Adventure Mini-Golf Course
5901 S. 56th St.; (402) 421-2254; adventuregolfcenter.com
Adventure Mini-Golf Course has been a part of Lincoln since 1990 and is the perfect place to host your child’s next birthday party. They offer basic, premium and ultimate packages that all include an 18-hole game of golf and a complimentary ice-cream treat for the birthday boy or girl! They can accommodate six to 25 kids, and all pricing for each package is broken down on their website so parents can plan ahead in creating the perfect party.
1919 Cornhusker Hwy.; (402) 474-0010; letsgoputt.com/prehistoric
Prehistoric Putt is new to Lincoln and the area’s only indoor miniature golf course. Prehistoric Putt invites you to travel back in time to putt with the dinosaurs! Choose from two 18-hole courses that feature unique layouts and custom-made obstacles. Both courses are decorated in a tropical theme with more than 40 realistic dinosaurs, including a 20-foot-long T-Rex! A party room that can accommodate 40 to 50 guests is available for rental.
Round 1 Bowling and Amusement
6100 O St. #190A; (402) 480-6336; round1usa.com
At Round 1 Bowling and Amusement, your child can celebrate their birthday with all they can eat, drink and play. They offer 2-hour and 3-hour birthday party packages that include food, beverages, entertainment and free shoe rental. Inside their complex is a bowling alley, karaoke, billiards and a large arcade. Better yet, your child has the freedom to choose which activities they enjoy most for their special birthday party!
Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park
2840 S. 70th St.; (402) 281-0896; urbanairtrampolinepark.com
Urban Air Trampoline and Adventure Park offers something for kids of all ages with their trampoline room, rock walls and obstacle courses. This is an ideal destination for a stress-free birthday party where parents don’t have to worry about food, supervision or cleanup. With room for up to 20 kids, they also have extra amenities parents can book via their website while planning the perfect party for their child.
Paint Yourself Silly
4101 Pioneer Woods Dr. #106; (402) 486-1010
1501 Pine Lake Rd. #24; paintyourselfsilly.net
Paint Yourself Silly has expanded across Lincoln over the years and is a local favorite for a fun, creative and engaging experience. They offer four separate birthday packages that include all art supplies for the party! Parents can also call ahead and arrange for a custom-made cake and ice cream that will be served at the party. At the end of the celebration, each child will go home with a ceramic piece they painted themselves.
Lincoln Children’s Museum
1420 P St.; (402) 477-4000; lincolnchildrensmuseum.org
The Lincoln Children’s Museum is one of our community’s pride and joy. For birthday parties, the museum offers several themes, including Paw Patrol, princesses, pirates, rockstars, dinosaurs and superheroes. All in all, each room is unique and can fit up to 25 kids. Their “Ultimate Birthday Party” package can accommodate 50 children.
Lincoln Children’s Zoo
1222 S. 27th St.; (402) 475-6741; lincolnzoo.org
The Lincoln Children’s Zoo is an excellent place to have a birthday party for animal-lovers. They have a number of packages available and can host for up to 20 children. On their website guests can select specialized amenities such as their “Critter Visitor.” During the party, the zoo staff will bring out the Critter Visitor and provide an educational experience. The Lincoln Children’s Zoo has been creating memories since 1965 and continues to be a staple for kids' activities.
Champions Fun Center
1555 Yolande Ave.; (402) 434-7066; championsfuncenter.com
Champions Fun Center offers a “Gold Package” where a staff member will run your birthday party for you and take care of entertainment, supervision and cleanup. Not only does this make party planning less stressful, but it gives parents the opportunity to actually play alongside their children! Each party package they offer includes two hours of unlimited play at their golf course, bowling alley, or adventure maze!
755 Jamie Ln.; (402) 802-9982; mygym.com
My Gym is a good place to host a birthday party for little ones, but they do have activities that appeal to kids ages 1 to 13! The My Gym staff takes care of food, party favors and cleanup. Each of their three packages comes with one and a half hours of organized play with a party specialist(s). This is a highly recommended establishment for parents looking to create an early birthday memory for their child.
3515 S. 17th St.; (402) 432-9610; clowningaroundne.com
Clowning Around is dedicated to giving children a fun time on their birthday. They have professional balloon artists who can make almost anything a child might request. The facility also provides silly skits and face painting. Give them a call to book a party!
Swimtastic Swim School
7911 Pioneers Blvd.; (402) 489-7946; www.swimtastic.com
Swimtastic Swim School can accommodate groups up to 50 people and ensures a fun, safe and stress-free time for everyone. They have five birthday packages with themes such as sharks and mermaids. Their staff is committed to making a memorable experience that both parents and children get to be a part of.
FUNdamental Athletics Academy
8400 Cody Dr.; (402) 975-8237; faalincoln.com
FUNdamental Athletic Academy is a local favorite for private parties, and groups are allowed to select two fun activities for their time at the academy. Activities options include nerf tag, batting cages, dodgeball, general sports play, “Gaga” Ball, archery tag and bumper ball. The staff takes care of table settings, refreshments and gift bags. Plus, FUNdamental Athletics allows guests to bring whatever food they prefer.
KD Designs Jewelry
151 N. Eighth St.; (402) 802-6257
KD Designs Jewelry is the perfect place for groups of friends to make lifelong memories together while creating charm jewelry! KD Designs provides instruction as well as supplies to create a beautifully customized charm bracelet or choker necklace. Birthday party groups are welcomed to bring their own food and beverage to the party, and all guests will leave with the perfect party favor. Recommended for ages 5-12. Prices range from $15-$20 per person.