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Activities & Entertainment For Children! Kid-Friendly Birthday Party Venues In Albany & Surrounding Regions

Looking for fun kids activities in Albany NY? Find great spots for birthday parties and outings with children. From children’s museums, family farms, water and amusement parks.. the list goes on and on and you can discover it all in and around Albany!

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There is so much to do and see at Ellms Family Farm throughout fall.
Ellms Family Farm
Ballston Spa, NY
For old-fashioned fall activities kids of all ages will love, visit Ellms Family Farm over in Ballston Spa, NY. Create new memories and family traditions as you enjoy pumpkin picking, exploring a corn maze, more!
Race around the go-kart track with family and friends!
Glenville Sportplex
Glenville, NY
The Glenville Sportplex is one of the Capital Region's premier outdoor family-driven sports complexes, featuring a variety of fun activities including Mini-Golf, Go-Kart racing, Bumper Cars, Soft Ice Cream, and so much more for people of all ages!
person climbing
Ramblewild LLC
Lanesborough, MA
Set on 1,400 acres in scenic Berkshire County, Ramblewild is a premier mission-driven adventure forest created to inspire learning and conservation through a tree-to-tree aerial park, nature trails, low ropes course, campground, and maple sugarbush.
Saratoga Paint And Sip Studio - Latham Location
Saratoga Paint And Sip Studio - Latham Location
Latham, NY
No experience necessary - a local artist will instruct you step by step through an original piece of art while you follow along with a cocktail! At the end of the night you'll take home a beautiful painting & hopefully a new found talent.
a display of maple products
Riverside Maple Farms
Glenville, NY
Riverside Maple Farms is much more than just a working farm - it's a year-round destination for maple tastings, tours, events, and family-friendly fun. Try different syrups, tour the facility, and check out all the maple goodies at the retail shop!
5 Wits Albany in Crossgates Mall
5 Wits Albany
Albany, NY
Have you ever dreamed about being an action hero? Now's your chance! 5 Wits Albany puts players at the center of the action as they experience immersive adventures, solve puzzles, and explore realistic settings.
Experience the adventure at Mountain Ridge Adventure!
Mountain Ridge Adventure
Mountain Ridge Adventure is the Capital Region's most thrilling treetop challenge course and zip line park located just 30 minutes from Albany, 30 minutes from Saratoga and only 10 minutes from Schenectady.
group photo of girls scouts with officials
Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York
Girl Scouts of Northeastern New York (GSNENY) serves over 10,000 girls and their families across 15 counties in New York State. They can help get your child involved in Girl Scout programs, summer camps, and more.
man reaching up on rock climbing wall
Albany's Indoor Rockgym
Albany, NY
Albany's Indoor Rockgym is one of the premier rock climbing gyms in the Capital Region, featuring a variety of climbing walls and structures, an indoor caving system with a half mile of tunnels, and a 60-foot zipline!
a blue and black butterfly
The Joseph L. Popp, Jr. Butterfly Conservatory
Oneonta, NY
Located about 80 miles west of Albany, the Joseph L. Popp, Jr. Butterfly Conservatory is an indoor garden that exhibits various tropical birds and reptiles year-round, as well as butterflies during the warmer months in spring, summer, and fall.
Come Ski With Us!
Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
Gore Mountain is a premier family ski resort in upstate New York, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains with 110 trails (2,537 vertical ft), 14 lifts, and six on-mountain dining options!
entrance sign at Indian Ladder Farms
Indian Ladder Farms
Altamont, NY
Enjoy a day at Indian Ladder Farms! They offer seasonal PYO berries, apples, and pumpkins, and host special events, field trips, and programs. The farm is also available as a birthday party or wedding venue.
Liberty Ridge Farm
Liberty Ridge Farm
Schaghticoke, NY
Liberty Ridge Farm is the perfect destination for the fall season! There is something for everyone, including a corn maze, pumpkin patch, cider donuts, live entertainment, and more.
Tru-Escape Mystery & Escape Rooms
Tru-Escape Mystery & Escape Rooms
Schenectady, NY
Tru-Escape presents unique and interactive live action adventure games. You will have to work as a team to solve puzzles, riddles, find clues and complete tasks if you hope to solve the room.
the logo for capital power yoga
Capital Power Yoga
Schenectady, NY
Capital Power Yoga is a family-friendly yoga studio that is designed to accommodate yogi students of all ages. Located in Schenectady, NY, they offer classes for both kids and adults that are led by expert instructors.
miSci (Museum of Innovation and Science)
miSci (Museum of Innovation and Science)
Schenectady, NY
A not-for-profit institution, miSci (museum of innovation and science, formerly the Schenectady Museum) explores science and technology - including a planetarium, demos and hands-on activities for adults and children.
Children's Museum of Science & Technology
Children's Museum of Science & Technology
Troy, NY
Children's Museum of Science & Technology (CMOST) inspires young minds to engage in a lifelong exploration of science and technology, instilling a sense of wonder and discovery.
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
The Arts Center of the Capital Region
Troy, NY
The Arts Center of the Capital Region engages people in the creative experience. We are the region's preeminent proponent of the arts & creative education, expression, and appreciation, serving people of all ages, abilities and cultural backgrounds.
a group of riders holding their hands up at the top of the Comet roller coaster
The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom
Queensbury, NY
Located less than 6 miles away from Lake George, NY, The Great Escape & Splashwater Kingdom is the region's premier theme park featuring over 135 rides and attractions, including thrill rides, family rides, and a full outdoor water park.
cross country skiers in a race
The Nordic Center at Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
The Nordic Center at Gore Mountain features a wide range of well-designed trails for both cross-country skiing and snowshoeing at the historic North Creek Ski Bowl. Trails range in difficulty from beginner and family-friendly to expert level!
Funplex Funpark
Funplex Funpark
East Greenbush, NY
Funplex Funpark offers something fun for everyone! Your family will have a blast playing miniature golf, riding go-karts, climbing the rock wall and much more! No need to spend hours in the car - Funplex offers so much fun, so close to home!
skiers at West Mountain
West Mountain Ski Area
Queensbury, NY
Go West this winter! Conveniently located just 3 miles off I-87's Exit 18, West Mountain Ski Area is NY State's premier destination for outdoor and family-friendly winter fun, including downhill skiing, snowboarding, and snow tubing.
santa claus sitting with two children on his lap
Christmas Land LLC
Altamont, NY
Ready to get in the holiday spirit? Gather up the family and head over to Christmas Land LLC - the Capital Region's premier hotspot for old-fashioned holiday season activities, including pictures with Santa, crafts, sleigh rides, treats, and more!
Rollarama Skating Center
Rollarama Skating Center
Schenectady, NY
Rollarama offers indoor roller skating,inline, quad and speed rentals, game room, redemption counter, full concession area, Birthday parties, private parties, fundraising opportunities,learn to skate classes for kids and adults and more!
Catamount Aerial Adventure Park
Catamount Aerial Adventure Park
Hillsdale, NY
Catamount Aerial Adventure Park is the Northeast's largest and most complete self-guided aerial adventure park with 12 tree-top courses including 3 zip line courses. The park caters to all ability levels for ages 7-adult. Only 1 hour from Albany.
woman in period costume
Underground Railroad History Project of the Capital Region, Inc.
Albany, NY
The Underground Railroad History Project researches and preserves the local and national history of the underground railroad movement and its international connections, engaging in dialogue about the relevance of this movement to modern society.
Water Slide World Lake George
Water Slide World Lake George
Lake George, NY
Water Slide World is a tropical paradise located in Lake George with over 35 slides, attractions and services. Watch your cares disappear at this family-owned, family-friendly park.
Win Prizes
Zero Gravity Laser Tag
Albany, NY
Zero Gravity is the number one laser tag and arcade in the region, compete with up to 30 players in our 5,000 SW Ft. Multi-Level arena and wall to wall arcade!
Excel Aquatics
Excel Aquatics
Latham, NY
Here at Excel Aquatics, we believe that swimming lessons are an essential activity for all children. Your child deserves to learn basic water safety skills the right way, and have a fantastic experience that teaches them to love the water.
Sand Lake Center for the Arts
Sand Lake Center for the Arts
Averill Park, NY
The Center is a renovated Church built in 1835, still with its original stained-glass windows. It hosts several activities such as theatre productions, art exhibits, children's activities, concerts, and more. Also has available rent space.
Kids jumping on an inflated sticky Velcro wall while their dad looks on
Jumping Bean Party Rental -- Bounce Houses, Waterslides, Food Machines, Tents, Tables & More
Wilton, NY
We are the best family-owned, full-service party rental company serving Albany, Saratoga, Lake George & surrounding areas. Our inventory includes bouncy houses, water slides, inflatable obstacle courses, food machines, tables, chairs, tents and more!
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards
Clifton Park, NY
DeVoe's Rainbow Orchards is an apple orchard and country store offering u-pick apples, fresh produce, baked goods, gift baskets, and during the summer, incredible ice cream at Rainbow Delights! Create lifelong memories at this local family farm.