Birthday Party Venues and In-Home Party Services

This is our collection of children’s birthday party venues and in-home birthday party options in and near Amelia Island, including all of Nassau County, Camden County, and some especially worthwhile birthday party options in nearby counties. If you know of a party option missing from our list, please drop us a note in the comment section below or send an email to info@mamamelia.com.

Photo Courtesy of Boston Photography

Photo Courtesy of Boston Photography

 

Animal-Themed Parties

 

Cheers Horse Ranch / Yulee

Parties with horses and ponies. Contact for details.

96841 Blackrock Rd., Yulee, FL

cheerhorseranch.com

 

Connors A-maize-ing Acres / Hillard     See Review and Pics

Their A-maize-ing Acres Our parties include hayrides, cowtrain rides, pedal cart track, slides with play area and up-close encounters with farm animals (horses, ponies, donkey, cows, calves, chickens, ducks, peacocks, bunnies, sheep, goats, pigs and turkeys). Large covered barn for parties.

19856 County Road 121, Hilliard, FL

connerscornfieldmaze.com

 

Jacksonville Zoo / Jacksonville     See Review and Pics

All kinds of themed party options with animal encounters and unlimited train rides. Zoo admission, zoo-themed cake and table settings included.

370 Zoo Parkway, Jacksonville, FL

jacksonvillezoo.org/catering/birthday_parties

 

Foodie parties

Amelia Island Culinary Academy

Enjoy a cooking birthday party in which kids get to cook with a fantastic former Ritz-Carlton chef and enjoy their birthday feast. Choose from one of their themes, such as Pasta-making, Meatballs, Sushi, Baking and Ultimate Milkshakes, or create your own — they’re flexible! Typical parties include:

  • Baking or Cooking From Scratch
  • Party Guests are taught culinary skills and techniques by Professional Chef Bill Thompson of the Amelia Island Culinary Academy
  • Copies of all recipes

Call 904-515-6863 or stop by at 25 South Third Street in downtown Fernandina Beach

http://www.ameliacooking.com/

 

Cinotti’s Bakery /Jacksonville Beach

Cake decorating party: each child decorates their own 6-inch cake. Decorations including a balloon bouquet and a tour of the bakery also included.

1523 Penman Road, Jacksonville Beach, FL

http://www.cinottisbakery.com/component/content/article/1-latest-news/6-birthday-parties.html

 

Colin’s Ice Cream / Throughout Nassau County

Colin’s Ice Cream owner Kitty Scott can be seen driving her ice cream truck through neighborhoods in Nassau County, but she also does parties and special events. Call 904-402-4228 for details.

 

Michael’s Arts and Crafts / Jacksonville

Reserve the party room for an activity and craft at Michael’s Arts and Crafts store. Choose from a number of projects or create your own.

13281 City Station Dr., Jacksonville, FL

michaels.com

 

Ops Pizza Kitchen & Café/ St. Marys and Fernandina Beach

Pizza-making party in which all guests participate in making pizza, and then enjoying the pizza after it’s baked.

231 Charlie Smith Sr. Highway, St. Marys, GA, and 2030 S. 8th Street, Fernandina Beach, FL

http://opspizza.com

 

Panera Bakers-in-Training Parties / Yulee

Panera’s Bakers-In-Training introduces children to kitchen essentials and the fundamentals of baking. Designed for ages 5–12, they outfit each child with a cotton baking hat and apron to bring home, then let them try their hand at the craft of bread making by stretching and scoring two French baguettes — one to bring home and one to donate to people in need in your community. They’ll also decorate their own cookie with tips from Panera’s artisan baker. Made for groups of 10–15, this is a great activity for your child’s birthday party as well as a class, scout group, or kids club. Registration is $20 per child and classes must be scheduled at least three weeks in advance.

Call 904-261-7818 or visit the restaurant at 463861 FL-200, Yulee, FL 32097.

Details and registration at panerabread.com.

 

Peterbrooke Chocolatier / Fernandina Beach

Kids get to be a chocolatier for the day at this popular gourmet chocolate store; make and take a chocolate treat and take a behind-the-scenes tour.

1427 Sadler Road, Fernandina Beach, FL

facebook.com/peterbrookeamelia

 

Sweets by Holly /Jacksonville

Cupcake decorating party: each child decorates four mini cupcakes and receives a baker’s hat.

St. John’s Town Center, 4624 Town Crossing Dr., Suite 137, Jacksonville, FL

sweetbyholly.com/the_shop.php

 

Selph Expressions Custom Catering Parties / Nassau County

Local mom and Yulee caterer Elizabeth Selph loves to host baking parties for kids and adults alike, both in her home and at your location. She can create a custom party for your child – including a party in which every child decorates a cake and takes it home!

Call 904-860-6847.

facebook.com/selph.expressions

 

Sweet Pete Candy shop /Jacksonville

Choose from cotton candy, taffy pull, and chocolate-making parties, and also use their party room at this old-fashioned ice cream and candy shop.

1922 N Pearl Street, Jacksonville, FL

http://www.sweetpete.net

 

Indoor Parties

 

Amelia Island Museum of History / Fernandina Beach     See Review and Pics

Choose your themed birthday party, including a Victorian Tea complete with an etiquette lesson and finger sandwiches on real china, a Timucuan Pottery party that includes a craft, decorating pottery shards; and other themes.

233 S. Third Street, Fernandina Beach, FL

ameliamuseum.org/birthday-parties-at-the-museum

 

Bricks 4 Kidz /Jacksonville Beach

Features games and challenges, creative play time and a mini-figure factory, all center around LEGO bricks.

3948 3rd St. South #331, Jacksonville Beach, FL

bricks4kidz.com/florida-jacksonvillebeach/programs-events/birthday-parties

 

Build A Bear Party /Jacksonville (inside the Avenues Mall)

Children make their own stuffed animal friend.

10300 Southside Blvd, Space 158A, Jacksonville, FL

buildabear.com

 

Chuck E. Cheese /Jacksonville

Games, rides, entertainment and food. Schedule a party or even have a walk-in party.

9820 Atlantic Blvd., Jacksonville, FL

chuckecheese.com

 

Dave & Buster’s Restaurant and Arcade

Parties include meals as well as arcade.

7025 Salisbury Road,  Jacksonville, FL

http://www.daveandbusters.com/events/plan-your-event/birthday-parties/

 

Fantastic Gymnastics /Yulee

This gymnastics school will provide a coach, bouncy house, table, chairs and gymnastic fun.

96070 Chester Road, Yulee, FL

fantasticgym.com/Pages/Programs.aspx

 

Fernandina Party Bounce Play / Fernandina Beach     See Review and Pics

Indoor bounce houses and video gaming, decorations and dining area provided. Laser Tag can also be added.

1852 Sadler Road, Fernandina Beach, FL

http://partybounceplay.com/

 

Hands-On Children’s Museum / Jacksonville     See Review and Pics

Packages include “museum time” playing with exhibits like the mini post office and fire station, mini grocery store, dress-up stage, and more. Party room for eating and presents.

8580 Beach Blvd., Jacksonville, Fl

http://handsonchildrensmuseumjax.startlogic.com

 

Jacksonville Ice & Sportsplex / Jacksonville

Choose an ice skating, basketball, volleyball or a dodge ball party.

3605 Philips Highway, Jacksonville, FL

http://www.jaxiceandsportsplex.com/birthday-parties/

 

Let’s Roll Entertainment

Indoor bounce houses, games and other activities can be booked in various packages at this location, or you can rent items to have at your home party. On site package options include laser maze, outdoor slide, food choices, cash machine and more. Options they will rent out for your party include bounce houses, human hamster balls, slides, obstacle courses, carnival games and more.

Corner of A1A and US 17 in Yulee, FL

http://www.letsrollentertainment.com

 

Lisa Allen’s Dance Works / St. Marys

Themed birthday parties at this dance school include a princess tea, hip hop bash, Hawaiian luau and more.

10880 Colerain Road, St Marys, GA

ladanceworks.net

 

MOSH / Jacksonville

Choose your birthday package theme at Jacksonville’s Museum of Science and History: planetarium show, extreme science, animal. Contact to personalize your package.

1025 Museum Circle, Jacksonville, FL

themosh.org/birthdays.html

 

My Gym /Jacksonville

Birthday parties feature non-stop games, puppets, songs and more. Setup, decorations and cleanup included.

13770 Beach Blvd Ste. 16, Jacksonville, FL

mygym.com/jacksonville/birthday-parties

 

Nassau Bowling Center /Yulee

Free Game Pass and 2 Hours of Bowling, plus hot dog, chips and drinks. Birthday person takes home a bowling pin.

850822 U.S. 17, Yulee, FL

http://www.nassaubowling.com

 

OB2 Kids/ Fleming Island

Slime Rock Wall, science experiments, gymnastics obstacle course, karaoke, face painting/balloon animals, scavenger hunt, party dances, awesome arts and crafts, and outside fun. Birthday child receives a party shirt.

1821 Town Center Blvd., Fleming Island, FL

o2bkids.com/Parties-in-Fleming-Island.aspx

 

Paisley Grace Designs

Have a DIY painting party at the Paisley Grace Designs and take home your creations when you’re done! Each guest can create a personalized, hand-painted sign.

 

http://www.paisleygracedesigns.com

 

Rebounderz Indoor Trampoline Arena

Features a main jumper, a dodgeball jumper, a foam pit, a basketball slam, an arcade, and birthday party rooms. Numerous themes available.

14985 Old St. Augustine Road, Jacksonville, FL

http://rebounderzjacksonville.com/index.php/parties/birthday-parties

 

Skate World Family Fun Center / Kingsland, GA

Several birthday packages are available at this rollerskating rink.

1020 Boone Ave., Kingsland , GA

http://skateworldga.com/birthday_party_packages

 

TNT Gymnastics / Jacksonville

Gymnastics-related obstacle courses and games. Party room for eating and presents. Staff handles all setup and cleanup.

2683 Saint Johns Bluff Road, Suite 107, Jacksonville, FL

http://www.tntgymfit.com/special-events/birthday-parties/

 

In-Home Party Services

 

 

A Perfect Bounce Inc. / Yulee, FL (no official office – contact online or by phone for arrangements)

Rent moonwalks, bounce house and wet and dry slide rentals.

aperfectbounce.com

 

Carousel Entertainment / Jacksonville

Choose from a Pony (Cowboy), Princess, Pirate or Clown party.

12620-3 Beach Blvd.Ste. 271 Jacksonville, FL

http://kidspartiesjax.com/index.php/kids-parties

 

Celebration Party Rental / Fernandina Beach

Rent jumpy things, wet and dry slides, obstacle courses and carnival games.

8th Street, Fernandina Beach, FL

www.celebrationpartyrental.net

 

 

Little Party People  

Little Parties, Big Impressions.   Bounce Houses for parties, family reunions, community events, school functions and more.  Ask about profit sharing programs for churches, non profit organizations, schools, etc.
No official office, but based in St. Marys, GA.
Call 912-576-4017 for more information.
Mermaid Kelly’s Costume Characters
Mermaid Kelly brings the magic of princesses, a mermaid and other costumed characters to life to create an extra special event for you! Call 904-803-6558, email mermaidkellyscostumecharacters@gmail.com or visit the Facebook page here.
Miss Mascot Rentals
Bring the excitement to the party, celebration, or any event by adding one of Miss Mascot characters. Currently singing and dancing as Mickey, Minnie, Elsa, Dora, Elmo, or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles.
They come to you! Based in Yulee, FL.

Mr. C Christian Clown Parties & Special Occasions / Jacksonville

Mr. C is a jack of all trades, offering train rides, a clown act, balloon animals, puppets and a magic show.

No brick and mortar office, but he is based in Jacksonville.

MrCintheHouse.com

 

Mrs. Bubbles Party Parties / Jacksonville

These parties include music, games, dancing, and play in lots of bubbles. “Snow Parties” are also available.

3948 South 3rd Street, Suite 133, Jacksonville, FL

http://www.mrsbubbles.net/

 

 

Princess Breakfast (Serves Jacksonville area)

Princess comes to the door with breakfast, mini roses and a story to read. The birthday child receives a tiara.

http://www.princessbreakfast.com

 

Princess Party Co.

This company has professionally trained actresses dress up as princesses for children’s and teen’s birthday parties in Jacksonville and surrounding areas throughout Florida. Based in Jacksonville (no office address — they come to you!).

https://www.princessparty.com/

 

Trackless Train Rides

Train comes to you with “conductor” to drive it. Seats 18 children and 12 adults.

http://www.jacksonvilletrainrides.com/private-party-prices.htm

 

Outdoor Parties

 

Amelia River Cruises and Charters / Fernandina Beach     See Review and Pics

This company, which specializes in professionally narrated sightseeing cruises, eco tours and educational children’s tours from Fernandina Beach to Cumberland Island, offers specialized charter tours for birthdays – they will custom-design the tour for your party.

Deoarts at the marina at 1 North Front St., Fernandina Beach, FL

www.ameliarivercruises.com

 

Adventure Landing / Three locations: Jacksonville Beach, Jacksonville or St. Augustine

Waterparks with all kinds of games and activities on site. Each location has its own Birthday Party Packages.

http://www.adventurelanding.com

 

Fernandina Beach Parks & Recreation Park Parties and Pool Parties / Fernandina Beach

Host a party in a Fernandina Beach park with playground equipment and sheltered gazebos or pavilions for your guests. Private or public swim party options.

Choose from Main Beach Playground at Fletcher and Atlantic Avenues, Central Park at Atlantic and 11th Street, and Goffinsville Park off Old Nassauville Road. Pool Parties available at The Atlantic Recreation Center Pool, 2500 Atlantic Ave., and Martin Luther King Center, 1200 Elm Street.

http://www.fbfl.us/index.aspx?nid=103

 

GTF Paintball / Yulee

Take your group to these scenario paintball fields, with 56 acres of playing fields that include multiple bases, bunkers and trails. You can reserve for a private event.

86101 Hot Shot Trail, Yulee, FL

http://www.gtfpaintball.com/

 

Hanna Park /Jacksonville

Entertain guests at the Splash Park, playground, beach or a lake where you can use paddleboats.

500 Wonderwood Drive, Jacksonville, FL

http://www.coj.net/departments/recreation-and-community-services/recreation-and-community-programming/hanna-park.aspx

 

Island Falls Mini Golf / Fernandina Beach

Enjoy a special party room with an indoor waterfall as well as the 18-hole adventure golf course.

1550 Sadler Road, Fernandina Beach, FL

islandfallsgolf.com

 

Omni Amelia Island Plantation / Amelia Island

Customize a party that fits your child’s interests at Omni Amelia Island Plantation. Consider a party at their nature center, their new putt-putt course, or ask about their outdoor movie capabilities, bounce houses, and more.

6800 First Coast Highway, Amelia Island, FL

http://www.omnihotels.com/FindAHotel/AmeliaIsland

 

Pirate Ship Black Raven / St. Augustine

This party option is a bit of a hike from Amelia Island – but it’s a party on a pirate ship — so we decided to include it in our list. Birthday child gets to wear a special captain’s hat and help steer the ship, raid the treasure chest and meet the captain. Birthday child helps to hoist the pirate flag and later gets to take it home.

111 Avenida Menedez Street, St. Augustine, FL

blackravenadventures.com/program/kids-birthday

 

Putt Putt Amelia / Fernandina (Main Beach)

Putt-Putt and other games, picnic space, birthday message on the marquis, drinks and ice cream for guests.

6 North Fletcher, Fernandina Beach, FL

puttputtflorida.com/parties.html

 

St. Marys Aquatic Center / St. Marys, GA     See photos and info.

Small water park includes water play zone for little ones, a larger enclosed slide called “Orange Crush,” a lazy river, a lap pool and picnic area.

301 Herb Bauer Drive, St. Marys, GA

funatsmac.com

 

Surf Asylum / Amelia Island, FL

Surf instructors will bring a splash of fun to your party at the beach.

Offered anywhere in Fernandina Beach-Amelia Island

www.surf-asylum.com

 

X Camp Florida

Birthday parties on the water. Specializing in wakeboarding, wake surfing, wake skiing and water skiing.

3326-7 Lake Shore Blvd., Jacksonville, FL

http://xcampflorida.com/

 

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