10 Best Chicago Kids Party Resources

Posted: May 01, 2023

Find the best kids' party locations, entertainment and birthday party resources in the ChicagoKids.com Party Guide! Here are 10 of the Best Birthday Party Resources in Chicago, and you'll find lots of additional resources in our guide for party entertainers, balloons, treats, party locations, rentals, supplies and more.

Consider some of these best birthday party options for your next party!

Featured Party Resources 

Schoolhouse Kitchen + Studio offers COOKING + BAKING parties for kids!

Wicker Park, Portage Park + River Forest
Now at three locations, Wicker Park, Portage Park + River Forest, Schoolhouse hosts creative, hands on cooking and baking parties for ages 3+. Our popular Donut Shop invites kids to mix up a batter to create 6 oven baked donuts to decorate. We also offer a Mini Cake Party for older kids and our Cupcake Wars Party is a fun challenge for younger kids who want to practice cake decorating techniques. For the aspiring young chefs, we offer our Homemade Pasta Party, making fettuccine on old fashioned pasta machines. For younger chefs, our Pizza + Cupcake Party is the perfect mix of fun and skill building. What a fun way to celebrate a kiddo's special day!
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Celebrate at DuPage Children's Museum

301 N Washington St, Naperville
Explore, create, build, wonder, discover, think, play, and more… Every party is an adventure! Imagine a memorable, stress-free party where both kids and adults have a blast celebrating and playing together. That's what you get when you host a party at DuPage Children's Museum. Make a splash in AWEsome Water, build with real tools in the Construction House, put on capes and "fly" through AWEsome Air, and create something unique in The Studio. The possibilities are endless. Party packages include UNLIMITED playtime in the Museum and reserved time in a private party room, with other options to customize your special day. Looking for something bigger? Rent the whole Museum to host a private event for an exclusive, one-of-a-kind experience.
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At The Paintbrush we put the ART in pARTy!

2446 N Clark St, Chicago
ARTsy kids and their friends love our ART pARTies. And parents love how easy we make it. Choose your project and your A La 'ART menu items and we do all the work. We'll help you choose from a variety of ART projects including several Signature ARTist-inspired projects, tie dye and Slime to best fit your group's age and interests! Choose the package that's best for your group. Intimate pARTy space in our new boutique studio. Drop-off for kids ages 4+. Online or in person; for kids and adults, too (call for more info)! Celebrate with ART! 773.636.1968
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Purple Monkey Playroom

2040 N. Western Ave., Chicago
The Purple Monkey playroom offers completely flexible and customized party packages and also welcomes any outside food, drink and decoration and entertainment at no extra charge. Since 2012, Purple Monkey has created award-winning celebrations for children celebrating their 1st - 6th birthdays. Purple Monkey offers everything from basic space rental to full-service, custom celebrations.
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Oui Chef

2622 N. Halsted Street, Chicago
Students will decorate an apron which will be theirs to take home. They will then make an individual cupcake. While the cupcakes are baking they will work on their main recipe as well as lemonade, fresh fruit spritzer and fruit salad. Students will then enjoy eating their creations with their friends. Finally, they will decorate their cupcake and indulge!
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LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago

601 N. Martingale Rd., Schaumburg
Celebrate with a LEGO® Birthday party at LEGOLAND® Discovery Center Chicago and have a fun-filled adventure to remember. Birthday parties include two hours of play, an hour in a private LEGO themed party room, food and beverages, and a LEGO Take home model for each guest.
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Medieval Times

2001 Roselle Rd. at I-90, Schaumburg
Celebrate your birthday with a magical journey to the Middle Ages. Your party can feast upon a four-course banquet while you cheering on your own brave knight to victory in a thrilling tournament of games and the action-packed joust. Additional options can include a banner for your group, photos, and even a knighting ceremony for your little VIP.
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60 E. Ontario St., Chicago
SafeHouse has the perfect diversion for the most dangerous operatives, and junior agents will be granted permission to smuggle in their friends and explore SafeHouse secrets in a personalized spy mission. SafeHouse Chicago is filled with spy gadgets and interactive entertainment fit for kids of all ages. We have special orders from Control to make sure that your kid's birthday bash is an unforgettable celebration, with spy games, scavenger hunts, and delicious food.
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2050 Tower Dr. Glenview
Celebrate your birthday party with Funtopia and create a party catered to your group. Conquer the heights of the Fun Walls, balance through the Ropes Course elements, explore the Caving System or play in the Jungle Gym. Your party guests you will Have Fun and Be Active!
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Windy City Fieldhouse

2367 W. Logan Blvd., Chicago
Windy City Fieldhouse helps you create the perfect birthday party for you child. Staff will work with you to create a fun-filled,action packed party with a schedule of interactive activities that you choose. WCF's party planners work with you make sure that every details is taken care of, so that you can enjoy the fun.
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