Where to Have a Children's Birthday Party in the Orlando Area

Ideas and places to have a fun filled day

Fantasia Gardens
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Looking for a fun place for a kid's birthday party in the Orlando area? Check out the birthday party places below.

  • 01 of 09
    Petting Zoo Line
    CC/Flickr/Rich Moffitt

    The Central Florida Zoo puts together Zooper party packages for the special day. Want to plan it yourself? Bring your own lunch/snacks then spend some time playing at the new Tropical Splash Ground Water Playground.

    At Green Meadows Petting Farm, children can get up close and personal with real farm animals. A few other suggestions would be Gatorland or SeaWorld, Orlando.

  • 02 of 09

    Theme Park for the Day

    SeaWorld
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    With a small group, you may want to choose one of the large theme parks of Disneyworld, Universal Studios or SeaWorld.

  • 03 of 09

    Museum Hands on Fun

    Orlando Science Center

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    An opportunity to have fun while learning. At the Orlando Science Center, you can choose from several birthday packages.

  • 04 of 09

    A Round of Golf

    Fantasia Gardens
    CC/Flickr/Ewen Roberts

    An obvious choice for many, but have you considered the Disney mini golf courses of Winter Summerland or Fantasia Gardens? In typical Disney style, these courses are geared for family fun. A different twist, a unique storyline. Both courses are located just outside of the Disney Springs area.

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  • 05 of 09

    Enjoy the Great Outdoors

    Playing at the park
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    A ​low-cost way to celebrate the day, by packing a picnic lunch and heading out to one of the area's all children's parks.

    At Lake Island Park in Winter Park, children can spend the day climbing and exploring the castle-like structure. The 300-acre city-run Turkey Lake Park near Universal Studios has areas for swimming, boating and fishing.

  • 06 of 09

    Midway Rides and Adventures

    Ferris Wheel
    CC/Flickr/Martin Abegglen

    Near International Drive is the Fun Spot Action Park with Ferris Wheels and rides for kids of all ages.

  • 07 of 09

    Go for a Swim

    Wekiwa Springs State Park - the Spring

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    Pack a picnic lunch and your bathing suit for a day of outdoor water fun. About a 45-minute drive brings you to the East Coast Beaches. A little closer to home you'll find Wekiwa Springs State Park and Blue Springs State Park.

  • 08 of 09

    Thrill Seeking Adventures

    Hot Air Balloon
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    A suggestion for older children - or for family parties and events. 

    For those that don't suffer from vertigo, perhaps a balloon ride across Orlando with Orange Blossom Balloons.

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  • 09 of 09

    Cultural Experiences

    At the Orlando Ballet, your child can have a unique birthday experience. Enjoy one of the seasonal Family Series performances with a pre-performance party.