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Birthday Parties

Create wild birthday memories at Warner!

birthday partyWarner's birthday celebrations are two hours long for children ages 4 and older.

Join a naturalist for the first hour to meet a live animal and head out on the trails for a nature exploration hike or activity. Live animals include a barred owl, red-tailed hawk, Eastern screech owl, American kestrel, tiger salamander, and painted turtle. All birthday parties include an outdoor portion. Please come dressed for the weather!

In the second hour, you have use of our atrium for your own birthday celebrations. You may bring cake, open gifts, and explore our exhibits.

Birthday parties are held on both weekdays and weekends. Call or email for scheduling availability. Contact our Outreach Naturalist at warneroutreach@smm.org or (651) 433-2427 ext. 13 for more information or to book a party.

Numbers and Fees

Party fee:
$130

Maximum:
15 kids

Add-ons for your party

  • T-shirts: Add a WNC t-shirt for the birthday child for a discounted price of just $10.
  • Patches: Give party guests an iron-on embroidered Warner patch for just $2 per child.
  • Adopt-an-animal: For $20, your child can "adopt" the animal they see during their visit. The child receives a color photo of the animal, a description, and thank you letter from our staff. Funds help feed and support the animals at Warner.

Party themes

birthday partyDoes your child love fairies, pirates or bugs? Consider booking a themed party. Call or email for more details and pricing.

  • Forest Fairies
  • Nature Pirates
  • Bug Galore

Cancellation policy: Cancellation more than 1 week prior to party, charged $30 processing fee. Cancellation 2-6 days prior to program, charged 50% of program fee. Day before cancellation or no show, charged for full program fee.