If you've got a kid, or kids, chances are you know how important a birthday can be for them.  As we get older, our birthdays might lose their luster a bit, but thinking back, there were few days more exciting than our birthdays when our ages were still in the single and low double digits.  If you're looking for a place to provide great kids birthday party in Tampa, we've got you covered with this list of venues ranging from the fun to fitness-friendly, affordable and more.

Pump It Up - With locations in Westchase and Brandon, this one of a kind inflatable party zone takes the hassle of renting a costly inflatable away with two massive indoor arenas boasting some of the coolest inflatables in the area.  And, these aren't the simple moon walks or bounce houses you might remember.  We're talking huge slides,  unique obstacle courses and more.  Party packages start at $245 and include admission for up to 15, 90 minutes of bounce time, and 30 minutes in your own, private party room.

AirHeads Trampoline Arena - Treat the little ones to a one of a kind party experience where they can bounce the day away inside this wall-to-wall trampoline arena in North Tampa.  Party prices start at $299 with admission for up to 12 people, an hour of jump time, 2 one topping pizzas, and unlimited soft drinks and water for all the jumpers.

Florida Aquarium - Housing an expansive variety of native and exotic aquatic wildlife, interactive exhibits and a kid-friendly atmosphere, the Florida Aquarium is an ideal spot for kids seeking a fun, unique, and excitingly educational birthday party in Tampa.  Birthday party packages start at $300 for members and $335 for non-members with admission for 5-20 kids; a personal greeting from a SCUBA Diver at the Coral Reef exhibit; a creature feature up close look at one of the animals; and a private party room with your own personal host, sheet cake, decorations, party supplies and more.

Grand Prix Tampa - This all-in-one mecca for fun in Tampa boasts a variety of attractions many are sure to love including go-kart racing, arcade games, batting cages, mini golf and more.  Party packages start at $14.99 per person which includes unlimited mini golf, 20 tokens for the birthday child, 10 game tokens for each additional guest, 2 slices of pizza per guest, one 20 oz. soda per guest, private party room for 90 minutes and more options for additional fees.

Tampa City Parks - If you're looking for an affordable venue for children's birthday parties in Tampa, the city boasts a wide variety of parks with amenities like picnic shelters, grills, playgrounds, spring swimming and more depending on location.  Picnic shelter rentals start at well below $30 with seating for up to 24 and all the amenities the park of your choice has to offer.  Check out the Tampa Parks and Rec Picnic Shelter Rental page for prices, locations and availability.