Review: The Cupcake Corner in Garden City, NY – Great for Girl Time, Ladies Nights Out and Birthday Parties for Kids

Do you want to share some girl time with your daughter? Or perhaps have some fun with your friends for a ladies night out? Well, the Cupcake Corner is a great place to do it! In business for the last 2 years, this popular place makes all its own products daily. Cupcake flavors, specialty birthday cakes, 6 flavors of homemade ice cream, sauce toppings (like caramel, chocolate sauce and strawberry), and croissants, scones, quiche, danishes and more. With 30 flavors of cupcakes available and a special weekly flavor, there are plenty of options to please your sweet tooth. The cupcakes are delicious, tasty cakes. They are offered in 2 sizes: mini for $1.25 and regular for $2.50 to 3.50.  At least 24 of the 30 cupcake flavors are freshly made daily, displayed, and ready for purchase.

Choices of a variety of homemade icings like cotton candy on top of vanilla cake, chocolate cake, or red velvet, among others.

My kids and I enjoyed tasting a bunch of them.

Homemade ice cream such as vanilla, chocolate, strawberry, mint chocolate chip, coffee and cookies n cream are made on the premises. The mint is really minty according to my son.  7 flavors are offered for milk shakes. Gourmet coffees, teas, hot chocolate are also available.  Did I mention the Candy Corner? You can fill your bag with different candy for $7.99 per pound.

Just last January, the Cupcake Corner acquired a separate location for parties, that is conveniently located directly across the street. This new space, called the Cupcake Corner Too! Craft and Party Center is able to accommodate large groups for birthday parties, a ladies night out, or even bridal showers. There is a well maintained garden patio area available out the back door of the party room.  Ample parking is available in a large lot to the left of the party location and behind the main store across the street.  The main store storeroom area was very clean and welcoming. With many tables and ample seating, even a small table with a bucket of crayons for the little ones, many people can sit comfortably to enjoy their delicious treats.  The facilities in the party location were clean; there will soon be a baby changing station installed in one of the 2 restrooms available.

ONGOING: Every Weekend: The Cupcake Corner has craft time on both Saturday and Sundays from 1-4pm in the main store. With kid friendly employees, ready to assist your children with a new craft each weekend, a fun time will be had by all. Parents: Be prepared to sit back and have a nice hot cup of one of the gourmet coffees offered.

Themed parties based on story books occur a few times a year. These include crafts, dancing, as well as other activities and 3-5 characters which are available for photos during this one and a half hour party at a cost of $35 per child – there is no charge for parents. Check the website for the next Theme party.

Ladies night out events and bridal showers are $19.99 per person , add $10 more per person for jewelry making with Swarovski products as a fun craft for your guests or you can coordinate with the nail salon located right next door for manis and pedis  during ladies night out.

Birthday parties for children are also offered. These include:

  • A Choice of 1 activity from the following: ceramic painting; making chocolate lollipops; fondant decorating; scrap booking; tea party/story telling; jewelry making; glamour girl party, karaoke).
  • A Choice of Refreshments: bagel platter; pizza; mac and cheese; sandwich platter; includes juice and water.
  • Also included: dancing and music; invitations; cupcake decorating; tattoos; party goods; favor for each child; gift for the birthday girl/boy.

Costs: $425 for up to 13 children – each additional child $18. Up to 40 participants

Extras are available; taxes and gratuities are of minis

The Cupcake Corner is not just about cupcakes! It is about getting the community together. See the following events that the Cupcake Corner is a part of:


Fall Festival on October 29 from 3:30pm-9:30pm that the Cupcake Corner is taking part in along with several neighboring merchants.  Give-a ways, rides, spin art, sand art, Disney Princess characters walking around for photo opportunities, a DJ, live band and many vendors all celebrating the fall season. Search “Fall Festival Fair” in Garden City on facebook so get more details.

In December, there will be a Christmas Tree Lighting Ceremony that the Cupcake Corner takes part in also.

In the summer, a Craft Camp is offered each day for 2 ½ hours of fun. Children ages 4 -8 make up one group and 9-12 make up the other group. You can pay per day or sign up for multiple weeks up to 6 weeks to choose from.  If you sign up for 3 or more classes, you get a discount and as well as a discount for siblings. The greatest part is a full lunch and snacks are included. There is a different craft each day and music and outdoor time is available in the back garden for some fresh air on a nice day.

Closed Mondays
Tuesday – Thursday 9am – 9pm
Friday & Saturday 9am – 10pm
Sunday 9am – 7pm
61 New Hyde Park Road
Garden City, NY 11530

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