When the nice weather days strike in Albuquerque and you’re close to your kid’s birthday, the thought of celebrating it in an indoor space just doesn’t feel right.
If this is your case, take a look at some ideas of cool and unique places to have an outdoor celebration that your kid will never forget!

Whether you want to host a large o small birthday party, the Wildlife West Nature Park is a great option! 

You can rent the covered open-air Wildlife West Amphitheater, the enclosed and heated Bean Barn, the outdoor Pavilion, the Falcon Theater, or rent the whole Park! The facility features 122 acres of enhanced zoo and wildlife refuge, large bus and RV friendly parking lots, birding and walking trails, a newly opened Kid’s Interactive Trail, amazing views of three mountain ranges, entertaining and educational bird shows, wagon rides, and so much more!

87 West Frontage Road, Edgewood, NM 87015, USA

If you choose to keep the celebration smaller and intimate, you can head to the Murphy Family Splash Pad with a small group of kids who will have a blast cooling off with the amazing water features!

And you can sit down and enjoy a picnic in the areas nearby!

Poe Corn Park, South Garden Avenue, Roswell, NM, USA

For a unique, breathtaking celebration venue, the Carlsbad Caverns are definitely a great option to consider.

Celebratory gatherings in national parks often require a special use permit to ensure the protection of the park’s natural and cultural resources. Get your permit and prepare to have a unique celebration!

727 Carlsbad Cavern Hwy, Carlsbad, NM, USA

The patio at Spring River Zoo is a fun space to celebrate an outdoor kid’s birthday party!

There are rental packages and animal encounters available, and you can even add rides on the Zoo’s train and carousel!

1306 East College Boulevard, Roswell, NM 88201, USA

Hinkle Family Fun Center has many options to enjoy a really fun time such as miniature golf courses, Go-Kart Track, rock climbing, laser tag, bungee jump trampoline and so much more!

If you are planning to celebrate a birthday party here, you will have many options to choose from including Attraction Packages and Paintball Packages. Each one of them has different options for you to choose from!

12931 Indian School Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM, USA

If your kid’s birthday is during summer break, you can rent the pool at Carlsbad Water Park!

Rentals are available on Thursdays, Fridays, and Saturdays from 6 PM to 8 PM!

Rentals are not available once school is in session.

101 North Halagueno Street, Carlsbad, NM, USA

Kids will love celebrating their birthday at Alameda Park Zoo!

The Zoo’s birthday party packages such as the Zookeeper Meet and Greet Party Package and the Animal Enrichment Presentation Package both include amazing options to celebrate and have a unique time!

1321 North White Sands Boulevard, Alamogordo, NM 88310, USA

Eating out can also be a form of celebration!

For an intimate night with your loved ones, Farm & Table can be the right spot. It offers outdoor seating and delicious options to enjoy with your little one.

8917 4th Street Northwest, Albuquerque, NM 87114, USA

Adrenaline-loving kids will love to celebrate their birthday at this amusement park!

They will have a blast under the New Mexico sun. Party packages offer a shaded pavilion, rides, and catered meals. At Cliff’s, all the work you will have to do is to have fun!

4800 Osuna Rd NE, Albuquerque, NM, USA

Celebrate a birthday party surrounded by exotic species and nature at ABQ BioPark Zoo!

Children will get to see their favorite animals and enjoy some snacks in the areas open to having a picnic! For outdoor celebrations, you can also rent the ABQ BioPark Botanic Garden!

903 10th St SW