2017 Des moines moms blog Birthday party Guide 

Highlighting all the Best Birthday Ideas!

Are you looking for the next new fun thing for a birthday party this summer?  You've found the best resource in town.  Keep scrolling!

Science Center of Iowa

Type of Party Business: Location

Address: 401 W Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway, Des Moines, IA 50309

Phone: 5151-274-6868

Celebrate Like A Scientist with a Science Center of Iowa Birthday Party! SCI’s hands-on exhibits, special-format theaters and unique programming make birthday parties an unforgettable experience for children ages 4-12.


Type of Party Business: Rentals

Phone: 515-661-4303

BounceDM.com is the largest mobile provider of Bubble Soccer & Bubble Suite rentals in Iowa. We come to you! Parks, sports complexes or backyards! Call today to find out if the date of your party is open!

– Birthdays
– Corporate events
– Church groups
– Fundraisers
– Sports teams
– Family reunions
– 5K runs
– After season celebration for youth sports teams

Game On Iowa

Type of Party Business: Rentals

Phone: 515-491-3939

We bring our luxury limo-style Video Game Trailer right to your street or driveway! Your home stays clean, and you relax! Our Game Coach instructs, entertains and supervises while the party raves inside and out! We have 7 Huge Hi-Definition TV’s, and all the best consoles and the best video games for all ages! Iowa’s best party idea!

Brenton Skating Plaza

Type of Party Business: Location

Location: 520 Robert D Ray Dr, Des Moines, IA 50309-1824

Phone: 515-284-1000

THERE’S NOTHING COOLER THAN A PARTY ON ICE! Have your birthday/winter party at Brenton Skating Plaza November-March! Reservations are required. Not your birthday? No problem! Get your friends together and party on ICE!

Pinot's Palette

Type of Party Business: Entertainment

Location: 900 42nd St., Des Moines, IA 50312

Phone: 515-277-7651

Pinot’s Palette is the upscale painting and wine destination in Des Moines where you can “Paint. Drink. Have Fun.” At our studio, anyone can be an artist and have fun being creative. Just bring your friends and your favorite bottle of wine and get ready to be inspired by our local artists who will guide you step-by-step through a featured painting.

Devine Dancers

Type of Party Business: Location

Location: 2913 Ingersoll Ave. Des Moines, IA 50312

Phone: 515-783–6401

Dance parties are a fun and unique way to celebrate your child’s birthday. It includes learning a themed dance to perform for the parents, dressing up in costumes and a craft that fits the theme (e.g., Princess/Prince Party, Disco Divas, Hip-Hop Starz, or any theme of your choosing).

Jillybean Cakes

Type of Party Business: Bakery/Treats

Phone: 515-669-8042

Decorating delectable cakes and cupcakes is my passion. I am capable of decorating both extravagantly and simply.

Backyard Adventures

Type of Party Business: Location

Address: 3135 99th St, Urbandale IA 50322

Phone: 515-270-2433

Make your child’s next birthday party an adventure and book their party in our indoor showroom full of play sets. No worrying about the weather in our Backyard!

Animal Rescue League of Iowa

Type of Party Business: Location

Location: 5452 NE 22nd St., Des Moines, IA 50313

Phone: 515-473-9128

Enjoy two hours of animal fun for your child’s birthday party at the Animal Rescue League of Iowa! The birthday guests will enjoy animal-themed games lead by an ARL educator, special visit from an animal guest, and will get to adopt a plush pet that goes home with them. Make your child’s birthday one to remember, while also supporting the homeless animals at the ARL.