Birthdays and Sleepovers
Come celebrate your child’s special day at the North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores! Recommended for ages 3-12. Party package is priced at $225 with the option to add on cake, ice cream, snacks, and decorations for an additional fee. Party add on package needs to be booked upon reservation. A maximum of 40 total participants allowed. Additional participants can be accommodated for a small charge. Members receive a 10% discount on the total party package price. Advance registration and deposit required. Please note we cannot allow balloons within the aquarium. You can fill out the inquiry form at the bottom of the page.
Classic Birthday Party
Our classic parties are the perfect way to say "happy birthday" with animals, crafts, and fun! Party package is priced at $225 for up to 24 total participants. A fee of $12 will be issued for each additional participant. Maximum of 40 total participants. Optional add on of cake, ice cream, snacks, and decorations for an additional fee of $100. Party add on package needs to be booked upon reservation. Party includes an Aquarium classroom for a two-hour party, children’s T-shirt printing craft, live reptile encounter, reusable water bottles for the children and a self-guided tour of the Aquarium.
Sleeping with the Fishes
Spend a night with the fish at the Aquarium. Roll out your sleeping bag in front of our 306,000-gallon Living Shipwreck exhibit as sharks, eels and sea turtles swim close to partygoers. Participants learn about the Aquarium’s magnificent animals and design their very own t-shirt to take home. Food, instruction, movies, and craft supplies are provided. In the morning, participants enjoy breakfast and tour the Aquarium before it opens to the public
Sleepovers are $50 per person and $45 for Aquarium members. Sleepovers can be scheduled for the fall, winter, and spring for your group with a minimum of 15 and a maximum of 30. Your reservation is confirmed when your $50 deposit is made. Your deposit is nonrefundable. Your group must be paid in full two weeks before your scheduled event. Payment will be used to determine what staff will be needed and for ordering food. Additional people may be added to your reservation after this point but no refunds will be granted. For more information, please call 252-247-4003 ext.257 or fill out our inquiry form below.