Our model Hamilton Mosley celebrates the birthday spirit with a balloon installation by Just Peachy and cupcakes from Community Bakery.

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

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Amusements

Animal Attractions

Cakes & Treats

Creative & Crafty

Entertainment

Food

Museums

Outdoor Activities

Party Supplies

Sports & Fitness

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Amusements

Big Rock Fun Park
11411 Baseline Road, Little Rock
(501) 455-3750
Ages: All ages
Cost: $165-$215
Number of guests: 10 maximum
Every party includes the party room for an hour and a half, plates, napkins, table cloths and two drinks per child. Each package features a different amount of activities and tokens.


Chuck E. Cheese
4120 Landers Road, North Little Rock
(501) 945-1985
Ages: 1-13
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: 4 minimum
Enjoy pizza, cake and a playland full of games at a reserved two-hour party that includes game tickets and balloons.


Chuck E. Cheese
2706 S. Shackleford Road, Little Rock
(501) 225-2200
Ages: 1-13
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: 4 minimum
Enjoy pizza, cake, and a playland full of games at a reserved two-hour party that includes game tickets and balloons.


Cinemark Colonel Glenn 18  and XD
18 Colonel Glenn Plaza Drive, Little Rock
(501) 687-0499
Ages: All ages
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: 20 minimum
Cinemark offers private party rooms, but you can upgrade to have your very own private-screening birthday party! You'll have exclusive use of an auditorium and a Movie Snack Pack for each guest.


Dave & Busters
10900 Bass Pro Parkway, Little Rock
(501) 777-3800
Ages: 6 and up
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: 10 minimum
Party at this full-service restaurant and fun, family-friendly arcade with dozens of games to try.


Duran Youth Center
508 Sherwood Ave., Sherwood
(501) 835-9599
Ages: All ages
Cost: $15/hour; $100 refundable damage deposit
Number of guests: 40 maximum
The youth center’s party room is available during business hours. The center provides tables and chairs, you provide the fun! For an additional $2 per person, your guests can use any available recreational equipment.


Movie Tavern
11300 Bass Pro Parkway, Little Rock
(501) 319-6799
Ages: All ages
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: No maximum
Kids’ party packages are available.


Vortex Arcade
4027 E. Kiehl Ave., Sherwood
(501) 425-9863
Ages: All ages
Cost: $150 standard party; $250 private party
Number of guests: 10 maximum
Have unlimited playtime on pinball machines or classic arcade games. Bring your own cake or pizza and Vortex will provide decorations, plates, cups and more.


The Wonder Place
10301 N. Rodney Parham Road, Suite E2, Little Rock
(501) 225-4050
Ages: 8 and under
Cost: $150-$350, DIY option is available
Number of guests: No maximum
Choose from one of many party packages, all of which include admission for children and adults and a private party room for two hours. Other packages offer party ware, beverages, an art activity, birthday invitations and party helpers. Or choose the DIY option to lead the party yourself.

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Animal Attractions

Cockrill’s Country Critters Mobile Petting Zoo & Pony Rides
2265 Mountain Springs Road, Cabot
(501) 351-4521
Ages: All ages
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: Includes 25 guests, $10/additional guest
Celebrate your child’s next birthday with loving farm animals that add a unique touch to any event. Also there’s Rudy Roo Roo the Kangaroo, Humphrey the Camel and live pony carousels for every occasion.


Humane Society of Pulaski County
14600 Colonel Glenn Road, Little Rock
(501) 227-6166
Ages: All ages
Cost: Minimum tax-deductible $100 donation
Number of guests: 12 maximum
Play with dogs and cats and enjoy arts and crafts. Available on Sundays only.


Little Rock Animal Village
4500 Kramer St., Little Rock
(501) 376-3067 | (501) 565-6098
Ages: 4-17
Cost: Free, donations are welcome
Number of guests: 20 maximum
Your guests will have use of the private party room, take a tour of the shelter and interact with animals. Parents furnish food and drinks, while the staff set up, decorate and clean up. Parties are scheduled for Saturdays, but weekdays are open during the summer. Children may bring gifts for the shelter animals.


Little Rock Zoo
1 Zoo Drive, Little Rock
(501) 661-7229
Ages: 3 and up
Cost: Members: $325 (20 guests), $475 (21-30 guests); Non-members: $365 (20 guests); $525 (21-30 guests)
Number of guests: 30 maximum
Your special party will have a personalized tour, take in any special activities, hitch a ride on the Arkansas Diamond Express and have a meet-and-greet with some of our ambassador animals. Then you can break out the cake to round out the celebration.


Midland Farm
3406 Midland Road, Alexander
(501) 590-0784
Ages: All ages
Cost: $350
Number of guests: Includes 12 guests, $10/additional guest
Parties include use of Midland's facilities and two hand-walked horses for riding.

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Cakes & Treats

The Blue Cake Company
6800 Cantrell Road, Little Rock
(501) 868-7771
Blue Cake creates custom birthday cakes, petit fours and cupcakes. The cakes and fillings are made from scratch. The company specializes in tiered and sculpted cakes.


Community Bakery
1200 S. Main St., Little Rock
(501) 375-6418
Get your child’s birthday cake along with other sweet treats at this popular local bakery.


The Cupcake Factory
18104 Kanis Road, Little Rock
(501) 821-9913
The Cupcake Factory offers cupcakes and other sweet treats for your birthday kid and guests.


Cupcakes on Kavanaugh
5625 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock
501-664-2253
Order custom cupcakes and cakes for your birthday bash. Plan ahead: all special orders require a minimum 24-hour notice and minimum of 48-hour notice for custom cakes.


Dempsey Bakery
323 S. Cross St., Suite B
Little Rock
(501) 375-2257
Paula@DempseyBakery.com

Dempsey is the place to get your gluten- and nut-free sweets and breads. The bakery also makes food free of soy, wheat and eggs.


Honey Pies
315 N. Bowman Road, Suite 14, Little Rock
(501) 613-7950
Pies, banana pudding and creme brulee are the specialties at this delightful shop.


Kilwins Little Rock
415 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock
(501) 379-9865
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 Road, Suite 14, Little Rock
(501) 221-1989
Mickey’s has a variety of cake flavors and designs along with delicious pies, cobblers, French rolls, cake pops and other bite-sized desserts for any celebration.


Pop Pop Shoppe
416 S. University Ave., Suite 130, Little Rock
(501) 904-5765
The Pop Pop Shoppe offers delicious, unique flavors of gourmet popcorn perfect for a snack or dessert at your child’s party.


Whimsy Cookie Company
401 S. Bowman Road, Suite B, Little Rock
(501) 400-8154
From intricately iced sugar cookies to dipped Oreos and cookie cake, Whimsy Cookie Company offers more than a dozen types of treats for your child’s party.

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Creative & Crafty

ArtLab Creative Studio
8201 Cantrell Road, Suite 130, Little Rock
(501) 379-9175
Ages: All ages
Cost: Varies, $150 deposit
Number of guests: 10 maximum
Use the open studio and have an “art buffet” party or choose a themed party with a specific art project.


The Painted Pig Studio
5611 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock
(501) 280-0553
Ages: 3 and up
Cost: $60-$100, varies by package and guests; $50 deposit
Number of guests: 25 maximum
Guests can create their own keepsake. Choose from either pottery, mosaic or silver jewelry. Parties include a hostess and a birthday plate for the guest of honor. You are welcome to bring refreshments and presents.


Pigtails and Crewcuts
11525 Cantrell Road, Suite 305, Little Rock
(501) 227-4436
Ages: 3-10
Cost: $300
Number of guests: Includes 20 guests,
$10/additional guest
Princess or Diva parties are 90 minutes long and include crafts, hair styling, glitter makeup, nails, beverages and paper goods.


Pinot’s Palette
11610 Pleasant Ridge Road, Suite 101, Little Rock
(501) 588-1661
Ages: 12 and under
Cost: Varies, $150 deposit
Number of guests: 10 minimum
Kids can let their creative juices flow during a private birthday party.


Sew Creative Studio
Little Rock
(501) 590-8065
Ages: 7-16
Cost: $200-$280, varies by project and number
of guests
Number of guests: 12 maximum
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.

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Entertainment

Add Sum Balloons/Birthdays To Remember
106 Grand Trunk Road, Conway
(501) 472-2294
Ages: All ages
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: No maximum
No party is complete until you “Add Sum Balloons” where you can find balloon decor for events of any size. Birthdays to Remember provides party fun including clowning, Balloon Twister, face painting and character entertainment.


Fancyful Fairytale Parties
Little Rock
(501) 353-9827
(501) 375-2257
Parties@Fancyful.com

Ages: 2-10
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: No maximum
Fancyful specializes in high-quality princesses and characters for children’s parties. Professionally-trained staff arrive in costume to sing, read, dance and entertain your little one and guests. Party add-ons include face painting and mini makeovers.


Joey the Friendly Fire Truck
Little Rock
(501) 240-5900
Ages: 1-12
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: No maximum
Joey the Friendly Fire Truck teaches fire safety in a fun way and is locally owned and operated in central Arkansas.


KinderSongs
P.O. Box 165051
Little Rock
(501) 231-6802
Ages: 3-8
Cost: $300
Number of guests: No maximum
With original music by Brian Kinder, this fun-filled, interactive children’s music party will come to your birthday party site.


Magician and Balloon Artist Derrick Rose
8912 Stagecoach Road #11, Little Rock
(501) 529-1633
Ages: 4 and up
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: 20 maximum
Derrick Rose has been entertaining kids and making audiences laugh for more than 30 years. Let him bring his professionalism and showmanship to your next birthday party.


Tommy Terrific’s Wacky Magic
Little Rock
(501) 786-2442
Ages: 3-11
Cost: Call for details
Number of guests: No maximum
Enjoy a fun, interactive magic show where the birthday child helps with the magic tricks.

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Food

All Aboard Restaurant & Grill
6813 Cantrell Road, Little Rock
(501) 975-7401
Ages: All ages
Cost: $110 Whistle Stop Party; $200 Choo Choo
Train Party
Number of guests: 10 maximum
Parties at this railroad-themed restaurant include a reserved table, kids’ meals with drinks, and balloons. Child guests get conductor’s hats, while the birthday kid gets a T-shirt and wooden whistle.


Larry’s Pizza of Little Rock
801 S. Bowman Road, Little Rock
(501) 400-8260
Ages: All ages
Cost: $65/10 children; $90/15 children;
$120/20 children
Number of guests: 48 maximum (private party room)
Have your party at Larry’s in a private room or the larger main dining area.


Larry’s Pizza West
12911 Cantrell Road, Suite 21, Little Rock
LarrysPizzaofArkansas.com
(501) 224-8804
Ages: All ages
Cost: $65/10 children; $90/15 children; $120/20 children
Number of guests: 90 maximum (private party room)
Have your party at Larry’s in a private room or the larger main dining area.


Loblolly Creamery
1423 S. Main St., Little Rock
(501) 503-5164, shop | (501) 396-9609, events
Ages: All ages
Cost: $175 Super Chill Party; $150 Sundae Bar Party
Number of guests: 20 maximum
Treat friends to a Lolbolly Creamery celebration in a private party room. Parties include a variety of scoops and treats for guests. You can also celebrate with Lolbolly anywhere by ordering from their wide variety of ice cream, cakes, baked goods and hot cocoa.


The Purple Cow
11602 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock
(501) 224-4433
Ages: All ages
Cost: $25 Purple Cow gift bag; $100 To-Go Party Pack; $125 Purple Party Pack for 10
Number of guests: Includes 10 guests, $12.50/additional guest
Throw a Purple Party at this 50s-style diner and soda fountain.


SugarDumplin’s Cupcakes
5407 Highway 5 N., Suite 12, Bryant
(501) 952-3472
Ages: 3 and up
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: 36 maximum
This cupcake shop and bakery has a party room that hosts cupcake decorating parties for one sweet birthday event.

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Museums

Arkansas Inland Maritime Museum
120 Riverfront Park Drive, North Little Rock
(501) 371-8320
Ages: 5 and up
Cost: $95-$220; $25 deposit
Number of guests: 30 people maximum (children and adults)
Take a guided tour. The guest of honor will be the captain of the day (or night if you book a sleepover party).


Mid-America Science Museum
500 Mid-America Blvd.
Hot Springs
(501) 767-3461
Info@MidAmericaMuseum.org

Ages: All ages
Cost: $200; $100 non-refundable deposit
Number of guests: Includes 20 guests, $15/additional guest

Birthday groups get museum admission, a private party room, drinks and snacks. Mid-America now offers special science-themed parties.


Museum of Discovery
500 President Clinton Ave., Little Rock
(501) 396-7050
Ages: 3-12
Cost: $300 Discovery package; $400 Big Bang package
Number of guests: No maximum
Choose from an array of theme packages that fit your child’s interests, from animals to superheroes to Lego.

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Outdoor Activities

Bill Harmon Recreation Center
51 Shelby Road, Sherwood
(501) 835-6893
Ages: Kids under 12 must have a parent/adult in the pool area
Cost: Varies, $120 pool rental
Number of guests: 90 maximum for party rooms; 250 maximum for pool
Indoor pool and party rooms are available for DIY parties.


Holtzman Riding Academy
4618 Highway 5, Benton
(501) 860-2378
Ages: 10 and under
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: No maximum
This cowboy party lets you ride horses, play games and go on a hayride. You provide the cake and drinks and Holtzman handles the setup and clean up.


Jacksonville Community Center
5 Municipal Drive, Jacksonville
(501) 982-4171
Ages: All ages
Cost: $75 public party; $95 private party;
$300-$600 Splash Zone
Number of guests: Indoor pool: 50 maximum; Splash Zone: 353 maximum
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.


J-Rock's Rockin Ranch
12595 Highway 31 N. Ward
(501) 605-7849
Ages: All ages
Cost: $200
Number of guests: Includes 10 guests,
$6/additional guest
Birthday guests will enjoy unlimited access to the playground, games and petting zoo. Each guest will also receive an activity wristband to redeem for three activities during the party. Host may bring cake, drinks and decorations.


Loco Ropes!
Ozark Folk Center State Park,
1025A Park Ave., Mountain View
(870) 269-6566 | (888) 669-6717 | GoLoco@LocoRopes.com
Ages: All ages
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: 15 maximum
Celebrate Loco-ly with a heart-pumping ground, tower and treetop adventure to test your nerve, endurance, agility and strength.


North Little Rock Funland Amusement Park
25 Funland Drive
North Little Rock
(501) 753-7307
Funland@NLRPR.org

Ages: All ages
Cost: $150/two hours
Number of guests: Includes 10 children, $10/additional child

Little ones can hop on the carousel, train, Tilt-a-Whirl and other small amusement rides during the park’s open season from April-October.

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Party Resources

Argenta Limo LLC
7704 Fluid Drive, Little Rock
(501) 771-9500
Number of guests: Call for details
Argenta offers luxury sedan/SUV/executive transit van service with highly trained chauffeurs to give passengers a great experience.


Balloon Town
(501) 317-6468
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
(501) 975-8902
Find invitations, stationery, gift tags, custom napkins, custom cups, matchbooks, stickers and more.


Hog Wild Events
Hot Springs
(501) 545-3092
Have next-level fun at your party by renting bounce houses, water rides, obstacle courses and more.


Just Peachy
Little Rock
(501) 551-8117

Cost: Pricing starts at $175 for a mantle-sized installation

Just Peachy creates custom balloon installations to add a unique touch of color and creativity to your kid’s party.


Party City
11218 Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock
(501) 223-4929
Get everything you need to throw a terrific birthday party at this discount party supplies superstore, which has a second location in North Little Rock.


Party Time Rental and Events
11121 N. Rodney Parham Road, Suite 32B, Little Rock
(501) 224-3133
Party Time offers one of the largest selections of tables, chairs, tents, fine linens and more along with an experienced staff to help you put it all together.


The Social Type
5819 Kavanaugh Blvd., Little Rock
(501) 661-9929
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 | 501-565-8121
Ages: 10 & up
Have a party with a purpose by volunteering for a shift at the Arkansas Food Bank.

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Sports & Fitness

All Star ATA Martial Arts
5501 JFK Blvd., North Little Rock
(501) 753-6100
Ages: All ages
Cost: $299
Number of guests: No maximum
All Star ATA provides fun party activities including a 30-minute karate class, obstacle courses, Ninja Dodgeball and more.


Altitude Trampoline Park
15707 Chenal Parkway, Little Rock
(501) 353-1281
Ages: 3 and up
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: 20 maximum
Jump around 20,000 sq. ft. of interconnected trampolines and have fun playing dodge ball or basketball, climbing around in a foam pit, or any other activities at this indoor park.


Arkansas Golf Center
5150 John W. Allison Road, Conway
(501) 327-0171
Ages: All ages
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: No maximum
Arkansas Golf Center offers a variety of packages and will customize an event with options including driving range balls and clubs, instruction, food and beverage, golf simulators, and, soon, soccer and baseball simulators.


Arkansas Skatium
1311 Bowman Road, Little Rock
(501) 227-4333
Ages: All ages
Cost: $139.95-$329.95  
Number of guests: 20 maximum
Arkansas Skatium has options for public roller and ice skating parties. Private party rental options are available too.


Arkansas Travelers Baseball Club
400 W. Broadway St., North Little Rock
(501) 664-1555
Ages: All Ages
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: No maximum
Make your big day a homerun with the Arkansas Travelers at Dickey-Stephens Park. Customizable packages will make any birthday kid feel like an All-Star. Go online for more information or call group event staff.


DEFY Little Rock
4711 Talley Road, Little Rock
(501) 313-0100
Ages: All ages
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: 10 minimum
DEFY parties cater to thrill-seekers of all ages. Packages include food, favors, a private room, jump socks and more.


Dust Bowl Lanes & Lounge
315 E. Capitol Ave., Little Rock
(501) 353-0775
Ages: All ages until 8 p.m.
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: 125 maximum
Make your child’s birthday party a strike at this six-lane bowling alley that has two lanes in a private room available for reservation.


Impact Martial Arts
9808 N. Rodney Parham Road, Little Rock
(501) 224-1222
Ages: 6 and up
Cost: $149-$249
Number of guests: Includes 20 children, $10/additional child
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
(501) 225-5437
Ages: 1-12
Cost: $220
Number of guests: Includes 25 guests,
$10/extra guest
Private birthday parties include invitations, birthday leader and assistant, setup, clean up, paper goods and drinks. The birthday child receives a Little Gym T-shirt.


Little Rock Athletic Club
4610 Sam Peck Road, Little Rock
(501) 225-3600
Ages: 2-12
Cost: Varies, $50 non-refundable deposit
Number of guests: 25 maximum
LRAC offers hassle-free birthday parties. Choose from one of six packages, each including a personal party coach, cake, ice cream, drinks and balloons. Call the DUC at (501) 225-3601 ext. 335 to check availability.


Little Rock Climbing Center
12120 Colonel Glenn Road, Suite 7000, Little Rock
(501) 227-9500
Ages: 6 and up
Cost: $18/climber; 50% deposit
Number of guests: 8 minimum
Take birthday fun to a new level with parties that include 90 minutes of climbing followed by 30 minutes in the party loft.


Little Rock Racquet Club
1 Huntington Road, Little Rock
(501) 225-5711
Ages: 2-12
Cost: Varies, $50 non-refundable deposit
Number of guests: 20 maximum
Choose between the Splash or Tumble-n-Play packages.


Millennium Bowl
7200 Counts Massie Road, North Little Rock
(501) 791-9150
Ages: 18 and under
Cost: $14/guest; $5/guest for extra food; $25 non-refundable deposit
Number of guests: 10 minimum
Enjoy one hour of bowling and shoe rental, a private party room, invitations, cake, drinks, a party host and more.


North Little Rock Athletic Club
3804 McCain Park Drive, North Little Rock
(501) 812-5555
Ages: 2-12
Cost: Varies, $30 non-refundable deposit
Number of guests: 20 maximum
Party packages include two personal party coaches, your choice of sports and games or swimming, the “soft play” maze, a private party room, cake, ice cream, drinks and favors. Call (501) 812-5559 ext. 226 to check availability.


Professor Bowl West
901 Towne Oaks Drive, Little Rock
(501) 224-9040
Ages: 16 and under
Cost: $12.79/child; $19.99 Ultimate package; $50 non-refundable deposit
Number of guests: No maximum
Parties include one hour of bowling, shoe rental, food, party setup, invitations and goodie bags.


River City Gymnastics
5310 S. Shackleford Road, Little Rock
(501) 407-8000
Ages: 4-12
Cost: Please call for pricing information
Number of guests: 24 maximum
Play on a pirate ship or tumble track, go through an obstacle course, or enjoy games and gifts.


Unity Martial Arts
1524 Garfield Drive, Little Rock
(501) 664-0604
Ages: 4 and up
Cost: $125 for unlimited members; $150 for 1- or 2-per-week members
Number of guests: Includes 15 guests, $5/additional guest
Unity hosts parties for kids and adults including karate, dodgeball, laser tag or dance parties!


Urban Air Adventure Park
801 S. Bowman Road
Little Rock
(501) 404-7422

Ages: All ages
Cost: $225-$375, 50% deposit
Number of guests: Includes 10 jumpers, fees for additional guests
 
Urban Air parties are stress-free and fun. Hosts can provide decorations and cake, while Urban Air provides the rest! Amusements include trampolines, ropes course, Virtual Reality and more.


War Memorial Stadium
1 Stadium Drive, Little Rock
(501) 663-6385 | (501) 537-5207
Ages: All ages
Cost: Varies
Number of guests: Includes 30 guests, fees for additional guests
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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