Places to Have a Kids' Birthday Party in Milwaukee, WI

by Jacky Gamble, Demand Media

    With a wide variety of birthday party venue options in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, it should not be difficult for parents to find a suitable location for hosting their child's birthday celebration. From arts and crafts parties, to parties held at family entertainment centers, there is sure to be something to capture the interest of children of any age.

    Arts and Crafts Parties

    Children who enjoy arts and crafts projects may want to consider celebrating their birthday at one of Milwaukee's paint-your-own-pottery facilities. La Terraza (potteryfun.com) and A Touch of Glaze (atouchofglaze.com) provides space for birthday party guests to paint their own ceramic or pottery pieces, enjoy refreshments and open gifts.

    Family Fun

    Family entertainment centers, such as Blazzin' Lazers (blazzinlazers.com), Incredi-Roll Skate and Family Fun Center (incredi-rollsk8.com) and Timber Ridge Waterpark (timberridgeresort.com) also provide space for kid's to celebrate birthday parties. Blazzin' Lazers is a 4,000 square foot laser tag arena that is available for rent for two to three hour intervals. Birthday party packages at Incredi-Roll include invitations, tableware, food and beverages, game tokens and use of the facility. Timber Ridge Waterpark provides decorations, party favors and arcade tokens. For an additional fee, admission tickets to the waterpark can also be purchased

    Sporting Activities

    Children with a love of sports and physical fitness may enjoy having their birthday party at one of Milwaukee's sporting arenas. Turner Hall (milwaukeeturners.org) is available for birthday parties consisting of guests six years old and older. Party-goers are provided use of the facility's obstacle courses, rope swings, parachute games, climbing wall and more. A birthday party at Wildcard Gymnastics (wildcard-gymnastics.com) includes decorations, food and beverages, and use of the gym and obstacle courses. If your child enjoys ice skating, consider hosting their party at the Pettit National Ice Center (thepettit.com), where the facility provides a private party room, food and beverages, skate rentals, skating admission and a gold medal for the birthday child.

    Science Party

    Birthday parties at Mad Science (madscience.org), include a poster for the birthday child and hands-on science projects and experiments for all guests. For additional fees, parties can also include goody bags, cotton-candy making, rocket launches or a wizard themed party.

    Theme Parties

    Theme birthday parties are provided at Snip-Its (snipits.com), a hair salon that caters to children. Available themes are glamour, Hollywood, style-a-doll, rock star or spa parties. Snip-Its provides cake and beverages, party favors, dress-up costumes and a special gift for the birthday child.

    About the Author

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

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