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!

YokeyPokey Virtual Reality Club

Make your dreams a reality with YokeyPokey Virtual Reality Club! Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a race car driver, fight zombies, or travel the world? VR will let you experience that and more; making a birthday party not only unique, but memorable.  YokeyPokey offers two hours of exclusive use of the facility for up to 12 children for $500 (each additional child is $30). It also includes use of the entire gaming library, all 360 degree videos and staff to help everyone have an amazing experience.  For an additional $250 fee, food, drinks, a cake and paper goods can be provided. Ages 5 and up.

537 Atlantic Ave
Downtown Brooklyn

photo: Yokey Pokey

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— Elaina Herndon