Sydney's Inner West
Are you looking to hold your next birthday party outdoors? We've put together our TOP 10 parks that we think make the perfect party venue.
Urban Jungle Adventure Park is an high ropes adventure course in the tree tops at Sydney Olympic Park. Entry includes access to the Aquatic Centre and the ropes courses are suitable for kids aged 8 and over.
Sydney's dynamic creative hub for the visual arts with after school art and school holiday workshops for kids as well as adults.
This icon of the Sydney 2000 Olympics is a water paradise for kids and has every facility under the sun... indoors!
Historic Weekley Park is a traditional park in every sense, with ornamental gardens, huge old trees and paved pathways. Kids have a ball here just running around, scootering or having fun on the excellent play equipment.
With it's iconic chimneys identifying it's former incarnation as a brickworks, Sydney Park is both instantly recognisable and one of the Inner West's best assets. Located in St Peters, at the corner of Sydney Park Road and the Princes Highway, Sydney Park is 40 hectares of open, kid friendly space that the whole family can enjoy - even the family dog!
Bridgewater Park is on the site of the Old Balmain Power Station and the heritage Pumphouse still makes up part of the park. It has two BBQs, covered seating area, children's playground with shade cover, views over Iron Cove to Birkenhead Point and joins Balmain and the Bay Run.
A lovely spot for a full afternoon outside. Kids will enjoy the sun shaded playground with fantastic play equipment.
The Sydney Indoor Climbing Gym at St Peters is the largest in the country! There is climbing for adults and kids and they cater for all experience levels or hold your next birthday party here. A great wet weather idea!
IWGC, a small family owned and operated establishment with over 20 years industry experience, is devoted to ensuring children gain the benefits of gymnastics in ways that enhance the ability of each individual. They offer weekly classes, holiday activities and birthday parties.
Australian Martial Arts Academy has been operating in Sydney for 30 years and is known as one of the best martial arts clubs in Australia. They conduct weekly classes, holiday camps and birthday parties.
A community hall that's suitable for birthday parties or other private functions.
Ever wondered what it feels like to fly? Sydney Trapeze School is the only indoor flying trapeze school in Sydney's Inner West and offers flying trapeze classes and lessons in circus and aerial arts.
This park in the centre of Campsie has a newly upgraded playground and now has some great equipment for both little and big kids!
Located in Summer Hill, Envy Deli Cafe serves all-day breakfast, lunch, can cater your next function and even host it for you!
Italian Restaurant and wood-fired pizza bar with a gelato bar out the back!
A gorgeous kids store in the heart of Summer Hill. They have an online store also.
Darrell Jackson Gardens is a fabulous space with something for kids of all ages! It is located on Carlton Crescent in Summer Hill and is positioned right behind the car park at Summer Hill Village and next to the Summer Hill Community Centre.
This lovely little park in Carrington Street is off New Canterbury Rd and a beautiful spot to bring the kids. It's themed playground is very cute and will be a hit with the little ones.
Deliciously Yours - Flour and Ink is an amazing local business based in Drummoyne who can help you create a magical theme for your party and event with mouthwateringly beautiful cakes and matching stationary.
Built by Kidz Parties woodworking parties are a fun and unique entertainment idea for a kids party and every child gets to take home their woodwork product! This party idea is suitable for children aged 7-12.
Iconic Enmore Park is located near the boundary of Enmore and Marrickville and for many years has provided locals with a great green space with plenty for the kids (and adults) to do. Within the park are a playground and large, flat, grassed areas and there are a few cafes nearby. The Annette Kellerman Aquatic Centre is also located within the confines of the park.
This incredible park features 40 hectares of parkland and includes wetlands, beautiful wide open spaces, a playground, waterplay area, bike paths, picnic and BBQ areas and a cafe! There's enough here to keep you occupied for the whole day!
A community hall that's suitable for birthday parties or other private functions. Great for scooter or bike themed birthday parties.
The Sydney Park Kiosk, located in Sydney Park near the children's playground and car park off the Princes Highway.
A sweet little cafe with tasty wholesome treats, a play space for the littlies and across the road from Tillman Park.
Club Kids is an indoor kids play centre and cafe that offers both kids and adults a chance to enjoy their time, together!
This 2.6-hectare park offers walking paths and green picnic spots with incredible views of Sydney Harbour Bridge.
Tempe Reserve is a large multi-purpose recreation area with something for kids and parents. It is located on the Cooks River waters edge and provides a beautiful spot to enjoy some sunshine with the kids. It is also home to the Jets Sports Club and the Cooks River Motorboat Club.
Kendrick Park is located on the Cooks River a short walk, scooter or bike ride from Tempe railway station, around the river towards the Princes Highway. The Cooks River Cycle Path passes right through the park. It has great open grass areas, shady trees, a small playground and BBQ facilities.
An oval, playground and tennis centre all close to each other with a coffee shop less than 100 metres from the playground. An amenities block, park benches, equipment for bigger and little kids, fenced area, and a car park make it an easy place to visit with kids.
Matt Hogan Reserve runs between Camden Street and Alice Street and is accessible from either side. The playground is situated on the Camden Street end and while it's unshaded it is partially fenced, there is some tree shade over the picnic tables.
This playground is on the corner of Albermarle Street and Denison Street. It has a fence and hedge around it and some lovely shady trees.
Johnson Park is a playing field and a playground located on Constitution road, right at the Arlington light rail stop.
Don't blink you'll miss it! Located along the Cooks River Cycle Path this tiny little playground provides a surprising amount of entertainment!
Every little girl's dream party, a glamour day spa party complete with chocolate facial, nail polish and shiny lip gloss!
A very clever and funny magic show designed especially for kids!
Superhero Central is a professional children’s entertainment business based in Sydney. Jonas Holt is a standup comedian by day and a kids entertainer by day! If you need a superhero then Jonas is your guy!
Local Inner West Mum Vanessa started Cakes By Ness in 2012 and her cakes are amazing to look at and eat! She'll make a cake to your theme whatever it may be and she does cupcakes too!
Little Builders Lego parties are a must for your lego enthusiast, it's a party idea that will captivate and entertain a range of age-groups. They offer hosted or DIY options.
A family run, mobile business based in NorthWest Sydney, providing electric go karts and an inflatable track for your own special event. Give your 3-10 year old kids fully supervised racing fun for their next birthday!
This large party supply warehouse is a must if you're planning a party. They have a great range of themed p[arty supplies and helium tank hire also.
Tiny Tots Toy Hire is a toy service that brings the toys to you! They deliver and assemble toys ready for play to all Sydney suburbs and return to pick up when you’re done. Perfect for parties too!
Mort Bay is a large park with numerous open space areas, play areas and great views of Sydney Harbour. Built in 1854, it was Australia's first large scale dry dock. After the World Wars, activity declined due to the depression, in 1958 Mort's Dock and engineering closed.
This lovely historic park has everything! A sports ground, playground, the Fanny Durack Aquatic Centre, a bandstand, gardens, toilets, BBQ and picnic area and Magic Yellow Bus visits too!
This grand old dame has wonderful facilities for kids!
A well-used park with a playground and small basketball court. 15 years ago it used to be the home of the Marrickville swimming pool.
This fantastic facility comprises two parts which can be hired together or separately and includes access to the children's play area!
Laura Craddock is one of Sydney's popular and highly recommended civil celebrants. She has a warm, natural style and creates custom-made ceremonies that are personal, enjoyable and meaningful.
Planet Entertainment are a company that provide entertainment equipment, games and rides for your next party.
Interactive hands on science parties where your children get to be the scientists! Perfect for boys and girls who are mad about science and awesome party entertainment! Science parties are suitable for kids from age 4 and up.
Face Art by Tash is a face painting, body painting, airbrush/glitter tattoo and balloon twisting company based in Sydney's Inner West.
With School Holiday classes proving to be an over whelming success, we are sure this will be no different. The Southern Cross Hotel is a venue that can entertain the kids, mum’s and dad’s!
An informal, safe play zone where children from 0-5 and their parents/carers can come together to make friends, have fun and share ideas and experiences. The centre is available for hire on a Saturday and is suitable for birthday parties for children 5 and under.
Drumkins drumming activities and workshops are designed to help develop listening skills, creativity and communication through rhythms and sounds. They visit pre-schools and schools and also run drumming parties for kids.