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45 Kids' Birthday Party Ideas 

Plan a celebration your child will cherish

1. Tea party at La Petite Tea Room

2. Skate/skateboard party at the new Parisite Skate Park

3. Photo booth party with costumes and props

4. Italian-themed party with fill-your-own cannoli station

5. Cowgirl/cowboy party with pony/horseback riding

6. Pool party

7. Bowling party

8. Rent the carousel at New Orleans City Park, Lafreniere Park or Audubon Zoo

9. Adventure party with a rock-climbing/rope-climbing wall

10. Splash park party (Audubon Zoo, Lafreniere Park, Elmwood Fitness)

11. Superhero party

12. Scavenger hunt at a park (New Orleans City Park's office staff can provide a list of items found there)

13. Karaoke party

14. Magic party (teach kids tricks or hire a magician)

15. Dipping party with chocolate fondue fountain

16. Outdoor movie party with popcorn machine

17. Bounce party with inflatable play structures

18. Streetcar party

19. DIY mani-pedi party (let kids decorate flip-flops)

20. Laser tag

21. Farm party with a petting zoo that comes to your home

22. Kayak/canoe and picnic on Bayou St. John

23. Gymnastics/ trampoline party

24. Party on a riverboat

25. Louisiana Children's Museum

26. DIY mini fair with games and small prizes

27. Strawberry shortcake party at Mrs. Heather's Strawberry Farm

28. Bug out at the insectarium

29. Top-your-own mini pizza party

30. Make your own ice cream sundae

31. Go-cart party at NOLA Motorsports Park

32. "Adrenaline Rush" party at Elmwood Fitness Center

33. Science experiment party with Thinkerella

34. Sleepover at a local hotel

35. Aquarium of the Americas

36. Paint a canvas party (Sip & Paint, Cupcakes and Canvas)

37. Birthday Olympics (DIY, video or Wii sports)

38. Crafting party (kids can decorate masks, make friendship bracelets or do other projects)

39. Swamp tour

40. Old-fashioned garden party with croquet, horseshoes, volleyball, etc.

41. Sock hop with hamburgers, milk shakes and a DJ or jukebox

42. Miniature golf at New Orleans City Park

43. New Orleans Zephyrs baseball party

44. "Critter Cinema" sleepover at the LA/SPCA

45. Yoga party

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