The days of Pin the Tail on the Donkey in your living room as the be-all and end-all of a kid’s birthday party have long passed. And good riddance! Enter bouncy houses, arts and crafts, and laser tag as the all inclusive day of joy to bring to your children and all of their friends. Best part: No cleanup for you. Here are the best in Queens!

2021: Queens Voted Dream City Best Children’s Party Place!

Dream City
108-48 Queens Blvd, Forest Hills
(718) 880-2352 –

Looking to celebrate your child’s birthday in style? Dream City in Forest Hills is the place to throw the best birthday party for your kids. The party package at Dream City is one that is hard to beat. Your child and their guests will have the time of their lives playing on Dream City’s many fun rooms that are complete with swings, places to climb and explore and so much more. It offers its space for play time for the kids, decorations, a disco ball for a dance party, a helpful staff to assist in set-up and clean-up and so much more, plus add-ons like its exclusive Dream City birthday cake and food options for guests to enjoy.

2020: Queens Voted Gym-Azing Best Children’s Party Place!

27-14 23rd Ave, Astoria
(347) 455-3661 –

Tina Mavrelis-Charalambous opened Gym-Azing in 2010 to fulfill her wish for a workout facility designed specifically for children. She now has several party packages that all include invitations, face painting, pizza and juice, a bounce house, and more. There is also a special “Little Diva’s” party available that includes shimmering makeup, hair chalk, face gems, and pink cotton candy. And, Gym-Azing is the only place in Astoria that offers spa parties! For the adults, Tina also brings her TRX group suspension training certification to the gym in her fitness classes. Zumba and Greek dancing classes are also available! Bring your child (or yourself!) to Gym-Azing for a fun fitness or party experience. 

2019: Queens Voted Blue Balloon Best Children’s Party Place!

Blue Balloon
2255 31st St, Astoria
(718) 766-8058 –

Blue Balloon is a professional, family-owned and operated entertainment company offering a wide range of party and entertainment services including children’s character impersonations, clowns, princesses, magicians, magic shows, face painting and airbrushing, party concessions, rentals and more. Their parties cater to children (both boys and girls) in addition to events such as: corporate events, fundraisers, weddings, family reunions, baptism, birthday parties, children’s birthday parties, christenings, communions, upsherin, private and public events, block parties, day care parties, purim celebrations, Applebee’s parties and more!”