UDPATED APRIL 2015: Check out our guide to throwing a great kids' birthday party in Queens. You'll find fun ideas along with party places and venues, caterers, supply stores, entertainers like clowns, magicians, musicians, and more!
AMERICAN DANCE & DRAMA
188-22 Union Turnpike, Fresh Meadows
As one of Queens’s largest and most exciting birthday party locations, we specialize in one party at a time. Girls enjoy dress-up, disco, and gymnastic parties. Boys go crazy for gymnastics, basketball, and wild obstacle course competitions. Music video parties star your child in a video shoot on our state-of-the-art stage. We also offer a tunnel maze, moon bounce, ball pit, bubbles, fog machines, and cotton candy; and crazy craft, princess parties, and first birthday parties. Magicians are also available—your place or ours!
BAYVIEW SWIM CLUB
217-14 24th Ave., Bay Terrace
Birthday pool parties. This year book a pool party for your child’s birthday at the Bayview Swim Club overlooking Little Neck Bay. Choose from two party packages. Each includes swimming, a private party area, lunch and soft drinks for kids, a catering menu and cash bar for adults, and a party coordinator to assist you so you can be a guest at your own party. Call or email for a brochure. See you at the pool!
BOUNCE! TRAMPOLINE SPORTS
310 Michael Drive, Syosset
612 Corporate Way, Valley Cottage
Parties are way more fun at Bounce! Trampoline Sports®! Bounce! contains multiple jumping courts for open jump time, slam dunk basketball, and dodge ball, as well as separate foam pits and the first trampoline bungee jump! They also have a volleyball court, which can be transformed into a junior soccer field for parties. Consider hosting your child’s bar or bat mitzvah at Bounce! There is a separate zone for kids ages 2-6 with their own foam pits, trampoline court, enormous inflatable obstacle courses, and large party rooms.
150-50 14th Road, Whitestone
Christy's Gymnastics birthday bash is 1½ hours of fun. Kids will have a blast swinging on rings, sliding down slides, walking on balance beams, and rolling and jumping through our obstacle courses. Jumping on our tumble track and trampoline just tops the cake. Kids can challenge themselves on our fantastic rock-climbing wall. Celebrate your child's birthday in your very own private party room. You are provided with everything necessary, so leave the planning to us, and we'll leave the partying to you.
FANTASY FOREST AMUSEMENT PARK & FOREST PARK CAROUSEL
Fantasy Forest Amusement Park at the Flushing Meadows Carousel
111th St. & 55th Ave., Corona
Forest Park Carousel
Woodhaven Boulevard & Forest Park Drive, Woodhaven
Host the most thrilling birthday celebration ever! At Fantasy Forest Amusement Park, your child and their friends can enjoy exciting rides including the Flushing Meadows Carousel, Corona Cobra Coaster, and Fantasy Frog Hopper. At the Forest Park Carousel, party guests can enjoy countless rides on the No. 2 Most Magical Carousel in the U.S. Hassle-free and relaxing for parents, each birthday package includes unlimited rides for 2 hours (for the children), 2 hours of private seating, and a party host to help with set-up and clean-up. Free parking next to each site.
FLUSHING TOWN HALL
137-35 Northern Blvd., Flushing
Flushing Town Hall brings a curated selection of distinctive family programming from across the globe to our diverse community. Lively, engaging, and fun performances and workshops in traditional and modern music, dance, puppetry, theater, and visual arts, delight adults and children of all ages. A popular rental space for birthday parties and other celebratory affairs, we allow you to experience global culture through the arts, and explore ways to see something new, pique curiosity, and influence and elevate young minds. For tickets and information, visit flushingtownhall.org or call 718-463-7700 x222.
34-28 214th Place, Bayside
George Garland's Go! Tennis is a tennis oasis in the middle of Queens. Located at the beautiful North Shore Tennis and Racquets Club in Bayside, Go! Tennis provides first class facilities and programs at affordable rates. We offer junior instructional programs, birthday parties, and our highly successful summer tennis and sports day camp. George and his staff have more than 30 years of experience teaching and running programs in the Queens area. Go! Tennis/North Shore is also the home of the new North Shore Indoor Sports turf facility.
Mad Science of New York City & Westchester
Keep your children learning and laughing with Mad Science! Our exciting and engaging parties keep kids inspired about science. We bring our hands-on shows right to your home. It's no-hassle, mess-free fun that parents love just as much as kids. Call today and ask about our bubbling potions and rocket launches, or visit our website.
MOMMY, MUSIC, & ME, INC
Offering Music Together® classes in Astoria, Bayside, Forest Hills, Fresh Meadows, Glendale, Little Neck, Long Island City and Whitestone, Queens
We provide unique birthday party musical experiences for 1st through 6th birthdays. Families and friends participate and celebrate a very special birthday child's day in a way in which everyone gets to share in the fun. Grown-ups marvel at the ways children express their musicality through movement, song, and instrument play. Call us to customize your child's musical birthday. We can come to your space. We offer Music Together® sessions for all seasons. Call or email to schedule your free trial class, or visit us online for easy registration.
NEW YORK STAGE OF MIND
37-34 29th St., Long Island City
New York Stage of Mind is a music school in the heart of LIC that offers lessons in voice, piano, guitar, and more. For those who are “Broadway Bound,” we have an excellent musical theater program with emphasis on acting, singing, and dancing. We offer a variety of musical summer camps and themed birthday parties, from Disney princesses to full on musicals, including Annie, Wicked, The Lion King, and more. Our experienced and talented staff will make sure to take your birthday party to the next level!
POWER BRAIN TRAINING CENTER
43-01 Bell Blvd., 2nd Floor, Bayside
Power Brain Training Center helps your child create health, happiness, and optimal achievement by tapping into his or her full brain potential. Focus, confidence, creativity, and memory are enhanced through physical, emotional, and cognitive exercises, breathing techniques, visualization, guided imagery, and games. As PBTC’s motto says, “Healthy Body, Happy Heart, Power Brain, I Can Do It!” Call PBTC to schedule a free trial class or body and brain check-up. PBTC also offers classes and workshops for adults, parents, and the whole family. Please contact us anytime for more information and to inquire about our birthday parties.
PROGRESSIVE MARTIAL ARTS
175-25 Horace Harding Expressway, Fresh Meadows
Progressive Martial Arts hosts birthday parties for ages 4 and older. Our parties include games designed for all ages that introduce kids to cooperative games they no longer play in the school setting. Parents are also welcome to join in the fun. Our 4,500-square-foot facility provides the space for up to 40 children and is padded for safety. We set up, provide pizza and juices, and clean up. Our staff will also send out invites and thank you cards upon your request. Call now to schedule your child’s birthday party.
QUEENS DANCE PROJECT
214-26 41st Ave., Bayside
Queens Dance Project, a dance and fitness studio in Bayside, is excited to celebrate its ninth year! Our classes allow beginner students to learn at a comfortable pace, while advanced dancers can join our award-winning competitive dance program. Each staff member specializes in their own style to offer the best quality to our students. Our classes include break dance, pole fitness, hip-hop, yoga, pound fitness, Mommy and Me, acrobatics, Zumba, ballet, jazz, tap, lyrical, and wedding dances. We offer custom birthday parties. Your child can choose their very own decorations, music, and games!
SMILES N STYLES
951 Wyckoff Ave. (Corner of Weirfield Street), Ridgewood
718-326-1122; Spanish: 718-326-1133
Smiles N Styles is the place to go to celebrate your child’s birthday with magicians, professional face painting, costumed characters doing flips, jumps, and cartwheels, dancing and playing games, cotton candy, and much more. We offer unlimited arcade games, and also being a full service children’s hair salon, we host fabulous glamor parties. Whether you use our amazing facility or invite us to come to you, everyone will have a blast at the party!
SOCCER FRIENDS USA, INC.
108-14 72nd Ave., Forest Hills
347-756-2568 (para Español)
Soccer Friends USA Inc. offers soccer birthday parties for children ages 2 and older. Our parties are fun, dynamic, and energetic. Our aim is to keep all the children moving and engaged. We can offer both an excellent indoor and outdoor location in the Forest Hills/Rego Park area. Soccer Friends USA can manage large groups of children, and we provide all soccer equipment. For more information, please visit soccerfriendsusa.com, call 347-756-2988 or 347-756-2568, or email email@example.com.
TIGER SCHULMANN'S MIXED MARTIAL ARTS
Locations throughout the Tri-State Area,
Everyone has lots of fun during a successful birthday party and that’s what you get at Tiger Schulmann’s. Each kid who attends a birthday celebration achieves new abilities and gains the confidence that they can achieve more. Parties are led by an instructor with over 10 years of martial arts experience, and the ability to focus on every attendee to ensure they’re active and having fun. Tiger Schulmann’s locations have conducted thousands of extraordinary birthday parties since 1984. The parties are highly active, include group-participation games and food is served.