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Birthday Parties for Kids in Durham

Home > 10 Ideas for Birthday Parties in Durham

What kind of birthday party will your child love? In Durham, there are lots of choices! Here are some fun ideas for your birthday party.

At the Music Explorium, you can make instruments, play rhythm games, listen to stories, and a drum circle. There is even a giant puppet bunny for younger kids. Space provided for serving food, including a kitchen. Call (919) 484-9090 for more information.

The Durham Fire Department will do a demonstration at your child's birthday party. Wouldn't that be a hoot for the preschool set obsessed with fire trucks? Sparky the Dog can come as well. Call (919) 560-4242 for more information.

At the North Carolina Museum of Life and Science you can have a party in a room with dinosaur murals covering the walls, and a complete dinosaur theme including a dinosaur dig. Other themes include bugs, magic, and animals, and are appropriate for ages 3-12 years. Call (919) 220-5429 x315 for more information.

If you like music, bowling, and strobe lights along with your fun, try a Mardi Gras Bowling Alley birthday party. The DJ will play music just for the birthday party, and everything goes smoothly with their good planning. Pizza available. Call (919) 489-1230 for more information.

The Scrap Exchange hosts fun, creative birthday parties. The party leader will show kids how to make a couple different take-homes, and then kids are set free to explore several large bins of materials. A rocket? A faux fur purse? Space alien hat? You never know. Plenty of time left over for food, cake, and dancing. Goody bags include a trip through the materials room to create things at home. Call (919) 688-6960 for more information.

For another music and games birthday idea, there's Chuck E. Cheese. Robot animals on stage, tons of video games, and dancing games. Includes cake, pizza, soda, goody bag, and tokens. Each game only costs one token, and games are easy to win, then you can spend the tickets you win on mementos of your party. Call (919) 493-6084 for more information.

Sports nut? Have a party at a Durham Bulls game and receive admission, hot dogs, ice cream, soda, and a baseball hat. There's even an on-field parade for party guests! 12 and under only. Call (919) 956-BULL for more information.

Parties at Little Gym are lots of fun! Spend time playing on equipment, singing songs, and marching with friends in the gym. Afterwards, enjoy cake in the party room. Perfect for rambunctious preschoolers. Call (919) 286-1317 for more information.

Borrow a birthday party trunk from the Play House Toy Store to fit your theme: dress-up clothes, dolls, trains, or construction. Call (919) 286-1317 for information.

Wheels is a hidden gem in North Durham that has skating, climbing, go-karts, miniature golf, and skateboarding available. Wheels is great for a roller skating birthday party. Pizza and soda available. Call (919) 598-1944 for more information.

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