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Birthday Party Venues, Kids' Party Entertainers, and Birthday Party Planning Resources in Manhattan

Birthday Party Venues, Kids' Party Entertainers, and Birthday Party Planning Resources in Manhattan

Plan your child's ultimate birthday party in Manhattan!


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UPDATED June 2019: No matter what theme or where your child wants to host their next birthday party, you'll need a venue, entertainment, and more. Good thing you've come to the right place! Our comprehensive birthday party planning guide for Manhattan has you covered. You'll find birthday party places across NYC, from sports centers and museums to indoor playspaces, theaters, carousels, STEM venues, and amusement parks. These party venues are located across Manhattan, in such neighborhoods as Lower Manhattan, Battery Park City, Upper West Side, Times Square, Midtown, Upper East Side, Tribeca, Chelsea, Greenwich Village, and Hudson River Park. And we can't forget birthday party entertainment! From clowns and princesses to cooking and mysteries you have to solve, you'll find party entertainers that will come to you, whether you're hosting your child's birthday in your Manhattan home or at a Manhattan birthday party venue..

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Birthday Party Entertainment

BOLD ARTS
Upper East Side and Upper West Side,
419-349-2465
Email info@bold-arts.com

BOLD Arts offers fun and personalized dance birthday parties for children ages 4 and older! You provide the space and BOLD will provide a memorable, high-energy dance party. BOLD Birthdays are a unique way to celebrate with dance and friends.

CHILD'S PLAY NY
347-759-6313

Customized parties are a celebration of what your child loves most. Joyful party games are tailored to fit the theme and make your child the star of the day. Professional actors help kids unleash their imagination. Discover why the parties are the top ranked on Google and in Time Out Kids!

CLOWNS.COM
Proudly Serving Westchester, Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, and the Bronx,
516-577-0000, 718-971-5862

At Clowns.com, our goal is to create an unforgettable and memorable party experience for you and your family. We are a family-owned and -operated entertainment company, offering a wide range of party and entertainment services including clowns, inflatable bounce houses, characters, magicians, princesses, magic shows, face painting, and party concession rentals.

CONFETTI GRACE

One of our favorite sayings is “throw kindness around like confetti.” This is the inspiration behind “Confetti Grace.” With our DIY craft subscription box, you receive all the supplies you need to make two projects. Keep one, give one, or give both. Gift bags and DIY greeting cards are included. Crafting with friends? Check out the “Let’s Confetti” party box for eight or more guests! Visit our social media for a how-to video and ideas for spreading kindness in your community. We donate 20 percent of net profits to charity.

DAVE'S CAST OF CHARACTERS
914-235-7100

Make your party a special one! Dave's entertainment services include more than 100 costumed characters. From princesses and superheroes to pirates and tea parties. We feature DJs, clowns, magicians, face painters, balloon sculptors, photo booths, food carts, spectacular inflatable attractions, water slides, and new robotic animals.

FROGGLE PARTIES
1732 First Ave. Suite 20955, New York
646-480-0570

Froggle Parties offers outstanding kids' parties that are high energy and pack a ton of fun! As seen on TV! We offer heaps of kids' party packages from hilarious clowns and party performers, to mesmerizing magicians, puppet shows, balloon twisters, face painting, games, dancing, bubble parties, characters, super heroes, princesses, pirates, and fairies! All of our parties are created by our very own in-house kids' entertainment team and so our kids' party shows are completely unique and exclusive to Froggle! Get a $20 discount when you quote NY METRO.

MYSTERY & MAYHEM
212-260-2295
Email mitzvahzoe@aol.com

Mystery & Mayhem offers hilarious, interactive, age-appropriate dress-up mystery parties in which guests ages 8-18 become suspects in a crime. Choose from five mysterious, winning dramas or a Nancy Drew, Sherlock Holmes, or Harry Potter theme.

NYC BIRTHDAY CLOWNS
646-961-4808
Email nycbirthdayclowns@gmail.com

New York’s favorite kids party entertainment! We come to you with two entertainers, face painting, balloon animals, cotton candy, games, dancing, bubbles, a crowning ceremony, music, and magic. Best value in New York, best entertainment in the world! Birthdays, religious events, day care or school parties, block parties, any party!

PET PORTRAIT FUN
646-418-5718
Email michelecahill@petportraitfun.com

Embark on artistic adventure with Pet Portrait Fun! Have a Paint Your Pet Party with Michele Cahill as was written about in the NY Times. Paint your pet portrait the easy way with all your friends, no artistic background needed. Just email photos of your pets and a sketch is prepared for you to trace and watercolor with easy to follow instructions. Michele provides everything you need to create your own masterpiece and look like a pro! Get your friends together for this unique Pet Portrait Fun Party. Visit petportraitfun.com.

Birthday Party Places

92Y
1395 Lexington Ave. ,
212-415-5710
Email parties@92y.org

Gymnastics party? Done that. Dance party? (Yes!) Pool party with all the lifeguard backup you’ll ever need? We got you. Kids channeling their inner Cirque du Soleil in an epic, afternoon penthouse bash? No worries. Talk to us about the many possibilities for celebrating your little one’s next big day.

APPLE SEEDS
10 W. 25th St., New York
212-792-7590
200 West End Ave.
212-792-7591
6 Stuyvesant Oval
212-253-3643


apple seeds parties are led by a songs for seeds guitarist and include a themed performance, playground access, and fun activities. It’s a full-service package. All-inclusive packages start at $925. Ultimate party packages are also available for exclusive use of the entire apple seeds space. Visit appleseedsplay.com today!

BALLET ACADEMY EAST
1651 Third Ave., New York
212-410-9140
Danielle Cortier, birthday party coordinator


Birthday parties begin with a personalized ballet class with live piano accompaniment. Refreshments are served in a separate studio after the class. Parties are staffed with teachers, a party host, and pianist. A party favor for guests, balloons, table and chair rental included.

BLUE MAN GROUP
Astor Place Theatre, 434 Lafayette St., NoHo
800-BLUEMAN (258-3626)

Celebrate your birthday at Blue Man Group New York! Rock, laugh, and party at Astor Place Theatre. Save $20 per ticket for select performances. Groups of more than 10 receive complimentary evites, birthday greeting inside theater, spin art canvas created by the Blue Men, and show posters for each guest. Visit blueman.com/nycbirthday.

BREAKAWAY HOOPS
646-776-2021 x0 office hours: Monday-Friday, 9am-6pm
Email info@breakawayhoops.com

Breakaway Hoops is an NYC-based basketball company offering youth, ages 7-17, fundamental basketball instruction. We offer basketball themed birthday parties. Come celebrate the special day with us and we will make it memorable. Our instructors are current or former college and pro players.

BRICKS 4 KIDZ®
646-927-9129
Email bricks4kidzny@gmail.com

Celebrate your child’s next birthday with a fun and exciting LEGO® party! The timeless fun of LEGO® bricks is a crowd pleaser for boys and girls of all ages. We offer several party packages that include LEGO® games and builds, plus bricks galore to keep your little builders happy.

BROADWAY DANCE CENTER CHILDREN AND TEENS
37 W. 65th St. 3rd floor, New York
212-582-9304

Your birthday dancer and guests are sure to love a birthday party set in our beautiful, spacious studios. The one-and-a-half hour party includes dance class, games, instructor and assistants, a special gift for the birthday child, setup, and cleanup. Choose a favorite theme and party package that fits your needs.

CHELSEA PIERS SPORTS AND ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX
West 23rd Street and Hudson River Park, Manhattan
Field House Registration Desk: 212-336-6500 x6520 Camps: 212-336-6846

When it’s time to celebrate a birthday, Chelsea Piers has you covered. All parties are action-packed, entertaining, and hassle-free, with more sports, more activities, and more fun than any other party venue in NYC. Adult birthday parties, Bar and bat mitzvahs, and Sweet 16s are available. Plan your party today at chelseapiers.com/birthday.

CHILDREN'S MUSEUM OF THE ARTS
103 Charlton St., New York
212-274-0986

Art-filled parties begin with time to explore the museum’s hands-on workshops. Experienced teaching artists lead children in your choice of private workshop. Parties end with food and cake.

EPIPHANY COMMUNITY NURSERY SCHOOL
510 E. 74th St., New York
212-737-2977

Let ECNS ETC. help you plan your child’s next birthday party! Children ages 2-10 love our gymnastics parties. A typical party starts with 45 minutes in our 2100-square-foot, fully equipped, child-friendly gymnasium with our gym coaches, followed by 45 minutes in our private party room. Our staff will handle the setup and cleanup. “But my child doesn’t like gymnastics,” you say? We can put together a custom party for you, just contact our party coordinator. Check out our website for more information!

FUNFIT BLOOMING BRANCHES SPECIFIC SPORTS
550 W. 110th St., New York
646-580-3758
Email info@funfitnyc.com

Your little one deserves a special day! FunFit parties are customized for the birthday child. Our team works with you to select your party activities. Children will be entertained by participating in age-appropriate, high-energy, sport games and FunFit activities led by our expert coaches. Children enjoy a traditional birthday celebration in a private party room. FunFit parties are 90 minutes in length and hosted at our flagship location on the Upper West Side. We can also bring the party to you, at a location of your choice.

FUNFUZION AT NEW ROC CITY
29 LeCount Place (Exit 16 off I-95) , New Rochelle
Party Central: 914-637-7575, option 1

Calling all birthday superstars! You will be dazzled by a unique, interactive party experience! Act one begins with a dazzling interactive show where everyone is a star! There will be eating, singing, dancing, and prizes! Act two is filled with your choice of action-packed amusements!

GALLI THEATER
74 Warren St., New York
212-731-0668
Email galliny@gmail.com

Party with the Galli Theater New York and experience the magic of live theater for your special event! Your child loves the theater and would love to be on stage? Allow your child to experience the most amazing theater party in town!

IMAX VR AMC KIPS BAY 15
570 Second Ave., New York
Email 2195@amctheatres.com

Looking for a unique activity for that special birthday kid-then look no further-IMAX VR is a mind-shattering virtual reality experience centre based at AMC Kips Bay 15. It is a unique combination of premium technology and world-class content that lets users see, feel, move, and play in new worlds in a powerfully immersive and realistic way. With groundbreaking VR headset technology, players will be instantly transported into new virtual worlds that are more realistic than anything imaginable. For more information: amctheatres.com/imaxvr or email 2195@amctheatres.com.

INTREPID SEA, AIR & SPACE MUSEUM
Pier 86, W. 46th Street and Twelfth Avenue, New York
646-381-5010
Email groupsales@intrepidmuseum.org

Celebrate your child’s birthday with a one-of-a-kind party! The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum captivates groups of all ages and interests. Choose from exciting themes, value packages, and customization options to create an original birthday adventure they’ll never forget. Packages start at $30 per person.

JCC OF MID-WESTCHESTER
999 Wilmot Road, Scarsdale
914-472-3300
Caryn Symons, director of camping
symonsc@jccmw.org


Have your child’s next party at the JCC of Mid-Westchester. Entertain up to 20 children with a sports or gymnastics party, or a fun and fantastic pool party! Parties are available on Sunday afternoons. Enjoy supervised activities the first hour, followed by a half hour in the party room to enjoy food, cake, and games as supplied by parent or guardian. Customized sports and gymnastics parties are also available for children with developmental learning needs. Visit jccmw.org or call 914-472-3300.

JODI'S GYM
244 E. 84th St., Manhattan
212-772-7633
25 Hubbels Drive, Mount Kisco
914-244-8811


Kids run, jump, climb, tumble, slide, bounce, and giggle to their hearts' delight at Jodi's Gym, where action-packed parties have won children's hearts for 35 years. Teachers guide the children on bars, beams, rings, slides, tunnels, bounce house, and tumble track. Then, it's off to a separate area for refreshments.

JUST KIDDING AT SYMPHONY SPACE
2537 Broadway , New York
212-864-1414 x289

Just Kidding parties are artsy, imaginative, and fun, designed to make party planning easy and engaging! Kids have the chance to interact with Just Kidding artists creating a once in a lifetime birthday party experience. Post-show, kids can enjoy music, lunch, and cake made in-house by Symphony Space's own personal chef.

KATE TEMPESTA'S URBAN GOLF ACADEMY
917-270-7257
Email mari@ktuga.com

KTUGA’s parties are customized to your child’s interests. Think Pirate Golf Fun to Princess Castle Chipping. Ideal for ages 3-8. Select from different activities to highlight our golf games including storytelling, shadow screen play, and music and movement.

LITTLE GYM (THE)
777 White Plains Road, Scarsdale
914-722-0072
tlgscarsdaleny.com
2121 Broadway, 2nd Floor (between 74th and 75th streets)
Upper West Side, Manhattan
212-799-1225
tlgupperwestsideny.com


A private party at The Little Gym is a perfect way to celebrate your child's next birthday. The one-and-a-half hour parties are supervised by our trained, professional staff from beginning to end. Gymnastics, games, obstacle courses, trampoline, sports, and music are tailored to your child's interests.

MAKERSTATE BUILDER BIRTHDAYS
917-780-2345
Email parties@maker-state.com

Builder Birthday Parties are perfect for your budding engineer, Minecraft enthusiast, rocket scientist, robot artist, coder, circuit inventor, designer, and laser tag player!

MARTIAL ARTS FAMILY STUDIO
290 Mulberry St., New York
646-460-3770
Email info@martialartsfamilystudio.com

At Martial Arts Family Studio we will be delighted to organize your child's birthday party so you can focus on your guests. We offer music theater puppets based birthday parties for the little ones and dance or martial arts birthday parties for older kids.

NY CAKE
118 W. 22nd St. , Manhattan
212-675-2253
Email info@nycakeacademy.com

New York Cake Academy is the ultimate destination for private events. Have a unicorn themed adventure or take off with a galaxy cake that everyone will talk about for weeks to come. Let NY Cake Academy take care of everything for you.

PALISADES CLIMB ADVENTURE
4590 Palisades Center Drive, Level 4 of the Palisades Center, West Nyack
845-727-3500

Palisades Climb Adventure offers the world's tallest indoor ropes challenge course with 75 unique challenge elements to explore, climb, and conquer. Our Sky Tykes kids’ ropes course is designed for ages 2-7. Both courses are available for birthday parties. Book your party today!

PIER 62 CAROUSEL
Pier 62 at Hudson River Park (by Chelsea Piers), New York
718-788-2676
Email info@nycarousel.com

Give your child the best birthday with our VIP Birthday Party Package at Hudson River Park’s whimsical carousel on the water! Book our custom birthday package (starting at $449) and personalize it with our exclusive food and entertainment add-ons. View our package details at: http://promo.nycarousel.com/book-us. Book online or contact our party specialist for availability at info@nycarousel.com.

ROBOFUN
2672 Broadway , New York
212-245-0444
Email robofun@robofun.org

Celebrate your next birthday making robots, video games, or animations with RoboFun. RoboFun birthday parties are the perfect combination of fun and creativity. All party guests will design, build, code, and animate their own Lego® robots (grades kindergarten-sixth), video games (grades first-sixth), Minecraft challenges (grades third-sixth), and stop motion animation films (grades fourth-sixth). Packages include: Knowledgeable staff and full supervision, pizza party, RoboFun T-shirt and drawstring backpack for each guest. Call us for more details!

SEAGLASS CAROUSEL AT THE BATTERY
Water Street and State Street,
718-788-2676
Email info@nycarousel.com

Celebrate at SeaGlass! The Battery invites you to celebrate all birthdays at SeaGlass Carousel. Our dedicated party host will ensure your birthday is extra special and never one to forget. With endless fun and carousel rides, birthdays at SeaGlass are magical experiences set within the adjacent shade-covered terraces. The terraces are surrounded by magnificent perennial gardens designed by internationally acclaimed Dutch garden designer Piet Oudolf and the seven-acre Battery Woodland. Book online at seaglasscarousel.nyc/birthdays.

USC GYMNASTICS & BASEBALL TRAINING FACILITY
636 S. Broadway, Yonkers
914-965-2619

Get Ready to "flip" over your personalized gymnastics party at USC Gymnastics! We offer the best, most interactive birthday experience for kids ages 2-16. Children will have a blast as they run, jump, bounce, and play in our 10,000-square-foot gymnastics facility! All parties are one hour of instructional gymnastics activities and 45 minutes in our giant studio party room! All activities tailored to your child's age group and number of party goers! Bouncy castle and blow up sports included! Check out our website for all of our party package options!

USTA BILLIE JEAN KING NATIONAL TENNIS CENTER
Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Flushing ,
718-760-6200 x0

Let the National Tennis Center host your next birthday party. Our birthday party packages include one hour of court time with tennis drills and games organized by our USTA Pro staff. You will also have a one-hour private room for your birthday celebration which includes pizza for all your party guests.

WILDLIFE CONSERVATION SOCIETY (WCS) ZOOS AND AQUARIUM
1-800- 433-4149
The Bronx Zoo: 2300 Southern Blvd., Bronx
Central Park Zoo: 830 Fifth Ave., Manhattan
Queens Zoo: 53-51 111th St., Corona
Prospect Park Zoo: 450 Flatbush Ave., Brooklyn
New York Aquarium: 602 Surf Ave., Brooklyn




Make your wildlife lover’s birthday an unforgettable experience with a party at our zoos or aquarium! Parties include park admission, a private party room with host, special animal guests, visits to our exhibits, and hands-on activities to make your party animal's birthday a truly unforgettable experience!


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