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Top Children's Party Venues in Manchester

Planning a children’s birthday party in Manchester and not sure where to begin? We have a list of the city's best children's party venues for you to explore! You can focus on something outdoors, such as open-air venues near Heaton Park and Bruntwood Park where the kids can enjoy sports and play facilities. For indoor activities, you could hire a space with a bowling alley or have lunch at one of Manchester’s kid-friendly restaurants. No matter which options sound better for you, we’re here to help you find a Manchester venue to match! So don’t wait up and book one of these amazing children’s party venues today!

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Children's Party Venues Hire Guide

Here are our tips on what to consider before choosing the perfect space for your children’s party in Manchester:

  • The time of the year – Manchester’s hottest months are from June to August with an average high of 20℃. If you’re planning a kids party at that time, don’t miss the opportunity to embrace the outdoors!
  • Including the parents – While it’s all about the kids, you should also remember there will be parents attending the party. Offering an activity for parents to have fun with the kids is always a hit for the younger ones. Teenagers will probably have more fun on their own, though!
  • The party theme – Is there anything your little one is passionate about? Make it a part of their party! If you’re looking to decorate the venue according to a specific theme, be sure to check if the manager is OK with that. Popular kids party themes in Manchester include football (Manchester City or Manchester United) and royal dress up (princes and princesses).
  • Safety of the location – This is especially important for younger children. Double check if the party area is safeguarded and you have enough adult supervision. Quite often the venue staff is able to help you with that.

The party style and venue will all depend on your child’s personality. Manchester is filled with awesome children’s party venues. Here are some of the most popular types:

  • Sports halls and indoor activity centres are a big hit for active birthday parties, both for the boys and the girls. This type of venue is a fantastic choice for the colder months. An active birthday party means tired kids in the evening – something the parents will definitely appreciate!
  • If you’re planning a girls birthday party, you may consider a high tea or crafts party at a cafe or restaurant. Most restaurants will put together a bespoke package for your children’s party. These are usually charged per guest.
  • Looking for something versatile and affordable? A community hall is a great pick. You will have sole use of the venue, so the kids can go wild and enjoy themselves without bothering anyone. It’s also a good choice for a teens disco party.

Here are some ideas of what kinds of activities are popular for children’s parties in Manchester, UK:

  • Royal ball – What little boy or girl doesn’t want to be a prince or princess? The British monarchy is a rich part of English history. This sort of party is a great opportunity for kids to have fun while learning about their country.
  • Indoor active fun – The list is endless for indoor parties. We love this option as your child and their friends are guaranteed to have fun without the worry of bad weather. Some popular indoor activities for kids in Manchester include gymnastics, rock climbing, indoor football, go-kart racing and laser quests.

FAQs about Children's Party Venues in Manchester

What are some unusual party venues for kids in Manchester?

Ever heard of The Crystal Maze at The Crystal Maze LIVE Experience? The experience is bound to leave you speechless–it really is unlike any other, so make sure to check it out and see if that’s something your kids would enjoy! Another great option is the IMAX Screen at Vue Manchester Printworks which can fit a lot more people inside (great for a school trip!). Book it for a fab movie experience!

Are there outdoor party venues for children in Manchester?

Make sure to check out The Urban Courtyard  - this venue is perfect for hosting children’s parties during the summertime. This lovely outdoor getaway is ideal for parties with up to 100 people, and offers amazing catering–ideal if you want to spend the day having fun and not worrying about anything else! Another great option is hiring a venue with both indoor and outdoor spaces, such as The Gallery. This way, you'll have a plan B if the weather goes south, and the little ones can enjoy a beautiful and cosy space! Host a beautiful kids’ party and hire a photographer to make the memories from this event last for a lifetime!

What are some great children’s party themes?

Children's party themes are often a matter of personal preference. Some popular themes include:

-Themed parties, such as a unicorn or superhero party.

-An activity-based party, these could include an egg hunt, or playing hide and seek. You could also get a children’s entertainer who would put on a show or play games with the kids while the adults sit down and chat–it’s the best of both worlds in that case!

-A sports theme, such as a pinata or bowling party. 

-Movie party! Hire a movie theatre and let your kids pick their favourite movies.

-And of course you could join some of these themes together and make a huge party extravaganza!

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