Children's Birthday Parties



Party offerings and availability subject to change, as we continue to monitor Covid safety protocols and procedures.

Birthday parties are available for children of all ages. Current party offerings are ideal for ages 3-8. Parties are 1 hour long and are held at the following times:

  • 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.
  • 12 p.m. – 1 p.m.
  • 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Birthday Party Package includes:

  • One-hour private room rental
  • Butterfly House staff-led age appropriate activities for children of all ages
  • Choice of three themes:
    • Fairy Flutterbye: tiara/crown decorating and butterfly craft making
    • Bug Safari: safari hat decorating and bug craft making
    • Doodle Bugs: butterfly mask decorating and watercolor butterfly craft making
  • A dirt and worms treat (chocolate pudding, Oreos, and gummy worms) and a juice box for each child
  • All paper products, table, chairs and decorations
  • A special gift for the birthday child
  • Admission into the Butterfly Conservatory and Exhibit Hall
    • All guests are welcome to visit the Butterfly Conservatory and Exhibit hall following the party

Additional details:

  • A maximum of twenty children. One adult is required for every five children.
  • You receive complimentary admission for up to 12 adults; each additional adult will be charged $8 for admission. Missouri Botanical Garden Memberships cannot be used for admission (Room capacity is 35)
  • A $50 non-refundable deposit is due to hold the reservation
  • Members of the Missouri Botanical Garden get a 10% discount off of birthday parties
  • We do not allow any outside drinks or food (including cake or cupcakes) to be brought into the facility.
  • Additional add-ons are available. These add-ons are also listed in your contract, once your party is confirmed.

 Birthday Party Facility Rental Fee:

  • $15 per child, (minimum 10 children, max of 20 children). 12 complementary adults ($8 per extra adult).

Optional Add-ons:

  • Individually wrapped decorated butterfly cookies - $3.50 each
  • Cupcakes (flavors must be purchased by the dozen) - $15.00 per dozen
  • Goody boxes - $3.50 each
  • Animal Encounter with butterfly release - $50.00

If you choose us to host the birthday please call 314-577-0888 ext. 3 to complete the booking process.

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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