SWMI Kids Birthday Party Places, Entertainment & Rental Options, Updated for 2021

Kids Birthday Party Places

Kids Birthday Party Places Near Kalamazoo

Planning a birthday party can be quite a task – thankfully, we’re here to help find the perfect venue to accompany the birthday cake.

Whether you are looking for a place to host (and clean up!) your party, throw an active themed party, or maybe even have a magician appear (or disappear!), we have you covered.

We hope you’ll love using our Kalamazoo Birthday Party Planning Guide to find the perfect way to celebrate your child’s special day.

Our guide covers local kids birthday party places, bounce house suppliers and entertainers – everything you’ll need to make the celebration a smashing success.

We’ve also included an extensive list of indoor and outdoor party venues you can rent for your next group occasion.

In this guide:

Directory: Kids Party Places in Kalamazoo

Hosting events – birthday, graduation, reunion, baby shower, etc. – outside of the home can be a blast. After all, you don’t need to figure out how to get the chocolate stain out of your favorite chair after the party. However, finding the right venue can be tricky.

We’ve searched Southwest Michigan for the best venues to celebrate all of your special occasions, whether indoors or outside:


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Jungle Joes Family Fun Center in Portage

Kids Party Spots

7255 S Sprinkle Rd, Portage, Michigan 49002


Just had my son's 3rd birthday party there. All the kids loved it. Our party hostess Taylor was great and did way more than I expected. Definitely worth it!
-Chelsea Z


Jungle Joes offers two parties:
Rainforest Parties and Paradise Parties

Each party includes:
• 1 hr and 25 min of playtime
• 50 mins in the party room
• Party Guide that does everything for you
• Party essentials, cupcakes, drinks, and tokens
• Birthday child receives tickets and a birthday t-shirt
• Paradise Parties include pizza and ice cream

Please visit our website for more details and to book your one-of-a-kind Birthday Party.

Allegan Event in Allegan

Kids Party Spots

439 River Street, Allegan, MI 49010


“We brought our kids and friends tonight to celebrate our daughter’s 10th bday. They had a ball, and it was clean and they are exhausted! We will be back!”


Looking for a fun or unique idea for your next celebration?

Allegan Event is Michigan’s largest indoor ropes course and offers endless adventurous activities for guests of all ages to connect, get active, and make lasting memories.

Party packages start at 10 guests and include two hours in a reserved party space, adventure guide (host), priority access to the two-story Sky Trail® + Sky Rail® ropes course and 16 Clip ’n Climb® walls, $10 arcade card and “swag bag for each guest, and shirt for the guest of honor.

Add on optional pizzas, drinks, other attractions, or additional party time!

Air Zoo Aerospace & Science Center in Portage

Kids Party Spots

6151 Portage Rd, Portage, MI 49002


Take your child’s birthday to new heights at the Air Zoo!

Open 7 days a week, 360+ days a year, this hands-on aerospace and science center has exhibits, movies, and rides to ignite imaginations and create lasting memories for kids (and adults) of all ages!

We offer three packages to meet your party needs. From a dedicated party room, lunch, decorations, and day passes for your guests to private Science Floor Shows and an honorary pilots’ cap and seat in the cockpit of our Stearman biplane for the guest of honor, your experience will be out-of-this-world!

See airzoo.org/birthday-parties for details.

Craig's Cruisers in Wyoming

Kids Party Spots

5730 Clyde Park Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49509


Epic parties start "where the fun never ends!"

Craig's Cruisers offers birthday packages that include both food and fun!

Guests will enjoy 3-hour access to our buffet. Choose from our full salad bar, pasta, breadsticks, pizza (gluten and dairy free pizza available upon request), roasted chicken, macaroni and cheese, cookies, ice cream, Pepsi products and more!

Celebrate rain or shine with over 120,000 square feet of indoor recreation.

Indoor Offerings:
• Go-Karts
• Laser Tag
• Coaster Cruiser
• Virtual Reality
• Arcade

Outdoor Offerings:
• Go-Karts
• Mini-Golf
• Zip Line
• Bumper Boats

Book your epic event online or give us a call!

The Little Gym of Kalamazoo in Portage

Kids Party Spots

408 W Centre Ave, Suite B, Portage, MI 49024


"Very easy for the parents to sit back and relax! Staff handled everything exceptionally well, and the kids had so much fun. A great time for everyone."
-Tiffany V.


Named Best Gym Party by Parents Magazine!

An Awesome Birthday Bash at The Little Gym gives your birthday kid and their friends the full run of the facility, filling the celebration with instructor-led games and music.

Bonus: You don’t have to worry about setup or cleanup, making it totally awesome for you too!

Mezanmi Play Cafe in Vicksburg

Kids Party Spots
105 S Kalamazoo Ave, Vicksburg, MI 49097


WHAT MAKES OUR PARTIES SO SPECIAL?

• ​Every package includes a 2 hour private rental so it will JUST be you & your guests!
• Our space is enjoyable for adults AND children.
• Save money and DIY or have us take care of everything including food and decorations for you!

Little Dreamers Sleepovers + Events in Greater Kalamazoo

Kids Party Spots


We are a party rental company that specializes in themed sleepovers, spa, picnic, tea, and glamping parties.

We have packages for both girls and boys with a variety of themes.

We deliver, setup, and pickup from your venue!

Visit our website for available packages.

Art Bayou in Kalamazoo

Kids Party Spots

3306 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49008


We offer over 400 pottery pieces storewide.

Kids will have fun making memories plus they will have a keepsake afterwards!

Guests will pick out a budgeted piece and then paint it. Cost includes the pottery, instructions, paints, glazing and firing. Gender neutral and suitable for ages 5 and up.

Paw Paw Playhouse in Paw Paw

Kids Party Spots
404 E. Michigan Ave, Paw Paw, MI 49079


Get your glow on at the Paw Paw Playhouse.

Book your Lights Out, Let's Glow dance party complete with glow in the dark décor, a disco ball and of course blacklights! Invite friends to dance on our stage with glow sticks and face paint.

Book your celebration today!

Indoor Party Venues

Airborne Adventure Park 
5103 Portage Rd, Portage, MI 49002
Airway Fun Center
5626 Portage Rd, Portage MI 49002
Air Zoo
6151 Portage Rd, Portage, MI 49002
Allegan Event
439 River St, Allegan, MI 49010
Art Bayou
3306 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Branch Gymnastics & KidsSports USA- Battle Creek
393 Helmer Rd North, Battle Creek, MI 49037
Branch Gymnastics & KidsSports USA- Kalamazoo
6712 Financial Pkwy, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Cityscape Event Center
125 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Colors & Cocktails: The Mobile Art Party!
240 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Craig’s Cruisers Family Fun Centers
 5730 Clyde Park Ave SW, Wyoming, MI 49509
Girl Scouts Heart of Michigan
601 W Maple St, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Jungle Joe’s Family Fun Center
7255 S Sprinkle Rd, Portage, MI 49002
Kalamazoo Civic Theatre
329 S Park St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Kalamazoo County Expo Center
2900 Lake St, Kalamazoo, MI 49048
Kalamazoo Institute of Arts
314 S Park St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
Little Gym of Kalamazoo
408 W Centre Ave, Portage, MI 49024
Little Dreamers Sleepovers and Events
Hastings, MI
Mezanmi Play Café
105 S Kalamazoo Ave, Vicksburg, MI 49097
Oshtemo Community Center
6407 Parkview, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Oshtemo Grange Hall
3234 N 3rd St, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
Paw Paw District Library
609 West Michigan Ave, Paw Paw, MI 49079
Paw Paw Playhouse
404 E Michigan Ave, Paw Paw, MI 49079
Portage Community Center
325 E Centre, Portage, MI 49002
Revel & Roll West
4500 Stadium Dr, Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Richland Area Community Center
9400 East CD Ave, Richland, MI 49083
Sweet Dreams Sleepovers Kzoo
Vicksburg, MI 49097
The Aroma Labs
352 S Kalamazoo Mall, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
The Bellflower
4700 D Ave W, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
The Station
169 Portage St, Kalamazoo, MI 49007
W.K. Kellogg Bird Sanctuary
12685 E C Ave, Augusta, MI 49012

Outdoor Party Venues

Battle Creek Parks & Recreation
269-966-3431
BJR Ranch
269-535-0387
Comstock Parks & Recreation
269-343-8212
Historic Charlton Park
2545 South Charlton Park Rd, Hastings, MI 49058
269-945-3775
Kalamazoo County Parks
269-383-8778
Kalamazoo Nature Center
7000 N Westnedge Ave, Kalamazoo, MI 49009
269-381-1574
Kzoo Parks
269-337-8191
Oshtemo Township Parks & Recreation
269-216-5223
Portage Parks & Recreation
269-329-4522
Texas Township Parks & Facilities
269-375-1591

Bounce House Rentals

Big Air Bouncers
269-547-0362
Chucta Inflatables
231-629-1616
Fun Services Party Rental
800-772-7587
Jungle Joe’s Family Fun Center
269-324-1992
Klassy Kidz Entertainment
269-358-7012
Right-Way Rental
269-327-1578
T&L Rental and Inflatables
269-345-0630
The Canopeum
269-382-3641
Whipple Inflatables
269-655-7030

Entertainment

BenJammin Educational Music
269-267-1812
Brian Penny, Magician
269-327-5111
Kalamazoo DJ
269-312-7709
Klassy Kidz Entertainment
269-358-7012

Did we miss one of your favorite kids birthday party places or entertainers? Leave us a comment and let us know!

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  1. My husband and I have an Ice cream truck that we would like to do Birthday Parties with as added on entertainment we service SW Michigan

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