Things to do for your birthday in Atlanta Canoe has become one of the best restaurant choices in Atlanta for almost any occasion. Executive Chef Matthew Basford's unique take on favorites is almost reason enough to celebrate. Mark your legal milestone at Atlanta Wine School. This private facility located in Dunwoody is available for wine tastings and cooking classes. Cheers to your birthday at Monday Night Brewing for a tour and taste testing. Get your gaming on by challenging your friends to arcade

Top birthday party locations around metro Atlanta

Birthdays should be memorable, and this year you can go beyond the balloons and streamers by creating a day to remember. Whether you're planning an unforgettable party for a loved one, or just finding a fantastic way to celebrate getting older, take your event to the next level at one of the top birthday destinations around metro Atlanta.

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These unforgettable locations cater to people looking for an exciting alternative to the standard birthday bash. If you're ready to have some serious birthday fun with friends and family, these local party hot spots are a great place to start.

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For the kiddos

Zoo Atlanta. 800 Cherokee Ave. SE, Atlanta. 404-624-5650. www.zooatlanta.org.

Your kids will have a wild time with the Zoo Atlanta birthday party package, which includes a 90-minute Birthday Party Pavilion rental, admission tickets and food and drinks for 16 guests. The standard package costs $425 for members, $475 for non-members and $29.99 for additional guests. Other entertainment options for an additional cost include animal encounters, a face-painting clown, caricaturist, henna artist and more.

GET AIR. 3975 Lakefield Court, Johns Creek. 801-917-1935. www.getairsports.com.

If your little ones seem to bounce off the walls, make their birthday dreams come true at GET AIR, an indoor trampoline park with wall-to-wall trampolines, ninja obstacles, foam pits and more. Try the $224.99 Floatin' On Air package, which includes two hours of jumping and party time for up to 10 guests, jump socks for everyone, two large pizzas and sodas, party setup and clean-up and a gift for the birthday child.

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If you like excitement

Escape The Room Atlanta. $28 per person. 200 Peachtree St. NW, Atlanta. 678-783-3387. www.escapetheroom.com.

Get your adrenaline pumping with surreal escape scenarios at Escape The Room Atlanta. For 60 minutes, you and your guests will work to uncover clues, solve puzzles and unlock mysteries to escape a room within the allotted time. Experience options include "The Apartment," which will leave your group feeling trapped inside a home, attempting to escape the 1980s in "The Rec Room" or "The News Room," where your crew will work together to break headline stories as well as your way out of the room.

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iFLY Atlanta. 2778 Cobb Pkwy., Atlanta. 678-803-4359. www.www.iflyworld.com.

Go skydiving for your birthday without stepping foot inside a plane with one of the iFLY Atlanta birthday party packages. Perfect for kids, teens and adults, all gear and training is included in your package, as well as photos, video of the event, space for your party and custom flight enhancements and catering options. During your party, a world-class bodyflight instructor will guide and coach everyone through an unforgettable indoor flying experience.

Andretti Indoor Karting and Games. Prices vary. 1255 Roswell Road, Marietta. 678-496-9530. www.andrettikarting.com.

Get your speed on with a karting birthday party at Andretti, which offers custom party options for guests of all ages. At the Marietta location, you can choose packages that include racing High Speed Electric Superkarts on a climate-controlled, multi-level track, food and drinks, unlimited arcade play, goody bags, a ropes course, party decorations, virtually reality racing simulators and games, laser tag, bowling and much more.

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A day of pampering

Château Élan Celebration Luncheon. 100 Rue Charlemagne, Braselton. 678-425-0900. www.chateauelan.com.

Celebrate your birthday with a relaxing day trip to the spa this year. At the Château Élan Celebration Luncheon, everyone in your party will enjoy two hours of a blissful spa experience on the stunning grounds of Château Élan, including a 50-minute massage or 55-minute facial for each guest, a delicious spa lunch with birthday cupcakes and champagne. Package prices range from $155-$210 per person for 5-10 guests.

Masterpiece Mixers John's Creek
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Get creative

Masterpiece Mixers Art Party. 11585 Jones Bridge Road, Suite 630, Johns Creek. 404-542-5884. www.masterpiecemixersjohnscreek.com.

At a Masterpiece Mixers Art Party, you'll unleash your inner artist with two hours of creative time for you and your loved ones. For $250, you'll choose a painting for up to 10 participants to complete under the guided instruction of a trained artist. Your package price will include all supplies, instruction, studio space and an additional birthday painting for guests to sign as a memento.

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