Everyone wants to give their child a birthday to remember, and that usually means a big party with all their friends and classmates, fun activities, pizza, cake, gift bags, and so much more. It’s exhausting just thinking about it.
Luckily there are some local Jersey Shore businesses where you can book a private birthday party – and they do all the work for you! Check out the awesome venues and party packages listed below.
There’s no question that everyone loves the penguins (and all the other animals and fish) at Jenkinson’s Aquarium. Their birthday parties include a guided tour, time in the party room, ice cream cake, favors, invitations, and a special appearance by Perky the Penguin mascot! 300 Ocean Ave, Point Pleasant Beach (732) 899-0600 http://jenkinsons.com/aquarium/birthday-parties/
iPlay America is guaranteed to be a crowd pleaser for all ages – and all budgets! They offer a variety of packages, which can include lazer tag, bowling, game cards for each guest, rides, and so much more. No matter which package you go for, your child’s party is going to be a huge hit! 110 Schanck Road, Freehold (732) 577-8200 http://www.iplayamerica.com/kids-parties
Hot Sand Studio
Hot Sand Studio is a great party option for the older kids – 9 and up. Book private studio time for parties of 10 or more, and your guests will walk away with a hand-made piece of art, and an exciting experience! 550 Cookman Avenue, Asbury Park
(732) 927-5475 http://www.hotsandap.com/
Insectropolis is one of the most unique places to host a birthday party your child will never forget! The Bug Bash includes an entertaining and educational exploration of the museum with one of the insect handlers, as well as time in the party room. 1761 Route 9, Toms River (732) 349-7090 http://www.insectropolis.com/
Casino Pier hosts arcade birthday parties year round! Start with time in the party room, including pizza, cake, gift bags, and more, followed by an hour in the arcade and a ride on the carousel! Optional add-ons include a princess- or pirate-themed party, or a pizza-making experience! 800 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights 732-793-6488 http://casinopiernj.com/parties-2/