Birthdays are a big deal for kids (and can be a bit of a stresser for parents).  But New York City parents are among the lucky, with lots of options and new spots opening on the reg. Want to freshen up your birthday party game? We’ve got you covered. Click through for the inside scoop on six new locations in and around the city where you can host the best bash yet!

American Girl

Step into the future at American Girls’ new location at 75 Rockefeller Plaza. (Mark your calendars: grand opening November 11.) It will offer some pretty amazing experiences that will be customizable for your child and their doll. From a salon where kids and dolls will be serviced, to a studio where kids can design clothes and accessories for their doll.

For birthdays, there are new private party rooms to hold personalized parties that include new media and projection features. American Girl offers several packages for various size groups, ages and budgets. For girls ages three and up the "Birthday Celebration" package is $39 per girl. It includes an entree, dessert, goody bags, digital invitations, and a special gift for the birthday girl.
The Bitty Baby deluxe birthday celebration for girls three and up is $59 per girl, for Groups of 8 – 40. This all-inclusive, themed package includes 90 minutes of time in a private dining room in addition to everything in the ‘Birthday Celebration’ package.

The “WellieWishers” birthday celebration is $39 per girl for ages 5 and up. This all-inclusive, themed package includes an entree, dessert, goody bags, digital invitations, and a crown for the birthday girl.

The "WellieWishers” deluxe birthday celebration is an all-inclusive, themed package that includes 90 minutes of time in a private dining room at $59 per girl for Groups 8 – 40. The birthday girl can choose between multiple themes to personalize the look and feel of the party room. It includes everything in the non-deluxe package. Guest will also be given a take-home craft.
For girls 8 and up. The deluxe birthday celebration is $59 per girl, for groups 8 – 40. This package includes 90 minutes of time in a private dining room, an entree, dessert, goody bags, and digital invitations, and a special gift for the birthday girl.

American Girl
75 Rockefeller Plaza
Midtown
877-247-5233
Online: americangirl.com

rendering: American Girl/FRCH Design 

Is there a new party spot in town you recommend? Share it in the comments below! 

— Elaina Herndon