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2019 Macaroni Kid Northwest Arkansas Birthday Party Guide

When, Where and How to Schedule the Best Birthday Party in NWA

By Kara Ault, Macaroni Kid Fayetteville & Rogers-Bentonville Publisher Mom August 2, 2019

Birthday parties are fun, but can be stressful to plan. Wondering where to start, how much it costs and what local places offer for your child's party? We've put together this guide to Northwest Arkansas birthday party venues and services to help you out. Please tell each business you heard about them on Macaroni Kid.

Party Venues:

Gymnastic's Joe's - Have a fun Tumble Party at this gym located inside the Northwest Arkansas Mall in Fayetteville. Party package includes three 3'x 8' tables and chairs, set up & clean up, private use of the Tumble Gym & parachutes, foam pit and bounce houses for your party guests, popcorn, drinks (Capri Sun & water) for your party guests and great music. Go online or call 479 582 9567 to book your party today! Cost: $250.00 for a 1.5 hour party or $333.00 for a 2 hour party. No limit on number of kids. You may bring in outside food and drink. Party times are available on Friday, Saturday and Sunday.

Fun City Pizza - Located in Springdale. Pizza, fun & games for all ages! Birthday Party up to 10 kids- includes party room for 1.5 hours, 2 medium single-topping pizzas, a drink for each child plus up to 10 large cups for parents and family, 200 tokens split between guests + an additional 50 tokens for the birthday child, plates, forks, cups, napkins, a spin on the Birthday Wheel for the guest of honor with a chance to win 2,000 tickets, and a Fun City t-shirt for the birthday child, plus you'll have a Birthday Party Captain to direct all the fun! Cost: $199 (plus tax)

Birthday Party Super Party Pack for up to 20 kids- includes a double private party room for 1.5 hours, 5 large single-topping pizzas, drink for each child + up to 20 large drinks for parents and family, 500 tokens split between guests + an additional 50 tokens for the birthday child,, plates, forks, cups, napkins, a spin on the Birthday Wheel for the birthday child with a chance to win 2,000 tickets, and a Fun City t-shirt for the birthday child. Also includes party favor bags for each child that include fun toys AND 1 free round of mini-golf & 100 tickets and a  Birthday Party Captain to direct all the fun! Cost: $359 (plus tax). Go online or call 479 872 7529 to reserve your party.

Arvest Naturals Ballpark baseball game
- Located in Springdale, this minor league baseball team offers fun Birthday Party packages during home games from April to August. Check the website for specific dates available. Cost: $17.25 per party participants (minimum of 8) and $7 per parent, you can enjoy a fun-filled night at the ballpark. With your Birthday Party Package, each child will receive:
GREAT Seats Together on the 1B or 3B Line
Hot Dog, Bag of Chips, GoGo squeeZ Fruit Pouch, Small Soda and Soft-Serve Ice Cream
Kids Zone Wristband for Unlimited Access to Inflatable Games and Mini Golf
Special Birthday Message over the Arvest Ballpark Sound System
Reserve the Birthday Kid a FIRST PITCH for ONLY $40!
But that's not all... you can add a Mini Bat, Foam Finger or Logo Baseball as a gift for the entire party! Reserve a Birthday Party by calling (479) 927-4900 or emailing groups@nwanaturals.com.


Community Creative Center
- Located in Fayetteville across from Walton Arts Center.  Let us know an age range and we’ll tailor the projects to fit kids 6-13 years old. Price is $250 for up to 13 guests, including the birthday child. Each additional guest is $25. All materials, 1.5 hours of instruction, and 30 minutes of party-time after the project is included.
Choose from a wide selection of party projects:
Creature Creation-  Students will design their own crazy creatures out of clay and decorate it with imaginative colors!
Super Kids-  Students will turn themselves into their favorite character by designing a unique and imaginative self-portrait.
Playful Watercolor-  Kids will make creative and exciting works of art out of the endless possibilities of watercolor.
Make-a-Mug-  In one of our most popular workshops, kids get to build and decorate their very own personalized clay mugs!
Wheel - Learn to throw on the wheel! Ages 10 & up (additional $50 cleanup fee)
Bring cake, food, drinks, presents, and decorations for a fun and festive afternoon! Go online or call 479 571 2706 to book your party.


Lokomotion- Fayetteville. Alll-new games & attractions, including bumper cars spin zone, go-karts, bumper boats, arcade games & more. Fun for kids of all ages! 

FUN Party Pack for up to 10 guests: $199 + $15.99 per additional guest includes Private Party Room for 1.5 Hours, 2 Medium Single Topping Pizzas, drinks for each child attending, Up to 10 drinks for adults, 20 Attractions of your choice (2 VIP Passes) and $50 in arcade game cards, plates, utensils, napkins, candles, etc. Birthday child gets additional $10 game card and 100 extra game tickets and a Lokomotion t-shirt. Party Captain will lead the fun and take kids from activity to activity of the birthday child's choice.
*Cakes are permitted, other outside food & drinks are not.

SUPER FUN Party Pack for up to 20 guests: $450 + $18.99 per additional guests includes Private Party Room for 2.5 Hours, 4 Large Single Topping Pizzas, drinks for each child attending, Up to 20 drinks for adults, 40 Attractions of your choice plus one round of mini-golf per guest, $200 in arcade game cards, plates, utensils, napkins, candles, etc. Birthday child gets additional $20 game card and 500 extra game tickets and a Lokomotion t-shirt. Choice of party favor or slushy for each guest. Party Captain will lead the fun and take kids from activity to activity of the birthday child's choice.
*Cakes are permitted, other outside food & drinks are not. Call 479 582 5656 or go online to book your party.


Big Box Karaoke- Located downtown Fayetteville on Block St. A BBK Birthday is perfect for all ages! The kids have a great time singing their hearts out with all of their friends in their own private karaoke suite, while the adults enjoy some quiet in our lounge.
Our birthday party packages include:
All Star Package - $200- Includes 2 hours of karaoke; 2 pizzas; a BBK souvenir squeeze bottle with your choice of soda, dark cherry limeade or lavender lemonade; a fruit/veggie snack tray and a dedicated server.

Rock Star Package -$225-  Includes 2 hours of karaoke; 3 pizzas; a BBK souvenir squeeze bottle with your choice of soda, dark cherry limeade or lavender lemonade; a fruit/veggie snack tray; a sweets tray and a dedicated server.
Packages start at 10 kids. Our largest room holds up to 25 guests. Each additional guest is $20. Pizza and snack trays can be added on for an additional fee. After 9 pm, guests must be 21+. Book online or call 479 249 6295

Rockin' Baker Academy- Enjoy a fun learning setting making bread or pastry that all can enjoy, with guests devouring their baked goods at the end of the class/party. Our classes are ideal for birthday parties, get-togethers, or just to have time with friends.  Young bakers will learn how to mix, shape and bake hoagies.  They'll also get to make a sandwich with the bread they make. 1.5 hr party, Cost: $35. Up to 10 kids, ideal age range 7-12 years old.  To schedule a party, please call Daymara at 479-871-4082.  *Rockin' Baker is also a nonprofit bakery training people with developmental disabilities and people who deserve a second chance in job skills training.

Entertainment for Hire


Spotlight Characters- Offers a  wide range of costumed/themed characters available for school events, birthday parties, hospital visits, themed festivals, corporate functions, non-profit organizations, miscellaneous events and more. Options include Sing-A-Grams, Pop-In character appearances, Surprise Character Appearance at your location, and Character parties at their party room in Bentonville. Characters include Mighty Superheroes, Popular Pirates, Fairytale Princes, Seasonal Characters & more. Party packages start at $75 for Pop-in Super Hero-a 30 minute visit ** additional characters $60 each. See website for full list of packages and options. Call 479 696 4500 or go online to book.

Game On Mobile Gaming- Video Game and Entertainment Rental Service- Game On provides unique and visually outstanding parties for all ages and occasions. We bring the party to your front door or any location of your choosing. 16 players can choose any game to play on PS4, XBOX, Nintendo Switch, or have a four-screen cinema event.  Our mobile unit is rented by the hour. The first hour is $250 and $50 for every half hour after that. Please call 479-466-3966 to book your party today.

Brock Entertainment DJ Service-- We are a premiere music entertainment service for any type of event or party. We bring the fun. We provide music, hosting and karaoke for any type of party. We are interactive deejays who make sure that everyone is having a good time at our events and parties. We make kid's birthday parties fun. We are very interactive and play nothing but clean and fun music for them to dance to and have fun to. To reserve just contact us for a quote and details. Find us on Facebook here. Call 479 553 9535 for more information.

You can access this guide all year to help you plan your child's birthday parties. Feel free to share this article on Facebook and with your friends. Enjoy! All businesses listed have been approved as kid-friendly by Macaroni Kid. Want your business listed in our Birthday Party Guide? Contact Karaa@macaronikid.com.

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