Top 10 Kids’ Party Places in Southeast Michigan

Here are 10 sweet spots for children's birthday celebrations in the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.

Top 10 Kids' Party Places in Southeast Michigan

Looking for a primo spot for your child’s next birthday party? A few tips, if we may. First: Let them in on the planning. After all, there are so many option – whether your child is a princess wannabe or just a ball of energy needing an outlet. Second: Let Metro Parent be your guide! Here are 10 awesome venue ideas throughout the metro Detroit and Ann Arbor areas.

1. Cupcake shops

Colored sprinkles, gobs of frosting, and a choice of yummy cupcakes – these are the makings for a birthday party for kids with a sweet tooth (or two!). With bakeries sprouting up around the area, these bright, heavenly scented shops often offer kids’ parties. Check out our roundup of bakeries and cupcake shops, too.


Baked Impressions
2065 Walnut Lake Road, West Bloomfield, 248-686-3357

2. Pottery places

Children love to get their hands messy. And if they can make unique creations while doing it, all the better. For a memorable party complete with favors guests create during their time together, pottery shops are a great option.


The Bee’s Knees Studio & Gallery
149 E. Main St., Northville, 248-347-6718

3. Action arenas

Complete with neon lights, go-karts, glo golf, arcades – not to mention the laser tag – these action-packed kid zones are great for kids who want plenty to do at their next party.


Zap Zone
Locations in Ann Arbor, Canton, Farmington, Taylor, Utica and Waterford

Jungle Java
Locations in Ann Arbor, Canton, Clinton Township and Farmington Hills

Paradise Park
45799 Grand River, Novi, 248-735-1050

Kids Gotta Play
53535 Grand River, New Hudson, 248-486-5300

4. Bouncing bonanzas

Does your child always seem to be bouncing around – whether on her bed or on the couch? If so, you might want to schedule some time letting your child venture into an inflatable haven. Don’t forget to have the kids wear their socks!


Bounce U
301 Appian Way, Brighton, 810-227-7278
1101 Rochester Road, Troy, 248-626-5867

Bouncing Off the Walls
3887 Fort St., Wyandotte, 734-246-9977

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  • Bowling is a great activity for kids of all ages. Super Bowl in Canton, MI host the best parties. They even customize event depending on age. Cosmic Bowling can’t be beat!


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