If you find yourself scrambling for great ideas for a birthday party, there’s plenty to do in Los Angeles. From video arcades and laser tag to exploring the California Science center, there are tons of activities to take part in for your child’s birthday!
Sky High Sports
6033 De Soto Ave
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
With multiple locations around Los Angeles, including Woodland Hills, this trampoline fun center offers a bevy of activities for a boy’s birthday party. With trampolines to jump around with friends, or play dodgeball, to a Sky High dunk, and more, it’s the perfect place to stop in with a group of kids. Sky High Sports even offers birthday packages with two hours of jumping time, table reservations, table setup, and much more. Had enough jumping? They also offer an arcade!
XMA World Headquarters Martial Arts
5140 Lankershim Boulevard
North Hollywood, CA 91601
At XMA, kids can take part in a full range of martial arts styles, which are blended together with performance arts, high-flying acrobatic maneuvers, and more. Here, you can have a party where kids will jump, climb, flip and play on Olympic trampolines, spring floors, and a 9000-cube pit plus watch performances by Cirque du Soleil and The Ringling Bros. They offer birthday packages ranging from a basic package, which includes 2 hours of fun with instructors, buffet tables, and more, to a Super Hero party with more benefits!
14622 Ventura Blvd
Sherman Oaks, CA 91403
What birthday party for a boy could be complete without a game of laser tag? At Ultrazone, your child and his friends can take part in a high tech art laser tag adventure. Kids engage in team play where dodging lasers, and the strategy leads to fun and exhilaration in this futuristic version of capture the flag. At this Sherman Oaks location, you’re ensured some serious fun, and birthday party packages are offered as well. With a package, Ultrazone takes care of everything from start to finish. From unlimited soft drinks, two hours of laser tag, balloons, and even paper goods, you’ll be in great hands!
California Science Center
700 Exposition Park Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90037
If your child loves the idea of being an astronaut, or just is fascinated with space, visiting The California Science Center is the perfect place to bring him and his friends. Ever wonder what the space shuttle Endeavor looks like up close? At this museum, you and your kids will be amazed at the sight of a real space shuttle up close and personal. Be sure to make a reservation (free, but necessary) to see the actual high tech toilet on board as well! The California Science Center is a fascinating outpost which also contains a shark tank and a chicken hatchery, among hundreds of other science oriented exhibits.
1 Legoland Dr
Carlsbad, CA 92008
Just south of Los Angeles lies Carlsbad’s LEGOLAND. The theme park, which is based on the Lego toy brand, is perfect for kids who love rides and attractions like roller coasters, an Imagination Zone with lots of free play building and some of the coolest LEGO models anywhere, and much more. Whether you choose one of their birthday packages or just take a few friends, it’s a special way to spend a day. The park is packed with non-stop adventure from the absolutely amazing ‘cities’ including: Miniland USA, Castle Hill and the Land of Adventure.