So you’ve decided on the location for your little one’s birthday bash, but now you need the decorations and the cake! Not sure where to go mama? Luckily we’ve scoured the island from top to bottom, to bring you the ultimate guide to planning a birthday party in Singapore. From the best in children’s party entertainers to custom made birthday cakes and the prettiest décor and favours, we’ll get you sorted. Put on your party hat, mama…it’s time to celebrate!
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Guaranteed to get your guests gasping in amazement, Alan Extreme is a one-man juggling, fire eating, balloon twisting children’s entertainer. His mime and living statue shows are not to be missed either.
If your wee guests just love to laugh, then Alex the Magician is your man. This roving entertainer makes little ones giggle with a mix of ventriloquism, puppetry, clown acts and balloon sculpting and is big on audience participation. He’ll even hang around to help the birthday kid cut their cake!
Mini Picassos can host an art jamming party with Art Boot Camp and have a ball getting messy while painting their own art canvases. Parties are fully hosted and include food, decorations and even invitations!
Got a garden, mama? Then you definitely need a bouncy castle and the masters at Bouncy Castles can hook you up with a rental for the day. If bouncing isn’t your thing, then they also have ball ponds, slides, obstacle courses, and water floats, as well as carnival items and entertainers (a unicyclist could fit the bill perhaps?) available for hire.
Dance with the Flo will host a dance party at your venue of choice, providing props and music for the gang, with entertainers on hand to keep the party going! You choose the choons, with previous themes including Pop Star, Disco, The Fairies, and High School Musical.
Fantasy Parties have a great selection of roving entertainers on their books, offering a nice selection of characters (think superheros, princesses or cartoon characters) that’ll keep your wee guests wowed. With themed games and activities, entertainers will keep your mini guests busy while you put your feet up.
The entertainment specialists at Fizazzle provide a one-stop-party entertainment package that includes a party coordinator (so you can sit back and relax mama), a full decoration service, a costumed host, music and all props and materials. Parties are specially themed for the age group of your guests.
Jelly Bean Party is a one-stop shop when it comes to finding the perfect party entertainer. Featuring magic shows, balloon sculpting, face painting, glitter or airbrush tattoos and party games, these guys are dedicated to providing parents with professional entertainers who amp up the fun factor for party guests.
How about a science party where kids can learn how to make sticky slime? Mad Science Singapore designs parties for 4 to 12 year olds that are science themed, hands-on and lots of fun. Kids will be kept busy with demonstrations and activities that are just as much fun as they are educational!
Or let Mr. Bottle’s Kids Party organize your mini’s next birthday bash! Their themed parties include magicians, balloon sculpting, face painting, airbrush tattoos, caricatures, storytelling, classic carnival games and even popcorn, candy floss and bouncy castles! Parents looking for something a little more educational can opt for a craft party, with mosaics, origami and tile painting all available for little learners.
If you are looking for an entertainer for the tinies, give Mr. Rabbit a call. This children’s magic specialist (and balloon sculpting pro) will come to any party location to delight young audiences.
Performing at over 320 parties each year, Star Dazzle Concepts know children’s parties. Their team of magicians, jugglers, clowns, fire eaters and stilt walkers will wow young guests, while their birthday party packages include a cake cutting ceremony and a free confetti shower!
Six to twelve year olds can roll up their sleeves and get messy in the kitchen with a ToTT baking party. Decorate cupcakes and make cookies in the custom ToTT kitchen and leave the mess for someone else to clean up!
If you’d prefer to let the little ones entertain themselves, then order a birthday party package from Toy Rental Club and hire any number of toys for your next party.
Don’t want to invite the entire class to the party? Then entrust That Magical Party to create a small party that is interactive and fun for little friends. Their signature magical concerts use magic, music and movement to capture imaginations and keep kids busy!
Cakes and Catering
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Chocoholics can order any number of chocolate cakes, cupcakes, tarts, brownies or ice creams from Awfully Chocolate and send their small guests into a sugar-induced spin!
Cake Over Heels will make you fall head over heels for their custom made cakes and cupcakes. Check out their website for a ton of sweet inspiration.
With 3D children’s cakes, themed cupcakes, and photo cakes (send them a photo of your birthday child and they’ll pop it on a cake!) E Creative has a ton of inspiration on their website to help you design your next birthday cake. They can even deliver it to your door when finished!
Keep party day easy with Eatzi Gourmet, the bakery and catering shop that’ll whip up junior’s birthday cake and provide the food in one easy step. Head to the website to place your order – too easy mama!
Another popular stop for birthday cakes, Jumi Cakes are handmade from scratch and can be custom made with any design your birthday boy or girl desires!
Birthday parties always need cake, so head to Let Them Eat Cake for your homemade cakes, cupcakes, desserts and puddings – all with an old fashioned feel! Their dessert buffets are sure to be a hit with a selection of cakes and puddings laid out in all their sugary goodness for mini guests to enjoy.
Singapore’s only deluxe cake poppery, Moofypops is on hand to create specially designed cake pops for your little one’s next birthday party. The perfect mini bite for mini munchkins, send them your cake pop idea and they’ll bring it to life!
The kid’s party menu at My Food Spa is packed with Indian and Western food options (it’s got loads of veggie dishes too!) and can be pre-ordered for delivery at party time. The chocolate fountain is sure to be a huge hit with the youngsters!
With a number of awards under their belt, Mum’s Kitchen can create a buffet spread to suit any occasion. Their kids’ party menus are loaded with Western and Asian dishes and can be tailored to include only those dishes your kids will love (no picky eaters around here!).
Partners in Cake whip up personalised birthday cakes, cupcakes and cake toppers, and will work with you to create the cake of your little one’s dreams! Head to their Facebook page to see their past creations!
Smiling Orchid can create a custom cake for any party, and their 3D cakes are a special touch for the birthday boy or girl. Their website has an extensive gallery of past creations, so is great for providing iced inspiration! If you fancy a special design you’ll need to give them two to three weeks notice to create your cake masterpiece!
With some of the cutest custom made cupcakes we’ve ever seen, trust Temptation Cakes to create the perfect sweet treats for your baby’s b’day bash. These guys even take orders 24 hours a day, 7 days a week!
If a gâteau français is more your style, then The Patissier is the place to go mama. This sweet little patisserie creates handmade French styled birthday cakes and cupcakes that can be custom made for different occasions.
Décor and Favours
Look to Bag a Goodie for your custom made take home party bags that are as useful as they are cute! Choose from either pre-made party bags or choose your own treasures a la carte.
If you’re just after balloons, Balloon Maniac is your place. From balloon bouquets to helium balloons and even balloon printing, you’ll be covered here.
One-stop online party shop, Kidz Party Store has everything you need to decorate your own kids party. Customizable banners, cute cake toppers and a multitude of themed party decorations (they even have piñatas!) can all be ordered online.
Another online party superstore, Ministry of Party has a ton of supplies that’ll make organising junior’s next party a breeze. The website is also helpfully sorted according to gender and theme.
Don’t let an expensive costume hang in the cupboard never to be worn again mama, hire one instead! My Costume City supplies costumes for hire for all ages (Spiderman anyone?).
Party City’s party boutiques at Holland Village and Raffles City are stuffed to the gills with gorgeous décor, table, balloons and accessories, making this an easy place to stock up if you’re opting for a themed bash.
The fun never ends at Party Monster, with their themed party supplies, equipment rentals and customizable decorations. Order all your balloons, invitations, banners, table covers, cupcake stands and loot bags for easy delivery straight to your door.
With costumes, party supplies, balloons and even birthday gifts, Party with Us is a one-stop shop for all your party needs. These guys also specialize in balloon bouquets and can deliver them to your door (no last minute rush to the shops here mama!).
An overwhelming amount of party supplies is available online at Party Wholesale Centre and M Trade Novelty Store, both of which sell party basics at wholesale prices. Stocks everything you’ll need (and we mean everything!) to host your next children’s party, with easy online ordering.
Red Carousel’s online party boutique is brimming with gorgeous party printables, do it yourself party crafts and on-trend party ware. Their website is pure eye candy and well worth a browse if you’re needing inspiration for your little one’s next bash.
From balloons to streamers and everything in between, The Party Stuff is bound to have what you’re looking for. Organised according to theme you can buy your decor by ‘character’ (Elmo, Bob the Builder, Dora the Explorer and the like) or by ‘theme’ (jungle, farm, princesses, first birthday and so on). Their massive selection can be purchased online or in person at any of their 3 outlets.
Lastly, if you prefer not to break the bank when buying decorations then head to Middle Road and seek out any of the three party shops at ICB Enterprise House (number 116). These no frills, what you see is what you get stores have a heap of choice for a budget conscious birthday bash.
And finally how could we forget our beloved Mustafa Centre (seriously what don’t these guys have?) for cheap, high volume, plain party stuff. You can also pick up all your plastic fantastic here to send home with guests in their loot bags.
Dedicated to celebrating the many memorable moments in your life, CallaChic designs party invitations, birth announcements, and personalized party stickers that are perfect for adding that unique touch to your little one’s next birthday bash.
Printed on white card stock, Card Blanche allows you to choose the design, colour scheme and text for your wee ones next b’day invitation. You’ll even get one change before printing if you’re not happy with the final design.
Run by new mama and graphic designer, Cassandra Chee, Rainbows and Stickers does customisable stickers, bunting and invitations in a range of gorgeous designs. Check out their Facebook page for inspiration!
Good old Snapfish is a great way to personalise your invite with their wide range of photo cards (say cheese guys!). Upload a photo, add your text, finalise your design and they’ll send you the final product — easy as! Ed note: from 16th September Snapfish has officially closed in Singapore — you can still order the same products through the Photojaanic website instead (they even have a special offer for Snapfish customers!).
Need more inspiration?
Just want to hand all your kiddos’ party arrangements off to a professional? We’ve got the ladies for you! Give The Party Elves a call – they’re event planner extraordinaires and can organise your child’s next party from start to finish — no sweat mama!
Take a peek at Part 1 of our Ultimate Kids Party Guide, and browse our comprehensive round up of places to host your little one’s next birthday bash!