Birthday Parties in Baton Rouge :: A Planning Guide

Birthday Parties in Baton Rouge

Your Guide to Baton Rouge Birthday Parties

As moms, we know that hosting birthday parties can be overwhelming. There are so many decisions to make:: where to host, whom to invite and what sweet treats to include just to name a few. Gone are the dreaded drive by parties of 2020 and now we are trying to make up for lost time! As such, we’ve put together the third annual Baton Rouge Guide to Birthday Parties.

Our goal in creating this guide was to provide Baton Rouge area moms with lots of the amazing birthday party options and resources. We have listed resources for Baton Rouge birthday parties for all personalities and passions.

We would like to sincerely thank our sponsors that participated, as without them this guide would not be possible.

Would you like to be listed in this Guide to Baton Rouge Area Birthday Parties?

Email us! Karen {@} redstickmom {dot} com! 

Hugs, kisses and lots of Baton Rouge birthday wishes!

The Blue Zoo

Blue Zoo Baton Rouge Birthday Party

Make a splash with a party at Blue Zoo! Enjoy beautiful views from right inside the party room! Take time to touch and feed stingrays, birds and reptiles, as well as a whole host of marine life. Blue Zoo offers a fun atmosphere for your special event with mermaid or pirate meet and greets, animal guests, themed decorations and more!

Bluebonnet Swamp Nature Center Birthday Parties

BReC Birthday parties Baton Rouge

Slither into the swamp for a nature-themed birthday party complete with live animal encounters! Parties may follow a specific theme (i.e. snakes, turtles, alligators, birds, bugs) or a general swamp theme. Guests gather in the Education Building and the party begins with a themed hike or craft led by our program staff followed by a live animal encounter appropriate to the theme. Party guests may then have food, cake and open presents for the remainder of the time.

California Pizza Kitchen
Perkins Rowe

Baton Rouge Pizza Parties

OUR RECIPE FOR AN EPIC KID’S BIRTHDAY PARTY! Let your kids be PIZZA CHEFS for a day at California Pizza Kitchen in Perkins Rowe. Every CPKids Party includes a FREE chef coat for the birthday kid and a make your own pizza activity for all party-goers. In addition, each child will receive a certified Pizza Maker certificate that can be redeemed for a free kid’s meal on their next visit. We’ll provide all of the ingredients for a birthday they’re sure to remember!

** Additional chef coats, chef hats, and more can be added with addition charge. Contact your local California Pizza Kitchen – Perkins Rowe TODAY to book your next great CPKids Birthday Party! Parties are designed for kids 10 and under. Recommended maximum of 20 children per party. **

UpTown Climbing
Indoor Rock Climbing

Unique Party Options in Baton Rouge

It’s time to Up your party game. Challenge both the mind and the body while having a blast. Rock climbing delivers a one-of-a-kind experience while enhancing coordination and problem solving skills, and instilling confidence and a sense of accomplishment in kids. Get UP!

All parties are staffed and include our party room rental, paper plates, cups, utensils, harnesses, and a birthday shirt (or Nalgene) for the birthday boy or girl! The structure of the party is typically two 45-minute, staff-assisted (~1 staff/ 5 climbers) climbing sessions with a 30-minute party time break in between! Parties are for climbers 7 and older ONLY. Second grade (or turning 8 parties) is a good rule of thumb to ensure invited friends are also 7+.

Celebrity Theatres
of Baton Rouge

Movie birthday parties in Baton Rouge

Celebrity Theatres of Baton Rouge proudly offers birthday party packages for children of all ages! The next time you prep for your big day, let us handle everything – from movies and entertainment to setup and cleanup – Celebrity means fun, not only for your party guests, but parents as well. Whether your child is interested in a movie party, arcade party or a combo of the two, we have you covered. Each party is assigned a party host to entertain and assist all children, which enables parents to have a hassle-free day. For more information, please contact Marketing and Special Events Manager, Katie Valenciano, at (225) 275-7577 or [email protected].

Knock Knock
Children's Museum

Where to host a toddler party in Baton Rouge?

Are you ready to have your best birthday party ever? Play in our 18 Learning Zones, enjoy our perfectly decorated Birthday Room, and your very own Birthday Party Specialist will ensure your party really is the best ever! Parties available Saturdays 9am, 11am, 1pm, 3pm and Sundays 11am, 1pm, and 3pm.

of South Baton Rouge

Baton Rouge Best NEW Party Locations for Kids

Celebrate birthdays and other important milestones with an action-packed Tumbles party filled with instructor-led games, activities, music and tons of fun surprises. Sit back, relax and have a blast with your kid and guests while our enthusiastic Tumbles staff takes care of everything from setup to cleanup. Now that’s something to celebrate!

The Petite Princess Company

Princesses Baton Rouge

The Petite Princess Company is Louisiana’s award-winning children’s entertainment company! We dedicate ourselves to creating magical experiences for families at birthday parties, festivals, corporate events, school promotions and more. With more than 30 professional fairytale princesses, swimming mermaids and seasonal characters, we are sure to have your child’s favorite! Typical princess parties include singing, dancing, photos, storytime, coloring, a coronation and singing Happy Birthday.

Painting & Pinot

Slime and Painting Parties Baton Rouge

Each Painting and Punch Birthday Party at our local studio includes custom digital invitations, a themed cake, punch, tableware, and an art project for each child! We even have add on options to really make your party Pinterest worthy! If you prefer to party at home, we can bring the fun to you with our “In home” parties!

Operation Imagination

Best party space for small children in Baton Rouge

Operation Imagination is an amazing private party spot for little ones 0-6 years old. Choose a date, pick a theme and we decorate for you! Worried about germs and desire hosting just a few kids? We have options for that too!

Louisiana Art & Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium

Science Birthday Parties Baton Rouge

Join us at the Louisiana Art & Science Museum and Irene W. Pennington Planetarium for your next birthday party! All parties include STEAM-related themes, character-guided gallery tours, gallery investigation activities, science demos, hands-on experiments, and arts & crafts projects. Your child has the choice of an art, dinosaur, science, or astronomy-themed birthday party. Let us EDUTAIN you at the LASM!

Throw Me

Art Parties Baton Rouge

Come get creative at Throw Me Something for your next birthday party! Kids will have a blast painting ceramics of their choice, while hanging with their besties!

American Family
Martial Arts

Martial Arts Birthday Party Baton Rouge

Try something new this year with a martial arts-themed birthday party in a real martial arts school! Kids’ birthday parties need to be fun, active, and interesting. Our martial arts-themed parties give your child a cool way to celebrate getting older with their friends and family members.


Art Birthday Parties in Baton Rouge

Have something special in mind for your child’s next celebration? Get creative at Art Academy! Our parties allow for a personalized experience in any medium of choice including drawing, painting, or sculpture. Children get to experience new techniques and learn about art in a fun, positive environment. Each child will leave with a completed piece of artwork and memories that will last a lifetime. We can’t wait to celebrate with you!

Martial Arts

Best Karate Party Baton Rouge

Get ready for a birthday party experience unlike any other. Birthday parties at Kajun Martial Arts are specifically designed to make your child feel like a star! We believe every child should have the time-of-their-life on their birthday, and we’ve developed a party experience which does just that. Our Karate birthday parties are a blast! They provide safe, fun entertainment for your child and their friends.


Baking Birthday Party Baton rouge

Looking for a fun birthday idea? Cake That hosts Cupcake Parties! Kids will be assisted with baking cupcakes from scratch. While the cupcakes are in the oven, there is time for food and presents. Then kids will decorate their cupcakes and sing “Happy Birthday!”. The parties will last about 2 hours plus time for set-up. Pricing is $450+tax for 10 guests.