Indoor Birthday Parties in Des Moines

Indoor Birthday Parties in Des Moines, Iowa

I have updated AND added some more awesome indoor birthday party ideas! Check out the list below. If I am missing somewhere, feel free to let me know!

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Animal Rescue League: Animal filled fun, face painting, plush toy for each guest!

Blank Park Zoo: Party Room, Ice Cream, 2 Interactions with Animals

Arts & Crafts

Build-A-Bear: Create a Stuffed Animal and Play Games

Glazed Expressions: Paint Pottery with friends

JoAnne Fabrics (Ankeny Location): Crafts and Treat Decorating

Make it Artfull: Enjoy fun arts and crafts!

Michaels Craft Stores: Crafts and fun for everyone!

The Knotty Nail: The Knotty Nail offers some fun led workshops. Get creative.


Creme Cupcake: Decorate cupcakes and eat cake!

Botanical Gardens

Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden: Take a tour through the Botanical Garden!

Reiman Gardens: Party amongst the flowers and butterflies!


Val Lanes: Bowling fun for the kids.

Warrior Lanes: Bowling, party room, and fun!


Chuck E. Cheese: Games, pizza and entertainment.

Game on Iowa: A huge bus of games comes to you.

Game Truck: Video game parties.

The Old School Arcade: Play some fun, old-school arcade games.


Glow Golf: Glow in the dark mini-golf.

Gymnastics, Tumbling, Climbing & Dancing

Chow’s Gymnastics: Party Room, Structured Gymnastics Instruction

Climb Iowa: Climbing, party room and more.

Grace Ballet: Princesses, Dancing, Games, cakes and more.

Infinity Gymnastics: Open gym and fun birthday parties.

Lifetime Fitness: Member or not, lots of fun themes to choose from.

Mid Iowa Gymnastics: Burn off some energy playing on the fun gymnastics equipment and doing activities.

Sapphire Gymnastics: Cake, ice cream, games & activities

Triad Gymnastics: Fun gymnastic activities.

Uplift Fitness Studio: Dancing and fun! Or you can rent studio space and do your own thing.

Jumping & Playground

Backyard Adventures: Playsets, Party Room

Get Air Des Moines: Jump, pizza, goodie bags and more.

Hop-A-Lot Rentals Indoors: Now you can enjoy the fun inflatables indoors. Different party packages available.

Kids Ninja Warrior Gym: 2 hours of fun in the state of the art Warrior Gym.

Monkey Joe’s: Inflatables, Pizza

The Playground for Kids: Inflatables, Party Room, Pizza

Pump It Up: Inflatables, Party Room, Food

Rainbow of Iowa: Playsets, Play Houses, Basketball Goals, Party Room

Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline Park: Jumping on Trampolines, Pizza. Take a look at our fun experience.

Local Community Centers

Giovannetti Shelter – Urbandale

Grimes Community Center

Raccoon River Park Nature Lodge – WDM 

Valley Community Center: They have a gym and open play area. You can rent the center on the weekends.

Windsor Heights Community Center


Century Jordan Creek Movie Theatre: Watch your favorite movie. Check out their pa][kages!

Flix Brewhouse: Take the kids to a fun family movie and have some yummy pizza!

Musical Fun

Pied Piper Studios: Musical celebrations that are designed for children ages 1-5 years of age

Songs & Signs, LLC: Songs, finger play, parachute and more!

Science & Experiments

Des Moines Children’s Museum: Birthday packages include admission and more!

Mad Science of Iowa: Science, interactive shows

The Science Center: Party Room, Hands-On Activities, Admission into Science Center.


Skate North: Roller Skating, Pizza, Games

Skate West: Roller Skating, pizza, pop and more

Metro Ice Sports: Ice skating time, pizza and soft drink

Des Moines Buccaneers: Hockey, ice skating, Zamboni ride and more!


Ohana Sports Complex: Food, drink, and inflatables

Dojo’s Family Martial Arts: Play games, break boards and act like your favorite superhero!

Seven Oaks: Enjoy skiing, snow tubing, and snowboarding. Not indoors, but perfect for the Winter birthday!

Sleepy Hollow Sports Park: Ski or snowboard, snow tubing, pizza, and drinks! Not indoors, but perfect for the Winter birthday!

Superheroes & Princesses

Fairytale Friends: Princess Parties that come to you. Games, activities, magic, and memories.

Little Princess Parties: Welcome a princess into your home.

Party With A Hero: Invite your favorite superhero to celebrate with you.

Royalty & Me: Invite your favorite princess to celebrate! Several different packages available.

Shear Madness: Diva and Superhero parties with a karaoke machine and more.

Stacey’s: Have a princess party with hair, nails, and make-up done. Fun crafts too.

Storybook Adventures: Invite a princess or hero to attend your party. Lots of packages offered.

Swimming Fun

Adventureland Inn: Pools, Hotel Suite, Pizza

Ramada Tropics Resort: Water Park, Hotel Room, Pizza

Urbandale Swimming Pool: Themed Party packages. Options include decorations, cake, drinks, and pizza from Northern Lights for your group!



  1. Sarah A Plum

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