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!
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 High Ropes challenges to Animal Petting, Crafty and Glow Parties, Dinosaur or Unicorn, 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.
Easy Peasy Party is our informal, no frills party, (does not include all below) but starts at a budget busting £8.59 per head!
All parties (except Wired and Summit, Easy Peasy) include:
An experienced host to ensure your child will have a fantastic birthday to remember whilst you can sit back, relax and enjoy the event!
Private birthday room for ½ an hour
Hot and Cold Buffet, including a pudding and juice
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.
If you have any special requirements we can try to accommodate, and we can contact our list of local suppliers to add a special something to your party – from close up reptile experiences or magicians, we can help to make your day even more special.
Come and visit our Cupcakery where we hold cupcake decorating tea parties (not currently running due to COVID restrictions), 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
Open for take-away and deliveries.
10 College St, York YO1 7JF
Updated 21/09/2020 – Unfortunately, due to the current coronavirus situation, birthday parties at DIG are not available at the present time.
Become a Viking with a party for the history books!
Join us at DIG for a birthday archaeological adventure! Your dedicated Viking host will lead the way through our dig pits, helping kids unearth fascinating artefacts from 2000 years of York’s history. After a fun shield-making activity there will be a delicious party feast, before everyone becomes a real Viking and faces each other in battle!
Parties available on Saturdays and Sundays, at 11am-1pm or 2pm-4pm
For ages 4-12
Minimum 12, maximum 25 children
Minimum 2 adults per party; children must be supervised at all times
Prices start from £10 per child
Optional catering, party bags, and invitations as extra.
DIG is fully accessible, and has a pram park and changing facilities.
£25 deposit to confirm your booking
£10 per child (without catering)
£15 per child (with catering)
Free for first 4 adults, £2 for each additional adults
To book a party, or for further details, call DIG’s Private Hire Coordinator or email the team.
Escape Rooms For You are offering Mumblers a fantastic online family game with 25% OFF!
There are several adult rooms and one room for children/families to play – Principal’s Office. Mumbler tried the family room and really enjoyed it! You are in detention in the headmasters office and have 1 hour to get out. There are puzzles to find and solve to unlock chests and finally unlock the room to escape. We got out in 41 minutes, will you?! The game is ideal for children age 8-13, younger children can do it but will need more help from parents. We really enjoyed doing it as a family during February half term (Our children are aged 9yrs & 12 yrs.)
You have your own real-life dedicated host throughs the game who will explain how to use the room and how to play the game. The host will to make sure you can get everything loaded, make sure that you know how to use the controls. The host stays with you throughout the game in case you need any hints or clues. The Escape room is usually £60 to play but can be played by up to 6 families/screens together making it an ideal event to do for a special occasion such as a child’s birthday party on lockdown.
Get 25% discount off the virtual escape room with Mumbler! Simply enter the discount code Mumblerat checkout to get 25% off and book to play for £45.
Like most girls, I have always dreamed of being a Disney Princess. I have started this company to fulfil the dreams of others like me and make their day extra magical. My goal is to make every child feel special and live in a fairy tale if only for a day.
We specialise in Elite Party Events with Disney park quality costumes to make your experience even more realistic and believable for your princess enthusiast!
Our parties are full of wonderful activities including our Princess Academy, Crafts, Fairy hunt, parachute and many more! We are very flexible and are more than happy to accomodate for your needs.
The Rose Experience – 45 Minutes
The Emerald Experience – 1 Hour
The Tiara Experience – 1 Hour 30 Minutes
The Glass Slipper Experience – 2 Hours
Please note birthday parties aren’t able to run currently.
Edible Parties, Cake, Chocolate & More can all be found at Milliefox Cakes!
Our new studio is great for kids and adults alike. We host a variety of party types afternoon tea, cupcake making & decorating, chocolate parties and pizza parties! If none of these suits you, why not speak to our party planner to create your own edible party based on your favourite treat!
Birthday child free when you Mention Mumbler.
Milliefox also makes amazing handmade cakes for any occasion. We create handmade chocolate treats, organises sweet treat party tables for other venues and produce edible printing to order.
Don’t just want the kids having fun Milliefox can also create fun afternoons for you mum’s with deluxe afternoon teas, baby showers and grown up cupcake parties.
If you’re on a tight budget why not just hire our space to do your own thing?
All allergies can be catered for, we even have dairy & soya free chocolate!
For more information please contact us or pop in and see us at our studio.
unit 3, York Business Park, Rose Avenue, Nether Poppleton, York, YO26 6RR
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
Updated 22/09/2020 – Parties can be booked for 2021
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.
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 pigletsfarmpark.co.uk or call
Piglets Adventure Farm Park, Towthorpe Grange, York, YO32 9ST.
Pottery Painting Studio in the heart of York!
Rainbows Ceramics Painting Studio is a well established pottery painting studio just 2 mins from York Minster and across the road from York Art Gallery. We have a vast selection of pottery and all the stamps, stencils, sponges and paints you need to help you and your little one get creative.
We are situated on the corner of Bootham and Gillygate and parking is available on Bootham Row, just behind the shop.
Paint at Home Pottery
Why not bring the fun of the studio to your home? Pick what you would like to paint at www.rainbowsceramics.co.uk/shop and collect it from the studio. You will be provided with everything you need, then simply return in 1 week.
We are also an award winning children’s party venue so if the little ones fancy some pottery painting fun with their pals either in the studio or at home please do give us a call. Please log on to the website for current party packages and info.
Mention York Mumbler for 10% off (excluding parties & evening bookings).
Tired of the same old parties. Speedkix are here!
When you book a Speedkix party, your child could be rolling around in a giant body Zorb doing bubble football or having a go at Tag Archery, a Nerf Wars party or taking part in the Speedkix Challenge with our innovative Speed Radar seeing how fast they can hit a football at one of our football parties.
Activities to suit all ages and the best thing is we can bring the party to you or book one of our venues.
Zorb and Bubble Football Parties
• The most active and varied parties around there is no other party company that offers the range of activities and cater for all ages even big kids!
• Experience with over 20 years of working with children we have the adaptability and equipment to suit every age and ability
• Fixed Cost pricing you only pay for additional children
• We can book the venue
• Suitable for indoors and outdoors
• All safety equipment provided and fully insured
• Five star rating on Facebook
AT THE LITTLE GYM, WE’RE HERE TO GET YOUR CHILDREN MOVING, LEARNING AND MOST OF ALL, HAVING FUN!
The Little Gym York based in the new amazing York Community Stadium at Monks Cross is opening on 12th April!
Join us before April 12th to secure a space in your chosen class and join for just £57 per month (Normally £62 per month).
We also offer a 20% sibling discount if you have other children you wish to enrol! Spaces are on a first come first served basis.
Our non-competitive gymnastics programmes teach children that they don’t have to be the best, they just have to try their best! We provide children with a safe, clean, inspiring space to burn energy, build confidence, and develop key skills. Head over to our blog to find out more about why we are SO excited to bring The Little Gym to the families of York.
As well as our seriously fun classes, we’re open for party bookings too! If you’d like to secure your membership, or have any questions, reach out to us by email on the address below.
WE LOOK FORWARD TO HAVING SERIOUS FUN WITH YOU SOON!
This is a family run business that gives you and your children a chance to meet our friends from the Reptile Kingdom face to face and realise there is nothing to be scared of. I have over 20 years of experience.
By nature of name I am willing to travel in order to meet the clients needs that is why I am the ‘The Reptile Roadshow’.
I pride myself on providing the best experience possible by ensuring I have sufficient time between events. This gives you the peace of mind that we will not be rushing out to another event, and us the peace of mind that our animals are not being stressed by over exposing or overworking them. As well, your party can be arranged for a time that is convenient for you.
We will introduce Lizards, Snakes, Tortoises, Millipedes, Frogs, Spiders ,Snails and other small creatures during your event. We are a totally hands-on show, carried out under expert supervision and tailored to age and your needs.
Welcome to The York Teepee Company.
As part of the Tiny Tumblers family, we specialise in providing luxury boutique bell tents and indoor slumber party teepees for boys and girls. We offer a range of beautifully decorated 5 meter bell tents and indoor slumber party teepees decorated to your theme. With our themes ranging from Fortnight and Mine Craft to Alice in Wonderland and Unicorns; we have something for everyone.
In addition our Wedding Teepees take our service to the next level. We all know that children can get bored and fractious at weddings. We have a solution! We offer outdoor bell tents or an indoor teepee play corner to choose from depending on venue and time of year.
Our 5m bell tent will be decorated to compliment your wedding colours and will include lots of activities as well as throws and cushions for when the little ones require a nap.
Indoor Teepee play corners includes our dressing up rail, activity table, books, and games to keep young VIP’s happy
From styling and finishing touches, to set up and pack up, we will work closely with you to ensure that your celebration is outstanding.
As a small family run business we pride ourselves on our attention to detail and personable service. Every parent loves to see their child happy, and so do we.
We’d love to hear from you soon. Emma 😊
Thread and Press run term time and holiday clubs, including sewing parties and small group/one-to-one tuition. These sessions are designed to give creative project opportunities to young people who love to get involved in art and sewing activities.
We are now offering sewing sessions for small groups, suitable for small parties or groups. We can provide sewing machines or create a sewing project to suit your needs. No experience required, we can work with absolute beginners or more experienced sewers. We can also provide safe and supportive one-to-one tuition at your home/venue, providing sewing lessons and a structured project. Prices on request and will depend on location/duration and number of sessions booked. Typical group sessions start at £50 and one-to-one sessions at £20.
Currently we are able to run parties for children aged 6-11 years, with a maximum of 6 people in the group (included in this group of 6 must be 1 adult to supervise)
The 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.
Our 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!
Primrose Hill, Buttercrambe Road, Stamford Bridge, North Yorkshire YO41 1AW
Updated 16/09/2020 – Parties not currently available due to social distancing measures.
Children’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.
Numbers: 12 minimum – 30 children
Price: From £17.00 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.
AGILITY is one of the most exciting and unique centres for fitness in the UK. The main feature is two ninja warrior style obstacle courses catering for the whole family.
T: 01904 340495
Join us for a personal tour of the wildlife park, including a Meet the Creatures session. Non-catered options are available, or a buffet party tea can be ordered. For more information visit our website.
“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
Please call Sandra for fantastic, fun and friendly children’s entertainment needs all in one place. DJ, disco, themes, cakes, catering, magic, bouncy castles, bubbleology, balloon modelling, glitter tattoos, marquees, Harry Potter, Frozen, face painting, circus, pirate, princess, superhero and more.
T: 07709 252579
Pottery & Glass Cafe in the heart of the city
Bespoke baby prints and keepsakes available. Baby Changing facilities, soft play area (currently closed due to COVID) and breastfeeding mums grab a chair and sit down! Party room – starting from as young as 3 years old. Paint at home available.
T: 01904 654114
64 Walmgate, YORK, YO1 9TL
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
A new take on the pamper party. Beautiful braids for every guest; pretty heart braids, fun space buns, classic Dutch braids or even bright colourful braids! Optional extras including festival glitter. Styles will last 3-7+ days.
Olivia can set up in your house, garden or a booked venue.
Ideal for children aged 5+
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
Our luxury chocolates, bars, make at home kits and other chocolate treats are all handmade in Pocklington, using the finest quality natural ingredients and sustainably sourced chocolate. We also offer chocolate making parties for children, workshops for adults, talks and tastings.
T: 07960 747511
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
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.
Due to Covid Restrictions, parties are for 6 or fewer people.
Unit 650 thorp Arch Trading Estate, Thorp Arch Wetherby, West Yorkshire LS23 7BJ
T: 01937 541007
Our birthday parties cater from ages 3-12yrs.
They last 2 hours from £16.50 per child. Everything is included, all you need to do is bring the cake!!
We offer a range of activities from: soft play & games, football, tennis, traditional party games, disco, dance/cheerleading, arts & crafts, multi sports, movie time, battle box.
If you would like more information or to book please call.
St John’s Playing Field, Hull Road, York, YO10 3LG
T: 01904 751500
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 Fairytale and Unicorn, Movie Night, Army Camp and many more. For more information please check out our website or social media pages.
T: 07572 536200
Froggle Parties offer a huge variety of children’s party entertainment packages for all ages.All of their parties are exclusive to them, created in house by their own team, who then train up their entertainers to perform their own amazing children’s parties.Froggle’s kids parties are full of variety, energy and non stop fun!!
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.
The Ultimate Gaming Party brought straight to your door.
Gamezstation is a mobile party provider for lovers of video games. Both vans are kitted out with 12 cool gaming seats, six consoles, six TV screens, surround sound and lighting. We bring the party to you!
Childrens ballet, tap and freestyle classes held on Saturdays at Knavesmire Primary School. 30mins £2.50, 45mins £3.50. Patient and qualified teacher.
Adult ballet classes held on Friday at Steiner School costing £5 per hour. Also available for private lessons and ballet 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.
“We loved Lab Rascals”
AL, Jan 18
Mention Mumbler to receive a FREE lab coat for the birthday child with all 2 hour parties.
T: 07825 285155
I have a Sweet Stall, Sweet Cart and Donut Wall for hire, which comes fully stocked with sweets to cater for all of your guests. The Sweet cart can be decorated too. Prices start at £20. Hire Louise’s Sweet Station and it will be sure to make your celebration extra sweet!
Not currently open.
An English language specialist offering in-school, fantastical, creative writing workshops and unique, one off, enchantingly magical events in and around Yorkshire.
Hobgoblins’ Hootenannies also comprise parties with distinctive themes. Be it Wizard School, Star Wars or Piratical Adventures, Miss Tycal’s got them all covered!
Soft Play at the Wacky Warehouse, with a new ‘Safe Play’ brand, is aimed at keeping us all safe in a fun filled environment. We are open from 9am- 7pm everyday with food and drinks served throughout.
Shipton Road, York, YO30 1XJ
T: 01904 642525
Want to try something fun and different? Are you aged between 2 and 100? Then why not come to Rockin Rollers – Roller Disco! Established in 2003 we hold weekly skating sessions at Manor School in Nether Poppleton on Friday evenings from 5.30-6.30pm and 6.45-7.45pm and on Sunday afternoons from 1.30-2.30pm. We also provide private skating parties
T: 01904 890631
Amy Douglas can cater for all types of events, doing cakes and cupcakes. She also offers cupcake decorating parties.
Open for local deliveries (no-contact) and once-per-week for postals of cakes, tray bakes and brownies. Payment made via bank transfer.
T: 07708 372249
At Scientots we want your child to have an amazing, unforgettable party that will captivate them and all their friends!
Our parties are a mixture of interactive experiments and exciting demonstrations, including magical colour changes, making slime and smoking conical flasks!
Find us on Facebook or go to our website.
T: 07824 770168
Come and take one of our lovely Alpacas for a walk through our Organic farm.
Sheriff Alpacas run walks all year around so if you would like to book a spot please contact Sheriff Alpacas.
They are also organising children and adult parties and bespoke experiences!
Gift vouchers also available
Goodness Farm. Sheriff Hutton Road. Strensall. YO32 5TP
Our junior parties are a great way to celebrate any occasion. Create your perfect party package from just £10 per person!
We offer a range of sports depending on what your child loves the most: swimming, football, dance and cheer-leading, multi-sports, tennis, cycling, basketball, dodgeball, kwik cricket.
T: 01904 325751
Studio now reopened. Providing fun and inspiring performing arts sessions for children and adults as well as parties. We are professionally qualified, vibrant, and recognised as a fun and inspiring environment for people to be in.
Units 13-15 Brookfield Business Park, Clay Lane, Shiptonthorpe, York, YO43 3PU
T: 01430 803170
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.
Sleepover parties in the comfort of your own home. We come straight to your front door, set up and return the next day. We are fully insured and DBS checked. Give your child a memorable and unique sleepover party. Find us on Facebook
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. Play Batfast, a simulated bowler that bowls for you to test your batting skills in our Cricket & Baseball nets.
At Stirling Road, Clifton Moor Centre, Clifton Moor, York YO30 4WZ
T: 0871 222 36 75
In-person offerings not currently available.
TiP STEM adventures are a perfect way to let your little one celebrate their big day with their friends. Chose a theme and relax as the TiP team guide the party through a series of fun, engaging and educational activities for a full 90 minutes.
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.
Indoor karting and racing simulation for all ages. Children from 4 can find their ‘racing feet’ in our fun, safe, electric F3 Racing karts.
Older children from 8 years can experience our F2 Racing petrol karts.
Kathryn Avenue, Monks Cross, YORK, YO32 9JS
T: 01904 673555