8 Great Birthday Party Ideas in Queens

Kids Birthday Party Places in New York City

The semi suburban sprawl of Queens has endless birthday party options. Vanessa in Astoria had her son's first birthday at an indoor playspace, booked live music, and even got a professional photographer. If you are looking for a Queens birthday idea then you have come to the right place. Here is the lowdown on the best birthday party places in Queens. You can find even more options in our Birthday Party Guide including 10 more Queens party places.

Astoria Sports Complex
3438 38th Street
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 729-7163
The complex has a party room with inflatables and two birthday packages, including one that boasts an assortment of activities for the birthday kid to choose from, like batting cages.

Whitestone Lanes
30-05 Whitestone Expressway
Flushing, N.Y. 11354
(718) 353-6300
This classic bowling venue has a party room and can cater your party for a reasonable price. I would suggest having the child barricades put up on all lanes so that kids aren't throwing gutter balls for an hour.

Museum of the Moving Image


35 Avenue at 36 Street
Astoria, NY 11106
(718) 784-0077
Your child can be the star of his or her very own party and experience a memorable and fun-filled extravaganza as they tour the Museum and enjoy a private screening and other film related activities. For children 8 and over.

Young Chefs Academy


108-10 72nd Avenue, 2nd Floor
Forest Hills, NY 11375
718.268.0343
Cooking Parties are 1 1/2 hours long and packed full of amusing activities. They will introduce each guest to the essentials of cooking as they make their creation from scratch. .

Kids Fun House


6273 Fresh Pond Road
Ridgewood, NY 11385
718-418-KIDS
This huge indoor play space has a birthday room and tons of space to run around. They also have a Toddler area for parents with smaller children. Birthday packages include a 3 hour party with a dedicated party host, games, costumes or crafts, food, cake, invitations, and tokens for arcade games. They also have great add on ideas like face painting, tattoos, Ice Cream Sundae decorating and more.

Dudes and Divas


104-12 Metropolitan Ave.
Forest Hills, NY
718-575-4040
The themes are endless at Dudes and Divas ranging from American Idol and VIP to Chef Parties and Stuff a Bear. You can also customize a party to fit your needs with add-ons and a catering menu.

BrickHouse Ceramic Arts Center 


10-34 44th Drive
Long Island City, NY 11101
(718) 784-4907
This Long Island City ceramic center holds custom parties centered around pottery making. Visit the studio and make bowls, cups, plates, or art that you can enjoy for a long time to come. For children 7 years and up.

Queens Zoo


53-51 111th Street
Flushing, New York 11368
(718) 271-1500
There are several age appropriate parties at the zoo. All of which include activities and up close encounters with animals. All parties include party bags, and zoo passes but no food. There are 3 themes to choose from which center around age appropriate activities like “Domestic Animal Discoveries” with bunnies for ages 3 to 6.

We love to hear from you. Reader recommendations in our comments include Plaster Party Place, Party Perfection, Kids 'N Shape and Long Island City Kids.

Find more great birthday party ideas in our Birthday Party Guide.

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Astoria Sports Complex
3438 38th Street
11101 Queens , NY
Phone: 718-729-7163
40° 45' 21.9024" N, 73° 55' 20.9064" W
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Whitestone Lanes
30-05 Whitestone Expressway
11354 Queens , NY
Phone: 718-353-6300
40° 46' 13.2204" N, 73° 50' 7.1088" W
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Museum of the Moving Image
35 Avenue at 36 Street
11106 Queens , NY
Phone: (718) 784-0077
40° 45' 35.8884" N, 73° 55' 56.7192" W
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Young Chefs Academy
108-10 72nd Avenue 2nd Floor
11375 Queens , NY
Phone: 718.268.0343
40° 43' 10.2936" N, 73° 50' 31.5852" W
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Kids Fun House
6273 Fresh Pond Road
11385 Queens , NY
Phone: 718-418-KIDS
40° 42' 7.8408" N, 73° 53' 42.2844" W
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Dudes and Divas
104-12 Metropolitan Ave.
Queens , NY
Phone: 718-575-4040
40° 42' 35.5032" N, 73° 50' 54.9888" W
New York
BrickHouse Ceramic Arts Center
10-34 44th Drive
11101 Queens , NY
Phone: (718) 784-4907
40° 44' 54.7584" N, 73° 57' 1.2888" W
New York
Queens Zoo
53-51 111th Street
11368 Queens , NY
Phone: (718) 271-1500
40° 44' 35.5524" N, 73° 51' 4.6152" W
New York