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Celebrations & Birthday Guide - Winter/Spring 2020

Think the cold weather means a dreary birthday? Not so! Put the 'happy' in your child's birthday with Calgary's definitive party directory - venues, entertainers, and more!

 

This listing is provided for your reference only. Please research carefully and choose the company that meets your family’s needs best. CCM 

CHARITABLE ORGANIZATIONS

ALBERTA CHILDREN’S HOSPITAL FOUNDATION

An Alberta Children’s Hospital Hero Birthday Party helps kids of all ages make a difference for sick and injured kids in our community - and have fun while doing it! Everyone who participates will have the opportunity to place a personalized heart on our Kids Helping Kids Donor Wall at the hospital.

ENTERTAINMENT

BRICKS 4 KIDZ

Address: 731 13 Ave NE
Phone: 403-457-5530
Email: calgary@bricks4kidz.com
Website: http://bricks4kidz.com/calgary

Come enjoy our unique take on birthday parties! We can come to you, or you can come to us. Multiple packages and activities for your birthday child’s big day. Packages include: creative free play, motorized model builds, Lego® based games/challenges, and a special gift for the guest of honor. Ask about our loot bag add-ons and ways we can create a no-hassle celebration. Visit the website for detailed options and to submit a booking form.

BUTTERFIELD ACRES CHILDREN’S FARM

Phone: 403-239-0638
Email: farmfun@butterfieldacres.com
Website: http://butterfieldacres.com/

Calgary’s No. 1 Farmyard! Do you have an animal lover at your house? Want some darling birthday photos? Invite some very special guests to your party! Our Mini Farm comes to visit for up to 60 minutes with two young goats, two young lambs, and four bunnies! With the footprint of a small car, it sets up anywhere comfortable for your little party guests: outside on your grass, on a sunny deck, or in your garage. Convenient bookings online at our website.

CALGARY REPTILE PARTIES

Phone: 403-457-2202
Email: reptile.party@hotmail.com
Website: http://calgaryreptileparties.com/

Add fun and education to your birthday party or event! Kids meet and interact with iguanas, monitor lizards, dragons, boa constrictors, pythons, skinks, salamanders, and much more! Find out why Calgary Reptile Parties won First Place in the category of Best Entertainment for a Children’s Party in the Parents’ Choice Awards.

DEANO THE MAGIC MAN

Phone: 403-274-6000
Email: deano@deanothemagicman.com
Website: http://deanothemagicman.com/

Kids absolutely love magic! Why not host a magical birthday party for your child with a Parents’ Choice Award Winner for Best Children’s Entertainer, kid-friendly birthday party magician, Deano the Magic Man! Having performed close to 4,800 age-appropriate kids’ parties since 1997, Deano is an expert on how to make your child’s birthday party extra special! Each show is filled with lots of exciting and enthusiastic kid comedy magic and interactive audience participation. Deano offers different packages to suit your budget!

FAIRY TALE PRINCESS PARTY

Fairy Tale Princess Party strives to provide fairy tales and happily-ever-afters. Our goal is to make dreams come true spreading love, happiness, and the magic of fairy tales to princesses and princes of all ages. We are dedicated to offering character experiences that are not only entertaining, but provide good role models for children while encouraging imagination and self-esteem. We would love to make your child’s birthday party magical!

FEEL FABULOUS MOBILE SPA - SPA BIRTHDAY PARTIES FOR GIRLS!

Phone: 403-401-4898
Email: calgary@feelfabulous.ca
Website: http://feelfabulous.ca/

Feel Fabulous Mobile Spa specializes in spa birthday parties for kids and teens! They bring fantastic party décor to your home and offer a wide selection of services suitable for all ages, such as mini manicures/pedicures, freehand nail art, organic facials, hairstyling, light makeup, and more. Other popular services include their beauty product-making activities (where girls can make lip balm, body butter, perfume, and more), and their mother/daughter spa menu.

HAMLET THE CLOWN

Phone: 403-245-3168
Website: http://hamlettheclown.com/

Hamlet the Clown is perfect for celebrating your birthday, whether you are 1 or 100 years old! Hamlet will come to your party for a full hour and includes mime, mimicry, juggling (with hats, pins, and balls), clown magic, follow-the-leader, and tons of audience participation and creating balloon sculptures for everyone.

MAD SCIENCE OF SOUTHERN ALBERTA

Phone: 403-263-4140
Email: madscsab@telusplanet.net
Website: http://calgary.madscience.org/

For 24 years, Mad Science (Est. 1996) has been making parties a blast! Children are amazed and “edu-tained” with fun, interactive experiments. The birthday child gets to wear a Mad Science Lab Coat and be a Mad Scientist Assistant, and everyone will make something to take home during a hands-on experiment. Add-ons, customizations, and merchandise available, too! We have making Birthday Parties fun down to a science! A 2017, 2018, and 2019 Parents’ Choice Awards First Place Winner.

RICHARD RONDEAU MAGICIAN

Phone: 403-254-8718
Email: magic@rrmagician.com
Website: http://rrmagician.com/

Specializing in children’s performances for over 30 years. Richard’s shows are specifically tailored to the age of your group. A large portion of his act allows the children to participate in the show. Age-appropriate comedy throughout and magic that will astound the spectators! Suitable for ages 3 and up.

RICHARD YOUNG THE MAGICIAN

Phone: 403-389-5902
Email: richard@ifoolu.com
Website: http://ifoolu.com/

A Parents’ Choice Award Winner for Best Children’s Entertainer. Experience extraordinary entertainment. Richard Young the Magician does extraordinary magic! But it’s much more than magic. His fast-paced shows combine magical illusions, hilarious comedy, clean fun, and tons of audience participation! Parents love how wonderfully he works with the children and voted him one of the top three children’s entertainers in Calgary. So for something extraordinary, call Richard Young the Magician today.

SPROG & SPROCKET

Phone: 403-719-7776
Email: hello@sprogandsprocket.ca
Website: http://sprogandsprocket.ca/

Canada’s best soft play rentals. Keeping kids entertained for hours (so the grown-ups can enjoy the party, too!). Packages to fit any space and event type. We clean and sanitize all equipment between rentals! Prices from $99. We set up at your home, community halls, and more. Now offering ball pit rentals and budget-friendly pick-up packages. If that’s not enough, check out our Portable Playground - the only one in North America! Check our Google reviews!

SUPPLIES, SERVICES & GIFT IDEAS

MENAGERIE PARTIES & CAKES

Phone: 403-890-4803
Email: tanya@menagerieyyc.ca
Website: http://menagerieyyc.ca/

Handcrafting boutique party experiences for people living full, productive lives wanting to celebrate life to its fullest! Menagerie Parties & Cakes can create event themes, customized, handmade décor, interactive games, playlists, photo booths, goodie bags, meals, and more! Conveniently delivered to your doorstep, it’s a Party in a Box! No event planner needed, or endless hours spent in a party supply store. A celebration made with heart with just one call to Menagerie!

REAL CANADIAN SUPERSTORE

Address: Various Locations
Website: http://realcanadiansuperstore.ca/

Planning a birthday party could mean a lot of running around - especially if it means a lot of kids running around. That’s one of the reasons why we offer everything you need under one roof. At the Real Canadian Superstore, you can pick up the cake, the cake platter, the party platter, the party decorations, the party favors, and maybe even a party outfit for yourself because at these prices, it doesn’t need to be your birthday to treat yourself! Not just a store. Superstore.

VENUES

BIG BOX - FAMILY ENTERTAINMENT HUB (THE)

BIG FUN PLAY CENTRE

Phone: 1-403-274-2722
Email: info@bigfunplay.ca
Website: http://bigfunplay.ca/

Come and ‘wipe out’ for the best birthday at North America’s largest indoor inflatable park! Enjoy an all-inclusive, all-access, stress-free party experience like nowhere else for 21 guests (11 kids and 10 adults) and enjoy the best value around! Everyone can participate in unlimited play during and after 90 minutes in your own private room! Just show up with cake, and Big Fun will take care of the rest!

BREATHE PARKOUR

Phone: 403-273-2245
Email: info@breathepk.com
Website: http://breathepk.com/parties

Breathe Parkour offers Calgary’s most action-packed parties around! With options starting at just $219.99, there’s something for every budget. We start with a lesson with a pro trainer, then get the partygoers’ hearts racing with adrenaline challenges, and finish with the chance to dive into our massive airbag! For more information, check out breathepk.com/parties.

BRICKS 4 KIDZ

Address: 731 13 Ave NE
Phone: 403-457-5530
Email: calgary@bricks4kidz.com
Website: http://bricks4kidz.com/calgary

Come enjoy our unique take on birthday parties! We can come to you, or you can come to us. Multiple packages and activities for your birthday child’s big day. Packages include: creative free play, motorized model builds, Lego® based games/challenges, and a special gift for the guest of honor. Ask about our loot bag add-ons and ways we can create a no-hassle celebration. Visit the website for detailed options and to submit a booking form.

BUTTERFIELD ACRES CHILDREN’S FARM

Phone: 403-239-0638
Email: farmfun@butterfieldacres.com
Website: http://butterfieldacres.com/

Calgary’s No. 1 Farmyard! Are there animal lovers at your house? Parties at Butterfield Acres begin again at Easter with Legendary Easter Hunts! And fun-filled birthday packages run all Spring and Summer. Lots of real (and wholesome!) farm action! Very cute real little Spring babies... enjoy real fresh air and sunshine, good friends, pony and tractor rides. Imagine the pictures, stories, and great memories. Convenient bookings available on our website. We’re waiting to see you at Butterfield Acres!

CALGARY HUMANE SOCIETY

Address: 4455, 110 Avenue SE
Phone: 403-205-4455, Ext. 6544
Email: humane.education@calgaryhumane.ca
Website: http://calgaryhumane.ca/

Party your paws off at Calgary Humane Society for your next birthday! Our standard birthday package includes a presentation, crafty crafts, shelter tour, an animal guest, and time for cake and presents. Or check out our deluxe party which includes everything in the standard party plus an extra hour for more animal guests and pizza! Looking to have an extra special birthday? Ask about our Birthday Fundraising ideas on how you can help the 7,000 abandoned, abused, and neglected animals Calgary Humane Society cares for each year.

CALGARY ZOO

Looking to throw a wild party for your 3- to 12-year-old? Leave it to our fun and knowledgeable education staff members at the Calgary Zoo

CITY OF CALGARY (THE)

Address: Various Locations
Phone: 311
Website: http://calgary.ca/birthdays

Birthday wishes… no dishes! Skip the work and plan your next birthday party with The City of Calgary. Our many facilities offer an easy and affordable way to gather with friends and family in a fun setting. From water parks to nature adventures, you’ll find party planning simple and stress-free. Parties are tailored to the age group and available at City leisure centres, nature centres, aquatic and fitness centres, and art centres. Visit us online to see our list of themed adventure parties!

DANCE WITH FRANCE

Address: 104, 8408 Elbow Drive SW
Phone: 403-243-2111
Email: info@dancewithfrance.ca
Website: http://dancewithfrance.ca/

Do you want to have an exciting, fun, and unique birthday celebration that you will never forget? Then have a Dance with France Birthday Party! Invite your friends and family members, and dance! You choose the style of dance, and we provide the dance instruction, party games, the fantastic facility, and loads of fun! For ages 4 to adult (typically a two-hour birthday party). 

FLYING SQUIRREL SPORTS

Address: North location: #105, 572 Aero Drive NE
Phone: 403-879-2148
Email: calgary@flyingsquirrelsports.ca
Website: http://flyingsquirrelsports.ca/
Address: South location: 5342, 72 Avenue SE
Email: southcalgary@flyingsquirrelsports.ca

Flying Squirrel is true fun for the whole family where the rules of gravity no longer apply! Form your own extreme dodgeball team, slam dunk like a pro, practice your best aerial acrobatics, and much more! We are Canada’s premier destination for Birthday Parties! Our parties include setup, cleanup, and everything in between, with two locations in Calgary! 

GYMTASTICS GYM CLUB

Phone: 403-718-9030
Email: northcalgary@gymtastics.ca
Website: http://gymtastics.ca/
Phone: 403-254-9010
Email: inquire@gymtastics.ca

At Gymtastics gym club, it’s the gymnastics birthday party your child will never forget! We supply a certified instructor to lead the first hour of game (age-appropriate), obstacle courses, gymnastics activities, giggles galore, and much more! For the last hour, you’ll have access to our kitchen for party festivities. We guarantee the children will be active, entertained, and challenged in our colorful and unique gym facility. Whether your child is turning 2 or 12, our parties provide great value for up to 20 children.

INJANATION FUN & FITNESS INC.

Phone: 587-353-4652
Email: events@injanation.co
Website: http://injanation.com/

Celebrate in Calgary’s largest indoor playground with 55,000 square feet of pure fun for ages 1 to 101! With a trampoline park, ninja warrior courses, climbing walls, and much more, your event will always be exciting and adventurous! We offer flexible party packages for every occasion and age group. Birthdays, team wrap-up celebrations, team-building events, Christmas parties, and more!

LET’S BOWL

Phone: 403-569-2695
Email: info@letsbowl.ca
Website: http://letsbowl.ca/

Your birthday celebration and family fun headquarters with a Pizza Hut express, 30 lanes of 10-pin bowling, extensive food and beverages. Automatic bumpers that raise and lower by person, lightweight balls, and bowling ramps - a complete and total package to make your family time extra special. Let us take the worry away, so you can enjoy a stress- and work-free good time!

MOUNTAIN VIEW BOWL

Your birthday party headquarters, specializing in children’s birthday parties! Three private party rooms, bowling, food and beverages - a complete and total package to make your child’s day extra special. Let us take the worry away, so you can enjoy a stress- and work-free celebration.

PASSION FOR GLASS LTD.

Address: 1534, 17 Avenue SW
Phone: 587-353-215
Email: info@passionforglass.ca
Website: http://passionforglass.ca/

Passion for Glass studio reveals the many creative possibilities in fused glass. After a short presentation about how to safely work with glass, experience this magical medium by exploring shapes, colors, and textures in designing your own unique pieces of art. Passion for Glass is the only Calgary glass studio to offer in-studio or mobile service for all ages. Passion for Glass provides workshops, team-building events, birthday parties, and field trips for school and community programs.

PINNOVATE DIY STUDIO

Phone: 403-278-9065
Email: info@pinnovate.ca
Website: http://pinnovate.ca/

Come celebrate at Calgary’s only DIY and Art studio! A unique celebration for any crafty kid, with options for all ages! Whether it is pour painting, slime parties, string art, vision boards, instructed paint, Pinnovate has something for all ages and offers Sunday private party bookings. Allow your group full access to the entire studio with an amazing on-site menu! Purchase gift cards for camps or other experience gifts on site four days a week during open studio hours. Head to pinnovate.ca for more details!

SHAKERS FUN CENTRE

Address: 9900 Venture Avenue SE
Phone: 403-236-2213
Email: info@shakerscalgary.com
Website: http://shakersfuncentre.com/

The best birthday parties happen at Shakers! Experience birthdays like never before with our amazing attractions including Laser Tag, Climbing Wall, and Awesome Arcade! Our party packages have all the fun covered at the best value in town including Unlimited play, one-hour table reservation, party host, loot bags, and more! Be prepared to experience birthdays like never before!

VIN GOGH PAINT SIP STUDIO

Phone: 403-475-4644
Email: info@vingogh.ca
Website: http://vingogh.ca/

Vin Gogh Studio offers Painting and Cooking parties. For our cooking parties, the kids make pizza from scratch, decorate cupcakes, then eat all that they have made. Our painting parties are like paint night for kids. The birthday guest will choose their favorite painting, and we take them through the painting, step by step. Both parties are two hours, require a minimum of 10 people, and cost $30 per person.

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