Welcome to Stateline Kids 2019-2020 Ultimate Kids Birthday Party Guide for the Rockford area! 

If you’re planning a kid’s birthday party in the Rockford, Roscoe, Machesney Park, Loves Park, Rockton, South Beloit or Beloit area, you need this guide! We’ve compiled a list of venues, entertainment, rentals, bakeries, and party supply stores in Winnebago, Boone, and Rock counties to make it easy for you to plan an amazing party for your amazing kid.

This guide is divided into categories so you can jump down to the area that interests you or scroll through for ideas.

Indoor Venues | Room Rentals |Outdoor Venues | Party RentalsEntertainment | Bakeries | Party Supplies

Indoor Venues

Indoor venues are a great option all year long. Your kids can run around and burn off energy from the sugary cake plus you don’t have to worry about how the weather will be on the day of the party! There are many indoor options in the Rockford area including arcades, play places, skating rinks, art studios, and more. Here are the places in the Rockford area where your child can have an indoor party.

Coral Cove Family Fun Center
815-543-4690
info@coralcoveffc.com
https://coralcoveffc.com/ 
https://www.facebook.com/coralcovefamilyfuncenter

Birthday Party Packages

Coral Cove offers two party packages, one for the arcade and one for the bounce houses. Both packages include a 2-hour dedicated party room, party host, table settings and tablecloths, 100 tickets for the birthday child, vouchers for free tokens on next visit for each guest, and slushies.

Pricing starts at $16 per child depending on party and number of guests.

Contact Coral Cove


Discovery Center Museum
815-963-6769
parties@discoverycentermuseum.org
Discovery Center has birthday parties down to a science! Parties are easy, fun-filled and unforgettable. Our experienced staff will assist in making your child’s party one to remember. Your child’s party can consist of either a Birthday Party Package or a Party Room Rental. Either way, kids are bound to have lots of fun!

Birthday Party Packages

Packages using the special birthday party room are $260 for up to 20 people. Room Rental without package is $85 and receive discounted Museum admission wristbands for your party: $7 per person up to 20 people.

  • Two (2) hour private use of special party room with separate entrance from museum
  • Invitations (you can pick them up from the Museum or we can mail them to you for $2.00)
  • One “Happy Birthday” dessert plate, cup, and napkin for each guest
  • Admission into our museum for each party guest and time to explore
  • A Discovery Center staff person to help assist with the party
  • Add Goodie Bags (with a free pass) for $5 per bag 

More info here.
Birthday party request form.


Dolphin Swim Club
815-282-3488
lovespark@dolphinswimclub.com

Say goodbye to the stress of event planning and celebrate your child’s next milestone at Dolphin Swim Club! From invitations to clean up, we take care of every detail, so you can relax and enjoy making meaningful memories with your loved ones. Each party includes a dedicated host to attend to your needs and a lifeguard to ensure your guests are safe while in the pool.

More info here. 


Gymnastic Academy of Rockford
815-654-3867

Children will have fun in the gym with an inflatable, obstacle course, competitive trampolines, and free time in the gym. In Rockford, birthday parties are a combination of Backyard Adventures with GAR’s Club XRKade and the gym. Parties are fun-filled excitement with the MASSIVE Backyard Adventures play set, foosball, air hockey, XRKade games and much, much more.

More info here. 

Gymnastic Academy of Rockford Trampoline Park
815-580-8461

Celebrate a birthday at the trampoline park! Parties are hosted every day of the week. Parties are two hours and include 13 jumpers, 80 minutes of jump time, 40 minutes in the party room, invitations, a party host and one free jump pass for the birthday child. GAR South also offers private two hour rentals that include 25 jumpers.

More info here.


2 Froggy Jumps
www.2froggyjumps.com
Bath and Body
Fusion
www.bathandbodyfusion.com
Board and Brush
www.boardandbrush.com
Boone County
Conservation
District
www.bccdil.org
The Cherry Bowl
www.thecherrybowlonline.com
Chuck E. Cheese
www.chuckecheese.com
Doodles Art
www.doodlesart.com
Don Carter Lanes
www.doncarterlanes.com
Forest Hills Lanes
www.foresthillslanesil.com
KIDS Spot
www.kidsspotinc.com
Laser Quest
www.laserquest.com
NickelWorld
www.nickelworld.com
Park Lanes
www.parklanesbowl.com
Pottery Lounge
www.thepotterylounge.com
Rock River Valley YMCA
www.rockriverymca.org
Sapora Playworld
www.saporaplayworld.com
Sips and Sprinkles
www.sipsandsprinkles.com
Skateland
www.skatelandrocks.com
SmARTy Pants Rockford
www.smartypantsrockford.com
Stateline YMCA
www.statelineymca.org

Room Rentals

If you’re looking for a room to rent for a first birthday party, there are several places around the Rockford area that can provide a space for your party. Many allow you to bring in outside food and drinks. Call to confirm when you book.

Atwood Center Lodge
www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/meetings-special-event-rentals
Katie’s Cup
www.katiescup.com
Loves Park City Hall
www.loves-park.il.us
Porter Park Cabin
www.villageofroscoe.com/residents/recreational-directory/
Sapora Playworld
www.saporaplayworld.com
YMCA Log Lodge
https://rockriverymca.org/AboutUs/Places-and-Spaces/Places-and-Spaces/
Washington Park Community Center
www.rockfordparkdistrict.org/meetings-special-event-rentals

Outdoor Venues

For spring and summer birthday parties, an outdoor venue can’t be beat! Enjoy the too-short Midwest summer by having a party outside. We have several fun water options and outdoor activity centers in town. Here are some great places you can host an outdoor birthday party in the Rockford area.

Alpine Pool
www.rockfordparkdistrict.org
Magic Waters
www.magicwaterswaterpark.com
Krueger Pool
www.beloitrecreation.com
Volcano Falls
www.volcanofalls.com
William Grady Pool
www.belviderepark.org
 
Ultimate Birthday Party Guide for the Rockford Area

Party Rentals

If you’d rather host your kid’s birthday party at your home or a local park then you may be interested in renting something to make the party even more fun! There are many rental options including inflatables, water slides, carnival games, cotton candy maker, popcorn poppers and more. Here are the places where you can everything you need to throw a fun backyard party in the Rockford area.

2 Froggy Jumps
Rockford’s Event Rental Experts
Offering The Best Selection & Value In The Rockford Area
815-505-3359
info@2froggyjumps.com
www.2froggyjumps.com

About the Bounce
www.aboutthebounce.com
Brent’s Bouncin Inflatables
www.bbinflatables.com
Jumping Beans Inflatables
www.jumpingbeansinflatables.com
Kings Kastle
wwwkingskastles.com
Knockerball
www.knockerballrockford.com
Rafael’s Party Rentals
www.rafaelspartyrentals.com
U Gotta Jump
www.ugottajump.com
 
Ultimate Birthday Party Guide for the Rockford Area

Entertainment

What’s a party without some entertainment? There are several clowns, balloon artists, princesses, superheroes, and other character performers available for parties in the Rockford area. Hiring one of these local artists is sure to make your party a hit with all the kids.

BeeGiggles Entertainment
www.beegigglesentertainment.com
Cutie Faces and Friends
www.cutiefaceandfriends.weebly.com
Dabadooya & Company
www.facebook.com/dabadooyaandcompany
Ms. Twisty Pants
www.tracystwistedinflations.com

Once Upon a Dream Performances
www.onceuponadreamperformances.com
Pickles the Clown
www.picklesrockford.weebly.com
Storybook Birthday Parties
www.storybookbirthdaypartiesil.jimdo.com
TNZ Magic
www.tnzmagic.com
Ultimate Kids Birthday Party Guide for the Rockford Area

Bakeries

If you need cake, cupcakes, or other baked goods for your child’s birthday, we have some fantastic options in the Stateline. Here are the bakeries and talented bakers in the Rockford area who can whip up something delicious and fantastic for your kid’s birthday.

By The Dozen
www.bythe12bakery.com
Erica Koren Cakery
www.facebook.com/ericakorencakery
The Gluten Free Girlfriend
www.thegfgfrockford.com
Halo Cupcake
www.halocupcake.com
Sugarjones
www.sugarjonesinc.com
Sweet Cakes
www.facebook.com/sweetscakesbysarah  
Wonderland Sweets
www.facebook.com/sweat.eats.1
 
Ultimate Kids Birthday Party Guide for the Rockford Area

Party Supplies and Decorations

Balloons, streamers, flowers, plates, cups, and other themed decorations are the little touches that make a party memorable! If you’re looking for amazing decorations and supplies for your kids birthday party, be sure to check out these local party supply stores in the Rockford area.

Party Animalz
www.partyanimalzllc.com
Glitz and Go
www.glitzandgo.com 

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