Birthday Parties

Birthdays with Flint Hills Discovery Center

A Birthday They'll Always Remember

Whether you are turning 1 or 101, we have the perfect birthday package at the Flint Hills Discovery Center!

Birthday Party Package 

FHDC Members: $275 I Non-Members: $300

Ideal for children's parties, our friendly staff will handle all the party details.

 We supply:

  • Birthday themed cupcakes, ice cream, and drinks.
  • 20 youth (ages 2-17) or adult (ages 18+) birthday party passes. All guests must have a pass. Additional passes are discounted to $5 for youth and $8 for adults. Current FHDC Members are free but must check-in at the Guest Services desk prior to the party. Children under two are free.
  • Two-hour private room rental (Includes 15 minutes for set up and 15 minutes for clean up) and an education staff member to lead activities for up to 15 youth. Larger parties with 16-30 youth require a second staff educator ($50 fee applies). 
  • Basic birthday decorations for the room and serving supplies.

All you need to bring are the guests, presents, and a sense of adventure! You can also bring additional food or decorations as needed.

Time slots available:
Please choose one of the following time slots for your party.

  • Saturday: 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. or 2:30-4:30 p.m.
  • Sunday: 2-4:00 p.m.
  • Monday-Friday: Any two-hour slot 10 a.m.-5 p.m.

 Select a theme below for your birthday party:

Dinosaur BirthdayAll Ages Explore the prehistoric world of the dinosaurs. Unearth a T-Rex skeleton, get close to fossil replicas, or race in a T-Rex relay. Party guests also create a dino craft to take home.
Mad ScientistsAges 6-12Discover the fun of science as you take part in spectacular science demonstrations including elephant toothpaste, dry ice fun, and amazing bubbling potions! Party guests create and take-home Mad Science oobleck or slime.
Flint Hills ExperienceAll AgesBugs, birds, and grasses, oh my! Step into the Flint Hills and explore the wonders of nature. Children will become bug brainiacs, prairie animal enthusiasts, or “snake-sperts” including visits from our education animals. Each child will create a take-home craft inspired by the Flint Hills.
Build-It Birthday Ages 6-12Your budding engineer will enjoy a birthday full of construction challenges! Build a marble maze or stack the highest tower out of KEVA blocks then knock it down with a take home catapult. Package includes a visit from our box turtle to learn how she carries her home on her back.

Discovery Party Package

FHDC Members & Non-Members: $200

An alternative for those who wish to plan their own party. Appropriate for any age, it’s perfect with a private room and discounted passes.

We supply:

  • Two-hour private room rental during the time slots listed above (Includes 15 minutes for set up and 15 minutes for clean up).
  • 20 youth (ages 2-17) or adult (ages 18+) birthday party passes. All guests must have a pass. Additional passes are discounted to $5 for youth and $8 for adults. Current FHDC Members are free but must check-in at the Guest Services desk prior to the party. Children under two are free.

You bring guests, presents, and any food or decorations needed.

Add-On Education

Click here to learn how you can add a fun educational program to your birthday party rental. Choose a 30-minute program for $65 or double the fun with a 60-minute program for $100. Topics include cowboys, bison, geology, and our live reptiles. Perfect for kids' birthday parties!

Virtual Birthday Party

Enjoy the best of the Flint Hills Discovery Center at home with our Virtual Programs. These 30- and 60-minute-long programs are designed for all audiences and cover a range of topics from cowboys to bison to live animals! Please click on this link to learn more about these great virtual options.

Birthday Party Inquiry Form

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