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20+ Vancouver Birthday Party Ideas For Kids To Have A Fun Time

Planning your kid’s birthday party can be fun, but it can also cause a lot of stress. Every parent knows it’s much more than just the good old cake and ice-cream treat. Birthday party ideas are something many parents (and especially Moms) love to overthink, and constantly wonder if they’re getting it right.

So, to save you the worry and needless back and forth over what party games to organize, what your kid’s birthday party theme should be, how to keep all those invited kids entertained, and what needs to be on the menu, while trying not to think of your home getting wrecked in the bargain, we’ve put together a super special list of 21 birthday party ideas for kids that you can choose from for your little one’s big day, and enjoy some stress-free birthday planning.

Note: Rates and details may subject to change. Please refer to the business’ website for most up-to-date details.

1. Adventure Zone

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Overlooking gorgeous Granville Island, and with a massive space that can hold upto 20 kids and 10 adults, The Adventure Zone is all about hosting fun events for kids in a safe and entertaining environment.

Featuring everything from a Circuit Circus Games Zone to an iWall Interactive Games System, a multi-level playground, an Arcade and a Candy Shop, The Adventure Zone offers amazing birthday party packages that aren’t just structured to keep the kids well-guided and contained, but are also barrels of fun.

PackageDetailsPrice
The Playground Package-2 hour party (includes Party Room, Playground & i-Wall)
-Themed email invitation
-Party Guide
-2 free Playground passes (for a future visit)
-$219 (for the first 8 kids)           

-$20 per additional child
The Arcade Package-Party Guide, Party Room, 2 Free Passes
-40 Arcade Tokens (per child)
-2 Ride Zone tokens (per child)
-500 tickets for the Birthday Child
-$249 (for the first 8 kids)      

-$22 per additional child
The Combo Package-Playground & Arcade FunParty Guide, Party Room,2 free passes
-20 game tokens (per child)
-Bonus 100 tickets per child
-500 tickets for the Birthday Child
-$299 (for the first 8 kids)      
-$24 per additional child

Address: 2nd Floor, Kid’s Market, Granville Island, Vancouver, BC

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2. Pirate Adventures

Vancouver birthday ideas for kids pirate adventures
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Ahoy, maties! Are you looking for adventure on the high seas? Climb on board with your young scallywags and defend the ship against Evil Pirate Pete! The 75-minute watery adventure is a fully immersive experience for the courageous pirate-hearted child. 

PackageDetailsPrice
The Pirate Pete Birthday Special-includes the basic fun activities listed in the standard party package with special attention paid to the birthday boy/girl.
-A special pirate rendition of the Happy Birthday song will be sung to make their day memorable.
20 guests for $649
Swashbuckler’s Birthday Party Special-includes the activities in the standard party schedule but offers 10 pirate-themed loot bags. 20 guests for $749
Additional Options-For $500 add an extra 45 minutes to your time.
-For $12.99 per child, you can add additional pirate gear (eyepatch, 11” sword, and bandana)
-For $65 add a Pirate-Themed Pinata to your after-party celebrations

To schedule your party or to discuss the packages further call – 604-754-7535

Address:  1820 Mast Tower Road, Vancouver, BC V6H 4B6

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3. H.R Macmillan Space Centre

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For a birthday celebration that’s out of this world opt for H.R. Macmillan Space Center. Experience the universe up close and personal with your space-obsessed child, or take a walk down the Cosmic Courtyard Exhibit.

PackageDetailsPrice
Mission to MarsFly to Mars for your birthday! The package is best suited for children under ten and involves the party creating mission patches and learning what it takes to survive and thrive once you land.$37.50 per child and $18.75 per adult
Rocket to MarsSuitable for ages ten and up, the Rocket to Mars birthday package helps intrepid space travelers build and launch their rockets! The process requires the use of hot glue guns and helps the tiny astronauts explore Mars and its surrounding neighborhood.  $37.50 per child and $18.75 per adult
Further DetailsThe packages accommodate a maximum of 16 children and 4 adults.

Candles are not allowed but a small cake and snack packets are permitted as long as the party cleans up after itself.

Address: H.R. MacMillan Space Centre, 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver, BC V6J 3J9

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4. FlyOver Canada

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For a truly Canadian experience, choose FlyOver Canada to celebrate your child’s special day. The immersive experience uses state-of-the-art technology and a 20-meter spherical screen to give you an 8-minute ‘flying’ experience unlike any other across the wonders of Canada. 

PackageDetailsPrice
Oh Canada Package-FlyOver Canada Party Invitations
-Admissions to FlyOver Canada
-Souvenir Flight Guide
-Customized pilot’s license
-Goodie Bag 
$23/child and $23.50/adult
Junior Pilots Package-Decorated birthday area at the Flying Whale Waterfront Cafe
-A lunch of flatbread, chips, and juice
-Birthday cupcakes can be included at $3 per piece
$27/child and $23.50/adult
Ultimate Pilots Package-includes all the features of the Junior Pilots Package as well as goodie bags for all the participating children.$35/child and $23.50/adult

To get more details or book a birthday party call 1.855.463.4822

Address: 201 – 999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC, V6C 3E1

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5. Circus Play Cafe

Vancouver birthday ideas for kids circus play cafe
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The Circus Play Cafe is a wonderful space where children and adults can come together to create meaningful connections. Perfect for toddlers and children under five, the Circus features a playspace with stimulating soft play, slides, structures, and sensory toys, as well as the Reading and Quiet Room. 

Cost & TimingsThe cost for renting Circus is $450+ GST. Parties are booked on Saturdays and Sundays for 3-hour slots.
InclusionsThe entire Circus Playspace is included in the package, except the Reading and Quiet Room. The guests will have access to children’s plates and drinking cups, and adults’ cutlery and napkins. A cake knife, lighter, and emergency candles are also available.
Food & DrinkParents are encouraged to provide the food but that it is nut-free in case any child is allergic. The Circus will provide two urns of coffee in the package but any other drinks from the cafe will be charged separately.  
Number of GuestsThe Circus can accommodate 22 children under the age of 5 and less than 35 adults to keep things spacious and not crowded. 
Music & PhotosGuests are welcome to plug in their iPhones or iPads to create an entertaining party. Their projector is also available if you’d like to display a slideshow. 

Make a booking by calling 604 558 2545 or email info@circusplaycafe.com

Address: 1650 East 12th Avenue, Vancouver, BC V5N 2A3

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6. Extreme Air Park

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Take a flying leap and let the kids jump to their heart’s content. Host your child’s birthday party at the hip and happening Extreme Air Park. This trampoline park is great for excitable children who need extreme physical activities to burn off all their energy. 

Cost$31 per jumper with at least 8 jumpers in the party
Inclusion1-hour full jump access
-Extreme Air Sox per jumper
-45-minute access to Private Party Room after Jump
-Printable Invitation Cards available online
-VIP service including Party Room cleanup 
-Party plates, napkins, utensils, candles, etc.
-Fresh Slice pizza per jumper
-Ice Cream Cake
-Pop/Water per jumper
-Free WiFi Lounge for parents
Add-Ons-Professionally created loot bags for an additional $6 for each jumper
-Additional 30-minute jump time for $5.50
-Add Extreme Air Park t-shirt for $7 each

For bookings call 1-604-244-5867 14380 Triangle Rd, Richmond, BC

Address: 14380 Triangle Rd, Richmond, BC

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7. 6pack Indoor Beach

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Host a beach birthday party any time of the year at 6Pack Indoor Beach. Let the kids dig their toes in the sand and enjoy some volleyball or tug-of-war no matter what the weather is like outside. Ditch the sunblock and bring your party fever to the indoor beach. There are many birthday packages to choose from when you select 6Pack as your birthday destination.

PackageDetailsPrice
Beach Party-1.5 – 2-hours of playtime in the activity area
-2 tables reserved in Party Area
-Toys, balls, and sports equipment provided
-Add on activity coordinators and food
Starting from $224 for 8 kids on a weekday
Archery Tag Party-A referee
-1.5 hours of orientation, practice, and games
-2 tables reserved in Party Area
-Safety Equipment, bows, arrows, targets, and bunkers included
$335 for 8 children 
Dinosaur PartyPackage A:
-2-hour duration
-25-minute dino show
-1 beach court
-2 tables reserved in Party Area
-Includes 26 guests

Package B:
-3-hour duration
-25-minute dino show
-2 beach courts
-4 tables reserved in Party Area
-Includes 52 guests
Package A: $900

Package B: $1440

Address: #115-13180 Mitchell Rd. Richmond, BC V6V 1M8

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8. Kidtropolis

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Nothing is more fun than a city for kids. Let them run about indulging in pretend play. A perfect birthday party can be organized at Kidtropolis where the kids can try their hand at different professions, letting their imagination run away with itself. 

Cost-Package A – $225 – 8 children, 8 adults
-Package B – $305 – 12 children, 12 adults
-Package C – $465 – 20 children, 20 adults
-Package D – $625 – 28 children, 28 adults
Inclusion-2-hour use of Party Room
-Assigned Party Host
-Cutlery, napkins, plates, and cake knife
Food & Entertainment-Food can be pre-ordered at Kidtropolis Cafe.
-The cake will be provided from their partner bakery, Gyneth’s Cakes.
-Entertainment can be included with our entertainment partners.  
Additional Cost-Additional time and services can be added to the party by choosing from a list at the time of booking.

Address: Unit 110 – 5940 No. 2 Road, Richmond, B.C. V7C4R9

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9. YUM Sweet Shop

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Sweeten the deal by adding YUM Sweet Shop to your party planning. They can do events both on and off-site. YUM’s offers candyfloss, ice creams, popcorn, and just about anything you can dream up for the perfect kid’s birthday party. The best part? There’s no cost, except what the children buy at the store!

On-site & Off-site Events-Cotton Candy
-Popcorn
-Ice-cream (soft serves and regular, and all natural ingredients)
-Candy from all over the world (gummies, chocolates, sours, licorice and tons more)

Address: 4150 Main St. Vancouver, BC  V5V 3P7

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10. Playland

Vancouver birthday ideas for kids playland
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Plan an iconic amusement park birthday for your child. Watch them have endless fun on their favorite rides and a day full of sunshine. Take the mess out of party planning and just have a great time. The exciting birthday packages offered by Playland are suitable for all ages.

PackageDetailsPrice
Classic Birthday Party Package-1-Day admission to playland 
-Unlimited access to available rides and attractions
-Triple O’s hamburger/hotdog, small fries, soda pop, and cookie
-Reserved seating for 1-hour 
$375 for up to 10 guests
Best Birthday Ever Package-Full access to the park during operating hours
-An exclusive host for 4 hours (to give a tour, follow on rides, and make sure food is prepared and ready to go)
-Express access to 2 major rides and 2 minor rides
-Triple O’s hamburger or hotdog, small fries, pop, and cookie
-Sweet Tooth Item
-Goodie Bag
-Special Cup Cake
-Seating area reserved for 1 hour
$800 for up to 10 guests.

Address: 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC V5K 5J1

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11. West Coast Mini Putt

Vancouver birthday ideas for kids west coast mini putt
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Take a turn at the West Coast mini-golf course on your child’s birthday. Endless fun can be had playing mini-golf on the green with friends. Westcoast has a great birthday package that suits children of all ages, and a fab party package. 

PackageDetailsPrice
Birthday Party Package-2 rounds of mini putt
-Party room
-Private access
-West Coast staff for clean up
-2-hour duration
-1/2 prep time before party for host
-Credits towards Arcades, Darts and Bubble Hockey
$350 + tax for 8 – 12 guests

Address: 7391 Elmbridge Way, Richmond, BC

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12. Bowling 

Bowling is timeless family fun. There are many bowling alleys to choose from. We’ve picked our top three for you.

Lucky9 Lanes

Vancouver birthday ideas for kids lucky9 lanes
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At the heart of Richmond’s Riverport Entertainment Complex is Lucky9 Lanes that holds 28 10-pin lanes, 12 5-pin lanes, and state-of-the-art arcade, and also cosmic bowling. It’s the place to book your kid’s birthday party for an afternoon filled with fun.

Lucky9 Lanes Birthday PackageAt $150/lane you can book the Food & Bowling Package for 4 kids per lane.  

Address: 14200 Entertainment Boulevard, Richmond, BC

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Grandview Lanes

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Established in 1947 Grandview Lanes is a family bowling spot and perfect for kids of all ages. For some of the most fun and eventful birthday parties, Grandview Lanes has it all and then some.

TypeDetailsPrice
Glow 5-Pin Bowling-One Hour of Bowling
-Plus One Hour of Table Setup
-Party Run Time: 2 Hours​​
-Drink (Juice or Pop)
-Hot Dog
-Chips​
-Shoe Rentals
-​Bumpers for kids under 9
-Minimum 8 Kids
$16.99 per child
Regular 5-Pin Bowling
-One Hour of Bowling
-Plus One Hour of Table Setup
-Party Run Time: 2 Hours​​
-Drink (Juice or Pop)
-Hot Dog
-Chips​
-Shoe Rentals
-​Bumpers for kids under 9
-Minimum 8 Kids
$14.99 per child
Regular 10-Pin Bowling-One Hour of Bowling
-Plus One Hour of Table Setup
-Party Run Time: 2 Hours​​
-Drink (Juice or Pop)
-Hot Dog
-Chips​
-Shoe Rentals
-​Bumpers for kids under 9
-Minimum 8 Kids
$17.99 per child

Address: 2195 Commercial Dr. Vancouver, BC V5N 4B3

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REVS

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From their lightweight bowling balls for younger kids, to ‘bumper’ lanes, amazing food, and a ton of fun awaiting you at every turn, REVS is a top pick of the ideal bowling alley to host your kids’ next birthday bash.

Birthday Packages-Starting from $19.99/child 
-90 minutes of bowling
-Shoe rentals
-1/4 of a Large Cheese Pizza (2 slices) per child
-Soft Drinks
-Complimentary Coffee & Tea for Parents
-Cosmic Bowling (Based on Availability)

(Tax Included; Gratuity not included; *From a minimum of 6 children)

Address: 5502 Lougheed Highway, Burnaby BC, V5B 2Z8

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13. Vancouver Puppet Theatre

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So you have everything ready but the entertainment? Look no further than the Vancouver Puppet Theater. From shows that will captivate your young audience, to thrills, frills and laughter as they watch super cool juggling, stilt walkers strut their stuff, and even get to dress up as their favourite characters, it will be a memorable birthday party for your little one.

Individual and custom packages-Birthday puppet show
-Balloon twisting
-Face painting
-Juggling
-Clown
-Stilt-walking
-Costume Rental

Please get in touch for rates

To book your party call 778-330-4313

Address: 1901 Barclay St, Vancouver, BC V6G 1L1

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14. Wildplay

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Another great option for outdoor birthday fun, WildPlay is great for your cheeky little monkeys. Let your kids run wild and free and enjoy the greatest of adventures. There’s freefall jumps, primal swings, and even bungee jumping!

Cost & InclusionsGroups of 15 and more participants are offered a discount on the park’s activities. Please contact for a quote.

Address:  15-1767 Island Highway, Victoria, BC V9B 1J1 

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15. Science World

Vancouver birthday ideas for kids science world
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Develop your child’s curious mind, and host a party at Science World. For wonder-filled entertainment, amazing discoveries, and hands-on fun with motions and mechanisms, Science World provides the space for exploration and creation in a safe and secure environment.

TypeDetailsPrice
Toddler Party-All-day admission
-Party host
-1.5-hours in the decorated party room
$249 for 10 children and 10 adults
Science Surprise Party/Insect Party/Chemistry Party-30-minute interactive demonstration hosted by a science facilitator
-Meal included
-Loot bag for the birthday child
$350 for all-day admission 10 children and 2 adults
Tinkering Party-45-minute interactive demonstration hosted by a science facilitator
-Loot bag for the birthday child
$350 for all-day admission 10 children and 2 adults

Address: 1455 Quebec Street, Vancouver, BC V6A 3Z7

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16. Bouldering at Hive

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Let the kids live their Spider-Man dreams by climbing the boulders and walls at The Hive. With supervised games, proper safety instructions, and guided climbs, you can be sure your kid’s birthday party will be a huge success!

Cost-$200+Tax for 6 children
-$350+Tax for 12 children
Inclusion-Supervised games and climbing time for 2 hours.
-Climbing shoe rentals and falling assessment.
-Use of our multipurpose room, including tables and chairs

Address: Multiple locations

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17. Fast Track Indoor Karting

Vancouver birthday ideas for kids fast track indoor karting
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Get your kid’s next birthday party on the fast track by hosting at Fast Track Indoor  Karting. They have some awesome party ideas, two separate race tracks, and super cool ‘racer’ themed party decor to get all the little speedsters ready and raring to go!

Cost$39+GST per child
Inclusion-2 races per person
-Food & drink
-Use of a party room

Address: 5760 Production Way, Langley, BC V3A 4N4

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18. Laser Tag

Nothing says birthday like laser tag. It’s fun, exciting, and really gets the kids in team spirit. We’ve curated two fab laser tag options for you to choose from.

Planet Lazer

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Extreme fun around every thrilling corner – Planet Lazer is where it’s at for the ultimate experience in Lazer Tag. This is a fantastic spot to host your grown up kid’s birthday bash, and get their adrenaline pumping.

PackageDetailsPrice
Ultimate Game Package-2 laser tag games
-Fresh Slice Pizza
-45-minute party room use
-Ice cream cake
-Gift certificate for the birthday child
$30/child for a minimum of 8 players

Address: Click here to view locations

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Laserdome

Vancouver birthday ideas for kids laser dome
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From a state-of-the-art laser tag arena, to rock climbing, to V Ball and a 24 foot tall soft Space Jungle Gym packed with Lookout Posts, bridges, cool obstacles, and a Club House Space Station, Laserdome offers a variety of party options for your kid’s next birthday celebration.

Laserdome PlusHas many packages to choose from:
-Basic starts at $329 and goes to $499 VIP package
-Includes 1-hour laser tag And much more

Address: #110 2455 Dollarton Hwy, North Vancouver, BC V2V 2V2

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19. Chuck E. Cheese

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No place is as synonymous with birthday parties as Chuck E. Cheese. A true classic for children’s birthday parties for decades, the folks at Chuck E. Cheese have party planning down to an art, and are ready to host your child’s next big bash and make it super memorable.

TypeDetails
Star Birthday-30 play points per child
-250 bonus E-tickets for Birthday Star
-Exclusive Birthday Star Play Band
-Coil wristband per child
-3 party helium balloons
Super Star Birthday-45 Play Points per child
-500 Bonus E-Tickets for Birthday Star
-Exclusive Birthday Star Play Band
-Coil wristband per child
-Collectible cup with free refills per child
-6 party helium balloons
Mega Star Birthday-All You Can Play games for the duration of your reserved party
-1000 bonus E-tickets for Birthday Star
-Exclusive Birthday Star Play Band
-Coil wristband per child
-Collectible cup with free refills per child
-Goody bag per child
-Dippin’ Dots® ice cream per child
-9 party helium balloons
Ultimate Star Birthday-All You Can Play games for the duration of your reserved party 
-1500 bonus E-tickets for Birthday Star
-Play Band Upgrade per child
-Collectible cup with free refills per child
-Goody bag per child
-Dippin’ Dots® ice cream per child
-9 party helium balloons
-Ticket tote per child
-2 large, 1-topping pizzas for adults

Address: 6339 200 St, Langley Twp, BC V2Y 1A2

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20. Rocky Mountain Flatbread Birthday Party

Vancouver kid friendly activities - pizza making rocky mountain flatbread class with two kids showing their progress
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Get those chefs’ hats ready to wear for a super cool culinary experience at the Rocky Mountain Flatbread Co. If your child loves to cook, this is where you host their next birthday bash! With a professional host to help them along, your kid and their friends can knead, roll, twirl, and create their own pizza masterpieces.

Cost$20+tax per child 
Inclusion-Color your own chef hat
-Pizza making fun
-Create your own Shirley Temple mocktail
-Platter of double chocolate brownies and ice cream
-Birthday candle

Address:
-1876 W 1st Ave, Vancouver BC
-4186 Main Street, Vancouver BC

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21. Cineplex Parties

Vancouver birthday ideas for kids cineplex movies
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Butter up that popcorn and let the kids enjoy a truly cinematic experience at Cineplex Parties. Featuring fun packages in a movie theatre, or super cool Xbox parties, there’s something for kids of every age to indulge in and make some memories.

Popcorn PartySelect your movie, theatre, and showtime. Simply add up to 18 tickets & enjoy the show!
Xbox PartyThere is no age limit for Video games parties on Xbox, but parental discretion is required (if applicable) on game ratings meant for older gamers

Address: 88 West Pender, 3rd Floor, Vancouver, BC, V6B 6N9

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That rounds up our list of fabulous spots to host your kid’s next birthday party. We hope you find it useful and get some help planning out a fun and memorable party.

If you’re looking for fun and exciting things for the kids to do on your next trip, check out our list of the 18 Best Kid-Friendly Places in Vancouver for an Unforgettable Family Vacation.

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