Here is a list of Birthday Party ideas for your reference when you plan your next party. The list is grouped by themes (Nature, Arts, Sports, Cooking, Girls, Museums, Seasonal, etc.) and then sorted alphabetically. If you have other recommendations, please let us know in the comment section below.
1) Sports Parties
AMF Bowling @ White Plains, NY
Where: 47 Tarrytown Rd, White Plains, NY 10607
Details: Temporarily closed for renovations. Stay tuned.
Bounce U @ Elmsford, NY
Where: 150 Clearbrook Rd, Elmsford, NY
Details: Giant inflatables, private bounce rooms, private party room.
Brewster Sports Center @ Brewster, CT
Where: 19 Sutton Place Brewster, NY 10509
Details: 1 hour of organized soccer, two hand touch football or basketball 30 minutes of food and fun in the party room.
Chelsea Piers Birthday Parties @ Stamford, CT
Where: One Blachley Road, Stamford, CT 06902
Details: For children's birthday parties, packages include dynamic coaching and world-class facilities. There are also new party options such as Dance Party or Water Sports Party. http://www.chelseapiersct.com/birthday/
Cosmo's Martial Arts Center @ Mamaroneck, NY
Where: 400 Mamaroneck Ave, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Details: An introductory Taekwondo lesson and games such as balloon popping, dodge ball, Taekwondo obstacle course and more. Website: http://www.cosmosmac.com/
Great Play @ Scarsdale, NY or Stamford, CT
Details: Custom birthday parties for ages 1-10. The three general themes are Field Day, Fun and Games, and Multisports.
Homefield Bowl @ Yonkers, NY
Where: 938 Saw Mill River Rd, Yonkers, NY 10710
Details: Birthday bowling parties are fun for children of all ages – even if bowling is a whole new experience for them. Our party coordinator will work with you through out the party. We provide bumpers on every lane to ensure that every ball hits the pins.
House of Sports @ Ardsley, NY
Where: 1 Elm Street, Ardsley, NY
Details: Party themes include basketball, baseball, football, soccer, etc.
ISG Gymnastics @ Harrison, NY
Where: 151 Crotona Ave., Harrison
Details: An hour of gymnastics games and activities and 30 minutes for cakes and celebration. Phone: 914-835-0010
Jodi's Gym @ Mt. Kisco, NY
Where: 25 Hubbels Drive, Mt. Kisco, NY
Details: Parents and kids are bursting with joy during an action-packed hour and a half where kids swing from bars, balance on beams, tumble, climb and stretch to their hearts delight!
Kids U @ Port Chester or Pleasantville, NY
Details: A Kids U party begins with an action packed, fun-filled hour including free play on the PlayQuad & supervised,
age-appropriate games & activities in our gymnastics room.
Kidsville @ Mt Kisco or Scarsdale, NY
Where: 777 Post Rd Scarsdale, NY or 145 Kisco Av, Mt Kisco, NY
Details: Choose from Jumpin' Gym Party, Rockin' Railroad party, to Superhero or Princess Party.
Life the Place to Be @ Ardsley, NY
Where; 2 Lawrence St, Ardsley, NY 10502
Details: Laser Tag, Arcade, Rock Climbing, Bowling, Soft Play Party, Creative Craft, Laser Maze, Dance Party, GAGA Party, Create A Furry Friend, Performer Party, Inflatable Madness, Runway Glamour Dress Up Party, Rockstar Party
Lifetime Fitness @ Harrison, NY
Where: 1 Westchester Park Dr, Harrison, NY 10604
Member only sports party.
Little Gym @ Scarsdale, NY
Where: 777 White Plains Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Details: Gymnastics games and activities
Playland Ice Casino @ Rye, NY
Where: 100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY 10580
Details: Ice skating party
The Play Place @ Elmsford, NY
Where: 175-11 Clearbrook Rd, Elmsford, NY 10523
Details: Customized party with sports and field games or dance.
Pro Swing @ Mt Kisco or Port Chester, NY
Where: 27 Radio Circle Dr. Mount Kisco, NY 10549 or 36 Midland Ave. Port Chester, NY 10573
Details: Kids play a variety of baseball games & contests with qualified instructors.
Rockin' Jump @ Mt Kisco, NY
Where: 333 N Bedford Rd, Mt Kisco, NY 10549
Details: Up to 2 hours of jump time in the Indoor Trampoline park. During the 2nd hour of Jump, your party will have access to a dedicated party room and your guests can continue to jump as much as much as they like.
YWCA Gymnastics @ White Plains, NY
Where: 515 North St, White Plains, NY 10605
Details: One hour of gym time and 30 minutes for cake and refreshment.
2) Museum and Indoor Parks Parties
Chuck E. Cheese's @ Nanuet, NY
Where: 250 West Route 59, Nanuet, NY 10954
Details: When you have a birthday party at Chuck E. Cheese's, you always party like a star. Celebrate with a special birthday show with Chuck E. himself. Plus, all your guests will eat pizza, play games, and take home great souvenirs.
Legoland Discovery @ Yonkers, NY
Where: 39 Fitzgerald Street, Yonkers, NY 10710
Details: Each party includes legoland admission, a private party room with a party host. Website: http://www.legolanddiscoverycenter.com/westchester/
Raceway party @ Elmsford, NY
Details: Your party guests will be given instructions on how to race a slot car and practice time with the 1/2″ cars. Races will be held and your guests will race for prizes like ribbons, free track time, and model cars.
Sportstime USA @ Elmsford, NY
Where: 380 Saw Mill River Rd, Elmsford, NY 10523
Details: Birthday party in the indoor amusement center with over 150 Arcade games, Lasertag, rock climbing, bumper cars, indoor playground, etc.
Stepping Stones Museum @ Stamford
Where: 303 West Avenue, Norwalk, CT 06850
Details: Each party includes museum admission and exclusive use of a party room for two hours. Website: http://www.steppingstonesmuseum.org
Movie party at City Center 15: Cinema De Lux in White Plains
3) Cooking Parties
ABC Cakes @ Mamaroneck, NY
Where: 414 Mamaroneck Avenue, Mamaroneck, NY 10543
Details: ABC Cakes specializes in children's parties of all kinds. With our parties, kids will be able to decorate and their own cakes home.
Cooking Party @ Stamford, CT
Where: Aux Delices Foods, 23 Acosta Street, Stamford, CT
Details: Kids can make pizza, cake, or cookies together.
Chocolate Works @ Scarsdale, NY
Where: 450 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Details: Kids will undoubtedly enjoy this fun, creative, interactive party experience where they get to become a "Chocolatier for the day". Kids will have the party of their "sweet dreams" as they are allowed to mold and decorate their own one of a kind chocolate creations.
4) Nature Parties
Greenburgh Nature Center @ Scarsdale, NY
Where: 99 Dromore Rd, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Details: Nature-theme parties with animal demonstration. Seasonal options include Cidering in the fall, a visit to the pond in the spring, and scavenger hunt.
Rye Nature Center @ Rye, NY
Where: 873 Boston Post Rd, Rye, NY 10580
From animal adventures to wilderness skills to garden flower parties, there's something for everyone! Experienced environmental educators provide an exciting and educational experience for your child and their friends.
Weinberg Nature Center @ Scarsdale, NY
Where: 455 Mamaroneck Rd, Scarsdale, NY
Details: Birthday party themes range from live animal demonstration, to nature scavenger hunt, to nature games and nature hikes. http://www.weinbergnaturecenter.org/
Muscoot Farm @ Katonah, NY
Where: 51 Route 100, Katonah, NY
Details: Birthday parties are welcome at Muscoot Farm from 10am to Noon on Saturdays. Both indoor and outdoor space are available for rental. Hayrides are only available between mid-April through October. Indoor space is available April through November. http://www.muscootfarm.org/
5) Arts/Crafts/Music Parties
Clay Art Party @ Port Chester, NY
Where: 40 Beech St, Port Chester, NY 10573
Details: Ages 5 and up. CAC provides an artist-teacher and all the materials. Party Goers will create a clay project from start to finish! Website: http://www.clayartcenter.org
Fun Craft @ Scarsdale, NY
Where: 590 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Our party packages include: 2 Hours or 90 minutes of age appropriate arts and crafts, followed by your very own personalized disco dance party with a live DJ playing all your favorite music and karaoke.
A Maze in Pottery @ Briaercliff Manor, NY
Where: 76 N State Rd, Briarcliff Manor, NY 10510
Details: Children can paint their own pottery.
Paint Your Own Pottery @ Scarsdale, NY
Where: 969 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale, NY 10583
Details: Children can paint their own pottery. Pottery will be glazed, fired, wrapped, and ready for pickup in one week. Website: http://www.paintyourownpot.com/parties.html
Karaoke Birthday @ Mamaroneck, NY
Where: Back to Rock Music School, 130 Mamaroneck Ave, Mamaroneck, NY
Details: There are various themes including Rock Birthday Party, Karaoke Party, DJ Birthday Party.
6) Girly Parties
Snip-its @ Scarsdale, NY
Where: 450 Central Park Ave, Scarsdale, NY
Details: Snip-its will make your little darling feel like the belle of the ball. Choose from fun-filled themes include Rock Star, Glamour, Hollywood and Spa.
Sweet Heaven Family Spa @ Hartsdale, NY
Where: 157 S Central Ave, Hartsdale, NY 10530
Details: Enjoy food, drink, and spa treatment in a private party room.
Central Park Dance @ Scarsdale, NY
Where: 450 Central Park Ave., Scarsdale, NY 10583
Details: Children of all ages may choose from Fairytale Ballet, Theatre, Hip Hop, and Fun-n-Fit parties.
Star Kidz Birthday Party @ White Plains, NY
Your child picks an age-appropriate theme (“X Factor/American Idol,” Broadway, Radio & Pop Hits, Model Runway, Hair/Makeup Pajama Party, etc.) http://starkidzonline.com/parties/
7) Seasonal Parties
Playland Ice Skating @ Rye, NY
PlayLand Ice Casino is the perfect place for an easy, fun-filled and exciting party. Package includes admission to public skating and 45 mins reserved area in cafeteria
8) Parties that come to you / Party Entertainers
Private Picasso Art Party
Details: All of the activities are tailored to the birthday child's age and interests, as well as the age range of all guests participating. Parties can take place in client's homes, parks, public spaces and other facilities.
Mad Science Party
Our Parties last about an hour with all sorts of engaging, hands–on experiments that include things like tornado tubes, electricity experiments, chemical reactions that produce light, air pressure activities, indoor fireworks and tons more great demonstrations. All parties end with a Mad Science chemistry take home for every child. Website: http://newyorkcity.madscience.org/birthday-party-nyc.aspx
Game Truck Party
Details: GameTruck delivers excitement to your doorstep. Options include video games or laser tag. www.gametruckparty.com
Fantabulous Face Painting, Glitter Tattoos and More by Heather, 10591 Sleepy Hollow, NY Phone: (914) 393-2019
JoJo's Party Pals 10541 Mahopac, NY Phone: (845) 621-3816
Making Faces Parties Inc. 1 Barker Street. 10549 Mt. Kisco, NY
Phone: (914) 714-8069
Clowns.com - serving Westchester, Long Island, Queens, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Bronx 718-971-5862
Dave's Cast of Characters - Includes more than 100 costumed characters. From princesses and superheroes to pirates and tea parties, there is something for everyone. Phone: 914-235-7100
Clowns, Magicians, Puppet Shows, Jogglers
I Invite A Princess Sing & Perform story as a magical music adventure show. Phone 203-828-6397 www.inviteaprincess.com