The Greater New Orleans Birthday Party Guide

Best Birthday Party Venues

in New Orleans

Best Birthday Parties New Orleans

The Ultimate Guide to Birthday Parties in Greater New Orleans

“Each birthday is a new beginning, full of promise and opportunity and the chance to make dreams come true.” ~author unknown

There are so many things to do with kids in New Orleans, and birthday parties are a great chance to celebrate New Orleans kids! May 2024 be the year to celebrate via birthday parties in New Orleans! Whether your little one is turning one or twenty one we hope this guide to planning a birthday party in New Orleans helps you find the perfect birthday party venues, cookies and birthday cakes in New Orleans. We have included New Orleans party venues, characters, bakeries and more – so that whatever type of New Orleans birthday party you desire can be conjured into existence.

Whether you are moving to New Orleans or have been a lifelong resident, we hope this helps you plan an epic birthday party in New Orleans!

Game On
Social Hub

Party Options New Orleans

Kids and parents both agree — Game On Social Hub (previously Laser Tag of Metairie) offers a unique birthday party experience! You pick the date and the party package, and we do the rest. Your child gets a day of special, spectacular fun with their friends eating cake and making memories. You get to take a deep breath and rest assured knowing it’s all taken care of. Your kid will thank you for throwing them the best birthday ever. You’ll thank us for making it easy.

Game On Social Hub isn’t just for the kids! Our party packages can be booked for ANY Special Occasion. Sports Team party? Got it! Graduation? We’ll celebrate that! Mom’s night out? Let’s GO!! We’re not just Laser Tag anymore- In our facility you will find yourself with more than enough options for entertainment. With everything from augmented reality bowling, Axe throwing, and Amazing Arcade, you’re sure to find something to make you feel like a kid again! Put that together with our delicious food and cocktails, you get the best in complete family entertainment.

The Louisiana
Children's Museum

Birthdays at Louisiana Childrens Museum

At Louisiana Children’s Museum we make your little one’s big day awesome and easy. LCM birthday parties are organized into two parts – celebrate and play. Celebrate in a private room rental then play all day at the museum with your family and friends. We make it easy, simply bring your birthday child and we will handle the rest. Super awesome. Super easy. LCM members get a discount on their birthday booking. Book online or contact us today to get your birthday party started! Click here to book your party online today.


Airborne X Harvey

Come on out to Airborne X, a 30,000 square foot adventure park!

We have the largest and coolest 4,000 Sq. Ft. indoor kids playland for ages 6 and under. We have a variety of rock climbing walls. Come zip in the air on our sky coaster across the park. We also have a dodgeball arena, ninja course, trampolines and much more. If you are looking for a place to host a birthday party, you need to look no further. We will do all the work, while you have all the fun. You will have your own personal party host and spacious private room. The only thing you have to bring is the cake and birthday child. Book your special event today and leave the rest to us!


Indoor playground New Orleans

Looking for a party place? Come celebrate with us at NOLA Kidsground. Our friendly party hosts will take care of all of the details — from set up, to serving, to breakdown — so all you have to do is enjoy the party and make some lasting memories with your precious birthday child and your family and friends. Party packages start at $375 and include a juice box, pizza and more. Book your party today!

(504) 354-9528

Pixie Dust

Characters in New Orleans

Bringing classic fairy tale characters to the New Orleans area, NOLA Pixie Dust is the highest quality entertainment that includes live singing, trained actors, and amazing costumes. Our characters create magical experiences with personal interactions, character themed activities, princess/hero lessons, story time, sing-a-longs, mini makeovers, unique photo opportunities & more. From fifteen-minute meet & greets to hour long corporate events, we are more than happy to accommodate any event needing a little extra Pixie Dust.

(504) 457-1608

Crescent City
Ninja Academy

Ninja Academy Birthday Party New Orleans

Located in Gretna, Crescent City Ninja Academy (CCNA) offers unforgettable birthday parties for ages 5 and up. CCNA is the only dedicated ninja warrior arena in Louisiana. We provide a 4,000 SQFT Air conditioned indoor ninja arena filled with over 120 feet of obstacles, including the famous warped wall, ready to keep kids busy! Guests will enjoy our spacious party area, which includes a private party room. Your Ninja coaches will teach you how to complete various obstacles, “Beat that wall,” and finish with an obstacle course run. We offer multiple party packages and have a special gift for your birthday ninja.

(504) 609-1907

Youth Yoga Studio

Swiftie Birthday Parties New Orleans

Just like our yoga and art parties, Lolo’s Swiftie parties are becoming the IT party in NOLA. Perfect for birthday parties, pre/post concert parties, end-of-year parties, or maybe just an opportunity for your child to celebrate the anti-hero in their life. Perfect for teens and kids as young as 5.

Swiftie parties include DIY friendship bracelets, DIY gem sunglasses, a Swift Photo Booth and props, glow in the dark dance parties and MORE!

(415) 786-3317

Adventure Quest
Laser Tag

Laser Tag parties New Orleans

Ever wanted to go on adventure with your entire family and all your best friends? Well what are you waiting for? Step into your own personal adventure and let one of our Adventure Guides be your chauffer! Blast your way through the Mayan Arena with a game of Laser Tag , compete with friends in some crazy, Cosmic Golf fun, or even cruise in one of our Aztec Bumper Cars!

(504) 207-4444

and Swag

Old Metairie Birthday Parties

Welcome to Sparkle and Swag, where every event sparkles with style and swag! Our handpicked selection of party supplies ensures that your celebrations are infused with quality, charm, and originality. From personalized balloon creations to stunning backdrops and stylish tableware, our curated collection has everything you need to make your event shine. Our expert team specializes in event decor and styling, collaborating closely with you to bring your vision to life. Whether it’s a birthday bash, social soiree, or corporate gathering, we will transform your venue or ours into a breathtaking space that truly captures the essence of your event. Plus, take your party to the next level with our engaging activity stations, including the Heat Press Station, Artist Party, Slime Time, Build-a-Teddy, and more. From celebrations to team building, corporate events, and beyond, Sparkle and Swag is your one-stop destination for unforgettable occasions. Let’s make memories together!

(504) 510-5838


Pizza Party Birthday Party New Orleans

Let Reginelli’s Pizzeria host your child’s next birthday party! We’ll set the kids up with everything they need to make their very own pizzas for only $12 per child.

Ninja Obstacle
Lifting Academy

Ninja Warrior birthday party New Orleans

We’re the only Ninja Warrior Gym in New Orleans and ready for you to come try. We will set up a Ninja Warrior style Obstacle Course for you and your friends to take on. Your Ninja Krewe Kaptain(s) will show you techniques, safety, and spot you as you attack the course. Youth starting at 5y.o. and older for field trips, camps, birthday parties, nerf, or we can work on a custom event. Event Packages start at only $200.

The Magnolia
Play Cafe

Indoor Party Space Slidell

COMING SOON! Celebrate your child’s special day in style at The Magnolia Play Cafe- Now booking parties beginning in May! Our fully private birthday parties offer exclusive access to our 3,200 sq ft space, featuring an innovative indoor playground where the kids can play and a delicious coffee bar where the adults can relax. With customizable packages ranging from DIY to all-inclusive, we make party planning easy and stress-free, ensuring a memorable experience that delights both kids and adults alike.

The Hive
on Woodland

NEW party options New Orleans

Get ready to host the coolest kids’ birthday party ever! You’ll have exclusive use of 5000 square feet in one of the most modern, vibrant spaces around town – perfect for celebrations. Our indoor playground is truly like no other! Its unique, custom-built design promises endless laughter and adventure for your little ones. Along with fun and one-of-a-kind, we’re all about making hosting a party EASY, so leave the stress to us! Book now, let us handle the details while you enjoy the party and create truly unforgettable memories for your child!


Cotton Candy Favors New Orleans

We here at Spun Fun try to bring that childhood memory of the sweet, fluffy clouds we all know & love to you! Spun Fun offers live spinning for birthday parties, corporate events, school functions and more. Party favors are also available and completely customizable.

Flavor Creations

Custom cookies New Orleans

What started as a fun hobby of making cookies for Santa has evolved into a thriving business that offers both traditional and custom-designed cookies, cakes and macarons. These delicious treats add a special touch to events and satisfy anyone’s sweet cravings.

School Bakery

School treats new orleans

The School Bakery makes it easier for both parents and schools to give children healthy and delicious classroom celebrations. TSB will deliver your orders directly to the school on the morning of your kiddo’s classroom celebration so your tasks are finished after you order! You must make all celebration arrangements with your school directly. Using our unique online ordering system you can place your orders 24/7, however, we do ask that you give us a 24-hour advance notice on all deliveries.

Bricks &

Bricks and Minifigs Metairie

Starting April 20th we still start taking Birthday reservations for parties beginning Saturday May 25th. Parties will include a friendly host and will be available for 90 min. The time will allow our birthday guests to build their own race car, and then race them down our 4-lane derby track to see who can build the fastest car! Then our host can assist with the cake and presents (provided by parents), and finally each guest gets to make their own custom LEGO (R) minifigure to take home (Birthday person gets 2). Our hosts will clean up after the party so you can enjoy the rest of the day!

La Petite

La Petite Palace - NOM 2019

Specializing in elegant tea parties complete with themed dress-up for fashionistas age 2 and up. We offer a magical party experience for your child that will be educational, memorable & full of fun. While visiting the Palace, browse our gift boutique for local products & widely recognized children’s favorites.

The Shard

Craft party New Orleans

The Shard Shop is a friendly Make-Your-Own-Art boutique! Kid parties are a fun-filled creative experience for your child and guests! All party guests create their own art made with an array of beautiful colored glass. They will receive hands-on art and safety instructions, an 8×10 pre-painted canvas, and use of tumbled glass in over 2 hours of party time. Our team makes your party stress free! We guide the kids through creating one of a kind masterpieces, coordinate additional fun throughout the party time, plus provide setup and breakdown services. Shard Shop Kid Party packages start at $350.

Makery 504

The Makery 504

Crafty fun projects for all ages and skill levels await at The Makery 504, where we specialize in hosting kids’ birthday parties. We provide the materials, guidance, and clean-up, ensuring that you and your young ones can revel in a stress-free and uniquely memorable experience.

Hangout NOLA

Teen Parties New Orleans

Get ready for an unforgettable experience of gaming, lounging, unmatched customer service & karaoke singing to the top of your lungs! Your guests can enjoy amenities such as PS5s, XBOXs, pool tables, air hockey, oversized Jenga & Connect 4! We even have a large projector to display all the words to your favorite karaoke songs! Party packages start at $399 for our tweens and teens! Ask about our exclusive private parties for all ages starting at age 10 (yes adults, this includes you too)! Make your way to The Hangout NOLA where EVERYONE can be a kid!

Art Studio

Art parties New Orleans

Wrenworks offers two ways to party: Paint Pottery or Make Pottery. Choose a piece of ready-to-paint pottery and put your personal touch on it with over 100 glazes to choose from, giving you endless creative choice! We have a large pottery selection from functional to fabulous. Alternatively, you can get your hands in clay and make your own pottery! We’ll show you basic hand building skills and you can create anything you wish; fairy houses, vases, mugs, bowls, the sky’s the limit! Parties are 2 hours with an option to extend time. We provide all materials needed for the creative side of your party; pottery, materials, kiln firing, a fun, friendly and patient host; a place for food/gifts, and clean up! We offer parties for adults too!


Best Party Supplies NOLA

Let’s get this party started! Snag birthday bash essentials for kids of all ages at 10% off, in-store and online now! We’ve got everything you need to make their birthday unforgettable: party decorations, balloons, confetti, apparel, accessories, and more. Swing by our Mid-City store at 2812 Toulouse St or shop online anytime using the link below. Use discount code “NOLAMOMPARTY” at checkout to unlock this exclusive offer.

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Birthday Party New Orleans

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