UPDATED February: A select list of fun birthday party places for kids in Westchester County, NY, including restaurants, gyms, and more that host children's parties in and near Ardsley, Bedford, Croton-on-Hudson, Mamaroneck, Mount Vernon, New Rochelle, Peekskill, Rye, Scarsdale, White Plains, and Yonkers. You'll also find caterers, party supply stores, and children's party entertainment, including magicians, clowns, musicians, face painters, and more.
UPDATED February: 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.
UPDATED February: Find fun kids' party places on Long Island, from Nassau County, including Garden City, Oyster Bay, Hempstead, Glen Cove, Mineloa, New Hyde Park, Rockville Centre, Valley Stream, Port Washington, and Farmingdale, to Suffolk County, including Babylon, Brookhaven, East Hampton, Huntington, Islip, Riverhead, Smithtown, Southampton. You'll also find children's party entertainers like magicians, clowns, and face painters.
UPDATED February: Find birthday party places for kids in Fairfield County, CT, including stores, gyms, restaurants, and more that host children's parties in Bridgeport, Danbury, Darien, Fairfield, Greenwich, Norwalk, Ridgefield, Stamford, Stratford, Trumbull, Weston, Westport, and Wilton. You'll also find kids' party entertainers like clowns, magicians, face painters, and more.
UPDATED February: Find fun kids' birthday party places in Queens, including restaurants, gyms and sports facilities, and other places that host birthday parties for children in Astoria, Bayside, Bellerose, Elmhurst, Flushing, Jamaica, Kew Gardens, Long Island City, Maspeth, Richmond Hill, Sunnyside, Woodside. You'll also find caterers, party supply stores, and kids' party entertainers like magicians, clowns, and face painters.
UPDATED February: A list of fun kids' birthday party places in Manhattan, including restaurants, gyms and sports facilities, and other places in NYC that host birthday parties for children. You'll also find caterers, party supply stores, and kids' party entertainers like magicians, clowns, and face painters in New York City, including those on the Upper East Side, Upper West Side, East Village, West Village, Midtown, Harlem, and beyond.
UPDATED February: Take a look at our birthday party guide for some fun ideas for kids in Brooklyn. Find party venues and spaces, caterers, planners, supply stores, and entertainers, including magicians, clowns, musicians, face painters, and more.
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Just like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles take on evil forces to save New York City, you can rise to the challenge of hosting a TMNT-themed birthday party for your child. All it takes is some ninja know-how to throw a party that’ll have them seeing green!
Despite enjoying the warm weather, having a summer birthday can be hard for your child because of vacation schedules. We spoke to Deanna Magenheim, owner of Let’s Gogh Art in Manhattan, a kid’s art and entertainment company, on how to make a summer birthday extra special for your child.
Python Printable Games, an online game resource, offers party games that are perfect for last-minute birthday party entertainment ideas.
Expanding on his artistic balloon twisting service, Brooklyn Balloon Company, creator Robert Moy is now expanding his party services to include fun face painting in the New York City area.
Meg Cox, author of 'The Book of New Family Traditions', shares birthday traditions to start with your children this year, including the many ways to decorate with balloons, celebrating half birthdays, and a thoughtful party favor.
Elaine Cohen, author of "Super-Duper Cupcakes", shares a unique birthday party theme of decorating cupcakes, as well as tips for hosting a cupcake-decorating party.