Birthday Party Ideas

Parties, Themes and More!

Feeling stressed about how to celebrate your little one’s birthday? Hoboken is full of great options for birthday parties. You can throw your bash in a castle, at your home, in the park, on the banks of the Hudson at Pier A, or rent space around town. The possibilities are endless. So whatever you decide, have fun and go with the flow. Don’t forget, it’s a party! If you think of anything to add to our list, please let us know. You can email

Birthday Party Services:

  • Boo Doodle Entertainment! 212-604-4789. Professional family entertainment company serving New York City, and Westchester & Rockland counties in NY. Bergen and Hudson counties in NJ, including Hoboken, Jersey City, Weehawken and the surrounding areas. Perfect for children’s birthday parties, social, corporate, formal and casual private events.Themed events, fairs, restaurants and festivals. Shows include Silly Magic, Cute Face Painting & Balloon Twisting!!! (AKA “Boo the Clown” and “Miss Boo”)
  • Cooktivity, Denise Ruis or Kerri Horgan 845-721-0447.  Let Cooktivity turn your kitchen into a learning space of fun, skill-building, education, health and creativity! We come to you bringing our passion for teaching and our love of cooking. Your kids have fun, build self-esteem, and learn new skills. Services include birthday parties, private lessons, play dates, after school programs, holiday parties, and work with the Girl/Boy Scouts. Email:
  • Fun Bus, 973-731-5437.  Turn your son or daughter’s next birthday into the ride of a lifetime by climbing aboard the Fun Bus. Specially designed for children ages 2-7, the Fun Bus is a “party on wheels” that is guaranteed to bring the fun right to you! Email:
  • Just 4 Kids Salon & Birthday Party Center (201) 653-KUTS (5887) We are a full service salon and day spa, geared specifically to children! We specialize in boys and girls haircuts, girls manicures, pedicures and facials, as well as fun and comprehensive birthday party packages for children, aged 3 thru 13. Located in Monroe Center, 720 Monroe Street, Suite E-313. Email:
  • The Lizard Guys, (908) 722-1519.  One-hour of interaction with nearly 10 various animals and a brief history about your child’s new friends that covers everything from what they eat to how they protect themselves. Email:
  • Little Club Heads at Broad Street Ballroom in NYC. (917) 327-3268 Little Club Heads revolutionized the idea of “family time” by providing a dance party experience for children aged 12months-10years old and their parents
  • Party Maniacs, Scott Levy (973) 376-2211.  Since 1996 – We come to you with fast paced musical games, face painting, balloon sculpting, group dances, and much more. Our video clips are a must see. Email:
  • Stampin’ Up!  Gayle Weisman (201) 533-8359Do you have a child that loves to stamp, craft, create and have fun! Then this is the party for you. Party host will come to your home with stamps, paper and create a project with the kids. Contact
  • Mad Science,  Julie Serritella, Mad Science of Union and Hudson.  Phone (973) 542-8366.  Fax (888) 317-4639.  Party host comes with a little magic, a little science, lots of kid (and some parent) participation. Email:


  • Hoboken Boot Camps now brings you Kids Fitness and Birthday Parties!  90 Minute Party, Minimum of 2 coaches, All equipment provided, 60 minutes of warm up/fitness/activities/games, 30 minutes for food/cake (not supplied), Kids Bootcamp Tshirt for each child, $275 for 10 children; $25 each for additional child. Contact to schedule dates and times and to hear about additional party options.
  • Happy Feet Soccer.  HappyFeet is a new and exciting mobile soccer clinic for children ages 2 to 6.  HappyFeet birthday party curriculum includes fun games such as pirates in the sea, foxes and rabbits, king of the jungle, sharks and minnows and many more.  For party information, call 201-484-0880 or check out  Located at  720 Monroe (Monroe Center).
  • Zumba at Hudson Vibe Dance and Fitness with THE SHAKE & BAKE SISTERS, a new fascinating and unique special event opportunity.  We will let you burn the earned by participating in a heart pumping private Zumba party followed by indulging on a personalized dessert.  Vegan and Gluten free options available. 2 Sisters + 2 Passions = 1 Recipe for FUN!! or

Theatrical Parties:

  • At Theatrical Birthday Parties For Children every child is a rising star.  Get your kids in on the act! Your children will be engaged and entertained with hilarious improv, silly theater games, interactive storytelling, wiggly dancing, lively music and more! Each theatrical birthday party is loaded with age-appropriate activities for kids from 4 to 10, led by a professional actress and Mom who knows how to keep kids involved and laughing. For party package details, email us at or call 917-843-4143.


  • Bricks4kidz.Parties are held at Monroe Center, 720 Monroe Street, E-505, Hoboken, NJ 07030.  Call 201-747-7070 to book your party today! Our programs provide an extraordinary atmosphere for students to build unique creations, play games, and have loads of fun using LEGO(R) bricks. The activities are designed to trigger young children’s lively imaginations and build their self-confidence. Children work with exciting themes such as machines, outer space and mosaics. We also have Mommy & Me, and Kidz Night Out. Please visit, or call 201-747-7070, email


  • John’s Magic, John Carlson (732) 477-3990. Email:  Invite New York and New Jersey Magician, Ventriloqiuist John Carlson to help make your next event one that your guests will never forget! John has shows for children of all ages. Our talented team of goof-balls, magicians, stand-up comedians, buffoons, jugglers, pranksters and funny entertainers are just what you need to throw a funtastic party.
  • Boo Doodle Entertainment! 212-604-4789, Face painting, balloon characters, magic.
  • Circus Fun Productions, Peter Wilson (201) 791-2829.  In addition to Clowns, Magic Clowns, Magicians, Puppeteers, Petting Zoos, and Pony Rides we offer a full line of amusements to add to your event to make your event more memorable


  • Garden Street School of the Performing Arts now brings you Princess and Pirate birthday parties. Choose from an elegant tea, ballet/dance theatre or a buried-treasure pirate party in our beautiful 3000 square foot studio – transformed into your little one’s land of make-believe! Prices start at $300 with add-ons available. Parties are on Sundays for 2 hours (12-2pm or 3:30-5:30pm – times may be adjusted if necessary). You provide food, flatware or servers. Please call 201-683-9100 or email for more information or to book your party today!
  • Little Club Heads at Broad Street Ballroom in NYC. (917) 327-3268 Little Club Heads revolutionized the idea of “family time” by providing a dance party experience for children aged 12months-10years old and their parents
  • True To Kids by Early Development Specialist, Singer/Songwriter, Tanya True. Original Music, Birthday Parties, Playgroup Classes made with Love, wrapped up in SILLY FUN! NJ, NYC, BK, CT 6mos-8yrs Contact at (212) 542-0892
  • Preschool of Rock Super hip, and super fun!! Bring Preschool of Rock to your child’s next birthday party. Create an unforgettable, playful and imaginative musical adventure for your child and guests. Parties are 45 minutes long with drumming, shaking, dancing, laugher, and instrument discovery.
    “Amazing – Preschool of Rock was the biggest hit. No one can stop talking about it!!” Email: