Birthday Party Venues for Active Children

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Active kids need birthday party spots that let them do what they do best: get busy.Your little busy body will love showing off their true colors as they run, jump and play on their special day. Portland has some great active birthday venues that cater kids who are constantly on the go and we’ve rounded up our favs. Read on to find where you should book your active child’s next party.

The Wiggle Room

Wiggle is in the name! If you are the parent of a young, wiggly child then The Wiggle Room in North East Portland will give your little one plenty of room to run wild while parents can enjoy sitting back and watching. The play cafe offers their entire space for parties after hours on weekends. The space includes a two-story indoor play structure with a slide geared for children aged 2-7. Party rentals are for a 2 hour block of time, for 18 people, and includes the entire 2,000 square foot space. Rates vary by party. Contact The Wiggle Room for pricing for your unique event.

The Wiggle Room
1925 NE 42nd Ave

JJ Jump

Just outside of Portland, in either their Clackamas or Vancouver locations, is a party destination that is sure to be a “jumping good time.” Party packages include jumping in the inflatable indoor arena, a Cash Cube, and private party room. Party prices range from $160 to $230.

9057 SE Jannsen Rd.
Clackamas, OR 97015

7500 NE 16th Avenue #2-D
Vancouver, WA 98665

Oaks Park

A few laps around the skating rink is sure to make any energetic child smile. The appeal of indoor skating rinks did not die off in the 90s. Skating birthday parties are just as popular, and FUN, as ever. Oaks Park has brought the fun since 1905 so they know how to throw a party. Skating parties begin at $140 and includes session admission, conventional skates, 30 minutes at a reserved table, ice cream, cotton candy, soda, photo with chipper the Squirrel, and a special gift for the birthday child.

7805 SE Oaks Park Way

Lumberyard Bike Park

Does 70,000 square feet of indoor and outdoor fun sound like it could satisfy your active kiddo? The North East Portland Lumberyard Bike Park  hosts gangs of 3-year-olds on balance bikes all and beyond. Party packages at the Lumberyard include a two hour reserved table in the Fox Event Room, a party hostess, paper goods, a free photo tag for the option of viewing and purchasing photos from the day, a water bottle for each rider, and a ClifKid snack for each rider. Starter packages begin at $220 and pricing is based on the number of riders.

2700 NE 82nd Ave.

Pump It Up

Does your child deserve an epic party complete with an inflatable indoor playground, games, and a blow-up birthday throne? The party package at Pump It Up comes with a private party room and bounce house arenas just for your group. Parties at Pump It Up Junior, in Beaverton, OR, are fit for ages 12 months to 10 years old. Pump It Up, also in Beaverton, is perfect for the slightly older crowd.

Pump It Up

9665 SW Allen Blvd. Ste. 110
Beaverton, OR 97005

Pump It Up Jr.
16205 NW Bethany Cr. Ste. 120
Beaverton, OR 97006

PlayDate PDX

PlayDate PDX is a great party space for people looking for a place for kiddos to let loose while plenty of area for the adults to enjoy chatting over a cup of great coffee or a glass of wine. Party packages include private party space, paper goods, invitations, and admission to play on the three story playground.

1434 NW 17th Ave.
Portland, OR 97209

Echo Theater Company

What could be more exciting and engaging than a high-flying party full of trapeze, acrobatics, and more! Parties at Echo Theater include the above and a physical theater class. The space offers several party packages, but are also happy to stretch imaginations to include a specific vision! Echo Theater Company parties are enjoyed by attendees from ages 3 – 100 (no really)! They can create a unique party experience for the young and young-at-heart! Party packages begin at $240 for up to 10 participants.

Echo Theater Company
1515 SE 37th Ave.
503-231-1232, ext. 2

Game Truck Party

Sometimes you just need the party to come to you! Game Truck Portland offers a variety of mobile party entertainment that can come to your location. Whether you want a Video Game Party, your own LaserTag Arena, or a game of BubbleSoccer, GameTruck’s unique mobile video gaming theaters and arenas can make your ultimate party wishes come true. In less than an hour they can transform your yard or park into a 25x50' BubbleSoccer Arena or Laser Tag Field! Party packages begin at $349.

Portland Party Truck

Portland Parks and Rec

Parks, pools, gyms, and more.. Portland Parks and Recreation has a bevy of options for a party full of energetic kids for affordable prices. Portland Parks and Recreation offer 11 area community centers with birthday party rental options as well as five indoor pool options. Party options vary depending on location, but many can include party hosts, themes, and activities. 

(Live outside of the Portland area? Don’t forget to check out your area Parks and Recreation website for information about birthday party offerings.)

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—Jenni Bost

featured image: Candice P. via flickr


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