60 mins of Battlefield play with infrared light guns.
Beaners - Parties include hair, make-up and manicures for guests.
Best Western Port O' Call Hotel - Parties at Waves Water Park include 1.5 hours in the water park, 1 hour in the party room, food and drink, and a gift for the birthday child. Cost is $25 per child plus taxes, 17% gratuity, and GST. There's a complete review here!
Body Center - Karate parties include a 1-hour class, a pinata, cake (cut with a samurai sword), loot bags, food, and a trophy for the birthday kid. Cost is $150, and they recommend booking at least 3 months in advance.
Bow Habitat Station - Parties include crafts, interactive programming, and even a movie on their big screen. You can read my review of parties at the Bow Habitat Station here!
Bowling Depot - Parties range from $6 to $21 per child, and bumper bowling is available.
Bowview Outdoor Pool - Private pool rental with a lifeguard is $100 for less than 25 people, and $115 for 25 - 50 people. Use of toys, stereo system, and BBQ is included.
Breathe Parkour - Packages start at $250 for a 40 minute class, free time in the gym, and a party room.
Bricks 4 Kidz - Their Lego parties can come to your house, OR you can go to their new creativity centre. Check out my complete review of parties at the Bricks 4 Kidz creativity centre here!
Brite Studios - Dance parties start at $195, art parties start at $250. No parties in July & August.
Build-a-Bear - Each guest gets a bear to take home.
Butterfield Acres - Parties at the farm are available from April to September (parties at your home are available year round). Packages include animal-feeding, pony rides, wagon rides and goat-milking lessons. Prices start at $199 for 8 children. Check out my review of Butterfield Acres parties!
Butterfield Acres Mini-Farm - For $239, the farm will come to your house year-round (garages are suggested). You can book a petting zoo or a pony for pony rides. You can see a real party with the Butterfield Acres Mini Farm here!
Calaway Park - A minimum of 8 guests are required to book a party. This includes unlimited rides, birthday hats and prizes for all guests, and a storage room for cake and presents. Catering is optional. You can read my review of parties at Calaway Park here!
Calgary Climbing Centre - 3 locations in Calgary. Parties start at $17 per person for an hour of climbing, with a 4:1 staff/climber ratio. For an additional $25, you can rent the party room for 45 minutes after you climb. The Hanger location looks awesome - it has beanstalks to climb!
Calgary Corn Maze - There is no need to book in advance for a party! Just pay for your guests when you arrive ($10 per child, $12 per adult). Food can be provided, and a party tent can be booked if you want to guarantee a covered shelter for your group.
Calgary Gymnastics Centre - Gymnastics parties start at $260 for 15 kids with one coach. Kids under 4 must be accompanied by an adult.
Calgary Humane Society - For ages 6 - 13. Parties include a craft, games, an animal visitor, and karma points for supporting the shelter.
Calgary Safety Council - The Pedestrian Safety program can be booked for birthday parties. It's for kids from 4 - 6, and runs April - June and September - October. $6 per child.
Calgary Taekwondo Academy - Parties are 1.5 hours, and include a martial arts lesson, games and activities, invitations, and decorations.
Calgary Zoo - Packages available for 3 to 4 year olds ($275) and 5 to 12 year olds ($350). Different animal themes are available for each age group. Parties include a private room for cake, a guided tour, activities, and a snack. Check out my review of parties at the Calgary Zoo right here!
Canada's Sports Hall of Fame - $285 buys you admission and loot bags for 18 guests, plus a 2-hour reservation in the cafe. Check out my review of parties at Canada's Sports Hall of Fame here!
Century Bowling - Bowling parties at Century Casino are $13 per child, plus a 15% gratuity. Staff will help serve and clean up food.
Chinook Bowladrome - $13.95 per child for an hour of bowling and 45 minutes in the party room.
Chinook School of Music - Instructors come to you with music games and crafts, instrument play, and kazoos for all attendees. For ages 1 - 5. Cost is $175.
Chuck E Cheese - Parties include food and tokens for games.
Cineplex - For ages 13 and under. Parties include reserved seating at a movie, snacks, and a private party room. Xbox gaming parties are also available - you get a private auditorium to game in on the big screen.
City of Calgary Arts Centres - Parties are tailored to your taste, and can include art, dance, or drama activities. 4 years old and up. See the post on a real Wildflower Arts Centre party here.
Clay for Kids - Choose from several types of parties: clay-building, painting & glazing, tween / teen pottery wheel, or pottery parties to go. Ages 4 and up. Parties start at $275.
Clayground Ceramic Painting Studio - Parties for kids aged 5 - 12.
Cobb's Corn Maze & Family Fun Park - Summertime parties include park admission, extra activities such as bouncers, food, a party tent or table, balloons, and a host. Prices start at $240.
Color Me Mine - Ceramic painting parties are $22 - $35 per painter.
Colour on Fire Art Studio - Pottery painting, canvas painting and glass fusion parties (glass fusion for kids 7 and up). Parties start at $22 / child with a minimum of 8 kids.
Crave Cookies and Cupcakes - Cupcake decorating and a craft, and a photobooth. You can read my full review of parties at Crave here!
Crock a Doodle - Pottery-painting parties include a piece for the birthday child that's decorated with their friends' fingerprints.
The Crux Climbing and Bouldering - 1.5 hours of climbing, and 30 minutes for cake in their party area.
Dance with France - Ages 4 and up, you choose the style of dance. $195 for an hour of instruction and an hour in a party room.
Decidedly Jazz Danceworks - 1 hour dance class + 1 hour in the lounge. Cost starts at $175.
Deerfoot Inn - Pool parties are $19.95 per child. Includes 1 hour swim and lunch at the Mohave Grill.
Devonian Gardens - Parties for ages 5 and up include hands-on nature experiences and crafts.
Divas and Dudes - Kids' hair salon. Parties start at $250 and include dress-up and crafts.
Enchanted Events - Themed party rooms and entertainment.
Epic Fencing - Parties for age 8 and up cover footwork and bladework.
Firefighters Museum of Calgary - The Museum is open seasonally from May to October. Although birthday party packages are not available, programs about firefighters are offered in the summer. Limited space is available, but this may work for a small party.
Fire Station Tours - Ages 4 and up. Book a tour of your local station to meet firefighters and learn about the equipment they use. Kids receive a free fire safety activity book at the end of every tour. Tours should be booked 6 weeks in advance, and can take up to 3 weeks to confirm. Check out this post all about Fire Station parties in Calgary!
Flames Community Arenas - You can rent ice time at the arenas, starting at $91 per hour for non-prime-time.
Flying Squirrel - Trampoline parties start at $335 for 2 hours of jumping, pizza and water.
Fort Calgary - Grades 1 - 4. Choose from 3 programs, including "Mighty Women" and "Join the Ranks of the North West Mounted Police." A room is supplied for cake and juice (the only refreshments allowed). $150 for up to 12 kids.
Funky Petals - This florist offers flower-arranging parties at select locations. The website suggests that you call your nearest location for details.
Gem Veranda - Beading parties. Packages start at $18 per child for a bracelet, with a minimum of 8 kids. Loot bags included.
Green Door Stay and Play - Ages 6 - 14. Parties are held in the Community Room at Southcentre Mall. Include a scavenger hunt, Wii, TV and DVD player. Cost is $13 per child.
Gymtastics - An hour of games and gymnastics with a certified instructor, plus an hour in the kitchen area upstairs for cake. Check out this review of parties at Gymtastics!
Heritage Park - The park does not offer any birthday party packages, but the Historical Village (open May - October) is a great place for an unstructured party. You can always bring a blanket and have a picnic with your cake!
Highwood Outdoor Pool - You can rent the entire pool for just $80 / hour (for less than 50 people)! You get lifeguards, pool toys, and use of the BBQ.
Horsin' Around - Horse-riding parties cost $250 - $350, depending on the age of your children. Younger children ride in an arena, and older kids go for a trail ride. Use of a hall, fire pit and BBQ is included.
Infinite Creations Dance Studio - A 45-minute dance party followed by a craft and an hour in the studio for cake and gifts. $180 for 10 kids.
Inglewood Bird Sanctuary - For ages 5 and up. "Bird Day Parties" include dress-up, a craft, and a guided nature walk. $200, maximum of 20 kids.
Inglewood Aquatic Centre - Pool parties with toys, a poolside climbing wall, and a party room.
Jelly Modern Doughnuts - Doughnut decorating, craft, and a doughnut cake.
Jewish Community Centre - Several party packages available, including zumba, science, in-line skating, bounce houses, climbing wall, and swimming. Price starts at $185 for a room and snacks for 15 guests (activities are extra).
Kayben Farms Sunshine Adventure Park - Parties start at $14 per person, and include 2 hours in a birthday barn or shelter. Guests are welcome to stay in the park after their 2 hours in the shelter are over. Food, wagon rides and loot bags are available at an additional cost.
Kids & Company - The daycare provider now offers birthday parties on weekends, with everything provided, from activities to cake and loot bags. You can read my review of parties at Kids & Company here.
Kitchen Kids - Parties inspired by competitive cooking TV shows. $250 for 8 kids.
Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics - Party like a gold medallist with an hour and 15 minutes in the gym plus an hour in the party room. Gym time includes a structured lesson and free play. Check out my complete review of parties at Kyle Shewfelt Gymnastics here!
Landmark Cinemas - $17 per child for reserved seating at a movie, snacks, an employee to assist you, and a party room for one hour.
Laser Quest - Two laser tag games and a private party room, minimum of 8 players. I have a review of parties at LaserQuest here!
Little Hippies Yoga - 45 min yoga class for up to 12 kids, customized to your theme. Decorations and crafts included. Yoga instructors can also come to your house to teach a class!
Lloyd's Roller Rink - Parties are $15.75 per skater, with a minimum of 8 skaters.
Make My Day Flowers - Parties at this DIY floral boutique are $75 to rent the private studio for 90 minutes, plus $30 per child for a floral arrangement. Parties available Sundays from 9 am - 7pm.
Michael's - Kids create a special craft at the store. Themes include the Messy Party; Dr. Seuss; and the Crayola Tub of Fun.
The Military Museums - Ages 6 - 12, $140 for 8 children. A meal plan through Boston Pizza is available. The 2-hour program includes a tour, an opportunity to try on uniforms, a marching drill, and a craft.
Millican Ogden Outdoor Pool - Pool rental is $200 for 2 hours, for up to 50 people. Includes lifeguards, cash concession, and access to BBQs.
Monster Mini Golf - Private party room for 90 minutes, followed by 18 holes of golf. You get to golf for as long as you like. Packages start at $275 for 12 kids.
Mountain View Bowl - Parties are $13.75 / person, and include 1 hour of bowling, 50 minutes in a party room, and a trophy for the birthday kid.
Mount Pleasant Outdoor Pool - Private pool rental is $90 per hour for up to 50 people. Includes use of BBQ and pool toys.
Mount Royal University Recreation - Climbing wall parties are for kids 5 and up, and start at $17 / participant for one hour.
My Gym Children's Fitness Centre - Games, puppets, songs and more.
Paradise Lanes - Bowling parties for $40 - $70 per lane, depending on package. 1 - 2 hours of bowling. Food available, but no party room.
Passion for Glass - Create fused glass art. For ages 6 and up. Parties start at $200 for 2 hours in the studio.
Patterson Springs Farm - Parties are $150 for 2 hours in a yurt (max 20 people, including adults). Package includes a tour of the farm and an opportunity to feed chickens, rabbits and goats.
Pegasus Gym - Gymnastics parties. $250 for up to 8 kids, $300 for up to 16 kids.
Petland - Parties available in-store or at your home, starting at $150.
The Place for Parties - Located in Northland Mall, they offer party rooms, mini golf and gem mining. Packages start at $225.
President's Choice Cooking School - Yes, you can have a party at a Superstore, and it will be awesome. Choose from themes including Pizza Party, Hockey Party, and Tapas for Teens.
Ralph Klein Park - For ages 5 and up. Parties include a nature program ("Mysteries of the Marsh" or "Weird and Wonderful Wetlands") and craft. Maximum of 20 kids for $200.
SAIT - Parties start at $210, and can involve bowling or swimming.
Shakers Fun Centre - Party packages include go karts, an arcade, mini golf, laser tag, and a climbing tower. Food and loot bags are also provided. Packages start at $220. Read a complete review of parties at Shakers here!
Sheraton Cavalier Calgary - Parties start at $18 per person for a birthday at Calgary's largest hotel waterpark. Includes 2 waterslides, a kiddie pool, main pool, hot tub, whirlpool and sauna.
Skyline Luge - The track runs alongside the Winsport Olympic Luge Track. The track is open in the summertime only. There are no party packages, but family packages are available.
Soccer Genius - Indoor fields are open year-round. Parties start at $259 for two hours of field time and an hour in the party area. Invitations and a bottle of water for each child are included.
Soul Connexion - Dance, yoga or fitness party. $200 for an hour of lessons and an hour for cake and presents. For children of all ages.
Southcentre Mall - Ages 6 - 14. Parties are held in the Community Room on the lower level, hosted by Green Door Stay & Play. Include a scavenger hunt, Wii, TV and DVD player. Cost is $13 per child.
Southland Leisure Centre - Party options include the arcade, imagination station, a magician, a bouncer party, swim parties, sports parties, and Kinder Room parties (with climber, tunnels, and suspension bridge). You can also have an ice skating party at the rink!
SpacePort - Parties include Dairy Queen food and cake, private party room, and unlimited play.
Speeders - An indoor go-kart track. Drivers must be at least 12 years old. Party packages start at $555.
Stampede City Gymnastics - Parties start at $150, and include an hour in the gym with an instructor and 45 minutes in a party room.
Storybook Theatre - Take the kids to a show! For $200, you get admission for 10 children and 2 adults, and a room booking before and after the show. Private meet-and-greets with the actors may also be available!
Summit School of Dance - Ages 3 and up. Parties start at $225 for an hour of instruction and 30 mins for cake and presents. Choose your style of dance: princess fairy, ballet, hip hop, or break dance.
Telus Spark - Parties include a private studio rental, scavenger hunt, catering, loot bags and cake. Check out my review of parties at Telus Spark in Calgary here!
TopplerBowl - Bowling parties are $30 per lane per hour, and the party room is $6 per person, including food. Birthday kid gets a trophy!
Trico Centre - Choose from the Blades of Glory party (ice skating) or the Dip and Slide (swimming). Fees start at $125 for 20 people.
University of Calgary - Climbing wall parties with qualified instructors and gear.
Vecova - Parties start at $120, and include themes such as dance, swimming, sports, and magic.
Vin Gogh - The focus here is on wine and art, but they do kids' parties too! $350 gets you an art party for 10 kids. While they wait, parents can order off the food & drink menu! Ages 9 and up. Read my review of parties at Vin Gogh here!
Village Square Leisure Centre - Parties include: jungle gym, sports, swimming, a jungle bouncer, or an obstacle course. You can also rent the rink for an ice skating party.
Vivo for Healthier Generations (formerly Cardel Place) - Party themes include sports, bouncy castle, climbing wall, and swimming. Cost starts at $69 / hour. Check out my complete review of parties at Vivo here!
Westside Recreation Centre - Offers 13 different themes to choose from, involving combinations of skating, swimming, wall-climbing, time in the gym, and gaming. Packages start at $100.
Willow and Whimsy - Flower-arranging parties (!) start at $195 for up to 8 kids.
WinSport (formerly Canada Olympic Park) - activities include mini golf, EuroBungy, climbing wall, spider web, downhill mountain biking, Skyline Luge, high ropes challenge course, zipline or even bobsleigh!
Yogurty's - Parties start at $12.99 per person. Kids pour their own yogurt and choose their own toppings.
Young Rembrandts - You pick the theme, and the kids get a fun-filled drawing lesson. $150 for a 60 minute party with up to 10 guests.
YMCA - Parties in the pool, gym, or at the climbing wall are available at every location except South Health Campus (the hospital).
Coffee and Scream - $150 for 2 hours to rent the entire play area.
Gymboree - For kids 0 - 5 years old ONLY (ie, older kids can't play). Include 1 hour of play with a Gymboree teacher and 30 minutes for cake. $235.
Joso's Play & Learn Centre - Parties are for kids 1 - 6 years old, and start at $125.
Play a Latte - Parties can include private use of the whole facility, or a reserved table or party room.
Super Duper Playground - Three different party rooms are available in this new play centre. Check out my complete review of parties at Super Duper Playground here!
Tommy K Play - Parties at the North and South locations last for 2.5 hours, including an hour in the party room. You can read my review of parties at Tommy K Play right here.
Treehouse Calgary - Parties start at $195 for an hour of play and an hour in the party room.
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Disclaimer: This is a complete list and not a list of personal recommendations. I am not responsible for ensuring licenses and safety practices are in place or up to date. Pricing also changes regularly, and should be checked with the business in question.