Looking for indoor birthday party options around Metro Vancouver?
We've got you covered! Luckily for all of us, Metro Vancouver is full of great indoor birthday party options for busy parents who are trying to host healthy, active, educational, FUN birthday parties for kids in our less than dependable weather!
Check out our Metro Vancouver Indoor Birthday Party Guide below for this year's top picks, including Bricks 4 Kidz, 6Pack Indoor Beach, Lights Up Musical Theatre Parties, Clever Cupcakes, Climb Base5, BrainSTEM Learning, Maplewood Farm and Treehaus Teahaus.
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INDOOR BIRTHDAY PARTY GUIDE
FOR METRO VANCOUVER FAMILIES
Suitable Ages: 5-10 years
Party Location(s): Bricks 4 Kidz Vancouver is a mobile business that hosts parties anywhere in Vancouver, Richmond, Burnaby and New West. All you need is a space that's big enough space to build their LEGO® models: your home, amenities room, or community centre room!
Why They're Awesome: Bricks 4 Kidz uses motorised LEGO® bricks to provide the ultimate entertainment while fostering creativity, teamwork & fine-motor skills. They work with parents to decide on a flexible & customised option for the big day! You can also add on loot bags and t-shirts.
What's Included: Deluxe party package includes 60 minutes of jam-packed LEGO® fun led by a Bricks 4 Kidz Party Host, a motorized LEGO® model build with games & challenges, t-shirt for the birthday child for their friends to sign, and choice of PDF birthday party themed invitations.
Pricing: Deluxe party package starts at $200 for up to 10 kids, additional kids $8 each & add-ons available.
Suitable Ages: 1-18 years
Party Location(s): Richmond (under the Knight St Bridge)
Why They're Awesome: Do your kids miss playing at the beach during our long rainy seasons? 6Pack Indoor Beach has you covered for birthday parties with non-stop indoor fun! At their 18K sq. ft. indoor facility in Richmond, you can choose between a beach party (with 2600 sq ft of real sand!) (for ages 1-18) or an archery tag party (for ages 12-18). And you can customize your party with an optional counsellor for coordinated activities, table settings, balloons, invitations, and even inflatable bouncers!
What's Included: Beach parties for up to 12 kids are 2 hrs (with 2 reserved tables for the duration of the party), including 1 hr 30 mins of free play fun & games on the beach court (sand toys, nets, balls & sports equipment provided). Starting October 1st, 2018, no outside food is allowed for parties, except for birthday cakes or cupcakes. An on-site cafe is now available for all food & drink options!
Pricing: Starts at $168 for up to 8 kids, and $208 for up to 12 kids.
Suitable Ages: 4-13 years
Party Location(s): Lights Up hosts parties anywhere in Vancouver, North Vancouver, West Vancouver, Squamish, Burnaby, New Westminster, Port Moody & Coquitlam (with a travel fee of $50 + GST for any other areas in the Lower Mainland). All you need is a large space in your home, rented space at a rec centre or another venue!
Why They're Awesome: Lights Up Musical Theatre Parties teach themed musical theatre games and activities, and end with an exciting performance complete with props and costumes! Themes include Whodunnit?, PopStar Academy, 5/6/7/8 Broadway, Princess, Superhero Saves the Day, Under the Sea Adventures, Pirate Party Plunder, Fairy Friends to the Rescue and Spy School.
What's Included: A party host in costume leads children through games, dancing and acting, all in the style of the chosen theme. Kids will have a great time getting into character, putting on costume pieces and practising for their big performance for parents after a quick break for food or cake!
Pricing: Price ranges from $200 - $300 for up to 15 children depending on ages and length of the party.
Suitable Ages: 6 years + (but younger can be accommodated)
Party Location(s): NOW 2 LOCATIONS!! 98 Brigantine Drive in Coquitlam AND #2-1485 Welch Street in North Vancouver.
Why They're Awesome: Climb Base5 has been a long time fixture, and promoter of the Metro Vancouver Climbing community. Since 2002 they've been the indoor climber’s premiere choice for long steep lead routes and amazing bouldering. Their mission is to deliver quality programs for beginners to advanced climbers and provide a uniquely creative climbing experience. With custom courses and programs for kids, groups and adults, Climb Base5 is committed to educating, inspiring and connecting people to have a healthy lifestyle. Their friendly & enthusiastic staff are always ready to make birthday parties ROCK! They manage the ropes & provide movement coaching while you take your party to the next level.
What's Included: 1.5 hours of climbing, all required equipment, experienced staff at a 4:1 ratio, and 1 hour in party room for presents, snacks & cake. Pizza & 1 juice box per child are included with party booking, and cakes may be brought in by parents or arranged through Climb Base5 for an extra fee.
Pricing: Starts at $279 for up to 8 children
Suitable Ages: 4 - 14 years
Party Location(s): In your home or other location of your choice across the Lower Mainland, or at BrainSTEM centre in North Vancouver
Why They're Awesome: BrainSTEM Learning Canada offers great options for your child’s birthday parties, where the kids have a lot of fun and learn about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math). Through fun birthday party activities using rockets, roller-coasters & robots, kids always use their creativity, curiosity, and learning concepts to face amusing challenges. Using team work and the engineering design process, kids have a blast building, testing and improving their projects!
What's Included: 1.5 to 2 hour parties including instructor-led science experiments and 1/2 hour of refreshment time
Pricing: Starts at $350
Suitable Ages: 2 years +
Party Location(s): #109-2985 Northern Avenue, Coquitlam
Why They’re Awesome: The Clever Cupcakes is a peanut & nut free facility! Kids love to pretend to be chefs an now they can do it in a real bakery setting for their birthday party celebration! Their Clever Cupcakes are made with all natural ingredients and with 50% less sugar than typical cupcakes. They also bake delicious cupcakes for people with allergies (gluten, dairy, egg, sugar free, vegan...). So much fun for little bakers!
What’s Included: 2-hour birthday party, a paper chef hat for each child to keep, a mini tour of the bakery, a cupcake box for each child to decorate & take as a goody bag, a mini lesson in how to ice & make fondant, time to decorate 2 cupcakes, and tea party time to enjoy one of their creations with juice.
Pricing: $20 per child. Min 5 children, Max 15.
Suitable Ages: 1 year +
Party Location(s): 405 Seymour River Place in North Vancouver
Why They're Awesome: Maplewood Farm offers a unique and enjoyable time for all ages in a rural heritage setting on 5 acres in North Vancouver, with a wonderful collection of over 200 domestic and friendly farm animals and birds. Families can host outdoor birthday parties at the farm year round using the covered picnic table area for the cost of general admission per guest, or their new bright, reservable party room provides a fantastic indoor option for rainy season birthday!
What's Included: All indoor birthday parties include farm admission for 8 children & 8 adults, scenic views of farm animals from their bright, new party room, tables & chairs, fridge & microwave, stress-free clean up, and 8 bags of birdseed. Optional add-ons include a barnyard theme with goody bags, balloons, cutlery, plates, cups, napkins, cake candles & tablecloth, food (pizzas from Panago), endless regular potato chips, apple juice & bottled water. Please allow 2 months notice for a party booking!
Pricing: Bronze Package starts at $227 (including tax) for up to 8 children.
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Facebook Prize: Bronze Birthday Party Package ($227 value) including 1200 sq. ft. building for a full hour, tables & chairs, fridge & microwave, stress-free clean up, 8 bags of birdseed, 8 child admissions, and 8 adults admissions.
Suitable Ages: 1 year +
Party Location(s): 1705 Marine Drive in North Vancouver + mobile!
Why They're Awesome: Opening very soon, Treehaus Teahaus is a play cafe that includes an interactive play area & learning space for young children and their parents! The play space offers infants & crawlers areas, a stimulating & interactive pretend-play corner, sensorial space & manipulatives for older kids, and a library. The cafe features natural & organic teas, italian artisan coffee, kid-friendly snacks, fresh & healthy juices, private nursing space, & baby-changing stations. And their multipurpose space will be used for Kindermusik music & movement classes, arts & crafts classes, parent-focused workshops & special events (including birthday parties!).
What's Included: Until their physical location opens, families can take advantage of their mobile party packages that include a 30-minute Kindermusik class, arts & crafts, a Kindermusik birthday gift, and customizable themes! Optional add-ons include face painting, decor & photography.
Pricing: Starts at $60 for 10 kids.
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