By Olivia Walsh
So little Lexi’s birthday is coming up and you want to surprise her with a great birthday party! We can help make the planning easier by showing you the places to celebrate the best birthday parties in Edmonton. Your kid is gonna have so much fun as they hang out with their best friends at the party!
For this list, we asked both parents and their tots for recommendations and opinions. The ones we rounded up have to be the best for birthday parties in Edmonton. Take a look at our picks!
1. Hide N’ Seek Playground Cafe
|BEST FOR||Kids parties|
|ADDRESS||10830 170 St NW Edmonton, AB, T5S 2H7,|
|CONTACT DETAILS||780-482-7244 | [email protected]|
First in our list of the places that offer the best birthday parties in Edmonton is Hide N’ Seek Playground.
It’s a place where kids can play, as their facilities have play areas for kids of different ages, as well as arcades where you can win prizes. They also have rooms for birthday parties and offer different packages to your liking.
Their services are guaranteed to make your parties easier to plan and prepare. That’s why people often refer to them when arranging the best birthday parties in Edmonton.
- Packages available
- Adult lounge available
- Cafeteria available
2. Feel Fabulous Mobile Spa
|BEST FOR||Kids & Teen Parties|
|CONTACT DETAILS||780.707.6707 | [email protected]|
If your kid is the type that likes fabulous spa getaways and cute nail art, Feel Fabulous offers a one-of-a-kind party. They have packages that kids who are into makeup and nails can enjoy.
With differently priced packages to fit your budget, they’re some of the most sought-out planners of the best birthday parties in Edmonton. If you need to throw together a party for your kid, they’re just one call away.
- Spa services
- Different packages for budgets
- Teen parties available
3. Escape Emporium
|BEST FOR||Events, Parties|
|ADDRESS||#103, 1103 95 Street SW , Edmonton, Alberta T6X 0P8|
|CONTACT DETAILS||587-463-5008 or 780-708-6681 | [email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday to Wednesday|
Friday 2:00pm -12:00am
Saturday 12:00pm -12:00am
Sunday 12:00pm- 8:00pm
If your kid is one of those children who enjoy a more interactive activity for the mind, Escape Emporium can be a great alternative to a traditional birthday party. The game offered here is for teams of 2 to 8 people and for all ages 8 and older.
They solve a mystery during the game, so you can have time to prepare the snacks for when they’re done. Escape Emporium has 4 different games that the kids can enjoy by theme as well.
This unique way of keeping the kids entertained is what makes them one of the places for the best birthday parties in Edmonton.
- Interactive game rooms
- Teams of 2-8 people can join
- Great value and quality
4. Treehouse Edmonton South
|BEST FOR||Play Parties|
|ADDRESS||10181 34 Ave NW, Edmonton, AB T6E 6J8|
|CONTACT DETAILS||(780) 439-3299 | [email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday to Sunday : 9:00 am ~ 9:00 pm|
Treehouse South Edmonton can take groups of about 10 or more people. They also have party packages with free downloadable invitations.
They have a promo for weekday parties, as they’re 20% off from Monday to Thursday excluding holidays. With a multitude of play areas, crafting areas, game zones, and arcades, your kids will have lots of activities for their party.
The venue’s great attractions and activities make it one of the places that can host the best birthday parties in Edmonton.
- Weekday party discount
- Several playrooms
- Free downloadable invitations
5. Combat Archery Edmonton
|BEST FOR||Battle Parties|
|ADDRESS||8128 46 st NW Edmonton, AB|
|CONTACT DETAILS||780-490-8166 | [email protected]|
Combat Archery doesn’t just offer archery games for birthday parties, they also offer Nerf Wars and Blacklight dodgeball. You can book a game for a small group or large group, or book the entire place for a private event.
They also have 2 party rooms that can be combined into a large room, as well as a kitchenette. You can access these areas when you book the place for a party of a group.
Adults can also join in the fun since they have dodgeball sessions and combat archery recreational leagues especially for them. That makes this one of the places that throw the best birthday parties in Edmonton.
- Kitchenette available
- Dodgeball and Nerf available
- Large spaces
6. Joe Show Online
|BEST FOR||Events and Parties|
|CONTACT DETAILS||780-232-4950 | [email protected]|
As a full time performer Joe does over 200 shows a year, has the highest google rating of children entertainers in Edmonton and is one of the handful of ventriloquists in western Canada. Joe has mastered the art of entertaining with his show called The Joe Show. Joe uses Ventriloquism, Magic, and comedy that will have your family howling with laughter. His shows are good for all ages, promising to provide great entertainment that can keep the party going.
A few of the add on services he provides are face painting and balloon twisting done by his family. He also provides themed shows such has Jungle, Lego, Space, Princess, and Superhero to name a few, and has a social distancing show that is perfect for the backyard.
Having been featured in national tv multiple times, he’s sure to make any celebration memorable.
- Comedy, Ventriloquism, and Magic Shows
- Face Painting, Balloon Twisting
- Themed Parties
7. Glow Yoga Kids
|BEST FOR||Yoga for kids|
|ADDRESS||Edmonton, Alberta, Canada|
|CONTACT DETAILS||780-604-2512 | [email protected]|
Edmonton and area parents, are you looking for a unique and super fun way to celebrate your child’s special day? Let the birthday boy or girl shine like a star with their very own personalized yoga celebration!
Your 1 hour party at Glow Yoga Kids includes 45 minutes of Rainbow style yoga games, creative movement, music, dancing, breathing exercises, fun yoga poses, and relaxation for up to 12 children (all tailored to your child’s party theme). On top of this, children will also spend 15 minutes creating a collaborative piece of art as a gift for the birthday child, or their very own masterpiece to take home. For virtual birthday packs, they will include 45 minutes of yoga with your kiddo and all their friends via zoom PLUS they will mail the birthday crafts to each home (at an additional cost) and walk you through it via video chat.
As always, they come to you! Host your child’s yoga birthday in the comfort of your home, out in the yard, or at one of the many event facilities in Edmonton. For virtual parties, they will “come to you” online, wherever you may be. Yoga mats, props, art supplies, and music will all be provided to ensure a magical birthday celebration!
- Stress management
- Improved concentration and self discipline
- They can come to you or do it online
- Includes yoga and crafts
8. Planit Events Inc.
|BEST FOR||Event Planning & Décor|
|ADDRESS||10732 50 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6A 2E4, Canada|
|CONTACT DETAILS||[email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Weekdays, 10AM – 4PM|
Do you hate going store to store, or don’t have the time to ensure you have all the themed decorations for your at home events? If so, let Planit Events Inc. help with a Décor Crate.
Décor Crate has all your themed decoration needs for your at home events and holidays such as birthdays, anniversaries, baby showers etc.
You will receive your custom curated Décor Crate, which has all your decoration needs, as well as a small box with items that you will keep and do not have to be returned. Don’t worry a handy guide will be in the crate!
Once you are done with your event, simply package all the items that are to be returned back into the crate. Afterward, they will sanitize and clean all the decorations and have it ready to go for the next event.
Visit their website for more details, or to order your crate!
- Budget conscious
9. A Charmed Affair
|BEST FOR||Party and Special Event Entertainment|
|ADDRESS||Based out of Sherwood Park and serves Edmonton and it’s surrounding area|
|CONTACT DETAILS||(780) 901-5366 | (780) 907-8864|
|OPERATING HOURS||Contact for more details|
Princess, superheroes, mermaids, and more! A Charmed Affair’s party packages are non-stop fun! Party activities range from sing and dance-a-longs, tea parties, parachute games, crafts, stories, superhero training, and more – all themed to your child’s favourite character!
Their professional performers take all the pressure off of entertaining little guests, so you can sit back and enjoy the show! Contact them today to see how they can add a touch of magic to your next birthday party or special event!
- Virtual parties
- Mermaid parties
- Science parties
|BEST FOR||Bouncy Castle and Party Rentals|
|ADDRESS||169 Street Northwest, Edmonton, AB|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM|
Tuesday – Sunday: 9:00 AM – 5:00 PM
Bounceroo is a family based small business that offers a variety of party rental items and party entertainment. They have been serving Edmonton for over 15 years with friendly and professional service.
People prefer them because they have everything. They have inflatables or bouncers, obstacle courses, jumps, jumpy things, bouncy things, bouncy castles or moonwalks ever-growing selection of carnival games and interactive games for all ages, foam parties, Edmonton’s only mobile laser tag, face painters and clowns, even ventriloquist acts, and stage shows.
One thing that they do in comparison to other companies is they take care of everything. From helping you plan your event and select the ideal rental items, to the delivery, set up and clean up!
Rest assure that you will rent only the best quality commercial grade inflatable bouncy castles, obstacle course, slides and more. All of their staff are thoroughly trained in their safety policies and procedure.
- Great customer service
- Wide range of services
- Perfect for any occasion
11. Enchanted Princess Parties
|BEST FOR||Character and Singing Princesses|
Email: [email protected]
|OPERATING HOURS||Mon-Fri: 10:00 AM – 7:00 PM|
Sat-Sun: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM
Enchanted Princess Parties has been in business since 2009. Over the years, they have built a reputation as the best known princess event company in the city.
In comparison to the other companies on this list, there are three main factors why people choose to contact them. Their performers, the costumes, and of course, reliability.
First, all their performers have the talent, passion, and several years of experience working with children. Unlike other proncess companies, their singing characters offer a range from classically trained sopranos to chart topping pop artists.
They are not your usual performers because put an extra effort to make sure that they invest on high-quality costumes and wigs to make it more realistic. Another reason why they stand out in Edmonton is because of their stage makeup where they ensure to look as close as possible to the storybook characters!
As the oldest princess company in the area, some of their staff has been working for them for over 8 years. You can put your trust on them in making your party extra special since they always provide consistent performances ever since they started.
People love them becasuse of their affordable packages that no other companies offer. Some of their packages are Princesses, Mascots, Spiderman, Batman, and so much more! Prices start from $125 + GST
- Affordable rates
- 40 plus princess characters to choose from
- Specialize in corporate and special events
- Responds quickly
- Can do virtual parties
12. Sweet Gi’s
|BEST FOR||Birthday parties and classes|
|PRODUCTS||Cupcakes, Cakes, DIY Cookie Kits, Holiday Treats, Father’s Day and Teacher Gifts|
|ADDRESS||8405-24 Street NW Sherwood Park Edmonton, AB, Canada T6P 1L3|
|CONTACT DETAILS||+1 780-983-0256| [email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM|
Tuesday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Wednesday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Thursday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Friday: 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM
Sweet Gi’s is a baking shop that specializes in catering parties and other similar occasions as well. They are located in the Strathona County and accommodate custom cake orders and classes that will make an average party much more enjoyable.
Known for their high quality customer service, they are a small company but with a big heart for delivering only the best quality of cakes and interrelated service to their clients. They make sure to use only high quality ingredients along with exceptionally accommodating customer service in order to satisfy each customer they come across.
The shop also offers Parties and Cake Decorating Classes at their location which can now hold up to 14 students at a time. Furthermore, customers also have the option should they want to customize the cake to their liking and preferred flavor as well.
We recommend this baking shop for customers looking for a memorable party or experience with cakes and cupcakes as Sweet Gi’s is sure to have a package that suits every party and individual need.
- Excellent customer service
- Customizable cakes
- Enjoyable and memorable cake decorating classes
13. Foam fighters
|BEST FOR||NERF and Gamers Lounge|
Sports Team Events
|ADDRESS||9767 45 Avenue NW, Edmonton,|
Alberta T6E 5V8, Canada
|CONTACT DETAILS||(780) 503-0204 | [email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday: Closed|
Tuesday – Sunday: 10:00 am – 09:00 pm
Must book at least 72 hours ahead of time.
If you want to do something challenging yet fun for your birthday, consider going to Foam Fighters. We will give you more than enough reasons as to why they are one of the best amusement parks to visit.
In comparison to others, they host NERF and video game birthday parties.
The NERF game is similar to laser tag and paintball but its game area is brighter than of the laser tag and cleaner than the paintball. Kids will use NERF guns and shoot their opponents with Foam Darts.
Regarding their video game parties, they can cater to a number of children since they have 6 televisions and 4 gaming computers filled with lots of games!
- All kids birthday parties are private in the arena
- Great for kids aged 6 and up
- Great packages
14. Elite Mobile Laser Tag
|BEST FOR||Laser Tag|
|PRODUCTS||Laser Tag Party in a Box, Tactical Laser Tag, Team Building, Youth Groups, Municipal Events|
|CONTACT DETAILS||780-406-6332 | [email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Contact for details|
Nobody wants to go back and forth between the laser tag arena and birthday party area that is why Elite Mobile Laser Tag brings the game to the celebrant themself.
What’s great about them is that they can either deliver the game to you using their commercial-grade mobile equipment for a laser tag experience like you have never had before. Or you can save a few bucks by picking up the laser tags at their office in west Edmonton.
For parties, their rentals are packed with laser tag equipment that can cater to around 8 to 16 players. You may only rent it for a day or even the whole weekend.
Now if you are older and want to play the real deal, they also have tactical laser tag. Metal laser tags here can reach opponents up to 800 feet away!
- Offers three Laser Tag in a Box Packages
- Can add extra time for tactical tag
- All rates are on their website
15. Axe Monkeys
|BEST FOR||Axe Throwing|
|PRODUCTS||Axe Throwing, Rage Room, Mobile Units|
|ADDRESS||13931 156st, Edmonton|
|OPERATING HOURS||MONDAY-THURSDAY 2PM–10PM|
Axe Monkeys may not seem like your typical go-to birthday place, but it can provide a unique experience that you and your guests will definitely remember. If you’re looking for a place that’s great for the whole family, it’s one of our top picks to have a birthday party in Edmonton.
At Axe Monkeys, you can enjoy the thrill and experience of throwing various items in a competitive but fun environment. All of your invited guests can go head-to-head with each other and see who has the best aim.
If you’d like a more private experience, Axe Monkey has mobile cages so they can bring the fun to you. You and your friends can enjoy throwing axes, ninja stars, and knives in your location of choice!
Their experienced professionals will first teach each individual guest the principles of technique and safety before beginning with some target practice. Only once everyone is familiar with how to throw the objects are they allowed into to the cages and experts are always on-site to monitor the cages.
- Easy online booking
- Time is yours to use however you want
- Prices for mobile unit rental are based on the hour per unit
- Delivery of the unit is free within 30 miles of the facility
16. Laser City
|BEST FOR||Laser Tag|
VR Escape Rooms
|ADDRESS||5104 67 Ave NW|
|CONTACT DETAILS||[email protected]|
Phone hours are 10am to 6pm everyday, plus our Regular Hours
Wednesday: 4:30pm to 9pm
Private bookings available outside of these hours!
Even though their name says Laser City, they also offer other great games. For this article, we will introuce you to their Mini Paintball Birthday Parties.
If you are a parent and your child will be celebrating their birthday soon, this game is perfect for kids ages 8 to 12. The reason for this is they have smaller guns, paintballs, and slower speeds, perfectly safe for children.
What’s great about the area of this game is that you will get yout own private indoor paintball field with staff member that will help you organize. Another reason why we like them is that they provide everything.
And by that, we really mean everything that you will need in a paintball game. From the camo overalls, face masks, paintball guns, and the required paintballs, they got you.
You will definitely not waste a dollar with them and make the special day of your child even better.
- Can bring outside food
- Has a fridge and freezer for drinks and cakes
- Maximum of 20 players
|BEST FOR||Rental Space|
|ADDRESS||10909 96 St.|
|CONTACT DETAILS||Call Us|
Email our Event & Wedding Coordinators
|OPERATING HOURS||Contact for more details|
Studio96 offers an event space wherein you can do almost all types of events. IF you are planning a huge party for your child, thi may be the rental space for you.
What is nice about this space is its rustic design. This is great if the theme you desire will match the venue.
Another great factor about them is that they can cater up to 200 guests, perfect if you have many relatives and friends.
Their rates are not available on their website since it so;ely depends on your vision of the event.
- Available on weekends
- Can cater any type of event
18. Launch Pad
|BEST FOR||Active and Trampoline Activities|
|ADDRESS||6142 – 50th Street NW Edmonton, AB T6B 2N7|
|CONTACT DETAILS||(780) 468-3161 | [email protected]|
|OPERATING HOURS||Monday – Thursday: 12:00 PM – 9:30 PM|
Friday – Saturday: 10:00 AM – 10:30 PM
Sunday: 11:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Launch Pad is a trampoline park that offers various fun activities for kids and adults alike all week long. They have recently re-opened with a more enhanced sanitization procedures to make sure as clients have fun on their grounds – they also remain safe and healthy.
It is convenient to book for a slot as their website offers comprehensive forms, waivers and procedures that can easily be done online. Furthermore, they offer a lot of activities and areas to have fun in such as a dodgeball court, a battle pit, and a basketball dunk area among others.
All their activities are very age inclusive, and they have specific rates for adults and for kids as well. Furthermore, they have daily deals and birthday discounts can readily avail of and inquire should they have any questions.
Their rates are reviewed to be a little expensive but the experience in the park greatly compensates it and is then reviewed also to be fairly priced despite it being a bit pricey.
- Wide range of activities
- Accommodates both kids and adults
- Enhanced sanitation and disinfection protocols
19. Fitset Ninja
|BEST FOR||Challenging obstacles|
Homeschool Ninja Team
PD Day Camps
Mobile Obstacle Course
|ADDRESS||11511 120 ST, Edmonton, AB|
|OPERATING HOURS||Contact for more information|
Bring out the ninja skills of your child and their friends with Fitset Ninja. At their facility, children will challenge themselves, overcome hurdles, solve problems, and even burn calories.
This may not be your usual birthday party, but we believe that people ages above 5 years old will definitely enjoy it here. You can expect that some of the obstacles they have are from the famous American Ninja Warrior TV show.
You can also make it somewhat of a challenge wherein the first one who finishes the course will receive something beneficial.
Do not worry about your kids when playing as their in-house ninja warrior squad will always be on watch and respond immediately in case there are any accidents.
All of their parties have a 1.5 hour party time and are for 10 party attendees. But if your child has more friends, you can add more slots for $25 per participant.
What’s great about them is that they offer no charge for non-participating guests. These may be the parents or guardians of other kids.
- Includes a party area to eat and open presents
- The maximum party size is 25 people (participating and non-participating individuals)
- The package has a party host
- Can easily book online
Your kid’s party will be a success when held at these places. That’s because they throw the best birthday parties in Edmonton! You don’t even have to worry about goodie bags or party hats when you’re at one of these, because the entertainment is already covered!
Are there any great places that we missed, though? Send us a message and we’ll update the article promptly.
Oh, and if you’re here because you’re looking for event planners, our list of the best event planners in Edmonton can probably help you out!