24 Feb The Best of NYC: Parties for Kids
Where do you start when party planning for your child’s next birthday? With so much choice out there, we are showcasing some of the best options that NYC has to offer.
Child’s Play NY Parties
Child’s Play NY parties are tailor-made, joyful celebrations of your kid’s creativity!
After a consultation, Child’s Play NY teachers create an exciting party built from theater games to fit your child’s interests. They expertly lead the guests in a high-energy party, fueled by imagination.
Featured as the best party entertainment in Time Out NY Kids, providing unique and joyful birthday celebrations for over 10 years!
Here’s what makes Child’s Play NY parties unique:
- Theater teachers bring improvisation and play to a whole new level as they lovingly make your child the star of the day.
- They throw a spotlight on creative games for a party your child and their guests will never forget.
- If you can imagine it, it can be played! Choose from a menu of themes or create your own, like “Spies vs Police”, “Mad Hatter Tea Party” or “Harry Potter Adventures.”
75 minutes of led games and activities starts at $400 for 15 kids.
Parties are held in your home, or space of your choice.
My Fairytale Party
Have your child step into their very own magical storybook surprise with My Fairytale Party.
At My Fairytale Party we have a love & passion for creating magical parties for children – for creating that pure look of amazement in their eyes. It is through well-orchestrated, show-stopping fun that our truly talented character entertainers will whisk your party on a journey scaling the emotions of amazement, silliness & heart-felt memories in the making!
We love knowing that our parties provide a joyful experience, enjoyed by children and adults the like. Our entertainers not only play their role beautifully by ensuring you pinch yourself out of the fairytale, but they posses a real knowledge of working with children, creating order to your party & entertain the sparkles out of them!
We take your party needs to heart – leaving no detail forgotten & working with you to create your idea of the perfect party. We hope to leave every guest feeling a little lighter & more fanciful than before & looking forward to the following year where My Fairytale Party can fill magic in the air once more.
We know that you will find yourself coming back to us time & again.
Birthday Parties at Intrepid
Fill your child’s birthday with wonder and discovery. Choose from exciting themes, value packages and customized options to create a unique and exclusive birthday adventure for your child.
Featuring the legendary aircraft carrier Intrepid, the space shuttle Enterprise, the world’s fastest jets and more, we will create a unique birthday celebration that your child will love today—and remember forever.
Complete 2 hr. Package includes:
Admission to the Museum and submarine Growler
Exciting, themed activities for hands-on fun
Two Intrepid Museum party hosts (one in costume)
Lunch packages, birthday cake, and more!
We handle everything for you from start to finish!
Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum
W 46th St
Birthday Parties at DiMenna Children’s History Museum
Become a history detective on your birthday! Let our Museum staff help you create a meaningful and memorable birthday for your child!
Have a blast at our classic History Detectives party – or customize your birthday experience with a Featured History Party ! All listed prices are for parties of up to 12 child guests (including the birthday child) and include planning and party staff, paper goods, balloons, birthday poster, goodie bags, pizza, juice boxes, bottled water, and cake. Adult guests receive free Museum Admission and are welcome to join the celebration or enjoy the Museum galleries during the party.
Birthday parties are designed for kids ages 4 and up and are offered on Saturdays and Sundays during Museum hours, subject to availability.
DiMenna Children’s History Museum
New-York Historical Society
170 Central Park West
at Richard Gilder Way (77th Street)
New York, NY 10024
Birthday Parties at the Gaga Center
Throw your child a party they’ ll always remember! Our high-energy parties are 1.5 hours of pure gaga fun. They include music, pizza, juice, paper goods, and an amazing coaching staff! Let our event planners take care of it all!
230 E 93rd Street
Website | 212.920.7884
Have Birthday Fun at Bronx Zoo
The Bronx Zoo offers two varieties of Birthday parties: A “Choose your Own Adventure” package and a more inclusive “Birthday Safari”. Both parties include exciting animal demonstrations in a private party space, along with activities for the children, a private tour of the Congo Exhibit, and much more.
CHOOSE YOUR OWN ADVENTURE PARTIES are 1.5 hours long, and are available Saturdays and Sundays from 10:30am-12pm.
SAFARI BIRTHDAY EXPEDITIONS are 3 hours long, and are available Saturdays and Sundays from 1:30–4:30pm.
2300 Southern Blvd
Image Credit: Julia Larsen Maher ©WCS
Birthday Parties for Girls at Cotton Candy Spa
Your little princess will feel like a star when receiving the treatment with our spa & beauty parties! Her guests will receive mini facials, make up application mani’s, pedi’s and spent a luxurious time with friends!
Cotton Candy Spa is a boutique event company, serving Greenpoint, Williamsburg, Long Island City and surrounding metro areas. We believe the second you enlist us to be a part of your child’s special occasion we are collaborating to create the ultimate birthday celebration! Our Cotton Candy Spa Team is constantly looking to add unique party options to our roster to make our guests feel even more fabulous.
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