Kids Birthday Party Ideas in Cape Cod

by Kimberly Dyke

Cape Cod is located along the eastern region of Massachusetts, and is a well-loved retreat and vacation destination. Visitors can pass the time strolling along beaches, swimming or heading off the coast to see majestic whales. Whether your child chooses to celebrate his birthday on Cape Cod either indoors or out, it's certain to be a memorable day.

Cap'n Kids Fishing Adventures

Celebrate your child's big day on a family-friendly fishing excursion with Cap'n Kids Fishing Adventures ( located in Harwich Port on Cape Cod. Both kids and adults alike will enjoy an outing on the 50-foot U.S. Coast Guard certified boat, learning to fish with a traditional rod and reel along with pulling lobster traps to discover their marine-life contents. The captain permits guests to take the helm for a one-of-a-kind photo opportunity that your birthday child will not soon forget. Cap'n Kids Fishing Adventures provides all of the equipment that you need and cleans your fish before disembarking. Snacks and beverages are available for purchase on board.

Cape Cod Bear Factory

Book your hour-long party for 10 or more birthday guests at the Cape Cod Bear Factory ( in Mashpee or Harwich. Each child can select her own animal to stuff and dress up with either a custom-designed T-shirt or outfit. Moms may bring along cupcakes and juice boxes to enjoy after making the stuffed animals, and the birthday child can open presents at the end of the festivities.

GymKids Gymnastics

Plan a gymnastics birthday party for your high-energy birthday child at GymKids Gymnastics ( Birthday parties include a full hour of gymnastics and games led by quality instructors, followed by an additional 30 minutes in the party room. Parents can hang out in the lobby or join the children in the gym to take pictures. Party hosts may bring in a cake and drinks to enjoy while the birthday child opens his presents.

Bouncy Things and More

Bring the party to your house or vacation rental in Cape Cod with Bouncy Things and More (, located in West Yarmouth. Rentals include inflatable bounce houses and water slides along with chairs, tents, and snow cone and cotton candy makers. Kids can bounce until they drop and parents can sit back and watch the fun. Bouncy Things and More takes care of all of the party setup and removal, so party hosts can focus on the birthday child and guests.

About the Author

Kimberly Dyke is a Spanish interpreter with a B.A. in language and international trade from Clemson University. She began writing professionally in 2010, specializing in education, parenting and culture. Currently residing in South Carolina, Dyke has received certificates in photography and medical interpretation.

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