The Best Birthday Parties in Tucson

Published on
March 16, 2024

Parents tend to stress when it comes to birthday parties. When your kid has a summer birthday party, there seems like very few options to escape the summer heat! Never fear, we have found many great options which will hopefully help you in your party planning

Heart and Soul Kids

We make birthday parties the best experience for the whole family. Our celebrations are fully-structured, easy, and clean-up free forf amilies. (Yes, you read that right!) You pick the theme, invite friends, andour awesome birthday hosts will do the rest!

Included in every party package:
– Themed Decorations + Tableware (tablecloths, utensils, plates, & napkins)
– No setup or clean-up, we take care of that!
– Event coordination with our Events Manager!
– A private 2-hour party hosted by our amazing Heart & Soul instructors!
– Fully air-conditioned facility
– Birthday invitations

Birthday parties are available at Oro Valley (8363 N.Oracle Road) or Southeast (8280 S. Houghton Road)


Your child will never forget the magic of a Playformance birthday party! We will keep kids active and happy while parents relax and actually enjoy celebrating a birthday party!

What your party includes: 

  • $450 base price for private     facility use including 2-3 skilled staff members. 
  • 20 participants ages 5 through 15     included. 
  • $20/additional participant      (Anyone entering the playground is considered a participant)
  • 90 minutes of customized play and     30 additional minutes on our beautiful porch for cake and     celebration! 
  • Families welcome to bring outside     food, drink and decorations! 

You are welcome to come no more than 30 minutes before your party start time for set up. Our experienced staff will help you bring things in from the car, set up decorations and food, and welcome and sign in your guests.

Questions? We are here to help! Emailparty@playformancetucson.com

Available Extras: 

  • NERF ADD ON: For ages 8 and up. Full nerfmania! We supply nerf guns and bullets. Coaches create fun environments     for nerf battles and games. ($200 additional. Includes special nerf set up, additional space and coaches) 
  • Family Play Party: (Best for multi-age groups age 6 and younger and their caregivers) For adults and children of all ages to enjoy the play space together. Coaches create an open, free play set up that is successful in meeting the needs of children and their families.     Great for family get togethers, birthdays, or holidays. ($200 additional. Includes special multiage set-up and 5 additional guests)

Timeless Play

Timeless Play is a beautiful and unique venue for your kid-friendly private event. We host custom birthday parties, private play events, school fundraisers, and more. Our magical play experience makes for a special, customized birthday party for kids of any age.Looking for the perfect spot for your next small group gathering, bible study or book club? We offer meeting space and childcare all in one! Tell us more about your event idea and we will help you make it happen.

Little Birthday

2.5 hours

Up to 10 kids

2 Play Experts

30 min. Set-up


Big Birthday

2.5 hours

Up to 16 kids

2 Play Experts

30 min. Set-up


More information here

Bricks and Minifigs

This new spot located right by Tucson Mall on Broadway opened in the middle of the pandemic, so people are still finding out about this little gem. The store itself is a Lego lovers dream of any age. They specialize in buying and trading of Legos.

Come celebrate at Tucson’s Best Lego themed brick-day party Place! Having your party at Bricks & Minifigs gives you the ultimate chance to have FUN, get creative, and use your imagination! It begins with up to a full hour of Lego® building time, hosted by a Bricks& Minifigs team member, this will allow everyone time to relax, have fun and build!

 Build Activity Choices(choose one)

  1. Derby Car Build & Race (# 1     Choice)
  2. Base plate Free Build
  3. Tower Tournament
  4. Bridge Challenge

Party Details 90 minutes (1.5 hours) *

  • 1-12 participants (this includes     anyone who will be participating, including siblings & birthday child.     Additional participants can be added for $12 each)


Packages range from $175-$250 with discounted rates during the week. Additional children can be added as well as aminifigure or lego tub add on.

Bricks & Minifigs Tucson

6145 E. Broadway Blvd, 86711


More information here


Flaundrau Science Center and Planetarium

Parties at Flandrau are three hours inl ength for your guests (2 hours for guests to eat and explore exhibits andapproximately 1 hour to enjoy a planetarium show). Additionally, you’ll have 30minutes to setup before your party and 30 minutes to clean up after your partyoutside of the three-hour party time.

  • Private party room for gifts     and food
  • Access to all science exhibits
  • Advanced, preferred seating for a     planetarium show for your whole group
  • Refrigerator/freezer


More information here


Defy Tucson

All Parties include:

  • 90 minutes of Jump Time!
  • Reserved Area for 2 HRs &15     min!
  • Utensils, Tablecloth, Napkins
  • Socks for Jumpers
  • Birthday Jumper Free
  • VIP Pass and T-Shirt for Birthday     Jumper
  • Weekday Discounts

Parties start at $290 and include a pizza option for a worry free party!

DEFY Tucson

4861 North Stone Avenue

Tucson, AZ 85704

More information here




Designed for kids 6-months to 12, WildKatz has endless adventure to be found!

Kids can reach new heights at Bearkat Boulder, have fun dodging balls in the Lion’s Den, test their ninja warrior skills and get lost in the giant playground we call the Jaguar Jungle! Parents are welcome to join in the fun or enjoy the action at one of our many parent seating areas throughout the playground while their kids are busy exploring.

Each party package includes:

  • Use of Assigned Party Room for Duration of the Party Time
  • 90 minutes of Play + 30 minutes in the room for celebrating
  • Party Place Settings (tablecloth & tablewear)
  • Event Coordinator (to help set up and clean up)

Packages start at $250 for 10 children, 10 spectators.

Wild Katz

4629 E Speedway Blvd

Tucson, AZ 85712


More information here


JCC Playspace

Looking for a hassle-free way to celebrate your child’s birthday? J birthday parties are great for the whole family! Choose an exciting birthday party package for a super fun specialday!

All Parties Include:

  • 1-2 certified Party Captains who will entertain kids and run the party for you!
  • 2 hour party – Up to 20 kids plus the birthday kiddo
  • Paper products (plain white); plates, napkins, cups, utensils
  • Lemonade and water for all guests
  • Tables and chairs
  • Set-up and clean-up
  • Option to purchase food from the     cafe or bring in your own vegetarian meal (dairy okay)
  • J Birthday bag for the birthday     kiddo

Party options include: Play space,Splash Park, Bouncey House, or Pool Party

JCC Tucson

3800 E. River Rd

Tucson, AZ 85718

More information here

More great Birthday Spots:

Pam’sFizzy Factory




ElevateTrampoline park

NoxSlumber party

InternationalWildlife Museum

Mini TimeMachine Museum of Miniatures

OroValley Aquatic Center




Post updated on 5/2/2023.  This list will be periodically updated throughout the year.  If you would liketo have your locations birthday party added to the list or you notice outdatedinformation, email tucson@theplaydistrict.com