As moms, birthday parties can be stressful. To make things easier on us all, we have compiled a list of birthday party venues in Northwest Arkansas.
Jump Zone in Bentonville – 805 SE 22nd St – #479-202-4476
If your child is high energy and loves huge inflatables to slide and bounce on AND can do it independently, this place is a no brainer. They have multiple individual rooms for rent and you can book your party based on size. Your party will have a staff member handle EVERYTHING for you–what’s better than that? What you’ll get is 2 hours of party time– 75 minutes in the play area and 45 minutes in your private room to eat pizza, cake/ice-cream, have refreshments and open gifts. The play time is shared so you don’t get to reserve the place all to yourself, however they do a great job booking your party with other groups of similar age. Your staff member will keep track of time for you so you can focus on the children instead of running around making sure everyone is safe and enjoying themselves.
Each package includes pizza, ice-cream cups, plates, napkins/silverware, juice boxes, invitations, and goody bags. Everything else is up to you! Costs for parties can range from $130-280 + tax depending on what time of day/week you book. Recommended for ages 10 and under. For further information, visit their website.
Princess Party Palace NWA – 925 N College Ave, Fayetteville – #479-799-6133
If your child loves all things princesses, this is your best bet! This venue is fully decorated as a princess palace and your child gets to pick with princess they want to party with. If your child enjoys playing dress-up, doing makeup & nails, sing-a-longs, crowning ceremonies and story-time, this is for them. They have a vast collection of “fairytale characters” with legit princess outfits. Parties range from 1 to 1.5 hours. Recommended for ages 10 and under. Cost for parties range from $150 to $350.
Are at home birthday parties more your style? You can also hire characters to come to your home, starting at $85 for 30 minutes. They are adding another location in January 2017 in Bentonville off Central and Walton. Book about 6 weeks in advance to reserve your special date! Visit their website for more details
High Rise – 4699 S. Dixieland Rd, Rogers – #479-802-0140
Is your child high energy? Book your party here! Fun for all ages! This place is wall to wall trampolines and ball pits so your child is guaranteed a nap afterwards! Tons of fun for the parents too. All parties begin with one hour of “fly time,” then proceed to a private room for 45 minutes where a party assistant will help set-up the party as well as clean up afterward.
Parties include table covers, plates, utensils, napkins, cups, and flight shirt or hat for the birthday kid. Decor, food and drinks must be provided by the host/hostess. Prices start at $225 for 5 kids M-Thurs and increase to $500 for 30 kids. Prices for Friday and Saturday start at $275 for 5 kids and increase to $550 for 30 kids. To book a party, or for more information check out their website. **Keep in mind that you cannot book a private birthday party on Saturdays or holidays.
Amazeum – 1009 Museum Way, Bentonville – #479-696-9280
If your child is into pretend play and exploration, this is your venue. Members must book 8 weeks prior to your chosen date and nonmembers must book 6 weeks prior. The base package is for 15 kids and you can add additional kids for $10/kid up to 25 kids total. You get to party for 2 hours in a private room, a hostess/helper is provided for extra hands, and the package comes with: plates, utensils, napkins, cups, balloons, and table covering. The birthday child gets a crown and to pick a gift from the Curiosity Corner. All attendees get a party favor and The cost is $250 for members and $275 for nonmembers. A deposit of $150 is required at time of booking. Can only book the party on either Saturday from 10:30-12:30 or 1:30-3:30PM or Sunday from 1:30-3:30PM. Lots of different things to do, see, feel, and experiment with. Fun for all ages!
Imagine – 3801 Johnson Mill Blvd., Johnson – #479-249-8020
Pretend play at its best here. The children can drive cars, play veterinarian, buy groceries, build tracks and drive choo choo trains. This place lets your child do the imagination so the business name is sooo fitting! For parties you can rent out the facility and get 2 hours of paid admission for party goers, invitations, paper goods, and drinks for the kiddos. Party prices start at $125-175 for 10-15 children, then go up to $350 if you want to reserve the entire place to yourself for 25 children total. Visit their website for more information and to book your event.
Imagine Studios- 5212 W. Village Parkway #11, Rogers, AR 72758
Imagine Studios is the place to be if your kiddos enjoy being creative and artistic. Each party package includes: 1.5 hours of party time, an art specialist to guide artists through project, time at art stations, postcard invitations and party supplies. The host is resonsible for providing cake and drinks. The cost is $175 for 10 children, and $15 for each additional guest.
Ideal for ages four and up (4+)
(Optional add ons): Extra 30 minutes of party time $50; Ceramic birthday plate for guests signature $25; Custom invitations $35 for 10, $1 for each additional. For more details and scheduling, click here.
Gymnastic Joe’s – 4201 N Shiloh Dr, Fayetteville – #479-582-9567
The children can run, bounce, climb, jump and practice their skills at one of these parties. They have a tumbling trampoline and a few other trampolines to bounce on. Kids can practice tumbling skills on their large tumbling floor. Jump into the pit or climb and explore on their equipment. You can pay to rent out the place from $250 for 1.5 hours to $499.00 for 3 hours. My kids got such a kick out of jumping into the ball pit here. ** Located inside the Northwest Arkansas Mall. For more information click here.
The Little Gym – 2603 W Pleasant Grove Rd, Suite 118, Rogers – #479-636-5566
Let your child learn and explore beginner gymnastics skills and enjoy some group games and activities for a party experience. This is a smaller facility so its not as overwhelming for parties and its easy to keep an eye on your child. Parents can be involved (inside the room) or watch from the visitor section. They also have a separate room for cake and presents, etc. Best for smaller children ages 1-12. Most fun for ages 3+. Your party experience is 1.5 hours long and includes a party assistant and birthday leader which handle the set-up and clean up, as well as all paper goods, drinks, balloons, a Little Gym t-shirt for the birthday child, and invitations. The package includes up to 15 children, and anything beyond is $12/per child charge. Prices range from $225 for non-members and $195 for members. For scheduling and more information visit here.
I hope this guide helps with your next party planning for your little ones. If there is another wonderful party experience not mentioned here please email firstname.lastname@example.org so we can add you to our list! Happy planning!