10 Unique Birthday Party Places for Kids in MD and Washington DC

Jun 21, 2014 | Birthday Party Ideas

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Discover Unique Birthday Party Places for Kids around Maryland and Washington DC

Birthday Party Places for Kids in Maryland, DC, and VirginiaHave you been looking for unique birthday party places to celebrate a kid’s birthday in the Maryland or Washington DC area?  At Pirate Adventures we provide a unique birthday party place to host an incredible pirate party.  We talk to a lot of parents that are looking birthday party ideas that will wow their guests and make it easy to plan a party outside of the house.  We know that not everyone is looking for a pirate themed party and thought we would lend a hand in the party planning process.  We’ve compiled a list of 10 unique birthday party places for kids that we have found in the Maryland and Washington DC area – including Pirate Adventures of course!

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Our Top 10 Birthday Party Places

Pirate Adventures on the Chesapeake

Birthday Party Places for Kids - Pirate PartyWe think we are the most unique birthday party place for kids in the area hands down.  Come aboard our pirate ship with your guests and take part in a search for sunken treasure on the Chesapeake Bay.  Children get dressed up and face painted before departing and are entertained the entire time while onboard.  Adults are free to relax, take pictures, and take in the views of the Naval Academy and historic Annapolis from the water.  Upon returning to land you can reserve space in our indoor party room for cake and presents after the trip.  Read more about our birthday party packages and check out our reviews on TripAdvisor and Yelp.

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Rent a pavilion

Birthday Party Places for Kids - PavilionDoes your child have a favorite playground?  Contact your local park and take advantage of usually affordable pavilion rentals for your base of operations.  A pavilion rental can be adapted to any theme and often times includes bar-b-q grills making food and clean up easy.  Check out this post from Better Homes and Gardens for ideas on outdoor party games and plan your menu with this post from Delish about a kid’s cookout.

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Indoor Pool Party

Birthday Party Places for Kids - Indoor PoolsDoes your child have a winter birthday?  Throw them a summer pool party at one of these indoor birthday party places for kids.  The Prince Georges Sports and Learning Complex, North Arundel Aquatic Center, and the Deanwood Aquatic Center all offer birthday party rooms that you can reserve for your winter pool party.

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Ice Cream Party

Birthday Party Places for kids - Ice CreamLet the kids get creative and make their own sundaes.  Many ice cream shops like Menchies, Kilwins, Kilby Cream, and The Double Dipper offer sundae parties with private party rooms.

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Petting Zoos or Pick Your Own

birthday party places for kids - petting zoosTake the kids for an adventure on the farm!  There are many petting zoos in our area that offer party packages and a private space for cake and presents.  Leesburg Animal Park, Milburn Orchards in Elkton, and Southern Comfort Berry Farm in St. Mary’s County all offer party packages.

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Spa Party

birthday party places for kids - spa dayGet the girls all dolled up.  Many local salons offer party packages that include an updo and manicure for little girls.  Pigtails and Crewcuts specialize in kids haircuts and offers multiple party options.

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Cooking Party

birthday party places for kids - cooking schoolsLet the kids loose in the kitchen.  Whole Foods offers cooking parties with different themes like a pizza party or breakfast in your pjs.  Cookology in Sterling, VA offers kid’s cooking classes and birthday parties.

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Climbing Wall or Gym

birthday party places for kids - climbing wallsLet the kids use all that energy before serving cake.  A lot of gyms offer climbing walls and reserved time on the basketball court along with a private party room.  Earth Treks in Columbia and Rockville MD offers party packages.  Your local YMCA has multiple party options to entertain the kids.

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Trampoline Parks

birthday party places for kids - trampoline parksGo beyond the moonbounce and take the kids to a Trampoline Park.  Options in our area include Skyzone, Flight Trampoline Park, and Rebounderz.  Take it one step further and try New York Trapeze School in DC.

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Children’s Theatre

birthday party places for kids - theatreWe are lucky to live in an area that offers lots of options for children’s theatre.  Many of them offer group discounts and party rooms.  Some of the venues even offer theatre workshops for kids. Check out Imagination Stage, The Puppet Company, and Adventure Theatre.

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Finding the right birthday party place can be a tricky business and we hoped we helped you plan the perfect birthday party for your little one. For more fun places for kids and birthday party places to explore with our A to Z Guide to Fun in the DMV.  If you are looking for a themed birthday party place check out our post, Ultimate Birthday Party Ideas for Five-Year-Olds. Please leave a comment below with your favorite birthday party places for kids in Maryland, DC, and Virginia so we can add it to our list!