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
Long Island Garlic Festival
Garden of Eve Organic Farm & Market - 10:00 AM Pick
Heritage Country Fair
Smithtown Historical Society - 10:00 AM Pick
Surfer's Guide to Waves & Tides at the Jones Beach Nature Center
Jones Beach Energy & Nature Center - 10:30 AM Pick
Halloween Drive-Thru at Stew's
Farmingdale Stew Leonard's - 11:00 AM Pick
Fall Art Fest Open House
One River School Woodbury - 11:00 AM Pick
Neighborhood Guides
Activity Guides