All You Need for a Child's Birthday Party to Succeed

Published 19 February 2019 at 06:35

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All You Need for a Child's Birthday Party to Succeed

If the thought of throwing a child's birthday party makes you break out in a cold sweat, do not worry! There are plenty of ways to celebrate a birthday in our vibrant city. From themed birthday parties, best bakeries, stylish party supplies & decorations to face painting sessions, these are the coolest ways to make the birthday bash an unqualified success.

Related reading: How to throw the best child’s birthday party

Birthday Cake

Photo Credit: Sweet Bites

Customised, eye-catching, utterly scrumptious and downright delicious cakes are a wonderful addition to any kind of children's party! The legendary local licensed bakery Sweet Bites knows exactly how to make cute little faces light up. And it's not all just a feast for the eye. Their exclusive selection of kids birthday cakes is compelling. But there is plenty more on offer: cupcakes, cookies, brownies, tarts, loaves and other delicious creations in a range of vibrant flavours are as good as anything you have eaten in years. But what makes cakes by Sweet Bites a must is its consistently high quality - no wonder first-rate trendy coffee shops across Hong Kong, including Fuel Espresso and NODI Coffee, order their baked goods. The minimum number of days you must place your order is 1-2 days for a cake from their wide range on offer. For bespoke and personalised options we advise anywhere from 2 weeks to a week's notice. No matter what you choose, the cake will bring joy to any gathering long before anyone starts eating and there won’t be any going to waste. It's so moreish! Don't forget about candles.

Opening Times: Monday to Friday: 8.30-17.30; Saturday: 8.30-14.30; Sunday: 08.30-10.00. Cakes can be delivered via Lalamove service straight to your door at an extra cost or collected from the bakery.

Contact details: WhatsApp (+852) 6751 8870, email:

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Science-Themed Birthday Party

Photo Credit: Curiosity Kids

Dreaming of a children’s party that is out of this world and looking for an unconventional way to throw it? Science-themed birthday party by Curiosity Kids certainly feels like the perfect invention ever and happily, they provide immersive entertainment for kids, engaging themed games and experiments, hilarious interactive science workshops and awesome gifts for a birthday kid. Curiosity Kids science parties are developed to keep children thinking long after the party is over. Science has never been so much fun!

The birthday party package includes a 1-hour science workshop, dedicated party host, creation of themed toys during the party, a special gift for the birthday child, and also set up and clean up.

Age Range: suitable for children aged 3-9.

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Stylish Party Supplies

Photo Credit: Swoon Soirées

We are going to make a bold statement here saying that Swoon Soirées is the best online party boutique in Hong Kong filled with the most on-trend party supplies and decorations for girls, boys, babies and grown-ups birthday parties. This is a lifesaver for a stylish hostess when it comes to finding ideas and inspiration for a thoroughly enjoyable themed birthday bash. Swoon's wide range of ready-to-use party products and their online service are utter perfection. It's almost impossible to leave Swoon Soirées empty-handed. Everything you need from tableware, balloons, banners and confetti to lights, party hats, crowns and tiaras will be delivered right to your door with just a few clicks. Alternatively, for a truly bespoke party, Swoon's stylists will point you in the right direction. They will make every effort to accomplish the task according to your brief and sourcing everything you need to decorate your venue to perfection.

What’s more, this year Swoon marks its 4th birthday. What's a birthday without presents? From now until the end of March 2019, they are offering special deals on a large selection of tableware, party decorations, baking provisions and social stationery. Swoon is offering 15% off storewide to TikiKids readers until the end of March 2019. Use our unique code "TK15" at check-out.

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Face Painting

Photo Credit: Face Painter Yo 

Kids love being transformed into their favourite animated characters or animals, be it something pretty or scary. Do you wish to brighten up your child's birthday party with face painting? Opt for Hong Kong-based face painter Yo who has been creating happy smiles and bringing the wow factor to children's parties for over two years. Things we love about the artist Yo: she is a great mix of creative and friendly, all face paints and glitter used are FDA approved and suitable for children’s and adult skin including pregnant women, a high level of hygiene practice, plus competitive prices. And not many face painters get along with kids this well or have such a marvellous portfolio. More than 100 parties prove her well-established reputation. Not sure how much time or how many face painters you need to book? The face painter Yo works fast, producing children’s favourites at around 10-12 face paint designs per hour. Her stunning and imaginative designs are Instagram-worthy and there is really something for everyone due to the wide range of her talents and repertoire.

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Jewellery Making Birthday Party

Photo Credit: Jewel Jam

How best to combine your daughter's stylish birthday bash and immersive girlish activities with practical consideration? What would be the best mood lighting? Jewel Jam is a treasure trove of inspiration and design direction who has famously captured the hearts of parents and kids across Hong Kong by jewellery making birthday parties for school-age children. With the benefits of 16 years' hands-on experience in jewellery design and teaching, Jewel Jam has become an epitome of effortless, laid-back birthday service, always in demand to run bespoke children’s jewellery parties either at home or at a private venue. Armed with over 100 jars of high-quality beads, their hostess will bring to the venue all the tools and jewels to entertain a group of children for two hours. The little guests will learn how to make their own beaded jewellery such as necklaces, bracelets, sterling silver earrings, that the girls won't want to take off, or key chains and clip on beaded bag tags. Meanwhile, you will receive a complimentary pack of Jewel Jam online party invitations. The package also includes a special gift for a birthday girl and party bags for all guests to put their own special piece of jewellery in. All you have to do is round up at least 10 guests to book a party.

Age Range: for children aged 6 and above. No prior experience needed.

For more detailed information call: +852 9442 5351 or email:

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Face Painting by Gigi.N

Face-painters are always a yes at children’s parties, but opt only for lead artists like Gigi.N, so it works for all types of occasions including birthday bashes, school fetes, christenings, festivals, anniversaries, charity events etc. Being obsessed with art, theatrical makeup creations and children, Gigi. N has been face-painting kids for ages, and, more precisely, since secondary school. Through the years, she has become an in-demand professional face and body paint artist serving in Hong Kong. Providing elaborate, fantasy-inspired and whimsical designs, Gigi. N will quickly transform your little ones into animals or their favourite superhero characters (her portfolio is endless). We love that your kids will show off their glitter face paintings during the whole day and wish to never wash their faces again. Gigi. N is super-speedy and promises to paint 12-14 kids per hour using high-quality professional face painting products and equipment to meet the highest standards. So if you have a children's party in mind, It might be advisable to plan the entertainment in advance – Gigi's booking list is growing as you read this.

For more information call or message Gigi.N via WhatsApp 64940214.

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Robot-Themed Birthday Party

Photo Credit: Techbob Academy

Techbob Academy, Hong Kong modern robotics and tech-themed family centre that is just ideal for parties, hosts unique and thoroughly inspiring robot-themed birthday bashes, with a range of age-relevant activities for boys and girls to ensure everyone is catered for. Since robots are fun, Techbob's parties are jammed with immersive entertainment for kids: designing and building robots, coding and other STEM games. With two packages offering a choice of workshop themes, other perks for groups include a themed decorated party area for a 2-hour celebration, dedicated party host and gift for a birthday child in addition to unlimited access to the public play area, plus top-quality fresh and healthy snacks for children and adults. Meanwhile, there are optional extras of a Techbob T-shirt, customised robot-themed cake, food & drinks, and STEM toys as a gift for all guests.

Age Range: from preschoolers to teens;

Price: HK$390 per child. Minimum booking for a party is 10 children;

For more detailed information call: WhatsApp: 6218 2306 or email:;

Venue: The Pulse, Repulse Bay.

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Disney-Themed Birthday Party

Photo Credit: Hong Kong Disneyland

An amazing Disney-themed birthday party by Disneyland is what everybody is talking about – and rightly so: it’s sensational for Hong Kong! Get a glimpse of what it's like to throw a birthday bash that turns a special day into a magical moment. At Hong Kong Disneyland Hotel the kids will draw Mickey, make towel animals or a Mickey paper bag. The vast range of packages here is a delight: Deluxe and Standard packages include a 3-hour party from 12:00 to 15:00 with a buffet lunch, unlimited soft drinks, fruit punch, orange juice, hot chocolate and a delicious Disney-themed birthday cake and desserts, plus one complimentary birthday kit for a birthday child. Upgraded packages can provide even more fun for the birthday child and guests, plus optional extras such as character greetings with Disney friends and Princesses, face painting, balloon twister, magicians and caricaturist, extra tasty treats including cotton candy, popcorn, Disney-themed cupcakes and Disney's sweet station etc. Your little guests will never be at a loss for things to do at this magical venue in a true Disney style. A minimum of 50 kids is required to book a party.

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By Anna Khan

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