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Birthday party places for kids in New York City

Browse our list of birthday party places in New York City, including museums, play spaces and craft studios, to find the perfect spot to throw your kid's bash.

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: ACT at the Cathedral Church of St. John the Divine

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Alice's Tea Cup

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Alley Pond Environmental Center

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: American Girl Place birthday parties

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Amerikick

     

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Ample Hills Creamery

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Apple Seeds

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Applause

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: The Art Farm in the City

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Asphalt Green

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Automatic Studios

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Baby Moves

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Baseball Center of NY

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Bounce and Flip

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Big Daddy's Diner

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Bija Kids

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Bowlmor Lanes

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: BounceU

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Brickhouse Ceramic Arts Center

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Brooklyn Boulders

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Bronx Equestrian Center

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Brooklyn Central Pizza

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Brooklyn Children's Museum

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Brooklyn Cyclones Birthday Parties

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Brooklyn Craft Farm

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Brooklyn Design Lab

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Brooklyn Farmacy and Soda Fountain

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Brooklyn Robot Foundry Birthday Parties

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Build-A-Bear Workshop

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Carmelo the Science Fellow

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City:Children's Museum of the Arts

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Children's Museum of Manhattan

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Chocolate Works

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Chelsea Piers

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Citibabes

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: City Ice Pavilion

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: City Treehouse

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: ConstructionKids

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Cookie Party

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Cozy's Cuts for Kids

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: The Craft Studio

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Created by You

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Creative Dream

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: The Creative Kitchen

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Deb's Family Disco

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Discovery Programs

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Doodle Doo's

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Downtown Dance Factory

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Dudes and Divas

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Dumbelle

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Dylan's Candy Bar

     

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Eloise at the Plaza

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Everyday Athlete

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: ExerBlast

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: NYC Elite

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: The Field House at Chelsea Piers

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Frames

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Freshmade NYC

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Frolic! Play Space

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: The Gaga Center

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Galli's Fairytale Theater

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: HiArt!

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Hiho Batik

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Iggy's

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: The Institute of Culinary Education

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: JCC in Manhattan

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Jodi's Gym

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Karma Kids Yoga

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Karaoke Nemo

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Kiddie Wonderland

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Kidville

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Kids Fun House

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: The Learning Garden

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Le Carrousel

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Lefferts Historic House Museum

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Literally Alive

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Little Shop of Crafts

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Lucky Strike Lanes

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Make Meaning

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Luna Park

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Manhattan Fencing Center

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Milk & Cookies Bakery

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: MoonSoup

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Museum of the City of New York

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Museum of the Moving Image

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Museum of Mathematics

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: New York City Fire Museum

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: New York Botanical Garden

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: New York Hall of Science

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: New York Transit Museum

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: 92nd Street Y

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: NYC Elite

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Oliloli

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: The Painted Cloud

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: The Painted Pot

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Peoples Improv Theater

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Photo Op

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Playgarden

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Pop Star Parties

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Puppetworks

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Queens County Farm Museum

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Queens Zoo

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Red Carpet Kids

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Ripley's Believe It or Not!

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: RoboFun

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Roller Jam USA

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Scholastic Store

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: 74th St Magic

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Sky Rink at Chelsea Piers

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Sony Wonder Technology Lab

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Staten Island Children's Museum

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Staten Island Yankees

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Story Pirates

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Streb Lab for Action Mechanics (SLAM)

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Sugar Shop

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Super Soccer Stars

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Swedish Cottage Marionette Theater

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: TADA! Youth Theater

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Taro's Origami Studio

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Taste Buds

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Textile Arts Center

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Toy Museum of New York

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Twinkle Playspace

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Victorian Gardens at Wollman Rink

     

  • Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Watson Adventures

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Weaving Hand Studio

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: West Side YMCA

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Wiggles & Giggles

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Yogi Beans

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    Birthday party places for kids in New York City: Young Chefs Academy

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Birthday party places for kids in New York City

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The Baseball Center of NY Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 2/4

Kids get their game on at these baseball-inspired b-day bashes. The Homerun Birthday Bash, 90 minutes, includes hitting and pitching competitions and a baseball game, cake, hot dogs or pizza, beverages. The Grand Slam Birthday Bash, a two-hour MLB team-themed party, includes all this and team themed party supplies. Dessert choices include cake, magnolia cupcakes, and 16 Handles frozen yogurt. Both parties include a party host, balloons, paper goods, setup and cleanup. Ages 3 and up.

  1. 202 W 74th St, (between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway)
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Big Daddy’s Diner Birthday Parties, Flatiron

  • Price band: 1/4

At these kitschy city spots, partygoers chow down on a yummy main course and dessert, both of which are served family style. Choose from kid-friendly entrées like chicken fingers, mini burgers, mini pancakes and grilled cheese bites, all served with french fries or Big Daddy’s famous tater tots. Throw down an additional $25 to enjoy a whole cake. Ages 10 and under.

  1. 239 Park Ave South, (between 19th and 20th Sts)
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Big Daddy's Diner Birthday Parties, Upper East Side

  • Price band: 1/4

At these kitschy city spots, partygoers chow down on a yummy main course and dessert, both of which are served family style. Choose from kid-friendly entrées like chicken fingers, mini burgers, mini pancakes and grilled cheese bites, all served with french fries or Big Daddy’s famous tater tots. Throw down an additional $25 to enjoy a whole cake. Ages 10 and under.

  1. 1596 Second Ave, (at 83rd St)
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Big Daddy's Diner Birthday Parties, Upper West Side

  • Price band: 1/4

At these kitschy city spots, partygoers chow down on a yummy main course and dessert, both of which are served family style. Choose from kid-friendly entrées like chicken fingers, mini burgers, mini pancakes and grilled cheese bites, all served with french fries or Big Daddy’s famous tater tots. Throw down an additional $25 to enjoy a whole cake. Ages 10 and under.

  1. 2454 Broadway, (at 91st St)
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Bija Kids Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 2/4

Held at a 2,500-square-foot Clinton Hill space, a customized Bija bash can incorporate yoga, music, dance, cooking or art at three different price points. The idea is to make the whole experience joyful for the birthday celebrants and relaxing for the parents. At the lower end of the price spectrum, a basic Playdate Party for eight children lasts an hour and a half. The Simple Birthday Party includes an instructor guiding 15 kids through an art, yoga or music activity; the family brings food and decorations, but Bija sets up, serves cake and cleans up. A deluxe two-hour option covers 45 minutes of art, music or yoga instruction, a host, decorations of fresh flowers, party favors and a repast of local food. Ages 1 to 8.

  1. 900 Fulton St, (between Washington and Waverly Aves), 11238
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Bounce and Flip Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 2/4

If this description is still accurate: The 3,000-square-foot gymnastics spot gives active tykes plenty of space to run off steam. Guests are free to bounce around on the 30 Foot Tumbling Trampoline, somersault across the spring floor and climb our Traverse Rock Wall. And there's no need for parents to worry--children will be bounding around under the supervision of trained instructors. The basic package 2 Gymnastics Professionals and party favor, as well as 50 minutes of exercise and 40 minutes of celebrating in a private party room. Upgrade to the all-inclusive package and Bounce and Flip throws in pizza, cake and paper goods. Custom packages are also available upon request. Ages 2 and up.

  1. 766 Tenth Ave, (at 52nd St)
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Bounce N Play Birthday Parties

This 5,000-square-foot venue encompasses a 3-level gym, a 22-foot slide, an inflatable obstacle course, a toddler area, arcades, games, a tree house, and a disco dance space. Theme parties are offered. Ages 1 and up.

  1. 20-21 Steinway St, 11105
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Bowlmor Lanes Birthday Parties, Chelsea

Youngsters can vie for strikes while partying at these hip bowling spots with floor-to-ceiling video screens at the end of each lane. The basic package includes shoe rental, drinks and 90 minutes of bowling. Other packages add cake or cupcakes, invitations, food, more time to bowl and a bowling pin for the birthday child that guests can sign. Party guests at the new Chelsea facility at Pier 60 will bowl amid 40 lanes or perhaps will be lucky enough to play inside the private bowling suite or relax within a private lounge. Ages 4 and up.

  1. Pier 60, (between 23rd St and West Side Hwy), 10011
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Bowlmor Lanes Birthday Parties, Midtown

  • Price band: 1/4

Youngsters can vie for strikes while partying at these hip bowling spots with floor-to-ceiling video screens at the end of each lane. The basic package includes shoe rental, drinks and 90 minutes of bowling. Other packages add cake or cupcakes, invitations, food, more time to bowl and a bowling pin for the birthday child that guests can sign. At Times Square, revelers will find no fewer than 50 lanes set inside seven themed bowling lounges, a billiard table, and air hockey. Ages 4 and up.

  1. 222 W 44th St, (between Seventh and Eighth Aves )
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Bowlmor Lanes Birthday Parties, Union Square

  • Price band: 1/4

Youngsters can vie for strikes while partying at these hip bowling spots with floor-to-ceiling video screens at the end of each lane. The basic package includes shoe rental, drinks and 90 minutes of bowling. Other packages add cake or cupcakes, invitations, food, more time to bowl and a bowling pin for the birthday child that guests can sign. The Union Square facility has 42 glow-in-the-dark lanes commanding two floors. Ages 4 and up.

  1. 110 University Pl, (between 12th and 13th Sts, third floor)
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BrickHouse Ceramic Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 2/4

Youngsters enjoy a 90-minute craft session in which they’ll fashion an original piece of pottery (a bowl, cup, plate or sculpture) from wet clay and glaze it. Afterward they’ll enjoy cake and refreshments. Parents must bring all food, beverages and paper goods. Partygoers’ artwork will be available to pick up two to three weeks later. Ages 7 and up.

  1. 10-34 44th Dr , (between 10th and 11th Sts)
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Brooklyn Boulders Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 2/4

For kids inspired by Spider-Man, this Brooklyn gym is the perfect place to celebrate. Young guests spend an hour scaling the facility’s 30-foot walls under the supervision of professional staff members, then unwind for another hour in the party room. Parents must supply all paper goods, food and decorations. For an extra premium, Boulders caters the party, the popcorn is unlimited, and guests go home with a souvenir cup and a T-shirt. All ages. Children under 5 must be accompanied by a parent at all times.

  1. 575 DeGraw St, (between Third and Fourth Aves), 11217
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Brooklyn Children’s Museum Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 2/4

Tykes have two hours to explore one of seven themes, such as Pirates of the Museum, Dino Dig, A Royal Affair, and Animal Mania. Activities may include a treasure hunt, an animal meet-and-greet, or time in the sandbox, depending on which route you take. The basic package covers food and drinks for the kids, cake, party hosts and passes for guests to visit the museum again in the future. Ages 1-10.

  1. 145 Brooklyn Ave, (at St. Marks Ave )
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Brooklyn Craft Farm Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 2/4

This party’s hour-long crafting session may have kids painting their own tote bags, designing T-shirts, or making princess- or pirate-themed trinkets. Parents provide cake, food and drink, while the Craft Farm staff takes care of plates, cups, cutlery, decorations, setup and cleanup. A craft activity party can be imported inside a home or elsewhere. Parties are offered inside two Brooklyn venues: Two Moon Café (315 Fourth Ave. between 2nd and 3rd Sts) and Court Tree Collective (371 Court St between Carroll St and 1st Pl), or private homes. Prices for parties start at $35 per child. Ages 4 and up.

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Brooklyn Cyclones Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 2/4

Take your birthday kid out to a ball game—and let him get serenaded by the crowd. Bring ten or more kids to MCU Park, and you and your tot can stand on the field between innings while the entire ballpark sings “Happy Birthday.” No need to buy peanuts and Cracker Jacks; each kid gets a hot dog, soda, ice cream and a souvenir, plus a voucher for one free game of speed pitch. For $5 extra per kid, you can hold a meet-and-greet with a player from the Cyclones. Ages 4 and up.

  1. 1904 Surf Ave, (between W 17th and W 19th Sts), 11224
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Brooklyn Farmacy & Soda Fountain Birthday parties

  • Price band: 1/4

Get a taste of the 1920s at this restored pharmacy-turned-soda fountain, where party guests get exclusive use of the "top" and "game" tables, Soda Jerk party hats, and waitstaff. Food options at this historic outpost range from sundaes, soda floats and sandwiches (not included in the party package).Choose from the Sweet and Savory Party, where menu options include Lunch and Sweet and Brunch and Sweet, or the Just the Sweets Party, with ice creams floats or sundaes. Parents provide the decorations and iPod playlists. Ages 7 and up.

  1. 513 Henry St , (at Sackett St)
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Brooklyn Robot Foundry Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 2/4

Enterprising youngsters craft robots that they can test and take home. Older kids build them with cardboard and circuits that enable them to move on their own, adorning these creations with embellishments before letting them run wild in the robot arena. Along the way, party leaders explain the engineering concepts that make it all possible. Kids 5 to 6 years old make floating and flying creatures— there’s no real electronics involved—that they can deploy in wind tunnels and drop zones. Parents may bring in cake and food from outside vendors. But with the all-inclusive party package, Brooklyn Robot Foundry provides plenty of food to fuel any adults present as well as the kids, decorations, cake and an enhanced goody bag. Ages 5 and up.

  1. 303 Third Ave, (between Carroll and 1st Sts)
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Carmelo the Science Fellow Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 2/4

Since getting tons of buzz for his goofball approach to science, Boerum Hill resident Carmelo Piazza has seen demand for his parties soar. While guests of the Cosmic Cove (the Science Fellow's studio space) can expect cool activities like interactions with animals, Carmelo knows the real secret to kids' parties: "If you make them laugh, they love you. And then the parents love you." Kids take turns holding an adorable bunny, a rat, a snake and a skink lizard before getting decked out in lab glasses to start a chemistry experiment with a surprise twist ending: their homemade silly putty glows in the dark! Other experiments involve 10-foot slime worms, fake snow, alka-seltzer rockets-- not to mention the disappearing water magic trick! The two-hour parties immerse children in the fun of science exploration for an hour and a half, with the remainder devoted to refreshments. Ages 3 to 11.

  1. 300 Atlantic Ave, (between Hoyt and Smith Sts)
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The Golf Club at Chelsea Piers Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 2/4

For the first hour Tiger Woods wanna-bes participate in two 30-minute sessions with golf pros. Kids either practice with the simulator, receive putting-green instruction or hit on the tier. The last half hour’s reserved for gobbling up pizza and cake. Ages 5 and up.

  1. Pier 59, W 18th St, (at the Hudson River)
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Children's Museum of the Arts Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 3/4

Choose from a variety of packages, customizable by time of day, age and activity at this downtown museum. The basic option includes use of the private party room and two teaching artists who lead youngsters in a project, such tie-dye, clay sculpture, mask making or Jackson Pollock-style action painting. Plus, all guests and their chaperones receive free admission to the museum for the day. Parents must supply food, drinks, paper goods and favors. Ages 1 to 14.

  1. 103 Charlton St , (between Greenwich and Hudson )
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Children's Museum of Manhattan Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 3/4

CMOM offers a variety of parties specifically designed for different age groups. The youngest partygoers can listen to lullabies from around the world, while older kids can watch a hilarious magic show with Justin the Magician or star in a costumed play. Highlights include the Dora and Diego party, where kids help the Nick Jr. stars on an animal-rescue mission, the PlayWorks party, where little ones pretend to cook meals and construct buildings, and the EatSleepPlay party where kids participate in a health-themed obstacle challenge course. With CMOM's "Jazzed!" exhibit is the new Jazzy Birthday Party at which kids can sing, skat, dance, and create their own pair of tap shoes to take home. All packages include pizza, juice, a personalized cake from Magnolia Bakery, favors, an art project, educators, invitations, decorations and all-day museum admission for guests. Ages 1 to 8.

  1. 212 W 83rd St, (between Amsterdam Ave and Broadway)
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Church Street School for Music and Art Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 3/4

Creative kids will love these 90-minute parties where teaching artists lead guests in music- or art-related activities. High-end craft projects (murals, clay creations) are tailored to your child’s interests during the art party; an interactive musician-led jam session is at the center of the music party. All packages give you exclusive use of the party space, a party coordinator and teaching artist, pizza and decorations. Goody bags and balloons are available for an extra cost Ages 1 and up.

  1. 74 Warren St, (between Greenwich St and West Broadway )
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Circle Line Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 2/4

Set sail on an adventure with a birthday cruise. Young seafarers will enjoy taking in the sights, which include a close-up viewing of the Statue of Liberty. Cupcakes and box lunches (sandwiches, chips, cookies and organic juice) are available for $8 per child. Perks include entertainment and narration of the tour. For the right price, the birthday party crew will be allowed to take over the entire boat; expect all the trimmings (food, entertainment and beverages and goodies). Ages 3 and up.

  1. Pier 83, W 42nd St, (at the Hudson River)
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Citibabes Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 4/4

The 10,000-square-foot kids’ club opens its doors to nonmembers for its birthday bashes. Kids have plenty of themes to choose from, including Pirates and Princesses, Under the Sea, A Day in the Circus and Jungle Safari, and they can take advantage of the space’s 1,500-square-foot indoor playground. The basic package includes food, cupcakes, decorations, paper goods, party favors, a bouncy castle, 2 party leading staff, setup and cleanup. Photographers, musicians, balloon artists and more are available for an additional price. Ages 10 and under.

  1. 52 Mercer St, (between Broome and Grand Sts, third floor)
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City Ice Pavilion Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 1/4

Hit the ice at this Queens rink for an ultra-cool celebration. In addition to admission and skate rental, the price of the most basic package covers the party room, either pizza or hot dogs, beverages and invitations. For a few more dollars per child, you can tack on extras, like a 30-minute skating lesson or half-price admission tickets for all of the guests. Keep in mind: With the exception of cake, no outside food is permitted. Parties require a minimum of 10 children and take place during public session. Children will have at least an hour and half to skate. The party package includes the cost of renting skates (although kids can tote in their own), with the smallest size being toddler size 8.. All ages.

  1. 47-32 32nd Pl , (between 47th and 48th Aves)
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City Treehouse Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 1/4

The two-story indoor tree house provides kids plenty of space for climbing, crawling and exploring during the 90-minute party. Little guests can peek inside the secret star cave, splash around in the water table and zoom down the slide. The basic package includes access to the space, paper goods, invitations, setup and cleanup. On Friday and Saturday nights, kids can also throw a sleepover party and set up camp in the play space. City Treehouse has a number of options for food, at an additional cost. Ages 18 months to 8 years.

  1. 129A W 20th St, (between Sixth and Seventh Aves )
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Chocolate Works Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 3/4

Partygoers get to be chocolatiers for the day as they mold and decorate their own toothsome creations on this new shop’s 40-foot conveyor-belt machine. The basic package covers two hours of partying, one homemade chocolate treat, pizza, beverages, invitations and paper goods, plus a chocolate-covered Oreo, pretzel or graham cracker. For an extra fee, parents may add sundae making, a chocolate fountain, popcorn, goody bags or take-home aprons-- or even refreshments for grown-ups so they can join in the fun. Ages 3 and up.

  1. 641 Amsterdam Ave, (at 91st St)
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ConstructionKids Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 2/4

Industrious tykes spend the better part of this two-hour bash using real tools to build original structures and sculptures, which they get to take home at the end of the fete. Too easy? Older kiddos can upgrade to the Go-Cart party, where they build (and zoom around in) life-sized milk crate carts. ConstructionKids provides party supplies, decorations, paper goods, balloons and an experienced staff; parents supply the refreshments. Ages 2½ to 10.

  1. 63 Flushing Ave, Building 92, Brooklyn Navy Yard, (between Adelphi St and Carlton Ave)
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Cozy's Cuts for Kids Birthday Parties, UES

  • Price band: 3/4

Girls enjoy a party filled with hair styling, mini-manicures, makeup , a beauty-themed art activity, dancing and music. The guest of 
honor gets a birthday tiara to wear during the festivities. The deluxe package adds paper goods, cake, pizza and drinks. Ages 4 to 12.

  1. 1416 Second Ave, (at 74th St)
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Cozy's Cuts for Kids Birthday Parties, UES

  • Price band: 3/4

Girls enjoy a party filled with hair styling, mini-manicures, makeup , a beauty-themed art activity, dancing and music. The guest of 
honor gets a birthday tiara to wear during the festivities. The deluxe package adds paper goods, cake, pizza and drinks. Ages 4 to 12.

  1. 1125 Madison Ave, (at 84th St), 10028
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Cozy's Cuts for Kids Birthday Parties, UWS

  • Price band: 3/4

Girls enjoy a party filled with hair styling, mini-manicures, makeup, a beauty-themed art activity, dancing and music. The guest of 
honor gets a birthday tiara to wear during the festivities. The deluxe package adds paper goods, cake, pizza and drinks. Ages 4 to 12.

  1. 448 Amsterdam Ave, (between 81st and 82nd Sts), 10024
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The Craft Studio Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 3/4

The Uptown art studio hosts a variety of crafts parties for children as young as three. Kids make funky lamps, messenger bags, superhero capes or even chocolate houses before games and dancing. Ice cream cake, juice, balloons and face painting are included; the Studio will provide more refreshments for an additional charge. Other add-ons are available à la carte, like the “Princess Treatment,” which includes a hairdo, sparkly make-up and a manicure. Tweens can choose from night-time karaoke and dance parties. The Craft Studio will also bring the party to you with Craft Studio to Go (craftstudiotogo.com). At home parties can include chocolate boxes, puppet making, splatter paint t-shirts, and more. Ages 3 and up.

  1. 1657 Third Ave, (between 92nd and 93rd Sts)
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Created By You Birthday Parties

  • Price band: 1/4

The Staten Island paint-your-own-pottery destination offers multiple party packages: the two-hour basic, which includes pizza, soda and paper products, as well as packages that allow partygoers to choose from a wider array of pottery to paint and additional projects like cupcake or cookie decorating. The staff attends to the artists at work, glazes the pieces after completion and then puts them in the kiln to dry. All ages.

  1. 59 New Dorp Plaza, (between New Dorp Ln and Rose Ave), 10306
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Creative Dream Parties

  • Price band: 2/4

This 3,000-square-foot facility hosts more than 30 themed parties; favorites include Crazy Carnival and Pirate/Princess Treasure. Expect limbo and cha-cha-cha-ing, music, a bubble machine, parachute play and other lively activities. Kids can also come up with their own theme for a party. Food, beverages, cake, music and two staff leaders are supplied in the basic party package. Ages 1 to 10.

  1. 25 Waterside Plaza, E 23rd St, (at FDR Dr)
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The Creative Kitchen Birthday Parties, Chelsea

  • Price band: 4/4

Young foodies decorate their own cupcakes and work together to create a recipe centered on a theme, like Silly Sushi, Fruity Fiesta and Royal-Tea Party. Afterward they’ll enjoy the fruits of their labor as well as Organic Valley milk (upon request) and dessert. All children leave with recipes and a chef's hat, and the birthday boy or girl receives a cookbook. The Creative Kitchen also offers birthday party house calls. Ages 2 and up.

  1. City Treehouse, 129A W 20th St, (between Sixth and Seventh Aves)
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The Creative Kitchen Birthday Parties, Financial District

  • Price band: 4/4

Young foodies decorate their own cupcakes and work together to create a recipe centered on a theme, like Silly Sushi, Fruity Fiesta and Royal-Tea Party. Afterward they’ll enjoy the fruits of their labor as well as Organic Valley milk (upon request) and dessert. All children leave with recipes and a chef's hat, and the birthday boy or girl receives a cookbook. The Creative Kitchen also offers birthday party house calls. Ages 2 and up.

  1. J&R Jr., 1 Ann St, second floor, (at Park Row)
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The Creative Kitchen Birthday Parties, Tribeca

  • Price band: 4/4

Young foodies decorate their own cupcakes and work together to create a recipe centered on a theme, like Silly Sushi, Fruity Fiesta and Royal-Tea Party. Afterward they’ll enjoy the fruits of their labor as well as Organic Valley milk (upon request) and dessert. All children leave with recipes and a chef's hat, and the birthday boy or girl receives a cookbook. The Creative Kitchen also offers birthday party house calls. Ages 2 and up.

  1. Manhattan Youth Downtown Community Center, 120 Warren St, (between Greenwich and West Sts)
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