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Go West Birthday Party Guide

birthdaypartyguide-draft-300Are you planning a child’s birthday party? Let us help with our guide to the best birthday party ideas in Chicago's far western suburbs! Listings from our valued Go West sponsors are below. At the bottom of the page, click on a category for a comprehensive set of listings based on your preferred geographic region, or search for info on rentable venues and providers of birthday treats. Know of a venue, entertainer or business that should be featured in this guide? Write us at

Batavia Park District

327 W. Wilson Street, Batavia
The Batavia Park District offers rentable venues as well as a number of themed, two-hour-long party packages. Parties include crafts, games, free play time, music and fun! You invite the guests - let BPD do the rest!

Cantigny Park

1s151 Winfield Road, Wheaton
Cantigny parties are special for the kids and easy for their parents! Choose from three ready-made themes or create your own! Celebrate at our beautiful 500-acre park and all that it offers.

Oswegoland Park District

5 Ashlawn Ave., Montgomery
The Oswegoland Park District offers year-round birthday fun at our facilities, where birthday kids choose their favorite party. Book your hassle-free party today!

Ball Factory Indoor Play & Cafe

864 S. Route 59, Naperville
Give your kid the birthday party of their dreams… the chance to play, climb, slide and explore with their friends! Our party team will ensure a worry-free, child-approved experience, sure to be the most talked about party of the school year.

DuPage Children’s Museum

301 N. Washington Street, Naperville
Explore, create, build, wonder, discover, think, play, and more. Host a one-of-a-kind celebration at DuPage Children’s Museum where every party is an adventure – for all ages!

Lincoln Marsh Natural Area

Harrison and Pierce Avenues, Wheaton
Your guests will enjoy a hands-on exploration of the wonders of nature during our fun, unique birthday parties. Comprised of 150 acres of woodland, wetland and prairie patches, Lincoln Marsh allows kids to explore the world that surrounds them.

All Things Art Studio

1106 W. Main Street, St. Charles
Party experiences include all materials, a licensed art teacher, a special gift for the birthday child and lots of fun! We offer lots of themes and project options and are happy to customize, as well. Leave the planning and mess up to us!

Climbing Wall Parties at Ackerman SFC

800 St. Charles Road, Glen Ellyn
Your child and their friends will have exclusive use of the climbing wall to climb, play and just generally have a blast. Ackerman’s experienced staff will assist partygoers to ensure that both skilled climbers and first timers have fun!

Fun Republic

731 N. 17th Street, #16, St. Charles
Our indoor playground is the perfect place to host your special event. We offer three private party rooms and three standard party packages, or customize the event to match your vision.

Sports Parties at Ackerman SFC

800 St. Charles Road, Glen Ellyn
Calling all sports fans! Whether it’s basketball, soccer or volleyball your child loves, we have the space for you! This party can be tailored to include the sport your child wants to play on his or her special day.

St. Charles Park District Birthday Parties

Choose Your Venue in St. Charles
If you’re a parent who has grown tired of putting on the same old, same old “cake-and-balloons” event, the St. Charles Park District can help put some pizzazz back in your party planning. Packages are available at Hickory Knolls Discovery Center, Primrose Farm, Otter Cove Aquatic Park, Swanson Pool, River View Minigolf and the Pottawatomie Community Center, and every party is themed from the invitation to the activities to the way-cool birthday swag!

The Party Kitchen

415 Stevens Street, Geneva
Each birthday party option involves preparing delicious food in our state-of-the-art commercial kitchen and sharing the end products with your family and friends. We promise a birthday party full of great memories - you'll leave the set-up and clean-up to us!
Find lots more info on birthday party options in ...
Geneva, St. Charles, Batavia and West Chicago
Wheaton, Warrenville and Glen Ellyn
Aurora, Oswego, North Aurora and Montgomery
Elgin, South Elgin and Bartlett

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Rentable Venues (Coming soon)
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