Great Ideas for Outdoor Birthday Parties in Calgary

Great Ideas for Outdoor Birthday Parties in Calgary - SavvyMom

An outdoor party may be one of the greatest benefits of having a birthday that falls in the warmer months of the year. Whether you want to head out to one of Calgary’s fun outdoor destinations or prefer to bring the party to you, there are lots of great ways to celebrate with outdoor birthday parties in Calgary…

Ideas for Outdoor Birthday Parties in Calgary

If You Want to Hang Out at Home, Check Out…

Tubby’s Party Rentals |

Cost, Ages, Length of Time and Number of Guests is dependent on rental type

If you’ve got a yard with a bit of space and want to bring the party to you, Tubby’s Party Rentals has just about every activity you can think of to make your party the talk of the town. They’ve got classic party rentals like bounce houses, inflatable slides and obstacle courses, dunk tanks, and they have a range of other fun favourites like mini golf, human whack-a-mole, hot tubs, carnival and lawn games, and more! The options are almost endless when it comes to creating the perfect party theme and activities to go along with them!

Butterfield Acres |

Cost: $289 + GST (an additional $39.99 for the unicorn package)
Ages: All ages!
Length of time: 1 hour
Number of guests: 10-12

Butterfield Acres offers different party packages depending on the kind of cozy critter you’d like to spend your day snuggling with. Whether your guest of honour loves goats, lambs, bunnies, ponies, or even unicorns, Butterfield Acres has you covered. Parties can be booked year-round and set up anywhere from a garage to a deck or backyard – this is the perfect option if you want to bring the cuteness to you.

For an Outdoor Party Destination, Try…

Granary Road |

Cost: $159.95 + GST  or $229.95 + GST (depending on package)
Ages: All ages!
Length of time: Your party includes a 90 minute picnic table reservation, but you can stay and play as long as you’d like!
Number of guests: 10 (extra guests can be added for the price of general admission)

A popular spot for outdoor birthday parties in Calgary, Granary Road is the perfect place to enjoy a day filled with jumping, climbing, sliding, zip-lining, and more in 11 super fun themed exhibits. Once your guests have had their fill of play, take a break to visit the adorable animals and even feed the Granary Road goats with a bag of food for each partygoer! When the fun wraps up, a mini candy bag will be waiting for each kiddo who attended. For a little extra excitement, check out the Play All Day Supreme package, which also gives your birthday kid and their friends access to mini golf and a ride on the Granary Road Rover Wagon.

Calgary Farmyard |

Cost: $18.95 per person (Super Party Package, minimum 10 people); $229.50+ GST (Ultimate Party Package, up to 10 kids or adults); $329.50+ GST (Fully Loaded Party Package, up to 10 kids or adults). Additional guests can be added for a fee. Kids 2 and under are free.
Ages: All ages!
Length of time: As long as you’d like!
Number of guests: As many as you’d like!

Birthday parties at Calgary Farmyard are available for booking June 1 through September 11. There are three different party packages available, each with fantastic options for a fun-filled party on the farm! The Super Party Package includes access to all farm attractions and mazes, as well as a gift for the birthday kid. The Ultimate Party Package adds on 1 cup of animal feed, 25 shots at the paintball shooting gallery and a 2 oz gem stone mining bag for each child,. Finally, the Ultimate Party Package includes everything listed above, as well as a 3 hour tent rental and pizza and drinks for the kids!

Butterfield Acres |

Cost: Regular admission for each guest. Special activities can be added for a fee. Admission is $15.99 + GST for kids able to walk to 17 years, $17.99 + GST for adults 18 and over and $16.99 + GST for seniors
Ages: All ages!
Length of time: As long as you’d like!
Number of guests: As many as you’d like!

Butterfield Acres is a great place to spend an afternoon, and extra special when you’re celebrating your birthday! Bring your own birthday snacks and treats to the picnic area and head around the farm to visit the adorable animals. Add on special birthday extras like a private birthday barn ($39.99 per hour), private pony/unicorn rides for $79.99, a private tractor ride for $39.99, or animal feed cones for $1. It’s a special place to visit for any occasion but wonderful for outdoor birthday parties in Calgary.

Calgary Zoo |

Cost: $30 per person (children and adults)
Ages: All ages!
Length of time: 1.5 hours
Number of guests: For parties for kiddos between 3-5, one adult chaperone is required for every 3 children. For parties for kids 6+, one chaperone is required for every 4 children.

A birthday party at the Calgary Zoo is guaranteed to be a roaring good time! Each guest receives a full day admission, a choice of one of three indoor or outdoor party locations, and a birthday meal for each guest (includes meal, side, juice box, cookie and a small toy). For an additional fee, add ons such as loot bags, a face painter, carousel rides and special sweets, treats and drinks are available. Parties start at 11 am, 1:30 pm or 3:30 pm.

Calaway Park |

Cost: Starting at $245 or $409 + GST (depending on package)
Ages: All ages
Length of time: All day!
Number of guests: Minimum 8 for “Come As You Are” package, 10 guests for “Calaway’s Birthday Club House package

Who doesn’t love Calaway Park? With two different party packages to choose from, Calaway Park makes it easy to plan the perfect outdoor birthday parties in Calgary. The Come As You Are Package covers admission for 8 guests over 3 years of age (kids under 3 are free), a birthday button for the guest of honour and a birthday prize for all guests. In this package, guests are invited to enjoy their party at one of the first-come, first-served pic-nic areas at the park. For the Birthday Club House Package, admission for 10 guests is included, as well as two large pizzas and 10 cans of pop to enjoy at the Birthday Clubhouse for one hour (in addition to everything listed in the Come As You Are Package). Add-ons including extra admission, food and drinks can be purchased at an extra charge.

Nature Parties At Inglewood Bird Sanctuary or Ralph Klein Park |

Cost: $200 on weekdays between 8 am and 4 pm and $250.00 after hours and on weekends
Ages: 5+
Length of time: 2 hours
Number of guests: Maximum 20 children

If you’ve got a kiddo who’s curious about the world around them, check out the birthday experiences offered through the City of Calgary. Parties take place in a private area of either park and include self-led nature activities like discovering feathered friends, solving marsh mysteries, and identifying wetland wonders.

An Outdoor Splash Pad or Wading Pool |

Calgarians are pretty fortunate to have an abundance of fantastic splash pads and wading pools spread across the city. For a lower-cost option for outdoor birthday parties in Calgary, grab some snacks, round up a cake, and set up a spot to celebrate at one of the best places to cool down on a hot summer day. Don’t forget your bathing suit!

What are your favorite places or ways to celebrate a birthday party outdoors in Calgary? Let us know in the comments!


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