Birthday Parties

Invite friends and family to celebrate in the WOW Children’s Garden!

Birthday Parties are held on Saturdays and Sundays at 10AM, 12PM, 2PM, and 4PM and are subject to availability. Parties must be booked at least two weeks in advance. A 50% non-refundable deposit payment is required to hold a date.  Full payment must be made two weeks before the date of the party.  COST: $200 + 6% tax for NBG Family Members / $250 + 6% tax for Non-Members.


  • A one-hour rental of the WOW classroom.
  • 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.
  • A staff member can transport your supplies to WOW.  Please note that balloons, piñatas and helium tanks are NOT permitted in the Garden.
  • All necessary utensils, plates, napkins, cups, table cloths, and table center pieces are included with your rental. No additional decorations are permitted.

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.)


  • 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.

 Additional Birthday Party Add-ons:

Themed Garden Adventures - Program includes a ½ hour themed scavenger hunt or guided walk in the children’s garden led by a Youth Educator, goody bags and a craft for up to 15 children (additional children $3/each).  COST: $75 + 6% tax for NBG Family Members / $100 + 6% tax for Non-Members

Choose from the following themes:

  • Little Sprouts (ages 3-5) includes story time, sensory walk and flowerpot craft.
  • Pirate Adventurer (ages 5+) includes treasure hunt and bandana craft.
  • Garden Safari (ages 5+) includes scavenger hunt and animal headband craft.

Additional Classroom- Expecting more than 35 guests? Add an additional classroom! This accommodates 20 more guests total (children and adults).  COST: $100 (must be added at least 1 week in advance)


Book a Birthday Party by calling 757-441-5830 ext. 340 or emailing

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

Education Programs Refund Policy:
-Cancellations 5 or more business days prior to the program start date: refund, less 20% processing fee.
-Cancellations 1-4 business days prior to the program start date: No Refund.
-Courses cancelled by the garden due to low enrollment or inclement weather conditions will be refunded in full.