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Birthday Party Guide - Winter/Spring 2018

Think The Cold Weather Means A Dreary Birthday? Not So! Put The ‘Happy’ In Your Child’s Birthday With Calgary’s Definitive Party Directory - Venues, Entertainers, And More!

This listing is provided for your reference only. Please research carefully and choose the company that meets your family’s needs best. CCM

 

VENUES

BRICKS 4 KIDZ

Address: 1428, 19 Avenue NW
Phone: 403-457-5530
Email: calgary@bricks4kidz.com
Website: http://bricks4kidz.com/calgary

A unique, affordable, and fun experience for all... at your location or ours! Flexible packages and activities for your son or daughter’s big day include themed invitations, creative free play, motorized model builds, LEGO®-based games/challenges, and a special gift for the guest of honor. Loot bags, refreshments, and more can be added for a no-hassle celebration. Visit the website for detailed options and to submit a booking form.

BUTTERFIELD ACRES CHILDREN’S FARM

Address: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road
Phone: 403-239-0638
Email: farmfun@butterfieldacres.com
Website: http://butterfieldacres.com

Butterfield AcresAre there animal lovers at your house? Parties at Butterfield Acres begin again at Easter with Legendary Easter Hunts! And fun-filled birthday packages run all Spring and Summer. Lots of real (and wholesome!) farm action! Very cute real little Spring babies... enjoy real fresh air and sunshine, good friends, pony and tractor rides... Imagine the pictures, stories, and great memories. Convenient bookings available on our website. We’re waiting to see you at Butterfield Acres!

CALGARY HUMANE SOCIETY

Address: 4455, 110 Avenue SE
Phone: 403-205-4455, Ext. 6544
Email: educator@calgaryhumane.ca
Website: http://calgaryhumane.ca

Calgary HumaneParty your paws off at Calgary Humane Society for your next birthday! Our standard birthday package includes a presentation, crafty crafts, shelter tour, an animal guest, and time for cake and presents. Or check out our deluxe party which includes everything in the standard party plus an extra hour for more animal guests and pizza! Looking to have an extra special birthday? Ask about our Birthday Fundraising ideas on how you can help the 7,000 abandoned, abused, and neglected animals Calgary Humane Society cares for each year.

CALGARY ZOO

Address: 210 St. George's Drive NE
Phone: 403-232-9353
Email: birthdays@calgaryzoo.com
Website: http://calgaryzoo.com

Calgary ZooLooking to throw a wild party for your 3- to 12-year-old? Leave it to our fun and knowledgeable education staff members here at the Calgary Zoo. Our themed parties run year-round and include admission for up to 25 guests. We’ll help you build a program that inspires your budding zoo-fanatic and their friends. From optional catering or gift bags, to crafts and guided tours, our interactive activities will help create zoonique memories for your child’s special day. Best of all, you just need to book and show up. We’ll take care of the rest. No planning, stress, or mess to clean up afterward!

CANADA’S SPORTS HALL OF FAME

Address: 169 Canada Olympic Road SW
Phone: 403-776-1040
Email: info@cshof.ca
Website: http://sportshall.ca

Fly through the air like a ski jumper! Break a world record wheelchair racing time! Shadow box against a world heavyweight champion! It’s the birthday party your child will never forget at Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. Enjoy dozens of hands-on interactive exhibits as your party guests experience 150 years of Canadian sport history. For more information, visit sportshall.ca or call 403-776-1040 to book.

THE CITY OF CALGARY RECREATION

Address: Various Locations
Phone: 311
Website: http://calgary.ca/birthdays

You supply the cake... we supply the fun! Skip the work and plan your next birthday party with Calgary Recreation. The City’s many facilities offer Calgarians an easy and affordable way to gather with friends and family in a fun, safe setting. Healthy, fun activities are available to make birthday party planning simple and stress-free. Parties are available at Southland and Village Square Leisure Centres, Inglewood Aquatic Centre, Beltline Aquatic & Fitness Centre, Wildflower and North Mount Pleasant Arts Centres, as well as many of our arenas have non prime time bookings available. Some facilities have private birthday party spaces, activity leaders, and catering. Visit us online to see our variety of themed parties.

DANCE WITH FRANCE

Address: 104, 8408 Elbow Drive SW
Phone: 403-243-2111
Email: info@dancewithfrance.ca
Website: http://dancewithfrance.ca

Do you want to have an exciting, fun, and unique birthday celebration that you will never forget? Then have a Dance with France Birthday Party! Invite your friends and family members, and dance! You choose the style of dance, and we provide the dance instruction, party games, the fantastic facility, and loads of fun! For ages 4 to adult (typically a two-hour birthday party).

FLIP FACTORY/FLIP X-TREME/FLIP CAFÉ & TOT SPOT

Address: #1, 4500 - 5 Street NE
Phone: 403-265-2656
Email: info@flip-factory.com
Website: http://flip-factory.com

Ninja Warrior obstacles, climbing walls, trampolines, and a Eurobungee, Flip Factory birthdays are ideal for kids 4 to 10 years old. Flip also offers sleepover parties for youth groups. Flip X-treme is a new space next to Flip Factory filled with Ninja Warrior obstacles. Flip X-treme parties are great for kids ages 10 through to adults wanting a unique event and venue. Tot Spot is an indoor playground on Flip’s second level, fully padded and full of equipment with parties for 1 to 4 year olds!

FLYING SQUIRREL CALGARY

Address: #105, 572 Aero Drive NE
Phone: 403-879-2148
Email: info@flyingsquirrelsports.ca
Website: http://flyingsquirrelsports.ca

Flying Squirrel is true fun for the whole family where the rules of gravity no longer apply! Seasoned adrenaline junkies to a family with toddlers and young children will enjoy themselves at Flying Squirrel. Form your own extreme dodgeball team, slam dunk like a pro, practice your best aerial acrobatics, and so much more. Safe, fun, and clean. We clean everything with an antimicrobial solution every night. Don’t feel like jumping today? Take a rest in the Drey Bar and Café or relax in our lounge area with free Wi-Fi. It’s our mission to provide a fun environment for everyone.

JELLY MODERN DOUGHNUTS

Address: #100, 1414 - 8 Street SW
Phone: 403-453-2053
Email: delicious@jellymoderndoughnuts.com
Website: http://jellymoderndoughnuts.com

Jelly Modern Doughnuts offers customized parties in our one-of-a-kind venue, Canada’s first exclusive gourmet doughnut bakery café. Celebrate with your guests in the sophisticated private party room at Jelly. Included in the party is a craft, doughnut decorating and chef demo, loot bag and toy, age-appropriate games and story, birthday cake and snacks (doughnut sandwiches, chicken fingers, mac ‘n cheese, and sides of either potato chips or veggies and dip).

KYLE SHEWFELT GYMNASTICS

Address: #104, 3442 - 118 Avenue SE
Phone: 587-349-2004
Email: info@ksgymnastics.com
Website: http://kyleshewfeltgymnastics.com

Jump on the bed much?! We’ve got just the thing: Join us for Calgary’s Best Gymnastics Birthday Party! Our parties are recreational focused and full of cartwheelin’ fun. We specialize in low ratio, high quality experiences and each party includes a structured lesson from our amazing KSG coaches. Parties do book quickly, so please book online or in person today! *High Five!

LYCÉE LOUIS PASTEUR

Address: 4099 Garrison Boulevard SW
Phone: 403-243-5420, Ext. 115
Email: climbing@lycee.ca
Website: http://lycee.ca/climbing-wall

Lycee LouisLycée Louis Pasteur invites you and your family to discover the fun and challenging world of indoor rock climbing! Climbing at Calgary’s Lycée includes a 36-foot climbing wall; 10 top ropes; 6 automatic belay devices for solo climbers and beginners; a welcoming family-friendly environment for all ages and abilities; qualified staff supervision; equipment rentals available; and private rentals as low as $80!

MOUNTAIN VIEW BOWL INC.

Address: 11, 3919 Richmond Road SW
Phone: 403-249-0858
Email: mountainview.bowl@shaw.ca
Website: http://mountainviewbowling.com

At Mountain View Bowl, our passion is bowling. Our goal is to offer a place where friends and family can come together for the ultimate in bowling entertainment. We are dedicated to giving you the most exciting bowling experience possible. Our lounge is licensed. We offer 5 and 10 pin bowling, kids’ birthday parties, league bowling, open bowling, and corporate events.

OASIS RIVER COUNTRY WATER PARK AT THE SHERATON CAVALIER HOTEL

Address: 2620, 32 Avenue NE
Phone: 403-250-6323
Email: oasis@sheratoncalgary.ca
Website: http://sheratoncavaliercalgary.com/calgary-water-park

Oasis River Country Water Park at The Sheraton Cavalier Hotel Calgary is the perfect place for your birthday party! Featuring two giant 250-foot water slides, a kiddie pool, main pool, and for parents, a relaxing hot tub and whirlpools. SPLASH! Snack Bar overlooking the water park offers all the delicious food that any child wants featured at their birthday party. Priced from $26 per person (gratuity/taxes extra, prices subject to change.). For times available, call 403-250-6323.

OC ARCHERY RANGE

Address: 127 Kingsview Road SE, Airdrie, AB
Phone: 587-775-7793
Website: http://ocarchery.ca

PASSION FOR GLASS STUDIO & GALLERY

Address: 1534, 17 Avenue SW
Phone: 587-353-2153
Email: info@passionforglass.ca
Website: http://passionforglass.ca

Need a new idea for your creative daughter or son? Celebrate your child’s birthday at Passion for Glass Studio. Private birthday parties for students ages 5 and up. Give your child an experience they’ll love creating fused glass art with all their best friends. Bring your own cake, drinks, and snacks. We have a small refrigerator and microwave on-site that you may use.

POP STAR PARTIES

Address: 107 Bayview Street SW, Airdrie, AB
Phone: 403-945-1589
Website: http://airdriemusiclessons.com

ROOTS 2 STEM

Address: #38, 11410 - 27 Street SE
Phone: 403-257-4200
Email: info@roots2stem.ca
Website: http://roots2stem.ca

Roots 2 STEM is proud to offer themed birthday parties! Invite all of your friends to a fun, action-packed, hands-on science, technology, and/or engineering experience party at our one-of-a-kind high-tech Discovery Lab! You pick a theme like robotics or Star Wars, and we will create with you a customized party experience based on age and interest!

SAIT TROJANS RECREATION

Address: 1301, 16 Avenue NW
Phone: 403-284-7150
Email: birthday.party@sait.ca
Website: http://sait.ca/recreation

Let us take the stress out of planning your next celebration. We offer birthday party packages that include any combination of bowling, swimming, Zumba, and yoga. We’ll provide the food, cake, and a party host to assist your group from one activity to the next. Packages are based on 12 people, including 2 adults. Make sure to book early as space fills up quickly!

SHAKERS FUN CENTRE

Address: 9900 Venture Avenue SE
Phone: 403-236-2213
Email: info@shakerscalgary.com
Website: http://shakerscalgary.com

The best birthday parties happen at Shakers! Experience birthdays like never before with our amazing attractions including Laser Tag, Climbing Wall, and Awesome Arcade! Our party packages have all the fun covered at the best value in town including Unlimited play, one-hour table reservation, party host, loot bags, and more! Be prepared to experience birthdays like never before!

THREE BEASTS INDOOR PLAYGROUND

Address: 103, 609 - 1 Street W, Cochrane, AB
Website: http://threebeastsplayground.com

TREEHOUSE INDOOR PLAYGROUND

Address: 3337, 34 Avenue NE
Phone: (North): 403-277-3378
Email: calgarynorthtreehouse_calgary@hotmail.com
Website: http://calgary.treehouseplay.com
Address: 13, 240 Midpark Way SE
Phone: (South): 587-356-2822
Email: southcalgary@treehouseplay.com

Best birthday party idea? Treehouse is a unique place where parents can come and enjoy a comfortable atmosphere while their children play freely in a clean, safe, and age-appropriate playground. We have play structures, games and prizes, air inflatables, rock climbing, game floor, and private party rooms so kids will have a variety of things to do. And parents can easily supervise their children from a comfortable seat in our café area while they have a cup of coffee.

VIN GOGH PAINT STUDIO

Address: #118, 7004 MacLeod Trail SE
Phone: 403-512-5290
Email: shea@vingogh.ca
Website: http://vingogh.ca

Vin Gogh Paint and Sip Studio is the place for painting parties! We host parties for both children and adults. You will get a step-by-step painting session with an experienced artist. You can choose your favorite painting or other craft from our painting gallery. Our painting sessions are generally two hours long. You will get an additional hour to enjoy some of our delicious flatbreads, with juice for the kids and wine for the adults. Families can bring in their own cake. We also offer other crafts such as mixed media, glass painting, and wooden signs. Book 10 people, and the eleventh person paints for free!

WYMBIN

Address: #50, 919 - 9 Avenue SE
Phone: 403-452-2549
Email: hello@wymbinyoga.com
Website: http://wymbinyoga.com

Wymbin is a new yoga studio for kids, teens, and families! In addition to offering kids and youth yoga classes, we also host workshops, party nights, camps, birthday parties, and more! Our studio is located in the heart of Inglewood, underneath Junction 9 Yoga & Pilates, so parents are able to attend a yoga or pilates class while their littles practice downstairs! Drop in or sign up online.

ENTERTAINMENT

FEEL FABULOUS MOBILE SPA - SPA BIRTHDAY PARTIES FOR GIRLS!

Phone: 403-401-4898
Email: calgary@feelfabulous.ca
Website: http://feelfabulous.ca

Feel Fabulous Mobile Spa specializes in spa birthday parties for kids and teens! They bring fantastic party décor to your home and offer a wide selection of services suitable for all ages, such as mini manicures/pedicures, freehand nail art, organic facials, hairstyling, light makeup, and more. Other popular services include their beauty product making activities (where girls can make lip balm, body butter, perfume, and more), and their mother/daughter spa menu.

GAMERS FUN TRUCK VIDEO GAME PARTY

Gamers Fun Truck lets you have your child’s party at your house, not in your house. A 24-foot trailer loaded with 16 feet of comfy bench, 5 big screens, 10 game consoles, 40 controllers, and all the games your party wants to play! Give us a place to park, and we will give you the “Best Game in Town!”

HAMLET THE CLOWN

Phone: 403-245-3168
Website: http://hamlettheclown.com

Hamlet the Clown is perfect for celebrating your birthday, whether you are 1 or 100 years old! Hamlet will come to your party for a full hour and includes mime, mimicry, juggling (with hats, pins, and balls), clown magic, follow-the-leader, and tons of audience participation and creating balloon sculptures for everyone.

MAD SCIENCE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA

Phone: 403-263-4140
Email: madscsab@telusplanet.net
Website: http://calgary.madscience.org

Mad ScienceFor 22 years, Mad Science (Est. 1996) has been making parties a blast! Children are amazed and “edu-tained” with fun, interactive experiments. The birthday child gets to wear a Mad Science Lab Coat and be the Mad Scientist’s Assistant, and everyone will make something to take home during a hands-on experiment. Add-ons, customizations, and merchandise available, too! We have making Birthday Party fun down to a science! A 2017 Parents’ Choice Awards First Place Winner.

MASCOT PARTIES

Phone: 403-616-3652
Email: mascotparties@gmail.com
Website: http://mascotparties.ca

Creating magical moments, leaving lasting memories! Imagine the look on your child’s face when they see a character they love come and visit them at their next event. We have many professional mascots and costumed characters. Offering Princess Parties, Superhero Parties, and Mascot Parties. We are available for birthday parties, corporate events, and more! Our interactive birthday packages are filled with games, dancing, activities, and more all at affordable rates.

RICHARD RONDEAU MAGICIAN

Phone: 403-254-8718
Email: magic@rrmagician.com
Website: http://rrmagician.com

Specializing in children’s performances for over 30 years. Richard’s shows are specifically tailored to the age of your group. A large portion of his act allows the children to participate in the show. Age-appropriate comedy throughout and magic that will astound the spectators. Suitable for ages 3 and up.

RICHARD YOUNG THE MAGICIAN

Phone: 403-389-5902
Email: richard@ifoolu.com
Website: http://ifoolu.com

Past Calgary’s Child Parents’ Choice Award Winner for “Best Children’s Entertainer.” Experience extraordinary entertainment. Richard Young the Magician does extraordinary magic! But it’s much more than magic. His fast-paced shows combine magical illusions, hilarious comedy, clean fun, and tons of audience participation! Parents love how wonderfully he works with the children and voted him one of the top three children’s entertainers in Calgary. So for something extraordinary, call Richard Young the Magician today.

VISAGE FACE AND BODY ART

Phone: 403-464-7543
Email: nataliya@visagefabart.com
Website: http://visagefabart.com

Face and body painting is a great way to express yourself. No matter what age or gender, there is always colors and designs that can express how you feel. I offer professional facepainting at birthdays, fundraisers, corporate, and community events. Book your event today and let me bring color to your life!

YOU GLO GIRLS PARTIES - MOBILE SPA

Phone: 403-708-9029
Email: yggparties@gmail.com
Website: http://youglogirlparties.com

You Glo Girl offers mobile themed spa parties for kids and teens. They have party ideas that are guaranteed to capture any girl’s heart! There are options for boys who attend, as well. Create a unique party atmosphere in the comfort of your home or location of your choice complete with enticing and charmed decorations. We offer manicures, pedicures, sparkly makeup, fancy hair styles, facials, and more. Choose from packages such as Dance Diva, Beach Bash, Pajama Slumber, Glitz & Glam, Magical Fairy Tea Party, and more. Let us do the work for you!

YOUNG REMBRANDTS

Phone: 403-457-DRAW (3729)
Email: calgary@youngrembrandts.com
Website: http://youngrembrandts.com/southernalberta

Young RembrandtsPlanning a Birthday Party or Special Event? Our program is not only fun but is educational, too! Our passion is Art and we love teaching children How to Draw. All material is provided. We have hundreds of lessons to choose from. You choose the lesson, and we provide the instruction and the entertainment. What wonderful piece of art will your child select to work on with their friends? Watch for the excitement and sense of accomplishment on the children’s faces as they complete their masterpieces! Refer to this ad for 5 per cent off your Birthday Party Package.

IDEA LAB KIDS

Phone: 403-618-2958
Email: calgary@idealabkids.com
Website: http://calgary.idealabkids.com

Looking for a truly unique experience for your child's birthday party? Idea Lab parties are certainly something to celebrate!. Select themes from cooking to Coding/Robotics to Science, there is something for everyone. We bring the party to you! Parties ROCK at IDEA LAB!

BLACK DOG BAKERY

Phone: 403-200-1131
Email: info@blackdogbakery.ca
Website: http://blackdogbakery.ca

Want a unique, creative party activity that everyone will enjoy? Book Black Dog Bakery for your next event! Birthday parties, baby showers, team builds, bridal showers, girls’ nights - we do it all! We’ll bring the baking, icing and sprinkles. You decorate wonderful treats with your guests that also double as cute favors. We have cookie, cupcake, and cake decorating packages to choose from. Visit blackdogbakery.ca for details or email info@blackdogbakery.ca to book your party today!

BRICKS 4 KIDZ

Please see our full listing under "Venues."

BUTTERFIELD ACRES CHILDREN’S FARM

Phone: 403-239-0638
Email: farmfun@butterfieldacres.com
Website: http://butterfieldacres.com

Do you have an animal lover at your house? Want some darling birthday photos? Invite some very special guests to your party! Our Mini Farm comes to visit for up to 60 minutes with two young goats, two young lambs, and four bunnies! With the footprint of a small car, it sets up anywhere comfortable for your little party guests…outside on your grass, on a sunny deck, or in your garage. Convenient bookings online at our website.

CALGARY REPTILE PARTIES

Phone: 403-457-2202
Email: reptile.party@hotmail.com
Website: http://calgaryreptileparties.com

Add fun and education to your birthday party or event! Kids meet and interact with iguanas, monitor lizards, dragons, boa constrictors, pythons, skinks, salamanders, and so much more! Find out why Calgary Reptile Parties won First Place in the category of “Best Entertainment for a Children’s Party” in the 2013 Parents’ Choice Awards.

CHRISTOPHER COOL

Phone: 403-800-0866
Website: http://calgarybirthdaymagician.com

Calgary’s funniest and most kid-friendly magician will make the stress disappear when it comes to helping you plan your child’s party. Trusted by over 200 parents every year! Visit Christopher’s website today to get instant package and pricing information, check his availability, and book a magic show online!

FAIRY TALE PRINCESS PARTY

Fairy Tale Princess Party strives to provide fairy tales and happily-ever-afters. Our goal is to make dreams come true, spreading love, happiness, and the magic of fairy tales to princesses and princes of all ages. We are dedicated to offering character experiences that are not only entertaining, but provide good role models for children while encouraging imagination and self-esteem. We would love to make your child’s birthday party magical!

SUPPLIES, SERVICES & GIFT IDEAS

REAL CANADIAN SUPERSTORE

Address: Various Locations
Website: http://realcanadiansuperstore.ca

Planning a birthday party could mean a lot of running around - especially if it means a lot of kids running around. That’s one of the reasons why we offer everything you need under one roof. At the Real Canadian Superstore, you can pick up the cake, the cake platter, the party platter, the party decorations, the party favors, and maybe even a party outfit for yourself because at these prices, it doesn’t need to be your birthday to treat yourself! Not just a store. Superstore.

CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS

ALBERTA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

An Alberta Children’s Hospital Hero Birthday Party helps kids of all ages make a difference for sick and injured kids in our community… and have fun while doing it! Everyone who participates will have the opportunity to place a personalized heart on our Kids Helping Kids Donor Wall at the hospital.

THE HAPPY BIRTHDAY PROJECT

The Happy Birthday Project invites you to party it forward! We are accepting financial and in-kind donations of birthday party supplies and new toys. Our mission is to bring joy to the lives of children and families facing adverse circumstances by providing them with birthday celebration packages. Help us spread the birthday joy around! For more information, visit thehappybirthdayproject.org.

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