Favorite Birthday Destinations in (and around) Harrisonburg

Birthdays in Harrisonburg

We think Harrisonburg is a fantastic place. We also think birthdays are pretty fantastic things to celebrate. So clearly, Harrisonburg and birthdays go together perfectly. We’ve compiled a list of some of our Team’s favorite places for birthday celebrations in (and around) Harrisonburg. This is by no means an exhaustive list – so if we’ve missed your favorite once-a-year destination, let us know in the comments!

An excellent place for your kid’s birthday party. You get a private room for all the fun! You can add pizza and drinks to your party and can even bring in your own cake.

Birthdays in Harrisonburg


Accessed through a nondescript door on Water Street downtown, Jack’s Hideaway is Harrisonburg’s very own speakeasy-style bar. Cozy and stylish, this secretive spot is a great place for an adult birthday party. You can rent out the space complete with bar and (you guessed it!) a mouth-watering menu with Jack Brown’s and Billy Jack’s food selections.


Classy and delicious, The Local Chop & Grill House offers delectable food and drink options all in a beautifully rustic setting.

Birthdays in Harrisonburg


Nestled in a gorgeous part of the Valley, Bluestone Vineyard offers views that are about as picturesque as you can get. With the option of wine tastings, you can decide which locally produced wine you like the most before buying a bottle to enjoy on your birthday.

Check out The Cupcake Company to complete your celebration with a delicious dessert >>>

Birthdays in Harrisonburg


A beautifully renovated spot with expertly crafted beers, Pale Fire Brewing has quickly become a Harrisonburg favorite. You can reserve part of the Tap Room for your birthday party or if you want more control over the decor, music, and atmosphere for your celebration, you can reserve the entire Tap Room.


An athletic training facility combined with an indoor soccer facility, Next Level Athletic Development offers birthday party rentals that can include anything from just renting the turf field to a party complete with pizza, cupcakes, and a party planner.

Birthdays in Harrisonburg


Enjoy mini golf? Mulligan’s Golf Center has options for both kids and adults! You can rent a party pavilion, or buy rounds of golf (with food options!) for your next birthday party.


This old-school arcade can be rented out for children’s birthday parties (reserve duckpin bowling lanes) or adults (with options of a semi-private back room, portions of the main game room, or (for a large party) the entire arcade. Delicious buffet meals can be added to complete the party.

Birthdays in Harrisonburg


A favorite destination for kids in Harrisonburg, you can also host a birthday party at Explore More Discovery Museum! The rental includes a private decorated room and all-day admission for guests. You can even add a theme to the party for more birthday fun.


Located in a beautifully renovated historical home, this fine dining restaurant is a lovely spot for a more intimate birthday dinner. You can also hold larger private events there or spice up your party with their delicious catering menu.

Birthdays in Harrisonburg

Let us know YOUR favorite place to celebrate a birthday!

About Emily Marsh

Emily takes impressive photos, interviews interesting locals, and keeps things organized for Harrisonblog. She also works on special marketing projects, transaction management, and event management for The Harrisonburg Homes Team. Emily loves dogs, her friends and family, dancing, and getting outdoors.

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