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Top 5 Escape Room Games for Birthday Party Success

17 Jan 2024

Birthdays are all about creating special moments and unforgettable experiences. In recent years, escape room games have become a favorite way to celebrate these occasions, offering an exhilarating and unique experience that stands apart from traditional party activities.

In this article, you’ll get the details on the most popular escape room games for birthday parties, whether you’re hosting a 9th birthday party or a 59th birthday party!

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Why Escape Room Games are Ideal for Birthday Parties

Escape rooms are a fantastic choice for birthday parties for several reasons. Firstly, they provide a screen-free environment, allowing guests to engage fully in the real-world adventure. This hands-on experience encourages teamwork, critical thinking, and problem-solving, contributing to stronger bonds among participants. Additionally, escape rooms are conducted in controlled and safe environments, making them a secure and inclusive option for celebrants of all ages.

Read more: 4 Reasons Why You Should Have an Escape Room Birthday Party.

Top Escape Room Games for Your Birthday Party

Here are some of our most popular escape rooms for birthday parties. Keep reading to learn why these rooms are fan favorites for birthday party guests, including kids and adults alike!

1. The Smurfs

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum Age: 9
  • Players: 2–8

The Smurfs escape room offers a magical and vibrant experience, transporting players into the charming world of these beloved blue characters. Perfect for younger adventurers and families, the game is filled with laughter, delightful puzzles, and the joyous atmosphere of the Smurf village. This game is especially great for birthday parties, as it emphasizes teamwork and collective problem-solving in a fun, non-intimidating environment. We recommend this room for slightly larger parties, as well, because the room allows up to 8 players, compared to others that allow only 6.

The Smurfs is our number one most popular escape room for birthday parties… you’ll have to come to play it yourself to find out exactly why!

2. Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle

  • Difficulty: Hard
  • Minimum Age: 10
  • Players: 4–8

Step into the wild with Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. This game brings the excitement and unpredictability of the Jumanji universe to life. Participants are challenged to navigate through a series of puzzles and obstacles inspired by the iconic movie franchise, making it an ideal choice for a birthday party that seeks adventure and a test of wit and bravery in an immersive jungle setting.

Like The Smurfs, this game is great for slightly larger parties, as it requires 4–8 players.

This escape room is rated difficulty level “hard”, so it’s a great option for party-goers looking for a real challenge. Don’t worry though — you can always ask your Gamemaster for a hint if you get stuck!

3. Wizard's Treasure

  • Difficulty: Easy
  • Minimum Age: 10
  • Players: 2–6

Embark on a mystical journey in Wizard's Treasure. This escape room immerses players in a world filled with enchanting spells and mysterious treasures. The game strikes a balance between magical wonder and accessible puzzles, making it particularly appealing for teenagers and fans of the fantasy genre. It's an excellent choice for a birthday party, offering a captivating experience that encourages imagination and collaboration.

4. Alice in Wonderland

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Minimum Age: 12
  • Players: 2–6

Alice in Wonderland invites players to tumble down the rabbit hole into a world of whimsy and wonder. This escape room captures the essence of Lewis Carroll's classic tale, blending surreal landscapes with clever, thought-provoking puzzles. It's an ideal game for family parties, offering a delightful mix of adventure and challenge that appeals to both children and adults, making the birthday experience both magical and memorable.

This room is rated “medium” difficulty, making it a great option if you’re looking for a birthday party challenge that isn’t too hard.

5. Nautilus

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • Minimum Age: 8
  • Players: 2–6

Delve into the depths of the ocean with Nautilus! This escape room takes inspiration from the adventures of Captain Nemo and his legendary submarine. It's an exploration-themed game that combines elements of history, mystery, and discovery. The game’s medium difficulty level provides a stimulating challenge without being too intimidating, making it a thrilling (and even educational!) experience perfect for birthday parties with a love for adventure and discovery.

Ready to plan your escape room birthday party?

Escape room games for birthday parties offer an exciting way to celebrate, creating lasting memories through teamwork, creativity, and fun. Whether you're looking for a magical adventure, a thrilling challenge, or a whimsical journey, 60out has the perfect escape room experience for your next birthday celebration. Book your adventure today and get ready for an unforgettable birthday party experience!

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