Go wild with a nature-themed birthday party at Audubon Louisiana Nature Center. It's a unique opportunity to host your child’s birthday where kids can enjoy the great outdoors!

Nature Center themed birthday activities are designed for children turning 4 years of age or older.

Parties are available Saturdays only.

10 AM – 12 PM
1 PM – 3 PM

Audubon Louisiana Nature Center is located adjacent to Joe Brown Park in New Orleans East on 86 acres of hardwood bottomland forest. The street address is 11000 Lake Forest Boulevard.

$350 - Non-Member
$315 - Member

Birthday Parties must be requested at least 2 weeks before the desired date.

Plan Your Nature Center Party

Choose Your Theme:

  • Wild Louisiana: Get up close and personal with some of our native animals! This Birthday program includes a short nature lesson featuring some of our resident reptiles, and a nature walk where they might be seen in the wild.
  • Woodland Fairies and Trolls: Nature is magic! This special Birthday program includes a reading of the book Fairy Houses and the materials, time, and guidance to create your own beautiful Fairy Houses in our garden area. This party includes on free Add-on of your choice. (Green Pary, Gator Guest, or one additional Birthday Child)
  • Starry Night Party: Have a party with the stars! Learn about space and stars, create your own constellation project and enjoy a guided Planetarium show (included). For ages 6 and up.

Party Information:

  • Birthday Party Schedule:
    • 9:30 AM/ 12:30 PM - Birthday Child's family arrives and begins setup
    • 10 AM/ 1 PM - Birthday guests arrive
    • 10:15 AM/ 1:15 PM - Educator-led program begins
    • 11 AM/ 2 PM - Educator-led program ends, free party time begins
    • 12 PM/ 3 PM - Guests leave, cleanup begins
    • 12:30 PM/ 3:30 PM - Classroom is ready for the next event
  • Birthday parties include the rental space and a themed program (see list above) for 15 children. $10.00 per additional child (25 children maximum).
  • A down payment of $100.00 is required at booking and the balance is due two weeks prior to the party date.
  • Registration is confirmed upon down payment.
  • Cancellations less than one week from program will be charged a $100.00 cancellation fee.
  • Helium balloons, confetti, and alcoholic beverages are not allowed at the Nature Center.
  • Programs are held rain or shine, hot or cold. In case of severe weather, indoor activities will take place.

Additional Options:

  • Green Party - $25.00
    Enjoy a green birthday with an environmentally-friendly party that reduces unnecessary waste, saves money, and keeps items out of landfills. Includes recycled napkins and reusable plates, cups, bowls, and silverware. We will wash them up for you!
  • Gator Guest - $25.00
    An alligator will visit, birthday child gets small stuffed version.
  • Planetarium Show - $100.00
    Party guests can enjoy a show at our new planetarium. Included with Starry Night parties.
  • Pizza Party - $10 per person
    Party guests can enjoy cheese pizza and drink.

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