Twin Cities Birthday Parties for Kids: Unique Spaces

Unique Birthday Party Venues

Unique birthday party venues can make your kid’s celebration extra memorable. Whether your child loves history, a special heritage or a particular theme, celebrate your kid’s special day at one of these uncommon birthday venues:

Build-A-Bear Parties

Rosedale Center, 1595 Highway 36 W., Rosedale, MN 55113-4094
Mall of America, 172 E. Broadway, Bloomington, MN 55425
Recommended ages
: Grade School

Price: $12-$60/guest depending on package.
Details: The least expensive package is the Service Project Party, where toys will be donated after stuffing. The most expensive package allows all guests to go home with a stuffed animal with all the bells and whistles. I nice mid-range $20/guest allows all guests to build one stuffy and add on a t-shirt.
Verified: Jan. 2024

Birthday Parties in Historic Places

American Swedish Institute – Birthdays at the Castle!

2600 Park Avenue, Minneapolis, MN 55407
Recommended ages: Perfect for kids turning 5-12
Price: $300/1-10 children plus 2 adults; $400/11-15 children plus 4 adults (discounts for members)
Details: Pick from Pippi Longstocking, Viking, Moomin, or Dala Horse (handcraft) or Swedish Birthday Cake themed parties. Book 2 weeks prior preferred.
Verified: Nov. 2023

Gammelgarden Museum

20880 Olinda Trail, Scandia, Minnesota 55073
Recommended ages: All ages.
Price: $75 & up for up to 12 children and 2 adults (charge of $2.50 for each additional child).
Details: ON HOLD. While Gammelgarden did not offer parties last year, they are hoping to bring them back in 2023. Seasonal May-December.
Verified: Feb. 2023

Alexander Ramsey House

265 S. Exchange St. St. Paul, MN 55102 55102
Recommended ages: Ages 8-12
Price: N/A
Details: The 2-hr Victorian Dress Up Party includes dressing in bustles, corsets, petticoats, and dresses. (This site is temporarily closed but is expected to begin reopening in July 2023)
Verified: Feb. 2023O

Ice Cream & Sweet Shop Birthday Parties

Blue Sun Soda & Sweet Shop

1625 County Highway 10, Spring Lake Park, MN 55432
Recommended ages: All ages
Price: Packages range from $2.50-$25.00/pp.
Details: Includes use of the room with purchase of soda and pinball machine games. Call shop to reserve space.
Verified: Feb. 2023

Blue Sun Soda Collage - Vintage Blue Sun Truck, Pinball Games, "MinnesotaSoda" wall and Whistler Sodas

Transportation Themed Birthday Parties in Minneapolis & St Paul

Choo Choo Bob’s Train Store

1665 West End Blvd, Saint Louis Park, MN 55416
Recommended ages: Ages 1-9
Price: Email the store for Party Info
Details: Party includes admission for up to 10 guests to the play area with a private train table and a private party room where party parents can bring their own food.
Verified: September 2023

Minnesota Transportation Museum – Jackson Street Roundhouse

193 Pennsylvania Ave E, St Paul, MN 55130
Recommended ages: All ages
Price: $250
Details: Party includes admission for up to 25 people, private party car with tableware and settings, caboose ride and a gift for the birthday child. Bring your own refreshments. Reserve 3 weeks prior to date requested. Don’t have a birthday on the calendar to celebrate? The Jackson Street Roundhouse is a blast to visit any time of the year. Consider coming out on a Saturday for admission with a train ride or, if you have younger children, the Tots & Trains program runs twice a month.
Verified: Feb. 2023
Girl by train car at the Minnesota Transportation Museum in Saint Paul, MN
Minnesota Transportation Museum – Jackson Street Roundhouse

Firefighters Hall & Museum

664 22nd Ave NE Minneapolis, MN 55418
Recommended ages: Geared toward ages 3-9.
Price: $200/2 hour party with up to 25 guests
Details: Admission to the museum, private party area, fun safety demos, and an interactive tour. Dates available on 2nd & 4th Saturdays at 10am and 1pm.
Verified: Feb. 2023

Twin City Model Railroad Museum

668 Transfer Road, Suite 8, St. Paul MN 55114
Recommended ages: All ages
Price: $250
Details: Booking includes the use of a private party room decorated with a train theme for up to 2 hours, all day passes for 10 people, a customized birthday cake and juice boxes and train-themed party favors. This is a fascinating museum and just one of the reasons that Minneapolis-St Paul is a Train Lover’s Destination.
Verified: Sept. 2023

Fall Orchard Birthday Parties near the Twin Cities

Aamodt’s Apple Farm

6428 Manning Ave N, Stillwater, MN 55082
Recommended ages: All ages
Price: Pay-as-you-go. No reservations required or admission fees.
Details: Birthday parties are encouraged to drop in, grab a picnic table and pay as you go for food, beverages and activities such as apple picking. Contact the orchard with questions.
Verified: August 2022

Afton Apple Orchard

14421 So. 90th St., Hastings, MN 55033
Recommended ages: All ages
Price: Contact the orchard for pricing.
Details: Hall with space for up to 300 people. Package options include hayrides, picnics, the large playground and catering or you are permitted to bring your own food.
Verified: August 2022

Fall Harvest Orchard

345 County Road 30 SE, Montrose, MN 55363
Recommended ages: All ages
Price: No reservation or admission; small fees for activities and apple picking.
Details: Two outdoor spaces are available for group reservations at no charge. There are a few free activities around the orchard such as visiting with animals and playing yard games. Ticketed activities for kids ($3 each) include wagon and train rides, a bounce pillow, corn maze and more fall fun.
Verified: March 2023

Luceline Orchards

2755 Rose Ave, Watertown, MN 55388
Recommended ages: All ages
Price: Contact the orchard for more information about reserving a space. On weekends, kids activities such as pony rides, an apple slinger and a 30-acre corn maze are available to make your birthday party extra special.
Verified: March 2023

Sunrise River Farm

7602 Wyoming Trail, Wyoming, MN 55092
Recommended ages: All ages
Price: Contact the farm for a quote.
Details: Birthdays on the Farm packages include a private picnic area, picnic of hot dogs, chips and soda plus farm games and a treat bag for guests. Other fall activities at the farm include a petting farm, apple picking and wagon rides.
Verified: March 2023

For more fall family fun you’ll want to check out or fresh and delicious guide to TWIN CITIES APPLE ORCHARDS.

Girl eating apple picked from a tree: "Twin Cities Apple Orchards - Family Fun Twin Cities"


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