Children's Birthday Party Attractions in Ohio

by Laurie Rappeport

Families in Ohio can find attractions for their child's birthday party that match their budget and their child's interests. Ohio birthday party sites include sports-centered attractions and other fun activities where families and friends can enjoy a birthday celebration. Whether you plan a birthday party for a child who wants an exciting event or a low-key get together with friends, you can find the right place in Ohio.

Akron/Canton Birthday Party Venues

Energize a birthday party in the Akron/Canton area by organizing a party at a local skating rink. The Center Ice Sports Complex (centericesports.net) in Canton offers an energetic attraction for a fun birthday party. The birthday package includes skating for an hour and a half, use of a party room for two hours, a decorated cake, pizza, soda and a gift for the birthday child. The party fee includes skate rental for all guests. If your child prefers roller skating, book a party at the G.S.F.E. Cade Roller Skating Rink (gsfecade.com). Groups larger than 25 can host a private party, in which they skate together and then move to the rink's events room to continue the party. The events room has a raised platform and kitchen facilities.

Columbus

Explore the birthday party venues for kids in the Columbus area. Bring a birthday girl to a tea party created just for her at the Glass Slipper (glassslipperteas.com) in Powell, 27 minutes north of Columbus, organizes birthday tea parties for girls complete with games, refreshments, favor bags and a birthday cake. Birthday tea parties include themed teas, such as princess tea, fairy tea, rock star tea and other fun-filled tea party experiences. Boys and girls of all ages can enjoy a birthday party in the Mr. Game Room (mrgameroom.com) mobile arcade. The attraction, a mobile game room, brings the games to homes, schools, community centers and other venues, where the birthday child can invite guests for hours of fun and excitement. Parents select the games for the party and the kids pile into the vehicle to play. Mr. Game Room has facilities that allow up to 16 players to play the same game against each other or to play up to six different games.

Cincinnati

Discover the options for different types of kids' birthday parties in Cincinnati. You can create a full-service birthday party with a theater theme at the 20th Century Theatre (the20thcenturytheatre.com) on Madison Road. Birthday parties at the theater include a walk down the red carpet, velvet ropes, party props and full catering. Young kids will especially enjoy the performances of the 20th Century Theatre's Pipsqueak Theatre Puppet Show. Scallywag Tag's (scallywagtag.com) two locations in Cincinnati, the west location at Glencrossing Way and the east location on Ohio Pike, provide attractions for birthdays that include laser tag and arcade games. Mini-golf and inflatable toys are available only at the west Cincinnati site. Parents may organize their child's birthday party at either location for a day of fun and action.

Cleveland

Create a special birthday party celebration in Cleveland. You can spend a day at the Cleveland Metroparks Zoo (clemetzoo.com) for a fascinating birthday party full of interesting sights and sounds. Zoo members can register for a party in the zoo's Rainroom. Party packages include refreshments, a visit from a zoo mascot, keys to the zoo for the birthday child and a zoo hostess. The Children's Museum of Cleveland (clevelandchildrensmuseum.org) offers party packages that include admission to the museum and its interactive exhibitions for up to 20 guests, a private party room and free parking. Families must arrange for party refreshments.

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