Winter Birthday Party Ideas

Do you know someone with a winter birthday? Maybe you’re celebrating your own birthday in the upcoming cold months? Looking for a warm and winter-friendly place to host your winter birthday party? Just because it is cold out doesn’t mean birthday planning has to be limited and stressful. There are plenty of options for planning winter birthday parties and ways to celebrate. Let JB’s on 41 help chase the winter blues away with our simple party planning guide.

Steps to Plan a Fun Winter Birthday Party

If you’re looking for help in planning a winter birthday party, you’ve come to the right place! With these simple steps, you’ll be able to have confidence in your party planning during the colder months and have a fantastic celebration.

Choose Your Venue

Are you interested in a fun center? Looking for a venue with multiple entertainment options? How about a bowling center? JB’s on 41 is a family fun center with a unique atmosphere, scratch-made food selections, and we host parties for all ages! We’re Milwaukee’s premier party place because fun is our business. We’re here to help you make lasting memories! Other fun center venue ideas for the winter include a restaurant, an indoor skating rink, an indoor pool, a trampoline park.

Plan Activities around a Theme

Once you’ve picked your venue, it may be helpful to choose a theme and arrange all party planning around that theme. Themes make the party more fun to plan and more fun for your guests to enjoy! The theme could be based on the guest of honor’s interests or could reflect the atmosphere of your venue.

At JB’s on 41, you can customize your party to reflect our fun atmosphere. Bowling is a great theme because it can provide retro vibes while still being modern and fresh. Best, bowling is an inclusive activity for every age and ability.

Decide on Guest Count

Does the venue have a limit to the number of guests a party can have? Is there a maximum capacity for your venue? How many guests will make your winter birthday party stress free and memorable? Anywhere from 6-15 people is great for kid and teen parties. At JB’s on 41, our packages for kids start at 6 guests (with a 24 count maximum). For adults and teens, our birthday party packages range from 12-18 guests.

Winter Party Foods

Finger foods are a great way to keep your guests warm and satisfied during the winter months. Pizza is always great. Appetizers such as mozzarella sticks, wings, or chips and hot dip are tasty choices, as well. At JB’s on 41, all birthday party packs feature fresh-baked pizzas, a favorite among adults and kids! Party platters feature a variety of fan-favorite bites. Consider adding on quesadillas, wings, or sliders. Soda is included in each birthday pack, as well.

Sweet Treat

Desserts are a must for any party! Traditional cakes or cupcakes are usually a popular and easy route to go when planning a celebration. Don’t forget to consider allergies when choosing your sweet treat.

Winter birthday parties are a great way to be festive while pleasing your guests! Here at JB’s on 41, we offer Cheesecake Factory Cupcakes available as an add-on! Choose from a half a dozen for $18 or a dozen for $30 of either chocolate or vanilla. Anyone who books a birthday party with us can bring a cake or cupcakes from a licensed store or bakery.

Guest Thank-You Gifts

Have all your guests remember their time with you! We especially recommend this for kids’ parties. At JB’s on 41, our birthday packages for kids feature a $2.50 game card for each guest. Experience the Speed Zone Game Room and its classic, racing, and redemption games!

Want to offer something more for your party goers? Consider goody bags! Goody bags are available at JB’s on 41 as an exclusive birthday add-on. Each is filled with toys and trinkets for that nice touch.

Winter Birthday Parties for all Ages – Book Now at JB’s on 41

JB’s on 41 is a great venue with unique offerings and packages for kids, teens, and adult parties. Winter birthday parties can be stressful to plan as the holiday season approaches. Our dedicated events team at JB’s on 41 will take control and plan all of your party needs! Check a to-do off your holiday checklist at JB’s on 41! JB’s has fun options for everyone so let’s explore our super fun packages.

Choose between Silver, Gold, or Jamboree. Each package starts with 2 hours of bowling, food, and drink. Choose between Suite 41 bowling or traditional bowling. The Suite 41 space provides the perfect atmosphere for partying. This semi-private luxury lounge includes access to a private bar and amenities, comfy couches, big screen TVs, and galactic light show. Each Jamboree party includes a party host and bowling time in Suite 41.

Our kid and teen packages are built for 6 guests on 1 lane, and parties for all ages are built to accommodate up to 18 guests. Every birthday package also includes special gifts for the guest of honor. Book now at

Birthday Party Frequently Asked Questions

The party packages we offer can be a lot to take in at first when looking to plan a winter birthday party. We want to make sure we have options for all our guests’ specific needs. This way we can help create the most memorable experience for your family and friends.

We want to make your booking process stress-feel so you can feel confident in booking with us! Common questions include…

When can I arrive for my party? How does scheduling work?
We recommend arriving up to 15 minutes before your party starts. It leaves time for setup and any last minute questions.

What happens when my guest count or other details change?
All changes must be made no later than 72 hours before your party date. We want to ensure great service and knowing each and every detail helps make this happen!

Can I bring in a cake? Do you provide dessert?
Feel free to bring in a cake or cupcakes from any licensed bakery. Cheesecake Factory cupcakes are also available upon request.

Can I bring decorations? What about goody bags?
Decorations are welcome! We want your party to be special and personalized. You can either bring your own goody bags or they are available from our Speed Zone Game Room.

Is my birthday party hosted? What if I need help?
Depending on your party package, your party will either be hosted (Jamboree Party Pack) or self-hosted (all done by you, choice of Silver or Gold Party Pack). However, JB’s staff will be available for all your party needs!

I’m ready to book… now what?
Check out our Birthday FAQ webpage for additional information and to book online. You can also call us at (414) 281-8200 to learn more. From all of us at JB’s on 41, happy birthday!