Cedar Rapids Birthday Party Guide

Disclosure: We are frequently asked about where to host birthday parties in Cedar Rapids and understand that planning all of the details can be an overwhelming task. We are thrilled to provide this one-stop guide to Cedar Rapids birthday party planning, brought to you by our many sponsors!  We hope this guide makes the process a little easier as you plan your special Cedar Rapids birthday party event! 


The Play Station is Eastern Iowa’s best place for indoor family fun! Enjoy our all new play adventure maze with slides and interactive elements. Kids will increase their physical fitness and challenge their imagination as they climb, crawl, bounce, and slide through our colorful indoor play adventure with over 12,000 square feet of excitement!

The Play Station includes our Box Car Cafe, which features a large selection of food items including pizzas, wings, wraps, sandwiches, all you can eat salad bar and much more! We also have a large arcade with games and a lazer maze! Visit our website to learn more about party packages.

AGES: 12 and under

HOURS: View The Play Station’s Hours and Calendar

BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGES: View The Play Station’s Birthday Party Packages

200 Collins Rd NE, CR


Nature Birthday Parties at Indian Creek Nature Center bring together exciting naturalist-guided educational experiences with the freedom, fun and movement that come with time spent outdoors. With facilities for parties of every size, a variety of educational themed programs to choose from, and special goodies for the birthday girl or boy (like ice cream with our raw honey or real maple syrup), we will help you plan the perfect party that your child will be talking about for years to come!

AGES: 3-12

HOURS: View Indian Creek Nature Center Hours

BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGES: View Indian Creek Nature Center Birthday Party Packages

5300 Otis Road SE, Cedar Rapids


Dragon’s Lair offers birthday packages for groups of 8 and up. Party package includes 60 minutes party room time with 90 minutes of game time. Packages start at $225 Monday through Sunday. Email Dragon’s Lair to book your party today.

AGES: Eight years and up

HOURS: View Dragon’s Lair Family Adventure Center Hours

BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGES: View Dragon’s Lair Family Adventure Center Birthday Party Packages

6545 4th St. SW, Cedar Rapids


Parties can be designed for children 3 to 12 years of age. Parties include your choice of an art project, all art materials, on-line printable invitations, paper products (plates, napkins, etc.), a giant birthday card mural, and on-line printable thank you cards. Parties include the participation of 12 children. Up to 25 children can be accommodated. Parties are 1 1/2 hours long. Additional party time is available for an upcharge.

AGES: 3-12 years old

HOURS: View Kidcreate Studio Hours

BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGES: View Kidcreate Studio Birthday Party Packages

1121 Blairs Ferry Rd NE Ste 300, Cedar Rapids


$25/hr party room all open hours (racing purchase optional); $225/hour private racing party limited hours (email or call). Can bring your own cake/desserts and decorations. Single and double karts – fun for all ages!.

AGES: All ages

HOURS: View SpeeDeez Indoor Karting Center Hours

BIRTHDAY PARTY PACKAGES: View SpeeDeez Indoor Karting Birthday Party Packages

1120 33rd Ave SW Suite D, Cedar Rapids


These are reader-recommended Cedar Rapids area birthday party venues, birthday party rental and supply companies, and bakeries. Know of a great Cedar Rapids area business we should add? Let us know! {Click on the Categories to reveal great Cedar Rapids birthday party businesses!!}

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