PLAYguide: Party

Check out these PLAYGROUND-approved businesses that will turn your next celebration into something special.

Party PLAYguide 2017

Photo: Cake table by Lou & Pepper

The list of the top party venues, services and products in Orlando!

A special advertising section.


A Kids Gym Learning Gymnastics Academy
Jump, climb, play and laugh your way through our brightly colored space made specifically for active fun! Join us for your celebration and experience what an awesome birthday bash truly is. Your group will have the whole place to yourselves with games, music and activities created especially for your birthday star. Two of our trained “energizers” will lead the party and handle everything from setup to cleanup. We treat everyone like number one, in a facility made for fun! Call to book your party today.
1495 Evans St., Oviedo
407-365-6800
akidsgym.com


Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens
Have your child’s birthday party at the wildest place in town! Our ZOOper Birthday Packages include: zoo admission, a train and carousel ride, pizza and drinks, goodie bags, a reserved parking space for the birthday family, one hour in the party room, and two birthday hosts to make sure everything runs smoothly. Add an animal encounter for extra fun!
3755 NW. Hwy. 17/92, Sanford
407-323-4450 ext. 123
centralfloridazoo.org



Consider Any Thing Done can do it all! Planning a birthday party, baby shower or family celebration? We handle everything, including party theme, decorations, location, invitations and all the details in between. Put the fun back into your parties and consider any thing done! Call for a complimentary consultation. Serving the Central Florida area and beyond.
352-895-7535
ConsiderAnyThingDone.com
champ_alisha@yahoo.com


Cookie Cousins
Take Home Cookie Decorating Parties

Looking for a creative activity to add to your party? How about decorating your own cookies? This is a fun way to interact with each other and let your creative side come out. And of course, end with a sweet treat to eat. Take Home Cookie Decorating Parties include prebaked cookies and icing. Minimum of 24 cookies to place an order.
2322 Edgewater Dr., Orlando
407-420-7940
TheCookieCousins.com


Cranium Academy offers the coolest parties for kids ages 2–8, plus a more private, worry-free experience for parents! Your action-packed celebration includes up to 24 children and nearly exclusive use of our 10,000+ sq/ft indoor play areas with customized games, bouncers and slides, parent lounge areas and a private party room. Our party pros handle everything for your child’s special day!
Winter Garden: 4068 Winter Garden Vineland Rd., Orlando – 407-294-6950
Lake Nona: 10275 Savannah Park Dr., Orlando – 407-255-2171
CraniumAcademy.com


Grow and Sing Studios
Kindermusik birthday parties are a wonderful interactive experience for your baby, toddler or preschooler. Parties are age-appropriate and actively involve the parents and guests. Everyone will have a great time! Grow and Sing Studios educators are musicians and background-checked, licensed Kindermusik Educators, so this brings expertise that you won’t find anywhere else. Parties are mobile, we come to you!
407-970-2774
GrowAndSing.com
info@growandsing.com


Gymnastics USA provides families with all their party needs, while creating a day of fun, excitement and memories for all party participants. We are truly the “one stop spot” for your child’s special day. Choose our signature Olympic Theme birthday or the Do It Yourself party option. One thing is for certain, a gymnastics party at Gymnastics USA is the best kind of party!
400 Gold Medal Ct., Longwood
407-831-2582 13175 W. Colonial Dr., Winter Garden
407-614-8361
gymnasticsUSA.us


Lou & Pepper
We plan parties for kids ages 0–101! We love to celebrate your little ones but we love big kid parties too. Whether in your home or not, let us customize a party of any theme. From a playful celebration to an elegant soirée, we will curate your party from invitations to favors and everything in between! Contact us today for a free consultation. Serving Orlando and surrounding areas.
407-476-9659
louandpepper.com
info@louandpepper.com


Mad Science has birthday parties down to a science. Our parties entertain children of all ages with exciting, high-energy, interactive shows at our Mad Science Laboratory — or we can bring a party to you anywhere in Central Florida. Kids will be amazed by our cool demonstrations, crazy reactions and activities! Parents will love that Mad Science birthday parties are mess-free, stress-free and hassle-free.
1700 Oviedo Mall Blvd., Oviedo
386-898-4570
CFL.MadScience.orgFacebook.com/MSCentralFlorida


O2B Kids
5 reasons to have a party at O2B Kids!
1. The birthday child feels like the most important person in the world.
2. Guests will have a blast.
3. WE set-up. WE clean-up. YOU enjoy.
4. Our environment is safe and secure.
5. Party is a GREAT value!Build your own theme or choose a pirate, princess, sports or superhero themed party.
Oviedo: 1175 Oviedo Mall Blvd.
Altamonte Springs: 995 N. SR 434, Ste. 601 (Oak Grove Shoppes)
O2bkids.com


Orlando Repertory Theatre (The Rep) is a professional theatre with a mission to create experiences that enlighten, entertain and enrich families and young audiences. In addition to professional productions, the award-winning REP Youth Academy provides classes and workshops for children, along with professional development opportunities to classroom teachers. Visit our website for tickets and info on birthday parties!
1001 E. Princeton St., Orlando
407-896-7365
orlandorep.com


Orlando Science Center has the perfectly balanced equation with all of the necessary elements for your child to have FUN! With three unique, all-inclusive party packages and awesome add-ons to choose from, you can customize your celebration to build a day your child will never forget. So relax, leave the planning to us and celebrate with your kids!
777 E. Princeton St., Orlando
407-514-2112
osc.org/birthday
classes@osc.org


Orlando Shakespeare Theater
Celebrate your little one’s birthday at Orlando Shakes! Enjoy one of our exciting shows from our Children’s Series with a private party in either The Dr. Phillip’s Patrons Room or The Darden Courtyard. Visit orlandoshakes.org to download our Birthday Packet.
812 E. Rollins St., Orlando
407-447-1700, ext. 200
orlandoshakes.org
rentals@orlandoshakes.org


Painted Oaks Academy Ranch has been the number one destination for children’s pony parties for over 12 years. We offer two all-inclusive packages for kids ages 3–10. Our packages start at only $400 for a complete Pony Party for 10 kids, but we can also plan a custom Ultimate Party for up to 75 kids. Our packages include pony rides, hay rides, games, farm animals, music, horsey swings and playground. Additional options include piñata, bounce house, paint-the-pony, 1925 fire chief truck, face painting, pizza and BBQ.
15100 Lake Pickett Rd., Orlando
407-929-0970
paintedoaksacademy.com


RDV Sportsplex Ice Den Have the COOLEST party ever! Birthday parties at RDV Sportsplex Ice Den include 2+ hours of ice skating, a private party room, party leader, set up & clean up, pizza and unlimited soft drinks. Upgrade your party package to include paper products, decorations, invitations and goody bags — just bring the cake and candles. Call 407-916-2430 to book your party today!
8701 Maitland Summit Blvd., Orlando
407-916-2550
RDVSportsplex.com
info@mvpsportsclubs.com


Rebounderz Indoor Trampoline Arena of Apopka provides a birthday party experience to exceed your expectations! Our specially trained party staff will organize and set up your child’s party for you; no work required! Your child and party guests will jump on our massive & safe trampoline arenas, cool off with refreshing beverages and treats from our Café and wind down with arcade games, cake and more!
474 S. Hunt Club Blvd., Apopka
407-307-5192
rebounderzapopka.com


Sky Zone Orlando
Elevate the way you celebrate! Book your best birthday ever at Sky Zone Orlando! We offer four different party packages, including our popular GLOW party.All parties include: 1 hour of jump time, 40 minutes in a private party room, a dedicated Sky Zone party host, pizza and unlimited fountain drinks, party products (plates, napkins, cups, and utensils), party room set-up and clean-up, plus E-vite invitations.
5250 International Dr., Orlando
407-326-0482
skyzone.com/orlando


WonderWorks
Turn your birthday upside-down at WonderWorks! Choose from our party packages to experience laser-tag, over 100 interactive and hands-on exhibits, a 4D Extreme Motion Ride, Virtual Roller Coaster, Indoor Ropes Course, and the Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show. With so many adventures to choose from, WonderWorks is the perfect place to celebrate your birthday!
9067 International Dr., Orlando
407-351-8800
wonderworksonline.com
birthdays@wonderworksorlando.com


Zoom Air Adventure Park Orlando
Take your celebration to a higher level — in the trees! Our zip lines and more will give your party a bird’s eye view of the land below as you trek through the trees on dancing logs, tight wires, suspended disks and zip lines. We offer party packages for ages 4 and up. Located at the Central Florida Zoo & Botanical Gardens.
3755 NW. Hwy. 17/92, Sanford
407 330-0767
zoomair.us
office@zoomair.us

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Party PLAYguide 2016

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Check out these party locations, services and planners for your child’s next birthday party!

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A Kids Gym

screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-10-05-40-amscreen-shot-2016-10-12-at-10-05-36-amJump, climb, play and explore our bright, exciting space filled with bounce houses, trampolines, obstacles courses, parachutes, hoops, balls and more! Two party “Energizers” will lead the kids in organized games and activities that they will literally flip over! Enjoy food and cake in the party room and a special chair for the birthday child. Call today to book the best party ever.
1495 Evans St., Oviedo
407-365-6800
www.akidsgym.com

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Consider Any Thing Done

screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-10-05-18-amscreen-shot-2016-10-12-at-10-05-14-amConsider Any Thing Done can do it all! Planning a birthday party, baby shower or family celebration? We handle the party theme, decorations, location, invitations and all the details in between. Put the fun back into your parties and Consider Any Thing Done! Call for a complimentary consultation.
352-895-7535
champ_alisha@yahoo.com
www.consideranythingdone.com

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Central Florida Zoo

screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-10-05-07-amscreen-shot-2016-10-12-at-10-05-03-amEach birthday is an opportunity to enjoy a celebration with family and friends. Make it EASY for you and FUN for everyone by booking a ZOOper Birthday Party at the Central Florida Zoo! For information and reservations, please call us or register online.
3755 US 17, Sanford
407-323-4450 ext. 138
bdayparties@centralfloridazoo.org
www.centralfloridazoo.org

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Cranium Academy

screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-10-04-59-amscreen-shot-2016-10-12-at-10-04-44-amCranium Academy offers the coolest parties for kids ages 2 to 8, plus a private, worry-free experience for parents! Your action-packed celebration includes up to 24 children and nearly exclusive use of our 10,000+ sq/ft indoor play areas with customized games, bouncers and slides, parent lounge areas and a private party room. Our party pros handle everything for your child’s special day!
Two Locations: 10275 Savannah Park Dr., Orlando
4068 Winter Garden Vineland Rd., Winter Garden
407-255-2171 (Orlando), 407-294-6950 (Winter Garden)
www.craniumacademy.com/birthday-parties

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Kelly’s Homemade Ice Cream

screen-shot-2016-10-13-at-12-08-01-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-13-at-12-07-55-pmKelly’s Homemade Ice Cream offers many options for your child’s birthday party. Our ice cream truck can come to you, or you can host your party at our shop. We also do custom ice cream cakes for any occasion. All of our ice cream is homemade at our shop, and we have dairy-free sorbets and shaved ice.
3114 Corrine Dr., Orlando
321-226-8685
info@kellyshomemadeicecream.com
www.kellyshomemadeicecream.com

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Let’s Skate Orlando

screen-shot-2016-10-13-at-12-07-52-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-13-at-12-07-49-pmLet’s Skate Orlando is a fun skating rink for the whole family to enjoy together and the greatest place in Orlando for birthday parties. Choose from our six themed party rooms, including Beautiful Princess, Rock and Roll, Celebrate, Sports, Wizard and our wonderful Icy Frost Room. Schedule your parties early. See photos of our party rooms online.
14207 West Colonial Dr., Winter Garden
407-614-3812
letsskateorlando@aol.com
www.letsskateorlando.com

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Lil Angels Party Rental

screen-shot-2016-10-13-at-12-07-46-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-13-at-12-07-44-pmLil Angels Party Rental is here to make your next party or event a success. Serving Central Florida and surrounding areas, we offer the best prices for bounce houses, combos and waterslides in town! We offer FREE delivery and 1-day rentals. Please choose us for your next event.
407-286-5643
lilangelspartyrentals@gmail.com
www.lilangelspartyrentals.com

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Lou & Pepper

screen-shot-2016-10-13-at-12-07-39-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-13-at-12-07-30-pmHi, we’re Lou & Pepper and we LOVE parties. We’re also really good at planning them! We curate stylish + quirky parties from start to finish for kids ages 0-101. As a boutique party planning company based in Central Florida, our focus is to partner with you to celebrate life’s party-worthy moments.

 

407-476-9659
info@louandpepper.com
www.louandpepper.com

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Mad Science

screen-shot-2016-10-13-at-12-07-27-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-13-at-12-07-23-pmMad Science has birthday parties down to a science! Our parties entertain children of all ages with exciting, high-energy, interactive shows at our Mad Science
Laboratory OR at a location of your choice! Kids will be amazed by our cool, interactive demonstrations, crazy reactions and activities! Parents will love that Mad Science birthday parties are mess-free, stress-free and hassle-free.
1680 Oviedo Mall Blvd., Oviedo (We travel all over Central Florida!)
386-898-4570
MadScienceRocks@gmail.com
CFL.MadScience.org
Facebook.com/MSCentralFlorida

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Orlando Repertory Theatre

screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-9-56-56-amscreen-shot-2016-10-12-at-9-56-49-amOrlando Repertory Theatre (The REP) is a professional theatre with a mission to create experiences that enlighten, entertain and enrich families and young audiences. In addition to professional productions, the award-winning REP Youth Academy provides classes and workshops for children, along with professional development opportunities to classroom teachers. Visit our website for tickets and info on birthday parties! Come see Llama Llama, opening September 12!
1001 East Princeton St., Orlando
407-896-7365
www.orlandorep.com

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O2BKids Oviedo

screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-9-57-05-amscreen-shot-2016-10-12-at-9-56-59-amFive reasons why O2BKids parties are the best!
1. Your birthday child will feel like the most important person in the world!
2. Your guests will have a blast!
3. We set up! We clean up! You enjoy!
4. Our environment is safe and secure!
5. Our parties are a great value!
1175 Oviedo Mall Blvd., Oviedo
407-542-8899
Trudy@o2bkids.com
www.o2bkids.com

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Orlando Science Center

screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-9-56-46-amscreen-shot-2016-10-12-at-9-56-41-amWe’ve got birthdays down to a science! Orlando Science Center’s all inclusive party packages are designed to take the hassle out of party planning so you can relax and celebrate with your kids! Parties include a private decorated party room, party staff just for you, themed activities and admission to the Orlando Science Center. Visit us online for more information.
777 East Princeton St., Orlando
407-514-2112
www.osc.org/birthday-parties

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Orlando Shakespeare Theater

screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-9-56-36-amscreen-shot-2016-10-12-at-9-56-31-amCelebrate your child’s birthday at Orlando Shakes! We offer group ticket rates, room rentals, autograph sessions with characters after the performance and plenty of other special surprises to make the day unforgettable! Performances this season include Stuart Little (October 27–November 18, 2016) and Pinkalicious: The Musical! (April 6–May 6, 2017).
812 E. Rollins St., Orlando
407-447-1700 ext. 200
rentals@orlandoshakes.org
www.Orlandoshakes.org

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Pampered Chef

screen-shot-2016-10-12-at-9-56-28-amscreen-shot-2016-10-12-at-9-56-24-amAre you looking for a unique birthday party idea? A hands-on cooking class with Pampered Chef Director, Christina Epperson, is the perfect idea. Our Basic Party Package ($150) includes all the ingredients for a cooking class for 6–8 party guests (each additional child is $12). Choose from several themes, and each child gets their own high quality Pampered Chef cooking tool to take home! We offer a Premium Party Package as well!
352-804-9374
Christina@sassychefs.com
www.sassychefs.com

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Pigtails & Crewcuts

screen-shot-2016-10-11-at-4-04-18-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-11-at-4-04-11-pmWhether it’s a pretty princess or a peppy pirate, we’ve got a party for you! Our salon has its own party room where kids can put their imaginations to the test. Our team will plan the party and lead the group in giggles galore as they play dress up, get a fancy hair-do, create arts and crafts and make great memories. EVERYTHING is included. Call or e-mail us to start your party planning.
Two Locations:
7536 Dr. Phillips Blvd., #300, Orlando
407-351-1017
5872 Red Bug Lake Rd., Winter Springs
407-790-7302
www.pigtailsandcrewcuts.com

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RDV Sportsplex Ice Den

screen-shot-2016-10-11-at-4-04-07-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-11-at-4-04-00-pmHave the COOLEST party ever! Birthday parties at RDV Sportsplex Ice Den include
2+ hours of ice skating, a private party room, party leader, set up & clean up, pizza and unlimited soft drinks! Upgrade your party package to include paper products, decorations, invitations and goody bags — just bring the cake and candles! Call us to book your party today!
8701 Maitland Summit Blvd., Orlando
407-916-2550
info@mvpsportsclubs.com
www.RDVSportsplex.com

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Rebounderz

screen-shot-2016-10-11-at-4-03-57-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-11-at-4-03-54-pmIndoor Trampoline Arena of Apopka is dedicated to providing a safe, exciting and fun environment for friends and families to enjoy together. Our mission is to explore the creation of unique extreme fun, to provide new stimulating activities for everyone and to boldly go where no one has gone before! Superior Engineering – Maximum Safety!
474 S. Hunt Club Blvd., Apopka
407-307-5192
www.rebounderzapopka.com

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Sparkled Pink

screen-shot-2016-10-11-at-4-03-52-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-11-at-4-03-47-pmSparkled Pink offers a large selection of spa services, including mini-manicures, mini-pedicures, mini-facials, makeup, hair up-dos, and themed spa parties. Our parties are sure to make your child’s birthday sparkle. Party themes include: Princess & Pirates, American Girly Girl, La Bella Princess, Jazz It Up Rock Star, Paris Fashion Show, Jammin’ PJ, Glow-in-the-Dark and Sparkled Pink Spa. We offer mobile parties too!
457 Avalon Park S. Blvd., Suite 200, Orlando
407-277-2184 info@sparkledpink.com
www.SparkledPink.com

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The Sugar Table

screen-shot-2016-10-11-at-4-03-42-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-11-at-4-03-39-pmBring your party to life with a customcandy buffet. Your guests will be in awe and your event will have an extra memorable  air! We will create a unique dessert bar that enhances your party’s theme. A Sugar Table is perfect for birthday parties, showers, weddings and more. Contact us for a free consultation.
407-476-6145
thesugartable@gmail.com
www.thesugartable.com

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Sky Zone Orlando

screen-shot-2016-10-11-at-3-52-40-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-11-at-3-52-29-pmReady to take your next birthday to the SKY? Sky Zone Orlando offers several out-of-this-world birthday party packages to make your party soar, literally! Packages include one hour of jump time, private party room, dedicated party host, party supplies and pizza, unlimited fountain drinks, party room set-up/clean-up and evite invitations. Plus, the birthday child will receive a Sky Zone T-shirt & two 1-hour jump passes.
5250 International Dr., Suite C1, Orlando
407-917-2676
www.skyzone.com/Orlando

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Tutu Tales Party Production

screen-shot-2016-10-11-at-3-52-25-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-11-at-3-51-52-pmTutu Tales Party Production is the LARGEST children’s event company in Central Florida, offering party services to custom-create unforgettable events! Services include characters, decorations, baked goods, photography and more! Choose from our cast of 80 characters for girls and boys, close your eyes and make a wish! Thank you for trusting us in taking your party from concept to completion!
321-804-5726
info@tututalesparty.com
www.TutuTalesParty.com

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Victory Martial Arts

screen-shot-2016-10-11-at-3-51-49-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-11-at-3-51-45-pmVictory Martial Arts is a family fun place to celebrate exciting birthdays and parties! Let us do all the work while you just sit back and enjoy your child’s party… Victory style! Choose from one of our 13 Central Florida locations. Call to schedule your upcoming birthday celebration. All PLAYGROUND Magazine readers will receive 10% off their next party!

4418 Edgewater Dr., Orlando
877-797-7988
contactus@victoryma.com
www.victoryma.com

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WonderWorks

screen-shot-2016-10-11-at-3-51-42-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-11-at-3-51-35-pmTurn your birthday upside-down at WonderWorks! Choose from our party packages to experience laser-tag, over 100 interactive and hands-on exhibits, a 4D extreme motion ride, virtual roller coaster, indoor ropes course and the Outta Control Magic Comedy Dinner Show! With so many adventures to choose from, WonderWorks is the perfect place to celebrate your birthday!
9067 International Dr., Orlando
407-351-8800
birthdays@wonderworksorlando.com
www.wonderworksonline.com

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ZOOm Air Adventure Park Orlando

screen-shot-2016-10-11-at-3-51-33-pmscreen-shot-2016-10-11-at-3-51-29-pmZOOm Air Adventure Park Orlando at the Central Florida Zoo is taking your celebration to a higher level — in the trees! Choose from several birthday party ZOOm Air packages/courses. Contact us you have any questions or would like to schedule a birthday celebration that rises above the others. We’ll be happy to help!
3755 U.S. 17, Sanford
407-330-0767
office@zoomair.us
www.zoomair.us/orlando

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