Character Appearances


How it Works

Houston Party Playland offers a wide variety of character appearances to make your child's birthday party even more unique and special!  You can add a character appearance for parties booked at Houston Party Playland or events held at your home, banquet hall, and more!

All character appearances include character with a helper, character entertainment for children, photo time, and cake time.  

Pricing Information

For parties held at Houston Party Playland:

$35 - 10 minutes during Happy Birthday song and cake time.

For off-site events:

30 Min - $275 + mileage

60 Min - $350 + mileage
Additional Characters - $100 each for 30 minutes.

On the day of your event

1. Character and Character Host will greet party guests

2. Photo time with the character - all guests are welcome to take photos with the characters, even Grandma!!

3. Character Host will gather everyone for birthday cake. All the guests will join the birthday child and the character to sing Happy Birthday and blow out the candles!

5. Time to go! The character host will announce time for the character to leave, and all final photos can be taken at that time.  

Want to change things up? No problem! Our party coordinator will contact you to work out the details ahead of time to ensure a great experience. 

Character Selection

Here's a list of our most popular characters. We frequently add to our collection, so keep checking back!

-PJ Masks (Owlett, CatBoy, Gekko)

-Baby Shark and Pinkfong (COMING SOON)

-Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse

-Marshall (Paw Patrol)

-Chase (Paw Patrol)

-Skye (Paw Patrol)

-Ryder (Paw Patrol)

-Poppy (Trolls)

-SpongeBob Square Pants
-Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles

-Dora the Explorer

-Doc McStuffins

-Lambie (Doc McStuffins)

-Buzz Lightyear (Toy Story)

-Woody (Toy Story)

-The Hulk



-Thomas the Train

-Cookie Monster
-Olaf (Frozen)

-Sven (Frozen)

-Molly (Bubble Guppies)


Q: How can I add a character appearance for my child's party at Houston Party Playland?

A: When booking your party, please let us know which character you would like and we will add it to your party! 

Q: How can I book a character appearance for an off-site event?

A: Please fill out a contact form below or  email us at Please include your name, phone number, and address where the event is being held. We will create a quote and contact you within 24-48 hours,

Q: How far in advance should I book for off-site events?

A: We prefer you schedule at least 3-4 weeks before your event to ensure availability. 

Q: My child's birthday party is at a banquet hall, park, etc. can I still schedule a character appearance?

A: Yes! We can travel to any venue you'd like, as long as it's permitted by the venue. Please note that due to safety reasons, we do not do outdoor appearances when the temperature is above 80 degrees.

Q: How is mileage calculated?

A: Distance will be calculated from Houston Party Playland as the starting point. We will enter your address or the address of the venue into Google Maps and calculate the distance. We charge 75 cents per mile over 5 miles.

 Still have questions? Email us at or call us at 281-525-4163.