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11 Great Ideas for Birthday Parties for Atlanta Children

Plan a children's birthday party in Atlanta


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11 Great Ideas for Birthday Parties for Atlanta Children

Atlanta has no shortage of fun birthday party venues for your kids! Whatever their interests, you can find an unforgettable experience for them and their friends. Here are 11 of the best ideas for birthdays in the Atlanta area.

Georgia Aquarium

As Atlanta’s top attraction, the Georgia Aquarium offers birthday parties for up to 15 people, including adults.  Kids' theme choices are Deepo, Island, Pirate, or Ocean party, and teens can book a Tiki Luau. Older children will get a behind-the-scenes tour, while children under six will meet an Aquarium mascot.

For non-members, the party costs $625, and for members, the price is $560. Call 404.581.400 to reserve your party.

Zoo Atlanta

Zoo Atlanta has birthday party packages for children ages 3 and up. You’ll get admission for up to 12 guests, use of the birthday party pavilion, and a pizza party. If you want other options such as an animal encounter, you can purchase them separately. Zoo Atlanta is one of only four zoos in the country that has giant pandas, so don’t forget to pay them a visit.

The price for the basic package is $325 for members or $375 for non-members. Call 404.624.5650 for more information.

Fernbank Museum of Natural History

Party with the largest dinosaur replicas in the world at a great price. Birthday parties at Fernbank include museum access for 10 children and 10 adults, use of a party room, a t-shirt for the birthday child, and treat bags for the guests. You can add animal encounters or an IMAX film for an additional price.

Members pay $200, while non-members pay $300. Call 404.929.6318 to find out more.

Imagine It!

Imagine It!, Atlanta’s children’s museum, knows how to do birthdays right for kids ages 2-8. They’ll provide party invitations, a host, a make-and-take activity, treat bags, and museum admission for 10 kids and 12 adults. The birthday child and parents are free. You can add a la carte items such as cake, pizza, and decorations to make your job even easier.

The cost for members is $265, and non-members pay $295. Call 404.527.3693 for scheduling.

Atlanta Rocks!

Take your birthday party to new heights at Atlanta Rocks!, an indoor rock-climbing gym. Though Atlanta Rocks! is recommended for ages 5 and up, you and your guests don’t need climbing experience. The party includes two hours of climbing, a belayer for every six people, and use of harnesses and climbing shoes. You can invite 1-20 guests, but if you have 10 guests or more, you get the use of a party room.

The cost is $25 per person. To schedule your event, call 404.351.3009.

Stone Mountain

Celebrate your child’s birthday with the unique attractions and natural beauty of Stone Mountain! Choose from two birthday packages for up to 15 guests. The Adventure Birthday includes Sky Hike, the 4D theater, mini-golf, and the scenic train, and the Lasershow Birthday provides twilight admission (4-8 p.m.) to the attractions and VIP seating for the lasershow. Each package includes decorations, pizza, and cupcakes.

The Adventure Birthday costs $345/members and $405/non-members. The Lasershow Birthday costs $298/members and $350/non-members. Contact a party planner at 770.498.5636.


INK, Gainesville’s Interactive Neighborhood for Kids, has hands-on small town exhibits, a huge play area, and a pottery studio. They have several birthday packages which all include a t-shirt for the birthday child, use of a birthday party room, and museum admission for unlimited adults, the birthday child, and 15 guests. A la carte options range from a host to treat bags and pizza, and you can even reserve the museum for a slumber party!

Packages range in price from $125-$335 for members and $150-$375 for non-members. Call 770.536.1900 to find out more.

Andretti Indoor Karting and Games

If you are looking for an exciting party any time of year, Andretti Karting birthday parties offer SuperKart racing, bowling, rock climbing, arcade games, and a ropes course. Multiple birthday packages are available for groups of 10 or more. Children 8 and over can ride alone on the junior course; younger kids ride with a parent.

Packages range from $325 – $425 and include a meal, cake, invitations, and decorations. Call 770.992.5688 to plan your party.

American Girl 

Your little girl, her friends, and their favorite dolls will enjoy a party at the American Girl store in Alpharetta. Girls ages 5 and up will party in the Bistro with a meal and pink lemonade, cake and ice cream, and a doll tiara and treat bag for each child. Ages 8 and up can have a Deluxe birthday party with a meal, cake, treat bags, a doll tiara, crafts, and games.

The price is $28 per child for the Bistro party and $45 per child for the Deluxe party. Contact American Girl at 877.247.5223 to plan your party.

Medieval Times

Your birthday lord or lady can celebrate middle-ages style at Medieval Times in Lawrenceville. You can book a customizable party or go for the group birthday upgrade, which includes recognition during the show, a group photo, cake and a strawberry slushie, a banner, and free admission for the birthday child.

For 10 or more attendees, the price is $45 for adults and $37.93 for children 12 and under. The birthday party upgrade is an additional $7.00 per person. Call 888.935.6878 for more information.

Tanglewood Farms

If your children like animals, they will love the birthday parties at this miniature petting zoo. Canton’s Tanglewood Farms hosts barnyard bashes seven days a week, all year long. Children can pet and feed more than 100 miniature sheep, goats, cows, and horses; take a pony ride; visit the Wild West Town; and drop in at the Trading Post to pick up a souvenir. Indoor and outdoor party spaces are available for cake and presents.

The cost for a 90-minute party with 12 guests is $400. Call 770.667.6464 for more information.

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