What new places in DFW make great kids birthday party places for kids and teens?
While the birthday cake, cupcakes, and party favors are important, the venue is perhaps the most important part of the whole celebration; it’s what allows the kids to have fun with each other and create the life of the birthday party.
So leave the planning (and the clean up of the mess after) to these 20 new and novel kids birthday party places in the DFW area; some on the list are new and novel while some others are all-time favorites from our readers.
No more straight-up Chuck E. Cheese kids birthday parties, or simple, home parties, here are some new options that you may not have thought about before.
Let the party begin! These are the best places to have a birthday party nearby.
Brand New to Plano: Ctrl V Virtual Reality Gaming
Looking for somewhere to host your next birthday party or special event? With up to 13 VR Stations, a wide variety of content and a private party room is available for post-play celebrations. Everyone 8 and up loves VR at Ctrl V!
Play VR for one hour and switch in and out of any games in our library at their discretion throughout the session. Book 6 or more VR Stations, and add the Private Party Room to your booking for the 40 minutes following VR. Bring your own food, drink and dinnerware.
Address: 9 Cowboys Way, Frisco, TX 75034, Contact email
Celebrate your kid’s birthday like a star and take a look at the Dallas Cowboys World Headquarters.
There are three birthday party packages available, which starts at $600.
However, if you want to get the best that this place has to offer, then you can get the Hall of Fame package at $1200.
Package includes party room rental, VIP guided tour, drinks provided, birthday child souvenir, and the party group is allowed to bring Papa John’s pizza only, cake, and party supplies.
Address: 2601 Preston Rd #3011, Frisco, TX 75034
Phone: (469) 731-3900
Make everyone in the family excited and take the birthday party fun to the city, which is designed and run by kids. Kidzania is a dynamic, real-life city built to inspire, educate, and empower kids through immersive learning experiences.
Kids will have a blast, but parents beware, you will need your energy up! Kidzania is the first mini-city for Kids in the United States and is definitely on our bucket list for unique kids birthday party places.
Address: 2301 N Central Expy #140, Plano, TX 75075
Phone: (972) 423-3483
What a mer-mazing experience for your kid who loves mermaids!
This is a fun experience for the birthday party celebrant and friends! The mermaid package includes 2 hours of fun mermaid swimming experience with a mermaid instructor for ages six and up.
Six participants are allowed for birthday parties; mermaid tail rentals are available, and after swimming and some games, enjoy the birthday party in a mermaid-themed room.
Address: 582 TX-121 BUS, Lewisville, TX 75057
Phone: (972) 956-5500
Gatsplat Dallas area paintball fields are located in Lewisville, Rowlett and Fort Worth, they serve the DFW metroplex with their unique low impact paintball model.
This is great for older kids’ birthday party fun!
Pricing starts at $169 for a group of 6, which includes entry, gun, tank, safety goggles, all day air fills, and 1000 paintballs to share.
For a group of 10, it would be $289 with 1,500 paintballs to share.
Address: 1500 Andrews Pkwy, Allen, TX 75002
Phone: (469) 675-9730
For golf lovers ages 12 and younger, this is your place! The cost is $300 for up to 12 kids and $450 for up to 18 kids. It includes two hours of play, catered meals, unlimited drinks, and your own personal bay host.
You can also enhance the experience with party favors or swinging tips from the Top Golf coach.
Address: Mills Mall, 3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy, Grapevine, TX 76051
Phone: (469) 444-3004
Sea Life birthday party packages are the perfect way to celebrate your kid’s special day! He/she and friends will come up close and personal with some fish, sharks, stingrays, seahorses and more.
Please note that birthday parties must be booked at least three weeks in advance and are subject to availability.
Address: 7140 Dena Dr, Frisco, TX 75033
Phone: (214) 937-4942
For an action-packed birthday party, look no further than Ninja Nation. It is a perfect place to try ninja challenges in a fun and safe environment.
So, let the kids jump, run, crawl, climb, and swing like ninjas for a day! The standard birthday party ($350) for up to 15 guests, which includes 90 minutes on the arena floor and 30 minutes to refuel and celebrate in the party room. You can also add on pizza and drinks for $5 a child.
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Address: 8380 TX-121, Frisco, TX 75034
Phone: (214) 618-4359
Gather those fearless kids and experience the thrill of human flight (without a parachute or airplane) at iFLY Dallas in Frisco. iFly is an indoor skydiving; it is a safe flying experience for everyone.
Each person in your group will fly next to a word-class instructor who personally guides you all throughout the whole time.
Their birthday parties are great for kids, teens, and adults, and they can accommodate small or large groups.
Great news! They can customize your birthday party, just tell them some details and they will take care of the rest.
Address: 8004 Dallas Pkwy, Frisco, TX 75034
Phone: (972) 668-8400
National Videogame Museum (NVM), the only museum in the United States dedicated to the history of the videogame industry.
As what they said, this is a place where you can learn about the videogame industry’s rich history, where it’s heading next, and how you can be a part of it. A place where you can meet and expand a community of creative and competitive minds.
A place that exudes FUN in a permanent home where on any given day you can play the games of yesterday, today AND tomorrow. Amazing, right? And they are open to book your birthday party!
This place is perfect for some gaming fun with friends and family, for ALL ages. It starts with a basic birthday package at $250, which includes 2hours use of the party room that accommodates up to 40 guests.
Please check their website or call for more details.
Address: 525 Talbert Dr, Plano, TX 75093
Phone: (972) 599-0865
Something different for the strong and young at heart. We really think this is one of the best birthday party places near me.
Summit can host your next birthday party full of climbing fun. They carved out a section of their gym that’s just for kids with the small top out boulder, five auto-belays, and 6 top ropes, and it also features a ledge for rappelling.
They provide harness rentals for all of the climbers/belayers, a party room, instruction, and plenty of walls to climb! You are free to bring any food or drink items that you want, and they can provide tablecloths, paper plates, napkins, plastic cups, and plastic utensils.
Address: 8855 Preston Trace Blvd #100, Frisco, TX 75033
Phone: (972) 335-4449
An “ALL-INCLUSIVE” birthday party packages where you supply the chefs, and they provide the rest! It is a great way to learn life skills while having fun doing it.
You can visit or call or email to reserve your celebration, and a party specialist will help you create an all-inclusive party experience that is perfect for you and your celebrant.
They can handle invitations, decorations, entertainment and clean up.
Address: 8601 Gary Burns Dr, Frisco, TX 75034
Phone: (972) 292-6300
Enjoy a unique experience at the Frisco Fire Department, your birthday celebrant and guest will get a tour of the fire station and a close-up look at the fire-fighting equipment.
Everyone will have fun learning about fire prevention and safety tips designed just for them.
A few things to note:
- To be eligible to book a party, the birthday child’s parent or grandparent must live or work in Frisco
- The minimum age for a birthday party is turning five years old.
- The schedule is Saturday mornings, excluding holiday weekends for both an east side and west side location.
13. Paint My Pottery
Address: 6121 W Park Blvd B127, Plano, TX 75093
Phone: (972) 371-8539
Get creative with friends and family on your birthday bash. You have two kids party choices to choose from – kids pottery painting party or kids pottery wheel party.
Depending on what birthday party package you choose, guests can pick from different designs of pottery or pottery wheel, and paint it.
The cost includes set-up and clean-up, all supplies. Call or visit their website for more details.
Address: 4720 TX-121, Plano, TX 75024
Phone: (972) 370-2000
Perfect for dress-up and make believe, roleplay birthday party – themes like “Glamour, Trip to Hollywood, Spa and Rock Star”
Address: 6911 Lemmon Ave, Dallas, TX 75209
Get those inspiration to fly high and explore at the Frontiers of Flight Museum. Your birthday celebrant and guests can fly to any destination they can imagine, become air traffic controllers in the FOFM Airport Control Tower, even practice being a Jumbo Jet pilot!
Party rooms are available for two hours and include taxi down Runway 36R and play in the children’s Discovery Area, watch an in-flight movie, climb the control tower, and a tour in the Cree main exhibit gallery.
Address: 13464 Dallas Pkwy, Dallas, TX 75240
Phone: (877) 247-5223
Based at the Galleria Mall, this legendary store has party rooms and hosts great birthday parties with:
- A delicious meal
- Signature cake and ice cream
- Goody bags and doll tiaras
- A special gift for the birthday girl
- Digital invitations
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Address: 3000 Grapevine Mills Pkwy, Grapevine, TX
Phone: (469) 444-3004
- 2 hours of play then 1 hour in a private LEGO themed party room
- Party host to assist during room time
- Pizza and soft drinks for all guests
- Exclusive LEGO Model for each guest to take home
- Activity lanyard and birthday button for the birthday child
- All day admissions at LEGOLAND Discovery Center after time in party room
Address: 8232 Preston Rd #100, Plano, TX 75024
Phone: (469) 712-6837
- Private 45 min Escape Experience for 8 kids and 1 adult
- 1.5 hrs in Party Room
- Set up by NTER Party Host
- Decor: Half dozen balloons, birthday banners, tablecloths, confetti
- Color changing pencil for each guest
- Tables and Chairs
- Clean Up
Address: 8787 Park Ln, Dallas, TX 75231
Phone: (214) 304-5750
Here is a really unique way to celebrate a birthday!
- Two hours for up to 8 riders. Each additional rider is $25/person
- Includes riding, grooming, feeding treats and use of the lounge for birthday celebration
Address: 110 W Campbell Rd, Richardson, TX 75080
Phone: (469) 941-4350
Once your Party attendee is inside, they will not leave! Usually a 2 hour party could easily go longer once the jumping begins.
For these and more Birthday Party ideas, there are some great places in Collin County!