Twin Cities Birthday Parties for Kids: Party in the Park

Birthday Parties in Parks

Don’t discount park birthday parties at your local community center, nature center or park! Should your kid be blessed with a birthday month that begs for some outdoor fun, most options are very reasonable price-wise. Most have reservable, covered spaces to gather for gift openings and goodies, and often kids are perfectly entertained with playground equipment. If a little more direction or theme is desired, nature centers offer naturalist-led programs during birthday parties and options for organized indoor/outdoor activities.


Thanks so much to Lynn’s Cake and Candy Supplies for sponsoring the 2019 Birthday Party Guide in the Twin Cities.

Lynn’s Cake and Candy Supply

7213 University East Service Road, Fridley, MN 55432
This is our favorite place to get all our birthday cake supplies. They know what they are doing and have helped me through a more than one tragedy. Lynn’s offers the perfect party for any skill level. This is a fun environment where each participant will learn how to fill a cupcake with delicious filling, then learn some fun decorating techniques with a piping bag and tip.  Wait until you see their faces when they learn how to pipe out 3 colors at once! The group will then use those new skills to decorate their very own 4 cupcakes with our buttercream frosting. Each attendee will leave with their 4 cupcakes safely stored in a clear plastic container and the excitement to do more at home!
Limited to 8 participants, $20/child (excluding the adult chaperone). $50 deposit required. Parties are 60-75 minutes; please schedule your party at least 3 weeks in advance.


Three Rivers Park District

Wild Birthday Parties

Mississippi Gateway Regional Park, Eastman Nature Center at Elm Creek Park Reserve, Lowry Nature Center at Carver Park Reserve & Richardson Nature Center at Hyland Lake Park Reserve | $100

Farm Birthdays

Gale Woods Farm | Ages 4+

Golf Parties

Eagle Lake Youth Golf Center | $110

Creative Play

Hyland Play Area | $80 (Closed for the remainder of 2019 season)

Outdoor Skills Challenge Parties

$125

Learning Center Parties

Baker Outdoor Learning Center | $125 & up

Art Parties

Silverwood Park | $100 & up

FootGolf Parties

Baker National Golf Course, Eagle Lake Youth Golf Center | $110

Park Birthday Parties
Farm Birthdays | Gale Woods Farm | Ages 4+

Birthday Parties at Regional, City and County Parks

Anoka County Parks

Bunker Hills Regional Park

Blaine Parks

Lakeside Commons Park

Dakota County Parks

Lebanon Hills Regional Park

Eagan Parks

Trapp Farm Park Tubing Hill

Edina Parks

Centennial Lakes Park

Minnetonka Parks

Shady Oak Beach – Beach Party Packages from $80 to $120.

Scott County Parks

Cleary Lake Regional Park

Washington County Parks

Lake Elmo Park Reserve

Wheel Fun Rentals

Various Locations in Minneapolis and Como Park, St. Paul
Ages 8+ |  1-3 hours, May-October | Recommended to book 2 weeks in advance


Nature Centers

Like park birthday parties. Families can rent space for birthday parties at many nature centers. Some of them even offer naturalist-led themed parties.

Carpenter St Croix Valley Nature Center

Hastings
Naturalist-led activities and an animal presentation | Ages 5+ | $100

Dodge Nature Center

West St Paul
A naturalist leads seasonally-appropriate activities | All ages | $120

Maplewood Nature Center

Maplewood
Indoor and outdoor naturalist-led activities | Ages 4+ | $75 | Reserve 2 weeks prior

Springbrook Nature Center

100 85th Ave NW, Fridley, MN, USA 55432
Recommended Ages: 4-11
Price: $125
Details: 2 hours of private party space and a 45-minute naturalist program. Reserve one month prior for up to 15 guests.
Verified: Dec. 2021

Tamarack Nature Center

White Bear Lake
Naturalist-led activities and time in Discovery Hollow Nature Play Area | Ages 3+ | $170 & up

Wargo Nature Center

Lino Lakes
Parties include a naturalist-led activity and party room time | $120

Westwood Hills Nature Center

8300 W. Franklin Ave., St. Louis Park, MN 55426
Parties include a one-hour naturalist program and one hour of open-ended party room time | Ages 4+ | $110-$120 (verified 11/20/21)


Community Centers

Give your local community or recreation center a call to see what they offer in the way of party room space and outdoor amenities. This can be a wonderful way to save money; room rentals can start as low as $30 per hour and there’s no charge to take advantage of playground facilities outside.

Eagles Nest - Park Birthday Parties
Many Community Centers have Indoor Playgrounds that offer Birthday Party Packages

Minneapolis

For all community & recreation center birthday party venues, click here.

St Paul

For all community & recreation center birthday party venues, click here.

Find More Community Centers in our Directory.

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