If you’re looking for a memorable birthday venue for your little one in Melbourne, then we have you covered. From unique activities to interactive experiences and creative themes, Melbourne has many options to ensure your child’s special day remains a core memory. Here are our top 9 kids’ party activities for the ultimate birthday celebration.
1. Let Kids Run Wild At Chaos Lab
From the Control Room to the Science Lab, the Mirror Maze to the Ball Pit, Chaos Lab is an inspiring experience for all kids who want to play, explore and create. Which makes this lab-themed playground the perfect venue for the ultimate science-led birthday bash. Treat party guests to a day of slime making, face painting and all around chaos (managed by mad scientists of course). If you’d like to have the space all to yourself an exclusive session can be arranged, or the experience can even be customised to meet your needs. Just contact Chaos Lab via the form on their website and let the party planning begin!
2. Pick A Theme At The Party Room For Kids
The Party Room for Kids takes the stress of organising a kid’s party out of the parent’s hands. The venue offers over a dozen stunning themes to choose from, including a snow queen with actual snowfall on arrival, a mermaid with a large glowing shell, superheroes with a galaxy night sky and a dinosaur jungle with 4.5m high dinosaurs. Everything from the decor to the catering and entertainment is looked after, to ensure a fun and stress-free day for everyone.
3. Embrace Poop At Unko Museum
Celebrate your little one’s big day with something a little bit out of the ordinary. This Japanese poop museum, complete with a ball pit and arcade games, will have kids giggling all day long! The Unko Museum is an immersive space that includes light walls, games, interactive installations and colourful sets at every corner. You’ll have plenty of photo opportunities to document the special day, and loads of immersive activities to keep kids entertained.
4. Spend The Day In Nature At Collingwood Children Farm
Spend the day outdoors with a birthday party in the lush gardens of Collingwood Children’s Farm. With acres of land to play and explore in, busy kids will have more than enough to keep themselves entertained. The experienced events team will set you up in the Stables Paddock, a picturesque spot nestled between the river and Nursery Garden with a marquee, two trestle tables and hay bales for farm-style seating. With multiple add-ons like catering and even a guinea pig cuddle session, there is everything you need to make this day extra special.
5. Travel Back In Time At Dinos Alive
Dinosaur enthusiasts will now be able to celebrate their birthday amongst these prehistoric creatures at the Dinos Alive immersive experience. Prepare to journey back in time, and meet the animals that dominated earth for 140 million years. You will be able to see over 80 life-sized moving dinosaurs, from the iconic Tyrannosaurus rex to the relatively unknown but equally fascinating Suchomimus. Book the exclusive services that fit your party’s needs and blow your guests away with this adventure into the Jurassic era.
6. Get Active At Bounce Trampoline Park
Enjoy a day packed with activities at the Bounce trampoline park. With specialised party packages curated by age group, you can be sure that you’ll be getting an amazing party tailored to your needs. Each party package includes a dedicated host to guide you through all the action, customisable food options to fuel your crew, grip socks for all the party guests and much more. Make sure to book your spot at Bounce!
7. Meet Magical Creatures At The Harry Potter™: A Forbidden Forest Experience
Have the most magical birthday party at the Harry Potter™: A Forbidden Forest Experience. From April 6 2024 you will get to venture deep into the Forbidden Forest at The Briars. Who knows what you might encounter? Forest sounds will flit through the trees, and the characters from the Fantastic Beasts™ and Harry Potter™ movies await amongst the foliage. End off your trail at the Hogsmead-style village with some British treats, and of course, birthday cake!
8. Spend Time With Wildlife At Melbourne Zoo
The Melbourne Zoo’s Kids Party Packages offer a range of both indoor and outdoor venue options throughout Melbourne Zoo. The package includes a food and beverage attendant, a child-friendly menu and fun activities as well as the option of ordering colourful birthday cupcakes. The experienced zoo events team can also organise entertainment, styling or a keeper talk to ensure your child’s birthday is a memorable one.
9. Enjoy A Special Day At The Little Party House
Treat your kid to a bit of luxury at The Little Party House. Your host, Miss Mascia, will ensure you day is perfectly planned down to the last detail and will attend on the day to supervise the celebration. Venue décor, styling and set-up will be ready for your arrival, all according to your chosen theme of course, so all you need to do is show up and have fun. There will be an adorable welcome show as well as a beautiful kids’ dining table styled according to theme. Get ready for organised games, activities and even a walk through the enchanted garden!