Fun Kid's Birthday Party Locations in Orlando, Florida
Orlando Florida is not only one of the top places for families to find fun things to do, it is also the one of the best places to host a kid's birthday party. Whether you are an Orlando area resident or traveling and will be in Orlando on a birthday, it is a great city to have a special birthday. Here are some of the top locations in Orlando to consider planning a birthday party.
Walt Disney World Birthday
For families traveling to Orlando, the ultimate place to celebrate a child's birthday is within the Walt Disney World. Although there are only a few designated kid birthday party locations throughout Disney property, a family can celebrate with their child in special ways almost anywhere.
Hotel Room Surprise
Guests can order a special birthday surprise at any Walt Disney World Room. Disney Floral and Gifts has a large variety of birthday gift packages that are available for delivery to Disney property rooms. The gift packs range from cakes and treats to balloons and personalized Mickey ears. Call 407-939-4438 to make arrangements.
Disney Birthday Cakes
Special birthday cakes are available at almost every table service restaurant in Walt Disney World. A standard 6" round cake is available upon request at most restaurants. Specialty cakes are also available from Disney's custom bakery. These cakes can have a theme or custom personalization for a special birthday. Specialty cakes must be ordered at least 2 days in advance by calling 407-827-2253.
Free Birthday Button
A free birthday celebration recognition button is available for free at guest services at any Disney park. It is possible that a Disney cast member may say "happy birthday" or give special attention to a child wearing one of these buttons in a park.
Walt Disney World Birthday Party for Area Residents
Having a kids birthday party at the Walt Disney World with friends is somewhat limited because of the gate price for Disney parks. If the guests all have annual passes, there are many more options available at the parks. For a group of kids without passes, there are still some options outside the parks.
Goofy's Candy Co.
Goofy's Candy Company is the most popular birthday spot outside of the Disney Parks. It is located at Downtown Disney, right next to the Rainforest Cafe. Disney offers both boy and girl birthday packages. The boy package is a Goofy-theme party. The girl party is a princess party. If the party includes both boy and girl guests, a the Goofy party is the most gender neutral. Popular party times, such as weekends fill up quickly, so plan to book early if you want one of these dates.
- Minimum number of guests: 12
- Entertainment: Games, decorating a snack
- Food: Treat
- Length of Party: 90 minutes
Birthday Party at Fun Spot
Fun Spot, the mini-amusement park with some of the best go kart tracks around, offers birthday packages for kids. The birthday packages include ride wrist bands (unlimited amusement rides and go-kart rides), a birthday table, food and drinks for each guest. Additional add-ons are available such as an indoor party room, a party host, arcade tokens and more. Pizza and soda are provided with the package, but more food options are available for an additional charge. Fun Spot has two Orlando area locations including the original location on the southwest side, on Del Verde Way near Universal Studios, and the newest location in Kissimmee at Old Town on State Route 192, just down the street from Celebration.
- Party Cost: Starting at $200*
- Minimum number of guests: 7
- Entertainment: Rides, go carts, arcade games
- Food: pizza, wings, nachos, mini corn dogs, chicken nuggets
- Length of Party: 3 hours
Official Web site: http://www.funspot.tutengraphics.com
A Birthday Party at Birthday World
With a slogan like "Birthday World: Where Everyday is Your Birthday", you cannot go wrong. Birthday World is located just North of Orlando in Altamonte Springs, FL. As far as family entertainment centers go, Birthday World is pretty large. They not only have the traditional kids entertainment like arcade games and inflatables, but also mini spin rides, bumper cars, a bungee jump, a carousel, a mini-train and a 9 hole glow golf course. They have large tables for almost any size birthday party. Keep in mind other parties will likely be going on around your party. Birthday World is maintained very well with new games and rides.
- Party Cost: Starting at $99*
- Minimum number of guests: 5
- Entertainment: Arcade games, inflatables, glow golf, bungee jump, carousel, rides, bumper cars
- Food: pizza, hot dogs, chicken nuggets, wings, salad, ice cream
- Length of Party: 90 minutes+
Official Web site: http://www.birthdayworldorlando.com
Orlando McDonalds Sand Lake Road
A unique kids birthday party location in Orlando is the McDonalds on Sand Lake Road. This location is the largest entertainment McDonalds and PlayPlace in the world. Think of the Sand Lake McDonalds like a large McDonalds and Chuck E Cheese combined. There is actually more than that at this location. Sand Lake McDonalds also has a Bistro Gourmet menu, so adults at a birthday party can eat food a few steps up from McNuggets and cheeseburgers. This McDonalds has a huge softplay kids treehouse playground and a toddler play structure. There is also a huge assortment of arcade games and redemption games.
- Party Cost: Starting at $140*
- Minimum number of guests: 10
- Entertainment: Games, Treehouse playground, tour of restaurant, arcade games
- Food: hamburgers, cheeseburgers, chicken McNuggets
- Length of Party: 1-2 hours
Official Web site: http://www.mcfun.com/restaurants/view/7
Orange County Regional History Center
The Orange County Regional History Center offers kid's birthday party packages. There are different party themes to choose from including pirates, superheroes, amazing animals, a Victorian tea party and more. The Orange County Regional History Center is location in downtown Orlando, on Central Blvd. Parking is available in the parking garage across the street.
- Party Cost: Starting at $150*
- Minimum number of guests: No minimum
- Entertainment: Planned activities with party facilitator
- Food: You bring the food
- Length of Party:
Official Web site: http://thehistorycenter.org
Boardwalk Bowl Entertainment Center
The Boardwalk Bowl offers kids and teen birthday party packages for bowling, arcade games and glow golf. At the time of this writing the gold golf was closed for renovation, so please ask when booking your party reservation. The Boardwalk Bowl Entertainment center is located in East Orlando on East Colonial Drive (SR 50), east of the Eastern Beltway toll road. Party packages include 2 hours of bowling and an arcade game card for each guest. Parties are available with or without food.
- Party Cost: Starting at $65*
- Minimum number of guests: 5
- Entertainment: Bowling, arcade games, glow golf (check availability)
- Food: Pizza, hot dogs
- Length of Party: 2 hours + arcade
Official Web site: http://www.alomabowlingcenters.com/boardwalk/birthdays.php