A key to the best destinations for your child’s next birthday bash, as well as entertainers, party supply stores, bakeries and more.

CATEGORIES

Amusements

Animal Attractions

Cakes & Treats

Creative & Crafty

Entertainment

Food

Museums

Outdoor Activities

Party Supplies

Sports & Fitness

(All phone numbers in the (501) area code unless listed otherwise.)

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Amusements

Altitude Trampoline Park
15707 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock | 353-1281

Ages: All ages
Altitude is an indoor trampoline park with 20,000 SF of interconnected trampolines, dodgeball, basketball, a foam pit and a kids-only court.


Big Rock Fun Park
11411 Baseline Road, Little Rock
455-3750
Ages: 5 & up
Play mini golf, ride go-karts, compete in the arcade, try the ropes course and more at Big Rock Fun Park. Every party includes the party room for an hour and a half, plates, napkins, tablecloths and two drinks per child.


Hog Wild Events Center
619 Albert Pike Road, Hot Springs
623-5867
Ages: All ages
This Hot Springs fun spot offers inflatable rentals for off-site parties, as well as party packages at the indoor jump space and arcade.


Hogwild Family Fun Center
1350 Old Morrilton Highway, Conway
358-3557
Ages: All ages
This 25,000-square-foot facility features arcade games, mini golf, laser tag, bumper cars and a jump zone with five bouncy attractions.


Joyland Skate Center
2020 S. 2nd St., Cabot
843-7341
Ages: All ages
Host a private or public birthday bash at Joyland. Food and refreshments can be provided depending on the party package.


Jump!Zone
9250 Commerce Cove, North Little Rock
907-5867
Ages: 2-12
This indoor playground features seven massive inflatable slides, obstacle courses and bounce houses.


Third Realm Recreation Park
4711 Talley Road, Little Rock
313-0100
Ages: All ages
Try a ninja obstacle course, twirl around on aerial silks, fly off a trapeze, make your way across slacklines and jump around on dozens of connected trampolines. Sleepover parties are also available.


Thunder Road Grand Prix
3847 Dave Ward Drive, Conway
513-1065
Ages: 54 inches or taller to ride alone; age 3 and 36 inches to ride with an adult
Parties include access to the race track and 30 games, including air hockey and Skee-Ball.


The Wonder Place
10301 N. Rodney Parham Road, Suite E2, Little Rock | 225-4050

Ages: 0-8
Packages include admission for children and adults and a private party room for two hours. Choose DIY or purchase a package that includes partyware, beverages, an art activity, birthday invitations, and party helpers who will round up the kids, cut and serve cake and clean up.

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Animal Attractions

Cockrill’s Country Critters Mobile Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
2265 Mountain Springs Road, Cabot
351-4521
Ages: All ages
Celebrate your child’s next birthday with loving farm animals including Rudy Roo Roo the Kangaroo, Humphrey the Camel, and live pony carousels.


Humane Society of Pulaski County
14600 Col. Glenn Road, Little Rock
227-6166
Ages: All ages
Use the Humane Society’s party room: play with dogs and cats and enjoy arts and crafts. Available on Sundays only; reserve four to six weeks in advance.


Little Rock Animal Village
4500 Kramer St., Little Rock
376-3067
Ages: 4-17
Use the private party room for 90 minutes, take a tour of the shelter and interact with animals. Staff will set up, decorate and clean up. Children may bring gifts for the shelter animals.


Little Rock Zoo
1 Zoo Drive, Little Rock
666-2406
Ages:
3-12
Party packages include a Jungle Party host, drinks, tableware, train or carousel ride and zoo admission.


Midland Farm
3406 Midland Road, Alexander
590-0784
Ages: All ages
Hold your party in a picnic area with room for kids to play and trees where you can hang piñatas. A party includes two horses for riding (hand-led) and an additional horse for groups of more than 10.

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Cakes & Treats

The Blue Cake Company
6800 Cantrell Road, Little Rock
868-7771
Blue Cake creates custom birthday cakes, petit fours and cupcakes made from scratch; they specialize in tiered and sculpted cakes.


Brown Sugar Bakeshop
Little Rock
993-1030
This old-fashioned bakery delivers delectable made-to-order cupcakes, cookies, cakes, bars, pies and more.


The Cupcake Factory
18104 Kanis Road, Little Rock
821-9913
The Cupcake Factory offers cupcake decorating parties for girls, boys, adults, organizational groups, schools and more.


Cupcakes on Kavanaugh
5625 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock
664-2253
Hold a cupcake decorating party at this bakery where pastries are baked from scratch each day using all-natural and organic ingredients.


Dempsey Bakery
323 S. Cross St., Suite B, Little Rock |375-2257

Dempsey Bakery sells made-to-order cakes and cupcakes, gluten- and nut-free sweets and breads and food free of soy, wheat and eggs.


The Green Corner Store & Tea Bar
1423 Main St., Suite D, Little Rock
374-1111
The perfect location for your next party or event! Enjoy a relaxed environment with local teas and sweets — fabulous tea service with a focus on localism and zero-waste.


Kilwins Little Rock
415 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock
379-9865
Located in downtown Little Rock, this candy store and ice cream shop whips up handmade fudge, caramel apples, chocolate candies and more.


Mickey’s Cakes & Sweets
11121 N. Rodney Parham, Suite 14, Little Rock
221-1989
Mickey’s has a variety of cake flavors and designs along with other delicious pies, cobblers, French rolls, cake pops and customized individual desserts.


SugarDumplin’s Cupcakes
5407 Highway 5 N., Suite 12, Bryant
952-3472
Ages: 3 & up
This cupcake shop and bakery has a party room that hosts cupcake decorating parties for one sweet birthday event.

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Creative & Crafty

The Painted Pig Studio
5622 R St., Little Rock
280-0553
Ages: 3 & up
Guests create their own keepsakes made from either pottery, mosaic or silver jewelry. Parties include balloons, a hostess and a birthday plate for the guest of honor.


Pigtails & Crewcuts
11525 Cantrell Road, Suite 305, Little Rock
227-4436
Ages: 3-10
Choose from a variety of themed party packages. All parties are 90 minutes and include crafts, hair styling, glitter makeup, nails, beverages and paper goods.


Pinot’s Palette
11525 Cantrell Road, Suite 607, Little Rock | 588-1661
Ages: 12 & under
Kids can let their creative juices flow at Pinot’s Palette during a private birthday party. Guests can paint and socialize while enjoying refreshments.


Sew Creative Studio
Little Rock
590-8065
Ages: 7-16
Learn to use a sewing machine among friends while making fun take-home projects. Select from a variety of party themes including stylish fashion accessories and cute stuffed animals.


Spirited Art
5610 R St., Little Rock
296-9903
Ages: 5 & up
Partygoers get creative with canvas and make a painting to take home. Supplies are provided and a trained artist leads a step-by-step lesson to create a painting chosen by the birthday boy or girl.

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Entertainment

Aaron Acosta Magic
110 Prairie Drive, Beebe
288-5310
Ages: 4 & up
Magic show and balloons for children's parties.


Add Sum Balloons/Birthdays To Remember

404 E. Kiehl Ave., Sherwood
835-3905; 472-2294
Ages: All ages
Find all the balloon decor you need right here. Birthdays to Remember provides party fun including clowning, Balloon Twister, face painting and character entertainment.


Fancyful Fairytale Parties
Little Rock
(713) 304-3434
Ages: 12 & under
Princesses and characters visit your child’s party; professionally-trained staff arrive in costume to sing, read, dance, play and entertain your young guests. Choose party add-ons like face painting or video messages.


Joey the Friendly Fire Truck
Little Rock
240-5900
Ages: 1-12
Locally owned and operated Joey the Friendly Fire Truck teaches fire safety in a fun way.


KinderSongs
Little Rock
374-4542
Ages: 3-8
Brian Kinder brings fun-filled, interactive children’s music to your party. The birthday child receives a CD or T-shirt (when available).


Magician and Balloon Artist Derrick Rose
Little Rock
529-1633
Ages: All ages
This fun, interactive magic show includes tons of comedy, a puppet routine and balloon art. Performances run 40 minutes for a magic show only or up to two hours when you add balloon twisting.


Tommy Terrific’s Wacky Magic
Little Rock
786-2442
Ages: 3-11
Enjoy a fun, interactive magic show where the birthday child helps with the magic tricks! The birthday package includes balloon animals for all.

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Food

All Aboard Restaurant & Grill
6813 Cantrell Road, Little Rock
975-7401
Ages: All ages
Parties at this railroad-themed restaurant include a reserved table and kids’ meals with drinks and balloons. Guests get conductor’s hats while the birthday kid gets a T-shirt and wooden whistle.


The Purple Cow
11602 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock
224-4433
Ages: All ages
Throw a Purple Party at this ’50s-style diner and soda fountain; invitations, a T-shirt and plush cow, purple ice cream, party favors and more are included.

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Museums

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum
120 Riverfront Park Drive, North Little Rock
371-8320
Ages: 5 & up
The guest of honor will be the captain of the day. Parties provide a guided tour of the submarine USS Razorback and have use of the facility for two hours. A birthday celebration may also be booked in conjunction with the Submarine Sleepover program.


Mid-America Science Museum
500 Mid-America Blvd., Hot Springs | 767-3461

Ages: All ages
Use the party room for one hour for up to 20 guests; party package includes snacks and admission to the museum for a full day.


Museum of Discovery
500 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock | 396-7050

Ages: All ages
Choose from an array of theme packages that fit your child’s interests, from Lego to dinosaurs to mad scientist. There’s also a DIY option.

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Outdoor Activities

Arkansas Frontier
1625 Wesley Chapel Road, Quitman
589-3122
Ages: All ages
Bring party guests to this living history farm. The pumpkin patch is a premier attraction from Oct. 1-31.


Bill Harmon Recreation Center
51 Shelby Road, Sherwood
835-6893
Ages: All ages
Indoor pool and party rooms are available for DIY parties. Kids under 12 must be accompanied by an adult in the pool area.


Holtzman Riding Academy
4618 Highway 5 South, Benton
860-2378
Ages: 10 & under
Enjoy a hayride, games and riding the horses for a real cowboy party.


Jacksonville Community Center
5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville
982-4171
Ages: All ages
During summer, enjoy the Splash Zone family aquatic park. The community center has an indoor pool, gym, banquet hall and meeting room rentals available for events.


Loco Ropes!
Ozark Folk Center State Park, 1025A Park Ave., Mountain View
(870) 269-6566
Ages: All ages
Loco Ropes is a heart-pumping ground, tower and treetop adventure with more than 35 challenges to test participants' nerves, endurance, agility and strength.


North Little Rock Funland
25 Funland Drive, North Little Rock
753-7307
Ages: All ages
Little ones can hop on the carousel, train, Tilt-a-Whirl and other small amusement rides. Pavilion rentals are available for parties and groups.

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Party Supplies

Argenta Limo
7704 Fluid Drive, Little Rock
771-9500
Ages: All ages
Argenta Limo offers limousine and luxury sedan service and highly trained chauffeurs to give passengers a great experience.


Balloon Town
Bryant
317-6468
Ages: All ages
This decorating service transforms your party zone with balloon creations including giant numbers, arches and decor to match your party theme.


By Invitation Only
5914 R St., Little Rock
975-8902
Ages: All ages
This shop will find or create the perfect invitation for your occasion and sells party goods: invitations, stationery, gift tags, custom napkins, custom cups, matchbooks, stickers and more.


Haus Werk
2923 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock | 663-5251

Ages: All ages
Haus Werk Toys caters to fostering an outlet that encourages imaginative and creative play. The store carries a large selection of European and unique speciality toys and crafts to pique your child's curiosity.


Party City
11218 Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock
223-4929
Ages: All ages
Get everything you need to throw a terrific birthday party at this discount party supplies superstore.


Party Time Rental & Events
11121 N. Rodney Parham Road, Suite 32B, Little Rock
251-1790
Ages: All ages
Party Time offers one of the largest selections of tables, chairs, tents, and fine linens to rent along with an experienced staff to help you put it all together.


The Social Type
5819 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock
661-9929
Ages: All ages
Find plenty of goodies for a chic birthday bash - from trendy invites and decorations to fancy favors and wrapping.

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Philanthropy

Arkansas Food Bank
4301 W. 65th St., Little Rock
565-8121
Ages: 10 & up
Throw a party with a purpose by volunteering for a shift at the Arkansas Food Bank. Contact the volunteer coordinator to make special arrangements for your group.

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Sports & Fitness

All-Star ATA Martial Arts
5501 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock
753-6100
Ages: All ages
ATA provides fun party activities including a 30-minute karate class, karate relay games, ninja dodgeball and more.


Arkansas Skatium
1311 Bowman Road, Little Rock
227-4333
Ages: All ages
The Arkansas Skatium has options for public and private roller & ice skating parties.


Arkansas Travelers at Dickey-Stephens Park
400 W. Broadway St., North Little Rock
664-1555
Ages: All ages
Birthday packages include admission and a hot dog, drink, souvenir and ice cream. The Travs now offer custom cakes by Blue Cake Company.


D-BAT Little Rock
4209 S. Shackleford Road, Little Rock
725-2727
Ages: 7 & up
The Home Run Birthday Party includes reserved use of the picnic area and Wiffle ball, dodgeball, or both with a party coordinator. Each guest gets three batting credits.


D1 Sports Training
10 Viewpointe Cove, Little Rock
588-3910
Ages: 5 & up
A party “coach” leads guests through games including flag football, dodgeball, soccer, kickball, an obstacle course and more.


Impact Martial Arts
9808 N. Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock
224-1222
Ages: 4 & up
Kids will play fun games like Ninja Dodgeball, participate in a high-energy Taekwondo class and the birthday child can cut the cake with a Samurai sword.


The Little Gym
1121 S. Bowman Road, Suite C-1, Little Rock
225-5437
Ages: 1-12
Private birthday parties are 90 minutes and include invitations, a birthday leader and assistant, setup, cleanup, paper goods and drinks.


Little Rock Climbing Center
12120 Colonel Glenn Road, Suite 7000, Little Rock
227-9500
Ages: 6 & up
Take birthday fun to new heights with parties that include 60 minutes of climbing followed by 30 minutes in the party loft.


Little Rock Racquet Club
1 Huntington Road, Little Rock
225-5711
Ages: 3-13
The Racquet Club’s packages include a personal party coach, a choice of tumbling or swimming, drinks, party wares and balloons. 


North Little Rock Athletic Club
3804 McCain Park Drive, North Little Rock
812-5555, ext. 226
Ages: 2-12
Birthday party packages include two personal party coaches, your choice of sports and games or swimming, the “soft play” maze, a private party room, ice cream, cake, drinks and favors.


Professor Bowl West
901 Towne Oaks Drive, Little Rock
224-9040
Ages: 16 & under
Bowling parties include shoe rental, party set-up, bowling pin souvenir, cake and one game of bowling per child.


River City Gymnastics
5310 S. Shackleford Road, Little Rock
407-8000
Ages: 4-12
Play games on a pirate ship, an obstacle course and a tumble track; the party concludes with cake and drinks.


Sonshine Academy
2415 Donaghey Ave., Conway
327-7742
Ages: 3-15
Party options are gymnastics, ninja and preschool. The parties are 90 minutes and include invitations, cupcakes, setup, drinks, cutlery and a party pal.


War Memorial Stadium
1 Stadium Drive, Little Rock
663-6385
Ages: All ages
Birthday parties are filled with fun and excitement on the same field where so much history has taken place. Each group gets access to the locker room plus playing time on the field.

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