The pressure to come up with new and unique ideas for children’s birthday parties increases by the year! Wondering where to have your child’s party in Bergen County, NJ? The following mybergen.com Sponsored Content Directory presented by Tenafly Pediatrics features birthday party venues, options and ideas in the Bergen County, New Jersey area that just might help make the planning of your next children’s party a bit easier:
Abma’s Farm, Wyckoff
What could be more fun than a birthday party on a real farm? This Bergen County landmark offers themed birthday parties with a distinct country or back-to-nature flair. Abma’s Farm party themes include Build a Barnyard Friend Party, Pony Ride Party, Hayride Birthday Party, Butterfly & Hummingbird Garden Party and several other seasonal party themes.
For more information, call 201-891-0278 or visit abmasfarm.com.
Abrakadoodle Art Studio, Hillsdale
Abrakadoodle Art Studio is a fun place for arty parties, camps, and workshops for kids of all ages! Abrakadoodle provides instruction, age-appropriate projects and activities, paintings on canvas, goody bags and lots of fun! Abrakadoodle can also bring the party to you! At Abrakadoodle, parties are easy and fun!
For more information, call 201-836-1160 or visit abrakadoodle.com.
Buehler Challenger & Science Center, Paramus
Experience the excitement of being an astronaut at a birthday party that will be out of this world! The Buehler Challenger & Science Center, located on the campus of Bergen Community College, can celebrate birthdays for ages 4 through adult. Birthday programs explore science with fun, hands-on activities, games, and teambuilding. Experience a “lift-off” into space in their state-of-the art simulator. Astronauts grades 5 and up will fly a simulated space mission. Each participant receives astronaut ice cream. The guest of honor will also receive a Challenger T-shirt or an Astronaut Bear.
For more information, visit www.bcsc.org or call 201-251-8589.
Chocolates with Love, Ramsey
One of our favorite area chocolate shops is now home to Bergen County’s ‘sweetest’ birthday parties for kids! At a Chocolates with Love Chocolate Party, each child become a chocolatier for the day. Consider these delicious Chocolates with Love party features: Every child gets to decorate a favor box to take their goodies home in. Then they move on to the creation of a personal chocolate pizza with the choice of a milk, dark or white chocolate “crust”, which they’ll decorate with “pizza toppings” of their choice (M&M’s, gummies, pretzels, nonpareils, sugar crystals, etc.). Ready for the chocolate pops? Each child gets to pick two different pops from a large variety of molds, which they will paint with colored chocolate, and then it will be filled with milk, dark or white chocolate. Cake, supplied by parent, will be served at the end of the party. The main party package at Chocolates with Love includes 90-minute drop-off party for up to 12 children – ages 5 and up, all paper goods, mini water bottles – 1 per child, fun aprons to wear during the party. Parents provide cake and candles.
Chocolates with Love is located just off Route 17 at 47 Interstate Shopping Center, Ramsey, New Jersey. For more information, contact the Chocolates with Love team at 201-825-0128, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or visit chocwithlove.com.
Creatively Yours, Ridgewood
Celebrating your child’s birthday party at Creatively Yours presents a great opportunity for the kids to have a lot of fun, while creating their own individual masterpieces. You can even book the whole studio for a private party and the creative possibilities are endless. You have a wide choice of items including figurines, party animals, banks, boxes, princesses, plates, mugs, cars, etc. and of course the popular cupcake box. If you have a theme party or want a certain item, just ask and they’ll do their best to accommodate your request. Glass Fusion projects are also available. Party pricing includes an hour and a half of studio time, the ceramic piece, all paints, supplies, instuctions, and the glazing and firing of the pieces. The birthday child will also get a free personalized birthday plate. Every guest will also receive a $5 gift card to the studio upon picking up of the finished projects. You can bring pizza, cake and beverages of your choice.
For more information, visit createartstudios.com or call 201-857-0900
Fritz Dietl Ice Skating Rink, Westwood
How cool is this? You can hold your child’s next birthday party at a Bergen County family (and Olympic) recreation landmark! The legendary Fritz Dietl Ice Skating Rink can accommodate ice skating birthday parties for small or large groups. Skate rentals are part of the package too. With its uniquely sized ice surface, the Fritz Dietl Ice Rink offers a cozy and comfortable skating and party environment. It’s a lot of fun too!
For more information, visit www.fritzdietlicerink.com or call 201-664-9812.
The Gagasphere, Waldwick
It’s no surprise that The Gagasphere was voted “Best Birthday Party” in 201 Family and “Best Kid’s Party Place” in Bergen Magazine. Gaga Ball parties appeal to all ages and will be the talk of your child’s circle of friends. For busy parents, you’ll be pleased to know that the staff at The Gagasphere will work with you to customize the perfect party for your child that will exceed expectations and be a stress-free experience for you!
The Gaga Party, Gaga Plus Party or even the Gaga Disco Party are fun-filled extravaganzas that you just won’t find at other Bergen County area party venues. But what exactly is Gaga? Gaga is an incredibly fun and gentler form of dodgeball that does not require any special athletic skill or experience! Players start in a “pit”, an octagon shaped court, hitting and rolling the ball with their hand to eliminate other players. When players are hit below the waist, they are out – but players can always re-enter the game by catching a ball from the sidelines. The Gagasphere birthday parties are fast-moving, high-energy, healthy and fun celebrations for children of all ages (and parents too!) that keep everyone active and engaged. When you book your party at The Gagasphere, you’ll have the entire facility to yourself! Party package options feature a Gaga pro to teach and manage the game, pizza, paper goods, party favors, birthday cake and more. Click here to view The Gagasphere birthday party packages and pricing.
The Gagasphere is located a short distance from Routes 4, 17, 208 and 287 at 140 Franklin Turnpike, Waldwick, New Jersey. For more information, call 201-445-2546 or visit thegagasphere.com.
Game Away’s Mobile Video Game Truck
Game Away brings a 32-foot luxurious custom built video game theater on wheels to your house, business, pizzeria, local park or anywhere you want to have a party. The theater is air conditioned and heated for your comfort. 20 players can play at once on (5) – 55” widescreen HDTV’s each with a Yamaha stereo sound bar and an action station for (2) Xbox One’s, (2) PS4’s, (1) PS3, (5) XBox360’s, (2) Wii’s , and (2) Wii U’s and a Nintendo Switch. Game Away now has over 175 Video Games in inventory. New for 2018 is their Virtual Realty Simulator! They also offer outside games such as Giant Connect Four, Giant Jenga, Corn hole and more!
This family-owned business services the North Jersey and Southern NY area. As parents of younger children, the Game Away owners have been through the stresses of planning parties and their goal is simple: They want everyone to be happy. Just a simple click or a phone call can make it all happen. They take care of the rest. Stress free parents and happy kids makes a perfect party for everyone.
Game Away’s 32-foot, climate-controlled “limo on wheels” Mobile Gaming Theater is sure to please. With five huge High-Definition TV’s and stadium seating, they can fit the whole crowd. Game Away has all the entertainment covered! Whether you’re hosting a birthday, football tailgate, fundraiser, corporate event, or graduation party, the goal of the Game Away team is for everyone to have a blast!
For more information, visit www.gameaway.net or call 973-722-6635.
Harmony Tea Room, Westwood
For the little princesses out there, there’s no party more regal, refined and well, princess-like than the Princess Dress Up Tea Party at Harmony Tea Room in Westwood, New Jersey.
Your little princess and her guests will really receive the royal treatment at her Princess Tea Party! The birthday princess and her royal court will delight in choosing a beautiful dress of tulle and sparkle along with a tiara. Once the girls are dressed, the Harmony Tea Room party team will roll out the red carpet and a regal portrait will be taken in front of the castle. A splendid tea party will follow the royal photo op. Tea parties include finger sandwiches, scone, mini cupcakes, brownies and a sugar cookie. Beverages include lemonade and apple juice. The fun really takes off when the princesses decorate a tiara to take home.
Princess Dress Up Tea Parties at Harmony Tea Room are 1.5 hours and are most appropriate for ages 5 and up. Parties are held Wednesday, Thursday and Friday at 3:30. Limited weekends available. For more information, or to book your party, call 201-664-2608.
Harmony Tea Room is located just a short distance from Kinderkamack Road, Route 17 and the Garden State Parkway at 224 Fairview Avenue, Westwood, New Jersey.
Monster Mini Golf, Paramus and Fairfield
Featuring party packages with names like Ghostly Gala, V.I.M (Very Important Monster), and Monster Mania, Monster Mini Golf Birthday Parties are clearly unlike any birthday party options in the Bergen County area. As the leader in exciting blacklight family entertainment, the folks at Monster Mini Golf in Paramus really know how to throw a “Monstrous” birthday party!
Your child’s Monster Mini Golf birthday celebration begins with 90 minutes in a posh Haunted Mansion Style Private Birthday Party Room where pampering includes all service needs, as well as a series of engaging, interactive, and age-appropriate games and activities led by your dedicated Memory Maker (Birthday Party Specialist). Once the children have played and feasted on their cake and ice cream, the fun intensifies as they are led into the Monster Mini Golf world of attractions for a unique and frightfully fun miniature golf and entertainment experience. All party packages at Monster Golf include a 90-minute reservation of a private party room, 18 holes of Monster Mini Golf, a dedicated Memory Maker, full size refrigerator, microwave, paper products and utensils, set up, service and clean up.
Monster Mini Golf has two locations at 49 East Midland Avenue, Paramus, New Jersey and 194 U.S. 46 East, Fairfield, New Jersey. For more information or to book your party, call 201-261-0032 or visit the Monster Mini Golf website.
Sky Zone Trampoline Park, Allendale
If you live in North Jersey and have kids, chances are you’ve heard a lot about Sky Zone. Sky Zone, with a convenient Allendale location, is the world’s first all-walled trampoline park…and kids love it! Whether it’s a birthday party, or just a day out with the family, Sky Zone is a place to gather with friends and family to play! The team at Sky Zone in Allendale will make your child’s party easy and seamless so you and your guests can focus on enjoying yourselves. They offer a few standard party packages, but every party is completely customizable to your requirements and most are surprisingly affordable! Party packages offered at Sky Zone include the Jump Around Package, the Super Jump Package, the Ultimate Air Package, the very popular GLOW Birthday Package and more. Click here to view details about Sky Zone party packages.
Sky Zone’s Bergen County facility is located minutes from Route 17, the Garden State Parkway and Franklin Turnpike at 80 Commerce Drive in Allendale. For more information, call 201-574-1800 or visit www.skyzone.com/allendale. The website is wild so check it out with your kids!
Superdome Sports, Waldwick
Well known professional athletes from the Giants and Red Bulls work out here, but your child is the star at a Superdome Sports birthday party. This impressive 79,000 square foot sports facility in Waldwick features four massive playing fields, a kid-friendly staff and an action-packed sports-lover’s birthday party package. Parties include up to three sports, private party room for pizza and cake, game room tokens, party paper and plastic goods and even party invitations!
For more information, visit www.superdomesports.com or call 201-444-7660.
Team Makers, Bergen County
Team Makers is different than many other birthday party entertainers. They use large format games that require all the children to participate as a team playing the games and then finding hidden clues to open the treasure chest that houses the provided party favors. Team Makers offers many different themes based on the birthday child’s favorite activities. Team Makers even offers an engineering project themed party. Parents looking for an interactive experience that keeps all the kids moving, playing, and even learning will be thrilled to have a solution that is so different from the typical entertainer style party. At a Team Makers party, the children are the focus and the entertainers are professional facilitators that guide the children through the challenges, allowing them to explore and find their own paths to completing the games. Team Makers birthday parties can be customized for your child’s specific desires. Parties are held at a location of the family’s choosing. Team Makers brings the party to you!
For more information, Visit teammakersnj.com, or call Keith Gold at 201-500-8076.
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