The North Shore Moms 2024 Birthday Party Guide - The North Shore Moms
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For the last two years, the Birthday Party Guide has been one of our most popular posts and one of the most searched topics on our website. Making birthdays special for our kids is something that unites moms! I hope this year’s list helps you find the perfect venue, entertainment or food that will delight your child on their special day!

This list includes featured, tried-and-true, local businesses offering birthday rentals, entertainment, venues, food and more.




Busy Bee Jumpers has been the leading company for Massachusetts party rentals for over a decade. They are home to hundreds of inflatables that come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, amongst many other rental items, including tables and chairs. All of which are competitively priced and delivered right to your event location.
IG: @busybeejumpers_   |   FB: @busybeejumpers

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Carole Finn has been performing her characters at birthday parties successfully for the past 26 years. Carole’s most popular characters are Elsa, Cat in the Hat, Mother Goose, Snow White, Aurora and Rapunzel. Carole includes storytelling, singing, games and dancing to create a magical experience for your child’s special day.
IG: @parties_by_carole  |    FB: @partiesbycarole


Based in the hometown of the Boston Tea Party, The Boston TeePee Party is New England’s original slumber party and creative event specialists servicing Greater Boston, New England and beyond since 2018. Their team designs and delivers unique celebrations that create lasting memories while allowing clients to simply show up and enjoy their events.

Use code NSM23 to receive a free gift for the birthday child! (Applies to slumber parties only.)
IG: @bostonteepeeparty   |   FB: @bostonteepeeparty


Princesses, Ms. Rachel, Barbie and more! Pretty Pretty Princess Parties specialize in bringing the fun and magic to every party including face, painting, dancing, singing, games, princess, runways, balloon, animals, glitter, tattoos, hair and nails!
IG: @prettyprettyprincessparties1 |  FB: @PPPrincessParties


Savy Little Rental

Miss Nancy’s Parties & Programs

J&J Pony Rentals

Curious Creatures

Rainforest Reptile Show



1 Central Street, Middleton, MA

Have a Cool Art P-ART-Y at the sunny Art’s Cool studio, that boasts customized art themes, a separate party room, and a chalk wall tribute board. Varied pricing includes use of the party room or outdoor space for refreshments for artists turning age 6 and up.
IG: @artscoolmiddleton  |   FB: @Artscoolmiddleton


7 Broadway Salisbury, MA

The Salisbury Beach Carousel is a majestic, historic carousel that delights both the young and the young at heart, year-round. It’s home, a landmark grand pavilion on the Broadway Mall, features private event space, ideal for birthday parties and all types of celebrations. Your celebration will include unlimited rides for the birthday child and their guests, adult chaperones included!
IG: @sbcarousel   |   FB: @sbcarousel


132 Main Street, Wenham, MA

The Wenham Museum is a multi-generational place to roam, play and discover. For more than 100 years the Museum has proven that the desire to gather, learn and play is as important as ever. Birthday party rentals are available on Saturdays and Sundays and include access to all museum galleries and the first floor of the historic house, use of the function hall with tables and chairs, and up to 45 guests.
IG: @wenhammuseum   |   FB: @WenhamMuseum


435 Newbury Street, Suite 211, Danvers, MA

KC Films and Photography is a professional photography company and creator of the unique and exciting Portrait Parties for kids/adults! Kids will enjoy the experience of a professional photo shoot with all the changes of clothes they want, set to music of their choice with a group of friends to strut their stuff and share the fun with. Each model will get the chance to have some individual portraits taken as well as fun shots with all the models together. Get ready to strike a pose and have the time of your life!
IG: @kcfilmsandphoto  |   FB: @KCFilmsandPhoto


The Tannery, 50 Water Street, Suite #5, Newburyport, MA

Nettie & Ro is a boutique creative studio in Newburyport, MA offering unique experiences where the process of making art and crafting is celebrated just as much as the finished product. We foster curiosity, exploration, creative risk-taking, discovery, self-expression, socialization, and a whole lot of FUN!
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10 Main Street Peabody, MA 

North Shore Children’s Museum has diverse exhibits and programming in a wide-variety of subject areas, including STEM, gross motor, sensory, farm to table, insects, maker’s space, storytelling, and more.

Typically, birthday parties will run two hours long. The first hour and 15 minutes will be free play for the children where they get to explore and play in all the museum exhibits. The last 45 minutes is when kids and guests will transition into the party room where  they can enjoy food and drinks.
IG: @nschildrensmuseum  |   FB: @nschildrensmuseum

cape ann lanes

53 Gloucester Ave, Gloucester, MA

Cape Ann Lanes is a family-friendly, updated Candlepin bowling alley with arcade, brew pub and seasonal outdoor beer garden. Let the good times roll with a stress free party where they handle the details and you have fun!
IG: @capeannlanes   |   FB: @Capeannlanes53


71 Main Street, Peabody, MA

Create & Escape Creative Studios & Workshops love hosting birthdays of all ages and themes! They provide a fun experience where guests create and take home a unique party favor — a handcrafted project they made themselves! No artistic skill required! Kids parties and projects are for ages 6 and up. They take care of the setup, prep and cleanup so you can enjoy your event.
IG: @createandescapediyworkshops  |   FB: @createandescapeworkshops


2 North Street, Salem MA

The Good Witch of Salem elevates learning into a magical experience by communicating the importance of self growth, self love, and self awareness. The Good Witch’s message is shared through engaging content and joyful events like birthday parties where you can choose from activities including crafting your own witch hat, making a magical potion, color hair extensions, manicures, a touch of glitter for each attendee and more!
IG: @goodwitchofsalem |   FB: @goodwitchofsalem

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5 Cherry Hill Drive, Danvers, MA

At The Little Gym they believe in developing the whole child from a young age – building a strong body, brain, and character. Their instructors will guide your child’s physical, emotional, and social development helping them grow into strong, confident, independent people. Birthday parties at the Little Gym are the perfect mix of free-flowing fun and planned activities to celebrate your child’s big day!

Save 10% off with code NSMOMTENOFF!
IG: @thelittlegymatcherryhill  |   FB: @TLGCherryHill


60 Railroad Avenue, Hamilton, MA

Artcie makes fine art fun! Classes, workshops and parties for ages 4-adult. Parties include a fully instructed (and super fun) are lesson, art project of your choice, party crown for the birthday girl or boy, party favors, and a separate party room for food, fun and cake!
IG: @artciestudio  |   FB: @Artcie


286 Cabot St, Beverly, MA 

Celebrate your child’s birthday at the historic Cabot Theater in Beverly!  Whether it’s a private movie showing or party after one of our Cabot Kid’s events, it is sure to be memorable!  For information please contact [email protected]
IG: @the_cabot  |   FB: @thecabot


Savy Little Playhouse

Aloha Mini Glow Golf

Gametime Lanes & Entertainment

Town Line Luxury Lanes

Hammer & Stain North Shore

Sparkles Birthday Parties & More



10 Garden Street, Danvers, MA

Boards for Days is your go-to Charcuterie company specializing in taking stress off your plate and handing you a board, to make your event picture-perfect. They work with all things charcuterie for children and adults, with a wide variety of offerings from individual, to grazing tables to special letters/numbers and a “build your own” event as well!

Save 10% off with code NSM10!
IG: @boardsfordays_   |    FB: Boards for Days


57 Maple Street Danvers, MA

Cakes for Occasions is a Nut Free Bakery offering delicious cakes, cupcakes and cake pops. Owner Kelly Delaney has been delighting North Shore residents with her specialty cakes and pastries for more than 20 years. Order online and choose your pickup day and time.
IG: @cakesforoccasions   |    FB: @cakesforoccasions



Topsfield Bakeshop, Inc.

The Whoo(pie) Wagon

the Cookie Wagon

Baked by Mommy

Pipe Dream Cupcakes



Confetti Friends

Balloon Joy Boston

Oak & Thyme

The Celebration Enthusiast

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