As a Mom of two young daughters, I am constantly on the lookout for places to have unique and fun birthday parties! I am beginning to look at options for my almost 6 year old daughter, so I thought I would share with you the list I have generated over the years!
Birthday Party Ideas in the New Orleans Metro Area
Charmed: Tea Parties, Slumber Parties and Etiquette Classes!
Monkey Room: We had my daughter’s 3rd birthday party here! Lots of active play on an indoor playground!
Colonial Club Lanes: We recently attended a birthday party here for a 6 year old boy. All of the kids had a great time bumper bowling, eating pizza and dancing to the music!
Storyland: Get immersed in a fairy tale at this fun outdoor venue!
Build a Bear: Have your party guests create a loveable stuffed friend to take home! Located in Lakeside Mall.
Chuck E Cheese: Games, Arcade, Pizza and Fun!
The Kupcake Factory: Who doesn’t love making (and eating!) cupcakes??
Equest Farm: If you have a child who adores horses, how about teaching the party guests to ride?
BooKoo Bounce: Let your kids jump their hearts out at this inflatable venue!
Lasertag Adventure Quest: Great venue for active play! I actually played lasertag myself a few years back, and was completely out of breath by the end! LOL!
New Orleans City Park Carousel Gardens: If your child likes amusement park rides, this is the venue for you! Carousel, roller coaster, bumper cars and more! We have been to many parties here and my daughters had a blast.
Party Like a Rockstar: Let your guests make their very own music video!
Sip and Paint: Budding artist? Each guest gets to paint a special creation to take home!
Kids Sport: This venue has it all! Swim, gymnastics, inflatables, arcade!
Kids Party Adventures: Great venue for co-ed parties! Many party themes to choose from.
Audubon Zoo: Air-conditioned rooms available next to a gorgeous carousel. My girls love the Zoo!Airline Skate Center: I actually had one of my own birthday parties here (ages ago!). Venue is tons of fun for an older child.
Insectarium: While parties are not held at this venue, group rates are available and it is definitely worth the trip!
Children’s Museum: Hands-on activities that are educational AND fun! Reasonable party rates and private rooms available.
Carousel at Lafreniere Park: Entire carousel and pavillion available for rental. I had a party for my two year old here and it was a great success. Playground next to carousel for even more fun!
Bounce Spectrum: Jump, Jump and Slide! My kids love attending parties here! Large rooms available for cake and ice cream.
AMC Movie Theater: Great idea for tween/teen parties!
Creole Creamery: I am in love with the ice cream from creole creamery. I would have a birthday party for myself here!
Streetcar Party: New Orleans streetcars are available to rent! Hold your party as you take a scenic ride down St. Charles Ave.!
My Lil’ Tea Party: Dress up, get your nails painted, and have a tea party! Great venue for little girls!
Body Art Day Spa: Pamper your pre-teen with a manicure and pedicure!
Posh Paint: This venue lets you use your creative skills! Paint some pottery or personalize a gift for Mom. Summer camps available as well!
IMAX: Be immersed in the latest IMAX movie! Great venue for tweens/teens!
Ivanov’s Gymnastics: Tumble, spin, leap and twirl at this gymnastics venue.
Children’s Castle at RiverTown: Watch an entertaining puppet show!
Lil’s Country Critters (Northshore): Have your party on a farm! Feed the chickens, goats and pigs. Carousel available for rental as well.
Global Wildlife (Northshore): Take your party on a safari ride and feed the giraffes right from your hand!
Insta-Gator Ranch and Hatchery (Northshore): Take a bite out of your next birthday with the alligators!
Do you have more great party ideas in or around New Orleans? Let me know and I will add thm to the list!