Birthday Parties

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Celebrate Your Child's Birthday With Us!

Designed for children ages 3-10, your party will enjoy exclusive access to our Farallon Room, and full access to Aquarium Daily Programs and exhibits. Additional party options are available to make their special day even better!

What's Included?

  • 90 minute exclusive party room
  • 20 minute animal encounter*
  • A special gift for the birthday boy or girl
  • Priority entrance into the building for party guests
  • Full access to Aquarium Daily Programs and exhibits during and after event
  • Set up and clean up by Aquarium staff
*The Animal Encounter is an opportunity to get close up and personal with one of our animal ambassadors. These special animals are not on display to the public and only make occasional appearances.

Cost and Criteria


$698 for up to 18 guests
$40 each additional guest. Maximum of 50 guests


$628 for up to 18 guests
$40 each additional guest. Maximum of 50 guests


30-minute appearance by Ollie, our ricer otter mascot: $500

Take home craft project. One per child, 16 maximum: $120

Catered lunch. Lunch orders must be finalized 2 weeks prior to your party date.
Please request a menu


Saturday and Sunday, 10am - 12pm or 2pm - 4pm

We require that parties be booked a minimum of 30 days in advance.

Payment and Cancellations

A 50% non-refundable deposit is due at the time of booking and the balance is due 14 days prior to your event date. No refunds will be given for cancellations. A one time transferring of dates will be allowed within one calendar year of original event date.

Please note: We can accommodate booking at 30 days notice with full payment due at the time of the booking. No refunds will be given for cancellations and no transfers will be honored within this time frame.

For more information on booking a birthday party, please contact Brian Jay at 415.623.5313 or