Birthday Parties

Get the party started in New York's most beautiful park at New York's most charming merry-go-round

Choose from three fun party packages, click here to fill out the and submit online. Then relax, because we’ll do the rest of the work.

If you need more information, or have special requests for your child’s big day, our party specialist is here to help. Email your inquiries to parties@urbanmgt.com or call 212-768-4242 x129.

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Fete Picnic party

Cost: $35 per child, $420 minimum (covers 12 children)

If you prefer to customize your own party, Fete Picnic is the ideal plan.

The basic package consists of:

  • Unlimited rides on Le Carrousel for one hour during regular hours of operation
  • Use of party space adjacent to Le Carrousel for an hour and a half
  • Set up of tables, chairs, and umbrellas
  • ID bracelets
  • Onsite liaison from the park’s staff

Client to provide, if desired:

  • Food & beverage
  • All paper goods (napkins, plates, plastic utensils, table covers, decorations, party candles, etc.)
  • Cake
  • Party favors

Fete Pastorale party

Cost: $55 per child, $660 minimum (covers 12 children)

Fete Pastorale parties may be arranged for times outside of regular carousel hours.

This package consists of:

  • Unlimited rides on Le Carrousel for one hour
  • Use of party space adjacent to Le Carrousel for an hour and a half
  • Set up of tables, chairs, and umbrellas
  • ID bracelets
  • Onsite liaison from the park’s staff
  • Pizza and beverages for children
  • All paper goods (napkins, plates, plastic utensils, table covers, decorations, etc.)

Client to provide, if desired:

  • Cake
  • Party favors
  • Entertainment with prior approval of Bryant Park management and a $100 location fee

Fete Galante party

Cost: $70 per child, $840 minimum (covers 12 children)

Fete Galante parties include entertainment by Bryant Park’s Le Carrousel character, Cali-Co-Cat, and may be arranged for times outside of regular carousel hours.

The deluxe option includes:

  • Unlimited rides on Le Carrousel for one hour
  • Use of party space adjacent to Le Carrousel for an hour and a half
  • Set up of tables, chairs, and umbrellas
  • ID bracelets
  • Onsite liaison from the park’s staff
  • Pizza and beverages for children
  • All paper goods (napkins, plates, plastic utensils, table covers, decorations, etc.)
  • Entertainment by Bryant Park’s Le Carrousel character, Cali-Co-Cat

Client to provide, if desired:

  • Cake
  • Party favors

Booking policy

• $100 non-refundable reservation fee
• Balance of payment due at the party
• In case of inclement weather, your party may be rescheduled within twelve calendar months, subject to availability

Regulations

• Parties that exceed 25 guests require a permit from NYC Department of Parks and Recreation. An additional $25.00 charge for the permit fee is paid by the client. Our Le Carrousel party planner will submit the permit application to the Dept. of Parks and Recreation on your behalf.
• Bryant Park will provide one person on the premises for your celebration
• Bryant Park staff is not responsible for behavior of children
• For safety reasons, adequate supervision must be provided at all times. Bryant Park recommends one adult per seven children.
• Balloons or Styrofoam products are not permitted in Bryant Park
• Bryant Park supplies litter bags to collect party debris
• Client is responsible for removal of all party debris

All other requests such as special decorations, flowers, special entertainment, birthday cakes, clowns, and any supplies not included in the three Le Carrousel party packages are to be paid for by the individual booking the party.