After a blow out "breakfast in bed" bash for my daughter's 1st birthday (complete with customized embroidered pajamas for each guest), my husband begged me to plan a more "low key" gym and pizza party for my little one. Being in the PR and event planning business for a living, it's hard to not get super involved with all of the little details, so I immediately reached out to my trusted vendors and went to work on what I enjoy doing most - planning fabulous and fun get togethers! Our little lady is obsessed with anything Elmo and Sesame Street right now so I immediately thought to build out her very own "Sienna Street", complete with life-sized cutouts of her favorite characters, a fun bounce house and trampoline, a Sesame Street glitter tattoo station, a musical performance with all of her favorite "Sunny Days" hits and a full gymnasium for the kiddos to run amuck! Guests enjoyed delectable food and beverages including an incredible tasting confetti cake, mini Sesame Street-themed cupcakes, character cake pops, Oscar the Grouch's garbage cans with gummy worms and Cookie Monster's milk and cookies to name a few of the highlights! Everyone had a blast, including the birthday girl who never wanted the party to end, and kids left with custom character t-shirts with their names on them to remind them of the fun that they had. A great time was had by all!
What People Ate
An assortment of sandwiches from the famed Murray's Cheese Shop in NYC, as well as beautifully arranged crudité and mezze platters, breakfast pastries and fruit and delicious salads. Everyone commented on how there was an abundance of food - no one left hungry (including the kiddos who had pizza as well from the world famous Joe's Pizza).
What People Drank
An assortment of non-alcoholic beverages so everyone was on their best behavior!
You name it - we had it! Mini Sesame Street cupcakes from Baked By Melissa, cake pops and the best tasting and looking cake from Making That Cake, custom character cookies from Etsy for folks to go home with and gummy worms straight from Oscar the Grouch's can.
Customized Sesame Street t-shirts with the kid's names on them, Sesame Street coloring and sticker books and Melissa and Doug jumbo-sized crayons
Activities / Games
A Sesame Street glitter tattoo station, a bounce house and trampoline, a musician, Sesame Street themed arts and crafts and a gymnasium
Brittany Lucas from Kidville Union Square
Day of Event Planner
Brittany and her team were amazing at setting up and executing my vision for Sienna Street! Kidville was an amazing, clean and fun venue to host a kid's blowout bash!
Angela's custom creations were not only one of a kind as far as looks - but they tasted even better than they looked - which was hard to do! Everyone commented on how incredible the cake tasted, as well as the adorable character cake pops.
Stationery and Party Favors
Jen Riviera from JenFabulousCreations on Etsy was world class to work with! She designed everything from the custom t-shirts to the favor tags and bags - to the food signage - you name it! If I could dream it, she made it!