Many months ago, you said goodbye to your pre-parenting life and introduced the world to your new reason for living. The year might have flown by in a blur, but the birthday party doesn’t have to! Whether you want nothing or everything to do with the planning, these 6 locations are sure to send up your favorite one-year-old with all the love and enthusiasm she deserves.

For the Intimate Party: Pipsqueak Shoppe

At Brooklyn’s Pipsqueak Shoppe, let the kids loose and relax knowing they’re safe to roam and play. The 500 square foot open area has baby friendly cushioned mats covering the entire floor, chalkboard walls for drawing and coloring, and a toddler-sized rock climbing wall. Toys, a Thomas train table, and large blocks are included, along with tables and chairs. For an additional fee, you can opt for Pipsqueak to lead a class, like the Disco Kids dance party or Arts and Crafts. What: Pipsqueak Shoppe Party Where: PipSqueak Shoppe, 1124 Bedford Ave, Brooklyn When: Contact Pipsqueak for availability Cost: $200-$470 depending on package, with class fees additional.

photo: courtesy of Pipsqueak Shoppe

Do you have a favorite place to celebrate baby birthdays? Tell us about it in the comments!

—Anna Knoebel