With the temps often soaring here in the valley, we are left searching for things to do with the kids indoors. If you have a kiddo with a birthday during the summer (or spring, or fall) you are probably scrambling trying to find somewhere to host a party.
Sometimes an afternoon at the park or a party in the backyard just isn’t feasible in scorching heat!
We’ve got you covered with this guide to indoor play places! Whether it is just to get out of the house and play off some energy or you are planning birthday party for a whole group of kids, you are sure to find a great (air conditioned) place here in the West Valley!
(623) 334-1200 | 15829 N 83rd Ave, Peoria, AZ 85382
Looking for somewhere really cool, cold in fact? AZ ice hosts birthday parties and has public skate times.
Make AMC a part of your party when you choose to celebrate your birthday, a friend’s birthday, or a special child’s special day with us! Choose to enjoy just a film or add delicious AMC snacks—either way you can bring the magic of the movies to your special event when you make AMC the place for your big celebration!
(623) 486-1496 | 475 W Olive Ave, Peoria, AZ 85345
Long-standing chain of bowling alleys featuring casual grub & pitchers, leagues & party events.
(623) 242-9164 | 9700 N 91st Ave, Peoria, AZ 85345
Ape Index Rock Climbing Gym. Passionate about climbing. Enthusiastic about teaching.
(623) 587-7171 | 3555 W Pinnacle Peak Rd, Glendale, AZ 85310
Book your party at the Arizona Sports Complex where the options for fun and game exploration are endless. Next time your crew wants to really release some energy, bring them to ASC, you will be very pleased with the experience.
7700 W Arrowhead Towne Center Glendale, AZ 85308
Located on the lower level next to Forever 21
(623) 772-5403 | 9410 Hanna Drive #A-109 Glendale, AZ
(623) 587-7700 | 3009 W Agua Fria Fwy Phoenix, AZ 85027
Paint and take pottery. You choose the pottery piece, paint it and they will fire and seal it for you.
(602) 281-3531 | 20022 N 67th Ave Suite A124 Glendale, AZ 85308
Feeling creative? These DIY workshops teach you how to make custom gorgeous wooden signs. They provide everything you need, just come ready to be creative.
(602) 978-1777 | Various locations in the valley, including Glendale, Goodyear, Peoria, and Phoenix
Fun for the whole family, or party! They have various bowling options to make everyone happy (bumpers anyone?)
(623) 872-6700 | 9380 W. Glendale Ave. Glendale, AZ 85305
Did you know Cabela’s does birthday parties? Well, they do! Complete with food, drinks, and a scavenger hunt through the store and museum. They do the set up and clean up, just show up!
(623) 878-8884 | 6773 W Bell Rd, Glendale, AZ 85308
Kid-friendly chain known for its arcade games, pizza parties, play zones & mouse mascot.
(623) 759-7800 | 9460 W Hanna Ln, Glendale, AZ 85305
Play the newest arcade games, enjoy chef-crafted creations, sip innovative cocktails & watch your team in the sports bar that crushes the competition!
(602) 946-4300 | 5600 W. Union Hills Dr. Glendale, AZ 85308
Activities include seasonal youth private and group swim lessons, adult private lessons, public recreation swimming, full facility private pool rentals, as well as Pool Patio Parties, and Red Cross lifeguard as well as instructor certification programs. Foothills amenities include 2 giant slides, a kiddie slide, a zero depth entry leisure pool with spray features, water playground, a lazy river, diving well with 2 diving boards and 6 lap lanes.
(623) 939-1777 | 19420 N 59th Ave A103, Glendale, AZ 85308
Venue offering space for children’s themed parties & hands-on classes ranging from music to sports.
(623) 582-2020 | 2550 W. Happy Valley Rd. Phoenix, AZ 85085
Exclusive in-lobby children’s PlayCenter offers a supervised, engaging environment where children ages 3 through 8 can play games, read books, enjoy toys, and of course, watch movies, just steps from Mom and Dad’s auditorium. APPOINTMENT REQUIRED.
(623) 869-6725 | 1819 W Rose Garden Ln, Phoenix, AZ 85027
A party at inside pitch is the perfect way for your baseball or softball fan to celebrate a birthday! They are sure to be a “hit”!
(602) 889-0081 | 5665 W Bell Rd, Glendale, AZ 85308
Go “bounce off the walls,” literally at this trampoline park. The perfect way to get rid of some energy, and wear those kiddos out!
(623) 428-7529 | 965 E Van Buren St #114, Avondale, AZ 85323
This is an indoor playground for the littler crowd. Geared towards the under 5 age group they have age appropriate equipment like slides, a bounce house, ride on toys and more. Just make sure you bring socks, as shoes are not allowed, even for grown ups.
Choose from lots of fun, kid-friendly party themes, or design you own custom celebration. A team member can help you schedule your event.
(623) 551-9177 | 4220 W Opportunity Way Anthem, AZ 85086
MudPie Studios specializes in bringing arts to the community. With Cocktails -n- Canvas, Cookies -n- Canvas, Summer programs, School programs, Homeschool, Birthday parties, and more – There’s something for everyone at MudPie Studios.
(623) 937-9253 | 4315 W Glendale Ave, Glendale, AZ 85301
Lively, kid-oriented chain featuring pizza & wings along with token-play arcade games.
(602) 761-9663 | 8190 W Union Hills Drive Glendale, AZ 85308
An indoor play place for kids 8 and under, they are a cafe, fun zone and party place. They feature a full scale cafe with food and drinks, as well as various age appropriate play areas for different age groups.
(623) 572-0090 | 14131 N Rio Vista Blvd #5, Peoria, AZ 85381
Who wouldn’t love an entire building full of bouncy houses? This huge inflatable indoor playground is perfect for jumping off some energy or hosting a party for kids and adults alike!
(623) 846-1510 | 7318 W Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ 85033
Long-running, family-owned & -operated destination for open skating, lessons & provisions.
(623) 242-7806 | 8279 W Lake Pleasant Pkwy, Peoria, Arizona 85382
Crafts for every skill level along with children’s crafts. Private party space is available for all your party needs. Theme parties, bridal showers, birthday parties, girl’s night out, networking events, kids parties or any other reason to throw a party.
(623) 979-4000 | 9040 W Larkspur Dr #134, Peoria, AZ 85381
This indoor trampoline park has open jumping and parties as well as dodgeball and even fitness classes.
(623) 872-6420 | 6801 N Glen Harbor Blvd #104 Glendale, AZ 85307
The Cafe & Patio are available for Private Parties! Children’s Party Packages are available starting at just $120!
(623) 418-8234 | 9750 W. Peoria Avenue Peoria, Arizona 85345
A 43,000 square foot entertainment Mecca that includes a 7500 square foot, multi-level Laser Tag arena, a nine-hole Cosmic Golf course and an inflatable jumping area. Wazee’s World also offers a full arcade and a variety of redemption games with great prizes for your enjoyment!
(623) 889-1677 | 7146 North 57th Drive Suite B Glendale, AZ 85301
Kids love to create. They love art and they jump right in. So what a perfect way to celebrate your child’s special day than to host an art party?
Do you have any other great places to add to the list?
*This post is Sponsored by Jumper’s Jungle Peoria.