Top Five Best Themed Party Venues in Melbourne
One of the toughest parts of planning a child’s birthday celebration can be finding a party venue with a great theme, that suits your child’s age and interests.
There are loads of entertainment outlets in Melbourne that cater for children’s parties, but if it’s a specific theme you are after, one of these top five outstanding Melbourne venues could be just the ticket to holding the best themed birthday party ever. One will even come to you!
1. Fly By Fun
If you are out for ideas for keeping a bunch of little ones entertained, let a superhero swoop in and save the day! Turn your own home into the ultimate themed party venue with Fly By Fun Melbourne Children's Entertainment. With the expertise, energy and excitement to create a memorable celebration for your child, they will deliver a party package full of games and activities, music and prizes, and more.
With a catalogue of beloved characters ready to party, you could have anyone from Marvel Superheros to Disney Princesses turning up on your doorstep, plus Power Rangers, Storm Troopers, Ninja Turtles, Transformers and loads more. Fly By Fun Melbourne Children's Entertainment also hosts a range of themed parties like Pokemon, Harry Potter and Lego, or crafty parties to keep little hands busy like flower crowns, laser tag, slime and even Masterchef!
Where: They come to you throughout Melbourne.
Cost: Varies for each party. Enquire Now at Fly By Fun.
2. Fairy Wings and Wishes
Fairy Wings and Wishes is an enchanting entertainment space that just oozes magic and fantasy. For little fairy-crazed kids with big imaginations, this is a wonderous themed party venue.
There are three decorated, themed rooms available at Fairy Wings and Wishes, and parties are hosted by a Fairy, Princess, Mermaid or Wizard. The party kicks off with games, face painting and loads of activities, then kids make their way to ‘The Room in the Clouds’ where they are treated to a feast fit for a king.
They then visit the enchanted forest for storytelling, magical wishes and special wishing stones, before the party winds up in the Magical Castle room where every child is farewelled with a cupcake.
Where: Shop 6 Niddrie Arcade, 334 Keilor Road, Niddrie.
Cost: $35 per child plus optional extras. Minimum 12 children.
3. Gourmet Kids
Got a budding chef in your midst? Well, Gourmet Kids is a unique themed cooking party venue that is becoming very popular among the little foodies of Melbourne. A basic party package at Gourmet Kids includes cooking invitations, food and drinks, party host, party games AND your choice of what you would like to cook on the day.
The cooking component of the party is organised according to age. Children two to five years old have the option of cooking delicious goodies like chocolate brownies, lollipops, happy faces and other fun creations for tots. Kids aged six to nine years can bake cupcakes, shortbread and other slightly more technical food. For those 10 to 13 year olds, they can move on to making their own sushi!
Where: Locations across Melbourne including Glen Iris, St Kilda and South Yarra.
Cost: Basic party package from $350 for up to 12 children.
4. The Party Room for Kids
The Party Room for Kids is the place for a themed birthday celebration that wows! These are no ordinary party rooms at The Party Room for Kids - you even get – wait for it – special effects!
All parties are 90 minutes long and themes include Cinderella, Dinosaur Jungle, Snow Queen, Disco, Mermaid, Superheros, Fairy Princess, Pirates, Minecraft, Vampire and Construction. That’s quite a list.
Parties include a magic show or disco, face painting, tattoos, face gems and nail colouring, plus loads of party games and activities like karaoke and dancing.
Where: 70 Dow St, South Melbourne.
Cost: $999 for ‘The Party Package’ which includes room, entertainment, hosts, drinks and invitations. Food, birthday cake and other extras incur an additional cost.
5. SEA LIFE Aquarium
For an aquatic-themed party, you really can’t beat Melbourne’s spectacular SEA LIFE Melbourne Aquarium! Party with sharks, penguins, turtles and more. A minimum of 12 kids are required for each party at SEA LIFE and one adult (free of charge) for every six kids is required to attend.
Parties are 2 hours long and include two hosts with a private, aquatic party room, party food, invitations, aquatic-themed activities and a one-hour guided tour with close-up encounters. The party package also includes a full day’s admission to the aquarium, so kids can hang around long after the party has wound up.
Where: King and Flinders Sts, Melbourne.
Cost: $40 per child. Minimum of 12.
Please note: SEA LIFE Aquarium is temporarily closing its events including birthday parties in response to COVID-19.
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