50+ Kids Birthday Party Places in Raleigh NC & the Triangle

Amy Hartle

As a fairly new mom, I haven’t had the opportunity yet to plan many kids birthday parties. However, I absolutely LOVE parties, and I cannot WAIT to plan parties for my son for the next decade or so! Woot!

I decided I’d start researching and put together a list of all the great birthday party places in Raleigh NC and throughout the Triangle. I want this to be a comprehensive and helpful resource for parents in the Raleigh area, so when you’re searching for birthday party ideas and venues, they’re all in one place. I hope this makes planning your own kids’ birthday parties easier than ever!

image of a toddler sitting in a high chair with a mess of a birthday cake before him. he is dressed like mickey mouse complete with ears. He is smiling and has frosting on his face. a 1st birthday party
Birthdays are the best!

Did you know just how many kinds of children’s birthday parties there are?! I had no idea! The themes and party styles range from ninja warrior to prima ballerina and everything in between. Whatever kind of party your little one wants, I’m confident you can find it here in the Triangle.

So without further ado, here is a round up of some of the best places for birthday parties in Raleigh NC and the surrounding towns, organized by party type or theme!

General Birthday Party Places in Raleigh NC + The Triangle

Not sure what kind of party to have? Start here! The spots below include some of the traditional birthday party favorites like adventure parks, bowling, and skating.

This section also highlights some of the most popular Raleigh birthday party venues that don’t necessarily fit into a specific theme. Honestly, there are so many places to have a birthday party in the Triangle that not all of them can be placed into a distinct category. This category then, will simply be labeled: “Awesome!”

United Skates of America (Raleigh)

There’s nothing like a classic roller skating party. I had one for my 11th birthday! United Skates of America offers a variety of party packages for kids’ parties, with a lot to choose from for the birthday kid and their guests. They even have a pink-hued Barbie theme party, which is so on trend right now! Also, this isn’t just a skating rink; they also have an arcade so kids can play games in between spins around the rink.

Museum of Life + Science (Durham)

We love visiting the Museum of Life + Science. They offer birthday parties in both Standard and Deluxe formats. With the Deluxe parties, kids can choose a theme such as Dinosaurs, Bugs, or Legos, and the party package comes with a 30-minute program on their chosen theme. The various themes are geared to ages 4-12 or 5-12.

Buffaloe Lanes North (Raleigh)

If you’re looking for a bowling birthday party in Raleigh, Buffaloe Lanes North is where to go. This bowling alley prides itself on being a family friendly venue, and their party packages are very reasonably priced.

Strike & Barrel (Wake Forest)

Located in Wake Forest, NC is a terrific choice for a bowling party. They offer two birthday packages, including the Gold Party which includes pizza, chicken tenders, french fries, and unlimited soda for the kids.

Cirque de Vol (Raleigh)

If you are looking for a unique birthday party in the Triangle, have you considered joining the circus? At Cirque de Vol, you can! Their parties offer a Circus for the Day themed party, including an hour of aerial instruction and play, and time afterward for cake, presents, and refreshments. They have parties geared towards different age ranges, including Pre-K options, and you can also select add-ons like a stilt walker, juggler, or face painter!

Pullen Park (Raleigh)

One of the most beloved Raleigh party venues is a place that has been around for more than 100 years. Pullen Park is one of the Triangle’s gems, and is actually the 5th oldest operating amusement park in the entire US. With a gorgeous carousel, a train, playgrounds, and much more in this pretty space, it’s ideal for a spring or summer birthday party.

While they don’t host or offer any organized party packages, you can rent their outdoor covered pavilions by the hour. A great way to take advantage of the park and have a special space for cake and presents, too.

TreeRunner Adventure Park (Raleigh)

This aerial adventure park offers thrills up in the trees. Their birthday party packages offer 3 hours of climb time, including instruction, for guests ages 7 and older. With 90 obstacles and 24 ziplines, your birthday kid will have an absolute blast here. Have younger kids? Check out their Junior Park Birthday Party Package which is suited for kids ages 4-7!

Partee Shack (Raleigh)

Mini golf is the main attraction at the Partee Shack, with 3 indoor courses of 18-hole mini golf. But the courses are far from boring, with their own obstacles mixed in. After playing a few rounds, kids can try out the arcade games or grab a snack. When it comes to ParTees, everyone is in for a lot of fun. Choose from their indoor private party room or the outdoor covered patio.

Polar Ice Cary (Cary)

Polar Ice is an ice skating rink in Cary that offers reasonably priced party packages. These include cupcakes, which is a nice bonus if you’re not wanting to prepare the birthday dessert yourself. They also have some really cool add-ons you can choose for your party, like a hot chocolate bar or a special theme.

Blue Diamond Gemstone Panning (Cary)

Eureka! You’ve found the perfect birthday party place in Cary NC! Especially if your child dreams of being a gem miner. At Blue Gemstone, kids get to do more than just pan for gems. They can also explore the man-made mineral caves, play on the ninja course playground, or hang out with the goats! This is definitely a unique and memorable birthday party idea.

The Wonder Lab (Durham)

This cool play space designed for kids 1-6 makes a great birthday venue. The Wonder Lab’s basic birthday party package starts at $295 and includes a 2-hour play space and party room reservation, a dedicated party host to assist with setup and clean up after the party, and up to 16 children ages 1+ (including the birthday kid!) plus grippy socks. They offer plenty of add-ons, such as an educator-led STEM activity or STEM party favors.

HOMe Yoga Studio & the Winebrary (Rolesville)

Wow, I’m just discovering the HOMe Yoga Studio & the Winebrary and it is SO COOL! What a neat concept! A yoga studio and a wine lounge may not sound like the typical kids birthday party venue, but it sounds pretty awesome to this mama!

A birthday party here grants you access to the entire 3000 square foot facility for up to 60 guests! You can do a theme party here like Painting, Glow, or (my personal favorite) karaoke!

The Bunny Hive (Raleigh)

The Bunny Hive is a brand new addition to the Triangle area. It is a “social club for little ones and their grownups” offering classes & community in an elegant and calming space. Their parties include the entire house and backyard and you can bring in any food or drinks. Recommended capacity is approximately 30 families, and recommended ages for this space is around 5 and under.

Netsports (Morrisville)

Is your son or daughter into soccer or other sports? A birthday party at Netsports could be just perfect! You get access to the field/court (with or without a facilitator depending on the package) as well as the party room. Possible games include soccer, dodgeball, kickball, and futsal.

Adventure Landing (Raleigh)

With laser tag, mini golf, batting cages, go karts, and 75 arcade games, what kid wouldn’t love a birthday party at Adventure Landing? They have different party packages to choose from, but I think the Mega Adventure Party Package looks best, as it includes 3 hours of mini golf, laser tag, and go-karts.

Rainbow Party Room (Raleigh)

You’ll find the Rainbow Party Room inside Rainbow Play of North Carolina. This simple indoor playground can be rented out for a party, and there’s even a special toddler space.

Galaxy Fun Park (Raleigh)

There are several different party package options to consider at Galaxy Fun Park, as well as numerous add-ons. So you can really design the party that fits your needs. And there’s TONS here for kids to do, with 65,000 square feet of pure fun. Really a true Raleigh amusement park, it’s got everything from a ropes course to a drop tower.

Angel Island Fun Park (Cary)

Angel Island Fun Park is an inside play space designed for kids 8 and under. This super colorful place is a heaven of ball pits, slides, and other climbing obstacles. Birthday party rentals can include the entire facility or just the party room, with time for the kiddos to play.

🐦If you’d like a more in-depth look at this or the other local indoor play spaces, be sure to dive into my full guide to indoor playgrounds in the Triangle.

Frankie’s (Raleigh)

The attractions at Frankie’s are numerous! Bumper boats, arcade games, mini golf, and something called “the Claw” doesn’t even begin to cover it. For an epic birthday celebration here, check out their party packages which are based on how much you want to play.

Dave & Buster’s (Cary)

With a full bar and a large food menu, Dave & Buster’s is a spot that’s popular with both kids AND adults. Could it be the right spot for your child’s birthday party? If they love arcade games, virtual reality, and billiards, it definitely could be! Check out all of their packages here.

Chuck E. Cheese (Raleigh and Durham)

A bday party standby since the late 70’s, Chuck E. Cheese is a true classic. Their party packages seem to come with a lot, including my personal favorite, the Ticket Blaster, where the birthday kid gets to stand inside a wind tunnel and grab as many game tickets as they can.

Greystone Recreation Center (Raleigh)

Greystone Recreation Center in Raleigh has three unique rooms that can be rented for events. These are ideal for kids birthday parties because they include access to Greystone’s cute indoor playground.

Little Doodles Play Cafe (Raleigh & Wendell)

If you’re looking for a birthday party for a toddler in the Triangle, one of the indoor playgrounds geared towards little kids would be an excellent choice. Little Doodles is a great option, with 3 locations around the Triangle. You’ll have the entire space for 2 hours for your party of up to 15 kids, and you can add on cute extras like an Elmo appearance, a photo package, pizza, decor, and more.

Bungalow Bounce (Clayton)

It’s all about the bounce at this Triangle party venue. Located in Clayton, Bungalow Bounce offers an array of party packages with access to the 4 bouncers and the party room. Depending on the package, you can have the whole place to yourself or share the jumping space during open hours.

Over the Moon Play Space (Cary)

If you’re in search of birthday party places in Cary NC and want your party to be out of this world, you have to pick Over the Moon. This space-themed indoor play place will be a big hit with the birthday boy or girl and their guests.

If you plan to go all out, get the Galactic Birthday Party Package, which provides play time, a private party room, a dedicated party host, plus pizza, drinks, cupcakes, and space-themed paper goods for both kids and adults. You even get to choose a staff-led activity, which are, of course, space and STEM themed!

Piney Town Playhouse (Fuquay-Varina)

Does your son or daughter love playing “town”? If they love dress up and pretend play, they might go crazy for a birthday party in Piney Town Playhouse, where a tiny, kid-sized town awaits.

Birthday gatherings here get use of the whole Playhouse, plus other features based on which party package you select. They can also handle decorations and catering if you’re looking to make party prep as easy for yourself as possible!

Bumble Brews (Raleigh and Cary)

A popular place for Raleigh birthday parties for toddlers is Bumble Brews. This indoor playground is geared towards the younger set, so it’s an ideal option for preschoolers, toddlers, etc. The packages and pricing differ between the two locations, so be sure to browse their website for details. And Moms, you might want to especially note that one of their add-ons is a Mimosa Station. How great does that sound?!

Romp n’ Roll (Raleigh)

Romp n’ Roll is a great birthday spot for younger kids. While known mostly for their classes, Romp n’ Roll parties are specially designed for kids 1-6. Their package is called “Raleigh’s Super Birthday Bash” and includes 90 minutes of exclusive use of the gym and party room for up to 15 little guests (and their parents, of course).

We Rock the Spectrum (Cary)

This inclusive indoor playground is a wonderful space, and it’s a wonderful choice for a party! Designed to be welcoming to children of all ages and abilities, We Rock the Spectrum offers multiple party packages (and they come with a lot), plus many extras you can choose from. Their Rock Unique is a party package for those with special needs, and offers a discount of $50 off all party packages, while limiting guest count to make the party less overwhelming for the birthday kid.

Animal + Farm Birthday Parties

Possibly my favorite part of researching kids birthday party places near me has been learning about all the animal party ideas! There are tons of farms throughout the Triangle offering birthday party options. I’d love to know if they’d host one for a 38 year old’s birthday party….

Close-up of a gentle-eyed, cream-colored baby goat, possibly a part of a petting zoo for a unique Raleigh birthday party idea.
One of the charmers at Spring Haven Farm in Chapel Hill

Spring Haven Farm (Chapel Hill)

Spring Haven Farm is known for its goats and its fun calendar of events. Your little one’s birthday party could be on that calendar if you choose this delightful spot! Parties at Spring Haven offer a large private party area, the Goat Pen Party Area, that can accommodate up to 40 people. You’re free to DIY with food, decor, etc, and you’ll also have a private pen where you and your guests can play with 2 young goats!

I personally love this place and I imagine we’ll have a party here sometime in the future!

The Scoop at Willow Oak Farms (Fuquay-Varina)

The Scoop is a family-owned ice cream shop in Fuquay-Varina, and it is located onsite at Willow Oak Farms. Well, when you combine ice cream and farm fun, you create one great place to have a birthday party in the Triangle.

This seems like the spot for the ultimate farm party. This birthday party package includes interaction with the farm animals, access to the Barnyard Indoor Play Area, free ice cream for the kids, and even a wagon ride.

Dead Broke Farm (Raleigh)

Dead Broke Farm is a great option if you’re looking for horse birthday parties in Raleigh. This party offers real trail rides in the woods of the farm (hand-led rides for children 3-8). Dead Broke Farm can customize a party to suit the ages of your child, and they also offer use of their heated clubhouse or shaded picnic area for your refreshments and presents.

My Little Farmer (Durham)

This adorable farm in Durham offers classes and open play as well as farm birthday parties designed for kids ages 1-10. Their party themes look great; especially the Unicorn Party and the Western Party. You can select from a number of add-ons to their basic party packages, including pony rides, goody bags, and organized farm games.

Brightleaf Stables (Durham)

Another option for birthday party places in Durham NC is Brightleaf Stables. Their pony parties include a 2 hour rental of the party tent, tables, and chairs, plus 2 horses and 45 minutes of guided rides. This package includes up to 20 children.

Phillips Farms (Cary)

If your child has a fall birthday, Phillips Farms in Cary offers birthday parties during their Corn Maze Season (September and October). Get in touch with them for more details on what they offer.

Easihorse Farm (Wake Forest)

This family-run farm near Falls Lake has, in their own words, “a menagerie of animals!” That sounds pretty awesome for an animal birthday party. At Easihorse, birthday packages can include trail rides (recommended for ages 8 and up) or their regular parties with pony rides and animal interactions. PS: Their pricing looks super reasonable!

Haven Farm (Knightdale)

While this beautiful space is known as a wedding venue, Haven Farm also offers children’s birthday parties in the Triangle. You’ll want to get in touch directly to chat specifics, but according to their website, the rental rates allow access to their Party Tent and add-ons are available including private access to the outdoor play ground, ice cream, petting zoo, and more.

Winterpest Farm (Wake Forest)

This family-owned farm and petting zoo has several options for birthday parties. You can choose a private rental of the space with unlimited guests, a much smaller gathering during open farm hours, or have Farmer Mary or a team member bring animals to you as part of their mobile petting zoo offerings. Read their website for all the details.

1870 Farm (Chapel Hill)

I love the sound of the birthday parties at 1870 Farm! They not only have animal interactions but kids can choose from a variety of unique activities like gem mining, pickle making, or the apothecary workshop.

Sun Star Farm (Apex)

If your child wants to meet and pet adorable farm animals, Sun Star Farm would make an amazing party venue choice! Birthday parties here are 2 hours long and there’s lots of space, plus a playground. You can bring any food and drinks you want. PS: Sun Star Farm is also a preschool and they offer parent/toddler programs as well. Definitely a place worth looking into!

Old Mill Farm (Durham)

Your farm party at Durham’s Old Mill Farm includes 2 hours of time on the farm, with self-guided feeding of the animals and a farm tour. Goats and alpacas are the main attraction here, but kids can also enjoy gem mining and other activities.

Changing Tomorrow Farm (Holly Springs)

Looking for birthday party places in Holly Springs? Here’s one! Farm parties at Changing Tomorrow Farm can be scheduled every other Saturday, at either 11am or 2pm. Kids and their guests get to meet and feed the many animals, enjoy the large playground structure, and more. You can also opt to add on horse rides to your party package! These parties are recommended for kids ages 5-12.

The Feathered Farm (Zebulon)

Over in eastern Wake County, you’ll find another farm party option at The Feathered Farm. This family-run 11-acre farm offers one of the more generous party packages I’ve found in my research! The party includes 4 hours of farm time with 2 hours in the dedicated party area. In addition to hanging out with all the cool animals, kids can use the playground and the toddler farm toys.

Naylor Family Farm (Fuquay-Varina)

Naylor Family Farm is an fantastic spot for families that we’ve visited in the fall for a hay ride and pumpkin patch. They offer birthday parties year-round and offer slightly different packages by season. Whichever season your little one’s birthday is in, Naylor Family Farm has so many things to see and do; all the guests will have a great time!

Marie Farms – Home of The Shaggy Donkey (Clayton)

The Peay Family, owners of the farm, are the authors of a children’s book, The Shaggy Donkey. At their farm, you can meet the star of the book: the Shaggy Donkey himself! A birthday party here comes with a reading of the book on the Storytime Bus, time to hang out with Shaggy and his barnyard friends, songs, a craft, and additional extras you can select, like bunny yoga!

Two children engaging in a craft activity at an outdoor birthday party in Raleigh, NC, with a table set with yellow plates, orange containers, and autumn decorations under the sunny skies

Arts, Music, & STEM Birthday Parties

Nurture the budding little scientist, artist, or musician in your life with these oh-so-cool birthday party options. Consider the following party venues in Raleigh NC and throughout the region, all with something unique to offer.

Paint Your Pot (Cary)

Parties here consist of 1.5-2 hours in the private studio space where guests get to paint one of the ceramics. Cake and food/beverage can also be brought in. These parties are recommend for ages 5 and up and are suited for a minimum of 8 painters (room for as many as 20).

Flour Power Cooking Studios (Raleigh, Cary, Holly Springs)

Some say cooking is art; others say it’s science. Whatever you call it, it’s fun! A baking or cooking party is a great idea for a birthday gathering. With 4 locations here in the Triangle, Flour Power may be the perfect spot for your kid’s next party. Packages are available and include instructor-led cooking activities of your choice, plus cupcakes, and more. And there are a whole bunch of themes to pick from, such as Minecraft, Cupcake Wars, or Princess.

Snapology (Chapel Hill)

For the child who loves to build and create, a Snapology birthday would be a big hit. According to their website, Snapology serves the communities of Chapel Hill, Durham, Pittsboro, Holly Springs, Apex & Surrounding Areas. They’ll come to your house, or they have several partner locations in the area where a party can be hosted. A facilitator will set up, oversee a hands-on learning activity, and then clean up.

Mad Splatter (Apex)

Kids painting on the walls is a huge no no in our house (and I’m sure in yours!) Well, Mad Splatter is a place where it’s encouraged! These parties look awesome, as the birthday guy or girl and their guests go wild painting in the Splatter Rooms, some of which use black lights to make the pain splatters glow! Definitely one to take a closer look at as you plan your next party!

Mad Science (Cary)

Offering parties either in your home or in their lab, Mad Science brings rad demonstrations and experiments to life for kids and their guests. They can do things like Bubbling Potions, Cotton Candy Making, or even a Rocket Launch. And they have packages for a variety of age ranges.

Craft Habit (Raleigh)

Does your son or daughter love to make things? A party at Craft Habit might be a dream come true. They can gather at the studio for possibilities like a Paper Mache Pets Party, Stretch Bracelets Party, or other craft themes. There are parties designed for age groups 2-6, 7-13, and 14+, so there is something for everyone.

AR Workshop (Cary, Durham, and Raleigh)

If your kid likes to build things and work on cool projects, AR Workshop has fabulous party potential. This workshop space offers tons of project possibilities for ages 7 and up (and may have some for younger, upon request). Best of all, party guests get to take the fun thing they’ve built home as their party favor.

Paint Paper Paste (Raleigh)

Paint Paper Paste has the cutest tagline: “for the young at art.” For birthday parties here, you can pick a project theme and they have options based on age. These parties have a maximum number of 25 guests.

Hello Yellow Art Studio (Raleigh)

Here is another option for art-focused Raleigh birthday party locations. Hello Yellow is Raleigh’s first process art studio, which essentially means the processes of imagination and play are more important than the finished product. They offer a Basic and a Premium party package, and you can pick from several cool project themes, including “Magical wands and Potions” and “Pet Adoption Party.”

Color Me Mine (Cary)

A ceramics painting studio with over 60 colors of paint, Color Me Mine is a sweet birthday choice for a young artist. These party packages are priced per guest.

The Art Lab For Kids (Holly Springs)

This Holly Springs art studio has availability on Saturdays for birthday parties. They’ll design a craft that will suit your kid’s likes and interests. If you don’t make it here for a party, check out all their cool camps and classes!

Notasium (Cary, Durham)

Notasium is an awesome indoor playground with locations in both Cary and Durham. It’s all about music here, at this themed space, and birthday parties consist of either the Music-Meets-Play Party or the Note-Making Party (which includes a specific music activity). Pricing and packages may differ slightly based on location, so check their websites for details.

Camp MusArt (Apex)

Camp MusArt is home to music, art, and other adventures. Your child’s birthday party at MusArt includes 2 1/2 hours of access to the space, decorations in your chosen color scheme, one art or crafting project, and games and playground time.

Science Safari (Cary)

Science Safari is a toy store and class/event space, but it’s also one of the coolest places for a birthday party in Cary, NC! Science meets animals meets exploration here, with a range of themed parties. Choose from Wild Safari to Phenomenal Physics and more. Parties here are designed for those turning aged 4 and older.

Dance Birthday Parties

If your kid likes to dance, they may already have a local studio they attend that offers parties. But if not, here are some dance studios around the Triangle offering birthday celebrations!

Starpath Dance Academy (Apex, Cary)

Starpath birthday parties offer 90 minutes of dance fun plus engaging crafts. They provide set up and clean up (tables and chairs) and can incorporate your selected theme.

Nan’s School of Dance (Raleigh)

Nan’s offers a “Dance Party Package” for children’s birthday parties, priced at $180 for kids aged 3-10. The package includes a 1.5-hour party for up to 10 children, in a large studio, with a professional party host. Activities include a warm-up, dancing to age-appropriate music, games, and an obstacle course. Each child can choose a sparkly costume to wear. The party consists of an hour of dancing and games, followed by 30 minutes for cake, singing, and presents. The package provides color-coordinated party supplies and a birthday banner, with extra decorations welcome. Available exclusively at the North Raleigh location.

CDE Dance Studio/Christy’s Dance Explosion (Garner)

At CDE a dance birthday party is much like a regular dance class, but then followed by an additional 45 minutes for cake, presents, and fun. CDE can assist with setup, decorations, and clean up as well.

Legacy Dance Productions (Zebulon)

Legacy Dance Productions offers very affordable party packages. Their Legacy Party Package seems like their top offering, with a 2 hour party that includes one hour of dance or tumbling instruction. And no dance experience is necessary!

Swimming Birthday Parties

Goldfish Swim School (Wake Forest, Cary)

A pool party is often the celebration of choice for summer birthdays, but what about at other times of year? You might want to consider a party at the indoor pools of Goldfish Swim School. Their packages give you 2 hours of private pool time with certified life guards on duty! The package also includes decor, tableware, invitations, and use of the party room.

Ninja/Warrior/Trampoline Birthday Parties

Does your birthday boy or girl want to jump, flip, or do a crazy obstacle course? An active birthday party at one of these venues might be exactly what they’re looking for!

KidStrong (Raleigh, Cary)

KidStrong birthday parties are led by 2 professional coaches with cool activities in the KidStrong gym. Built for ages 1-11, the program can be adapted to suit the ages of most kids present. This seems like a great party choice for a kid who likes to go, go, go!

ENeRGykidz (Raleigh)

ENeRGykidz has been a family-owned business in Raleigh since 1986. They’ve evolved from just a gymnastics center to SO much more. And you can see the range reflected in the variety of classes and birthday parties they offer.

There are a few packages based on age and desired amenities/services and kids can choose between a Trampoline & Tumbling style party or a Performing Arts/Dance focused party.

Warrior Tech (Morrisville, Raleigh)

Warrior Tech is a premier facility offering training in Ninja Warrior and Obstacle Cource Racing (OCR). There are classes available ranging from kids to serious adult athletes, but their birthday parties are “where your child and their friends can embark on a ninja adventure.” An instructor will lead the birthday boy/girl and up to 11 friends in 75 minutes of fun and action, followed by 45 minutes to celebrate in the party room.

Pump it Up (Raleigh)

Pump It Up seems like one of the go-to birthday party places in Raleigh. Their well-designed packages make it clear they’ve thought of everything. Kids and their guests get a private playground with bounce houses, air hockey, and more. And while enjoying their cake, kids get to sit in a gigantic throne just for them! Love that!

DEFY (Raleigh)

In addition to jumping their hearts out at this epic indoor trampoline park, kids who have their birthday party at DEFY get their own private party room. There are multiple party package options, but their MEGA VIP seems like the best deal, with guests receiving favors such as water bottles, stickers, and t-shirts.

Sky Zone (Apex)

Here is another trampoline park in the Triangle where you can celebrate a birthday: Sky Zone in Apex. (Side note, Sky Zone and DEFY seem to be owned by the same parent company, so their party offerings are quite similar). Both have tons of activities to be enjoyed during your party.

Peak Gymnastics Academy (Apex)

At Peak Gymnastics, party-goers can enjoy a foam pit, trampoline, rope swing, and obstacle course. Your party here consists of one hour of activities in the space led by Peak’s enthusiastic coaches, followed by 30 minutes in the party room. They’ll also handle your set-up and clean up.

Kids Clubhouse (Garner)

Epic inflatable obstacle courses? Yes, please! At Kids Clubhouse in Garner, NC, you can choose between two party packages depending on which inflatables you want. Both parties provide two hours of indoor fun and are fully private events.

Rock Solid Warrior (Fuquay-Varina, Apex)

Got a kid who loves climbing, jumping, leaping, and tackling exciting obstacles? Look no further than Rock Solid Warrior to host their next birthday party. I love what their website says: “With our range of fun, expert party coordinators and team members, everyone leaves Rock Solid Warrior parties feeling like a winner!”

There are small, large, and private party packages available for ages 6 and up. And at the Apex location only, there is also an option for ages 4-6.

Triangle Rock Club (Morrisville, Raleigh, Durham)

Kids who have always wanted to try rock climbing will go nuts for a party at Triangle Rock Club. There are 3 locations in the Triangle to choose from, and each party consists of 90 minutes of climbing (supervised), climbing games, and other activities, followed by time in the private party room.

Big Air (Raleigh)

Big Air in Raleigh is a space where you can literally bounce off the walls! It is a great option for kids who love jumping and trampoline parks. Their party packages also seem to include a lot; even their smallest package includes pizza, drinks, and cotton candy!

Urban Air (Raleigh, Morrisville)

After researching all of these amazing party spaces near Raleigh, I have to say, Urban Air seems to be a super fun choice. They do offer several packages and add-ons so you can find something to suit all budgets, depending on what attractions you want access to and what type of party space you want. One thing that I haven’t seen at other Raleigh party places, however, is that with your party you get access to All Day play. That’s a really cool bonus.

Party Rooms in Raleigh NC – Event Spaces to Rent

One of the most popular places to have a birthday in Raleigh NC is at a local playground. This is a particularly good option in the warmer months, as many spaces throughout the Triangle offer covered pavilions you can rent out by the hour.

Many of these also offer indoor rooms you can rent for events, in addition to picnic shelters and pavilions

Here is where you can get more information on renting these picnic shelters in each town:

Other venues in the Raleigh area that may be available for birthday party rentals are listed below:

Mobile/At-Home Event Services in the Triangle

If you’re not looking for local birthday party venues, you might be planning an at-home birthday party. Or maybe you’ve got a space, but you still need decorations, entertainment, or a bounce house rental. This section is for these kinds of services and providers. Take a look; there are some really unique and awesome ideas available!

Foam Fabulous – Foam parties, bubble events, & more!

Fairytale Dreamer – face painting, animal encounters, performers, princesses, and more.

Party Like a Princess – character appearances & party packages

PlayFunParty – ball pits, bounce houses, and soft play rentals

Carolina Fun Factory – all kinds of party rentals in Raleigh & surrounds, including tables + chairs, bounce houses, tents, trackless trains, and concessions.

Haute House Kids – event design and styling

Oolala Balloons – balloon decor service and bubble house rental

Busy Bug Dough Shop – themed play dough kits

Rancho Chikiito – mobile petting zoo, goat yoga

The Pint Sized Pasture – mobile petting zoo with all miniature animals

Spunderful – mobile cotton candy cart

Happy Dan the Magic Man – magician

Exploring Sensory – non-toxic play dough and sensory bin fillers, great for goodie bags!

Party Animals – mobile petting zoo where they bring the animals to you!

Whimsy Little Teepee Co. – bringing magical slumber parties for kids to your home