Looking for a fun birthday party spot for your child in the Albuquerque area? There are lots of options for kids of any age and many interests. There are golf parties, parties with inflatable jumpers, roller skating parties, lazer tag, there's something that will appeal to the birthday child. Many venues offer party packages that take the work out of the day for parents.
The BioPark offers the option of a catered party or a do it yourself affair. Catered parties can take place at either the Aquarium or Zoo. The Zoo has two packages available, with admission for children included in the price; adult admissions sold separately. The Shark Reef Cafe at the Aquarium has a special menu for a birthday meal. Do it yourself parties can take place during regular business hours in areas that lend themselves to picnics. The Botanic Garden's Festival Green, the Aquarium's plaza and the grassy areas at the Zoo or Tingley Beach all lend themselves to picnic parties.
4. Art PartyThe OffCenter for the Arts is dedicated to making art. So if you have a creative kid, you might want to have an art party in their studio, where the birthday child and friends can get messy. Rent the OFFCenter space and make great art. Call 505-247-1172.
Bowling parties are fun for all ages. Bowling lanes offer different levels of party packages that include food, soda, and bowling for a set amount of time. Some lanes have party facilities in addition to lane time. See Bowling Alleys in the Albuquerque Area.
Cliff's is a kid paradise, with rides, games, and in the summer, splash pool fun. The Birthday Pavilion is available on a first-come, first-served basis during normal hours. If your group is larger than 15 or more riders, bringing in outside food and drink is allowed. Groups this large receive a ticket pass discount. Cliff's is open weekends beginning in April late August, and daily through the summer vacation weeks. Take a photo tour of Cliff's Amusement Park.
Explora has two levels of party packages for the birthday kid. Different themes are available that cater to the 2 - 5 year old, the 6 - 12 year old and for kids over 13. Kids enjoy the party while learning about the properties of liquids and solids, bugs, kaleidoscopes, shadows and other areas of science.