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Five Great NYC Adult Birthday Party Ideas

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Remember the days of clowns, bouncy houses, and pin the tail on the donkey? Well, those days are over, but that doesn’t mean you have to have a boring birthday!

As it only comes once a year, we at Sea The City believe it’s important to do something memorable for your birthday, no matter what age you are.

That’s why we’ve developed a list of the five greatest things to do for what we’re calling an “adult birthday party” in the city. With a focus on experience over extravagance, we’re certain you’ll find something in this list that will prove a memorable experience for many birthdays to come.

1. Broadway Baby!

Broadway is the mecca of theater and performance. Known the world over as the center of the performing arts, there are so many different venues and shows on the strip that you’ll definitely find one that will stick as a truly memorable experience.

This is the year of classic stories that translate the very best of pop culture into musical form. The Lion King and Mean Girls are seeing Broadway adaptations, both of which are extremely highly-rated in excellence. As a birthday gift, one of these tickets will leave the recipient thankful and talking about the experience for years to come.

2. Lace Up for the Roller Disco

Roller skating. A classic pastime and timeless recreational activity, there’s absolutely no way you can’t have fun on skates. Bring a group of friends, or your significant other for their birthday, and you’re assured a good time.

Dreamland Roller Disco is a classic spot to enjoy great tunes while skating with tons of other people. With music focused on having a good time, there’s tons of themed nights—boy bands, Prince, 80’s and 90’s, you name it, they’ve got it. All while working up a sweat, a great night out at the roller rink is healthy and fun!

3. A Jet Ski Tour!

Any list of the best 18th birthday ideas wouldn’t be complete without a chance for one of the most breathtaking views you can find. On a Sea the City Jet Ski tour, you take in the New York Skyline from the Hudson River, zipping around with friends and friendly instructors.

What makes this experience so novel is the focus on fresh experiences. Yeah, you can take a ship around the river, but where else can you zip around at breakneck speed, all the while knowing you’re safe with our competent and highly-skilled staff?

For a great adult birthday party idea that’s pretty hard to top, Sea the City is a top choice! Book now here.

4. Kill Zombies!

Who doesn’t like laying waste to a bad guy? A hidden gem of New York, Indoor Extreme Sports pits you either against your loved ones, or zombies—your choice!

Think about it. You’re not only growing closer with your loved ones as you defend humanity, you’re giving the lucky birthday man or woman something most people could never give them—war stories.

For an experience at once exciting, scary, and memorable, Indoor Extreme Sports is an incredible choice for a truly memorable adult birthday party.

5. Root for the Home Team!

Two words—the Yankees. The baseball universe established a major epicenter in the Big Apple years ago, where some of the most incredible larger-than-life players have come through to establish not only careers, but legacies.

If the birthday celebrator is a baseball fan, you’d almost be doing a disservice not to take them to Yankee Stadium. Whether they are your home team, or your own team is playing against them, the feeling in the air at the 8th inning with all bases loading is a truly unforgettable experience. If you want to impress someone on their birthday, tickets to the next Yankees game is a sure bet.

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Sea the City Jet Ski tours offer a unique way for tourists and New Yorkers alike to get up close to the sights and attractions on their very own Jet Ski. Book online today!

What you’ll see: Statue of Liberty, Brooklyn and Manhattan Bridges, Governor’s Island, Ellis Island, Freedom Tower, Janes Carousel, One Brooklyn Park, South Street Seaport, Empire State Building, and more!