Ultimate Guide to Kids’ Birthday Parties in the DC Area

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DC Area Birthday Party Guide

Is your child’s birthday around the corner? Overwhelmed by all the options, not to mention all of over-the-top inspiration on Pinterest?

We’ve got you covered! The DC Area Moms Blog has partnered with kids’ party venues across DC, Maryland, and Virginia to bring you our Ultimate Guide to Kids’ Birthday Parties.

Whether you’re starting from scratch or have everything but the cupcakes, these resources will make your next birthday party easier. Take a look and make sure to bookmark or pin – you’ll have another birthday to plan next year, too!

Be sure to check out the tabs with links at the bottom of the guide too for extra resource!  


Book your next birthday party at Topgolf! Party packages include two hours of Topgolf game play, Junior Lifetime Memberships for all party guests, and complimentary kids clubs. You’ll get a dedicated team to set up and manage the party, plus digital evites.

Looking for even more? Pick a party upgrade, like the Ultimate Topgolf Goodie Bag, including cinch tote, kids water bottle, and youth sunglasses; swing tips from a Topgolf Coach; and a pin flag memento for guests to sign – the perfect birthday gift for your child.

Ages: 6-12

20356 Commonwealth Center Drive
Ashburn, VA 20147


Squeals on Wheels is an educational, interactive and award-winning miniature mobile petting zoo serving Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia. Our focus is special interactions between birthday child and animal in a safe and closely supervised environment. We teach the children how to hold, pet, and treat our animals with care.

Our most popular package, the Bunny and Buddy Birthday, starts at $275 for an hour and includes 10+ sweet and loving lap-sized animals arriving in adorable baskets.

This is perfect for indoor or outdoor events, done year-round and is sure to turn any get-together into one you’ll never forget!

Ages: All! 

Mobile – We come to you! 



At My Gym, every birthday party is a perfectly planned celebration created especially for your child, with special song and game requests made prior to the birthday party. Our amazing party specialists will make your birthday party unique and special. And all our birthday parties feature nonstop action-packed activities, games, puppets, songs and more! Our special Birthday March and amazing teachers make it clear this is no ordinary celebration.

Beyond the fun, we can also take care of every detail like paper goods, party favors, and food* – so you can focus on the Moments that Matter most on this very special day.

*Food and options vary per location.

Ages: 1-10

Bethesda or Potomac

301-652-2820 or 301-983-5300


imagination stage birthday party

Just imagine hosting your child’s birthday party at Imagination Stage! Create a memorable experience for family and friends by seeing a professional show in the Learner Family Theatre (ages 5+) or a My First Imagination Stage play carefully created for our littlest arts lovers (ages 1-5), and celebrating with a party afterwards. Receive a discount by booking tickets for groups of 10+. For more information, please contact our group sales coordinator Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Ages: 1-13

4908 Auburn Ave
Bethesda, MD 20814


Birthday Parties at Hyper Kidz

Let us host your child’s next birthday! Hyper Kidz offers 3 hassle-free Birthday Party packages. Included in each Party package: pizza, drinks, 2 hours of open play, and a gift for the Guest of Honor. Come play with us! See party packages at www.hyperkidzplay.com.

Ages: 0-13

9309 Snowden River Pkwy

Columbia, MD 21046



Birthday Parties at Kids Move and Learn

Kids Move and Learn specializes in customizing birthday parties to meet you and your child’s needs at a location that’s convenient to you! Activities depend on your child’s age and may include sensory play, puppets, songs, active games, arts & crafts, and more. The process is simple – you tell us about your child’s interests and your budget, then we develop an event outline for your party. We’ll provide all entertainment, plus set up and clean up! We can’t wait to celebrate with you.

Ages: 1-10

Your choice!



birthday party at silver stars gymnastics

A Silver Stars birthday party is the easiest party you will ever host. Our party staff will engage your children from start to finish. They lead them in activities, assist them on the equipment and serve them at the party table. We even provide the party supplies and the goodie bags! You can use your time to take photos, videos or simply watch your child and their party guests having a great time.

Ages: 1.5-15

2701 Pittman Drive
Silver Spring, MD 20910
14201 Woodcliff Court
Bowie, MD 20720


laser tag birthday party dc

Castle birthday party is the easiest party you’ll ever host. Our party staff assists from start to finish. We take care of set-up, clean-up and everything in between so you can use your time to enjoy the party. We provide the invitations, paper products, utensils, soft drinks, and candles. Your party captain will help direct your guests so that everything runs smoothly and you get to take all the credit for hosting a perfect party. The birthday guest of honor even gets a surprise gift!

Ages: 5-105

9100 Gaither Road
Gaithersburg, MD 20877
14201 Woodcliff Court
Bowie, MD 20720


MoBu Kids Birthday Party

MoBu Kids offers private parties in a unique kid-friendly space! Let our energetic teachers lead your guests in fun activities that allow kids to be kids. Children will climb, crawl, jump, and balance themselves on our safe play pieces. At MoBu Kids, our mission is to turn every party into an incredible experience for the birthday child, guests, and parents. We will help you throw a memorable party that your child will never forget!

Ages: 1-5

127 South Washington St
Falls Church, VA 22046


birthday parties at my gym alexandria

At My Gym Alexandria, every birthday party is a perfectly planned celebration created especially for your child, with special song and game requests made prior to the birthday party. Our amazing birthday party specialists will make your birthday party unique and special. And all our birthday parties feature nonstop action-packed activities, games, puppets, songs and more!

Ages: 1-10

5810 Kingstowne Ctr #110
Alexandria, VA 22315


The Wooden Spoon Cakery is a full service home bakery specializing in custom cakes. Unique treats range from wedding cakes to cupcakes and French macarons. In my kitchen the sky is the limit for creativity and there is no such thing as too much butter!

Ages: All!

NE Washington DC


face painting dc area

Based in Bluemont, Virginia, Hilt Face Painting is your professional, children’s entertainment and party service serving Northern Virginia around Purcellville, Leesburg, Ashburn and Winchester areas! We specialize in fantastic, kid-approved face and arm painting, Glitter Tattoos, Henna, and Balloons. Whether you need one of our face painters, or more, our goal is to make your party planning easy. Your birthday party or event will be memorable and FUN. That’s guaranteed!

Ages: All!

Northern Virginia


princess birthday parties dc

Theatrically trained singing princess and superhero characters provided with high quality costumes and supplies for the most magical experience! Princess Parties of DC has hosted hundreds of parties in the DC metro area and has been voted #1 for children’s entertainment! 

Ages: 3-6

VA, MD, and DC areas

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We want to show our readers all the great birthday options available in the Washington, DC area. Partnering with us allows your business greater visibility with a large targeted market of local families. Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you would like to be featured on our guide! 

Adventure Theatre MTC in Glen Echo Park
All Fired Up
American Girl Doll Store
American Ice Company
Art Works Now
Autobahn Indoor Speedway & Events
Ballet Petite
Bounce U
Bowl America
Braehead Farm
Breathing Space
Busy Bees Chevy Chase
Busy Bees Fairfax Corner
Busy Bees Falls Church
Cabin John Firehouse
Castle Laser Tag
Chibis Indoor Playground
Chuck E. Cheese
Circle Yoga
Club Run Rec Center
CREATE Arts Center
Dave & Busters
Dynamite Gymnastics Center
Earth Treks Climbing
Escape Room
Flight Fit n Fun Trampoline Park
Frying Pan Farm Park
Glen Echo Park Aquarium
Go Ape
Go Scramble
Gymboree DC
Hidden Pond Nature Center
Hogback Mountain
Hyper Kidz
Imagination Stage
InCourage Martial Arts
Jumping Joey’s
Kid Junction
Kid Museum
Kids First Swim School
Kids Move and Learn
Laser Quest Woodbridge
Let’s Play Woodbridge
Loudoun Heritage Farm Museum
Lucky Strike
Magic Ground
Michael & Son SportsPlex at Rockville
Mobu Kids
My Gym Alexandria
My Gym Bethesda
My Gym Potomac
National Building Museum
National Zoo
NoVa Playlabs
Pevs Paintball
Sassy Princess Spa
Shadowland Alexandria
Silver Stars Gymnastics
Sky Zone Gaithersburg
Skye Zone Springfield
Sport Bounce
Sport Rock
Stem and Flower
Summit Ropes
Sweet Frog Chantilly
Swim Kids Swim School
Tamarack Stables
The Agility Center
The Little Gym Silver Spring
Three Little Birdies
White Oak Duckpin Bowling
Wunder Garten
Zava Zone