35+ 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?!

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. 

800 W Lawrence Ave
Charlotte, MI 48813

Two options to choose from – a standard party package or collaborate with an expert team to craft a customized celebration tailored to your preferences. All packages feature use of the 35-foot treehouse and a rock-climbing wall. A private room decked out for your unique celebration needs. Each package allows for 15 children (with all adults attending for free).

Parties are held Saturdays and Sundays from 12:30 – 2 PM.
Art Unlimited
4692 Okemos Rd
Okemos, MI 48864

Choose Your Party – Paint Your Own Pottery, Make A Friend, Glass Fusing, or Pallet Painting. With so many different options, you can mix and match to plan the perfect party. Pricing varies by selections made.
Buff City Soap
3490 Okemos Rd
Okemos, MI 48864

Ninety minutes of soap making fun! Your child and their guests will experience first-hand sudsy soap making while mixing, scenting, and shaping up to 5 mini-bath bombs each. Contact store for pricing.
Capital City Flips
864 Elmwood Rd
Lansing, MI 48917

Parties can accommodate up to 12 guests, the birthday kiddo is FREE. 60 minutes of supervised gym activities + 30 minutes of party time for gifts and dessert. Party set-up and clean-up taken care of by staff so you can enjoy the party too!
Castaway Play Cafe
1800 N Burkhart Rd
Howell, MI 48843

All birthday packages include: 2 hours of private room usage and assigned party attendant; water bottle, backpack, t-shirt, and birthday button for the birthday child; plates, napkins, cups, and utensils; 2 large 2 topping pizzas; 3 refillable pitchers of soda; cupcakes with candy to decorate; and set-up and clean-up!

Choose from the classic, deluxe, or extreme party package.
Charlotte Aquatic Center
1068 Carlisle Hwy
Charlotte, MI 48813

Three options to chose from – (1) Main Pool private rental, (2) Main Pool + Therapy Pool private rental, or (3) Open Swim Time Rental. A break down of rental fees can be found here.
Chuck E. Cheese
5451 W Saginaw Hwy
Lansing, MI 48917

Choose from 3 different party packages. Reservations can be made up to 60 days in advance. NOTE: Where possible, a birthday party reservation can be made up to 24-hours in advance. Parties are planned in 2-hour blocks.
Constellation Cat Cafe
3320 E Lake Lansing Rd, Suite F
East Lansing, MI 48823

Can you say MEOW? Parties at Constellation Cat Cafe include exclusive use of the cat room, a party host to help with everything from start to finish and the choice of a party *craft. Each participant will receive a cafe drink of their choice plus a party favor. *Craft choices include a friendship bracelet, paper plate cat, or cat bookmark.
Cookies & Canvas Kids’ Parties
580 Frandor Ave
Lansing, MI 48912

Pick your design and paint an 11″ x 14″ masterpiece. Guests can bring their own food and snacks. Up to 10 guests for $250. An additional $25 per guest after 10.
820 S Waverly Rd
Lansing, MI 48917

Birthday party packages start at just $24/jumper. Choose from 3 different packages. Book a party on a Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday and save 10% using code 10BDAYWEEK (minimum of 10 jumpers).
Kids in foam pit Defy-Trampoline-park
Birthday Party at DEFY in Lansing, MI
East Lansing Aquatic Center
6400 Abbot Rd
East Lansing, MI 48823

Give the kids an amazing day and have an area designated for your group’s celebrating needs.
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Waterpark birthday party
EDRU Skate
1891 N Cedar St
Holt, MI 48842

Choose from the Classic, the Ultimate, or the VIP Party package. Pricing varies by packages + add ons.
Edru Skate Ice Cream
EDRU Skating at a birthday party
The Emerging Parent
2018 S Cedar St, Ste G
Holt, MI 48842

Private parties include 2 hours of play time plus 15 minutes of set-up time, table set-up, a personal party attendant, and clean-up. Party packages start at $250.
Fenner Nature Center
2020 E Mt Hope Ave
Lansing, MI 48910

Packages start at just $200 and include a 2-hour rental of the lower level of the Visitor’s Center, tables and chairs, access to a refrigerator/freezer and private bathrooms, separate entrance, and choice of party theme*. Party themes choices – Reptiles & Amphibians, Wildlife Habitats, or Nature Navigators. All Fenner Nature Center Birthday Party Programs include outdoor activities. Please dress appropriately.
Goldfish Swim School  
5135 Times Square Dr, Suite B
Okemos, MI 48864

Party packages include invitations, 2-hours of private access to the facility, certified lifeguards to oversee all pool activities, decorations, party utensils and table coverings. Contact Goldfish Swim School for more information.
GymKind Academy
1982 W Grand River Ave, Ste 420
Okemos, MI 48864

Start with obstacle courses, games, and fun, then transition to a memorable party with friends! A Fun Facilitator will oversee everything including cleanup. You have control over the fun’s duration and the number of friends involved. Three party packages to choose from depending on the number of attendees.
Hawk Island County Park
1601 E Cavanaugh Rd
Lansing, MI 48910

Contact Ingham County Parks & Rec to reserve 1 of 4 pavilions for your next birthday party.
Birthdays at Hawk Island in the warmer months
High Caliber Karting & Entertainment
1982 W Grand River Rd Suite 800
Okemos, MI 48864

Minimum age for party attendees is 8 years old.

All party packages include a VIP room, dedicated party attendant, gift for the birthday child, invitation template, unlimited Pocket Soccer, three pepperoni pizzas and unlimited soda. Three varying party packages to choose from for up to 10 guests.
Impression 5
200 Museum Dr
Lansing, MI 48933

This is a great option for an indoor party! Two-hour party room reservation plus admission to the Science Center, one science experience, tables & chairs, plus a convenient loading cart. Package starts at just $275 ($200 for members). Up to 24 people.  
Jumpin’ Jax
1475 Lake Lansing Rd
Lansing, MI 48912

Two hours of bounce house fun plus two packages to choose from: Classic Private Party or Classic Private Party PLUS. Both packages include 75 minutes of exclusive use of inflatables, two hours of private party room, table coverings of your choice, and pre-decorated room.
Kiki’s Gymnastics
1161 E Clark Rd, Ste 330
DeWitt, MI 48820

Hosting children’s birthday celebrations can induce stress and feelings of being overwhelmed. Simplify the process reserving a party package at Kiki’s Gymnastics where you can invite unlimited party guests, free time to play around the gym + structured activities your whole party will enjoy. You bring the cake, we’ll provide the pizza, snacks, fruit punch and goodie bags.
Lansing Lugnuts
505 E Michigan Ave
Lansing, MI 48912

Go NUTS with the Lansing Lugnuts — with 20 box seats, $20 in Lugnut Loot, 10 Kid Zone wristbands, 10 food vouchers, video board exposure, and a special surprise.
Lansing Lugnuts playground. Credit: Lansing Lugnuts
Lansing Parks & Rec

Rent a park pavilion and let the kids play! This is a simple and fun way to celebrate your kiddo. Park pavilion rentals available the first Saturday in May through the second Saturday in October. Reservations can be made up to one year in advance of the actual rental date. For information about which park may be the best for your party, check out our list of Lansing’s Best Parks and Playgrounds.
Launch Trampoline Park
1982 W Grand River Rd
Okemos, MI 48864

Three party packages to choose from all with varying options.
Potter Park Zoo
1301 S Pennsylvania Ave
Lansing, MI 48912

Choose from an outdoor space, indoor space, or park pavilion. Potter Park Zoo has some of the wildest party guests around. Price points for every budget available. Contact the zoo today to discuss specifics.
Preuss Pets
1127 N Cedar St
Lansing, MI 48906
517-339-1762, Ext 8

Meet our Tortoise, Ferret, Ball Python, and Gecko! Three hours of party room time includes set-up, time for food, cake, and presents, an educational segment, and clean-up.
Royal Scot
4722 W Grand River Ave
Lansing, MI 48906

Let’s go bowling and party like rockstars! Contact Royal Scot for party package information tailored specifically to your needs.
Suburban Ice
2810 Hannah Blvd
East Lansing, MI 48823

Parties at the East Lansing Ice Cube are like no other. Suburban Ice provides a variety of birthday party packages filled with incredible value. Pricing ranges between $190 – $395.
Sundance Riding Stables
9250 Nixon Rd
Grand Ledge, MI 48837

Can you say pony party? One pony at your location within a 30-mile radius for up to 2 hours for just $325. Contract Sundance to reserve your date.
Taggart’s Playground
9466 Cutler Rd
Portland, MI 48875

Contact Taggart’s Playground to discuss party options directly!
2650 E Grand River Ave
East Lansing, MI 48823
517-500-8687, Ext. 3

Too many party themes to list here! Packages for ages 2-5 or 6+. Pricing starts at $200.
Uncle John’s Cider Mill
8614 N US-127
St Johns, MI 48879

Just need a space to rent? The space is outdoors so dress weather-appropriate. Uncle John’s Cider Mill will rent a space for you for 3-hours, you provide everything else. Two time slots to choose from. In addition to your space, party reservations include 2 gallons of cider and 2 dozen donuts for your group.
Whimsical pARTy Gallery
315 N Clinton Ave
St. Johns, MI 48879

Celebrate your party with packages starting at just $185 for up to 8 guests. Additional guests welcome for a nominal fee. Party packages include 1 mini sign per guest, 1 batch of slime, 2 hours of party time, and special area for refreshments and gifts.
WILDCATS Cheer Pride
4500 Empire Way #7
Lansing, MI 48917

Birthday parties that make you ROAR!

Two different packages to choose from with four themes that are bound to make your child’s birthday memorable! Party themes includes Cheer, Glow, Ninja or Nerf. Access to the gym, tumble track, and your own party host.
Woldumar Nature Center
5739 Old Lansing Rd
Lansing, MI 48917

Birthday party packages include: 2-hour rental of a space for up to 25 guests (with setup and cleanup time), a themed program with a staff naturalist, and access to a refrigerator, freezer, tables, and chairs. Bring your own table linens and decorations to create lasting memories! Four themes to choose from: Party Like It’s 1869, Nature Detectives, Pond Pals, or Nature Survival. $180/non-member; $150/member.
Zap Zone/Springz
936 Mall Dr E
Lansing, MI 48917

Choose from 5 different party packages plus add-ons! Something for every price point.

NOTE: Zap Zone will be moving to their new location inside the Lansing Mall on December 15th. We will update the address when they move.
Birthday Party at Zap Zone playing laser tag

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