The 10 Best Places for a Kid’s Birthday Party in Missouri!

If you’re looking for an awesome place to hold a birthday party for your child and their friends, you’re in luck: Missouri is home to a wealth of options that kids will absolutely love. From magic shows, to zoos, to hands-on museums, create a lifetime of birthday memories at these 10 great spots. 

1. Puppetry Arts Institute, Independence, MO

The Puppetry Arts Institute hosts super-fun hands-on workshops for birthday parties of up to 20 kids. The host will provide refreshments, and the Institute will provide the materials and guidance for kids to build their own hand puppets—they can even choose from 40 different head options.

A post shared by Meredith Gray (@drmeredithgray) on

2. Abra-Kid-Abra, St. Louis, MO

What better way to make a birthday party magical than to have a magic birthday party? Their magic party place has a bunch of inflatables where kids can bounce out their energy before settling in for a magic show. Balloon animals and goodie bags in the cake room will cap off an awesome time.

3. Science City, Kansas City, MO

Kids who are full of curiosity will love a birthday party at Science City at Union Station in KC. They offer two levels of party packages with a variety of themes—like paleontology or robots—that can be designed to fit the age ranges of the children attending. 

4. Saint Louis Zoo, St. Louis, MO

If your child loves animals, there’s no better place to have a birthday than the country’s best zoo: The Saint Louis Zoo. The zoo has several party packages and options from which to choose, like acquatic adventures or really big reptiles, as well as add-ons like goody bags, so you can make a party exactly the way you want it. 

A post shared by Saint Louis Zoo (@stlzoo) on

5. The Mud Room, Columbia, MO

Artistically-inclined children who love to create in three dimensions will jump for joy when they hear their birthday party will be at the Mud Room. The Mud Room offers a chopice of packages. Children will get to select their own ceramic piece, paint it, and glaze it.

6. Clue Pursuit, Springfield and Kansas City, MO

Clue Pursuit is an ideal event venue for for kids who enjoy solving puzzles while being active. With locations in Springfield and Kansas City, Clue Pursuit gives birthday parties an hour to escape an immersive themed room in order to get to the cake and presents.

7. GOT Art Gallery, Lee’s Summit, MO

A kids art party at GOT Art Gallery is the perfect way to keep party-goers focused and having fun during the birthday festivities. You pick the project and work with the gallery to help plan the party, the type of set-up and decorations you’d like, and then show up and make beautiful art.

8. Xtreme Racing Center, Branson, MO

If the birthday child is a racing fan who just wants to go fast, then Branson’s Xtreme Racing Center is happy to make sure they get their birthday wish. With some of the fastest karts and longest tracks around, speed demons are sure to have a happy birthday.

9. Discovery Playhouse, Cape Girardeau, MO

Discovery Playhouse in Cape Girardeau is a children’s museum with many, many fun, hands-on displays and activities. A birthday party at the museum includes an hour and a half in a party room and all-day admission for up to 36 children and adults.

10. Missouri Institute of Natural Science, Springfield, MO

There is no better place for a dinosaur-crazed kid (and really, what kid isn’t at some point?) to have a birthday party than the Missouri Institue of Natural Science. You can even add guided fossil hunting and a dinosaur-themed cake to your party.

Checking out some real dinosaur bones.

A post shared by Adrienne Everding (@adrienne116) on

Select a Missouri town to find the Best Things-To-Do and Places To Go around you
Find Birthday Party Places for Kids Near You
Enter City / State or Zip code below
Select your town to find the Best Things-To-Do and Places To Go around you:

Adair County

Andrew County

Atchison County

Audrain County

Barry County

Barton County

Bates County

Benton County

Bollinger County

Boone County

Buchanan County

Butler County

Caldwell County

Callaway County

Camden County

Cape Girardeau County

Carroll County

Carter County

Cass County

Cedar County

Chariton County

Christian County

Clark County

Clay County

Clinton County

Cole County

Cooper County

Crawford County

Dade County

Dallas County

Daviess County

Dekalb County

Dent County

Douglas County

Dunklin County

Franklin County

Gasconade County

Gentry County

Greene County

Grundy County

Harrison County

Henry County

Hickory County

Holt County

Howard County

Howell County

Iron County

Jackson County

Jasper County

Jefferson County

Johnson County

Knox County

Laclede County

Lafayette County

Lawrence County

Lewis County

Lincoln County

Linn County

Livingston County

Macon County

Madison County

Maries County

Marion County

Mcdonald County

Mercer County

Miller County

Mississippi County

Moniteau County

Monroe County

Montgomery County

Morgan County

New Madrid County

Newton County

Nodaway County

Oregon County

Osage County

Ozark County

Pemiscot County

Perry County

Pettis County

Phelps County

Pike County

Platte County

Polk County

Pulaski County

Putnam County

Ralls County

Randolph County

Ray County

Reynolds County

Ripley County

Saint Charles County

Saint Clair County

Saint Francois County

Saint Louis County

Saint Louis City County

Sainte Genevieve County

Saline County

Schuyler County

Scotland County

Scott County

Shannon County

Shelby County

Stoddard County

Stone County

Sullivan County

Taney County

Texas County

Vernon County

Warren County

Washington County

Wayne County

Webster County

Worth County

Wright County