Top Indoor Birthday Party Places for Westchester Kids
It isn't always park or pool party weather, but kids in Westchester still can have a blast celebrating their birthday at indoor spots throughout the area. There's no shortage of places for Westchester kids to get their party on—whether the birthday boy or girl wants to jump on trampolines, scale a rock wall, do yoga, or race go-karts.
Here, we’ve put together a list with choices for a variety of ages (and invite lists)—from preschoolers to tweens and teens. Looking for even more options? Check out our full Party Planning Guide, or head straight to our directory.
Play Spaces and Trampoline Parks Near Westchester for Parties
Legoland Discovery Center — Yonkers
If your kid loves all things Lego, then a party at Legoland Discovery Center at Ridge Hill in Yonkers is a great choice. Along with a wristband that gives kids access to the center, the Single Room Birthday Package include the chance for kids to make their own Lego project, plus cake, drinks, paper goods, and special items for the birthday kid. Guests can stay post-party for as long as they want, too. That package is for 20 kids, but you can upgrade to the Double Room Party Package if you’re having upward of 40 friends. And don’t worry about having to find invites—you can print them out straight from the Legoland website.
Life the Place to Be — Ardsley
There’s a party theme for everyone at this event space, whether your child wants a laser tag bash or a “runway glamour dress up” party, among lots of others. What’s great for parents: Almost everything is included, from pizza, cupcakes and time in the arcade, to invites, thank-you cards and party favors. Parties are for the under-12 crowd and run for two hours.
Parties at The Play Place emphasize learning, playing, and more.
The Play Place — Elmsford
This is as close to a playground as you can get without having to brave the cold. Pick from two party packages, each that gives kids time on the Adventure Playground (think slides, climbing, and more) as well as their other sports options, plus dedicated hosts. Parties run for 90 minutes (you can add on an extra half-hour) and for a max of 24 kids. It now also offers the option of a fully private party, so no one else will be using the facility when your party is there.
Rockin’ Jump — Mount Kisco and Yonkers
Jump for joy for the birthday boy or girl at Rockin’ Jump, an indoor trampoline park. Parties are for two hours, and include (of course!) jump time, for which special socks are provided. There are different packages available, depending on which location you choose and your party size. In Mount Kisco, for example, the larger packages include pizza and paper goods, while the biggest also includes favors. You can bring your own cake and can add additional food like salad, chicken wings, wraps—or even a cotton candy machine.
Sports and Games Party Venues Near Westchester
Achieve Martial Arts — Scarsdale
Kids can find their inner martial artist at this Scarsdale studio, with parties featuring everything from a private lesson to races—and even a chance to break a board.
Coach Allie’s Gym Jam — Throughout Westchester
Here’s a different idea: Bring the gym to you! Whether it’s at your home or in an open-space facility, PE teacher and coach Allie Horn brings the equipment and activities—personalized to the party kid, of course, for a great, active time.
Hit the racetrack with friends at Grand Prix New York.
Grand Prix New York — Mount Kisco
Perfect for tweens and teens, this go-kart hot spot is available for parties for kids to race—and, depending on which package you choose, additional activities, including arcade play or virtual reality. Packages include pizza and drinks, too. Or, you can go a different route with a ninja course party or a bowling party, both of which offer pizza, drinks and other fun activities.
"Hang" out with your party guests at The Rock Club in New Rochelle.
The Rock Club — New Rochelle
Climb to new heights—literally—with an indoor rock climbing party at The Rock Club at Pine Brook Fitness. Go with the basic package, which includes climbing, time in the party room, and other add-on options, like pizza or the option to do a black light climb. Or, go for the new Athletic Party package, which includes climbing plus athletic games with the venue's partner, Athletic Parties of Westchester.
Westchester Skating Academy — Elmsford
What says winter more than ice skating? Choose from two different packages, both of which include rentals, ice time, paper goods, pizza, juice, and time in the party room. Parties are at specified times and, if your guests are new to skating you can add on a lesson.
Parties at Gymnastics, Dance, Yoga, and Circus Arts Venues
Studio B Dance Center — Eastchester
Even the youngest dancers can celebrate a birthday at this full-service dance studio in Eastchester, which hosts parties for kids starting at 2 years old. Themes can be specially created or chosen from favorites such as Princess Party, Trolls, or Hip Hop Kidz. There are fun props, including hula hoops and bean bags, too. Hoping to go the homemade route for food? Totally possible, as is ordering pizza.
Westchester Gymastics — Hawthorne
Gymnasts will love a party at this full-service studio in Hawthorne. Parties run for just under two hours and are great for kids as young as 2 years old. Along with tons of action in the gym—including obstacle courses and more—kids get 45 minutes in the party room. Print your own invites off its site, too.
Magical Movements — Harrison
Choose from a wide range of themes and music—Frozen, Moana, pajama party, hip hop, party favorites, just to name a few—for your party at this dance studio in Harrison. Parties run from 1½ to two hours, and include full use of the studio, pizza and instructor, plus use of props, costumes and more.
Crafts, Beauty, Baking, and Sleepover Birthday Party Fun
Flowerbake by Angela — Bronxville
Budding bakers can choose from three party packages at Flowerbake Cafe, where each guest decorates his or her own cookies, cupcakes, or cake. Packages are for 12 kids and include cake, pizza, paper goods, balloons, goody bags, and a box for guests to take their creations home.
D.I.Y. Slime — Larchmont
Get your slime on at this fun venue, where kids can make their own slime, with styles ranging from mermaid slime to buried treasure slime. Parties are for 12 kids, and if your child is born from April to October, you can also opt for a backyard version of the party.
Get glamorous with a birthday party at the Glam Beauty Bar.
Glam Beauty Bar — Larchmont
Who doesn’t want to be pampered on their birthday? At Glam Beauty Bar in Larchmont, even preschoolers can get in on the fun. The Princess for a Day package is designed for ages 3 to 6 and includes dress up, manicures, makeup, and curls. Ages 6 and older also get color hair extensions, plus the manicures and makeup. Teens and tweens can go all out with air brush makeup, music, and a photo shoot. Parties are for groups of six to eight kids, and pizza, drinks and paper goods are included for all ages.
And a Birthday Party at a Grocery Store?
Stew Leonard's — Yonkers
Yes, this is a popular option. Packages are for 10 kids (although you can have as many as 25) and include all the classic must-haves such as face painting, games, ice cream, pizza, and cake. Choose a themed package—like Paw Patrol, Hot Wheels, or LOL Surprise—that includes a craft and invite to match your choice.
A version of this post was originally published in 2017. It was updated in February 2022.
Photos courtesy of the venues