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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Albany Battle Live Laser Tag will bring laser tag right to your location and event.
Albany Battlefield Live Laser Tag
Albany Battlefield Live Laser Tag will bring an exciting and realistic laser tag-based combat simulation right to your location. Perfect for birthday parties and other events, all you need to do is choose the arena, and they'll bring the fun!
Experience the adventure at Mountain Ridge Adventure!
Mountain Ridge Adventure
Mountain Ridge Adventure is the Capital Region's premiere treetop challenge course and zip line park located just 30 minutes from Albany, 30 minutes from Saratoga and only 10 minutes from Schenectady.
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!
Dave & Buster's
Dave & Buster's
Albany, NY
This family-friendly chain offers a sport-bar-style atmosphere for American food, arcade games and more! Stop in and have the time of your life!
six people in go-karts driving around a track
Glenville Sportplex
Glenville, NY
The Glenville Sportplex is one of the Capital Region's premier outdoor family-driven sports complexes, featuring a mini-golf course, a go-kart racing track, a driving range, bumper cars, and much more for people of all ages.
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.
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!
kids in a circle creating drawings in a gallery
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.
Magic Princess Entertainment - Birthday Party and Corporate Events
Magic Princess Entertainment - Birthday Party and Corporate Events
Hire a live magic princess through Magic Princess Entertainment and make your child's dreams come true! Magic Princess Entertainment brings your favorite magic princess characters to life in Albany, NY and the Greater Capital District
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Gore Mountain
North Creek, NY
Gore Mountain is a premier family ski resort in upstate New York, nestled in the Adirondack Mountains with 108 trails (2,537 vertical ft), 14 lifts, and six on-mountain dining options!
Rollarama Skating Center
Rollarama Skating Center
Schenectady, NY
Rollarama Skating Center offers indoor roller skating, skate rentals, game room, redemption counter, full concession area, Birthday parties, private parties, fundraising opportunities, lessons and more!
Lake George Kayak Company
Lake George Kayak Company
Bolton Landing, NY
Located in Bolton Landing, NY, the Lake George Kayak Company is your one stop shop for a fun and easy paddling trip. They operate a boathouse and paddleshop where you can rent or purchase a canoe, kayak, or Stand-Up Paddleboard (SUP).
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lake of Venus
Howe Caverns, Inc.
Howes Cave, NY
Howe Caverns is the largest show cave in the Northeast U.S. and the 2nd most visited natural attraction in New York State welcoming 150,000-200,000 visitors per year. The popular site features caverns, outdoor fun at Howe High Adventure, and more!
R/C Kinetics
R/C Kinetics
Troy, NY
R/C Kinetics is an indoor and outdoor radio controlled car racing complex, founded in 2011.
the dive team posing together by the pool
Full Out Dive Club
Schenectady, NY
Full Out Dive Club is a club based in Schenectady, NY where young people can learn diving skills and grow together as a team, making friends both in and out of the pool.
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.
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.
Catamount Aerial Adventure Park
Catamount Aerial Adventure Park
Hillsdale, NY
Our park is an exciting aerial forest adventure that provides a variety of courses that are fun for all ability levels.
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.
Jumping Bean Party Rental -- Bounce Houses, Waterslides, Food Machines, Tents, Tables & More
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!
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.
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518 Break, School for Bboys/Bgirls!
Clifton Park, NY
Located in Clifton Park New York, 518 Break dance instruction is Upstate NY's premier breakdance studio.
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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.
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