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Top 5 Kids Birthday Party Venues: Greenville, SC (KABOOM Winners)

Where are the best venues to host your kid’s birthday party in Greenville, SC? Of course, we have a huge birthday party guide to Greenville, SC, but if you’re looking for a quick list of the best ot the best, you’ve found it! These venues were voted as some of the best by Kidding Around readers.

Our annual KABOOM Awards Family Favorites winners offer the perfect venues to create a memorable party for your kids in Greenville, SC.

Best Kids' Birthday Party, Greenville, SC

2024 KABOOM Awards Winners

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Top 5 Places for Kids’ Birthday Parties in Greenville, SC

1st Place: Yellow Bobbypins Art Camp


Model Trains Station

SPONSORED 864.605.7979 | 250 Mill Street, Taylors, SC

Model Train Station at Taylors Mill

Best Indoor Fun: Finalist
Best Educational Fun: Finalist
Best Birthday Party: Finalist

With over a dozen custom model train displays in scales of G, O, S, HO, N, Z and T scale trains and a special electrified Lionel Thomas the Train table for the Little Engineers in your family, the Station is the perfect learning and play stop in Upstate, SC.

As a not-for-profit organization, the Model Trains Station depends on individual donations and corporate sponsors to bring the best train associated activities to the Upstate of South Carolina.

Best Indoor Fun: First Place
Best Field Trip: Finalist
Best Family Membership: Finalist
Best Birthday Party: Finalist
Best Educational Fun: Finalist
Best Outdoor Playground: Finalist

The Children’s Museum of the Upstate is the 7th largest children’s museum in the country, and the first for indoor fun! With three floors and 30 unique exhibits reflecting the areas of arts, science, health, transportation, environment and more, TCMU-Greenville is the perfect destination for learning and play! With fresh, exciting programs including Food Lab and TCMU Tots, TCMU-Greenville caters to all children ages 0-12.

TCMU-Spartanburg, located in the heart of the community’s historic downtown, houses 6,000 square feet of exhibit and learning space designed to support children ages 0-6, with a focus on early childhood development and Kindergarten readiness.

As a non-profit, TCMU strives to fulfill its educational mission of developing young minds into compassionate problem solvers through purposeful, intentional and accessible play-based learning opportunities. TCMU is also a popular destination for field trips and birthday parties. And The TCMU Store is the Upstate’s most unique toy store, with every purchase supporting TCMU’s important mission.

Both TCMU-Greenville and TCMU-Spartanburg are open to the public Tuesday-Saturday, 9am to 5pm, and Sunday, 11am to 5pm. Advance tickets can be purchased online at www.tcmupstate.org.

Yellowbobbypins Art Camp

SPONSORED 864.238.0599 | 1320 Hampton Avenue Ext, Studio 607, Greenville, SC

Best Birthday Party: First Place
Best Art Program: Finalist
Best Summer Camp: Finalist
Best Baby and Toddler Program:Finalist

Yellowbobbypins Art Camp stands out as the ultimate birthday party destination in the Upstate, offering stress-free and unforgettable art parties for kids aged 2-14. Specializing in paint parties, this studio transforms celebrations into artistic adventures, ensuring each child goes home proud of their unique creation. The children enthusiastically declare, “This is the best party ever!” creating lasting memories for the birthday child.

Yellowbobbypins’ goal is to engage all party guests in happy creating while celebrating the birthday child. The carefully curated art activities cater to various ages, fostering creativity and joy. From custom sensory play to expertly guided activities, every detail is designed to make the experience unique and well-executed.

After the hour-long art event, it’s time for cake and presents, creating a seamless transition from creative exploration to traditional birthday festivities. Parents consistently express their admiration for the camp’s ability to provide a distinctive celebration where every child not only has fun but also leaves with a sense of pride in their artistic accomplishments. Yellowbobbypins Art Camp isn’t just a birthday party; it’s a personalized, artistic journey that ensures smiles, unforgettable moments, and artistic achievements for every young participant.

Best Date Night Activity: First Place
Best Indoor Fun: Finalist
Best Birthday Party: Finalist

Trapped in the Upstate Escape Rooms provides unique, original entertainment, perfect for any occasion. Our original and uniquely themed escape rooms in Greer and Spartanburg cater to everyone – whether you’re on a date night, out for family fun, or engaged in team-building with colleagues. Each room is a private experience, so you’ll only play with members of your team.

Our commitment to excellence is reflected in our 5-star rating on Google and we are proud to be a Traveler’s Choice recipient on TripAdvisor. But the experience doesn’t end with the escape rooms. We also have a private party room and offer birthday party packages, complete with food, drinks, and escape room favors. Our attention to creating a comprehensive, enjoyable experience makes us a standout destination in the escape room community.

At Trapped in the Upstate, you’re guaranteed not just a game but a narrative adventure that bonds participants in collective problem-solving and fun. It’s not just about escaping a room—after all, the door is never actually locked. It’s about the stories you’ll share and the memories you’ll create together!