Activities, Dining

Birthday Celebrations for Kids in Wisconsin Dells

This blog post was published on March 20, 2014 and may contain outdated information.

Birthdays are a big deal for kids so why not spend it in a place mostly catered to them? A celebration in Wisconsin Dells will be something they will remember and treasure forever! It’s also a great excuse to have a family trip jam-packed with fun for all ages.


Buffalo Phil’s – Train delivered food to the birthday boy or girl? Awesome! It will also make for a great snapshot. Kids go crazy over the train table at Buffalo Phil’s and for a good reason. Wait a bit after ordering and before you know it you’ll hear the choo-choo of food chugging around the corner to stop right in front of your group. Be sure to make reservations as this table fills up fast.

Naruto – Previously Ginza, Naruto is revamped with a new interior and new menu. However, what the birthday boy or girl will love are the hibachi tables. Prepare to be dazzled as you get dinner and a show at Naruto. Watch trained hibachi chefs flip and spin food and cutlery right in front of your eyes! As if that isn’t enough, the authentic Japanese cuisine is incredible. Plus, kids meals come with free ice cream for a sweet ending to a sensational birthday dinner.


Kalahari – Kalahari indoor and outdoor waterparks are open to the public so even if your aren’t a resort guest, you can your family can still purchase day passes and spend the big birthday splashing away together! Kiddie pools, extreme slides, lazy rivers, and a chance to try your hand at surfing await at Kalahari waterparks.

Noah’s Ark – It might be only open in the summertime but Noah’s Ark is well worth the wait! The area’s largest outdoor waterpark, you will find thrills and amusement for all ages here. From crazy wave pools to an endless array of varying types of waterslides, there really is something for everyone at Noah’s Ark; including a full day of birthday memories.

Mt. Olympus – Also only open in the summertime, Mt. Olympus is home to the areas largest and most impressive wave pool! Can you handle Poseidon’s Rage? Play some sand volleyball on the beach, check out the Lost City of Atlantis, or test your bravery one of the daring waterslides, either way you are sure to have a fantastic time at Mt. Olympus’ outdoor waterpark. If you find yourself sick of the water, you can always head to…


Mt. Olympus – Mt. Olympus’ outdoor theme park! Thought you were brave in the water? Three chilling roller coasters await you including Hades 360, the world’s first upside down wooden roller coaster, which also takes you zooming through the underground. Kids with a need for speed will love challenging parents or each other to a race or two around the go-kart tracks. There’s also a “Tiny Heroes” area for the little ones so everyone will have a blast.

Knuckleheads – With a massive arcade, bowling, go-kart track, ropes course, carnival rides, and more all indoors for year round fun, its no surprise Knuckleheads is a family favorite! Choose from one of their impressive birthday packages for deals on food, group wristbands, group bowling, and with some packages, a party room. Since it’s all contained to an indoor space, parents can relax or join in on the fun knowing the kids are safe and having an awesome time.

Kalahari – Kalahari’s indoor theme park will definitely add a wow factor to any birthday girl or boy’s big day! A ropes course, mini golf, Ferris wheel, go-kart track, arcade games, lazer tag, bumper boats, bowling, virtual sports simulator, and more are jam packed into this crazy, fun-filled theme park. Parents load up the arcade card and watch the little ones go wild in this jungle of endless entertainment and thrills.

There’s no better place for a day or several of kid approved fun! For the best birthday ever, start planning your family trip to Wisconsin Dells.