UPDATED APRIL 2015: 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.
ABRAKADOODLE ART STUDIO FOR KIDS
53 Prospect Place, Hillsdale
Does your child love to draw, cut, glitter, glue, paint, and get messy? Do you want to “wow” your party guests with awesome take-home art masterpieces? Then come party at Abrakadoodle’s art studio or we’ll travel to you! We specialize in parties for children ages 2-12. Popular themes include trains, lollipops, peek-a-boo, tiaras, princess castles, pirates, rainbow, peace sign, wire sculptures, duct tape, and more – we have over 2500 projects to choose from! Take a break from those bounce-house parties and have an arty party with Abrakadoodle today!
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.
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
Opening soon in Nanuet.
Coming soon to Nanuet, 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.
CRAFTS & DRAFTS
373 Main St., New City
Kids Party Packages made for your child! At Crafts & Drafts we will stop at nothing to insure your child is the star of the show! We offer many fun options to make your party unique including Painting on canvas, Decorate your own cupcakes, tie-dye, jewelry making, glamour shots and more. We will cater to any crafty interest your child has…just ask! We offer great party ideas for boys as well. All parties include pizza and water or juice. Custom cake creations are available at additional costs by our in-house baker.
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.
FUDGIE THE CLOWN
Serving Rockland and Bergen
Clowning for any occasion! Fudgie is an award-winning clown and professional family entertainer. She has performed at the White House and has delighted children and adults for over 20 years. Fully insured, she is a graduate of the Mecca Magic Clown School, and a member of Clowns of America International. Fudgie's shows consist of an interactive magic show, face painting, balloon sculpture, temporary tattoos, parachute play, and bubbles. Let her bring smiles and fun to your next birthday party, picnic, school/camp function, or fundraiser.
GLAZE ART STUDIO
34 Orangeburg Plaza, Orangeburg
Bring creativity and imagination to your child's next birthday party with pottery painting for children ages 5 and older. Packages include one piece of pottery 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.
450 W. Nyack Road, West Nyack
From pre-school to middle school, we can plan a party that is sure to make your child’s birthday special! All parties include one hour of activities/entertainment, 30 minutes in our decorated party room for refreshments,cake and juice/water for the children and a party host/hostess. Party themes include dance, sports, art, music, science, magic and more! Contact Brent Osborne to learn more about how we can create a party for your child, to reserve a date and get ready to celebrate!
180 Germonds Road, West Nyack
Established for more than 36 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. Walk-ins welcome as well as 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 a large variety of Holiday items.
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.
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! Different themes are available to customize your gathering, experienced party hosts will do it all to ensure your party is a success. And now, you can have your child's favorite character come by for a live performance. In addition to being Rockland’s sweetest place, 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.
Lucky Strike West Nyack
4662 Palisades Center Drive, 4th Floor, West Nyack
Lucky Strike Manhattan
624-660 W. 42nd St. (42nd Street and 12th Avenue), Manhattan
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!
MANIA TRAINING FACILITY
24 Holt Drive, Stony Point
Mania Training Facility is a 6,000 square foot space in Stony Point ready to be used for just about anything! While it serves as headquarters for Cheermania All-Stars, the facility hosts a variety of other functions on a regular basis. Beyond their one-on-one private & group training lessons, weekly fitness and gymnastic style classes for kids 3-17 are offered. Mania schedules adventurous birthday parties through a number of different themed packages, completely customizable. The back space also features a hitting tunnel for baseball and softball training.
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 at the Englewood, NJ location.
MY GYM - NANUET
249 W. Route 59, Nanuet
At My Gym Nanuet’s fully renovated facility, every birthday party is a perfectly planned celebration created especially for your child, with activity, music and game requests made prior to the party. Our entire facility will be dedicated solely to your family. Our amazing party specialists will make your birthday party unique and special. All of our parties feature nonstop action-packed activities, gymnastics, games, puppets, songs, and more! New themed packages make it easier than ever for parents to enjoy. We now offer Gaga and Sports themed parties.
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!
PARAGON SCHOOL OF ARTISTIC GYMNASTICS
49 Walnut St, Norwood
Paragon parties are jam-packed with fun and utilize five gymnastics circuits: (Tumble-Trak, Rope Obstacle Course, Balance Beam, and Trampoline). For the ultimate experience, the children also enjoy the Trampoline Spotting Rig. Our fully trained and caring instructors give the children the time of their lives as they enjoy the awesome experience of the trampoline spotting rig! A cool-down finale completes the first hour with two of the following activities for the birthday child to choose from: Parachute fun, line dancing, super spider slide, relay races, etc. Refreshments of Pizza, snacks and beverages all included!
412 Market Street, Nanuet
Come celebrate your child's birthday at Pinot's Palette-the newest and hottest family destination in Rockland! We offer many different paintings for your child to choose from in our painting library. Our local artists will go step by step with your guests to create their very own masterpiece in our studio or in your own private party room. Conveniently located on Market Street in Nanuet - next to The Shops at Nanuet. Visit us on line or call to reserve your day or check dates.
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. Jewelry projects will vary by age and include professional instruction. 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.
THOMAS CLIFFORD'S MARTIAL ARTS
3 N. Main St., Pearl 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!
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.
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!
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.
TUMBLE - BEE GYMNASTICS AND FITNESS
401 Market St., Nanuet Mall South, Nanuet
Tumble Bee Gymnastics is more than just tumbling. Our bright, colorful facility is the perfect place for a private birthday party for children ages 1-12 years. From set up to clean up, we do it all! Tumble Bee provides wonderful, exciting, and energetic party instructors, plus free invitations, paper products, and utensils. The birthday child receives a free gift and balloons. Reserve your date two to three months in advance—parties book quickly.
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.
WEST ROCK INDOOR SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX
21 Pralle Lane, Bardonia
West Rock offers the ultimate place to hold your birthday party, fundraiser, or special event. Our unique and versatile facility boasts 40-ft. ceilings, 26,000 square feet of turf, two regulation size basketball courts, six har-tru tennis courts, indoor bouncers, private party room, and more. Choose one of our specialty or sports parties. Parties can be customized to fit your child's interests. Our newest themes include "Color War" and "In It To Rock It." All packages include dedicated party host(s) to ensure your child has a memorable event.
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