Throw the birthday girl or boy the best birthday bash ever at one of these fun party locations.  

1. A Carousel for Missoula/Dragon Hollow

Kids under 16 can ride their favorite ponies on the merry-go-round and play in Dragon Hollow playground. Five party options are available, some including Black Jack pizza and/or Baskin Robbins Ice Cream Cake.

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2. The Children's Museum

Kids get to interact with the museum's fun hands-on exhibits and receive a free pass for a Carousel ride. Two party options available.

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3. Currents Aquatic Center

Want your birthday child to make a splash? Party at the swimming pool! Reserve the Ripples Party room and pick from packages that include pizza, an Albertson's cake, or a Baskin Robbins Ice Cream Cake.

4. Flying Squirrel

Treat your child to the bounciest birthday ever at a huge indoor trampoline park. Older kids can test their skills in freestyle court, dunk hoops, dodgeball courts, airbag launch lanes, rope swings, stunt jump, slack lines, and battle beam. Little ones can play in the kiddie court, kiddie hoop, and kiddie foam pit. 

5. Freestone Climbing

Climbing instructions, shoes, and an hour of climbing come with a Birthday Party reservation at Missoula's only climbing gym. They'll even give the birthday child a Freestone Climbing t-shirt. 

6. Glacier Ice Rink

Ice skaters and hockey players can spend their birthdays on the ice. Book a party during Public Skate or Stick and Puck sessions.

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7. The Hub

Is the birthday child an adrenaline junkie? Indoor go karts and laser tag are the draw at this facility. Several party options available. Kids must meet height requirements.

8. Inflatapark/Missoula Indoor Sports Arena

Play soccer, dodge ball, kickball, wiffleball or football on the indoor turf arena. Equipment provided; rent a coach for an extra fee. Kids ages 2-12 can romp at the Inflatapark. Two party options available, based on the size of the group. 

9. Mismo 

Party goers will work up an appetite for cake and ice cream after playing on this gymnastic center's obstacle courses, trampolines, tumble tracks, and foam pits.

10. Missoula Insectarium

Celebrate with a Bug Birthday Party. Festivities include live bug ambassador interactions, a predator feeding, and exploration of the Insectarium.

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11. Montana Natural History Center/Animal Wonders

The birthday child gets to be an "animal handler" and hold, handle and feed Animal Wonders' Animal Ambassadors. 

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12. Missoula Parks & Rec Sports and Wellness Center Gym

Pre-schoolers will go nuts for a Portable Strider Bike Party with mini-obstacles. Older kids can throw a sports party so they and their friends can play basketball, soccer, pickleball, tennis or flag football.

13. spectrUM Discovery Area 

Party includes hands-on exhibits, the birthday child's choice of a science activity, and two Super Science Squad educators. Several options available, some including Big Dipper Ice Cream and liquid nitrogen. 

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14. Splash Montana

Parents of kids with summer birthdays can book a cabana at Missoula's waterpark. Sweet Treat, Piece of Cake, and Pizza N' Sticks Party options available.

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15. Summit Cheer 

Tumbling and obstacle courses highlight the parties put on by this cheerleading club. A standard birthday party package comes with one free month of tumbling classes for the birthday kid. 

16. Westside Lanes 

Knock down some pins and play the arcade at Missoula's only bowling alley. Choose from three party options. 

17. Wingate Indoor Water Park

Book some time at the Wingate Indoor Water Park: birthday party reservations include three hours of sliding down two 3-story water slides, playing in the pool area, soaking in the hot tub, and playing in a kiddie pool that features a frog slide and mushroom waterfall. 

18. Zootown Arts Community Center

Choose from a wide variety of party themes, like: arts & crafts, paint your own pottery, DJ Dance Party, Tiny Tot Music Birthday Extravaganza, and Write, Rock and Record.

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