Long Island Kids' Birthday Party Guide

Long Island Kids' Birthday Party Guide

January 5, 2017   |   DIRECTORY ARTICLES   


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UPDATED January 2017: 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.
@ PLAY AMUSEMENTS
229 NY-110 , Farmingdale
631-815-5355
Email info@playamusement.com

Have your next party at the newly renovated @ Play Amusements! It offers 30,000-square-feet of fun ranging from 92 arcade games, inflatables, bumper cars, roller coaster, a carousel, disco room, and laser tag! It even provides all the paper goods, invites, thank you notes, food, and private hostess! It features five glow-in-the-dark private party rooms that are sure to be a hit! The action-packed amusement center will make your child’s special day be one that they will never forget! Fun for all ages!

ALL STAR (THE)
96 Main Road, Riverhead
631-998-3565
Email events@theallstar.com

Bring your "A" Game to The All Star and have an unforgettable birthday experience! Bowl over our 22 main lanes with black lights, cutting edge audio and visual system, and projection screens showing music videos and sports over the glow-in-the-dark lanes. Captain Headpin will greet you and your friends! Continue the party and experience our full arcade with the latest games for additional fun. You can also have your party in our private VIP room with six private bowling lanes. The All Star is the place for endless fun!

ART BUZZ KIDS
35 Jackson Ave., Syosset
516-802-4954
Email syosset@wineanddesign.com

Spark your child’s creativity and imagination! Syosset Art Buzz Kids offers family-friendly painting and craft classes for children of all ages. Our birthday party themes are designed to inspire and excite all children. Art Buzz Kids is perfect for birthday parties, after-school classes, and summer camps. Our passion is art and inspiring children to have fun, get creative, and feel proud of their work! Your child’s inner artist is guaranteed to shine while being taught by a great team of professionals. You’ll always take home a masterpiece with Art Buzz Kids.

ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
425 Oser Ave., Hauppauge
631-273-8426

Give your child a birthday they will talk about for years to come. Your child will run, jump, laugh, flip, and tumble in a safe environment. Our highly trained staff will introduce your party guests to the wonderful sport of gymnastics. Party goers will use all of the traditional equipment as well as Tumbl-Trak and our huge foam-filled pit. We provide the invites, staff, paper goods, utensils, drinks, and pizza. You supply the cupcakes, candles, matches, and party favors.

BOUNCEU FARMINGDALE
101 Carolyn Blvd., Farmingdale
631-777-JUMP (5867)
Email farmingdale.ny@bounceu.com

BounceU Farmingdale was voted “Best of Long Island” for Children’s Party Place and Family Amusement Center. We provide the ideal combination of inflatable structures, a clean environment, incredible customer service, and non-stop excitement in a private party atmosphere. We feature giant inflatable toys and a wide variety of activities for children and adults, including basketball and boxing, obstacle courses, and slides. We take pride in providing superior customer service. Private parties are meticulously planned and prepared by our knowledgeable staff, so parents can relax and enjoy themselves.

CELEBRATIONS IN THE KITCHEN
63 E. Old Country Road, Hicksville
516-396-2193
Email celebrationsinthekitchen@gmail.com

The most unique, fun-filled, joyous event! We have created a true baking experience for everyone to enjoy—children, parents, family, friends, and boys and girls of any age. Guests enjoy our first-class facility complete with a huge exhibition-size kitchen, private party rooms, and a fabulous café and espresso bar for the adults to socialize! Baking experiences include cookie baking and decorating, cupcakes “from scratch,” muffin and scone baking, brownies, and more! Come in, call, or visit celebrationsinthekitchen.com for more information on parties and classes.

COLD SPRING HARBOR FISH HATCHERY & AQUARIUM
1660 Route 25A, Cold Spring Harbor
516-692-6768
Email steved@cshfha.org

Celebrate your child's next birthday at the Hatchery! See the Hatchery and Aquarium’s live exhibits. Feed the hungry trout and learn about fish, reptiles, and amphibians with an up-close animal encounter. Fishing Parties available too!

FAMILY CENTER FOR AUTISM (THE)
1517 Franklin Ave., Garden City
516-355-9400
Email info@familycenterforautism.org

The new Family Center for Autism in Garden City is the perfect place for kids, and birthday parties of all kinds. It’s fun for them—and for you—because you know every child (including those with autism) will feel welcome, safe, and secure. Our affordable packages come complete with a choice of themes and activities from arts and crafts to sports, and even cookie-baking, a dedicated staff, pizza or bagel meal (with gluten-free options), paper goods, and optional souvenirs. For more information, call 516-355-9400 or visit familycenterforautism.org.

FASHION CLASS (THE)
1812 Merrick Road, Merrick
516-246-2000

Have a fashion runway or sewing party this year in our 3000-square-foot, bright, sunny, and pink fashion studio! Guests can choose from a variety of our most popular sewing or craft projects, or put on a full runway show complete with fashion, makeup, and hair styling. Sewing projects include the use of our state-of-the-art touch screen Singer sewing machines, easy to use and complete with loads of safety features. Runway shows take place on our 24-foot, light-up runway with a take-home runway photo. Starting at age six, Fashion Class parties are fabulous for any age!

FASHION DESIGN LAB (THE)
516-778-7240
1500 Old Northern Blvd., #3, Roslyn
497 N. Broadway, Jericho
1163 Old Country Road, Plainview
6333 Jericho Turnpike, Commack


Email info@thefashiondesignlab.com

We also offer Fabulous Fashion Parties for kids! The birthday girl can pick a T-Shirt Design and Decorating Party, a No Sew Fringe Bag Design and Decorating Party, or a Sewing Party. Parties can take place at our Roslyn location or we can come to the location of your choice and bring an amazing fashion design party to you. The kids love creating and wearing their unique designs at our fantastic parties!

KIDVILLE ROSLYN AND WANTAGH
Kidville Wantagh
Willow Wood Shopping Center
1183 Wantagh Ave.,Wantagh
516-409-4558
kidville.com/wantagh
Kidville Roslyn
250 South Service Road, Roslyn
516-626-3126
kidville.com/roslyn


Kidville Wantagh and Roslyn are a one-stop shop for all things birthday! We provide a level of service that will allow you to plan a stress-free party that will be fun and engaging for both the children and adults. Feel free to schedule a party consultation with our birthday party manager where she can review building a party theme around your child’s wildest birthday wishes!

KITCHEN TIME'S PARTY PLACE
691 Broadway, Massapequa
516-795-4980
Email kitchentimeparty@aol.com

We’re all about cooking! And with 30 years of children’s cooking party experience, we do it right! For two hours, in addition to cake decorating, little chefs cook an entire meal, form chocolate, bake pretzels and teddy cakes, or create craft and food combos. Kids measure ingredients, break eggs, shred cheese, slice cucumbers, and decorate with a pastry bag. Real cooking, just like the chefs on TV, and your birthday child is the star! Call Terry for details and a kitchen tour.

LONG ISLAND AQUARIUM & EXHIBITION CENTER
431 E. Main St., Riverhead
631-208-9200 xH20 (426) / BDAY ONLY: 631-208-9200 x186

Have an Aquatic Birthday Party at the Long Island Aquarium! Take a private tour of the Aquarium with one of our expert educators. Receive preferential treatment at our Submarine Simulator and Discovery Tower rides and special seating at our Sea Lion Show, where the birthday child will get a shout out from one of the stars! Have lunch and a Friendly’s ice cream cake in your private party room. The party doesn’t end when the candles are blown out, your guests have access to the Aquarium for the entire day.

LONG ISLAND CHILDREN'S MUSEUM
11 Davis Ave., Garden City
516-224-5800
Email info@licm.org

Unforgettable birthday fun starts at Long Island Children’s Museum! Eight party themes, based on LICM’s popular exhibits and programs, put your child’s favorite activities at the center of their special day. Party packages include private party room and staff, invitations, paper goods, and a gift for the birthday child. Goodie bags and gift wish list service available through museum store. Weekday and weekend party are times available to match your schedule. Museum members receive discounts on party pricing. Easy to plan, no cleanup! Reserve your party now: 516-224-5871.

LONG ISLAND SPORTS HUB
165 Eileen Way, Syosset
516-364-4000
Email info@lisportshub.com

Birthday parties at The Hub can range from 3-year-old multisport parties to teen color war events! The Hub has sport specific, completely customizable birthday parties to fit your child’s needs. Bubble Soccer, Boot Camp, inflatables, and obstacle courses, are just some of the add-ons available. We can cater to anything you can think of. We want your unique party to be the best time ever!

M.A.T.S.S. KID'S GYM & EARLY CHILDCARE EDUCATION CENTER
2629 Grand Ave.
Bellmore
516-221-1330
171 Eileen Way
Syosset
516-496-7765


Email corporate@matsskidsgym.com

M.A.T.S.S. Kids’ Gym offers a rainbow of themes and activities that will make your child's next birthday party the ultimate celebration of their special day! From themed party games to music, make-your-own sundaes, or face painting, each party can be customized to your child’s desire. Try an all-inclusive Princess Tea Party or Super Heroes theme party-add a moon-bouncer or inflatable. We can tailor parties small to large in any of our spacious gyms. And remember the birthday child is always free! Visit our website for more info or contact our party consultant at one of the locations nearest you. Enjoy your customized party-we’ll do the rest!

MATHNASIUM LEARNING CENTERS
1759 Grand Ave., Baldwin
516-544-2525
414 Central Ave., Cedarhurst
516-569-1500
11 Great Neck Road, Great Neck
516-482-MATH (6284)
661 Old Country Road, Plainview
516-881-7997
1003 Jericho Turnpike, New Hyde Park 516-616-MATH (6284)
217A Mineola Ave., Roslyn Heights 516-484-MATH (6284)


NOT JUST ART
183 South St., Oyster Bay
516-922-8300


Email create@notjust art.com

Not Just Art has oodles of excellent music, art, and science parties for ages 1-12 and beyond. Choose from our treasury of super imaginative projects or use favorite themes and activities as a creative springboard. We customize the fun to your child’s interest! Each party is thoughtfully designed with variations and adaptations to make sure all children feel successful and included. Staffed by seasoned teachers and party helpers, our celebrations are unique and personalized experiences! Parties can be adapted for playgroups, scout troops, field trips, and other events.

PICASSO KIDZ, CREATIVE ART STUDIO FOR CHILDREN
72 Broadway, Greenlawn
631-261-5500
Email picassokidzart@gmail.com

Picasso Kidz puts the "ART" in pARTy! Birthdays at Picasso Kidz are truly unique and memorable. We have many packages and options to choose from for ages 2-17. We work with you to create the birthday of your child's dreams! We are committed to creating a fun party and making sure each artist creates a work that is uniquely theirs. Party hosts are NYS-certified art teachers, who teach the children two unique art lessons. Break out of the typical party and create a memorable, educational, and fun party for your child!

ROBOMINDTECH S.T.E.M. EDUCATION CENTER
185-10A Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
718-264-ROBO (7626)
Nassau Jan.:
RoboMindTech
25 Cuttermill Road, #4
Great Neck, 11021
516-418-6101
Nassau:
Premier Education Center/RoboMindTech
575 Jericho Turnpike,
Jericho
718-264-7626
MPM Math Center
25 Cuttermill Road No.4
Greatneck
robomindtech@gmail.com
718-264-7626, 516-418-6102


Email robomindtech@gmail.com

Robomindtech is an award winning S.T.E.M. (science, technology, engineering, math) education center that integrates the motivational effects of robotics, video game making, modeling, and Lego® creative play into a unique, hands-on curriculum designed to inspire young minds. Channel your child’s creative energy into fun, science, robotics activities that teach important concepts in an active immersion environment. We offer weekly summer camps, and birthday parties; come build your own amusement park or take the robotic Mars rover exploration challenge. Look for our fun after-school programs, off-site school workshops, and school field trips.

SLOTS-A-LOT RACEWAY AND PARTY PLACE
1100 Hempstead Turnpike, Franklin Square
516-616-7075
Email info@slotsalotraceway.com

Partygoers race six-inch scale model cars around three 150-foot, professionally built slot car tracks, in a safe, clean, brightly lit, and colorful venue. Newsday rated one of Long Island’s top five birthday places. Packages include a smiling, dedicated party host for each track, setup, serving, and cleanup. Bring your own food or have us supply it. Easy to get to, and easy to find. All will enjoy "going fast, having fun."

SMITHTOWN CENTER FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
2 E. Main St., Smithtown
631-724-3700
Email boxoffice@smithtownpac.org

Treat your child to a different type of birthday party this year! Smithtown Center for the Performing Arts will present three great shows for kids beginning Nov. 25 with Elf Jr. until Dec. 30, 2016, Shrek Jr. from Jan. 21 until Feb. 26, 2017, and Annie Jr. from Mar. 18 until April 15, 2017. We provide a private room for your gathering. Cast members will meet with your party to sign autographs and pose for pictures. Call 631-724-3700 for more information and to book your date today.

SPIRIT’S PROMISE HORSE RESCUE PROGRAM
2746 Sound Ave., Riverhead
631-875-0433
Email marisa@spiritspromiserescue.org

Spirit’s Promise Equine Rescue And Rehabilitation Program. Spirit’s Promise rescues horses that have been abused or neglected. Located in Riverhead, our horses have found companionship, respect, and love at the rescue center. They get a second chance as teachers and healers through our rehabilitation program, “Through Our Horses.” Spirit’s Promise provides a unique destination for many family events, with birthday parties, Halloween and Christmas events, and more! Join us for a tour of the farm, line dancing, equine education, or the summer day camp. Volunteer every Sunday!

SPORTIME CAMPS- SUFFOLK
888-698-3664
Several locations in Nassau, Suffolk, Manhattan, and Westchester
info@sportimeny.com


Email kdavid@sportimeny.com

Does your child love sports? Treat your child to the greatest sports birthday party ever, at SPORTIME. The birthday child spends his or her birthday playing soccer, hockey, basketball, baseball, or a multi-sport combination of his or her favorites. SPORTIME also offers tennis, dance, rock climbing, and pool parties at selected locations. All you need to do is bring the cake. Visit us online at sportimeny.com/parties to find out more.

SYLVAN LEARNING OF PORT WASHINGTON
23 Main St., Port Washington
516-303-9955
Email portwashington.ny@sylvanlearning.comPortwashington.NY@Sylvanlearning.com

Looking for a fun and creative way to celebrate your child’s birthday? Check out the hottest activity around… a Robotics Birthday Party at Sylvan, for kids in first-sixth grades! Kids will have a great time brainstorming, building, and experimenting with Lego® robots. Sylvan’s friendly staff will encourage all of the kids to work together to plan and build robots using Lego® bricks with Lego® Education’s award-winning WeDo™ software. Children are letting their creativity and imagination loose while discovering how to apply computer programming concepts and find new ways to get their “bot” moving.

TUMBLING TUNES
212 Laurel Road, East Northport
631-697-0140
Email tumblingtunes@gmail.com

Tumbling Tunes specializes in parties for children ages 1-6. Our parties consist of music, movement, games, gymnastics, parachute, and free play tailored to your child’s age and ability. Pizza, juice boxes, and balloons are included for kids. We also offer a healthy food option if desired. Ample staff assures a safe, interactive environment. Parties start at $300 for up to 12 children. A photographer, gourmet cupcakes, and goodie bags are also available. Children are sure to enjoy their special day at our high-energy parties!

UNLIMITED SPORTS ACTION
30 Beechwood Ave., Port Washington
516-767-7675
Email info@unlimitedsportsaction.com

Unlimited Sports Action offers sports birthdays for ages 2 and older. We provide everything (pizza, cake, drinks, paper goods, and invitations) so that parents can sit back, relax, and enjoy the party! Our parties are 1½ hours, consisting of one hour of sports and activities on a climate-controlled turf field, with a choice of three sports, followed by 30 minutes of food, drinks, and birthday cake in a private room. We also offer at-home parties! We can come to pool parties, backyard parties, or other outdoor venues year-round!

WHAT'S COOKING?
30 E. Main St., Oyster Bay
516-922-COOK (2665)
Email info@whatscookingny.com

Martha Stewart, Newsday, and News 12 boast What’s Cooking? is a culinary school and No. 1 choice birthday party place where children explore their creativity in culinary arts. Offering a variety of party themes and classes, we exceed customer’s expectations with superior service, quality, and value. Fall hands-on cooking classes with stellar recipes are booking now! Hottest party theme: Cupcake Wars! Fun-tastic cookie, cupcake, chocolate, pretzel, or pizza, parties can be customized in our spacious party room with an ice cream candy bar, or chocolate fountain, making your party memorable!