Planning a Birthday Party
Looking for help planning a birthday party in South Africa? Whether you are looking for child-friendly party venues, party suppliers, birthday cakes or something special, such as a magician or performer, we have you covered. In this mega list, we give you a wide list of resources that will make party planning a breeze.
A Stress-Free Guide to Party Planning in South Africa
First things first, take a deep breath. We know how tough it can be to plan a child's birthday. When you are a long way from home, in a brand new country, without your usual support network, this task becomes even more stressful. To help you get started, we have put together a list of tips, resources and info that make party planning in South Africa as stress-free as possible.
Birthday Party Suppliers in Joburg
First up, here is our list of birthday party suppliers in Joburg.
REEA Urban Farm (Braamfontein)
Johannesburg Country Club (Auckland Park)
Indaba Hotel (Fourways)
Bryanston Country Club (Sandton)
BOUNCE Trampoline Park Waterfall (Midrand/ Various)
Smilemakers – wide range of entertainment options from magic to face painting
MonkeyMagic – making kids party dreams come true
Magic Circle Entertainment – magicians and illusionists
Facepaint Fanatix – balloon animals, face painting and more
Jumpees Jumping Castles Hire – jumping castles for hire
Baby Boffins – kids art lessons
Paul's Homemade Ice Cream Cakes (Parkhurst/ Rosebank - various)
Emily's Cakes (Observatory)
Inspired Cakes (Sandton)
Cake And Bake (Honeydew)
Birthday Party Suppliers in Cape Town
Next, we have a list of birthday party suppliers in Cape Town.
The River Club (Observatory)
The Play Shed (Pinelands)
Lasertag Cape Town (Various Locations)
The Blue Train Park (Mouille Point)
Ottery Barnyard (Ottery)
Clay Cafe (Hout Bay)
Wild Clover Farm (Stellenbosch)
Ratanga Junction (Century City)
Hip Hip Hooray - helium Balloons, jumping castles, parties, carnivals, events and more
Glendini – kids magic shows and more
Face Choice – face painting and other fun
Matt Gore - The Ginger Ninja – hilarious magic and entrainment shows
Rumble Grumble Parties – jumping castles for hire
Freya's Speciality Cakes (Meadowridge)
Charly's Bakery (Zonnebloem)
The Velvet Cake Co. (CBD)
Sweetest Perfection Novelty Cakes and Cake Toppers (Kirstenhof)
Funky Bananas Party Store (Brackenfell)
King Cake Party City (Various)
SA Kids On The Go
Party Pack Ideas
I really hate giving away meaningless party packs, full of additional sugar, and more plastic, but its hard to think of alternatives. Here are a few suggestions, but I would love to know if you have any ideas?
Balloons with sweets at the bottom
CD of favourite music
Biscuits (animal or themed)
Have a specific question? Or need advice on a party for a certain age, come and ask for feedback inside our Moving to South Africa Facebook Group.