Fun Places to Have a Kids' Birthday Party in Colorado Springs

by Blair Foy, Demand Media

    Colorado Springs has a variety of locations to hold a fun, exciting and memorable birthday party for children of all ages. Whether you prefer outdoor activities or indoor attractions, the Colorado Springs area can provide you with the perfect location for your child's next birthday.

    Cheyenne Mountain Zoo

    Thrill children with an affinity for animals by hosting their birthday party at the Cheyenne Mountain Zoo. Located in Colorado Springs, the zoo offers a few different party options from which to choose. Kids can have a Beastly Animal Birthday Party, where they get to meet a zoo animal close-up, a Create-Your-Own Zooper Party, which allows partygoers to visit the animals as they wish or the Zoo with a Wild Night Party, where the birthday party group gets to have a sleepover at the zoo. The Cheyenne Mountain Zoo can also bring certain animals to homes in Colorado Springs to add live entertainment to a child's birthday party.

    Balloon Animal Farm of Colorado

    Pre-teens or tweens can have a great time when they attend a birthday party at the Balloon Animal Farm of Colorado. This unique experience allows children to learn the art of making balloon animals, characters and toys during a private birthday party. The master balloon artists can make balloon renditions of Disney princesses for birthday girls as well as safe yet incredible swords and cross-bows for rambunctious boys.

    Pikes Peak Cog Railway

    For kids who love trains, plan a birthday party on the Pikes Peak Cog Wheel Railway. This is an ideal party for a small group that can ride the cog wheel train all the way up to the top of Pikes Peak, located just outside of Colorado Springs. Once at the top of Pikes Peak, the birthday party group can have a celebratory lunch at the Cog Wheel Cafe.

    Garden of the Gods

    For older kids who like adventure, host a rock climbing birthday party at the Garden of the Gods in Colorado Springs. The national natural landmark boasts huge rock features and geographical wonders. When planning a rock climbing party, invite the parents of the kids who will be attending or obtain either a verbal or written agreement that you can get each child medical care if necessary due to the nature of the activity.

    About the Author

    Blair Foy began writing in 2006. She has been published in the "Rochester Post-Bulletin," "Pierce County Herald," "St. Charles Press," "Red Wing Republican Eagle" and "UW-RF Student Voice." Foy earned a Master of Arts in mass communication from North Dakota State University and a Bachelor of Science in journalism from University of Wisconsin, River Falls.

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