Piñatas are a fun activity for a child’s birthday party. But why let the kids have all the fun? Adults like them too! You can find piñatas in every shape and size. And if you can’t find exactly what you’re looking for, some businesses will create a custom piñata for you!
In fact, you can get a piñata to fit any birthday party theme you can think of. Traditional Piñatas can be shaped like a star or a burro, but you can also get them made in the shape of your child’s favorite cartoon character, super hero, or even their favorite vegetable!
Plus, we’ve got the scoop on Piñatas for you – with everything you need to know about how to do a Piñata the right way at a party.
Related: The LA Birthday Party Guide
The Best Places to Buy Piñatas in Los Angeles and all around SoCal
4727 W. Washington Blvd. #1, Los Angeles, CA 90016
The business mission of Amazing Piñatas is to “offer a large variety of well-made quality piñatas at reasonable prices while paying workers fair livable wages.” Take a look at the photos on their website and you’ll see an expansive, A to Z variety of piñatas (alligator to white bunny, for example), as well as “adult-only” piñatas for a bachelor/bachelorette party. They also create custom piñatas and have worked with a large number of prominent corporations.
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Dino’s Party Supply
1135 San Fernando Rd., San Fernando, CA 91340
Dino’s Party Supply has been serving the San Fernando Valley for more than thirty years. Here, you’ll find a very large assortment of piñatas as well as balloons, Mexican candy, and party supplies.
El Payasito Party Supply
2437 W. Pico Blvd., Los Angeles, CA
El Payasito Party Supply is a popular spot for piñatas and has been in business for over 30 years. At any time, you’ll find over 100 varieties of Mexican candy as well as over 50 different piñatas at this family-owned shop.
941 S. Birch St., Los Angeles, CA
Escamex offers a wide-range of piñatas, including different themes, different sizes, and different characters. Escamex also carries a variety of Mexican and American candies. And, if you’re not finding what you had in mind, they also do special piñata orders (which would need to be ordered about 3 weeks ahead of time).
Joker Party Supply
1512 E. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90021
Joker Party Supply is family-owned and operated and has been in business since 1995. They offer a large assortment of piñatas, balloons, paper goods, and more. Loyal customers also speak highly of Joker Party’s helpful and friendly staff.
Navarro’s Party Supply
1258 E. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90021
For more than twenty years, Navarro’s Party Supply has played a part in making party dreams into reality. Here you’ll find “a large assortment of Mexican and American candies, toys, balloons, Latin American Products, party supplies, and piñatas.”
Multiple Locations including
25361 Crenshaw Blvd., Torrance, CA 90505
If you’re looking for a one-stop-shop destination, Party City is it. You can find a large assortment of piñatas here as well as matching paper goods, balloons, party favors, and more.
2221 W. 2nd Street Suite A, Santa Ana, CA
Piñatas Villafan is a family business that was established twenty years ago. They create custom piñatas and customers speak highly of their friendly customer service. Plan to place your order at least 2 weeks in advance. (They are closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.)
Raquel’s Candy N’Confections
1238 E. Olympic Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90021
For four consecutive years, Raquel’s Candy N’Confections has been voted “Best Candy Store in Los Angeles” by Los Angeles Downtown News. And, to go with all that candy, you’ll also find a large assortment of piñatas here. Plus, they offer tableware, games, party favors, and more so you can do all your party shopping at one location.
Red Hot Chilis
Multiple Locations including
1010 E. 10th St., Los Angeles, CA 90021
Red Hot Chilis does indeed sell chili, but you’ll also find a large assortment of piñatas. And you’ll find plenty of candy for your piñatas as well as party decorations, small gifts, and more.
The Piñata House
452 W. Vernon Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90037
The Piñata House is a family-owned and operated business, established back in 1978. They pride themselves on custom making “any piñata you can possibly think of.” They also offer handmade props and signs for all occasions. Ordering information is available on their Instagram page.
Vine American Party Store
5969 Melrose Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90038
Vine American, a 10,000-square foot store, is the source for one-stop-shopping for many families. They are experts, having been in business since 1934. They offer both large and small piñatas as well as this promise: “If you want it, we have it. If we don’t have it, we’ll get it. If we can’t get it, we’ll help you find it.”
Wendy Kennar is a mother, writer, and former teacher who has lived her entire life in the same Los Angeles zip code. You can read more from Wendy at her website WendyKennar.com where she writes about books, boys, and bodies (living with an invisible disability).
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