Parties York

Full Party Providers

A list of all the Children’s Party providers in York. From pottery painting to trampolining, soft play and more… if you want to make it easier, these will provide the full party, you just need to bring the cake and the kids!

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Bish Bash Pot 

Pottery & Glass Cafe in the heart of the city.

At Bish Bash Pot you can indulge your little ones creative side. With no added studio fee the price you see is the price you will pay. Come in and enjoy this creative cafe, have a cup of artisan tea or coffee and enjoy some fresh cake, salad or a sandwich from our home baker. Three times a week we have a Messy Makers session. Great fun and something to keep to help you remember this special time.

Please see our website for details. Bespoke baby prints and keepsakes available. Baby Changing facilities, soft play area and breastfeeding mums grab a chair and sit down! With a dedicated party room we offer parties starting from as young as 3 years old. Healthy, yummy party food can also be arranged.

“Just had an AMAZING slime party at Bish Bash Pot on Walmgate – 15 five year olds and they all loved it- Angela is brilliant at organising everything and so easy to work with – nothing is too much trouble! If any of you are looking for a party that’s a bit different definitely check out Bish Bash Pot – I love it “

BA, May 18

“Bish bash pots down Walmgate . It’s lovely and the cakes and coffee is also lovely”

PR, Oct 18

Adults and Corporate bookings welcome. Ladies nights coming soon!

64 Walmgate, YORK, YO1 9TL

T: 01904 654114 / 07929 455130


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Bushbabies Woodland Adventures

The Woodland Adventure Company logoThe enchanting allure of the woodlands has inspired children for many generations. A place of magic and adventure where imagination soars. The Woodland Adventure Company (Bushbabies) aims to bring this connection to nature back into the lives of children in a way that is engaging, educational and fun.

We offer 1.5 – 2 hour Birthday parties for 2-11 years olds at our beautiful woodland near Stamford Bridge.

woodland adventuresOur parties include a chosen adventure, from Gruffalo hunting to Bow and Arrow making! We also offer hot chocolate, popcorn and marshmallow toasting around the fire. We have a woodfired pizza oven and can include homemade pizzas in your party package if you would like. Following the adventure, make the most of the woodland for free play, food and birthday cake.

All parties are run by Adam, a qualified Outdoor Adventure and L3 Forest School leader.
Book early to avoid disappointment!

“Bushbabies Woodland Adventures are absolutely fantastic and great in all weathers as there’s such a huge, permanent wooden shelter. Adam who runs it is so creative with the different themes they do and his wife makes and bakes gorgeous pizzas for the children.”

LR, Jan 18

“Another vote for Bushbabies woodland adventures- they’re magical!”

GM, Jan 18

Primrose Hill, Buttercrambe Road, Stamford Bridge, North Yorkshire YO41 1AW

T: 07788 713393 (Marie)


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City Screen Birthday Parties

Book a birthday party with us and make your child the star of the show!

Our Kids’ Club Parties are available to book on Saturday mornings and include a film at 11.15am. Before the film there will be activities in the cinema screen with our qualified staff from 10.30am. Not only that, the lucky birthday boy/girl will get to press play and turn the film on from inside the projection booth! Each child will receive a goody bag.

After the film there is the option for a party in the Basement Bar with food and games. Parties start at £5 per child.

13–17 Coney Street, York, YO1 9QL

T: 0871 902 5726


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Creepy Crawlies

This popular party venue probably has the most diverse range of parties in York to make your birthday party an awesome event. From exclusive Laser parties and Wired High Ropes challenges to Animal Petting, Crafty and Glow Parties, there’s something to excite every child. The original Creepy Crawlies party, ‘Bug-Tastic’ is great value, offering fun on all the play equipment inside and out. All parties come with a mini feast from their kitchens to delight every palate and special dietary requirements are catered for.

Each birthday party has its own experienced host to ensure your child will have a fantastic birthday to remember whilst you can sit back, relax and enjoy the event!

All parties (except Wired and Summit) include:
Private, decorated birthday room for ½ an hour
Buffet, including a pudding and juice
Party invitations
Sweet bag
Free adult entry with an adult table reserved for up to 6 adults
At least 1 ½ hours of play time

For more information and to see our full range of parties see the Party Zone on the website.

T: 01904 692221

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Crumbs Cupcakery

Come and visit our Cupcakery where we hold cupcake decorating tea parties, make birthday cakes to order, and serve afternoon tea (booking required).

We are super child friendly and offer mini hot chocolates, pink milk and mini cupcakes for the little people! We also have a changing table, high chairs and are breast-feeding friendly too.

We’re open 10am-5pm from Monday to Saturday and 11am-5pm on Sundays.
Afternoon tea is just £12.50 per person

Crumbs Cupcakery near the Minster do cupcake decorating parties for kids that includes an afternoon tea for £15 .”

DR, Jan 2018

“Crumbs Cupcakery near the Minster is small but lovely.”

EJJ, Jan 18

10 College St, York YO1 7JF
T: 01904 638282


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DIG birthday parties

Calling all wild Vikings! Celebrate your birthday at DIG and make it a party for the history books!
Go back in time for your birthday this year, hosted by your very own Viking host to take you on a hunt through history! What will you discover at DIG?
And the fun doesn’t stop there. Once you’re done discovering, it’s time to party!
For Children 4 – 9 years old.

Included at DIG’S party venue is:
Exclusive use of the mezzanine level & activity room
Party hats
Party plates
Drinking goblets
Party games & prizes

£25.00 deposit to confirm your booking
£10.00 per child without catering supplied
£15.00 per child with catering.
Free for first 4 adults and then £2 for each additional adult.

To book a party, or for further details, call DIG’s Private Hire Coordinator on: 01904 615502
Or email the team at:


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Energi Trampoline Park Parties

PrintFrom the minute you arrive, your dedicated party host will welcome your birthday boy or girl and their friends, provide them with Energi trampoline socks and a short safety briefing, before taking them for an hour’s use of the trampoline park, while you relax in our mezzanine café with complimentary tea or coffee.

After that, they’ll be taken to their own private party room for 45 minutes, where you can join them for a delicious selection of party food, unlimited squash and ice cream.

The party room includes a tv and sound system for you to play their favourite songs, videos or perhaps a celebratory slide show?!

3-7 Rose Ave, York, YO26 6RU

T: 01904 360500



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Mini Figs & Bricks Party

Have an ‘awesome’ brick party in our dedicated Lego play room. Children can get creative with our mosaic walls, brick pit and Lego tables!

Organised games such as tower building and car races means you can sit back and relax whilst the kids are entertained by our two party hosts. For the games and activities we have Lego prizes and the birthday boy/girl gets to take home what they have built. With any party booking we also include Lego themed invitations for you to send out. You just bring the food and cake.

Take the hassle out of party bags and choose extras such as; build your own minifigure or take home what you build.

We run our parties at Minifigs & Bricks Lego shop, Wigginton Road YO32 2RH. Feel free to pop by and have a look at the party room or take a look at our Facebook page and read our 5* reviews.

Brick Parties start from £160 for up to 10 children. Over 10 children an additional cost of £8 per child is applied. For more information please contact Bev:

T: 07746 598865

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Piglets Parties

Our party package costs £17.95 per child and is available on Saturdays & Sundays with two slots to choose from; 10:30am-12:30pm or 2pm-4pm.

  • Admission to the farm park all day
  • Your very own party host to assist throughout the party
  • Exclusive tractor & trailer ride (30 people maximum including adults)
  • Birthday child goes FREE if the child is a member of Piglets
  • One on one animal feeding/petting with our animal barn team
  • Party tea and drinks for the children with margherita and pepperoni pizza slices handmade by York Pizza Company, carrot and cucumber sticks and tomatoes, plus for pudding yummy ice cream including Piggy Poo and vanilla flavours with delicious chocolate sauce
  • Pizza is available for Adults if pre-ordered
  • Presentation of the birthday cake
  • Party team will sing Happy Birthday to the party child
  • Party bags full of piglets goodies (5 items)
  • Printed party invitations sent in the post to the organiser
  • A free gift for the party child (£10 gift voucher to use in the shop)
  • Birthday badge for the birthday child

Piglets Adventure Farm is located 15 minutes from the centre of York, on Towthorpe Moor Lane, between Strensall Road and the A64, North of York. For full information please visit the website or call

Piglets Adventure Farm Park, Towthorpe Grange, York, YO32 9ST.

T: 01904499700

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Rainbows Ceramics

Rainbows Ceramics Painting Studio is a well established pottery painting studio in the heart of York on the corner of Bootham & Gillygate. Parking is available on Bootham Row, just behind the shop. We have a vast selection of pottery and all the stamps, stencils and sponges you need to help your little one get creative. Ladies Nights are also available for grown ups! OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK.

Baby Prints
We specialise in baby footprints on to ceramics and years of practice have enabled us to successfully get the perfect print on to most items. 3D plaster outprints and clay imprints are also available, provided with a handmade wooden box frame.

Kids Parties
We are a 2016 & 2017 award winning children’s party venue. A ceramic painting party is lots of fun and each child will have their own personal gift to remember the occasion by. We offer 4 separate discounted party packages for a minimum of 6 painters lasting between 1-1.5hrs. Party food can also be provided. Please see our website for information on Kids Parties.

“I’d definitely recommend Rainbow Ceramics x”

EJ, Dec 18

“Rainbows ceramics on Bootham. They did my lbs when he was 1 month. They where really good. Xx”

CV, May 18

10% off when you Mention York Mumbler (excluding parties & evening bookings)

Rainbows Ceramics Painting Studio, 15-17 Bootham, York,  YO30 7BW

T: 01904 675533


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Rascals Entertainment

Rascals Entertainment proudly offer you the best in children’s entertainment and specifically our award-winning parties.
Rascals Entertainment is in it’s 5th year now and is an exciting and innovative family run business that offers unique parties, events & appearances for children from 3 to 12 years.
What sets us apart from the competition is our professionalism, attention to detail and the fact that we take the job of making your child’s dreams come true seriously.

Our team of entertainers who include the amazing “DanceMatt” who has years of experience in the children’s entertainment industry together with our other talented team are some of the most talented singers and performers in the area, with backgrounds in performing arts and musical theatre. Every member of the team loves to entertain children and have fun whilst doing so.

We ensure your party or event is action-packed from the beginning to the end with singing, dancing with some games you will not have seen before, imaginative and fun, whilst you, the parent relaxes and enjoys seeing your child have the “party of their dreams” Its our job to make sure that every child gets involved and comes away from the party with happy memories that they will be talking about for days to come.
We offer over 25 themes to our parties, as well as non themed disco parties and School Discos, Light switch ons and corporate events.
We offer children’s parties in Harrogate, Wetherby, Leeds, Ripon, York, Ilkley, Skipton & surrounding areas.  Travel costs apply for parties further than 8 miles out of Harrogate.

MUMbler Favourite Party provider Winners 2014, 2015 & 2016
Don’t just take our word for it, we have over 145  5* reviews on our Facebook page.

Our themes include:
Dance Matt Disco, fun & games, Star Wars, Frozen, Princess, Superhero, Princess and Superhero, Ironman, Transformers, Minion, Peppa, Toy Story, Power Rangers, Spiderman, Mickey & Minnie, Pirate, Pirate & Princess plus others…

“Rascals are fab! They did a star wars party for my son last year! It was amazing and all the kids talked about it for ages afterwards.”

TH, April 17


“These guys were amazing for my little boys party.”

AD, Jan 18


T: 07855 844265


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Smile Cafe Parties – Pocklington

Smile Café in Pocklington is the perfect place to host your child’s birthday party, with plenty of fun activities to suit all ages.

The family-friendly play café is available for parties Monday to Saturday from 4pm and every Sunday afternoon from 1.30pm.

For younger children, under five, there’s a lovely indoor soft play area with double slide, mats and building toys, plus an outdoor play area with climbing frame, swings and ride-on toys.
Older children can also indulge their creative sides with Paint-Your-Own-Pottery and Be-My-Bear parties – super messy and lots of fun.

Smile Café is proud of its reputation for customer satisfaction, value for money and excellent food – with a food hygiene rating of 5/5.

“We had our daughter’s 1st birthday here and it was amazing. The staff did a brilliant job and all children had a lovely time in the soft play or painting a pot. I would highly recommend to anyone wanting somewhere special for a party. I couldn’t have wished for a better day.”

Sophia, 2017

“A great party venue, great homemade food excellent value, a hassle-free party and an amazing birthday cake made for my boy’s third birthday!”

Kate, 2017

The Mile, Pocklington YO42 1TW

T: 01759 305420 (Jo)


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The Creative Studio York

Our new and exciting venue will make your child’s Birthday a unique one to remember. Based in Clifton Moor, we will exclusively host your child’s private party in our Creative Studio.
Party Themes
Fairy Party: Make your own fairy wings and magic wand to turn yourself into one of these magical creatures! Take home your own little fairy door too
Unicorn Party: Create your own personalised Unicorn plaque to hang up on your wall, cover it in glitter and add magical rainbow colours! Alternative Dragon Plaque designs can be supplied.
Animal Party: Turn yourself into your favourite animal, create a mask and tail. Including feathers, glitter and fur!
Painting Party: Wear a beret, use an artist’s palette and become Picasso for the day! Paint your own canvas and to hang up on your bedroom wall.
Zombie Parties: Turn you and your friends into Zombies for an extra special birthday to remember! Using SFX products to make this the scariest birthday ever! (Age 12+ £16.50pp)
Parties cost £15 per child, a minimum of 6 children per party, 2 hour slots, food not included.
Contact Nicola on:
T: 07505762450

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York’s Chocolate Story Children’s Birthday Parties

york chocolate storyChildren’s Birthday Parties at York’s Chocolate Story are a delicious dream come true for children of all ages. We offer you an exclusive group tour of the attraction, plus private evening hire of our Factory Zone for this fantastic celebration of all things sweet.

Duration:2 hours
Available:5:15pm daily
Numbers: 10 minimum – 30 children
Price: From £15.00 per child (two adults free with every booking)

Accompanied by your entertaining guide, journey through the story of York’s famous chocolate-making families and uncover surprising secrets behind famous York confectionery brands.
Enjoy a real party atmosphere in our vibrant Factory Zone and select various additional catering opportunities to suit your requirements and budget; from opting to bring your own cake to our party fondue portions and savoury party tea. Parents are also welcome to bring along their own party food if they would prefer. Simply speak to our Party Co-ordinator to ensure we are aware of what you’d like to bring.
Then it’s time to join our friendly Chocolatier and get aprons, hair nets and gloves on for a practical 45-minute workshop in our fantastic Chocolate Kitchen. Learn how to mould and decorate chocolate lollypops, experiment with mixing flavours and textures, and make your own personalised truffles.

T: 01904 527723


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All-Star Parties

We are offering a range of bespoke party packages to make each child’s birthday wish come true. Every party package includes party entertainment, fun games, invitations, party bags and prizes. Be a party hero / the Belle of the ball and opt for our themed party bags and invites, mini disco and character appearances!

Party packages start from just £100!

T: 07398156748

Askham Bryan Conservation and Wildlife Park Parties

Birthday party packages perfect for animal mad kids. Meet some creatures up close and personal and enjoy exploring our fantastic wildlife park. See our website for details.

“Checkout the new wildlife park at Askham Bryan. We had my daughter’s 4th birthday there and it was amazing. And only 5 mins away!”

SD, July 17

“We did the Askham Bryan birthday party this weekend which was great.”

JU, Jan 18

Askham Bryan Wildlife & Conservation Park, Askham Bryan College, Askham Bryan, York, YO23 3FR

T: 01904 772270

Baby Sensory Parties

Baby Sensory parties are ideal for babies up to 13 months old, e.g. 1st birthday parties or christenings. Whatever your event, we’ll make it magical, mesmerising and memorable for you, your baby and your guests!

“We have done both Baby Sensory and Toddler Sense and my children have loved both! I highly recommend the classes and we’ve also enjoyed Toddler Sense parties too.”

MM, July 17

T: 07790 759333

Big Sheep Little Cow, Bedale

We offer high quality children’s birthday parties with a variety of packages available to make your child’s birthday special. All you need to do is bring the cake, we’ll do the rest.

“I did my daughters party at big sheep little cow when I was heavily pregnant they kept ten kids amused for 3 hours food was really good I just took a cake! Farm tour, soft play and go karts.”

Aiskew Watermill, Bedale DL8 1AW

T: 01677 422125

Bowbeads – Children’s Jewellery Making Parties

Jewellery making parties designed for children who LOVE their jewellery. We bring the beading supplies and all materials required, for a perfect fun and mess-free craft activity for your birthday party. The children take home their wonderful creations in a special bag as a keepsake. Suitable age range is 6-9 years old.

T: 07751 996850

Build a Bear Party

Fun For Every Guest. Make & take home a furry friend. A Party Leader to guide the adventure (5 or more Guests). Party games & fun-filled activities. Party hats (& little ones for the furry friends too).

York Designer Outlet, Unit 51, St Nicholas Avenue, York, YO19 4TA

T: 0800 542 0635 / 01904 675275

Camp Hill Adventure Birthday Parties – Bedale

Our Birthday Parties are all full of adventure! With activities ranging from Quad Biking to Assault courses to Segways, all of our parties are at great prices for children aged 6+. We can even organise the party grub, give us a call and we will give them an action-packed day. The Woodland Kingdom is open on 10am-5pm weekends and school holidays until November.

Camp Hill Estate, Kirklington, Bedale, North Yorkshire, DL8 2LS

T: 01845 567788

Crazy Fun Bus

The Crazy Fun Bus is a bright yellow double decker specially converted into a self-contained children’s party and soft play area. Suitable for children aged 3 to 8 years old. Available to hire in York and surrounding areas.

“We had the crazy fun bus which was perfect for little ones. We did the food but fed on the bus so no tidying up!”

JD, May 17

“We did the fun bus a couple of years back. It was great! And as they eat upstairs, all the mess stays outside! Hope it goes well!”

HH, June 17

T: 01904 750667

Crazy Tykes Parties

Crazy Tykes soft play centre near Wetherby is an ideal place for your child’s birthday party. With a huge variety of options for every budget there is something for everyone.

Basic kids parties start at £10.50 per head and include play, food and party bags however there are loads of other options to chose from such as craft parties, make a bear parties, laser parties, balloon modelling, face painting and even discounted “Little” Tykes parties for 3yrs olds and younger during the week.

“Crazy tykes is fab for parties we had my little boys 4th birthday party there in November it’s nice and clean foods lovely staff are always happy to help and have smiles on their faces.”

TB, Jan 18

“Crazy tykes is lovely and clean if you can get there, and they do nice food too.”

JL, Jan 18

Unit 650 thorp Arch Trading Estate, Thorp Arch Wetherby, West Yorkshire LS23 7BJ

T: 01937 541007


David Lloyd Parties

At David Lloyd we offer birthday parties to suit every age, options include:

    • Soft Play
    • Mini Active
    • Multisport
    • Make and Create
    • Pirate, Princess or Super Heroes
    • Disco
    • Traditional Games
    • Football
    • Movie party

All parties include:
Invitations, Birthday card, Helium balloon per child. Party bags, Three menu choices & family day pass.

“Would really recommend David Lloyds parties, had my eldest’s 3rd birthday there in June and it was fab they do different themes e.g. pirate and princesses, frozen, Peppa pig etc and provide 2 party hosts who organise games etc, all the staff are lovely and genuinely enthusiastic.”

FW, Nov 17

“We’ve just had a party at David Lloyd in York for my 5 year old. It was absolutely fantastic – I can’t recommend them highly enough. They organised everything (apart from the cake) and kept the children busy for the full time. The kids loved it!”

RW, Dec 17

St John’s Playing Field, Hull Road, York, YO10 3LG

T: 01904 751500

Dreamee Teepees Slumber Parties

Dreamee Teepees Slumber Parties combine the much loved sleepover with Glamping to create an unforgettable party experience.

We offer a range of parties packages including the Ultimate Pamper & Slumber Party, Secret Agent Party Package and a vintage afternoon tea. For more information please check out our website or social media pages.

T: 07572 536200

Eazy Peazy Parties York

We offer children’s birthday parties at our studio. Includes entertainment, decoration of venue, party food, party bags, prizes for games, parents lounge all set up and cleared away by us! Our character hosts include Anna, Elsa, Rapunzel, Cinderella, Spider-Man and Iron-Man. We can also come to your chosen venue.

“We had a party recently with Eazy Peazy Parties, my daughter and friends loved it.”

LD, Jan 18

“Eazy Peazy Parties are fab…. took my 1 year old to one of their Christmas parties and she loved it….lots of fun and they do games with the children. Guest appearances too if you want.”

JT, Jan 18

5 Devonshire Court, York

T: 01904 593481


Forest Quest

We run birthday parties with a difference, using the philosophy of Forest School to help children explore the natural world, enjoy new experiences, to have fun and work together as a group. Ideally children should be 6 or over. A typical party may include fire lighting, shelter building, making something from natural materials, playing team games, exploring the wood and whittling a stick.

“I’ve booked a party through forest quest at Huby for my son, had some really good recommendations for them.”

EB, June 17

“Forest quest is brilliant! Very unique and different.”

NM, April 17

T: 07519 340220

Fun Science Parties

Looking for something different? Throw a birthday party to remember with FUN SCIENCE! For ages 3+
We offer five different party packages, all of which are great fun for children and brilliant value for parents. Each party is run by a highly trained Fun Scientist who will come to your venue, run the session and clean up afterwards.


T: 07584057445

KINESIS Dance Parties

I offer 1.5-2 hours of dancing to add some energetic fun to your child’s party. Children will take part in a warm up then learn a dance routine set to the birthday girl/boy’s choice of music!
£60-£70 per party. I bring my own music/speakers so all you need to do is organise the venue & food/party bags, I will do the rest.

“Thanks to Helen @ Kinesis Dance for a fabulous party for my 5 year old today. She had a great day!”

JB, Feb 17

“We have done Kinesis dance party. Loved it.”

ST, June 17

T: 07886 440154

Lab Rascals Science Parties

Award wining Lab Rascals science parties (age 5-14) provides a real “WOW” factor which will be remembered for years to come. Lab Rascals qualified scientists educate, inspire and entertain children with the magnificent world of science by allowing children to do all the experimenting themselves.

Parties options are Dry Ice & Slime Party, Dry Ice & Bath Bombs plus other party package options are available.

Please quote Mumbler on booking to receive a FREE Lab Coat for the birthday child with all 2 hour parties.

“We loved Lab Rascals”

AL, Jan 18

T: 07825 285155

Melrose Yard Studios – Popstar Recording Experience

Melrose Yard Studios offer unique ‘pop star’ recording experiences for your aspiring singers!
Book a session for your child’s birthday party – the children get to record their favourite pop songs in a professional recording studio. A cd is taken home as a keepsake! Also ideal as a gift for a solo singer.

T: 01904 620707 (Sam Holdstock)

Pizza Express Parties

The ‘Little Ones’ Pizza Making Experience.
Fun, Friends & Floury little fingers. 100% fun for your little ones, zero cleaning up for you! Say hello to the perfect children’s celebration. Packed with balloons, goes & messy pizza making fun, it has all the ingredients for a super special party.
£11.95 per child.

“My son had his 5th birthday there this Sunday. We were really pleased with it, all the kids had a great time and we thought it was great value for money. I’d highly recommend it.”

JS, Nov 17

“Fantastic, great value for money, very organised and entertaining, kids loved it!”

JK, Nov 17

17 Museum St, York YO1 7DJ
T: 01904 672904

10 St Sampsons Square, York YO1 8RN
T: 01904 630930

Proper Soccer Parties

Proper Soccer Parties offers no nonsense football parties for kids. PSP applies proper football practices to a fun-packed environment.

Another vote for Rich Marshall at Proper Soccer Parties!

RA, Feb 17

I’d definitely go with Proper Soccer Parties he will be made to feel special, kids loved it.

LR, Feb 17

T: 07787 846250

Red Goat Climbing

Here at the Red Goat Climbing wall we run children’s parties on weekends and during the week through the school holiday period for children aged 7 and over. We provide a unique, fun and safe party experience that is individually tailored to the ability of each group.

“We went this weekend for a kids party – was really impressed.”

AH, March 17

“My just-about-to-turn-8-year-old had a party today at Red Goat climbing on Layerthorpe. Various party packages for different ages, they all had a great time.”

JR, March 17

6 Redeness Street, York, YO31 7UU

T: 01904 731548

Riverside Farm (Hungry Horse)

Looking for somewhere suitable to take the kids for lunch? Look no further. The Riverside Farm is charming, unpretentious, and comfy. Has a soft play area at an additional cost.

“Just to let everyone know my son had a birthday party yesterday 4-6pm at the riverside farm it was a last minute booking but was such a lovely party!! The young lady that looked after us did her absolute best and she really was so caring and made sure all the children were having a great time she talked me through everything I can’t thank her enough she really was so good at her job! A big credit to the firm!!!”

LH, July 17

Shipton Road, York, YO30 1XJ

T: 01904 642525


Scientots is a programme of unique and exciting science sessions for little ones with inquisitive minds.

“Steph from Scientots did a party for us last weekend. The kids loved it. She kept them engaged the whole time. Listening to the kids afterwards was great & many of them have used their imaginations this week doing lots of ‘experiments’ at home.”

NM, Oct 17

“We had Steph for my sons 6th birthday in December with 14 children & it was a huge hit.”

EW, Oct 17

Dunnington, York

T: 07824 770168

Sleep Under

Create the perfect sleepover…..
We bring absolutely everything necessary to create the perfect indoor camp!????

4 x Tents, 4 x Tent sleeves, 4 x Blow up beds and pump, 4 x Fitted sheets, 4 x Soft throws, 5 x Scatter cushions, 2 x Lighting, 2 x Bunting, 4 x Breakfast trays, 4 x Lanterns and LED candles, 4 x Sleep masks, 4 x Tent name plaques and chalk pen, Our gorgeous LED camp fire, 4 x Midnight snack nibbles in individual bags, 4 x Cinema style popcorn holders and popcorn.

Everything you need for a perfect party!

Contact Amanda

T: 07875658988

Starbrite Dance Party

Starbrite has many years of experience in hosting fun-filled children’s dance parties for boys and girls of all ages. All you need to do is provide a theme for the party, and we’ll provide the entertainment. Parents are invited into the party during the final stages to watch the children in their final performance! We can offer a range of themed and experience parties, all with optional extras to help make your celebration with us even more special.

T: 01430 803170

Sublime Science Parties

Relax…Your Sublime Science Birthday Party will be Fun-Filled, Action-Packed, Hands-on and Absolutely Unforgettable. Magic Tricks, Smokey Bubbles & Fizzing Potions, along with hands-on Sweets and Slime Making will all be coordinated by an experienced presenter at your chosen location.

“Sublime science parties are good.”

SW, Jan 18

“We used Sublime Science and they were fantastic!”

SG, Sept 17

T: 0845 508 5387 or 0116 380 0750

Summit Indoor Adventure – Selby

Distance from York: 15 miles

Play, climb, trek, bowl, skate, ride, eat, drink Summit Indoor Adventure has something for everyone whether you’re a parent with a toddler to entertain, group of friends looking for a somewhere to go or want to do something together as a family Summit Indoor Adventure has it all.

“We took our 7 NCT “babies” (now 5yrs) to summit at Selby- they do a climb/play package which was 2/3hrs worth of activity and then they let us cut a cake in the cafe.“

Mumbler JB, Jan 18

“Summit in Selby have wall climbing and aerial trek which are both good parties.”

Mumbler RB Sept 17

Summit Indoor Adventure, Scott Road, Selby. YO8 4BL.

T: 01757 293292

Tenpin Bowling & Sector 7 Laser – Clifton Moor

Bowling in York is a great way to have fun with friends and family.  With Birthday Bash party bookings available throughout the week, and a wide selection of food and drink available from ‘The Lanes’ menu, you’ll be fuelled to bowl as long as you like.
Sector 7 Laser arena is the perfect way for adrenalin seekers to have some heart pounding fun in this fully interactive laser shoot ’em up.

Stirling Road, Clifton Moor Centre, Clifton Moor, York YO30 4WZ

T: 0871 222 36 75

The Reptile Roadshow

Reptile Roadshow offers Reptile Parties, Live Animal Parties, Children’s Parties, School Events, Corporate Events and other live animal and reptile events.

For our son’s 6th this year we hired the village hall and booked the Reptile Roadshow…the lady was fab and all the kids & parents loved it! She had lizards, snakes, tarantulas etc that you could hold if you wanted to, would definitely recommend for something different.”

SM, Dec 17

“We had the Reptile Roadshow one year the kids loved it.”

KP, June 17

14 Boothwood Road, York

T: 07976 481475

Toddler Sense Parties

Toddler Sense parties are ideal for children from 2 to 5 years old. If you’re a Toddler Sense mum or dad, then you’ll know all about our exciting activities. If not, then you’re in for a thrilling surprise. Toddler Sense parties are full of variety and action!

“We have done both baby sensory and toddler sense and my children have loved both! I highly recommend the classes and we’ve also enjoyed Toddler Sense parties too.”

MM, July 17

“We used Jo at Toddler Sense. She was mint. Brought soft play and bouncy castles and then ran a play session for us too. All we did was supply food.”

HW, Dec 17

T: 07718 604343

Wacky Warehouse

A small / medium sized soft play area. Ideal for pre-school aged kids as it’s not too big. Separate area for under 5’s with slide and ball pool. Can sit close to the play area and see your little one from most angles!  Parties are also available.

“Just a heads up!!… Wacky Warehouse is lovely and quiet today. Good for getting your kids out of that hot sun, having a refreshing drink and a lovely fresh meal with no washing up!!”

VL, May 17

“We had our 3 year olds birthday party at Wacky Warehouse you can pay a little extra to have it exclusive which was well worth the money no stress and they did everything for us!”

CD, Dec 17

At the Flying legends, Stirling Road, Clifton Moor. YO30 4XY

T: 01904 693 239

WhizzBang Science

WhizzBang Science provides birthday parties for children between the ages of 5-13. Run by a real scientist, the ‘Spectacular Science Show’ includes at least 15 interactive experiments and is guaranteed to thrill! Alternatively, the new ‘Sparkle Party’ is suitable for smaller groups. Guests can choose from a variety of hands on experiments such as SLIME making, bath bombs, spherification and DNA extraction.

“Whizzbang science, Emily Robinson was fabulous!! It was a party my 5 yr old went to, was so good, kids loved it!”

KB, Jan 18

“Whizzbang makes a fab fun party experience. Emily is excellent with children keeping them involved and entertained. Would highly recommend as would the children.”

PF, Jan 18

T: 07815530859 

Wild Things Family Forest School

Wild Things Family Forest School offers a range of outdoor play and exploration opportunities – using real tools, bug hunting, den building, mud kitchen, campfire cooking…. Sessions run during term-time, (monthly)Saturdays and holidays. Sessions start at £8.50, from 18 months old, at Millthorpe School.

“Emma recently ran a forest school birthday party for my 5-year-old daughter, and it was really lovely. Highly recommend.”

RH, June 17

“We have been to several parties and loved all of them. Emma is fantastic with the kids. You can even have campfire with hot choc and marshmallows.”

JB, Nov 17

T: 07968 060182

York Motorsports Village

F3 ‘junior’ racing – 10mph electrically powered junior go-karts for youngsters aged 4-8 years old. Ideal for birthdays. 30min or 60min sessions available. Buffet can be added or you can provide your own food and drink.

“My 6 year old had a go karting party at monks cross, was fab!”

EC, Dec 17

“My little girl went to one here too. It’s called York Motorsports Village. It was a fifth birthday.”

GC, Dec 17

Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross, YORK, YO32 9JS

T: 01904 673555