Birthday Party Places for a Boy in Cincinnati, Ohio

by Jacky Gamble

Cincinnati, Ohio, is home to a wide variety of birthday party venues. Many of the city's child-oriented attractions and facilities offer birthday packages. Whether your boy enjoys sports, animals, water parks, amusement parks, bowling or arcades, there is sure to be something within Cincinnati that appeals to his interests and age level.

Family Fun Centers

Cincinnati is home to several family fun entertainment centers. Pump It Up ( is an inflatable play facility that includes slides, bounce houses and obstacle courses. Birthday party packages include invitations, tableware and use of the inflatable structures. Crossgate Lanes ( is a bowling alley that offers two hour birthday party packages, including beverages, shoe rental, bowling and optional glow bowling. Scallywag Tag ( offers several attractions, including laser tag, miniature golf, inflatable structures and arcades. Birthday parties at this location include food and beverages, arcade tokens, admission into the attractions and a t-shirt for the birthday boy.


The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Garden ( caters to birthday parties for boys ages 3 to 10. Birthday party packages include a private party area, food and beverages, admission to the zoo, all-day ride wristbands, a gift certificate to the gift shop, viewing of a 4-D film and an interactive animal show.

Theme Parties

Theme parties are available to boys at the Cincinnati Museum Center at Union Terminal ( Boy-oriented themes include pets, construction, space, dinosaurs and fish. Birthday party packages include admission to the museum, parking passes, private party room for 1.5 hours, decorations, food and beverages, tableware and a program of possible theme-related activities.

Amusement Parks and Waterparks

Boys who enjoy amusement parks or water parks will likely enjoy a birthday party held at either Coney Island Amusement Park (, Great Wolf Water Park ( or CoCo Key Water Resort ( Birthday parties at Coney Island Amusement Park include admission to either the swimming pool or park rides, food and beverages, a game of miniature golf, games, parking passes and a complimentary return visit ticket to the park for the the birthday boy. Great Wolf Water Park and CoCo Key Water Resort both offer private areas and discount admission to groups celebrating birthday parties.


Kids First Sports Center ( is a children's sports arena that provides programs for gymnastics, karate, cheerleading, volleyball, basketball, swimming and dance. The facility also provides birthday party packages that include tableware, invitations, food and beverages, balloon bouquets, party favors, decorations and access to the sporting activities.

About the Author

Jacky Gamble has been a freelance writer since 2008, and has written articles for Internet publishing companies, and She is pursuing an Associate of Science in business administration.

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