The coronavirus pandemic has caused families to cancel birthday parties with friends and guests as the world is increasingly being told to stay inside and maintain social distancing. But everyone is getting creative ― because nothing should get in the way of your child's special day!
Check out our Birthday Party Guide for ideas to host a party at home or book a Virtual Birthday Party to celebrate your child’s special day.
This guide will be updated so keep checking back for updated content!
Your Go-To Guide to Celebrating Birthdays at Home or Virtually!
- Avenue Road Arts School
Virtual Birthdays & Parties are a click away! Now you can have your very own personalized art experience and celebrate a birthday or special occasion virtually from the comfort of your own home. Our virtual birthday parties are led by professional artists and qualified art instructors and all participants will receive plenty of individual attention and guidance. Choose from a variety of fun, theme-based art projects! Online parties are perfect for children SK to Grade 6, but teens and adults can enjoy an art class with friends and family, specially designed with interests in mind. Dates and times are flexible, with Saturday and Sunday party spots available. Contact us today to make arrangements for your special and unique virtual party. "We were thrilled with our daughter’s virtual birthday party. The kids had a great time and the art project was amazing." – Liz, Virtual Party Parent.
- DaCosta Magic Entertainment and the School of Magic
DaCosta Magic Entertainment and the School of Magic will be offering Virtual Birthday Magic Performances and/or workshops beginning August 1st, 2020. You will be able to choose from a basic birthday package to a more elaborate extravaganza! Customize your child’s day by bringing Magic into your home virtually and provide entertainment through performance or an interactive workshop. Loot bags and workshop items are covered in the costs provided on our website. Virtual parties start at $100 for 30 minutes or $140 for 45 minutes.
EXPLORUM offers fun and educational extracurricular science programs in French and English. Virtual Party Anyone? Playdate? Birthday? Book a virtual activity for your child and their friends! Book a Science or DIY Arts & Crafts workshop for your 4 to 12 year-old and their friends. They will get a chance to see each other, spend some time together while doing a fun, yet educational activity (using household items)! We will help you choose the activity, send you the list of materials/ingredients as well as a Zoom link and voilà, you start your party!
- Get Low Dance
Celebrating 12 years in business! Get Low Dance Co. is the best mobile dance company across the GTA. Our focus is to create cultural dance experiences for children of all ages and to make fitness FUN! Includes custom link to share with guests, email invites, dance theme of your choice. Dance Party followed by Dance Games and Photo Opportunities. A recording of your party is provided for ever lasting memories. Our parties provide interactive instructors live on zoom. Add a character or princess to any virtual party!
- Glama Gal Kids Spa
Glama Gal offers at-home Virtual Spa Birthday Parties. We bring you and your friends the Glama Gal Spa Party experience virtually for a 1-hour spa party. Even though we can’t be physically together we can celebrate virtually with all the fun things you love about Glama Gal Kids Spa. When you book a virtual Glama Gal Kids Spa Birthday Party we will arrange a date and time for you to either curbside pick-up your Virtual Spa Party Pack for you and your guests or we will have them delivered to you. We also offer parties that you can book for your driveway or backyard! Visit our website to find out more. Virtual parties start at $179+. Driveway and Backyard Parties start at $399+.
- Happy Birds Virtual Parties
The Happy Birds are a group of colorful and talented performing parrots that love to show off! Since 1989, the Happy Birds have entertained children and adults alike. We offer a unique online experience that is personalized for your kids birthday party or any special event-making their special day one to remember! We also offer educational virtual school, company meetings and library programs! Visit our website for more information.
- Mad Science Virtual Birthday Parties
Celebrate your child's special day with a Mad Science virtual Party! Our unique packages with optional add-ons and ready-to-go Loot Bags, loaded with science-themed toys, are sure to be the talk of the town! Sit back and enjoy the engaging, live virtual science show that is sure to delight your party guests, from the comfort of their own home! $195 and up.
- The Maker Bean Cafe
Host your next Birthday Party at Maker Bean or virtually at-home! We’re excited to offer a wide variety of maker-themed activities for your next birthday party! We also have a delicious selection of baked goods, snacks & drinks to make your party a great one to remember. For online options, we can facilitate a full tech-themed activity via video chat! You’d pick up all supplies, or arrange delivery, and our facilitators are experienced in leading children through each step of the fun! Cupcakes & birthday songs are a great end to virtual at-home parties too!
- My Studio Party
Throw a unique virtual birthday party they will never forget. Not only our parties are unique and fun, they are also designed to boost your child’s creativity and self-confidence. We guarantee the kids will have a party they will never forget. Parties offered: Pop or Hip Hop Dance Party or Arts & Crafts Party. All Virtual Parties include: 30-minute party (Option for 1-hour party available); Printable MSP birthday party invitation cards; A professional host specialized in kids’ entertainment; Everyone sings Happy Birthday; A souvenir video of your party (option); Zoom invitation with a unique link and password and Admin host to ensure virtual session safety and for tech support.
- Snapology North York
Looking for new ways to celebrate your child's next birthday? Social distancing is hard for children, especially those who are celebrating a special day. We are now offering virtual birthday parties and playdates for up to 20 children. Let’s Party Under Quarantine with us! Our Snapologist will keep the kids engaged and entertained with fun activities and lively discussion. Building with LEGO® bricks is often about one thing: kids having fun! Our programs will provide a structure for kids to make some truly wild creations. You can think of a playdate or birthday party just like a private program where you get to choose the theme: Pokemon®, Superheroes, Star Wars®, Minecraft® gaming, Roblox®, and many more!
- Superior Events Group
Celebrate from a distance with Lawn Signs by Superior Events Group! While we’re all practicing social distancing and staying home, there will still be birthdays, baby showers, engagements and more special occasions happening throughout the city. Superior Events Group Inc. has come up with creative new ways to bring people together while following safe social distancing guidelines. Rent a fun and creative lawn decoration package that let you share your special occasion with neighbours, friends and family.
- Zoo Connectionz at the Toronto Zoo
Bring the Zoo into your home, business, or community group and learn about the wonderful wildlife while having a little fun too! The Zoo offers multiple ways of connecting with the animals and learning all about them from the comfort and safety of your device. Just choose an option and we will be excited to welcome you to the Toronto Zoo! Register for Virtual Visits or a Virtual Meet & Greet.
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