The Ultimate Charlotte Kid’s Birthday Parties.

Do you feel as if all the parties are the same old, same old? Maybe you want to celebrate a special birthday year or make a really big deal out of your child’s day?
Yes, Pinterest is filled to brim with party ideas, decor and themes. But what if you want to break out of the common ground and make a really BIG splash? Charlotte has several party gems for fab bday celebrations, some you may not even realize were options (like renting out entire spaces).

Here’s a list of our favorite places around town for the extreme, ultimate, and unique Kid’s Birthday parties in the QC.  Let’s rock the socks off this year’s birthday!


DPK Facebook

What could be more ultimate in birthday parties than taking over the best place in town? Discovery Place Kids in Huntersville offers birthday rental of their two levels of imaginary fun. Take a deep sea dive into under the sea in their yellow submarine. Be the chief of your very own fire truck while you help put out fires across town.  Build and create your own race cars, tracks, and buildings. Explore sensory learning in their water table area. All of this can be exclusively yours with their Premium Party Package. This includes access for up to 35 children and 40 adults. (yes, that’s 75 people!)

 Your very own Party Pal will help host and manage the setup party decorations and clean up. A t-shirt for the birthday child plus 35 juice boxes are also included. Choose from several fun themes to personalize your party.  “I Can Create” party allows your child to get in touch with their creative side and take home their very own masterpiece.  If Legos are a favorite in your household, the “Lego Mania” theme will lead to loads of fun building and knocking them down.  “Roars and Rumbles” explore prehistoric times with dinos and erupting volcanoes.  Birthdays with safety goggles- you can’t get any more fun than that- with DPK’s “Super Science” party you get to make and take your very own concoction.  Tea Parties and playtime sound like the perfect combo, pick the “Tea Party” and enjoy dressing up and hat making and sipping juice from teacups.  

Price: $750

Ages: 1-7

For More Information:

Discovery Place Kids | (704)- 372- 6261 x 300| Facebook | Instagram


POP STAR PARTY  with Charlotte Star Room

Charlotte Star Room Facebook

How many of your littles are obsessed with the latest pop songs? If belting out “There are so many ways to be wicked” or “I can’t stop the feeling” has become commonplace in your household- then the Pop Star party from Charlotte Star Room is just what your birthday child has been longing for.  Imagine how excited they will be pretending to be “A Star for a Day” with a professional music team by their side. They’ll step into a recording studio to sing, record, and perform all of their favorite songs. All captured on camera. Plus VIP treatment with photos taken on the red carpet, a dance floor, Rock & Roll party lighting, and a professional sound system.

Ages: Kindergarten and up

For More Information:

Charlotte Star Room | Facebook | Instagram




Hampton Inn & Suites SouthPark Facebook

Does your child love American Girl? What better way to ring in her birthday with an extra special visit to the American Girl Store plus a sleepover with mom at the Hampton Inn & Suites Southpark.  The Phillips Place hotel is located less than 1 mile from the American Girl Store at SouthPark Mall. What is included in your special night? Hampton Inn’s deluxe accommodations with complimentary hot breakfast.  Cookies and milk delivered to your room for you and your doll. A voucher for a free drink and snack in the hotel suite shop. Not only will you lounge in the comfy, cozy luxury the Hampton Inn brings but her Doll will as well. An American Girl bed will be set up for your stay and is hers to keep. Upgrade your stay to the Deluxe Package for the “pink experience” including pink sheets and pillowcases on the bed.  Plus a robe and slippers for your doll.

For More Information:

Hampton Inn American Girl Party| (704)-319-5700 | Facebook



PAINT A PONY PARTIES with Lenux Stables

Lenux Stables Facebook

Does your little one love horses? Lenux Stables will help create the “Horse Birthday Party” of your dreams with 90 minutes of horse-filled fun. Your kiddo will fall in love with their white miniature horse, “Moon”, whose laid back attitude and horse charm is so accommodating as they hand paint unique outfits on him with washable, non-toxic paint.  No party is complete without a sweet horseback ride from one of Lenux Stables horses. They have a sizeable climate-controlled lounge for birthday treats and cake.  All you will need to supply is the cake because packages include plates, napkins, utensils, cups, and lemonade. Themes include My Little Pony Party, Wild West, and Princess Parties.   Giddy on up’ to Lenux Stables for the party of a lifetime.

Ages: Kids 12 and under

Cost: $300 for up to 12 guests, additional guest are welcome at $10/person

For More Information:

Lenux Stables| (704) 947-7433| [email protected] | Facebook 



BALLERINA PARTY with Jami Masters School of Dance

Jami Masters Facebook

Come dance and twirl with the birthday girl at Jami Masters School of Dance.  Jami Masters instills more than just dance skills; dancers fall in love with the art of dancing. They take pride in what it means to be a dancer and their birthday parties showcase this love of dance. Invite 16 of your best dancing pals for a one hour of dancing fun plus a dance dress up a gear with their Standard Birthday Party. Or add on to their creative side with the Standard Deluxe Party which includes 30 minutes of dance and dress up plus a craft to take home.  Go all the way with an Extended Birthday Party which includes 1 hour of structured dance and dress up, plus a craft to take home. All parties include tables for cake and guests, tables clothes, and clean up.

Ages: 10 and under

Prices: $200-$250 depending on party package for up to 16 guests

For More Information:

Jami Masters School of Dance | (704) 525-6555 | [email protected]Facebook 



GYMNASTICS PARTY with Gym-Fit Sports Center

Gym-Fit Sport Facebook

Do you have an active kiddo that loves running around and getting their play on? You will enjoy parties offered through Gym-Fit Sports Center.  Get some energy out with the 40’ obstacle course and giant double caste inflatables. Jump into fun in their loose foam pit. Soar to new heights on the inground trampoline.  Go beyond just gymnastics with activities and more. Parties include fun organized activities plus free time. Enjoy a party host, activities director, and invitations as part of your package.

Age: All

Cost: $199-$250 for nine guests + birthday child.  $10-$12 per each additional guest.

For More Information:

Gym-Fit Sports Center | (704)-817-8654 | Facebook | Instagram



PARTY LIMOS with Queen City Party Charters

Queen City Party Charters’ Facebook

Have you ever driven around with a car full of kiddos? Your car is full of laughter, music, and fun.  Imagine how much your little one would love a limo ride with all of their besties? Sipping on juice boxes, laid back, got their mind on the party and the party on their mind. Queen City Party Charters offers the ultimate in Party Limos. Gather your fellow princesses and enjoy as they charter you to your favorite nail spa and then drop you off at your private tea party.  Or dress up in your favorite Panther’s gear and get dropped off for playtime at Freedom Park. Afterward, head to your favorite ice cream shop. No matter what your party style, you will love arriving in style with Queen City Party Charters.

Ages: All

Price: Starting at $325

For More Information:

Queen City Party Charters | 704-773-0771 | Facebook 


CRAFTING PARTY  with AR Workshop

 Anders Ruff Workshop Facebook

AR Workshop is the latest craze in the Queen City- rightfully so because its a unique experience for all.  AR workshop offers your party girl & guests several different crafts to create, including plank signs, photo frames, wall hangings, pillows, and tote bags. The guest gets to select from custom wording/design, as well as colors and styles. Bring your own food and drinks; AR will take care of all the setup and clean up of the project.  Guest take home their work that day. Embrace creativity with a party from AR Workshop. 

Ages: Kindergarten and up

For More Information:

AR Workshop | Facebook | Instagram



TopGolf Charlotte Facebook

Is your family feeling inspired after Patrick Reed’s win at the Masters? Then your birthday child will love a party from TopGolf.  After you are done hitting a round like a pro you will also enjoy some scrumptious treats.  Choose from either Breakfast or Lunch menus including such items as mini waffles and smoked bacon, chicken tenders and tater tots, plus unlimited sodas or lemonade.  All guest receive a Junior Lifetime Membership. Add on with the Ultimate Party Package that includes delicious donut holes as well The Ultimate TopGolf Goodie Bag, including Cinch Tote, Topgolf Kids Water Bottle, and Topgolf Youth Sunglasses.  Talk about a party that is easy planning on the adults- sit back and enjoys!

Age: Kids 12 and under

Price: $25 per child

For More Information:

TopGolf | Facebook | Instagram



Charlotte Panthers Facebook

Let’s go Panthers! If you and your child considered yourselves to be the Panther’s greatest fans, then you will love the Sir Purr Stadium Tour for the ultimate birthday party.  The tour includes 1 hour and 15 minutes in Sir Purr’s Play Den. Here you can suit up like a player and enjoy interactive children’s games on the miniature artificial turf field. See the stadium from the inside out with the 45-minute tour of the Bank of America Stadium. A Sir Purr autograph card and party favor for each child attending. Plus a special treat bag for the birthday kiddo. And lest we forget the best part, a 30 minute Sir Purr appearance.  This is the ultimate birthday experience with Charlotte’s favorite party animal.

Age: Any (stadium tour can be shortened for younger kids)

A maximum of 20 children and 40 adults can attend

For More Information:

Sir Purr Stadium Tour | 704-358-7450 | [email protected]Facebook | Instagram



Charlotte Knights Facebook

Play Ball! Who wouldn’t love a day at the ballpark for their B-day? Well, look no further than BB&T Ballpark with Charlotte’s hometown team the Knights.  Grab 12 of your best buds and join your favorite players at the diamond. You will get 12 tickets in the best available section. Food is covered as they include three medium cheese pizzas and drink per ticket.  The Birthday kiddo receives a Knights T-shirt. All partygoers get a lanyard with birthday credentials. They even offer printable Knights birthday invitations. So, let’s root, root, root for the home team and have ball ringing in this years birthday.  

Ages: Kindergarten and up

Price: $264

For More Information:

Charlotte Knights Party | (704) 274-8300| [email protected]| Facebook 




Charlotte Hounds Facebook

Just when you thought we’d covered all the Charlotte sports team parties- we’ve got one more to add: the Charlotte Hounds.  Charlotte’s very own Major League Lacrosse team. Get up close and personal for pre-game warms ups with Blue and the Team. The birthday child will receive very extra special with a birthday announcement and visit from Blue during the game.  

Ages: Kindergarten and Up

Price: $20 per person

For More Information:

CLT Hounds Party | (704)-206- 1515 | Facebook | Instagram




Ashley Wells
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