When it’s your child’s birthday, you want to make it's as fun and memorable as possible for them.
After all, the memories they make now will last a lifetime! But why settle for just some cake and party hats? Why not check out some of these cool, out of the ordinary places around Pittsburgh to have your kid’s next birthday party? We’re sure they’ll thank you later!
If you’re looking for a spot to have your child’s birthday, chances are your friends or family are too. Why not give the gift of a personalized electronic GiftYa gift card to any of these amazing places? They’ll thank you twice when they don’t have to worry about forgetting a physical gift card at home and when their child has the best birthday party ever!
10 Children’s Way
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
The Children’s Museum is a wonderful place to have a birthday party.
A staple in Pittsburgh, this museum has been dedicated to children and finding educational ways for them to play since the 1970s.
In a building specifically designed for kids, there are all kinds of cool exhibits and attractions to keep their attention. A perennial favorite are the tubes made for crawling all over the place, and a ball pit for jumping into.
In addition to fun activities, having a birthday party here would be extra special. There’s something for every kid to get into, and they just might learn something as well!
7370 Baker St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15205
The Pittsburgh Zoo is always a favorite destination for kids no matter what time of year — why not make it extra special by holding a birthday party there?
Children of all ages love the zoo.
Your kids and their friends can get treated to an animal theme party and even get the chance to meet some of the creatures brought around by the staff.
Afterwards, the kids can explore the zoo and see all their favorite wild animals. Don’t forget about the climbing park — that’s one of the best parts!
...Make sure you take advantage of the chances to feed the giraffes, take pictures with the elephants, and all the other great extras daily and around the holidays!! - Yelp Review
100 Hafner Ave.
Etna, PA 15223
Mad Science is a great idea to get your kids interested in science and have a blast at the same time!
This is where science and fun meet!
You can choose to have a birthday party in their science lab, or they’ll come to your location.
Their high energy and interactive shows are a hit with kids. Scientists perform a show directed at getting kids into science, and afterwards will help the kids make an experiment of their own. They’ll even get to take it home!
In addition to birthdays, Mad Science also does after-school events, camps, and workshops.
1130 Perry Hwy, #101
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Code Breakers is a an awesome escape room experience, for kids too!
Let your kids solve the puzzle and save the day in this fun, kid-friendly escape room.
They have two simulations designed for kids, who need to work together to beat the game. It’s a fun way to teach them problem solving and teamwork skills.
This is anything but an ordinary birthday destination, this is an immersion experience they won’t soon forget!
Pittsburgh Puppet Works takes the time honored tradition of puppeteering and brings it to your child’s party!
What an awesome way for the kids at the party to enjoy a funny, antic-filled show and be taught some good life lessons in the process.
Just like the professionals behind the puppets on Sesame Street, Pittsburgh Puppet Works believes that puppets are an excellent teaching tool, and one that children especially respond to.
In addition, they also offer face painting, balloon artists, and magic acts!
Tues, Wed, Fri 9AM-5PM
Fairytale Princess Visits is ready to make your child’s dream birthday party come true!
Can you imagine the delight when your child meets their favorite character for the first time? What little girl wouldn’t want her favorite characters from Frozen or Beauty and the Beast to visit her on her big day? And your little boy would just love to meet Captain America or Peter Pan!
These professionals come to your house and spend a delightful afternoon at your birthday party, and the kids have a blast hanging out with their favorite characters.
20 McIntyre Square Dr
Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Chuck E. Cheese is still a solid staple for a fun-filled birthday party.
Kids love to spend the afternoon playing skee-ball, video games, and meeting Chuck E. Cheese, of course!
They have group birthday packages as well, so you can choose to pick a set amount of tickets or time to ensure all the guests get to play as much as they want. And don’t forget, pizza and fountain drinks are included in those birthday packages as well!
1 Allegheny Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15212
The Carnegie Science Center offers a wide variety of science-based exhibits perfect for kids!
When you have a birthday party there, you get a private party room, access to the exhibits in the Science Center as well as HealthWorks, and get to see a science demonstration. They have hands-on activities that are fun as well as educational.
In addition to that, there’s also astronaut ice cream available for all the kids. Sounds like a pretty nice place to have a party!
1701 Lincoln Hwy
North Versailles, PA 15137
Sat, Sun 10AM-9PM
Altimate Air Trampoline Park is located in North Versailles and is a kids’ birthday dream come true!
Not only are there a bunch of huge trampolines to play on, but the complex also has rock climbing, a ninja course, and a movie theater. There’s so much to do here, the kids will run out of time before they run out of options.
Kids’ parties can be as fun as you want them to be, and these places are big on catering to kids and offering them an awesome birthday party. As a parent, it’s nice to know that you’re treating your child to a day they’ll treasure forever, and one you will as well. Give the gift of a wonderful birthday party with a GiftYa egift card!
Where did you have your child’s favorite birthday party? Let us know in the comments!