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As parents, we always strive to make our children’s birthdays memorable. However, developing creative and entertaining ideas can take time and effort, especially here on Cape Cod, with limited locations. If you’re looking for inspiration for your child’s next birthday party, don’t worry, I’ve got you covered. I have found the best locations and outside-the-box ideas to throw your kid the best birthday party on Cape Cod!

Bowling Alleys

Bowling alleys can be an excellent option for your kid’s birthday party on Cape Cod. Since the party will be indoors, there is no need to worry about the weather! Many bowling alleys have other options besides bowling, including arcade games or laser tag. 

Ryan’s Ten Pin Eatery & Arcade, Hyannis

Ryan Family Amusements, South Yarmouth

The Lanes Bowl & Bistro, Mashpee

The Alley Bowling & BBQ, Orleans

Movie Theaters

Rent an entire theater for your child and their friends. These locations offer birthday party packages with all the buttered popcorn you can handle! Even during those cold winter months, you can still have the best birthday party on Cape Cod!

Regal Cinemas, Cape Cod Mall, Hyannis 

Entertainment Cinemas, Falmouth 

Entertainment Cinemas, South Dennis

Arts & Crafts

Does your little one like crafting and creating art? These fantastic locations are perfect for your budding artist and their friends to celebrate their birthday party on Cape Cod. 

Kids Create Cape Cod, Centerville

Color Me Mine, Mashpee 

Hammer & Stain, Sandwich 

Athletic Centers & Gymnastics

Hosting a kid’s birthday party at a gymnastics center is a fun and unique way for kids to be active, with structured activities and games to encourage socializing and working together. 

Cape Cod Gymnastics, Yarmouth 

Willy’s Gym, Eastham

Xtreme Athletics, Sandwich

Tumble Time, Pocasset

Forte Fitness, Hyannis

Nova Trampoline Park, Plymouth

Parties that come to YOU!

So, you want a birthday party at home but need some help with the entertainment portion. I’ve got you covered! Here are some innovative companies that will bring the party to you!

Glamp Cape Cod — A boho-chic bell tent will be set up at your home for a sleepover birthday party under the stars. Add-ons include a projector screen for a movie night or the fixings for a picnic party. 

Amazin’ Gamin’ — Arcade games and laser tag that come to you via a completely outfitted trailer!

Amazing Animal Ambassadors — Bethany and her wild animals will come to your location and put on an interactive show, including animals like owls, hedgehogs, and even a fox.

Cape Cod Nail Co. — This nail company will come to your house and provide your partygoers with a luxury pedicure and manicure nail experience! 

Good Times Ice Cream Truck — Nicki and her vintage ice cream truck, “The Rolling Cones,” will come to your party and delight your guests with her shining positive spirit and delicious ice cream treats.

Ice-Skating Rinks

Renting an ice-skating rink for a birthday party is a fun and unique way to create lasting memories with your birthday party guests. Enjoy a private experience while bonding over the excitement of skating. Many rinks have a function room that you can decorate where you can bring cake or food and open presents. Skate rentals are also available for all guests. 

Charles Moore Arena, Orleans

Tony Kent Arena, Dennis

Gallo Ice Arena, Buzzards Bay

Falmouth Ice Arena, East Falmouth

Hyannis Youth & Community Center Rink, Hyannis

Party at a Museum

Children’s museums are fun to visit, but did you realize some museums offer a birthday party experience? These museums will provide plenty of entertainment for your kid to have the best birthday party on Cape Cod!

Cape Cod Children’s Museum, Mashpee

Cape Cod Museum of Natural History, Brewster

Outside-the-box party ideas

Create a Splash, Sandwich — Participants wear coveralls and safety goggles and are given neon paint and a canvas. Let your kids go wild with paint on their canvas or themselves, and then head to the selfie room to document your creation! 

Meetinghouse Farm, Sandwich — Birthday party guests can go on pony rides, and what’s better than a party on a farm? 

Little Miss Cupcape, Hyannis — Decorate cupcakes to eat and take home, design your cupcake box, and get temporary tattoos; what’s not to love? 

Empty spaces for large group parties

Do you have a large group to invite to a milestone birthday party but not enough room to host it in your home? Here is a list of open spaces you can rent; some have kitchen access or other amenities.

Chatham VFW

Hyannis Youth & Community Center

Harwich Community Center

Falmouth Art Center

Truro Community Center

Whatever your child’s interests, there is a perfect location or experience to make their birthday unforgettable. I hope this comprehensive list has helped you find the perfect location for your kid’s birthday party on Cape Cod!

For further reading, and tips on the best birthday gifts to buy locally, check out this article!


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