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!

My Gym Astoria

Get fit at Astoria’s My Gym. With an offering of three party packages, your child will surely be the star of the party all while enjoying action-packed activities, such as games, puppet shows, songs, and more!  ‘The Grand Celebration’ starts from $445 for members (Additional non-member fee for all packages, $25). It includes 1.5 hours of fun for up to 12 children with exclusive use of the entire facility, two party specialist, complete set-up and clean-up, balloon decorations, and one free class pass per child. The venue offers additional premium options for food, beverages, and goodie bags for an additional fee. Starting from $495, The ‘Deluxe Celebration’ package includes 1.5 hours of partying for up to 15 children.  It includes everything in the ‘Grand Celebration’ package plus, My Gym invitations and thank you cards, and a special gift for the birthday child. The ‘Premier Celebration’ package starts from $ 595 for a 1.5h private party for up to 20 children. It includes everything in the previous two packages, plus a theme of choice, two pizzas, juice boxes, and goodie bags for your guest. If there are additional guest in your party over the amount allowed in a chosen package, there is a $20 fee per child. Ages 10 and under.

My Gym Astoria
28-22 Astoria Blvd.

photo: My Gym Astoria

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

— Elaina Herndon