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Virtual Birthday Party Ideas

Birthday’s are special occasions no matter what. However, amid calls for social distancing, there is no denying that for spring babies, this year will be quite different.  With this in mind, we are here to reassure you that there are still plenty of ways you or someone you love can still have a memorable day.

There is no need to skip the bash altogether. However, we do think that for all birthday boys and girls whose birthday falls during the Pandemic, that they should throw the biggest and best birthday bash ever, once things have returned back to normal.

In the meantime, here are 10 top ways you can celebrate your child’s birthday or help make someone’s else’s little monkey feel special whilst social distancing.

1- Virtual themed birthday party
A London based drama group could save the day! Choose from one of their many exciting party ideas at Magical Quests and host an online themed birthday party

2 – Group Happy Birthday singalong using Zoom or the app Houseparty
Set up a group meeting with zoom and get the guest of honour to sign in last as a little surprise, and sing Happy Birthday together!

3 – Host a Netflix Party!
What is it? It’s a google chrome extension you can download to watch Netflix movies and shows together at the same time. So simply download the extension, get all the kiddies together to watch a family film of the birthday child’s choice and provide the popcorn!

4 – Order or send a dessert
Why not have the birthday magic delivered straight to your front door? Order a cake or dessert from your local bakery or restaurant. This is a great way to support a local business too.

5 – At home karaoke contest
An excellent crowd starter which is perfect for all occasions, not just birthdays. Explore platforms like Luckyvoice to assist.

6 – Organise a kids gaming party
We don’t need to tell you kids love gaming. This is a fun and super easy for them to organise amongst themselves too, depending on their age. There may be a game they can sign into play as a tournament or get a group together and login to zoom to play at the same time.

7 – Indoor treasure hunt
Organise a treasure hunt throughout the house with a toy or treat at the final destination. You can even download clues here, making it even easier to set up.

8- Kids make the rules day
This could be both dangerous and tremendously fun for all the family.

9 – Sign up to the new Disney+ and have Disney movie marathon
Disney+ is an exciting new platform that brings families all around the best stories from Disney, Pixar, Marvel, Star Wars AND National Geographic. The timing perhaps could not be better for unlimited family entertainment!

10- Host an Interactive Online Party
Captain Fantastic is on a mission to not let this virus ruin anyone else’s fun which is why they have just launched online interactive parties to prevent any more children’s birthdays being missed or postponed! Explore what they offer here


When normality ensues, what will you do for your child’s birthday party this year? Do you fear having hundreds of kids running around your house making a mess, or boring themselves silly? Well don’t worry, here at Let’s Go, we’ve pulled together our favourite birthday party venues across the country, taking the stress out of your party planning.

Click to find birthday party ideas near you…

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Gambado in Beckenham, Chelsea or Watford

Undoubtedly one of the ultimate kids party venues in London and the South East. Gambado organises children’s birthday parties for ages 0-12 and takes care of everything, allowing you and your kids to have a fun and relaxed time! Find out more…

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RedKangaroo Trampoline Park in Nottingham or Reading

RedKangaroo house a whole host of super-bouncy, super-sized interconnecting trampolines plus more air-bound activities and state-of-the-art equipment than in other UK parks! It’s a great place to take the kids, whatever the weather.

Find out more…

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Guildford Spectrum

They can offer a party to suit all age groups and interests. You can choose from a wide range of activities including dry and wet sports and catering can easily be arranged. If you would like something a little different please don’t hesitate to contact them and they we will do their best to accommodate your group.

Find out more…

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Jump In

Jump In Trampoline Parks is the perfect venue for a jumpin’ trampoline birthday party and offers offers VIP packages, amazing themed rooms and all the clearing up is done for you! Kids can jump between trampolines, literally bounce off the walls and play trampoline dodgeball. For the more daring, there’s foam zones and tumble tracks to fly off and flip onto. These super-large trampoline areas allow for more trampoline-based fun experiences for you to enjoy! Venues throughout the UK. Find the closest birthday party near you… Find out more…


Gravity Force

There’s no better place to celebrate a birthday than at Gravity Force, the UK’s ultimate trampoline park in Camberley. They offer lots of different options to help get your party started. Find out more…


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Force 10 – Nationwide

Alternatively Force 10 offers the ultimate paintball experience and with 10 different paintball sites across the UK you’ll be able to find one close to you.

Each with their own action packed games areas, it’s perfect for stag and hen do’s as well as birthdays for kids big and small. Find out more…

Coronavirus Notice

Stay safe. Coronavirus advice is being updated daily and most attractions are closed. Although we can’t visit attractions right now, feel free to browse for future trips.
Let’s Go with the Children is still open and are here to help and support families with ideas and information to keep you safe and your kids entertained at home.