Kids’ Parties

NCA-PKS birthday partyParty with the Animals!

Choose from a variety of animal themes and three party packages at the North Carolina Aquarium to celebrate your child’s special day.

Package 1 — Economy Pack

Price: $200 for up to 12 children and 12 adults ($180 for Aquarium members)
$10 for each additional child, $6 for each additional adult.

Party includes:

  • Aquarium classroom for a two-hour party
  • Instructor to lead craft and live animal encounter, chosen from the birthday themes list
  • Self-guided tour of the Aquarium
  • Goodie bags for kids

Package 2 — Standard Pack

Price: $300 for up to 12 children and 12 adults ($270 for Aquarium members)
$10 for each additional child, $6 for each additional adult.

Party includes:

  • Aquarium classroom for a three-hour party
  • Instructor to lead craft and live animal encounter chosen from the birthday themes list
  • Guided tour of the Aquarium
  • Goodie bags for kids

Package 3 — Worry-Free Pack

Price: $375 for up to 12 children and 12 adults ($337.50 for Aquarium members)
$10 for each additional child, $6 for each additional adult.

Party includes:

  • Aquarium classroom for a three-hour party
  • Instructor to lead craft and live-animal encounter chosen from the birthday themes, and tour
  • Guided tour of the Aquarium and behind-the-scenes tour
  • Goodie bags for kids
  • Birthday cake chosen from birthday themes list, ice cream and drinks
  • All decorations and party supplies

Choose a theme for the party’s live-animal presentation:

New! Eastern screech owl
Amphibians – frogs, toads, salamanders
Reptiles – turtles, alligators, snakes
Invertebrates – sea urchins, sea stars, crabs
Sharks and rays

 

Guidelines for Birthday Parties
Birthday parties are available on Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday only. Exceptions depend on whether staffing is available.

NO BALLONS ALLOWED INSIDE THE FACILITY.

A  deposit is required to reserve a birthday party.

Seven days notice cancellation notice required for refunds.

Please plan ahead, as birthday parties are quite popular and space is limited. Parties can be reserved birthday party up to one year in advance.