All Things Birthday

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Birthday party planning doesn’t have to be stressful!

No matter if you are looking for that perfect venue, a delicious cake or that special “extra” to complete your in-home party, this guide is a great place to start your planning!

Learning Through Play Cafe

Harpers party was perfect! The rainbow themed table with balloons and matching plates was so cute! Even the personalized stickers on the cupcakes were so cute! The kids could play, the parents relaxed and for me it was so easy because the party was set up by you guys. I couldn’t have asked for more! – Party Parent 

Learning Through Play Cafe offers two party options to suit your needs. Choose from an open play party during normal business hours or a private party after hours when the play space will belong to only you and your guests. With a maximum capacity of 65 people, they’ve got your entire guest list covered.

The festivities include 2 hours of party time, a party host to assist with your needs, and several add on options to make your celebration as fun and memorable as your kid is.

Important Details

  • Party pricing starts at $275
  • All party guests need to wear socks
  • Open Play Party: Held during normal open hours Monday-Friday (open to the public during these parties). Includes: maximum of 8 kids, your own party table decorated in a theme of your choice for two hours, two hours of play time, cupcakes or decorated cookies, option to add on lunch or snacks for the kids.
  • Private Party: Private use of the facility for 2 hours. Includes: 12 kids (can accommodate more), 30 minutes to set up, dedicated party host, option to add on pizza, crafts, party decorations and cupcakes.

6844 Tylersville Rd
West Chester, Ohio 45069


Pogo Play

With two dedicated party hosts, Pogo Play makes birthdays a breeze! Each party receives 30 minutes of inflatable time, a private party room and open play in the 9 Play Zones after the party as long as your guests want. You can tailor your party to your needs – pizza, panini platter, donuts or more – they can make it happen.

Do you have a dreamer? A builder? One who needs to jump? Pogo Play has you covered. They even offer a commemorative birthday tile that your party guests can sign!

Important Details

  • Party pricing starts at $260
  • Party guests will need to wear socks

10870 Kenwood Rd
Blue Ash, OH 45242

Lazer Kraze

Get the best of both worlds with a party at Lazer Kraze!

There is multi-level laser tag with instant feedback sound and electronic wizardry for the hi-tech kids or let them literally bounce off the walls on the indoor trampoline! All attractions provide for reasonably-priced private and open play options. For the coolest party around, make it a GLOW party and for the real gamers of all ages, multi-player Virtual Reality will take them battling simulated dragons and bots or tossing snowballs at cute penguins.

Parties start as low as $15.99 per person (what!?!) and are available as private play for trampoline and laser tag with multiple activities or sessions – let Lazer Kraze build a party perfect for your special kid!

Important Details

Parties include:

  • Unlimited fountain drinks for paid party guests
  • Private Party Room
  • Party Coach to help with getting your party to games and helps pour drinks and serve food
  • Free t-shirt for the birthday kid!
  • Free Lazer Tag pass for the birthday kid’s next visit!

7082 Columbia Road
Maineville, OH 45039
(513) 339-1030
[email protected]

1335 Donaldson Highway
Erlanger, KY 41018
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Princess Grace Events

What can you expect when you invite a Princess Grace Events performer to be a guest at your special event? The princess characters are carefully picked with the criteria that they are positive role models in their values and actions. To reinforce this, costumes are custom designed or altered to be modest and tasteful, just like royalty should be! The princess who arrives at your home understands that this will, hopefully, be an unforgettable experience for your child. So she’ll make a point of sharing with your children the lifelong lesson that being royalty is about so much more than pretty gowns or sparkling tiaras: it’s about the beauty of their joyful smiles…the love in their hearts…the bravery of their actions…and the kindness they show to others.

Important Details

  • There are several party packages to choose from, starting as low as $95
  • Package levels can be as simple as a visit, or as involved as having the princess bring a pre-determined party activity to lead with your group
  • Princesses can be booked independently for photo shoots

The princesses come to your party!

Fountain Square Ice Rink

What better way to celebrate a winter birthday than ice skating at Fountain Square? The outdoor rink’s Birthday Ice Skating package includes free skates for all your guests and half of the iconic Warming Tent privatized for your group. While skating, kiddos and parents can take warm, relaxing breaks in the warming tent while having cake, socializing, and doing what kids do best: have fun. Personalize the space with your own decorations and enjoy your favorite foods with no catering restrictions. Celebrate their day with an unforgettable winter tradition.

Important Details

  • Party Packages start at $350
  • 2 hours of unlimited ice skating
  • Dedicated party attendant
  • Free skate rentals (up to 35 kids & adults)
  • Unlimited admission and use of skates after party
  • Open catering, food, and decorating options
  • Ice Rink season is November 2, 2019 – February 2, 2020

Fountain Square
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The Art of Entertaining

Does your child love to cook? The Art of Entertaining creates a custom birthday experience for children (and their parents). They entertain young chefs with hands-on cooking fun while preparing delicious bites for the adults at the party. Choose a theme, choose a menu, choose a location (their house or yours!) – it’s that easy!

Important Details

  • Each party is customized to fit your vision and budget
  • Healthy, fresh, seasonal ingredients!
  • A variety of indoor and outdoor spaces available
  • Cook, eat, learn and have fun!

2019 Madison Rd.
Cincinnati, OH 45208

Recreations Outlet

Looking to create that special birthday party for your child? Let Recreations Outlet take care of the fun for you! Kids love the huge indoor play space, including bouncy trampolines, awesome swing sets, basketball hoops and much more!

Important Details

  • Party packages start at $149
  • Invite up to 15 guests
  • Parties are two hours long
  • You can bring your own food or purchase from Lu-Lu’s Cafe located in the Milford Showroom

885 St. Route 28
Milford, OH 45150

Perfection Gymnastics

My daughter had her 5th birthday party at Perfection Gymnastics and we had an incredible experience. The staff members were kind, engaging, and took care of everything! She and her friends insist it was the best party ever, and I was amazed at how much I was able to relax and enjoy the party. – Party Parent

The Birthday Party Perfect Storm: no setup, no cleanup, get the kids moving and keep them engaged with activities. If this sounds too good to be true, you haven’t had a party Perfection Gymnastics yet! Parties include gym time for the kids to run, jump, swing, and explore, as well as plenty of time for refreshments and gifts. You provide the food and guests, and they provide party professionals to do the rest! Have a specific theme or idea? They do their best to accommodate your birthday child’s every wish to make their special day “perfection“.

Important Details

  • 1 hour of gym time
  • 1 hour outside the gym for refreshments, gifts, etc.
  • 15 guests + birthday child
  • Paper plates, napkins, utensils, and table clothes provided: you bring the food and the friends!
  • Party professional to take care of cleanup
  • Several party packages to choose from
  • Party packages start at $250
  • Add-ons include: Inflatable fun, extra gym time (30 minutes), additional guests

5637 Union Centre Drive
West Chester, OH 45069
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The Cincinnati Zoo

We had a great time (even with the rain) at my daughter’s birthday party. You were a big help and our party coordinator was amazing he did a great job too (please send him our thanks)! She loved the animals that came to visit and had so much fun at the zoo and with her friends. Thank you again for all your help coordinating the party for us. – Party Parent

Birthday parties are WILD at the Cincinnati Zoo & Botanical Garden! You’ll have a roaring good time enjoying the Zoo plus up-close animal interactions, private birthday Clubhouse, and party coordinator to help you plan your fun-tabulous party!

Important Details

  • 10 admission tickets
  • 1.5 hour Clubhouse rental
  • Scavenger hunt
  • Animal plush for birthday child
  • Two “Category 1” animal encounters
  • Party packages start at $240
  • Optional add-ons: Face Painter, ride tickets, animal upgrades

3400 Vine Street
Cincinnati, Ohio 45220
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Premier Tumbling & Dance

Let Premier Tumbling and Dance throw the perfect birthday party for you! Dance and Tumble with their talented instructors and enjoy a themed party that is perfect for your kid’s style. They offer 4 packages to choose from, guaranteed to make it a perfect day!

Important Details

  • Parties are 2 hours of fun
  • Party packages start at $325 and include invitations, goodie bags, set-up and clean-up, services of a host during your time in the party and play area
  • 4 party packages to choose from
  • Larger packages can be selected that include food and cake

679 Loveland Maderia Road
Loveland, OH 45140

Styled by Mama

Such a sweet, local space for a truly individualized experience. – Party Parent

Want a Pinterest party, but don’t want to end up with a Pinterest fail? Let Styled by Mama help you! The Over-the-Rhine toy store & baby boutique is modern and whimsical….and a perfect backdrop for a birthday party. The mother-daughter owners, Nancy and Katie, have a passion for planning events and bringing a themed vision to life. The store also has an unexpected outdoor space that can be rented separately or in conjunction with the storefront. Not only do they rent the space, but they rent decorations for the parties in the store…so you do not have to spend hundreds of dollars on themed decorations that you won’t use again!

Important Details

  • Rental of space includes serving bowls, trays, and serving utensils; cake and/or cupcake stand; drink dispensers; utensil holder
  • Rental of Decorations: Get creative with your theme!
  • Set up & Clean up
  • Party packages start at $250
  • Customize your party. Everything is set up a la carte, so you can pick and choose what you want: disposable products, balloons, flowers, crafts, coffee bar (YES!), & customized water bottles
  • Styled by Mama can also assist in finding vendors (or you can bring your own) for the following: party favors, drinks/food, & cake/cupcakes

16 E13th St, Cincinnati, OH 45202
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Rock, Paper, Sprinkles

We absolutely loved our Cool Cats party! It was fun and silly and full of such great ideas, without the weeks of prep. We had 18 six year olds, acting like cats, for two hours, in our apartment. Buy a Rock Paper Sprinkles party and look like the Pinterest parent you’re not!”
-Jenny, party parent

Imagination, pretend play and games are at the core of a Rock Paper Sprinkles party – all supported with props, party favors, costumes, decorations, tableware, supplies and a storybook-like script for parents to lead kids through two hours of party play. These parties are a laugh. And interactive. And unique. And FUN. Find your inner child, invite the kids over, and let the rumpus begin.

Important Details

  • Kids birthday parties, delivered to your door! Party created by Rock, Paper, Sprinkles & thrown by you!
  • You provide the cake, but they provide everything else – party favors, costumes, games, decorations, props, supplies, and a suggested itinerary for two hours of play.
  • Birthday party packages start at $299.
  • In addition to birthdays, holiday parties are now available – perfect for a playdate or family gathering. Available seasonally, limited quantities. Holiday parties start at $139.

This party comes to you!
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Run, Jump-n-Play

My boys absolutely love Run, Jump-n-Play! In addition to the “free play” days, we have had a birthday party here and are going to have their birthday parties here again as well. The parties are a blast and they spend the perfect amount of time in each of the inflatable rooms. The staff have always been so friendly and attentive. I can’t think of another place I would rather bring my kids! – Alyssa Binik-Thomas, party parent

If you are looking for a place to host your child’s next birthday party, and want it to be super fun for them and smooth sailin’ for you, Run, Jump-n-Play is your place. They make the party planning process ridiculously easy, you don’t have to worry about major cleaning before or after, and your kid will go home absolutely buzzing. Run, Jump-n-Play offers various party packages with flexible times and fun add-ons so you can create the party that is exactly what your little one has in mind. Run Jump-n-Play even gives you the opportunity to include characters, so whether your kiddo twirls like Cinderella or flings webs like Spider Man, they will be thrilled about the surprise guest on their guestlist!

Important Details

  • Personal party host
  • Private party room for 40 min
  • 2 hours of fun
  • 15 children (Add more for additional cost)
  • Papergoods provided
  • Party packages start at $220 for the Classic Package outlined above; you can also choose from other exciting packages that include pizza, drinks, and more!

5897 Pfeiffer Rd. Ste. B
Cincinnati, OH 45242
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What better way to celebrate than to give the kids some sugar and set them free to run, jump, dance, climb, tumble and more?

These parties are guaranteed to be a hit with all who attend and you will take them home tired!

Pogo Play

Located in Blue Ash

Recreations Outlet

Located in Milford

Lazer Kraze

Located in Maineville & Erlanger, KY

Run, Jump-N-Play

Located in Blue Ash

The WEB Extreme Entertainment

Located in West Chester

Scene 75

Located in Milford

Jump & Jacks

Located in West Chester

Playtime USA

Located in Mt. Healthy

Beechmont Rollarena

Located in Anderson

Totter's Otterville

Located in Covington, KY

Chuck E. Cheese

Located in Colerain, Tri-County, Eastgate, & Florence, KY

Do you have a little fish in your house?

In addition to exploring the potential for a party at a local splash playground, these locations have the potential for birthday water fun.

Goldfish Swim School

Located in Colerain, Tri-County, Eastgate, & Florence, KY

The Beach Waterpark

Located in Mason

Great Wolf Lodge

Located in Mason

These locations are perfect for those creative and crafty kids.Do you have a little fish in your house?

You get all the fun and someone else cleans up the mess!

Art Workshop

Located in Hyde Park

Star Glazers

This one comes to you!

The Silver Diva

Located in West Chester

Mad Potter

Located in Lebanon

Color Me Mine

Located in Crestview Hills, KY

Doodlin' Pottery

Located in Anderson

Art Spark

Located in Loveland

Get those kids out into the fresh air and enjoy one of these great, mostly budget-friendly party options.

The Cincinnati Zoo

Located in Colerain, Tri-County, Eastgate, & Florence, KY

Great Parks of Hamilton County

Various Locations Around Town

Parky's Farm

Located in Winton Woods

Sharon Centre

Located in Sharon Woods

Gorman Heritage Farm

Located in Evandale

Honey Hill Farm

This one comes to you!

Food is an important part of every party, but with these fun options, food IS the party.

Art of Entertaining

Located in O’Bryonville

3 Sweet Girls Cakery

Located in Montgomery

OTR Candy Bar

Located in OTR

Who doesn’t love a good party theme?

These birthday party suggestions make planning that themed party fun and easy. Win-win!

Styled by Mama

Located in OTR

Rock, Paper, Sprinkles

This one comes to you!

Cincinnati Fire Museum

Located in Downtown Cincinnati

Circus Mojo

This one comes to you!

Princess Grace Events

This one comes to you!

EnterTRAINment Junction

Located in West Chester

Cincinnati Museum Center

Located on West End, Downtown Cincinnati

Carol Ann Carousel

Located Downtown Cincinnati

West Chester Academy

Located in West Chester

The Enchanted Village

Located in Lebanon

Calling all gymnasts, soccer players, dancers and more!

These parties are sure to be a hit with your little athlete!

Gym Skills

Located in Blue Ash

Cincinnati Taekwondo Center

Located in Fairfax

DNA Sports Center

Located in Milford

Tumble Time on the Monkey Bus

This one comes to you!

The Little Gym

Located in Mason

Kids First Sports Center

Located in Blue Ash

Cincy Lil' Kickers

Located in Mason

They have to grow up eventually… but that doesn’t mean the don’t still want a party!

Lazer Kraze

Located in Mason

Rock Quest

Located in Sharonville


Located in Oakley, Milford, Florence and Western Hills

Dave & Buster's

Located in Springdale & Florence

The Escape Game

Located in Downtown Cincinnati

Breakout Cincinnati

Located in Hyde Park & West Chester

Houdini's Escape Room

Located in Montgomery

Rockin' Jump

Located in Colerain

Sky Zone

Located in Springdale & Anderson Township

It wouldn’t be a party without the food! No matter if you are looking for someone to cater or make those birthday cake pops or cupcakes, Cincinnati has plenty of options!

No matter if you are looking for someone to cater or make those birthday cake pops or cupcakes, Cincinnati has plenty of options to make your party DELICIOUS!

3 Sweet Girls Cakery

Located in Kenwood and OTR

Gigi's Cupcakes

Located in Mason, Kenwood and NKY

Busken Bakery

Located in Hyde Park, Beechmont, Eastgate, Kenwood, Milford, Springdale, Highland Heights, NKY, & Western Hills

Sweet Petit Desserts

Located in OTR

Servatii Pastry Shop

Several locations around town.

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Located in Hyde Park and Mason

It’s that little something “extra” that really makes the party stand out.

Princess Grace Events

Character Appearance – They come to you!

Looney Ballooney

Balloon Artist – They come to you!

Sweet Petite Seating

Party Seating Perfect for Little Guests – They come to you!

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