New Themed Birthday Parties at the South Street Seaport Museum Based on the Popular Books “Little Tug” and “Pout-Pout Fish”

The South Street Seaport Museum is excited to announce new themed Birthday Parties based on two of Macmillan Publishing’s most beloved children’s books characters. The South Street Seaport Museum is located at 12 Fulton Street, NY, NY 10038 and for more information and to register please visit: https://southstreetseaportmuseum.org/education/birthday-parties/.

Little Tug Birthday Party (for children ages 1-3)
With activities inspired by Stephen Savage’s critically acclaimed picture book Little Tug, this fun-filled birthday party features five interactive stations for children and their caregivers to enjoy. Meet live sea critters from the East River, play sink or float at our water table, color in your own Little Tug and hear the story of Little Tug who helps in a big way.

Pout-Pout Fish Birthday Party (for children ages 4-5)
Discover some of the sea creatures who live in New York Harbor at a Pout-Pout Fish themed birthday party, inspired by the New York Times bestselling book by Deborah Diesen and Dan Hanna. This underwater-friends party features the chance to hold some of East River sea life, a story-telling of a small town fish and her dreams to make it in the big city followed by a fun and active game, plus the opportunity to create a group Pout-Pout Fish birthday banner for the guest of honor.

Little Tug and books in The Pout-Pout Fish series are available for purchase as giveaways for parties at a special discounted price.

Float Your Boat (for children 4-5) – Ahoy sailors! This boat themed party features the chance for kids to build their own boats, play sink or float, race sailboats at our water tables, a puppet show telling the story of a small tug boat who wanted to race up the Hudson River, and play a nautical navigation game where participants must find safe harbor.

Pricing and further details are available at education@seany.org or (212) 748-8568.

ADD-ON OPTIONS:

A Private tour of the 1885 tall ship Wavertree
We will take your party on a private 30-minute guided tour of the South Street Seaport Museum’s 1885 tall ship Wavertree in addition to your two-hour party at the Museum.

The South Street Seaport Museum Visit
You will receive a Museum admission card for two for each child that will allow two adult/senior/student guests to explore New York’s interactive historical experience-whenever they want. (Does not include sails on W.O. Decker or Pioneer)

“A little-known gem of the city for parties –
Large, open, safe, lots of toys and areas to do activities in”
– Beth Conlon, birthday host parent

ADDITIONAL PARTY OPTIONS:

1885 Tall Ship Wavertree 
Welcome aboard the party of a lifetime! Have your special day on the one-of-a-kind Wavertree, the last existing three-masted, iron-hulled cargo ship in the world. Raise the sail*, experience the power of the capstan with a game of tug o’ war, take photos at the helm, learn to navigate and tie knots, and earn your sea legs with this fun and interactive party aboard a real sailing ship that once transported cargo around the world.
*Weather permitting

1885 Schooner Pioneer Birthday Party
Raise sails with the crew, learn to navigate the NY Harbor and tie knots, sing sea chanteys and birthday songs all while sailing and taking in amazing views of the NY Harbor and the Statue of Liberty aboard schooner Pioneer.

About Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group
Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group comprises Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers, Feiwel and Friends, First Second, Henry Holt Books for Young Readers, Imprint, Odd Dot, Priddy Books, Roaring Brook Press, Square Fish, and Swoon Reads. These imprints are home to award-winning, New York Times bestselling authors including Madeleine L’Engle, Natalie Babbitt, Roald Dahl, Jack Gantos, Nancy Tillman, Catherynne M. Valente, Marissa Meyer, Paul Pope, Gene Luen Yang,  Eric Carle, Leigh Bardugo,  Lane Smith, Nick Bruel, Erin E. Stead, Philip C. Stead, and hundreds more popular authors and illustrators. Macmillan Children’s Publishing Group is proud to publish many of the classics of children’s literature including A Wrinkle in Time, Tuck Everlasting, The Black Cauldron, A Cricket in Times Square, Brown Bear,Brown Bear, What Do You See?, and The BFG, as well as popular new classics Speak, A Sick Day for Amos McGee, Dead End in Norvelt, On the Night You Were Born, and Bad Kitty.

About the South Street Seaport Museum
The South Street Seaport Museum, located in the heart of the historic seaport district in New York City, preserves and interprets the history of New York as a great port city. Founded in 1967, the Museum houses an extensive collection of works of art and artifacts, a maritime reference library, exhibition galleries and education spaces, working nineteenth century print shops, and an active fleet of historic vessels that all work to tell the story of “Where New York Begins.” www.southstreetseaportmuseum.org

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