Does your son or daughter have a birthday approaching? Would you like to throw your child a big birthday party? Would you prefer not to get a throbbing migraine headache (and possibly a few gray hairs) from the stress of it? Easy – just let someone handling the party decorating, entertainment, and maybe even the food. Here are some of the best places for children’s birthday parties in the Boise, Idaho area.
Boise, Idaho Birthday Party Spot #1: Discovery Center of Idaho
131 Myrtle Street
Want an amusing party with an educational twist? The Discovery Center of Idaho might be your pick. It is a children’s museum with lots of hands on activities and exhibits. The guests will enjoy an exciting demonstration such as “Dino Dig” where they discover fossils and “Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream” where the children will learn about effects of liquid nitrogen on different objects. The birthday parties last two hours and allow for up to 30 guests. The kids will enjoy fun exhibits such as “shadow box” which lets visitors capture shadows on the wall. There’s also a “spelling robot” exhibit where a robot’s arm spells out words. A birthday party at Discovery Center will be a unique outing for sure. For more details visit their site (click above) or give them a call.
Boise, Idaho Birthday Spot #2: Build-A-Bear Workshop
350 N Milwaukee Street
A fantastic place for a younger child’s (or even older) birthday party in Boise is Build-A-Bear Workshop. The guests and your birthday star will enjoy stuffing and creating a stuffed animal. It could be a bear, lamb, frog, or other furry friend. The kids will love being able to participate in the making of the memento. Parties are fairly affordable – you can also add on extras such as clothing, accessories etc. for the stuffed animal. It will be a “beary” special birthday party. For complete details, visit their website or give them a call.
Boise, Idaho Birthday Spot #3: Artist for a Day Boise
7609 W. Overland Road Ste 130
Does your youngster like to express him or herself alot? Have you ever caught him or her painting on the walls? Then they will love a birthday party at Artist for a Day. It is a paint your own pottery studio where the kids can decorate a plate, bowl, mug, ornament, figurine or other item. They can save it to cherish from the party, or give as a gift to a parent or someone else. It’s fun, creative, and something different. They’ve been catering to little artists (and non artists) since 1997. It’s an awesome choice for a kid or teen’s birthday celebration.
Boise, Idaho Birthday Spot #4: Idaho Iceworld
7072 S. Eisenman Road
A birthday party at Boise’s Idaho Ice World is sure to create alot of fun memories and be exciting for everyone. It’s a wonderful spot for an older child or teen’s birthday celebration. If you’re child loves to ice skate, and you think her (or his) friends might enjoy it as well, it’s worth considering. It’s not too expensive and it’ll be great exercise for all. They have an arcade there as well. Give them a call for all the information on booking your birthday party there.
Boise, Idaho Birthday Spot #5: Chuck E. Cheese
6255 W. Fairview Ave
You can never go wrong with a birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese in Boise. They’ve got the birthday party routine down and would do a great job. The birthday guests will enjoy eating pizza and playing fun games such as ski-ball and bumper cars. They provide two types of party packages – the “birthday star package” and “super star upgrade.” The “Birthday Star Package” includes a decorated table for 1 1/2 hours, 2 pieces of pizza per child, 20 game tokens for each guest, drinks with free refills, balloon bouquet, Chuck E. Cheese lunch box and tickets for the birthday child, and a birthday show starring Chuck E. Cheese and your child. The upgrade package includes the same plus additional tokens, goody bags, and a souvenir cup for each child. It will be an entertaining experience for sure. Give them a call for more details.
Boise, Idaho Birthday Spot #6: Party at a Local Park or Playground
Various Locations in Boise
Don’t want to blow the money on a big birthday bash? You can still have a nice party but save a few dollars by having it at local park. Obviously, this one is seasonal and weather permitting so you’ll need a back-up plan. Visit the Boise Parks and Recreation website here for all of the details. Just get a cake, perhaps a few balloons and you’re all set. If you would like to plan a few games, take a look at “10 Fun Games for an Outdoor Children’s Birthday Party”, or “Kid’s Birthday Party Games and Activities” for some ideas. You might also visit “Where to Find Kids Birthday Supplies Online” to help with the birthday party goodies. A celebration at a local park in Boise will be extra work, but is sure to create a lot of fabulous memories!