Birthday Party Guide - Summer/Fall 2016

Our Summer/Fall Birthday Party Guide features great warm-weather party planning for fun in the sun! From entertainment to supplies, birthday gifts to venues, cake 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.

Venues

BRICKS 4 KIDZ

Address: 1428, 19 Avenue NW

Phone: 403-457-5530

Email: calgary@bricks4kidz.com

Website: http://www.bricks4kidz.com/calgary

A unique, affordable and fun experience for all... at your location or ours! Flexible packages and activities for your son or daughters 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://www.butterfieldacres.com

ButterfieldA favorite place for Calgarys birthday parties! Four package choices: Party Animal! Horse Crazy! Deluxe! Or Ultimate Blowout! All include time in the Birthday Barn or Tipi, Panagos 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, Rockyview, AB

Phone: 403-648-2719

Website: http://calgarycornmaze.com

Celebrate your childs 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 GYMBOREE PLAY & MUSIC

Phone: 403-278-5264

Email: erin@calgarygymboree.com

Website: http://gymboreeclasses.com

Host your next birthday party at one of our Gymboree Play & Music centres!  Book the entire centre for your groups private use, up to 16 people. Enjoy a Gymboree teacher-led party that includes Gymboree party items, themed packages and more! Get 10 per cent off product at our mini store during the party for all guests!

CALGARY ZOO

Address: 1300 Zoo Road NE

Phone: 403-232-9353

Website: http://calgaryzoo.com

Calgary ZooCome 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 thats 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. 

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 cant 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://www.funcityplay.ca

Calgarys newest indoor play centre will be opening this summer! Awesome pirate play structure, laser tag, arcade games, party rooms, toddler area and plenty of seating for parents with free Wi-Fi. Affordable birthday party packages including private party rooms. Drop in or book a party! For opening details, follow Fun City Play Centre Calgary on Facebook.

JELLY MODERN DOUGHNUTS

Phone: 403-453-2053

Email: delicious@jellymoderndoughnuts.com

Website: http://jellymoderndoughnuts.com

Jelly Modern Jelly Modern Doughnuts offers customized parties in our one-of-a-kind venue, Canadas 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). 

METAL GALAXY SOCIAL GAMES & BISTRO

Phone: 403-253-1414

Email: dorota@metal-galaxy.ca

Website: http://metal-galaxy.com

Metal GalaxyIf your child loves board games and collectible card games, then this party is for them! Our birthday parties are full of interactive and fun new games. Parties are designed for children eight and older. We provide the following: Play time with unlimited amount of games or mini tournaments, food and drink included, Goodie bags - game or deck of collectible cards.

MOUNT ROYAL UNIVERSITY RECREATION

Address: 4825 Mount Royal Gate SW

Phone: 403-440-6517

Email: recreation@mtroyal.ca

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

MRUCelebrate your childs 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. For full details and to fill out our online booking request form, visit our website.

MOUNTAIN VIEW BOWL INC.

Address: 11, 3919 Richmond Road SW

Phone: 403-249-0858

Email: mountainview.bowl@shaw.ca

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. KidsBirthday 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 $20 per person (gratuity/taxes extra). For times available, call 403-250-6323.

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! Well 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 Calgarys 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, such as Go-Karts, and a 6,000 square foot toddler-friendly inflatable village! Packages also include food and game play in our arcade!

THE CITY OF CALGARY RECREATION

Phone: 311

Website: http://calgary.ca/birthdays

City of Calgary Affordable and fun! From action-packed theme parties to art, swimming or a walk in a beautiful park, The City of Calgary has oodles of options to host a thrilling, fun-filled birthday party! Choose from an arts centre or an arena, a wave pool or climbing wall, and let us clean up afterward! The perfect way to make birthday memories for you and your young ones.

THE CITY OF CALGARY: NATURE BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Address: Inglewood Bird Sanctuary

Phone: 311

Website: http://calgary.ca/birthdays

Address: Ralph Klein Park

Address: Devonian Gardens

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

THE CLAYGROUNDS INC.

Phone: 403-225-2056

Email: info@theclaygrounds.com

Website: http://theclaygrounds.com

The Claygroundspassion is art and fun! Let us celebrate your childs birthday with a painting pottery party, glass fusing party or canvas party. We have party hosts that will help the children paint, and we can provide food and drink (an additional cost). Call us today to book your party!

TOMMYKPLAY!

Address: #830, 12024 Sarcee Trail NW

Phone: 403-730-2562

Email: infonorth@tommykplay.com

Website: http://tommykplay.com

Address: #148, 4916 - 130 Avenue SE

Phone: 403-264-6611

Email: infosouth@tommykplay.com

Tommy KGood Clean Fun! TOMMYKPLAY is an indoor playground for both children and adults. Play zones include: multilevel play structure, gated toddler area, roller racer track. Our Northwest location also features Laser Tag, Climbing Wall, Jumpshot and Timefreak, while our Southeast location includes a Laser Maze and interactive Gaming Tower. Book your party or event today!

UPBEATZ PLAY & DANCE STUDIO

Phone: 587-227-1274

Email: info@totalentertainmentyyc.com

Website: http://totalentertainmentyyc.com

We are a brand new play and dance studio in central northeast Calgary. We love birthday parties! Choose from these exciting themes: Movies and Friendz, Superstarz, Dance Dance!, YogArt. Our regular programs (drop-in allowed) are Mommy and Me Bellly Dance, Zensational and Sound Play. Our staff are from psychology, nursing and dance backgrounds. They will ensure not only fun but also active and great learning experiences for your child.

VIVO FOR HEALTHIER GENERATIONS

Address: 11950 Country Village Link NE

Phone: 403-567-4475

Website: http://vivo.ca

VivoGet 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.

YOUTHLINK CALGARY POLICE INTERPRETIVE CENTRE

Phone: 403-428-4566

Email: birthdays@youthlinkcalgary.com

Website: http://youthlinkcalgary.com

YouthLink PSI… “Party Scene Investigation.Solve the crime by cake time! Saturdays from 1 to 3pm. Two themes: Party Prints (ages 6 to 8) and Case Crackers (ages 9 to 12). Party includes up to 20 kids, guided activities and games, use of the Encana Crime Lab for your party room decorated with a police/crime scene theme. Cost: $300 (includes GST). For more details and a booking form, visit youthlinkcalgary.com/visit-us/birthday-parties.

Entertainment

BOUNCY TOWN PARTY RENTALS

Phone: 403-889-7844

Email: info@bouncytown.ca

Website: http://bouncytown.ca

Over 60 inflatable units, indoor/outdoor use, many sizes and themes - bouncers and slide combo units, games, playgrounds, Sumo Suits, Bungee Run, obstacle courses, Zorb and Bumper Balls. Lots of new interactive inflatables for teens and adults. Commercial grade equipment - newer and fully insured. View availability and reserve with the online booking system 24-7! No minimum rental charge, no charge reservations, 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 ParentsChoice 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!

CHRISTOPHER COOL - CALGARY’S FRIENDLIEST & MOST KID-FRIENDLY MAGICIAN

Phone: 403-800-0866

Website: http://calgarybirthdaymagician.com

A ParentsChoice Award winner for Best In-Home Party Entertainment2015. Calgarys funniest and most kid-friendly magician will make the stress disappear when it comes to helping you plan your childs party. Simple online booking process, great communication, 100 per cent money-back guarantee. Trusted by over 175 birthday parents every year! Visit the website to get instant package and pricing information, and download a free birthday party planner.

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 childs 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) and 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.

GEM VERANDA JEWELRY BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Phone: 866 836 9771

Email: gemveranda@telus.net

Website: http://www.gemveranda.ca

Jewelry Making Parties at home. Are you looking for something different which hasn't already been done by all your daughter's friends at their parties? We are the most unique and creative birthday party in town - helping your daughter celebrate, create and have fun! Gorgeous beads and charms. No need for loot bags, girls take home their jewelry creations - saving you money. Easy, calm and stress free for Mom and Dad!

KITCHEN KIDS

Phone: 403-651-0551

Email: kitchenkidsbiz@gmail.com

Website: http://kitchenkids.biz

Kitchen Kids provides competitive, inclusive cooking parties for kids! Creativity shines as kids choose their own ingredients and stay busy mixing, chopping and plating! We are a mobile company; we come to you! Kitchen Kids supplies everything needed to facilitate the party, and we leave with the dirty dishes!

LET ME BEAD!

Phone: 403-862-8922

Email: shelley@letmebead.net

Website: http://letmebead.net

Looking for something unique for your childs 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

Phone: 403-263-4140

Email: madscsab@telusplanet.net

Website: http://calgary.madscience.org

Mad ScienceFor 20 years, Mad Science has been making parties a blast! Children are amazed and edu-tainedwith our fun, interactive parties. Birthday children are invited to wear a Mad Science Lab Coat and to be the Mad Scientists Assistant, and guests will make something to take home during a hands-on experiment. Birthday children receive a gift and a full color poster for friends to sign. Cool add-ons and customizations available too! First Place Winner for Best Childrens Birthday Party2016

PETLAND CANADA

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

Website: http://petlandservices.com

At Petland Canada, Funis our middle name. So the next time you book your childs 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 childs birthday party extra special. Richard can present a 30- to 45-minute show with comedy, audience participation and jaw-dropping magic. Suitable for ages three 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 Calgarys Child ParentsChoice Award Winner for Childrens Entertainer. Richard Young the Magician does extraordinary magic! But its 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 childrens 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.

SUPER JUMP

Phone: 403-708-3861

Safe bouncy castle fun indoors and out!

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!

Supplies & Services

ESPECIALLY FAVOURED

Phone: 403-827-8004

Email: info@especiallyfavoured.com

Website: http://especiallyfavoured.com

Especially Favoured is a Calgary-based company offering affordable loot bags filled with fun activities that every child will enjoy well past the party. Order all the same or mix-and-match from over 100 popular themes. Check out our line of party supplies to package with your loot bags. Also select from safe, educational childrens products and kids gift baskets. Most pickup orders are ready the next business day. Delivery is available.

ITALIAN CENTRE SHOP

Website: http://italiancentre.ca

European charm, delicious food and a generous family heritage make the Italian Centre Shop special - its the only place in Calgary youll find a treasure trove of groceries and delicacies from all over the world. The most important ingredient in all our birthday and occasion cakes is love. Add rustic European elegance to your next birthday party with our homemade cakes, or feed your guests with delicious antipasto, meat and cheese, sandwich and dessert trays. For more information, visit italiancentre.ca.

LILICAKES

Phone: 403-671-0918

Email: lcakes2015@gmail.com

Website: http://facebook.com/lilicakes

We bake custom cakes, cupcakes, hand painted gelatins, cookies and more desserts from scratch. Follow us on Facebook and Instagram. Approved by AHS (Alberta Health Services) and The City of Calgary.

Charitable Organizations

ALBERTA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

Phone: 403-955-8818

Email: kids@achf.com

Website: http://childrenshospital.ab.ca/kidshelpingkids

An Alberta Childrens Hospital Hero Birthday Party helps kids of all ages make a difference for sick and injured kids in our communityand 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

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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