The Ultimate Milwaukee Area Party and Celebration Guide

Whether you love simple birthdays at home with a few special treats and touches OR pride yourself on Pinterest style extravaganzas at the finest Milwaukee area party venues, we are certain that this guide will help you plan the ideal event for you and your family. This guide features everything from venues to character entertainers, bakeries to bounce houses, and so much more!

Disclosure: This is a sponsored guide, presented by our valued local partners. Updated Spring 2024.

Mad Science

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Celebrate your child’s special day with a Mad Science birthday party!

We handle everything you need to make your child’s next party a huge success. Our diverse packages, optional add-ons and ready-to-go goodie bags, loaded with multiple science-themed toys, are sure to be the talk of the playground!

All About Our Parties:

  • Hands-on, interactive and FUN science demonstrations
  • Make-and-take activity for each child, like slime, putty or bouncy balls
  • Customize your party with add-ons like bubbling potions, cotton candy making, rocket launches and more!
  • Parties can be held at your home, our Lab Party Room in New Berlin, or the location of your choice
  • Prices start at $299


Various locations: Milwaukee and Waukesha Area

Grand Slam Celebration at American Family Field


This offseason, we have the perfect way to celebrate your big moments like birthdays, family get togethers and more! For only $22/person, you’ll get 2-hours in our Brew Room, and a smorgasbord of food for your group!

10-32 guests; views of left field; add-ons like a group tour of the field!


1 Brewers Way – Milwaukee, WI | American Family Field

Springs Water Park at The Inlgeside Hotel

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Birthday parties at Springs Water Park are a splash!

Kids of all ages love the activities the park offers and adults appreciate the variety of packages that are designed to fit their budget.

Springs Water Park makes it easy to create birthday memories that will last a lifetime. Packages start at $275.

Visit the link below to see all package options.


2810 Golf Rd. – Pewaukee

Ruckus & Glee

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Ruckus & Glee is a toy, game, and puzzle store for the young and young at heart. We are located in Wauwatosa, WI. Visit us and you’ll have the chance to learn a new game, send a wind-up toy on its way, and build a new marble run. Our products are chosen for their ability to engage the imagination and their quality. No matter your budget, you will find something playful and fun.


805 N. 68th St. – Wauwatosa

Whirlyball Brookfield

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With two stories and 45,000 square feet of fun, our huge Brookfield Square location is the perfect spot for birthday parties. Two WhirlyBall courts, eight bowling lanes with lane-side service, a four-lane VIP Bowling and a multi-level LaserTag arena will let you get your game on! Birthday party packages start at $25 per child.


185 S. Moorland Avenue – Brookfield

Crayola Imagine Arts Academy of Milwaukee

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Celebrate with imagination and self-expression! Our art parties offer kids the chance to express their creative freedom through a kid-approved art project. Our trained instructors guide party guests through the activity and teach them foundational techniques that allow them to create beautiful works of art that are as fun and unique as they are.

Parties can be held at your home, our Party Room in New Berlin, or the location of your choice. Prices start at $299.


2855 S. 160th St. – New Berlin

Betty Brinn Children's Museum


Celebrate with parties at the Betty Brinn Children’s Museum! Party reservations are offered Friday-Sunday for either 20 or 40 guests. Be sure to check out their party add-on options to complete your special day! Party requests must be made at least two weeks in advance of a desired date.

Milwaukee, WI

TrueNorth Martial Arts Academy


Tired of the same old kids’ birthday party ideas?! Try something new this year with a martial arts-themed birthday party in a real martial arts school!

Kids’ birthday parties need to be fun, active, and interesting. Our martial arts-themed parties give your child a cool way to celebrate getting older with their friends and family members.

Brookfield, WI

Milwaukee Yard

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Need a venue and help to host your next birthday party? Milwaukee Yard is the perfect place for children of all ages. Our parties run for 2 hours and include playtime in our Playtower, Sports Field, Inflatable Field, and Party Room. Children can choose from a number of games to play on our Sports Field: soccer, touch football, relay races, parachute games, wiffle ball, kick ball, dodgeball, and more!


Let's Celebrate, LLC


Welcome to Let’s Celebrate, LLC, where every celebration becomes an unforgettable experience! We specialize in crafting personalized and immersive events, from first birthday’s to graduations. Our party studio is the perfect place to host your child’s birthday party. We take our blank slate party room and transform it to the theme of their choice. We make crafts, sing, dance and play interactive games! We take the stress out of planning and transform your vision into reality. Let us be your partner in making memories that last a lifetime!

Mequon, WI

The Confetti Lounge


There’s always a reason to celebrate. But sometimes you just can’t fit everyone in your home. So come to ours!

SE Wisconsin’s premiere venue for your next small gathering. Perfect for kids birthday parties! We’re a blank slate – your imagination is the limit! Capacity up to 50 guests. Available for rent by the hour or by packages.

Brookfield, WI



 Kids’ dance parties (for up to 12 guests) include a 45-minute or 1-hour lesson, depending on the age of the children. We also offer visual art parties for your child and up to 8 guests, which include an hour in the studio to create a unique, themed project to bring home. Both party types also include 30-45 minutes of open studio time for you to lead your own games, have cake and open presents! With themes like Nonstop Hip Hop, Let’s Get Loud, and I’m a Star, your child and friends will surely have a great time celebrating, dancing and creating at Danceworks! 

Milwaukee, WI

1st and Bowl


Make your child’s birthday a winning day at 1st and Bowl! Gather your little sports stars and their buddies for a day of football bowling, Basketball Connect 4, and yummy pizza. We offer Nerf party packages and football bowling packages perfect for young sports enthusiasts!

And here’s an extra treat: Only for Milwaukee Family readers, book your child’s party with $15 off using the exclusive promo code MKEMOM. 

Wauwatosa, WI

Wildlife In Need Center


The Education Department at the Wildlife in Need Center would love to help you plan a wildlife themed event for any age! For $300 you will have our gathering room reserved for three hours, we provide tables and chairs- but what your party includes is entirely up to you.

Customize your party to feature an education program with live animal ambassadors, a more intimate meet and greet, an outdoor nature scavenger hunt, an indoor craft, hands on activities with skills, pelts, and feathers, or even dissecting raptor pellets!

Oconomowoc, WI

The Big Backyard

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Come join us year round to run, climb, ride, slide, and have a blast at our indoor playground. The Big Backyard brings the outdoors inside with huge play equipment, riding toys, balls, playhouses, infant toys, and more.
We are also the perfect place to host parties and special events. Let us make your child’s party fun, easy, and one they won’t stop talking about.
You will find the most appropriate ages for the indoor playground are children ages 0-8; however, we always welcome older children who come with their families.

New Berlin, WI

Cloud 9 Workshop


Is your creative kid celebrating a birthday? Give your child an unforgettable and fun hands-on creative party in an inspiring art studio! Planning is a cinch. Choose your date, package, project and then Party On! Our experienced teachers will take care of all the project preparations, instruction and clean-up. Cloud 9 Workshop knows kids and has been hosting birthday celebrations for families in the Milwaukee area for over 11 years! Parties for tots, kids & teens start at $299. Come Celebrate & Create with Cloud 9 Workshop!

Milwaukee, WI

Absolute Kids Spa Party Salon

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Kids Spa for just 1 “Girls Day Out” or “Karaoke Pedicure, manicure parties, also Ear Piercing State Licensed.

New Berlin, WI

Humane Animal Welfare Society (HAWS)

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Do you have an animal loving child? Come have a birthday party with us at HAWS Animal Shelter in Waukesha or at HAWS Schallock Center for Animals in Delafield. We have 2-3 party packages available for you to choose from. We host parties for children ages 6 and up.

Waukesha, WI

Schlitz Audubon Nature Center


Celebrate your child’s birthday with a nature-themed party at Schlitz Audubon! Each 2-hour party features 1.5 hours of naturalist-led activities, including intimate meet & greets with one (or multiple!) live animal ambassadors, interactive activities, and outdoor experiences. Your child, friends, and family can meet a turtle, snake, owl, or even an eagle! Choose from a wide-variety of themes starting at just $300.

Milwaukee, WI

Fairytale Birthday Company LLC


Fairytale Birthday Company LLC brings to life special characters such as Princesses, Mermaids, Pirates, and other magical characters for your special day. F.B.C is the perfect choice for children’s’ parties, special events, and more through our unique specialization in character and family entertainment.

Various Locations

Battle House Laser Combat


An all ages tactical and mission based laser tag experience. Enter our 12,000 square foot arena and battle either on the red or blue team. With birthday packages starting at $200 you can be your son/daughters hero with the experience of a lifetime.

Waukesha, WI



Does your kid love video games? If so, RSVR is the perfect destination for their next party. Step into the world of virtual reality with our cutting-edge games and experiences. It’s a party like no other, where you and your guests can explore new dimensions, play with or compete against each other, and create lasting memories. Party Packages start at $450 for a 2 hour party with up to 25 total guests. Visit the website for all party packages.

Milwaukee, WI

Nugget Nation MKE


Our indoor activity center offers tons of opportunities for safe and purposeful play, including a 650-square-foot Nugget Playground, Nuggie Town village, Tiny Nugget Terrace semi-private play place for the crawlers and Nugget Square fine motor play area! Crawlers to 9 year olds, open play starts at $10 per nugget and private birthday parties start at $350!

Brookfield, WI

Milwaukee County Zoo


Host your child’s birthday party at one of Southeastern Wisconsin’s most unique venues. Our $300.00, 2-hour package includes 15 admission tickets with complimentary parking for any guest 3 or older. We provide the birthday child with a gift and digitally signed card by one of our animals in our vast collection. Looking to make your day even more memorable? A friendly and knowledgeable Zoo staff member can host your up close and personal encounter with a combination of 3 farm animals at an additional cost. Reserve your child’s unforgettable day today!

Milwaukee, WI

Legacy Gym MKE

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Are you looking for something fun to do for your kiddos next birthday party? You bring the kids! We provide the fun and clean up the mess!

Legacy Party – 1 hour and 30 minute gym rental with obstacle free time and timed ninja warrior course designed by one of our ninja trainers with coaching!

Legacy PLUS Party -1 hour and 30 minute gym rental with obstacle free time and timed ninja warrior course designed by one of our ninja trainers with coaching! PLUS pizza, cookie cake, and gatorade for attendees.

Wauwatosa, WI

Le Village Brewers Hill

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Event space with kids play area! Our space includes a indoor/outdoor play room, kitchenette, tables/chairs, desks, couches, chairs, outdoor space, and more! Use whatever catering, food, or beverage service you’d like.

By day we are a co-working and childcare facility and during the weekend – we’re all yours! We are perfect for parties and especially great for kid parties!

Prices start at $125/hour

Milwaukee, WI

The Friendship Circle

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Relax and let us handle everything! Kids of all abilities have a blast while they make an art project, play games and enjoy cupcakes with their friends!

Our one-hour birthday parties are scheduled on Sunday mornings between 10 am and 1pm. The art studio is reserved just for your private party. We can accommodate up to 30 children.

Fox Point, WI

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