Children’s Birthday Parties

Celebrate with a party at Lindsay Wildlife Experience! We combine fun and learning through animal ambassador visits and exhibit hall admission for all!

Birthday Party Basics:

  • Recommended Ages: 1 through 12
  • Available Days: Saturday and Sunday
  • Available Times: 11 a.m. and 3:00 p.m.
  • Duration: 90 minutes, plus 30 minutes for room set-up
  • Advanced Notice: at least 4 weeks
  • Maximum Attendees: 30 (15 children and 15 adults) for standard party package
  • Price: $500 for nonmembers, $450 for members
  • Add on for 10 additional attendees $100, 20 additional attendees $200

Your birthday party will include three touchable animal ambassadors! Choose from this list: guinea pig, rabbit, chuckwalla, snake, and hissing cockroaches*.  The venue is our Buckeye Room, a newly renovated, 750 sq. ft. space with internet, A/V, and an outdoor patio. Finally, all guests are free to explore the exhibit hall and our daily educational programs.

*Would you like additional or other animals? Ambassadors such as owls, hawks, and our porcupine are available for additional fees.


Interested in hosting a Birthday Party on a weekday? Please email your request to [email protected]

Important Birthday Information

  • We provide the room, animals with handlers, education, and the museum. Please note that animals will only be at the party for 20-30 minutes.
  • Standard room set up includes three 6-foot tables at standard height, two 6-foot tables at child height. 16 adult chairs, 16 children’s chairs.
  • You will need to supply invitations, decorations, food, non-alcoholic drinks, and table goods (plates, cups, utensils, napkins, tablecloths).
  • For the animals’ safety, we do not allow open flames, balloons, confetti, noisemakers, or piñatas.
  • No changes can be made to a reservation within two weeks of the date of the party.
  • In order to receive the member discount, the person reserving and paying for the birthday party (the host) must have an active Lindsay Wildlife experience membership.
  • Payment must be made in full by the due date on the invoice or the reservation will be cancelled.
  • The host will have exclusive use of the birthday party room 30 minutes before the start of the party for set up.
  • The birthday party room must be vacated and cleaned of party supplies 15 minutes after the end of the party; however, party guests may continue to enjoy the exhibit hall after the birthday party.
  • You are welcome to store any food and decorations in our kitchen space while you explore the exhibit hall.
  • Additional children and adults that arrive on the day of the party and exceed the reservation for the birthday party will be required to purchase admission to the exhibit hall and may not be able to participate in the party festivities.
  • During your self-guided exploration time in the exhibit hall please be sure children continue to be supervised by an adult.
  • For the comfort and safety of our animal residents, noise must be kept to a reasonable volume; no running or rough play is allowed within Lindsay Wildlife Experience.