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. Book online or contact us today to get your birthday party started! Click here to book your party online today :: {}.

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 boat obstacle course 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!

Cookies By Iris

Custom Cookies New Orleans

Cookies by Iris creates homemade from scratch. Cookies are soft, thick, and fresh. Designs vary widely and are all created 100% by hand. Cookies can be made for teacher’s gifts, holidays, weddings, birthdays, baby showers and more. Cookies by Iris also has Mardi Gras and New Orleans themed cookies available for order all year long!

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, New Orleans’ newest indoor play space. 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!

Splendor Farms

Splendor Farms has gentle horses to ride for ages 2 -17 years. Splendor Farms also offers trail rides, themed parties and overnights! Paint Your Pretty Pony and “Taking Care of Horses” Petting Farm animals, fishing/swimming included! Splendor Farms can customize your party for your child’s age/interests. Located just forty five minutes from Lakeside Mall, Splendor Farms is a great place to host a party for the horse lover in your family.

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.

Backyard Glampers

Birthday Tents to Rent in New Orleans

Are you ready for a UNIQUE party experience for your child in or around New Orleans? Look no further than Backyard Glampers, we are currently booking outdoor teepee tent parties with movie screens, picnic tables, and/or bell tents. Basic and custom party themes available right in the comfort of your own backyard!

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.

Spun Fun Cotton Candy

Where to order Cotton Candy in New Orleans?

Spun Fun Cotton Candy offers live spinning for weddings, birthdays, gender reveals or any event you can think of. We offer a variety of party packages with the option to order party favors for an additional fee.

Flavor Creations Cookies

Custom cookies in New Orleans

A hobby turned company, our traditional and custom designed cookies add that special touch to wedding events, lovely surprises, birthday celebrations, and more. We offer holiday cookies, DIY cookie kits, personalized cookies, cakesicles, and heart turtles. Please feel free to reach out to us for all of your greater New Orleans cookie needs!

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.

Great American Cookies

Best Cookies for Birthday Parties and Cookie Delivery New Orleans

Locally owned and operated, the Great American Cookie’s Riverwalk location will provide custom decorated cookie cakes in various sizes, take and decorate kits and a wide assortment of cookies for your birthday party celebration. Curbside pickup is available at the Riverwalk or contact us directly for our home delivery options. Let us help you create an unforgettable and Happy Birthday Celebration!

The Shard Shop

The Shard Shop - Glass Art Birthday Parties New Orleans

The Shard Shop is a friendly Make-Your-Own-Art Boutique, we offer daily classes and parties. The end result is intoxicating, classes are an hour long and suitable for all skill levels!

to Geaux

New Orleans Petting Zoo Birthday Party

Looking to make your child’s birthday a memorable one? Let Nature to 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!


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.

A Guide to
Decorated Cookies!

Where to Purchase Decorated Cookies in New Orleans

Check out this A-Z list of New Orleans cookie decorators. We have someone to meet all of your needs!


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