Birthdays! They seem to arrive without warning, and then suddenly, it’s “What are we doing?” Well, we have a few unique ideas.
VM Picks: Birthday Parties for Kids
Arts Party at artmania
Bring your creative bunch to artmania and have their friendly and knowledgeable staff help you celebrate your special day. They have an interesting selection of art projects to choose from and use only the best products and high quality professional materials. The parties run for two hours with 90 minutes of art instruction and 30 minutes for you to facilitate serving the birthday snacks and cake. Fees are around $260 for a minimum of 10 children.
Pirate Party with Vancouver Maritime Museum
Ahoy there! Throw your next great birthday party at the Maritime Museum. You supply the kids, they supply the party! Children ages 4 to 8 choose either a pirate or a tugboat themed party. Staff-guided parties are two hours long and packed full of fun activities and crafts. More on VMM parties!
Wizards Party with A Young Wizard’s Academy
Are you ready to surprise your child with a themed party full of supernatural magic, action packed wand twirls or maybe even a foam saber duel to the end? YWA offers interactive, costumed, magic wielding adventure quests that every child deserves to take. All children leave with a beautiful custom made wand or foam saber along with memories and stories. Good for boys and girls, ages 4-10.
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Birthday Fun at Funtopia
Got an active bunch on your hands? Fire them out to the climbing walls, then have some pizza and hot dogs in the party room. Funtopia supplies all the food and the cutlery and plates, plus staff members to supervise the kids so you’re not running the whole show yourself. Choose from climbing parties or soft play parties.
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Exotic Animal Birthday Party with Urban Safari Rescue
Encourage your child’s curiosity about animals and the natural world and invite some amazing critters to your birthday for a party you guests will never forget! They offer awesome animal birthday parties for any age group and any party size – they bring exotic insects, reptiles, amphibians, and small mammals.
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Facepainting with Marie-Helen Babin
Marie-Helene is a professional Face Painter with nearly 20 years experience. She creates intricate and beautiful designs, to illuminate children’s faces and bring fantasy to their day! With a background in visual arts, there is no limit to the designs & styles she can paint.
A Birthday with Zox of the Forest
David Cooper has been performing as Zox of the Forest for young children for 17 years. His shows are interactive, playful and imaginative. Themes include the forest, jungle, ocean, space, dinosaurs compete with skits, storytelling, puppetry, music, and juggling. Zox uses different props and brings instruments for the children to play during the music portion of the show.
Puppets Party with Vancouver Puppet Theatre
Puppets are part of childhood. Think Sesame Street! Little ones are entranced by this ancient art form. So why not book Vancouver Puppet Theatre for their next birthday party. Viktor Barkar and his team of puppets have more than 10+ years experience working with children, the folks at Vancouver Puppet Theatre are experts in delighting and entertaining kids.
Heroic Parties turns fantasy into reality and make kids’ dreams come to life on the most important day of the year, their birthday. Whether you want to provide your child with an exciting birthday adventure or just want to give your party that extra zing, a Heroic Party is one they’ll never forget. They offer a variety of characters for both boys and girls including super heroes, princesses, and other popular characters.
Bendy Birthday with Rhythm Gym
Kids that love to bounce and roll and tumble will love a gymnastics party. Rhythm Gym is perfect for smaller gymnasts, and they also include an instructor with their parties.
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Bouncy Backyard Birthday
Don’t feel like going out for your child’s birthday? You can’t go wrong with a Springfree Trampoline as the focal point for your backyard birthday party!