Looking for options for indoor parties? Whether you are trying to avoid the chilly winter months, or the scorching hot summer heat, having an indoor birthday party is always a great idea! Of course, it’s a big parent win not having to do any cleanup after the little tornadoes make their way through the party, cake, and decorations. Kidding Around Greenville has compiled a list of some of the best indoor venues for birthday parties!
These suggestions are taken from both our reader recommendations as well as other recommendations that our staff has added. We would love to add to this list, so feel free to add your own favorite places in the comments. For even more birthday party ideas are sure to consult our Ultimate Birthday Guide to Upstate, SC. It’s packed with the many options that you can find in Greenville. In addition, we also have a list of 10 Inexpensive Birthday Parties, Birthday Parties for Babies, and Outdoor Birthday Parties.
This list includes recommendations from our readers as well as unpaid mentions of some of our sponsors.
Indoor Birthday Party Places in Greenville
The Pavilion in Taylors gets big props from our readers. The Bounce House or Ice Skating parties are affordable and fun and include pizza, soft drinks, cake, and even ice cream. Packages also include a 2-hour rental of a private party room. The price is currently $20/child with a minimum of 10 guests and you can ice skate and jump for $24/person.
400 Scottswood Road
With locations in Greenville and Spartanburg, Big Air can offer awesome indoor birthday parties and often have some kind of deals going on. Birthday party packages include 10 jumpers, 60 minutes, 90 minutes, or 120 minutes of jumping depending on the package purchased, pizza, and drinks with 40 minutes of reserved seating time. Prices start at $300, with additional jump passes available for an additional fee.
660 Spartan Boulevard #200
36 Park Woodruff Drive
Good luck getting the kids to leave the giant trampoline and foam pit heaven of DEFY, although you may be able to drag them out because they are worn out! The birthday parties include set-up and take-down, plates, napkins, utensils, and cups, plus an hour of jump time. The Epic and VIP packages include 1 large pizza and 1 large soda for every 5 jumpers. Outside food and beverage are permitted, but the Basic Package must pay a $50 fee to bring in outside food. VIP and Epic packages can bring in food without charge. Parties start at $22/guest (minimum of 10 guests required).
48 Brookfield Oaks Drive
Sky Zone offers a trampoline birthday party that includes pizza, drinks, 60 minutes in the party room, and more for up to 10 jumpers. They offer three packages to choose from, including:
- Best Birthday Party ($275+tax; 90 minutes of jump time)
- Black Light Party ($350 + tax; 120 minutes of jump time)
- Little Leapers Party ($225 +tax; 60 minutes of jump time)
2465 Laurens Road
MOTIVE School of Movement
Want to party on a real ninja course designed by actual ninjas from the TV show? MOTIVE School of Movement offers parties for ages 5 and up and includes classic obstacles like the jumping spider, warped wall, rings, balance obstacles, and more! They offer parties Friday evening, Saturday, or Sunday. Prices start at $275.
10 Webb Road
The Children’s Museum of the Upstate
The Children’s Museum of the Upstate is one of the largest birthday party venues in Greenville. Birthday parties include private rooms, cupcakes, a dedicated party host, all-day admission to the museum included for you and your guests, and more! They also offer add-ons such as party games and LEGO land. Don’t miss our review. Prices start at $250.
300 College Street
Once Upon a Dream Parties
This beautiful indoor venue specializes in princess parties. Parties at the event venue include 2 hours of rental space, a character of your choice, songs, a dance with the birthday child, and more. You can even choose to purchase a full tea party with a princess character hosting the party from beginning to end.
1099 E. Butler Road
Golden Lanes & Skate
Go old school and have your child’s birthday party at roller-skating rinks Golden Lanes & Skate. They offer Skating Party Packages starting at $175.00 but also have Private Party Packages starting at $250.00 Golden Lanes also has a bowling alley and Bowling Package for up to 12 children starting at $175.00. Packages include pizza and soda in addition to skating.
108 Balcome Blvd
Dance Without Limits
This all-inclusive dance studio in Greer will host a dance party for your child at their beautiful indoor facility. Parties are for an hour and a half and can accommodate 20 children. Themes range from ballerina to hip hop to disco diva, or you can create your own theme. Parties cost $175 for students of the studio and $185 for those not members of the studio.
115 Pelham Road, Unit 24
The Little Gym of Greenville
While The Little Gym was named Best Gym Party by Parents Magazine, it was also highly recommended by KAG readers. The Little Gym birthday team handles everything from start to finish, including addressing and mailing invitations, all set-up and clean-up, and cake and juice boxes. They offer several themes to choose from. Prices start at $300 for up to 15 children.
1607 Laurens Road Suite 102
This indoor venue features bounce houses, a mini-Ferris wheel, and a carousel. Kids will love this place for an indoor birthday party; Kangaroo Jax offers several birthday party packages, starting at $169 for weekday parties, and $269 for parties Friday through Sunday.
2437 Laurens Road
Pump It Up Greenville
This local bounce house venue gives parents peace of mind with a private bounce house arena for parties and pizza included. Pricing starts at $209 for small weekday parties and $289 for weekend parties for 10 children. They offer additional options for larger groups and offer a Classic, Delux, and Ultimate party package
75 Brookfield Oaks Drive, Suite 100
Rockstar Cheer in Greer provides 90 minutes (Package 1) or 120 minutes (Package 2) for facility usage that includes a tumble track, an inflatable game zone, spring floor, tables, and chairs. Parties allow for 20 kids and are $120 for Package 1 and $160 for Package 2.
428 S. Buncombe Road
There are lots of options to have fun at the Kroc Center in Greenville – from a pool party to a climbing wall to basketball or volleyball and tennis. A bounce house birthday party is even an option. Parties include 60 minutes of play in the bounce houses or pools, along with 90 minutes of time in the party room for 12 to 25 children. They also provide catering for birthday parties for an additional cost. You may bring it your dessert or birthday cake.
424 Westfield Street
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TR Makers Co.
At TR Makers Co, the birthday boy/girl receives a special t-shirt made during the party by all the guests. Parties include art instruction and materials for 9 guests ages 4 and up and cost $250 for two hours. Options are available to add food but parents can also bring in their own food or order delivery. There are plenty of great places in the area of downtown Travelers Rest, like Sidewall Pizza.
3 South Main Street
Travelers Rest, SC
Open Art Studios
This downtown art studio is perfect for a small birthday party. For children ages 6 and older, they offer a beading project, drawing project, or pottery project based on a theme. Parties are 3 hours long, with two hours of instruction and one hour for cake and presents. Parties start at $325. The instructor at the party also assists in set up, cleaning up, and serving. Read our review here.
14 South Main Street
TReehouse Café & Studio
A birthday party at the TReehouse Café & Studio in Travelers Rest guarantees to be a great experience. Kids can paint, color, and enjoy great food while getting lost in their own worlds creating art. Review here.
27 South Main Street
Travelers Rest, SC
Climb @ Blue Ridge
Our readers love Climb @ Blue Ridge for indoor birthday parties – it’s a unique experience for any level of climber and a fairly affordable option for birthday parties with an 8-person minimum at $12/climber and be for 1.5 hours. There is a $5 fee for training and gear, and a $7/belayer fee (and a parent can be the belayer). One belayer is needed per 5 climbers. You can bring your own food.
301 Bulls Road
Make and Believe Artists
Your birthday party can include an art project at Make and Believe Artists in Simpsonville. The price is $15 per participant for a 90-minute party (minimum event fee of $200). You can pick three art activities to do while at the party to take home. Food, drink, and cake are allowed to be brought in.
110 Academy Street
Palmetto Proper offers three birthday party packages, including You Bring the Party, Meet In the Middle, or Instant Party! They offer a private play area rental, character appearances, snacks and treats, and other add on’s. The Instant Party package offers many of the add on’s in the package, along with several themes to choose from, party favors, full concessions, birthday cake, and a party host. Prices start at $149 for members / $175 for non-members.
164 South Main Street
Travelers Rest, SC
ReCraft Creative Reuse Center
Your birthday child and their friends can create crafts during their special day at ReCraft Creative Reuse Center. Prices start at $150 for up to 12 crafters.
Check out our review of ReCraft Greenville.
525 Haywood Road
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