If you are like most moms, your child’s birthday seems to creep up faster every year. They keep getting older and yet you haven’t aged a day, right?
To help you out, Charleston Moms has partnered with some of Charleston’s top Birthday Party providers to bring you our Guide to Birthday Parties Around Charleston! We are providing busy moms all of the information they need to help plan the best birthday party ever!
A special thanks goes out to all of the sponsors who helped make this guide possible. If you would like your business included in this guide, let’s chat!
*This is a sponsored guide, presented by our valued local partners. While we love sharing these resources with our readers, we have not personally vetted each individual business represented here and encourage our readers to do their own research to find the best fit for their family.
One of the most stressful things for a parent can be planning a birthday party. What do you do with your kids for an hour and a half? How do you get them engaged?
Simple. You make their birthday into an unforgettable adventure with a highly trained, passionate, and experienced team of guides who will help them have the greatest party ever! Call in the Wild Blue Crew and let them take over the work of planning so you can sit back, relax, and build some amazing memories with your family. Wild Blue Ropes takes care of all your birthday party needs, making kids’ birthday parties easy to book & fully enjoyable! WBR birthday party packages include food, drinks, tableware, FREE downloadable party invitations, selected course climb time, and 30 minutes of party time off the ropes. The birthday child even receives a complimentary Wild Blue Ropes Adventure Park t-shirt! Various party packages are available, and sign-up is a breeze.
Award-winning adventures happen at Wild Blue Ropes!
Charleston’s Choice 2020
Best Entertainment Center, Best Place to Wear Out Your Kid, Birthday Party Venue, Summer Day Camp
Lowcountry Parent Mom’s Choice 2021
Best Outdoor Activity Venue, Best Family Recreation Center, Best Birthday Party Venue, Best Mom/Daughter Outing, Best Dad/Son Outing, Best Place to Wear Out Your Kid
At Flight Adventure Park birthday parties are OUT OF THIS WORLD!
When you reserve a Flight birthday bash, you’ll be matched with a party host that will handle all the technical details and tasks—including setup and cleanup—so everyone can relax, jump, dunk, and enjoy the party!
So why us? One reason families think Flight is the best of all the birthday party places Charleston has to offer: we make your day special and personal. With us, your party can include personalized add-ons like extra jump time, party favors, and more. Select one of our pizza packages, select food and drink add-ons, and even bring your own dessert from your favorite spot— that might mean your own kitchen!
Plus: the Birthday Guest receives a GOLDEN TICKET Pass – 1 Month of Free Jump!!
Ready to jump in? With packages starting at just $229 you can plan a one-of-a-kind birthday bash. Our event planning pros are some of the best in Charleston— birthday parties, work outings, field trips, you name it, are second nature for us. Get in touch today!
Book your next party at the Drybar Charleston!
Enjoy blowouts, dry styling, and braids in our beautiful private event space while celebrating your next special occasion. Events can be fully customized and include shirley temple beverages with catering options available.
Prices start at $500 for 1.5-2 hours and are available Sunday – Thursday, ages 5 and up! Contact us today to start planning your BLOWOUT of a party!
Make Your Own Doughnut Party at Fractured Prune Doughnuts!
Have a Unique Fun-Filled Event in FP’s Upstairs Party Room which includes a Basketball Arcade Game, Giant Chalkboard Wall, Play Kitchenette, Giant Four Across Game, a Big Purple Comfy Couch, Games, Music, and Your Very Own Dedicated Staff Member to ensure your Party or Event is Extra Special.
You & Your guests will be able to Create & Decorate your Own Doughnuts and eat your scrumptious Creation upon completion. Aprons and Gloves are Provided. Our Party Room is available for 2 hours at $225 (plus tax) per event and includes doughnuts, toppings, drinks, and coffee (Parents Only). Room holds up to 30 Guests.
At Charleston Slumber Party the fun begins when the sun goes down! We offer indoor and outdoor events for kids (and adults!) of all ages. Our indoor slumber tents offer creative themes, high-quality tents & mattresses, fun props, decorations, lighting, and more.
Our outdoor glamping experience will create a picture-perfect birthday party your child will never forget! We style & furnish our giant canvas bell tent with the theme of your choosing.
Our outdoor movie theater brings movies, sporting events, gaming, and fun right to your backyard! Combine with our slumber tents for an extra memorable party. And the best part is…we deliver, set-up, style and come back and take it all down the next day!
Matt Gravity is an award-winning, family-friendly juggler and variety entertainer with over 20 years of experience entertaining both adults and children. Matt has toured across the United States delivering high-quality school shows and internationally as part of a circus troupe.
Matt’s fast-paced 30-minute children’s birthday party show is a dazzling mix of juggling, circus arts, and magic and includes lots of audience participation and clean humor. With his engaging and easygoing personality, Matt is sure to be a crowd-pleaser! Please contact him for pricing and availability. One Man Band also available upon request for an additional fee.
Bach to Rock offers birthday parties for kids of all ages and adults alike.
Rock Band Birthday Party (ages 7+) consists of a two-hour jam/recording session where the birthday boy or girl becomes the star.
Karaoke Birthday Party (ages 6+) is the perfect party for kids and adults eager to become a superstar singer for a day.
Rock City Birthday Party (ages 4 – 6) is an action-packed party that allows the children to explore rock ‘n’ roll instruments up close and see for themselves how music is made on keyboards, drums, and guitars.
Bizzy Bee Indoor Play Center offers birthday parties and playtime for kids of all ages.
As Charleston’s largest indoor playground, we provide the ultimate playtime and party experience for a variety of budgets. Our party space can host just a few or a whole lot!
Bizzy Bee has 4 large party rooms that can accommodate birthday parties and a wide variety of social events.
Kids of all ages will have a blast with the cool party packages offered at your Charleston County Parks!
Make a splash at the waterparks during the summer, reach new heights at The Climbing Wall, or rent a party tent or umbrella any time of year to celebrate the big day with big outdoor fun.
Party packages start at $160 and tent/umbrella rentals start at $75.
Looking for more birthday party ideas? Here's a comprehensive list:
Art Buzz Kids, Mount Pleasant
Art of Bounce Jump Castles, Charleston
AR Workshop, Mount Pleasant
Bee City Zoo, Cottageville
Brighton Swim Academy, Mount Pleasant
Cake My Day Charleston, Hanahan
Carolina Ice Palace, North Charleston
Charleston Fun Factory, Charleston
Charleston Fun Park, Mount Pleasant
Charleston Jump Castles, Charleston
Charleston Museum, Downtown Charleston
Charleston Pirate Tours, Downtown Charleston
Charleston Speed Boat Adventure
Charleston Zipline, Awendaw
Choice Gymnastics, Summerville
Crosswind Farm, Holly Hill
Cupcakes Down South, Mount Pleasant
Dance Moves of Charleston, Folly Beach
Davita’s Funtastic Gymnastics, Ladson
Fire and Ice Art Studio, Summerville
Fractured Prune Doughnuts, Mount Pleasant
Frankie’s Fun Park, North Charleston
Go Play Fitness
Grassroots Gymnastics, North Charleston
Gymnastics Academy of Charleston
Japan Karate Institute, North Charleston
Jason’s Jump Castles, Charleston
Kids First Swim School, Charleston
Kids Play Garden, Mount Pleasant
Legare Farms Johns, Island
Lilly Grace Farms and Petting Zoo, Summerville
Mellow & Play Cafe, Ladson
Mount Pleasant Family Martial Arts
Music in Motion, Summerville
National Karate MMA
North Charleston Fire Museum, North Charleston
On Purpose Adventures, Charleston
Outslide In, West Ashley
Pack Athletics, West Ashley
Paintball Charleston, Moncks Corner
Peace Love Hip Hop, Daniel Island
Pro Performance, Mount Pleasant
Sandpiper Lanes, North Charleston
Skyzone, Mount Pleasant
South Carolina Aquarium, Downtown
The Art Place Studio, Mount Pleasant
The Little Gym, Summerville – West Ashley – Mount Pleasant
Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Park, North Charleston
Wild Blue Ropes, James Island
Wine and Canvas (Cookies and Canvas), Charleston
Wonderworks, Downtown – West Ashley – Mount Pleasant – Johns Island