Birthday Party Guide


• Bruster’s Ice Cream
2172 E University Drive, Auburn. 821-9988. Ice cream cakes and pies are loaded with personality! In Store Tour-Bring your group for a tour of our store. Learn how Bruster’s Ice Cream got started and help us make a batch of our delicious home-made ice cream. Enjoy some ice cream and have some fun! Sundae Bar-We can bring the party to you. We offer traditional sundaes, brownie sundaes, banana splits and strawberry shortcakes. We provide the ice cream, toppings, spoons, napkins & cups.

• Cakeapotamus
2213 Pepperell Pkwy, Opelika. 737-6049 Bakery & Cake Studio! Awesome kids deserve awesome cakes designed and created just for them! Our new location is the perfect place for: tea parties, birthday parties, book club meetings, or evening cake classes for adults.

• Cakes by Tania
415 East Magnolia Ave, Auburn. 801-521-0328 Specializing in specialty cakes for all occasions- weddings, birthdays and events. Other designs include cake pops, cookies, brownies, and more. Everything is made  to order using the best ingredients and the love and special “just like grandma used to” touch to provide you with the perfect cake. All baked goods are made from scratch.

• Chill
234 West Magnolia Ave, Auburn. 502-1114.
Tigertown, Opelika. 745-7714. Yogurt, custard, sorbet, smoothies, yocakes and more!

• D Squared Donuts
1625 E. University Drive, Auburn. 887-1112. Donuts, fritters, and special order cakes for all occasions available. New this summer, Italian Ice and Homemade Slow Churn Ice Cream!

• Dairy Queen
2019 Pepperell Pkwy, Opelika. 742-9400. DQ Cakes.

• Edible Arrangements
2900 East University Dr. 120, The Shoppes at Cary Creek, Auburn. 821-9600. Leader in fresh fruit bouquets and gourmet chocolate dipped fruit. Stop by and grab and go or call in a special order.

• GiGi’s Cupcakes
132 North College Street, Auburn. 887-2253.
Cupcakes for all occasions; many flavors to choose from with new items for all seasons. Special orders taken.

• Great American Cookies
1627 Opelika Rd. #10 (inside the mall), Auburn. 821-4553. A special day calls for a special Cookie Cake. And with Great American Cookies’ wide variety of beautiful and delicious offerings, you can give the birthday boy or girl a party to remember. Simply choose your favorite design and add a custom message. Cookie party trays and cookie tins available.

• Sweet Malisa’s
108 South 9th Street, Opelika. 737-6565. Cakes and desserts for all occasions.

• The Gourmet Tiger
231 N Dean Rd, Suite 2. Auburn. 821-9222; Bakery specializing in birthday cakes of all sizes and designs. Check out our gallery of cake pictures on line.


• dRMagic
887-8029.; This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view Dr. Magic will provide balloon twisting fun, magic, and face painting for all parties. We also offer a variety of costumed characters, including princesses, wizards, pirates, and, of course, clowns.

• Farmer Brown’s Party Animals; 334-319-2893. Specializing in petting zoos, birthday parties, live nativity scenes and more. You can party at our place or we can come to you.

• Jubilee Farm Pony Parties We can bring the party to you or schedule to visit our farm for pony rides and meet all the farm animals.

• Kona Ice
707-3650;; Offering premium shaved ice treat for children (of all ages)! Our Party Truck will come to your location! Party music makes for a festive mood, Kona Ice for all guests, Birthday boy/girl gets a King Kona, Hit the FLAVORWAVE, party favors available, Kona character (when available).

• Sweet Cheeks Face and Body Art Let us help you plan the perfect party or event! We offer party packages with face painting, glitter or mica powder tattoos, body art or a combination of our services.

• The Big Green Bus
The Big Green Bus brings the party to you! The Big Green Bus is a school bus that has been converted into a safe and fun preschool gymnastics facility. Call 332-0833 or

• 4 Party Plus Rentals
“Fun is Our Business”. 749-6419 Rentals include inflatables, slides, games, concessions, characters and more

• Auburn Bounce
319-1451;; Auburn family owned and operated. Offering a great selection of bounce houses with all of your favorite characters. Also available are inflatable slides, water slides and concessions including: popcorn machines, sno-kones and cotton candy.

• Space Walk of Auburn
887-5437;; Offering space walks, wet/dry slides, big obstacle courses, inflatable games, and more. Concessions available too- popcorn, cotton candy and sno cones.

• Star-One Mobile Fun
1204 Stanley Ave, Opelika. 737-5744 Book a backyard party today. Choose from Laser Tag, Mini Golf, Kids Fun Show, Bounce House and Mobile Music. Party rooms available too.

• Memories in Motion
Our beautiful vehicles are more than just “transportation”. They are rolling art with a history, incredible stories, and which have helped make lifelong memories for some very special couples. They make for a stunning backdrop and canvas for your photographer to use to enhance your special day. Choose from vintage convertibles, Bentley sedan, limousines, party bus and a classic VB Bus.

• Tiger Limo
444-4444;; Offering stretch limousines, corporate car service, busses and antique car rentals for any occasion…you’ll have an experience to remember at the best rates.

• Touch of Class Limousine
334-284-2673 in Montgomery. Carry up to 14 passengers at a time. Can pick up kids and ride them around or take them for pizza, etc. and then back home. These limos have all the extras for a fun time – red carpet, DVD for movies, a Birthday sign! Call for details.


• Auburn Awards & Fine Papers
127 South College Street, Auburn. 887-7768

• Auburn Flowers and Gifts
1499 S College St, Ste F, Auburn. 502-4567. Balloon bouquets, gourmet gifts and flower arrangements.

• Check it Out!
239 N Gay Street, Auburn. 826-0308. Balloon bouquets, costumes, party paper products, and more.

• Hobby Lobby
TigerTown, Opelika. 745-2730. Party supplies, invitations, crafts, and more.

• Lynn’s Hallmark
Inside the Mall. 887-9889. Birthday invitations and unique gifts.

• Party City
Tiger Town, Opelika. A one-stop party store that provides a wide selection of merchandise at everyday low prices.


• Special Arrangements
2201 Enterprise Drive, Opelika. 737-2995; Offering a wide array of products including selections in tables, chairs, fine china, custom linens, chair covers, tents, staging, dance floors and more.



Jule Collins Smith Museum of Fine Art at Auburn
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University- 901 South College Street
Auburn. 844-1484;
Offering individuals, businesses, and corporations an exciting environment in which to hold social gatherings, presentations, performances or meetings including birthday parties. Rental facilities for parties include the gardens, auditorium, cafe, grand gallery, rotunda, and terrace.

• Opelika Parks and Recreation
Ceramics Birthday Parties. Denson Arts Center, Opelika.705-5547. Looking for a fun and unique Child’s Birthday Party? Let the Ceramics Department plan your next event! Kids love it! Parents appreciate it! All children enjoy a project that can be completed at the party and taken home. Birthday child receives a special Birthday Plate!
Swim Party- Call for more information.

• Spirited Art
3051 Frederick Road, Opelika. 363-5257 Looking for something fun for a group? Call us to book a fun and exciting painting party in Auburn. We can accommodate most groups, small and large. Birthdays, reunions, and church or office gatherings are just a few of the reasons to enjoy having fun and participating in a painting party. Bring a friend, a sense of humor and your favorite beverage and snack. We provide all of the painting supplies (smocks, brushes, easels, canvases and everything in between).

• Perch Bead Studio
416 S. Gay Street, Auburn. 209-1378
Perch is a place to create, design and be inspired. Create your own unique jewelry for your birthday party. Tools are provided and materials are available for purchase. Children will have a fun time creating jewelry and memories together at Perch.

• Uptown Art Uncorked
2436 East University Drive, Auburn. Paint a canvas masterpiece with step-by-step group instruction.


• AMF Auburn Lanes
719 Opelika Road, Auburn. 887-6573;
Why not have a ball on your next birthday party or special event with AMF!  AMF Bowling Center entertainment packages will make your party a striking success. Kid’s Birthday Bash-Every B-day Bash package includes bowling, bowling shoes, party supplies and plenty of great food and beverages. And you can even choose a package that includes an authentic bowling pin that everyone can sign for the birthday boy or girl.


My Gym Auburn
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300 North Dean Road, Auburn. 346-0987; At My Gym, every birthday party is a perfectly planned celebration created especially for your child, with special song and game requests made prior to the birthday party. Our amazing birthday party specialists will make your birthday party unique and special. And all our birthday parties feature nonstop action-packed activities, games, puppets, songs, and more! Each party also includes, set up, decorations, serving of refreshments, cleanup and much more!

• Co Athletics & Wellness
1006 Opelika Road, Auburn. 649-3306;; Laser Tag, Cheer and Tumbling Parties, and other themed parties for both boys and girls. Open to members and non-members.

• Premier Spirit Academy
923 B. Stage Road, Auburn. 821-7300; Two celebration packages to choose from. Party includes party space, decorations, party ware, shirt for birthday kid, invitations, party favors, fun staff, set up and clean up. Cheer, tumble and dance on the gym floor, air tramp and more!

• Make Your Move Dance Studio
“Where Everyone’s a Star”. 116 Columbus Parkway, Opelika. 705-0205;; Reserve your very own Ballerina Birthday.

• Xtreme Athletics
3732 Pepperell Parkway, Auburn. 759-7030;
25,000 square foot facility where parties include air tramp, tumbling mats, balance beam and much more.
You provide: cake or whatever food you want your party animals to eat. Smiling kids ready to have fun!Parents relax and let us take care of everything!


• Auburn Academy of Martial Arts
323 Airport Rd, Suite J in Airport Plaza, Auburn. 502-7221;; Party highlights include: Your child will be a Black Belt for a day! Cake is cut with a real Samurai sword! Every child breaks a board (optional), a unique take-home gift! Medals and other martial arts items are available for favors! Learning, exercise, games and fun! No experience necessary. 1 1/2 hours long, scheduled on weekends. Other Party Ideas: Host a self-defense party for your teenager; Throw a fitness party for a colleague who is “over the hill”; Kids and parents can party together for some great family time.

• Auburn Mixed Martial Arts
2515 East Glenn Ave, Auburn. 887-0818; Black Belt Birthday Bash! Be a blackbelt Ninja for a day! Break boards, martial arts games, martial arts cake, cut your cake with a real Samurai sword and take home a Samurai sword as a birthday gift! No experience necessary. Schedule a unique party today!


Auburn Parks and Recreation
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Boykin Community Center- 400 Boykin Street, Auburn. Gym and meeting rooms.
Dean Road Recreation Center- 307 South Dean Road, Auburn. Gym, meeting areas and ceramics studio.
Frank Brown Recreation Center- 235 Opelika Rd, Auburn. Gym, game rooms, and other rooms for party rental.
Jan Dempsey Community Arts Center- 222 East Drake Avenue, Auburn. Conference rooms, children’s gallery and performance center.

Cyber Zone
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107 North 9th Street, Opelika. 737-5000; New 20,000 square ft facility featuring a laser tag arena with the latest high-tech laser equipment, high energy music, lights and special effects. Private themed party rooms with a variety of party packages available. Play in the large arcade with new retro games, with easy to pay and play new, reloadable cards! Now open- Bounce Zone! Host your birthday, group events, church lock-ins, and more!

Rockin’ Jump: The Ultimate Trampoline Park
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5544 Atlanta Hwy, Montgomery. 334-239-2587; Our parties are Rockin! We offer a truly unique party experience with an amazing facility full of exciting attractions where party goers will have a blast. Party attractions include open jump arena, stunt bag area, 2 dodgeball arenas, slam dunk zone, x-beam, and vertigo climbing tower. You will also enjoy a dedicated party host and private party room where you guests can relax and enjoy themselves while they socialize and eat food and cake. Party rooms are popular, especially on the weekends, so be sure to book in advance.

• Auburn Escape Zones
1234 Commerce Drive, Auburn. 205-410-8141
You and a small group up to 8 people will be immersed in a room with a specific theme and problem. You must work together as a team to solve puzzles, uncover clues and unlock locks in order to solve the problem or “escape the room.” But your team must work quickly because you only have 60 minutes. Can you escape? Book your event- birthday party, team building, reunions.

• Eastdale Mall
Montgomery; 334-277-7380. Ice Palace offers a very exciting alternative called Broomball. Broomball or Ice Skating is offered after regular hours at the mall from Monday thru Saturday from 9:00 p.m. until Midnight. Please call 334-277-2088 for more information.
The Island Carousel- Tables and chairs next to the carousel is a perfect princess party location. Pay for the carousel rides; no reservations required.

• Opelika Parks and Recreation
Covington Recreation Center- 213 Carver Avenue, Opelika. 705-5550. Gym and meeting rooms; two playground units; picnic tables in wooded areas with grills; outdoor swimming pool.
Denson Drive Recreation Center- 1102 Denson Drive, Opelika. 705-5547. Gym and meeting rooms.
Sportsplex- 1001 Andrews Road, Opelika. 705-5560. Adult activity with tables and chairs. Three 930 square foot meeting rooms that can be opened up to one 2791 square foot room; Seats 150 people. Outdoor amphitheater, gym, pool, and splash pad.


Auburn City Parks
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For more information about any park, or to reserve it for a special function, please contact the Parks and Recreation department’s administrative office, 501-2930.
Outdoor Pools- Samford Pool & Drake Pool. Come Party With Us!-Not only are Auburn City Pools open daily for the season, but now you can come party with us! Schedule your next birthday, wedding, anniversary, or corporate party at one of Auburn’s pools. We provide the lifeguards, you provide the guests! Waivers must be signed by all participants. Pool rules and regulations apply. Samford pool available on Saturdays from 6 – 8 p.m., or Drake Pool, available daily from 5 – 8 p.m. (available 6 – 8 p.m. only during swim sessions). Outside food and beverages are allowed. No adult beverages or glass containers are allowed. For more information, or to book your party, contact the Pool Manager at 501-2957.
Bowden Park, 340 Bowden Drive. The facilities are a playground, an open, grassy area, and a swingset.
Felton Little Park (the sand park), 341 E Glenn Ave. A playground with swings and picnic tables, as well as some baseball fields
Hickory Dickory Park, 1399 Hickory Lane. A unique playground experience for children with multiple levels of play including ropes, swings, slides, climbing and more. A separate area for smaller children and age appropriate play structures. Picnic tables, restrooms and large grassy area.
Kiesel Park, 520 Chadwick Ln. Kiesel Park is Auburn’s largest park, with a pavilion, a garden, a pond, and a 2 1/4 mile walking trail. The Nunn-Winston house is also located at this park for rental.
Martin Luther King Park, 190 Byrd Street. A pavilion with picnic tables, a playground, a basketball goal, and a fenced-in field.
Moores Mill Park, 900 E University Dr. Large grassy area, a sand volleyball court, and a wooded area with picnic tables.
Sam Harris Park, 850 Foster St. Playground, a pavilion, and a walking trail that is 1/6th of a mile long.
Town Creek Park, 1150 S Gay St. Open grassy area and a pavilion, restrooms and a walking trail here that is 0.87 miles long.

Kreher Preserve & Nature Center
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222 North College Street, Auburn. 707-6512
Must be a member of the Preserve, join us! Our parties are $125 for up to 20 kids- $5 for every child over 20. Party will last from 1.5- 2 hours. A trained naturalist will present a 45 minute program. A teacher/naturalist will also lead the hike (about 35 minutes) if part of the program. Six party themes to choose from: 1) Nuts for Nature, 2) Radical Reptiles, 3) Incredible Insects, 4) Frogs and Fun, 5) Art in Nature, 6) Warm for the Winter.

• The Montgomery Zoo and Mann Museum
2301 Coliseum Parkway, Montgomery. 334-240-4900; A great place to host a birthday party. The sights and sounds of the Zoo make an exciting and exotic backdrop for any special occasion. Shelters can be reserved in advance; and are located at the front gate area or the new playground. Rental fees start as low as $50 for a three-hour rental. Picnics, outside food and beverages are allowed at all shelters; however, we do ask that you refrain from using cups with lids and/or straws, no balloons and no cooking devices of any sort. These are not allowed for the protection and safekeeping of our animals. All guests must clean and vacate the shelter after rental time has elapsed.

• Opelika City Parks
For rental information call the Opelika Recreation Department, 705-5560.
Aquatics Center Pool and Splash Park- 1001 Andrews Road, Opelika. The indoor, zero entry pool and outdoor splash pad can be reserved for a party. Rental of the pool includes a party room with table and chairs. The splash park rental includes an outdoor picnic table with an umbrella and chairs.
Floral Park, 600 Floral Street- features 3 Adult Softball Fields, One Control Building with Restrooms, Open Play Field, Playground ,Family Area with horseshoes and shuffle board.
Municipal Park – A beautiful city park located across the street from the Opelika Recreation Center on Denson Drive. The park contains both a shelter and a gazebo with picnic tables. A unique attraction in the park is the Rocky Brook Rocket, a vintage train. The train runs seasonally and is also available for rental. Playgrounds are located throughout the site.
Spring Villa, 1474 Lee Road 148. 350 acre park with an antebellum house, outdoor volley-ball courts, horseshoe pit, campground with hookups for 24 spaces, campground lodge suitable for gatherings, walking trails, day camp compound, restrooms, outside band stand, nature trails, open play area, picnic tables and grills among the wooded areas, and picnic shelters.




Picture Perfect by Candy
(Ad Sponsor); Call Candy at 663-3343 or Picture Perfect is a full service studio, specializing in contemporary artistic portraiture of children, tweens and teens. Other services include canvas wraps, standout mounting, custom albums and coffee table books. Unique and colorful custom framing available.


• Brick Oven Pizza
2520 Enterprise Dr., Opelika. 745-0223. Ask about “create your own personal pizza” party. Each party guest can make their own pizza from scratch.

• Burger King
Auburn-1740 South College Street. 466-8961. Opelika- 415 Second Avenue. 749-3351. Indoor playground with lots of slides and tables for your party. Add a kids meal which includes a drink and party favor. Opelika-1400 Columbus Parkway. 741-9120. Outdoor playground.

• Chick-fil-A
Village Mall-1627 Opelika Rd Ste 54, Auburn.
887-5429. Party space available inside the mall. Check with management for “The Cow” appearances. Tiger Town- 2052 Tiger Town Pkwy, Opelika. 741-7112. Indoor playground.

• CiCi’s Pizza Buffet
821-2600; 1550 Opelika Road, Suite #30, Auburn. Endless pizza buffet, salad, pasta, and dessert.

• McDonald’s
You bring the kids, we’ll make the party. Super-fun for the kids, stress-free for you! We’ve got this party thing down to a science: Happy Meals, cake, decorations, party favors. Auburn- 2372 College Street. 502-8900. Outdoor playground. Ronald Drive-Across from the Mall, Auburn. 821-5303. New indoor playground.
Opelika- 1104 Columbus Pkwy. 749-5648.

• Niffer’s Place
1151 Opelika Road, Auburn, 821-3118; 917 South Railroad Ave, Opelika, 787-5989. Offering a fun, family atmosphere for parties and events.

• Shakey’s Pizza
2487 East Glenn Avenue, Auburn. 826-0060. The perfect place for any event. Bring the kids’ friends for an easy birthday party – we do all the cooking and clean up! Party room in the back next to all the tokens, games, and prizes!


• Columbus Ice Rink
400 Fourth Street, Columbus, Ga. (706) 225-4500. Put your party plans on ice! Book your next birthday celebration at the Columbus Ice Rink! Guests will enjoy the perfect party on ice, complete with activities and a private area to eat and enjoy the rest of your celebration. With a full service cleanup crew and a personal party host, Columbus Ice Rink is at your service!

• Eastdale Mall
Montgomery; 334-277-7380. Ice Palace offers a very exciting alternative called Broomball. Broomball or Ice Skating is offered after regular hours at the mall from Monday thru Saturday from 9:00 p.m. until Midnight. Please call 334-277-2088 for more information.

• The Skate Center
1221 Commerce Drive, Auburn. 821-1127. The only indoor, roller skating rink in the Auburn / Opelika area.


Auburn Parks and Recreation
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A Ball of a Birthday- Do you have a child who loves sports? For his party, enjoy fun-filled games of basketball and kickball with a referee-officiated game or a soccer themed day of fun. Package includes decorations, plates and cups, plastic ware, set-up and clean-up. Birthday parties are scheduled in two-hour time intervals.
Auburn Soccer Complex Party- Celebrate your big day at the Auburn Soccer Complex! Book your party on our new playground. Two booking options are available: Option 1) playground with access to restrooms or Option 2) playground with access to restrooms and the conference room inside the soccer building. Dates and times are subject to availability. Parties will not be booked on league game days, tournaments, or City events.

• Auburn University Kid’s Club
Auburn Athletic Dept. 844-9706. Celebrate your birthday while showing your Auburn spirit! For children with birthdays that fall during Auburn’s sports seasons, the Tiger Birthday Program is the perfect option! AU Athletics strives to accommodate birthday parties at almost all of our home sporting events, and the deadline for all birthday reservations is one week prior to the desired game, so make sure to sign up today! Packages are available at the following sports: men’s basketball (not for the Alabama game), women’s basketball, gymnastics, baseball, softball, soccer, volleyball, swimming & diving, and equestrian. Party includes 10 ticket to event, 10 shakers, hot dogs and drinks, an autographed item, birthday donut cake, and name on the scoreboard.

• Sports Academy
3716 Pepperell Pkwy- Midway Plaza, Opelika. 749-4040; “Have a Ball” at your child’s birthday party this year! Our parties are easy, fun and memorable for all kids! Our energetic party coaches will organize and facilitate a variety of fast-paced and fun sports games. Age appropriate games include: relay races, tug-of-war, dodge ball, kick ball, flag football, soccer, baseball, and softball. Kids take turns in our batting cages and home run derby for prizes!


Fringe Kids
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116 South 8th Street, Opelika. 745-4497. Upscale consignment clothing for kids ages infant through 14/16.

• Dottie Ollie
2131 Interstate Drive, Opelika. 521-0201. We specialize in affordable, quality clothing and gifts for all ages, with a variety of brands and sizes including newborns to tweens!

• Fun and Fancy
3051 Fredrick Road, Opelika. 745-2237. We can help you with gift, clothing & shoe needs from expectant mother to baby to child and beyond.

• Kidz World
USA Town Center, 1220 Fox Run Avenue, Opelika. 705-8098. Where the Value Never Stops! Name brand children’s clothes at huge savings. Area’s largest selection of children’s clothing and hairbows! Premie, newborn, girls sizes infant to 16, boys sizes infant to 18/20.

• Serendipity of Auburn
1550 Opelika Road, Auburn. 329-7475. Unique gifts for babies to adults. Featuring items to monogram such as bags, purses, backpacks, blankets, koozies, jewelry, shoes and much more!

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