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WANT TO THROW A PARTY WITH A FRESH VIBE? Shake off those ancient, outdated party trends and traditions with some fresh ideas. I mean, do you really want to be known as the person in your friend group who throws lame parties? Absolutely not.
If you’re feeling overwhelmed at the idea of party planning, no sweat. We’ve got you covered with plenty of ideas for how to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, company parties, pre-wedding parties, and more.
And, really, there’s no shortage of ways to celebrate: bowling, amusement parks, escape rooms, paintballing, axe throwing, painting parties, and movies theatres are a tap of your finger – or a phone call – away.
Buckle up for fun with an extensive list of attractions with party packages including bowling, arcades, amusement centers, skating (ice or roller), pedal pub, escape rooms, axe throwing, paintball ranges, painting parties, sports centers, and movie theaters.
Wagner’s Lanes wagnerslanes.com • (715) 833-6700 • 2159 Brackett Ave, Eau Claire • Bowling parties at Wagner’s include bowling (1 game or 3) pizza, custom themes, volleyball courts, bean bags, darts, pool and more. Entertainment like comedians, bands, and more can be hired.
Bowl Winkle’s bowlwinklesbowling.com • (715) 552-0564 • 1616 N. Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire • Children’s and adult themed parties with pizza, catering options, 1-3 bowling games, and more. Brooklyn Room features buffet station, TV, and VIP lane rental.
Falls Bowl fallsbowl.com • 715.723.3347 • 9 W Columbia St., Chippewa Falls • Hosts parties with on-site food & spirits, suitable for kids parties and adults.
Ojibwa Golf Course & Bowl ojibwagc.com • (715) 723-8823 • 8140 136th Street, Chippewa Falls • Parties feature designated kids zone, private room rental, on-site food (Jimbob’s Pizza), glow in the dark bowling, glow graphics on lanes, and more.
Stout Craft Co. stoutcraftco.com/bowling • (715) 233-3333 • 1501 North Broadway, Menomonie • Parties include pizza, soda, and custom themes for kids.
Action City & Chaos Water Park metropolisresort.com • 844-855-2724 • 5150 Fairview Avenue, Eau Claire • Go-karts, arcade games, trampoline park, Ninja warrior course, water park, laser tag, and more. Kids parties for 5-10 kids include pizza, soda, reserved party room, Dairy Queen ice cream, and party attendant.
Eau Claire Games & Arcade facebook.com/eauclairegamesandarcade • 2928 London Road, Eau Claire • (715) 514-2034 • Book the arcade for private party, or party hosted during normal hours. $15/person for a 3-hour block of time includes free to play arcade games and pinball. Drinks with refill included.
Eau So Fun Parties eausofunparties.com • 2230 EastRidge Center, Eau Claire • A rented party space with themes and everything taken care of. Packages between $599-1999 include private space, snacks, drinks, party host, table settings, treat table, set up and clean up, themed meals, and more.
SKATING (ROLLER OR ICE!)
High Roller highrollerskating.com/EauClaire • 715-832-6000 • 3120 Melby St. Eau Claire • Roller skating and nerf battle parties. Can rent out the whole facility. Food, soda, organized games, and more. Outside food allowed.
Hobbs Ice Arena eauclairewi.gov/recreation/hobbs-ice-arena • (715) 839-5040 • 915 Menomonie St., Eau Claire • Birthday party packages for kids include open skate or dry floor for 10 kids + 2 chaperones, 12 hot dog or pizza meals, and room space for $130 (+$8/person after 12)
Ironside Axe Club ironsideaxeclub.com • 2930 London Rd, Eau Claire • Rent a few lines and hurl some iron. Serving canned and bottled beverages, snacks, and pizza delivery. Also offers a mobile axe throwing venue you can bring to your off-site party.
Wisco’s wiscoseauclaire.com • 1920 S Hastings Way, Eau Claire • 715.895.8542 • Wisco’s restaurant offers axe throwing fun with WI comfort food and 24 beers on tap.
Action City metropolisresort.com • 844-855-2724 • 5150 Fairview Avenue, Eau Claire • Go-karts, arcade games, trampoline park, Ninja warrior course, water park, laser tag, ax-throwing and more.
Eau Claire Rolling Tap ecrollingtap.com • A 3 mile, 2 hour tour that stops at The Livery, The Firehouse, and Mogie’s Pub. A pedal powered, beverage-enhanced experience.
PAINTBALL & NERF
First Strike Paintball firststrikepb.com • 10327 County Hwy X, Chippewa Falls • Paintball party packages with discounts for bringing your own equipment. Picnic area and grill, with some snacks and beverages available. Birthday package includes 500 rounds per player (6+) and a paint grenade.
Battlefield Osseo battlefieldosseo.com • (715) 597-6644 • W12151 Vold Rd, Osseo • Attractions include classic paintball, low-impact gellyball, and axe throwing. Group rates for 18+ participants. Snacks and some drinks available. Picnic area, and BYO beverages allowed.
Nerf Wars nerf-war-parties-eau-claire.square.site • Bring an organized nerf war to the outdoor location of your choice. Includes 20 rival nerf guns with safety glasses, barricades. $200 for 2 hour party with kids ages 6-15.
Tactical Escape 101 • tacticalescape101.com • (715) 418-0012 • 4800 Golf Road, Eau Claire • Groups of 4-10 can escape from a number of game scenarios including dystopian, heists, conspiracies, and more. Amateur to expert level play for all ages. Ages 9+, with adult guidance required up to age 16. $100 per adventure (4 people, +$25 for each additional person.)
Escape EC escapeec.com • (715) 598-5695 • 1727 Westgate Rd, Eau Claire • Groups of 2-8, age 10+ work together to escape rooms with different game scenarios. Adults required for groups with ages below 16.
Loopy’s 723loop.com • (715) 723-5667 • 10691 Cty. Highway, Chippewa Falls • Loopy’s has a banquet hall, tiki bar, beer garden, volleyball court, and river equipment rental.
Eau Claire Curling Club curlingclub.com • 5530 Fairview Drive, Eau Claire • Book the curling club to learn from the pros with training or a demonstration, or a private game.
Eau Claire Sport Warehouse ecsportwarehouse.com • (715) 514-5944 • 2983 11th Street, Eau Claire • Batting cages at $40/hour, and basket/volleyball court for $60/hour.
EXA Sports exa-sports.com • Eau Claire & Menomonie locations • 9000 sq foot private facility with trampoline, spring floor, balance beams, bars, rock wall, ropes course, climbing, obstacle course, and more. Personal party host. Themed parties (nerf, super hero, princess, ninja.)
UWEC Ropes Course uwec.edu • Hdilltop Center 105, 15 Garfield Avenue • The UWEC Ropes Course is open for adventure on Saturdays for up to 12 participants in a 2-hour course for $20/person.
YMCA Indoor Sports Center ymca-cv.org • YMCA kids parties feature 2 hours or private space (1 hour of play time), soda, pizzas or hot dogs, ice cream, balloons, cake, and more for $150-250. Options include obstacle course, bounce house, snacks, field supervision, and more.
Cheers Pablo cheerspablo.com • 2839 Mall Drive, Suite 3A • Painting parties at $25/child and $39/adult with a minimum of 10 participants. Instructors lead painters through fun and encouraging experiences.
Board & Brush boardandbrush.com • (715) 514-2123 • 1402 S Hastings Way, Eau Claire • Paint wooden board art with adult, teen, and kids parties. 1-3 hours of inspired art, adult beverages sold, BYO snack snacks and food.
Paint Shack thepaintshack.net/events/private-parties/ • 715-379-7377 • 2524 Golf Rd, Ste 2C, Eau Claire • Paiting parties for adult or kid parties. Cash bar for adult parties, and you can BYO food and NA beverages. Make painted canvas, screen, or wood board projects.
Micon Theatres miconcinemas.com • 3109 Mall Drive, Eau Claire • 475 Chippewa Mall Drive, Chippewa Falls • 315 South Barstow Street, Eau Claire • Party packages include reserved seating, food, drinks, popcorn, and candy.
Eau Claire Skateboard Plaza Along the bike trail near Lakeshore Shelter, 900 Broadway St., Eau Claire • (715) 839-5039 • [email protected] • eauclairewi.gov The Parks, Recreation & Forestry Department installed a 3,000 square foot facility in August of 2013. Intended for skateboards, inline skates, and BMX bikes only, this park is free and is open to the public.
Marshall Park Bridgewater Ave, Chippewa Falls The Marshall Park Skateboard Park can be used by skateboards, inline skates, and BMX Bikes.
Phelan Park 9th St. East and 21st Ave. East, Menomonie Huge, with plenty of features for a number of different skill levels. All concrete with some great lines and a generally good flow. Includes a 6’vert, quarter, two 6’ regular transitioned quarters, a small 4’ bowled corner, pyramids, and more. No pad requirements – FREE.