Guide to Birthday Parties | In & Around the Quad Cities


One of our most asked questions from our readers is about birthday parties — and how to make them amazing! From venues to ideas, we have curated a list of the best ideas for kids’ party places in and around the Quad Cities! These businesses represent some of the area’s best venues for entertainment, activities, and birthday cakes!

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The Fun Station Quad Cities


Indoor Family Adventure Park featuring over 18 attractions! Iowa’s Best Place For Indoor Family Fun! Featuring over 40,000 square feet of non stop fun! We offer trampoline attractions, play maze, warrior course, jump tower, wipe out, ropes course, climbing walls, mini bowling, lazer maze and so much more!

Phone: 563-559-7200

The Highlander Hotel

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Make your birthday party celebration a classic at the Highlander Hotel in Iowa City, Iowa! Whether you’re a kid or a kid at heart, Highlander offers the perfect party pad for all the good vibes. Birthday packages include a private party room, pizza, unlimited soft drinks, and three hours of pool time! Not to mention the retro arcade games and pool tables in The Supper Club.

Phone: 319-354-2000

Quad City Storm

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Family friendly fun for all ages. Birthday party packages including concessions vouchers, in-game shout outs, and a variety of fan experiences! Tickets starting at $17 per person.

Phone: 309-277-1343

Elevate Trampoline Park

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Elevate Trampoline Park is a premier Birthday Party destination in the Quad Cities area. With party options for 10+ guests including jump time, party tables, pizza, and soda.

Phone: 563-888-5595

Above the Barre

Above the Barre Dance Academy is a dance studio that offers birthday parties for ages 3-7 and 8-12. We offer different packages centered around music, dancing, and fun! If you are interested in gymnastics and tumbling, we can offer packages for that at our Evolve gymnastics and tumbling studio!

Phone: 563-359-3222

Evolve Gymnastics and Tumbling

Evolve Gymnastics and Tumbling is a family-focused business with top-notch instructors and convenient class options. We offer recreational tumbling, gymnastics, and cheer classes in addition to competitive teams for cheer and gymnastics. Our staff at Evolve works every day to create a home away from home for our athletes to learn, grow, and thrive!

Birthday Parties are now available and include a 2-hour party with two coaches to help run the entire party. Email to book your party today!

Phone: 563-232-6337

East Moline Swim Pool

The East Moline Swim Pool offers private birthday rentals for swimmers age 7 and up (under 7 can swim with an adult). The birthday rental package is a 2 hour rental for $200 and includes cupcakes, ice cream, and pop for up to 20 swimmers. The facility has 2 indoor pools, one with a diving board, and one outdoor seasonal wading pool. Red Cross certified lifeguards are provided for the duration of the rental.

Phone: 309-752-1624

Sign Gypsies

Sign Gypsies is a premier yard greeting rental company serving the entire Quad City area. Our signs make a great surprise or addition to your party! Rental includes set up and pick up of your greeting – you choose the colors, theme and more for a unique and personalized display. Indoor setups are also available. We set up all year round, even in snow!

(309) 431-4572 Illinois QC Area
(309) 484-4246 Iowa QC Area
(309) 431-5585 Geneseo / Rural Area

Birthday Treats and Desserts

Olde Towne Bakery

Offering more than delicious cookies, Olde Towne Bakery offers birthday party packages, too! Learn more about their offerings online, and don’t forget to stop for a delicious bakery treat!

Phone: 309-764-8421

Sugar* A La Mode

Local dessert bar specializing in custom cookies, cakes, and events. We can’t wait to bake for you! Whether you’re planning a first or 99th birthday, birthday party packages are also available! 

Phone: 309-506-1569

Cookies & Dreams

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More than really, really, really good cookies. We don’t just make the best giant cookies in America. All the pounds of butter, flour and sugar are part of our bigger dream – bringing more happiness and joy to your life.

Phone: 563-449-2588

Oh So Sweet

Nothing Bundt Cakes

Whitey's Ice Cream

Comprehensive List of Birthday Party Ideas in the Quad Cities

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