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!

Nationals Park

If your little Babe Ruth will stand for nothing less than the best, make it a grand slam party at this state-of-the-art ballpark. Nationals Park features a family picnic area, as well as a kids’ play area with interactive games, including the Exxon Strike Zone, Build-A-Bear Workshop, Racing Presidents and Jungle Gym. There are plenty of special options for passionate baseball fans with deep pockets. You can arrange a ballpark tour, hold your party in the Nationals dugout, or arrange for your favorite Nationals player to make an appearance.
1500 South Capitol St., SE

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