Xplore Family Fun Center birthday parties include pizza, drinks, arcade cards, and plenty of playtime. Photo courtesy of the venue
Xplore Family Fun Center birthday parties include pizza, drinks, arcade cards, and plenty of playtime. Photo courtesy of the venue

The Best Birthday Party Venues For Long Island Kids

Birthday parties have morphed into an entity all their own. Each year's celebration seemingly has to be bigger and better than the last. We've rounded up Long Island's best birthday party venues, which are sure to please kids of all interests, from divas and princesses to tumbling tots and animal enthusiasts.

These birthday party venues make the planning easy, and almost all include a host, setup and cleanup, food, and other essentials. The hardest part is picking just one, but don't worry: There's always next year!

Be sure to check out our Birthday Party Guide for Long Island Kids for even more tips on planning the perfect birthday party for your wee one. It has plenty more birthday party venues, plus ideas for planning first birthdays, birthday parties for preschoolers and toddlers, birthday party venues for active kids, and more.

Editor's note: While we are trying to promote safer activities that occur outdoors or with social distancing guidelines in place, please keep your family and others safe by always wearing a mask and maintaining appropriate social distancing. Please click through to each venue for current policies. Some photos in this post were taken before the pandemic.

Places featured in this article:


Cradle of Aviation Museum & Education Center
Dog Days at Old Westbury Gardens
Old Westbury Gardens - 10:00 AM Pick
Earth Day Celebration at the Quogue Wildlife Refuge
Quogue Wildlife Refuge - 10:00 AM Pick
Discover Southold Scavenger Hunt
Southold Historical Society - 10:00 AM Pick
Family Seal Walk at Montauk State Park
Montauk Point State Park - 9:00 AM
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides