kids birthday party guide:

lynchburg, VA

UPDATED JANUARY 2018

Natalie Rogers

Looking for your child's perfect place to have birthday party? Look no more! Lynchburg, VA is full of places for birthday fun! Whether you're looking for bounce houses, petting zoos, indoor or outdoor facilities, rock climbing, crafts or something more unique, there are many party places in Lynchburg that will suit your needs. We've compiled a list of the best birthday party ideas in the Lynchburg area.

All Fired Up

18478 Forest Rd. Forest, VA 24551

(434) 385-8223

All Fired Up gives your guests the opportunity to create their own unique piece of artwork. It's the perfect place to celebrate your child's birthday in a fun, creative, and relaxed environment. 

Birthday Package Includes:

  • 1 1/2 hour party time in party room

  • Pottery piece (plate, bowl, mug, or bankable) for each guest

  • Glazing and firing of all pieces

  • All materials needed to create your work of art

  • Staff member to help with instruction and clean-up.

  • All pottery will be individually gift bagged and labeled for easy delivery (party parent is responsible for picking up all party pieces and distributing them)

  • Birthday Child will receive a complimentary hand-print birthday plate!

  • Cost: $150 for up to 8 paints (including birthday child) | additional painters are $15.00 each

*Bring your own cake, drinks, and snacks. (They do not provide paper products so don't forget that)

*No more than 14 guests, ages 6 and up.

Amazement Square

27 9th St. Lynchburg, VA 24504

(434) 845-1888

Amazement Square party rooms are equipped with a sink, a freezer, and a refrigerator. Outside food and drinks are allowed, as long as they remain in the party room at all times. 

Birthday Party times are either Tuesday – Saturday: 10:00 am, 1:00 pm & 3:30 pm or Sunday: 1:00 pm & 3:30 pm.

*After-Hours Birthday Party times made by arrangement.

What's included in your Birthday Package:

  • One FREE adult for every child

  • All-day admission for party guests

  • 90 minutes in the Imagination Studio or Community Room

  • Amazement Square balloon bundle

  • Special birthday t-shirt for the birthday child

  • Special birthday chair for the birthday child to sit on

  • Party Room activities

  • Postcard invitations

  • An amazing birthday party facilitator

  • Use their top of the line Bluetooth speaker system for your party! Sync one of your personal devices, or use our iPad to access Pandora or YouTube.

Cost: 

  • Non-Members:

    • $160 for 1-10 Children

    • $220 for 11-20 Children

    • $285 for 21-30 Children

  • Museum Members:

    • $110 for 1-10 Children

    • $150 for 11-20 Children

    • 195 for 21-30 Children

*There are also many Amazing Party Add-Ons that parents can find on the link below. 

AMF Lynchburg Lanes

4643 Murray Pl. Lynchburg, VA 24502

(434) 528-2695

AMF Lynchburg Lanes birthday parties are custom-built and made to amaze. With imaginative menus, customizable party packagse, experienced party hosts, bumpers & lightweight balls, and safe kid-friendly fun it's no wonder why an AMF birthday party is one your child will brag about for months.

Birthday Packages (usually 5-20 children):

  • UNBELIEVA-Bowl:

    • 2.5 Hours of Bowling

    • Food & Beverage: 2 Menu Options, soda, & french fries

    • Extras: partyware, signable bowling pin, $5 gift certificate for each child, & ice cream station

    • Cost: $24.99 per child

  • UNSTOPPA-Bowl:

    • 2 Hours of Bolwing

    • Food & Beverage: 2 Menu Options, soda, & french fries

    • Extras: partyware, signable bowling pin, & $5 gift certificate for each child

    • Cost: $21.99 per child

  • REMAKRA-Bowl:

    • 2 Hours of Bowling

    • Food & Beverage: Cheese Pizza & soda

    • Cost: $19.99 per child

Balloon Dude Travis

(434) 473-5904 or email: balloondudetravis@yahoo.com

Travis has been entertaining audiences by twisting balloons into all kinds of creations since 2007. His entertainment is family-friendly and enjoyable for all ages. He enjoys sharing his gifts and talents to bring smiles and laughter to all and give God all the glory. The best part is Balloon Dude Travis comes to you! 

Birthday Party Packages include:

  • Balloon Creations

  • Children's Books

  • Balloon Birthday Cakes

  • Board Games

  • Shows

  • Deliveries

*Call or email for rates.

Bounce About

3405 Candlers Mountain Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502 (Located in River Ridge Mall)

(434) 485-3037

Bounce About is another great kids birthday party idea in Lynchburg. Bounce houses will keep the kids entertained for hours.

What's included in your Birthday Package:

  • Party Invitations

  • 2 Hours of reserved party time which includes 1 hour and 15 minutes of fun on the bounce floor and 45 minutes of party time in your own private party room

  • Bounce About party host

  • An XL double cut pizza from Dominos, either cheese or 1 topping. (24 Kid packages come with 2 XL pizzas)

  • A gift for the Special Birthday Child including a Free jump Pass!

  • Party comes with a choice of CapriSun or water bottle for each child

  • Set-up and clean-up of your party, and we include the plates, napkins, cups, etc.

  • Pictures taken during party, and put on a CD.

Cost including Birthday child:

  • Mini Bounce Package: 8 kids, $125 Monday-Thursday, $160 Friday-Sunday

  • Classic Bounce Package: 16 kids, $185 Monday-Thursday, $220 Friday-Sunday

  • Mega Bounce Package: 24 kids, $245 Monday-Thursday, $285 Friday-Sunday

*$10 for each additional child.

DeVault Vineyard Pool Party

247 Station Lane Concord, VA 24538

(434) 993-0722

Their heated Olympic sized indoor pool is perfect for any time of the year. At DeVault Vineyard, their minimum rental time frame for the pool is 2 hours, but you can have as many hours as desired. Rentals include a lifeguard on duty during the event rental time. 

Cost: $125.00 an hour

Dynamic Gymnastics

7621 Timberlake Rd. Lynchburg, VA 24502

(434) 528-3222

Celebrate your child's special day with their friends at Dynamic Gymnastics. They host birthday parties on Saturday and Sunday afternoons. Parties can vary from 1 hour to 1 hour and a half

Birthday Party Includes:

  • An awesome instructor

  • Time on the equipment and games

  • 1/2 hour for cake and presents

  • Set up and clean up and the entertainment

  • For up to 15 guests

  • Cost: $130 for members | $145 for non-members

All you have to do is provide the kids, cake, and anything else you want to eat; Dynamic Gymnastics will take care of the rest!

Elite Athletics

52 Barbour Dr. Forest, VA 24551

(434) 525-4813

Celebrate your child's birthday with Elite Athletics. The kids will enjoy 1.5 hours of fun. An Elite Athletics Instructor will lead 1 hour of activities like obstacle courses, games, "the pit," and trampolines. One half hour will be given for the party room for children to enjoy refreshments. 

Cost: $125 up to 10 children (non-members) | $115 up to 10 children (members)

FunQuest

327 Graves Mill Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502

(434) 239-6411

At FunQuest, there is a birthday package for every budget. They have a variety of extras to add on to any of their birthday packages.

They offer a variety of birthday party packages to fit every parents' wishes. FunQuest allows you to customize your birthday party by offering various attractions like skating, PlayQuest (for children 10 and under), laser tag, and FunQuest's game room. 

Some of the packages they offer are:

  • Fun Party Package: starting at $149.00

  • VIP Party Package: starting at $299

  • Ultimate Glow Package starting at $209.00

  • Unlimited Fun Package: starting at $169.00

For more information on pricing and what is included in these birthday packages please check out their site below.

Imagination Station

14805 Forest Rd #225 Forest, VA 24551

(434) 818-1040

At an Imagination Station birthday party, kids will be given the opportunity to create their own unique pieces of art that they can cherish for years to come.

Birthday Package Includes:

  • 2 hour party reservation

  • Invitations

  • Set up and clean up

  • Kid’s packages (include project, apron, paint, pallet and brush)

  • CD at the end with the party’s pictures

*Parties on Monday-Thursday receive 10% off.

Make sure to bring your decorations to them the day before for your child's party and bring your snacks, drinks, and cake. For more information, contact them below.

 
 

13955 Wards Rd. Lynchburg, VA 24501

(434) 266-1207

I Scream You Scream would love to help you throw your child's next birthday party. Let them help you make amazing birthday memories that are easier on you and your wallet.

Birthday Package Includes:

  • Reserved Cabana for 3 hours

    • 30 minutes set-up, 2 hours for party & 30 minutes clean-up

  • Reserved Bouncy for 2 hours

    • Bouncy obstacle course and slide

  • Special Birthday Treat

    • Guest of honor chooses their special treat

  • Ice Cream for 15 guests

    • Choice of soft serve (sprinkles included)

  • Free Kids' Cone Card

    • 15 free cone cards, one for each guest

  • Playground Access

    • Slides, swings & climbing equipment

  • Party Host

    • Host to help set-up, schedule party, serve guests, make list of gifts & clean-up

*Outside food/drink is permitted.

Cost: $150 | $50 deposit required to reserve date

Jump

3700 Candlers Mountain Rd. Lynchburg, VA

(434) 338-1376

Jump into your child's birthday party at Jump Lynchburg. They offer full service birthday parties for 1 hour and 40 minutes. (They do all the work for you.) 

Birthday Packages:

  • The Party Weekday:

    • 1 Hour Jump

    • Use of Private party suite for 40 Mins

    • Party Host/Hostess

    • Jump T-shirt for Guest of Honor

    • 1 hour Jump gift card for Guest of Honor

    • Paper goods & Drinks

    • Jump Socks included

    • Mon-Thur Cost: $225.00 for 12 Jumpers, $13 each additional Jumper

    • Fr-Sun Cost: $250.00 for 12 Jumpers, $13 each additional Jumper

  • The Premium Weekday:

    • 1 Hour Jump

    • Use of Private party suite for 40 Mins

    • Party Host/Hostess

    • Jump T-shirt for Guest of Honor

    • 1 hour Jump gift card for Guest of Honor

    • Paper goods & Drinks

    • 4 Large Pizza's

    • Sheet Cake from Kissed Cupcakes Bakery

    • Jump Socks included

    • Mon-Thur Cost: $299.00 for 12 Jumpers, $13 each additional Jumper

    • Fr-Sun Cost: $325.00 for 12 Jumpers, $13 each additional Jumper

  • The Exclusive Party Package:

    • 1 Hour Private Jump

    • Use of Private party suite for 40 mins

    • Party Host/Hostess

    • 40 party Guests

    • One free T-shirt for Guest of Honor

    • 1 hour Jump gift card for Guest of Honor

    • Paper goods & Drinks

    • Sheet Cake from Kissed Cupcakes Bakery (serves 40-45)

    • Pizza (10 Large)

    • Ability to customize music selection during your Jump.

    • Please note this package does not require/include jump socks.

    • Cost: $450.00 for 40 Jumpers, $11 each additional Jumper

Jump-N-Fun

4846 Amherst Hwy Madison Heights, VA 24572

(434) 213-6289

At Jump-N-Fun you have the option of having the party at your location or bringing the party to their indoor fun facility located in Madison Heights. 

There are many possibilities at Jump-N-Fun such as inflatable bounce hours, slide, obstacle courses, cannon ball blaster, and more.

Birthday Packages:

  • Package 1- Bounce: (2 hours)

    • 8 kids included in package

    • Tues-Sun

    • Cost: $150 | $10 each additional child

  • Package 2- Mega Bounce: (2 hours)

    • 16 kids included in package

    • Tues-Sun

    • Cost: $220 | $10 each additional child

  • Package 3- Ultimate Bounce: (2 hours)

    • 24 kids included in package

    • Tues-Sun

    • Cost: $300 | $10 each additional child

Jump-N-Fun provides plates, table clothes, napkins, and utensils.

*Food and drinks are available at an additional cost. Outside food not permitted, cake excluded.

Kinderdance of Central Virginia

Kinderdance of Central Virginia can bring any of their programs right to you. They have packages for children ages 2-12. Customize your birthday party package based on what your child's favorite activities are. You provide the location, they bring the rest!

*Prices and packages vary. 

Liberty Mountain Skate Park

3700 Candlers Mountain Rd. Lynchburg, VA 

(434) 592-3444

The Skate Park is a great place for a child's birthday party. The Skate Park accommodates skaters and riders at any skill level with ramps, bowls, rails, boxes, and more. 

For more information on how you can make your child's birthday great at Liberty University Skate Park, give them a call.

Liberty Mountain Snowflex Centre

4000 Candlers Mountain Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24503

(434) 582-3539

At Liberty University Snowflex Centre all you have to worry about is the facility fee, the individual activity fee, and add-ons and they will take care of the rest.

Facility Fees:

  • Birthday Party Room:

    • 10-15 guests for 2 hours

    • Cost: Mon-Thru $95 | Fri-Sun $85

  • Brown Room:

    • 15-20 guests for 3 hours

    • Cost: Mon-Thru $165 | Fri-Sun $200

  • Upper Lodge:

    • Max 125 guests for 4 hours

    • Cost: Mon-Thru $425 | Fri-Sun $500

Individual Activity Fees:

  • Birthday child: FREE

  • Tubing: $13 per guest

  • Skiing or snowboarding: $18 per guest

  • Tubing and either skiing or snowboarding: $23 per guest

  • *Add $2 to each price per guest Fri-Sun

Any Add-On Fees:

  • Extra chair: $1

  • Extra table: $5

  • A/V Connectors: $25

Locked Up Lynchburg

117 Goldenrod Pl. Lynchburg, VA 24502

(434) 237-1810

Locked Up Lynchburg offers birthday parties during and outside of their business hours. 

  • During Business Hours:

    • Book an entire room for 1-10 people for $150

  • Outside of Business Hours:

    • Book an entire room for 1-10 people for $150

    • Have access to their entire facility for an additional $50 fee

Celebrate your birthday with them! Choose from any of their 3 rooms. Children must be at least 9 years old to participate. 

For prices and more info contact them below.

Lynchburg Parks & Rec

301 Grove St. Lynchburg, VA

(434) 455-5858

The City of Lynchburg grants many different permits for all kinds of events such as birthday parties for children. There is however a process to have a birthday party at one of their parks so make sure you are aware of the steps needed beforehand.

Lynchburg Parks and Recreation does have 8 picnic shelters that also provide tables, covered roof, grills, and other amenities accommodating a large crowd. The 8 different shelters are located in 5 different parks. 

Large Shelters (80 Capacity) $75: 

  • Blackwater Creek Athletic Area:

    • Amenities: Restrooms

  • Jefferson Park:

    • Amenities: Handicap Accessible

  • Miller Park:

    • Amenities: Restrooms, Electricity, & Handicap Accessible

  • Peaks View Park:

    • Amenities: Restrooms

Smaller Shelters (40 Capacity) $65:

  • Miller Park:

    • Amenities: Restrooms

  • Peaks View Park:

    • Amenities: Restrooms

  • Riverside Park:

    • Amenities: Restrooms, Water, Handicap, Accessible

  • Riverside Gazebo (capacity 12-15 people):

    • Amenities: Restrooms, Electricity

Michaels

4026 G Wards Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502

(434) 582-5656

At Michaels you can choose from one of their many fun, kid-friendly party themes or design your own party. They have many different party themes, from Jewelry Design Studio to Mad Scientist Laboratory, all to make your child's day special. 

Themed Party Package:

  • Supplies Included

  • Party for up to 8 guest (including guest of honor)

  • Craft supplies

  • 8 blank invitations & 8 thank you notes

  • Drawstring party bag for birthday child

  • A team member to lead craft activities

  • Use of one of their classrooms

  • Cost: $120 | $10 for each additional guest

Design Your Own Party (great for kids &adults):

  • Supplies Not Included

  • 8 blank invitations & 8 thank you notes

  • Drawstring party bag for birthday child

  • A team member to help host the event

  • Use of one of their classrooms

  • Cost: $50

You can even add face painting as a party extra if you'd like. Feel free to bring snacks, drinks, plates, cups, and silverware for your guests. 

Nature Zone

301 Grove St. Lynchburg, VA 24501 (Miller Center)

118 Clemmons Lake Pl. Lynchburg, VA 24501 (Ivy Creek Park)

(434) 455-5828

Are you looking for a "wild" adventure for your child's next birthday party? The Nature Zone might be the place to help with that! With an animal safari or an outdoor adventure party at Ivy Creek Park. 

Birthday Party Packages Include:

  • 2 hour rental of Miller Center Community Rm or Ivy Creek picnic shelter

  • 45 min. program led by park naturalist

  • Tables & chairs or picnic tables with tablecloths

  • Birthday cake, punch, plates, cups, napkins, and forks

  • Parties are limited to 15 participants and adult supervision is required.

Birthday Party Packages:

  • Nature Zone Live Animal Safari Party at Miller Center | $150

  • Outdoor Adventure Parties at Ivy Creek Park | $175

Make sure to contact Nature Zone as soon as you know when you'd like to schedule your child's birthday party as space is limited. 

*Parties are available from 10 am - 12 pm or 1:30 pm -3:30 pm on Saturday or Sunday.

One Body in Christ Ministries

406 Briarcliff Cir. Lynchburg, VA 24502

(434) 363-6088

Enjoy your child's birthday party at a safe place with loads of fun. They offer horseback riding and fishing. You can also have a cookout at the pavilion, lakeside volleyball, soccer, football, lacrosse, baseball, or even have a bonfire to enjoy s'mores. 

For more information, click on the link below or call their office. 

One Way Out 

2264 Lakeside Dr. Suite A Lynchburg, VA 24501

(434) 329-7329

One Way Out offers 4 immersive puzzle experiences! Fun for ages 8 and up.

  • An Events Room is available for $75 an hour! The room holds up to 20 people. Feel free to bring in or order food!

  • During Business Hours: Individual tickets are $18 (plus tax). Book a 10-person room for $144 (plus tax).

  • Outside Business Hours: Book a 10-person room for $200 (plus tax)

Guests under 16 years old need to be accompanied by at least one participating adult.

The Ploughcroft Tea Room

1215 Commerce St. Lynchburg, VA 24504

(434) 832-7467

Enjoy a small tea party for your child's birthday at The Ploughcroft Tea Room offers a perfect and intimate space for you. 

For more information on birthday parties please call The Ploughcroft Tea Room. Birthday parites are only available on Sundays. 

Pure Gymnastics

3710 Old Forest Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24501

(434) 385-5005

If your child is looking for a fun and unique birthday party, Pure Gymnastics is the place for you. A trained birthday party host will lead the guests through one hour of games, activities, and races. After that guests will be given 30 minutes in the party room for cake and gifts. Best of all Pure Gymnastics does all the cleaning afterwards so no need to worry! They even provide all the party paper supplies for you.

Cost: $120 for 10 children | $5 per each additional child

Putt Putt Fun Center

8105 Timberlake Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502

(434) 237-7888

Putt Putt Fun Center is where the fun never ends. With indoor and outdoor attractions for all ages.

Included In All Party Packages

  • Party Invitations

  • Party Hostess/Host

  • 60 minutes in the party area

  • $10 Gameroom card for the birthday honoree

  • $5 Gameroom card for all other guests

  • Tableware

  • Two 16″ cheese pizzas

  • Two drink pitchers included, Pitcher Refill $4.00

Birthday Packages:

  • 3 Hour Unlimited Party Package:

    • $232.00 up to 8 people; $29.00 per additional person

    • 3 hours unlimited attractions

  • 2 Hour Unlimited Party Package:

    • $192.00 up to 8 people; $24.00 per additional person

    • 2 hours unlimited attractions

  • Basic Party Package:

    • $152.00 up to 8 people; $19.00 per additional person

    • Unlimited Putt-Putt Golf

Their attractions include Putt-Putt Golf, Race Zone Go-Karts, Lazer Zone Laser Tag, Spin Zone Bumper Cars, and Wet Zone Bumper Boats. 

*Book your child's birthday party on a Mon-Thur and receive 10% off any birthday package.

Rise Up Climbing

1225 Church St, Lynchburg, VA 24504

(434) 845-7625

At Rise Up Climbing you can expect that your child's birthday party will be active, fun, interesting, and a healthy experience. 

What's included in your Birthday Package:

  • 90 minutes of climbing with one of their trained and experienced birthday instructors (no more than 4 kids per instructor)

  • Exclusive use of their party room following the climbing session (there are no restrictions when it comes to what food and drink you'd like to bring or how you'd like to decorate the party room)

  • Priority (Rise Up Climbing will do their best to make sure your party climbs on the roped walls of your choice)

Cost: $18/Rise Up member or $20/non-members per child for a minimum of 6 participants, age 6 and up.

*Pre-Registration required

River Ridge Regal Cinema

3411 Candlers Mountain Rd, Lynchburg, VA 24502

(434) 582-1661

Birthdays are better at the movies so request a birthday party at River Ridge Regal Cinema for details on how they can help make your child's day special.  

Serene Creek Run

3831 Old Forest Rd. #6 Lynchburg, VA 24501

(540) 816-9905

Have your child's birthday party with trail rides, cook outs, riding horses, and creating your own fun activities. 

They offer their location, eating locations, grill, tables, horses and ponies, and the arena. All you need to to do is bring your chairs, the food, and schedule the fun with Serene Creek Run.

  • Trail Rides Cost: $95 each rider

  • 2 Horses for 3 hours Cost: $275

Taylor'd Nails

Mobile Nail Service (They come to you)

(434) 444-2715

If your little princess loves to paint her nails Taylor'd Nails is the perfect service to have for your birthday girl. Make her party a hit by having her and her friends get their fingernails and toenails painted.

Check out all their services from manicures, hand massages, pedicures, foot massages, and more. To schedule a party contact Taylor'd Nails for more info.

Thomas Indoor Soccer Center at Liberty University

1971 University Blvd. Lynchburg, VA 24515

(434) 582-2000

The indoor soccer center includes 2 regulation fields and Astro Turf 3D Synthetic. Have your birthday party at the Thomas Indoor Soccer Center at Liberty University. 

Other Birthday Ideas:

BOUNCY RENTALS:

  • Aztec Rental:

    • 2022 Lakeside Dr. Lynchburg, VA 24501

    • (434) 385-5116

    • More Info

  • Fun Zone Inflatables:

    • 7724 Timberlake Rd. Lynchburg, VA 24502

    • (434) 239-0704

    • More Info

  • Jump-N-Fun Inflatables:

  • Monkey Business Inflatables:

    • 116 Howards Scenic Trail Forest, VA 2455

    • (434) 213-2178

  • True Value:

    • 2650 Lakeside Dr. Lynchburg, VA 24501

    • (434) 385-5150

    • More Info

CHARACTER ENTERTAINMENT:

  • Royal Princess Virginia:

    • Highest standard of children's character entertainment for boys and girls.

    • (434) 209-3505

    • More Info

PETTING ZOO RENTALS:

  • Five Blessings Farm:

    • 6 ponies to rent, petting zoo, and even wet and dry inflatables

    • 4875 East Ferry Road Gladys, VA 24554

    • (434) 610-8546

    • More Info

  • Little Critters Traveling Petting Zoo:

    • Travel with animals

    • 344 Country View Dr. Troutville, VA 24175

    • (540) 354-8490

    • More Info

  • Trails End Ranch:

    • Travels to you with petting zoo and ponies

    • Forest, VA (434) 426-8637

Lynchburg has some great kid birthday party options for all ages. For a list of more activities that your family will enjoy click here to visit our activities page. 

If you've had any great birthday party ideas that you do not see on our list, please share them in the comments below. We'd love to hear from you. 

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