Kalamazoo Area Birthday Party Planner-2016-2017 2018-01-22T16:03:20+00:00


Kalamazoo Birthday Parties Made Easy


Kids’ Birthday Party Guide for Kalamazoo

Planning a birthday party can be quite a task. That’s why we are here to help. Whether you are looking for a place to host (and clean up) your party, host an active themed party, or maybe even have a princess, superhero or magician visit, we have you covered.

Check out our Kalamazoo-area Birthday Party Planning Guide to find the perfect way to celebrate your child’s special day!

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Airway Fun Center

The best birthday parties in town! All parties are designed to keep your child and their friends excited, having fun, and building memories to last a lifetime.


Super Fantastic Ultimate Extravaganza, our top of the line, all inclusive package. Includes 1 hour of bowling, 1 hour of unlimited laser tag, laser maze, bumper cars, balladium, & time freak, a $20 arcade card for each child, ice cream, and goodie bags.

Gamer Package includes 1 hour of unlimited laser tag, laser maze, bumper cars, balladium, & time freak, and a $5 arcade card for each child.

First Class Package includes 1 hour of bowling, 2 basic activities (bumper cars, balladium, time freak, or laser maze), and a $5 arcade card for each child.

Every package comes with 1 hour in a private party room, pizza and pop for the kids, paper products, a fully trained and enthusiastic party host to take care of all of your needs, a souvenir gift for the birthday child, a special arcade bonus for the birthday child on their game card, and balloon bouquet.

*Minimum of 8 kids for any package. Please call for pricing and availability. Or visit our website to schedule your party online!

Did you know about our Incredible Birthday Party project? For every 10 parties booked at Airway we are giving 1 back to the community through Big Brothers Big Sisters and Family and Children Services. We are also proving cupcakes to these parties through a local company, Simple Sweets Clever Cupcake Confections.

Contact Information

Airway Fun Center, 5626 Portage Rd. Portage MI, 49002


EMAIL: jess@airwayfuncenter.com | WEBSITE | FACEBOOK


Just Move Fitness and More

Our large open studio in the center of Portage is a great place for a celebration!

Celebrate your child’s special day with dancing, games and fun fitness drills to get everyone moving! We provide 30 minutes of activities with enthusiastic instructors that will make your party exciting and memorable. Our goal is to make sure that everyone has a blast! We will customize parties based on your child’s interests but some themes to choose from include:

Princess (ballet or popular dance and games)
Around the World (dance and games from around the world)
Rock Star (popular dance and games)
Fashion Show (popular dance and games)
Sports/Fitness (Yoga or sports drills/relays and games)


Pricing :

Base party packages include 1-hour party (30 minutes of activity plus 30 minutes in our party room, chairs & tables provided), plus 15 minutes before and after party for setup and cleanup. Outside food permitted. $50 deposit reserves your date!

Contact Information



Just Move Fitness and More, 626 Romence Road, Ste. 104, Portage, MI 49024


EMAIL: info@justmovefit.com | WEBSITE | FACEBOOK



Kingdom Sports

Kingdom Sports provides one hour on the field, one hour in the party area, 1 large (1 topping) pizza, 2 pitchers of pop and you provide the decorations, favors, serving utensils, cake/ice cream and paper goods. Birthday child receives a free Kingdom t-shirt. Kingdom’s 90 X 90 foot turf field offers an opportunity to play soccer, kickball, or burn off energy playing tag. Birthday parties are held during Kingdom Sports business hours.


Call 269.226.2000 for availability and reservations.

Contact Information

Kingdom Sports, 180 Portage Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49007





Klassic Arcarde

Classic Arcade with Pinballs machines and Old school Video games. Our Birthday Packages are very reasonably priced and have some special extras the other place just can’t offer like:

  • Birthday Child’s name on the outdoor Marquee
  • Child’s Birthday Photo on the Klassic Arcades Facebook page (optional, only first name is used)

Call 269-628-4628 to Book your party today!

Pricing :

$5/per person Basic Party Package includes:

  • Unlimited play on pinball & video games
  • 1 hour and 45 minutes in the party room
  • Child’s Birthday Photo on the Klassic Arcades Facebook page (optional, only first name is used)
  • Child’s name on outdoor marquee

$8/per person Deluxe Party Package includes:

  • Unlimited play on pinball & video games
  • 10 tokens per person for redemption games
  • 1 hour and 45 minutes in the party room
  • Child’s Birthday Photo on the Klassic Arcades Facebook page (optional, only first name is used)
  • Child’s name on outdoor marquee
  • Extra 10 tokens for birthday child
  • Pizza (1-4 kids=1 pizza, 5-8 kids=2 pizzas…)
  • Pop: 1 draft soda growler 1-8 kids, 2 growlers 9-16 kids or 1 can pop per person

Contact Information



Klassic Arcade, 22711 M-40, Gobles, MI


EMAIL: kevin@klassicarcade.com | WEBSITE | FACEBOOK


Wings West

We love celebrating birthdays and the best part about it is it’s on ice skates! All our birthday party packages come with a 3 hour room rental, cupcakes, special gift for the birthday kid, party favors and a birthday party host to take care of all your needs. Prices vary based on number of people in your party and food and beverage choices. See details below.



Contact Information



Wings West, 5076 Sports Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49009




Other Party Options


Air Zoo, 6151 Portage Road, Portage, MI 49002 | 269-382-6555

The Air Zoo offers three different birthday party packages ranging from a basic package with use of the mezzanine to an ultimate package that includes pizza, a private party space, cupcakes, and wristbands to ride the Air Zoo rides.

Alan Kazam Magic Shows | 269-216-8503

Do you want your child’s party to be filled with laughter, amazement and everyone having the best time they’ve ever had? Make your Birthday Party Fun, Amazing and Unforgettable with an Alan Kazam Magic Show.

Art Bayou, 3306 Stadium Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49008 | 269-375-2600

Have a birthday party at Art Bayou and each guest can paint their own unique pottery piece. Host can have guest paint the same item or guests can choose from a group of items previously selected by host.

Binder Park Zoo, 7400 Division Drive, Battle Creek, MI 49014

Party at the Zoo and your guests will experience an animal encounter, use of a private party room, games, and more.

Borgess Health & Fitness Center, 3025 Gull Road, Kalamazoo, MI 49048 | 269-552.2342

Have a pool party any time of the year at the Borgess Fitness Center.  The pool is available to rent during weekend hours for a unique birthday party experience.

Brian Penny – Comedy Magician | 269-327-5111 |

Brian Penny offers birthday packages that include a magic show, balloon sculptures, souvenirs and more. Shows can be customized for children or different ages, or even adults.

Build-A-Bear at The Crossroads Mall, 6650 South Westnedge Ave., Portage, MI 49024 | 269-324-2411

Choose between basic bears, clothed bears, or even Princess or Superhero bears. Build-A-Bear partners with Sbarro pizza to provide pizza during the birthday party.

Cedar Lodge Stables, 7000 52nd Street, Lawrence, MI 49064 | 269-674-8071

At Cedar Lodge Stables you can customize an animal-themed party with options such as pony rides, vaulting or farm animal petting zoo. You can also utilize the party space at their historic lodge or scenic lake.

Chuck E. Cheese, 6175 S Westnedge, Portage, MI, 49002 | 877-581-5732

All party options include game tokens for guests, reserved space with personal party host, and two slices of pizza per guest. Other menu options such as a veggie platter or birthday cake are available for an additional charge.

Continental Lanes, 3645 Vanrick Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49002 | 269-343-2626

Rent a lane at Continental Lanes for your child’s birthday party. Guest of honor takes home a free bowling pin to be signed by their friends.

Craig’s Cruisers Family Fun Center, 5730 Clyde Park SW, Wyoming, MI 49509 | 616-530-2900

We had to include Craig’s Cruisers in our guide because there is just so much fun to choose from! Packages can be customized to choose a variety of attractions, food, goodie bags, video arcade games and private rooms. Reservations are recommended.

Excel Dance Centre | 6775 West Q Avenue, Kalamazoo MI 49009 | 269-568-0582

Have a dance party at Excel Dance Centre! Parties are offered for children ages 3 and up. They offer fun themes including: Under the Sea, Broadway Baby, Think Pink, Puppy Power and more.


Flash Flood Water Park, 35 Hamblin Avenue, Battle Creek, Michigan 49017 | 269-966-3667

Outdoor packages include unlimited access to the water park for guests, reserved table time, and food vouchers. Outdoor packages are available Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Happy Our Art, Oakwood Plaza, 1924 Whites Rd., Kalamazoo, MI 49090  | 269-343-5670

Social Art Working Private parties for kids, moms, families, field trips, fundraisers, groups. Fun, safe and easy canvas painting or art projects chosen with your groups needs in mind.

Henderson Castle, 100 Monroe St, Kalamazoo Twp, MI 49006 | 269-344-1827

Offers both Princess and Prince Birthday parties at Henderson Castle. Tour the castle, have lunch and enjoy fun activities.

Hobby-Sports.com, 9782 Portage Road, Portage, MI 49002 | (269) 323-3686

If your child loves racing and model building, you can host a party at Hobby Sports. Packages include making a toy model car to take home or renting toy race trucks to race on their tracks. For children age 7 and up.

Jungle Joe’s, 7255 South Sprinkle Road, Portage MI 49002 | 269-324-1992

Packages include party favors, cupcakes and drinks for children, and a limited number of tokens for children to use.

Kalamazoo 10, 820 Maple Hill Dr., Kalamazoo, MI 49009 | 269-345-6434

With the rental of the party room, you will receive a discount on concessions, a staffer to help during the party, refrigerator access to store food and beverages, and roped off seating in the auditorium. Admission is not included with rental of the party room.

Kalamazoo Wings Hockey, 3600 Vanrick Drive, Kalamazoo, MI 49001 | 269-743-6011

Celebrate your birthday at a Kalamazoo Wings Game with Slappy the Mascot! Packages start as low as $99.

Growlers at Homer Stryker Field, 251 Mills St., Kalamazoo, MI 49048 | 269-492-9966

The birthday child will receive a birthday announcement over the loudspeaker, opportunity to throw out a first pitch, a visit from the mascot, and a special birthday gift from the Growlers. Parties include tickets, baseball hats, pizza or hotdogs, birthday cake, and passes to the Kid Zone.

Gull Meadow Farms | 8544 Gull Road, Richland, MI 49083 | 269-629-4214

For a fun fall birthday, check out Gull Meadow Farms. Packages include donuts, cider, private space, activities and more.

Kids Gym, Portage Industrial Drive, Portage, MI 49024 | 269-323-7657

Kids Gym offers age-appropriate group activities using Kids Gym equipment.  Parents can bring drinks and snacks to enjoy during the party if desired.

Kids’ Sport USA, 6712 Financial Parkway, Kalamazoo, Michigan 49009 | 269-544-3000

Choose from a dance or gymnastics themed birthday party at Kids’ Sport USA.  Themes range from Princess Tea Party to Breakdance. Available activities include an inflatable bouncer, trampolines, tumbling circuit, foam pits and bars/balance beams.

Long Lake Roller Rink, 4525 Long Lake Drive – Portage Michigan 49002 | 269-327-0407

Long Lake Roller Rink offers several birthday party options. They can be scheduled during public skating times or offered as a private party throughout the week. Party costs start at $150.00 and have the option for other add-ons such as Pizza catered from Erbelli’s.

Lou-Don Farm, 4115 N 36th Street, Galesburg, MI | (269) 665-9782

Around since the 1950’s, Lou-Don Farm is available to hosts birthday parties. Contact them for more information.


Find a McDonald’s close to you and inquire about their birthday packages available.

Michael’s | (269) 321-1794

Themed parties or design your own parties are some of the options offered by your local Michael’s store.

My Art on Canvas | 269-303-3510

My Art on Canvas is a mobile business that brings the party to your home or a local restaurant of your choosing. We will provide everything needed to complete your painting. You select the painting. We will gear it toward your child for their special day.

Once Upon a Princess | 269-720-9999

Surprise the birthday girl or boy with a special visit from their favorite character. Once Upon a Princess offers a variety of characters including princesses, princes, superheroes, pirates and more.

Paradise Ridge Ranch, 9886 West L Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI | 269-375-2823

At Paradise Ridge Ranch you can choose from a variety of packages which include, barn rental, pony rides, pony brushing, games, music, hats and bandanas and more.

Sherman Lake YMCA, 6225 N 39th St, Augusta, MI 49012 | 269-731-3032

Make it your own party. Decorate the game room or pavilion as you wish, bring in snacks, games and of course, cake and ice cream. Pool, gaga pit, and more.

Sky Zone Kalamazoo, 5103 Portage Road, Portage, MI 49002 | 269-459-9243

Ready to take your next birthday to the SKY? Sky Zone Kalamazoo offers several out-of-this-world birthday party packages to make your party soar, literally! Church, school or corporate event? Group outings and Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park are the perfect combination.

Small Sounds | 269-330-5923

Get your party grooving with a party by Small Sounds. Kids can dance, play instruments and sing for a musical party. You can host at Small Sounds or have Small Sounds come to you.

True Vine Equestrian Center, 72861 28th Street, Lawton, MI | 269-501-0529

Birthday packages include pony rides for younger children or lessons for the more experienced.

WMU Pool | 269-387-3050
Rent the Gabel Natatorium’s pool at Western Michigan University. Packages can include lifeguards, toys, obstacle course, party space and more.

YMCA of Greater Kalamazoo
Maple Branch | 1001 West Maple Street, Kalamazoo, MI 49008 | 269-345-9622
Portage Branch | 2900 West Centre, Portage, MI 49024 | 269-324-9622

If you are a member of the YMCA, you can design a private birthday party utilizing the gym or pool.



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