Best Birthday Party Places and Ideas

Posted: February 08, 2019

When it's time to party, we've got you covered! The Chicago Kids Party Guide offers the best Chicago kids birthday party ideas, with lots of options for the best kids birthday party locations, birthday party entertainment, and birthday party rentals & supplies. You can find hundreds of local kids party resources in our Party web site,! Here are some great options to consider for you next party.


Party at DuPage Children's Museum

Imagine a memorable, stress-free party where both kids and parents will have an amazing time celebrating and playing together. That's what you get when you host a party at DuPage Children's Museum!

Create a work of art in The Studio, build with real tools in the Construction House, make a splash in AWEsome Water, and let your imagination run wild in Creativity Connections. The possibilities are endless.

Party packages include UNLIMITED Museum playtime before and after reserved time in a private party room, with other options to customize your experience. Looking for something bigger? Rent the whole Museum for an exclusive, one-of-a-kind party.

Explore, create, build, wonder, discover, think, play, and more… Every party is an adventure!
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Flexible Event Space for Big Kids and Little

Aubergine is a flexible-use, family-friendly venue located in Logan Square. Our beautiful, open-floor plan transforms from a fully-outfitted playroom to a blank canvas space, ideal for any type of celebration. Looking for a dance party, art party, science party, or space to host a performance? Our 2,300 square-foot space can accommodate up to 100 celebrants for any type of celebration you can dream up. Under the same ownership as Bucktown's award-winning Purple Monkey Playroom, Aubergine offers everything from simple space rental to personalized blowouts complete with custom decorations, character appearances and more. Go completely DIY, or let our experienced team help you plan a unique and memorable day.
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Purple Monkey Playroom

How do you pull off a warm, welcoming, fully custom celebration in less than 10 minutes? Choose one of Purple Monkey's personalized packages or let them help you design your own! In addition to several hours of playtime their fun, bright space, they offer Unlimited catering options; Princesses, costumed characters, and musicians; Fondant cakes and sweet tables; Ice cream bars, hot chocolate bars, and shaved ice bars; Artisan decorations; ...and much, much more! Prefer to do it on your own? Purple Monkey's experienced team will still lend a hand with set-up, basic assistance, and clean-up, so that you can focus on enjoying the day.
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Little Beans Cafe - Chicago + Evanston

The Little Beans Cafe birthday experience will be the most fun party in town for both kids AND parents. We fulfill all of the desires and wishes of our birthday boy/girl to make the party a birthday celebration they'll never forget. Specific birthday party questions can be sent to or you can call our party line at 773-490-1037.
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The Kids' Table Parties - Hands-on Cooking Fun!

Celebrate your child's next birthday at The Kids' Table! Our hands-on cooking parties are a fun, unique and delicious way to celebrate at any age - from tots to teens. Kids get to measure and mix ingredients for their own cakes, whip up a savory dish (like pizza, tacos or mac n' cheese), plus enjoy a tasty snack, and make their own freshly squeezed drink! We keep the kids engaged and entertained throughout the party so you can sit back and enjoy. And since we provide the venue, food, activities, tableware and customized electronic invitations, even the planning process is a breeze!
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Kids Science Labs - Private Birthday Parties

Chicago, Northbrook, Wheaton, Vernon Hills
When you are looking for a unique and fun birthday party with activities your children and their friends will love, our parties are for you. Every party includes hands-on science activities for each child, ranging from making polymers to experimenting with pressure (safely). Your kids will have fun and learn, all while hanging out in centers which are inspiring and flat out cool spaces.

Your party will be led by 3-4 instructors to make sure the entire event is seamless and worry free. Choose from themes your children will not stop talking about including: Slime, Colorful Chemistry, Explosions, and Mysteries of Science.

Let us help you create the perfect birthday celebration for your child and their friends! Contact us at or (773) 569-8096.
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Mad Science: Party at our Lab or we come to you!

We have birthday parties down to a science! Mad Science parties entertain children K-6 with exciting, high-energy, interactive shows that can come to you! Our no-mess, hassle-free parties typically last one hour, with the option of special add-ons like all you can eat cotton candy, dry ice bubbling potions and rocket launching. Better yet, the children will learn a lot of new and exciting things about science without even realizing it! The birthday child will get to be the Mad Scientists main assistant throughout the experience. Explore our website to learn more about what to expect at our parties and what other cool upgrades we have that you can add to enhance your Mad Science Birthday experience!
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Kid Rock 'n' Roll Parties!

It's party time! Kid Rock 'n' Roll music and dance parties are for children 1-6 years! We take our fun on the road and bring the party to you! During our 45-minute program, your party guests will have a blast with our kid-friendly rhythm instruments and movement props, and will participate in a musical parade, parachute games, a freeze dance, a balloon drop, and much more! From toddler songs to the most current dance songs for little ones, we have it all! Wiggle, giggle, dance and play the Kid Rock way! Contact us for our current party specials!
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