Party Ideas for Kids in Westmeath, Longford, Laois, Offaly & Kildare


March 3, 2014

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Are you planning a Kids Birthday Party in Westmeath, Longford, Laois, Offaly or Kildare and need some party ideas for kids? From Face Painters, Bouncy Castles, to entertainers for hire, we’ve got it covered! 

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Party Venues

Having your kid’s party at a venue, other than your home, can take pressure off and ease the tidying up part! Check out these options of some of the party venues you can find in Westmeath, Longford, Laois, Offaly & Kildare.

Aura Leisure

Children’s parties at Aura Leisure Centre are a great way to celebrate that special day in a fun and safe environment. Aura love a celebration and there are several fun party options available to you, with each option including invitations, an instructor for the entire party, goody bags for each child and juices throughout the day. The birthday boy or girl choose which games are played, including an obstacle course, soccer party and Bokwa dance time!

Princess Parties at Kiddies Kuts

Book your Princess Parties at Kiddies Kuts Hair Salons. Child-friendly stylists will make it a party to remember, with a beautiful glitter upstyle or beaded braids, or coloured hair extensions. Also included is a soft glitter face makeover with lipgloss and eyeshadow, and nails painted with glitter polish finish, or a little flower motif. Soda and snacks provided. There is also the option of a party bag to take home, at half price. Check with your local Kiddies Kuts in Newbridge or Portlaoise for their party options.

Other Venues

  • Why settle for an ordinary party when you can have an unforgettable birthday party at Lullymore Heritage & Discovery Park,Kildare! It’s the perfect all year round venue for Birthday Parties with a healthy mix of indoor and outdoor fun. Parties last 3-4 hrs and includes indoor and outdoor play centres, train rides, treasure hunts, pet farm and lots more.
  • Glendeer Pet Farm  – visit the animals, play in the playground, indoor play area with bouncy castles or the huge outdoor sandshed. Party packages available.
  • Rock n Bowl and Jungle Joes in Mullingar is a great party venue for kids of all age. It features a huge climbing frame, tube slide, ball pool,  football area and toddler area. They have bowling lanes with features to enhance play of younger children and dedicated party rooms with combo bowling and play packages available.
  • Leisure World Athlone – Bowling Quasar and Indoor Play Centre. Fun for all ages great packages available.
  • Jungle Den, Naas, also offers option of Disco Party, Themed Party and Option for a Private Party from 6-8pm, where children have exclusive use of the venue
  • Gymboree, Celbridge host fun parties for 1-7yrs, again with option of private hire.
  •  K-Bowl, Naas-  offer a choice of packages with 1hr bowling for parties. They also have Wacky World soft-play area, which can be combined with bowling for parties.
  • Clonfert Pet Farm, Maynooth Pet Farm – cater for birthday parties, and provide food either indoors/outdoors. Exotic range of animals,which children can feed, picnic area, play areas. Can also use BBQ area for Birthday parties or even bring your own picnic. Perfect for a summer birthday!
  • Mullingar Greyhound Stadium – Party food races and good fun for children 8 plus.

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Party Entertainers are a great addition to any childs party. From Magicians to scientists, you can engage your own child and their friends for an afternoon of entertainment!

  • Creative Ceramics Studio – a creative and exciting party entertainer, a mobile paint your own pottery,who come with all the materials for children to create a gift to last a lifetime
  • All Things Crafty Party, either in your own home, or at their studio in Newbridge for 1.5hrs. They also offer a Balloon Service.
  • Custard Pie Puppet Company   – a very popular and well loved entertainer is Conor Lambert  interactive show – his name and reputation need no further description other than ‘enthralling’.
  • The two Mad Science Laboratories will travel all over Ireland.  Their no-mess, hassle-free parties are an entertaining mix of demonstrations by the Mad Scientist and experiments done by the party children.
  • Fitkids Kildare are now running Fitkids themed parties, great fun, well worth checking out.

Party Supplies

TheBigParty Logo SmallAt they know how kids just love to party and also how important it is for families to celebrate those ‘special occasions’. They’ve Ireland’s largest range of themed children’s party supplies and games, and their range of decorations, balloons, tableware and party games should get any party started. With next day nationwide delivery, you don’t need to look elsewhere when planning your next party!

Party Packs

party packs logoParty Packs is a family run Irish company who supply a wide range of quality products for the perfect party. From 1st Birthday Parties to Princesses and Spiderman to Fireman Sam they can cater for all your party needs which will make organising your child’s birthday much easier. Select your party goods in the comfort of your own home and in your own time, then sit back and wait for the delivery to your door. Party shopping made easy!

babyshower_logo_225x225Baby Showers are so popular in Ireland and are a fun and comforting day for the Mum to be. It’s all about celebrating pregnancy and sharing in her excitement and spending precious time together before Baby arrives., Ireland’s leading Baby Shower party supplier, has a huge range of party supplies, gifts, games and Nappy Cakes to choose from. For Top Tips and help on planning the perfect baby shower contact Niamh – she would be delighted to hear from you.

Party Mad


All the best parties start at Party Mad with their fantastic range of Balloons, Party Supplies and Costumes! Party Mad are one of the leading stockist of party supplies for all celebrations including birthdays, christenings, themed events, weddings and kiddies parties. So drop-in or check out their extensive online store for all your party needs.

For something a bit different, Bumblebee Creations have a range of unique party products, from personalised age badges, to personalised banners and ribbons. All are avilable to order online.

More Party Supplies:

  • Baby Bitz N Party Pieces is an online party supplies shop that provides fabulous filled party bags to suit any occasion (birthdays, communion, christening etc.) and budget.
  • Pinatas Pinatas will make Pinatas in any theme, shape or colour to suit your needs – check them out for a really unique addition to the party!
  • Dress My  have a beautiful range of funky party decorations for online sale or rental.
  • Party in a Box – Another online company that delivers themed party boxes that are suitable for all ages and include everything from the invitations to birthday balloons and banners!
  • HarryAli is an  online party parlour! Based in Wicklow, Harryali aims to take the stress away from parents trying to source themed party supplies.
  • The Bakery Mullingar – Order your delicious cupcakes from The Bakery and if it takes your fancy you could even get a giant Cupcake Birthday Cake!

Bouncy Castle Suppliers

In the Midlands there are lots of Bouncy Castle Suppliers – here’s a few.

  • Mullingar, Westmeath – ABC Bouncy Castles – If you are in or near Mullingar why not check out ABC Bouncy Castles. As well as the usual bouncing castles and slides, they supply combis of bouncing castles and slides
  • Longford – Midland Bouncers
  • Athlone – Athlone Bouncy Castles
  • Kildare – Athy Bouncing Castles – offer a great service and tons of fun with castles, combis, obstacle course and sumo suits.
  • Clane Bouncing Castles good reliable local supplier with a variety of castle, slides and combis to complete your child’s wish list.
  • A.K. Bouncing Castles another good source for your bouncing birthday party with a variety of inflatables to choose from.
  • Abbey Bouncing Castles: a magical experience to entertain and complete your party. A friendly efficient  service is supplied by this team.

Whatever you choose to do to celebrate your child’s birthday, we hope it’s a fun and memorable occasion for you and your child.

Have you got any recommendations or party ideas for kids in Westmeath, Longford, Laois, Offaly or Kildare? Leave a comment below and let us know – we’d love to hear from you!

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Published On: March 3rd, 2014 / Categories: Ireland, Parties / Last Updated: March 19th, 2021 / Tags: , , , , , , , , /

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