Best Girls’ Birthday Party Venues in Gainesville, FL

It’s birthday time for that special girl in your life—where should you celebrate?! You want a venue where she can have lots of fun, make amazing memories, AND share it with all her best pals, right? Don’t worry—you’ve got enough to do with ordering the cake, writing the invitations, and finding the perfect gift. On the venue, we’ve got you covered! Check out our list of the best places to go for girls’ birthday parties in Gainesville, Florida!

 

1. Pinspiration

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Ages: 4 and up
Capacity: Up to 75
Cost: $150 for VIP Event Room, plus related costs varying by project.
To bookhttps://www.pinspiration.com/book-now

Pinspiration is your birthday girl’s DREAM! The ultimate arts and crafts party venue in Gainesville, it gets inspiration from Pinterest and other social media sites for many of the amazing projects offered. There are so many fun crafts to choose from, including string art, canvas painting, wooden crafts, toys, accessories, and more! You can choose a theme (like Paris or Boho!) or have each guest select their own craft. With ample supplies and a helpful staff, the birthday girl and her friends will have everything they need to put together a beautiful work of art.

If the birthday girl prefers something a little more wild, Pinspiration also features the famous Splatter Room™. Kids suit up head-to-toe in protective Splatter Suits and then fling paint at a canvas to create their own messy masterpieces! You can also add party enhancements to any party package, including s’mores roasts and cupcake decorating! Click here to learn more.

2. Build-A-Bear Workshop

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Ages: 4+
Capacity: Must book at least 5 guests
Cost: $18 – 45 per guest depending on package chosen
To bookClick here to Build-A-Party!

Every Build-A-Bear party package is full of energy, creativity and most of all, fun! It includes a party leader, a special heart ceremony, name tag stickers, bear ear party hats, and props for taking memorable party photos. The birthday girl and her guests will be able to create their special furry friends while also enjoying party games and fun activities. For parents, Build-A-Bear offers free print-at-home invitations/thank you notes for the guests! There will also be a special plush, light-up cupcake keepsake just for her.

 

3. Bouncers

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Ages: Fun for all ages!
Capacity: 10 – 20 guests
Cost: $199 – 269+ (add-ons extra)
To bookClick here!

Check out Gainesville’s largest indoor party place! They have enormous bounce houses, an indoor playground, and more. The birthday girl and her crew will get their very own private party room, play on the inflatable playgrounds, and experience all Bouncers has to offer.

 

4. Flip Factory Zone

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Ages: Fun for all ages!
Capacity: 10 or fewer including birthday girl; additional guests extra
Cost: $179 – 409+, plus 10% service charge
To bookBook online here!

Flip Factory Zone has something for everyone! Enjoy their gigantic layout of trampolines, lanes, dodgeball, an aerial silks adventure, a high flyin’ ropes course, foam pit, toddler zone, laser tag and video games, they offer several packages to make any birthday girl’s big day fun and special.

5. Skate Station Funworks

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Ages: Fun for all ages!
Capacity: Up to 10, including birthday girl; additional children extra
Cost: $110 – 400+ depending on package selected and extras purchased
To bookClick here to book online!

You bring the cake and the kids, and Skate Station Funworks will do the rest; they have something for every budget and age group! Skating, rock climbing, putt-putt, and go-karts are just a few of the thrilling ways the birthday girl can celebrate with her friends; maybe they’d even enjoy a Glow Party?! Party-goers can also enjoy the Arcade, Rock Climbing, Swamp Golf and other attractions.

 

6. Splitz Bowling Center

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Ages: Fun for all ages!
Capacity: Up to 10 guests including the birthday girl
Cost: $199 – 349 plus extras like entertainment and additional lanes
To book: Click here to book online, or call (352) 332-2695

Bowling, video games, and laser tag? What more could your birthday girl want?! She and her pals can have it all at Splitz. They offer everything from a full catering menu to party invitations, and can tailor a package to fit any age and budget. Check out Splitz— “it’s the most fun she’ll ever have wearing someone else’s shoes!”

 

7. Big Cat Habitat and Wild Animal Sanctuary

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Ages: Fun for all ages!
Capacity: N/A
Cost: Call for rates
To book:  Email events@bigcathabitat.org or call (941) 371-6377

Big Cat Habitat is a “wild” place to celebrate the birthday girl! She and her friends will get to spend the day around 150+ animals for a unique birthday experience she’ll never forget. They have several special party areas, such as the Safari Party Area, near the tranquil Koi Pond and a short distance from the Cat Walk, it’s private and perfect for small parties. The Liger Lounge is close to some of their big cats, and is great for large parties while still giving an intimate party setting feel. Take your birthday girl and her guests to get wild at the Big Cat Habitat this year.

8. Balance 180 Gymnastics and Sports Academy

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Ages: Fun for all ages!
Capacity: N/A
Cost: Call for rates
To book: (352) 340-1180

For the sporty, active birthday girl and her buds, a birthday bash at a gymnastics academy is the perfect way to celebrate! Birthday packages include an hour of gym time, followed by half an hour for refreshments, cake, and gift opening; leave it up to their caring staff to decorate and provide all the party essentials. Every party is customized for age and interests, so give them a call to set up a fun and active birthday party at Balance 180.

9. Florida Museum of Natural History

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Ages: Fun for all ages!
Capacity: Up to 10 children; additional guests cost extra
Cost: $225  – 325 depending on museum membership and theme chosen
To book: Click here to request a reservation! (Parties will resume at the end of August 2020)

Butterflies, dinosaurs, and everglades, oh my! Plan an educational birthday party for her at Florida’s Museum of Natural History. Each party includes a private decorated room, birthday party leader from the museum, a tour, activities and crafts, invitations, a goodie bag for each party guest, and all paper goods. The museum has a variety of party themes to fit every child’s unique interests; let them plan and host the fun, you just bring the kiddos.

10. Newnans Lake Conservation Area and State Forest

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Ages: Fun for all ages!
Capacity: N/A
Cost: $45 for an annual day pass for up to 6 people, $2 per additional guest
To bookPurchase a day use entrance pass online here!

Why not take the birthday girl and her closest pals for a day trip to the water or camping overnight? Stay close to home and enjoy a refreshing dip in the lake, a birthday picnic/campout, and walking trails! It’s the perfect way for an outdoorsy girl to enjoy her special day.

Whatever way she chooses to spend her birthday in Gainesville, these ideas ensure it will definitely be a day to remember.