The Ultimate Birthday Party Guide – Hong Kong

    Hosting a birthday bash in Hong Kong?! Welcome to the ultimate birthday party guide…the only guide you’ll need.

    If you want to plan a memorable party and are looking for fresh ideas and inspiration, we’ve got your back. Whether you need to hire party entertainment, order the perfect party food or find external venues for a truly special celebration, you’re in luck. Our ultimate birthday party guide will help you plan a fantastic event with ease, one that will leave a lasting impression.

    Curating the Ultimate Party Experience

    Organising a birthday party requires some thoughtful planning. In Hong Kong, this often means planning well ahead if you want to outsource the venue, food or entertainment. Let’s break it all down! You can apply the steps in the process to any birthday party, really, but we have included a special section for teenagers because, well, teens. Read on to follow our ultimate birthday party guide for your next bash.

    Step 1: Get inspired

    Planning a truly memorable birthday celebration means honouring the birthday star. The most meaningful way to do this is by taking into account their interests. These preferences will lay the foundation for all your party plans. Is the birthday boy super adventurous or does he just want to spend time with his besties? Does the birthday girl prefer having a small group of friends in a serene setting or a grand festivity? Keeping in mind your birthday VIP’s main interests, it’s time to get to work on creative ways to celebrate.

    Step 2: Choose a location

    Where to celebrate is a big decision. Can you have the party you want at home? Will you have to consider the weather if choosing an outdoor setting? Selecting a party venue is a pivotal aspect of your party planning efforts. Whether the party will be at home, in a park or at one of the many awesome party venues in Hong Kong, your chosen location should mirror the birthday boy or girl’s interests.

    Step 3: Define the details

    Now you can consider a few more details: do you want a party theme, will you provide a full meal or party snacks for the guests, what kind of party entertainment might be most suitable and what type of decorations will add to the atmosphere? Will you have a themed dress code, do you want to have games, what about party favours? Do you plan to bake a cake?

    Step 4: Send Invitations

    Once you’ve landed on all those details, it’s time to send your invitations to party guests. You’ll want them to RSVP with enough time to plan for things like venue booking, food preparation and party favours. These days most people send invitations via email or a Whatsapp group (with plenty of options for digital designs), unless you’re planning way ahead and have time for the postman to deliver your invitations.

    Step 5: Bring the Plan to Life

    You’ve received your RSVPs and have finalised all the finer details for the festivity – now it’s time to party! To ensure everything unfolds smoothly as planned, stay adaptable for any last-minute adjustments. Keep in mind the ultimate goal is to create lasting memories so if your entertainer is caught in traffic or your cake has the wrong name written on it, you might have to improvise.

    Birthday Party Venues

    Hong Kong offers quite a variety of party venues that take the stress out of party planning. Many of these venues provide not only the space but also a range of activities, catering options, and some rather delightful extras.

    Art activity venues

    Sketch Studios

    Party in the dark at Hong Kong’s blacklight art studio, Sketch Studios. They offer blacklight/UV art sessions for kids with a fabulous mix of painting, music, drawing, using chalk on walls plus creative accessorising with neon items (like masks, headbands, bracelets, sunglasses, face paint and wigs). Parents are welcome to hang out on the rooftop while the kids go crazy inside. You can even bring your own wine! Parties here start from HK$250 per person for a standard package and $300 for a deluxe package.

    Location: Central.
    Book your party: Sketch Studios
    Contact: [email protected], 5117 5092

    Kids at a neon party

    Oscary Eco Art – Art Jamming Party

    Who doesn’t love an art jam party? In- house artists are there to help with ideas during the 3–4-hour session. Get free flow soft drinks, snacks & electric stoves for BBQ. You are also welcome to bring catering & wine. Private venue hire starts from $3600 on weekdays.

    Location: Central

    Mosaic Art Studio

    At Mosaic Art Studio, you can make a stunningly beautiful mosaic lamp with the help of a teacher. Party packages are suitable for all ages and kids get a keepsake to take home.

    Location: World Interests Building, Room 705, 7/F, No 8. Tsun Yip Ln, Kwun Tong

    Messy Jam

    Oh it’s messy alright… but in a beautifully paint-splattered kind of way. Let your inner Picasso out and don’t forget to spend time with the in-house tortoises. For more information and party costs, email or call Maggie.

    Contact: [email protected] , 9366 9836

    Sporty activities and adventure venues

    Ryze Above Trampoline Party

    Ryze is a great place for a group
    of high energy kiddos. They can jump it all out! Basic parties include trampoline time, your own party space, a host and a special gift for the birthday boy or girl. You can even bring in your own food. Parties start from HK$2,700 for a group of 10.

    Location: 3/F, Kodak House 1, 321 Java Road, Quarry Bay, Hong Kong, 2337 8191,


    MXCLUB is the place for a super adventurous engine-revving day out. It’s truly thrilling to navigate a Quad bike or Motocross bike around the dirt tracks. Protective gear and a few instructions are provided before getting to race around. Grab a table for your party snacks and drinks. You are guaranteed to get your heart racing and leave feeling pumped!

    Location: Sheung Shui Fan Kam Road, Fanling
    Tel: 2668 0948 
    Email [email protected]

    Ocean Park

    Party here for an exclusive, behind- the-scenes tour and an unforgettable animal-loving experience with vibrant decorations, party supplies and tasty buffet foods. Location Wong Chuk Hang.

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    Venues with cooking activities

    Pizza Express

    Kids make their own pizza and get to sport a chef’s hat and apron in the process. It’s a dress up and cooking party all in one! Parties are $198 per child (plus service) for two hours, complete with cake and invitations, with multiple locations to choose from across the island.

    Location: multiple

    Pizza birthday party

    Frites Cooking Party

    If crafting cookies at family favourite Frites sounds awesome, you’ll love having a party here where all the mess stays out of your kitchen. Frites’ parties are available weekend afternoons with meals and drinks, plus optional entertainment add-ons. Frites restaurants also have dedicated play areas across their multiple locations.


    Dance and music activity venues

    Drummer Ark – Rock Star Party

    This your child’s chance to be inside a real-life music studio and get a taste of rock star life. It’s a great option for big kids, too. The spacious 1000 square
    foot space comes with a stack of party gear including a stage, audio system, Playstation, projector, musical instruments, games and more.

    Location: Room 4B, 4/F, Lee Ka Building, No.8 Ng Fong Street, Sun Po Kong, Kowloon
    Email: [email protected]

    Baumhaus Musical Playroom Party

    You’ll get private studio hire, playroom access and a special Kindermusik
    or Drama class for the group. Open daily and conveniently based in Admiralty.

    Location: 1/F Kar Yau Building, 36-44 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, Hong Kong Island

    RedMr – Karaoke

    Karaoke is always a fun activity! Red Mr party packages for 20 kids on a weekend start from $2,000. There are multiple locations across the city.


    Move For Life

    The highly trained staff guide kids through a series of dance-based activities to keep them moving and grooving. Choose from an action- packed dance class, disco, dance performance, dance & create or themed party.

    Location: Sheung Wan

    Unique venues – slime or spa time

    Slime It

    The obsession with slime is alive and well. If you don’t want this sticky stuff all over your home, have a party at Slime It where kids will have a blast making all kinds of amazing slime. With a vast array of colours, scents, textures and charms to perosnalise your own slime, it’s a true sensory extravaganza!

    Locations: Stanley and TST

    Spa party at MiraSpa

    MiraSpa is the place for a glamorous and unforgettable spa birthday party. Their ultra-chic Nail Lounge has party packages for groups of 6 up to 12 kids (age 5–13 years). Prices start from $7,880 with use of the balloon-decorated space for 2 hours complete with party food like tiger prawn rice rolls, pepperoni naan pizza, chocolate rainbow cupcakes, a bottle of “kids champagne” and a birthday cake. Yum!

    The Princess Pampering package includes goodie bags with sweets and beauty gifts. The Ultimate Celebration Package gives you one extra hour plus access to the indoor infinity pool, decoration upgrades, party props, as well as full mani-pedi treatment for each of the kids. Add-ons include face painting ($1,500 net per hour), 30-minute Baby Doll’s Facial or a 30-minute Relaxation Massage ($495 per kid).

    Location: TST


    Venue spaces with awesome atmosphere

    Jello & Mellow

    An excellent party space with an interactive indoor playground, Jello & Mellow has a few party packages to choose from. You can choose a 2.5 hour or 4-hour event. The party food menu is mouthwatering with awesome options for kids and adults alike. They also offer extra options for decorations, a custom cake and a candy corner feature! The Full House package grants party goers an exclusive four-hour event with capacity for 60 guests. Enjoy free- flowing drinks and mini soft-serve ice cream.


    Little Genius House

    Want to host an exciting private party for your kids where they can have tons of fun playing and learning with their friends? Little Genius House has everything from a trampoline, bouldering wall, climbing dome, mega sensory STEM wall to a library and even a toddler area. What’s more, it has a fully functional space in the Southside where you can opt for teacher-led activities to make your child’s next party all the more fun.



    A variety of party packages are available at Epicland, a 14,000 indoor playground in Discover Bay. You can arrange a slime party, nerf gun battle, glow disco, art attack or lazer tag battle, of just make the most of all the slides and obstacles to climb.


    Pomegranate Kitchen

    A beautifully exquisite venue for an intimate indoor gathering or a splendid outdoor celebration under the stars. The heart of the venue is the open plan kitchen where chefs prepare your party food. They even offer a styling service to get the right look and feel for your event with a range of decor and accessories.

    EL Charro

    At over 3,500 sq ft EL Charro is both colourful and large and perfect for
    your little-ones next celebration. This restaurant-by-day transforms to one large event space with numerous nooks and crannies that can comfortably accommodate 150 seated.

    It’s ideal for a stress-free kids party with exclusive use of the premises, bouncy castle, kids play-pen, balloons and personalised birthday message along with food and beverage. Extras like entertainers, pinatas, face-painters, popcorn / candyfloss can easily be arranged, too. Simply turn up and enjoy. el-charro/

    Delaney’s Cyberport

    Tucked away above the main Delaney’s are two additional floors, each one offering something completely different. Delaney’s Golf Lounge is home to a golf simulator perfect for a crew of 4-12pax. Play St Andrew’s or Pebble Beach (amongst others) whilst quashing a few tasty beverages. Or enjoy a bouncy castle in the other private space ideal for small to medium sized kids parties. It has seating for 40 with additional space
    to play games or enjoy a movie. With its own bar and buffet area these kids parties are a hit every time. Packages for 30 cost $7,995 plus 10 per cent.

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    Bring the party home 

    Backyard Gang

    An outdoor movie night with Backyard Gang and their Outdoor movie rental is great in Autumn weather. They provide all the equipment rental with a full guide on how to set up/breakdown everything. A member of the BYG team can also be there to oversee everything if you need an extra set of hands. You’ll just need to provide the popcorn.


    The Tepee Tribe

    Surprise your child with a unique, themed sleepover party. The team from Tepee Tribe come to your home to set up bespoke tepees, complete with fairy lights, bunting, beautiful bedding, cute cushions and tray tables and comfy mattresses. Themes available include football, dinosaurs, secret garden, boho, into the wild, mermaid and space explorers. Six tepees costs $4,450 (inc mattresses).

    Jurassic Garage

    Jurassic Garage has a whopping 1830 animals in its repertoire. From creepy crawlers, cute fluffy animals, to large animals from all over the world. They have a range of packages available to suit all budgets and can also help to arrange face painting and event photography.

    Teen birthday parties in Hong Kong

    Planning a teenage birthday party in Hong Kong can be a tricky task. As teenagers begin to establish their independence and define their tastes, it’s essential to find party ideas that resonate with them so they can truly enjoy the occasion.

    Harbour Secrets

    Harbour Secrets offer unique murder mystery parties where you can dress up, get into character, and figure out whodunnit! Parties cater to private and corporate events, for ages 8–22+


    Tram Party

    Hop aboard a traditional Hong Kong tram for a Ding Dinging good time. You’ll slowly wind your way through the city highlights from atop a vintage tram. Trundle along the tracks with catered food service or take your own picnic along for the ride. Prices start from $2,000 per hour (minimum two hours hire).


    Lost Escape Rooms

    Teens get to use their intellectual and physical skills and have to work under pressure to solve puzzles based on pre-set scenarios. Located in Central, Causeway Bay and Mong Kok.


    Crystal Bus

    Teens can see Hong Kong from a new angle aboard a private decked-out, super stylish double decker bus with purple neon lights and compartments decorated with more than 100,000 Swarovski crystals! Food options include Michelin-rated dim sum, Chinese, Western food, and desserts! Prices are flexible too.

    Location: TST

    Laser Woods: Laser Gun Party

    Laser tag is a great activity when it’s raining or simply too hot to do anything outside. It’s ideal for teens’ parties, as it requires teamwork, stamina, dexterity and a good eye! Laser Woods is only available for group events and bookings.

    Location: Room 01, 8/F, Front Block, Wah Fat Industrial Building, Kwai Chung, 10-14 Industrial Street, Kwai Chung
    Email: [email protected]

    Go Nature

    Adventurous and athletic teens will love this active way to spend an afternoon. It has over 300 climbing routes in this 6,000 square foot Kwun Tong climbing gym.



    Resalaser transports you to a unique sci-fi world with laser guns and maze-like low-light venues adorned with neon lights.


    Ninja Force

    Experience the fun of Ninja sport with a party at Ninja Force. All party packages include access to the obstacle courses for 3 hours, exclusive use of the terrace for 3 hours, 90 minutes coaching time, staff to assist with all setup and clean-up and sport gloves for each guest. Guests are welcome to bring own food, drinks as desired, or lunch boxes or BBQ can be provided for an additional fee. The minimum charge is $4,500 for 3 hours for up to 10 guests ($800 per additional hour).


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    Party Entertainers for the ultimate birthday party

    Kids Party HK

    You name it, Kids Party HK has it. With a range of professional performers from magicians, clowns, balloon twisters, face painters, circus acts and more you can easily please your party peeps.

    Bouncy Kids

    There’s a whole host of bounce houses to choose from, including castles and jungles, as well as water slides. Bouncy Kids also offers entertainment, from clowns and magic to bubble shows.


    Let the super engaging team at Minisport throw your child and their friends a day to remember. Minisport parties consist of a wide range of games that are designed to get the whole group moving. Suitable venues include parks, clubhouses, beaches or any open indoor/ outdoor space. Suitable for children aged 2–10yrs. $2,800 for 2 coaches/ $2,000 for 1 coach | 60 mins of games.

    Turning Circles

    Twirl for joy with a Hula Hoop Party! Turning circles will share games and tricks or choose to make your own hula hoop for party guests to take home. Prices start from $150 per person for approximately 1.5 hours of party time.

    Ballroom Bees

    A super fun dance party with your child’s favourite songs, superhero, movie
    or character incorporated! The party includes choreography, games, and parental inclusion (if you’ve got your dancing shoes on). They will tailor the perfect experience for you.

    Curiosity Kids

    Engaging and interactive science themed birthday parties for kids 3–9 years old, where they can perform experiments make gifts to take home. Experiments can be customised and based on your themes.

    Jurassic Garage

    Jurassic Garage has a whopping 1830 animals in its repertoire. From creepy crawlers, cute fluffy animals, to large animals from all over the world. They have a range of packages available to suit all budgets and can also help to arrange face painting and event photography.

    Purple Turtle

    Invite Spiderman, Iron Man or Elsa to your party or choose from the vast array of other characters, themes and attractions! From singing princesses to dinosaurs and park rangers, you’re best bet is to check out their party packages.

    Wish Fairy Parties

    Does your little one want a real live princess at their party? Look no further than Wish Fairy parties, a mother and daughter team who provide princess party entertainers such as Alice in Wonderland, Beauty, Garden Fairy, Mermaid sisters, Snow White and Tinkerbell.

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    Party Food

    Pomegranate Kitchen

    Delectable Middle Eastern and North African inspired foods in an extensive range of detailed menus, allowing you to personalise your party. From catered family-style meals at your own home to a refined three-course sit-down dinner at your favourite Hong Kong venue or a casual junk party, their experienced chefs will create the perfect menu.


    You’ve likely been on a junk trip catered by Shamrock! For children’s parties,
    they offer a wide selection of reasonably priced, tasty treats. Ordering is as easy
    as completing the online a la carte order form, tick whether you’d like it delivered and you’re sorted.


    Kama Delivery Catering

    Themed menus such as salads, party snacks, main courses, desserts and more. From mini party to mega party, Kama can cater for any sized party. Children’s party sets start from $980 for 7–8 people.

    Email: [email protected]


    They offer a wide range of party trays ideal for kids parties with foods like sandwiches, brownies, fruit salad, mini pastries and more.

    Address: Knead, G/F, 28 Jervois Street, Sheung Wan, Hong Kong Island, Hong Kong

    Supreme Catering

    Children’s party menus offer a choice spring rolls, dim sum, sandwiches, cookies, jelly and soft drinks.

    R&R Bagels

    Yummy bagels might be all you need for your party, or you can opt for a combo package to add juices, soups, muffins and brownies.

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    A delicious cake is an essential part of any birthday celebration, especially for children’s parties. What’s the perfect cake for your child’s special day? It depends whether you’re after a customised, themed or healthy cake or maybe you want to do cupcakes.


    If you’re looking for a cake that looks fairly simple but tastes absolutely amazing, look no further than Butter. Get free delivery on Hong Kong Island or pick up in Soho, all you need is 48hrs notice and ordering couldn’t be easier at

    My Sweet Art HK

    Wow they have an impressive portfolio of unique cakes and sweet treats! You’ll be hard pressed not to find the perfect match for your occasion or theme. Their website is full of inspiration!

    Complete Deelite

    Spectacular cakes of almost infinite variety. They also do sugar paper printing cake toppers for all you home bakers out there who want to dress your cake to impress.



    SugarMe really knows how to turn heads with their creations. Ever thought about having a Hermes handbag as your birthday cake? SugarMe can make that possible!

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    Mandarin Oriental Cake Shop

    If you’re looking for something truly extravagant, this is right place for you. Their cakes and patisseries are mouth-watering.


    Awfully Chocolate

    This one is for all the chocoholics. Once you have a taste, you won’t be able to stop! Top tip: their signature dark chocolate cake with fudge is to die for.


    Best sellers here are the Signature Layered Cakes. You just need 1
    day advanced notice for most cake orders. Choose from baby size (serves 2–3), small size (4–6 persons) or large (7–10 persons).

    Contact: collections/all-layered-cakes

    The Cakery

    Full of healthier ingredients so you can enjoy a guilt free treat. Low in refined sugar, these cakes include good fats and proteins in their desserts. They make cakes, or cupcakes or a bespoke sweet treat.

    Landmark shop: 6683 3833 / Lee Garden Shop: 2816 1838, or email [email protected]

    Party Mate Cakes

    A real favourite, and for good reason, Japneet Chahal of Party Mate
    Cakes knocks up some incredible creations. Not only do they look fantastic, they taste amazing too. Highly recommended.


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    Party Décor

    Nothing says party atmosphere like having the right decorations! Set the mood for your event with some party décor.

    Party balloons

    My Sweet Art HK

    With venue rental, party workshops, decorations and cakes, My Sweet Art HK can do it all for you!

    Location: Flat 1B, 1/F, Long Kee Mansion, 54-56 Cameron Road, Tsim Sha Tsui
    Whatsapp/email 9779 2979, [email protected]


    Party accessories, favours, sweets, games, decorations, banners and more! Imported items like foil balloons, giant pinatas, cute party bags, favours and sweets will shape up your party. With an e-shop and five retail shops located in Central, Causeway Bay, Repulse Bay, Discovery Bay and Kowloon Tong, Partytime has one of the city’s largest selections of party supplies.

    Party Boutique

    The Party Boutique delivers direct to your door. Among other things, they stock party hats, balloons, banners, tableware and even piñatas in a vast range of styles and themes.

    Location: 7A Ho Lee Commercial Building, 38 D’Aguilar Street, Central, Hong Kong, 2810 6223, Whatsapp: 5109 4818

    Simply Love

    Boutique options and international brands – decorations, balloons, goodie bags, tableware, and more, all with a touch of uniqueness. Their staff will happily offer advice to ensure an unforgettable event.


    Party Hero

    A huge variety of balloons, tableware, toys, gifts, stationary, packaging and decorations in fun themes and lots of colours to choose from.

    Location: 1/F, 80 Queen’s Road East, Wan Chai, WhatsApp: 6303 2303 or [email protected]

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    Swoon Soirées party ware shop

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    Main photo courtesy of Shutterstock; photo 1 courtesy of Sketch Studios, photo 2 courtesy of Pizza Express; photo x courtesy of Messy Jam, photo x courtesy of Shutterstock, photo x courtesy of Shutterstock, photo x courtesy of Complete Deelite, photo x courtesy of Shutterstock

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    Roopal Popat
    Roopal Popat is a content writer, editor, and copywriter with a focus on all aspects of health, parenting, education, families, and lifestyle. She also edits in the global real estate and finance sectors. Roopal holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English Literature and American Studies. Her career spans across Project Management, Business Analysis, Finance recruitment and Training and Development, having worked in the UK, New York, and Hong Kong. Born in the UK, and bought up in Tanzania, Roopal enjoys traveling and spending time with her 2 children and husband.

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