Guide to Birthday Parties Around Charleston


If you are like most moms, your child’s birthday seems to creep up faster every year. They keep getting older and yet you haven’t aged a day, right?

To help you out, Charleston Moms has partnered with some of Charleston’s top birthday party providers to bring you our Guide to Birthday Parties Around Charleston! We are providing busy moms all of the information they need to help plan the best birthday party ever!

A special thanks goes out to all of the sponsors who helped make this guide possible. If you would like your business included in this guide, let’s chat!

*This is a sponsored guide, presented by our valued local partners. While we love sharing these resources with our readers, we have not personally vetted each individual business represented here and encourage our readers to do their own research to find the best fit for their family.

The Charleston Aqua Park is a great place for birthday party fun! Bring your friends, jump and laugh on our floating water activity course and explore what it takes to tackle our on-water ropes course. Our starting age is 6 years or older and you need to be a proficient swimmer. We provide the life jackets and our lifeguards make sure that everything runs smoothly in and around the water.

You can book your birthday party any day, simply click on the Book Now button on our website or call to book. We are open 10am to 6pm on all weekdays June-August and on the weekends in September. Our birthday party rate starts at groups of 10 or more. A 45 min ticket is $15/participant (1 session, aqua park or ropes course) and a 90 min ticket is $26.99/participant (you can combine the aqua park and ropes course). Don’t forget to bring your cake! We reserve picnic tables in our shaded picnic area for you. See you this summer!

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One of the most stressful things for a parent can be planning a birthday party. What do you do with your kids for an hour and a half? How do you get them engaged?

Simple. You make their birthday into an unforgettable adventure with a highly trained, passionate, and experienced team of guides who will help them have the greatest party ever! Call the Wild Blue Crew and let them take over the work of planning so you can sit back, relax, and build some amazing memories with your family. Wild Blue Ropes takes care of all your birthday party needs, making kids birthday parties easy to book & fully enjoyable! Both WBR party packages include food (pizza from Paisanos), water, tableware, FREE downloadable party invitations on our website, climb time, and party time off the ropes.

WBR Explorers Gateway Birthday Party Package is best suited for ages 4 – 10 years old. Adults and older kids can participate at the same cost as kids.
: $250 for up to 6 children ($21 for each additional child or adult) 1 Hour of climb time / 30 minutes of party time

WBR’s Challenge Course Birthday Party Package is best suited for ages 10 years old and up.
: $400 for up to 8 participants (45 for each additional partygoer, parents, or chaperones) 2 hours total party time (climbing & ground)

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Looking for a fun and interactive way to celebrate your child’s birthday? Look no further than the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry! The museum is the perfect place to host a birthday party that your child and their friends will never forget.

Our party packages include access to the museum’s exhibits, a private party room, and a dedicated party host to ensure that your child’s special day runs smoothly. And you can even customize your party with add-ons to increase the fun!  Pricing begins at $249 for museum members and $299 for non-members.

At the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry, every child gets a birthday celebration that is both memorable and educational.  Book your child’s birthday party with the museum today and give yourself an easy process and your child a fantastic celebration.

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Plan your party at Pack Athletics! Enjoy a fun-filled, action packed, birthday party led by our trained professional staff! The birthday child and their guests can enjoy tumbling, cheerleading activities, obstacle courses, dancing, nerf gun wars, themed princess and superhero parties, the use of trampolines, Tiny-Tot Jump Castle and more! Parents will have a party space where they are welcome to bring food, decorations, birthday cake, and open presents following the supervised party activities.

Small Party Package (Up to 12 Kids) – $225 1.5 hours of party time and 1 coach
Medium Party Package (13-22 Kids) – $300 1.5 hours of party time and 2 coaches
Large Party Package (23+ Kids) – $375 1.5 hours of party time and 3 coaches


Buff City Soap


Make memories and watch your child be the Bath Bomb superstar of their very own Buff Event!

Your kid and their guests will experience Makery Magic firsthand while mixing, scenting, & shaping up to 5 Mini Bath Bombs each. Transform our Makery with your own balloons, streamers, birthday cake, delightful party favors and more. Make the day extra special with our kid’s aprons & custom loaves of soap available for purchase in our Makery.

Book online at starting at $225 for parties with 4-10 guests. ALSO, shop around with us and enjoy 10% off your entire purchase during your event!


Do you want your child to have an educational, creative, fun AND sweet birthday party? Look no further than Carb Coma’s dessert party packages!

Lauren, Owner of Carb Coma, will come to your home and teach your kids and their friends how to bake. **There are multiple recipe options to pick from** Each child will receive a printed recipe card and their home-made treats to take home at the end of the party!

Packages start at $225 + gratuity and can be customized to fit your needs (gluten free options are available). Ingredients, kitchen tools and clean up are all included in the package price.

Package add on options include:

  • Bottle of sparkling cider with plastic champagne flutes for birthday toast
  • Black apron with Carb Coma branding for each “chef”

Parties can be for up to 8 kids and are for ages 5 & older. Please check out our dessert party package page on our website for more information.

Bring the ice cream shop to your child’s birthday! The Dolly Llama Waffle Master offers a fun and exciting interactive experience for your child’s birthday. We will come to your location and create individual handcrafted desserts for your guests.

We offer two package options: Ice Cream Birthday Package which includes choice of 4 ice creams and various toppings, including whipped cream for $375 set up fee and an additional charge of $5 per scoop. Waffles and Ice Cream Package which includes everything in the Ice Cream Birthday Package but also has waffle options for $375 set up fee and an additional charge of $10 per waffle and ice cream combination order. All packages include service from our friendly staff for a 2 hour period. Your guests will enjoy the variety of ice cream and toppings they have to choose from. Private store party and other custom options available. Please contact us for details.

Looking for a birthday party venue that combines adventure, nature, learning and laughter? Charleston Adventure Forest is the perfect choice! We create magical moments for your child on their special day by offering ZIP LINING, ROCK CLIMBING, ANIMAL ENCOUNTERS AND BLACKSMITHING!

Charleston Adventure Forest offers:
  • Two kids zipline courses for ages 5-12 (must be between 40 and 180 lbs)
  • For older kids ages 10 and up, we offer a zipline canopy course with 7 ziplines and 3 suspension bridges (must be between 70-250 lbs)
  • Charleston’s tallest rock wall standing at 65 feet and for all ages (up to 300 lbs)
  • Animal Encounters that include mini-horses, mini-goats, mini-pigs, reptiles and even alpacas!
  • Forging classes and blacksmithing encounters!
Book an adventure, book a memory!

Young Chefs Academy



Come celebrate your special occasion with our “one-of-a-kind” party experiences! All of our party options are filled with interactive & amusing activities guaranteed to entertain and engage party guests.

Young Chefs Academy offers our “ALL-INCLUSIVE” party packages where you supply the chefs and we supply the rest! Parties start at just $375 for ages 4 and up.

Charleston County Parks


Kids of all ages will have a blast with the cool party packages offered at your Charleston County Parks!

Make a splash at the waterparks during the summer, reach new heights on The Climbing Wall, or rent a party tent or umbrella any time of year to celebrate the big day with big outdoor fun.

Party packages start at $160 and tent/umbrella rentals start at $75.

Bach to Rock


Bach to Rock offers birthday parties for kids of all ages and adults alike.

Rock Band Birthday Party (ages 7+) consists of a two-hour jam/recording session where the birthday boy or girl becomes the star.

Karaoke Birthday Party (ages 6+) is the perfect party for kids and adults eager to become a superstar singer for a day.

Rock City Birthday Party (ages 4 – 6) is an action-packed party that allows the children to explore rock ‘n’ roll instruments up close and see for themselves how music is made on keyboards, drums and guitars.

Annie's Hot Donuts

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Grab your besties and party in Annie’s Party Room complete with games, video games, giant chalkboard wall, play kitchenette, basketball hoops, giant connect four, comfy couch, and so much more.

Then… get ready because you and your friends will Make-Your-Own-Donuts! Have fun decorating & then chowing down on your very own Donut Creation. When the party’s over, we clean up the mess! Yes, Kathryn from Southern Charm had her kiddo’s birthday in our famous Party Room!

Call (843)936-6979 or go to to book your party today. Party Cost: $250 + 9% tax and 15% gratuity.

Jump Charleston

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Jump Charleston offers a variety of jump castles for all ages. Whether your little ones are just beginning to tottle or your teenager is graduating high school, we have castles for all ages…. even weddings!

We offer our castles any day and time of the week, depending on availability. We are committed to making your party one to remember!

Looking for more birthday party ideas?
Here's a comprehensive list:

Kids First Swim School, Charleston
Kids Play Garden, Mount Pleasant
Legare Farms, Johns Island
Lilly Grace Farms and Petting Zoo, Summerville
Mellow & Play Cafe, Ladson
Mount Pleasant Family Martial Arts, Mount Pleasant
National Karate MMA, West Ashley – Summerville – Goose Creek
Outslide In, West Ashley
Pack Athletics, West Ashley
Paintball Charleston, Moncks Corner
Peace Love Hip Hop, Daniel Island
Pirates of Charleston, Ripley Marina West Ashley
Pro Performance, Mount Pleasant
Sandpiper Lanes, North Charleston
Skyzone, Mount Pleasant
South Carolina Aquarium, Downtown Charleston
The Little Gym, Summerville – West Ashley – Mount Pleasant
Ultimate Esports Gaming – Summerville
Whirlin’ Waters Adventure Park, North Charleston
Wild Blue Ropes, James Island
Wonderworks, Downtown – West Ashley – Mount Pleasant – Johns Island
Young Chefs Academy– Mount Pleasant

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  1. My 5-year-old’s birthday is coming up and being new to Charleston I was kind of lost of where and how to find good children’s birthday party places around. I felt much relieved after reading your blog. Thank you very much Ms. Marle in consolidating the different venues along with a gist about them and the contact details. Your descriptions made each venue stand out beautifully.

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