Garden Birthday Party

You say it's your birthday? 

Kids just love to get their friends together for a special day at the Garden

Your child will just love celebrating his or her birthday at the Garden!

All birthday parties include:

  • A private room for 12 children and 12 adults
  • One Garden staff party leader
  • An art project related to the theme you select
  • Tour of Hershey Children's Garden or Glasshouse
  • Two parking spaces for the host/hostess in the Garden parking garage
You can choose from three themes best suited to your little guy or gal's personality:

Specialty Birthday Packages
Hershey Children's Garden Party

Fee: $450

Availability:

  • Tuesday Afternoons 3:30 - 6 pm (May - August)
  • Sunday mornings 11 am - 1:30 pm (April - September)

Includes:

  • A private room for 12 children and 12 adults
  • One Garden staff party leader
  • An art project related to the theme you select
  • One hour private use of Hershey Children’s Garden
  • Rain plan: Glasshouse Adventure
  • Two parking spaces for the host/hostess in the Garden parking garage

Schedule

  • Tuesdays (3:30 - 6 pm)
    • 3:30 Guests arrive
    • 3:45 Themed craft
    • 4:15 Cake and refreshments (see policy below)
    • 4:35 Glasshouse explorations
    • 5:05 Hershey Children's Garden play
    • 6:00 Guests depart
       
  • Sundays (11 am - 1:30 pm)
    • 11:00 Guests Arrive
    • 11:15 Hershey Children's Garden play
    • 12:15 Themed craft
    • 12:45 Glasshouse explorations
    • 1:10   Cake and refreshments (see policy below)
    • 1:30   Guests depart

Standard Birthday Packages

Butterfly and Bug Explorer
  • Art Project: butterfly or bug crown
  • Tour of Glasshouse or Hershey Children’s Garden will focus on butterflies.
  • If time permits a butterfly-themed story will also be read.
Plant and Grow
  • Art Project: decorate a flower pot and plant a seed
  • Tour of Glasshouse or Hershey Children’s Garden
  • If time permits a plant-themed story will be read
Garden Fairy
  • Art Project: make a fairy Wand
  • Tour of Glasshouse or Hershey Children’s Garden
  • If time permits a fairy story will be read



Fees

Garden birthday parties are $300 for a standard birthday party package. Prices on specialty birthday packages vary.

  • For parties larger than 12 children and 12 adults, there is an additional fee of $10/person
  • For more than 18 children, there is an additional fee of $50 for additional Garden staff
  • To ensure the quality and safety of your party, we request no more than 24 children
  • Parking is $5 per car to be billed following the party or guests can self-pay for parking.

*Pricing subject to increase during special seasonal shows like Glow and Big Spring.

Refreshment Options
  • Host/hostess may provide their own birthday cake and juice
  • For additional refreshments, we require that you use the Garden's exclusive caterer, Bon Appétit.
  • Bon Appétit options include:
    • Cake and juice: $6.50 per child
    • Peanut butter and jelly or cheese sandwich, celery and carrot sticks with dip, juice: $8 per child
    • Pizza (cheese or pepperoni), celery and carrot sticks with dip, juice: $8 per child
    • Adult menu options available upon request
To book your child's best birthday ever, please call Bridget Hays at 216.707.2846 to check for date availability. Once you have confirmed your date, please complete the birthday party registration form by using the link below.

birthday party registration form