Birthday Parties at Audubon Louisiana Nature Center

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! 

Parties are available Saturdays and Sundays
Nature Center themed birthday activities are designed for children turning 4 years of age or older.
10:00am – 12:00pm
1:00pm – 3:00pm

Location: 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.

Rate:

  • $275.00 - Non-Member
  • $225.00 - Members

Plan Your Nature Center Party


Choose Your Theme:

  • Totally Turtles - Did you know that the number of scutes on a turtle shell is the same number of full moons in a year? Learn lots of great facts and meet some nature center turtles.
  • Insectigations - Our naturalist will lead participants on a hike searching for invertebrates of all kinds. Opportunity for collection and up-close encounters is part of the fun. (Seasonal: May - September)
  • Garden Party - NEW! Our greenhouse is a great place to spend hands-on time planting your own flowers or vegetables. Party attendees will enjoy fun activities while learning that food doesn’t grow in supermarkets. (Starting in October)
  • Campfire Birthday - Celebrate your birthday around the campfire. Roast marshmallows by the fire and then enjoy a nature walk with our naturalist. Offered October-March for ages 6 and up.
  • Woodland Fairies - The forest is full of fungi and small creatures. Make your own fairy house using natural building materials.
  • Critter Scene Investigations - Be a C.S.I. and learn how to identify skulls, tracks, and signs to help solve mysteries taking place in our woods. For ages 6 and up.

Party Information:

  • 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.
  • Birthday parties are 2 hours long.
  • The first 30-45 minutes is led by an Audubon Louisiana Nature Center Naturalist and includes a program and activity related to the program.
  • The remaining time is yours to lead other activities, serve cake and refreshments, and enjoy the presence of friends.
  • You will have 30 minutes before the party to set-up and 30 minutes after the party to clean up.
  • Helium balloons, confetti, and alcoholic beverages are not allowed at the Nature Center.
  • Cancellations less than one week from program will be charged a $100.00 cancellation fee.
  • Programs are held rain or shine, hot or cold. In case of severe weather, indoor activities will take place.

Additional Options:

  • Green Birthday - $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!
  • Animal Guest - $25.00
    A special animal guest will visit, birthday child gets small stuffed version.
  • Planetarium Show - $100.00
    Party guests can enjoy a show at our new planetarium.