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Group Outings: Girl Birthday Bashes in NYC

December 11, 2015 - by Regina Molaro
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It’s birthday time for a cherished daughter. The big decision? Where to take her so she feels like queen for a day. Manhattan is packed with creative choices for girl birthdays. There’s a destination to suit every interest—from art parties to cookie decorating, jewelry making, and beyond.

Girl Birthdays NYC: American Girl Bistro

American Girl NYC

Photo: American Girl NYC Facebook

If your daughter is a fan of American Girl (and chances are she is), she will certainly enjoy celebrating her big day at the American Girl Bistro. The guest of honor gets a special shiny tiara and birthday keepsake to commemorate her special day. Beyond her guest list of VIP friends, there’s a special seat just for the dolls. Several birthday bundles are offered, including a “Deluxe” package with a yummy meal accompanied by American Girl’s signature oh-so-pretty pink and white cake and ice cream. The bash includes a fun table activity, DIY crafts, goody bags, and glimmering doll tiaras for all. More glam? A doll hair salon service can be added on to the festivities!

Candy Fun Birthdays NYC: Angela’s Sugar Fix

Photo: Angela's Sugar Fix Facebook

Little girls love to indulge in pretty sweet treats. Angela’s Sugar Fix enables them to explore the art of decorating, too! Taking the hassle out of party planning, Angela’s will travel to the birthday girl’s home or other party venue. In tow will be Original Cookie Kits, which are always freshly made. Each box contains festive decorations such as colorful sprinkles, sanding sugar, and chocolates, as well as butter cream icing and two sugar cookies for decorating. One yummy cookie will be enjoyed at the party and the other is saved as a party favor for later. After embellishing the cookies, the aspiring artists can adorn the cookie boxes. Angela’s Sugar Fix can easily customize the kits to suit any party theme.

Horse Birthdays NYC: Chateau Pony Parties

Chateau Stables New York

photo: Chateau Stables Facebook

It’s time for the ponies! Host your daughter’s birthday bash at a friendly stable in midtown Manhattan. The birthday girl and her guests can experience the fun of riding on a pony, but they’ll also have an opportunity to interact with these little cuties by brushing and grooming them. In an effort to suit all rider needs, Chateau has a range of absolutely adorable ponies of varying sizes. A festive ambiance is created with colorful balloons, banners, and party streamers. Several fabulous party pony packages are offered, with fantasy-inspired add-ons like horse-drawn hayrides and Cinderella coach rides.

Arty Birthdays NYC: Kids at Art

Kids at Art New York

Photo: Kids at Art Facebook

Let your favorite girl tap into her inner Monet or Van Gogh at her very own art-themed birthday bash. The Arty Party kicks off by letting aspiring artists warm with mural painting at this cool Upper East Side studio. Now that they’re ready to really explore their creativity, the next phase of the celebration includes the painting of their very own item. Options range from t-shirts to backpacks, flowerpots, treasure boxes, pillowcase dresses, tote bags, and more. Add-ons include face painting and glitter tattoos.

Accessory Girl Birthdays NYC: Lunessa Designer Jewelry

Photos: Lunessa web site

A team of talented jewelry designers will host your fashionista’s creative jewelry-making birthday party at Lunessa’s posh boutique in SoHo. The little designers will certainly enjoy the art of creating, as they engage in the beading and stringing of pretty gems and crystals. Party guests can experiment with a sparkling selection of Austrian crystals, freshwater pearls, semi-precious gems, and beads. At Lunessa, they can craft up to three items of their own design and can choose from bracelets, earrings, necklaces, and anklets. Materials, elegant organza jewelry pouches, and jewelry designer certificates are included. She’s on her way to fashion success!

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