If you’re in need of an excuse to satisfy your sweet tooth, have no fear: National Dessert Day is coming up this weekend! We’ve got 8 different activity partners right here on KidPass with tons of sweet treats for you and your little one. Check them all out to find the right dessert (or desserts) for you!
Chocolate factory, party destination, and candy store all in one, this place is sure to satisfy your sweet tooth. Here, children can watch chocolate being made on Chocolate Works’ 30-foot conveyor belt and even make some of their own. Classes include “Create Your Dream Candy Bar,” “Premade Chocolate Letter,” in which children can decorate their own chocolate initials, and “Pizza Party” (with chocolate pizza, of course.)
Gelato Pops at Popbar
Greenwich Village / 1 – 17 years old
Scoop-free, delicious, and one-of-a-kind, this all-natural, handcrafted gelato, sorbet, and frozen yogurt is served in a new way—on a stick! Flavors range from classics to the more unique. Best of all, you can enjoy your pop as-is or customize to your liking. Premium dippings and toppings include dark, milk, and while chocolate, nuts, sprinkles, waffle cone, caramel corn, and more. Each booking gets you two gelato pops with dippings and toppings!
Greenwich Village / 6 months – 15 years old
I-CE NY is the original smashed ice cream in NY. The ice cream is made in a fun, unique way—by smashing ice cream base liquid and mixers on an iced plate. Customize your order with mix-in ingredients, such as fresh fruits or your favorite candy bar!
Red Hook / 8 – 17 years old
Raaka builds each craft chocolate bar from scratch with directly-sourced single-origin cocoa in its Red Hook factory! Come by for a chocolate factory and tasting tour, where you’ll see firsthand how beans transform into distinctive, delicious chocolate bars. Or opt for a chocolate-making class, where you’ll start by tasting and cracking unroasted cacao beans, and end with making and eating three delicious bars of your very own!
Treat yourself and your kid to a sweet … treat! Snowdays produces small-batch shaved cream made on the premises with fresh organic dairy from New York’s Hudson Valley and quality, seasonal ingredients. Each booking provides one regular sized cup of shaved cream, one topping of your choice, and a drizzle cone.
On a Sugartooth tour, guides showcase the city’s best hidden bakeries and off the beaten path gems where the locals go. Guides dish out equal helpings of delicious desserts with the city’s cultural and culinary history, and guests leave with a full stomach and newfound knowledge of NYC’s best bakeries!
Woops! Bakeshop Macaron Class
Upper East Side / 4 – 10 years old
Allow your child to implement their creativity and discover fun and new baking and decorating techniques! Children will mix the ganache, and learn how to color, decorate, and make the filling of the macarons. Milk and Cookies from the bakeshop will be served during the class—and you’ll be able to devour the delicious macarons together at the end!
World’s Best Cookie Dough
West Village / 12 – 17 years old
What’s the one thing that you’ve always wanted to dip your finger in and devour ever since you were just a child? The most irresistibly delicious batter out there—cookie dough! At World’s Best Cookie Dough, learn how to make this edible cookie dough yourself—and then eat it!