UPDATED SEPTEMBER 2014: This is your one-stop guide for planning a children's birthday party or special event in Rockland County, New York. You'll find birthday party places; entertainers including musicians, magicians, face painters, and clowns; cake shops and bakeries; and balloon and party supply stores in New City, Nanuet, Orangeburg, West Nyack, Blauvelt, Valley Cottage, Pearl River, and more, plus parties that come to your home.
60 Dutch Hill Road, Suite 8, Orangeburg
Unleash your child’s creative side! Art Adventure’s spacious, clean, and bright studio boasts magnificent views perfect for entertaining. Our certified teacher individually plans all parties to ensure that all activities are a perfect fit for your child and their guests. We can accommodate up to 30 children with a variety of age-appropriate art activities, as well as our signature messy party activities, including the splatter booth. All parties include pizza, drinks, paper goods, full staff, and decorations.
BEEALIVE BEE SPA STORE
19 N. Broadway, Nyack
As your Bee Spa hostesses and spa specialists, we set the atmosphere for your child’s party. The celebration includes a relaxing session of mini spa facials, pampering manicures, and glitter tattoos for all. The evening would not be complete without dressing up in boas, hats, gloves, and jewels, all found in our endless treasure chest. We provide entertainment, activities, games, and prizes, along with a customized music selection of her choice. For the highlight of the evening, they’ll enjoy a sit-down tea party at a table set for a queen.
Located at Palisades Center, 1282 Palisades Center Drive, First Floor, West Nyack
Your child’s birthday is one of the most important days of the year, so why not make it spectacular? Enter the magical world of Billy Beez, a 26,000-square-foot indoor playground. In this beautifully vibrant space, kids can ride the wave of the rainbow slide, rock climb to the highest heights, bounce around a soft-surface sports court, and so much more! We also offer open play, NEW weekly sports programs and supervised drop off programs. Call today to hear more about our awesome party packages, programs and pricing.
BLUE MOON MEXICAN CAFÉ
7-27 Pondfield Road, Bronxville
Woodcliff Lake, NJ
Looking to add a touch of spice to your child's next birthday celebration without heading south of the border? Then take an unforgettable trip to the moon—the Blue Moon Mexican Café, that is. Four convenient locations in Bergen and Westchester counties present visitors of all ages with a bright and airy atmosphere. Our outgoing, child-friendly staff will put together the party of a lifetime. Your party guests will revel in a fun-filled celebration with a mouth-watering menu. Call today to find out more!
BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS
612 Corporate Way (off Route 303), Valley Cottage
310 Michael Drive, Syosset
There is no party place in the tri-state area like Bounce! Trampoline Sports! Guests jump on 10,000 square feet of trampolines, bounce off trampoline walls, play trampoline dodgeball and slam-dunk basketball, and somersault into giant foam pits! Bounce! Jr. for ages 6 and younger includes separate zone with trampolines, foam pit, and giant inflatable obstacle course. Free Wi-Fi, HD television lounge, and snack and coffee bar. We recently expanded, so come down and check us out for your next party! At Bounce! “Have Fun–Get Fit!®” Visit our website or call for party details.
70 Eisenhower Drive, Paramus
150 Clearbrook Road, Elmsford
BounceU is the perfect party place for kids! Our bounce houses and interactive games are located in a private, clean, indoor environment that’s great for kids’ birthday parties. Children love our famous inflatable events, which include paper goods, invitations, and dedicated Party Pros. Pizza, party favors, cake, and balloons are available at an additional cost. Visit our website for a complete list of party packages!
CHAMPION DAY CAMP
175 W. Clarkstown Road, New City
Champion Birthday Parties at Champion Day Camp
Champion birthday parties take place at Champion Day Camp’s gorgeous facility. All of our parties are private and all-inclusive. We take care of everything, so you don’t have to bring a thing! Party options include sports, mini-golf, inflatables, The Giant Outdoor Krazy Maze, laser tag, pedal go-karts, and Animaland Stuffed Animals. June-August, additional packages include pool with giant water slides and Wet N’ Wild Adventure (inflatable water slides and foam fun). Packages can be combined and modified. We make unforgettable parties. Summer camp information at championdaycamp.com.
69 Lake Road, Congers
Danceworks has been in the Clarkstown area for more than 33 years. The studio offers classes in creative dance, pre-ballet, pointe, tap, jazz, and hip-hop for ages 3 through teens. Danceworks specializes in children—encouraging a friendly and non-competitive atmosphere. Several children have gone on to study at the School of American Ballet in Manhattan. Our adult ballet workout (free babysitting) teaches you to work with your body, not against it. Beginners are welcome and no special clothing is needed. Free trial classes are available to all. We also offer dance birthday parties.
THE FABRIC LADY
Are you looking for a unique and creative birthday party? The Fabric Lady brings the fun to you! Kids will learn to sew and make their own creations. Parties for kids ages 5 and older are customized for your child, and are held at your location. Projects offered vary by age, so call for more details. We offer a large selection of fabrics, notions, sewing machines, and current and vintage fabrics, as well as sewing and quilting classes for adults and children. Private lessons, Girl Scouts, bar and bat mitzvahs, and other group events available.
GLAZE ART STUDIO
34 Orangeburg Plaza, Orangeburg
Bring creativity and imagination to your child's next birthday party. Choose from pottery painting for children ages 5 and older, or mosaics for children ages 8 and older. Packages include one piece of pottery or mosaic per child, all creative materials, exclusive use of our party room, party coordinator(s) to assist, pizza, juice, invitations, a Glaze T-shirt or tote bag for the birthday child, and a $5 Glaze gift certificate for each partygoer! Visit our website for more details.
125 Paris Ave., Northvale
Minutes from Rockland/NJ border
The best-tasting birthday parties and baking classes in town! Grandma’s Kitchen is a peanut and tree nut allergy-free facility where you can safely host a private party, come for baking classes, or simply order a custom cake. With more than 18 years of experience, we have the expertise to make sure your child and guests have a great time. Dairy-free, egg-free, gluten-free, Parve, and vegan also available. Party packages for all budgets, and each one ensures that every child bakes and takes home their own unique creation: cakes, cupcakes, cookies, s’mores, and more.
450 W. Nyack Road, West Nyack
Sports, dance, art, music, science, magic, and more...choose your theme and JCC Rockland provides the rest! Party packages for ages 3 and older include two hours for room, party host/hostess, activity staff, balloons, decorations, and solid-colored paper goods. Contact Monica Rosenbaum at 845-362-4400 x111 or email@example.com to schedule your party today!
180 Germonds Road, West Nyack
Established for more than 35 years, we offer a fully equipped ceramics and plaster studio where children and adults let their creativity run wild. Parties for kids include invitations, paper goods, and a painter's hat for the birthday child signed by their friends—you provide the food and drink. Open classes for individuals and groups of all ages (i.e. Girl Scouts, ladies night, corporate, camps, etc.). We offer the largest selection of ceramic and plaster pieces to paint and glaze or paint and take home same day, including items for holidays.
JOLIROSE CAKE SHOP
Serving Rockland, Westchester, and Northern Bergen Counties,
At Jolirose Cake Shop, I strive to provide an outstanding customer experience and product. All my cakes, cupcakes, and macaroons are made with the finest ingredients, to ensure your custom cake tastes as good as it looks. I understand your cake (or your child's cake) is a unique expression of you (or your child). All cakes are made to order, and I do my absolute best to meet the design and taste expectations for EVERY order. Jolirose Cake Shop is fully licensed and insured, serving Rockland and Westchester counties, and northern New Jersey.
321 Broadway, Hillsdale
At JW Tumbles, we pride ourselves in knowing how to party. Our birthdays are a mix of silliness and big-time FUN! Geared toward kids ages 1-6 years, each party includes action-packed games, music, swinging, sports, dancing, zip lines, and more. Three enthusiastic party professionals coordinate and handle the celebration, keeping you worry-free. They set up the party, greet guests, sing happy birthday, entertain the kids, and best of all, clean it all up after you leave! You'll have the whole facility to yourselves, so kick back and relax while we handle everything.
K & A HOUSE OF BOUNCE PARTY RENTALS
“We bring the party to you.” We provide everything you need to make your event special, including bouncers, dunk tanks, party tents, kids' tables and chairs, sand art, spin art, cotton candy, popcorn, and other fun concession foods. We have one of the largest selections of themed inflatables, along with wet slides and dry slides to provide safe, non-stop fun for your guests. We pride ourselves on our exceptional level of customer service. Fully licensed and insured.
Serving Westchester & Rockland County NY as well as Northern NJ,
One call and we do it all! Let Kids Favorites bring your party to life with our fun-filled assortment of inflatables, party equipment rentals, and food. Choose from a huge selection of air castles, slides, obstacle courses, dunk tanks, batting cages, and cotton candy, popcorn, and snow cone makers. Also, personalized entertainment geared toward your child's favorite things including magic, face painting, balloon-animal making, games, crafts, characters, and clowns. We provide a full range of catering options including pizza and drinks, hot and cold appetizers, sandwich or wrap platters, more formal entrees, cakes, and desserts. Staffing available too: bartenders and servers, set-up, and clean up.
Lucky Strike West Nyack
4662 Palisades Center Drive, West Nyack
Lucky Strike Manhattan
624-660 W. 42nd St. (42nd Street and 12th Avenue)
You invite the guests, we take care of the rest. Our party packages include unlimited bowling, soft drinks, and food that is replenished throughout the party. Add on swag bags, and you have THE party of all parties. We offer kid-sized shoes, low-weight balls, bumpers, and rolling ramps. Choose from a host of menus, private rooms, and party options to suit your needs. Call one of our professional party planners or check us out online for a seamless experience, from the invites to the smiles!
MASTER JUNG & YU TRADITIONAL TAEKWONDO
70 N. Main St., New City
Give your child a birthday party that will change his or her life! Introductory taekwondo lesson, stretching, kicking, relay games, board breaking, and self-defense not only celebrate your child's birthday, but also teach valuable lifetime techniques, such as healthy eating habits, daily exercise, respect, discipline, confidence, and appreciation of parents. Teaching martial arts is love. Parties are offered on Saturday afternoons and Sunday mornings.
32 Orangetown Shopping Center, Orangeburg
260 Grand Ave., Englewood, NJ
Birthday parties for boys and girls start at age 5. Children learn how chocolate is made, make a chocolate pizza that is decorated, and hand dip other goodies to take home. Our repeat guests and adults make a chocolate bowl filled with hand-dipped delights. Fun for all ages. Chocolate-Making Classes are also offered in the Englewood, NJ location.
Serving New York, New Jersey, Connecticut, and Pennsylvania,
Make your child's birthday party special and unforgettable with a show of singing, dancing, giggles, and wiggles, with Matty Roxx, kids' musician and funster. A Matty Roxx party includes an engaging, 45-minute musical performance, plenty of audience participation, scarves, shakers, instruments, bubble machine, Matty Roxx egg shakers (one for each child to take home), and a Matty Roxx T-shirt for the birthday child. For more about Matty Roxx, visit mattyroxx.com, call 917-830-7699, or email firstname.lastname@example.org to reserve your party. Subject to availability.
MY GYM - NANUET
249 W. Route 59, Nanuet
In our newly renovated, state-of-the-art space, My Gym offers perfectly planned celebrations, created specifically for each birthday child with special song and game requests made prior to the party. Our experienced, lively party specialists will design a unique and personal celebration for your child, jam-packed with exhilarating activities, games, puppets, songs, rides, and more! It will be an occasion long remembered, and we handle everything! We cater to your budget with our Premier, Deluxe, and Grand Celebration packages, and are equipped to provide nonstop party fun for a wide range of group sizes.
MY SWEET PEA
14 N. Main St., New City
New City's premier children's boutique is now offering craft and cake decorating birthday parties and workshops by Katy Krafts! Classes and parties will be held at My Sweet Pea Boutique’s new location. Children ages 18 months-14 years are invited to select from our craft workshop projects, from silly hand-made creatures to personalized wall art. Cake decorating classes will cover basic to advanced decorating techniques, for both children and adults. Classes are offered individually or in multi-class packages. Call for more information on party packages, class dates, times, prices, and themes.
ORCHARDS OF CONCKLIN
2 S. Mountain Road, Pomona
Give your child a fabulous two-hour fall birthday party at our location! Parties are by appointment only on Saturday and Sunday mornings during September and October, and include the use of five giant blow-ups (haunted house, slide, bouncer, caterpillar train, and Jurassic Park). Bookings are limited. Call or email Chrissy at email@example.com to reserve your party. We offer apple picking Sept. 20 through October; we recommend calling ahead for availability. Pick-your-own group tours are available by appointment.
PALISADES CLIMB ADVENTURE
4590 Palisades Center Drive, Level 4 of the Palisades Center, West Nyack
Palisades Climb Adventure offers the world's tallest indoor ropes challenge course. Standing 85 feet tall, it has five levels and 75 unique challenge elements to explore, climb, and conquer. More advanced athletes will find a challenge, while “just for fun” climbers will experience a sense of athletic accomplishment. New to the attraction is the Sky Tykes kids’ ropes course, designed for ages 2-7, 48 inches tall and shorter. Both courses are available for birthday parties and special events for groups of 10 or more. Book your group today!
113 Rockland Plaza, W. Nyack
Rockland's original indoor inflatable party facility has moved to its new location in Nanuet! Attractions include brand-new, mind-blowing custom inflatables, our glow-in-the-dark, Screamin’ Ball Blasters, Laser Balloon Cage, and more! We feature the area’s greatest roller coaster simulator with all new tracks to give partygoers a different kind of thrill. All are included with every Screamin’ Party! Open daily for your convenience. The area’s premier entertainment provider, L.E.D. (Lights. Entertainment. Dance.) will be open in the same facility to host Sweet Sixteens, Mitzvahs, Quinceaneras, or any celebration, with state-of-the-art lights and lasers!
8 Second St., New City
Glamour girls unite! We offer fun and exciting princess, rock star, glamour girl, and American Girl Doll themed party packages, including dress up with our amazing costumes, hairstyling, mini-manicures, sparkle tattoos, dancing, catwalk, and more. Teen Parties focus on skin care and makeup application. Birthday girls are free and receive a special gift. We also offer a great selection of party favors and food options. Other offerings include Girl Scout events, 1-hour play-date and drop-off programs, and great kids’ haircuts, which include free mini-mani or glitter tattoo.
40 S. Main St., New City
Birthday parties at Strawtown Jewelry are fun, creative, and educational. Each child designs and makes two bracelets or anklets using professional techniques. Our parties get outstanding reviews from parents and children. Girls are proud to wear the jewelry they create. The birthday girl is free with a minimum of 11 kids. Perfect for Girl Scout and Brownie troop events. We offer “Girls Night Out” parties, jewelry-making classes, ear piercing, watch batteries, and repairs. We have Rockland’s largest selection of sterling silver and fashion jewelry.
THE SUNSHINE GALLERY CHILDREN'S STORE
212 Market St. (Nanuet Mall South), Nanuet
A fun, creative and educational birthday party for your child and their friends: 1½-hour instructional studio hands-on creative time. Children will learn about various art mediums, the history through many common cultures of the use of such materials, and finally, create a work of self expression. Then, it’s a hop, skip, and jump to a local children's gym, restaurant, or ice cream shop. Packages for every budget. Also, a great place to buy gifts with 50-percent off all merchandise, everyday! Located behind Nanuet Mall South, next to Tumble - Bee Gymnastics.
THE ORIGINAL LITTLE SCOOPS - STILL THE BEST!
500 Route 303, Orangeburg
Conveniently located, just minutes from New City and the New Jersey border
The Original Little Scoops is still the sweetest party place in town, celebrating 10 years of the best birthday parties in Rockland and Bergen counties with the original owner! In addition to being Rockland’s sweetest place to hold your child's celebration, we’re also a full-service ice cream parlor, open seven days. Visit us anytime, or call to book a party in our retro ’50s ice cream parlor—great for family, scout troops, sports teams, group meetings, and fundraising events. Different themes are offered to customize your gathering.
THOMAS CLIFFORD'S MARTIAL ARTS
3 N. Main St., Pear River
Our parties are legendary! A karate party is a great way to enter the world of martial arts. It's also a great way for experienced students to share the martial arts with friends and family. And, don't tell anyone, but it's also great fun! At Thomas Clifford's Martial Arts, we offer a spacious, fully equipped facility, an energetic, cheerful, and professional staff, and martial arts-themed fun and games. Packages include pizza and juice boxes, plates, cups, napkins, plastic ware, and table cloths. Additional options available. Give your child a party everyone will remember!
TILLY...A DEER'S TALE
Tilly...A Deer's Tale, is about a real deer who lives in upstate New York and faces challenges after an accident. This powerful story is meant to inspire children living with physical challenges or limitations. The book makes a great birthday gift!
THE TOY BOX
44 E. Central Ave., Pearl River
Locally owned and conveniently located on Central Avenue in Pearl River, The Toy Box is a wonderful alternative to big box toy stores. We carry a variety of toys for children of all ages—some not available anywhere else in the county. Toys by Erector, Thomas the Tank Engine, Playmobil, dolls by Madame Alexander, stuffed animals by Schleich, and more. Tween jewelry, Klutz activity books, along with a complete line of Webkinz, and accessories. Great for baby shower gifts, too. Gift wrapping and gift certificates are always available. Friendly, hometown service!
1581 Route 202, Pomona
It’s your party, your choice at Toyriffic2! You have the option to rent our party room and provide your own food and entertainment, or take advantage of one of our convenient party packages. Party options start as low as $159 for up to 40 people. Our party room includes a pingpong table, air hockey, and arcade games. The party space is part of the Toyriffic toy store, which features a great selection of quality, affordable, educational toys, crafts, games, puzzles, and more.
VICKI'S DANCE STUDIO
61 Maple Ave., New City
We offer a variety of birthday parties for all ages, boys and girls. Some great party theme options are Hip-Hop Dance Party & Games Mix, Jumping Gymnastics, Disney Dance Mix, Dress-up Princess Party, and many more! We make sure the birthday child feels special and is the center of attention. Our parties are very well organized, at a price you can't beat! Easy for the parents and fun for the children. Party packages include decorations, paper products, entertainment, and a party coordinator. Call for a party to remember.
YANKEE STADIUM TOURS
Yankee Stadium, Bronx
Yankee Stadium Tours, presented by MasterCard: Tour Yankee Stadium in 2014, home of the legendary New York Yankees. The tour includes visits to the New York Yankees Museum presented by Bank of America, Monument Park, the Yankees dugout, and the clubhouse. Or, have a Party City Birthday Bash for that special someone in your life! Please call for further information.
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