Great Places for a Kid's Birthday Party in Albuquerque

The Albuquerque Isotopes baseball stadium
••• The Albuquerque Isotopes baseball stadium, a great place for a birthday party. Ken Lund/Flickr/Creative Commons

Looking for a fun birthday party spot for your child in the Albuquerque area? There are lots of options for kids of any age and many interests. Many venues offer party packages that take the work out of the day for parents.

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    ABQ PartySpace offers two- to three-hour parties for kids and space for up to 100 guests. Binky the Clown, hip hop dance lessons, a glow in the dark party and a rental jumper house are add on options.

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    The BioPark offers the option of a catered party or a do it yourself affair. Catered parties can take place at either the Aquarium or Zoo. The Zoo has two packages available, with admission for children included in the price; adult admissions sold separately. The Shark Reef Cafe at the Aquarium has a special menu for a birthday meal. Do it yourself parties can take place during regular business hours in areas that lend themselves to picnics. The Botanic Garden's Festival Green, the Aquarium's plaza and the grassy areas at the Zoo or Tingley Beach all lend themselves to picnic parties.

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    Cliff's is a kid paradise, with rides, games, and in the summer, splash pool fun. The Birthday Pavilion is available on a first-come, first-served basis during normal hours. If your group is larger than 15 or more riders, bringing in outside food and drink is allowed. Groups this large receive a ticket pass discount. Cliff's is open weekends beginning in April late August, and daily through the summer vacation weeks.

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    Explora has two levels of party packages for the birthday kid. Different themes are available that cater to 2 to 5-year-olds, the 6 to 12-year-olds and for kids over 13. Kids enjoy the party while learning about the properties of liquids and solids, bugs, kaleidoscopes, shadows and other areas of science.

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    Isotopes Park is a great place to have a kids' birthday party during the summer season. Take in a game, and have kids enjoy the Fun Zone, where there is a batting cage, putting green, basketball, a carousel, the 'Topes Tower and more. Unlimited all-day passes are available. Bring some blankets and purchase food at the park, or reserve the picnic pavilion with a group of 25 or more.

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    Older kids love paintball, and Hinkle Family Fun Center offers a special Paintball party package, in addition to other special birthday packages. Parties come with a party host, a reserved party table decorated with balloons and plenty of fun and games. The paintball package also includes pizza, soda, and admission to Nickel City's games and rides. The birthday child also get a free spin on the Birthday Party prize wheel. Guests receive a coupon book for future visits.

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    A Ton of Fun offers a petting zoo with miniature animals that kids can feed and interact with. They have chickens, a miniature horse, miniature goat, rabbits and sheep. In addition to the mobile petting zoo, A Ton of Fun can provide a farm experience with additional items such as the Big Red Barn fun jump and farm themed carnival games.

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    Pool Party

    There are water and splash parks where kids can splash and play while getting wet. The Hotel Cascada has an indoor park with slides, tubes, a wave room and plenty of space for a birthday party.
    In the summer, Cliff's opens its Water Mania pool.
    Albuquerque has indoor pools that are available year round, and outdoor pools available in the summer, and informal gatherings can take place. For a more structured party, pools can be rented. And the West Mesa Aquatic Center offers birthday parties on a first-come, first-served basis, during regular recreation hours.

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    For the active kid, there's nothing like climbing the wall. The Stone Age party package includes a guide, safety instruction, harness rental and a personal Stone Age climbing guide. There's a party room and the birthday child gets a Stone Age climbing t-shirt. 

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    Trampoline Park Birthday Party

    Albuquerque has two trampoline parks, and both offer a place for kids to have a birthday party. Gravity Park offers groups an hour pass for the jump park, party help, and a flight shirt for the birthday child. Add-ons are available. Cool Springz has several levels of birthday parties. You'll get a private room, an hour of jump time, a party host who photoraphs and videotapes the party, and a visit with Jax the giant tree frog. Parties come with pizza and soda, and add-ons are available.