Best Birthday Places
The winner of this category is:
Alley Pond Environmental Center
APEC birthday parties were your favorite, and it’s no surprise why. Each party is 2 hours, includes a live animal encounter, crafts, weather permitting walks, and more. The best part: the party is centered around the birthday child: his or her likes and dislikes. For more information, check out their Birthday Brochure.
Birthday parties at My Gym are full of non stop activities, games, songs, and more. Parties can run from 90 minutes to 2 hours. Kids can use all of the toys and equipment during the party, plus the staff will be there the entire time. For more information, visit My Gym.
Energy World offers three different package options for birthday parties. This is a great option if your party is on the smaller side, as each option is for up to 12 kids. For more information, visit their website.
Best Place for Special Occasions
Birthdays aren’t the only cause for celebration. We asked where you like to take your kids for those special occasions that happen during the year. Here is the winner you chose:
The zoo is a great way to celebrate almost any occasion, and it’s open all year. From their classes to special events to mini camps, the zoo has you covered. For more information, visit their website.
The Hall of Science has something for kids of every age. Their Preschool Place is a big hit with toddlers, while their science driven exhibits appeal to older kids. They have a wide variety of events scheduled all year. For more information, visit NYSCI.
The oldest working farm in NYC offers a look into the past as well as bridging the present and future of farming. Plus they have an animal petting area, farm house tours, and gift shop, where you can pick up honey that’s made on premises. For more information, click here.