There are many decisions when planning your child’s Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah service and celebration.
Once you receive your child’s Bar or Bat Mitzvah date, one of the first things you will need to think about is where to have your celebration.
There is a wide range of options to choose from these days. Everything from traditional Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah venues such as hotels and country clubs to alternative Bar Mitzvah and Bat Mitzvah venues such as raceways, bowling alleys, clubs and more!
Here are some options if you live in Northern, Central New Jersey:
110 Schanck Road , Freehold, NJ
(732) 577-8200, x383
Bring your event to life in iPlay America’s state-of-the-art, elegant Event Center attached to an all indoor family entertainment complex where your guests can get inside the fun! We can host small groups of 40 to exclusive full park rentals for groups up to 4,000. iPlay America’s banquet rooms offer the perfect blend of elegant-yet-casual design that you can customize with the décor and furnishings to meet your taste, your budget, and your needs. For large parties, our 12,000 square foot multipurpose event center is the ideal space. It can be transformed for any style or theme to host the party of your dreams.
Chelsea Piers NY
62 Chelsea Piers 23rd Street and Hudson River Park, New York, NY
With a variety of themed options to entertain both children and adults, Chelsea Piers ensures that your child‘s special day is both unique and exciting! Looking for adventure? Enjoy our rock climbing walls, batting cages, basketball courts or soccer fields. Looking for fun? Dance the night away with a DJ and dinner reception. From action-packed parties to formal catered receptions, let us customize a Bar or Bat Mitzvah celebration your family and friends will never forget.
Park Avenue Club
184 Park Avenue , Florham Park, NJ
Park Avenue Club provides top notch service and exquisite cuisine in a unique setting in Morris County. Come celebrate your Bar or Bat Mitzvah with us while simultaneously supporting 10 charities. The club is the perfect combination of rustic elegance with cocktails in the dairy barn’s original hayloft and then dinner and dancing in our tented glass pavilion.
491 S. Dean Street , Englewood, NJ
Space is a unique party space with all high tech games, extravagant entertainment, unique decor and customized menus.
HILTON SHORT HILLS
41 JFK Parkway , Short Hills, NJ
Organizing mitzvahs and celebrations at this sophisticated AAA 4-Diamond award-winning hotel is easy. The Hilton Short Hills hotel boasts an expert planning team, 16,000 sq. ft. of versatile event space and delectable catering to help make sure each event is a success. Come see this top choice among New Jersey event venues. Licensed and hotel approved outside Kosher caterers permitted. 304 Well-appointed guest rooms & suites along with full service spa on property.
Cove Point Events
13 Castle Court , Greenwood Lake, NY
Cove Hall at Cove Castle Restaurant and Marina offers picturesque views and gorgeous surroundings complete with sailboats and glowing sunsets. Less than an hour outside of New York City you can have a one-of-a-kind bar/bat mitzvah without the added complication and expense of long distance travel. Cove Hall offers a stress-free relaxing day with fun themed menus, ice cream sundae bars, state of the art lighting, extensive audio visual capabilities and more. Our newly renovated private room which overlooks the lake, offers a private kitchen, private entrance and outdoor beach area. Our seasoned team of event planners will guide you through each step of the planning.
One MetLife Stadium Drive , East Rutherford, NJ
The MVP of Celebration! Met Life Stadium is the perfect venue to impress at your next celebration or event. From VIP meeting rooms, fireside lounge, to colorful field-side clubs, our spaces are sure to provide a unique and memorable experience. Our brand-new, state-of-the-art facility offers multiple indoor and outdoor spaces, world-class amenities and an impressive array of culinary options. With the ability to accommodate gatherings as small as 10 to as large as over 80,000, see for yourself why MetLife Stadium is in a field of its own.
550 W. Mt. Pleasant Avenue , Livingston, NJ
Bring the culinary experience of the acclaimed Strip House to your mitzvah! Your event menu can be crafted exclusively from our Strip House dinner menu. Find out why Strip House was awarded 3 ½ Stars by New Jersey monthly and Best of Essex 2012 & 2013 chosen, not by critics, but by diners. Add stellar service and ambience all located within the stylish, contemporary luxury of the AAA Four Diamond award winning Westminster Hotel and your guests will be talking about your party for years to come!
Dave & Buster's - West Nyack
4661 Palisades Center Drive , West Nyack, NY
Dave & Buster’s is here to help you and your family plan an event to be remembered as well as celebrated. Whether you are looking to host a formal, informal or unique party- Dave & Buster’s is the venue for you! Our facility has a multi-level private party room which is the perfect place to host your child’s special day! It comes with a stage, huge presentation screen, private bar, private bathrooms and an array of A/V equipment. Best of all, it is located just outside One Million Dollar’s worth of Video Arcade Games! We offer 50,000 square feet of serious food and outrageous fun that guarantee your group’s party will be fun, entertaining, and above all memorable.
Gate Hill Events
750 Gate Hill Road, P.O. Box 592 , Stony Point, NY
Gate Hill specializes in exclusive event rentals. When you have the place to yourself, we can customize your day, your way. Our team of experienced event coordinators will help to plan every aspect of your event. From custom programs of activities run by our talented and engaging staff, to your perfect summer BBQ menu. Why not pump up your day with flair like our inflatable slides, Go Karts, Zip Lines, Arts and Crafts, or a Dunk Tank. We pride ourselves on providing the flexibility and individual attention to be able to custom design an event just for you. Whether it’s a Family day for 1000+ or teambuilding and recreation for a select few, Gate Hill is the place to make it happen.
Riverdale Square Mall 92 Route 23 North, Riverdale, NJ
Vibe features 10,000 sq ft of special event space with a commercial kitchen, 2 rooms complete state-of-the-art sound, lighting, video displays, in house Audio and Video equipment to meet all your audio visual needs, built in and moveable bars, lounge furniture, formal seating, Lucite tables and much more…. Make an appointment to book your Bar/Bat Mitzvah today!
Bowlmor Green Brook
380 US-22 , Green Brook Township, NJ , NJ
Discover New Jersey’s premier destination for Bar and Bat Mitzvah fun at Bowlmor Green Brook! Bowlmor brings the best in bowling, amusements, and inventive cuisine to every event—with 48 lanes featuring HD video walls and plush lounge seating, an arcade packed with games, kid-friendly selections from signature menus, and exceptional laneside service. Let our party planning professionals create a custom celebration to mark your child’s passage into adulthood!
Pole Position Raceway
40 Daniel Street, Farmingdale, NY, 99 Caven Point Road, Jersey City, NJ
201-333-7223 x: 215
Create an unforgettable Bar/Bat Mitzvah at Pole Position Raceway, with locations in Jersey City (located just 3 miles from Manhattan) and Long Island (Farmingdale, exit 49 off the Long Island Expressway). Our indoor speedways, with the fastest all-electric karts in the US, feature European-style tracks with private event spaces and party rooms with state-of-the-art audiovisual equipment that can accommodate parties from 10 to 600. Choose from one of our custom party packages or buy out the entire track by the hour. P2R’s professional catering partners offer a wide variety of food and beverage packages for your group event. Arcade games, billiards tables, and racing memorabilia throughout the facility makes Pole Position Raceway the perfect venue for an exciting and unique event.
Meadowlands Racing & Entertainment
1 Racetrack Drive , East Rutherford, NJ
Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment is a state of the art facility that features everything from live racing to world class dining experiences. Our Special Events Team, managed by Ark Restaurants, prides itself on its professionalism and experience. We will fashion your Mitzvah into an extraordinary event for you and your family! With copper paneling walls, eleven 12'x20' flat screen TVs and unique over-sized chandeliers each holding three 60” flat screen TVs, our vibrant Victory Sports Bar is the ideal setting for your Bar/Bat Mitzvah. Our breathtaking rooftop, Victory Terrace, offers amazing views of the NYC skyline or the bright & airy Lounge offer the perfect spot for your cocktail hour. With a variety of options to offer, Meadowlands Racing and Entertainment is the perfect venue for your Mitzvah.
Crystal Ballroom at the Radisson Freehold
50 Gibson Place , Freehold, NJ
The Crystal Ballroom at the Radisson Freehold is the premier Central Jersey destination for unforgettable Bar Bat Mitzvahs. Add impact with ghost chiavari chairs and dynamic multi-hued LED ceiling lighting, which can be personalized to coordinate with your color scheme. Strike a pose by the fountain in the lush outdoor garden. Your out-of-town guests will love TripAdvisor’s award-winning hotel accommodations. Brand new gourmet menus include everything from a simple 4-hour Sunday Mitzvah package to the extravagant Platinum Mitzvah package.
Sky Zone Indoor Trampoline - Pine Brook, NJ
60 Chapin Road , Pine Brook, NY
For the ultimate party experience, bring your group to Sky Zone Pine Brook Indoor Trampoline Park for a unique and memorable event. Fly high in our 30,000 square foot facility which offers 4 lanes of Foam Zone, 3 lanes of Sky Slam, 3 Dodgeball Courts, an enormous main court area, and a mezzanine where you can watch all the action. With safety being our number one priority, we guarantee a WoW Experience that is Awesome, Healthy, FUN!
Westin Jersey City
479 Washington Blvd , Jersey City
Situated on the waterfront Financial District of Jersey City, our AAA/CAA Four Diamond hotel is just 200 steps and one subway stop to NYC. Featuring spacious guest rooms and inspiring views of Manhattan, we're walking distance to great restaurants on the Hudson waterfront. Explore our now completed hotel renovation, escape to the serenity of our 429 Jersey City accommodations and treat yourself to a stay in a one of our premium rooms with sweeping Hudson views of the NYC skyline. In our elevated rooms, you'll have more space to refresh for the next day. Experience the rejuvenating Heavenly Bath and the signature Westin Heavenly Bed, perfect for a blissful night's sleep.
Forest Hill Field Club
9 Belleville Avenue , Bloomfield, NJ
(973) 743-1255, Ext. 213
Forest Hill Field Club is one of the premiere Banquet venues in the Tri-State area, only a stone’s throw from Hoboken, Jersey City, and Manhattan, specializing in Golf Outings, Weddings, Rehearsal Dinners, Engagement Parties, Bridal and Baby Showers, Christenings, Bar and Bat Mitzvahs, and this is only the beginning of what we have to offer. Surrounded by our pristine 18-hole Tillinghast golf course, the views from our haven on "The Hill" will provide the perfect backdrop for any occasion.
Meadow Wood Manor
461 New Jersey 10 , Randolph, NJ
Meadow Wood Manor is honored to celebrate this once in a lifetime event with you! Your reception begins with an extravagant cocktail hour for your adult guests in our elegant dining room where they will impressed with the imaginative food stations and our plentiful variety of butler-passed hors d’oeuvres. Your young adult guests will have blast with the Wii and table games in our VIP lounge before joining the adults in the grand ballroom for dinner and dancing!
Upper Montclair Country Club
177 Hepburn Road , Clifton, NJ
Conveniently located less than 20 minutes from Manhattan, just off route 3 and the Garden State Parkway, the scenic setting of Upper Montclair Country Club, with its elegant Ballroom, adjacent connecting West Lounge, scenic Tented Terrance and Lawn accommodates Bar Bat Mitzvahs for up to 200 guests. The Clubhouse, originally constructed in the 1920's, has been constantly enlarged and renovated through the years, to produce a special combination of timeless luxury. The clubhouse features the perfect private and intimate setting for your every desire from the more traditional event with our wooden dancefloor to a more contemporary event with our black and white checkered dancefloor. Your guests are sure to be impressed at every turn with our chef's find food, our ambience and the professional service from our staff.
113 Rockland Plaza (behind Modell's) , Nanuet, NY
If you’re looking for an exciting up-to-date entertainment venue, incredible customer service, and “one-of-a-kind” extras for your child’s mitzvah, then we’re the perfect fit!
Park Ridge Marriott
300 Brae Blvd. , Park Ridge, NJ
Host your special event in the Grand Ballroom, a luxurious space that can accommodate your guests in a stylish, classic setting. The Park Ridge Marriott looks forward to working with you to create your dream event!