Birthday Party Ideas for Adelaide Kids
At Play & Go we love birthday parties, but we know how much work it can be for busy parents to research and organise a great party. To help you plan your child’s birthday party we’ve put together some of the best party venues and party suppliers in Adelaide. We also share some of our favourite party food ideas and birthday cakes that have been popular with our kids. They’ll have “the BEST party ever”!
Planning your child’s birthday party and wondering where to look for the best party venues in Adelaide?
Check out these great options below.
**Please note that some venues remain temporarily closed to due COVID-19 restrictions. Stay tuned for further updates on this page**
Adelaide Zoo | Party Animals Birthday Parties
Is your kid a party animal?
Adelaide Zoo offers two great party packages for children aged 4-14, to ensure they have a wild time on their special day. What’s more, each party goer will have all day entry to the zoo on the day! For large celebrations, book one of their unique function spaces. Let Adelaide Zoo take the hard work out of organising your little monkey’s birthday celebration!
PACKAGE 1: Panda Picnic Pack includes:
- Zoo entry for each child (4-14 years)
- Zoo activity pack including a map, an orienteering trail, a colouring page and sticker
- Panda Picnic Pack lunch for each child
- Activity pack for the party leader to help you familiarise yourselves with the zoo and ensure you find the perfect picnic spot to enjoy your panda pack lunches
- Invitation template
PACKAGE 2: Party Animals includes:
- Zoo entry for each child (4-14 years)
- Party host for 1.5 hours who will take your party-goers on a tour of the zoo
- Fully catered lunch
- Decorated party table in Nature’s Playground venue
- Zoo gift bag for each child
- Welcome sign and plush toy for the birthday child
- Invitation template
Adelaide Zoo | Frome Road, Adelaide | phone 8267 3255
SA Base Camp
SA Base Camp Presents ‘The Ninja Arena’
Do you have Australia’s next Junior Ninja Warrior?
Did you know SA Base Camp now caters for Kids aged 4yrs and up?
SA Base Camp have 2 Ninja Warrior Courses which are sure to test your little Ninjas.
Also with multiple party options from starting at just $28pp for a 2 hour session, including your own party host, party room as well as food and drinks to keep them going.
Head to their website for further information and package options.
Base Camp | 3 Brandwood Street, Royal Park | Phone (08) 7226 0533
Bloom Flower Crowns
Bloom Flower Crowns Workshop Parties
$320 for up to 15 guests. Suitable for ages 7+
Bloom Flower Crowns Workshop Parties come to you, supply fresh or artificial flowers, materials and your workshop host for up to 2 hours. After a demonstration, your workshop host will go around and help your guests create their very own beautiful flower crown to take home.
Once everyone has finished, Bloom Flower Crowns pack up, no mess, no stress. Tattoos and coloured hairspray also included. Unicorn flower headbands also available for unicorn lovers.
Add on the Bloom Boho Party Package $50 for 2-hour hire along with a workshop. Includes low tables, rugs and cushions.
Or for a deluxe boho party experience hire their 5m Bloom Boho Bell Tent $150 for 2-hour hire along with a workshop. Includes set up and styling with rugs, cushions, low tables, bunting and dream catcher.
Bloom Flower Crowns | Phone 0431 392 636 | E. email@example.com
Bop till you Drop
Bop till you Drop provide a stress-free party solution for your child’s birthday.
You will actually get to relax, take photos and socialise with your guests as Bop till you Drop have a team of professional entertainers who know how to keep children focused. Their structured style Disco & Karaoke Parties are packed with singing, dancing and super cool party games. This is all done on a powerful PA system with microphones and spectacular disco lights.
Their other popular parties are the Slime and Science Parties. Every child loves slime making, but Bop till you Drop teach the children to make it the proper way, without the mess. Their Science Parties are educational, and fun rolled into one. This is a 100% hands-on party where the children will learn how to make blasting rockets, exploding volcanos, bubbling lava lamps, just to name a few.
Their parties are suitable for 1 – 13-year olds and tailored to suit the age, gender and musical interests of the children at your party. And of course, the birthday child is the star of the show. They ensure the party is centred around them.
Bop till you Drop also host events for schools, preschools, sports clubs, etc.
Bop till you Drop | Phone 1300 13 03 13 | E. firstname.lastname@example.org
Be the star of your own party, come rain, hail or shine!
• Held on Sundays at Cirkidz fully equipped, indoor circus venue in Bowden.
• Friendly party hosts and a wonderful and unique party experience.
• Engaging circus session with real take home skills and activities.
• Non-participants can watch and no experience is necessary.
- Fast track
- Human pyramids
- Tight wire
- 90-minute circus workshop.
- Use of the party room to serve snacks and cake, open presents and sing happy birthday.
- Up to 20 participants included in the price (they can cater for more, just ask!).
- Invitations for you to give to your guests.
- Free circus class voucher for each guest.
Easy, no fuss and you don’t have to worry about cleaning your house, entertaining the kids yourself or tidying up afterwards!
Cirkidz | 27 Fifth St, Bowden | Phone 8346 5735
Croc’s Playcentre and Cafe
Croc’s Playcentre and Café in Kilburn is a child’s birthday party venue like no other!
Croc’s play facilities have been designed by one of the leading indoor play specialists and are intended to ensure children of all ages have FUN!!
Party packages can be tailored to create your child’s dream party. There are 5 exciting themed party rooms to choose from. You will receive a dedicated party host to meet your every need, unlimited play, interactive party games and activities, a safe and clean environment and best of all, leave the clean up to them!
The Muffin Break Café has a large selection of food made fresh onsite daily to ensure quality food that all guests can enjoy. They can cater for all dietary requirements and have an extensive range of platter options available for parents.
No matter what the weather brings, you and your guests will enjoy your day in comfortable facilities – there is even free Wi-Fi. Croc’s also offer their facilities for after hour functions, such as Christenings, large family gatherings, fundraisers, sporting presentation nights etc.
There ain’t no party like a Flip Out party!
Have a super cool day, jam-packed with fun and special moments that will have everyone at your party Flipping Out! Flip Out takes care of everything, so the only thing you need to worry about on the day is enjoying yourself.
The Main Arena provides a network of interconnected floor and wall of trampolines allowing participants to glide and fly, like a Ninja. At Flip Out, you will also find:
- A Foam pit
- Kids Arena for kids under 130cm
- An indoor playground for younger kids
- Ninja Course
- Super Tramp
- Games – basketball and dodgeball
Parties are tailored to make the experience completely unique. From entertainment to party food and the post-party clean up, their complete kids party solution has you covered.
Bookings via phone only.
Flip Out | 600 Main North Road, Munno Para Shopping City | Phone 08 8254 3700 | Email: email@example.com
Hahndorf Farm Barn
Party amongst their friendly farm animals, or have the animals come to you!
Spend quality time out and about on a country farm creating lasting memories! Children of all ages just love having birthday parties at the Hahndorf Farm Barn surrounded by their favourite cute and cuddly animals.
Kids can have fun bottle feeding baby animals, cuddling cute bunnies and guinea pigs, visiting the wildlife park, watching the farm show, and having pony rides. Or play in their brand new playground and sandpit.
You can choose a personally hosted party or you can self-cater – or they can even bring the party to your place.
Hahndorf Farm Barn | 2282 Mount Barker Road, Hahndorf | Phone 8388 7289
Ingle Farm Recreation Centre Birthday Parties
Have your child’s birthday party at the Ingle Farm Recreation Centre!
The Ingle Farm Recreation Centre offers a range of birthday party options for you to choose from to keep the kids happy, active and entertained. The children will have a great time at Ingle Farm Recreation Centre. They can choose one of the following options:
- Roller-Skating Party (Suitable for children 5-16 years old)
- Kindigym Party (Suitable for children 1-5 years old)
- Sports Party (Suitable for children 5-12 years old)
Visit the website for more details on a great range of inclusions for each party type.
Ingle Farm Recreation Centre | Cnr Beovich Road & Roopena Street, Ingle Farm | Phone 8406 8585
The Old Cottage Playgroup & Party Venue
The Old Cottage Playgroup is a volunteer run, not-for-profit community playgroup set in a venue that is perfect for kids parties.
Located in Happy Valley, this is a perfect venue for kids birthdays, as there is a fully fenced playground and ample space to sit in the shade or indoors for adults and children.The toy shed is packed with bikes and trikes and there is a sandpit and outdoor covered area. The inside area is stocked with more toys for ages 0 to 6 years.There is also a fully equipped kitchen including oven, microwave and complimentary tea/coffee facilities and the premises are fully air conditioned too.Prices start from $180 for 4 hour hire to $250 for full day hire.Also available for Mums Groups with 4 sessions running daily during the week and available for party hire on weekends. Two free trials available to mums looking to join an existing group session.
Birthday Party Food Ideas & Recipes
Kids’ Grazing Platters | As easy way to throw together all the foods they like to eat. Read more here
Easy to Make Shape Biscuits | An easy recipe for biscuits you can cut into any shape you like. Easy Biscuit Recipe
Mars Bar Slice | This chewy chocolate treat is always a winner. Mars Bar Slice Recipe
Teddy Bear Cars | Cute & fun – the kids can even help to make them. Teddy Bear Cars Recipe
Mini Meringues | Melt in your mouth sweet that’s great on their own or use to decorate jelly or cakes. Mini Meringues Recipe
Rainbow Jelly Squares | Always has the WOW factor. Rainbow Jelly Squares Recipe
Cupcakes | We love cupcakes for parties and we’ve used them as the birthday cake too. Cupcake recipe ideas
Chocolate Apricot Fudge | So easy to make… and eat! Chocolate Apricot Fudge Recipe
Kids Rocky Road | An easy version that uses only three ingredients: Kids’ Rocky Road Recipe
Cinnamon Donuts | A super easy recipe that kids will love: Cinnamon Donuts Recipe
See all the recipes in our Sweet Treats category here.
Fun Birthday Ideas
A teen party for girls who love to shop. Read about this mum’s great idea for a Kmart Challenge birthday party for her 13 year old daughter. CLICK HERE TO READ
A pretty flower crown party. Here’s a sweet idea for some flower fun. CLICK HERE TO READ
Want some ideas to make your child feel special on their birthday without spending a lot of money? Click here for some great fun ideas.
Kids’ Birthday Party Cake Ideas
For a brownie version of the ”cookie cake” which is simple to make and oh so pretty, check out our Flower Brownie Cake. Click here for all the details.
Chocolate House Birthday Cake | Click here to read
Disney Frozen Birthday Ice Cream Cake | Click here to read
Pony Party Smash Cake | Click here to read
Ice Cream Cone Cake | Click here to read
How To Train a Dragon 2 Cake | Click here to read
Bluey the Beach Birthday Cake | Click here to read
Maltesers Birthday Cake – Triple Chocolate Treat | Click here to read
Where is the Green Sheep Cake | Click here to read
Mini Name Bunting Cake | Click here to read
Stiletto Cupcakes | Click here to read
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