Lansing Mom’s Guide to Celebrations

Celebrations come in every shape and size. We aren’t sticking to just birthday parties with this guide! We’ve got everything moms need for any celebration you can think of. Baby showers, birthday parties, anniversaries, and more. We’re here to celebrate all of life’s moments with you. Dive into this guide for any special occasion you can think of!

As always we’re so grateful to our partners, AL!VE, Neverland Entertainment, Launch Lansing, AC Hotels, Dream A Little Dream, Stellableu Designs and Sparrow Bloom for making this guide possible.

Unique spaces are available at AL!VE to rent for business meetings, family celebrations, parties, and community events. We offer several CELEBRATE! packages for personal celebrations including showers, graduations, birthdays, field trips, youth parties and more. Pricing for both packages and room rentals can be found at Whatever your desire, our AL!VE Events Manager will help design a one-of-a-kind, memorable event. Call 517.541.5812 for more information, date availability and rates.

Be sure to check out their Event Spaces, Children’s Services and their Facebook for more information!

Stellableu is a design & event planning business co-owned by Jenna & Domonique. Simply put: we create, you celebrate. We focus on high quality experiences, luxury balloon artistry & bringing trendy party decor to Greater Lansing. 

We plan and create memories that last a lifetime, and focus on each event exceeding our clients expectations. You can connect with us on Instagram, Facebook, and through our Website.

We are mid-Michigan’s premier party & event character entertainment! Since 2014 we have specialized in visits from our 100+ characters including princesses, superheroes, mermaids, dinosaurs & MORE!
You can put your mind at ease knowing our characters are 5 star rated, insured, rigorously trained, and have NEVER MISSED an event!
Owned and operated by local mom, Hanna Scott, her commitment lies in being the highest quality with a price available for every budget. With a little faith, trust, and pixie dust, we can’t wait to bring unforgettable memories to your next event!
Ready to be whisked off to Neverland? Be sure to visit their Website, Instagram and their Pricing Inquiries for more information.
Our mission is to provide you with an amazing experience from start to finish. We want to take your dream event and turn it into a reality that you never want to escape. You provide the party place and we come to you to do all the set up and tear down. We offer fun themed kid tent options to adult posh picnic options to everything in between!!
If you don’t see something you like, we love to customize! We want your event to be truly unique and memorable. We believe one size doesn’t fit all! Let your imagination run wild and we will be there to help you every step of the way!
Not only do we want to make your dreams come true but we also want to fulfill the wishes for other children that are so deserving! For every party we have, a portion will be donated to the Make a wish foundation. We look forward to helping make your next event unforgettable!!
Check out Dream a Little Dream on their website, Facebook, and Instagram for more information.

Launch Lansing is conveniently located on the north end of the Meridian Mall in Okemos and has over 30,000 sq ft of attractions, like trampolines, ninja course, battle pit, arcade, laser tag, and more! We host the best birthday parties, with food/drink, activities, paperware, private room, and a host all included! You invite the kids, we’ll do the rest!

Think you can’t afford us, check out our monthly memberships for our best value! We guarantee we’ll be the cleanest family entertainment center you ever step foot into. What are you waiting for, hop on over today and follow us @launchlansing on Facebook and Instagram.

Step into modern design with a European vibe at the brand new AC Hotel Lansing, ideally located near Michigan State University (MSU) campus and just minutes to downtown Lansing and Eastwood Towne Center. Located within the Red Cedar development which includes restaurants, retail space, public park space and a connection to the Lansing River Trail. A refined design with an emphasis on technology brings 55′ flat-screen Smart HDTV’s to each room and
complimentary high-speed WiFi throughout. Our daily breakfasts at AC Kitchen will kick-start your morning with freshly baked croissants, artisan cured meats and assorted quiches. Maintain your healthy lifestyle in the heated Indoor Pool and the Fitness Center. We offer a Spanish twist with our breakfast and serve up tapas and expert local knowledge at our AC Lounge, featuring handcrafted cocktails and craft brews. Grab a glass of wine at Toscana kitchen and wine market. Host your next successful meeting for up to 200 in our 3,796 sq ft of event and meeting space. You can find out more information and make a reservation today by visiting the AC Hotel Website. 

Hello there! We’re Becca + Kait, the proud owners of Sparrow Bloom. As specialty florists, we’ve combined our passion for gardening and floral design. Our journey began with designing intimate weddings and we recently opened a cozy storefront in downtown Lansing. Our services include full-service weddings, pick-up weddings, event flowers, floral design + wreath workshops, and even a unique private stem bar experience. Enjoy daily flowers to brighten your days, and explore our shop filled with plants, gifts, and more. Sparrow Bloom brings natural elegance and creativity to your special moments all across Michigan! You can check us out on our website for more information and to connect!

Need to add some food into your party but not sure where to start? Consider checking out some of these local spots!

  • A Catered Affaire
  • 2020 Bistro and Catering
  • Cask and Company
  • City Barbeque
  • Distinctive Catering
  • Gator’s Grill
  • Finley’s Grill & Smokehouse
  • Kellogg Catering
  • Picnic Food Truck
  • Precious Peony Kitchen
  • Saddleback BBQ
  • The Olde Creamery LLC

If you’re looking for the perfect spot to host any type of event! Consider checking out one of these options below!

  • Allen Neighborhood Center
  • Alumni Memorial Chapel at MSU
  • American Fifth Spirits
  • The Beeswax Barn
  • Beggar’s Banquet
  • The Brew Cafe
  • Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum
  • The Cadillac Room
  • Capital prime
  • Clover Joy
  • Dusty’s Cellar
  • Eagle Eye Golf and Banquet Center
  • Ellison Brewery + Spirits
  • The English Inn
  • Grand Ledge Country Club
  • Hannah Community Center
  • Lansing Shuffle
  • Lansing City Arena
  • The Lansing Studio
  • Looking Glass Brewing Company
  • Michigan Institute for Contemporary Art
  • Michigan Princess
  • Michigan Wildlife Conservancy
  • The Nordic Pineapple Bed and Breakfast
  • One North Kitchen & Bar
  • The Peony Room
  • River house Inn
  • The Jefferson Mason
  • The Robin Theatre
  • The Venue
  • Turner Dodge House
  • UrbanBeat Event Center

Looking to add a little entertainment to the party? Consider checking out one of these Lansing Area entertainers!

  • Lakuna Links
  • Jeff the Magician
  • Mermaid Molly
  • Face Painting By Hilary
  • Just for Fun Ink
  • Miracle Face Painter
  • Dawn’s Art to You
  • Dave Kippen Art
  • Olivia Grace and Company
  • Pedal Saloon

Lansing Mom has no shortage of gift ideas! Be sure to check out some of our lists below.

If you’re looking for inflatables and rentals to take your party to the next level check it all out here!

  • Backyard Carnival
  • Fiesta Yard Signs
  • Hot Flash Selfies
  • Lansing Party Rentals
  • Mia’s Creative Concierge
  • Planet X Events
  • Stellableu Designs
  • Tickle Time Rentals
  • TrueStory Photo Booth

If you’re looking for the perfect addition to party decor, look no further! Consider checking out one of these options below!


  • All Grand Events + Floral
  • Alpha-LIT Mid Michigan
  • Ava’s Flowers
  • Hyacinth House
  • Lolly Bean
  • Fiesta Yard Signs
  • Stella Bleu Designs
  • Sparrow Bloom
  • Twistamint Balloons
  • Where the Wild Things Bloom

Need a photographer for your event? Lansing Mom has a full guide to local area photographers that you can access right here! 

If you’re looking for the perfect spot to host a kids party! Consider checking out one of these options below!

  • Launch Lansing
  • Al!VE: Your Community Well-Being Place
  • Art Unlimited
  • Breakout Escape Rooms
  • Buff City Soap
  • Bull’s Eye Axe Throwing
  • Celebration Cinema
  • Challenges East Lansing
  • Charlotte Aquatic Center
  • Chuck E. Cheese
  • DEFY
  • EDRU Skate
  • Fenner Nature Center
  • Funtyme Adventure
  • Goldfish Swim School
  • High Caliber Carting
  • Impression 5 Science Center
  • Jumpin’ Jax
  • Kiki’s Gymnastics
  • Lansing City Arena
  • Playing Picasso
  • Preuss Pets
  • Potter Park Zoo
  • The Pod Lansing
  • Reach Art Studio
  • Royal Scot Golf & Bowl
  • Spare Time Lansing
  • Suburban Ice
  • Sundance Riding Stable
  • Sweet Encounter
  • Tinkrlab
  • Whimsical Party Gallery
  • Woldumar Nature Center
  • X-Golf Lansing
  • Zap Zone

Need to add something sweet to the party? Consider checking out one of these local spots.

  • Bake N’ Cakes
  • Blumchen Bakery
  • Cake’s-A-Bloomin’
  • Coco’s Confections
  • Crowded Table Cookies
  • Crumbl Cookies
  • GiGi’s Cupcakes
  • Kona Ice
  • Mitten Raised Bakery
  • MSU Bakers
  • Spun Confections
  • Sugar Shack Shop
  • Sweet Encounter Bakery
  • Sweetilicious
  • The Whipped Bakery

Lansing Mom strives to provide up-to-date information for our community. If you have more resources please email [email protected]

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Check out our Guide to Date Nights.


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