Kidopolis Birthday Parties

Disclosure: Kidopolis has sponsored this post. All opinions are my own.

Kidopolis Birthday Parties will leave kids imagining for days after spending time in their creative, indoor play space. After opening the play space in February 2016, Kidopolis has now opened a party room to allow for birthday parties and other gatherings. 

Kidopolis Party Room

The Kidopolis party room has a large open space with seating and space for serving food. The room is large which offers the kids plenty of room to move around. Personally, I love the large fireworks picture on the wall. What an awesome party backdrop!

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You can bring your own food for a party as long as it is nut-free. My daughter often has definite ideas of what food she wants to serve at her birthday party, so I appreciate the flexibility to be able to let her pick her food. I also like that I can provide some healthy food options at the party which aren’t always included in party packages.


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The play space is closed on weekends just for parties, so your group will have the run of the party room and the play area. Especially with younger children, it is so much easier to supervise when all of the children are with your group.

Kidopolis Birthday Parties

Birthday party packages are available starting for groups of 10 children. Party packages include:

  • Party Setup – Cutlery (in your choice of color), table cloths, cups, and 5 balloons
  • Unlimited Water
  • 2 Hours of Table Time
  • Gift from Kidopolis (Kidopolis t-shirt or future visit day pass)

Party prices are $149 for up to 10 children with $12/additional child. Non birthday rates are $10/person.


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Other Events

For other events, you can reserve the Party Room for $10/person for 2 hours. 

Kidopolis Location

Kidopolis is conveniently located at 509 State Circle (Just south of I-94 off of State St). With a location off of State St between Briarwood Mall and Costco, it is a perfect location if parents are dropping their kids off for the day.  

Play Time at Kidopolis

The Kidopolis play area offers 7 distinct play areas. They have a fire station, police station, seaside, enchanted forest, space place, and more. The play areas have been stocked with various items to stimulate kids imagination for free play. I love how they have repurposed items such as old cordless phones, keyboards, and remotes to stock the police station and space shuttle.

Arbor Annie Visits Kidopolis

When Arbor Annie and I visited Kidopolis in February, I put together this slideshow video of all the fun:

At my daughter’s preschool one of the favorite activities each year was the creation of a space ship. The kids loved climbing in. I’m sure that the Space Shuttle at Kidopolis with all of the controls will be a big hit among preschoolers. Even this spring as a 4th grader, her class is working on a short film about space and we donated a large box for them to make a spaceship.

Introducing Kidopolis: Space Shuttle

At the Beach, kids can don a life-jacket and climb in the boat and head for their own adventure. Then they can head to the sand lot and dig for buried treasure.

Introducing Kidopolis: Beach

The Enchanted Forest is filled with fairies. It also offers some down time with coloring sheets for the kids.

Introducing Kidopolis: Enchanted Forest

I loved the way that the fire department included a hose for the kids to practice fighting fires.

Introducing Kidopolis: Fire Fighting

When Arbor Annie and I perused the costumes for the theater, we both fell in love with the T-Rex costume! She immediately put the costume on and headed to the stage for her performance.

Introducing Kidopolis: Theater

Of course there is a traditional home play space with a kitchen and a nursery. There are even Thomas trains!

Introducing Kidopolis: Kitchen

Visiting Kidopolis

Don’t have a birthday party? You can still enjoy the fun at Kidopolis. 

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Current (April 2017) admission rates are $8/child with admission for a second child at $5. Non-walkers with siblings are free, or $5 with just a parent. Discounts are available for single parents, children in foster care, playgroups, and field trips.

You can bring your own (nut-free) snacks and drinks to Kidopolis, but they need to be eaten in the snack area and not in the play area. I like being able to bring my own snacks since I am able to pack the snacks that my daughter likes. Plus, it is always nice not to have to add the additional cost of snacks to an outing.

Based on my visit, I would recommend Kidopolis for kids from toddlers through early elementary school. 

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Anna Mae

Anna Mae owns & operates Ann Arbor with Kids, a website dedicated to Family Activities in Ann Arbor. My husband and I moved to Ann Arbor in 2003 and our daughter joined the family in 2006.

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