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Birthday Party Guide - Summer/Fall 2017

Our summer/fall Birthday Party Guide features great warm-weather planning for fun in the sun! From entertainment to supplies, birthday gifts to venues, cakes and more - we have it covered. 

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

VENUES

ALTADORE GYMNASTIC CLUB

Phone: 403-720-2711

Email: admin@altadoregym.com

Website: http://altadoregym.com

New South Location! Calgary’s favorite gymnastics club for over 50 years! Our birthday parties include use of our party room and one hour of coach-led activity time in the gym. Your child will be able to run, jump, climb, and somersault with their friends and, of course, have a ton of fun in the foam pit! Every booking includes one of our enthusiastic, qualified, and friendly coaches.

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 T-shirt 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 FARM

Address: 254077 Rocky Ridge Road NW

Phone: 403-239-0638

Email: farmfun@butterfieldacres.com

Website: http://butterfieldacres.com

A favorite place for Calgary’s birthday parties! Four package choices: Party Animal! Horse Crazy! Deluxe! Or Ultimate Blowout! All include time in the Birthday Barn or Tipi, Panago’s excellent pizza, and, of course, a visit with all the animals in the farmyard, too! Package details and order form available at butterfieldacres.com.

CALGARY CORN MAZE & FUN FARM

Address: 284022 Township Road 224, Rocky View, AB

Phone: 403-648-2719

Website: http://calgarycornmaze.com

Celebrate your child’s birthday with their own special tent at the award-winning Calgary Corn Maze & Fun Farm. With tons of activities and space to run, birthday guests can jump on our giant inflatable pillows, visit our barnyard animals, play a round of mini-golf, ride on our tractor pull rides, mine for treasures, go through our small or large corn maze, and so much more. Great for all ages, your birthday event will be hassle-free and full of happy memories. This is a very popular fun farm and tents will book up. Visit our website to book your party now.

CALGARY HUMANE SOCIETY

Address: 4455, 110 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-205-4455, Ext. 6544

Email: educator@calgaryhumane.ca

Website: http://calgaryhumane.ca

Party 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 we care for each year.

CALGARY ZOO

Address: 1300 Zoo Road NE

Phone: 403-232-9353

Website: http://calgaryzoo.com

Come celebrate at the Calgary Zoo while supporting our conservation efforts, too! Just like no two tigers have the same stripes, you can create a birthday party for your child that’s as unique as they are. Choose from a variety of activities, and then let your party host take you and your guests on an unforgettable animal adventure. There are party themes for children ages 3 to 12.

CANADA’S SPORTS HALL OF FAME

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! Block shots in a 3D goalie interactive! It’s the birthday party your child will never forget at Canada’s Sports Hall of Fame. Enjoy over 50 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.

COBB’S ADVENTURE PARK & CORN MAZE

Phone: 403-210-2676

Email: info@cobbsadventurepark.com

Website: http://cobbsadventurepark.com

The only place in Canada you can celebrate your birthday with kangaroos! Our newest attraction is our Kangaroo Petting Zoo, but we have so much more for you to enjoy: Bouncy Houses, Eurobungy, Zorbz, Archery Tag, Pedal Carts, a Climbing Wall, Spider Climb, Ropes Course, Blaster Balls, Gemstone Mining, Blacklight Minigolf, a Corn Maze, a Tractor Ride, and more! And all of our Birthday Packages include delicious food! Visit our website or call to book your party now!

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 four to adult (typically a two-hour birthday party).

DIVAS AND DUDES KIDS HAIR SALON AND SPA

Address: 440, 12445 Lake Fraser Drive SE

Phone: 587-353-8389

Email: info@divasanddudeskidshairsalon.ca

Website: http://divasanddudeskidshairsalon.ca

Want to get pampered on your birthday? Or do you like to Rock It Out? We offer five different themed parties. For your little princess, our Royal Tea Party. Sparkle toes are all the rage with our Viva La Diva Party. Or sing yourselves silly with our Pop Star Party. Still can’t decide? We will customize a party for you. All parties are two hours in length in our dazzling spa.

FUN CITY PLAY CENTRE

Address: 2, 1825 - 32 Avenue NE

Phone: 403-457-5398

Email: info@funcityplay.ca

Website: http://funcityplay.ca

Pirate-themed indoor playground for kids, offering bouncy castles, separate kid and toddler play structures, and arcade games. Unobstructed view of your kids while you enjoy free Wi-Fi. Hot menu items, and snacks and coffee available to purchase. Birthday party packages and facility rentals - private, corporate, and non-profit groups all welcome!

INJANATION FUN & FITNESS INC.

Phone: 587-353-4652

Email: events@injanation.com

Website: http://injanation.com

Celebrate in Calgary’s largest indoor playground with 55,000 square feet of pure fun for ages 1 to 101! With a trampoline park, ninja warrior courses, climbing walls, and much more, your event will always be exciting and adventurous! We offer flexible party packages for every occasion and age group. Birthdays, team wrap-up celebrations, team-building events, Christmas parties, and more!

JELLY MODERN DOUGHNUTS

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).

KAYBEN FARMS

Address: 316034, 32 Street East, Okotoks, AB

Phone: 403-995-5509

Email: stephanie@kayben.com

Website: http://kayben.com

Celebrate your day outdoors at Kayben Farms’ Sunshine Adventure Park bouncing, playing, meeting animals, and exploring. Spend two hours or spend the whole day. Choose from the “Sunshine Birthday,” “Picnic in the Park,” or “Ultimate” packages. Book online at kayben.com. Parties available from May to October.

LYCÉE LOUIS PASTEUR

Phone: 403-243-5420 x115

Email: climbing@lycee.ca

Website: lycee.ca/about-our-climbing-wall

Lycée 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 ft climbing wall
  • 10 top ropes
  • six automatic belay devices for solo climbers and beginners
  • a welcoming family-friendly environment for all ages and abilities
  • qualified staff supervision
  • private rentals for as low as $80
  • equipment rentals available

MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY RECREATION

Address: 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

Phone: 403-440-6517

Email: recreation@mtroyal.ca

Website: http://mtroyal.ca/recreation/birthdays

Celebrate your child’s birthday at our exciting indoor climbing centre. This unique party experience will actively challenge your group in a safe, fun, and encouraging atmosphere. For an extended party, the option of adding swimming in our pool is also available at no extra charge during open swim times. For full details and to fill out our online booking request form, visit our website.

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 $22 per person (gratuity/taxes extra). For times available, call 403-250-6323.

PASSION FOR GLASS STUDIO & GALLERY

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 five 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.

SAIT TROJANS

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 swimming, bowling and time in our party room! We’ll provide 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 FAMILY FUN CENTRE

Address: 9900 Venture Avenue SE

Phone: 403-236-2213

Email: info@shakerscalgary.com

Website: http://shakerscalgary.com

Shakers is Calgary’s hottest place to host a birthday party! We offer different birthday party packages suitable for all ages! Packages include unlimited access to some of our most popular attractions! Packages also include food and game play in our arcade!

THE CITY OF CALGARY RECREATION

Phone: 311

Website: http://calgary.ca/birthdays

Book your next party with Calgary Recreation. Starting at $75 for a party for 10 children, choose from action-packed theme parties to art, swimming, or skating. Calgary Recreation has oodles of options to host a thrilling, fun-filled birthday party! Choose from an arts centre, an arena, a leisure centre, or a pool. It’s easy, affordable, and fun.

THE CITY OF CALGARY: NATURE BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Address: Inglewood Bird Sanctuary

Phone: 311

Website: http://calgary.ca/birthdays

Address: Ralph Klein Park

Looking for a birthday party experience that is entertaining and educational? Celebrate with a nature adventure at Inglewood Bird Sanctuary or Ralph Klein Park! Choose from 4 party themes, each providing a unique celebration with loads of fun activities. Cost is $200 (maximum 20 children, 5 years old and up). To book, call 311 or visit calgary.ca/birthdays.

THE SPICE CHICA COOKING SCHOOL

Phone: 403-667-9811

Email: info@thespicechica.com

Website: http://thespicechica.com

The Spice Chica is defined by laughs and memories created by the ambiance of a stress-free zone, as the 1 hour class is a time to relax and enjoy the tastes of life. We use the philosophy of the 2 F’s: Food and Fun, to create a genuine dish by students, all from scratch! The process is simple: with a combination of a can-do attitude and the step-by-step instructions provided by the specialized staff, the end result will be nothing short of a triumph within the kitchen.

TREEHOUSE INDOOR PLAYGROUND

Phone: (Calgary South): 587-356-2822

Email: southcalgary@treehouseplay.com

Phone: (Calgary North): 403-277-3378

Email: calgarynorthtreehouse_calgary@hotmail.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 SIP STUDIO

Address: #118, 7004 MacLeod Trail SE

Phone: 403-475-4644

Email: info@vingogh.ca

Website: http://vingogh.ca

Vin Gogh Paint and Sip Studio is the place for painting parties! We host parties for both kids and adults. You will get a step-by-step painting session with an experienced artist. You can choose your favorite painting 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 and slime parties. The kids get to take home their original artwork!

VIVO FOR HEALTHIER GENERATIONS

Address: 11950 Country Village Link NE

Phone: 403-567-4475

Website: http://vivo.ca

Get revved up for an action-packed birthday at Vivo for Healthier Generations. Climb, swim, bounce, and play your way to special memories with friends and family. Party packages available for all ages. For more details, contact 403-567-4475 or visit vivo.ca.

WYMBIN

Phone: 403-452-2549

Email: hello@wymbinyoga.com

Website: http://wymbinyoga.com

Wymbin is a brand 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.

YOUTHLINK CALGARY POLICE INTERPRETIVE CENTRE

Phone: 403-428-5465

Email: youthlink@calgarypolice.ca

Website: http://youthlinkcalgary.com

Uncover the secret and sophisticated world of the Calgary Police Service. From underground operations to helicopter pursuits, get the real-world Intel on what it takes to keep our city safe. Our state-of-the-art museum has high-tech exhibits and immersive displays that take you to life behind the badge. Unravel Calgary’s most impressive stories of crime and corruption by examining actual evidence, photos, and puzzling outcomes. Family-friendly activities and free admission with extended summer hours.

ENTERTAINMENT

BOUNCY TOWN PARTY RENTALS

Phone: 403-889-7844

Email: info@bouncytown.ca

Website: http://bouncytown.ca

Calgary’s best prices and selection with over 60 inflatable units: bouncers and slide combos, indoor/outdoor use, many sizes, and themes. Games, Laser Combat, Sumo Suits, Bungee Run, obstacle courses, Zorb and Bumper Balls can be used by teens and adults, too! Commercial grade equipment - newer and AEDARSA certified. View availability and reserve with the online booking system 24-7. No minimum rental charge, no deposits, and no cancellation fees!

BRICKS 4 KIDZ

Address: 1428, 19 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-457-5530

Email: calgary@bricks4kidz.com

Website: http://bricks4kidz.com/calgary

(Please see our full listing under “Venues.”)

CALGARY REPTILE PARTIES

Phone: 403-457-2202

Email: reptile.party@hotmail.com

Website: http://calgaryreptileparties.com

Since 2008, Calgary Reptile Parties has provided quality educational reptile programming for birthday parties, schools, and other events. A multi-time Parents’ Choice Award winner, Reptile Parties brings the fun to you! Children and adults alike love meeting leaping geckos, colorful pythons, friendly dragons, furry tarantulas, huge boa constrictors, and more while learning about the lives and care of these amazing animals! Join the adventure with Calgary Reptile Parties!

ENGINEERING FOR KIDS

Phone: 587-349-4555

Email: calgary@engineeringforkids.com

Website: http://engineeringforkids.com/calgary

Celebrate your birthday with Engineering For Kids! Uncover the fun in STEM learning, from making your own ice cream to battling SumoBots. The birthday boy/girl will receive an EFK T-shirt. Keep your minds and hands busy. Invite your friends for an action-packed party that is sure to thrill! Book today and celebrate your special day with EFK.

FAIRY TALE PRINCESS PARTY

Phone: 403-730-6345

Email: contact@fairytaleprincessparty.com

Website: http://fairytaleprincessparty.com

Fairy Tale Princess Party strives to provide fairytales and happily-ever-afters. Our goal is to make dreams come true to princesses and princes of all ages. We are dedicated to offering princess, prince, fairy, pony, monster, and superhero character visits 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!

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 beauty product making activities (where girls can make lip balm, body butter, perfume, and more) as well as a mother/daughter spa menu.

GAMERS FUN TRUCK

Email: party@gamersfuntruck.com

Website: http://gamersfuntruck.com

All your child wants for their birthday is to play video games with 10 of their best buds. But all you can think about is these kids taking over your home, crowding and fighting over one console! Now you both can have a happy birthday with Gamers Fun Truck! We park outside your house, and the kids enter gaming heaven. For more information, visit our website.

HAMLET THE CLOWN

Phone: 403-245-3168

Email: kmiles@nucleus.com

Website: http://hamlettheclown.com

For birthday parties, I come to your house for a full hour and perform an exciting 30-minute show! For the rest of the time, I tie fun balloon sculptures for the kids. The show includes mimicry, mime juggling, (balls/pins/hat) clown magic, follow-the-leader, and lots of audience participation. A great show for all ages! To watch some of my show, visit my website.

JUMPING JELLIES

Phone: 403-690-9790

Email: marina@jumpingjellies.ca

Website: http://jumpingjellies.ca

Jumping Jellies offers fun and affordable birthdays for children ages 3 to 12. Some of our exciting themes include Hula-Hoop, Safari, Princess, Dinosaurs, Pirate, and more! You can even customize your child’s Birthday to make it unique to them. All birthdays include Dancing, Crafts, Games, Obstacles Course, and Yoga! And the best part? We come to you! Hurry and book a summer birthday today!

LET ME BEAD!

Phone: 403-862-8922

Email: shelley@letmebead.net

Website: http://letmebead.net

Looking for something unique for your child’s birthday party? Give your child a bead stringing party! A fun activity plus a beautiful party favor. Kids learn to design and create a necklace and/or bracelet. We also offer nail art and glitter tattoo parties! Ask about combining two activities. We come to you!

MAD SCIENCE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA

Email: madscsab@telusplanet.net

Website: http://calgary.madscience.org

Making parties fun with science for 21 years! 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 Assistant. Everyone will make something to take home during a hands-on experiment, and a gift and a science poster is given to the birthday child to keep. Cool add-ons and customizations are available, too! 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.

PETLAND CANADA

Phone: 1-877-724-3812, Ext. 312

Website: http://petlandservices.com

At Petland Canada, ‘Fun’ is our middle name. So the next time you book your child’s birthday party, call us! Each party is customized and hosted by an experienced Petland Pet Counselor. Also included in the party package is an interactive session with a variety of pets, Q & A time for the kids, and cool giveaways! We also host day care events, in-store tours, and school presentations.

RICHARD RONDEAU MAGICIAN

Phone: 403-254-8718

Website: http://richardrondeaumagician.com

Make your child’s birthday party extra special. Richard can present a 30- to 45-minute show with comedy, audience participation, and jaw-dropping magic. Suitable for ages 3 and up, Richard will tailor his show to the age of your birthday child.

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 Children’s Entertainer. 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, a white dove, balloon animals, and tons of audience participation! Parents love how wonderfully he works with the children, and was voted one of the top three children’s entertainers in Calgary. So for something extraordinary, call Richard Young the Magician today.

SKY HIGH BOUNCERS

Phone: 403-516-1911

Email: info@skyhighbouncers.com

Website: http://skyhighbouncers.com

We have a large selection of bouncy castles and obstacle courses at low prices. They are great for birthday parties, stampede breakfasts, family reunions, wedding receptions, fundraising events, block parties, and any other time you need to keep kids occupied. Clean and AEDARSA approved. Call and compare. A local business serving Calgary and area for 12 years.

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, too. 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

Planning a birthday party? Young Rembrandts is a refreshing program for boys and girls. Our passion is Art and we Love teaching children how to Draw. All material is provided and your child can choose a drawing they would like to do 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.

SUPPLIES & SERVICES

LILICAKES

Phone: 403-671-0918

Email: lcakes2015@gmail.com

Website: http://lilicakes.ca

We bake custom cakes, cupcakes, cookies, and more! Follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Approved by AHS (Alberta Health Services) and The City of Calgary. Our cupcakes are available in some schools through the Healthy Hunger program.

CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS

ALBERTA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

Phone: 403-955-8818

Email: kids@achf.com

Website: http://childrenshospital.ab.ca

Inspire your friends and family to help sick and injured kids in our community by hosting a Hero Birthday in support of the Alberta Children’s Hospital Foundation. Everyone who participates will have the opportunity to place a personalized heart on our Kids Helping Kids Donor Wall at the hospital, and will be invited to our annual Kids Helping Kids celebration!

THE HAPPY BIRTHDAY PROJECT

Email: info@thehappybirthdayproject.org

Website: http://thehappybirthdayproject.org

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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