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26+ Best Kid’s Birthday Party Ideas in the Bay Area

Are you looking for ideas for a kid’s birthday party in the Bay Area? Well you’re in luck because it’s the perfect area to host your kid’s next birthday party. There are countless options for any age group, from outdoor adventures to indoor playgrounds. It won’t be difficult to throw an unforgettable birthday party in San Francisco

Browse this article for a list of great party ideas! We put together some of the best options for birthday parties in the Bay Area.


Best Kid’s Birthday Party Ideas in the Bay Area

Try any of these amazing venues for your kid’s next favorite birthday party. 


1. Rebounderz 

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Location: 2401 Butano Dr, Sacramento, CA 95825

About: Rebounderz Indoor Trampoline Park and Family Fun Center is a birthday venue in the Bay Area that you simply cannot miss! Kids absolutely love the many dynamic activities found here. The impressive trampoline arena is guaranteed to provide endless fun.

They won’t want to miss running through the fun and challenging ninja courses or testing their endurance and strength on the rock climbing walls. There are dedicated areas for younger children as well, including a huge indoor playground. It is the perfect place to celebrate a birthday!

 There are a wide number of activities that are appropriate for kids of all ages and they can be as physically active as they want to be. At Rebounderz Sacramento, the whole family can take part in activities, from toddlers to adults.

And let’s not forget their parents night out, so kids can continue to have fun while parents can take some much needed time to enjoy themselves with the peace of mind that their kids are taken care of!


rebounderz party 


  • Monday – Thursday: 3pm – 8pm
  • Friday: 3pm – 10pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 10pm
  • Sunday: 10am – 8pm


  • Five Star General Party: $499 (or $24.95 per person), includes 20 participants, 75 mins activity time, all access and bumper cars, private party suite, dedicated party host, 4 large one topping pizzas, ice cold water stand, 19 $3 arcade cards, 1 $5 arcade card, 1 birthday guest t-shirt, paper products, $100 deposit
  • Major Rick’s Party Package: $449 (or $29.95 per person) includes 15 participants, 75 mins activity time, private party suite, dedicated party host, 3 large one topping pizzas, ice cold water stand, 14 $3 arcade cards, 1 $5 arcade card, 1 birthday guest t-shirt, paper products, $100 deposit, add bumper cars for $39
  • Sergeant Party Package: $349 (or $34.95 per person) includes 10 participants, 75 mins activity time, reserved party table, shared party host, 2 large one topping pizzas, ice cold water stand, 9 $3 arcade cards, 1 $5 arcade card, 1 birthday guest t-shirt, paper products, $100 deposit, add bumper cars for $25

Check out all of Rebounderz’s offerings!


2. Reason Escape Room

escape room

Location: 364 11th Street, San Francisco, CA 94103

About: Reason Escape Room offers both in-person and virtual escape room experiences. They also host birthday parties and other special events. For group events, they can accommodate up to 125 people in-person and up to 300 people virtually. It is a unique place to have a birthday party but kids will have a great time trying to get out of there with all of their friends.

Availability: Monday – Saturday: 8am – 5:30pm


  • In-person: $40 – $52 per person
  • Virtual: $27 – $30 per person
  • Events/Parties: Contact for pricing


3. Pump It Up

Pump it up

Location: 2500 Embarcadero Ste A Oakland, CA 94606

About: Pump It Up is an indoor playground with inflatables for kids to enjoy. Birthday parties are completely private. This is one way that Pump It Up keeps kids safe. There are designated days and times for the public to drop in for an open jump but private parties are scheduled at other times.


  • Open Jump: Wednesday & Friday 3pm – 5pm
  • Birthday Parties: Contact to schedule a time

Pricing: Contact for pricing


4. Chuck E. Cheese

Chuck E Cheese building

Location: 1270-1272 El Camino Real San Bruno, CA 94066

About: Chuck E. Cheese is a classic birthday venue for kids. At this point, many parents grew up celebrating birthdays at Chuck E. Cheese’s and now they get to celebrate their children’s birthdays there! Kids can have fun playing arcade games and winning tickets that can be redeemed for prizes at the end of the party.


  • Sunday – Thursday: 11am – 9pm
  • Friday: 11am – 10pm
  • Saturday: 10am – 10pm


  • Super Fun: $25.99 per child
  • Mega Fun: $31.99 per child
  • Ultimate Fun: $37.99 per child


5. K1 Speed

k1 speed

Location: 160 Beacon St S. San Francisco, CA 94080

About: K1 Speed is the perfect place to have a birthday party if your kids like to drive go-karts. Just like in a real car race, there will be medals awarded to the first three to finish the race. The birthday kid will get a medal as well. In addition to the go-karts there are also arcade games to play when everyone is done racing.


  • Monday – Thursday: 12:00PM – 10:00PM
  • Friday: 12:00PM – 12:00AM
  • Saturday: 10:00AM – 12:00AM
  • Sunday: 10:00AM – 10:00PM


  • Junior Mini Grand Prix: $65 per child, $75 Friday/Saturday/Sunday
  • Junior Mini Grand Prix & Games: $75 per child, $85 Friday/Saturday/Sunday


6. Fun Factory Parties

fun factory

Location: San Francisco, CA

About: While this isn’t a venue, Fun Factory Parties can provide everything you need for any themed birthday party. Whether you want to have your kid’s favorite character join the party or you’d like to hire a magician to perform, you will find everything at Fun Factory parties. They even offer all of the party supplies to go with the entertainment.

Availability: Reservations required, no set hours. Call for availability.


  • Party Character: $250 – $565
  • Costume Rental: $219/costume
  • Petting Zoo: $425 – $1145
  • Clowns: $175 – $345
  • Magicians: $295 – $350/hour
  • Bounce House: $189 up to 8 hours
  • Trackless Train: $450 for first hour, $225 each additional hour
  • Dj: $425 for 1 hour, $159 for each additional hour


7. Bubblemania and Company

Bubblemania and company

Location: San Francisco, CA

About: Bubblemania and Company supply bubble artists to perform a unique bubble art show party. Both the adults and kids are sure to be entertained. Guests get to see all kinds of shapes and sculptures come to life right before their eyes. Most bubble artists will dive into the educational side of how bubble art works and even let the crowd join in the fun.

Availability: There are no set hours. Call for availability.


  • 5 – 20 Children: $225/hour
  • 21 – 30 Children: $255/1 hour and 15 minutes
  • 31 – 40 Children: $285/1 hour and 30 minutes


8. House of Air

house of air

Location: 926 Mason Street San Francisco, CA 94129

About: House of Air is an indoor trampoline park that caters to birthday parties and other group events. There are several birthday party packages available to choose from. Kids of all ages will have fun at House of Air, there are designated areas for younger kids as well as more advanced ones.


  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday & Friday: 2:00 PM – 6:00 PM
  • Saturday & Sunday: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM


  • First Class: $400 for 1 ½ hours, $700 for 2 ½ hours
  • Premier: $450 for 1 ½ hours, $800 for 2 ½ hours
  • Elite: $500 for 1 ½ hours, $900 for 2 ½ hours
  • Top Gun: $500 for 1 ½ hours, $900 for 2 ½ hours


9. Bowlero


Location: 155 Browns Valley Pkwy Vacaville, CA 95688

About: Bowlero has 40 bowling lanes, a deluxe arcade and a state-of-the-art laser tag arena. What more could a kid ask for at their birthday party? Bowlero is also a hot spot for adults to have a few drinks and have some fun. They are open late for the adult crowd but with hours seven days a week they are flexible with scheduling birthday parties as well.


  • Monday – Friday: 4pm – 12am
  • Saturday: 12pm – 12am
  • Sunday: 12pm – 11pm


  • Celebrity: $24.99 per person
  • Superstar: $27.99 per person
  • Legend: $30.99 per person


10. Scandia Family Fun Center

Scandia kids party

Location: 4300 Central Place Fairfield, CA 94534

About: There is so much to choose from at Scandia Family Fun Center. Mini golf might be the main attraction at Scandia but there is also a fully stocked arcade, a laser tag arena, go-karts and bumper boats. Party guests get to relax in a private party room with some pizza and ice cream. 


  • Sunday – Thursday: 10am – 9pm
  • Friday – Saturday: 10am – 11pm


  • Thor Party Package: $205
  • Odin Party Package: $270
  • Aries Party Package: $450


11. Subpar Miniature Golf

subpar miniature golf

Location: 900 North Point, St San Francisco, CA 94109

About: Subpar Miniature Golf is a great birthday venue for kids in the Bay area. In addition to miniature golf, they also have an arcade and if you want a special miniature golfing experience they offer glow-in-the-dark golfing as well. 


  • Monday – Thursday: 11:00am – 10:00pm
  • Friday – Sunday: 10:00am – 10:00pm


  • Group Golf: $14/person
  • Room and Golf:
    • Small Room (up to 18): $500 for 2 hours, $250 each additional hour.
    • Large Room (up to 36): $800 for 2 hours, $400 each additional hour.
    • Sunroom/Patio (up to 50): $1100 for 2 hours, $550 each additional hour.
  • Room and Arcade: $800/2 hours, $400 each additional hour
  • Full facility rental: $1050/hr – $2025/hr


12. Culinary Artistas

culinary artistas

Location: 851 Beach Street, San Francisco, CA 94109

About: Culinary Artistas offers a fun interactive birthday party experience for kids ages 3 and up. Kids will learn how to cook a meal that is catered to their age group and skill level. They use all-natural and organic ingredients for all of the meals prepared. After making the meal as a group everyone gets to eat family style and celebrate the birthday together.

Availability: Saturdays & Sundays from 11am – 1pm or 3-5pm


  • Main course: $650/10 kids, $50/kid after that
  • Optional 2nd activity: $150/10 kids, $15/kid after that
  • Lounge Rental for Adults: $150 for up to 25 adults, $180 over 25 adults


Outdoor Birthday Party Ideas in the Bay Area

Want to celebrate a birthday outdoors? Check out these outside birthday party venues in the Bay Area! 


13. Planet Xone

Planet Xone

Location: San Francisco, CA

About: Planet Xone is a party service that brings the party to you. They offer Nerf dart tag parties, bubble soccer parties, bubble arena parties or you can set up a custom party involving any combination of the equipment available. Playing a game of soccer in a bubble suit is a pretty wacky yet fun idea for a party. 

Availability: There are no set hours, call for availability

Pricing: Pricing is custom, call for pricing


14. Park Lab Gardens

Park Lab Gardens

Location: 1379 4th Street San Francisco, CA 94158

About: Park Lab Gardens is an expansive outdoor mini golf course that follows the theme of California’s history. The course is called the Boom and Bust course and it follows the historic aspects of California and the current lifestyle there. There are festive cabanas and food trucks that are perfect for hosting birthday parties.

Availability: 10am – 9pm 7 days a week

Pricing: Call for birthday party pricing


15. Funderland Amusement Park

Funderland amusement park

Location: 1350 17th Ave, Sacramento, CA 95822


About: Funderland Amusement Park is sure to be a hit for your kid’s next birthday party. There are ten exciting rides for kids to enjoy as well as a private birthday party area. Parents can join their little ones on most of the rides if they would like. 


  • Wednesday – Friday: 11am – 5pm
  • Saturday – Sunday: 10am – 6pm

Pricing: $17 per person minimum of 10 people


16. Friendly Pony Parties

Friendly pony parties

Location: Half Moon Bay, CA 94019

About: For all of the animal lovers out there, Friendly Pony Parties offers pony rides and petting zoo parties. You can choose from just pony rides, just a petting zoo or both options for one party! Kids love interacting with animals and Friendly Pony Parties can bring all the barnyard animals a kid could ask for. 

Availability: Call for availability. Evening parties may cost extra.


  • 1 Pony or 1 Zoo: $450/1 hour up to $1750/6 hours
  • 1 Pony + Zoo: $650/1 hour up to $1900/6 hours
  • 2 Ponies: $925/1 hour up to $2025/6 hours
  • 2 Ponies + Zoo: $1125/1 hour up to $2250/6 hours


17. Marin Treks

Marin Treks

Location: 1559 H So. Novato Blvd. Novato, CA 94947

About: Take to the outdoors with Marin Treks for your next birthday party. Enjoy birthday party hikes and animal studies at local parks and hiking trails. The guided nature hikes can have up to 13 children and there is no extra cost for adults in attendance.  

Availability: Saturdays from 9am – 3pm


  • 1 Hour: $175
  • 1.5 Hours: $225
  • 2 Hours: $275


Toddler Birthday Party Ideas in the Bay Area

Have some little ones that need a birthday party idea in the Bay Area? Check out these fun ideas! 


18. Little Oceanauts

Little oceanauts

Location: 1917 Ocean Ave in San Francisco, CA

About: Little Oceanauts offers the ultimate indoor playground for children ages 0-12. There is a three-story obstacle course play structure for endless exhilarating fun. They have a large private room for birthday parties. The staff helps with anything you need to set up and run the perfect birthday party.


  • Monday – Thursday: 10am – 2pm
  • Friday – Sunday: 10am – 6pm


  • Classic 2-Hour Party: $495
  • Deluxe 2-Hour Party: $695
  • Ultimate 3-Hour Party: $1095


19. Imagination Playhouse

imagination playhouse

Location: 5628 Geary Blvd San Francisco, CA 94121

About: Imagination Playhouse is another great indoor playground option for birthday parties. They offer two packages, one with a private party room and playtime shared with the general public. The second option is a whole facility rental for up to three hours for your guests to have a more private experience. 

Availability: Saturdays & Sundays


  • Basic 2-Hour Party: $350
  • Private 2-Hour Party: $560


20. Peek-a-Boo Factory

Peek-a-Boo Factory

Location: 5411 Geary Blvd San Francisco, CA 94121

About: The Peek-a-Boo Factory is an indoor playground with designated areas for different age groups. There is a toddler/baby area for ages 0-3, a junior play area for ages 3-12 and a ninja fitness course for ages 6-12. They have a huge private party room that can hold up to 50 guests in total. There are several different birthday party packages to choose from.


  • Monday – Friday: 10am – 6pm
  • Saturday – Sunday: 9:30am – 12:30pm


  • Peek-a-boo Party: $295 Mon-Thurs, $395 Fri-Sun
  • Basic Private Party: $495 Mon-Thurs, $595 Fri-Sun
  • Deluxe Private Party: $595 Mon-Thurs, $695 Fri-Sun
  • Face Painting Private Party: $825 Fri-Sun


21. Messy Art Lab

Messy Art Lab

Location: 345 Judah Street, San Francisco, CA 94121

About: Messy Art Lab is all about exploring the messy side of creativity. They focus on the exploration of materials, colors, textures and art recipes. You can choose to have an art party at the Messy Art Lab facility or they can bring the party to you. Either way, kids can enjoy art stations set up by Messy Art Lab.

Availability: Monday – Sunday: 10am – 6pm

Pricing: Basic Party Package: $595


22. Fairyland


Location: 699 Bellevue Avenue, Oakland, CA 94610

About: Fairyland first opened its doors in 1950 and it is still a popular spot for kids’ birthday parties today. Explore storybook sets, amusement rides and animals all in one fun-filled park. There are three birthday party packages to choose from and each one offers a private party room in addition to all-day park admission.

Availability: Saturdays and Sundays either 10:30am – 12:30am or 1:30pm – 3:30pm


  • Oswald the Bubble Elf & Me Package: $385 non-members/$350 Fairyland members
  • Willie the Whale Party Package: $450 non-members/$400 Fairyland members
  • Happy Dragon Party Package: $565 non-members/$510 Fairyland members


23. Swings and Wings

Swings and wings

Location: 2307 Blanding Avenue Suite E, Alameda, CA 94501

About: Swings and Wings is a sensory-based neuro-affirming space for kids to have fun in. They offer several services as well as drop-in playtime. It is a great place to host a birthday party for your kids. There are five birthday party packages that are very flexible for your specific needs.


  • Daytime Packages: Saturday – Sunday: 9:30am, 12:30pm, 3:30pm
  • After-Hours Packages: Weekdays: 5:30pm, Weekends: 6:30pm


  • Party Package 1: $367.50
  • Party Package 2: $497.50
  • Party Package 3: $627.50
  • After-Hours Package 4: $757.50
  • After-Hours Package 5: $887.50


24. Luv 2 Play

Luv 2 Play

Location: 7871 Amador Valley Blvd, Dublin, CA 94568

About: Luv 2 Play is an indoor playground and arcade. There are designated areas for babies and toddlers to help keep everyone safe. Birthday parties include a party room with food and drinks in between play times. Kids can earn tickets for prizes in the arcade.

Availability: 7 days a week, check the calendar for availability



  • Build-A-Party: $325
  • Classic: $555 Mon-Thurs, $625 Fri-Sun & Holidays
  • Ultimate: $599 Mon-Thurs, $675 Fri-Sun & Holidays
  • Ultimate +: $625 Mon-Thurs, $699 Fri-Sun & Holidays
  • Private: $1650 Sat-Sun & Holidays


25. Creatif


Location: 5480 Sunol Blvd Suite 2 Pleasanton, CA 94566

About: Creatif is an art studio for both kids and adults. It is the perfect place to host a paint party. They can accommodate up to 30 kids at each party. You get to choose from a canvas, ceramic, wood or rock item for each guest to paint. 


  • Tuesday – Thursday: 12pm – 6pm
  • Friday: 12pm – 7pm
  • Saturday – Sunday: 10am – 7pm


  • Artiste: $440-$815
  • Pro: $560-$995
  • Maestro: $640-$1155


Host the Best Kid’s Birthday Party in The Bay Area At Rebounderz

If you are looking for the best birthday party venue in the Bay Area, Rebounderz is the place to go. With all of the fun activities offered, the kids won’t want to leave when the party’s over. 

There’s something for everyone at Rebounderz, from the wall-to-wall trampolines to the arcade area your guests are guaranteed to have fun.

Make your kid’s birthday party one to remember at Rebounderz. 

Check us out today!

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