Birthday Parties at the Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

A party at the Swedish Cottage provides a unique venue and activity for a child’s birthday party. Rental includes the use of a separate party room, private showing of the current production and birthday greeting from the puppeteers!

 

BOOKING

  • A 50% non-refundable deposit is required at the time of booking. The balance can be paid on the date of the event via check, cash or credit card.
  • Parties can be held on Saturdays and Sundays as well as select weekdays.

PRICING

  • $800 fee includes private showing of current production, usage of party room for up to 75 people (equipped with child-size furniture, small microwave, small refrigerator, one large table and five small tables.)
  • Price does not include cost of food, drinks or decorations.
  • An additional hour can be added onto the party for the cost of $200.

CANCELLATION

  • Parties not confirmed within 24 hours of the initial hold are subject to cancellation by the Cottage.
  • Since deposits are nonrefundable, the Cottage is at will to reschedule events for a future available date/time.

PARTY SET UP

 

Morning Events Afternoon Events
9:30am: Host Arrival & Set Up 2:30pm: Host Arrival
9:45am: Guest Arrival 2:45pm: Guest Arrival
10am: Show in Theatre (60 minutes) 3pm: Show in Theatre (60 minutes)
11am: Party Space (60 minutes) 4pm: Party Space (60 minutes)
12pm: Clean Up / Load Out (30 minutes) 5pm: Clean Up / Load Out (30 minutes)

 

RULES + REGULATIONS

  • Hosts are responsible for admitting guests into the building and for keeping the front door secure, ensuring only party guests are admitted into the venue.
  • Hosts are responsible for the conduct and actions or all guests.
  • Recording and photography of the performance is prohibited.
  • Children must be supervised by an adult at all times.
  • Do not leave valuables unguarded – the venue is not responsible for lost or stolen items.
  • Food, drinks and balloons are not allowed into the performance space (they are permitted in the party room and the waiting area).
  • Hosts are responsible for party clean up – trash receptacles are provided.

DELIVERIES

  • All deliveries must be made on foot as vehicle traffic is prohibited at times in Central Park.
  • To coordinate deliveries please contact the Cottage at (212) 988-9093.

LOCATION

 

The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre is located inside Central Park at 79th Street and West Drive. When visiting, enter from West 81st Street.

CONTACT

For more information or to reserve a date contact the Cottage at (212) 988-9093.

FREQUENTLY USED VENDORS

Ray’s Pizza
462 Columbus Ave (between 82nd & 83rd st.)
(212) 873-1135 or (212)873-1134

Andy’s Deli
418 Columbus Ave (between 80th & 81st)
(212) 799-3355

Lenny’s
469 Columbus Ave
(212) 787-9368

GiGi Café
2067 Broadway (between 71st & 72nd Streets)
(212) 501-7500

Balloons to Go
200 West 24th street # 304
(212) 989-9338

Balloons & Parties
By Caroline  Party Planning With a Personal Touch
(212) 799-1223

Loony Toony the Clown
(347) 819-3911
Clown4party@gmail.com

Champion Parking (near the Marionette Theatre)
5 West 82nd Street (between Central Park West & Columbus Ave)
(212) 874-0058