PCA 2020

Birthday Party Guide - Winter/Spring 2019

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

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.

ENTERTAINMENT

A LITTLE CAMPOUT

Phone: 403-831-4307
Email: kristin@alittlecampout.ca
Website: http://alittlecampout.ca

Struggling to come up with a unique party idea for your little? Overwhelmed with the party to-do lists? We have the solution! A Little Campout blends every kid’s favorite things into one amazing, magical experience. With an enchanting handmade A-frame tent, matching quilt, mattress, breakfast tray, lantern and fairy lights for each of your sleepover guests, you’ll be “the Best Parent Ever!” To learn more, visit our website.

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 Parents’ Choice Awards.

DEANO THE MAGIC MAN

Phone: 403-274-6000
Email: deano@deanothemagicman.com
Website: http://deanothemagicman.com

Kids absolutely love magic! Why not host a magical birthday party for your child with Calgary’s No. 1 former Parents’ Choice Award Winner for “Best Children’s Entertainer,” kid-friendly birthday party magician, Deano the Magic Man! Having performed close to 4,800 age-appropriate kids’ parties since 1997, Deano is an expert on how to make your child’s birthday party extra special! Each show is filled with lots of exciting and enthusiastic kid comedy magic and interactive audience participation. Deano offers different packages to suit your budget!

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!

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.

FLUTTER FINS

Phone: 403-203-2331
Email: flutterfins.ca@gmail.com
Website: http://facebook.com/FlutterFins

Build, buy, rent Mermaid Tails! Here at Flutter Fins, we assist your mermaid see her wildest mermaid desires become reality. Build-A-Tail Party is where each participant designs and builds their own tail, Rent-A-Tail Swim Party includes readymade tails in a variety of sizes to rent for a swimming/dry party, or the purchase of your child’s very own mermaid tail custom-sized and choice of color.

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: https://calgary.madscience.org

For 23 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 been making Birthday Party fun down to a science! A 2018 Parents’ Choice Awards First Place Winner.

PASSION FOR GLASS LTD.

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

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

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.

SPROG & SPROCKET

Phone: 403-719-7776
Email: hello@sprogandsprocket.ca
Website: http://sprogandsprocket.ca

Creating the best soft play spaces in Canada. Soft play keeps kiddos entertained and fully engaged for hours (so even the grown-ups will enjoy the party!). Choose a package from our website or customize your own! We set up in your home, backyard, community halls, and more! We also have North America’s only Portable Playground. New for 2019: Sensory tables, ball pools, party supplies, and budget-friendly collection packages!

SUPPLIES, SERVICES & GIFT IDEAS

A LITTLE CONFETTI

Phone: 403-831-4307
Email: kristin@alittleconfetti.ca
Website: http://alittleconfetti.ca

Looking for that elusive Pinterest-worthy party décor? Well, we have you covered… in confetti! With our obsessively-curated collection of modern, on-trend partyware from around the globe, A Little Confetti Shop has everything you need to throw the best party ever! Tableware, balloons, gifts, and so much more. Shop small at our Calgary-based online boutique. Free local pickup available!

MENAGERIE PARTIES & CAKES

Phone: 403-890-4803
Email: tanya@menagerieyyc.ca
Website: http://menagerieyyc.ca

Handcrafting boutique party experiences for people living full, productive lives wanting to celebrate life to its fullest! Menagerie Parties & Cakes can create event themes, customized, handmade décor, interactive games, playlists, photo booths, goodie bags, meals, and more! Conveniently delivered to your doorstep, it’s a Party in a Box! No event planner needed, or endless hours spent in a party supply store. A celebration made with heart with just one call to Menagerie!

PIE JUNKIE (THE)

Address: 8 Spruce Centre SW
Phone: 403-452-3960
Email: nancy@piejunkie.ca
Website: http://piejunkie.ca
Address: 1081, 2 Avenue NW

Why not a birthday pie instead of a birthday cake? The Pie Junkie is a proper pie shop, making sweet and savoury pies the way your grandmother did - with love and pride. Our pies are made from scratch with an all-butter crust and homemade fillings. We bake sweet and savoury pies fresh each day. Pies are available in store or if you’d like to special order any pie for pick-up tomorrow, place your order before 1pm today!

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.

VENUES

ATHLETICA GYMNASTICS

Phone: 403-686-3135
Email: info@athleticagymnastics.com
Website: http://athleticagymnastics.com

Celebrate your next birthday with us! Our birthday parties are super fun, engaging, and will be a truly memorable celebration. Our enthusiastic coaches will lead the children through a variety of fun and organized activities in the gym that will give all children a positive gymnastics experience. In our brand new, clean facility, we have all of the equipment necessary to ensure a safe, exciting, and unforgettable birthday! Following the gymnastics and activity time, you are free to continue the fun in our party room with your own decorations, food, cake, and gifts!

BIG FUN PLAY CENTRE

Phone: 1-403-274-2722
Email: info@bigfunplay.ca
Website: http://bigfunplay.ca

Come and ‘wipe out’ for the best birthday at North America’s largest indoor inflatable park! Enjoy an all-inclusive, all-access, stress-free party experience like nowhere else for 21 guests (11 kids and 10 adults) and enjoy the best value around! Everyone can participate in unlimited play during and after 90 minutes in your own private room! Just show up with cake, and Big Fun will take care of the rest!

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

Are 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: humane.education@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 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

Looking 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!

CITY OF CALGARY - PARKS & RECREATION (THE)

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

Birthday wishes… no dishes! Skip the work and plan your next birthday party with The City of Calgary. The City’s many facilities offer an easy and affordable way to gather with friends and family in a fun, safe setting. From water parks to nature adventures, you’ll find party-planning simple and stress-free. Parties are tailored to the age group and available at City Leisure Centres, Nature Centres, Aquatic and Fitness Centres, as well as Art Centres. Visit us online to see our variety of themed adventure 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).

FLYING SQUIRREL SPORTS

Address: North location: #105, 572 Aero Drive NE
Phone: 403-879-2148
Email: calgary@flyingsquirrelsports.ca
Website: http://flyingsquirrelsports.ca
Address: South location: 5342, 72 Avenue SE
Phone: 587-387-5867
Email: southcalgary@flyingsquirrelsports.ca

Flying Squirrel North Calgary is true fun for the whole family where the rules of gravity no longer apply! Form your own extreme dodgeball team, slam dunk like a pro, practice your best aerial acrobatics, and so much more! We are Canada’s premier destination for Birthday Parties! Our parties include setup, cleanup, and everything in between, now with two locations in Calgary!

GYMBOREE PLAY & MUSIC OF HAWKWOOD

Address: 217 Hawkbrow Drive NW
Phone: 403-374-0632
Email: nwcalgaryab@gymboreeclasses.com
Website: http://gymboreeclasses.com

Kids don’t come with instructions. That is why there is Gymboree. Think about this: 80 per cent of your child’s brain will develop by age 5. That is why you and the Gymboree Learning Program are so important. All seven of our age-appropriate levels, from birth to age 5, are designed not only to encourage your child’s development, but to help you better understand it. We are growing young minds through classes in play, music, art, sports, and school skills. Ask about our fantastic birthday parties!

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!

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.

PASSION FOR GLASS LTD.

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

Passion for Glass studio reveals the many creative possibilities in fused glass. After a short presentation about how to safely work with glass, experience this magical medium by exploring shapes, colors, and textures in designing your own unique pieces of art. Passion for Glass is the only Calgary glass studio to offer in-studio or mobile service for all ages. Passion for Glass provides workshops, team-building events, birthday parties, and field trips for school and community programs.

SHAKERS FUN CENTRE

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

TOMMYKPLAY

Address: South location: 148, 4916 - 130 Avenue SE
Website: http://tommykplay.com
Address: North location: 830, 12024 Sarcee Trail NW

Visit TommyKplay indoor playground to party and play! Both locations have a multi-level play structure, super slide, roller racer track, and toddler area to entertain kids. Adults enjoy comfy seating, espresso bar, healthy food choices, Wi-Fi, satellite TVs, and live-action monitors of play zones. Our North location features Laser Tag, a Climbing Wall, and more! We offer Early-Bird and Twilight discounts as well as savings for Group/Field Trips, Party Packages, and Private Functions. Book your party or event today!

VANJA KRAGULKIDS ILLUSTRATION WORKSHOPS

Our Kids Illustration Workshops provide an opportunity for children with an interest in art to develop their illustration skills in a variety of fun, mixed-media projects. We believe that children have an innate ability to create beautiful illustrations because of their vast imagination. We want to celebrate that and inspire them to tune in to their inner artist! Workshops are offered for children ages 3 to 5 and 6 to 10. We also offer fully customizable birthday workshops. Takes place at Wymbin Youth Yoga Studio: 919, 9 Avenue SE.

VECOVA RECREATION CENTRE - BIRTHDAY PARTIES

Phone: 403-284-2231
Email: recinfo@vecova.ca
Website: http://vecova.ca/recreation

Come and discover everything that Vecova’s birthday parties can offer! We have many different party options for your celebration that will inspire playful imaginations and active bodies. Parties include a party leader, activities in our gym and/or pool, and a party room for your convenience. Your birthday child will love their party at Vecova!

VIN GOGH PAINT SIP STUDIO

Phone: 403-475-4644
Email: info@vingogh.ca
Website: http://vingogh.ca

Vin Gogh Studio offers Painting and Cooking parties. For our cooking parties, the kids make pizza from scratch, decorate cupcakes, then eat all that they have made. Our Painting parties are like paint night for kids. The birthday guest will choose their favorite painting and we take them through the painting step by step. Both parties are two hours long, require a minimum of 10 participants, and cost $30 per person.

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.

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