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The Best NJ Party Places

Looking for a great venue in NJ for your next special event? Take a look at this list for the best places to host a party or event in New Jersey!

Central Shore Region NJ
Jersey Shore Pirates 
Riverfront Marina at 281 Princeton Ave., Brick, NJ 08724

Jersey Shore Pirates the Best Places to have a birthday party in NJ New Jersey's Original Pirate Adventure!
Come out to Brick NJ for a unique and fun pirate adventure in NJ! Kids and parents alike will love the pirate cruise! Come out to find the treasure and sail with Jersey Shore Pirates for an interactive treasure hunt where your child becomes part of the action! The Sea Gypsy and its experienced crew sets sail daily on the Metedeconk River for a Swashbuckling Pirate Adventure. This true Pirate Adventure begins with face painting and dress-up as we transform your mini mates into our mighty Pirate Crew.

Once onboard you'll fire our famous water cannons, battle the enemy pirate, taste some Pirate's grog, discover sunken treasure and much more! Jersey Shore Pirates is conveniently located just minutes from Point Pleasant Beach and Boardwalk. This adventure is a "must do" for locals and visitors alike.

Face painting and dress up will begin 30 minutes prior to sailing times. Don't miss the chance to transform your little ones into swashbuckling pirates!

See a map of how to get here! Please call 732-899-6100 for more information or please visit our website

The most unique place to have a birthday party in NJ!

Throughout NJ
Bury The Hatchet 
Locations Throughout NJ

Bury The Hatchet Best New Jersey Party Places "Come Throw Some Hatchets With Us!"
Why would you want to throw a hatchet? Because you can! Indoor hatchet throwing has been very popular in Canada for 10 years. Head to Bury the Hatchet in Cherry Hill, Old Bridge or Montclair to try it ou for yourself and their “hatch-perts” will teach you all about the sport and fun of hatchet throwing in a safe and controlled environment.

Then you and your friends will be put in a cage with a hatchet for a two hour session of high intensity adrenaline rushes as you and your friends overcome the challenges of properly throwing a hatchet and landing a bullseye! Then compete against each other in the ultimate elimination hatchet throwing tournament!

Brains, strength, and ego are all left on the sidelines as you’re going to have to pull out your inner beast to prove yourself the best hatchet thrower of your group! Bring out quick learning, leadership qualities, and communication skills in this high stakes environment at Bury the Hatchet Indoor Axe Throwing Arena!

Don't worry! You will be properly trained in hatchet throwing, so this team builder is perfect for all sizes, and skill levels!

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Southern NJ
Casino Pier & Breakwater Beach Waterpark 
800 Ocean Terrace, Seaside Heights, NJ 08751
732-793-6488 x 8214

Casino Pier and Breakwater Beach Waterpark Best Party Places in Central NJ Parties for Any Reason or Season!
CASINO PIER AND BREAKWATER BEACH WATERPARK hosts parties for any celebration.

During the summer season, choose from many options including their world class waterpark, classic ride pier, arcade or a ride and waterpark combo! Off season experiences are so much fun in the huge arcade featuring the world-renowned Merry-Go-Round.

Whatever time of year, they are famous for the best kid’s birthday parties with options including Princess & Pirate themes and a Make Your Own Pizza Party! To book your completely turn-key party, go to

NJ's First Family Amusement Park!

Central NJ
The Jumping Jungle 
10 Alvin Court, East Brunswick, NJ 08816

The Jumping Jungle Best NJ Party Places Voted Best Place To Host A Child's Birthday Party in NJ!
The Jumping Jungle is a family owned, clean and eco-friendly indoor play area, with a variety of inflatables and arcade games. With all sorts of cool bounce houses, sports, games, and slides including an 18 foot slide; kids will never get tired of playing at The Jumping Jungle. Jumping Jungle was voted central Jersey's best family recreation facility and best place for kid's birthday parties in NJ, four years in a row. We use earth friendly cleaning product to disinfect all the play equipment daily, and you won't find a cleaner indoor recreation center. Walk in open play is held at Jumping Jungle but the days and times vary so it is best to call or check the website for the schedule. At Jumping Jungle, parents are free and can join their kids on the rides, or relax in the viewing area, equipped with free Wi-Fi, magazines, TVs and vending. For more information visit our website and be sure to 'Like' us on Facebook!

Large variety of bounce houses!

Central NJ
iPlay America
110 Schanck Road, Freehold, NJ 07728

iPlay America the best party places in New Jersey Indoor theme park that hosts parties
Make special occasions even more memorable by holding your celebration at iPlay America! Host a birthday party, mitzvah, fundraiser, or big group/corporate event at iPlay America. We offer a variety of party packages for all ages and all budgets. We’ll work with you to customize your options. Your guests will love having a party at this state-of-the-art indoor theme park.

Rides, food and fun all included!

Northern NJ
Power Play Gaming 
23 Diamond Spring Road, Denville, NJ 07834

Power Play Gaming Best NJ Party Places The ultimate party experience!
Power Play Gaming, located in Denville, NJ, offers awesome Video Game parties at their location. Parties are available 7 days a week. Mondays & Tuesdays are reserved for private parties. Party time is tailored to your needs, with or without food. Wednesday through Sunday we offer 2 hour parties that include everything but the cake! You can also stop by and play for an hour or two!

Power Play Gaming has Xbox 360, wii & PS3 gaming stations featuring state-of-the-art monitors and sound systems. Whether you just want to play with friends for an hour, participate in high-stakes tournaments or have a birthday party you'd like to host, they have you covered.

Power Play Gaming regularly host tournaments for Call of Duty, Smash Bros Brawl and Halo Reach with prizes for the winner. Check their Calendar page to see party availability or when the next tournament will begin.

Power Play Gaming offers Girls Karaoke Parties and amazing Private Overnight Gaming Parties from 11PM to 7AM for boys or girls! Power Play Gaming also offers Laser Tag at Your Home! They travel from Morris, Monmouth & Somerset Counties to wherever you are!! Parties are set up any day & any time during daylight hours.

The best party place in NJ for video game lovers!

Southwest NJ
Sahara Sam's Oasis 
535 North Route 73, West Berlin, NJ 08091

Sahara Sams Oasis best NJ party places Splashtastic pool parties any time of the year!
Sahara Sam's is the tri-state area’s most unique and memorable birthday party destination! With 8-themed party packages, we can accommodate parties of all sizes AND all budgets! Food, fun, and clean-up we have your party covered! Check out our different party package or call a birthday party specialist today. It’s Always 84 and Sunny at Sahara Sam’s!

Indoor water park open year round!

Central NJ
Hardcore Paintball Arena
2E Chimney Rock Rd., Bridgewater, NJ 08807
GPS address: 2 Commerce Drive, Bound Brook, NJ 08807

Hardcore Paintball Arena Best NJ birthday party places Brand-new Indoor Reball Party Place in Central NJ!
Central New Jersey is home to a brand-new reball arena, Hardcore Paintball Arena. Reball is a much cleaner and cheaper version of paintball, they use paintless paintballs! They are the largest indoor reball party place in New Jersey with 22,000 sq. feet to play in! With that much room you can invite all of your friends for a reball birthday party in NJ! Their hours fit into any parents' and students' schedule. They're open on Thursday from 3pm until 11pm, Friday from 3pm until 9pm, Saturday from 10am until 9pm and Sunday from 10am until 6pm. For reservations on weekdays for groups of 10 or more give them a call and get a customized package! Hardcore Paintball Arena also has training classes and summer camps! Spend your summer playing reball in Central NJ! Wow your friends at your next birthday party with a reball party at Hardcore Paintball Arena in Bridgewater NJ!

For more information visit their full page listing!

Get all of your friends together for a Reball Party in Central NJ!

Central NJ
Kidz Village 
131 South 31st Street, Kenilworth, NJ 07033
507 King Georges Rd., Woodbridge, NJ 07095
908-445-7220 (Kenilworth) & 732-826-8577 (Woodbridge)

Kidz Village best NJ party places Best NJ party place for toddlers!
Kidz Village is designed for little kids. We specialize in birthday parties. Kidz Village throws personalized interactive birthday parties in large private party rooms that can accommodate small parties to huge parties. Kidz Village has a see-thru multi-level playground designed so you can see your kids more easily. We also have pretend shops where children can use their imagination playing in the 50’s style diner, grocery store, toddler room, hair salon, tool shop, school, music nook, movie theatre, comic book room and more. KV party entertainer/host engage the children in different activities based on the birthday child’s favorite things. We also make fresh hot food at Kidz Village in our own restaurant. Best of all, you and your guest leave the facility when you want to, not when you are kicked out.

Call 908-445-7220, visit our website or see our full page listing!

2 awesome locations in Kenilworth and Woodbridge!

18,000 square feet of fun for kids ages 10 and under!

Northern NJ
One Greenwood Avenue, Montclair, NJ 07042

L3-Academy best party places in NJ Super Science, LEGO® Robotics, Minecraft, Jr. Engineers, Geologist Adventure, and more unique birthday parties!
A seriously fun party, L3 Academy offers unique and sometimes explosive parties for children ages 5 to 12. Their birthday parties are hands-on fund for children of all ages. From building LEGO® robotics to making slime and glow-in-the-dark surprises, L3 Academy is focused on making your child’s birthday memorable and super fun.

Birthday party themes include Minecraft, LEGO®-mania, Robotics, Super Science, Jr. Engineers, CSI/Crime Lab, a Geologist Adventure, Explosive & Exciting Science, and much more. All birthday parties include party favor bags, balloons, paper goods, printable invitations and thank you cards, and more. You just bring the birthday child and cake! For more information, contact them at 973-783-8333 x. 101 or via email, or visit their website.

Fun, hands-on and educational birthday party place in NJ!

Central Shore Region NJ
Pied Piper Swim School
1717 Rt. 37, Toms River, NJ 08753

Pied Piper Swim School Best Ocean County NJ Party Places Swim and art parties in Central NJ!
Pied Piper Swim School doesn’t simply offer swimming birthday parties to children in NJ. While children can always indulge in a swimming party where they can swim happily with their friends, they can also have an art party at this location!

When you schedule an art themed birthday party for your child at Pied Piper Swim School, you are letting creativity flow. In partnership with Creative Connections, of Toms River, Pied Piper strives to make each party unique. They customize each party to the birthday boy or girl, ensuring that there are activities and projects they will love. For more information about either the swim or art parties at Pied Piper Swim School, or to book your party today, call 732-288-9292.

Awesome children’s birthday party ideas

Central NJ
The Clay Pot
290 Main Street, Spotswood, NJ 08884

The Clay Pot best party places in NJ Great for all ages!
Celebrating a birthday or hosting group events is a wonderful way to inspire budding artists with unique, fun, and exciting set of activities enjoyed right here in our studio. There are fun and inspiring activities suitable for adults and children as young as six. Everyone receives a handmade item to paint or glaze or we give your group the clay and let you build your own special piece! You can check out information on our different birthday packages at

All parties include a live wheel demo!

Northern NJ
204 Passaic Ave., Fairfield, NJ 07004

JumpNasium best kids party places in New Jersey Gigantic inflatables
JumpNasium is a great birthday party venue to make your child’s birthday energetic and fun! Your child and their friends will enjoy a 100% private party playing around in JumpNasium’s giant inflatables, trampoline basketball and bounce houses. Food options for adults are available, and free invitations are included with all party packages. Feel free to bring your kids to an Open Jump Night before deciding to host your party to check out the fun beforehand. Your child’s birthday party is sure to be a hit at JumpNasium!

Perfect venue for energetic kids parties

Northern NJ
Club Vibe
92 Route 23 North, Riverdale, NJ 07457

Vibe best New Jersey party places Great club space for parties
Vibe is New Jersey’s premier event space, specializing in sweet 16s, mitzvahs, corporate events, birthdays and more. Two different rooms provide two unique experiences for your event. Rooms include state of the art sound systems, lighting, a huge 50-goot video wall to display captivating visuals, built-in and moveable bars, lounge furniture, formal seating and much more. For corporate events, Vibe can help you pull off professional goals with presentation screens, audio/video services, lasers and logo technology; afterwards, let Vibe transform and provide the post-meeting entertainment as well.

State-of-the-art party venue

Central NJ
Ariana’s Grand
800 Rahway Ave., Woodbridge, NJ 07095

Ariana’s Grand best NJ party venues Breathtakingly beautiful venue
This beautiful banquet hall is a great venue to host weddings, parties or corporate events. It hosted a winning wedding on hit TV Show “Four Weddings” and was featured on “Cake Boss”. Ariana’s Grand works hard to make sure every detail of your event is taken care of, leaving you free to relax and enjoy the occasion. The venue features a Grand Ballroom with two bars. The décor is breathtaking and will leave your guests impressed before they even enter the ballroom. Ariana’s Grand works with top-quality caterers to make sure every aspect of your event is unforgettable.

Featured on Four Weddings and Cake Boss!

Southern NJ
Congress Hall
200 Congress Place, Cape May, NJ 08204

Congress Hall best party places NJ Perfect for corporate retreats, meetings and events
Plan your next company party or meeting at the renowned and prestigious Congress Hall. This Cape May landmark sets the standard in event hosting. Whether you are looking to hold and executive retreat, team building or recognition program or corporate conference, this is the perfect venue. There are plenty of meeting facilities and packages to meet your needs. Congress Hall is also a great place to host weddings and other personal special events.

Great place to host weddings too!

Northern NJ
Brushes and Bisque
45 Broadway, Denville, NJ 07834

Bushes and Bisque best party places in NJ Host a pottery party!
Host a unique kids party or a group event at Bushes and Bisque, a paint-your-own pottery studio. Kids party packages include 1.5 hours of private studio time, invitations, table cloths, a party keepsake plate. Set up and cleanup is handled by the provided party attendants. Group events include unlimited paint, painting time, glazing, firing and use of tools. Feel free to bring light refreshments and beverages for your guests and enjoy them on a reserved table. Bushes and Bisque is happy to work with you to put together a package that fits your needs and price range!

Special rates for churches and temples

Northern NJ
Avenue Event Space
1382 Queen Anne Rd., Teaneck, NJ 07666

Avenue Event Space NJ best party places Rent the space, or get an all-inclusive package deal Avenue Event Space provides an ideal venue for any kind of special event. The party room is equipped with state of the art lighting, sound system and video walls. You can either rent out the basic party room, or upgrade your package to include full venue services such as DJ entertainment, photographers, catering and party planners. The meeting room option provides a great space for a corporate event for up to 200 attendees. Customize your venue needs at Avenue Event Space in Teaneck, New Jersey.

Additional party services available

Northern NJ
Beneduce Vineyards
One Jeremiah Land, Pittstown, NJ 08867

Beneduce Vineyards best party places in New Jersey Beautiful vineyard venue
For a unique event your guests will never forget, host it at Beneduce Vineyards. This beautiful venue is perfect for weddings. The converted greenhouse has an indoor stone patio, a 14 foot long antique wooden bar and orange, tangerine and palm trees lining the entire space. All event packages include site rental, setup and cleanup, tables and chairs for up to 125 people, bartenders to serve wine and parking attendants. Beneduce Vineyards will connect you to their exclusive catering partners for your dining needs.

Make your event unforgettable

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Best New Jersey Party Venues

For more party planning ideas, see the best party entertainers in NJ or our holiday party guide for seasonal festivities.

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