Birthday Parties

Best Birthday Party Ideas in San Francisco, CA

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Looking for birthday party ideas in San Francisco, CA? Here are some of our favorite ideas from the OccasionGenius directory.

Great Birthday Party Idea: Race Go-Karts

K1 Speed track

K1 Speed offers several packages for birthday party participants. The basic package includes driving suits, helmets, 12-20 racing laps with exclusive use of the track, and a results sheet. Possible upgrades allow more laps for the participants, as well as medallions for race winners.

Learn more about a birthday party at K1 Speed here.

Great Birthday Party Idea: Play Paintball

Guys playing paintball on a course

Sunol Paintball is one of the Bay Area’s top paintball fields, located half an hour outside San Francisco. Birthday parties with at least 15 participants can rent the field for a full day of paintball (9am to 3pm). Pricing includes admission, safety goggles and mask, a paintball gun rental with 500 paintballs, and a full 9oz CO₂ tank.

Learn more about a birthday party at Sunol Paintball here.

Great Birthday Party Idea: Escape Like Houdini

Team members solving an escape room

The Great Houdini Escape Room, a replica of Harry Houdini's 1915 creation, incorporates its history by hiding clues related to its inspirations. Houdini's original escape room, thought to be the first in the world, challenged some of the world's greatest minds including Thomas Edison, Alexander Graham Bell, and Henry Ford. Birthday party participants will have exclusive use of the rooms with a reservation.

Learn more about a birthday party at The Great Houdini Escape Room here.

Great Birthday Party Idea: Shoot Arrows 

Team playing bow tag on a field

ArcherX offers archery tag, a unique sport that combines archery with a dodgeball style variation. Pricing includes 12 bows and masks, 40 arrows, targets, bunkers, and a referee to run the event. The pricing is per hour, so participants decide how long to play. Birthday party participants can select any location because ArcherX is mobile and can come anywhere.

Learn more about a birthday party at ArcherX here.

Great Birthday Party Idea: Ride the Trolley 

Trolley on a San Francisco street

Hornblower Cable Cars offers trolley tours for birthday parties. Some trolleys in the fleet are originals that date back to the late 1800s. The other vehicles are built from scratch using the original cable car blueprints and are constructed of solid oak and brass.

Learn more about a birthday party at Hornblower Cable Cars here.

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