Planning birthday parties for your children can get a little overwhelming. Cleaning, organizing and then cleaning again. Here we included all of our favorite spots. Please, call ahead or check online before planning a visit to any of these destinations for pricing, packages and to find out about new safety guidelines and protocols now in place. If you still aren't ready for a party out and about, we have a few socially distanced ideas, like yard sign companies and park parties to make your at home event extra special.

Hosting at home, but looking for some entertainment? Scroll to the bottom for some local companies that will bring their services to your home or location of your choice.

The Fresh Air Lover (Outdoor Options)

Public Parks

Core Creek 901 Bridgetown Pike, Langhorne

Playwicki W Maple Avenue, Langhorne

Silver Lake 1306 Bath Road, Bristol

Tinicum 963 River Road, Upper Black Eddy

Ringing Rocks 1750 Highview Lane, Upper Black Eddy

Lake Towhee 800 Old Bethlehem Road, Quakertown

Tohickon Valley 158-164 Cafferty Road, Pipersville

Peace Valley 230 Creek Road, Doylestown

Tyler State Park 101 Swamp Rd, Newtown

Washington Crossing Historic Park 1112 River Rd, Washington Crossing

Let the kids run wild and enjoy the playgrounds, or organize a scavenger hunt, games, or an exploratory hike. Renting a pavilion at a local park is a very affordable way to know that you'll have the space you need for your group to sit down and enjoy some food and cake, open gifts, and have a break from the sun. Each park has a variety of options. Take a look at this website for pricing and party size. And reserve your picnic grove here.

Shady Brook Farm

Shady Brook Farm is a popular family destination in Bucks County and has private areas available to host birthday parties! Private areas are available to reserve only during seasonal events, including Easter Eggstravaganza, Strawberry Festival, Friday Night unWINEd Concerts, Sunflower Days, FallFest and the Holiday Light Show. No outside food or drinks are permitted, with the exception of cake or cupcakes. Catering options are available at Shady Brook Farm. Get more information here.

All guests must also have event admission tickets. Children under 24 months are free. There are two private area options, one for smaller parties up to 15 people and a larger area for up to 40 guests. Both include tables and benches and during the fall and winter have a pre-lit fire and firewood. Get more information here or call Patti at 215-968-1670.

931 Stony Hill Road, Yardley, PA 19067

Photo provided by Shady Brook Farm

Hellerick's Family Farm

There's so much to do at Hellerick's Farm! Kids can enjoy giant straw bales with slides, giant sand box, mazes, straw pit, rat racer, tractor pull, animals, a butterfly meadow, and more. Hellerick's Family Farm has set aside a one acre field with picnic tables perfect for birthday parties. The area is close enough for easy access to the Adventure Farm activities, but secluded enough that your group will have its own space to celebrate. There are four different birthday party options: Aerial Adventure, Adventure Farm, Farm Obstacle Course and Goat Yoga. Hellerick’s Farm provides food options, and you bring your own cake. The farm is open weekends only until early June 2021. The Aerial Adventure Park and Obstacle Courses are open. Goat Yoga starts April 10th and Adventure Farm opens May 1st. Click here or call 215-766-8388 for more information.

5500 North Easton Road (Route 611), Doylestown, PA 18902

Photo provided by Hellerick's Family Farm

Silver Lake Nature Center

Silver Lake Nature Center boasts 4.5 miles of walking trails, play areas for kids, hands-on exhibits, an amphitheater and more. Parties can be booked for a minimum of 12 participants and cost $15 per child ($20 for non-members). Due to the current Covid-19 regulations, the maximum number of guests per group is 20 people. The fee includes one free adult per child. Parties include one theme-related craft, indoor activities in case of bad weather, nature walk with theme-related activities, use of auditorium/pavilion, tables/chairs, kitchen and restrooms. The party also includes a half hour to setup and a half hour to clean up, in addition to the two-hour timeslot. Just a few of the themes include: Butterflies & Moths, Damsels and Dragons, Insect Inspection, and Dinosaurs and Cousins. For older children (6+), there's also the option of a night hike party. For $20 per person ($25 for non-members), these nighttime creature themed parties include a campfire and marshmallow roast. Parties are taking place outside only for the time being. Click here or call 267-880-5022 for more information.

1306 Bath Road, Bristol, PA 19007

The Active Child

Newtown Athletic Club

The NAC has so many party options that it actually belongs in several of the party categories listed here. In fact, the party brochure boasts that there are over 30 types of parties to choose from. Aqua Fun Run, Bubble Soccer, Glo Zumba, Inflatables, Nerf Wars, Spa and Princess/Superhero are just some of the options. There are too many package options to list prices here. Members receive a discount. Packages include party hosts, private party space, table covers, invitations, snacks, paper products, candles, set-up and clean-up. You also receive a personalized ice cream/bakery cake or two plain pizzas. There are tons of add-on options, and you can even buy your party decorations through the NAC. Click here or call 215-968-0600 ext. 124 for more information.

120 Pheasant Run, Newtown, PA 18940

Funzilla

Funzilla is a thrilling indoor adventure park that opened in spring of 2018. From the indoor trampoline area to ninja courses to dodgeball and more, you’re sure to find something for everyone in the family to have a blast. Funzilla offers two different party packages that start at $349 for weekday parties and $399 for the weekend. Set-up and clean-up is provided. Find out more here or call 215-488-7352 for more information.

500 Lincoln Highway, Fairless Hills, PA 19030

Altitude Trampoline Park

Altitude Trampoline Park features a variety of high-energy equipment such as trampolines, a foam pit, a rock climbing wall, a zip line and more. Birthday packages include 2 hours of jump time and 2 hours of reserved tables with full access to the entire park. Parties also receive a private dodge ball game, pizza, bottled water, paper products, and a party host. The birthday child also receives an Altitude t-shirt and 1 hour jump pass. Party favors can be added on for an extra charge. Prices vary depending on the number of jumpers and party area reserved but start at $160 for 5 jumpers. Due to Covid-19 regulations, the maximum number of jumpers allowed is 25 and extra tables and provided for social distancing purposes. Discounts are available Monday through Thursday. Click here or call 215-357-5867 for more information.

1045 Bustleton Pike, Feasterville, PA 19053

Action Karate

1800 Bridgetown Pike

Feasterville, PA 19053

(215) 355-5003

2235 York Road

Jamison, PA 18929

(215) 695-5022

11 Penns Trail Suite 500

Newtown, PA 18940

(215) 820-1082

303 W. Butler Avenue

Chalfont, PA 18914

(215) 348-7110

Action Karate offers a variety of party packages. The basic package includes a one hour party with games, informal martial arts instruction and prizes for all of the participants. Packages go up from there with options of board breaking, samurai, nun chucks and more. With Covid-19 restrictions in place, groups are limited to 20 people and social distancing is being practiced. If the weather permits, activities may take place outdoors. Click here for more details and to submit a request for pricing information.

Dynamix Gymnastics

Dynamix Gymnastics offers Birthday Parties catering to children of all ages! Choose from many party packages including Ninja Warrior, Princess, Superhero, and Gymnastics! During the hour and a half of your party, you have the facility to yourself with two trained party hosts. There are also extras available to enhance the fun of your party, including a moon bounce. Parties are limited to 25 people due to Covid-19 restrictions. Contact [email protected], call 215-757-0111 or visit the website.

181 Wheeler Court, Suite C., Langhorne, PA 19047

The Creative Child

Magic Arts Studio

Magic Arts Studios offers birthday parties in the studio and at home birthday party packages. Projects for children’s parties include canvas painting, ceramics, mosaics and fused glass. There are two package options, starting at $275 in the studio and $200 + delivery/shipping for at home. Click here or call 215-735-3000 for more information.

85 Makefield Road, Suite 5, Morrisville, PA 19067

The Uncorked Artist

The Uncorked Artist opened in April of 2012 as the first independent “paint and sip studio” in Pennsylvania. In 2017, they added the DIY Art, Craft & Project Studio. Due to Covid-19, The Uncorked Artist is offering private studio time, instead of public parties. This means that there will be no guests in the studio with you other than the ones you invite. There is a 4 guest minimum. Parties include a private party room with a private restroom and a dedicated instructor/assistant. You bring your own snacks and drinks, and The Uncorked Artist provides all of the paper products, set up, clean up, and all of the supplies needed for the class. Private parties range from $22 pp – $49 pp, depending on the project selected and the time of day. Click here or call 267-714-8545 for more information.

309 W. County Line Road, Suites 2&3, Hatboro, PA 19040

Penelope Fox Art Studio

Anyone can be an artist! Pick a painting theme from the gallery or suggest a custom theme. Penelope Fox Art Studio offers a party package starting at $250 for 10 painters. Currently, the maximum number of guests is limited to ten people. The package includes painting supplies, aprons, two-hour studio time, photo booth props and teachers. There is a $50.00 travel fee for events outside of the studio. Travel is usually limited to within 25 miles of the studio in Bristol, PA. However, the team will travel further distances 26 miles and over and will be an additional $1.00 per mile. The host is responsible for any food, beverages, utensils and paper products. Learn more on the website or call 267-307-0096 for more information.

Canal Works Building, 10 Canal Street, Studio 101, Bristol, PA 19007

Photo provided by Penelope Fox Art Studio

Art Dept. Studios

28 Richboro Road

Newtown, PA 18940

(215) 968-7588

15 West Oakland Avenue

Doylestown, PA 18901

(215) 348-9003

Art Dept. Studios offers a variety of party packages for guests ages 4 and up (with most parties geared for guests 8 and up.) Choose from pottery painting, fused glass, canvas painting, clay sculpting, clay and pottery wheel and mosaics. Prices and number of guests vary depending on the activity. Virtual birthday parties are an option as well. Click here for more information.

Blue Sky Art Studio

Choose from painting, pastels, clay or fiber arts. And then choose any theme you like! The team at Blue Sky Art Studio will create a project, or choose from the gallery of available projects. Prices start at $280 for 8 children for 2 hours. Click here or call 215-605-4039 for more information.

2315 Bristol Pike, Bensalem, PA 19020

Photo provided by Blue Sky Art Studio

The Gamer/Movie Lover

TNT Amusements

TNT Amusements is the largest used game showroom in the world, with over 100 working and playable machines in a 3,000 square foot area. You can rent this space for private parties with unlimited free play on arcade-sized video games, pinball machines, driving & skill games, along with a juke box. No tokens or coins necessary! In addition to the showroom, you’ll also have use of an additional party room with tables, chairs, microwave and refrigerator. (You provide the food.) Packages vary based on the day/time, but prices start at $179 a 2-hour party for a maximum of 25 people, until the pandemic clears. Due to Covid-19, small private parties are available for up to 10 people, starting at $25. Click here or call 215-953-1188 for more information.

1310 Industrial Highway, Suite 3, Southampton, PA 18966

The Game Is Afoot Arcade

Described as a retro 80s arcade with a twist, The Game Is Afoot Arcade features a mix of original pinball tables and arcade games as well video cabinets that can emulate over 5000 games from many classic game systems. All of the games are set to free play, so you pay for the time in the arcade – not the number of games you play. The basic party package is $15 per person with a 10-guest minimum, 40-guest maximum. This includes 1-1/2 hours or unlimited game play during regular business hours. Optional add-ons include more time, the use of the party room, a private party (the arcade will be closed to the public), and a photo package. Click here or call 267-400-5984 for more information.

114 Easton Road, Warrington, PA 18976

Centertec

Centertec is a virtual reality experience unlike anything else. With over 50 virtual reality titles, you are sure to find something that interests you. Centertec offers party packages starting at $350 that includes 10 virtual reality stations for 60 minutes + 15 minutes for set up and explanations, a dedicated party host, two cheese pizzas, two bottles of soda, tableware, 30 minutes of dedicated party room for food and one Centertec t-shirt for the guest of honor. Some of the games include, but are not limited to Minecraft and Robots. Learn more on the website or call 800-705-8715 for more information.

Located inside the Oxford Valley Mall – 2300 Lincoln Highway, Langhorne, PA 19047

The Curious Adventurer

Giggleberry Fair at Peddler’s Village

Giggleberry Fair is an indoor family fun center located within Peddler’s Village. Giggles Discovers is an area designed for children under 6 with different creative entertainment zones and kid rides, and Giggleberry Mountain is a colorful 3-story, 6-level obstacle course and maze for children 12 and under. Choose from a variety of party packages depending on the age range of the children attending and how many areas you wish to access. Will your guests all be 6 and under? The Giggles Toddler Package ($13.99 per child, 10-child minimum) includes unlimited carousel rides, unlimited Giggles Discovers, pizza or a hot dog, soft drinks, 90 minutes reserved table time, a party host and paper supplies. If you have older children, you’ll want access to Giggleberry Mountain. Go with the Giggles Deluxe Package ($19.99 per child, 10-child minimum) or the Giggles Unlimited Package ($23.99 per child, 10-child minimum). Click here for all the details or call 215-794-4047 for more information.

167 Carousel Lane, New Hope, PA 18938

Photo Credit: Giggleberry Fair

The Animal Lover

The Barn Nature Center in Doylestown

Birthday parties at Barn Nature Center include hands-on, educational tours of the over 80 kinds of animal residents. Party packages start at $250 for a 2-hour party for 10 or fewer kids. The party includes a 1-hour tour where animals will be touched and even held and fed and 1-hour use of a large party room. They’ll provide paper products, table clothes, fridge/freezer and decorations. You provide food and drinks. Larger packages are available for more people, and you also have the option of adding on an hour of rock climbing/game room. Prefer to have your party at home? They can bring animals to you for a fun, up close and personal experience. Click here or call 267-421-4818 for more information.

1283 Almshouse Road, Doylestown, PA 18901

Painted Dreams Horse Farm

Located on 35 acres of beautiful green grass, Painted Dreams Horse Farm  is a place for children to learn horsemanship and teamwork. Painted Dreams Horse Farm hosts birthday parties for children ages 2 through 14. Parties are typically 2 hours and include mini riding lessons for up to 6 guests, pony rides, a grooming lesson and a craft project. Due to Covid-19, only special event rides and small birthday celebrations are being offered. Click here or call 215-801-9708 for more information.

941 Park Avenue, Newtown, PA 18940

Photo Credit: Painted Dreams Horse Farm

The Baker/Chef

Silly Spoons

Silly Spoons creates a memorable culinary experience for the birthday child and friends ages 5-12 with hands-on learning and fun. Parties include two hours of party time, a cooking and baking lesson with two party hosts, chef hats (and supplies for decorating) and party favors. Click here for menu options and more information. Email [email protected] or call 215-867-9553 for pricing and availability.

408 S. State Street, Suite #4, Newtown, PA 18940

Photo Credit: Silly Spoons

Sweet Occasions by The Lucky Cupcake Company

Sweet Occasions hosts a variety of birthday parties with options for different age groups. Choose a themed party for children ages 5 and up. Available themes include American Girl Tea, Donut Grow Up, Harry Potter, Enchanted Fairy and Puppy “Paw”ty. For kids ages 5 and up that would like to get in on the decorating, choose a Cupcake or Cookie Decorating Party. And for children with a competitive streak, choose a Cupcake Wars Decorating Party (ages 8 and up) or Cupcake Wars Baking and Decorating Party (ages 12 and up.) Want to take the party to your house? Sweet Occasions also offers a First “Smashing” birthday party to celebrate your child’s first birthday. Click here for more details or call 267-362-5136 for more information.

74 Peddler's Village, Lahaska, PA 18931

Taste of Philly Pretzel Bakery

Kids will learn how to twist their own pretzel and even receive their “Baker’s Diploma” at A Taste of Philly in Feasterville. The Party Package is $14.95 per child with a 10-child minimum and 20-child maximum. Each child will receive a baker’s hat, balloon, pretzel hot dog or pretzel pizza, juice box, and their own pretzel creation. Parties also include twisting your own pretzel, story time, party hostess(es) and baking demo. Smaller groups can also opt for a Tour Package ($8 per guest) instead of the Party Package. See the site for details or call 215-357-8590 for more information.

1801 Bridgetown Pike, Feasterville-Trevose, PA 19053

The Creative Fashionista

Fabby-Do

Fabby-Do offers a wide selection of arts and crafts projects onsite with tons of different party themes and activities to choose from. Parties are one hour long in-store and there is a minimum of 5 creating guests, and a maximum of 12 total guests (adults and children). There is only one adult per child permitted at the party. Parties are held on Sundays only, as the closed off to the public for private events and cleaning in between parties. For the time being, beauty services have been suspended to keep customers and staff safe from Covid-19. There is no nail painting, makeup application or hairdo design being offered at the current time. A few options to choose from include jewelry making, princess dress up, character surprise celebrations and tote bag design. All parties include party favors and your choice of craft-fun. In-home parties are also available. Click here or call 215-939-0233 for more information.

64 South Main Street, Doylestown, PA 18901

Wild Styles Children’s Hair Salon

Your Guest of Honor deserves to be pampered! Wild Styles offers a variety of party packages ranging from the Mini Glam Party ($200 for 4 guests) to the Spa-tacular Party ($350 for 6 guests.) All of the parties include manicures and updos for the guests, with each package differing slightly in the other treatments and themed décor/activities. Parties include the use of a private party room, a party hostess, refreshment package and a gift for the Guest of Honor. Click here or call 215-394-8491 for more details.

301 York Road, Warminster, PA 18974

Yard Sign Companies & Balloons

Birthday Lawn Bandit

(732) 991-1490

While the country was in lockdown due to the pandemic, 12-year-old Nicky Christopher began decorating the lawns of Yardley area homes to help the community celebrate birthdays and other festivities. After decorating more than 200 homes, Nicky now uses his business to help others in need by donating proceeds of sales to local nonprofits. You can contact him for your party needs here.

2 Yard Ninjas

2 Yard Ninjas was started by two sisters that wanted to give back to the community. All proceeds are donated to local Bucks County charities. They offer yard signs for any occasion. Visit their website to learn more here.

Card My Yard New Hope

908-956-1981

Looking for a creative way to celebrate at home? Card My Yard is a yard greeting company that brings the celebration to your yard. Card My Yard New Hope serves the following zip codes: 08530, 08559, 18901, 18902, 18923, 18925, 18938, 18940, 18947, 18977, 08560, 08551, 18934, 18963, 18912, 18976, 18974 and 18929. You can choose greetings for birthdays, graduation, military, open house or create your own saying. Customize fonts, graphics and add-ons. Click here for more information.

Up In the Air Balloons

Andrea Ferguson

[email protected]

Up In The Air Balloons is a personalized design and balloon delivery service. Andrea Ferguson, the founder and owner, started the company with her love of balloons, but frustrated with lack of delivery service and customized orders in her area. As a mom of two small children, balloons were always on request. Up In The Air Balloons will work with you on a personalized and truly custom unique design for Birthday Parties, Bridal & Baby Showers, Grand Openings, Holidays, Fundraisers, and More! From simple balloon bouquets to elaborate we do it! Including balloon garlands, arches, mosaics, and more! Visit www.upintheairballoons.com to check out her work and book your next birthday event with Up In The Air Balloons.

Sign Gypsies

(215) 310-0123

Sign Gypsies makes it simple and takes care of decorating for you. A yard greeting includes a personalized phrase, delivery, set-up and pick up, approximately 24 hours after drop off. Coordinating graphics and stars can be added to make your custom greeting extra special. Sign Gypsies serves Chalfont, Doylestown, Dublin, Fountainville, Furlong, Jamison, Perkasie, Quakertown, Warminster and Warrington. Visit the website to book or email [email protected] for more information.

Sassy Sweet Signs

Sassy Sweet Signs creates joyful, festive and fun yard signs within a 20 minute radius of Newtown/Wrightstown, PA. Visit the website for more information or call/text 215-420-9538 for more information.

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