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Where to celebrate your child’s birthday party in Brooklyn

An exclusive overview of local facilities that host birthday parties for children from 1 to 17 years. We have listed party spots in Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Downtown Brooklyn, Gowanus, Park Slope and Carroll Gardens for robot, art, pottery, magic, soccer, dance, laser tag & subway fans and more.

Brooklyn Strategist @ 333 Court Street in Carroll Gardens

The Brooklyn Strategist is a friendly local game store. In addition to selling games for all ages we also have a lovely play space, a wonderful cafe, and host amazing birthday parties! From Monopoly to Catan or Dungeons & Dragons to Magic the Gathering and even Pokemon we have games you are sure to love. We can put together a wide variety of parties to fit many needs from kids parties to corporate events. With our parties we will take care of set up and clean up, serving food from our cafe and our game instructors will teach games and facilitate game play. 

Includes: Our parties include table space and staffing, other services included depending on your type of party please contact for more information.

Ages: 5 to Adult

Costs: Party options vary and range from $260 and up. Please contact for detailed pricing for your party needs.

Contact: info@thebrooklynstrategist.com  Website

Brooklyn Magic Shop @ Smith Street in Carroll Gardens

Brooklyn Magic Shop is a magical place for children and adults alike. A place where anything and everything is possible through the power of the imagination. Cards, and wands, and tricks, oh my! Host a magical celebration filled with wonder. Complete with a custom age appropriate private Magic Show, in a beautifully lit parlor style magic theatre. Learn a magic trick, make magic slime, enjoy magic inspired cupcakes, amazing balloon creations, and more! The possibilities are truly endless when you enter the doors of Brooklyn Magic Shop.

Includes: Magic Theatre – Custom age appropriate private Magic Show in a parlor style magic theatre. Comfortably sits 20 chair seats; or 15 children seated on floor mats in front of stage and 15 chairs. A 30 minute show or a 1 hour show is available dependent on age. Front Space – Large cart for displaying cupcakes & party favors, 2 (4ft) tables for a maximum of 12 children, chairs, smooth kraft paper table covers with crayons, chalk wall access with water based non toxic chalk, front window seating, beautiful lighting. Add-ons – Magic Trick Lesson, Magic Slime, Balloon Creations with Birthday Crown, Magic Themed Cupcakes, Polaroids.

Ages: All Ages

Costs: Shows and Reservations range from $450 to $575, and add-ons range from $5 to $35. Please contact for detailed pricing and descriptions. Celebrations can be customized to meet your needs.

Contact: Owners/Magician Daniel & Diana at info@brooklynmagicshop.com

Playday @ Cobble Hill

PLAYDAY will work with parents to customize a creative, imaginative, and exciting birthday party for their little ones and guests. Children will experience two hours of dynamic fun with three chosen art activities, food and cake provided by the family, and free creative playtime. At the end of the celebration, children get to take home their masterpieces as party favors

What’s Included: 2 Hours Exclusive Use of Plays, 3 Customized Creative Activities, Standard Art Supplies, Access to WiFi and Sonos, All Clean Up and Disposal, Access to Refrigerator and Freezer, Chosen Add-Ons

What You Bring: Food, Beverages (Alcohol Allowed), Cutlery, Napkins, Plates, Cups, Ice, Cake, Candles 

Costs: $850-$1050

Contact: info@playdaycobblehill.com  Website

Loop of the Loom @ Plymouth Street in DUMBO

Weaving parties are a great way to share and make memories with others. Handmade creations make their party celebration extra special and unique!

Includes: Instructor and weaving material, no food allowed in the center

Ages: 6 years and up

Costs: $60 per person for 2 hours

Contact: More info here!

Area 53 @ 53 Bridge Street in DUMBO

Area 53 offers laser tag games, parties and events. There is no minimum age, but as the guns weigh around 4 pounds they suggest kids should be over 6 years old. You can play in groups of minimum 6 to 8 players and up to 18 players. The games are 1.5 hours that consist of 3 times 15 minutes games. Prices on weekdays are $35 per person and on weekends $45 per person. They are open from 10am to 10pm every day.

Includes: The games are 1.5 hours that consist of 3 times 15 minutes games.  You can bring your own birthday treats.

Ages: 6 to 99 years

Costs: Starts at $350 for 10 kids

Contact: More info here.

Lakeside birthdays including ice skating parties @ Prospect Park

Lakeside offers a number of festive ways to celebrate birthdays. From roller skating to boating and biking to the splash pad, our event planners will make sure you and your guests have a blast. Our packages are designed for kids turning 3-16, and include kid-favorite food, decor, goody bags, and activities for a minimum of ten children. Lakeside also offers birthday fun for adults, including a full catering menu with open bar options.

Includes: Skating for up to 10 kids and adults, 2 hour private party room, one party attendant, utensils, plates, and water/lemonade.

Ages: 3 – 16

Costs: $525 and up

Contact: Website

Shipwrecked | Red Hook

Let us make your event an ADVENTURE!  Sit back and relax as we steer the ship from set-up to clean-up. The guest of honor will feel like a VIP as they celebrate their special day with us.  We offer several party packages to choose from including parties for teens and adults!  The base party package includes the following. 

Ages: 4-12 years

Costs: Deluxe Mini Golf Party (2 hour party)  $499 base price includes up to 10 children. Additional children $22 each. $100 Non-refundable deposit required at time of booking. 

Includes: A round of miniature golf for each child . A bag of gold coins for each group to activate the special effects/story throughout the course .An arcade card for each child  Cheese pizza for the kids , 1 dozen cupcakes, Table Covers ,Plates, Cups, Napkins, & Utensils for each child , 1 Gallon of water per room , 1 Juice per child, 1 pass for a round of miniature golf on a future visit for each child, souvenir gift for the guest of honor, Party Captain for the duration of the party  (Your Party Captain will set-up & clean-up, so that you can enjoy the celebration.  
Please note: We ask that the host family provide one adult chaperone per group of 5 children while on the course.)

Contact: https://www.shipwreckednyc.com 

Brooklyn Bridge Skating @ Pier 2

Brooklyn Bridge Park Roller Skating Rink at Pier 2 offers birthday parties with skating and stunning views from April to October in Brooklyn Bridge Park.

Includes: Admission and Skate Rental, reserved seating, paper goods, a slice of Pizza for each guest, a 20 oz. Drink for each guest.

Ages: 4 years and up

Costs: Starts at $375 for up to 10 kids

Contact: More info here!

Brooklyn Game Lab @ Park Slope 

Whether it’s for a birthday, celebration, or just for fun, Brooklyn Game Lab would love to host your next party! Choose from popular modern board games, epic Dungeons & Dragons RPG adventures, Pokemon, Magic the Gathering or, weather permitting, exciting Battle Lab live action role playing at Prospect Park! Our amazing Brooklyn Game Lab instructors keep everyone engaged and involved in the action.

Includes: Awesome party space, fantastic games, kid-friendly, fun party crew and party bag with favors

Ages: 6 years and up

Costs: $600 for 12 kids

Contact: More info here!

Brooklyn Robot Foundry @ 98 4th Street in Gowanus

The Brooklyn Robot Foundry strives to empower kids through robot-building, introducing them to the fun and creative side of engineering. Whether happening online or in-person, the Robot Foundry’s birthday parties are a blast for all who attend! Each child will learn how to build and customize their own robot, which is theirs to keep afterwards.

Includes: The party will last 1-1.5 hours. All parties include all of the materials for the robot-building (shipping may be additional for online parties depending on where guests live). Children 2-5 years old must attend with a grown-up.

Ages: 2 to 12 years

Costs: Starts at $300 for 6 kids

Address: 98 4th Street (@Bond St.)

Contact: More info here!

Brooklyn Zoo @ Williamsburg

Select from available activities including parkour, trampoline, and ninja warrior followed by a (safe foam dart) nerf battle. 

Includes: One hour in the gym plus a half hour in the party area with dedicated instructor. Food not included.

Ages: 7 years and up

Costs: Starts at $650 for up to 12 kids

Contact: More info here!

Child’s Play NY @ Brooklyn

These customized parties are a celebration of what your child loves most. Joyful party games are tailored that fit your theme and make your child the star of the day. The team of professional actors help kids unleash their imagination and tap into their intrinsic sense of play. With themes like Harry Potter, Fairy Tales and Superheroes the party guests get to go on an exciting adventures that break the mold of the average birthday! For the last decade, Child’s Play NY has been a trusted theater provider at dozens of NYC schools. Discover why the parties are the top ranked in Brooklyn Family Magazine and in Time Out Kids! 

Includes: Introductory conversation to customize party theme and games, 75 minutes of led dramatic play activities led by two expert theater teachers.

Ages: 3 years and up

Costs: Starting at $400 for up to 15 kids

Contact: emily@childsplayny.com | 347-759-6313

Chuck E. Cheese’s @ Flatbush Avenue in Downtown Brooklyn

Our activities feature a mix of fun rides, and video games that will leave them smiling all afternoon. From racing and stand up arcade games, there’s plenty to keep them occupied and entertained for hours.

Includes: 30 Play Points per child, 2 slices of a 1-topping pizza and a drink with free refills per child, 3 Helium Balloons per party, Exclusive Play Band, 250 Bonus Tickets, Birthday Show Recognition and Ticket Blaster experience for the Birthday Star.

Ages: 3 years and up

Costs: Starts a $19.99 per child

Contact: More info here!

Families First Brooklyn @ 250 Baltic Street

Exclusive use of our Play Space, Movement Room and Art/Snack. Birthday party host to monitor activities and help with set-up and clean-up. Food, beverages, paper goods, and utensils are not included in the fee.

Includes: 2 hour use of space

Ages: 0-4 years

Costs: $300 for 10 total children and adults

Contact: More info here!

Force Soccer Studios @ Gowanus

Force Soccer Studios “MVP” Birthday Parties will treat your child like the “Most Valuable Person” on his or her birthday and make sure all of the kids have a memorable celebration! Parties run for 80 minutes- 50 minutes on the indoor, climate controlled turf field and include soccer games and activities for kids of all ages and abilities & 30 minutes for food and cake.

Includes: Use of space, party coordinator, pizza, drinks, paper goods

Ages: 3-17 years

Costs: Starts at $700 for up to 12 kids

Contact: More info here!

Gotham Gymnastics @ 315 Douglass Street in Gowanus

Our fantastic Gotham Birthday Parties include a big Bounce House obstacle course, trampoline, balance beam, bars and a huge foam pit! The amazing experienced birthday party staff at Gotham will be with you every step of the way and ensure that your kiddo has a memorable and fun experience ! 

Includes: Special T-shirt for the birthday kid and a few things for party bags, BYO food and drink.

Ages: 18 months and up

Costs: $850 for 10 kids. Bring your own food and drinks.

Contact: More info here!

Creatively Wild Art Studio @ 98 Water Street in DUMBO

Choose from one of our exciting Party Themes including Unicorn, Graffiti or Wild Kingdom Parties or let us custom design your party for your Guest of Honor! With an exciting assortment of unique party activities, packages and add-ons, simply choose your party theme, invite your guests & we’ll take care of the rest! Enjoy amazing action-packed fun activities & create your very own masterpiece to take home-a keepsake to mark your special day!

Includes: A two hour session, Art supplies, A Party Planner, Custom designed Birthday Banner, Pizza, Cupcakes, Honest Juice, Party decor on your chosen party theme, fun party paraphernalia, a surprise Creatively WILD Dance off at the end of your event complete with Glow Sticks. Adults attend free or drop off.

Ages: 2 years and up

Costs: $80 per child

Contact: Booking information here!

Jane’s Carousel @ Brooklyn Bridge Park

Includes: Two-hour parties with reserved seating in the picnic grove or inside the Pavilion on rainy days. Unlimited Rides and one keepsake ticket for all Birthday Party guests. You are responsible for the coordination, set up and clean-up of your party.

Ages: 1 year and up

Costs: Starts at $350 for up to 10 children

Contact: More information here!

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The Little Gym of Brooklyn Heights @ 221 Atlantic Avenue

The Little Gym gives your birthday kid and their friends the full run of the facility, filling the celebration with instructor-led games, music, and fun LEGO® Juniors or LEGO DUPLO® building activities created especially for your birthday boy or girl.

Includes:  A qualified birthday leader plus an assistant, all the set-up and clean-up, paper goods (plates, forks, cups, napkins), drinks for each child in the party room, a gift registry (if you open your presents while you’re with us), balloons for decoration. 90 minutes long.

Ages: 1 to 12 years

Costs: Starts at $705

Contact: More info here.

The Little Gym of DUMBO @ 75 Front Street

The Little Gym gives your birthday kid and their friends the full run of the facility, filling the celebration with instructor-led games, music, and activities created especially for your birthday boy or girl. The celebration continues in the party room with all mess and set-up handled by TLG staff.

Includes:  All packages include full exclusive use of the gym space, activities led by expert instructors, all set-up and clean up, a special gift for the birthday child! Options to add themes, décor, balloons, local food and other goodies available! 90 minutes, with option to extend to 2 hours.

Ages: 1 to 12 years

Costs: Starts at $705

Contact: More info here.

New York Kids Club @ Brooklyn Heights, DUMBO, Park Slope and Cobble Hill

Every party theme (gym princess, gym superhero, etc) includes perfectly planned activities in our state-of-the-art facility with plenty of time for refreshments in our beautiful party room.

Includes: 90 minutes exclusive use of the facility. Structured, age-appropriate activities; qualified birthday leader, 2 additional birthday performers and a birthday coordinator who will set up, lead the party, serve your guests and clean up.

Ages: 1 to 12 years

Costs: Starts at $500 for up to 10 kids

Contact: More info here!

Recess DUMBO @ 81 Washington Street in DUMBO

Exclusive use of DUMBO’s new play space with dedicated team that can provide everything you need to host a memorable event. They’ll do as much or as little prep as you want. Ask for party add-ons like face painting, live music, arts and crafts, a balloon twister or a magician!

Includes: Includes two hours of exclusive use of our playspace, two party helpers, and all set up and clean up.

Ages: 1 to 6 years

Costs: Starts at $695 for up to 13 kids

Contact: More info here!

The Painted Pot in Cobble Hill & Park Slope

The Painted Pot is a paint your own pottery studio in Brooklyn.

Includes: 90 minutes of creative fun; plates, napkins and utensils, 3 ballons, juice boxes. Each child chooses one of over 25 pieces of pottery. Birthday child receives a plate that we decorate with his or her name and will be signed by all the guests, creating a wonderful keepsake! We will take care of all your party needs and leave the cleaning to us!

Ages: 3 to 15 years

Costs: Starts at $420 for 10 kids

Contact: More info here!

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Transit Museum @ Corner of Boerum Place and Schermerhorn Street

Led by the Museum’s enthusiastic and skilled Education staff, our parties for children 3 and up bring to life over 100 years of transit lore. So join us in the bus driver’s seat, stroll along a platform of vintage cars and swipe through the birthday turnstile for a party your child will never forget!

Includes: Two Museum staff members, dedicated exclusively to your party; exclusive use of our lunchroom and education center; a special, kid- and adult-friendly interactive guided tour of the Museum; party games and activities; set-up and clean-up assistance

Ages: 3 years and up

Costs: Starts at $525 for up to 30 people (adults & kids)

Contact: More info here.

Supper Soccer Stars @ Upper 90 and outdoors in local parks

Includes: Super Soccer Stars birthday parties include a full hour of fun, age-appropriate soccer activities that can even be adapted into other exciting themes, such as superheroes, princesses, or anything that your child can imagine!  After the soccer fun, the kids will sit down to eat food and cake, sing, and celebrate your child’s big day.

Note:  Upper 90 at 359 Atlantic Avenue rental fee $95.

Ages: 2 years and up

Costs: Starting at $250 for 6 kids outside (inside plus rental fee)

Contact: More info here!

Treasure Trunk Theatre @ 141 Atlantic Avenue or we come to your venue!

Host a 2-hour party with us at our stunning studio space on Atlantic Avenue, or we can come to you with our exciting theatrical activity. Every party is tailored to the interests of the birthday kiddo, with a custom theme that brings your kiddo’s dreams to life. Our magical treasure trunk will open during every party, containing hidden treasures to spark a world of imagination. 

Includes: Packages available @ Treasure Trunk Studio : Standard & Premium. Includes 15 guests + the birthday child, additional guests can be added for an additional fee. Standard package includes space rental, staffing for the full party, tables & chairs, and our 45 minute theatrical activity. Premium Package includes space rental, staffing for the full party, tables & chairs, themed decor, paper goods, balloons, pizza/beverages for the kiddos, and our 45 minute theatrical activity. Activity Only Parties include our 45 minute theatrical activity for up to 30 kiddos (pricing varies on headcount). 

Ages: 1-9 years old 

Costs: Activity Only Package starts at $250, Standard Package starts at $650, Premium Package starts at $975. Outdoor parties available.

Contact: More info here, or please contact us at birthdays@treasuretrunktheatre.com

Updated: December 2021

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