Katie's Birthday Bash!

Only on PEOPLE.com: Peek inside Tom's Cruise's surprise party for Katie Holmes (she's 27!)

01 of 08

ALL AGLOW

ALL AGLOW
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Tom Cruise gives fiancée Katie Holmes a hand as she blows out her birthday candles at FAO Schwarz on Thursday. The New York City toy store opened after-hours for her surprise 27th-birthday party.

02 of 08

MISSION: ACCOMPLISHED

MISSION: ACCOMPLISHED
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But with so many cupcakes, the pregnant Holmes (whose birthday is Sunday) needs a little extra blowing power from Cruise.

03 of 08

BIRTHDAY KISS

BIRTHDAY KISS
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After sharing a smooch, the twosome, along with his mom, 12-year-old daughter Isabella and Holmes's parents, celebrated in the store's cafe, where bunches of balloons floated atop stuffed white tigers and giraffes.

04 of 08

WILD ABOUT HER

WILD ABOUT HER
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Cruise and Holmes steal a kiss and share a three-way hug with an oversized stuffed bear after checking out the store's most famous toy: a floor piano. And like Tom Hanks's Big character, Cruise ran atop the keyboard, adding his own move: a handstand.

05 of 08

KIDS IN LOVE

KIDS IN LOVE
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Holmes and Cruise make their way through the toy store holding hands. Throughout their visit the engaged couple repeatedly hugged and kissed.

06 of 08

ICE BABY

ICE BABY
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Around midnight, Cruise treats Holmes (and their baby-to-be) to another surprise: ice skating in Central Park. The couple and their entourage had the rink to themselves.

07 of 08

ALL TOGETHER

ALL TOGETHER
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Despite a sprinkling of rain, even Cruise's mom, Mary Lee, and daughter Isabella hit the rink for a spin.

08 of 08

A PERFECT NIGHT

A PERFECT NIGHT
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Holmes plants a kiss on her sweetie, and after about a half-hour, the group hangs up their skates and ends the birthday night back at their midtown hotel.

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