34+ Birthday Party Planning Ideas around Lansing – Epic Birthday Fun for All Ages

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Where Kids love to Celebrate their Birthday – Party Planning for Parents in Lansing

The spectrum of Birthday party planning in Lansing spans from free and chill to elaborate and epic.

I love this about our city because no matter what you’re looking for or how much you want to spend, there’s something amazing for your kiddo’s birthday party making it a day they’ll remember when they’re our ages.

This birthday party list includes Indoor, outdoor, play, active/sports, themed, and free options.

So, let’s get to planning shall week?!

Featured Places to Have a Birthday Party

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Kids Party Spots in Okemos

Launch Lansing is the Premier Family Entertainment Venue in Mid-Michigan.

With over 32K sq. ft. of attractions, we are sure to put smiles on faces of all ages. Our awesome 15K sq. ft. of trampolines include dodgeball, battle pit, challenger course, and our signature Launch Pad.

In addition to the trampolines, Launch Lansing features a 25+ game arcade, Fury Laser Tag, an escape room, and the Krave Café' making made-to-order pizzas and lots of other delicious food and drink selections.

With private party rooms and easy to select B-Day Packages, Launch Lansing host the BEST.BIRTHDAY.EVER!

Testimonial
Booked my son’s sixth birthday party and we loved it. The staff was attentive, helpful and friendly. Definitely recommend and will be back!

Raquel PPrivate Room! Private Party Host! The Pizza Was Actually Really Good! Online Booking Was Easy To Use. Highly Recommend!!!

Lauren L

GOOD FOR: Toddler, Preschool, Elementary, Tween, Middle School, High School
AGES: 1-75
OFFERINGS: Toddler Birthday Parties, Indoor Birthday Parties, Party Space Rental, Birthday Entertainment, Birthday Party Rentals

Full List of Birthday Party Planning Options in Greater Lansing

Prices and times often change – contact each location for $ details, packages, and options as you plan. 

Annie Kathryn Hair + Bridal Studio
701 E South St,
Lansing, MI 48910
Have your child’s birthday party in a fun and beautiful salon in REO Town.
Al!ve Charlotte
800 W Lawrence Ave,
Charlotte, MI 48813
Two hours of your choice of activities like rock climbing, treehouse, basketball, and more!
Birchfield Park
881 Grovenburg Rd,
Holt, MI 48842
What’s the best thing to do during winter birthday parties? Go sledding! Birchfield has such a great set up and it’s just $2 for a tube! If you’re looking for a fun winter party this is a go-to option!
Bull’s Eye Axe Throwing
3232 S Washington Ave,
Lansing, MI 48910
This is a great teen or older kid party option.
Chuck E Cheese
5451 L, W Saginaw Hwy,
Lansing, MI 48917
A birthday classic: pizza, arcade games.
DEFY
 820 S Waverly Rd,
Lansing, MI 48917
Jump the day away!
East Lansing Aquatic Center
6400 Abbot Rd #1422,
East Lansing, MI 48823
*Temporarily closed 2021*
Give the kids an amazing day and have an area designated for your groups celebrating needs.
Edru Skate
1891 N Cedar St,
Holt, MI 48842
Rollerskating, arcade, and the #chickendance
Fenner Nature Center
 2020 E Mt Hope Ave,
Lansing, MI 48910
A fun and educational party in one. Choose from outdoor or indoor options.
Fun Tyme Adventure Parks
6295 E Saginaw Hwy,
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
All-ages fun here with go-karts, batting cages, and mini-golf. They offer different packages and options.
Goldfish Swim School  
5135 Times Square Dr Suite B, Okemos, MI 48864
Swimming birthday party options.
Harris Nature Center
3998 Van Atta Rd,
Okemos, MI 48864
2 hour themed parties with a guided nature walk.
Hawk Island
1601 E Cavanaugh Rd,
Lansing, MI 48910
Party all year long at their Snow park or Water Park.
High Caliber
1982 W Grand River Rd Suite 800, Okemos, MI 48864
Indoor go-karts, race simulators, ax throwing, and more!
Impression 5
 200 Museum Dr,
Lansing, MI 48933
Play in the museum, make slime, and celebrate in a private room.
Jumpin’ Jax
1475 Lake Lansing Rd,
Lansing, MI 48912
The largest inflatables play area in town.
Lansing Lugnuts
505 E Michigan Ave,
Lansing, MI 48912
Celebrate your birthday with Big Lug! Catch a game, play on the playground and more.
Launch
1982 W Grand River Rd,
Meridian Charter Township, MI 48864
The MAC
2900 Hannah Blvd,
East Lansing, MI 48823
Pools, fun, and party options galore! Check out their overnight fun.
Michigan Historic Museum
702 W Kalamazoo St,
Lansing, MI 48915
Who knew history could be so fun! Party downtown in this beautiful and fun History center.
MSU Museum
409 W Circle Dr,
East Lansing, MI 48823
**Reopening in September 2021**
Their staff takes great care to give kids a fun and interactive experience.
Parks & PlaygroundsYou can reserve spots at almost any park on this list or just arrive and plan to set up camp at an available spot. Each park is unique and offers something party-memorable.

If your kid loves swimming, Lake Lansing and Hawk Island are perfect! If your kid loves playgrounds, Wisswasser and Patriarch parks are epic…the list goes on, and choosing is the hardest part.
Potter Park Zoo
1301 S Pennsylvania Ave,
Lansing, MI 48912
Dinosaur and Savannah Themed Party Packages. An epic day of fun at the zoo awaits!
Preuss Pets
1127 N Cedar St,
Lansing, MI 48906
Have a unique and amazing party with their basic and themed options.
Reach Art Studio
1804 S Washington Ave,
Lansing, MI 48910
Get creative with this fun, artistic, and unique way to celebrate.
Suburban Ice
2810 Hannah Blvd,
East Lansing, MI 48823
No matter the time of year, ice skating is always a blast!
Sundance Riding Stables
9250 Nixon Rd,
Grand Ledge, MI 48837
I mean…who can resist a pony party, right!?
Uncle John’s Cider Mill
 8614 NORTH, 8614 US-127,
St Johns, MI 48879
Treats and fun galore! Jumping pillow, hayrides, and more.
Water Parks and Area BeachesHold your birthday party at the beach or splash pad, for endless hours of FREE fun!
Woldumar Nature Center
5739 Old Lansing Rd,
Lansing, MI 48917
Enjoy a theme-based program with one of their naturalists.
YMCA
3700 Old Lansing Rd,
Lansing, MI 48917

2306 Haslett Rd,
East Lansing, MI 48823

900 Long Blvd,
Lansing, MI 48911
Let the YMCA take the stress away with their party planning options.
Zap Zone/Springz
936 Mall Dr E,
Lansing, MI 48917
Endless hours of fun – Jumping, Playing Glow Golf, Arcade, Laser Tag, and more!

Pictures of Birthday Party Options

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Birthday Party at Zap Zone playing laser tag
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Tubing at Birchfield Park
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Harris Nature Center outdoor play structure
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Hawk Island Birthday Parties are a hit in the Winter
Michigan Historic Center Big Lumber Wheel Play Museum Downtown Lansing
Interactive exhibits at the Michigan History Museum
MSU Museum East Lansing Kids Free Fun
Learning at the MSU Museum
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Feeding the Fish at Preuss Pets
Pottery at REACH Art Studio
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Jumping pillow at Uncle John’s Cider Mill
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Diving into history at Woldumar Nature Center
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Treehouse at Al!ve in Charlotte, MI
Kids in foam pit Defy-Trampoline-park
Birthday Party at DEFY in Lansing, MI
Edru Skate Ice Cream Soft Serve Ice Cream Kids
Edru Skating at a birthday party
Lansing Lugnuts playground. Credit: Lansing Lugnuts
Potter Park Zoo Bird Exhibit Kids
Potter Park Zoo
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Ninja warrior course at Springz in Waverly, MI
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Waterpark and Water birthday parties
Sister looking through the glass at sisters class Goldfish-Swim-School
Goldfish Swim School
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Birthdays at Hawk Island in the warmer months

Do you have a Birthday Party Place We should Add to Our List?

We are better together! What should we add to our list that you’ve been to and found amazing?

Or, if you’re a business and you offer a birthday party option and you’re not on our list, please contact bekah@lansingfamilyfun.com.

Have a blast at your next party, Lansing!

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