Birthday Party Events Near Roanoke

by Ted Marten

Children in the Roanoke, Virginia, area can party in style at a number of activity-filled venues. Friends and family can celebrate the guest of honor's special day by playing on an inflatable playground, swimming, competing in bowling, learning gymnastics or roller skating. Private party areas also are available where celebrants can enjoy cake and refreshments, and the birthday boy or girl can open presents.

Pump It Up Party

Located in Roanoke, Pump It Up Party (pumpitupparty.com) features an inflatable playground that allows children to jump on trampolines, crawl through tunnels and ride down slides. Numerous party options are available, and pricing is dictated by the day of week, number of guests and services provided. As of time of publication, packages range in price from $180 to $395. In addition to access to the playground, services include food and beverage options, a private party room, goody bags and invitations.

AMF Hilltop Lanes

AMF Hilltop Lanes (amf.com) in Roanoke offers a birthday party package for children and adults. You can consult with AMF staff members about ideas for decorations and party themes. Bumpers are available for younger bowlers. Parties require a minimum of eight individuals in attendance. Pricing for the party varies depending on how many people attend and how many games they bowl.

Adventure World Skate and Fitness Center

Adventure World Skate and Fitness Center (adventureworldonline.com) is located about 30 minutes from Roanoke in Christiansburg. Activities at the venue include roller skating, laser tag and video arcade. Three party packages are available for up to 10 guests, and all packages include a party host, large pizza and refreshments. Party planners have the option of choosing the Adventure Skate Package or Adventure Laser Package for $110, as of time of publication. In order to participate in both roller skating and laser tag, choose the Mega Adventure Package for $145.

Virginia Techniques Training Center

Located 25 miles from Roanoke in Christiansburg, Virginia Techniques Gymnastics (vatechniques.com) offers three party packages. All parties include one hour of gym time and 30 minutes of party time for up to 12 children. As of time of publication, the Bronze Medal Party costs $125 for members and $150 for nonmembers, and decorations are included. The Silver Medal party is $175 for members, $200 for nonmembers and offers the option of an 18-foot inflatable playground or pizza, cake and juice. The Gold Medal Party is $250 for members and $275 for nonmembers and includes an inflatable playground, food and beverage options, goody bands and a party coordinator.

Gator Aquatic Center

The Gator Aquatic Center (virginiagators.com) in Roanoke offers children an opportunity to celebrate a birthday with their friends and family with a pool party. Party times are available on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. The aquatic center guarantees three private pool lanes and deck space where the guest of honor can open presents and celebrants can eat cake. As of time of publication, the cost of the two-hour birthday party is $100 for 15 children; each additional child is $3.