Birthday Party Guide

Cakes and Treats

A Specialty Bakery & Party Shoppe
217 East 16th Avenue , Gulf Shores
We specialize in birthday cakes, wedding cakes, holiday sweets, and other specialty occasions. We also make cupcakes, specialized cookies, petit fours and much more! Visit us on Facebook.
(251) 968-2253

Andree’s Wine, Cheese & Things
403 Fairhope Avenue, Fairhope
Andree’s offers birthday and special event cakes of all sizes with a wide variety of cake flavors, fillings and icings. Visit us on Facebook to see photos.
(251) 968-2253

Chocolate Corner
200 West Fort Morgan Road , Gulf Shores
We are a locally owned business that specializes in chocolate pops, barks, truffles and fudge make great treats for any event. We can also package in goodies bags for party favors!
(251) 948-2462

Couture Cakes
1905 Main Street, Daphne
Couture Cakes can custom design the perfect cake for all occasions and themes. Visit us on Facebook to see pictures of our wonderful creations!
(251) 626-9895

Dipping Dots
22989 Perdido Beach Boulevard, Mobile
(251) 378-5460
22989 Perdido Beach Boulevard, Orange Beach
(251) 974-3687
4651 Main Street, Orange Beach (The Wharf)
(251) 224-3687
The original beaded ice cream is available in your area! Stop into our location at The Wharf and sample some of our delicious flavors. Ask us about catering, birthday parties, fundraising and more!

Edible Arrangements
6890 US Highway 90, Daphne
Edible Arrangements offers delicious fresh fruit arrangements, baskets, bouquets and other delightful tasty gifts. Visit our website to see the wonderful children’s selection, Kids at Heart complete with Disney, Sesame Street, Hello Kitty and Disney Princess arrangements.
(251) 621-9413

FRIOS Gourmet Pops at Windmill Market
85 North Bancroft Street, Fairhope
Have a Frios Cart come to your Birthday celebration for a delicious and healthy frozen treat for you and your guests! Our carts are out and about at festivals, special events, and available for private parties and corporate events. We are also located inside the Windmill Market in downtown Fairhope and at LuLu’s in Gulf Shores. Call today to schedule our cart at your next event or come by one of our locations for an awesome summer treat! Visit us on Instagram and Twitter @friosfairhope.
(251) 581-1909

FRIOS Pops at LuLu’s Homeport Marina
200 East 25th Avenue, Gulf Shores
Have a Frios Cart come to your Birthday celebration for a delicious and healthy frozen treat for you and your guests! Our carts are out and about at festivals, special events, and available for private parties and corporate events. We are also located inside the Windmill Market in downtown Fairhope and at LuLu’s in Gulf Shores. Call today to schedule our cart at your next event or come by one of our locations for an awesome summer treat! Visit us on Instagram and Twitter @friosfairhope.
(251) 967-5858

Gourmet Goodies
11101 County Road 64, Daphne
Gourmet Goodies offers Birthday Cakes, Smash Cakes, Cup Cakes, Cake Pops, Cookies, and much more! Call or email us today to order your child’s next party treat. Visit us on Facebook to view photos of items we offer.
(256) 565-5521

Great American Cookie Company
30500 State Highway 181 , Spanish Fort (Eastern Shore Centre)
We do all kinds of cookie cakes for all occasions. We bake fresh every day. Say it with a cookie cake! Visit our website for more information. Hours are Monday – Saturday 12 p.m. – 9 p.m. and Sunday 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
(251) 621-7977

Hope’s Cheesecake
210 East 20th Avenue, Gulf Shores
Hope’s is a gourmet desserts bakery staffed by bakers with more than 30 years baking experience. We are dedicated to making the best and most delicious cheesecakes, cupcakes and a variety of other desserts and delivering them to you “dinner party ready”.
(251) 968-5858

Marble Slab Creamery
30500 Hwy 181, Spanish Ft (Eastern Shore Centre)
Marble Slab Creamery can help turn any event into a special occasion. Whether you want a Sundae Bar, Portable Slab* where we bring The Slab to you! Ice cream cakes to match your theme are available. Hours are Monday – Saturday 11:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 p.m.- 5:00 p.m.
(251) 621-7900

Something Sweet      
1712 Main Street, Daphne
Something Sweet offers many different kinds of cupcakes along with bar cookies and cakes. Please call and speak with someone to place an order.
(251) 621-2253

Stampin’ Up
Create your own one-of-a kind, hand-made invitations, announcements or thank-you notes. We can help you with all of your special occasions, private parties and private group classes!
(251) 454-9545

Stationery Studio
412 Fairhope Avenue, Fairhope
We have a great selection of invitations for every occasion and every event! We have several themes from silly to sophisticated and formal to festive! Call Kristen to make an appointment!
(251) 990-9940

The Little Cake Shop
10198 US Highway 31, Spanish Fort
No matter the occasion Little Cake Shop can create the perfect cake for you. Visit us on Facebook to see photos. Our specialists are available to answer any questions. Hours are Monday – Thursday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Fridays 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
(251) 621-9097

Warehouse Bakery
759 Nichols Drive, Fairhope
Warehouse Bakery is a made from scratch eatery, specialty donut shop and bakery.
(251) 928-7223

Weir Delicious
Adorable custom decorated cookies perfect for any celebration.
(601) 668-6869


Animal Tales, LLC 
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Live Exotic Animal Birthday Parties!  Animal Tales conducts educational programs for over 900 schools and libraries annually in 15 states. We bring our animals to your location for a unique birthday party experience. 6+ animals of your choice, 45-50 minute show. Serving a 300-mile radius around Pensacola, FL.
(800) 589-5408 Ext.2

Eastern Shore Inflatables
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We offer a diverse inventory of entertainment from inflatable water & dry slides, bounce houses, mechanical rides, concessions, catering and offer free delivery and setup. We can even finish the event with a fireworks show!
(251) 509-2625

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Get in the ball with Knockerball! A Knockerball™ is a single chamber inflatable sphere with inner handles and adjustable shoulder straps. Knockerballs™ can be used singularly to perfect your rolls, flips, and wheels or can be used with two or more to enter a realm of rip roaring, knocking fun times. We provide the full setup of the Knockerballs™ (delivery, inflation and breakdown). We will also provide you with some options of “games” to play and soccer nets & soccer ball with a minimum rental of 6 balls. For parties we offer music, bottled water, Game Host and assistant( stay for the entire party), generator, prizes/giveaways, and games.

On Sight Entertainment
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On Sight Entertainment brings the best Mobile Video Game Truck Party right to your front door. Our luxury, limo-style mobile game theater on wheels features 7 widescreen high-def. TVs, surround sound and multiplayer gaming excitement! 28 can game at the same time! We have the latest titles from Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii, Wii U and PlayStation 4! Weekend rates are $249 for 90 minutes, $299 for 2 hours ($99 extra hour). Weekday rates are $199 for 90 minutes, $249 for 2 hours ($99 extra hour)


Azalea City DJ’s – “Dr. Feelgood”
DJ for all types of events: weddings, receptions, high school events, middle school events, elementary school events, bat mitzvah or bar mitzvah; you name it, we do it! Visit us on Facebook!
(251) 689-6226

DK the Clown
Let DK the Clown entertain at your next event. DK is a Graduate of the Circus Clown School, a member of the World Clown Association and is Licensed and Insured. Balloon Artist, Face Painting and Entertainment.
(251) 554-2874

Dr. Gee’s Magic and Balloons
Dr. Gee’s offers Balloons and Magic for parties, promotions and events. Dr. Gee makes your event exciting with magic and creative balloons sculpting. Dr. Gee entertains in Mobile, Eastern Shore, Mississippi and Florida.
(251) 662-7415

Drop Zone Inflatables
Drop Zone Inflatables will make your party the best one ever! Offering bounce houses, water slides and more! For information please email or call. Hours: Monday – Sunday 8:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
(251) 604-9132

Famous Friendz
We help bring your child’s party to life! We have lots of Famous Friendz to choose from that can come and visit your party or special event. Visit us on Facebook for photos and updates.
(251) 581-2822

Gulf Coast Events & Rentals
11133 Old Highway 31, Spanish Fort
We can help customize your next fundraiser, wedding, birthday party or special occasion to be remembered for years to come! We offer waterslides, inflatables, concessions equipment, tables, chairs, tents, carnival games, and more. Although walk-ins are always welcome, we encourage you to call and schedule an appointment. Hours are Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
(251) 621-1233

We provide unique fun for children and adults at birthdays, church events, corporate gatherings, therapy sessions and more. Each person powers and controls their own gyroscope at the pace they enjoy. We bring everything to your party location. Visit us on Facebook for photos. Call or email us to schedule your event.
(251) 654-1311

Jon the Balloon Guy
Jon offers a variety of services for every event including magic tricks, face painting (full face or cheek art) and balloon sculpting!
(251) 447-7164

Just 4 Fun Inflatables
For your special occasion, depend on Just 4 Fun Inflatables to make your party easy, fun and memorable. We offer bouncers, dry slides, water slides, adventure obstacles, interactive inflatable games and marketing promotions. Serving Bay Minette, Bon Secour, Daphne, Fairhope, Foley, Gulf Shores, Loxley, Magnolia Springs, Mobile, Montrose, Orange Beach, Robertsdale, Pensacola, Summerdale and Silverhill.
(251) 923-7279

Miller’s Grand Events
25341 State Highway 181, Daphne
Hours are Monday – Friday 9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Saturday from 10:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Closed on Sundays. Birthday Parties, corporate events, wedding receptions, fundraisers or graduation parties. With our expanding inventory of rental products, event coordinators and seasonal retail party supplies. We can offer total event packages.
(251) 625-4910

Outdoor Fun Inflatables
We offer water inflatables, dry inflatables, tents, tables and chairs and more! We deliver to you. Visit us on Facebook or our website for photos of inventory. Call to reserve your next rental today!
(251) 923-7719 or (251) 979-4381

Tanglewood Theatrical Services of Mobile
We offer face painting for parties of all sizes, balloon arches, custom murals and backdrops, custom artwork and calligraphy. We can provide custom certificates, invitations, table decorations, specialty props and custom made costumes. We also specialize in entertainment ranging from dance to theatricals. We have over 20 years combined experience in theater, so we know that atmosphere is everything. For more information call for appointments and reservations. Visit us on Facebook for photos!
(251) 510-0654

The Game Machine
The Game Machine is a 28ft Trailer ready for your party crew to have tons of fun playing video games on Four 55 inch screens. Up to 16 Players can play inside an air conditioned, stadium seating, Game Machine. Offering services for Birthday parties, Corporate Events, Community Day Events, Day Camp and Church events. Visit us on Facebook.
(251) 209-9986 or (251) 656-0096

Weabo the Clown
Mike Weaver, Owner. Balloon artist, clown, and face painting, Perfect for parties, picnics and all special events.
(251) 463-4939 or (251) 463-4938

YoGoKids is filled with songs, stories, props and opportunities to interact. Lisa Wells and her team of certified yoga instructors provide yoga mats, towels, essential oils and calming Zen music to create a fun and refreshing yoga experience for any age group and skill level. YoGoKids is filled with songs, stories, props and opportunities to interact.
(251) 401-0553

Places to Party-Amusement Parks and Adventure

Alligator Alley
(Ad Sponsor)

19500 County Road 71, Summerdale
With over 20 acres of natural cypress swamp land, our alligators roam freely in a protected environment. The whole family can safely observe alligators feeding, courting, and nesting from our elevated boardwalk. At Alligator Alley, we currently have over 150 alligators from the hatchlings in our gift shop to the big alligators in our swamp land. Enjoy a nature walk to our various exhibits as you journey towards the big swamp, and the ultimate king of Alligator Alley, Captain Crunch! This world record gator is over 13’ long, weighs over 800 pounds, and has the world’s strongest bite ever recorded from an Alligator. You’ll also observe other wild life such as: Ospreys, Owls, Turtles, Bull Frogs, and various field animals. Birthday Parties: $250 includes 20 people. $8 for each additional adult and $6 for each additional child (our group rate). In our gift shop area, we also display other amphibians, reptiles, and rare species of various field animals.
(251) 946-2483

Estuarium at Dauphin Island Sea Lab
(Ad Sponsor)

101 Bienville Boulevard, Dauphin Island
Host your birthday party at the Estuarium at the Dauphin Island Sea Lab. Both entertaining and educational, the aquatic and hands on exhibits provide hours of excitement for your party guests. Event bookings include a 4 hour rental of our party room in the morning or afternoon for approximately 35-40 persons with free admission to the Estuarium included. Call for more information.
(251) 861-2141 ext. 7000

The Wharf Putt-Putt
(Ad Sponsor)

23200 Wharf Lane, Orange Beach
Call for party rates. Picnic tables and umbrellas available for parties.
(251) 974-1870

USS Alabama Battleship
(Ad Sponsor)

2703 Battleship Parkway, Mobile
Celebrate your child’s next birthday aboard the Battleship USS ALABAMA. Your guests will enjoy touring the Battleship USS ALABAMA, the Submarine USS DRUM, and the Aircraft Pavilion. Please call to schedule your next party.
(251) 433-2703

Waterville, USA
(Ad Sponsor)

906 Gulf Shores Parkway , Gulf Shores
Waterville USA is a beautiful, fun and safe setting for your group outing. Our park offers something for everyone from the smallest tyke to adults. It’s fun for people of all ages! Join the family fun with the Waterpark, Flowrider, Mini Golf, Bounce House, Go-Karts, Arcade, Rollercoaster and much more! For park dates and times please visit Take advantage of the discount with a SEASON PASS! Contact us for detailed birthday information.
(251) 948-2106


Adventure Island
24559 Perdido Beach Boulevard
, Orange Beach
Visit our website for detailed birthday party packages and information. A minimum of 6 party guests are required. Children may be added for an additional charge. Tables are reserved for 2 hours. Birthday Parties are limited to the honoree being 14 years of age or younger. Parties must be reserved 48 hours in advance.
(251) 974-1500

Back Country Trail  
3801 Orange Beach Boulevard , Orange Beach
Bike or Hike to your next family picnic, birthday party, or field trip on the Backcountry Trail. Enjoy bouldering, geocaching, Eco tours and the butterfly garden as you tour 15 miles of scenic trails through Gulf State Park. Visit our website for more great activities.
(251) 981-1180 or (251) 948-7275

Bricks 4 Kidz
Looking for something different than the old run-of-the-mill birthday party? We can customize the theme of the party based on your child’s interest and either host the party at our location or bring the party to you.
(251) 300-4796

Dolphin & Sunset Cruise
4673 Wharf Parkway, Orange Beach
Experience wild dolphin and other marine wildlife as The Sunny Lady cruise boat takes visitors out into the scenic Orange Beach back bays. The Sunny Lady is a 65-foot Bonner walk-around vessel with three decks and includes a glass bottom viewing area, snack bar and restrooms. The Sunny Lady is also available for charter for special occasions including birthday parties.
(251) 589-7117

Dolphins Down Under
27267 Perdido Beach Boulevard , Orange Beach
Dolphin, Pirate and Luau parties are the way to go at the beach! Celebrate aboard a Glass-bottom dolphin boat while searching for dolphins! Our dolphin boats are safe, sturdy and ready for your child’s birthday bash. We offer party supplies and cake or have the vessel catered. Kids and Adults will remember this unique and exciting celebration for years to come! Please call for reservations.
(251) 968-4386

65 Government Street, Mobile
We’ve got children’s birthday parties down to a science. When you book with us, you relax while we do all the work. We provide your invitations, party favors, a uniquely themed cake and a fun experiment to entertain your child and his or her guests. It also includes One hour in a designated exhibit hall prior to party (enjoy all Exploreum afterwards), one hour in the birthday party room, gift for the birthday child, tablecloths, plates, napkins, forks, decorations and drinks. We’ll even handle cleaning up!
(251) 208-6880

Fairhope Sewing School
Our sewing party package is for children ages 9 and up and for all skill levels. Party goers learn to use a sewing machine while creating a project. All parties take place in our school with our staff and up to 6 participants. We host parties on Friday evening starting at 6:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday times start in the afternoon as early as 1:30 p.m. last party time start time will be 6:30 p.m. Parties last about 2 hours and cost $200. Please call or email us for reservations and specific party information.
(251) 442-4472

Five Rivers Delta Safaris
30841 Fiver Rivers Boulevard, Spanish Fort
Delta Safaris offers boat based Birthday Parties for up to 42 guests aboard our fully covered USCG passenger vessel “Osprey”. Party includes a 1-hour boat tour, themed cake and individual ice cream for the partygoers. (A variety of themes are available). We include all plates, napkins, and forks for the cake. Additional activity add on options are available. Prices vary, please request a custom quote. Reservations are required.
(251) 259-8531

Pirate Ship Cruises and Alabama Cruises
4575 South Wilson Boulevard , Orange Beach
Sail on our Orange Beach Pirate Cruise and bring your young pirates aboard for an adventure on Terry Cove. Our pirate ship is an all-wooden boat, designed to match the replica of The Pinta. We also offer cruises on our paddle wheel boat that holds up to 150 people. Private Dinner Cruises consist of a 2 hour cruise from Hudson Marina into Terry Cove, to Bayou St. John into the mouth of Perdido Bay and back. For more specific information, call or visit our website.
(251) 981-4127

Pirate’s Island Golf
3201 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
Come celebrate your special day at Pirate’s Island Adventure Golf. The adventures and legends of infamous pirates come to life in our award-winning theme park settings. Putt your way through caves, over footbridges, and under cascading waterfalls, all amidst a fun-filled atmosphere of natural wonders, extraordinary landscaping, and enchanting pirate lore.
(251) 968-4653

The Track
3200 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
The Track offers a 2 hour unlimited armband for groups of 20 or more. Please book these groups during armband availability periods. It is recommended to schedule these events 1 week in advance. The Track offers many activities including miniature golf, go karts, bumper boats, Kids Country, Bungee, Sky Flyer and several fun games.
(251) 968-8111

Wales West RV Resort & Light Railway
13670 Smiley Street, Silverhill
At Wales West, we can design a party to fit your needs. We have a large room, kitchen and deck overlooking the lake. We have an RV Park on site and other amenities include a petting zoo, party barn, Real English Steam Train, indoor heated pool, playground, and lake with waterfall. You can also enjoy fishing and pedal boats. Wales West offers catering for your event. For information and book your next party call or email us.
(888) 569-5337 or (251) 752-5426

Places to Party- Arcades, Sports and Indoor Fun

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31000 Bass Pro Drive, Spanish Fort
(Next to Bass Pro Shop)
At Kangarooz Family Fun Center we strive to offer the best in family entertainment. Our company goal is to provide a safe, clean place for your family to play with excellent guest services. Each party includes a party host, admission for each party guest, a private themed party room for 2 hours, drinks, pizza, games, ice cream cups, invitations and paper products, a visit from the Kangarooz mascot, and a gift for the birthday child. We do have additional items available at an extra cost. All you have to do is bring the cake! Call to check availability and reserve your party today. For more information contact our Spanish Fort location.
(251) 382-1973 or (251) 219-4290


Arena-The Next Level Laser Tag/Bazookaball
4720 Main Street, Orange Beach (at The Wharf)
Visit us for Great entertainment for all ages, and perfect for birthday parties, civic outings, and family vacations. We offer Laser Tag and Bazooka Ball as well as arcade games. Our facility is over 10,000 square feet of fun and excitement, located on the upper level of the Wharf. For more information call or visit our website. Open Monday – Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Sundays from 12:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
(251) 224-5297(LAZR

Breakout Games – Orange Beach
4776 Main Street (Space L-208), Orange Beach
Each Breakout game is a real-life escape room adventure for a small group. Work together as a team to escape the room before time runs out. Great for groups of friends, family get togethers or coworkers. Under age 14 must be accompanied by an adult. Visit our website for more information. Visit us on Facebook!
(251) 929-8330

Eastern Shore Lanes
10460 Eastern Shore Boulevard, Spanish Fort (behind Eastern Shore Centre)
Eastern Shore Lanes offers several party packages for all ages. Laser Tag and the game center are available for an added fee. All party packages come with a party host/hostess, games, party room, and arcade card for each guest, pizza, drinks and bowling! For more information and detailed party packages visit our website.
(251) 625-3400

Fat Daddy’s Arcade
24565 Perdido Beach Boulevard, Orange Beach
Fat Daddy’s now has 3 locations to make your birthday special. Fat Daddy’s Arcade is the place to party, Rain or Shine! Our Orange Beach location features approximately 65 games. Have a Pizza and arcade party. We have several party packages to choose from including pizza, tokens, drinks, and party space with a party host. Call us for specific details and to book your next party!
(251) 980-1050

Hot Wheels Skate Center
616 Whispering Pines Road, Daphne
Hot Wheels provides great party packages that includes skating and skate rental. We offer soft drinks, pizza, place settings and invitations. We also offer special VIP Parties for tweens. Visit our website to view details of each party package. Call to book your next skate party! Reservations required.
(251) 626-5120

Magnolia Farms Paintball
15275 County Road 49, Summerdale
Our party package is $200 for 6 players and includes paintball gear and 500 Paintballs per player. Each additional player is $30. The party will last about 3 hours. Magnolia Farms Paintball has party tents for you to enjoy along with a party host. Please call and get your party scheduled today!
(251) 605-7216

Mobile Bay Bears Birthday Parties
755 Bolling Brothers Boulevard, Mobile
Hit a home run when you plan your child’s next birthday party! The Bay Bears party package includes 12 baseline box seats, 1 dozen cupcakes from Simply Sweet Cupcake Boutique, a reserved party area and a video board welcome. The birthday child will receive a souvenir baseball and throw out a first pitch! Package prices start at $140 and additional seats are available at the group rate. Call for detailed package options and reservations.
(251) 479-2327

The Factory
18948 Oak Road West, Gulf Shores
Whether you are throwing a private birthday party or want to pull an all-nighter with 40 friends, you’ve found the right spot. Our state of the art recreation center will serve all your needs–just bring the party to us! Visit our website fro party packages starting at just $122.50 (plus tax).
(251) 202-0900

The Gulf Bowl
2881 South Juniper Street, Foley (behind Tanger Outlet)
Have your birthday party, church group, clubs and company parties and The Gulf Bowl. Come visit the restaurant and arcade for tons of family fun! Please call for party schedules and reservations.
(251) 943-4575

Places to Party- Art, Spa and Tea Parties

Charming Teacup
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17111 Scenic Highway 98, Point Clear (Inside Punta Clara Candy Kitchen Historic Home)
Give your little girl a birthday she’ll always remember! Charming Victorian Tea Parties for little ladies ages 3-12. We provide the gorgeous gowns, fancy hats, jewelry and a full tea service on dainty china. Etiquette, ballroom dancing, and games also included. You won’t have to lift a finger! We have 6 fabulous party packages to choose from. We also have party packages for baby/bridal showers, graduations or just fun with the girls! Spaces fill quickly so book your party today!
(251) 300-0231

P’zazz Art Studio
(Ad Sponsor)

456-A North Section Street, Fairhope
Book your next Paint Party with P’zazz! Children will have the use of our studio for 2 hours, a 16×20 canvas for each guest, supplies and instruction on how to paint the picture of your choice.  Visit our website to view the many art pieces to choose from. For info and to book your party, call us today.
(251) 802-1009


Blue Girl Beading Co.
2200 East 2nd Street, Gulf Shores
Blue Girl Beading Company is a unique beading and jewelry boutique that offers jewelry making birthday parties in shop or at your event. We have a unique team that is devoted to creating a fun event with the latest and most trendy styles. Hours are Monday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
(251) 968-6900

Build-A-Bear Workshop
30500 Hw 181, Spanish Ft (Eastern Shore Centre)
Each guest will make his or her own stuffed animal friend. A party leader guides them through each step of the bear building fun and then through party games. Party time ranges from 1-1.5 hours, depending on the number of guests. A minimum of 5 guests is required for each party package. Parties include a party host, photo, printable invitations, thank you notes and party gifts for each guest. For more information and party package details, call or visit our website.
(251) 625-4183

Build-A-Bear Workshop
4751 Main Street, Orange Beach (The Wharf)
Each guest will make his or her own stuffed animal friend. A party leader guides them through each step of the bear building fun and then through party games. Party time ranges from 1-1.5 hours, depending on the number of guests. A minimum of 6 guests is required for each party package. Parties include a party host, photo, printable invitations, thank you notes and party gifts for each guest. For more information and party package details, call or visit our website.
(251) 224-1686

Christie’s Paint n Shop
27267 Perdido Beach Boulevard, Orange Beach
Christie’s Paint Shop is great for birthday parties, bridal/baby showers, corporate events, church groups and more! We offer private in-studio parties and classes with a 10 person minimum. Please call to check availability and book reservations. Open daily 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
(251) 981-7770

Coastal Arts Center
26389 Canal Road, Orange Beach
Call us to book your birthday party or special event in The Clay Studio or The Hot Shop.
(251) 981-2787

Eastern Shore Art Center
401 Oak Street, Fairhope
Let one of our children’s art instructors plan an “art party” for your child’s special day. Clay and painting classes are also available. Please call for information. Hours are Tuesday – Friday 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. and Saturday 10:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
(251) 928-2228

Genesis College Spa Parties
7241 Dolphin Street, Daphne
If you are looking to have a Spa Party, Genesis Career College is the place for you! Up-dos, manicures, pedicures, you create the party package you want! (Genesis students perform Spa services). Please call for reservations and pricing.
(251) 445-8900

Paint’n Parrot
9 North Church Street, Fairhope
Paint’n Parrot is a paint your own pottery, fused glass art, canvas, and pottery studio. Paint’n Parrot has everything you need to create a hand-painted piece of pottery for any occasion. We even have design tools to help you along. Great for birthday parties, scout groups, office parties, bridal showers and summer outings. We have several pottery packages to choose from. Please call or email us.
(251) 928-4161

Places to Party-Dance and Gymnastics

Bay City Gymnastics
(Ad Sponsor)

7980 American Way, Daphne
Looking for a fun place for your child to have his/her birthday party? Let us help you make your child’s birthday a day to remember. We provide the activities and you provide the cake and ice cream. You will be assigned two party hostesses. They will help your child and his/her friends run through obstacle courses, play games, relay races, jumping on our 40 foot long Tumble Track Trampoline or even come and climb on our cargo net or zing down our zip line! Our weekends fill up fast, so call today to schedule your child’s party!
(251) 621-2112

Baypointe Dance Academy
(Ad Sponsor)

112 Courthouse Square, Bay Minette
Come dance the day away with Baypointe Dance Academy. We have dance parties for all ages and dance styles from classical ballet to hip hop.
(251) 621-3980

Creative Outlet Dance Center
(Ad Sponsor)

66 South Section Street, Fairhope
Ballerina, Pop Star, Fairy and Princess themed birthday parties are a very popular service of Creative Outlet. We provide the facility, entertainment and activities for the birthday boy or girl and 15 guests. The cost for a one-and-a-half hour party is $100. Please call to make your reservation.
(251) 928-9511

Eastern Shore Dance Academy
(Ad Sponsor)

9063 Merritt Lane, Daphne
Whether you are as pretty as a Princess, looking for some funky Hip Hop or into all that Jazz, we have a party for you! We offer birthday parties for all ages. Our 2-hour parties include dance instruction, a performance for the parents and loads of fun. Bring your own cake, drinks and snacks. We’ll supply the fun. Reservations required.
(251) 626-2300

Eastern Shore Gymnastics Academy, Inc.
(Ad Sponsor)

8566 Athlete Drive, Daphne
Private parties include one hour of structured gymnastics and 30 minutes in the party room for cake and gift opening. We supply the tablecloth, plates, cups, napkins, forks, party favors for guests and clean up. You supply the cake, ice cream and drinks. The birthday child receives a t-shirt.
(251) 447-0505

Gulf Coast Dance Alliance
(Ad Sponsor)

30752 Ember Lane, Spanish Fort
Whether your birthday child likes ballet, jazz, hip-hop or acro/gym, we have a party for you! For more information and to book your next party call or visit our website.
(251) 621-9755

Susan’s Academy of Dance
(Ad Sponsor)

108 5th Street, Daphne
We offer parties with the latest dance moves, princess dance parties, Rock Star and Hip Hop dance. Let us plan a dance party for you! Call for availability.
(251) 626-3835

The Little Gym
(Ad Sponsor)

22530 Highway 98, Fairhope
(Publix Shopping Center)
Our party slots are Fridays at 1 p.m. & 4 p.m., Saturdays and Sundays at 1 p.m., 3 p.m., and 5 p.m. The first hour is in our gym with instructor-led games, activities, free play, and fun on our famous air-track! The last 30 minutes is spent in our party room. Our instructors set up, lead the fun, and cleanup. We provide drinks for the children and adults, all paper products and balloons. You bring the cake, the kids, and the camera! Please call for booking and prices.
(251) 928-3387

Seward Farms
(Ad Sponsor)

10836 Tanner Williams Road
Bring your child for a one of a kind birthday experience getting lost and having fun at the same time. We offer several birthday party packages to choose from with easy to use reservations from our website. Pick your Saturday and book online. Pay when you arrive for your birthday party. Maze is open September – November, Saturday, 10:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m.
(228) 641-3936


Dance Arts South
251 South Greeno Road, Fairhope
Choose from themes like Pop Singer, Hip Hop Dance or a Classic Fairytale Ballet. Let us customize a party to fit your wishes. For more information and booking call or email us.
(251) 610-8902

Next Level Tumbling
26090 Equity Drive, Daphne
We offer tumble parties, cheer parties, dance parties and more. Each party will last 2 hours. Available times are limited. Please call to reserve your party. Visit our website under the About Us section and click on Birthday Parties for detailed information.
(251) 621-5797
Places to Party-
Farms, Horseback Riding and Petting Zoos

Places to Party – Farms, Horseback Riding, Petting Zoos

Alabama Gulf Coast Zoo
1204 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
Celebrate at the zoo with guests and enjoy a full day at the zoo. We have an animal show and a shaded picnic area for you party. Each guest can also get a souvenir cup of animal feed for the petting zoo for $1.00. We do require a reservation for your event or group. For more information and booking please call or email. Hours are Monday – Sunday 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
(251) 968-5732

Brantley Farms Petting Zoo
26214 Pollard Road, Daphne
Birthday parties are filled with farm animal fun! Tour the barn and meet the donkeys. The birthday child gets to sit on a miniature donkey for a picture then everyone jumps on the huge pile of hay! Participants will get to hold a chicken, bunnies and baby chick. Petting the llama is always fun along with feeding a baby bottle to a calf. After that, it’s off to feed the goats and sheep. No party would be complete without a pony ride! The grand finale hayride lets the children see all the big animals. Call for details or to schedule a tour or party. Visit us on Facebook. Open Saturdays 9:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.
(251) 626-5416

Fairhope Farm
Rent Fairhope Farm for your child’s party, wedding, reunion or other event. We provide complete set up for your party needs. All you have to do is bring your cake, favors and guests! Birthday parties include hands on petting zoo and farm animals including cows and goats. We offer several games and activities, a playground and air-conditioned bathroom and kitchen. For detailed information please call or email us today.
(251) 895-9165

Forty South Farms
27257 Glass Road, Robertsdale
Forty South Farms offers birthday party packages for up to 12 children. Additional children can be added to parties for an additional price. Please call for details and to reserve your child’s party.
(251) 964-4242

Giddy Up n’ Go Pony Rides
19870 County Road 13, Fairhope
Giddy-Up N Go pony rides offer one and two-hour pony rides for your special event. The kids will never forget the special day with the ponies. Birthday parties, Family Reunions, Festivals, Church events and more. We can come to you or you can come to us. We also provide private, basic horsemanship and riding lessons. We encourage self-confidence, balance, knowledge along with respect and appreciation of others and the horses, all while having fun.
(251) 210-3938

Lake Forest Stables
268 Equine Circle, Daphne
Party at Lake Forest Stables! We provide Birthday Parties, Family Gatherings, School/Daycare Fieldtrips and summer camps. Meet our fun, friendly ponies! Parties are scheduled for two hours and include two ponies for riding, a petting area with a miniature goat and pig. There is also access to a large gas grill on the deck with picnic seating for up to 30 people. Call for more information.
(251) 747-8219

Magnolia Corn Maze
15275 County Road 49 South, Summerdale
What better place to have your child’s next party than at Magnolia Corn Maze! Open October 2016. There are several different party packages to choose from. All parties include a party host, covered party pavilion, Corn Maze, Hay Ride, Petting Zoo, several farm activities and much more. Additional packages include Pony Parties, Campfires or Bazooka Ball. Ask us about activities we offer to bring to your party location too!
(251) 605-7216

Oak Hollow Farm
14210 Greeno Road, Fairhope
For your next party, check out all the fun and relaxing things you can do at Oak Hollow Farm. With over 300 acres of land, you can order as few or as many activities as you like: Horseback Riding, inflatable Slides, Playground, Hay Rides, Space Walks, Fishing, and more! Don’t forget about our over 6,000 square foot rustic barn. It’s a great place to have refreshments, line-dance or even karaoke. Call and reserve your event today!
(251) 928-4840

Pint-size Pony Parties
Pony Parties for Any occasion! Dress up pony parties, ponies for festivals, and ponies for birthday parties or tea parties! Give us a call to schedule your next party with the ponies! Visit us on Facebook!
(251) 752-1310

Riverside Ranch
26061 Monsanto Road , Loxley
We do it all at Riverside! Riding Lessons, Trail Rides, Boarding, Leasing, Birthday Parties, Saddle Club and more! Call or visit the website for details.
(251) 263-3700 or (251) 228-0142

Sea Horse Stables
14537 State Highway 59 , Foley
Whether you are a new or experienced rider, everyone will enjoy a trip to Seahorse Stables. Our sweet horses are just waiting for you to ride and visit with them. We are open various hours so please call ahead. We offer Birthday Party packages, guided trail rides and private lessons. We only accept cash or checks.
(251) 971-7433

Weeks Bay Plantation
12562 Mary Ann Beach Road, Fairhope
Weeks Bay Plantation offers a unique area for birthday parties or other special events with archery, organic blueberry picking, outdoor movies or catered picnics by the lake. Berry picking season begins in April and runs through July. Like us on Facebook. Hours: 7:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Thursday – Saturday. Please call for event reservations and fees.
(251) 279-UPIK (8745)

Places to Party-Food and Restaurants

Original Oyster House
(Ad Sponsor)

3733 Battleship Parkway, Mobile
The Original Oyster House has many years experience in serving the needs of large groups that wish to have fun in our fantastic facilities. We offer the best service you can find! Also available for rent, the Delta Room accommodates parties of up to 40. For parties fewer than 40 you may choose from any of our regular menu items. For parties of up to 100 we offer family style or seafood buffet menus.
(251) 626-2188

Original Oyster House
(Ad Sponsor)

701 Highway 59 , Gulf Shores
The Original Oyster House has many years experience in serving the needs of large groups that wish to have fun in our fantastic facilities. We offer the best service you can find! Also available for rent, the Delta Room accommodates parties of up to 40. For parties fewer than 40 you may choose from any of our regular menu items. For parties of up to 100 we offer family style or seafood buffet menus.
(251) 948-2445


6860 US Highway 90, Daphne
(Jubilee Shopping Center)
Party at Chill Yogurt Café! There is no fee to have your party at chill but we do like you to call and reserve a table. Call us today and ask about our options for yogurt machine rental.
(251) 626-6686

Culinary Dreams, Inc.
2101-D U.S. Highway 98, Daphne
Let Culinary Dreams, Inc. provide a private cooking party for your next birthday, bridal shower, ladies’ night out, baby shower or just a group of friends/family wanting to learn something new in the kitchen. Call Dede or Frank for more information and reserve your next cooking party or class! Visit us on Facebook.
(251) 621-0026

Montego’s Carribbean Café
4851 Wharf Parkway, Suite D 130, Orange Beach
Montego’s Caribbean Cafe is a family friendly island themed restaurant! Featuring an indoor pirate ship seating area, an outdoor pirate ship play area and birthday party options. Call to book your party!
(251) 634-3445

Rotolo’s Pizzeria
100 Eastern Shore Shopping Center, Fairhope
Contact or visit Rotolo’s Pizzeria today to find out about our birthday parties with arcade and catering options.
(251) 990-4005

Places to Party- Movie Theaters

Cobb Theater Pinnacle 14
3780 Gulf Shores Parkway, Gulf Shores
You supply the kids, cake and decorations. We supply the entertainment, food, drinks and fun. We will even clean up! For more information visit our party website. Please call for show times and availability.
(251) 923-0100

Eastern Shore Premiere Cinema 14
30500 Highway 181, Spanish Fort
Be the star of your own movie party! Our cinema and party room are available for any size group. Pease visit our website for package details and to book your party!
(251) 626-0352

Jubilee Square 12
6898 US Highway 90, Daphne
Call for our party packages!
(251) 626-5766

Wharf 15 – Orange Beach
23151 Wharf Lane, Orange Beach
Call for special party pricing. We also have a dedicated party room to hold your special events at the Wharf 15!
(251) 981-4444

Places to Party-Parks and Recreation

Bodenhamer Recreation Center
310 West 19th Avenue, Gulf Shores
The Bodenhamer Recreation Center is available for rental for both members and non-members.  Bring your own refreshments and drinks (no glass bottles/no alcoholic beverages). Rental fee includes use of the entire facility with the exception of the weight room and classes. Please call for reservations and rental fees.
(251) 968-1420

City of Daphne Parks and Recreation
2605 US Highway 98, Daphne
The City of Daphne is proud to offer several parks and sports fields for the community to enjoy. The City of Daphne does not rent the park facilities other than the pavilion at Bayfront Park and the sports fields at Al Trione Sports Complex. To hold a birthday party or event at one of the parks, they are based on a first come first served basis. Each park is open to the public; therefore, it cannot be exclusive to your function. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited in the parks and facilities at all times. Park hours are dawn until dusk except for Al Trione Sports Complex and W.O. Lott Park.
(251) 621-3703

Eastern Shore Centre Fountain
30500 State Highway 181, Spanish Fort
Looking for a special way to celebrate your child’s birthday? You’ll see smiles, giggles, laughter and fun being shared by the children as they frolic and play in the dancing water of the fountain. We provide a reserved covered area, tables and chairs for a 90-minute party. We also do the entire cleanup so you can spend your time enjoying your child’s celebration. Call today for pricing and to reserve your party.
(251) 625-0060

Fairhope City Pool
803 North Greeno Road, Fairhope
Located at the Fairhope Recreation Center, the Fairhope City Pool is a great place to have your swimming party. Private Parties are available. Non-private party rates are also available.
(251) 928-7270

Fairhoper’s Community Park
105 South Church Street, Fairhope
The Community Park features two towering corkscrews slides, a rope-climbing sphere, a musical-instrument lined sidewalk, nautical-themed equipment along with traditional swings, monkey bars and splash pad. The pavilion is located on the south end at of Church Street and Morphy Avenue. Please call the city of Fairhope for more information on party guidelines.
(251) 929-1479

Point Clear Tennis and Swim
17107 Tennis Club Drive, Fairhope
Your guests will love swimming and relaxing in the pool at Point Clear Tennis and Swim Club. Please note that we do not provide lifeguards and parents should accompany their child. Please call us for more detailed party information and reservations.
(251) 928-7715

Town Center Park Pavilion
29000 Bass Pro Drive, Spanish Fort
The Spanish Fort Town Center Park is 3.5 acres featuring a number of amenities for community use including:  a shaded pavilion area with park tables, splash pad with various water features, state-of-the-art playground, restroom facilities, and much more. For more information about reserving tables in the pavilion and rental information, please call or email one of our representatives.
(251) 561-8800

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