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By Erin Crouch, Local Contributor December 1, 2022
Another trip around the sun for your little one and your home hasn’t gotten any bigger? Well, you’re in luck! There are plenty of places to celebrate a birthday that won’t make you squeeze into your living room. Call to confirm prices, headcount, and availability. Mention You found this guide on Macaroni Kid Tacoma!


ARTS/CREATIVE
Tinkertopia
http://tinkertopia.com/
1915 Pacific Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 778-6539
 
Crazy inventions and DIY art projects make this birthday party unforgettable.


Kiddos and Kin
http://kiddosandkin.com/bday-parties-rentals/4590711029
751 St Helens Ave
Tacoma, WA 98402
(253) 224.2451
 
Have a musical celebration with your little ones! Themes include "Under the Sea,” "Woodland Wonderland,” and others.


FITNESS

YMCA Morgan
https://www.ymcapkc.org/morgan-family-ymca/programs/birthday-parties/
1002 S Pearl St
Tacoma, WA, 98465
253-460-8810
 
It’s fun to play at the YMCA! Choose between a pool party or a gymnastics party. YMCA membership not required.
 

INDOOR PLAY
Odyssey 1
https://www.odyssey-1.com
2310 W. Mildred Street
Suite #110
Tacoma WA 98466
253-566-3231
 
Pizza and games: a classic birthday. Choose between laser tag and a jungle gym party.


Debbie Doolittle’s Indoor Petting Zoo
http://www.indoorpettingzoo.com/
120 Ste B, 138th St S
Tacoma, WA 98444
(253) 539-5011
 
An indoor petting zoo party gives children the chance to meet and ride a variety of animals.
 

Children’s Museum of Tacoma
https://www.playtacoma.org/birthdays
1501 Pacific Avenue
Tacoma, Washington 98402
(253) 627-6031
 
Party in a private room and then have the run of the museum!
 

Star Center
https://www.metroparkstacoma.org/birthday-party-experiences/
3873 S. 66th St.,
Tacoma, WA 98409
(253) 404-3944
 
Choose between themed adventures like Pirate Adventure, Princess Extravaganza or Jungle Safari or make your own. Membership not required.

 
Pump it Up
https://www.pumpitupparty.com/tacoma-wa/birthday-parties/
3610 South Pine St
Tacoma, WA 98409
(253) 254-7971
 
Sit on an inflatable birthday throne in a bouncy kingdom with a party at Pump It Up.

RESTAURANTS

Round Table Pizza

http://round-table-pizza.com/banquet-party-rooms/
North Tacoma, South Tacoma or University Place
See website for individual contact information
 
Have a pizza party or take advantage of the partnership with Bricks 4 Kidz and have a Lego party at Round Table Pizza.
 
 
Olive Branch Cafe
https://www.olivebranch-cafe.com
2501 East D St.
Tacoma, WA 98421
(253) 330-6511

Are you dreaming of an elegant tea party for a birthday? Olive Branch Cafe will provide a high tea for up to eight little darlings with no extra room charge.

FOOD TRUCKS

KC Freeze Ice Cream Trucks
kcfreezeicecream@gmail.com
Bring the party to you! Have an ice cream truck come to your party or home. Antique or newer ice cream trucks with nostalgic music with a truck full of ice cream!

 
 
Hot Diggity Dogs & Sausages
hotdiggitydogsandsausages@gmail.com
Book a hot dog stand to come to your party or event! We do the grilling, you enjoy the party or event.


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