Children's Birthday Parties


Host your child's birthday party at the Butterfly House!

Parties are available for children up to age 9 and are offered on Saturdays and Sundays, year round, at 10 a.m., noon and 2 p.m.




Birthday safari in the conservatory

Birthday Party Package includes:

  • Admission in to the Butterfly Conservatory and Exhibit Hall
  • One hour of Butterfly House staff-led age appropriate activities for children up to age 9
  • A special make-it-yourself treat and juice for each child
  • All paper products, tables, chairs and decorations
  • A special gift for the birthday child
  • Choose the perfect theme for your party!
    • Best for ages 2-6: Doodle Bugs, Fairy Flutterbye or Bug Safari
    • Best for ages 7-9: Bugs & Slugs or Butterfly Beauties

Additional details:

  • There is a maximum of twenty children.
  • We require 1 adult for every 5 children.
  • You will receive complimentary admission for up to 12 adults. Each additional adult will be charged $8 for admission.
  • The total number of guests cannot exceed 35, due to our room's fire code.
  • Missouri Botanical Garden Members get a 10 percent discount (please provide your membership number at the time of booking).
  • A $50 non-refundable deposit is due to hold the reservation.
  • Requests to bring outside drinks or food (including cake or cupcakes) will only be considered to accommodate food allergies. Additional fees may apply.
  • Birthday Party Add-ons

Birthday Party Facility Rental Fee:
$15 per child, minimum 10 children

For booking information:
Contact us at (314) 577-0888 x 3 or

Party Invitations:
Download these pre-made party invitations you can print out and send to your guests!

Purple Invitation | Green Invitation


“We thought the birthday party was just perfect. It was so organized and all of the party staff was extremely helpful and attentive towards the children. We really could not have asked for a better 4th birthday party celebration for our daughter! Thanks again!“  – Mina

Birthdays at the Garden

The Children's Garden at the Missouri Botanical Garden is another great place to host your child's birthday party.
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