8 Most Affordable Kids Party Venues in Brisbane
Throwing a birthday party for your child is the perfect milestone to boost kids esteem. For our children spending time and interacting with family and peers helps kids explore, manage and respond to emotions making them feel more confident. As Oprah Winfrey says ‘The more you praise and celebrate your life, the more there is to Celebrate!’.
However, finding the right venue can be a daunting task. As a parent, you want to create unforgettable memories for your child without breaking the bank. With the rising cost of living, it’s no surprise many of us working parents are searching for affordable kids’ party venues to ensure our hard-earned money goes further.
If you are starting to, procrastinating on, or have already been in planning mode for their next birthday party it can quickly become overwhelming trying to check off the party planning list.
Do you want to know how to create the ultimate kids birthday party without the stress and fuss of hosting at home, and at the same time locking in value for money?
It’s simple – outsource to the experts! Do you know that some of the children’s activities and attractions will host as many as 40 kids birthday parties on the same day?!
The lucky birthday child and their guests who receive an invite to an activity party are in for a treat. These types of parties provide a new and unique experience, allowing them to learn a new skill or interact in a new environment. .
From dedicated party spaces to private rooms, these venues are fully equipped with themed decor and supervised by trained staff. In addition, many venues offer delicious refreshments included in the package or available as add-ons.
The best part? The clean-up is done for you, no one, not even you Mum need to clean up after the event. Leaving you to have fun and create colourful memories together with your little one, friends and family!
Below we’ve listed our top eight (8) of the best and most affordable and unique kids’ party venues across Brisbane, helping you to plan the perfect birthday celebration for your little one.
Trevena Glen Farm Party
$18pp for 30 guests / $35 for 4 guests
A crowd pleaser for all ages, but this one is especially suited to 3 to 6 year olds. Your party will have their own 1 hour hosted animal tour, plus a dedicated party area for 2 hours. A stack of optional extras are available such as tractor rides, pony/horse rides, jumping castle and alpaca visit.
Cons: You will need to arrange and BYO your own food. Pros: They include party invites and they offer plenty of space for you and your guests to roam!
Victoria Park Putt Putt & Bistro Party Package
$26 to $29pp (min 10 guests)
Putt Putt Mini Golf at Victoria Park is a sure winner for your primary aged child’s next birthday party! The kids will have a blast testing their putt putt skills and exploring the playground, weekend games area and outdoor green spaces. The centrally located Victoria Park 18 hole Putt Putt Mini Golf course weaves around a rocky terrain while sporting a magnificent view of Brisbane’s CBD skyline.
Cons: Due to popularity, bookings in advance are essential. Pros: Great value for money, excellent food packages with breakfast, morning/afternoon tea and lunch selections. PLUS if Putt Putt’s not your thing, you can do Bistro & Play packages. Perfect if you’re looking to invite adults – it’s fully licensed!
Red Lock Escape Room Party
$48.75pp for minimum of 8
If you’re looking for a unique celebration that transports tweens and teens to a new world, Red Lock North Lakes is the perfect party venue for you. With four different escape rooms to choose from, including The Wizard’s Apprentice (8+), Area 52 (10+), Aunty Annie’s Asylum (12+), and The Mob Job (12+), there’s something for everyone.
Cons: Food is not included. Pros: You can bring your own cake and other party food, and with available times outside of key mealtimes, there is no need for fully catered options. Even though food is not provided, they do include water and juice in the package and our favourite is the commemorative group photo, a unique memento of the special day!
$47.50 to $61pp for 8 guests
For choice and all-inclusiveness you must have Area 51 on the list! Australia’s newest and largest indoor family entertainment centre plays host to birthday parties for ages one and up. Kids will have a blast on the rock climbing and bouldering walls attraction, navigating the heights on the High Ropes obstacle course or playing a game of tiggy through Gizmo’s multi tiered stadium! Be sure to check out their INFINITY PIZZA PARTY for $45 per person (min 10.) with the birthday person getting 2 rides on the Alien Air Coaster for FREE.
Cons: You need to order your own cake. Pros: Includes EVERYTHING else even the backdrop, cake stand + substantial party food. Your party will be run like a rocket ship with a dedicated host. Expert level HIGH.
DIY Invasion Creative Kids Party
$35 to $60pp (min 8 guests)
Is your child an aspiring artist or someone who enjoys expressing themselves creatively? Want somewhere they haven’t been before that offers your guests FUN and the chance to get MESSY? DIY Invasion just off the M1 at Stapylton is a wonderland of colour and creativity suited to all ages with five different party styles to choose from, such as Paint & Play and Primp & Pamper Pretty!
Cons: It doesn’t include catering. (optional add on available) Pros: 2 hours of fully hosted and guided creative activity, creative mementos to take home. Mega messy fun without the cleaning. Super easy to find and plenty of parking.
$35 pp (min 10pp)
One of Brisbane’s favourites with value that’s on point, Laserzone knows how to host a memorable party! The world class, multi-level arena engages children aged 5 and up in the most exciting, full sensory experience, allowing them to team up and interact in a super fun way.
Cons: Premium Arcade & Bumper Car are upgrades. Pros: Fully catered, with option of an ice cream cake add on – our fav!! Retro Arcade, Nintendo anyone?!
Riverlife Adventure Party
$49 to $59pp
For an epic tween or teen party to remember, you really can’t go past the iconic Kangaroo Point Cliffs and Brisbane’s adventure icon Riverlife! Offering a range of different outdoor adventure activities for explorers including rock climbing, kayaking, laser tag, rollerblading and much more!
Cons: While the location at Kangaroo Point can be a bit challenging for parking, a little reasearch can provide you with all the information you need to share with your guests Pros: The spectacular views of Brisbane River and the CBD. Riverlife provides a dedicated host to ensure your child and their friends are having fun in a safe and organized environment. Food includes healthy wraps and sandwiches as well as typical kid staples – pizza, nuggets and fish & chips.
Miss Petite Children’s Day Spa Party
$47.50 to $90 pp (min 8 guests)
Book ahead for this sparkly celebration! Miss Petite Children’s Day Spa at Tingalpa offers the perfect space for those who enjoy dressing up, being pampered, dancing and spending time with their friends. Choose from a range of birthday party packages for 2 to 12 year olds including the Miss Petite Deluxe which includes mini facial with a luscious strawberry mask, nails painted, glitter tattoos, hair styling & age appropriate make-up for the birthday girl.
Cons: Your guests won’t want to leave! Pros: every inclusion fit for a princess, your per person price checks the list games & prizes, delicious party food, cup cakes, party bags and take home tiara!!!
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