Birthday Party Ideas in Atlantic County, New Jersey

by Rebekah Worsham
Successfully planning birthday parties should include age appropriate entertainment.

Successfully planning birthday parties should include age appropriate entertainment.

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Atlantic County, New Jersey, is home to an array of entertainment facilities and attractions that make exciting alternatives to traditional birthday parties and events. From kid-friendly parties to events for teen and adults, Atlantic County offers party ideas for groups of most any age, interest and size.

Skating Party

Ice skating enthusiasts will find plenty to do on the ice at Flyer's Skate Zone (flyersskatezone.com) located in the heart of Atlantic City. The facility features an indoor ice skating rink and offers birthday party packages that can be customized to fit the needs of a group. Guests of honor receive a free t-shirt and a photo with the ZAMBONI, Flyer's official mascot. Skate rentals, pizza or hot dog and drinks are also included in most birthday party packages, as are host services and a private party room. For those who prefer to play rougher on the ice, hockey-themed parties are also available and can be customized to include ice time for private games.

Amusement Attractions

Also located in the heart of Atlantic City, Steel Pier (steelpier.com) offers rides and attractions to entertain a variety of ages. Private party packages are available for groups of 25 or more guests, which include all-day ride passes and customized birthday party packages are also available. Cake and party supplies are provided and a special gift is presented to the guest of honor. Atlantic City's boardwalk area is also the home of Ripley's Believe it or Not (ripleys.com), which is open to the public for private parties and birthday events. The facility offers displays and attractions from the educational to the odd in addition to items of cultural and historical significance.

Just for Kids

Located in the Atlantic County suburb of Egg Harbor, Storybook Land (storybookland.com) offers storybook-themed family friendly rides, games and attractions. The park features an array of rides and games that are suitable for children of all ages and the facility is available to host private parties based on calendar availability and not designated as for park-wide special events only. Atlantic City is also home to the Rainforest Cafe (rainforestcafe.com), an educational, jungle-themed party facility for groups of all sizes. The facility offers party packages that include customizable menus, activity books, party hats and party supplies.

Live Entertainment

Magician Arnaldo Leggi (arnoldosmagic.com) performs acts of illusion at private events and parties in Atlantic City and the surrounding area. Performance tricks can be customized to suit parties for a variety of ages and the show includes traditional slide of hand, pickpocket routines and illusions. Fans of classic rock may enjoy being serenaded by Neil Diamond impersonator Tom Sadge (tomsadge.com). Sadge performs party entertainment of groups of all sizes and the show includes Sadge's interpretation of some of Neil Diamond's most famous songs.

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