ODEON Birthday Parties

Celebrate your child's birthday with a fun-filled film party at ODEON

Celebrate your child’s birthday with a fun-filled film party at ODEON

From the moment they arrive with all their very best friends, we’ll whisk them away on a magical cinema celebration.                

Arranging your child’s ODEON birthday party couldn’t be easier. Just choose your party package, we’ll send you a price and you send out the invites. Leave the entertainment to us.

You can choose from our three party-perfect packages:

ODEON Kids Screening

  • 2D tickets to an ODEON Kids screening
  • Kids Mix for every child
  • A balloon for every child
  • 1 adult goes free for every 10 children

Blockbuster Birthday

  • Standard 2D tickets to a screening of a new film
  • Kids Mix for every child
  • A balloon for every child
  • 1 adult goes free for every 10 children

Private Party

  • 2D tickets to a private screening of a current or classic film
  • Kids Mix for every child
  • A balloon for every child


The birthday child will also get a ‘Happy Birthday!’ card and a child 2D ticket for another unforgettable film experience. Plus you can download invitations to give to your guests!

If you are interested in having a party, please read Things You Need to Know below, and then submit an enquiry form or ask in cinema. 

Things you need to know

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Please fill in the enquiry form at the bottom of the page and we'll aim to get back to you with a quote within 48 hours. Alternatively,  our  cinema hosts can give you a quote.

An ODEON Kids screening is a public screening of a family film which is not on current release.  

Birthday parties are for 2D films only. 3D, IMAX, ISENSE and Gallery performances are not included. You can sit in Premier seats for ODEON Kids screenings (subject to availability) and Private Parties. Blockbuster Birthdays are standard seats only.   

All parties should be booked and paid for at the cinema hosting the party.  For ODEON Kids screenings and Blockbuster Birthdays, you need to pay  in full the day before the party. For private parties you need to complete a confirmation form in cinema and pay in full 7 days before the party.  We'll give you the tickets when you pay.

The minimum number of guests for each party is 8 people.

All guests must be at least the minimum age required by the rating for the film. Proof of age may be required.

There must be at least one adult in the party, with an appropriate number of adults for larger parties (including any adults required due to  the film rating).  

We show ODEON Kids screenings at 10am, 10.15am or 10.30 am on Saturdays, Sundays and school holidays . To check film times for ODEON Kids screenings and  Blockbuster Birthdays, please visit our Kids page (opens in new window) and your local cinema page. For Private Parties, please submit an online equiry on the form below to check availability or ask in cinema.  

If you would like to see a film we are not currently showing, please ask and we will see if the film is available. An additional fee of £150 is charged for classic films

Every child gets a Kids Mix (which includes a kids popcorn, kids drink and a snack). If you would like to bring your own birthday cake, please contact the cinema manager beforehand.

You’ll get the Kids Mix, balloons (not helium), birthday card and child 2D ticket on the day.  You can download the invitations here at any time.

BFI IMAX, Covent Garden, Leicester Square, Panton Street, Tottenham Court Road, The Lounge at Whitley’s. ODEON Kids screenings are not available at: Swiss Cottage, Oxford Magdelon Street, Edinburgh Lothian Road and Dumfries.

If you would like to bring extra guests you can pay for them on the day. For ODEON Kids screenings or Blockbuster birthdays, individual tickets can be refunded on the day unless that brings the number of guests to less than 8. For a Private party, individual tickets cannot be refunded.

Can I cancel the party? ODEON Kids screenings and Blockbuster birthdays can be cancelled at any time before the film starts with a full refund. Private parties can be cancelled with 10 or more days’ notice with a full refund (except for the £150 additional fee, if applicable, which is non – refundable. If you cancel a Private party with less than 10 days’ notice, we are not able to provide a refund. All refunds will be processed in cinema.

Cinema hosts are not DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) checked.

You can only take photos outside the auditorium. Please be respectful of other guests.

You are dealing with the company trading from the cinema hosting the birthday party. For a list of operating companies, and to view ODEON’s general admission terms, please visit www.odeon.co.uk/privacy-and-legal.

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