Children’s Birthday Parties

Children are sure to have a birthday to remember when celebrating at the Garden! Party guests will enjoy the beautiful scenery and various gardens including Lost Hollow, the children’s garden. Party packages are suitable for children 12 and under.

Party Packages Include:
  • 2 hour rental of east outdoor covered portico
  • Admission for up to 25 guests (includes full access to the Garden after the event)
  • Tables for seating & gifts, chairs and basic linens included
  • Assistance of DSBG staff member to manage venue activities  

Cost: $350.00 Garden Members receive 10% off rental cost

Party Options

All options include a professional educator as host, themed scavenger hunt, and gift for the birthday child.

  • Bug Bonanza featuring a bug-themed craft
  • A Royal Celebration featuring a medieval-themed craft
  • Budding Botanist featuring a take-home terrarium craft
  • Fairies, Gnomes and Forest Dwellers featuring a tiny fairy and gnome terrarium craft
  • Art in the Garden featuring an artistic creation
  • Garden Tea featuring fun tea party sets, boas for dress-up and a mask craft (additional $50 fee applies)

Optional Add-Ons

  • Up to a one-hour extension: $100
  • Linen Rental Upgrade: $50
  • Centerpiece Rental: $25
  • Goodie Bags: $8/child

Food and Beverage Options

  • Option #1 – Party hosts are responsible for bringing their own food and non-alcoholic beverages along with plates, utensils and napkins. Cold trays only please.
  • Option #2 – For food delivery or pick-up, the party host may contact a local vendor.
  • Option #3 for Garden Tea Theme Only:  Have your party catered by the Garden or with our select vendor. Menu available upon request. Additional fee applies.
Host Responsibilities
  • Party invitations that include party start and end time
  • Party decorations and favors; set-up allowed 30 minutes before and after event time
  • Coolers are permitted for cake; no refrigeration space is available. Please no dumping ice on lawns.
  • Assembling guests and leading the cake and presents portion of the party for their child
  • Party hosts will be asked to remove all personal items from party space no later than 30 minutes after the scheduled party end time to accommodate other Garden events.
  • Food and beverage clean-up.

Questions?

To learn more about planning your child's birthday party at the Garden or to book a party, contact our Education Team at (704) 829-1270 or keller@dsbg.org.

Guidelines

Reservations: Reservations must be made at least two weeks in advance
Payment: Full payment is required at time of reservation.
Weather Policy: Birthday parties are staged rain or shine. 
Cancellation Policy: Cancellations made more than 14 days in advance of the event will receive a 50% refund. Cancellations made after 14 days will not be refunded.