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5 Best Places to Celebrate Children's Birthdays in Arlington Heights, IL
2/2/2022

5 Best Places to Celebrate Children's Birthdays in Arlington Heights, IL

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Kids’ birthday parties take a fair amount of planning. Luckily, in Arlington Heights, there are many kids’ party venue ideas to keep young ones entertained and having fun while celebrating your child’s special day. Take Hot Ground Gym; we’ve been hosting super exciting obstacle-course-themed kids’ parties for the past eight years to great success.

However, not all kids are the same, so we’ve compiled a nifty list of party ideas to suit budgets and personal preferences. From tenpin-bowling to themed parties at iconic entertainment centers, here are our top picks of the best places to celebrate children’s birthdays in Arlington Heights.

#5: The Arlington Heights Historical Museum

Arlington Heights Historical Museum Birthday Party

Did you know the Arlington Heights Historical Museum doesn’t just offer a great time for the whole family but also the perfect place to have a kid’s party?  Their hour and a half long kids’ parties include games, activities, cake supplies, and goody bags. See the different themed celebrations you can book below:

THEME AGE MAX GUESTS
Tea party 4+ 12 Children
My favorite doll/ teddy 4+ 12 Children
Pioneer party 4+ 12 Children
Soda-pop science party 7+ 15 Children

#4: Arlington Heights Park District

Arlington Heights Park District is one of the oldest in Chicago’s metropolitan area, with loads of kids’ party venue ideas. Home to a cultural arts center, historical museum, fitness club, five outdoor swimming pools, and an equal number of community centers, it’s a popular place for celebrations. They offer packaged birthday parties at all five of their community centers and take care of the entire event.

Choose between foam blaster parties, sports-themed birthday parties, princess parties, and more! Arlington Heights Park District offers unique and flexible options to suit different kids’ needs. All parties last between one and two hours, depending on the theme selected.

Parties Include:

  • Professional Park District staff to assist with the event from start to finish
  • Staff-run activities
  • Tablecloths
  • Paper products
  • Utensils
  • Pre-party set-up and post-party clean up

Available at an Additional Charge:

  • Ice cream cake
  • Juice
  • Goody bags

Booking a party requires a two-week notice, but dates fill up rapidly, so parents are encouraged to book early!

#3: Chuck E. Cheese

Chuck E Cheese Arlington Heights Birthday Party

Children’s amusement center and self-proclaimed Birthday Capital of the Universe™, Chuck E. Cheese has a variety of fun-filled birthday packages for every budget and group size. Every kid’s birthday party includes pizza, games, and a party server to lead the group with a special birthday song. Chuck E. Cheese has tiered birthday packages.

The Star Package:

  • 30 play points per child
  • 250 bonus E-tickets for the birthday child
  • Exclusive birthday star play band
  • 3 party helium balloons
  • Coil wristband per child at locations with a Play Pass

Super Star Package:

  • 500 bonus E-tickets for the birthday child
  • 45 play points per child or 45 tokens for locations without Play Pass
  • Coil wristband per child at locations with Play Pass
  • Collectible cup with free refills for the life of the cup per child
  • 6 party helium balloons

Ultimate Super Star Package:

  • All you can play games for the duration of the party or 60 tokens per kid for locations without Play Pass
  • 1500 E-tickets for the birthday kid
  • Play band upgrade per child (based on availability)
  • Collectible cup with free refills for the life of the cup per child
  • 1 goody bag per child
  • 1 Dippin’ Dots ice cream per child
  • 9 helium party balloons
  • Ticket tote per child
  • 2 large, 1-topping pizzas for adults

#2: Beverly Lanes

Established in 1955, this beloved ten-pin bowling center is one of the most popular places to throw a kids’ party in Arlington Heights. Ten-pin bowling is a wonderful way to celebrate your child’s birthday and is suitable for almost all ages.

Parents love it because kids entertain themselves in the lane bowling, and there’s no need to worry about cleaning up after the party. Beverly Lanes offers two party packages, one with food and drink and the other without.

Birthday Party Package One:

  • 1 hour of bowling
  • 1 hour in their private party room
  • Up to 5 bowlers per lane
  • Party hosts may bring drinks and snacks

Birthday Party Package Two:

  • 1 hour of bowling
  • 1 hour in their private party room
  • Shoe rental (5 per lane)
  • 1 pizza per lane
  • 1 pitcher of soda per lane

#1 The Best Place for Your Kid's Birthday Party in Arlington Heights

Places to Celebrate Children's Birthdays in Arlington Heights

If your kids love physical activities, group solving tasks, and obstacle courses, then they’ll have a ball at Hot Ground Gym. We’re one of the top places to have a kids’ party — our 5-star Google rating is testament to how much fun the kids have!  All our adventurous birthday parties include:

  • 100% private 90 minute event
  • 60 minutes of supervised activity
  • 30 minutes in the party room to enjoy food and cake
  • Table set-up
  • A cake-cutting ceremony with a military saber
  • Zero charges for bringing in food

Our energizing parties involve military-inspired obstacle courses and team-building activities for kids of all ages and are enjoyed by both boys and girls. We have extensive experience organizing the most memorable parties, which are supervised by trained instructors. Don’t miss out on the opportunity to give your kid a party full of amusement and fun! Hurry and book your date here!