Huntsville, Alabama, is known as the "Rocket City" because of its close ties to space exploration. Huntsville is also very kid-friendly, with plenty of places for kids to play outside, learn and just have fun. If you are planning a kid's party in Huntsville, there is no shortage of venues; whatever your kid desires, Huntsville probably has it.
Kidventure (kidventure.biz) is an indoor playground for children ages nine months to nine years. The facility features an inflatable climber and slide, geodome and wooden pirate ship. Kidventure offers party packages that include access to a party room and time to play. Although the venue does not provide food and drinks, guests are welcome to bring in their own at no additional charge -- and cleanup is provided.
Southern Adventures (southern-adventures.com) is a water and amusement park that offers fun for the whole family. The park features amusement park rides, a go-cart track, bumper cars, batting cages and an arcade. Southern Adventures has party packages that include food, drinks, a party host and tokens for the arcade. During the hot season you can even have a party poolside at the water park so guests can cool off while they celebrate.
Pump It Up
Pump It Up (pumpitupparty.com) is sure to keep your energetic kids going with its facility full of inflatable fun. Pump It Up has inflatable slides, obstacle courses and bounce houses to keep kids busy. Parties at Pump It Up include your own private arena for maximum fun as well as a private party room where you can celebrate with food and drinks.
Early Works Children's Museum
Early Works Children's Museum (earlyworks.com) is a hands-on historical museum that is the perfect place for kids who love to learn and have fun at the same time. Kids can try on 1800s-style clothing, shop and trade in the General Store and explore a 46-foot boat. You can have a party at the museum in a real caboose or in the Early Works picnic area. Party packages include invitations and party favors, so all parents have to provide is the cake.
Bowling alleys are probably among the most traditional American places for a kid's party. AMF Parkway Lanes (amf.com/parkwaylanesal) offers party packages for young and older kids alike. For younger kids, the staff will set up bumpers so young ones will avoid the dreaded gutter ball. For older kids, consider a themed party, with guests dressing up to match the theme. Whatever age your kids, they will enjoy an afternoon or evening of bowling with their friends.