Birthday Parties at Oak Knoll

A "Ponding" birthday party at Oak Knoll
A "Ponding" birthday party

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We are currently unable to rent space to individuals or groups for birthday parties or other events until further notice. You are still welcome to meet up with family and friends to explore the sanctuary whenever we are open to the public. Please be sure to check the latest visitor updates before making your plans. 

Thank you for your patience and understanding as all of us adapt to changing conditions and health safety guidelines.

Bring your friends and family to Oak Knoll Wildlife Sanctuary in Attleboro for a fun, educational, outdoor birthday celebration! Parties are two hours long and specially designed for children turning 4 years and older.

Explorer Parties | Specialty Parties | Cost | Details

Explorer Parties

Birthday parties at Oak Knoll allow children to have fun and explore nature. Each Birthday program can be customized based on the interests of the birthday child.

Terrific Turtles

Learn all about these interesting reptiles as you explore animal artifacts and meet live turtles that call Oak Knoll home.

Creepy Crawly Critters

Compare and contrast insects, spiders, and snails as you meet some of the residents at Oak Knoll. Roll over logs as you hike the trails and learn about the animals that live beneath your feet.


Explore life under the water and search for wetland creatures. Please note: Dipnetting is seasonal (April-October) and weather permitting.

Hands on Herps

Compare and contrast reptiles and amphibians as you meet some of the animals at Oak Knoll during this slimy and scaly party.

Nature Explorers

Learn all about the animals and their habitats at Oak Knoll as you take an hour-long outdoor guided nature exploration through our trails.

Specialty Parties

Fairy & Trolls

Take an enchanted hike around Oak Knoll as you gather materials to create a fairy, troll, or gnome house to take home.


Take a hike on the Oak Knoll trails and search for fossils. Help us build a model allosaurus and complete a fossil to take home!

Fizzy Science

Party goers will participate in interactive science experiments. This party is sure to explode with fun!


In order to confirm date and time of party, we ask for a nonrefundable deposit of $75 and signed rental agreement be submitted at least two weeks prior to party.

Explorer Parties

Members: $150 up to 15 children, $10 for each additional child 
Nonmembers: $200 up to 15 children, $13 for each additional child

Maximum 22 children

Specialty Parties

Members: $200 up to 12 children, $15 for each additional child 
Nonmembers: $250 up to 12 children, $20 for each additional child

Maximum 16 children


Our parties will explore the beauty of Oak Knoll and its creatures rain, snow, or shine. We ask that you ensure guests are dressed for the weather and remember good shoes are a must. In cases of severe weather conditions, such as thunderstorms or hail, we will keep the party indoors.

What's Included

  • An experienced teacher naturalist to lead an hour-long program
  • Access to a refrigerator, freezer, and microwave
  • Set up of tables and chairs
  • Use of a nature center room for up to 1 hour after the program.

You Provide

  • On-time arrival of guests and supervision
  • Food and refreshments
  • Decorations and party supplies (no balloons or confetti, please)
  • Cleanup and trash removal—one Attleboro trash bag will be provided; additional trash must be removed. Please note that pizza boxes are not recyclable.