Children’s Birthday Parties in the WOW Children’s Garden

Birthday Parties in the WOW Children’s Garden are designed to make hosting easy and affordable for parents and fun for children and guests! There’s plenty to do in the WOW Children’s Garden, so additional decorations and entertainment are not required (or permitted).  All you need to bring is food for your guests! (You may also bring favors.)

 COST: $250 for NBG Family Members / $300 for Non-Members.



  • A one-hour rental of the WOW classroom (arrive 30 minutes early to set up.)
  • Admission for a maximum of 35 guests (adults/children older than 12 months). This is the classroom capacity and includes both members and non-members. An additional classroom may be added (see below).
  • A staff member can transport your supplies to WOW.
  • All necessary utensils, plates, napkins, cups, table cloths, tablecloths, and centerpieces are included with your rental (Choose from bug, farm or flower theme.) No additional decorations are permitted.

A 50% minimum deposit is required at the time of reservation and the balance must be paid two weeks prior to event.

Book a Birthday Party by calling (757)441-5830 ext. 350








  • Balloons, pinatas and helium tanks ARE NOT allowed in the Garden.
  • No public refrigeration is available. Coolers are permitted. Alcoholic beverages ARE NOT allowed.
  • Because of WOW’s location, catering/pizza and cake deliveries ARE NOT allowed.


Paint a ceramic flowerpot and let our staff lead your kids in a garden game or story. Choose from a Little Gardener’s Storytime, Fun on the Farm Relay or Parachute Games. Each child will also receive a garden-related goody bag.

Cost: $5/child (must be booked in advance and requires a $50 minimum charge)


Expecting more than 35 guests? Add an additional classroom and for an additional 20 guests.

Cost: $100- must be booked at least 1 week in advance.


•Parties are held rain or shine; refunds will not be issued in the case of bad weather.
•Fountain use is not allowed during inclement weather. No refunds will be issued in the case of fountain malfunctions.
•The Loblolly Classroom is equipped with a small library, puppets, and board games.


Children’s Birthday Party Refund Policy:

-Cancellations 5 or more business days prior to the party reservation date: refund, less  $50 cancellation fee.
-Cancellations 1-4 business days prior to the party reservation date date: No Refund.
-Parties cancelled by the garden due to inclement weather conditions will be refunded in full.