New Jersey is home to more than 8 million residents, according to the 2010 Census. The state has many large cities like Trenton, Newark and festive Atlantic City. Offering a wide variety of fun and scenic destinations, New Jersey is the perfect place for a birthday party for kids and adults of all ages.
Children's Birthday Parties
There are many fun places to hold a children's birthday party in New Jersey. Kids Towne USA (kidstowneusa.com), located in Hamilton, offers six themed playrooms and laser tag. The Funplex (funplex.com) has two locations, one in East Hanover and one in Mount Laurel. The East Hanover location offers go-kart racing and bumper cars for older kids, and the Mount Laurel location has a 16 lane bowling alley. For active children, the Jumping Jungle in East Brunswick (jumpingjungle.com) offers inflatable jungle gyms and was voted one of the Reader's Choice Best of Central Jersey for 2010 from the Home News Tribune.
Resort Birthday Parties
Crystal Springs Resort (crystalgolfresort.com), located in Sussex County, offers four-star accommodations along with fine wine and dining selections for the perfect upscale birthday party. If you are hosting out of town guests, or need a variety of entertainment options for a large group, Crystal Springs offers golf, tennis, yoga and spa treatments for a relaxing and fun birthday weekend. Ocean Place Resort and Spa (oceanplace.com) offers beachfront accommodations including a private beach for the perfect outdoor resort birthday party under the stars. Additionally, Ocean Place Resort offers spa services, swimming pools and 254 guest rooms to accommodate large groups.
Birthday Party Boats
If a beautiful sunset and a waterfront vista sound like a good birthday to you, try the Cape May-Lewes Ferry (capemaylewesferry.com), which offers private rooms for birthday celebrations. The ferry ride begins in Cape May, New Jersey, and offers food, beverages and special events, including fireworks. The ferry makes a number of stops which enable you to check out the Garden State Wine Festival or a farmer's market, and can be combined with a package that includes a trip to Atlantic City. If you prefer a party boat atmosphere, the Big Mohawk (njpartyboat.com) caters to private parties and offers music, cruising and fishing for the casual fishing party as well as serious fishing aficionados.
For unique, old world flair, the Spain Inn 2 Restaurant (spaininn.net) offers Spanish food, wine and music, including a flamenco show. Spain Inn 2 caters to parties and offers a birthday package with a hot air balloon ride. For Italian cuisine in a historic setting, La Taverna Restaurant and Bar (latavernarestaurantandbar.com) offers private rooms for birthday parties. The restaurant is located in a building from the 1730s in the heart of Dayton. Sir Johns Restaurant (sirjohnsinc.com) is located in New Brunswick and offers a wide variety of American cuisine including vegetarian selections and seafood. Sir Johns is good for a large birthday party as its banquet hall holds 200 guests.
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