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 2022 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!

The Louisiana Children's Museum

Children's Museum Birthday Party Packages in New Orleans Louisiana

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.

Ochsner Fitness Center's Kidsports and Elmwood Gymnastics

New Orleans Birthday Parties

It’s party time, New Orleans moms! Looking for the perfect way to celebrate your little one’s birthday this summer? Look no further! Ochsner Fitness Center’s Kidsports and Elmwood Gymnastics want to bring you the most amazing birthday party experiences!

Dive into a splash-tastic extravaganza with an 80-minute pool party, complete with a private gazebo. Your kids and their friends will have a blast making a splash in the refreshing water while creating lifelong memories.

If your kiddos love adventure and bouncing around, our private Adrenaline Rush room with inflatables is the way to go! They can jump, slide, and bounce to their heart’s content in a safe and exhilarating environment.

For the little acrobats in your life, our state-of-the-art gymnastics facility is the perfect choice. Watch their eyes light up as they explore the world of flips, tumbles, and balance beams. It’s a party they’ll never forget!

Wheel Fun Rentals New Orleans

Outdoor birthday fun in New Orleans

Wheel Fun Rentals is the perfect place to hold your next birthday party, family reunion, or private event! We offer a variety of activities that are perfect for a group looking for a day a fun and engaging activity! Our Self-Guided Tours, Surrey Scavenger Hunts, and swan boats are popular group activities. Group activities are the perfect opportunity for all to learn important skills like teamwork, cooperation, relationship building, problem-solving, and communication. Contact us today to start planning your custom private event!

Wheel Fun Rentals is open SEVEN days a week!

Group pricing options are available HERE

NOLA Pixie Dust

NOMB 2019 NOLA Pixie Dust

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. In an all NEW party experience, you can now enjoy a ride alongside your favorite character aboard the NOLA Pixie Dust Party Carriage! Our exclusive NOLA Pixie Dust Party Carriage will take your guests & favorite character on a memorable ride around your party space prior to the character joining the rest of the party for “Happy Birthday” & portraits. Contact us for more information!

Adventure Quest Laser Tag

Laser Tag parties New Orleans

Adventure Quest Laser Tag’s parties are the ultimate adventure. Your party guests will enjoy blasting their way through the ancient ruins a 6,000 sq ft Laser Tag area, crashing through the jungle on Bumper Cars and exploring the ancient temple during a round of Cosmic Mini Golf. Let them win big in the arcade with Arcade Credits already included in your party package. We offer a variety of party packages, including exclusive use of the facility with UNLIMITED Laser Tag, Bumper Cars, Golf.

Ninja Obstacle Lifting Academy

Ninja Warrior obstacle course

Ever seen the show American Ninja Warrior and thought, “I’d like to try that”? 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. Are you ready to “Beat That Wall”?! We have a 9′, 12′, and 15′ Warped Wall! Get your invites ready, grab all your friends, and come see where Ninja Warriors train. Classes for Ninja Warrior, OCR, Parkour, Functional Fitness and more for starting ages at 6 and up! Available for adult gym rentals, corporate events, private events, team building/training. 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

About to Bounce

About to Bounce Inflatables and party rentals started with bounce houses and water slides and expanded to obstacle courses, mechanical rides, rock climbing wall and carnival games which has us at the top of everyone’s call list. Whether it’s a birthday party, festival, church event, school event or corporate event, About to Bounce is the company to call! We are a fully insured and licensed company that takes safety and cleanliness very seriously which is why we answer the phone 24/7. When you need a company you can count on, call About to Bounce Inflatables!

NOLA Kidsground

Indoor party fun in New Orleans

Looking for a party place? Come party 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 $350 and include a juice box, pizza and more. Book your party today!

Pony Tales

New Orleans Pony Rides - Best Place to Book Pony Rides for a Party

You can have ponies, a pony pulled cart, petting ponies, a face painter or unicorns at your party! We bring them to YOU or you can bring your party TO our barn here in ST ROSE where we also have some other farm animals! We have been providing fun for the kids of New Orleans since 1983. Our sweet natured and well groomed ponies will bring smiles to your faces! If a group party doesn’t work for you please contact us for an appointment to have a personalized experience and pony ride at our barn – just because it’s fun!

La Petite Palace

La Petite Palace - NOM 2019

Specializing in elegant tea parties complete with themed dress-up, the La Petite Palace is Metairie’s premier party venue offering a magical party experience for your family & friends. Your party guests will enjoy teatime, crafts, and themed activities all in the convenience of our delicately decorated location. We offer private birthday parties, seasonal special events, character appearances, & more. Whether you’d like a full custom package event or simply an event venue rental for your upcoming occasion, contact our Palace attendants to create an event filled with magical memories.

Luv 2 Play

Indoor party space in New Orleans

Luv 2 Play is an indoor playground for kids of ALL ages! The playground is fun for crawlers, toddlers and kids up to age 12! There is a café area with yummy food and delicious pizza! Luv 2 Play specializes in birthday parties; with many different party packages to accommodate all your party needs. Party packages include a 2 hour party. Children will play for the 1st hour and then enjoy the private party room for the 2nd hour. All parties come with a party host, pizza, juice box, $2 game card and party guest of honor will do a prize drop. Book Now so we can celebrate and have tons of fun!!

Longue Vue

Where to host an outdoor party for kids in New Orleans?

Celebrate your child’s special day in Longue Vue’s beautiful Discovery Garden! Our Garden Birthday package includes exclusive use of our semi-covered outdoor picnic area, the assistance of a Birthday Host, and one customizable Facilitated Activity. You can find more information at our website, listed below.

on the Geaux

science and wildlife birthday parties

Looking to make your child’s birthday a memorable one? Let Science on the Geaux take care of the fun with a visit from animals, hands-on science experiments, or embark on a dinosaur & fossil adventure. You just supply the party location!

Reginelli’s Pizzeria

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.


White Bounce House New Orleans Rentals

Afloat offers modern, all-white bounce houses that are the perfect addition to parties for all ages – from babies, to pre-teens, to adults! Our bounce houses allow you to bring the fun while maintaining an elevated aesthetic. They are an excellent fit for any theme. Make a statement that you and your guests will remember for years to come!

My Fairy
Garden Party

Fairy Party New Orleans

My Fairy Garden Party brings a charming, hands-on experience to your party! Sparking both imagination and the joy of planting something and watching it grow, your child and their guests will be guided through creating their very own potted fairy gardens complete with a fairy, seasonal flower, fairy dust, and more. Their fairy gardens make an adorable party favor and provide hours of fun long after the party.

Sunset Slush

Slushies for birthday parties in New Orleans

Let us bring your cart to your next event! Sunset Slush NOLA’s Classic Italian Ice is the perfect sweet treat for your next big event. Whether you are planning a party for your friends, family, or colleagues, our tasty premium ice is a perfect fit for all. We are a dairy-free, cholesterol-free, gluten-free, and fat-free treat that adds flavor and brings coolness. Visit our official website to view and book our party packages. Use promo code: “NOLAMOM” for 10% off your next event.

Sports Performance

New Orleans Sports Parties

Looking for fun, exciting, kids active sports themed birthday parties? Let McKee Sports host the activity for your child’s next Birthday Party, offering various sports. Book your child’s Birthday Party today!

Learning Express Toys of Metairie

Birthday gifts New Orleans

The Birthday Box from Learning Express Toys of Metairie is a unique gift registry where kids can come in and create a box with things they would like for their birthday. Then friends and relatives come to the store and choose a gift from the registry that they know the recipient will love and we will gift wrap for free! From gifts for the little ones to gifts for tweens and teens like slime, fidget toys, STEM, crafts & TikTok famous toys, the Learning Express birthday box is perfect for kids of all ages. Create a Birthday Registry online now or come in store to fill a box.

The School Bakery

Allergy friendly birthday treats for school in New Orleans

Classroom and/or birthday party celebration treats ordered all online AND delivered directly to your child’s school or birthday party location! Our online bakery is open 24/7 for all your ordering pleasures, all recipes are nut free, and we are Gluten Free/Dairy Free/Vegan/Vegetarian friendly! Sold by the dozen.

Crescent City Ninja Academy

American Ninja Warrior 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.

The Magnolia Play Cafe

New party options in NOLA

COMING SOON! Experience a one-of-a-kind birthday celebration at The Magnolia Play Cafe, set to open in Slidell in January 2024! With our fully private parties that include exclusive use of our 3,100 sq ft facility, and diverse play areas, featuring imaginative play, climbing structures, STEM activities, and more, both children and adults are sure to have a great time!

The Hive on Woodland

The Hive on Woodland Birthday Party Packages

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!

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New Orleans Photographers

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Birthday Party New Orleans

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