Planning a birthday shindig is easy when the sun is shining, the air is warm, and kids and parents alike seem happy just hangin’ outdoors. But if a bouncy house and burgers on the barbie have you saying, “been there, done that,” then oh, do we have a list for you. These awesome outdoor birthday spots will put the thrill back into your kid’s birthday celebration, and not just the younger guests. Some of these venues promise to put a capital F in Fun for parents too!

Upton Hill Regional Park

In the summer, pool parties come a dime a dozen. Try a new watering hole this season, like the one at Upton Hill Regional Park. With a mini water park, a water slide, a nearby playground and a mini golf course all within walking distance, a trip to Upton Hill can make a typical pool party feel a lot more special.

6060 Wilson Blvd. (Arlington, Va)
703-534-3437
Online: nvrpa.org

Do you have any outdoor birthday party places that you love? Tell us about it in the comments section below. 

—Tricia Mirchandani and Jamy Bond