Local Birthday Party Vendors to Make Your Celebration Unforgettable

By Robbie Hardges - Macaroni KID Oak Park January 23, 2024

You are a mom entering the birthday party circuit, you are going to be here for the next few years, so get comfy.  Planning a birthday party and looking for the perfect vendors to turn your celebration into a memorable event, and let’s face it brings out the competitive natures in some of us. I think in our post-COVID world birthday parties are now operating at a more opulent level than when I was much younger.  It can be overwhelming and you don’t quite know where to start. 

Well, look no further! In this article, we'll explore the top birthday party vendors that can add that extra sparkle to your special day. From entertainment to decorations and everything in between, these vendors are sure to make your birthday party or celebration a hit.

  • Captivating Cake Creators:

No celebration is complete without a show-stopping, and equally mouth-watering cake or dessert. Check out these local sweet spots!

Sugar Fixé Pâtisserie

119 N Marion St
Oak Park, IL 60301

Forest Park Bakery

7332 Madison Street

Forest Park, IL 60130

  • Balloon Bonanza

Elevate your party's decor with vibrant and creative balloon arrangements. Balloon vendors can create stunning balloon arches, columns, bouquets, and even personalized balloon sculptures. Transform your venue with a burst of color and whimsy that will leave your guests in awe.

99 Haus Balloons
7414 Madison Street
Forest Park, IL 60130

  • Venues

From charming event spaces to unique and trendy locations, there's a venue to suit every birthday bash. Choose from historic venues with a touch of elegance, cozy and intimate spaces for a more personal gathering, or opt for trendy spots with modern amenities. With a range of options catering to various preferences and party sizes, your birthday celebration is sure to be a hit.

Brown Cow Ice Cream Parlor

7347 Madison Street

Forest Park, IL 60130

Let's Play Work

7228 Circle Avenue

Forest Park, IL 60130

Oak Park Conservatory

615 Garfield Street

Oak Park, IL 60304


6805 Stanley Avenue

Berwyn, IL 60402

  • Photography and Video

Here is the scene, you can enjoy the party. While a local videographer or photographer is on location to capture the memories. They can make photo books, films, social media shorts and much more to match your style. 

Little Bitty Productions

Jamilla Yipp Photography

Smiling Toad Productions

  • Party Entertainment Services:

Add a touch of artistic flair to your party with caricature artists. These talented individuals can create personalized and humorous portraits of your guests, providing them with a unique keepsake from the celebration.

Pocket Circus
Smarty Pants Balloons

When it comes to planning a birthday party, the right vendors can make all the difference. Whether you opt for a full-service party planner, a custom cake designer, or entertainment that wows, these vendors are dedicated to ensuring your celebration is nothing short of extraordinary. Explore local options and turn your birthday party dreams into a reality!