Birthday Parties at Blue Hills

Current Availability

Please note that all birthday party packages are sold out for fall and winter 2021. We will re-open the event booking calendar in spring 2022.

An owl presentation at Blue Hills Trailside Museum.

If your child enjoys nature, why not celebrate his or her birthday in the Blue Hills? We provide the program and facilities; you provide the birthday decorations and cake.

Trailside Museum birthday parties are for ages 3 and older and are scheduled on Saturdays or Sundays from either 11:00 am–1:00 pm or 2:30–4:30 pm. 

COST: $300 nonmember, $250 Mass Audubon member

Group maximum of 20 children

There must be one adult chaperone for every 5 children, with a maximum of 20 adults.

Birthday Parties Include

  • Admission to the museum and grounds for you and your guests
  • Exclusive use of our auditorium from 11:00 am–1:00 pm or 2:30–4:30 pm
  • A 50 to 60-minute naturalist program of your choice

Program Topics

For Ages 3 & Up

Rockin' Reptiles

Meet a Trailside turtle or snake and create a craft you can bring home.

Happy Hoot

Meet a Trailside owl and create an owl craft you can bring home.

Birds of Prey

Meet a hawk or falcon up close and learn about the birds of prey that call the Blue Hills home.

Ages 7 & Up

Animal Experience

Does your Birthday Girl or Boy just love animals? Party participants will meet two of Trailside's resident animals and learn all about them from a naturalist.